Actors TV Actors from Croydon

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

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

A list made up of TV actors like Kate Moss and David Lean.

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

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Edward Woodward is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Edward Woodward The Equalizer, Callan, Gulliver's Travels Edward Albert Arthur Woodward, OBE was an English actor and singer. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Woodward began his career on stage. Throughout his career, he ...more

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David Lean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
David Lean Sir David Lean, CBE was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, and Doctor ...more

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Kate Moss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Kate Moss Kate Moss is an English model. Born in Croydon, Greater London, she was discovered in 1988 at 14 by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model Management, at JFK Airport in New York City. Moss rose to ...more

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Clive Wood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Clive Wood London's Burning, P.D. James: Death in Holy Orders, Mr. Palfrey of Westminster Clive Wood is an English actor. Clive attended school at Croydon Secondary Technical School in Pampisford Road and was a renowned Goal Keeper for the school.

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James Booth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
James Booth Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Murder in Peyton Place James Booth was an English film, stage and television actor and screenwriter. Though considered handsome enough to play leading roles, and versatile enough to play a wide variety of character ...more

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John Castle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
John Castle Lost Empires, Lillie John Castle is an English actor. Castle has acted in theatre, film and television. He is known for his role as Postumus in the BBC television adaptation of I, Claudius and for playing Geoffrey ...more

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Dan Stevens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Dan Stevens Downton Abbey Daniel Jonathan "Dan" Stevens is an English actor. He is best known internationally for his role as Matthew Crawley in the British period drama television series Downton Abbey.

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Derren Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Derren Brown The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Derren Brown The Specials, Messiah Derren Brown is an English illusionist, mentalist, trickster, hypnotist, painter, writer, and sceptic. He is known for his appearances in television specials, stage productions, and British ...more

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Peggy Ashcroft is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Peggy Ashcroft Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Edward and Mrs Simpson, The Jewel in the Crown Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft, DBE, always known as Peggy Ashcroft, was an English actress whose career spanned more than sixty years. Born to a comfortable middle-class family, Ashcroft ...more

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Lionel Atwill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Lionel Atwill Lionel Alfred William Atwill was an English stage and film actor.

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Bernard Spear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Bernard Spear Albion Market, My Son Reuben, The Tomfoolery Show Bernard Spear was an English actor. He was born to a Polish father and Russian mother. Spear starred in the BAFTA TV Award-winning television play Bar Mitzvah Boy, and also played the dual roles ...more

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Miles Malleson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Miles Malleson William Miles Malleson, generally known as Miles Malleson, was an English actor and dramatist, particularly remembered for his appearances in British comedy films of the 1930s to 1960s. Towards ...more

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Deborah Norton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Deborah Norton Yes, Prime Minister, Health and Efficiency Deborah Norton is an English actress best known for her appearances in Yes, Prime Minister and A Bit of Fry and Laurie.

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Roy Hudd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Roy Hudd Common As Muck, Karaoke, Lipstick on Your Collar Roy Hudd, OBE is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author and authority on the history of music hall entertainment.

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Lucy Speed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Lucy Speed EastEnders, Rides Lucy Renee Speed is an English actress best known for her television roles as Natalie Evans in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders, and as DS Stevie Moss in the ITV1 police drama series The Bill.

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James Buckley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
James Buckley The Inbetweeners, Rock & Chips, Off the Hook James Patrick Buckley is an English actor and musician. He is best known for playing Jay Cartwright in the BAFTA-winning E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners and as Del Boy Trotter in the Only Fools and ...more

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Roy Boyd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Roy Boyd Pennies From Heaven, Pennies from Heaven Roy Boyd is an English actor best known for his roles on television. He has three children. His TV credits include The Saint, Counterstrike, The Borderers, Codename, Colditz, The Zoo Gang, The ...more

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Malcolm Muggeridge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Malcolm Muggeridge BBC-3 Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge was a British journalist, author, media personality, and satirist. During World War II, he worked for the British government as a soldier and a spy. As a young man, ...more

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Moira Brooker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Moira Brooker As Time Goes By, Made in Heaven, Out of Sight Moira Brooker is an English actress best known for her role as Judith Hanson in the British sitcom As Time Goes By. This programme lasted for nine seasons and was popular in the United Kingdom, ...more

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Steve Nicolson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Steve Nicolson EastEnders, The Take, Space Race

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Mick Ford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Mick Ford Big Bad World, The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game Mick Ford is a British actor, screenwriter and playwright, best known for his portrayal of intellectual convict Archer in the cinema version of Scum. He also played Chico Barnes in the TV series ...more

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Richard Thorp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Richard Thorp Emmerdale, Emergency – Ward 10, Tony Richard Stanley Thorp was an English actor. He was best known for portraying Alan Turner in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 1982 to 2013. He also appeared in films such as The Dam Busters and ...more

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Simon Prebble is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Simon Prebble Courage the Cowardly Dog, Loving Simon Micawber Prebble is an English actor and narrator. Initially a stage actor, he has a wide ranging career in television drama, was a game show announcer in Britain, and a voice-over ...more

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Kellie Shirley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Kellie Shirley EastEnders Kellie Shirley is a British actress who works in film, television, theatre and radio and has also co presented for BBC 2 and Channel 5. She is best known for her role as Carly Wicks in the BBC ...more

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Eunice Gayson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Eunice Gayson Eunice Gayson is an English actress best known for playing Sylvia Trench, James Bond's girlfriend in the first two Bond films. Originally, Gayson was going to be cast as Miss Moneypenny, but ...more

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Matthew Wright is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Matthew Wright Matthew Wright is an English television presenter and tabloid journalist, best known for formerly writing for The Sun and for being a showbusiness gossip columnist for The Daily Mirror. Since ...more

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Judy Buxton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Judy Buxton General Hospital, On the Up Judy Buxton in Croydon, is an English actress. She graduated from the Rose Bruford College. She then was a regular in the television series General Hospital playing nurse Katy Shaw and a small ...more

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Trevor Goddard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Trevor Goddard JAG Trevor Goddard was an English actor. He was best known for playing Kano in the first Mortal Kombat film and Lieutenant Commander Mic Brumby in the television series JAG.

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Kirsty MacColl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Kirsty MacColl Kirsty Anna MacColl was born in England of a Scottish father, singer songwriter, political activist, Ewan MacColl and dancer Jean Newlove. She wrote and recorded several pop hits between the ...more

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Mavis Pugh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Mavis Pugh You Rang, M'Lord? Mavis Gladys Fox Pugh was an English actress who made many appearances as mainly upper class ladies in several sitcoms including Dad's Army, Are You Being Served? and Fawlty Towers, as well as ...more

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Lucy Porter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Lucy Porter Headcases Lucy Donna Porter is an English actress, writer and comedian. She has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Brighton Festival and many clubs around Britain. She has also a regular voice on BBC ...more

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Prunella Ransome is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Prunella Ransome A Horseman Riding By Prunella Ransome was an English actress, primarily active on television and films.

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Pamela Cundell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Pamela Cundell Big Deal, The Return of the Borrowers, The Borrowers Pamela Isabel Cundell was an English character actress. Her best-known role was as Mrs Fox in the long-running TV comedy Dad's Army. She is a descendant of Henry Condell, one of the managers of ...more

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Nicholas Soames is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Nicholas Soames Sir Arthur Nicholas Winston Soames is a British Conservative Party Member of Parliament for the constituency of Mid Sussex. Soames is a former Defence minister having served in the government of ...more

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Tana Ramsay is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Croydon
Tana Ramsay Cayetana Elizabeth "Tana" Ramsay is an English author of bestselling books on cookery and a TV broadcaster.