Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Leeds

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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
age 44
Adam Shaw is an actor.

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Alex Zane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 39
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
age 39
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
age 34
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
age 61
Andrew Dunn is an actor.

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Angela Griffin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 42
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
age 35
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
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
age 83
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
age 44
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
age 35
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
age 63
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
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
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
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
age 73
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
age 55
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
age 31
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
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
age 38
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
age 66
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 63
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
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.