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

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Islington, with photos when available. These renowned Islington 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 Islington, but everyone on this list grew up in Islington and considers it to be their home. This list includes Islington TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Islington then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Islington. Various bits of information are available for these Islington celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

List is made up of TV actors like Leona Lewis and Kaya Scodelario.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Islington?" and "Who are the most famous Islington actors?"

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Lost, Oz, Hunted Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is an English actor and former fashion model, best known for his roles as Lock-Nah in The Mummy Returns, Nykwana Wombosi in The Bourne Identity, Mr. Eko on Lost and ...more

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Roger Lloyd-Pack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Only Fools and Horses, Doc Martin, Oliver Twist Roger Lloyd-Pack was an English actor. He was best known for the role of Trigger in Only Fools and Horses from 1981 to 2003. He also had a supporting role of Owen Newitt in The Vicar of Dibley ...more

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Gillian Taylforth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Islington
EastEnders, Hollyoaks, Footballers' Wives Gillian Taylforth is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Kathy Beale on the BBC soap opera, EastEnders and has also appeared as Jackie Pascoe-Webb on ITV's Footballers Wives, ...more

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Kenneth Connor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Islington
'Allo 'Allo!, Hi-de-Hi!, Rentaghost Kenneth Connor was an actor, soldier, and radio personality

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Alan Parker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Sir Alan William Parker, CBE is an English film director, producer and screenwriter. The early part of his career, beginning in his late teens, was spent as a copywriter and director of ...more

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Terence Alexander is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Bergerac, Terry and June, The Pallisers Terence Joseph Alexander was an English film and television actor, best known for his role as Charlie Hungerford in the British TV drama Bergerac.

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Linda Robson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Birds of a Feather, Loose Women, Shine on Harvey Moon Linda Patricia Mary Robson is an English actress and presenter, best known for playing Tracey Stubbs in the sitcom Birds of a Feather between 1989 and 1998 and 2014 onwards. In 2011, Robson ...more

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Asa Butterfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Asa Maxwell Thornton Farr Butterfield 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 Mordred in the hit ...more

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Emily Watson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Appropriate Adult, The Politician's Husband Emily Margaret Watson, OBE is an English actress who gave an acclaimed debut film performance in Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee and four-time BAFTA ...more

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Phil Daniels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll, Time Gentlemen Please Philip William "Phil" Daniels is an English actor, most noted for film and television roles as Londoners such as Jimmy Cooper in Quadrophenia, Richards in Scum, Stewart in The Class of ...more

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Binnie Barnes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Gertrude Maud "Binnie" Barnes was an English actress whose career in films spanned fifty years, from 1923 to 1973.

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Alexandra Burke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Cheryl Cole's Night In Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewen Burke is an English singer and songwriter. Burke was exposed to music from an early age, with her mother, Melissa Bell, being the lead singer of Soul II Soul. Burke ...more

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Leona Lewis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Leona Louise Lewis is a British singer, songwriter, vocal producer and animal welfare campaigner. She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, where she attended the BRIT School ...more

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Martin Kemp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Islington
EastEnders, The Glittering Prizes, Supply and Demand Martin John Kemp is an English actor, musician, and occasional television presenter, best known as the bassist in the new wave band Spandau Ballet, as well as for his portrayal as Steve Owen ...more

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Denis Quilley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Undermind, Timeslip, Contrabandits Denis Clifford Quilley OBE was an English actor. From a family with no theatrical connections, Quilley was determined from an early age to become an actor. He was taken on by the Birmingham ...more

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Kenneth Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Willo the Wisp, Hancock's Half Hour, Jackanory Kenneth Charles Williams was an English comic actor and comedian of Welsh parentage. He was one of the main ensemble in 26 of the 31 Carry On films, and appeared in numerous British television ...more

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Dwain Chambers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Hell's Kitchen, Cirque de Celebrité Dwain Anthony Chambers is a British track sprinter. He has won international medals at World and European level and is one of the fastest European sprinters in the history of athletics. His ...more

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Elaine Lordan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Islington
EastEnders, Soapstar Superstar, Tucker's Luck Elaine Lordan is a former British actress. Lordan is most famous for her role as Lynne Hobbs in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, which she appeared in from 2000 until 2004. Following reports of ...more

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Charlotte Coleman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Worzel Gummidge, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, How Do You Want Me? Charlotte Ninon Coleman was an English actress best known for playing Scarlett in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral, Jess in the television drama Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, and her ...more

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Arthur Mullard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Islington
The Arthur Askey Show, On The Rocks, Arthur's Treasured Volumes Arthur Ernest Mullard was an English actor and singer.

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Kaya Scodelario is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Skins Kaya Rose Scodelario is an English actress. She is known for her breakthrough performance as Effy Stonem in the E4 teen drama Skins and as Teresa in The Maze Runner.

