Watchworthy

Famous Film Actors From Cheshire

Reference
Updated October 13, 2018 5.4k views 108 items

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

A list made up of items like Daniel Craig and Brooke Burke Charvet.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Cheshire?" and "Which famous actors were born in Cheshire?"
Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
1
Adrian Bower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 48, Credits: The Waiting Room, Dirty Filthy Love & Hard Boiled Sweets

Birthplace: Chester, England

Nationality: England

Height: 6'2"

Adrian Bower (born 20 August 1970) is an English actor, best known for his role as physical education and geography teacher Brian Steadman in the first three series of the British comedy series ...more
2
Alan Clarke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Dec. at 55 (1935-1990), Credits: Director: Alan Clarke

Birthplace: Wallasey, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Children: Gabriel Clarke

Alan John Clarke (28 October 1935 – 24 July 1990) was an English television and film director, producer and writer.
3
Alice Coote is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Alice Coote Age 50, Credits: Alcina: Georg Frideric Handel, Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel & Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea

Birthplace: England, Frodsham

Alice Coote OBE (born 10 May 1968) is a British lyric mezzo-soprano. Coote was born in Frodsham, Cheshire, the daughter of the painter Mark Coote. She was educated at the Guildhall School of ...more
4
Andrew Buchan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 40, Credits: Nowhere Boy, The Deaths of Ian Stone & Still Life

Birthplace: Stockport, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Andrew Buchan (born 19 February 1979) is an English stage and television actor known for his roles as Mark Latimer in the ITV drama Broadchurch (2013–17), as Scott Foster in the BBC political ...more
5
Andy Goldsworthy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 62, Credits: Rivers and Tides

Birthplace: England, Cheshire

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Andy Goldsworthy (born 26 July 1956) is a British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist who produces site-specific sculptures and land art situated in natural and urban settings. He lives ...more
6
Angela Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 66, Credits: The Sound of Music, Lost in Space & Beyond the Poseidon Adventure

Birthplace: Altrincham, United Kingdom

Nationality: United States of America, England

Height: 5'5"

Children: Jesse Gullion, Rebecca Gullion

Angela Margaret Cartwright (born September 9, 1952) is an English-born American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television. Cartwright became known in movies as a child ...more
7
Ann Bell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 78, Credits: To Sir, with Love & Fahrenheit 451

Birthplace: England, Wallasey

Nationality: United Kingdom

Parents: John Forrest Bell, Marjorie Bell

Ann Forrest Bell (born 29 April 1938) is a British actress, best known for playing war internee Marion Jefferson in the BBC Second World War drama series Tenko (1981–84). She was born in ...more
8
Ann Todd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Dec. at 84 (1909-1993), Credits: Things to Come, The Paradine Case & Taste of Fear

Birthplace: Hartford, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Children: David Malcolm, Ann Francesca Tangye

Dorothy Ann Todd (24 January 1907 – 6 May 1993) was an English actress and producer.
9
Anthony Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 46, Credits: Glorious 39 and Red Riding: 1974

Birthplace: Stockport, England

Nationality: England

Anthony Flanagan (born 1972) is an English actor most widely known for his portrayal of policeman Tony in Channel 4's comedy-drama series Shameless.
10
Barbara Keogh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Dec. at 76 (1929-2005), Credits: Jane Eyre and .357

Birthplace: England, Cheshire

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Barbara Keogh (21 April 1929 – 25 October 2005) was a British actress. Keogh is most noted for her work on television, particularly her role as Lilly Mattock on the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
11
Barbara Law is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Barbara Law Age 79, Credits: Bedroom Eyes

Birthplace: Warrington, England

Barbara Law is a British singer. She performed in many radio and TV shows on the BBC from the late 1950s to the 1990s. She now lives in Tenerife, the largest of the seven Canary Islands, near
12
Barry Whitwam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 72, Credits: Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter & Herman's Hermits: Listen People: 1964-1969

Birthplace: Prestbury, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

13
Charlie Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 58, Credits: Billy Elliot and Purely Belter

Birthplace: Wallsend, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Claire Elizabeth Hardwick (born 3 November 1960) is an English actress, known for portraying the role of Val Pollard in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, who she portrayed from 2004 to 2015 and ...more
14
Betty Jardine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Betty Jardine Dec. at 42 (1903-1945), Credits: A Canterbury Tale, The Ghost Train & We'll Meet Again

