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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?"
  • 1

    Autumn Reeser

    The O.C., No Ordinary Family
    Autumn Reeser (born September 21, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her...  more

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    Robert Duvall

    Lonesome Dove, The Defenders
    Robert Selden Duvall (; born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and filmmaker whose career...  more

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  • 3

    Adam Brody

    The O.C., Funny or Die Presents
    Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American actor, writer, musician and producer....  more

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    Emma Caulfield

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, General Hospital
    Emma Caulfield Ford (born Emma M. Chukker; April 8, 1973) is an American actress best known...  more

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  • 5

    Cameron Diaz

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

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  • 6

    Danica McKellar

    The Wonder Years, Young Justice
    Danica Mae McKellar (born January 3, 1975) is an American actress, mathematics writer, and...  more

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  • 7

    Ted Danson

    Cheers, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
    Edward Bridge Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer who played...  more

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  • 8

    Mario López

    Saved by the Bell, Saved by the Bell: The College Years
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    Holly Marie Combs

    Pretty Little Liars, Charmed
    Holly Marie Combs (born December 3, 1973) is an American actress and television producer. She...  more

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  • 10

    Jerry Trainor

    iCarly, Drake & Josh
    Gerald William Trainor (born January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian and musician. He...  more
  • 11

    Bob Papenbrook

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Gungrave
    Robert "Bob" DeWayne Papenbrook (September 18, 1955 – March 17, 2006) was an American voice...  more
  • 12

    Nick Cannon

    All That, Soul Train
    Nicholas Scott Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, rapper, director, producer,...  more

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  • 13

    Sarah Roemer

    The Event, Daybreak
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  • 14

    Gregory Peck

    The Blue and the Gray, Moby Dick
    Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor. He was one of the...  more

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  • 15

    Geoffrey Lewis

    Salem's Lot, Flo
    Geoffrey Bond Lewis (July 31, 1935 – April 7, 2015) was an American character actor. He...  more
  • 16

    Marcia Gay Harden

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

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  • 17

    Jason Earles

    Hannah Montana, Kickin' It
    Jason Daniel Earles (born April 26, 1977) is an American actor, comedian, and martial artist,...  more
  • 18

    Sherry Lynn

    The Pink Panther Show, My Little Pony
    Sherry Lynn is an American voice actress who has played roles in anime, animated television...  more
  • 19

    Betsy Russell

    The Adventures of Superboy, Platypus Man
    Elizabeth "Betsy" Russell (born September 6, 1963) is an American actress who is best known...  more
  • 20

    Kathy Najimy

    King of the Hill, Veronica's Closet
    Kathy Ann Najimy ( nə-JIM-ee; Arabic: كاثي أن نجيمي‎; born February 6, 1957) is an American...  more

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    Bobby Lee

    Mad TV, Big Time Rush
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  • 22

    Tammy Lauren

    Homefront, Angie
    Tammy Lauren Vasquez (born November 16, 1968), known professionally as Tammy Lauren, is an...  more
  • 23

    Cliff Robertson

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    Clifford Parker Robertson III (September 9, 1923 – September 10, 2011) was an American actor...  more

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    Steven Culp

    Desperate Housewives, JAG
    Steven Bradford Culp (born December 3, 1955) is an American film and television actor. He is...  more
  • 25

    Steve Staley

    Eureka 7 (US), Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles
    Steve Staley (born August 25, 1969), also known as Steve Cannon, is an American voice actor...  more