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27 Actors That Are So Good At Faking American Accents I Didn't Even Realize They Weren't American

Turns out everyone on TV is faking their accent.

1. Thomas Doherty plays Max Wolfe on Gossip Girl (2021).

Thomas Doherty shot in uniform

He's actually Scottish. You can hear his real accent here.

Thomas Doherty poses at a gossip girl event

2. Samara Weaving plays Jessica on Nine Perfect Strangers.

Samara Weaving as Jessica

She's from Australia. You can hear her real accent here.

Samara Weaving poses on the red carpet

3. Antony Starr plays Homelander on The Boys.

Antony Starr as Homelander

He's actually from New Zealand. Listen to his real accent here.

Antony Starr smiles for the camera

4. Robert Sheehan plays Klaus on The Umbrella Academy.

Robert Sheehan films a floating scene

He's actually Irish. This is his real accent.

Robert Sheehan poses at a Netflix event

5. George Sear plays Benji on Love Victor.

George Sear as a barista

In real life he's from England. You can hear his accent here.

George Sear on the red carpet

6. Hal Cumpston plays Zach on Nine Perfect Strangers.

Hal Cumpston as the ghost of Zach

In real life, he's Australian. You can listen to his real accent here.

Hal Cumpston on the red carpet

7. Angourie Rice played Siobhan on Mare Of Eastown.

Angourie Rice as Sibohan

She's Australian IRL. This is her real accent.

Angourie Rice at a Mare of Easttown event

8. Shannon Berry plays Dot on The Wilds.

Shannon Berry as Dot

9. She's actually from Australia. Here's her real accent.

10. Erana James plays Tony on The Wilds.

Erana James carrying wood during a scene in The Wilds

She's actually from New Zealand. Here's her real accent.

11. And Mia Healey plays Shelby on The Wilds.

Mia Healey as Shelby

She's ALSO from Australia. Listen to her real accent here.

12. Tom Hopper plays Luther on The Umbrella Academy.

Tom Hopper as Luther

He's British! Here's his actual accent.

Tom Hopper cleans up well for a red carpet event

13. Jesse Spencer plays Matthew Casey on Chicago Fire.

Jesse Spencer as firefighter

He's actually Australian. This is his real accent.

Jesse Spencer poses in a suit

14. Danielle Macdonald played Dumplin' in Dumplin'.

Danielle Macdonald makes a face as Dumplin

She's actually Australian. Here's her real accent.

Danielle Macdonald smiles in black dress

15. Kevin McKidd plays Owen Hunt on Grey's Anatomy.

Kevin McKidd with hand on hip playing Owen Hunt

In reality, he's Scottish. You can hear his real accent here.

Kevin McKidd poses in a suit

16. Felix Mallard plays Marcus on Ginny and Georgia.

Felix Mallard leans against lockers while playing Marcus

He's actually Australian. You can hear his real accent here.

Felix Mallard poses for the camera

17. Katie McGrath plays Lena Luthor on Supergirl.

Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor

In real life she's Irish. Here's her real accent.

Katie McGrath in crop top

18. Aisha Dee plays Kat on The Bold Type.

Aisha Dee as kat

She's actually Australian. You can hear her real accent here.

Aisha Dee smiles in square neck dress

19. Jacob Elordi plays Noah Flynn in The Kissing Booth movies.

Jacob Elordi looking earnest as character Noah Flynn

He's Australian in real life. You can hear his accent here.

Jacob Elordi in black suit

20. Martin Henderson plays Jack on Virgin River.

Martin Henderson dressed for the outdoors as Jack on Virgin River

He's actually from New Zealand. Listen to his accent here.

Martin Henderson siles for camera in blue button-up

21. Maia Mitchell plays Callie Foster on Good Trouble.

Maia Mitchell as Callie Foster

She's Australian in real life. Listen to her accent here.

Maia Mitchell in stunning strappy dress

22. Liv Hewson played Abby on Santa Clarita Diet.

Liv Hewson makes a face while in character on the Santa Clarita diet

They are from Australia. You can hear their real accent here.

Liv Hewson in choker dress

23. Yvonne Strahovski plays Serena on The Handmaid's Tale.

Yvonne Strahovski as Serena

She is actually Australian. Here's her real accent.

Yvonne Strahovski smiles in printed black dress and pearl-drop earrings

24. Daniel Ezra plays Spencer James on All American.

Daniel Ezra as Spencer in lockerroom scene

He's actually from England. You can hear his real accent here.

Daniel Ezra in a grey suit

25. Amelia Jones plays Kinsey on Locke & Key.

Amelia Jones as Kinsey looking concerned

She's actually from England. Here's her real accent.

Amelia Jones on the red carpet in blazer and tshirt

26. KJ Apa plays Archie on Riverdale.

KJ Apa as Archie

In real life he's from New Zealand. You can hear his real accent here.

KJ Apa in a suit with chain necklace and watch

27. And finally, Tom Holland plays Spider-Man in the Marvel movies.

Tom Holland as Spiderman

But, Tom is not from Queens. He's from England. You can listen to his real accent here.

Tom Holland in a maroon suit