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TV Actors from Bolton

Updated October 13, 2018 11.5k views27 items

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

TV actors on this list include Wallace Ford and Sammy Winward.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Bolton?" and "Who are the most famous Bolton actors?"
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  • 1
    Phil Hayes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Bolton
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  • 2
    Maxine Peake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Maxine Peake

    Shameless, Little Dorrit

    BirthplaceEngland, Bolton

    NationalityEngland

    Maxine Peake (born 14 July 1974) is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Bernard Kay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Bernard Kay

    Century Falls, The Lion

    BirthplaceEngland, Bolton

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Bernard Kay (born Bernard Frederic Bemrose Kay, 23 February 1928 – 25 December 2014) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Paul Nicholls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Paul Nicholls

    EastEnders, Earthfasts

    BirthplaceEngland, Bolton

    NationalityEngland

    Gerard Paul Greenhalgh (born 12 April 1979), known professionally as Paul Nicholls, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Glyn Owen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Glyn Owen

    Emergency – Ward 10, Howards' Way

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Glyn Griffith Owen (6 March 1928 – 10 September 2004) was a British stage, television and film... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Nicholas Gleaves is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Nicholas Gleaves

    The Chase, Scott & Bailey

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Nicholas Gleaves is an English actor and playwright. Originally from the Halliwell area of... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Amy Nuttall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Amy Nuttall

    Downton Abbey

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Amy Abigail Nuttall (born 7 June 1982) is an English actress and singer known for playing... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Peter Kay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Peter Kay

    Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, Phoenix Nights

    BirthplaceFarnworth, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Peter John Kay (born 2 July 1973) is an English comedian, actor. Kay has written, produced,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Wallace Ford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Wallace Ford

    The Deputy

    BirthplaceEngland, Bolton

    NationalityEngland

    Wallace Ford (born Samuel Jones Grundy, 12 February 1898 – 11 June 1966) was an English-born... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Anna Dawson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Anna Dawson

    Keeping Up Appearances, The Benny Hill Show

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Anna Dawson (born 27 July 1937) is an English actress and singer. Born in Bolton, Lancashire,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Amir Khan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Bolton
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  • 12
    Sara Cox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Sara Cox

    The Big Breakfast, Only Fools on Horses

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Sara Joanne Cyzer (née Cox; born 13 December 1974) more commonly known by her radio name Sara... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Kristian Ayre is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Kristian Ayre

    Space Cases, The New Ghostwriter Mysteries

    BirthplaceBolton, England

    NationalityCanada

    Kristian John Ayre (born November 19, 1977) is an English-Canadian actor best known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Al Weaver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Al Weaver

    Five Days

    BirthplaceEngland, Bolton

    NationalityEngland

    Alexander Paul Weaver (born 3 January 1981) is an English actor and writer.
  • 15
    Paddy McGuinness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Paddy McGuinness

    Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, Phoenix Nights

    BirthplaceFarnworth, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Patrick Joseph "Paddy" McGuinness (born 14 August 1973) is an English comedian, comedy actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Stephen Billington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Stephen Billington

    Coronation Street, Out of the Blue

    BirthplaceFarnworth, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Stephen Billington (born 10 December 1969) is an English actor, best known for playing Greg... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Shirley Anne Field is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Bolton
    Shirley Anne Field (born 27 June 1936) is an English actress who has performed on stage, film... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    James Carlton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    James Carlton

    Days Like These, Merseybeat

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    James Carlton (born 16 November 1977 in Bolton, England) is an English actor best known for... more on Wikipedia
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    Sammy Winward is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Sammy Winward

    Emmerdale, Soapstar Superstar

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Samantha Kate Winward (born 12 October 1985) is an English actress, singer and model. She is... more on Wikipedia
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    Mark Charnock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Mark Charnock

    Emmerdale, Cadfael

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Mark Charnock (born 28 August 1968) is an English actor, best known for his part in ITV's... more on Wikipedia
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    Ian Aspinall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Ian Aspinall

    City Central

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Ian Aspinall (born 1961) is a British actor. He played Mubbs Hussein in Holby City from 2001... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Paul Slabolepszy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Bolton
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  • 23
    Vernon Kay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Vernon Kay

    Beat the Star, Just the Two of Us

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Vernon Charles Kay (born 28 April 1974) is an English television presenter, radio DJ and... more on Wikipedia
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    Julie Westwood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Julie Westwood

    LazyTown, The Hoobs

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Julie Westwood (born 21 October 1952) is a British voice actress and puppeteer, best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Stu Francis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Bolton

    Stu Francis

    The Comedians

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Stuart G. G. 'Stu' Francis (born 30 January 1951 in Bolton, Lancashire, England) is a British... more on Wikipedia
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