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

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Edinburgh, with photos when available. These renowned Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh, but everyone on this list grew up in Edinburgh and considers it to be their home. This list includes Edinburgh TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Edinburgh then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Edinburgh. Various bits of information are available for these Edinburgh celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

With TV actors ranging from Shirley Manson to Iain Glen, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Edinburgh?" and "Who are the most famous Edinburgh actors?"

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Iain Glen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Iain Glen Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey Agatha Christie's Poirot

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Lindsay Duncan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Lindsay Duncan Rome, Lost in Austen G.B.H.

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Ian Richardson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Ian Richardson House of Cards, Hogfather Terry Pratchett's Hogfather

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Duncan Duff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Duncan Duff Big Kids, River City

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Ronnie Corbett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Ronnie Corbett The Frost Report, Small Talk Monkey Trousers

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Kirsty Gallacher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Kirsty Gallacher The Games, Gladiators Soccer AM

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Adrienne Corri is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Adrienne Corri Sword of Freedom, You're Only Young Twice (1971) Vienna 1900

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Graham Crowden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Graham Crowden Waiting for God, A Very Peculiar Practice The Cleopatras

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Sara Stewart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Sara Stewart Drop the Dead Donkey, Rebus The Take

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Ken Stott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Ken Stott Rebus, The Vice The Singing Detective

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Alastair Duncan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Alastair Duncan The Batman, A Difficult Woman Birds in the Bush

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Ewen Bremner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Ewen Bremner The Lost Room, The Virgin Queen The Day of the Triffids

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Claire Goose is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Claire Goose Waking the Dead, Mount Pleasant Secret Smile

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Tony Blair is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Tony Blair ITV News at 6:30, ITV Evening News The Blair Years

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Alastair Sim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Alastair Sim Misleading Cases

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Brigit Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Brigit Forsyth Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Boon Spark

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Hannah Gordon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Hannah Gordon Upstairs^! Downstairs, Watching Hadleigh

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Finlay Currie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Finlay Currie United!

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Rory Bremner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Rory Bremner Bremner^! Bird and Fortune, Headcases Rory Bremner...Who Else?

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Paul Young is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Paul Young Still Game, The Crow Road No Job for a Lady

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Pippa Guard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Pippa Guard Scarlett, Roger Roger Close to Home

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Muriel Spark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Jamie Sives is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Jamie Sives To the Ends of the Earth, Rockface

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Robert Cavanah is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Robert Cavanah Doctors, The Royal

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Shirley Manson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Shirley Manson Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

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Colin Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Colin Buchanan Dalziel and Pascoe, All Quiet on the Preston Front

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John Leslie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
John Leslie Blue Peter, Wheel of Fortune Scavengers

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Georgia King is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Georgia King The New Normal, Little Dorrit Sugartown

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James Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Gail Porter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Gail Porter The Games, Dead Famous It's a Mystery

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John Stuart is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
John Stuart Return to the Lost Planet, Space School The Lost Planet

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Gary Dubin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Gary Dubin Bracken's World

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Jack Docherty is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Jack Docherty Absolutely, The Strangerers Mr Don & Mr George

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KT Tunstall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Nicholas Rowe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Nicholas Rowe Beau Brummell: This Charming Man, The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells The Fugitives

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Frieda Inescort is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Frieda Inescort Meet Corliss Archer

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Ludovic Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Ludovic Kennedy A Life In Pieces

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Emun Elliott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Emun Elliott Labyrinth, Paradox Lip Service

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Rona Anderson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Rona Anderson Bachelor Father

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Jack Docherty is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Billy Hartman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Billy Hartman Emmerdale, The Adam Carolla Project

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Ian Charleson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Ian Charleson Oxbridge Blues

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Douglas Rae is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Anthony Dawson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Charles Falconer, Baron Falcon... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Ben Jelen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh

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Valerie Edmond is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Valerie Edmond The Crow Road, The Last Chancers

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Graham Hancock is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Graham Hancock AppJudgment

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Ashley J Russell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Ashley J Russell I'd Do Anything

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Peter Baikie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Edinburgh
Peter Baikie Absolutely