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Waking the Dead Cast List

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

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Carey Mulligan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Bleak House, My Boy Jack, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard
Carey Hannah Mulligan (born 28 May 1985) is a British actress born in London who grew up in Düsseldorf (Germany) and Surrey (England). Mulligan developed an early interest in acting and was ...more
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Claire Goose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Waking the Dead, Mount Pleasant, Secret Smile
Claire Goose (born 10 February 1975) is a British actress. She played Tina Seabrook, a nurse in BBC One's Casualty, DS Mel Silver in Waking the Dead. and Inspector Rachel Weston in ITV's The ...more
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Esther Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Waking the Dead, Queer as Folk, True Dare Kiss
Esther Jane Hall (born 28 August 1970) is an English actress who has appeared in a number of television dramas. Born in Manchester in 1970 and brought up in Cheshire, she took A levels in ...more
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Holly Aird is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Waking the Dead, The Flame Trees of Thika, Affairs of the Heart
Imogen Holly Aird (born 18 May 1969) is an English television actress known for playing Forensic Pathologist Frankie Wharton in the BBC1 drama series Waking the Dead, having previously starred ...more
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Polly Walker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Polly Walker Rome, Caprica, Waking the Dead
Polly Alexandra Walker (born 19 May 1966) is an English actress. She has starred in the films Enchanted April (1992), Patriot Games (1992), Sliver (1993), Restoration (1995), The Gambler (1997) ...more
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David Walliams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Little Britain, EastEnders, Little Britain USA
David Edward Walliams (born 20 August 1971) is an English actor, comedian, writer, and television personality. He is best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch comedy ...more
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Sue Johnston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Downton Abbey, Little Dorrit, The Royle Family
Susan Johnston, OBE (née Wright) is an English actress known for playing Sheila Grant in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside (1982–1990), Barbara Royle in the BBC comedy The Royle Family ...more
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Tara Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Waking the Dead, The Virgin Queen, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Tara Anne Cassandra Fitzgerald (born 18 September 1967) is a British actress who has appeared in feature films, television, radio and the stage. She won the New York Drama Desk Award for ...more
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Trevor Eve is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Waking the Dead, Shoestring, Heat of the Sun
Trevor John Eve (born 1 July 1951) is an English film and television actor. In 1979 he gained fame as the eponymous lead in the detective series Shoestring and is also known for his role as ...more
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Eva Birthistle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
The Last Enemy, The State Within, Trust
Eva Birthistle (born 1 January 1974) is an Irish actress and writer. She is best known for her role in Ae Fond Kiss... and since 2015 has starred in The Last Kingdom. She won the London Film ...more
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Wil Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Waking the Dead, Waterloo Road, Clocking Off
Wilbert Charles "Wil" Johnson (born 1965) is an English actor, who has had notable television roles in Waking the Dead and Babyfather, and on stage in Othello. He played Dom Andrews in ...more
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Eve Best is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Nurse Jackie, The Honourable Woman, The Shadow Line
Emily "Eve" Best (born 31 July 1971) is an English stage and screen actress and director, known for her television roles as Dr. Eleanor O'Hara in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie ...more
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Gina Bellman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Leverage, Coupling, Jekyll
Gina Bellman (born 10 July 1966) is a New Zealand-born British actress best known for her performances as Jane Christie on the BBC's hit comedy show Coupling and as grifter Sophie Devereaux on ...more
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Holliday Grainger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
The Borgias, M.I. High, The Royal
Holliday Clark Grainger (born 27 March 1988), also credited as Holly Grainger, is an English screen and stage actress. Some of her prominent roles are Kate Beckett in the BAFTA award-winning ...more
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Michelle Forbes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
True Blood, The Killing, Homicide: Life on the Street
Michelle Renee Forbes Guajardo (born January 8, 1965) is an American actress who has appeared on television and in independent films. Forbes first gained attention for her dual role in daytime ...more
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Nicholas Hoult is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Skins, World of Pub, Star
Nicholas Caradoc Hoult (born 7 December 1989) is an English actor. His body of work includes supporting work in big-budget mainstream productions and starring roles in independent projects in ...more
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Paul McGann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
Doctor Who, Luther, Zero Hour
Paul John McGann (born 14 November 1959) is an English actor. He came to prominence for portraying Percy Toplis in the 1986 television serial The Monocled Mutineer. He later starred in the 1987 ...more
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Stacey Roca is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
The Office, Burn It
Stacey Roca (born 12 September 1978 in Southport) is an English actress, known for portraying Rachel in The Office, Claudie Stephenson in Strictly Confidential and Nancy Tench in Netflix drama ...more
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Stephen Moyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Waking the Dead Cast List
True Blood, Ultraviolet, Grand
Stephen Moyer (born Stephen John Emery; 11 October 1969) is an English film and television actor and director who is best known as vampire Bill Compton in the HBO series True Blood. He was born ...more