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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
The Walking Dead, Zero Hour, Sense and Sensibility

Birthplace: Kensington, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

David Mark Morrissey (born 21 June 1964) is an English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. At the age of 18, Morrissey was cast in the television series One Summer (1983), and ...more

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Jason Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Highlander: The Series, Awake, Brotherhood

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Jason Isaacs (born 6 June 1963) is an English actor and producer, best known for playing Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot, criminal Michael ...more

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Paul McGann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Doctor Who, Luther, Zero Hour

Birthplace: Kensington, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Paul John McGann (born 14 November 1959) 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 ...more

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Alison Steadman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Pride and Prejudice, Gavin & Stacey, Gavin and Stacey

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Alison Steadman (born 26 August 1946) is an English actor. She won the 1991 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for the Mike Leigh film Life is Sweet, and the 1993 Olivier ...more
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Kim Cattrall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Sex and the City, My Boy Jack, Producing Parker

Birthplace: Mossley Hill, United Kingdom

Nationality: United States of America, United Kingdom, England, Canada

Kim Victoria Cattrall (; born 21 August 1956) is a British-Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Samantha Jones on HBO's Sex and the City (1998–2004), for which she received five ...more

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Paul Barber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Only Fools and Horses, All Change, Boys from the Blackstuff

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Patrick Barber, known by the stage name Paul Barber (born 18 March 1951), is an English actor from Liverpool. In a career spanning more than 30 years, he is best known for playing Denzil in Only ...more
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Lesley Sharp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Afterlife, Red Riding, Scott & Bailey

Birthplace: Manchester, England

Nationality: England

Lesley Sharp (born 3 April 1960) is an English stage, film and television actress whose roles on British television include Clocking Off (2000–01), Bob & Rose (2001) and Afterlife (2005–06). ...more
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Cathy Tyson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Night and Day, Scully, Band of Gold

Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England, London

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Catherine Tyson (born 12 June 1965) is an English stage, film and television actress. She won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1986 film Mona ...more
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Michael Angelis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Rolie Polie Olie

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Nationality: England

Michael Angelis (born 18 January 1952) is an English actor. He is best known as the former narrator of the British children's television series Thomas and Friends from 1991 to 2012, as well as ...more
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Ken Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Jesus of Nazareth, The Squirrels, The Last Of The Baskets

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Ken Jones (20 February 1930 – 13 February 2014) was an English actor. Jones was born in Liverpool. After working as a signwriter and performing as an amateur, he trained at RADA. Known for his ...more
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Liza Tarbuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Blockbusters, Airport, Watching

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Liza Tarbuck ( LEE-zə; born 21 November 1964) is an English actress and television and radio presenter.
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Clive Barker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool

Birthplace: Liverpool, Eurasia, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom, + more

Nationality: United Kingdom

Clive Barker (born 5 October 1952) is an English writer, film director, and visual artist. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short stories, the Books of Blood, which ...more

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Tom Baker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Doctor Who, Little Britain, Little Britain USA

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Thomas Stewart Baker (born 20 January 1934) is an English actor and writer. He portrayed the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who from 1974 to 1981, a longer ...more

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Neil Fitzmaurice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Peep Show, Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, Phoenix Nights

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Neil Simon Fitzmaurice (born 20 August 1969 in Liverpool) is an English actor, comedian and writer. He is perhaps best known for his acting role as Jeff, the love rival for David Mitchell's ...more
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David Burke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Sherlock Holmes, The Guardians, The Nanny (UK)

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Nationality: England

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Magda Szubanski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Kath & Kim, The Late Show, Fast Forward

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, Australia

Magdalene Mary Szubanski [ʃuːˈbaɪnskiː] AO (born 12 April 1961) is an Australian television and film actress, comedian and writer.Szubanski's career started as a writer and performer of sketch ...more
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Derek Nimmo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Oh, Brother!, All Gas and Gaiters

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Derek Robert Nimmo (19 September 1930 – 24 February 1999) was an English character actor, producer and author. He was particularly associated with upper class "silly-ass" roles, and
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Jennifer Ellison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Hell's Kitchen, Brookside, The Verdict

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Jennifer Lesley Ellison (born 30 May 1983) is an English actress, former glamour model, television personality, dancer and singer. Ellison is perhaps best known for playing Emily Shadwick in the ...more
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Ian Hart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Luck, Dirt, The Virgin Queen

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Ian Hart (born Ian Davies; 1964) is an English stage, television and film actor best known for playing Quirinus Quirrell in the 2001 fantasy film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, as ...more
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Craig Charles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Red Dwarf, Coronation Street, Ghostwatch

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Craig Joseph Charles (born 11 July 1964) is a British actor, television presenter and DJ. He played Dave Lister in the science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf and Lloyd Mullaney in the soap opera ...more
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Tony Haygarth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
All Change, The Glittering Prizes, Where the Heart Is

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Nationality: England

George Anthony David Haygarth (4 February 1945 – 10 March 2017) was 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
Curry and Chips, The Army Game, Casanova

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Nationality: England

Norman Rossington (24 December 1928 – 21 May 1999) 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
Waterloo Road, Five Days, Clocking Off

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Nationality: England

Christine Tremarco (born 1977 in Liverpool, England) is a British television actress whose career began in 1992.
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Tom Georgeson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Bleak House, Juliet Bravo, G.B.H.

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Tom Georgeson (born 8 August 1937) is an English actor, known for his television and film work. His most notable credits have been supporting parts in Between the Lines (1992–94) and in three ...more
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Stephen Graham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Liverpool
Boardwalk Empire, Parade's End, Empire

Birthplace: Kirkby, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Stephen Graham (born 3 August 1973) is an English actor. He is known for his role as Andrew "Combo" Gascoigne in This Is England (2006) and its television sequels, This Is England '86 ...more

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