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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Birmingham.

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

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Courteney Cox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Friends, Family Ties, Cougar Town Courteney Bass Cox is an American actress, producer, and director. She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream, and as ...more

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Agam Darshi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Sanctuary, Dan for Mayor, Impact Agam Darshi is an English-born actress, now based in Los Angeles.

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Bruce Campbell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Burn Notice, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, The Adventures of Brisco County Bruce Lorne Campbell is an American film and television actor, director, writer, producer and author. As a cult film actor, Campbell is best known for his role as Ash Williams and he has starred ...more

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Amber Benson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Girltrash! Amber Nicole Benson is an American writer, director, producer, and actress. She is best known for her role as Tara Maclay on the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but has also directed, ...more

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Martin Shaw is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Judge John Deed, The Professionals, Doctor in the House Martin Shaw is an English actor. He is known for his roles in the television series The Professionals, The Chief, Judge John Deed and Inspector George Gently. He has also acted on stage and in ...more

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Cat Deeley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Fame Academy, So You Think You Can Dance, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Catherine Elizabeth "Cat" Deeley is an English television presenter, actress, singer and model. Since 2006, Deeley has been the host of So You Think You Can Dance in the United States, ...more

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Arnold Pinnock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
The Listener, The Bridge, Stoked Arnold Pinnock 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 began with sketch comedy at ...more

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David Spade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Saturday Night Live, Beavis and Butt-head, Rules of Engagement David Wayne Spade is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, musician, and television personality. He rose to fame in the 1990s as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, then began a ...more

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Kate Ashfield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Watership Down, The Diary of Anne Frank, Tsunami: The Aftermath Kate Ashfield is a British actress, best known for her award-winning roles as Jody in the Anglo-German film Late Night Shopping, as Sadie MacGregor in the British film This Little Life and as ...more

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David Harewood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Homeland, Selfie, Robin Hood David Harewood, MBE, is an English actor. He trained at RADA. He is known for playing David Estes, the Deputy Director of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, in the Showtime series Homeland.

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Sarah Smart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Wallander, Casualty 1909, Casualty 1900s Sarah Smart is an English actress.

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Ashley Crow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Heroes, The Secret Circle, Probe Ashley Diane Crow is an American actress. She is most known for her role of Sandra Bennet on the television show Heroes.

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Adrian Lester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Hustle, Bonekickers Adrian Anthony Lester, OBE is an English actor, director, and writer.

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Felicity Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
The Worst Witch, The Diary of Anne Frank, Cape Wrath Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress. She started her professional acting career as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers. She went on to play Ethel Hallow for one ...more

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Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
The Osbournes, Osbournes Reloaded, Battle for Ozzfest John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is an English vocalist, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the rock band Black ...more

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Christine Lahti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Chicago Hope, Jack & Bobby, Operating Instructions Christine Ann Lahti is an American actress and film director. She has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. Lahti's first Academy Award nomination was for Best ...more

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Louise Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
VR.5, The Stepford Husbands, The Boys of Twilight Estelle Louise Fletcher is an American film and television actress. She initially debuted in television series such as Maverick in 1959 before being cast in Robert Altman's Thieves Like Us. The ...more

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Kate Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Charlie's Angels, The Rookies, Scarecrow and Mrs. King Kate Jackson is an American actress, director, and producer, best known for her role as Sabrina Duncan in the popular 1970s television series Charlie's Angels. She is a three-time Emmy Award ...more

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Nell Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Gimme a Break!, Ryan's Hope Nell Carter was an American singer and actress. She won a Tony Award for her performance in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin', as well as an Emmy Award for her reprisal of the role on ...more

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Garfield Morgan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
The Sweeney, Shelley, Dear Mother...Love Albert Garfield Morgan was an English actor who appeared mostly on TV and occasionally in films. Born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, Morgan was apprenticed as a dental mechanic before going to drama ...more

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Terence Rigby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Edward and Mrs Simpson Terence Christopher Gerald Rigby was an English RADA trained actor with a number of film and television credits to his name. In the 1970s he was well known as police dog-handler PC Snow in the ...more

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Patrick Baladi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
The Office, Mistresses, No Heroics Patrick Bashir Baladi is an English actor.

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Emmylou Harris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Emmylou Harris is an American singer and songwriter. She has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, and as of 2015 she has won 13 Grammys as well as numerous ...more

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Robin Nedwell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Doctor in the House, Doctor in the House, Doctor at Large Robin Nedwell was a British actor. He is best remembered for his role as Duncan Waring in the television comedy series Doctor in the House and its sequels; he also featured in other television ...more

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Trevor Eve is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Waking the Dead, Shoestring, Heat of the Sun Trevor John Eve is a British film and television actor. In 1979 he gained fame as the eponymous lead in the detective series Shoestring and is also known for his role as Detective Superintendent ...more