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Famous Film Actors From Cheshire

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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?"
  • 1

    Films Acted InThe Waiting Room, Dirty Filthy Love, Hard Boiled Sweets

    BirthplaceChester, England


    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
    Dec. at 55 (1935-1990)

    Films Acted InDirector: Alan Clarke

    BirthplaceWallasey, United Kingdom

    ChildrenGabriel Clarke

    Alan John Clarke (28 October 1935 – 24 July 1990) was an English television and film director, producer and writer....  more
  • 3

    Films Acted InAlcina: Georg Frideric Handel, Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel, Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea

    BirthplaceEngland, 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 Music...  more
  • 4

    Films Acted InNowhere Boy, The Deaths of Ian Stone, Still Life, The Sinking of the Laconia, Having You

    BirthplaceStockport, Cheshire, England, UK

    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 drama...  more
  • 5

    Films Acted InRivers and Tides

    BirthplaceEngland, Cheshire

    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 and...  more
  • 6

    Films Acted InThe Sound of Music, Lost in Space, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure, Somebody Up There Likes Me, High School U.S.A.

    BirthplaceAltrincham, United Kingdom


    ChildrenJesse 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 actress...  more
  • 7
    Age: 80

    Films Acted InTo Sir, with Love, Fahrenheit 451, Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, The Witches

    BirthplaceWallasey, United Kingdom

    ParentsJohn 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 Wallasey,...  more
  • 8
    Dec. at 84 (1909-1993)

    Films Acted InThings to Come, The Paradine Case, Taste of Fear, The Blue Bird, Intermezzo

    BirthplaceHartford, Cheshire, England, UK

    ChildrenAnn Francesca Tangye, David Malcolm

    Dorothy Ann Todd (24 January 1907 – 6 May 1993) was an English actress and producer....  more
  • 9

    Films Acted InGlorious 39, Red Riding: 1974

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    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. ...  more
  • 10
    Dec. at 76 (1929-2005)

    Films Acted InJane Eyre, .357

    BirthplaceCheshire, United Kingdom

    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. ...  more
  • 11

    Films Acted InBedroom Eyes

    BirthplaceWarrington, 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 Spain....  more
  • 12

    Films Acted InMrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter, Herman's Hermits: Listen People: 1964-1969

    BirthplacePrestbury, England

  • 13

    Films Acted InBilly Elliot, Purely Belter

    BirthplaceWallsend, United Kingdom

    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 again in...  more
  • 14
    Dec. at 41 (1903-1945)

    Films Acted InA Canterbury Tale, The Ghost Train, We'll Meet Again

    BirthplaceStockport, England

    Betty Jardine was an actress....
  • 15
    Dec. at 69 (1931-2000)

    Films Acted InFar from the Madding Crowd, The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank, See No Evil, Dangerous Exile, The Big Job

    BirthplaceStockport, Cheshire, England, UK

    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

    Films Acted InThe Wraith, The Hazing, Knuckle Sandwich

    BirthplaceHartford, Connecticut, United States of America


    ParentsDonna Burke, George Burke

    ChildrenShaya 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 the...  more

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  • 17
    Dec. at 85 (1930-2016)

    Films Acted InGoldfinger, Empire of the Sun, You Only Live Twice, A Shot in the Dark, The Return of the Pink Panther

    BirthplaceWarrington, Cheshire, England, UK


    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 programmes,...  more
  • 18

    Films Acted InCasino Royale, Skyfall, Road to Perdition, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Quantum of Solace

    BirthplaceChester, England


    ParentsCarol Olivia Craig, Tim Craig

    ChildrenElla 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

    #153 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#64 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#122 of 338 The Hottest Men Of 2021, Ranked

  • 19
    Dec. at 93 (1888-1982)

    Films Acted InAn Affair to Remember, The Parent Trap, Family Plot, French Connection II, Separate Tables

    BirthplaceCheshire, England, UK

    ChildrenJennifer Ramage

    Cathleen Nesbitt (24 November 1888 – 2 August 1982) was an English actress of stage, film and television....  more
  • 20
    Dec. at 69 (1879-1948)

    Films Acted InStronger Than Death, Billions, The Brat, War Brides

    BirthplaceCheshire, Eurasia, Hartford, United Kingdom, North West England

    Charles Bryant (8 January 1879 – 7 August 1948) was a British actor and film director....  more
  • 21

    Films Acted InAn American Werewolf in London, Midnight Madness, A Crack in the Floor, Hot Dog…The Movie, Big Bad Wolf

    BirthplaceWest Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America


    ParentsRosemary 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 an actress....  more
  • 23

    Films Acted InBob the Builder: A Christmas to Remember

    BirthplaceWarrington, England


    ParentsMartin Joseph Evans, Minnie Beardsall

    ChildrenNoah Nicholas Martin Evans, Eli Alfred Michael Evans, Jade 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 working...  more

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

  • 24
    Age: 37

    Films Acted InSeason of the Witch, Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters, Vivaldi, The Night Watch, Going Postal

    BirthplaceStockport, England, UK

    ParentsDavid 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 of...  more

    #28 of 185 The Best Living English Actresses#1714 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History#1 of 21 Famous Actors Who Played Famous Queens, Ranked By Regality

  • 25
    Dec. at 63 (1947-2010)

    Films Acted InThe Trotsky, Affinity, Million Dollar Babies, Afterglow, Montréal vu par...

    BirthplaceChester, England

    ParentsRichard 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