Entertainment 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
Summer Lyn Glau is an American actress best known for playing River Tam in the space western series Firefly and its film sequel Serenity. She also played Cameron in the science fiction series ...more
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Michelle Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Lost, IGPX
Mayte Michelle Rodriguez, better known as Michelle Rodriguez, is an American actress, screenwriter, and DJ. She got her breakout role as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight, which ...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
Joan Crawford was an American film and television actress who started as a dancer and stage chorine. Beginning her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting as a ...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
Bruce Travis McGill is an American actor who has an extensive list of credits in film and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Jack Dalton on the television series MacGyver and ...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
Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on ...more
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Robert Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Robert Anthony Rodríguez is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, cartoonist and musician. He shoots and produces many of his films in Mexico and his ...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
James Roday is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He starred on the USA Network series Psych as hyper-observant consultant detective and fake psychic Shawn Spencer.
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Kevin Alejandro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
True Blood, Southland, Drive
Kevin Michael Alejandro is a Mexican American actor. Alejandro is well known for his roles as Nate Moretta in the crime drama Southland, as Jesús Velásquez in the supernatural ...more
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Jared Padalecki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Supernatural, ER, Gilmore Girls
Jared Tristan Padalecki is an American actor. He grew up in Texas and rose to fame in the early 2000s after appearing on the television series Gilmore Girls as well as such films as New York ...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
Albert Cornelius "Al" Freeman, Jr. was an American actor, director, and educator. A life member of The Actors Studio, Freeman appeared in a wide variety of plays, ranging from Leroi ...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
Shannon Lucio is an American actress. Lucio is a graduate of the University of Southern California. She is well known for the acting role of Lindsay Gardner on The O.C.. Lucio was later cast in ...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
John Allen Nelson is an American actor.
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Steve Howey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Shameless, Reba, Love Bites
Steven Michael Robert "Steve" Howey is an American film and television actor. He is known for his role as Van Montgomery in the television series Reba. His roles also include the films ...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
Henry Jackson Thomas, Jr. is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in over 40 films and is best known for his role as Elliott Taylor in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, ...more
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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
Nicholas Edward Gonzalez is an American actor, best known for playing Alex Santiago in the television series Resurrection Blvd.
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Ann Harding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Ann Harding was an American theatre, motion picture, radio, and television actress.
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Lucien Littlefield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Lucien Littlefield was an American actor in the silent film era. He later made numerous cameo appearances on television series. His role of the doctor in The Cat and the Canary is one of his ...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
Tully Arthur Blanchard is a semi-retired second generation American professional wrestler. He is best known as an original member of the Four Horsemen. He worked for most of the major ...more
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Emilio Rivera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Emilio Rivera is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Marcus Álvarez in Sons of Anarchy and depiction of Mexican criminals.
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Alberto Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Special Report with Bret Baier
Alberto R. Gonzales was the 80th United States Attorney General, appointed in February 2005 by President George W. Bush, becoming the highest-ranking Hispanic in executive government to date. He ...more
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Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Christopher Cross is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. His debut album earned him five Grammy Awards. He is perhaps best known for his US Top Ten hit songs, "Ride Like ...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
Jessica "Jessie" Collins 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
Paula Prentiss 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?, The Black Marble, and The Parallax
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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)
Gil Birmingham is an American actor of Comanche ancestry, known for his portrayal of Billy Black in the The Twilight Saga film series.
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Jessica Drake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from San Antonio
Pornucopia
Jessica Drake is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, film director, screenwriter, sex educator, and radio personality.