Entertainment TV Actors from Staten Island

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

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

Christina Aguilera and Mike Sorrentino are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Staten Island?" and "Who are the most famous Staten Island actors?"
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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
MMC
Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television ...more
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Robert Loggia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Search for Tomorrow, The Secret Storm, Mancuso
Robert Loggia is an American actor and director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jagged Edge.
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John Dehner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Temperatures Rising, The Doris Day Show, Enos
John Dehner was an American actor in radio, television, and films, playing countless roles, often as a droll villain. Between 1941 and 1988, he appeared in over 260 films and television ...more
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Eric Close is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Suits, Nashville, Without a Trace
Eric Randolph Close is an American actor, best known for his roles in television series, particularly as Martin Fitzgerald in Without a trace.
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Ricky Schroder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Lonesome Dove, Silver Spoons, Return to Lonesome Dove
Richard Bartlett "Ricky" Schroder, Jr. is an American actor and film director. He debuted in the 1979 hit film The Champ, going on to become a child star on the sitcom Silver Spoons. ...more
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Sabu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Impact Wrestling, ECW Hardcore TV, ECW on TNN
Terry Michael Brunk is an American professional wrestler, known by his ring name Sabu, who portrays an Arab American in the ring. He is well known for his extreme wrestling style. Brunk has most ...more
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Emilio Estevez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Making the Grade, The Wonderful World of Disney (1997)
Emilio Estevez is an American actor, director, and writer. He started his career as an actor and is well known for being a member of the acting Brat Pack of the 1980s, starring in The Breakfast ...more
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Method Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
The Wire, Method & Red
Clifford Smith, better known by the stage name Method Man, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He took his stage name from the 1979 film Method Man. He is perhaps best known as a ...more
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Vito LoGrasso is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, ECW Hardcore TV
Vito Joseph LoGrasso is an American professional wrestler, of Italian origin, best known for his work in World Championship Wrestling as Big Vito and more recently World Wrestling Entertainment ...more
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Allen Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Top Cat, Hey, Jeannie!
Allen Jenkins was an American character actor who worked on stage, screen and in television.
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Carmine Giovinazzo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
CSI: NY, Shasta McNasty
Carmine Dominick Giovinazzo is an American actor, writer and musician, known for his role as Detective Danny Messer in CSI: NY.
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Mabel Normand is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Mabel Normand was an American silent film comedienne and actress. She was a popular star of Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios and noted as one of the film industry's first female screenwriters, ...more
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Joan Baez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Joan Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. Baez has performed publicly for over 55 ...more
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Ghostface Killah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Dennis Coles, better known by his stage name Ghostface Killah, is an American rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan. After the group achieved breakthrough success in the aftermath of ...more
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Edward Platt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Get Smart
Edward Cuthbert Platt was an American actor best known for his portrayal of "The Chief" in the 1965-70 NBC/CBS television series Get Smart. With his deep voice and mature countenance, ...more
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Brendan Sexton III is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
The Killing
Brendan Eugene Sexton III is an American actor.
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Glenn Scarpelli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
One Day at a Time, Jennifer Slept Here
Glenn Christopher Scarpelli is an American child actor and singer. Born in Staten Island, New York, he is the son of long time Archie Comics artist Henry Scarpelli. He attended a private ...more
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Kevin Sussman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
The Big Bang Theory, Ugly Betty
Kevin Sussman is an American actor of television and film perhaps best known for his recurring roles as Stuart Bloom on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory and as Walter on the ABC comedy-drama ...more
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Ron Dante is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
The Archie Show, Archie's Funhouse
Ron Dante is an American singer, songwriter, session vocalist, and record producer. Dante is best known as the lead singer for the fictional cartoon band The Archies, as well as the one-hit ...more
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John Calvin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Tales of the Gold Monkey, The Paul Lynde Show, Black Tie Affair
John Calvin is an actor.
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David Johansen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
David Roger Johansen is an American rock, protopunk, blues, and pop singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known as a member of the seminal protopunk band The New York Dolls. He is also known ...more
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Alexandra Barreto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Alexandra Barreto is an American actress who starred in the 2006 television series Pepper Dennis with her future husband Rider Strong and Rebecca Romijn and in the horror film Tooth and Nail, a ...more
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Don Stewart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Donald Bruce Stewart was an American actor best known for his long-running role as attorney Mike Bauer on Guiding Light. Stewart appeared on Guiding Light from 1968 to 1984, with a brief return ...more
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Hassan Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
The Wire
Hassan "Iniko" Johnson is an American actor and producer from Staten Island, New York. His most notable performance was in the HBO program The Wire as Roland "Wee-Bey"
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Mike Sorrentino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Staten Island
Michael Paul "The Situation" Sorrentino, is an American television personality. He appeared on the MTV reality show Jersey Shore in all six seasons from December 2009 through its final ...more