Full Emmerdale Cast List: Actors & Actresses

Love Emmerdale? Check out this complete Emmerdale cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Emmerdale main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show, you'll find them below. You can find various bits of trivia about these Emmerdale stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Emmerdale focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Emmerdale that are on here as well.

Items on this poll include Jeff Hordley and Eden Taylor-Draper, among a range of actors and actresses from past seasons. If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Emmerdale?" or "Who starred on Emmerdale?" then this list will help you answer those questions. You can also go vote for the best actors on Emmerdale.

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

  • Adam Gordon Thomas (born 11 August 1988) is an English actor, and the brother of former Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas. He is known for playing the roles of Donte Charles in the BBC drama ...more
  • Beverley Jane McEwan (née Moxon; previously Atkinson, Sowden and Callard; born 28 March 1957) is an English actress, known for her role as Liz McDonald in ITV's Coronation Street and Flo Henshaw in  ...more
  • Charlotte Anne "Charley" Webb (born 26 February 1988) is an English actress. She is best known for portraying Debbie Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
  • Adele Silva is an English actress. She played the role of Kelly Windsor in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale on and off from 1993 to 2011. In 1989, she had a minor role in the final classic series Doctor ...more
  • Charlotte Bellamy (born 1973) is an English actress. She is known for her long-running role as Laurel Thomas in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. Her other television roles include Sue in EastEnders ...more
  • Christopher John Chittell (born 19 May 1948) is an English actor, best known for his role as Eric Pollard in ITV's Emmerdale, a part that he has played since 1986. He is the longest serving ...more
  • Ciarán Joseph Griffiths (; born 3 March 1983; Manchester, England) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Gary Best in The Bill and Micky Maguire in Shameless. In 2018, he made a guest ...more
  • Alice Coulthard (born 18 November 1983 in London) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Maisie Wylde in ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
  • Jayne Claire King (born Jayne Claire Seed; 10 January 1962) is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Kim Tate in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale (1989–1999, 2018–present) and ...more
  • Alun Lewis (born Alun Lewis Bennett in 1949) is a British actor, best known for his roles in ITV's Emmerdale as postmaster Vic Windsor, and Darryl Stubbs in BBC1 sitcom Birds of a Feather from 1989 ...more
  • Diane Margaret "Deena" Payne (born 29 August 1954) is an English actress and former singer who is best known for playing Viv Hope in ITV's Emmerdale. Payne was born in Orpington, Kent. She used to ...more
  • Dominic Adam Brunt (born 15 April 1970) is a British actor and director best known for his part in ITV's Emmerdale as vet Paddy Kirk.
  • 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
  • Eden Elenor Taylor-Draper (born 28 October 1997) is an English actress. She plays Belle Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, a role she took over from Emily Mather in 2005.
  • Elizabeth Estensen (born 10 August 1949 in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham) is an English actress, mainly known for work in the popular television dramas The Liver Birds and Emmerdale. Her surname ...more
  • Amanda Donohoe (born 29 June 1962) is an English actress. She first came to attention as a 16-year-old living with pop singer Adam Ant, appearing in the music videos for the Adam and the Ants ...more
  • Emily Symons (born 10 August 1969) is an Australian-born actress, active on both Australian and British television. She is known for playing conniving Anne Costello in the short-lived soap opera ...more
  • Emma Jayne Atkins (born 31 March 1975 in Morecambe) is an English actress, best known for her roles as Charity Dingle in Emmerdale and Lesley Ashton in Heartbeat.
  • Georgia Slowe (born 3 June 1966) is an English actress. She is best known for playing Perdita Hyde-Sinclair on the British soap opera Emmerdale from 2006 to 2008. Slowe received a Laurence Olivier ...more
  • Amanda Wenban is an actress who has worked in television in both the United Kingdom and Australia. Her credits include: Inspector Morse, A Bit of a Do, Families, Home and Away, Revelations, All ...more
  • Ian Kelsey (born 17 December 1966) is an English actor. He is best known for his roles as Dave Glover in ITV Soap Emmerdale, Matt Brewer in Down to Earth, Patrick Spiller in BBC Continuing Drama ...more
  • Jeff Hordley (born Jeffrey Thomas Percy, 7 March 1970) is an English actor most notable for playing Cain Dingle in ITV's long-running soap opera Emmerdale.
  • Amy Abigail Nuttall (born 7 June 1982) is an English actress and singer known for playing Chloe Atkinson in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2000 until 2005, and housemaid Ethel Parks in ITV period ...more
  • John Middleton (born 7 September 1953 in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire) is an English actor well known for his part in ITV's Emmerdale as Ashley Thomas, a role which he remained in from 1996 to ...more
  • Kelvin Warren Fletcher (born 17 January 1984) is an English award-winning actor, writer, model and racing driver who played Andy Sugden for 20 years in the long-running television soap opera ...more