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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different TV actors, including James McAvoy and Deborah Kerr.

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

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Bill Paterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Bill Paterson Outlander, Little Dorrit, Law & Order: London

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David McCallum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
David McCallum NCIS, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Problem Solverz

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Barbara Rafferty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Barbara Rafferty Rab C. Nesbitt, River City, Hamish Macbeth

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Ewan Stewart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Ewan Stewart River City, Rain on the Roof, P.O.W.

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James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
James McAvoy Band of Brothers, Shameless, Frank Herbert's Children of Dune

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Peter Capaldi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Peter Capaldi The Hour, The Thick of It, The Devil's Whore

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Gerard Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Gerard Butler Attila, The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, The Young Person's Guide To Becoming A Rock Star

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Laura Fraser is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Laura Fraser Breaking Bad, Single Father, Neverwhere

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Craig Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Craig Ferguson The Drew Carey Show, Maybe This Time, The Ferguson Theory

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Lorraine McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Lorraine McIntosh River City, Hope Springs

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John Barrowman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
John Barrowman Arrow, Torchwood, The Super Hero Squad Show

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Eileen McCallum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Eileen McCallum River City, Take the High Road, The Steamie

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William Ruane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
William Ruane River City

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Armando Iannucci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Armando Iannucci Time Trumpet, The Armando Iannucci Shows, Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

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Angus Macfadyen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Angus Macfadyen TURN: Washington's Spies, Miracles, Jason and the Argonauts

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Johnny Beattie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Johnny Beattie River City, Now You See It

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Rory McCann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Rory McCann Game of Thrones, The Book Group, Heroes and Villains

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Alex Norton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Alex Norton The Black Adder, Taggart, Prince Edmund

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Gordon McCorkell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Gordon McCorkell Jeopardy, River City, Chewin' the Fat

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Tony Curran is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Tony Curran Defiance, The Pillars of the Earth, Gemini Division

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Phyllida Law is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Phyllida Law Agatha Christie's Poirot, Kingdom, Miss Austen Regrets

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Maxwell Caulfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Maxwell Caulfield Ryan's Hope, Emmerdale, The Colbys

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Alec Newman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Alec Newman Frank Herbert's Dune, Frank Herbert's Children of Dune, Hope Springs

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Adrienne Corri is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Adrienne Corri Sword of Freedom, You're Only Young Twice (1971), Vienna 1900

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Gordon Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Gordon Jackson Upstairs, Downstairs, The Professionals

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Dave Ward is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Dave Ward Pucca, Ricky Sprocket: Showbiz Boy, Erky Perky

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Deborah Kerr is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Deborah Kerr A Woman of Substance

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Diane Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow

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Gregor Fisher is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Gregor Fisher Rab C. Nesbitt, Oliver Twist, Empty

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Andrew Airlie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Andrew Airlie Reaper, Defying Gravity, Breaker High

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Cal Macaninch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Cal Macaninch Silent Witness, Wild at Heart, HolbyBlue

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Kelly Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Kelly Macdonald Boardwalk Empire, State of Play

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Mark Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow

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Ford Kiernan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Ford Kiernan Still Game, Chewin' the Fat, Happy Hollidays

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Lulu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Lulu The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Nellie the Elephant, Bangers and Mash

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Frank Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow

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Joseph McFadden is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Joseph McFadden Cranford, Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll

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Archie Duncan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Archie Duncan The Adventures of Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes, Orlando

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David O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
David O'Hara The Tudors, The District

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Derek Riddell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Derek Riddell Five Days, Clocking Off, State of Mind

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Iain Cuthbertson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Iain Cuthbertson The Stone Tape, Budgie, The Borderers

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Morag Hood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Morag Hood Jane Eyre, Families, Hamish Macbeth

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Brian McCardie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Brian McCardie Titanic, Lilies, Heroes and Villains

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Dawn Steele is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Dawn Steele Wild at Heart, Monarch of the Glen, Sea of Souls

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Aimi MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Aimi MacDonald Rentaghost, At Last the 1948 Show, The John Davidson Show

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Alexander Morton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Alexander Morton Monarch of the Glen

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Douglas Henshall is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Douglas Henshall Primeval, The Silence, Playhouse Presents

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Duncan Bell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Duncan Bell Heartbeat, Scarlett, Hornblower

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Kevin Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Kevin Macdonald Zeroman

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Angus Lennie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Glasgow
Angus Lennie Crossroads, All Night Long, The Lion