Actors TV Actors from South Carolina

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

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Andy Dick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
NewsRadio, Clone High, The Ben Stiller Show Andrew Roane "Andy" Dick is an American comedian, actor, musician and television/film producer. He is best known as a comic but is also known for his eccentric and controversial ...more

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Jessica Stroup is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
90210, The Following, Marcy Jessica Leigh Stroup is an American actress and comedian, best known for her role as Erin Silver on 90210. She is regarded as a scream queen for starring in the horror films Prom Night, Vampire ...more

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Mary-Louise Parker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Weeds, The West Wing, Ryan's Hope Mary-Louise Parker is an American actress. Best known for her lead role on Showtime's television series Weeds portraying Nancy Botwin, she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in ...more

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Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
In Living Color, Everybody Hates Chris, The Moxy Show Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. After working as a standup comic and appearing in small film roles, Rock came ...more

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Will Patton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Falling Skies, Ryan's Hope, Search for Tomorrow William Rankin "Will" Patton is an American actor. He currently stars as Colonel Dan Weaver in the TNT science fiction series Falling Skies. He also appeared in films such as Remember ...more

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Lee Thompson Young is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Rizzoli & Isles, The Famous Jett Jackson, South Beach Lee Thompson Young was an American actor. He was known for his teenage role as the title character on the Disney Channel television series The Famous Jett Jackson and as Chris Comer in the movie ...more

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
James Brown is a film score composer.

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Allison Hayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Tombstone Territory, Shotgun Slade, Ripcord Allison Hayes was an American film and television actress and model.

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Jaimie Alexander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Covert Affairs, Kyle XY, Watch Over Me Jaimie Alexander is an American actress known for portraying Jessi on the TV series Kyle XY and Sif in the 2011 superhero film Thor, its 2013 sequel, Thor: The Dark World, and Agents of

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Big Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
WCW Monday Nitro, WWE Superstars, Saturday Night's Main Event Paul Donald Wight is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Big Show. Signed to WWE, Wight is a seven-time world champion, having won the WCW World Heavyweight ...more

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Eartha Kitt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
I Spy, The Emperor's New School, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special Eartha Mae Kitt was an American actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist, known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of ...more

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Dizzy Gillespie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. AllMusic's Scott Yanow wrote, "Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz ...more

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Viola Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
How to Get Away with Murder, United States of Tara, Traveler Viola Davis is an American actress. Beginning her career on the stage, Davis won a Tony and a Drama Desk Award for her role in August Wilson's King Hedley II. She won a second Drama Desk Award ...more

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Beau Billingslea is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Gungrave, Rave Master (US), Just Jordan Beau M. Billingslea is an American actor and voice actor, known as the voice of Jet Black in the popular anime Cowboy Bebop. In addition to voice acting, He appeared in many popular TV series as ...more

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Shawnee Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
The Stand, Anger Management, Becker Shawnee Rebecca Smith is an American film and television actress and singer. Smith is best known for her roles as Meg Penny in The Blob, Amanda Young in the Saw films, and as Linda in the CBS ...more

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Logan Marshall-Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Dark Blue, Traveler Logan Marshall-Green is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the television series 24, The O.C., Traveler, and Dark Blue, and as Charlie Holloway in the 2012 Ridley Scott film

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Thomas Gibson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Criminal Minds, Dharma & Greg, Chicago Hope Thomas Ellis Gibson is an American actor and director. He is best known for his portrayal of Daniel Nyland in the CBS series Chicago Hope, Greg Montgomery on the ABC series Dharma & Greg, ...more

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Samuel E. Wright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
The Little Mermaid, Disney's House of Mouse, Enos Samuel E. Wright is an American film and theater actor and singer who is best known as the voice of Sebastian in Disney's The Little Mermaid, for which he provided the main vocals to "Under ...more

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Leon Rippy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Deadwood, Stargate, Alcatraz Leon Rippy is an American actor.

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Lauren Hutton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Central Park West, The Rhinemann Exchange, Sins Lauren Hutton is an American model and actress. Hutton notably appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine on 28 occasions and earned more than any other model within a decade-long period.

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Shawn Weatherly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Baywatch, Miss Universe Pageant, J.J. Starbuck Shawn Nichols Weatherly is a beauty queen and actress from South Carolina who won the titles of Miss USA and Miss Universe in 1980.

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Bo Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
The Rockford Files, Dynasty, Doc Elliot William Hopkins, known as Bo Hopkins, is an American actor of stage, television and film.

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Terry Taylor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, Saturday Night's Main Event Paul Worden Taylor III is a retired American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Terry Taylor and for his time in National Wrestling Alliance, World Championship Wrestling and ...more

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Jonathan Mangum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Drew Carey's Green Screen Show, Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza, Strip Mall Jonathan Mangum is an American actor and comedian. He was a cast member of the variety show, The Wayne Brady Show and is an announcer for the game show Let's Make a Deal.

