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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Leeds, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Leeds, as in some cases Leeds may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Leeds 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 Leeds, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Items include everything from Charles Barkley to Tom Wilkinson.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Leeds?" and "Which famous actors were born in Leeds?"

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Adam Shaw is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Adam Shaw age 43 - Adam Shaw is an actor.

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Alex Zane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Alex Zane age 38 - Alex Zane is an English television presenter and DJ.

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Alexis Silver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Alexis Silver age 38 - Alexis Silver (born October 27, 1979)in Leeds, West Yorkshire is a former British porn star renowned for her large natural breasts (32G) Alexis started her career in 2004, and has made a large ...more

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Amrita Hunjan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Amrita Hunjan age 33 - Amrita Hunjan is a British-Indian model and singer. She is perhaps best known for being a singer in the R'n'B/pop band Rouge. Amrita is also known in the British Asian community for being the ...more

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Andrew Dunn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Andrew Dunn age 60 - Andrew Dunn is an actor.

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Angela Griffin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Angela Griffin age 41 - Angela Mellissa Griffin is an English actress and television presenter who has been active on British television since the early 1990s.

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Anthony Lewis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Anthony Lewis age 34 - Anthony Lewis is an English actor. Lewis began acting at just nine years old with early roles in many popular television shows, including Heartbeat, A Touch Of Frost and Cracker as well as a ...more

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Arthur Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Arthur Metcalfe Died at 64 (1938-2002) - Arthur Metcalfe was a British racing cyclist who twice rode the Tour de France and, as an amateur remains the only rider to win the British road race championship and the British Best ...more

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Barry Cryer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Barry Cryer age 82 - Barry Charles Cryer OBE is a British writer and comedian. Cryer has written for many noted performers, including Dave Allen, Stanley Baxter, Jack Benny, Rory Bremner, George Burns, Jasper ...more

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Ben Cooke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Ben Cooke age 43 - Ben Cooke is a stuntman and actor.

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Ben Sowden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Ben Sowden age 34 - Ben Sowden is a British actor who appeared as Thomas in Children's Ward and John Reed in Jane Eyre.

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Ben Thomas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Ben Thomas age 62 - Ben Thomas is an actor who also wrote and directed a short film Somewhere in 2005.

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Betty Fairfax is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Betty Fairfax Died at 73 (1889-1962) - Betty Fairfax was an actress.

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Ernie Wise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Ernie Wise Died at 74 (1925-1999) - Ernest Wiseman, OBE, known by his stage name Ernie Wise, was an English comedian, best known as one half of the comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, who became a national institution on British ...more

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Bob Peck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Bob Peck Died at 54 (1945-1999) - Robert "Bob" Peck was an English stage, television and film actor who was best known for his roles as Ronald Craven in the television serial Edge of Darkness and as gamekeeper Robert ...more

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Bryan Mosley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Bryan Mosley Died at 68 (1931-1999) - Bryan Mosley was a British actor, known best as grocer Alf Roberts in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street.

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Carole Hayman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Carole Hayman age 72 - Carole Hayman is an English writer, broadcaster, actor and director. She was born in Kent, and attended Leeds University and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. She has been an actress and ...more

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Charles Barkley age 54 - Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and ...more

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Christian Cooke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Christian Cooke age 30 - Christian Louis Cooke is an English actor. He is known for playing Luke Kirkwall in Where the Heart Is, Luke Rutherford in Demons, Dorian Gaudain in Trinity, Freddie Taylor in Cemetery Junction ...more

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Clifford Buckton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Clifford Buckton Died at 63 (1897-1960) - Clifford Buckton was an actor.

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Daniel Percival is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Daniel Percival age 37 - Daniel Percival is an English television, theatre and film actor. Percival was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He has brown eyes and black hair, is 5 ft 10 in tall, and is not to be confused ...more

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David Conolly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
David Conolly David Conolly is a writer, director, comedian and actor whose production company, Mansion Pictures, produced two feature length films, Mothers & Daughters and The Understudy,

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David Fleeshman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
David Fleeshman age 65 - David Fleeshman is an actor.

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David Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
David Wilkinson age 62 - David Nicholas Wilkinson is the founder and Chairman of Guerilla Films Limited, a production and distribution company based in London. He is also Chairman of Guerilla Books Limited. The Nicholas ...more

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Derek Leckenby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Derek Leckenby Died at 51 (1943-1994) - Derek "Lek" Leckenby was an English musician and lead guitarist, most famous for his work with English pop group Herman's Hermits.

