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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
Courteney Cox 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
Agam Darshi 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
Bruce Campbell 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 in Sam Raimi's hit ...more

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Amber Benson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Amber Benson 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
Martin Shaw 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
Cat Deeley 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
Arnold Pinnock 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
David Spade 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
Kate Ashfield 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
David Harewood 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
Sarah Smart 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
Ashley Crow 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
Adrian Lester 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
Felicity Jones 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
Ozzy Osbourne 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
Christine Lahti 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
Louise Fletcher 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
Kate Jackson 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
Nell Carter 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
Garfield Morgan 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
Terence Rigby 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
Patrick Baladi 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 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
Robin Nedwell 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
Trevor Eve 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

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Sarah Manners is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Sarah Manners The Bill, Hollyoaks, Mile High Sarah Manners is an English actress, best known for her role as Joanna Helm in the BBC soap opera Doctors.

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Edward Atterton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Edward Atterton Frank Herbert's Dune, Frank Herbert's Children of Dune, The Mists of Avalon Edward Atterton is an English actor. Atterton's first television role was in an episode of ITV's Agatha Christie's Poirot in 1993. The same year, he was cast in the recurring role of Dr. Alex ...more

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Walton Goggins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Walton Goggins Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Shield Walton Sanders Goggins, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his roles as Shane Vendrell on The Shield and Boyd Crowder on Justified. He has appeared in films such as ...more

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John Shrapnel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
John Shrapnel Elizabeth R, Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Edward and Mrs Simpson John Shrapnel is an English actor.

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Scott Adkins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Scott Adkins EastEnders, Holby City, Mile High Scott Edward Adkins is an English actor and martial artist who is best known for playing Yuri Boyka in Undisputed II: Last Man Standing and Undisputed III: Redemption, Bradley Hume in Holby ...more

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Ryan Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Ryan Cartwright Alphas, Hardware, The Grimleys Ryan Cartwright is an English film and television actor from Erdington, Birmingham. He has lived in Los Angeles, California since 2006.

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Alison Hammond is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Alison Hammond Celebrity Fit Club, Loose Women, GMTV Alison Hammond is an English television personality who became notable after appearing on the third series of Big Brother in 2002 and was the second housemate to be evicted from the Big Brother ...more

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Gail Strickland is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Gail Strickland Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, First Monday Gail Strickland is an American actress.

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Jeff Rawle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Jeff Rawle Hollyoaks, Drop the Dead Donkey, P.D. James: Death in Holy Orders Jeffrey Paul Rawle is a British actor, perhaps best known for playing the long-suffering George in the news-gathering sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey. He also played Silas Blissett in Hollyoaks from ...more

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Paul Scofield is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Paul Scofield Martin Chuzzlewit, Shades of Greene, The Potting Shed David Paul Scofield CH CBE, better known as Paul Scofield, was an English actor of stage and screen who was known for his striking presence, distinctive voice, and for the clarity and effortless ...more

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Alan Napier is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Alan Napier Batman, Five Fingers, Don't Call Me Charlie Alan William Napier-Clavering was an English actor. After a decade in West End theatres, he had a long film career first in Britain and then in Hollywood. But Napier finally became widely known ...more

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Ian Lavender is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Ian Lavender Dad's Army, EastEnders, Cluedo Arthur Ian Lavender, better known as Ian Lavender, is an English stage, film and television actor, best known for his role as Private Frank Pike in the BBC comedy series Dad's Army. Following ...more

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Zena Walker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Zena Walker The Citadel, Man at the Top, Albert and Victoria Zena Walker was an English actress in film, theatre and television. Walker was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, the daughter of George Walker, a grocer, and his wife Elizabeth Louise. She ...more

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Arthur Darvill is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Arthur Darvill Little Dorrit, Doctor Who Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and musician. He is perhaps most recognised as Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in the ...more

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Wayne Rogers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Wayne Rogers M*A*S*H, House Calls, City of Angels William Wayne McMillan Rogers III is an American film and television actor, best known for playing the role of "Trapper John" McIntyre in the CBS television series, M*A*S*H. He is a ...more

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John Oliver is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
John Oliver Important Things with Demetri Martin, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show John William Oliver is a British writer, producer, television host, actor, voice actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. He is widely known in the US for hosting Last Week Tonight with John ...more

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Emma Willis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Emma Willis TRL UK, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now Emma Willis is an English television presenter and former model, best known for her television and radio work with Channel 5, BBC, ITV and Heart FM. Willis has presented Big Brother since 2013, ...more

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Pui Fan Lee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Pui Fan Lee Teletubbies, Chef!, Tweenies Pui Fan Lee is a British actress and presenter, best known for portraying Po in the children's television programme Teletubbies, and more recently for presenting the popular CBeebies pre-school ...more

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Lionel Hampton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Lionel Hampton The Big Party Lionel Leo Hampton was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Hampton worked with jazz musicians from Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, and Buddy Rich to ...more

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Hazel Court is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Hazel Court Twelve O'Clock High, Dick and the Duchess Hazel Court was an English actress best known for her roles in horror films during the 1950s and early '60s.

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Condoleezza Rice is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza "Condi" Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, and was the second person to hold that office in the ...more

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Richard Hammond is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Richard Hammond Petrolheads, The Greatest TV Shows of the Noughties Richard Mark Hammond is a British presenter, writer, and journalist. He co-hosted the car programme Top Gear with Jeremy Clarkson and James May, and presented series 1–4 of Brainiac: Science ...more

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R. G. Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
R. G. Armstrong T.H.E. Cat Robert Golden Armstrong, Jr., known as R. G. Armstrong, was an American actor and playwright. A veteran character actor who appeared in dozens of Westerns over the course of his 40-year career, ...more

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Fannie Flagg is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Fannie Flagg Match Game, Harper Valley PTA, The New Dick Van Dyke Show Patricia Neal, known professionally as Fannie Flagg, is an American actress, comedian and author. She is best known as a semi-regular panelist on the 1973–82 versions of the game show Match ...more

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Ian Dickson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Birmingham
Ian Dickson Dancing with the Stars, The Next Great American Band, World Idol Ian Ross Perrygrove in Birmingham, England) better known as Ian"Dicko" Dickson is an English Australian music industry and television and radio celebrity and personality, and former ...more