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

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

List features TV actors like Ian McShane, Susan Boyle and more!

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Blackburn?" and "Who are the most famous Blackburn actors?"
Ian McShane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Ian David McShane is an English actor, director, producer and voice artist. Despite appearing in numerous films, McShane is best known for his television roles, particularly BBC's Lovejoy and HBO's drama series Deadwood. McShane starred as King Silas Benjamin in the NBC series Kings, Bishop Waleran ...more

Acted In: Deadwood, Dallas, Jesus of Nazareth, The Pillars of the Earth, Kings, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Anthony Valentine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Anthony Valentine is an English actor known for his TV roles: the ruthless Toby Meres in Callan, the sinister Major Mohn in Colditz, as the title character in Raffles. Valentine was born in Blackburn, Lancashire, and educated at the Valerie Glynne School and Acton County Grammar School, London. From ...more

Acted In: Robin of Sherwood, Masada, Callan, The Fifth Corner, A for Andromeda, + more

Birthplace: Blackburn, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Steve Pemberton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Blackburn
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Steve James Pemberton is an English actor, writer, comedian and screenwriter, best known as a member of The League of Gentlemen with Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss, and Jeremy Dyson. Pemberton and Shearsmith also wrote and appeared in the sitcom Psychoville. His other television credits include ...more

Acted In: The League of Gentlemen, Whitechapel, Benidorm, Psychoville, Gormenghast, + more

Birthplace: England, Blackburn

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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David Ross is an English actor who has worked in theatre, cinema and television. His best-known roles include playing the first appearance of Kryten and the voice of the Talkie Toaster on the science fiction comedy series Red Dwarf, Elgin Sparrowhawk in the BBC sitcom The Green Green Grass, and as ...more

Acted In: Oliver Twist, The Green Green Grass, Roger Roger, Scully, 32 Brinkburn Street, + more

Birthplace: England, Blackburn

Nationality: England

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