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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?"

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Clive Owen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
The Knick, Hemingway & Gellhorn, The Hire 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 ...more

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Billie Whitelaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Follow the Yellow Brick Road, Shooting the Past, Napoleon and Love 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 ...more

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Nigel Hawthorne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Yes Minister, Yes, Prime Minister 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 ...more

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Rowena Wallace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Number 96, Sons and Daughters, Cop Shop 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" ...more

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Alice Lowe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, My Life in Film, This is Jinsy Alice Eva Lowe is an English actress and writer, mainly in comedy. She is known for her roles in the Garth Marenghi series and as the lead and co-writer of the 2012 film Sightseers.

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Charles Kay is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Edge of Darkness, Law and Disorder, Fall of Eagles Charles Kay is an English actor. Kay was born in Coventry, Warwickshire, the son of Frances and Charles Beckingham Piff. Originally educated at Warwick School, Kay went on to study medicine, ...more

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Carla Mendonça is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Roman's Empire, My Dad's the Prime Minister, My Parents are Aliens Carla T Dos Santos Mendonça is an English actress. She has a degree in Theatre Studies and Dramatic Art from the University of Warwick. Her mother and father were both professional ballet ...more

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Chris Jury is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Lovejoy, Starting Out, Starting Out (UK) Chris Jury is an English actor/writer/director with a range of television credits. He is best known for his role as Eric Catchpole in the antique trade drama Lovejoy starring Ian McShane, which ...more

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Pete Waterman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Pop Idol, Popstars: The Rivals, Peter Kay's Britain's Got the Pop Factor... and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice Peter Alan Waterman, OBE is an English record producer, songwriter, radio and club DJ, television presenter, president of Coventry Bears rugby league club and a keen railway enthusiast. As a ...more

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Dominic Jephcott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
The Beiderbecke Affair, The Beiderbecke Connection Dominic Jephcott is a RADA-trained English actor. Born in Coventry, Warwickshire, Jephcott most famously played the Duke of Stowbridge in season 3 episode 20 of Tropical Heat, entitled Royal ...more

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Sinead Matthews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Hogfather, Terry Pratchett's Hogfather, Ideal Sinead Matthews is an English actress. She was born in Coventry, Warwickshire. She attended Coventry's Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College, and studied A-level Drama at ...more

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Harold Innocent is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Paradise Postponed, Porterhouse Blue Harold Sidney Innocent was an English actor who appeared in many film and television roles. After attending Broad Street Secondary Modern School in Coventry, Innocent worked for a short time as ...more

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Gillian Barber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
In Cold Blood Gillian Barber is an England-born Canadian actress. She was born in Coventry, West Midlands, England and raised in British Columbia, Canada. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and ...more

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Brian Taylor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Brian Taylor is an actor and film producer.

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Brian Matthew is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Thank Your Lucky Stars Brian Matthew is a British broadcaster, who became well known in the 1960s. He is still broadcasting on radio for the BBC, having presented Sounds of the '60s since 1990, often employing the ...more

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Graeme Hawley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
In with the Flynns, Kappatoo Graeme Hawley is an English actor known for his role as John Stape in the British soap Coronation Street.

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Ian Marter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Ian Don Marter was an English actor and writer, known for his role as Harry Sullivan in the BBC science-fiction television series Doctor Who from December 1974 to September 1975, with a ...more

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Hazel O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
The 100 Greatest Musicals Hazel O'Connor is an English singer-songwriter and actress. She became famous in the early 1980s with hit singles "Eighth Day", "D-Days" and "Will You", as well as

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Billie Myers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Billie Myers is an English rock singer-songwriter. She is known principally for her 1998 transatlantic, Desmond Child penned hit, "Kiss the Rain".

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Bob Carlton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Bob Carlton Bob Carlton, is an English theatre director and writer. He is best known for creating and directing the jukebox musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, which won the Laurence Olivier Award for ...more

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Helen Masters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Wycliffe Helen Masters is an English actress who has appeared on stage, film and TV.

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Lisa Dillon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Cranford Lisa Dillon is a Critics' Circle Award-winning English actress.

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Frank Ifield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Francis Edward Ifield is an Australian easy listening and country music singer who was born in England. He achieved considerable success in the early 1960s, especially in the UK Singles Chart, ...more

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Jefferson Hall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Vikings, Emma Jefferson Hall is an actor.

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Tarsame Singh Saini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Tarsame Singh Saini aka Taz born 23 May 1967, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom, is a British singer, composer and actor of Indian descent. He is the lead singer of the pop band Stereo ...more

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Manjinder Virk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Coventry
Manjinder Virk is an English actress, director and writer. She has appeared in the television series Holby City, Doctors, The Bill, The Ghost Squad, Runaway, Skins, Monroe, and Hunted. She has ...more