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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Manchester, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Manchester, as in some cases Manchester may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Manchester then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Manchester, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List contains items like Sarah Silverman, Morrissey.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Manchester?" and "Which famous actors were born in Manchester?"

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A Guy Called Gerald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
A Guy Called Gerald age 50 - Gerald Rydel Simpson, better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British musician, record producer and DJ. He is best known for his early work in the Manchester acid house scene in the late 1980s ...more

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Adam Gillen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Adam Gillen age 32 - Adam Gillen is an English actor, best known for his role as Liam in the ITV hit series Benidorm, Brian in the Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat and Gavin in BBC's Prisoners’ Wives.

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Afshan Azad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Afshan Azad age 29 - Afshan Azad is a British actress and model of Bangladeshi descent. She is best known for playing the role of Padma Patil in the Harry Potter film series.

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Adam Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Adam Kendrick age 48 - Adam Kendrick, also known as Adamo Palladino, is a British actor who has appeared on television and in films.

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Adil Mohammed Javed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Adil Mohammed Javed age 34 - Adil Mohammed Javed is an actor.

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Adrianne Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Adrianne Allen Died at 86 (1907-1993) - Adrianne Allen was an English stage actress. Most often seen in light comedy, played Sybil Chase in the original West End production of Private Lives and Elizabeth Bennet in the 1935 Broadway ...more

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Alan Badel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Alan Badel Died at 59 (1923-1982) - Alan Fernand Badel was an English stage actor who also appeared frequently in the cinema, radio and television and was noted for his richly textured voice which was once described as "the ...more

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Alan Cassell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Alan Cassell age 85 - Alan Cassell is an Australian actor, born in the UK and best known for his roles in film and television. Cassell was one of the actors who worked in Bruce Beresford's early Australian films. ...more

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Alex Price is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Alex Price Alex Price is a British actor who has appeared in various television programmes including Being Human, Merlin and Doctor Who. He has also starred in feature-length films, such as A Horse With No ...more

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Alexander Nathan Etel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Alexander Nathan Etel age 23 - Alexander Nathan "Alex" Etel is an English actor, who began his career as a child actor.

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Alicia Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Alicia Rhodes age 39 - Alicia Rhodes is an English pornographic actress.

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Andrew Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Andrew Sheridan age 41 - Andrew Sheridan is a British actor first known for his role as the autistic teenage factory worker KT in the BAFTA award winning television series Clocking Off. He was born in Manchester, ...more

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Andy Gibb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Andy Gibb Died at 30 (1958-1988) - Andrew Roy "Andy" Gibb was an English singer, songwriter, musician, performer, and teen idol. He was the younger brother of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, the members of Bee Gees. Gibb ...more

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Andy Rourke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Andy Rourke age 53 - Andrew Michael Rourke is an English musician, best known as the bassist for the Smiths, an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist ...more

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Andy Still is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Andy Still age 43 - Andy Still is an actor.

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Angela Crow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Angela Crow Angela Crow is an actress.

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Annie Dyson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Annie Dyson Died at 88 (1908-1996) - Annie Dyson was an actor.

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Astrid Allwyn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Astrid Allwyn Died at 73 (1905-1978) - Astrid Allwyn was an American stage and film actress. She studied dancing and dramatics in New York and later joined a stock company. Allwyn made her Broadway debut in 1929 in Elmer Rice's ...more

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Babs Hopkinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Babs Hopkinson Babs Hopkinson is an actress.

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Bernard Hill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Bernard Hill age 73 - Bernard Hill is an English film, stage and television actor. He is known for playing Yosser Hughes, the troubled 'hard man' whose life is falling apart in Alan Bleasdale's groundbreaking 1980s ...more

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Badly Drawn Boy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Badly Drawn Boy age 48 - Damon Michael Gough, known by the stage name Badly Drawn Boy, is an English indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Gough chose his stage name from the title character in the show Sam ...more

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Barbara Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Barbara Kellerman age 68 - Barbara R. Kellerman is an English actress, noted for her film and television roles. She trained at Rose Bruford College. Kellerman's Jewish father, Dr Walter Kellermann, had fled Nazi Germany ...more

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Barbara Tremain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Barbara Tremain Died at 87 (1895-1982) - Barbara Tremain was an actress.

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Barry Angel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Barry Angel age 55 - Barry Angel is an actor.

