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Famous Film Actors From Bristol

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

List items include Lauren Holly, Stephen Merchant and many additional items as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Bristol?" and "Which famous actors were born in Bristol?"
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Adjoa Andoh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 57, Credits: Invictus, Closed Circuit & Chopratown

Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Adjoa Andoh (born 14 January 1963) is a British film, television, stage and radio actress. She is known on the UK stage for lead roles at the RSC, the National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre ...more
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Alex Avery is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 47, Credits: Last Chance Harvey, Quills & The Grind

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: England

Alex Avery is an English actor who played SC Terry Knowles in The Bill in 2001, and played Carl in Holby City in 1999. He has also guest starred in Shameless and EastEnders. He has also appeared ...more
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Alfred Fisher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Dec. at 84 (1849-1933), Credits: Putting Pants on Philip and Broadway Madness

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Alfred Fisher was an actor.
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Alice Evans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 47, Credits: Brüno, 102 Dalmatians & The Christmas Card

Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Height: 5'7"

Alice Jane Evans is a British actress.
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Alice Payne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol

Birthplace: USA, Bristol, Rhode Island

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Amelia Bayntun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Dec. at 69 (1919-1988), Credits: Thunderball

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Amelia Bayntun (31 March 1919 – January 1988) was an English stage and television actress.
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Amy Carson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 36, Credits: The Magic Flute

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: England

Amy Carson is an actress.
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Andy Parfitt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 60, Credits: Outlaw

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Andrew John Parfitt (born 24 September 1958, Bristol) is the Executive Director of Talent for ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi. He was the Controller of BBC Radio 1 in the United Kingdom, and ...more
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Bradley Lavelle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Dec. at 49 (1958-2007), Credits: Alien Autopsy and The Last Dragon

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Bradley Lavelle (31 March 1958 – 22 March 2007) was a British-based Canadian actor.Born in Toronto, Ontario, Lavelle appeared in such films as Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Nightbreed and Memphis ...more
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Cary Grant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Dec. at 82 (1904-1986), Credits: North by Northwest, Bringing Up Baby & The Philadelphia Story

Birthplace: Horfield, United Kingdom

Nationality: United States of America, England

Height: 1.87

Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was an English-born American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. He began a career in ...more

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April Pearson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 30, Credits: Tormented

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: England

Height: 1.7

April Janet Pearson (born 23 January 1989) is an English actress, best known for her role as Michelle Richardson in the E4 teen drama series Skins.
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Arthur Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Dec. at 61 (1898-1959), Credits: La Rosa di Bagdad, San Demetrio London & Stranger from Venus

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Arthur Young was an English actor, notable for roles including Gladstone in the 1951 The Lady with the Lamp. He can be seen as a window cleaner in the film Radio Parade of 1935. He regularly ...more
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Banksy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Banksy

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Banksy is an anonymous England-based street artist, vandal, political activist, and film director, active since the 1990s. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour ...more

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Basil Langton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Dec. at 91 (1912-2003), Credits: Father Steps Out, Almost a Gentleman & The Belles of St. Clements

Birthplace: Clifton, Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Basil Calvert Langton (9 January 1912 – 29 May 2003) was an English actor, director and photographer, who made a career on both sides of the Atlantic. He was an authority on the plays of George ...more
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Christopher Beeny is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 77, Credits: It's a Great Day

Birthplace: London, England

Nationality: England

Christopher Beeny (born 7 July 1941) is an English actor. A former child actor, he is best known for his work as the footman Edward on the 1970s television series Upstairs, Downstairs, as Billy ...more
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Ben Collins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol

Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Ben Lievesley Collins (born 13 February 1975) is a racing car driver from Bristol, England. He has competed in motor racing since 1994 in many categories, from Formula Three and Indy Lights to ...more
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Billy Andrade is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 55, Credits: Stuck on You

Birthplace: Bristol, Rhode Island, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'8"

William Thomas Andrade (born January 25, 1964) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Champions Tour. Andrade was born in Bristol, Rhode Island. He is an American ...more
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Billy Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Dec. at 33 (1891-1924), Credits: The Tramp, The Champion & Triple Trouble

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: England

Billy Armstrong was an actor and comedian.
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Bob Baker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 79, Credits: Overland Mail, Oklahoma Frontier & Wild Horse Stampede

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: England

Height: 1.83

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Bob Kirsh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 56, Credits: Hanging Up and Peep Show

Birthplace: USA, Bristol, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Bob Kirsh is an actor, film producer and screenwriter.
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Brett Delbuono is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 26, Credits: Let Me In, Balls of Fury & This Revolution

Birthplace: Bristol, USA, Connecticut

Nationality: United States of America

Brett Delbuono is an actor.
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Brooke Rachel Shive is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Brooke Rachel Shive Age 39, Credits: Jesus' Son

Birthplace: USA, Bristol, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Brooke Rachel Shive is an actor and singer.
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Charlie Saxton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 29, Credits: The Lovely Bones, Movie 43 & The Happening

Birthplace: USA, Bristol, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States of America

Charles Saxton (born November 7, 1989 in Bristol, Pennsylvania) is an American film, television and video game actor. He had a supporting role as Bug, one of the band members, in Bandslam. He ...more
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Chris Morris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 56, Credits: Four Lions and My Wrongs #8245–8249 & 117

Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Height: 6'3"

Christopher J Morris (born 15 June 1962) is an English comedian, writer, director, actor, voice actor, and producer. He is known for his black humour, surrealism, and controversial subject ...more
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Christopher Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Bristol
Age 46, Credits: Vampire Knight Guilty: Vol. 1, Vampire Knight Guilty: Vol. 2 & Vampire Knight Guilty: Vol. 3

Birthplace: Bristol, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Christopher Smith (born 1 July 1972) is a British film director and screenwriter.