Birthplace: Heaton Norris, Stockport, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Betty Jardine was an actress.
15
Brian Rawlinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Dec. at 69 (1931-2000), Credits: Far from the Madding Crowd, The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank & See No Evil

Birthplace: Stockport, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Brian Rawlinson (12 November 1931 – 23 November 2000) was an English actor and writer for films and TV from the 1950s. Rawlinson was born in Stockport, Cheshire. He appeared in several films ...more
16
Brooke Burke Charvet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 47, Credits: The Wraith, The Hazing & Knuckle Sandwich

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'6"

Parents: Donna Burke, George Burke

Children: Shaya Braven Charvet, Sierra Sky Fisher, Heaven Rain Charvet, Neriah Fisher

Brooke Lisa Burke (born September 8, 1971) is an American actress, dancer, model, and television personality. She is known as a Playboy model, hosting Wild On!, Rock Star (2005–2006), winning ...more

More Brooke Burke Charvet 

#214 of 262 Celebrities Who Should Run for President #8 of 25 The Best 'Dancing with the Stars' Winners of All-Timelisted on The Best 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestants, Ranked

17
Burt Kwouk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 88, Credits: Goldfinger, Empire of the Sun & You Only Live Twice

Birthplace: Warrington, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Height: 5'5"

Herbert Tsangtse Kwouk, OBE (; Chinese: 郭弼; 18 July 1930 – 24 May 2016) was an English actor, known for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films. He made appearances in many television ...more
18
Daniel Craig is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 50, Credits: Casino Royale, Skyfall & Road to Perdition

Birthplace: Chester, England

Nationality: England

Height: 1.78

Parents: Carol Olivia Craig, Tim Craig

Children: Ella Craig

Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor. He trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his ...more

More Daniel Craig 

#40 of 90 Who Is the Coolest Actor in the World Right Now? #66 of 289 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today #110 of 256 The Hottest Men Of 2020, Ranked

19
Cathleen Nesbitt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Dec. at 94 (1888-1982), Credits: An Affair to Remember, The Parent Trap & Family Plot

Birthplace: England, Cheshire

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Children: Jennifer Ramage

Cathleen Nesbitt (24 November 1888 – 2 August 1982) was an English actress of stage, film and television.
20
Charles Bryant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Dec. at 69 (1879-1948), Credits: Stronger Than Death, Billions & The Brat

Birthplace: Hartford, United Kingdom

Nationality: United States of America, United Kingdom

Charles Bryant (8 January 1879 – 7 August 1948) was a British actor and film director.
21
David Naughton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 68, Credits: An American Werewolf in London, Midnight Madness & A Crack in the Floor

Birthplace: West Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'10"

Parents: Rosemary Naughton, Joseph Naughton

David Walsh Naughton (born February 13, 1951) is an American actor and singer known for his starring roles in the horror film An American Werewolf in London (1981) and the Disney comedy Midnight ...more
22
Charlotte Comer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire

Birthplace: England, Cheshire

Nationality: England

Charlotte Comer is an actress.
23
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 52, Credits: Bob the Builder: A Christmas to Remember

Birthplace: Warrington, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Height: 6'2"

Parents: Martin Joseph Evans, Minnie Beardsall

Children: Noah Nicholas Martin Evans, Jade Evans, Eli Alfred Michael Evans

Christopher James Evans (born 1 April 1966) is an English television presenter, radio DJ, businessman, voice actor and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career ...more

More Chris Evans 

#39 of 80 Famous People of Italian Descent #67 of 83 Famous People of Irish Descent

24
Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Age 34, Credits: Season of the Witch, Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters & Vivaldi

Birthplace: Stockport, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Parents: David Foy, Caroline Foy

Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot ...more

More Claire Foy 

#448 of 542 The Best TV Actors of All Time #1,896 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #33 of 185 The Best Living English Actresses

25
Domini Blythe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cheshire
Dec. at 63 (1947-2010), Credits: The Trotsky, Affinity & Million Dollar Babies

Birthplace: Chester, England

Nationality: Canada, United Kingdom

Parents: Richard Blythe

Domini Blythe was a British-born Canadian actress. Her numerous stage, film and television credits included Search for Tomorrow, External Affairs, Savage Messiah, Montreal Stories and Mount ...more