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TV Actors from Harrogate

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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Harrogate.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Harrogate, with photos when available. These renowned Harrogate actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Harrogate, but everyone on this list grew up in Harrogate and considers it to be their home. This list includes Harrogate TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Harrogate then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Harrogate. Various bits of information are available for these Harrogate celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different TV actors, including Jim Carter and Hugo Speer.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Harrogate?" and "Who are the most famous Harrogate actors?"
Hugo Speer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Harrogate
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Hugo Speer (born 17 March 1969) is an English actor and director. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Bleak House, The Bachelor, Bedlam, Five Days, Fanny Hill, + more

Birthplace: England, Harrogate

Nationality: United Kingdom

Jim Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Harrogate
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James Edward Carter, (born August 19, 1948) is an English actor. Carter's film credits include Top Secret! (1984), A Month in the Country (1987), A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992), The Madness of King George (1994), Richard III (1995), Brassed Off (1996), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The Little Vampire (2000), Ella Enchanted (2004), and Detective Victor Getz in The Thief Lord (2006). He plays John Faa in The Golden Compass (2007), the first film in the adaptation of the His Dark Materials trilogy, and also stars in House of 9 (2005) as The Watcher, and the executioner in Tim Burton's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. His television credits include Lipstick on Your Collar (1993), ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Downton Abbey, Red Riding, Dinotopia, The Singing Detective, Pompeii: The Last Day, + more

Birthplace: Harrogate, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Claire King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Harrogate
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Jayne Claire King (born Jayne Claire Seed; 10 January 1962) is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Kim Tate in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale (1989–1999, 2018–present) and Karen Betts in Bad Girls. She has appeared in the fourth series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2006, Safari School in 2007, and Celebrity Big Brother 14 in 2014. She played Erica Holroyd in Coronation Street from 2014 until 2017. She has appeared in panto at the Grand Opera House, Belfast in 2017 as the Magical Mermaid in Peter Pan. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Emmerdale, Bad Girls, The Courtroom, Safari School, The Gemma Factor

Birthplace: Harrogate, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Edward Chapman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Harrogate
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Edward Chapman (13 October 1901 – 9 August 1977) was an English actor who starred in many films and television programmes, but is chiefly remembered as "Mr. Wilfred Grimsdale", the officious superior and comic foil to Norman Wisdom's character of Pitkin in many of his films from the late 1950s and 1960s.Chapman was born in Harrogate, West Riding of Yorkshire. On leaving school he became a bank clerk, but later began his stage career with Ben Greet's Company in June 1924 at the Repertory Theatre, Nottingham, playing Gecko in George du Maurier's Trilby. He made his first London stage appearance at the Court Theatre in August 1925 playing the Rev Septimus Tudor in The Farmer's Wife. Among ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Champion House

Birthplace: England, Harrogate

Nationality: United Kingdom