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TV Actors from Cheshire

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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
Polly Walker 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
Gerard Horan 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.