Comedy Dramas Shameless Cast List

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

Everything from Marguerite Moreau to William H. Macy is included on this list.

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Aaron McCusker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, The Astronaut Wives Club - Aaron McCusker is a Northern Irish actor most famous for playing Jamie Maguire in Channel 4's comedic drama series Shameless. He currently lives in Hale, Trafford. McCusker has also appeared in ...more

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Alice Barry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Alice Barry is an English actress. Her first regular television role was playing Peggy Hargreaves in Clocking Off. She regularly appeared in Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights and Bob & Rose, and ...more

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Amy Smart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, WWII in HD, Smith - Amy Lysle Smart is an American actress and former fashion model.

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Anne-Marie Duff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, The Virgin Queen, Doctor Zhivago - Anne-Marie Duff is an English actress known for playing Fiona Gallagher in Shameless, and Elizabeth I in The Virgin Queen.

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Amy Beth Hayes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Shameless Cast List
Mr Selfridge, The Syndicate, Sirens - Amy Beth Hayes is a British actress.

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Anthony Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Red Riding, Survivors - Anthony Flanagan is an English actor most widely known for his portrayal of policeman Tony in Channel 4's comedy-drama series Shameless.

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Angeline Ball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Shameless Cast List
Doc Martin, Any Time Now, Over The Rainbow (UK) - Angeline Ball is an Irish actress who currently resides in London, England. She is a trained dancer in ballet, tap and modern dance. Her breakthrough role came in 1991 when she starred alongside ...more

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Cameron Monaghan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Cameron Riley Monaghan is an American actor. Beginning with his professional career as a child model at the age of three, and child actor at the age of seven, Monaghan is perhaps best known for ...more

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Chris Bisson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Magnolia - Christopher Paul Bisson is an English-Trinidadian actor, best known for playing Jai Sharma in the ITV soap-opera Emmerdale since 2009.

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Ciarán Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Emmerdale, The Bill - Ciarán Joseph Griffiths is an English actor, best known for his roles as Gary Best in The Bill, Mickey Maguire in Shameless and Dylan Hodge in Waterloo Road.

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David Threlfall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll - David Threlfall is an English stage, film and television actor and director best known for playing Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's series Shameless. He has also directed several episodes of the ...more

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Annabelle Apsion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Shameless Cast List
The Lakes, Micawber, Soldier Soldier - Jane Annabelle Apsion is an English actress, best known for playing Monica Gallagher in the hit television comedy-drama Shameless and Joy Wilton in Soldier Soldier.

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Dean Lennox Kelly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Shameless 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.

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Elliott Tittensor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Elliott John Tittensor is an English actor, best known for his role of Carl Gallagher in the Channel 4 show, Shameless.

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Emmy Rossum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Snoops, A Will of Their Own - Emmanuelle Grey "Emmy" Rossum is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She has starred in movies including Songcatcher, An American Rhapsody, and Passionada. Her role in Mystic ...more

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Gerard Kearns is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Red Riding - Gerard Kearns is an English actor. He has appeared in film and television. He played Ian Gallagher, one of the original characters in Channel 4's Shameless, for six years.

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Ben Batt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Shameless Cast List
Ben Batt is an actor.

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Gillian Kearney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Brookside, The Forsyte Saga - Gillian Louise Kearney is an English actress best known for playing Jessica Harrison in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty, and her early role as Debbie McGrath in ...more

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Jack Deam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Queer as Folk, DCI Banks - Jack Deam is an English actor. He used his grandfather's name for his stage name. His most notable performance is of the pyromaniac Marty Fisher, who has Tourette syndrome, in Channel 4's ...more

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James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Shameless Cast List
Band of Brothers, Shameless, Frank Herbert's Children of Dune - James McAvoy is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in 1995's The Near Room and continued to make mostly television appearances until the late 2000s. His notable television work ...more

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Joan Cusack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Max & Ruby, Wayside - Joan Cusack is an American actress. She received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama Working Girl and the romantic comedy In & ...more

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Jody Latham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Shameless Cast List
EastEnders, Shameless, The Fixer - Jody Lee Latham is an English actor, best known for his roles as Phillip "Lip" Gallagher in the British Channel 4 series Shameless, Calum McKenzie in the ITV series The Fixer, and Rob ...more

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Dystin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Shameless Cast List
The Story Makers - Dystin Johnson is a British film and television actress. Johnson is best known for playing Norma Starkey in Shameless. She has also had parts in Prime Suspect: The Final Act, EastEnders, The ...more

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Joseph Furnace is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Shameless Cast List
Joseph Furnace Shameless -

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Justin Chatwin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Traffic - Justin Chatwin is a Canadian film and television actor best known for his roles in films like War of the Worlds, The Invisible and Dragonball: Evolution and most recently in the Showtime dramedy ...more

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Kelli Hollis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Kelli Hollis is a British actress, best known for playing Tina Crabtree in the three Channel 4 related films, shop owner Yvonne Karib in Shameless and most recently Ali Spencer in Emmerdale.

