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

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

List TV actors include Daniel Craig, Brooke Burke Charvet and many more.

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

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Tim Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Darkwing Duck, It, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Timothy James "Tim" Curry is an English actor, singer, and composer, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film, and television productions, often portraying villainous ...more

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James Van Der Beek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Dawson's Creek, Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, Franklin & Bash James David Van Der Beek is an American actor. He rose to fame beginning in 1998 for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson's Creek and for portraying a fictionalized version of ...more

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Dominic Purcell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Prison Break, John Doe, Heartbreak High Dominic Haakon Myrtvedt Purcell is an English-born Australian actor. He is known for his portrayal of the character Lincoln Burrows in Prison Break, the title character in John Doe, and Dracula ...more

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Polly Walker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Rome, Caprica, Waking the Dead Polly Alexandra Walker is an English actress.

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Sue Johnston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Downton Abbey, Little Dorrit, The Royle Family Susan Johnston, OBE is a BAFTA nominated English actress known for playing Sheila Grant in the soap opera Brookside, Grace Foley in Waking the Dead, Barbara Royle in the BBC comedy The Royle ...more

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Elizabeth Berrington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Let Them Eat Cake, Waterloo Road, Psychoville Elizabeth Ann Berrington is an English actress, who has featured in British television series such as Waterloo Road, The Bill, The Office, Casualty, The Lakes and Rose and Maloney. In 1999, she ...more

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Burt Kwouk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Last of the Summer Wine, Banzai, Noble House Herbert "Burt" Kwouk, OBE is an English actor of Chinese descent, known for many television appearances and for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films,. Also for his portrayal in ...more

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Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Bob the Builder, The Northern Rock All*Star Cup, All*Star Cup Christopher James "Chris" Evans is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester ...more

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Brooke Burke Charvet is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Wild On!, Life Is Great With Brooke Burke, Rank Brooke Burke-Charvet, better known by her maiden name, Brooke Burke, is an American actress, dancer, model and television personality. She is known for Rock Star, winning the seventh season of ...more

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Pete Postlethwaite is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Criminal Justice, The Sins, Tales of Sherwood Forest Peter William "Pete" Postlethwaite OBE was an English actor. After minor television appearances, including in The Professionals, his first success came with the 1988 film Distant ...more

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Ann Bell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Tenko, Double First, An Unofficial Rose Ann Bell is a British actress, best known for playing war internee Marion Jefferson throughout the whole run of the BBC Second World War drama series Tenko. She was born in Wallasey, Cheshire, ...more

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Anthony Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Shameless, Red Riding, Survivors Anthony Flanagan is an English actor most widely known for his portrayal of policeman Tony in Channel 4's comedy-drama series Shameless.

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Warren Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Luther, Dead Set, Hollyoaks Warren Brown is an English actor and former professional Thai boxer, well known for his roles as Andy Holt in teen soap opera Hollyoaks, Lee Hibbs in the three-part BBC drama series Occupation ...more

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Andrew Buchan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Broadchurch, Cranford, The Fixer Andrew Buchan is an English stage and television actor known for his roles as Scott Foster in the BBC political drama Party Animals, as John Mercer in ITV drama series The Fixer, and as William ...more

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Deryck Guyler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Sykes, The Dick Emery Show, Please Sir! Deryck Guyler was an English actor, best known for his portrayal of officious, short-tempered middle-aged men in sitcoms such as Please Sir! and Sykes.

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Geoffrey Hughes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Keeping Up Appearances, The Royle Family, Heartbeat Geoffrey Hughes DL was an English television, film and stage actor. Hughes rose to fame for portraying much-loved binman Eddie Yeats in the popular long-running British soap opera Coronation ...more

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Graham Stark is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d, Moonacre Graham William Stark was an English comedian, actor, writer and director.

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Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Upstairs, Downstairs, Little Dorrit Claire Foy is an English actress, best known for playing the title role in the BBC One production of Little Dorrit, Anna in the 2011 film Season of the Witch, Erin Matthews in the Channel 4 ...more

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Gerard Horan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Kingdom, The Singing Detective, Lark Rise to Candleford Gerard James Pertwee Horan is an English actor. He is known for playing firefighter Leslie "Charisma" Appleby in London's Burning from 1988 to 1989 and again in 1994.

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Brian Rawlinson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
The Buccaneers, The Onedin Line, Whack-O! Brian Rawlinson was an English actor and writer for films and TV from the 1950s. Rawlinson appeared in several films but was more frequently on television, a regular role being Robert Onedin in ...more

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Yvette Fielding is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Blue Peter, Most Haunted Live!, Ghosthunting with... Yvette Fielding is an English broadcaster, producer and actress. She is best known for being the presenter of the TV shows Blue Peter, Most Haunted, Most Haunted Live!, and Ghosthunting

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Ann Todd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
The Stu Erwin Show, Maelstrom Dorothy Anne Todd was an English actress and producer.

