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TV Actors from Santa Barbara

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

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

List TV actors include Katy Perry, Chuck Liddell and many additional TV actors as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Santa Barbara?" and "Who are the most famous Santa Barbara actors?"
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Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. After singing in church during her childhood, she ...more

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James Arnold Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
The Spectacular Spider-Man, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Johnny Test

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

James Arnold Taylor (born July 22, 1969) is an American voice actor and podcaster, known for portraying Ratchet in the Ratchet & Clank franchise; the main character Tidus in Final Fantasy X ...more

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Anthony Edwards is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
ER, Zero Hour, Zero Hour

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Anthony Charles Edwards (born July 19, 1962) is an American actor and director. He is most widely known for his role as Dr. Mark Greene on the first eight seasons of ER, for which he received a ...more

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Timothy Bottoms is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
That's My Bush!, Land of the Lost, East of Eden

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Timothy James Bottoms (born August 30, 1951) is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for playing the lead in Johnny Got His Gun; Sonny Crawford in The Last Picture Show where he ...more
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Cole Hauser is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
K-Ville, High Incident, Chase

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Cole Kenneth Hauser (born March 22, 1975) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the films School Ties, Dazed and Confused, Good Will Hunting, Pitch Black, Tigerland, Hart's ...more
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Victor French is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Get Smart, Highway to Heaven, Carter Country

Birthplace: USA, California, Santa Barbara

Nationality: United States of America

Victor Edwin French (December 4, 1934 – June 15, 1989) was an American actor and director. He is remembered for roles on the television programs Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven ...more
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Robert Scheerer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Robert Scheerer (December 28, 1929 – March 3, 2018) was an American film and television director, actor, and producer. Scheerer was born in Santa Barbara, California. Scheerer's more notable ...more
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Joseph Bottoms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Holocaust, The Net

Birthplace: USA, California, Santa Barbara

Nationality: United States of America

Joseph Bottoms (born April 22, 1954) is an American actor who won the 1975 Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actor for his role in The Dove. He is also perhaps best known for his ...more
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Alex Nesic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Sleeper Cell

Birthplace: USA, California, Santa Barbara

Nationality: France, United States of America

Alexander D. "Alex" Nesic (born April 17, 1976) is an Serbian-French-American film and television actor, best known for his work in the miniseries Sleeper Cell.
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Alex D. Linz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Hey Arnold!

Birthplace: USA, California, Santa Barbara

Nationality: United States of America

Alexander David Linz (born January 3, 1989) is an American former child actor who starred in several late 1990s and early 2000s films and television programs. His film roles include Home Alone 3 ...more
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Kathleen Wilhoite is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Kathleen Wilhoite Pepper Ann, 3 South

Birthplace: USA, California, Santa Barbara

Nationality: United States of America

Kathleen Wilhoite (born June 29, 1964) is an American stage, film and television actress, as well as a singer-songwriter. She is known for her roles in the films Witchboard (1986), Murphy's Law ...more
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Brad Hall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

William Brad Hall (born March 21, 1958) is an American actor, comedian, director and writer. He is best known as a Weekend Update news anchor on Saturday Night Live and for creating the sitcoms ...more

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Taylor Handley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Vegas, Hidden Palms

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Taylor Laurence Handley (born June 1, 1984) is an American actor.
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Cady Huffman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Catherine Elizabeth “Cady” Huffman (born February 2, 1965) is an American actress.
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Andrew Firestone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Andrew Boulton Firestone (born July 10, 1975) is an American TV reality show personality. He is the son of Brooks Firestone, a grandson of Leonard Firestone, and a great-grandson of Firestone ...more

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Chuck Liddell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Charles David "Chuck" Liddell (born December 17, 1969) is an American mixed martial artist and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He has an extensive striking background in Kempo, ...more

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Adam Springfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Wishbone

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Adam Luke Springfield (born November 2, 1982) is an American actor. Springfield's most high-profile role was David Barnes in the PBS series Wishbone. Before landing the role of David Barnes in ...more
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Sam Bottoms is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
East of Eden

Birthplace: USA, California, Santa Barbara

Nationality: United States of America

Samuel John Bottoms (October 17, 1955 – December 16, 2008) was an American actor and producer.
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Todd Rogers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Todd Jonathan Rogers (born September 30, 1973) is an American professional beach volleyball player who is an Olympic and FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship gold medalist. He and his former ...more
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Edie Sedgwick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Edith Minturn Sedgwick (April 20, 1943 – November 16, 1971) was an American actress and fashion model. She is best known for being one of Andy Warhol's superstars. Sedgwick became known as ...more

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Alisha Seaton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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Rad Daly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
The Bad News Bears, Walking Tall

Birthplace: USA, California, Santa Barbara

Nationality: United States of America

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Kim Miyori is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
St. Elsewhere

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Kim Miyori (born January 4, 1951) is an American actress, best known for the role of Dr. Wendy Armstrong, a beleaguered resident, on the first two seasons (1982–1984) of the medical drama St. ...more
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Chip Foose is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara
Overhaulin', Rides, Ultimate Car Build-Off

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Chip Foose (born October 13, 1963) is an American automobile designer, artist, and star of Velocity's reality television series Overhaulin'.
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Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Santa Barbara

Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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