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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 45
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 40
Alex Zane (born Faris Alexander L. Albayaty; 3 March 1979) 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 40
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 35
Amrita Hunjan (born 25 June 1984) is a British-Indian model and singer. She is known for being a singer in the R'n'B/pop band Rouge. Amrita is also known in the British Asian community for being ...more
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Andrew Dunn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 62
Andrew Dunn (born 12 April 1957) is an English actor, best known for the role of Tony in the BBC sitcom Dinnerladies between 1998 and 2000. He later played Roger Stiles in Coronation Street from ...more
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Angela Griffin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 43
Angela Mellissa Griffin (born 19 July 1976 in Leeds) 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 36
Anthony Lewis (born 31 March 1983) is an English actor.
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Arthur Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Dec. at 64 (1938-2002)
Arthur Metcalfe (27 September 1938–11 December 2002) was a British racing cyclist who twice rode the Tour de France and, as an amateur remains the only male rider to win the British road race ...more
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Barry Cryer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 84
Barry Charles Cryer, OBE (born 23 March 1935) is an English writer, comedian and actor. Cryer has written for many noted performers, including Dave Allen, Stanley Baxter, Jack Benny, Rory ...more
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Ben Cooke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 45
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 36
Ben Sowden (born 23 January 1983, in Leeds, England) is a British actor and musician who appeared as Thomas in Children's Ward (1989 and 1991) and John Reed in Jane Eyre (1997).In July 2018 he ...more
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Ben Thomas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 64
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 Dec. 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
Dec. at 74 (1925-1999)
Ernest Wiseman, (27 November 1925 – 21 March 1999), 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 ...more
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Bob Peck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Dec. at 54 (1945-1999)
Robert Peck (23 August 1945 – 4 April 1999) 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 ...more
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Bryan Mosley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Dec. at 68 (1931-1999)
Bryan Mosley (25 August 1931 – 9 February 1999) 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 74
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 56
Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on Inside the NBA. Nicknamed Chuck, Sir Charles, Street Beef, and ...more
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Christian Cooke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 32
Christian Louis Cooke (born 15 September 1987) 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 ...more
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Clifford Buckton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
Dec. 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 39
Daniel Percival (born 1980) is a retired English television, theatre and film actor. He was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He attended Leeds University, before moving to study at RADA from ...more
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David Conolly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
David Conolly
Not to be confused with David Connolly, a choreographer and director from Canada.David Conolly is a writer, director, comedian and actor whose production company, Mansion Pictures, produced two ...more
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David Fleeshman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leeds
age 67
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 64
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
Dec. at 51 (1943-1994)
Derek "Lek" Leckenby (14 May 1943 – 4 June 1994) was an English musician and lead guitarist, most famous for his work with English pop group Herman's Hermits.