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TV Actors from Wolverhampton

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List Criteria: Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Wolverhampton.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Wolverhampton, with photos when available. These renowned Wolverhampton actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Wolverhampton, but everyone on this list grew up in Wolverhampton and considers it to be their home. This list includes Wolverhampton TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Wolverhampton then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Wolverhampton. Various bits of information are available for these Wolverhampton celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

These TV actors, like Meera Syal and Beverley Knight include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Wolverhampton?" and "Who are the most famous Wolverhampton actors?"


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    Meera Syal
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    Meera Syal CBE is a British comedian, writer, playwright, singer, journalist, producer and actress. She rose to prominence as one of the team that created Goodness Gracious Me and became one of the UK's best-known Indian personalities portraying Sanjeev's grandmother, Ummi, in The Kumars at No. 42. She ...more

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    • Acted In: Jekyll, Goodness Gracious Me, A Little Princess, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, Keeping Mum, + more
    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, England
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    Nigel Bennett is an English actor/director/writer who has been based in Canada since 1986. He is best known for playing the vampire patriarch Lucien LaCroix in the TV series Forever Knight, for which he won the Canadian Gemini Award for best supporting actor in a dramatic series.more

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    • Acted In: Forever Knight, Lexx, Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, The State Within, Beach Girls, + more
    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England
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    Frances Barber is an English actress who has appeared in stage and television productions. Her parents are S. W. Brookes and Gladys Simpson; Barber is the fourth of six children. She attended The Wolverhampton Municipal Grammar School. Barber studied drama at Bangor University, in Wales where she was a ...more

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    • Acted In: Agatha Christie's Poirot, Monkey Dust, Bremner, Bird and Fortune, Funland, + more
    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
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    James Fleet
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    James Edward Fleet is an English actor. He is most famous for his roles as the bumbling and well-meaning Tom in the 1994 British romantic comedy film Four Weddings and a Funeral, and the dim-witted Hugo Horton in the BBC situation comedy television series The Vicar of Dibley.more

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    • Acted In: The Vicar of Dibley, Little Dorrit, Chambers, Spark, A Dance to the Music of Time, + more
    • Birthplace: Bilston, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England
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    Barbara Hicks was an English film actress. She appeared in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film Brazil and Merchant Ivory Productions's 1992 Bafta award-winning Howards End.more

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    • Acted In: Ask Mr Pastry
    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, England
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    Vyto Ruginis
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    Vyto Ruginis is an American actor known for playing a vampire, Russell Winters, in the cult TV series Angel in its first episode, "City Of", as well as for his appearances in CSI, House MD, The X-Files, ER, Law & Order, NCIS: Los Angeles and other television programs. Ruginis also guest-starred in the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United States of America, United Kingdom
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    Beverley Knight MBE D. Mus. is a British recording artist, radio presenter and musical theatre actress who released her debut album, The B-Funk in 1995. Heavily influenced by American soul music icons such as Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin, Knight has released seven studio albums to date. Widely labelled ...more

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    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, England
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    Patricia Kneale was a British stage and television actress. She was born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.more

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    • Acted In: A for Andromeda
    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, England
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    Kevin Antony Rowland is an English singer-songwriter and frontman for the pop band Dexys Midnight Runners, which had several hits in the early 1980s, the most notable being "Geno" and "Come On Eileen".more

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    • Acted In: 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s, 100 Greatest Songs of the '80s
    • Birthplace: Wednesfield, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England
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    Joan Blackham is an actor.more

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    • Acted In: Take a Letter, Mr. Jones, Sweet Sixteen, Home to Roost, A Small Problem
    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England
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    Sheila Dunn

    Sheila Mary Dunn was an actor who worked primarily on television. She appeared in two editions of The Wednesday Play in the early part of her career. In 1965 she married director Douglas Camfield, after which she appeared in numerous drama series and serials directed by him, including Shoestring, ...more

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    • Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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