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David Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Dickinson's Celebrity Deals David Dickinson is an English antiques expert, television presenter and entrepreneur. Between 2000 and 2006, Dickinson hosted the BBC One antiques show Bargain Hunt, where he was succeeded by ...more

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Roger Hammond is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Victoria & Albert, Oxbridge Blues, The Red-Headed League Roger Hammond was an English character actor who appeared in many films and television series. Hammond's father was a chartered accountant and managing director of a cotton mill. He attended ...more

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Ron Palillo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Welcome Back, Kotter, Rubik Ronald Gabriel "Ron" Paolillo was an American television and film actor and teacher. He was best known as Arnold Horshack on the ABC sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter.

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Austin Healey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
7 Days on the Breadline, The Fuse Austin Sean Healey is a former English rugby union player, who played as a utility back for Leicester Tigers, and has represented the England national rugby union team and the British and Irish ...more

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Rupert Holmes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Rupert Holmes is a British-born American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, and author of plays, novels, and stories. He is widely known for his number one pop hit "Escape" and the ...more

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Angela Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Lost in Space, The Danny Thomas Show, Make Room for Granddaddy Angela Margaret Cartwright is an English-born American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television. Cartwright is best known as a child actress for her role as Brigitta Von ...more

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Barbara Keogh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
EastEnders, The Newcomers, Our Kid Barbara Keogh 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.

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Cathleen Nesbitt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
The Farmer's Daughter, The ABC Afternoon Playbreak Cathleen Nesbitt, CBE was a British actress of stage, film and television.

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Sally Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Coronation Street, Scott & Bailey, Mount Pleasant Sally Jane White née Lindsay, is an English actress and television presenter known for her role as Shelley Unwin in the long-running ITV Soap opera Coronation Street.

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George Sampson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Waterloo Road, Mount Pleasant George William Sampson is a British street dancer and actor from Warrington. He won the second series of Britain's Got Talent on 31 May 2008 at the age of 14. He is an official ambassador of the ...more

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David Coleman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Grandstand, Teens in the Wild David Robert Coleman, OBE was an English sports commentator and TV presenter who worked for the BBC for over 40 years. He covered eleven Summer Olympic Games from 1960 to 2000 and six football ...more

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Rob James-Collier is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Downton Abbey, Coronation Street Robert James-Collier is a British actor and model. He is known for his roles as Liam Connor in Coronation Street and as Thomas Barrow in Downton Abbey.

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Louise Plowright is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
EastEnders, Families, Footballers Wives Franchise Louise Plowright is a British actress, who trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School where she studied alongside Mark Strong and Cathryn Bradshaw, and first came to prominence playing ...more

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Karl Davies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Emmerdale, Kingdom, Peak Practice Karl Davies is an English actor, who portrayed Lyle Anderson in the TV series Kingdom. Previously he had portrayed Robert Sugden in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

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Lee Oakes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
After You've Gone, The Lakes, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Lee Oakes is an English actor best known for his role as Munch Wilkinson in the British comedy Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps and as Kev in the British television series After You've ...more

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Ralph Steadman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
HypaSpace Ralph Steadman is a British cartoonist best known for his work with American author Hunter S. Thompson.

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Darren Shahlavi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Metal Hurlant Chronicles Darren Majian Shahlavi, sometimes credited as Shahlavi, was an English actor, martial artist and stuntman. His surname is of Persian origin. Shahlavi is perhaps best known for his role as Taylor ...more

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Gillian Bevan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Lost Empires, Teachers, Loved by You Gillian Bevan is an English actress, best known for her roles in British television shows and West End theatre. In 1988 she played Dorothy in the Royal Shakespeare Company's revival of their ...more

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Diane Beck is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Making Waves Diane Beck is an English actress who trained at "RADA". Diane has appeared in Peak Practice, Coronation Street and "Tipping The Velvet"'. Her stage work includes productions ...more

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Roger Brierley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
The Cleopatras, Pennies From Heaven, Pennies from Heaven Roger Brierley was an English actor. Though never a major star, he appeared in many television productions over a forty-year period. He twice appeared in Doctor Who, as Trevor in The Daleks' ...more

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Petra Markham is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Ace of Wands, Albert and Victoria, Plotlands Petra Markham is a British theatre, television and film actress. She is a daughter of actor David Markham and writer Olive Dehn. She has three sisters: actress Kika Markham, Sonia Markham and ...more

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Louise Delamere is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Holby City, The Bible, Close and True Louise Alexandra Delamere is an English actress, best known for her roles as Lia in the Channel 4 comedy drama No Angels and Colette Sheward in the BBC medical drama Holby City.

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John Hindley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
ECW Hardcore TV, ECW on TNN John Hindley is a retired British professional wrestler best known by his ring name Johnny Smith.

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Michael Owen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Michael James Owen is a former English footballer who played as a striker for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City as well as the England national team. He ...more

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Maura McGiveney is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Turn-On Maura McGiveney was an actress.

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Kerry Katona is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona is an English singer and media personality best known for her television work, predominantly in light entertainment and reality shows. She is a member of girl group ...more

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Isabelle Amyes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
House of Cards, Bad Girls, Nicholas Nickleby Isabelle Amyes is an English actress best known for her role as Barbara Hunt in the British TV drama Bad Girls from 2000-2003. Her various guest appearances on other television programmes ...more

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Heathcote Williams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Cheshire
Heathcote Williams is an English poet, actor and dramatist. He is perhaps best known for the book-length polemical poem Whale Nation, which in 1988 became, according to Philip Hoare "the ...more