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

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Liverpool, with photos when available. These renowned Liverpudlian 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 Liverpool, but everyone on this list grew up in Liverpool and considers it to be their home. This list includes Liverpool TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Liverpool then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Liverpool. Various bits of information are available for these Liverpool celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for. List ranges from Paul McCartney to John Lennon, plus much more.This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Liverpool?" and "Who are the most famous Liverpool actors?"

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David Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
David Morrissey The Walking Dead, Zero Hour, Sense and Sensibility David Mark Morrissey is a British actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. At the age of 18, he was cast in the television series One Summer, which won him recognition throughout the ...more

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Jason Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Jason Isaacs Highlander: The Series, Awake, Brotherhood Jason Isaacs is an English actor. He is known for his performance as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, the brutal Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot and as lifelong criminal Michael ...more

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Paul McGann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Paul McGann Doctor Who, Luther, Zero Hour Paul John McGann is an English actor. He came to prominence for portraying Percy Toplis in the 1986 television serial The Monocled Mutineer. He later starred in the 1987 dark comedy Withnail and ...more

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Alison Steadman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Alison Steadman Pride and Prejudice, Gavin & Stacey, Gavin and Stacey Alison Steadman, OBE is an English actress. She was made an OBE in the 2000 New Year Honours. In a 2007 Channel 4 poll, the "50 Greatest Actors" voted for by other actors, she was ...more

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Kim Cattrall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Kim Cattrall Sex and the City, My Boy Jack, Producing Parker Kim Victoria Cattrall is an English-Canadian actress. She is known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO romantic comedy series Sex and the City, which earned her the 2002 Golden Globe Award ...more

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Paul Barber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Paul Barber Only Fools and Horses, All Change, Boys from the Blackstuff Patrick Barber, known by the stage name Paul Barber, is an English actor from Liverpool. In a career spanning more than 30 years, he is best known for playing Denzil in Only Fools and Horses and ...more

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Lesley Sharp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Lesley Sharp Afterlife, Red Riding, Scott & Bailey Lesley Sharp is an English stage, film and television actress, particularly well known for her variety of British television roles including Clocking Off, Bob & Rose and afterlife.

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Cathy Tyson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Cathy Tyson Night and Day, Scully, Band of Gold Catherine "Cathy" Tyson is an English stage, film and television actress.

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Michael Angelis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Michael Angelis Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Rolie Polie Olie Michael Angelis is an English actor and voice artist. He is the younger brother of fellow actor Paul Angelis.

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Ken Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Ken Jones Jesus of Nazareth, The Squirrels, The Last Of The Baskets Ken Jones was an English actor. Jones was born in Liverpool. After working as a signwriter and performing as an amateur, he trained at RADA and then joined Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. He ...more

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Liza Tarbuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Liza Tarbuck Blockbusters, Airport, Watching Liza Tarbuck is an English actress, television and radio presenter.

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Clive Barker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Clive Barker Clive Barker is an English writer, film director, and visual artist best known for his work in both fantasy and horror fiction. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short ...more

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Tom Baker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Tom Baker Doctor Who, Little Britain, Little Britain USA Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker is an English actor. He is best known for his role as the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who from 1974 to 1981, a ...more

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Neil Fitzmaurice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Neil Fitzmaurice Peep Show, Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, Phoenix Nights Neil Simon Fitzmaurice is an English actor, comedian and writer. He is best known for his acting role as Mark's love rival, Jeff, in the Channel 4 sitcom, Peep Show, but has written for a number ...more

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David Burke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
David Burke Sherlock Holmes, The Guardians, The Nanny (UK) David P. Burke is an English actor, known for playing Watson in the initial series of Granada Television's 1980s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, which starred Jeremy Brett in the title role.

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Magda Szubanski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Magda Szubanski Kath & Kim, The Late Show, Fast Forward Magdalene M. "Magda" Szubanski is an English-born Australian actress, comedian, television presenter, radio host and author. Szubanski's career began while she was studying at ...more

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Derek Nimmo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Derek Nimmo Oh, Brother!, All Gas and Gaiters Derek Robert Nimmo was an English character actor, producer and author. He was particularly associated with upper class "silly-ass" roles, and clerical roles.