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Nancy O'Dell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Nashville Star, Miss Universe Pageant, Christmas In Rockefeller Center Nancy O'Dell is an American television host and entertainment journalist, who currently is the co-anchor of the syndicated entertainment news show Entertainment Tonight since 2011. She joined ...more

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Judith Chapman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Ryan's Hope Judith Chapman is an American soap opera actress, best known for roles as Natalie Bannon Hughes in As the World Turns, Charlotte Greer on Ryan's Hope, Ginny Blake Webber on General Hospital, ...more

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Young Jeezy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board Jay Wayne Jenkins, better known by his stage name Young Jeezy or simply Jeezy, is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is the de facto leader of Southern hip hop group ...more

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Edwin McCain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
The Great Debate, I Love the '70s: Volume 2, 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s Edwin McCain is an American singer-songwriter and musician. His songs "I'll Be" and "I Could Not Ask for More" were radio top-40 hits in the U.S., and five of his albums have ...more

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Barton MacLane is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
I Dream of Jeannie, Outlaws Barton MacLane was an American actor, playwright, and screenwriter. Although he appeared in many classic films from the 1930s through the 1960s, he was known for his role as Gen. Martin Peterson ...more

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Angie Stone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Celebrity Fit Club, Music in High Places Angie Stone is an American soul/neo soul singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. She has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. Stone has been most successful on the R&B charts, ...more

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Shelton Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
WWE Superstars, Saturday Night's Main Event Shelton James Benjamin is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler best known for his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment. He wrestled for Ring of Honor for two years, ...more

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Arthur Freed is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Arthur Freed was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a Jewish American lyricist and a Hollywood film producer.

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Aziz Ansari is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Parks and Recreation, Human Giant, Breadwinners Aziz Ishmael Ansari is an American actor and comedian. He starred as Tom Haverford on the NBC show Parks and Recreation. Ansari began his career performing standup comedy in New York City during ...more

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Stanley Donen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
MGM: When the Lion Roars Stanley Donen is an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain and On the Town, both of which he co-directed with actor and dancer Gene Kelly. ...more

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Celia Weston is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Alice, Memphis Beat, Out of Order Celia Weston is an American character actress. Weston received a Independent Spirit Award nomination for her performance in Dead Man Walking, and also had supporting roles in the more than 40 ...more

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Andie MacDowell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Jane by Design, The Secret of the Sahara Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowell is an American actress. She made her film debut in 1984's Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, before receiving critical acclaim for ...more

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Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Kevin Garnett was born in May 19, 1976 in Maulding, SC. He's a professional basket player for the NBA's Boston Celtics Team. His career began when he was drafted (5th Draft) by the Minnesota ...more

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Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Secret Talents of the Stars, The Next Great Champ Joseph William "Joe" Frazier, also known as Smokin' Joe, was an American professional boxer, Olympic gold medalist and Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion, whose professional career ...more

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Sterling Knight is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Sonny with a Chance, So Random!, Mackenzie Falls Sterling Sandmann Knight is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the 2009 film 17 Again as Alex, in Sonny with a Chance and So Random! as Chad Dylan Cooper, and in the Disney ...more

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J. Anthony Brown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
ComicView, Me and the Boys, Like Family James Anthony Brown is an American comedian, actor and radio personality. He received the Peabody Award and the NAACP Image Award.

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Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. ...more

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Wendi Nix is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Sunday Night Baseball, College Football Live, College Football Scoreboard Wendi Nix is an American anchor and sports reporter for ESPN.

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Allison Munn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
What I Like About You, Carpoolers, Nicky Allison Munn is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles as Caroline in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show, Tina Haven in The WB sitcom What I Like About You, and Lauren in The WB/CW ...more

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Scott Holroyd is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Queen B, Alpha Moms Scott Powell Holroyd is an American actor.

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William Gibson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist and essayist who has been called the "noir prophet" of the cyberpunk subgenre. Gibson coined the term ...more

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John Steadman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
The Blue Knight John Steadman was an American actor.

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Peabo Bryson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Peabo Bryson is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, born in Greenville, South Carolina. He is well known for singing soft-rock ballads and his contribution to several Disney animated ...more

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Bettye Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Ben Casey, Return to Peyton Place, Bracken's World Bettye Louise Ackerman was an American actress primarily known for her work on television.

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Darius Rucker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
CMT Invitation Only Darius Carlos Rucker is an American musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in ...more

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Leeza Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from South Carolina
Extra Leeza Kim Gibbons is an American talk show host. She is best known as a correspondent and co-host for Entertainment Tonight as well as for having her own syndicated daytime talk show, Leeza. ...more