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Cranford Cast List

Updated June 14, 2019 9.3k views25 items

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.
  • 1

    Adrian Scarborough

    Upstairs, Downstairs
    Adrian Philip Scarborough (born 10 May 1968) is an English actor, most widely known for film...  more
  • 2

    Alexander Nathan Etel

    Cranford, The Cranford Chronicles
    Alexander Nathan Etel (born 19 September 1994) is an English actor most widely known for his...  more
  • 3

    Alex Jennings

    Whitechapel, Cranford
    Alex Jennings (born 10 May 1957) is an English actor, who has worked extensively with the...  more
  • 4

    Alistair Petrie

    The Forsyte Saga, Emma
    Alistair Petrie is an English actor. He has starred in The Bank Job (2010), Cloud Atlas...  more
  • 5

    Barbara Flynn

    Cracker, Open All Hours
    Barbara Flynn (born Barbara Joy McMurray; 5 August 1948) is an English actress. She first came...  more
  • 6

    Dean Lennox Kelly

    Shameless, The Worst Week of My Life
    Dean Lennox Kelly (born 30 November 1975) is an English actor. He is best known for playing...  more
  • 7

    Eileen Atkins

    Upstairs, Downstairs
    Dame Eileen June Atkins, (born 16 June 1934) is an English actress and occasional...  more
  • 8

    Emma Fielding

    Cranford, Kidnap and Ransom
    Emma Georgina Annalies Fielding (born 10 July 1966 in Catterick, North Riding of Yorkshire) is...  more
  • 9

    Finty Williams

    Angelina Ballerina, Cranford
    Tara Cressida Frances "Finty" Williams (born 24 September 1972) is an English actress. Born in...  more
  • 10

    Francesca Annis

    Cranford, Wives and Daughters
    Francesca Annis (born 14 May 1945) is an English actress. She is known for television roles in...  more
  • 11

    Greg Wise

    Cranford, The Riff Raff Element
    Matthew Gregory Wise (born 15 May 1966) is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in...  more
  • 12

    Imelda Staunton

    BBC Drama Fingersmith, Fingersmith
    Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton, (born 9 January 1956) is an English stage and...  more
  • 13

    John Bowe

    The Hour, Prime Suspect
    John Bowe (born 1 February 1950) is a British actor best known for his roles in Emmerdale as...  more
  • 14

    Joseph McFadden

    Cranford, Sex
    Joseph McFadden (born 9 October 1975) is a Scottish actor best known for his roles in The Crow...  more
  • 15

    Judi Dench

    As Time Goes By, Angelina Ballerina
    Dame Judith Olivia Dench (born 9 December 1934) is an English actress. Dench made her...  more
  • 16

    Julia McKenzie

    Cranford, Agatha Christie's Marple
    Julia Kathleen Nancy McKenzie, (born 17 February 1941) is an English actress, singer,...  more
  • 17

    Julia Sawalha

    Absolutely Fabulous, Pride and Prejudice
    Julia Sawalha (born 9 September 1968) is an English actress known mainly for her role as...  more
  • 18

    Lesley Manville

    Cranford, North and South
    Lesley Ann Manville (born 12 March 1956) is an English actress, known for her frequent...  more
  • 19

    Lisa Dillon

    Lisa Dillon (née Stawiarski; born 1979) is an English actress....  more
  • 20

    Philip Glenister

    Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes
    Philip Haywood Glenister (born 10 February 1963) is an English actor, best known for his role...  more
  • 21

    Simon Woods

    Rome, Cranford
    Simon Woods (born 1980) is an English actor best known for his role as Octavian in Season 2 of...  more
  • 22

    Andrew Buchan

    Broadchurch, Cranford
    Andrew Buchan (born 19 February 1979) is an English stage and television actor known for his...  more
  • 23

    Tom Hiddleston

    Wallander, Suburban Shootout
    Thomas William Hiddleston (born 9 February 1981) is an English actor, film producer, and...  more
  • 24

    Selina Griffiths

    Cranford, Benidorm
    Selina Jane Griffiths (born 1969) is an English actress mostly known for her performance of...  more
  • 25

    Kimberley Nixon

    Fresh Meat, Cranford
    Kimberley Nixon (born 24 September 1985) is a Welsh actor. Nixon is known for her role as...  more