Actors Countdown Cast List

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

Examples of items on this list include Carol Vorderman and Des Lynam

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

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Countdown actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Countdown actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
Carol Vorderman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countdown Cast List
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Carol Jean Vorderman MBE RAFVR is a British media personality, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008. Vorderman's career took off in 1982 when she joined Channel 4 game show Countdown. She co-hosted the show most recently with Des O'Connor; before that Vorderman was co-host with Des Lynam and Richard Whiteley. She left the show in 2008 and was replaced by Rachel Riley. Whilst appearing on Countdown, Vorderman began presenting other shows for various broadcasters including Better Homes and The Pride of Britain Awards for ITV, as well as guest hosting shows such as Have I Got News for You, The Sunday Night Project and Lorraine. Vorderman ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Blankety Blank, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Question Time, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, + more

Birthplace: Bedford, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Jeff Stelling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countdown Cast List
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Robert Jeffrey "Jeff" Stelling is an English sports journalist and sport television presenter. He currently presents Gillette Soccer Saturday for Sky Sports and their coverage of the Champions League. He also presented Channel 4 quiz show Countdown between 2009 and 2011. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Countdown, Soccer Saturday

Birthplace: Hartlepool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Richard Whiteley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countdown Cast List
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John Richard Whiteley, OBE, DL was an English broadcaster and journalist, best known for his twenty-three years as host of the game show Countdown. Countdown was the launch programme for Channel 4 at 4:45 pm on 2 November 1982, and Whiteley was the first person to be seen on the channel. Despite his intelligence, Whiteley enjoyed projecting the image of an absent-minded eccentric. His trademarks were his jolly, avuncular manner, his fondness for excruciatingly bad puns, and his bold, sometimes garish wardrobe. Thanks to over twenty years' worth of nightly instalments of Countdown as well as his work on the Yorkshire magazine programme Calendar and various other television projects, at the ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: ITV News Calendar

Birthplace: Bradford, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Rachel Riley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countdown Cast List
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Rachel Annabelle Riley is an English television presenter best known for being a co-presenter on Countdown on Channel 4 and The Gadget Show on Channel 5. Riley was also a participant in the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing, where she was the 5th contestant to be eliminated from the show on 3 November 2013. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Countdown

Birthplace: Rochford, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

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