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Luke Tittensor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Shameless Cast List
Luke Tittensor Shameless, Emmerdale - Luke James Tittensor is an English actor best known for playing Daz Eden in the ITV soap Emmerdale.

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Maggie O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Shameless Cast List
EastEnders, Shameless, Peak Practice - Maggie O'Neill is an actress.

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Marguerite Moreau is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Life as We Know It, Firestarter: Rekindled - Marguerite C. Moreau is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Katie in the comedy cult film Wet Hot American Summer, and her role in The Mighty Ducks series of films. She has ...more

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Maxine Peake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Little Dorrit, Dinnerladies - Maxine Peake is an English stage, film and television actress known for playing Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom dinnerladies, Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, ...more

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Nicky Evans is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Bob & Rose, Bob and Rose - Nicky Evans, is an English actor who is best known for playing the roles of Shane Maguire on channel 4's Shameless and Roy Glover in the popular British soap Emmerdale. He has also played roles ...more

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Noel Fisher is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, X-Men: Evolution, The Riches - Noel Roeim Fisher is a Canadian actor. He is known for his portrayal of Mickey Milkovich on the Showtime series Shameless, as well as his portrayal of Cael Malloy on the FX series The Riches. He ...more

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Rebecca Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Rebecca Atkinson is an English actress and model. She is best known for playing Jamie Maguire's wife, Karen Maguire in Channel 4's Shameless, and she has been in the show since the inception. ...more

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Rebecca Ryan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Waterloo Road - Rebecca Ryan is an English actress. She attended St Monica's High School in Manchester. Ryan is best known for playing the role of Debbie Gallagher in the Channel 4 drama series Shameless from ...more

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Samantha Siddall is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Shameless Cast List
Samantha Siddall Shameless - Samantha Siddall is an English actress, best known for playing Mandy Maguire in Shameless from 2004–2009, a role she briefly reprised for an episode in 2011. She has previously appeared in Holby ...more

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Sean Gilder is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Hornblower - Sean Brian Gilder is an English stage, film and screen actor, he is also a playwright. Gilder was born in Brampton, Cumbria, England. He is best known for his portrayal of Paddy Maguire on ...more

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Kari Corbett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Shameless Cast List
Jeopardy, River City, The Royal - Kari Corbett is a Scottish actress, artist and filmmaker. Corbett is perhaps best known for portraying Ruby Hepburn in Channel 4 comedy-drama Shameless, Nurse Marian McKaig in ITV's The Royal, ...more

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Stephen Lord is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Shameless Cast List
EastEnders, Shameless, Common As Muck - Stephen Lord is a British actor probably best known for playing Jase Dyer in the BBC soap opera EastEnders between 2007-2008 and Dominic Meak in Shameless.

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Steve Howey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Reba, Love Bites - Steven Michael Robert "Steve" Howey is an American film and television actor. He is known for his role as Van Montgomery in the television series Reba. His roles also include the films ...more

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Tina Malone is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Celebrity Big Brother - Tina Malone is an English actress, writer, director and producer, who is probably best known for playing the brash, belligerent, foul-mouthed Mimi Maguire in Shameless. She also played the role ...more

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William H. Macy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Curious George, Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King - William Hall Macy, Jr. is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher, and director in theater, film and television. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent ...more

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Marjorie Yates is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless, Great Expectations - Marjorie Yates is a British actress most famous for her role as Carol Fisher in the Channel 4 drama Shameless. Yates was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, and studied at the Bournville College ...more

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Johnny Bennett is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Shameless Cast List
Johnny Bennett Shameless - Johnny Bennett is an English-born Irish child actor who played the part of the young Liam Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless. He took over from Joseph Furnace from series 3 onwards and continued ...more

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Sally Carman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Shameless Cast List
Sally Carman Shameless - Sally Carman in Mexborough, South Yorkshire, is an English actress, known for her role as Kelly-Marie Maguire in the UK television series Shameless. At 18 she attended the LAMDA drama school in ...more

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Pauline McLynn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Shameless Cast List
Father Ted, EastEnders, Loose Women - Pauline McLynn is an Irish character comedy actress and author, best known for playing roles such as Mrs Doyle in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted, and Libby Croker in the Channel 4 comedy drama ...more

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Shanola Hampton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Shanola Hampton is an American actress best known for her work as Veronica Fisher on Showtime dramedy "Shameless."

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Jeremy Allen White is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Jeremy Allen White is an American film and television actor. He is best known for playing Phillip "Lip" Gallagher on the Showtime dramedy series Shameless. White has appeared in ...more

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Rachel Leskovac is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Shameless Cast List
Rachel Leskovac is an Olivier award-nominated British actress known for playing serial killer nurse Kelly Yorke in the BBC medical drama Holby City and hairdresser Natasha Blakeman in the ITV ...more

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Ethan Cutkosky is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Ethan Cutkosky is an actor and skateboarder.

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Emma Kenney is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Shameless Cast List
Shameless - Emma Kenney is an actor.