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Famous TV Actors from Pittsburgh

Updated October 13, 2018 27.7k 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 Goldblum1

    Jeff Goldblum

    Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Raines

    BirthplaceWest Homestead, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum (; born October 22, 1952) is an American actor and musician. He has...  more

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  • Dennis Miller2
    Dennis Michael Miller (born November 3, 1953) is an American talk show host, political...  more

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  • F. Murray Abraham3

    F. Murray Abraham

    Homeland, Marco Polo

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • Anthony Jeselnik4

    Anthony Jeselnik

    Down and Dirty with Jim Norton

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Jeselnik ( JES-əl-nik; born December 22, 1978) is an American comedian, writer, actor,...  more
  • Julie Benz5

    Julie Benz

    Dexter, Defiance

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • Zachary Quinto6

    Zachary Quinto

    American Horror Story, Heroes

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • Jennifer Darling7

    Jennifer Darling

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Smurfs

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jennifer Darling (born June 19, 1946) is an American actress and voice actress. Her best-known...  more
  • Ted Cassidy8

    Ted Cassidy

    The Incredible Hulk, The Addams Family

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Theodore Crawford Cassidy (July 31, 1932 – January 16, 1979) was an American actor of radio,...  more
  • James Widdoes9

    James Widdoes

    Charles in Charge, Delta House

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    James Widdoes (born November 15, 1953, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American actor and...  more
  • Joe Manganiello10

    Joe Manganiello

    True Blood, So Notorious

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Gillian Jacobs11

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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    Marc Daniels (January 27, 1912 – April 23, 1989), born Danny Marcus, was an American...  more
  • Joe Flaherty13

    Joe Flaherty

    Freaks and Geeks, SCTV Channel

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Joe Flaherty (born June 21, 1941) is an American actor, comedian and voice artist. He is best...  more
  • Andy Warhol14
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  • Gene Kelly15

    Gene Kelly

    North and South, The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast

    BirthplaceHighland Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • Lou Scheimer16

    Lou Scheimer

    He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Louis "Lou" Scheimer (October 19, 1928 – October 17, 2013) was an American producer, one of...  more
  • Regis Toomey17

    Regis Toomey

    Burke's Law, Hey Mulligan

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Regis Toomey (August 13, 1898 – October 12, 1991) was an American film and television...  more
  • Bill Cullen18

    Bill Cullen

    Pyramid, Chain Reaction

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Lawrence Francis Cullen (February 18, 1920 – July 7, 1990) was an American radio and...  more
  • Grant Heslov19

    Grant Heslov

    Sleeper Cell

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Grant Heslov (born May 15, 1963) is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter and...  more
  • Adolphe Menjou20

    Adolphe Menjou

    Turnabout, Your Favorite Story

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • Lyle Talbot21

    Lyle Talbot

    The Bob Cummings Show, Ben Jerrod

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lyle Talbot (born Lisle Henderson; February 8, 1902 – March 2, 1996) was an American actor on...  more
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    Sandy Fox

    Fushigi Yuugi, Mad Jack the Pirate

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sandra Marie Fox (born July 13, 1963) is an American voice actress who has had numerous roles...  more
  • Patrick Fabian23

    Patrick Fabian

    Providence, Saved by the Bell: The College Years

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Patrick Fabian (born December 7, 1964) is an American actor of film, stage and television. He...  more
  • Chip Esten24

    Chip Esten

    Nashville, Drew Carey's Green Screen Show

    BirthplacePittsburgh, USA, Pennsylvania

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Esten Puskar III (born September 9, 1965), known professionally as Chip Esten, is an...  more
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    Mitzi McCall

    Snorks, The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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