Entertainment TV Actors from Lancashire

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

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

List TV actors range from John Lennon to George Harrison.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Lancashire?" and "Who are the most famous Lancashire actors?"
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Ian McShane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Deadwood, Dallas, Jesus of Nazareth
Ian David McShane is an English actor, director, producer and voice artist. Despite appearing in numerous films, McShane is best known for his television roles, particularly BBC's Lovejoy and ...more
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Jennifer Kendal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Jennifer Kapoor, born Jennifer Kendal, was a British actress who married Shashi Kapoor of the Kapoor family.
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Miranda Richardson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
The Black Adder, Merlin, Rubicon
Miranda Jane Richardson is an English stage, film and television actress. She made her film debut playing Ruth Ellis in Dance with a Stranger in 1985, and went on to receive Academy Award ...more
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Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Coronation Street, Vicious, The Prisoner
Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn ...more
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Chris Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
The Care Bears, Spider-Man, The Marvel Super Heroes
Chris Wiggins is an English-born Canadian actor. He started out as a banker in his home country before he began his acting career in Canada, where he moved in 1952. Wiggins is probably best ...more
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Jason Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Highlander: The Series, Awake, Brotherhood
Jason Isaacs is an English actor. He is known for his performance as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, the brutal Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot and as Michael Caffee in the ...more
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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
The Beatles, Not Only... But Also
John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of ...more
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Ringo Starr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Courage the Cowardly Dog, Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
Richard Starkey Jr., MBE, better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. On ...more
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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. ...more
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Alison Steadman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Pride and Prejudice, Gavin & Stacey, Gavin and Stacey
Alison Steadman, OBE is an English actress. She was made an OBE in the 2000 New Year Honours. In a 2007 Channel 4 poll, the "50 Greatest Actors" voted for by other actors, she was ...more
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Jacqueline Leonard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
EastEnders, River City, Peak Practice
Jacqueline Leonard is an English actress. She is best known for playing Sarah Preston in the ITV drama Peak Practice from 1993 to 1996, Lorraine Wicks in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1996 ...more
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J. Pat O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Maude, My Favorite Martian, The Mickey Mouse Club
James Patrick O'Malley was an English singer and character actor, who appeared in many American films and television programmes from the 1940s to 1982, using the stage name J. Pat O'Malley. He ...more
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Paul Barber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Only Fools and Horses, All Change, Boys from the Blackstuff
Patrick Barber, known by the stage name Paul Barber, is an English actor from Liverpool. In a career spanning more than 30 years, he is best known for playing Denzil in Only Fools and Horses and ...more
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Warren Clarke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Chuggington, Red Riding, Dalziel and Pascoe
Warren Alan James Clarke was an English actor. He was known for his appearances in many films after a significant role as 'Dim' in Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange and for numerous television ...more
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Jane Horrocks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Absolutely Fabulous, Watership Down, Fifi & the Flowertots
Barbara Jane Horrocks is an English stage, screen and television actress, voice artist, musician and singer. She played "Bubble" in the TV series Absolutely Fabulous and is known for ...more
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Eric Sykes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Teletubbies, Sykes, Gormenghast
Eric Sykes CBE was an English radio, television and film writer, actor and director whose performing career spanned more than 50 years. He frequently wrote for and/or performed with many other ...more
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Christopher Biggins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Porridge, Psychoville, Rentaghost
Christopher Kenneth Biggins, often referred to as simply Biggins, is a British actor and television presenter.
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Anthony Valentine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Robin of Sherwood, Masada, Callan
Anthony Valentine is an English actor known for his TV roles: the ruthless Toby Meres in Callan, the sinister Major Mohn in Colditz, as the title character in Raffles. Valentine was born in ...more
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Lesley Sharp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Afterlife, Red Riding, Scott & Bailey
Lesley Sharp is an English stage, film and television actress, particularly well known for her variety of British television roles including Clocking Off, Bob & Rose and afterlife.
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Phil Hayes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Phillip Lee "Phil" Hayes is an English cricketer. Hayes is a left-handed batsman who bowls leg break. He was born in Bolton, Greater Manchester and educated at Bury College. While ...more
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Johnny Vegas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Benidorm, Ideal, Tipping the Velvet
Michael Joseph Pennington, Sr., better known as Johnny Vegas is an English actor and comedian, known for his angry rants, surreal humour, portly figure and high husky voice. His television roles ...more
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Michael Angelis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Rolie Polie Olie
Michael Angelis is an English actor and voice artist. He is the younger brother of fellow actor Paul Angelis.
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Ken Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Jesus of Nazareth, The Squirrels, The Last Of The Baskets
Ken Jones was an English actor. Jones was born in Liverpool. After working as a signwriter and performing as an amateur, he trained at RADA and then joined Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. He ...more
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Liza Tarbuck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Blockbusters, Airport, Watching
Liza Tarbuck is an English actress, television and radio presenter.
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Clive Barker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Lancashire
Clive Barker is an English writer, film director, and visual artist best known for his work in both fantasy and horror fiction. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short ...more