TV’s top scene stealers: Why you should know these TV stars by name

Merritt Weaver from Nurse JackieWe’re looking at TV’s scene stealers. These are the stars you should know by name!

We know you know all the cast members of Modern Family by name now, right? When the show first debuted it was Married With Children’s Ed O’Neill who was most recognized, now Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Sofía Vergara have become household names. With that in mind, the staff at Channel Guide Magazine took a look at other lesser-known TV stars who are destined for greater fame.

These are the scene-stealers and show-makers who — while they might not have top billing just yet — keep you coming back to your favorite series week after week. From Eden Sher who plays the best dork on TV today in The Middle or Merritt Wever (pictured) as the affable Zoey on Nurse Jackie to Norman Reedus, who stars as a kick-ass zombie killer in The Walking Dead — find out who made the list and why.

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