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

Items on this list include Martin Short and Anthony Stewart Head

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

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Angel Coulby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, The Visit, Merlin: Secrets and Magic
Angel Coulby is an English actress. She made her television debut in the BBC comedy 'Orrible. She is best known for portraying the character Queen Guinevere "Gwen" Pendragon in the BBC ...more
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Anthony Stewart Head is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Merlin Cast List
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Merlin, Little Britain
Anthony Stewart Head is an English actor and musician. He rose to fame in the UK following his role in the Gold Blend couple television advertisements for Nescafé Gold Blend, and is known ...more
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Emilia Fox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Pride and Prejudice, Silent Witness
Emilia Rose Elizabeth Fox is an English actress, known for her role as Dr. Nikki Alexander on BBC drama Silent Witness, having joined the cast in 2004 following the departure of Amanda Burton. ...more
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Asa Butterfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Merlin Cast List
Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield (born April 1, 1997) is an English actor. He is known for playing the main character, Bruno in the Holocaust film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, the young ...more
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Helena Bonham Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Merlin Cast List
Miami Vice, Absolutely Fabulous, Merlin
Helena Bonham Carter CBE is an English actress. She made her acting debut in a television adaptation of K. M. Peyton's A Pattern of Roses before her debut film role as the titular character in ...more
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Isabella Rossellini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Merlin Cast List
The Tracey Ullman Show, Merlin, Napoléon
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancôme model, and for ...more
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James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Jesus of Nazareth, Roots: The Next Generations
James Earl Jones is an American actor who in a career of more than 60 years has become known as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors and "one of the greatest ...more
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Jason Done is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Waterloo Road, Where the Heart Is
Jason Done is an English actor who appeared as Mordred in the 1998 TV miniseries Merlin, opposite Sam Neill. However he is best known for his role as Stephen Snow in ITV drama Where The Heart Is ...more
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Jeremy Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Hollyoaks, Holby City
Jeremy Sheffield is an English actor and former professional ballet dancer. He is most noted for his role in Holby City on television, as well as in the films Creep and The Wedding Date. He ...more
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John Gielgud is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Brideshead Revisited, Scarlett
Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH, was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades. With Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier, he was one of the trinity of actors who ...more
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Eve Myles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Merlin Cast List
Torchwood, Little Dorrit, Torchwood Declassified
Eve Myles is a Welsh television, film, stage and voice actress who graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 2000. Later that year, Myles began portraying Ceri Lewis in the ...more
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John Hurt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, I, Claudius
Sir John Vincent Hurt, CBE is an English actor. Hurt has had a career spanning six decades and initially came to prominence for his supporting role as Richard Rich in the film A Man for All ...more
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Holliday Grainger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Merlin Cast List
The Borgias, M.I. High, The Royal
Holliday Clark Grainger, also credited as Holly Grainger, is a British screen and stage actress. Some of her prominent roles include Lucrezia Borgia in the Showtime series The Borgias and ...more
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Lena Headey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Merlin Cast List
Game of Thrones, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Merlin
Lena Headey is an English actress. After being scouted at age 17, she worked steadily as an actress in small and supporting roles in films throughout the 1990s, before finding fame for her lead ...more
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Martin Short is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Merlin Cast List
Damages, Merlin, SCTV Channel
Martin Hayter Short, CM is an Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. ...more
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Miranda Richardson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Merlin Cast List
The Black Adder, Merlin, Rubicon
Miranda Jane Richardson is an English stage, film and television actress. She made her film debut playing Ruth Ellis in Dance with a Stranger in 1985, and went on to receive Academy Award ...more
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Nathaniel Parker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Bleak House, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
Nathaniel Parker is an English actor best known for playing Detective Inspector Thomas "Tommy" Lynley in the BBC crime drama series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.
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Richard Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, One Foot in the Grave, Only When I Laugh
Richard Wilson is a nominee of 2011 British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Digital Creativity.
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Rutger Hauer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, The 10th Kingdom, Floris
Rutger Oelsen Hauer is a Dutch actor, writer and environmentalist. His career began in 1969 with the title role in the Dutch television series Floris. His film credits include Flesh+Blood, Blind ...more
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Sam Neill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Merlin Cast List
Alcatraz, The Tudors, Merlin
Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill, DCNZM, OBE is a British-born New Zealand actor who first achieved leading roles in films such as Omen III: The Final Conflict and on television in ...more
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Santiago Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Merlin Cast List
Heroes, Merlin, Alcatraz
Santiago Cabrera is a Venezuelan-born Chilean-British actor, most known for his roles as the character Isaac Mendez in the television series Heroes and as Lancelot in the BBC drama series ...more
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Colin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Merlin: Secrets and Magic
Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish film, television and theatre actor best known for playing the title character in the BBC TV series Merlin. He made his West End theatre acting debut in 2007 as ...more
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Tom Hooper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Merlin Cast List
Thomas George "Tom" Hooper is a British film and television director of English and Australian background. Hooper began making short films at the age of 13, and had his first ...more
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Bradley James is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Merlin Cast List
Merlin, Merlin: Secrets and Magic
Bradley James is an English actor from Exeter, Devon. He made his television debut in the ITV series Lewis in 2008 and is best known for portraying King Arthur in the BBC television program
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Michelle Ryan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Merlin Cast List
EastEnders, Bionic Woman, Jekyll
Michelle Claire Ryan is an English actress. She played Zoe Slater on the BBC soap opera EastEnders. In 2007, she starred in the short-lived American television series Bionic Woman. She appeared ...more