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

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

List includes Jennifer Lopez, Lea Michele and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from The Bronx?" and "Who are the most famous The Bronx actors?"

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Kevin Michael Richardson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
American Dad!, The Fairly OddParents, ThunderCats Kevin Michael Richardson is an American actor who provides voices for a number of characters in animation and video games. He is known for his deep voice and has been playing a wide variety of ...more

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Rob Reiner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
All in the Family, America 2-Night, The Mothers-in-Law Robert "Rob" Reiner is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. As an actor, Reiner first came to national prominence with the role of Michael Stivic, son-in-law of Archie ...more

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Lennie Weinrib is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, The Smurfs Lennie Weinrib, also known as Lenny Weinrib, Leonard Weinrib, and Len Weinrib, was an American actor, voice actor and writer. He is best known for playing the title role in the children's ...more

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
In Living Color, Hotel Malibu, South Central Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the ...more

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Sal Mineo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Alcoa Hour, Griff, The Ann Sothern Show Sal Mineo was an actor.

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Howard Morris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Flintstones, The Andy Griffith Show, Garfield and Friends Howard "Howie" Morris was an American comic actor and director who was best known for his role in The Andy Griffith Show as Ernest T. Bass.

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Lea Michele is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Glee Lea Michele Sarfati, known professionally as Lea Michele, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and author, best known for her performance as Rachel Berry on the Fox television ...more

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James Caan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Las Vegas, The Godfather Saga, Back in the Game James Edmund Caan is an American actor. He is best known for his starring roles in The Godfather, The Gambler, Misery, A Bridge Too Far, Brian's Song, Rollerball, Kiss Me Goodbye, El Dorado, Elf ...more

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Charles Nelson Reilly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Pink Panther Show, Millennium, The Pink Panther Charles Nelson Reilly was an American actor, comedian, director and drama teacher, known for his comedic roles in stages, films, children's television and cartoons, and as a game show panelist.

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years. He worked as a comedy writer in the 1950s, writing jokes ...more

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Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Your Show of Shows, Father of the Pride, Linus the Lionhearted Carl Reiner is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer. He is best known for his role in a comedy duo with Mel Brooks. He is also known for his role on Your ...more

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Kerry Washington is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Scandal, Black Panther, 100 Centre Street Kerry Marisa Washington is an American actress. Since 2012, Washington has gained wide public recognition for starring in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which she plays Olivia ...more

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Tanya Roberts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
That '70s Show, Charlie's Angels, Fantasy Island Victoria Leigh Blum, professionally known by the stage name Tanya Roberts, is an American actress known for her role as Julie Rogers on the fifth and final season of Charlie's Angels and as ...more

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Tony Curtis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Persuaders!, Murder in Three Acts, Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Tony Curtis was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades, but had his greatest popularity during the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a ...more

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Jonathan Harris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Lost in Space, Freakazoid!, The Bill Dana Show Jonathan Harris was an American character actor. Two of his best-known roles were as the timid accountant Bradford Webster in the TV version of The Third Man and the prissy villain Dr. Zachary ...more

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Lauren Bacall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Producers' Showcase, Screen One, DuPont Show of the Week Lauren Bacall was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks. She was named the 20th greatest actress of the 20th century by the American Film Institute and received an ...more

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Tracy Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
30 Rock, The Tracy Morgan Show, Where My Dogs At? Tracy Jamal Morgan is an American actor and comedian best known for his eight seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for his role as Tracy Jordan in the comedy series 30 Rock. He ...more

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Vincent Pastore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Sopranos, Celebrity Fit Club, I Love the '80s Strikes Back Vincent Pastore is an American actor. Often cast as a mafioso, he is best known for his portrayal of Salvatore "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero on the HBO series The Sopranos.

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Joe Morton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Scandal, Eureka, Another World Joseph Thomas "Joe" Morton, Jr. is an American stage, television, and film actor. He has worked with film director John Sayles in The Brother from Another Planet, City of Hope and Lone ...more

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Anne Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Jesus of Nazareth, Marco Polo, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, known professionally as Anne Bancroft, was an American actress associated with the Method acting school, which she had studied under Lee Strasberg. Respected for her ...more

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Harry Carey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Harry Carey was an American actor and one of silent film's earliest superstars. He was the father of Harry Carey Jr., who was also a prominent actor.