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Beatrice Varley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Beatrice Varley Died at 68 (1896-1964) - Beatrice Varley was a British actress who appeared in a variety of television and film roles between 1936 and 1964. She made her screen debut in the 1936 film Tomorrow We Live and began to ...more

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Ben Crompton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Ben Crompton age 43 - Benjamin "Ben" Lorton Crompton is an English actor, best known as one of the stars of the BBC sketch show Man Stroke Woman and Eddison Tollett in the HBO series Game of Thrones. In ...more

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Burt Kwouk is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Burt Kwouk age 87 - Herbert "Burt" Kwouk, OBE is an English actor of Chinese descent, known for many television appearances and for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films,. Also for his portrayal in ...more

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Ben Milliken is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Ben Milliken Ben Milliken is an actor and film producer.

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Benedict Wong is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Benedict Wong age 47 - Benedict Wong is a British actor.

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Bernard Latham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Bernard Latham age 66 - Bernard Latham is an actor.

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Bert Starkey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Bert Starkey Died at 59 (1880-1939) - Bert Starkey was an actor.

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Bertha Belmore is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Bertha Belmore Died at 71 (1882-1953) - Bertha Belmore was a British stage and film actress.

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Betty Alberge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Betty Alberge Died at 69 (1922-1991) - Betty Alberge was an English actress best known for her soap opera roles as cornershop owner Florrie Lindley in Coronation Street and as Edna Cross in Brookside. She played Florrie Lindley for ...more

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Billy Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Billy Thorpe Died at 61 (1946-2007) - William Richard "Billy" Thorpe, AM was a renowned English-born Australian pop / rock singer-songwriter and musician. As lead singer of his band Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs, he had ...more

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Catherine Tyldesley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Catherine Tyldesley age 34 - Catherine Tyldesley is an English actress and model, who is best known for playing Iris Moss in Lilies in 2007 and as Eva Price on Coronation Street since 2011.

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Brenda Bruce is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Brenda Bruce Died at 78 (1918-1996) - Brenda Bruce was a British actress. She had a long and successful career in the theatre, radio, film and television.

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Brenda De Banzie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Brenda De Banzie Died at 72 (1909-1981) - Brenda Doreen Mignon de Banzie was a British actress of stage and screen. She was the daughter of Edward Thomas de Banzie, conductor and musical director, and his second wife Dorothy, whom he ...more

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Brian Trueman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Brian Trueman age 85 - Brian Trueman is an English writer and broadcaster known mainly for his work with the animation studio Cosgrove Hall. He wrote and/or narrated many fondly remembered children's cartoon series, ...more

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C. Hayden Coffin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
C. Hayden Coffin Died at 73 (1862-1935) - Charles Hayden Coffin was an English actor and singer known for his performances in many famous Edwardian musical comedies, particularly those produced by George Edwardes. Hayden achieved fame ...more

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Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Carl Cox age 55 - Carl Cox is a British house and techno DJ and producer. In the 1980s Cox was a hardcore/rave DJ. He performed at numerous clubs and also served as a monthly DJ for BBC Radio One's Essential Mix. ...more

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Carol Booth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Carol Booth age 76 - Carol Booth is an actor.

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Cliff Twemlow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Cliff Twemlow Died at 56 (1937-1993) - Cliff Twemlow was an English actor, nightclub bouncer, horror paperback author and library music composer.

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Carole Pope is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Carole Pope age 67 - Carole Ann Pope is a British-born Canadian rock singer-songwriter, whose provocative blend of hard-edged new wave rock with explicit homoerotic and BDSM-themed lyrics made her one of the first ...more

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Caroline Carver is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Caroline Carver age 41 - Caroline Carver is an English actress. Best known for the roles of many British television/films including Ingrid in The Aryan Couple and Sandy in My First Wedding and Princess Jessica in the TV ...more

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David Bamber is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
David Bamber age 63 - David James Bamber is an English actor, known for his television and theatre work. He is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

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Caroline Catz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Caroline Catz age 47 - Caroline Catz is an English film, television, theatre and radio actress.

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Caroline Milmoe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Caroline Milmoe age 54 - Caroline Milmoe is an English stage, film and television actress best known for playing Julie in the first two series of Carla Lane's Liverpool-based BBC sit-com Bread and Lisa Duckworth in ...more

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David Schofield is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
David Schofield age 66 - David Schofield is an English actor who was born in Wythenshawe, Manchester in 1951. He has appeared in numerous television programmes and feature films during his career.

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Caroline O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Caroline O'Neill age 59 - Caroline O'Neill is a British television actress. In a lengthy career, her more prominent roles include Janice Maloney in Queer as Folk, Miss Hardbroom in The New Worst Witch, and Kelly Andrews ...more

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David Threlfall is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
David Threlfall age 64 - David Threlfall is an English stage, film and television actor and director best known for playing Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's series Shameless. He has also directed several episodes of the ...more