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

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

Examples of TV actors on this list include Clive Owen and Nigel Hawthorne.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Coventry?" and "Who are the most famous Coventry actors?"
Clive Owen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
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Clive Owen is an English actor who first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for playing the lead role in the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991. He then received critical acclaim for his work in the film Close My Eyes before getting international notice for his performance as a struggling writer in Croupier. In 2005, he won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his appearance in the drama Closer. Owen has since played leading roles in films such as Sin City, Derailed, Inside Man, Children of Men, and The International. In 2012, he earned his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries ...more

Acted In: The Knick, Hemingway & Gellhorn, The Hire, Chancer, Sharman

Birthplace: Keresley, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Billie Whitelaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
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Billie Honor Whitelaw, CBE was an English actress. She worked in close collaboration with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett for 25 years and was regarded as one of the foremost interpreters of his works. She was also known for her portrayal of Mrs Baylock, the demonic nanny in the 1976 horror film The Omen. Whitelaw was appointed CBE in the 1991 Birthday Honours. ...more

Acted In: Follow the Yellow Brick Road, Shooting the Past, Napoleon and Love

Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Nigel Hawthorne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
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Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne, CBE was an English actor, perhaps best remembered for his role as Sir Humphrey Appleby, the Permanent Secretary in the 1980s sitcom Yes Minister and the Cabinet Secretary in its sequel, Yes, Prime Minister. For this role, he won four BAFTA TV Awards for Best Light Entertainment Performance. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for the title role in the 1994 film The Madness of King George, while he won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor, for the 1996 miniseries The Fragile Heart. He was also an Olivier Award and Tony Award winner for his work in the theatre. ...more

Acted In: Yes Minister, Yes^! Prime Minister, Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Edward and Mrs Simpson, Victoria & Albert, + more

Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

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Rowena Wallace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
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Rowena Wallace is an English-born Australian actress, most especially in the genre of soap opera. She is best known for her Gold Logie-winning role as Patricia "Pat The Rat" Hamilton/Morrell/Palmer in Sons and Daughters, and the first soap star, male or female to win the Gold Logie. ...more

Acted In: Number 96, Sons and Daughters, Cop Shop, Pacific Drive, Division 4, + more

Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, Australia

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