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Famous Film Actors From Oxford

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Oxford, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Oxford, as in some cases Oxford may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Oxford 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 Oxford, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Hugh Laurie and Winston Churchill are included in this list.

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


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    U2: Rattle and Hum, U2 3D, Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Adam Charles Clayton is an English-born Irish musician best known as the bassist of the rock band U2. He has resided in County Dublin since the time his family moved to Malahide when he was five years

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    X-Men: First Class, Snow White and the Huntsman, Body of Lies Annabelle Wallis is an English actress, best known for her role as Jane Seymour in Showtime's period drama The Tudors, Bridget in ABC's drama Pan Am, Grace Burgess in the BBC's drama Peaky Blinders

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

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    Belly Dr. Benjamin Franklin Chavis, Jr. is an African American civil rights leader born on January 22, 1948 in Oxford, North Carolina. In his youth, Dr. Chavis was an assistant to Dr. Martin Luther King,

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    Chicken Run, Quadrophenia, Chaplin Benjamin John Whitrow is an English actor.

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    Jesus, Vampyres, A Zed & Two Noughts Brian Deacon is an English actor. He is perhaps best known for portraying Jesus in the 1979 film Jesus, which was made by the evangelical organization the Jesus Film Project. Deacon has also portrayed

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    Cecille Evans His New Mamma, The Cat's Meow, Asleep at the Switch Cecille Evans was an actress.

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    Celtic Pride, Johnny Was, Holla Charles Porter is an actor.

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    7 Television Commercials Colin Charles Greenwood, is an English musician, composer, and the bassist for the rock band Radiohead. Apart from bass, Colin plays keyboards and synthesizers and works on sampling on the electronic

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    The Crossing Guard David Francis Baerwald is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and musician.

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    Wedding Espresso, Camouflage David Benson is an English character actor, writer and comedian, most famous for his one-man show titled Think No Evil of Us: My Life with Kenneth Williams about the life and career of the late

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    When the Wind Blows, Mosquito Squadron Lord David Paul Nicholas Dundas is an English musician and actor, known for his film and television scoring, having previously had chart success in the rock genre.

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    Lincoln, The Help, Rise of the Planet of the Apes David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo is an English actor. He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Middle of Nowhere, Lincoln, and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in

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    Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Tom Jones David Cecil MacAlister Tomlinson was an English film actor and comedian. He is primarily remembered for his roles as authority figure George Banks in Mary Poppins, fraudulent magician Professor

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    The Informer, Four Sons, Hangman's House Earle Foxe was an American actor.

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    Timelash, A Zed & Two Noughts, The Sex Thief Eric Deacon is an English actor perhaps best known for his role in the 1985 film A Zed & Two Noughts, directed by Peter Greenaway, in which he acted alongside his brother Brian. He trained as an

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    Eric M. Ghiaciuc [GUY-check] is a former American football offensive lineman. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Central

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    Godzilla, Permanent Midnight, Alex & Emma François Giroday is an actor.

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    The Sheik, The King of the Wild Horses, Behold My Wife! Frank Butler was an American film and theatre actor; he was also a screenwriter.

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    Doctor Zhivago, The Third Man, A View to a Kill Geoffrey Keen was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many famous films.

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    Hindle Wakes, The Prude's Fall, In the Night Gladys Jennings was an English actress.

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    Larry Crowne, Jupiter Ascending, Odd Thomas Gugu Mbatha-Raw is a British stage and film actress. Working in British television and stage productions, she first gained prominence in a recurring role in Doctor Who, playing companion Martha

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    Guy Fithen King Ralph, Shipwrecked Guy L. Fithen is a British actor and screenwriter best known for his roles as a pirate.

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    H. Cooper Cliffe Love's Redemption, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman H. Cooper Cliffe was a British stage and screen actor a member of a distinguished family of English actors, his father was Clifford Cooper, mother Agnes Kemble, and his brother was Frank Kemble

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    Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Lifeboat Heather Grace Angel was an English actress.

