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Masterpiece Theatre Cast List

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

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  • Alistair Cooke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Masterpiece Theatre Cast List
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    Alistair Cooke (20 November 1908 – 30 March 2004) was a British writer whose work as a journalist, television personality and radio broadcaster was done primarily in the United States. Outside his journalistic output, which included Letter from America and America: A Personal History of the United States, he was well known in the United States as the host of PBS Masterpiece Theatre from 1971 to 1992. After holding the job for 22 years, and having worked in television for 42 years, Cooke retired in 1992, although he continued to present Letter from America until shortly before his death. He was the father of author and folk singer John Byrne Cooke.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United States of America,United Kingdom,England
  • Billie Piper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Masterpiece Theatre Cast List
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    Billie Paul Piper (born Leian Paul Piper; 22 September 1982) is an English actress, dancer, and singer, from Swindon, Wiltshire. She first appeared as a performer in Scratchy & Co. At the age of 15 she released her debut single "Because We Want To", which made her the youngest artist to enter at number one on the UK Singles Chart. Her debut album Honey to the B (1998) was certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry. In 2000, she released her second album, Walk of Life. In 2003, she retired from the recording industry and began an acting career.In 2005 Piper played Rose Tyler, companion to The Doctor from 2005 to 2006, in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, reprising the role in... more on Wikipedia
    • Acted In: Penny Dreadful, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Mansfield Park, Doctor Who, The Canterbury Tales
    • Birthplace: Swindon, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England

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  • Dominic Edward Cooper (born 2 June 1978) is an English actor. He has worked in television, film, theatre, and radio, including Mamma Mia! and its sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. He stars as Jesse Custer on the AMC show Preacher (2016–present). Cooper has also appeared as the young Howard Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Captain America: The First Avenger and Agent Carter.... more on Wikipedia
    • Acted In: Sense and Sensibility, The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells, Horne & Corden, National Theatre Live, Promzillas
    • Birthplace: Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom

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  • Felicity Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Masterpiece Theatre Cast List
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    Felicity Rose Hadley Jones (born 17 October 1983) is an English actress. She started her professional acting career as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers (1996). Jones went on to play Ethel Hallow for one series of the television series The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdsister College. On radio, she has played the role of Emma Grundy in the BBC's The Archers. In 2008, she appeared in the Donmar Warehouse production of The Chalk Garden. Since 2006, Jones has appeared in numerous films, including Northanger Abbey (2007), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Chéri (2009), The Tempest (2010), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and True Story (2015). Her performance in the 2011 film... more on Wikipedia
    • Acted In: The Worst Witch, The Diary of Anne Frank, Cape Wrath, Meadowlands, The Diary of Anne Frank
    • Birthplace: Bournville, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: United Kingdom,England

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