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TV Actors from San Diego

Updated October 13, 2018 5.4k views173 items

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

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

TV actors here include everything from Cameron Diaz to Tony Romo.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from San Diego?" and "Who are the most famous San Diego actors?"
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  • Autumn Reeser1

    Autumn Reeser

    The O.C., No Ordinary Family

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Autumn Reeser (born September 21, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her... more on Wikipedia

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  • Robert Duvall2

    Robert Duvall

    Lonesome Dove, The Defenders

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Selden Duvall (; born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and filmmaker whose career... more on Wikipedia

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  • Adam Brody3

    Adam Brody

    The O.C., Funny or Die Presents

    BirthplaceUSA, Carlsbad, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emma Caulfield4

    Emma Caulfield

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, General Hospital

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Emma Caulfield Ford (born Emma M. Chukker; April 8, 1973) is an American actress best known... more on Wikipedia

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  • Cameron Diaz5

    Cameron Diaz

    Shrek the Halls, Spike Guys' Choice Awards

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is a retired American actress, writer and former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Danica McKellar6

    Danica McKellar

    The Wonder Years, Young Justice

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Danica Mae McKellar (born January 3, 1975) is an American actress, mathematics writer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ted Danson7

    Ted Danson

    Cheers, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Edward Bridge Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer who played... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mario López8

    Mario López

    Saved by the Bell, Saved by the Bell: The College Years

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Mario Lopez Jr. (born October 10, 1973) is an American actor and entertainment journalist. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • Holly Marie Combs9

    Holly Marie Combs

    Pretty Little Liars, Charmed

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Holly Marie Combs (born December 3, 1973) is an American actress and television producer. She... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jerry Trainor10

    Jerry Trainor

    iCarly, Drake & Josh

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Gerald William Trainor (born January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian and musician. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Bob Papenbrook

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Gungrave

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert "Bob" DeWayne Papenbrook (September 18, 1955 – March 17, 2006) was an American voice... more on Wikipedia
  • Nick Cannon12

    Nick Cannon

    All That, Soul Train

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Nicholas Scott Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, rapper, director, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sarah Roemer13

    Sarah Roemer

    The Event, Daybreak

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sarah Christine Roemer (born August 28, 1984) is an American actress and model. One of her... more on Wikipedia
  • Gregory Peck14

    Gregory Peck

    The Blue and the Gray, Moby Dick

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor. He was one of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Geoffrey Lewis15

    Geoffrey Lewis

    Salem's Lot, Flo

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Geoffrey Bond Lewis (July 31, 1935 – April 7, 2015) was an American character actor. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Marcia Gay Harden16

    Marcia Gay Harden

    Damages, Trophy Wife

    BirthplaceUSA, California, San Diego, La Jolla

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Marcia Gay Harden (born August 14, 1959) is an American actress. Her film breakthrough was in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jason Earles17

    Jason Earles

    Hannah Montana, Kickin' It

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jason Daniel Earles (born April 26, 1977) is an American actor, comedian, and martial artist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Sherry Lynn18

    Sherry Lynn

    The Pink Panther Show, My Little Pony

    BirthplaceUSA, Tacoma, Washington

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Sherry Lynn is an American voice actress who has played roles in anime, animated television... more on Wikipedia
  • Betsy Russell19

    Betsy Russell

    The Adventures of Superboy, Platypus Man

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Elizabeth "Betsy" Russell (born September 6, 1963) is an American actress who is best known... more on Wikipedia
  • Kathy Najimy20

    Kathy Najimy

    King of the Hill, Veronica's Closet

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kathy Ann Najimy ( nə-JIM-ee; Arabic: كاثي أن نجيمي‎; born February 6, 1957) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Bobby Lee21

    Bobby Lee

    Mad TV, Big Time Rush

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Tammy Lauren22

    Tammy Lauren

    Homefront, Angie

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Tammy Lauren Vasquez (born November 16, 1968), known professionally as Tammy Lauren, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Cliff Robertson23

    Cliff Robertson

    Falcon Crest, The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Clifford Parker Robertson III (September 9, 1923 – September 10, 2011) was an American actor... more on Wikipedia
  • Steven Culp24

    Steven Culp

    Desperate Housewives, JAG

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Steven Bradford Culp (born December 3, 1955) is an American film and television actor. He is... more on Wikipedia
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    Steve Staley

    Eureka 7 (US), Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Steve Staley (born August 25, 1969), also known as Steve Cannon, is an American voice actor... more on Wikipedia