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Three of Houston's renowned Actors

Jason Martinez

HOUSTON, TX - There are Houston TV actors on this list who have appeared in a variety of shows, including cartoons where they have done voice-overs. As a Houston resident, you should be proud of these television stars that were born and raised here!

1. Jeff Bennett

Born on October 2, 1962, Jeffrey Glenn Bennett is a voice actor from the United States of America. Johnny Bravo in the television series of the same name, Dexter's father in Dexter's Laboratory, The Man With the Yellow Hat in Curious George, are some of his famous voice appearances.

Bennet won an Annie Award in 2012 for his part in The Penguins of Madagascar and an Emmy Award in 2016 for his performance in Transformers: Rescue Bots. In the realm of voice-over, Jeff Benner ranks among the best.

2. Brent Spiner

In Star Trek: The Next Generation and its four sequels, Brent Jay Spiner is renowned for portraying robot Data. He is also a comedian, musician, and vocalist who was born on February 2, 1949.

Star Trek: First Contact earned him a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1997, while Independence Day earned him a nomination in the same category. He repeated his role as Dr. Brackish Okun in Independence Day: Resurgence.

3. Beyoncé Knowles

Born on September 4, 1981, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is a musician, songwriter, and actress from the United States of America. In her youth, Beyoncé participated in a variety of singing and dance competitions in Houston, Texas. After selling 118 million albums worldwide, Beyoncé is one of the world's most successful music artists. Not to mention, in 2020, she was featured on Time's list of 100 women who shaped the 20th century.

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