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Brenda Cowling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Islington
You Rang, M'Lord?, Potter Brenda Rose Cowling was an English actress. A native of London, Cowling wanted to be a film actress from the time she was a child; however, upon leaving school, she trained instead as a ...more

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Alex Carter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Hollyoaks, In with the Flynns, Family Passions Alex Carter is an English actor, writer and radio presenter. Mostly known for his roles as Jamie Hope and Lee Hunter in the UK's third and fourth most popular serial dramas Emmerdale and

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Joe Swash is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Islington
EastEnders, Minute to Win It, All Over the Place Joseph "Joe" Swash is an English presenter and actor, best known for his role of Mickey Miller in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders and various presenting roles with ITV2.

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Harry Fielder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Islington
The Diary of Anne Frank, The Fear Harry Fielder is an English actor and supporting artist who has worked extensively in British films and television since the 1960s. Fielder was born in Islington, London. Despite being based ...more

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Paul Daneman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Islington
G.B.H., Not in Front of the Children, Thatcher: The Final Days Paul Daneman was an English film, television, theatre and voice actor.

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Clara Salaman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Islington
The Bill, Beech is Back Clara Rachel Salaman is an English actress. She is known for playing the role of DS Claire Stanton in the long running ITV drama The Bill. She has also appeared in several other television ...more

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Valerie Leon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Up Pompeii! Valerie Leon is an English actress who had roles in a number of high-profile British film franchises, including the Carry On series.

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Natalie Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Islington
EastEnders, Psychoville, Celebrity Driving School Natalie Ann Cassidy is a two time British Soap Award winning English actress, best known for playing Sonia Fowler on EastEnders from 1993 to 2007 in a regular capacity, brief appearances in 2010 ...more

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Dana Rosemary Scallon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Celebrity Jigs 'n' Reels Dana Rosemary Scallon, known in her singing career as Dana, is an Irish singer and former Member of the European Parliament. While still a schoolgirl she won the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest ...more

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Vanessa Feltz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Celebrity Fit Club, Celebrity Big Brother, Watchdog Value For Money Vanessa Jane Feltz is an English television personality, freelance broadcaster and journalist. She currently presents an early morning radio show on BBC Radio 2 and a mid morning phone-in show ...more

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Tony Hadley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Reborn in the USA, The 100 Greatest Musicals, The Pop Years Anthony Patrick "Tony" Hadley is an English pop singer-songwriter, occasional stage actor and radio presenter who first rose to fame in the 1980s as the lead vocalist of the New ...more

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Sheree Murphy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Emmerdale Sheree Murphy is an English actress and television presenter. She is best known for her roles as Tricia Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, Eva Strong in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks ...more

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James Beck is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Dad's Army, Mild And Bitter, Romany Jones Stanley James Carroll Beck was an English actor best remembered for his role as Private Joe Walker, the cockney spiv in the popular BBC sitcom Dad's Army.

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Robertson Hare is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Islington
All Gas and Gaiters John Robertson Hare was an English actor, who came to fame in the Aldwych farces. He is remembered by modern audiences for his performances as the Archdeacon in the popular BBC sitcom, All Gas ...more

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James Alexandrou is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Islington
EastEnders James Alekos Alexandrou is an English actor, best known for playing Martin Fowler in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders. He is currently the presenter of Bizarre Crime on BBC Three.

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Bernie Winters is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Mike And Bernie's Music Hall, The Strange World Of Gurney Slade, Mike And Bernie's Scene Bernie Winters, born Bernie Weinstein, was an English comedian and the comic relief of the double act Mike and Bernie Winters with his older brother, Mike. He later performed solo, often with ...more

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Hubert Gregg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Hubert Gregg was a BBC broadcaster, writer and stage actor. At the end of his life he was probably best known for the BBC Radio 2 "oldies" shows A Square Deal and Thanks for the ...more

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Charlie Rowe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Red Band Society, Neverland Charlie John Rowe is an English actor. His film roles include Young Tommy in Never Let Me Go, James in The Boat That Rocked, Billy Costa in The Golden Compass, Peter in the SyFy/Sky Movies Peter ...more

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Joe Melia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Call My Bluff, Double Dare Joe Melia was a British actor. He was educated at the City of Leicester Boys' Grammar School. He first came to notice in Peter Nichols’s A Day in the Death of Joe Egg.

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Heydon Prowse is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Islington
The Revolution Will Be Televised Heydon Prowse is an actor, director, cinematographer, and a screenwriter.

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Shaznay Lewis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Tricia Marie "Shaznay" Lewis is a British singer, songwriter, former member of girl group All Saints. Lewis has co-written most of the group's songs, including number one singles: ...more

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Mike Winters is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Mike Winters Mike And Bernie's Music Hall, Mike And Bernie's Scene Mike Winters, born Michael Weinstein, was an English comedian, musician, businessman and writer who was the straight man of the comedy double act Mike & Bernie Winters with his younger ...more

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Stedman Pearson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Stedman Pearson is an English singer and dancer, most notable for being a member of the pop group Five Star with his four siblings.

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Warren Barton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Islington
The Match, Fox Soccer Match Day Warren Dean Barton is a former English football player. He is now a television pundit for Fox Soccer Channel as well as general manager and technical director for Los Angeles Blues in the ...more

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Lauren Booth is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Islington
Lauren Booth Lauren Booth is an English broadcaster, journalist and pro-Palestinian activist. She currently works as a freelance writer and media consultant. In 2012, she co-founded the UK charity Peace