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Brookside Cast List

Updated June 14, 2019 193.0k views55 items

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

This poll contains items like Amanda Burton and Anna Friel

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Brookside?" or "Who starred on Brookside?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Brookside actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Brookside actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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    Alan Rothwell

    Children's Ward, Dead Man Weds
    Alan Rothwell (born 9 February 1937) is an English actor and television presenter. He played David Barlow in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street as a regular from 1960 to 1961, and again from 1964...  more
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    Amanda Burton

    Silent Witness, Waterloo Road
    Irene Amanda Burton (born 10 October 1956) is an Irish actress, well known for her television roles, including Heather Black in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Beth Glover in Peak Practice, Sam...  more
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    Claire Sweeney

    Brookside, Celebrity Big Brother
    Claire Jane Sweeney (born 17 April 1971) is an English actress, singer and television personality, best known for playing the role of Lindsey Corkhill in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside and...  more
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    Dean Sullivan

    Brookside
    Dean Sullivan (born 7 June 1955 in Liverpool) is an English actor. He is best known for playing Jimmy Corkhill in Channel 4's soap opera Brookside. He joined Brookside in February 1986 and remained...  more
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    Alexandra Pigg (born 1962 in Knotty Ash, Liverpool) is a British actress who first came to prominence as Petra Taylor in the TV soap opera Brookside. Her best-known film appearances are as Elaine in...  more
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    Gillian Kearney

    Shameless, Brookside
    Gillian Louise Kearney (born 9 May 1972 in Liverpool) is an English actress best known for her early role as Debbie McGrath in Channel 4's Liverpool-based soap opera Brookside and the spin-off...  more
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    Helen Grace

    The Vanishing Man, Brookside
    Helen Grace (born 20 August 1971, in Hertfordshire) is an English actress perhaps best known for her controversial role as the incestuous Georgia Simpson on the Channel 4 soap Brookside....  more
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    Ian Hendry

    The Avengers, Brookside
    Ian Mackendrick Hendry (13 January 1931 – 24 December 1984) was an English film, television and stage actor. He worked on several British TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, including the lead in the...  more
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    Kenneth Cope

    Brookside, That Was the Week That Was
    For the musician, see Kenneth Cope (musician).Kenneth Charles Cope (born 14 April 1931) is an English actor. He is best known for his roles as Marty Hopkirk in Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased), Jed...  more
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    Alyson Spiro is a British actress who played Sarah Sugden on the British television soap opera Emmerdale from 1994–2000. She also appeared in the programs Brookside, Casualty, The Bill, Doctors,...  more
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    Mary Tamm

    Jane Eyre, Brookside
    Mary Tamm (22 March 1950 – 26 July 2012) was a British actress, known for her role as Romana in the BBC's science fiction television series Doctor Who, starring opposite Tom Baker in the 1978–79...  more
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    Anna Friel

    Pushing Daisies, Brookside
    Anna Louise Friel (born 12 July 1976) is an English actress. Born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, she has been acting professionally since age 13. Friel achieved fame with her portrayal of Beth...  more
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    Paul Usher

    Brookside, Liverpool 1
    Paul Usher (born 20 April 1961) is an English actor. He is known for his roles as Barry Grant on the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside and Des Taviner in ITV drama The Bill. In 2019, he began appearing...  more
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    Peter Christian

    Brookside
    Peter Christian may refer to: Peter Christian (actor) (born 1947), English actor Peter M. Christian (born 1947), President of the Federated States of Micronesia...  more
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    Philip Olivier

    Brookside, Hollyoaks: In the City
    Philip Olivier (born Philip Lee Borg-Olivier on 4 June 1980 in Liverpool) is a British actor, model and stage performer best known for playing the role of Tim O'Leary in the soap opera Brookside. He...  more
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    Sue Johnston

    Downton Abbey, Little Dorrit
    Susan Johnston, OBE (née Wright) is an English actress known for playing Sheila Grant in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside (1982–1990), Barbara Royle in the BBC comedy The Royle Family (1998–2012),...  more
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    Anna Keaveney

    Divided We Stand
    Anna Keaveney (born Ann Keaveney, 5 October 1949, Runcorn, Cheshire, England – 20 November 2004) was an English actress best known for her role as Marie Jackson in the Channel 4 soap opera...  more
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    Jennifer Ellison

    Hell's Kitchen, Brookside
    Jennifer Lesley Ellison (born 30 May 1983) is an English actress, former glamour model, television personality, dancer and singer. Ellison is perhaps best known for playing Emily Shadwick in the...  more
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    Annie Miles (born 5 May 1958 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England) is an English actress who is best known for her roles in television soap opera. She played Sue Sullivan (née Harper) in Brookside...  more
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    Alex Fletcher

    Hollyoaks, Brookside
    Alexandra "Alex" Fletcher (born 8 July 1976 in Childwall, Liverpool) is a British actress known for her roles as Jacqui Dixon in Brookside and Diane O'Connor in Hollyoaks....  more
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    Letitia Dean

    EastEnders, Grange Hill
    Letitia Jane Dean (born 14 November 1967) is an English actress. She is known for her portrayal of Sharon Watts in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. An original cast member from 1985 to 1995, she...  more
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    Barry Sloane

    Revenge, The Whispers
    Barry Sloane (born Barry Paul Sloan; 10 February 1981) is an English actor. He has appeared in numerous television shows, and in the BAFTA Award-winning television films Pleasureland and The Mark of...  more
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    Gene Foad

    Brookside, Dickens Of London
    Gene Foad is an actor and cinematographer....
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    Neil Davies

    Brookside
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    Ben Hull

    One Night, The Royal Today
    Ben Hull (born 8 November 1972) is an English actor and presenter....  more