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TV Actors from San Antonio

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

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

List TV actors range from Summer Glau to Jared Padalecki.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from San Antonio?" and "Who are the most famous San Antonio actors?"
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Summer Glau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Firefly, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Cape

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Summer Lyn Glau (; born July 24, 1981) is an American actress best known for her roles in science fiction and fantasy television series; as River Tam in Firefly (2002) and its continuation film ...more

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Michelle Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Lost, IGPX

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978) is an American actress. Her breakout role was as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight (2000), which was met with critical acclaim and ...more

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Joan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
The Secret Storm, Caesar's Hour, General Electric Theater

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Nationality: United States of America

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; March 23, c. 1904 – May 10, 1977) was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before ...more

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Bruce McGill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
MacGyver, Rizzoli & Isles, Wolf Lake

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Nationality: United States of America

Bruce Travis McGill (born July 11, 1950) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his work with director Michael Mann in the movies The Insider (1999), Ali (2001), and Collateral ...more
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Carol Burnett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
The Carol Burnett Show, Mama's Family, Texaco Star Theater

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Nationality: United States of America

Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her groundbreaking comedy ...more

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Robert Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Nationality: United States of America

Robert Anthony Rodriguez (; born June 20, 1968) is an American filmmaker, score composer, cinematographer, film editor, and visual effects supervisor. He shoots, edits, produces, and scores many ...more

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James Roday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Psych, Miss Match, Ryan Caulfield: Year One

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

James David Rodriguez (; born April 4, 1976), known professionally as James Roday, is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He starred on the USA Network series Psych as hyper-observant ...more

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Kevin Alejandro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
True Blood, Southland, Drive

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Kevin Michael Alejandro (born April 7, 1976) is an American actor and film director. He is known for his roles as Nate Moretta in the crime drama Southland, Jesús Velásquez in the ...more
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Jared Padalecki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Supernatural, ER, Gilmore Girls

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jared Tristan Padalecki (born July 19, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for playing the role of Sam Winchester in the TV series Supernatural. He grew up in Texas and rose to fame in ...more

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Al Freeman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
One Life to Live, Roots: The Next Generations, Hot l Baltimore

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

Nationality: United States of America

Albert Cornelius Freeman Jr. (March 21, 1934 – August 9, 2012) was an American actor, director, and educator. A life member of The Actors Studio, Freeman appeared in a wide variety of plays, ...more
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Shannon Lucio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
A House Divided, The Oaks, Daybreak

Birthplace: USA, Denver, Colorado

Nationality: United States of America

Shannon Lucio (born June 25, 1980) is an American actress. Born in Denver, Colorado, Lucio grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and graduated from John Marshall High School. She is a graduate of the ...more
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John Allen Nelson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Vanished, Inside the Box, Sheena

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

John Allen Nelson (born August 28, 1959) is an American actor and screenwriter.
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Steve Howey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Shameless, Reba, Love Bites

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Steven Michael Robert Howey (born July 12, 1977 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles as Van Montgomery on The WB/CW television series Reba, ...more
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Henry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Masters of Horror, Betrayal, Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Henry Jackson Thomas Jr. (born September 9, 1971) is an American actor and musician. He is best known for his breakout role in Steven Spielberg's film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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Nicholas Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Mental, Resurrection Blvd., Pro-Am Poker Equalizer

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Nicholas Edward Gonzalez (born January 3, 1976) is an American actor. He is best known for playing the roles of Alex Santiago on the Showtime television series Resurrection Blvd. and Dr. Neil ...more
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Ann Harding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio

Birthplace: Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Ann Harding (August 7, 1902 – September 1, 1981) was an American theatre, motion picture, radio, and television actress. A regular player on Broadway and in regional theater in the 1920s, in the ...more
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Lucien Littlefield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Lucien Littlefield (August 16, 1895 – June 4, 1960) was an American actor who achieved a long career from silent films to the television era. He was noted for his versatility, playing a wide ...more
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Tully Blanchard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Saturday Night's Main Event, WCW WorldWide, AWA All-Star Wrestling

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Tully Arthur Blanchard (born January 22, 1954) is an American retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with Jim Crockett Promotions and the World Wrestling Federation ...more
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Emilio Rivera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Emilio Rivera (born February 24, 1961) is an American film and television actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for his portrayal of Marcus Álvarez in Sons of Anarchy and ...more
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Alberto Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Special Report with Bret Baier

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alberto R. Gonzales (born August 4, 1955) is an American lawyer who served as the 80th United States Attorney General, appointed in February 2005 by President George W. Bush, becoming the ...more
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Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. Cross won five Grammy Awards for his eponymous debut album released in ...more

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Jessica Collins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Rubicon, The Nine, The Man

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jessica "Jessie" Collins (born March 8, 1983) is an American actress.
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Paula Prentiss is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
He & She

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Paula Prentiss (born Paula Ragusa; March 4, 1938) is an American actress best known for her film roles in Where the Boys Are, Man's Favorite Sport?, The Stepford Wives, What's New Pussycat?, In ...more

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Gil Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Into the West, Body and Soul (US)

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Gil Birmingham (born July 13, 1953) is an American actor of, best known for his portrayal of Billy Black in The Twilight Saga film series and his recurring role as Virgil White in Unbreakable ...more
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Andrew Stahl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew Render Stahl (born April 8, 1952) is an American actor who has been acting for over 20 years. Two of his more memorable roles were Tom McHone in the Christy series and General Armand ...more