Cranford Cast List

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

Everything from Judi Dench to Barbara Flynn is included below.

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

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Cranford actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Cranford actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
Adrian Scarborough is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cranford Cast List
Upstairs, Downstairs, Miranda
Adrian Philip Scarborough is an English character actor, most widely known for film roles including The King's Speech and television appearances including the sitcom Gavin & Stacey and his ...more
Alexander Nathan Etel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, The Cranford Chronicles
Alexander Nathan "Alex" Etel is an English actor, who began his career as a child actor.
Alex Jennings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cranford Cast List
Whitechapel, Cranford, The State Within
Alex Jennings is an English actor whose roles have included Prince Charles in The Queen.
Alistair Petrie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cranford Cast List
The Forsyte Saga, Emma
Alistair Petrie is an English actor. In 2007 he appeared in The Mark of Cain, The Whistleblowers and Cranford. As well as other TV work such as Emma and The Forsyte Saga: To Let, he has also ...more
Barbara Flynn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cracker, Open All Hours, The Vanishing Man
Barbara Flynn appeared in the Big Fat Gypsy Weddings documenatry tv show.
Dean Lennox Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cranford Cast List
Shameless, The Worst Week of My Life, Cranford
Dean Lennox Kelly is an English actor known for his role as Kev Ball in Channel 4’s Shameless.
Eileen Atkins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cranford Cast List
Upstairs, Downstairs, Doc Martin
Dame Eileen June Atkins, DBE is an English actress and occasional screenwriter. She has worked in the theatre, film, and television consistently since 1953. She has won several major acting ...more
Emma Fielding is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, Kidnap and Ransom, Other People's Children
Emma Georgina Annalies Fielding is an English actress.
Finty Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cranford Cast List
Angelina Ballerina, Cranford
Tara Cressida Frances "Finty" Williams is an English actress. She is the daughter of actors Judi Dench and Michael Williams. Born in London, Williams trained at the Central School of ...more
Francesca Annis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, Wives and Daughters, Deceit
Francesca Annis is an English actress. She is best known for films such as Dune and television series such as Reckless, Wives and Daughters, Cranford, and Deceit.
Greg Wise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, The Riff Raff Element, The Cranford Chronicles
Matthew Gregory "Greg" Wise is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in many British television works, as well as several feature films.
Imelda Staunton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cranford Cast List
BBC Drama Fingersmith, Fingersmith, Cranford
Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton, OBE is a British actress of stage and screen. Staunton trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began her career in repertory theatre. Since ...more
John Bowe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cranford Cast List
The Hour, Prime Suspect, Cranford
John Bowe is an actor best known for his television roles. He is married and has six children. Bowe was born in Greasby, on the Wirral in Merseyside, England. His highest profile role was ...more
Joseph McFadden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll
Joseph 'Joe' McFadden is a television actor. He is also known for playing PC Joe Mason in Heartbeat and has starred in such films as The Trouble with Men and Women, Dad Savage and Small Faces. ...more
Judi Dench is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cranford Cast List
As Time Goes By, Angelina Ballerina, Cranford
Dame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA is an English actress and author. Dench made her professional debut in 1957 with the Old Vic Company. Over the following few years she ...more
Julia McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, Agatha Christie's Marple, Fresh Fields
Julia McKenzie is a much lauded English actress, singer and theatre director. She is best known to television audiences for her performance in Fresh Fieldsand its sequel 'French Fields', and ...more
Julia Sawalha is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cranford Cast List
Absolutely Fabulous, Pride and Prejudice, Jonathan Creek
Julia Sawalha is an English actress known mainly for her role as Saffron Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous. She is also known for portraying Lynda Day, editor of the Junior Gazette, in Press Gang ...more
Lesley Manville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, North and South, North & South
Lesley A. Manville is an English actress of film, theatre and television. She is an Olivier Award winner. Manville began her career on stage in the 1972 West End musical I and Albert. In the ...more
Lisa Dillon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cranford Cast List
Lisa Dillon is a Critics' Circle Award-winning English actress.
Philip Glenister is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cranford Cast List
Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes, Cranford
Philip Haywood Glenister is an English actor, best known for his role as DCI Gene Hunt on the British television series Life on Mars and its sequel Ashes to Ashes. He has been tipped to replace ...more
Simon Woods is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cranford Cast List
Rome, Cranford, The Cranford Chronicles
Simon Woods is an English actor best known for his role as Octavian in Season 2 of the British-American television series Rome and the 2005 Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Charles Bingley. He also ...more
Andrew Buchan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cranford Cast List
Broadchurch, Cranford, The Fixer
Andrew Buchan is an English stage and television actor known for his roles as Scott Foster in the BBC political drama Party Animals, as John Mercer in ITV drama series The Fixer, and as William ...more
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cranford Cast List
Wallander, Suburban Shootout, Victoria Cross Heroes
Thomas William "Tom" Hiddleston is an English actor. He is known for playing the character of Loki in the Marvel Studios films Thor, The Avengers, and Thor: The Dark World. He has also ...more
Selina Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cranford Cast List
Cranford, Benidorm, The Smoking Room
Selina Jane Griffiths is an English actress.
Kimberley Nixon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cranford Cast List
Fresh Meat, Cranford, The Cranford Chronicles
Kimberley Nixon is a Welsh actress. Nixon is known for her role as Sophy Hutton in the BBC One period drama Cranford and various films and for starring as Josie Jones in the Channel 4 ...more