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Famous Film Actors From Oxford

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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    Chinnor, England 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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    England, Oxford 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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    Oxford, USA, North Carolina 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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    England, Oxford Benjamin John Whitrow is an English actor.

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    England, Oxford 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 USA, Kansas, Oxford Cecille Evans was an actress.

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    England, Oxford Charles Porter is an actor.

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    England, Oxford 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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    USA, Oxford, Ohio David Francis Baerwald is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and musician.

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    England, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford 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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    Henley-on-Thames, England 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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    USA, Oxford, Ohio Earle Foxe was an American actor.

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    England, Oxford 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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    Michigan, USA, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford François Giroday is an actor.

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    England, Oxford Frank Butler was an American film and theatre actor; he was also a screenwriter.

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    England, Wallingford, Oxfordshire Geoffrey Keen was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many famous films.

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    England, Oxford Gladys Jennings was an English actress.

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    England, Oxford 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 England, Oxford Guy L. Fithen is a British actor and screenwriter best known for his roles as a pirate.

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    H. Cooper Cliffe England, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford Heather Grace Angel was an English actress.

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    England, Oxford Helen Weir is an actress.

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    England, Oxford Herbert Pryor was an actor.

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    England, Oxford 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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    Henley-on-Thames, England 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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    England, Oxford 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 USA, Oxford, Ohio James Francis Flynn is an actor and film producer.

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    England, Oxford Jane Claire Allsop is an Australian actress, best known for her role as Jo Parrish on Blue Heelers.

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    Henley-on-Thames, England 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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    USA, Mississippi, Oxford Joey Paul Gowdy is an actor and film producer.

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    Henley-on-Thames, England 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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    India, Kodaikanal 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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    England, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford Joseph Kennedy is an actor and musician.

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    England, Oxford 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 England, Oxford Judith Stott is an actress.

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    Harmontown, USA, Mississippi 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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    Watlington, England 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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    Wheatley, England 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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    England, Oxford Julian M. Richings is an English-born Canadian actor. He has appeared in over 50 films and 20 television series.

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    England, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford Laddie Cliff was an actor.

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    England, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford 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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    England, Oxford Lem Dobbs is a screenwriter.

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