Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Belfast

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

List is made up of many different items, including Van Morrison and Kenneth Branagh.

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

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Albert Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 85 (1885-1970)
Albert Sharpe was an Irish stage and film actor. His most famous roles were those of Disney's Darby O'Gill and the Little People and as Finian McLonergan in the Original Broadway production of ...more

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Amanda Girvan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 43
Amanda Girvan is an actress.

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Andrew C. Boothby is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Andrew C. Boothby age 55
Andrew C. Boothby is an actor.

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Austin Trevor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 81 (1897-1978)
Austin Trevor was a Belfast born actor who had a long career in British films and television. He played the parson in John Galsworthy's 1927 Broadway production Escape. He was the first actor to ...more

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Barbara Adair is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 88
Barbara Adair is an actress.

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Barry Douglas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 58
Barry Douglas,OBE in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is a classical pianist and conductor.

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Barry McEvoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 51
Barry McEvoy is an Irish film actor/writer best known for writing and playing the lead in An Everlasting Piece, directed by Barry Levinson. McEvoy's first screen appearance of note was in the ...more

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Bee Duffell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 60 (1914-1974)
Bee Duffell was an actor.

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Billy Clarke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 60
Billy Clarke is an actor.

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Brendan Hughes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 60 (1948-2008)
Brendan Hughes, also known as "The Dark", was a leading Irish republican and former Officer Commanding of the Belfast Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army. He is best known ...more

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Brian Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 52
Brian Edward Patrick Kennedy is an Irish singer-songwriter and author, who is known for his ballads, and has represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. He is the younger brother of ...more

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Bríd Brennan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 63
Bríd Brennan is a Northern Irish actress of film, stage and television, best known for her theatre work. She originated the role of Agnes in critically acclaimed performances of Brian ...more

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C. S. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 65 (1898-1963)
Clive Staples Lewis, commonly known as C. S. Lewis, was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. Born ...more

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Carole Nimmons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 76
Carole Nimmons is an actress.

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Christopher Logan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 39
Christopher Logan is an actor and a film director.

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Ciarán Hinds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 65
Ciarán Hinds is a Northern Irish film, television and stage actor. He has built a reputation as a versatile character actor appearing in such high-profile films as Road to Perdition, The ...more

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Conor MacNeill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 30
Conor MacNeill is an actor from Belfast, Northern Ireland, who has appeared on stage, film and TV.

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Damian O'Hare is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 41
Damian O'Hare is an Irish film actor. He is best known for his role as Lt. Gillette in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

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Damien Coyle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 53
Damien Coyle is an actor.

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Dan Gordon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 57
Dan Gordon is an actor.

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Dave Finlay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 60
David John "Dave/Fit" Finlay, Jr. is a Northern Irish semi-retired professional wrestler, trainer, and road agent. He is currently signed to WWE, where he works backstage under the ...more

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Declan Mulholland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 67 (1932-1999)
Thomas Declan Mulholland was a Northern Irish character actor of film and television. Born in Belfast, his first role was in H.M.S. Defiant as Morrison. He also played Jabba the Hutt in a ...more

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Derek Bell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 67 (1935-2002)
George Derek Fleetwood Bell, MBE was an Irish harpist, pianist, oboist, musicologist and composer who was best known for his accompaniment work on various instruments with The Chieftains.

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Derek Lord is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 71
Derek Lord in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, is an Irish actor. He is best known for playing Davie Sneddon in Take the High Road. In 2015 he will join the cast of the HBO series Game of Thrones ...more

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Derek Thompson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 70
Derek Thompson is a Northern Irish actor, most notable for playing Charlie Fairhead in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty.