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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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Adam Clayton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Adam Clayton age 57 - 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 ...more

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Annabelle Wallis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Annabelle Wallis age 33 - 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 ...more

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Arthur Bowen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Arthur Bowen age 19

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Benjamin Chavis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Benjamin Chavis age 69 - 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 ...more

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Benjamin Whitrow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Benjamin Whitrow age 80 - Benjamin John Whitrow is an English actor.

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Brian Deacon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Brian Deacon age 68 - 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 ...more

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Cecille Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Cecille Evans Died at 58 (1902-1960) - Cecille Evans was an actress.

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Charles Porter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Charles Porter age 38 - Charles Porter is an actor.

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Colin Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Colin Greenwood age 48 - 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 ...more

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David Baerwald is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
David Baerwald age 57 - David Francis Baerwald is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and musician.

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David Benson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
David Benson age 55 - 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 ...more

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David Dundas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
David Dundas age 72 - 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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David Oyelowo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
David Oyelowo age 41 - 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 ...more

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David Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
David Tomlinson Died at 83 (1917-2000) - 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 ...more

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Earle Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Earle Fox Died at 82 (1891-1973) - Earle Foxe was an American actor.

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Eric Deacon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Eric Deacon age 67 - 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 ...more

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Eric Ghiaciuc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Eric Ghiaciuc age 36 - 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 ...more

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François Giroday is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
François Giroday age 65 - François Giroday is an actor.

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Frank Butler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Frank Butler Died at 77 (1890-1967) - Frank Butler was an American film and theatre actor; he was also a screenwriter.

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Geoffrey Keen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Geoffrey Keen Died at 89 (1916-2005) - Geoffrey Keen was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many famous films.

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Gladys Jennings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Gladys Jennings Died at 91 (1903-1994) - Gladys Jennings was an English actress.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Gugu Mbatha-Raw age 34 - 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 ...more

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Guy Fithen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Guy Fithen age 55 - Guy L. Fithen is a British actor and screenwriter best known for his roles as a pirate.

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H. Cooper Cliffe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
H. Cooper Cliffe Died at 77 (1862-1939) - 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 ...more

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Heather Angel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Heather Angel Died at 77 (1909-1986) - Heather Grace Angel was an English actress.

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Helen Weir is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Helen Weir age 75 - Helen Weir is an actress.

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Herbert Prior is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Herbert Prior Died at 87 (1867-1954) - Herbert Pryor was an actor.

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Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Hugh Laurie age 58 - 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 ...more

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Jack May is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Jack May Died at 75 (1922-1997) - 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 ...more

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Jack Randall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford

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Jacqueline du Pré is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Jacqueline du Pré Died at 42 (1945-1987) - 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 ...more

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James Francis Flynn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
James Francis Flynn age 36 - James Francis Flynn is an actor and film producer.

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Jane Allsop is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Jane Allsop age 42 - Jane Claire Allsop is an Australian actress, best known for her role as Jo Parrish on Blue Heelers.

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Jimmy Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Jimmy Hibbert age 61 - 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 ...more

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Joey Paul Gowdy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Joey Paul Gowdy age 36 - Joey Paul Gowdy is an actor and film producer.

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Jonathan Lloyd Walker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Jonathan Lloyd Walker age 50 - 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. ...more

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Mark Heap is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Mark Heap age 60 - 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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Jonny Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Jonny Greenwood age 46 - 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 ...more

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Joseph Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Joseph Kennedy age 36 - Joseph Kennedy is an actor and musician.

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Joseph Mawle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Joseph Mawle age 43 - 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 ...more

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Judith Stott is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Judith Stott age 88 - Judith Stott is an actress.

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R. L. Burnside is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
R. L. Burnside Died at 79 (1926-2005) - 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 ...more

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Julian Holloway is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Julian Holloway age 73 - 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 ...more

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Julian Orchard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Julian Orchard Died at 49 (1930-1979) - 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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Julian Richings is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Julian Richings age 61 - Julian M. Richings is an English-born Canadian actor. He has appeared in over 50 films and 20 television series.

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Katreeya English is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Katreeya English age 41 - 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 ...more

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Laddie Cliff is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Laddie Cliff Died at 46 (1891-1937) - Laddie Cliff was an actor.

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Lara Belmont is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Lara Belmont age 37 - 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. ...more

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Laura Mulvey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Laura Mulvey age 76 - 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 ...more

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Lem Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Lem Dobbs age 58 - Lem Dobbs is a screenwriter.