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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Rochester.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Rochester, with photos when available. These renowned Rochester 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 Rochester, but everyone on this list grew up in Rochester and considers it to be their home. This list includes Rochester TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Rochester then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Rochester. Various bits of information are available for these Rochester celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

List TV actors include Kelly Brook, Winona Ryder and more.

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

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John Lithgow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Dexter, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland John Arthur Lithgow is an American actor, musician, and author. Lithgow has received acclaim and many accolades in his career including two Tony Awards, five Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe ...more

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Robert Forster is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Heroes, Alcatraz, Banyon Robert Forster is an American actor, best known for his roles as John Cassellis in Haskell Wexler's Medium Cool and Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, the latter of which gained him ...more

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David Lodge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Carry On Laughing, Q, Q... David William Frederick Lodge was a British character actor.

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Kelly Brook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
The Big Breakfast, One Big Happy Kelly Brook is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her role in the 2010 horror comedy remake, Piranha 3D.

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Lea Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Switched at Birth, Ringer, Caroline in the City Lea Kathleen Thompson is an American actress, television director and television producer. She is best known for her role as Lorraine Baines in the Back to the Future trilogy and as the title ...more

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Mimi Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Dharma & Greg, Homefront, The Big Show Mary Claire "Mimi" Kennedy is an American actress, author, and activist, best known for her performances in the television comedies. She co-starred in a number of short-lived sitcoms, ...more

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Chyna is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, The Surreal Life, The Surreal Life: Fame Games Chyna is an American former professional wrestler, actress, bodybuilder, and pornographic film actress. Laurer first rose to prominence in the professional wrestling promotion the World ...more

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Nicole Gale Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Beauty & the Beast, Ravenswood, Jonas L.A. Nicole Gale Anderson is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Macy Misa in the Disney Channel Original Series Jonas L.A., and also known for the roles of Kelly Parker on the ABC ...more

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Vincent Martella is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Phineas and Ferb, Everybody Hates Chris, Take Two with Phineas and Ferb Vincent Michael Martella is an American actor, voice actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Greg Wuliger on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, and for the voice of Phineas ...more

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Hugh O'Brian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Search, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Hugh O'Brian is an American actor, known for his starring role in the 1955-1961 ABC western television series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.

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Sheree J. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Dallas, Walker, Texas Ranger Sheree Julienne Wilson is an American actress, producer, businesswoman, and model. She is best known for her roles as April Stevens Ewing on the American prime-time television series Dallas and ...more

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Aaron Lustig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Family Dog Aaron Lustig is an American film and television actor. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1997 for Best Supporting Actor on The Young and the Restless as Tim Reid, whom he has also portrayed ...more

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David King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Another World, A for Andromeda, That's Your Funeral David King was an actor.

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Joy Tanner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Life with Derek, Donkey Kong Country, ReGenesis Joy Tanner is an American-born Canadian actress, who is best known for providing the voice of Candy Kong in the animated television series Donkey Kong Country.

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Peter Breck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
The Big Valley, Black Saddle, The Secret Empire Joseph Peter Breck was an American character actor of stage, television, and film. The rugged, dark-haired Breck played the gambler and gunfighter John H. "Doc" Holliday on the ...more

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Cab Calloway is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Cabell "Cab" Calloway III was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer. Calloway was a ...more

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Dita Von Teese is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Indie Sex Dita Von Teese is an American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, entrepreneur and occasional actress. She is thought by some to have helped re-popularize burlesque performance and was ...more

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Chuck Mangione is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Charles Frank "Chuck" Mangione is an American flugelhorn player, trumpeter and composer. After a stint with drummer Art Blakey's band and co-leading the Jazz Brothers with his sibling ...more

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Jim Piddock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Jim Piddock is an actor, a screenwriter and a film producer.

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Lauryn Williams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Lauryn Williams is a track and field sprint and bobsled athlete of Trinidadian descent, competing internationally for the United States. She was the gold medalist in the 100 meter dash at the ...more

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Lydia Lunch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Lydia Lunch is an American singer, poet, writer, actress and self-empowerment speaker whose career was spawned by the New York No Wave scene. The Boston Phoenix named Lunch "one of the 10 ...more

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Frank Trigg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Impact Wrestling, Kept Dewey Franklin "Frank" Trigg III is an American mixed martial artist, color commentator, pro wrestler and TV host. Trigg is a veteran of the UFC, Pride Fighting Championships, Rumble ...more

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Burnie Burns is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Red vs. Blue, Immersion, PANICS Michael "Burnie" Burns is an American independent filmmaker living in Austin, Texas. He is best known for his contributions in machinima, a form of film-making that uses video game ...more

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K. C. Collins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Lost Girl, Guns K.C. Collins, also known as Chris Collins, is a Canadian film, voice and television actor. Collins was born in Toronto, Ontario, but now lives in Los Angeles, California. He is popularly known ...more

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Mary Grace Canfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Green Acres, Family, The Hathaways Mary Grace Canfield was an American theatre, film and television actress.

