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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Washington, D.C..

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

Examples include Katherine Heigl and Alyson Hannigan.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Washington, D.C.?" and "Who are the most famous Washington, D.C. actors?"

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Alyson Hannigan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I Met Your Mother, Veronica Mars

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Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Ben Stein Married... with Children, Pinky and the Brain, The Emperor's New School

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Matt Frewer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Matt Frewer Eureka, The Pink Panther Show, The Stand

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Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Samuel L. Jackson Afro Samurai, Ghostwriter, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

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Stephen Colbert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Stephen Colbert Strangers with Candy, Harvey Birdman^! Attorney at Law, The Dana Carvey Show

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

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Taraji P. Henson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Taraji P. Henson Person of Interest, Empire, The Division

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Christopher Meloni is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Christopher Meloni True Blood, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz

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Kristen Johnston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Kristen Johnston 3rd Rock from the Sun, Bored to Death, The Exes

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Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Louis C.K. Louie, Lucky Louie, The Chris Rock Show

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Michael Nouri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Michael Nouri The O.C., Damages, Search for Tomorrow

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Katherine Heigl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Katherine Heigl Grey's Anatomy, Roswell, State of Affairs

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J. August Richards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
J. August Richards Angel, Raising the Bar, Conviction

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Edward Herrmann is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Edward Herrmann Gilmore Girls, Eleanor and Franklin, Beacon Hill

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Miguel Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Miguel Sandoval Medium, Jackie Chan Adventures, Bad Judge

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William Hurt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
William Hurt Damages, Too Big to Fail, Frank Herbert's Dune

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John Heard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
John Heard Cavemen, The Client, 20 Questions

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Rip Taylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Rip Taylor The Emperor's New School, The Addams Family, The Brady Bunch Hour

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Ben Feldman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Ben Feldman Mad Men, Drop Dead Diva, A to Z

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Gregory Itzin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Gregory Itzin 24, The Mentalist, Covert Affairs

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Frances Sternhagen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Frances Sternhagen Sex and the City, Another World, Love of Life

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Marvin Gaye is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

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Dave Chappelle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Dave Chappelle Chappelle's Show, Wanda at Large, Buddies

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Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Goldie Hawn Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Good Morning World

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Michael Learned is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Michael Learned The Waltons, Living Dolls, Roots: The Gift

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Henry Rollins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Henry Rollins Project Greenlight, MTV Sports, Animal Underworld

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Justin Theroux is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Justin Theroux The Leftovers, John Adams, The District

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Mo Rocca is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Mo Rocca I Love the '70s: Volume 2, I Love the '80s Strikes Back, I Love the '90s: Part Deux

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James McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
James McDaniel NYPD Blue, Detroit 1-8-7, Taken

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Clifton Powell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Clifton Powell Ryan Caulfield: Year One, Faceless

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Tony Todd is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Tony Todd Transformers: Prime, The Eden Formula, Battle Force: Andromeda

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JC Chasez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
JC Chasez MMC, Greetings from Tucson, Emerald Cove

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Georgia Engel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Georgia Engel The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Betty White Show, Jennifer Slept Here

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

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Blair Brown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Blair Brown Fringe, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Feds

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David Birney is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
David Birney St. Elsewhere, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, Bridget Loves Bernie

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Robert Hooks is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Robert Hooks Backstairs at the White House, N.Y.P.D., M.A.N.T.I.S.

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Jane Adams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Jane Adams Hung, Relativity, Citizen Baines

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Nicholas Hammond is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Nicholas Hammond The Amazing Spider-Man, The Martian Chronicles, Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure

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Leigh Taylor-Young is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Leigh Taylor-Young Picket Fences, Peyton Place, Sunset Beach

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Jonathan Banks is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Banks Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Wiseguy

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Arleen Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Arleen Sorkin Batman: The Animated Series, Days of Our Lives, Duet

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Alan Hale, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.

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Joanna Going is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Joanna Going Another World, Search for Tomorrow, Dark Shadows

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Helen Hayes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Helen Hayes The Snoop Sisters, The United States Steel Hour, MGM: When the Lion Roars

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Bridgit Mendler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Bridgit Mendler Wizards of Waverly Place, Good Luck Charlie

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Whitney Cummings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Whitney Cummings Whitney, Punk'd, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton

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Erik King is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Erik King Dexter, Kindred: The Embraced, Alex Haley's Queen

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Laura Wright is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Laura Wright General Hospital, Loving, The City

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Charles Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Washington, D.C.
Charles Fleischer The Richard Pryor Show, Mickey's 60th Birthday, Bone Chillers