Actors Famous Film Actors From Blackpool

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Blackpool?" and "Which famous actors were born in Blackpool?"

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Alfie Boe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 45 Alfred Giovanni Roncalli Boe, known professionally initially as both Alf and Alfred Boe as well as, more recently, Alfie Boe, is an English tenor singer and actor, notably performing in musical ...more

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Betty Jumel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
Died at 89 (1901-1990) Betty Jumel was a British variety hall entertainer and actress. Betty Jumel was born in Fairhaven, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire in 1901. She was aged only 10 years-old when she made her first ...more

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Bunny May is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 78 Bunny May is an actor and businessperson.

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Carol Royle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 64 Carol B. Royle is an English actress. Born in Blackpool, Royle studied drama at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She is known for her role as Jenny Russell in the BBC sitcom Life Without ...more

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Cathryn Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 51 Cathryn Bradshaw is an English actress, perhaps best known for her role in Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.

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Chris J. Clayton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 60 Chris J. Clayton is a stunt performer, an actor, a film director and a cinematographer.

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Chris Lowe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 59 Christopher Sean "Chris" Lowe is an English musician, who, with colleague Neil Tennant, makes up the pop duo Pet Shop Boys.

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Chris Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 87 Chris Wiggins is an English-born Canadian actor. He started out as a banker in his home country before he began his acting career in Canada, where he moved in 1952. Wiggins is probably best ...more

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Christian Sellers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool

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Cynthia Lennon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 79 Cynthia Lennon was the first wife of English musician John Lennon, and mother of Julian Lennon. She grew up in the middle-class section of Hoylake, on the Wirral Peninsula in North West England. ...more

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David Ball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 59 David Ball is a film and television producer.

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David Hoyle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 56 David Hoyle is an English performance artist, avant-garde cabaret artist, singer, actor, comedian and film director. His performances are known to combine many disparate elements, from satirical ...more

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David Thewlis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 55 David Thewlis is an English actor of stage and screen. His most commercially successful role to date has been that of Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter film series. Other notable performances ...more

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John Mahoney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 78 John Mahoney is an English-born American actor. Born in the United Kingdom, Mahoney started his career on the stage in 1977 and moved into film in 1980. He played Martin Crane in the American ...more

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Frank Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
Died at 70 (1893-1963) Frank Atkinson was a British actor and writer. He appeared in at least 130 films between 1930 and 1963. A stalwart of British films, often in small or uncredited roles, and also in Hollywood in ...more

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George Cowl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
Died at 64 (1878-1942) George Cowl was an actor and film director.

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Graham Nash is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 76 Graham William Nash, OBE is a British singer-songwriter known for his light tenor voice and for his songwriting contributions with the British pop group The Hollies, and with the folk-rock super ...more

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Moya Brady is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 56 Moya Brady is a British actress. Born in Manchester, Brady grew up in the seaside town of Blackpool. She has appeared in a wide variety of roles in film, television and the theatre, including a ...more

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Jacqueline Leonard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 53 Jacqueline Leonard is an English actress. She is best known for playing Sarah Preston in the ITV drama Peak Practice from 1993 to 1996, Lorraine Wicks in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1996 ...more

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Janet Munro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
Died at 38 (1934-1972) Janet Munro was an English actress.

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Jenna Coleman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 32 Jenna-Louise Coleman, known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress. She currently plays Clara Oswald in the British television series Doctor Who and has played Jasmine Thomas in the British ...more

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John Evan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 70 John Evan is a British musician and composer. He is better known for having played keyboards for Jethro Tull from April 1970 to June 1980. He was educated at King's College London.

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Peter Purves is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 79 Peter Purves is an English television presenter who is best known for being a presenter on the BBC children's programme Blue Peter. After his eleven years on the programme he has continued to ...more

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John Sumner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 67 John Sumner is an English actor.

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Keith Marsh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
Died at 87 (1926-2013) Keith Marsh was an English actor who appeared in numerous television productions over a 50-year period. Born in Blackpool, Lancashire, he is perhaps best known for playing Jacko in the Thames ...more

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Ricky Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 79 Eric Tomlinson, known by his stage name Ricky Tomlinson, is an English actor, comedian, author and activist best known for his roles as Bobby Grant in Brookside, DCI Charlie Wise in Cracker and ...more

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Lesley Daine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
Lesley Daine is an actress.

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Michael McDougall is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
Michael McDougall age 29 Michael McDougall is an actor.

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Nicholas McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 44 Nicholas John "Nick" McCarthy is an English musician. He is the guitarist, backing/lead vocalist, and keyboardist of the Glasgow-based band Franz Ferdinand, as well as a member of the

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Nikki Sanderson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 34 Nikki Ann Sanderson is an English actress and glamour model who is best known for playing Candice Stowe in the television soap opera Coronation Street and Maxine Minniver in Hollyoaks. During ...more

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Pauline Moran is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 71 Pauline Moran is an English actress, best known for her role as Miss Lemon in the British television series Agatha Christie's Poirot. She trained at several schools, including the National Youth ...more

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Peter Chelsom is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 62 Peter Chelsom is a British actor and film director. He has directed among others such films as Shall We Dance? and Hannah Montana: The Movie Chelsom was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, the son of ...more

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Robert Lawrenson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 47 Robert Lawrenson is a British actor best known for his role of Declan MacRae on the SyFy show Sanctuary. Appearances include Coronation Street and Smallville.

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Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 59 Robert James Smith is an English musician. He is the lead singer, guitarist, lyricist and principal songwriter of the rock band The Cure, and its only constant member since its formation in ...more

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Tania Mallet is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 77 Tania Mallet, born on 19 May 1941 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, is an English model and actress who is best known for her appearance as Tilly Masterson in the James Bond film Goldfinger. ...more

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Tim Barlow is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 82 Michael John Leigh Barlow, whose stage name is Tim Barlow or sometimes Timothy Barlow, is an English actor who has performed many small roles in a variety of films, television programmes and ...more

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Zoë Ball is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Blackpool
age 48 Zoë Louise Ball is an English television and radio personality, best known as the first female host of The Radio 1 Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 1, as well as for presenting the 1990s ...more