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Famous TV Actors from Pittsburgh

Updated October 13, 2018 28.3k views171 items

List RulesOnly TV actors who were born or grew up in Pittsburgh.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Pittsburgh, with photos when available. These renowned Pittsburgh actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Pittsburgh, but everyone on this list grew up in Pittsburgh and considers it to be their home. This list includes Pittsburgh TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Pittsburgh then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Pittsburgh. Various bits of information are available for these Pittsburgh celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

Bill Russell and Dan Marino are only the beginning of the TV actors on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Pittsburgh?" and "Who are the most famous Pittsburgh actors?"
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    Jeff Goldblum

    Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Raines
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    Dennis Michael Miller (born November 3, 1953) is an American talk show host, political...  more

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    F. Murray Abraham

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    F. Murray Abraham (born Murray Abraham; October 24, 1939) is an American actor. He became...  more

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    Anthony Jeselnik

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    Anthony Jeselnik ( JES-əl-nik; born December 22, 1978) is an American comedian, writer, actor,...  more

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    Julie Benz

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    Julie Marie Benz (born May 1, 1972) is an American actress, known for her roles as Darla on...  more

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    Zachary Quinto

    American Horror Story, Heroes
    Zachary John Quinto (; born June 2, 1977) is an American actor and film producer. He is known...  more

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    Jennifer Darling

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    Jennifer Darling (born June 19, 1946) is an American actress and voice actress. Her best-known...  more
  • 8

    Ted Cassidy

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    Theodore Crawford Cassidy (July 31, 1932 – January 16, 1979) was an American actor of radio,...  more
  • 9

    James Widdoes

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    James Widdoes (born November 15, 1953, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American actor and...  more
  • 10

    Joe Manganiello

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    Gillian MacLaren Jacobs (; born October 19, 1982) is an American actress. She is known for...  more

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  • 13

    Joe Flaherty

    Freaks and Geeks, SCTV Channel
    Joe Flaherty (born June 21, 1941) is an American actor, comedian and voice artist. He is best...  more
  • 14
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    Gene Kelly

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    Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of...  more

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    Lou Scheimer

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    Louis "Lou" Scheimer (October 19, 1928 – October 17, 2013) was an American producer, one of...  more
  • 17

    Regis Toomey

    Burke's Law, Hey Mulligan
    John Regis Toomey (August 13, 1898 – October 12, 1991) was an American film and television...  more
  • 18

    Bill Cullen

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    William Lawrence Francis Cullen (February 18, 1920 – July 7, 1990) was an American radio and...  more
  • 19

    Grant Heslov

    Sleeper Cell
    Grant Heslov (born May 15, 1963) is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter and...  more
  • 20

    Adolphe Menjou

    Turnabout, Your Favorite Story
    Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career...  more

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    Lyle Talbot

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  • 22

    Sandy Fox

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    Sandra Marie Fox (born July 13, 1963) is an American voice actress who has had numerous roles...  more
  • 23

    Patrick Fabian

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    Patrick Fabian (born December 7, 1964) is an American actor of film, stage and television. He...  more
  • 24

    Chip Esten

    Nashville, Drew Carey's Green Screen Show
    Charles Esten Puskar III (born September 9, 1965), known professionally as Chip Esten, is an...  more
  • 25

    Mitzi McCall

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