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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Limerick.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Limerick, with photos when available. These renowned Limerick 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 Limerick, but everyone on this list grew up in Limerick and considers it to be their home. This list includes Limerick TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Limerick then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Limerick. Various bits of information are available for these Limerick celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

This list has everything from Richard Harris to Dolores O'Riordan.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Limerick?" and "Who are the most famous Limerick actors?"
Richard Harris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Limerick
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Richard St John Harris was an Irish actor, singer, theatrical producer, film director and writer. He appeared on stage and in many films, appearing as Frank Machin in This Sporting Life, and King Arthur in the 1967 film Camelot and the subsequent 1981 revival of the show. He played an aristocrat and ...more

Birthplace: Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Ireland

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Todd Carty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Limerick
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Todd Carty is an actor and director, who has grown up on television screens in a variety of roles. His stage work has varied from pantomime to serious drama, as well as radio plays, voiceovers, commercials, narrations, and films. He is best known for his roles as Tucker Jenkins in Grange Hill, Mark ...more

Acted In: EastEnders, Tucker's Luck

Birthplace: Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Ireland, United Kingdom

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Terry Wogan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Limerick
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Sir Michael Terence "Terry" Wogan, KBE DL is an Irish radio and television broadcaster who has worked for the BBC in the United Kingdom for most of his career. Before he retired from his weekday breakfast programme Wake Up to Wogan on BBC Radio 2 in 2009, it had eight million regular listeners, ...more

Acted In: Blankety Blank, Wogan, Points of View, Stoppit and Tidyup, Wogan's Perfect Recall, + more

Birthplace: Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Dolores O'Riordan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Limerick
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Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan is an Irish musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. She led the rock band The Cranberries to worldwide success for thirteen years before the band took a break from 2003 until it reunited in 2009. Her first solo album Are You Listening? was released in May 2007 and ...more

Birthplace: Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Republic of Ireland

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