READ TV Actors from Birkenhead

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List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Birkenhead, with photos when available. These renowned Birkenhead 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 Birkenhead, but everyone on this list grew up in Birkenhead and considers it to be their home. This list includes Birkenhead TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Birkenhead then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Birkenhead. Various bits of information are available for these Birkenhead celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different TV actors, like Glenda Jackson and Paul O'Grady.

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

Patricia Routledge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Keeping Up Appearances, Talking Heads, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates Katherine Patricia Routledge, CBE, is an English actress, singer and author . She is best known for her role as Hyacinth Bucket in the British television series Keeping Up Appearances, which ran ...more

Paul O'Grady is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Blankety Blank, Playhouse Presents, The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle Paul James Michael O'Grady, MBE is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, writer and radio disc-jockey. He rose to prominence in the United Kingdom for his comedic drag queen ...more

Glenda Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Elizabeth R Glenda May Jackson, CBE is a British Labour Party politician and former actress. She first became a Member of Parliament in 1992, and represented Hampstead and Kilburn until 2015. As a ...more

Barbara Steele is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Dark Shadows Barbara Steele is an English film actress. She is best known for starring in Italian gothic horror films of the 1960s. Her breakthrough role came in Italian director Mario Bava's Black Sunday, ...more

Megs Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt!, The Befrienders Muguette Mary "Megs" Jenkins was an English character actress who appeared in British films and television programmes.

Emma Wray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Watching, Stay Lucky, My Wonderful Life (UK) Emma Wray is an English former actress. She attended the Merseyside Council funded "Glenda Jackson Theatre" whilst still at Park High School, Birkenhead, and went on to study Theatre ...more

Lia Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Doc Martin, The Uninvited, May 33rd Lia Williams is an English actress, notable for many stage, film, and television appearances. She is possibly best known for her role in the motion picture, Dirty Weekend. Williams received a ...more

Matt Dawson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Monster Munchies Matthew James Sutherland "Matt" Dawson, MBE is a retired English rugby union player who played scrum half for Wasps and Northampton Saints. During his international career he toured ...more

Lockwood West is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Jane Eyre Lockwood West was a British actor. He was the father of actor Timothy West and the grandfather of actor Samuel West.

Jason McAteer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Jason Wynne McAteer is a retired professional footballer, who represented the Republic of Ireland at international level. His primary position was in centre midfield, though he was an able right ...more

John Gorman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
John Gorman Tiswas, O.T.T. John Gorman, is an English comedian, vocalist and comedy musician.

Roger Abbott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Air Farce Live Roger Abbott was a Canadian comedian. A founding member of the comedy troupe Royal Canadian Air Farce, he was one of the troupe's stars and writers throughout its 29-year career on radio and ...more

Lewis Collins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
The Professionals, The Cuckoo Waltz Lewis Collins was an English actor. He was best known for his tough-guy role as Bodie in the ITV action series The Professionals, which ran from 1977 to 1983.

Jim Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Birkenhead
Jim Wiggins was an English actor, best known for his role as Paul Collins in the long-running television soap Brookside. An amateur actor for many years, he finally turned professional in 1978, ...more