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Tom Keene is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Tom Keene was an American actor known mostly for his roles in B Westerns.

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Ben Utecht is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Benjamin Jeffrey Utecht is a former American football player and current singer. Utecht was a tight end for the Indianapolis Colts and the Cincinnati Bengals. He was signed by the Indianapolis ...more

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Jordan Clarke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Guiding Light Jordan Clarke is an American actor.

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Pete Duel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Gidget, Alias Smith and Jones, Love on a Rooftop Peter Ellstrom "Pete" Deuel, also known as Pete Duel, was an American stage, television and film actor. He is best known for his role as outlaw Hannibal Heyes in the television series ...more

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Brian Gionta is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Brian Joseph Gionta is an American professional ice hockey player and the captain of the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. He goes by the nickname "Gio" from his teammates ...more

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Bob Cicherillo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
American Gladiators Bob Cicherillo is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder.

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Suzanne Cryer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Two Guys and a Girl Suzanne Rossell Cryer is an American actress known for her role as Ashley on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, and for her performances on Broadway.

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Bill English is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Cavemen Bill English, birth name William Andrew English, an American actor. He is best known as playing the role of "Joel" in the ABC television series Cavemen.

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Dan Bakkedahl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Legit Dan Bakkedahl is an American actor and improvisational comedian from Chicago's Second City. He is best known for starring as Steve Nugent in the FX comedy series Legit and for his recurring role ...more

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Aileen Wuornos is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Aileen Carol Wuornos was an American serial killer who killed seven men in Florida between 1989 and 1990. Wuornos claimed that her victims had either raped or attempted to rape her while she was ...more

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Rudy Boesch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Combat Missions Rudolph Ernst "Rudy" Boesch is a retired United States Navy SEAL and a two-time competitor on the reality competition show Survivor. Boesch was born and raised in Rochester, New York, ...more

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Kim Gordon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Kim Althea Gordon is an American musician. Gordon, who started out as a visual artist, rose to prominence as the bassist, guitarist, and vocalist of alternative rock band Sonic Youth, which she ...more

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Nadine Heimann is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Dante's Cove Nadine Heimann is an American actress. She was born in Rochester, Michigan. Heimann then Went to college at Fordham University in New York City for 2 years, then moved to Los Angeles. She is ...more

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Colin Delaney is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Colin Matthew Delaney is an American professional wrestler, best known for wrestling for World Wrestling Entertainment. He has also wrestled for promotions such as Squared Circle Wrestling, ...more

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Savanna Samson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Howard Stern on Demand Savanna Samson is the stage name of an American former pornographic actress. The winner of several AVN Awards, she has spent most of her career as a contract performer with major producer Vivid ...more

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Leilani Munter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Auto Primer Leilani Münter appeared in the 2014 documentary film 6.

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Steve Gadd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Stephen Kendall "Steve" Gadd is an American musician. Gadd is one of the most well-known and highly regarded session and studio drummers in the industry. Gadd's groove on Paul Simon's ...more

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John Towey is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
John Madden Towey studied acting and directing at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. He received B.F.A. degree in directing in 1967. Acted two seasons at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C.. Acted ...more

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Spencer Redford is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Spencer Redford is an American actress best known for her role as Loretta Modern in the Disney Channel Original Movie Pixel Perfect.

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Debargo Sanyal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Debargo Sanyal is an actor.

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Michael Graves is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Michael Graves is an actor.

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Ric Reitz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Kenric "Ric" Lowell Reitz is an American actor, writer, composer, director and producer.

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Jamison Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Jamison Jones is an American actor. He is best known for his work with Christian Slater and William H Macy in He Was a Quiet Man, as a regular cast member on General Hospital and in the FOX ...more

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Marilyn Erskine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
The Tom Ewell Show Marilyn Erskine is an American actress who started performing at the age of three on radio, and has since appeared in radio, theater, film and television roles from the 1920s through the 1970s.

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Qwanell Mosley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Rochester
Qwanell Mosley Making the Band 4 Qwanell Anthony Mosley, better known as "Q", is an American singer who is best known for being a contestant, and winner on the hit TV show Making the Band 4. He was the youngest member ...more