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Famous TV Actors from Birmingham

Updated June 14, 2019 19.1k views181 items

List RulesOnly 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?"
  • Courteney Cox1

    Courteney Cox

    Friends, Family Ties

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Courteney Bass Cox (born June 15, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and director. She is... more on Wikipedia

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  • Agam Darshi2

    Agam Darshi

    Sanctuary, Dan for Mayor

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England


    Agamdeep Darshi is an English-born actress, now based in Los Angeles.
  • Bruce Campbell3

    Bruce Campbell

    Burn Notice, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

    BirthplaceRoyal Oak, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer and director.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Amber Benson4

    Amber Benson

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Girltrash!

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Amber Nicole Benson (born January 8, 1977) is an American actress, writer, director, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Martin Shaw5

    Martin Shaw

    Judge John Deed, The Professionals

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Martin Shaw (born 21 January 1945) is an English actor. He is known for his roles in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Cat Deeley6

    Cat Deeley

    Fame Academy, So You Think You Can Dance

    BirthplaceSutton Coldfield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Catherine Elizabeth "Cat" Deeley (born 23 October 1976) is an English television presenter,... more on Wikipedia
  • Arnold Pinnock7

    Arnold Pinnock

    The Listener, The Bridge

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England

    NationalityCanada, England

    Arnold Pinnock (born in Birmingham, England) is a Canadian actor who is perhaps best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • David Spade8

    David Spade

    Saturday Night Live, Beavis and Butt-head

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David Wayne Spade (born July 22, 1964) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, writer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kate Ashfield9

    Kate Ashfield

    Watership Down, The Diary of Anne Frank

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom


    Kate Ashfield (born 28 May 1972) is an English actress, earlier known for her award-winning... more on Wikipedia
  • David Harewood10

    David Harewood

    Homeland, Selfie

    BirthplaceSmall Heath, Birmingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    David Harewood (born 8 December 1965) is a British actor. He trained at the Royal Academy of... more on Wikipedia
  • Sarah Smart11

    Sarah Smart

    Wallander, Casualty 1909

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England


    Sarah Smart (born 3 March 1977) is an English actress.
  • Ashley Crow12

    Ashley Crow

    Heroes, The Secret Circle

    BirthplaceBirmingham, USA, Alabama

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ashley Diane Crow (born August 25, 1960) is an American actress. She is best known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • Adrian Lester13

    Adrian Lester

    Hustle, Bonekickers

    BirthplaceEurasia, Birmingham, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, West Midlands


    Adrian Anthony Lester (born 14 August 1968), born Anthony Harvey, is an English actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • Felicity Jones14

    Felicity Jones

    The Worst Witch, The Diary of Anne Frank

    BirthplaceBournville, United Kingdom


    Felicity Rose Hadley Jones (born 17 October 1983) is an English actress. She started her... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ozzy Osbourne15

    Ozzy Osbourne

    The Osbournes, Osbournes Reloaded

    BirthplaceAston, United Kingdom


    John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, actor... more on Wikipedia

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  • Christine Lahti16

    Christine Lahti

    Chicago Hope, Jack & Bobby

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Christine Ann Lahti (born April 4, 1950) is an American actress and filmmaker. She was... more on Wikipedia


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  • Louise Fletcher17

    Louise Fletcher

    VR.5, The Stepford Husbands

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Estelle Louise Fletcher (born July 22, 1934), known professionally as Louise Fletcher, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kate Jackson18

    Kate Jackson

    Charlie's Angels, The Rookies

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lucy Kate Jackson (born October 29, 1948) is an American actress, director, and producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Nell Carter19

    Nell Carter

    Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Gimme a Break!

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy; September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Garfield Morgan20

    Garfield Morgan

    The Sweeney, Shelley

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Thomas Timothy Garfield Morgan (19 April 1931 – 5 December 2009), known professionally as... more on Wikipedia
  • Terence Rigby21

    Terence Rigby

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Edward & Mrs. Simpson

    BirthplaceErdington, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Terence Christopher Gerald Rigby (2 January 1937 – 10 August 2008) was an English RADA trained... more on Wikipedia
  • Patrick Baladi22

    Patrick Baladi

    The Office, Mistresses

    BirthplaceSutton Coldfield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Patrick Bashir Baladi (born 25 December 1971) is an English actor and musician. He is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Emmylou Harris23
    Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has... more on Wikipedia

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  • Robin Nedwell24

    Robin Nedwell

    Doctor in the House, Doctor in the House

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom


    Robin Courteney Nedwell (27 September 1946 – 1 February 1999) was an English actor. He is best... more on Wikipedia
  • Trevor Eve25

    Trevor Eve

    Waking the Dead, Shoestring

    BirthplaceSutton Coldfield, United Kingdom


    Trevor John Eve (born 1 July 1951) is an English film and television actor. In 1979 he gained... more on Wikipedia