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Jennifer Ellison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Jennifer Ellison Hell's Kitchen, Brookside, The Verdict Jennifer Lesley Ellison is an English actress, glamour model, television personality, dancer and singer. Ellison is perhaps best known for playing Emily Shadwick in the television soap opera ...more

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Ian Hart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Ian Hart Luck, Dirt, The Virgin Queen Ian Hart is an English stage, television and film actor best known for playing Professor Quirrell in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone/Sorcerer's Stone.

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Craig Charles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Craig Charles Red Dwarf, Coronation Street, Ghostwatch Craig Joseph Charles is an English actor, comedian, author, poet, television presenter, and DJ. He is known for playing Dave Lister in the British science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf and Lloyd ...more

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Tony Haygarth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Tony Haygarth All Change, The Glittering Prizes, Where the Heart Is Anthony "Tony" Haygarth is an English television, film and theatre actor.

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Norman Rossington is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Norman Rossington Curry and Chips, The Army Game, Casanova Norman Rossington was an English actor best remembered for his roles in The Army Game, the Carry On films and The Beatles film A Hard Day's Night.

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Christine Tremarco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Christine Tremarco Waterloo Road, Five Days, Clocking Off Christine Tremarco is a British television actress whose career began in 1992. Educated at St Cecilia's Infant School and then Holly Lodge Girls' College, she was spotted in a school play and ...more

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Tom Georgeson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Tom Georgeson Bleak House, Juliet Bravo, G.B.H. Tom Georgeson is a British actor, known for his television and film work. His most notable credits have been supporting parts in Between the Lines and in three dramas by Alan Bleasdale; Boys ...more

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Stephen Graham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Stephen Graham Boardwalk Empire, Parade's End, Empire Stephen Graham is an English actor who is best known for his roles as Tommy in the film Snatch, Andrew "Combo" Gascoigne in This Is England as well as its television sequels, This Is ...more

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Gillian Kearney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Gillian Kearney Shameless, Brookside, The Forsyte Saga Gillian Louise Kearney is an English actress best known for playing Jessica Harrison in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty, and her early role as Debbie McGrath in ...more

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Clive Swift is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Clive Swift Keeping Up Appearances, Born and Bred, The Old Guys Clive Walter Swift is an English actor and songwriter. He is best known for his role as Richard Bucket in the British television series Keeping Up Appearances, but has played many other notable ...more

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Rupert Davies is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Rupert Davies Joe 90, War and Peace, Arthur of the Britons Rupert Davies was a British actor best remembered for playing the title role in the BBC's 1960s television adaptation of Maigret, based on Georges Simenon's Maigret novels.

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Peter Serafinowicz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Peter Serafinowicz Running Wilde, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle Peter Szymon Serafinowicz is an English actor, comedian, writer, voice artist and director. He is best known for playing Pete in Shaun of the Dead, dubbing the voice of Darth Maul in Star Wars ...more

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Elisabeth Sladen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Elisabeth Sladen Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Sarah Jane's Alien Files Elisabeth Clara Heath-Sladen was an English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British television series Doctor Who. She was a regular cast member from 1973 to 1976, ...more

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Anthony Booth is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Anthony Booth Til Death Us Do Part, Till Death Us Do Part, Family Affairs Anthony George Booth is an English actor, best known for his role as Mike Rawlins in the BBC series Till Death Us Do Part.

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Cilla Black is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Cilla Black The Moment of Truth, Loveland, The World Of Cilla Cilla Black OBE is an English singer, actress, entertainer and media personality. Championed by The Beatles, she began her career as a singer in 1963, and her singles "Anyone Who Had a ...more

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Michael Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Michael Williams Conjugal Rites, Charlie Chalk, A Fine Romance Michael Leonard Williams, KSG was an English actor who played both classical and comedy roles, and was the husband of actress Dame Judi Dench.

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Lynda La Plante is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Lynda La Plante Rentaghost, Educating Marmalade Lynda LaPlante is a 1993 Edgar Award winning screenwriter.

