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TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney

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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in London Borough of Hackney.

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

Everyone from Idris Elba to Jessica Tandy is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from London Borough of Hackney?" and "Who are the most famous London Borough of Hackney actors?"
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Michelle Collins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
EastEnders, French and Saunders, French & Saunders
Michelle Danielle Collins is an English actress and TV presenter, best known for her roles in the British soap operas EastEnders and Coronation Street. Collins played Cindy Beale in the BBC soap ...more
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Jessica Tandy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury, The Alcoa Hour
Jessica Alice Tandy was a British-American stage and film actress, who spent most of her 67-year career in the United States. She appeared in over 100 stage productions and had more than 60 ...more
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Rebecca Front is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Nighty Night, Lewis, Inspector Lewis
Rebecca Front is an actress.
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Pauline Quirke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Emmerdale, North & South, North and South
Pauline Perpetua Quirke is an English actress, best known for her role as Sharon Theodopolopodos in the long-running comedy series Birds of a Feather from 1989 to 1998, and again since 2014. She ...more
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Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
The Wire, Luther, The Big C
Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba is a British actor, producer, singer, rapper, and DJ. Elba is best known for his portrayal of Russell "Stringer" Bell in the HBO series The Wire, ...more
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Ray Winstone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Great Expectations, Henry VIII, Robin of Sherwood
Raymond Andrew "Ray" Winstone is an English film and television actor. He is mostly known for his "hard man" roles, beginning with his role as Carlin in the 1979 film Scum ...more
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Anthony Newley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Alice in Wonderland, The Strange World Of Gurney Slade, The Anthony Newley Show
Anthony George Newley was an English actor, singer and songwriter. Newley achieved success as a performer in such diverse fields as rock and roll and stage and screen acting. As a recording ...more
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Harold Pinter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Harold Pinter, CH, CBE was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spanned more than ...more
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Warren Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
The Sweeney, In Sickness and in Health, Til Death Us Do Part
Warren Mitchell is an English actor. He is a BAFTA TV Award winner and two-time Olivier Award winner. In the 1950s, Mitchell appeared on the radio programmes Educating Archie and Hancock's Half ...more
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George Sewell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
UFO, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Detectives
George Sewell was an English actor.
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Sharon Horgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Monkey Dust, Pulling
Sharon Horgan is an Irish actress, writer and comedian. She is best known for her work on the television series Pulling that she both co-wrote and starred in, and which garnered a BAFTA ...more
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Jean Marsh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Upstairs, Downstairs, 9 to 5
Jean Lyndsey Torren Marsh, OBE is an English actress and writer. Marsh co-created and starred in the 1971 series Upstairs, Downstairs for which she received several awards including an Emmy ...more
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Adam Deacon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Dead Set, Dubplate Drama
Adam Steven Deacon is an English film actor, rapper, writer and director. He is best known for his lead role in the films Kidulthood, the sequel Adulthood and for his directorial debut,
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Margery Mason is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Peak Practice, A Family At War, A Family at War
Margery E. Mason was an English actress and director. She was the artistic director of the Repertory Theatre in Bangor, Northern Ireland in the 1960s. She played Sarah Stevens, the mother in ...more
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Alan Sugar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Comic Relief Does The Apprentice, Sport Relief Does The Apprentice, Young Apprentice
Alan Michael Sugar, Baron Sugar is an English business magnate, media personality, and political advisor. According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2014, Sugar has an estimated fortune of ...more
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Malcolm McLaren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
The Baron (2008)
Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren was a British musician, impresario, visual artist, performer, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and ...more
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Denis Norden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
BBC-3, It'll be Alright on the Night, It'll Be Alright on the Night
Denis Norden is a screenwriter and an actor.
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Adrian Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Adrian Frederick "H" Smith is an English guitarist, best known as a member of Iron Maiden, for whom he writes songs and performs live backing vocals on some tracks. Smith grew up in ...more
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Kacey Barnfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Grange Hill
Kacey Louisa Barnfield is an English actress. As a teenager she was best known for her role as Maddie Gilks in the popular, long running TV series Grange Hill.She spent a total of 6 years on the ...more
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Charlie Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
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Darien Angadi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Darien Robert Kabir Angadi was an English actor. Darien was the son of painter and novelist Patricia Angadi, and Ayana Angadi, an impecunious Indian writer, intellectual and Trotskyist. Darien ...more
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Martin Offiah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
I'm Famous and Frightened!, The Match, Dancing on Wheels
Martin Offiah MBE is an English former professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. A Great Britain and England national representative winger, due to his running speed he ...more
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Ben Turner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Ben Turner is a British Iranian actor, most notable for his roles as nurse Jay Faldren from Series 23 Episode 8 until Series 26 Episode 16 on BBC's Casualty and Louis XV in Doctor Who.
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Mohammed George is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
EastEnders, Renford Rejects
Mohammed "Mo" George is an actor who played Gus Smith on the soap opera EastEnders from 2002 to 2008. Before appearing in EastEnders, George made guest appearances in Holby City, ...more
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Marc Bolan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from London Borough of Hackney
Marc
Marc Bolan was an English singer-songwriter, poet and guitarist. He is best known as the frontman of glam rock group T. Rex.