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

Examples include Albert Finney and Alistair Cooke.

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

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Albert Finney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Albert Finney age 81 - Albert Finney is an English actor. Beginning in the theatre, Finney was especially successful in plays by William Shakespeare before he switched to films. He achieved prominence in films in the ...more

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Andrew Knott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Andrew Knott age 38 - Andrew Knott is an English actor.

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Ayub Khan-Din is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Ayub Khan-Din age 56 - Ayub Khan Din is a British Pakistani actor and playwright. As an actor, Khan Din participated in some 20 British films and TV series in the late 1980s and the 1990s. He made his film debut in My ...more

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Christopher Eccleston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Christopher Eccleston age 53 - Christopher Eccleston is an English actor. Eccleston played the Ninth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who and is currently on the American drama series The Leftovers on HBO. He ...more

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Elkie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Elkie Brooks age 72 - Elkie Brooks is an English singer, a vocalist with the bands Dada and Vinegar Joe, and later a solo artist. She gained her biggest success in the late 1970s and 1980s and has been nominated ...more

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James Hazeldine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
James Hazeldine Died at 55 (1947-2002) - James Anthony "Jimmy" Hazeldine was a British television, stage and film actor.

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Jason Done is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Jason Done age 44 - Jason Done is an English actor who appeared as Mordred in the 1998 TV miniseries Merlin, opposite Sam Neill. However he is best known for his role as Stephen Snow in ITV drama Where The Heart Is ...more

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Joanne Whalley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Joanne Whalley age 53 - Joanne Whalley is an English actress. After her marriage to actor Val Kilmer, she was credited as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer for some years.

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Joe Gladwin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Joe Gladwin Died at 81 (1906-1987) - Joseph "Joe" Gladwin was a British actor. He was best known in his roles as myopic Stan Hardman in Nearest and Dearest from 1968 to 1973, and Wally Batty in the world's longest-running ...more

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John Thomson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
John Thomson age 48 - John Patrick Thomson is an English comedian and actor, best known for his roles in The Fast Show and Cold Feet.

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Justin Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Justin Chadwick age 49 - Justin Chadwick is an English actor and television and film director.

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Mike Leigh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Mike Leigh age 74 - Mike Leigh is a film director, screenwriter and actor.

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Mike Walling is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Mike Walling age 67 - Mike Walling is an English comic actor and screenwriter. Mike Walling also guest starred in 'Citizan Khan' 2014

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Pearce Quigley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Pearce Quigley Pearce Quigley is an English actor of the stage and screen. His theatre credits include The Seagull; Paul; Journey's End; My Night with Reg and Dealer's Choice; Feelgood; Blue Heart; Shopping ...more

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Peter Hook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Peter Hook age 61 - Peter Hook is an English bass player, musician, singer, DJ, nightclub owner and author. He is currently lead vocalist and bassist for Peter Hook and the Light. Hook was a co-founder of the ...more

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Robert Powell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Robert Powell age 73 - Robert Powell is an English television and film actor, best known for the title role in Jesus of Nazareth and as the fictional secret agent Richard Hannay. He is also known for his role as Mark ...more

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Samia Ghadie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Samia Ghadie age 35 - Samia Maxine Ghadie is an English actress who is known for portraying Maria Connor in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street since 2000.

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Sinead Moynihan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Sinead Moynihan age 35 - Sinéad Bernadette Moynihan is an English model and actress, best known for her roles as Ashley Webb in Drop Dead Gorgeous, Beth Clement in Hollyoaks, and Abby Jones in How Not to Live

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Stephen Lord is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Stephen Lord age 45 - Stephen Lord is a British actor probably best known for playing Jase Dyer in the BBC soap opera EastEnders between 2007-2008 and Dominic Meak in Shameless.

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Steve Evets is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Steve Evets age 58 - Steve Evets is an English actor and musician, who found fame in the leading role in the 2009 film Looking for Eric.

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Syd Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Syd Walker Died at 59 (1886-1945) - Syd Walker was a British actor.

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Tom Hudson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Tom Hudson age 31 - Tom Hudson or Thomas Hudson is an English actor. Hudson played the roles of Baz Wainwright in Grange Hill between 2003 and 2007 and of Paul Clayton, son of Terry Duckworth, in Coronation Street ...more

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Tony Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Salford
Tony Wilson Died at 57 (1950-2007) - Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC. Wilson ...more