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Famous Film Actors From Glasgow

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Glasgow, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Glasgow, as in some cases Glasgow may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Glasgow then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Glasgow, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List items include James McAvoy, Angus Young and many additional items as well.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Glasgow?" and "Which famous actors were born in Glasgow?"
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Adam Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 36
Adam Smith is an actor.
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Adrienne Corri is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 88
Adrienne Corri is a British actress. She was born Adrienne Riccoboni, the daughter of Olive Smethurst and Italian father Luigi Riccoboni. Her distinctive auburn hair came from her mother's ...more
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Aimi MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 77
Aimi MacDonald is a British actress and dancer. She is best known for her role as "The Lovely" Aimi MacDonald in the television sketch comedy show, At Last the 1948 Show.
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Al Stewart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 74
Alastair Ian "Al" Stewart is a Scottish singer-songwriter and folk-rock musician who rose to prominence as part of the British folk revival in the 1960s and 1970s. He developed a ...more
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Al Thomas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Dec. at 69 (1915-1984)
Al Thomas was an actor.
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Alec Newman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 45
Alec Newman is a Scottish actor.
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Alex Mackenzie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Dec. at 80 (1885-1965)
Alex MacKenzie was a Scottish character actor who was born and died in Glasgow. He was a schoolteacher in Clydebank until he was 61, before taking up a new profession.
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Alex McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Dec. at 77 (1928-2005)
Alex McAvoy was a Scottish actor, known for his role as Sunny Jim in the BBC Scotland adaptation of Neil Munro's Para Handy stories, The Vital Spark. As a young man McAvoy enrolled at the School ...more
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Alex McCrindle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Dec. at 79 (1911-1990)
Alex McCrindle was a British actor. He is best known for his role as General Jan Dodonna in Star Wars.
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Alex Norton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 69
Alexander Hugh "Alex" Norton is a Scottish television and film actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as DCI Matt Burke in the STV detective drama series Taggart and Eddie in ...more
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Alex Rae is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 50
Alexander Scott "Alex" Rae is a Scottish former professional footballer. He began his youth career at Rangers and started his senior career at Falkirk. During his footballer career, ...more
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Alexander Morton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 74
Alexander "Sandy" Morton is a Scottish actor.
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Allison McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 40
Allison McKenzie is a Scottish TMA Awards nominated actress from Glasgow. As a youngster she went to Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Juniors & discovered her love of acting. She ...more
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Andrea Allan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 73
Andrea Allan is a Scottish-born actress who appeared in many British films of the 1960s and '70s. She has appeared in magazine spreads for both Playboy and Penthouse. This included the Carry On ...more
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Andrew Airlie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 58
Andrew Airlie is a Scottish-born Canadian actor. He has starred in television series including Breaker High and his TV credits include guest starring in popular television shows such as Monk, ...more
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Andrew Crawford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Dec. at 77 (1917-1994)
Andrew Crawford was an actor.
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Andrew Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 50
Andrew Flanagan is an actor.
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Andrew McCulloch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 77
Andrew McCulloch, often credited as Andy McCulloch, is a Scottish television writer and actor.
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Angela McCluskey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 56
Angela McCluskey is a Scottish singer-songwriter based in California. She performs as a solo artist and as a member of the folk rock group Wild Colonials. McCluskey has also provided vocals for ...more
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Angus Lennie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Dec. at 84 (1930-2014)
Angus Wilson Lennie was a Scottish actor best known for his film appearance as Archibald Ives in The Great Escape. He was also known for being in the television soap opera Crossroads.
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Angus Macfadyen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 56
Angus Macfadyen is a Scottish actor known for his roles as Robert the Bruce in Braveheart, Vice-Counsel Dupont in Equilibrium, and McCreedy in Cameron Crowe's We Bought a Zoo. He has made ...more
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Angus Young is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 64
Angus McKinnon Young is a Scottish-born Australian guitarist best known as a co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. Known for his energetic ...more
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Anne Myatt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Anne Myatt
Anne Myatt is an actress.
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Archie Duncan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
Dec. at 65 (1914-1979)
Archie Duncan was a Scottish actor born in Glasgow. Duncan's father was a regimental sergeant major in the army and his mother was a postmistress. He attended Govan High School and began his ...more
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Arnold Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Glasgow
age 83
Arnold Brown is a Scottish Jewish comedian, one of the main figures in the alternative comedy scene of the early 1980s. Originally an accountant, Brown worked hard at live standup, until he ...more