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Diahann Carroll is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Dynasty, Julia, Star Wars Holiday Special Diahann Carroll is an American television and stage actress and singer. She has had a long, successful career that has spanned nearly six decades. After appearing in some of the earliest major ...more

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Stacey Dash is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Clueless, Single Ladies, TV 101 Stacey Lauretta Dash is an American actress, known for starring in the 1995 feature film Clueless and the television spinoff of the same name. She has also appeared in films such as Moving, Mo' ...more

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Judd Hirsch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Taxi, Numbers, Rhoda Judd Seymore Hirsch is an American actor known for playing Alex Rieger on the television comedy series Taxi, John Lacey on the NBC series Dear John, and Alan Eppes on the CBS series Numb3rs. He ...more

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Regis Philbin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (US), The Neighbors, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Regis Francis Xavier Philbin is an American media personality, actor and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Sometimes called "the hardest working man in show ...more

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Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Big Shot, The Hamptons (2002) William Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become the sixth ...more

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Michael Landes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Special Unit 2, Save Me Michael Christopher Landes is an American actor. He is known for his roles of Jimmy Olsen in the first season of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Detective Nicholas O'Malley in ...more

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Martin Balsam is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Six Million Dollar Man, Archie Bunker's Place, Valiant Lady Martin Henry Balsam was an American actor. He is known for his role as Archie Bunker's business partner Murray Klein in the sitcom Archie Bunker's Place from 1979-1982, his Oscar-winning role as ...more

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Garry Marshall is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
On the Lot, The Ugliest Girl in Town Garry Kent Marshall is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and its various spinoffs, developing Neil Simon's 1965 play The Odd ...more

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Liz Torres is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
All in the Family, Gilmore Girls, Phyllis Elizabeth "Liz" Torres is an American actress, singer, and comedienne of Puerto Rican descent.

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Mae Questel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Popeye the Sailor, The All-New Popeye Hour, Betty Boop Mae Questel was an actress and voice actress.

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Jerry Orbach is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Law & Order, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Disney's House of Mouse Jerome Bernard "Jerry" Orbach was an American actor and singer, described at his death as "one of the last bona fide leading men of the Broadway musical and global celebrity on ...more

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Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Big Beat, The Music Shop, The Bobby Darin Show Bobby Darin was an American singer, songwriter, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of music genres, including pop, rock'n'roll, folk, and country. He started as a ...more

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Chazz Palminteri is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Dr. Vegas, Kojak Chazz Palminteri is an American actor and writer, best known for his performances in The Usual Suspects, A Bronx Tale, and his Academy Award nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets ...more

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Richard Donner is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Richard Donner is an American film director, comic book writer and film producer. After directing the horror film The Omen, Donner became famous for the hailed creation of the first modern ...more

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Cuba Gooding, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Cuba M. Gooding Jr. is an American film actor. He is best known for his Academy Award–winning role as Rod Tidwell in Cameron Crowe's Jerry Maguire.

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Malik Yoba is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Alphas, Empire, Defying Gravity Abdul-Malik Kashie Yoba, better known by his stage name Malik Yoba, is an American actor and occasional singer. He is known for his starring role as NYPD Detective J. C. Williams on the Fox ...more

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Marc Thompson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Daria, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Marc Thompson is an American voice actor at 4Kids Entertainment, NYAV Post and DuArt Film and Video. He lent his voice to Anthony DeMartino, Timothy O'Neill, Kevin Thompson and Charles ...more

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Ellen Barkin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The New Normal, Faerie Tale Theatre Ellen Rona Barkin is an American actress, known for her roles in the films Buckaroo Banzai, The Big Easy, Sea of Love and Switch. She won an Emmy Award in 1997, for Before Women Had Wings and a ...more

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Douglas Fowley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Detective School, Pistols 'n' Petticoats Douglas Fowley was an American movie and television actor. The 5'11" actor is probably best remembered for his role as the frustrated movie director Roscoe Dexter in Singin' in the Rain.

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Alan North is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Police Squad!, Another World, Love Alan North was an American actor.

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Alimi Ballard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Dark Angel Alimi Ballard is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as FBI agent David Sinclair on the CBS drama television series Numb3rs. From 1993 to 1996, Ballard portrayed Frankie ...more

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Rachel Ticotin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Law & Order: LA, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York, Skin Rachel Ticotin is an American film and television actress. She has appeared in films such as Fort Apache, The Bronx; Total Recall and Con Air. She has appeared in the NBC legal drama Law & ...more

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Richard Hunt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock Richard Hunt was an American puppeteer, best known as a Muppet performer. Hunt's Muppet roles included Scooter, Beaker, Janice, Statler, and Sweetums.

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Peter Riegert is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Dads, The Beast, Ellis Island Peter Riegert is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, known for his roles as Donald "Boon" Schoenstein in Animal House, "Mac" MacIntyre in Local Hero, the fast ...more

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Scott Cohen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Necessary Roughness, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, The 10th Kingdom Scott E. Cohen is an American actor.

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Dick Miller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Fame, V: The Final Battle Richard "Dick" Miller is an American character actor who has appeared in over 100 films, particularly those produced by Roger Corman, and later in films of directors who started their ...more

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Robert Clohessy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Oz, Hill Street Blues, Tattingers Robert Clohessy is an American actor. He is best known for playing Correctional Officer Sean Murphy on the HBO drama Oz.

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Fat Joe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Joseph Antonio Cartagena, better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper. He is also the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment, and member of musical groups D.I.T.C. and Terror Squad. ...more

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Penny Marshall is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from The Bronx
Laverne & Shirley, The Odd Couple, Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour Carole Penny Marshall is an American actress, director, and producer. After playing several small roles for television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley, which ...more