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TV Actors from Ukraine

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

TV actors here include everything from Mila Kunis to Milla Jovovich.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Ukraine?" and "Who are the most famous Ukraine actors?"
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Mila Kunis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
Family Guy, That '70s Show, Robot Chicken

Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Nationality: United States of America

Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis (; Ukrainian: Мілена Марківна Куніс; born August 14, 1983) is an American actress. In 1991, at the age of seven, she moved from Soviet Ukraine to the ...more

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Milla Jovovich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
Married... with Children, Paradise, HypaSpace

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Nationality: United States of America, Soviet Union

Milica Bogdanovna "Milla" Jovovich ( YOH-və-vitch; born December 17, 1975) is an American actress, model, and musician. Her starring roles in numerous science fiction and action films ...more

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Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Ukraine, Kirovohrad

Nationality: Russia, Soviet Union, Russian Empire

Lev Davidovich Bronstein (7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1879 – 21 August 1940), better known as Leon Trotsky (), was a Russian revolutionary, Marxist theorist, and Soviet politician whose ...more

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Otto Preminger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Vyzhnytsia, Ukraine

Nationality: Austria, United States of America

Otto Ludwig Preminger (, German pronunciation: [ˈpreːmiŋɐ]; 5 December 1905 – 23 April 1986) was an American theatre and film director, originally from Austria-Hungary. He directed more than 35 ...more
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Ana Layevska is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
El fantasma de Elena, Fearless Heart, Relaciones peligrosas

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR

Nationality: Ukraine

Anna Sergeyevna Layevska (Russian: Анна Сергеевна Лаевская; born January 10, 1982), known as Ana Layevska, is a Mexican actress and singer, of Russian descent.
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Ross Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
The Wild Wild West, Sealab 2020, Search for Tomorrow

Birthplace: Ukraine, Horodok

Nationality: United States of America

Ross Martin (born Martin Rosenblatt, March 22, 1920 – July 3, 1981) was an American radio, voice, stage, film and television actor. Martin was best known for portraying Artemus Gordon on the CBS ...more

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Olga Kurylenko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
Magic City, Tyranny

Birthplace: Berdyansk, Ukraine

Nationality: Ukraine, France

Olga Konstiantinivna Kurylenko (born 14 November 1979) is a French-Ukrainian actress and model.She was discovered as a model in Moscow at the age of 13. She moved to Paris to pursue a modelling ...more

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Owen Teale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
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Birthplace: Swansea, United Kingdom

Nationality: Wales

Owen Teale (born 20 May 1961) is a Welsh actor known for his role as Ser Alliser Thorne in the HBO fantasy TV series Game of Thrones.
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Dimitri Tiomkin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Kremenchuk, Ukraine

Nationality: United States of America, Russian Empire

Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: Дмитрий Зиновьевич Тёмкин, Dmitrij Zinov'evič Tjomkin, Ukrainian: Дмитро́ Зино́війович Тьо́мкін, Dmytro Zynoviyovyč Tomkin) (May 10, 1894 – November 11, ...more
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Mike Mazurki is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
It's About Time

Birthplace: Ternopil, Ukraine

Nationality: United States of America, Austria-Hungary, Soviet Union

Mike Mazurki (25 December 1907 – 9 December 1990) was an American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in more than 100 films. His towering 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) presence and intimidating ...more
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Alla Korot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
Another World, General Hospital: Night Shift

Birthplace: Ukraine, Odessa

Nationality: Ukraine, United States of America

Alla Korot (born November 1, 1970) is a Ukrainian-American actress and dancer best known for her soap opera roles of Allie Doyle Martin on All My Children and Stacey Sloan on General Hospital: ...more
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Anatole Litvak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR

Nationality: Ukraine, United States of America, Russian Empire

Anatole Litvak (Russian: Анато́ль Литва́к; May 21, 1902 – December 15, 1974) was a Ukrainian-born, Lithuanian-American filmmaker who wrote, directed, and produced films in various countries and ...more
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Steven Geray is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Ukraine, Uzhhorod

Nationality: Hungary, Austria-Hungary

Steven Geray (born Istvan Gyergyay, 10 November 1904 – 26 December 1973) was a Hungarian-born American film actor who appeared in over 100 films and dozens of television programs. Geray appeared ...more
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Dmitry Chepovetsky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
ReGenesis, Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story

Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

Nationality: Canada, Ukraine

Dmitry Chepovetsky (Ukrainian: Дмитро Чеповецький, romanized: Dmytro Čepovećký; born 1970) is a Ukrainian Gemini Award-nominated actor based in Canada, best known for his role of Bob ...more
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Alexei Zhitnik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine

Nationality: Russia

Oleksiy Mykolaiovych "Alexei" Zhitnik (Ukrainian: Олексій Миколайович Житник, Russian: Алексей Николаевич Житник; born October 10, 1972) is a Ukrainian-Russian former professional ice ...more
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Elisabeth Bergner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Ukraine, Drohobych

Nationality: Ukraine

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Ilia Volok is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Nationality: Ukraine

Ilia Volok (Ukrainian: Ілля Волох; born November 1, 1964) is a Soviet-born character actor. He has appeared in over 90 films, television shows, and video games.
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Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Kremenets, Ukraine

Nationality: United States of America

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Mark Ivanir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
Im Angesicht des Verbrechens, The Gordin Cell

Birthplace: Ukraine, Chernivtsi Oblast

Nationality: Ukraine, Israel

Mark Alexandrovich Ivanir is a Russian-born Israeli actor who began his career in Israel, in 1985.
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Yakov Smirnoff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
What a Country!

Birthplace: Ukraine, Odessa

Nationality: Ukraine, United States of America

Yakov Naumovich Pokhis (Russian: Яков Наумович Похис; born 24 January 1951), better known as Yakov Smirnoff (), is a Soviet-born American comedian, actor and writer. He began his career as a ...more

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Paul Muni is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

Nationality: United States of America

Paul Muni (born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund; September 22, 1895 – August 25, 1967) was an American stage and film actor who grew up in Chicago. Muni was a five-time Academy Award ...more

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Victoria Koblenko is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine
Goede tijden, slechte tijden, Vuurzee

Birthplace: Vinnytsia, Ukraine

Nationality: Ukraine, Netherlands

Victoria Koblenko (Russian: Виктория Кобленко) (born 19 December 1980, in Vinnitsa, Soviet Union) is a Dutch actress, presenter and columnist.
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Lenny Krayzelburg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine

Nationality: United States of America

Lenny Krayzelburg (born September 28, 1975, as Leonid Krayzelburg; Ukrainian: Леонід Крайзельбург, Russian: Леони́д Кра́йзельбург) is an American former backstroke swimmer, Olympic gold ...more
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Anna Bessonova is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Anna Bessonova (Ukrainian: Ганна Володимирівна Безсонова/Ganna Volodymyrivna Bessonova; Russian: Анна Владимировна Бессонова/Anna Vladimirovna Bessonova, born 29 July 1984) is a Ukrainian former ...more
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Oksana Grishuk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Ukraine

Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine

Nationality: Russia, Ukraine

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