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Famous Film Actors From Birmingham

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

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Adam Alexander is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Adam Alexander Age 31, Credits: Miss in Her Teens

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Adam Alexander is an actor.
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Adrian Lester is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 50, Credits: The Day After Tomorrow, Primary Colors & Doomsday

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Height: 6'0"

Adrian Anthony Lester (born 14 August 1968), born Anthony Harvey, is an English actor, director, and writer.
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Adrian Lukis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 61, Credits: Dutch Girls, The Trench & Nine Miles Down

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Adrian Leonard Fellowes Lukis (born 28 March 1957, Birmingham) is an English actor who has appeared regularly in British television drama since the late 1980s. He trained at Drama Studio London. ...more
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Agam Darshi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: England

Height: 1.68

Agamdeep Darshi is an English-born actress, now based in Los Angeles.
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Alan Hunter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 62, Credits: Police Academy 6: City Under Siege and Lifted

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Alan Caldwell Hunter (born February 14, 1957) is one of the original five video jockeys (VJs) on MTV from 1981 to 1987 (along with Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Martha Quinn, and J.J. Jackson). ...more

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Alan Napier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Dec. at 85 (1903-1988), Credits: Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady & The Sword in the Stone

Birthplace: England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Height: 1.98

Alan William Napier-Clavering (7 January 1903 – 8 August 1988), better known as Alan Napier, was an English actor. After a decade in West End theatres, he had a long film career in Britain and ...more
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Albert Austin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Dec. at 72 (1881-1953), Credits: The Circus, A Dog's Life & The Immigrant

Birthplace: Eurasia, Birmingham, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, West Midlands, + more

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Albert Austin (December 13, 1881-August 17, 1953) was an English actor, film star, director, and script writer, noted mainly for his work in Charlie Chaplin films. He was born in Birmingham, ...more
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Ali Campbell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 60, Credits: UB40: Live at Montreux 2002

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Alistair Ian Campbell (born 15 February 1959) is an English singer and songwriter who was the lead singer and a member of the English reggae band UB40. As part of UB40, Campbell sold over 70 ...more
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Allene Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 90, Credits: Knock on Any Door, Union Station & Santa Fe

Birthplace: Birmingham, USA, Alabama

Nationality: United States of America

Emma Allene Roberts (September 1, 1928 – May 9, 2019) was an American actress.
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Andrew Tiernan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 53, Credits: 300, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles & The Pianist

Birthplace: Ladywood, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Andrew James Tiernan (born 30 November 1965) is a British actor & director.
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Amber Benson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 42, Credits: Can't Hardly Wait, Latter Days & The Crush

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'4"

Amber Nicole Benson (born January 8, 1977) is an American actress, writer, director, and producer. She is best known for her role as Tara Maclay on the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and ...more
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Andy Cox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 63, Credits: Tin Men

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: England

Andy Cox (born Andrew Cox, 25 January 1956) is a British guitarist born in Birmingham, who along with Dave Wakeling, founded The Beat in 1978.The Beat achieved eight Top 40 singles and three hit ...more
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Angela Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 75, Credits: Black is... Black Ain't and The History Makers: Courage

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, academic, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist in the 1960s working with the Communist ...more

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Anna Brewster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 33, Credits: The Reeds, Mrs Henderson Presents & Anita and Me

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: England

Height: 1.67

Anna Brewster (born 1 January 1986) is an English actress and model.
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Ashley Crow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 58, Credits: Minority Report, The Good Son & Little Big League

Birthplace: Birmingham, USA, Alabama

Nationality: United States of America

Ashley Diane Crow (born August 25, 1960) is an American actress. She is best known for her role of Sandra Bennet on the television show Heroes.
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Annie Hayes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Annie Hayes Dec. at 51 (1946-1997), Credits: The Object of Beauty

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: England

Annie Hayes was an actress.
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Annie Joe Edwards is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Annie Joe Edwards Age 69, Credits: New York Stories and Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

Birthplace: Birmingham, USA, Alabama

Nationality: United States of America

Annie Joe Edwards is an actress.
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Anthony Forrest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 67, Credits: Reds, The Spy Who Loved Me & Anne of Avonlea

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: England

Anthony Forrest is an actor.
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Antjuan Tobias is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Antjuan Tobias Age 33, Credits: Stomp the Yard: Homecoming

Birthplace: Birmingham, USA, Alabama

Nationality: United States of America

Antjuan Tobias Taylor is an American actor. Antjuan has appeared in the Lifetime television series Army Wives. as PFC Guy Riggs, a young soldier who is deployed in Afghanistan.
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Arnold Pinnock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 51, Credits: The Incredible Hulk, Lars and the Real Girl & Down to Earth

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: Canada, England

Height: 1.85

Arnold Pinnock (born in Birmingham, England) is a Canadian actor who is perhaps best known for his appearance as Paul Greebie, Casey's guidance counselor, in Life with Derek. Pinnock's career ...more
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Arthur Darvill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 36, Credits: Robin Hood, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll & Doctor Who: Space and Time

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Thomas Arthur Darvill (born 17 June 1982) is a British actor and musician. He is known for playing Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in the television series Doctor Who ...more
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Arthur Lane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Dec. at 77 (1910-1987), Credits: Sunset Boulevard and Wings of Danger

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Arthur Lane was a British actor.
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Asa Maynor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 82, Credits: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, Under the Yum Yum Tree & Promise Her Anything

Birthplace: Birmingham, USA, Alabama

Nationality: United States of America

Asa Maynor is an actress.
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Astro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 61, Credits: UB40: Live at Montreux 2002

Birthplace: Birmingham, England

UB40 are an English reggae and pop band, formed in December 1978 in Birmingham, England. The band has had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has also achieved considerable ...more
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Bruce Campbell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Birmingham
Age 60, Credits: Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3 & Spider-Man 2

Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 6'0"

Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer and director. One of his best-known roles is portraying Ash Williams in Sam Raimi's Evil Dead franchise, ...more

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