Film Actors Famous Film Actors From Belfast

Reference
12k views 106 items

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?"

1
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

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

3
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.

4
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

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

6
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.

7
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

8
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.

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

10
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

11
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

12
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

13
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

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

15
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.

16
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

17
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.

18
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.

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

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

21
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

22
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

23
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.

24
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

25
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.

26
Des McAleer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 66 Des McAleer is an actor.

27
Eamonn Holmes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 59 Eamonn Holmes is an Irish journalist and broadcaster, best known for presenting Sky News, Songs of Praise and This Morning. Holmes co-presented GMTV for twelve years between 1993 and 2005, ...more

28
Eileen Percy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 73 (1900-1973) Eileen Percy is an actor.

29
Eileen Pollock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 71 Eileen Pollock is a Northern Irish actress.

30
Eithne Dunne is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Eithne Dunne Died at 71 (1917-1988) Eithne Dunne is an actress.

31
Eleanor Methven is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 58 Eleanor Methven is an actress.

32
Elisha Scott is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 66 (1893-1959) Elisha Scott was an Irish football goalkeeper who most notably played for Liverpool from 1912 to 1934.

33
Emma Little is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 40 Emma Little is an actor from Northern Ireland. She is the daughter of Northern Irish journalist Ivan Little

34
Eric Bell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 71 Eric Robin Bell is a Northern Irish rock musician and guitarist, best known as a founder member and the original guitarist of the rock group Thin Lizzy. After his time in the band, he had a ...more

35
Eva-Maria Westbroek is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 48 Eva-Maria Westbroek is a Dutch soprano opera singer.

36
Jamie Dornan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 36 James "Jamie" Dornan is a Northern Irish actor, model, and musician. He played Axel von Fersen in Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette, Sheriff Graham Humbert in the ABC series Once ...more

37
Frances Tomelty is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 70 Frances Tomelty is a Northern Irish actress.

38
Gary Moore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 59 (1952-2011) Robert William Gary Moore was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer and virtuoso guitarist. In a career dating back to the 1960s, Moore played with musicians including ...more

39
Warren Christie is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 43 Hans Warren Christie is a Northern Irish-born Canadian television and film actor known for his roles as Ray Cataldo on the ABC drama October Road and as Aidan "Greggy" Stiviletto on ...more

40
Gemma Garrett is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 37 Gemma Dawn Garrett is a former holder of the titles Miss Great Britain and Miss Belfast. She is also the official face of the Formula One British Grand Prix at Silverstone. She appeared with ...more

41
Gerald Home is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 68 Gerald Home is the actor who played Tessek-Squid Head and the Mon Calamari Officer in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

42
Zara Turner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 50 Zara Turner is a British actress.

43
Geraldine Hughes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 48 Geraldine Hughes is a Northern Irish actress. She has appeared in films such as Duplex, Rocky Balboa and Gran Torino. She also played Mary Todd Lincoln in Killing Lincoln.

44
Geraldine O'Rawe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 49 Geraldine O'Rawe is a Northern Irish actress. O'Rawe was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She studied at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London during the mid-1980s, and made her ...more

45
Geraldine Smith is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 57 Maria Geraldine Smith is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale from 1997 to 2010.

46
Gerard McCabe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 38 Gerard McCabe is a Northern Irish actor. He was an original member of The Company Youth Theatre and one of the earliest members of the Rainbow Factory, School of the Performing Arts. He has two ...more

47
Gerard McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
age 37 Gerard McCarthy is an Irish actor from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

48
Harry Baird is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 60 (1913-1973) Harry Baird was a Northern Irish footballer who played for, among others, Linfield, Manchester United, Huddersfield Town and Ipswich Town. He was born in Belfast, at the time part of the country ...more

49
Harry Rosenthal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Died at 60 (1893-1953) Harry Rosenthal was an orchestra leader, composer, pianist and actor.

50
Heather Harper is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Belfast
Heather Harper age 88 Heather Harper CBE is a Northern Ireland-born British operatic soprano. She was born in Belfast, where she received her early musical training. She studied piano at the Trinity College of Music ...more