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

List TV actors include Diana Rigg, Jeremy Clarkson and many additional TV actors as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Doncaster?" and "Who are the most famous Doncaster actors?"
Jeremy Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Doncaster
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Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring. He is best known for co-presenting the BBC TV show Top Gear with Richard Hammond and James May from 2002 to 2015. He also writes weekly columns for The Sunday Times and The Sun. From a career as a local journalist in Northern England, Clarkson rose to public prominence as a presenter of the original format of Top Gear in 1988. Since the mid-1990s, he has become a recognised public personality, regularly appearing on British television presenting his own shows and appearing as a guest on other shows. As well as motoring, Clarkson has produced programmes and books on subjects such as ...more

Acted In: Children in Need, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, The Money Programme, Question Time, Xposé, + more

Birthplace: Doncaster, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

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#55 on Dream Presidential Debate Moderators

#90 on The Best Celebrity Partners to Have on a Game Show

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Diana Rigg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Doncaster
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Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, DBE is an English actress. She is perhaps best known for the role of Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers, which she appeared in from 1965 to 1968. She has also had an extensive career in the theatre both in Britain and America. Rigg made her professional stage debut in 1957 in The Caucasian Chalk Circle and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1959. In 1971, she made her Broadway debut in Abelard & Heloise. She played Medea in 1992 at the Almeida and Wyndham's in London and again in New York, where she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. On television, she starred in the 1989 BBC miniseries Mother Love, for which she won a BAFTA Award ...more

Acted In: Game of Thrones, The Avengers, Morecambe and Wise, Morecambe & Wise, Bleak House, + more

Birthplace: Doncaster, England

Nationality: England

Also Ranked

#42 on The Best Living English Actresses

#61 on The Best English Actresses of All Time

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Neil Dudgeon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Doncaster
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Neil Dudgeon is an English actor who, from 2011, has played DCI John Barnaby in the ITV drama series Midsomer Murders. He replaced the retired John Nettles in the lead role. ...more

Acted In: Midsomer Murders, The Mrs Bradley Mysteries, Common As Muck, The Street, Piece of Cake, + more

Birthplace: Doncaster, England

Nationality: England

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Emma Chambers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Doncaster
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Emma G. Chambers is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Alice Tinker in the BBC comedy The Vicar of Dibley and Honey Thacker in the film Notting Hill. ...more

Acted In: The Vicar of Dibley, The Wind in the Willows, Pond Life, Martin Chuzzlewit, How Do You Want Me?

Birthplace: Doncaster, England

Nationality: England

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