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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in West Virginia.

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

Everyone from Brad Paisley to Don Knotts is included on this list.

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

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Don Knotts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
The Andy Griffith Show, Three's Company, Fantasy Island
Jesse Donald "Don" Knotts was an American comedic actor best known for a 1968 film The Shakiest Gun in the West as Jesse W. Haywood and for his portrayal of Barney Fife on the 1960s ...more

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John Corbett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Sex and the City, Northern Exposure, United States of Tara
John Joseph Corbett, Jr. is an American actor and country music singer. He is best known for playing Chris Stevens on Northern Exposure from 1990 to 1995. He also played the leading male role ...more

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Paul Dooley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
ALF, Huge, Faerie Tale Theatre
Paul Dooley is an American actor, writer, and comedian.

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Conchata Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Two and a Half Men, L.A. Law, B. J. and the Bear
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Brad Dourif is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Deadwood, Ponderosa, Wild Palms
Bradford Claude Dourif, known as Brad Dourif, is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian who gained early fame for his portrayal of Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, which ...more

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Steve Harvey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
The Steve Harvey Show, Showtime at the Apollo, Me and the Boys
Broderick Steven "Steve" Harvey is an American comedian, television host, radio personality, actor, and author. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Steve Harvey, and Family Feud. ...more

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Frank De Vol is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Fernwood 2 Night, Camp Runamuck, America 2-Night
Frank Denny De Vol, also known simply as De Vol, was an American arranger, composer and actor.

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Ann Magnuson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
All Grown Up!, Wanda at Large, Anything but Love
Ann Magnuson is an American actress, performance artist, and nightclub performer who first gained prominence in the 1985 film Desperately Seeking Susan. The New York Times described her as ...more

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David Selby is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Dark Shadows, Falcon Crest, Flamingo Road
David Lynn Selby is an American character and stage actor. He has worked in movies, soap operas and television. Selby is best known for playing the roles of Quentin Collins on the ABC-TV serial ...more

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Bernie Casey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Bay City Blues, Harris and Company, The Martian Chronicles
Bernard Terry "Bernie" Casey is an American professional actor who initially had a career as an interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional football player. Casey was also a ...more

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T. D. Jakes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Praise the Lord
Bishop T.D. Jakes is a film producer and an actor.

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Brianne Siddall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Power Rangers, IGPX, Noozles
Brianne Siddall is an American voice actress. She is usually cast in the short kid role of a timid young boy. She was also a voice actress during the Power Rangers era who was active in the ...more

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Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
CMT Invitation Only, Inside Fame
Brad Douglas Paisley is an American country music singer-songwriter and musician. Starting with his 1999 debut album, Who Needs Pictures, he has released 10 studio albums and a Christmas ...more

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Lou Holtz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
College Football Live, College Football Scoreboard, College GameDay (Football)
Louis Leo "Lou" Holtz is a former college football analyst for ESPN as well as a former football coach. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary, North ...more

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Chris Sarandon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Shangri-La Plaza, The Court
Christopher "Chris" Sarandon, Jr. is an American actor who is best known for playing Prince Humperdinck in the film The Princess Bride, the vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night and ...more

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Tonja Walker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Capitol
Tonja Walker is a former beauty pageant titleholder who has competed in the Miss USA pageant, an actress, and a singer. She is known for her role as Alex Olanov on One Life to Live and for her ...more

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Lesli Kay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
The Bold and the Beautiful
Lesli Kay is an American actress, who is known primarily for her role on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns.

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Morgan Spurlock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
A Day in the Life, Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia
Morgan Valentine Spurlock is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and political activist, best known for the documentary films Super Size Me, Where In ...more

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Walter Barnes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
North and South, Action in the Afternoon, Walking Tall
Walter Lee Barnes was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Louisiana State University as was an actor ...more

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Aaron Staton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Mad Men
Aaron Staton is an American actor, best known for his role as Ken Cosgrove in Mad Men since 2007 and for portraying Cole Phelps in the video game L.A. Noire, which got him a BAFTA Award ...more

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Josh Stewart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
No Ordinary Family, Third Watch, Dirt
Joshua Regnall "Josh" Stewart is an American actor best known for his role as Holt McLaren in the FX TV series Dirt and as Detective William LaMontagne, Jr in Criminal Minds. He was ...more

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Karen Austin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Night Court, The Quest (1982), Live Shot
Karen Austin is an American actress. Austin has made many TV and film appearances since the 1980s. She was a regular on the first season of the NBC-TV series Night Court, where she was the ...more

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Katie Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
Paula's Party
Zealand Katherine Rebekah "Katie" Lee is an American cookbook author, television food critic, cook, and novelist.

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Sherilyn Wolter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
B. J. and the Bear
Sherilyn Marjorie Wolter is an American actress. Wolter starred on the TV series B. J. and the Bear in 1981, and then portrayed Celia Quartermaine on the daytime soap opera General Hospital from ...more

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Peter Marshall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from West Virginia
The Reel to Reel Picture Show, All-Star Blitz, Storybook Squares
Ralph Pierre LaCock, better known by his stage name Peter Marshall, is an American television and radio personality, singer, and actor. He was the original host of The Hollywood Squares, from ...more