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TV Actors from Seattle

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

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Seattle?" and "Who are the most famous Seattle actors?"
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Pat Fraley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe, TaleSpin

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Patrick Howard Fraley (born February 18, 1949) is an American voice actor and voice-over teacher, who is best known as the voice of Krang, Casey Jones, Baxter Stockman and numerous other ...more
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Jeffrey Dean Morgan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Supernatural, Magic City, Extreme

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jeffrey Dean Morgan (born April 22, 1966) is an American actor of film and television. He is known for his roles as John Winchester in the fantasy horror series Supernatural (2005–2007; 2019), ...more

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Ryan Stiles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Two and a Half Men, The Drew Carey Show, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

Ryan Lee Stiles (born April 22, 1959) is an American-Canadian actor, comedian, and producer whose work is often associated with improvisational comedy. He is best known for his work on the ...more

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Adam West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Family Guy, Batman, The New Adventures of Batman

Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

William West Anderson (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), known professionally as Adam West, was an American actor, known primarily for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same ...more

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Jean Smart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
24, Fargo, Designing Women

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Jean Elizabeth Smart (born September 13, 1951) is an American actress. After beginning her career in regional theater in the Pacific Northwest, she appeared on Broadway in 1981, as Marlene ...more

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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Seattle

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. His mainstream career lasted ...more

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Blu Mankuma is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Beast Wars: Transformers, Forever Knight, Tin Man

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Nationality: United States of America

Blu Mankuma is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous Canadian and American productions filmed in Canada. Mankuma is also a stage actor, musician, singer, and songwriter. He and his ...more
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Kevin McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Flamingo Road, Bay City Blues, Harold Robbins' The Survivors

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Nationality: United States of America

Kevin McCarthy (February 15, 1914 – September 11, 2010) was an American actor who gave over 200 television and film performances. He is best remembered for portraying the male lead in the horror ...more
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Brian Stokes Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Trapper John, M.D.

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Brian Stokes Mitchell (born October 31, 1957) is an American actor and singer. A powerful baritone, he has been one of the central leading men of the Broadway theatre since the 1990s. He won the ...more
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Sharon Baird is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
The Mickey Mouse Club, H.R. Pufnstuf, Dumbo's Circus

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Sharon Baird (born August 16, 1943) is an American actress, voice actress, singer, dancer and puppeteer who is best known for having been a Mouseketeer.
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Megyn Price is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Rules of Engagement, Grounded for Life, Common Law

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Megyn Price (born March 24, 1971) is an American actress, best known for her roles on television as Claudia Finnerty in the FOX Network/WB sitcom Grounded for Life (2001–05), Audrey Bingham on ...more
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Gene Nelson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Seattle

Birthplace: Oregon, USA, Astoria

Nationality: United States of America

Gene Nelson (March 24, 1920 – September 16, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, screenwriter, and director.
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Bianca Kajlich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Rules of Engagement, Undateable, Rock Me Baby

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Bianca Maria Kajlich ( KY-lik; born March 26, 1977) is an American actress. Kajlich has had starring and supporting roles in television and film including the role of Jennifer on the CBS comedy ...more
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Erika Christensen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Parenthood, Six Degrees, Thanks

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Erika Jane Christensen (born August 19, 1982) is an American actress and singer whose filmography includes roles in Traffic (2000), Swimfan (2002), The Banger Sisters (2002), The Perfect Score ...more

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Ginny Tyler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
The Gumby Show, Space Ghost, The Adventures of Gulliver

Birthplace: USA, California, Berkeley

Nationality: United States of America

Merrie Virginia Eggers (née Erlandson; August 8, 1925 – July 13, 2012), known professionally as Ginny Tyler, was an American voice actress who performed on dozens of cartoons and animated ...more
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Rainn Wilson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
The Office, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

Birthplace: Washington, Area code 206, Western United States, Northwestern United States, United States of America, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Rainn Dietrich Wilson (born January 20, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, businessman, and producer. He is best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on the NBC sitcom The ...more

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Craig Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Hey Arnold!

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Nationality: United States of America

Craig Michael Bartlett (born October 18, 1956) is an American animator, best known for writing and creating the Nickelodeon television series Hey Arnold! and the PBS Kids television series ...more
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Constance Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
House of Cards, Boston Legal, Good Morning

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Constance Alice Zimmer (born October 11, 1970) is an American actress. She rose to prominence for playing Dana Gordon in the television series Entourage (2005–2011) and Claire Simms in the ...more
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Carol Channing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
The Addams Family, The Big Party

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Nationality: United States of America

Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and comedian, known for starring in Broadway and film musicals. Her characters usually ...more

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June Havoc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Willy

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

June Havoc (born Ellen June Evangeline Hovick, November 8, 1912 – March 28, 2010) was a Canadian-born American actress, dancer, writer, and stage director.Havoc was a child vaudeville performer ...more
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Sir Mix-a-Lot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
The Great Debate, Black in the 80s, The Watcher

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Nationality: United States of America

Anthony L. Ray (born August 12, 1963), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is an American rapper, songwriter, and recording producer. He is best known for his 1992 hit song "Baby ...more

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Gillian Spencer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
All My Children

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Gillian Spencer (born December 18, 1939) is an American soap opera actress and writer. She had supporting roles on the soaps The Secret Storm as Lynn Wilkins Warren from 1961-1962 and The Edge ...more
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Louis Chirillo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Johnny Test, Transformers: Cybertron, Sabrina: Friends Forever

Birthplace: USA, Washington, Seattle

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

Louis Chirillo (born March 20, 1961) is an American-Canadian actor and voice actor. He was born in Seattle, Washington and is of Colombian descent. He is famous for voicing Keefe in Zoids: ...more
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Judy Collins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Seattle

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records (which has included folk music, show tunes, pop music, ...more

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Steven Hill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Seattle
Law & Order, Mission: Impossible

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Steven Hill (born Solomon Krakovsky; February 24, 1922 – August 23, 2016) was an American actor. His two better-known roles are district attorney Adam Schiff on the NBC television drama series ...more