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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Blackburn.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Blackburn, with photos when available. These renowned Blackburn actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Blackburn, but everyone on this list grew up in Blackburn and considers it to be their home. This list includes Blackburn TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Blackburn then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Blackburn. Various bits of information are available for these Blackburn celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

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This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Blackburn?" and "Who are the most famous Blackburn actors?"
Ian McShane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Ian David McShane is an English actor, director, producer and voice artist. Despite appearing in numerous films, McShane is best known for his television roles, particularly BBC's Lovejoy and HBO's drama series Deadwood. McShane starred as King Silas Benjamin in the NBC series Kings, Bishop Waleran ...more

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Acted In: Deadwood, Dallas, Jesus of Nazareth, The Pillars of the Earth Kings, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Anthony Valentine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Anthony Valentine is an English actor known for his TV roles: the ruthless Toby Meres in Callan, the sinister Major Mohn in Colditz, as the title character in Raffles. Valentine was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, and educated at the Valerie Glynne School and Acton County Grammar School, London. From ...more

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Acted In: Robin of Sherwood, Masada, Callan, The Fifth Corner A for Andromeda, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Steve Pemberton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Steve James Pemberton is an English actor, writer, comedian and screenwriter, best known as a member of The League of Gentlemen with Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss, and Jeremy Dyson. Pemberton and Shearsmith also wrote and appeared in the sitcom Psychoville. His other television credits include ...more

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Acted In: The League of Gentlemen, Whitechapel, Benidorm, Psychoville Gormenghast, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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David Ross is an English actor who has worked in theatre, cinema and television. His best-known roles include playing the first appearance of Kryten and the voice of the Talkie Toaster on the science fiction comedy series Red Dwarf, Elgin Sparrowhawk in the BBC sitcom The Green Green Grass, and as ...more

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Acted In: Oliver Twist, The Green Green Grass, Roger Roger, Scully 32 Brinkburn Street, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, England

Nationality: England

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Anthony Green is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Anthony Green is an English actor best known for playing Station Officer Mick Callaghan in the series finale of London's Burning. ...more

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Acted In: Cold Case Files, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Beech is Back

Birthplace: Blackburn, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Michael Billington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Michael Billington was a British film and television actor. He was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. ...more

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Acted In: UFO, The Onedin Line, The Quest, Hadleigh United!, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, England

Nationality: England

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Madge Railton, better known as Madge Hindle is an English actress, best known for her roles in television series. ...more

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Acted In: Nearest and Dearest, The Picnic, Barbara, By the Sea On the Margin, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, England

Nationality: England

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Susan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Susan Boyle is a contestant on the third season of Britain's Got Talent. ...more

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Acted In: I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story

Birthplace: Blackburn, United Kingdom

Nationality: Scotland, United Kingdom

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