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Backup cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Backup main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Backup stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Backup focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Backup that are on here as well.

This list contains items like Alex Norton and Matthew Rhys

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Alex Norton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Backup Cast List
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Alexander Hugh "Alex" Norton is a Scottish television and film actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as DCI Matt Burke in the STV detective drama series Taggart and Eddie in the Renford Rejects. He has also had roles in internationally successful films including Braveheart, Local Hero and Les Misérables. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Black Adder, Taggart, Prince Edmund, The Black Adder, Renford Rejects, + more

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Nationality: Scotland, United Kingdom

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James Gaddas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Backup Cast List
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James Gaddas is an English actor best known for playing Governing Governor Neil Grayling in ITV's Bad Girls. Prior to Bad Girls, Gaddas played Vinnie Sorrell in Coronation Street. Since leaving Bad Girls, Gaddas has appeared as Jackie Elliot in 'Billy Elliot the Musical, productions of "Peter Pan" and Spamalot and is currently playing Bill Austin in Mamma Mia! in London. James Gaddas has also made appearances on The Bill, Tracy Beaker Returns, Medics, Dogtown, BBC's daytime soap Doctors and Waterloo Road. Gaddas is a member of the Conservative Party and was selected as a candidate for Stockton South in the 2005 UK general election, but finished in second place behind Labour's Dari Taylor ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Bad Girls, Class Act, Backup, Live!Girls! present Dogtown, Grafters, + more

Birthplace: Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

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Martin Troakes

Martin Troakes is a British actor who has played Roy Hutchinson in Tiger Bay, Ian Williams in Holby City, Terry Kerns in The Bill, Security Guard in Ultimate Force, Jim Cullimore in Heartbeat, Glen Priddy in Dalziel and Pascoe, Gordon Bayliss in Doctors and Joe Walsh in New Tricks. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Backup

Nationality: United Kingdom

Matthew Rhys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Backup Cast List
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Matthew Rhys Evans, known as Matthew Rhys, is a Welsh actor best known as Kevin Walker in the ABC family drama Brothers & Sisters, and as Dylan Thomas in The Edge of Love. He stars as Philip Jennings in the FX drama series The Americans. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Americans, Brothers & Sisters, P.O.W., Backup, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Nationality: Wales

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