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TV Actors from Lancashire

Updated October 13, 2018 15.7k views356 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • 1
    Ian McShane

    Ian McShane

    Deadwood, Dallas

    BirthplaceBlackburn, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Ian David McShane (born 29 September 1942) is an English actor. He is known for his television... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Jennifer Kendal
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  • 3
    Miranda Richardson

    Miranda Richardson

    The Black Adder, Merlin

    BirthplaceSouthport, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English actress. She made her film debut... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Ian McKellen

    Ian McKellen

    Coronation Street, Vicious

    BirthplaceBurnley, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Sir Ian Murray McKellen (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. His career spans genres... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5

    Chris Wiggins

    The Care Bears, Spider-Man

    BirthplaceBlackpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityCanada, England

    Chris Wiggins (January 13, 1931 – February 19, 2017) was an English-born Canadian actor.He... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Jason Isaacs

    Jason Isaacs

    Highlander: The Series, Awake

    BirthplaceLiverpool, England

    NationalityEngland

    Jason Isaacs (born 6 June 1963) is an English actor and producer, best known for playing... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    John Lennon

    John Lennon

    The Beatles, Not Only... But Also

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    John Winston Ono Lennon (born John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Ringo Starr

    Ringo Starr

    Courage the Cowardly Dog, Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    George Harrison
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  • 10
    Alison Steadman

    Alison Steadman

    Pride and Prejudice, Gavin & Stacey

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Alison Steadman (born 26 August 1946) is an English actor. She won the 1991 National Society... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Jacqueline Leonard

    Jacqueline Leonard

    EastEnders, River City

    BirthplaceBlackpool, England

    NationalityEngland

    Jacqueline Leonard is an English actress. She is known for playing Sarah Preston in the ITV... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    J. Pat O'Malley

    J. Pat O'Malley

    Maude, My Favorite Martian

    BirthplaceBurnley, England

    NationalityUnited States of America, England

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  • 13
    Paul Barber

    Paul Barber

    Only Fools and Horses, All Change

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Patrick Barber, known by the stage name Paul Barber (born 18 March 1951), is an English actor... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Warren Clarke

    Warren Clarke

    Chuggington, Red Riding

    BirthplaceOldham, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Warren Clarke (26 April 1947 – 12 November 2014) was an English actor. He appeared in many... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Jane Horrocks

    Jane Horrocks

    Absolutely Fabulous, Watership Down

    BirthplaceRawtenstall, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Barbara Jane Horrocks (born 18 January 1964) is an English actress, voice artist, musician and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Eric Sykes

    Eric Sykes

    Teletubbies, Sykes

    BirthplaceEurasia, Lancashire, United Kingdom, North West England, England

    NationalityEngland

    Eric Sykes (4 May 1923 – 4 July 2012) was an English radio, stage, television and film... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Christopher Biggins

    Christopher Biggins

    Porridge, Psychoville

    BirthplaceOldham, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Christopher Kenneth Biggins (born 16 December 1948) is an English actor and television... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Anthony Valentine

    Anthony Valentine

    Robin of Sherwood, Masada

    BirthplaceEngland, Blackburn

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Anthony Valentine (17 August 1939 – 2 December 2015) was an English actor best known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Lesley Sharp

    Lesley Sharp

    Afterlife, Red Riding

    BirthplaceManchester, England

    NationalityEngland

    Lesley Sharp (born 3 April 1960) is an English stage, film and television actress whose roles... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Phil Hayes
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  • 21
    Johnny Vegas

    Johnny Vegas

    Benidorm, Ideal

    BirthplaceSt Helens, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Michael Joseph Pennington (born 5 September 1970), known professionally as Johnny Vegas, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Michael Angelis

    Michael Angelis

    Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

    BirthplaceLiverpool, England

    NationalityEngland

    Michael Angelis (born 18 January 1952) is an English actor. He is best known as the former... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Ken Jones

    Ken Jones

    Jesus of Nazareth, The Squirrels

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Ken Jones (20 February 1930 – 13 February 2014) was an English actor. Jones was born in... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    Liza Tarbuck

    Blockbusters, Airport

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Liza Tarbuck ( LEE-zə; born 21 November 1964) is an English actress and television and radio... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Clive Barker
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