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Boys from the Blackstuff Cast List

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Boys from the Blackstuff cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Boys from the Blackstuff 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 Boys from the Blackstuff stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Boys from the Blackstuff focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Boys from the Blackstuff that are on here as well.

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  • Alan Igbon (born 1952) is a British actor, of West African and Irish background. Igbon has been a familiar jobbing actor since his teenage years when he took the background part of inmate Meakin in the 1979 cinematic re-make of the controversial borstal TV film Scum, whose character memorably launched an emotional tirade against senior members of staff after the suicide of another convict. He also appeared as Angadi, part of a kidnapping gang in the hard-hitting police drama The Professionals; episode The Acorn Syndrome (1980). Igbon later starred as Loggo in Boys from the Blackstuff, a BBC television drama about a group of unemployed men in Liverpool during the recession-ravaged early...  more
    • Acted In: G.B.H., Boys from the Blackstuff, The Front Line
    • Birthplace: England
    • Nationality: England
  • Bernard Hill (born 17 December 1944) is an English film, stage and television actor. He is known for playing Yosser Hughes, the troubled "hard man" whose life is falling apart in Alan Bleasdale's groundbreaking 1980s TV drama Boys from the Blackstuff and, more recently, as the Duke of Norfolk in the BBC adaptation of Dame Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall. He is also known for roles in blockbuster films, including Captain Edward Smith in Titanic, King Théoden in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and Luther Plunkitt, the Warden of San Quentin Prison in the Clint Eastwood film True Crime. ...  more
    • Acted In: The Grid, Boys from the Blackstuff, Five Days, Fox, Sunshine
    • Birthplace: Blackley, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England
  • Jean Boht (born Jean Dance; 6 March 1932) is an English actress, most famous for the role of Nellie Boswell in Carla Lane's sitcom Bread....  more
    • Acted In: Bread, Boys from the Blackstuff, Scully, Brighton Belles, Where Adam Stood
    • Birthplace: Bebington, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England
  • Dame Julia Mary Walters (born 22 February 1950) is an English actress and writer. She is the recipient of four BAFTA TV Awards, two BAFTA Film Awards, a BAFTA Fellowship, and a Golden Globe. She has been nominated twice for an Academy Award, in the categories of Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. Walters came to international prominence in 1983, for playing the title role in Educating Rita. It was a role she had created on the West End stage and it earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. It also won her a BAFTA and a Golden Globe. She received a second Academy Award nomination, this time for Best Supporting Actress, for her role in the 2000 film Billy Elliot, which...  more
    • Acted In: Dinnerladies, Talking Heads, G.B.H., Oliver Twist, Boys from the Blackstuff
    • Birthplace: Smethwick, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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