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

List contains items like Sarah Silverman, Morrissey.

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

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A Guy Called Gerald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 51 Gerald Rydel Simpson, better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British musician, record producer and DJ. He is best known for his early work in the Manchester acid house scene in the late 1980s ...more

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Adam Gillen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 33 Adam Gillen is an English actor, best known for his role as Liam in the ITV hit series Benidorm, Brian in the Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat and Gavin in BBC's Prisoners’ Wives.

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Afshan Azad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 30 Afshan Azad is a British actress and model of Bangladeshi descent. She is best known for playing the role of Padma Patil in the Harry Potter film series.

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Adam Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 49 Adam Kendrick, also known as Adamo Palladino, is a British actor who has appeared on television and in films.

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Adil Mohammed Javed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Adil Mohammed Javed age 35 Adil Mohammed Javed is an actor.

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Adrianne Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Died at 86 (1907-1993) Adrianne Allen was an English stage actress. Most often seen in light comedy, played Sybil Chase in the original West End production of Private Lives and Elizabeth Bennet in the 1935 Broadway ...more

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Alan Badel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Died at 59 (1923-1982) Alan Fernand Badel was an English stage actor who also appeared frequently in the cinema, radio and television and was noted for his richly textured voice which was once described as "the ...more

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Alan Cassell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 86 Alan Cassell is an Australian actor, born in the UK and best known for his roles in film and television. Cassell was one of the actors who worked in Bruce Beresford's early Australian films. ...more

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Alex Price is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Alex Price is a British actor who has appeared in various television programmes including Being Human, Merlin and Doctor Who. He has also starred in feature-length films, such as A Horse With No ...more

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Alexander Nathan Etel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 24 Alexander Nathan "Alex" Etel is an English actor, who began his career as a child actor.

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Alicia Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 40 Alicia Rhodes is an English pornographic actress.

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Andrew Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 42 Andrew Sheridan is a British actor first known for his role as the autistic teenage factory worker KT in the BAFTA award winning television series Clocking Off. He was born in Manchester, ...more

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Andy Gibb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Died at 30 (1958-1988) Andrew Roy "Andy" Gibb was an English singer, songwriter, musician, performer, and teen idol. He was the younger brother of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, the members of Bee Gees. Gibb ...more

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Andy Rourke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 54 Andrew Michael Rourke is an English musician, best known as the bassist for the Smiths, an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist ...more

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Andy Still is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Andy Still age 44 Andy Still is an actor.

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Angela Crow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Angela Crow is an actress.

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Annie Dyson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Died at 88 (1908-1996) Annie Dyson was an actor.

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Astrid Allwyn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Died at 73 (1905-1978) Astrid Allwyn was an American stage and film actress. She studied dancing and dramatics in New York and later joined a stock company. Allwyn made her Broadway debut in 1929 in Elmer Rice's ...more

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Babs Hopkinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Babs Hopkinson is an actress.

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Bernard Hill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 74 Bernard Hill is an English film, stage and television actor. He is known for playing Yosser Hughes, the troubled 'hard man' whose life is falling apart in Alan Bleasdale's groundbreaking 1980s ...more

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Badly Drawn Boy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 49 Damon Michael Gough, known by the stage name Badly Drawn Boy, is an English indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Gough chose his stage name from the title character in the show Sam ...more

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Barbara Kellerman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
age 69 Barbara R. Kellerman is an English actress, noted for her film and television roles. She trained at Rose Bruford College. Kellerman's Jewish father, Dr Walter Kellermann, had fled Nazi Germany ...more

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Barbara Tremain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Died at 87 (1895-1982) Barbara Tremain was an actress.

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Barry Angel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Barry Angel age 56 Barry Angel is an actor.

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Beatrice Varley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Manchester
Died at 68 (1896-1964) Beatrice Varley was a British actress who appeared in a variety of television and film roles between 1936 and 1964. She made her screen debut in the 1936 film Tomorrow We Live and began to ...more