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    The Sign on the Door, The Boy Who Turned Yellow Helen Weir is an actress.

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    Poor Little Rich Girl, The Ace of Scotland Yard, Made in Heaven Herbert Pryor was an actor.

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    Sense and Sensibility, Monsters vs. Aliens, 101 Dalmatians James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE, known professionally as Hugh Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician and comedian. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double act with

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    The Man Who Would Be King, The Bounty, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way ... Jack Wynne May was an English actor. Born in Henley-on-Thames, he was educated at Forest School in Walthamstow and, after war service with the Royal Indian Navy in British India, was offered a place

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    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Gunsmoke Trail, Where the ...

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    Jacqueline Mary du Pré, OBE was an English cellist. At a young age, she achieved enduring mainstream popularity unusual for a classical performer. Despite her short career, she is regarded as

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    James Francis Flynn Eastern College James Francis Flynn is an actor and film producer.

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    Attack, FH2: faghag2000, You Cut Jane Claire Allsop is an Australian actress, best known for her role as Jo Parrish on Blue Heelers.

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    The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, The BFG, The King's Beard James "Jimmy" Hibbert is an English television writer and voice actor best known for his work for Cosgrove Hall, mainly voicing Dr Von Goosewing, Ruffles, Gaston and many other characters in

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    Constantine, Ginger Snaps Joey Paul Gowdy is an actor and film producer.

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    RED, Shooter, The Thing Jonathan Lloyd Walker is a British film and television actor and writer who resides in Canada. He is known for film roles in Shooter, RED, and as the British radio operator Colin in The Thing. He also

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Stardust, About a Boy Mark Heap is an Indian Born-English actor, best known for his roles in Spaced, Brass Eye, Big Train and Jam.

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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Bodysong, 7 Television Commercials ... Jonathan Richard Guy "Jonny" Greenwood is an English musician and composer best known as a member of the rock band Radiohead. Beyond his primary roles as Radiohead's lead guitarist and

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    Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Baseline, The Blackout Joseph Kennedy is an actor and musician.

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    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Cold Light of Day, The Awakening Joseph Mawle is an English actor. Mawle is best known for his roles as Benjen Stark in Game of Thrones, Det. Insp. Jedediah Shine in Ripper Street, Firebrace in Birdsong and Jesus Christ in The

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    Judith Stott The Queen's Guards Judith Stott is an actress.

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    You See Me Laughin': The Last of the Hill Country Bluesmen R. L. Burnside was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist who lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi. He played music for much of his life, but did not receive

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    A Christmas Carol, The Rum Diary, Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter Julian Holloway is an English actor now based in Hollywood, California, United States. He is the son of the comedy actor and singer Stanley Holloway and former chorus dancer and actress Violet Lane.

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    Revenge of the Pink Panther, Half a Sixpence, Bless This House Julian Dean C. Orchard was an English comedy actor. In 1951 he sang a duet entitled 'Maud' with Joyce Grenfell, who also died in 1979.

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    X-Men: The Last Stand, Wrong Turn, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The ... Julian M. Richings is an English-born Canadian actor. He has appeared in over 50 films and 20 television series.

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    Kitteung Por Sang Keb, Cherm Cherm Leaw Kor Cham Katreeya "Kat" English is a British-Thai Singer, actress, model. She is a Eurasian or Luk kreung, with British father and Thai mother, and is also fluent in both Thai and English. She has

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    Happy, Sporting Love, Over She Goes Laddie Cliff was an actor.

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    Long Time Dead, The War Zone, Henry VIII Lara Belmont is a British actress, most famous for her role as Jessie in the 1999 film The War Zone. She also appeared in ITV's lavish costume drama Henry VIII as his eldest daughter Mary Tudor.

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    Riddles of the Sphinx Laura Mulvey is a British feminist film theorist. She was educated at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She is currently professor of film and media studies at Birkbeck, University of London. She worked at

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    The Boy Who Turned Yellow Lem Dobbs is a screenwriter.

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