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Leonard Rossiter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Leonard Rossiter Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, Tripper's Day Leonard Rossiter was an English actor with a long career in the theatre. His enduring popularity and fame came in particular from playing Rupert Rigsby in the British comedy television series ...more

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Antony Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Antony Hamilton Mission: Impossible, Cover Up Antony Hamilton "Tony" Smith, known professionally as Antony Hamilton, was an English-born Australian actor, model, and dancer. Hamilton began his career as a ballet dancer with The ...more

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Sunetra Sarker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Sunetra Sarker The Chase, Mobile, No Angels Sunetra Sarker is an English actress, best known for her acting roles in Brookside, No Angels and Casualty.

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Abbey Clancy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Abbey Clancy Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model, Britain's Next Top Model, The Fashion Show Abigail Marie "Abbey" Crouch is a British lingerie and catwalk model and television presenter. She is married to footballer Peter Crouch, was the runner-up of Britain's Next Top Model, ...more

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Kate Robbins is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Kate Robbins Spitting Image, Monkey Dust, My Little Pony Tales Kate Robbins is an English actress, comedienne, singer and songwriter. She came to prominence in the early 1980s when she scored a No.2 hit on the UK Charts with the song "More Than in ...more

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Bill Dean is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Bill Dean Pennies From Heaven, Pennies from Heaven, Oh No Bill Dean was a British actor who was born in Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire. He was born Patrick Connolly but took his stage name in honour of Everton football legend William 'Dixie' Dean.

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Kenneth Cope is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Kenneth Cope Brookside, That Was the Week That Was, That Was The Week That Was Kenneth Cope is an English actor. He is most famous for his roles as Marty Hopkirk in Randall and Hopkirk, Jed Stone in Coronation Street and Ray Hilton in Brookside.

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Cornelia Frances is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Cornelia Frances Sons and Daughters, The Young Doctors, The Lost Islands Cornelia Frances is an English actress best known for her acting career in Australia, and her portrayal of characters such as judge Morag Bellingham on Home and Away, Barbara Hamilton on Sons ...more

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Bill Kenwright is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Bill Kenwright The 100 Greatest Musicals, Any Dream Will Do Bill Kenwright, CBE is a leading West End theatre producer and film producer. He is also the chairman of Everton Football Club. He attended Booker Avenue County Primary School, and then ...more

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Les Dennis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Les Dennis Coronation Street, Celebrity Big Brother, Bang Leslie Dennis Heseltine, known as Les Dennis is a British comedian, television presenter and actor, best known as the presenter of Family Fortunes for 15 years from 1987 until 2002. He currently ...more

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Gerald Sim is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Gerald Sim Coronation Street, To the Manor Born, Edward & Mrs. Simpson Gerald Grant Sim was an English actor who is perhaps best known for playing the Rector in To the Manor Born. He was the younger brother of the actress Sheila Sim and brother-in-law of the ...more

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Tom Bell is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Tom Bell Prime Suspect, Chancer, No Bananas Thomas George "Tom" Bell was an English actor on stage, film and television. He was dark-haired and lean, and in his later years often played characters having a sinister side to their

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Raza Jaffrey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Raza Jaffrey Smash, The Cape, Mistresses Raza Jaffrey is a British Indian actor and singer, best known for playing Zafar Younis on the BBC One spy drama series Spooks. In 2014, he played Pakistani Lieutenant Colonel Aasar Khan in ...more

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Monica Hughes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Monica Hughes Monica Hughes, OC was an English-Canadian author of books for children and young adults, especially science fiction. She also wrote adventure and historical novels set in Canada, and the text ...more

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Barry Sloane is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Barry Sloane Revenge, The Whispers, Hollyoaks Barry Sloane is an English actor. He has appeared in numerous television shows, and in the BAFTA Award-winning television films Pleasureland and The Mark of Cain. In 2006, Sloane made his West ...more

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David Jackson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
David Jackson Wyatt's Watchdogs, The Larkins David Jackson was a British actor best known for his role as Olag Gan in the first two seasons of Blake's 7 and as Detective Constable Braithwaite in Z-Cars from 1972 to 1978. He was born in ...more