Famous Names - TV Actors

Television technology has progressed significantly since John Baird first aired a human face live in 1925. From a simple rotating disk with holes that transmitted images to a screen, we now have Ultra HD and Smart TVs. Television brought entertainment to people’s homes and many actors in the small screen have garnered celebrity status from popular TV shows.
Drake Bell

TV Actor

Age : 33

The American actor who portrayed Drake Parker in Nickelodeon's 'Drake & Josh' (2004-2007) and the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the animated series 'Ultimate Spider-Man'

Rowan Atkinson

TV Actor

Age : 64

The comic genius who is best remembered for playing the title character in the British sitcom and movie 'Mr. Bean' (1997)

Patrick Dempsey

TV Actor

Age : 53

The American actor most recognized for his role as Dr. Derek McDreamy Shepherd on TV's 'Grey's Anatomy' (2005- ) and the lead role for 'Sweet Home Alabama' (2002)

Matthew Perry

TV Actor

Age : 50

The actor who played Chandler Bing on the TV series 'Friends' (1994-2004) and appeared in 'Fools Rush In' (1997)

John Krasinski

TV Actor

Age : 39

A Bostonian native who was the producer, occasional director, and star of the American sitcom series 'The Office' (2005-2013) as Jim Halpert

Wentworth Miller

TV Actor

Age : 47

The British-American actor most known for his role as Michael Scofield on the TV series 'Prison Break' (2005-2017) and has appeared as Captain Cold in 'The Flash' (2014- )

Chad Michael Murray

TV Actor

Age : 38

The basketball hero Lucas Scott in TV's 'One Tree Hill' (2003-2012) who received the 2005 Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure/Thriller

Rob Lowe

TV Actor

Age : 55

One of the core members the 'brat pack' , a group of young actors who who starred in 'St. Elmo's Fire' (1985) and 'Wayne's World' (1992)

Frankie Muniz

TV Actor

Age : 33

The American actor best known for playing the title character Malcolm from the Fox TV family sitcom 'Malcolm in the Middle' (2000-2006)

Paul Reubens

TV Actor

Age : 67

The American comedian, writer, and film producer who created the alter ego Pee-wee Herman which became an instant cult figure

Tom Welling

TV Actor

Age : 42

The American actor and model who rose to fame when he portrayed 'Clark Kent' in the TV series 'Smallville' (2001-2011)

T.R. Knight

TV Actor

Age : 46

Acting on stage since he was five, he starred in a number of Broadway and other theater productions but rose to prominence as Dr. George O'Malley on TV's 'Grey's Anatomy' (2005- )

William Shatner

TV Actor

Age : 88

The actor who played Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise in 'Star Trek' (1966-1969)

Kiefer Sutherland

TV Actor

Age : 52

The Canadian actor, producer, and singer-songwriter who played Jack Bauer in the TV series '24' (2001-2014)

Steve Burns

TV Actor

Age : 46

The multi-talented American actor and television show host of the children's TV show 'Blue's Clues' (1996-2006) which earned him a Daytime Emmy nomination in 2001

Martin Short

TV Actor

Age : 69

The American-Canadian comedian, actor, author and singer who starred in Mars Attacks!' (1996) and 'Three Amigos' (1986) and created the fictional character Jiminy Glick

Wil Wheaton

TV Actor

Age : 47

The American actor who got his big break portraying Wesley Crusher from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' (1987-1994) who also appeared in the TV series 'The Big Bang Theory' (2007-2019), 'Leverage' (2008-2012), and 'Eureka' (2006-2012)

Devon Werkheiser

TV Actor

Age : 28

The American actor who played on the smart but idle Ned Bigby on Nickelodeon's 'Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide' (2004-2007)

Bill Cosby

TV Actor

Age : 82

The star of TV's 'The Cosby Show' (1984-1992) which was rated as the number one show in America during this period

Walter Koenig

TV Actor

Age : 83

The American actor who played Mr. Chekov on TV's 'Star Trek' (1966-1969) and Alfred Bester in 'Babylon 5' (1994-1998)

John Belushi

TV Actor

Age : 33

One of the original cast members of the sketch comedy show, 'Saturday Night Live' (1975)

James Van Der Beek

TV Actor

Age : 42

The actor who played Dawson on TV's 'Dawson's Creek' (1998-2003) and appeared in 'Varsity Blues' (1999)

Anthony Denison

TV Actor

Age : 70

Known for playing Ray Luca on TV's 'Crime Story'

Hugh Laurie

TV Actor

Age : 60

An English actor, director, singer, musician, comedian and author, palyed as the titular doctor in 'TV's House' (2004-2012)

Robert Blake

TV Actor

Age : 86

The American actor who started acting as a child and starred in the TV series 'Baretta' (1975-1978)








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