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

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

Examples include Jenna-Louise Coleman and Robert Smith.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Blackpool?" and "Who are the most famous Blackpool actors?"

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Chris Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
The Care Bears, Spider-Man, The Marvel Super Heroes 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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Jacqueline Leonard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
EastEnders, River City, Peak Practice 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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David Thewlis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Dinotopia, A Bit of a Do, Dandelion Dead 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) 4 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Frasier, In Treatment, Chicago Story 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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Coleen Nolan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Celebrity Fit Club, Live Talk Coleen Patricia Nolan is an English singer, television presenter and author, best known as the youngest member of the girl group The Nolans, in which she sang with her sisters, and for being a ...more

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Ricky Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Cracker, The Royle Family, Playing the Field 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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Cathryn Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Chancer Cathryn Bradshaw is an English actress, perhaps best known for her role in Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.

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Peter Chelsom is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
A Woman of Substance, Cream in My Coffee, Bill the Minder 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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Peter Purves is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Doctor Who, Blue Peter, Babble 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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Barney Harwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Bear Behaving Badly, Totally Doctor Who, Basil's Swap Shop Barnaby John "Barney" Harwood is an English television presenter and actor, known for his work with CBBC.

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Keith Marsh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Love Thy Neighbour, The Beiderbecke Affair, George And The Dragon 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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Carol Royle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Life Without George, The Outsider (CA), Ladies in Charge 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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Graham Nash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Buddy Holly: Listen to Me; The Ultimate Buddy Party 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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Nikki Sanderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Hollyoaks, Children's Ward, CD:UK 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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Jenna Coleman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Emmerdale, Titanic, Doctor Who 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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Janet Munro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Janet Munro was an English actress.

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Cynthia Lennon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
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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Pauline Moran is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Agatha Christie's Poirot, The Cleopatras 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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Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
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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Moya Brady is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
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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Sonny Flood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Hollyoaks, Hollyoaks Later, Hollyoaks: The Morning After the Night Before Sonny Flood is an English actor.

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Jodie Prenger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
I'd Do Anything, Candy Cabs Jodie Prenger is an English actress and singer, best known as the winner of BBC television series I'd Do Anything on 31 May 2008 and the second series of The Biggest Loser in 2006.

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Little Boots is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Victoria Christina Hesketh, better known by her stage name Little Boots, is an English electropop singer-songwriter and DJ. She was previously a member of the band Dead Disco. Since performing ...more

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Lennie Bennett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
The Comedians, Lucky Ladders, Lennie And Jerry Lennie Bennett was an English comedian and game show host. After attending the Palatine Secondary School in Blackpool, Bennett became a journalist for the West Lancashire Evening Gazette before ...more

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Gary Miller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Gary Miller born Neville Williams was an English popular music singer and actor of the 1950s and 1960s. His career spanned only 13 years before he died of a heart attack in 1968. He released 24 ...more

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Tim Barlow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
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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John Sumner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
John Sumner is an English actor.

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Nicholas McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
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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Robert Lawrenson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
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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Syd Little is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Syd Little Who Do You Do?, The Little And Large Show, The Little And Large Tellyshow Syd Little is an English comedian and was once the straight man in the double act Little and Large, with Eddie Large. Born in Blackpool, Little grew up in Manchester. After leaving Yew Tree ...more

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Stacey McClean is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
I Dream Stacey McClean is an English solo singer. She was in S Club spin-off band, S Club 8 and in 2009 took part in the sixth series of The X Factor.

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Hayley Tamaddon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Blackpool
Hayley Soraya Tamaddon, is an English actress of Iranian descent, who is most notable for portraying Del Dingle in ITV's Emmerdale between 2005 and 2007. Tamaddon won the fifth series of Dancing ...more