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Diana Coupland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Diana Coupland Died at 74 (1932-2006) - Diana Coupland was an English actress best remembered for her role as Jean Abbott on Bless This House, which she played from 1971 to 1976.

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Dominic North is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Dominic North age 34 - Dominic Andrew North is an English ballet dancer.

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Elliot Levey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Elliot Levey Elliot Levey is an actor.

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Emma Dubery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Emma Dubery age 32 - Emma Dubery is an actor.

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Felicity Montagu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Felicity Montagu age 57 - Felicity J. Montagu is an English actress.

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Frances White is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Frances White age 79 - Frances White is a British actress, perhaps best known for her roles as Kate Hamilton in Crossroads and as Miss Flood in the BBC sitcom May to December. She is very much involved with Ireland ...more

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Frank Dunlop is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Frank Dunlop age 90 - Frank Dunlop is a British theatre director.

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Leigh Francis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Leigh Francis age 44 - Leigh Francis is an English stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and voice artist, best known for creating Channel 4's Bo' Selecta! and portraying Keith Lemon in several ITV ...more

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Gary Husband is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Gary Husband age 57 - Gary Husband is a British jazz and rock drummer, pianist and bandleader. He is best known for his emotive and dynamic style on both his primary instruments, the keyboards and the drums. He is ...more

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Geoffrey Bayldon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Geoffrey Bayldon age 93 - Geoffrey Bayldon is a British actor. After playing roles in many dramas including Shakespeare, he became known for portraying the title role of the children's series Catweazle, after turning ...more

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Matthew Lewis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Matthew Lewis age 28 - Matthew David "Matt" Lewis is an English film, television and stage actor, best known for playing Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films, Jamie Bradley in The Syndicate and ...more

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Geoffrey Davies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Geoffrey Davies age 75 - Geoffrey Davies is a British actor.

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Geoffrey Hinsliff is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Geoffrey Hinsliff age 80 - Geoffrey Hinsliff is an English actor best known for his portrayal of Don Brennan in Coronation Street from 1987 to 1997. He had previously played other characters in the same programme, in 1963 ...more

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George A. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
George A. Cooper age 92 - George A. Cooper is a retired English actor. One of his best-known roles was as the caretaker Mr. Griffiths in the long-running children's TV series Grange Hill. He also enjoyed acclaim as ...more

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Glenda McKay is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Glenda McKay age 46 - Glenda McKay is a British actress. She is best known for playing the character of Rachel Hughes on the popular ITV soap Emmerdale from 1988 until the character was killed off in 1999, in an ...more

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Nichola Burley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Nichola Burley age 31 - Nichola Ann Burley is an English actress. She is best known for her roles in Born Equal, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Goldplated, Death Comes to Pemberley, Donkey Punch, and StreetDance 3D.

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Graham Stuart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Graham Stuart Graham Stuart is an actor.

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Graham Walker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Graham Walker Died at 68 (1945-2013) - Graham Walker is an actor.

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Henry Wenman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Henry Wenman Died at 78 (1875-1953) - Henry Wenman was a British actor.

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Holly Kenny is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Holly Kenny age 22 - Holly Kenny is a British actress, best known for playing Sambuca Kelly in the BBC1 drama Waterloo Road from 2009 until the character was killed off in 2011.

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Jack Birkett is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Jack Birkett Died at 76 (1934-2010) - Jack Birkett was a British dancer, mime artist, actor and singer, best known for his work on stage as a member of Lindsay Kemp's theatre company, and in the films of Derek Jarman. He was often ...more

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Jack Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Jack Shepherd age 77 - Jack Shepherd is an English actor, playwright, theatre director, saxophone player and jazz pianist, who made his film debut in 1969 with All Neat in Black Stockings and The Virgin Soldiers. He ...more

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James Frain is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
James Frain age 49 - James Dominic Frain is an English stage and screen actor. He is known for his role in the Showtime series The Tudors, in which he appeared as Thomas Cromwell from 2007-09. Other starring roles ...more

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James Howson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
James Howson James Howson is a film actor.

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James Powell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
James Powell age 36 - James Powell is an actor.