Actors Famous Film Actors From Leicester

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

List includes Richard Armitage, Graham Chapman, more.

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

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Alison King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 45 Alison King is an English actress. She has had major television roles as Lynda Block in the Sky One television series Dream Team, and since 2006 as Carla Connor in the ITV soap opera Coronation ...more

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Andy Nyman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 52 Andy Nyman is an English actor and magician.

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Aynsley Lister is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 42 Aynsley Lister is a British blues-rock guitarist/singer and songwriter.

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Barry Letts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Died at 84 (1925-2009) Barry Leopold Letts was a British actor, television director, writer and producer. Born in Leicester, he worked on the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who and produced the BBC's ...more

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David Icke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 66 David Vaughan Icke is an English writer, public speaker and a former professional footballer and sports broadcaster. He promotes conspiracy theories about global politics and has written ...more

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Diane Klimaszewski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 47 Diane Klimaszewski is an actress.

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David Timson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 68 David Timson is an actor. His works include: (1991) He acted in Susannah Centilivre's play, "The Artifice," at the Orange Tree Theatre in London, England with Frank Moorey, Dale ...more

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Dominic Keating is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 56 Dominic Keating is an English television, film and theatre actor, known for his portrayal of Tony in the Channel 4 sitcom Desmond's and Lieutenant Malcolm Reed on Star Trek: Enterprise.

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Fagun Thakrar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Fagun Thakrar Fagun Thakrar also known as Fagun is an English actress and designer who has appeared in a number of English, Hollywood and Bollywood productions. She co-starred with Martin Sheen in Bhopal: ...more

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Elaine Klimaszewski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 47 Elaine Klimaszewski is an actress.

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Gabrielle Amies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 41 Gabrielle Amies is an actress.

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Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Died at 48 (1941-1989) Graham Arthur Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python.

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Greg Hicks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 65 Greg Hicks is an English actor. He completed theatrical training at Rose Bruford College and has been a member of The Royal Shakespeare Company since 1976. He was nominated for a 2004 Laurence ...more

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Jamie Baughan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Jamie Baughan age 35 Jamie Baughan is an actor.

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Jo Kendall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Jo Kendall, born in Leicester, England, is a British actress. She played Desdemona in a production of Othello at the ADC Theatre, Cambridge in 1962. In August 1963 she appeared in the West End ...more

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Joe Read is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Joe Read is a musician.

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Joe Tucker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 52 Joe Tucker is an actor.

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John Leeson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 75 John Leeson is a British actor who is best known for voicing K-9 on the television series Doctor Who from 1977 to 1979, then from 1980 to 1981, and has returned for two single episode in the ...more

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Jon Lord is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Died at 71 (1941-2012) John Douglas "Jon" Lord was an English composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque forms, especially with Deep ...more

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Josette Simon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 58 Josette Patricia Simon OBE is a British actor from Leicester of Antiguan descent. She trained for the stage at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

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Kate O'Mara is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Died at 75 (1939-2014) Kate O'Mara was an English film, stage and television actress, and writer. She was perhaps most widely known for her 1986 role as Caress Morell, the scheming sister of Alexis Colby in the ...more

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Kevin Hewick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 61 Kevin Hewick is an English singer-songwriter who was an early member of the Factory Records roster. Today he is known for his recordings on Pink Box Records, an independent label based in ...more

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Klimaszewski Twins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Diane and Elaine Klimaszewski are Polish American models better known as the Coors Light Twins. They are also actresses and were briefly members of World Championship Wrestling's Nitro Girls.

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Matt Heath is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Matt Heath age 37 Matthew Philip "Matt" Heath is an English footballer who is currently playing for Harrogate Town. Heath has previously played in the Premier League for Leicester City and in the ...more

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McKenzie Lee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 39 McKenzie Lee is a British pornographic actress.

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Richard Armitage is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 47 Richard Armitage is a voice actor.

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Michael Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 70 Michael Kitchen is an English actor and television producer, best known for his role as Chief Superintendent Foyle in the ITV drama series Foyle's War since 2002.

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Noel Coleman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Noel Coleman Died at 88 (1919-2007) Noel Coleman was an English actor who appeared in many television roles. He appeared in the 1969 Doctor Who serial The War Games as General Smythe and he appeared in Red Dwarf as the Cat Priest ...more

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Parminder Nagra is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 43 Parminder Kaur Nagra is an English film and television actress, known for playing Jess in the 2002 film Bend It Like Beckham and Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the NBC medical drama ER from 2003 to 2009. ...more

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Paven Virk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Paven Virk is a film actor.

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Philip Voss is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 82 Philip Voss is a British stage, radio, film and television actor. He has played small roles since the 1960s, but more notable ones include roles in such as the 1964 Doctor Who serial, ...more

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Rakhee Thakrar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 34 Rakhee Thakrar is an actor.

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Suzanna Leigh is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 73 Suzanna Leigh is an English actress known for her film and television roles in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Richard Wilson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 34 Richard Wilson is a British-born Australian actor.

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Rob Townsend is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 71 Rob Townsend is a British rock and blues drummer. He was influenced by jazz greats such as Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa and is best known for being the drummer for progressive rock band Family and ...more

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Roger Pratt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 71 Roger Pratt BSC is a British cinematographer. Pratt has been the director of photography for more than 35 films. Among his body of films, he has worked on Batman, Frankenstein, 102 Dalmatians, ...more

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Roy Macready is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Roy Macready age 84 Roy Macready is an actor.

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Royston Tickner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Died at 75 (1922-1997) Royston Tickner was a British actor. Born Roy A. Tickner in Leicester, a tailor's son, he trained as an actor at Scarborough repertory theatre. He served in the Royal Navy in World War II: ...more

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Sheila Fearn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 78 Sheila Fearn is a British actress best known for playing Audrey, the sister of Terry Collier in BBC situation comedies The Likely Lads and Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, and also later ...more

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Stephen Frears is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 77 Stephen Arthur Frears is an English film director. Frears directed several critically acclaimed British feature films since the 1980s including My Beautiful Laundrette, Dangerous Liaisons, High ...more

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Tony De Sergio is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
age 52 Tony De Sergio is a pornographic actor.

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Wallas Eaton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Died at 78 (1917-1995) Wallas Eaton, sometimes credited as Wallace Eaton or Wallis Eaton, was an English film, radio, television and theatre actor. He is perhaps best remembered for his voice roles between 1949 and ...more

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Walter Byron is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Leicester
Died at 73 (1899-1972) Walter Byron was an English film actor. He starred opposite Gloria Swanson in the 1929 film Queen Kelly and appeared in 66 films between 1926 and 1942.