History FakeAmerican / LiveActionTV

5th Apr '16 1:51:05 AM Anddrix
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* ''Series/{{Shadowhunters}}'': Jace is played by English actor Dominic Sherwood, while Valentine, Jocelyn, and Hodge are all played by Canadian actors.
18th Mar '16 11:56:18 PM nombretomado
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** And Lindsay Bluth on ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'', and Nell Porter on ''AllyMcBeal''.

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** And Lindsay Bluth on ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'', and Nell Porter on ''AllyMcBeal''.''Series/AllyMcBeal''.
15th Mar '16 7:13:15 PM kquinn0830
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*** In fact, it's actually easier to list the actors that ''aren't'' this trope. [[labelnote: If you're curious]] Ron Livingston (Lewis Nixon), Donnie Wahlberg (Carwood Lipton), David Schwimmer (Herbert Sobel), Matthew Settle (Ronald Speirs), Neal [=McDonough=] (Buck Compton), Frank John Hughes (Bill Guarnere), Michael Cudlitz (Bull Randleman), Kirk Acevedo (Joe Toye), Scott Grimes (Don Malarkey), Richard Speight Jr. (Skip Muck), Rick Gomez (George Luz), James Madio (Frank Perconte), Eion Bailey (David Webster) and Douglas Spain (Tony Garcia) are genuine Americans.[[/labelnote]]
9th Mar '16 12:40:32 PM Hossmeister
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* ''BetterOffTed'' featuring Australian Portia [=DeRossi=] as American Veronica.

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* ''BetterOffTed'' ''Series/BetterOffTed'' featuring Australian Portia [=DeRossi=] as American Veronica.
27th Feb '16 6:56:24 PM coralina33
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* On ''Series/{{Glee}}'', Finn is played by Canadian CoryMonTeith and Chinese-American Mike Chang is played by Chinese-Costa Rican Harry Shum Jr.

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* On ''Series/{{Glee}}'', Finn is played by Canadian CoryMonTeith CoryMonteith and Chinese-American Mike Chang is played by Chinese-Costa Rican Harry Shum Jr.
12th Feb '16 5:47:06 AM GreenLady
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** And elsewhere in the MarvelCinematicUniverse TV shows, the American title character in ''{{Series/Daredevil}}'' is played by English actor Charlie Cox.
12th Feb '16 5:45:56 AM GreenLady
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** Nepalese-Australian actress Creator/DichenLachman is an odd case, as she plays the Chinese character Jiaying, who nonetheless speaks English with a distinctly American accent (possibly justified in-universe due to her husband being American, though he claims that they met when she worked as his translator because of her already perfect English, so it remains something of a mystery in-story).

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** Nepalese-Australian actress Creator/DichenLachman is an odd case, as she plays the Chinese character Jiaying, who nonetheless speaks English with a distinctly American accent (possibly justified in-universe due to her husband being American, though he claims that they met when she worked as his Chinese translator because of due to her already perfect spoken English, so it remains something of a mystery in-story).
12th Feb '16 5:42:15 AM GreenLady
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** Nepalese-Australian actress Creator/DichenLachman is an odd case, as she plays the Chinese character Jiaying, who nonetheless speaks English with a distinctly American accent (possibly justified in-universe due to her husband being American).

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** Nepalese-Australian actress Creator/DichenLachman is an odd case, as she plays the Chinese character Jiaying, who nonetheless speaks English with a distinctly American accent (possibly justified in-universe due to her husband being American).American, though he claims that they met when she worked as his translator because of her already perfect English, so it remains something of a mystery in-story).
12th Feb '16 5:40:23 AM GreenLady
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** Irish actress Ruth Negga portrays Raina, a Thai woman presumably raised in America judging by her accent.
** English actress Creator/SaffronBurrows plays another American, Agent Victoria Hand.

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** Irish Ethiopian-Irish actress Ruth Negga portrays Raina, a Thai woman presumably raised in America judging by her accent.
** English actress Creator/SaffronBurrows Saffron Burrows plays another American, Agent Victoria Hand.
12th Feb '16 5:36:52 AM GreenLady
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* ''Marvel's AgentsOfSHIELD'' has a few Fake Americans in the supporting cast:
** Irish actress Ruth Negga portrays Raina, a Thai woman presumably raised in America judging by her accent.
** English actress Creator/SaffronBurrows plays another American, Agent Victoria Hand.
** Nepalese-Australian actress Creator/DichenLachman is an odd case, as she plays the Chinese character Jiaying, who nonetheless speaks English with a distinctly American accent (possibly justified in-universe due to her husband being American).
** The spin-off series, ''Marvel's AgentCarter'', has English actor Dominic Cooper in the recurring role of the American character Howard Stark.
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