Actors TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne

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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

With TV actors ranging from Charlie Hunnam to Alan Shearer, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Newcastle upon Tyne?" and "Who are the most famous Newcastle upon Tyne actors?"

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Anne Reid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Anne Reid Upstairs, Downstairs, Dinnerladies Anne Reid, MBE, is a BAFTA Award-nominated English stage, film and television actress from Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, known for her roles as Valerie Barlow in the television soap opera ...more

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Declan Donnelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Declan Donnelly Byker Grove, The Northern Rock All*Star Cup, All*Star Cup Declan Joseph Oliver 'Dec' Donnelly is an English television presenter and actor, best known as one half of the English acting and TV presenting duo Ant & Dec, with the other being Anthony ...more

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Charlie Hunnam is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Charlie Hunnam Sons of Anarchy, Undeclared, Byker Grove Charles Matthew "Charlie" Hunnam is an English actor and screenwriter . He is known for his roles as Jackson "Jax" Teller in the FX series Sons of Anarchy, Nathan Maloney in ...more

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Janet McTeer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Janet McTeer Battle Creek, Sense and Sensibility, Parade's End Janet McTeer, OBE is an English actress. She is a Tony Award, Olivier Award and Drama Desk Award winner. She is also a two-time Academy Award nominee. She was made an OBE in the 2008 Queen's ...more

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Greg Wise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Greg Wise Cranford, The Riff Raff Element, The Cranford Chronicles Matthew Gregory "Greg" Wise is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in many British television works, as well as several feature films.

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Kevin Whately is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Kevin Whately Inspector Morse, Lewis, Inspector Lewis Kevin Whately is an English actor. Whately is primarily known for his role as Robert "Robbie" Lewis in the crime dramas Inspector Morse and Lewis, his role as Neville "Nev" ...more

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Bill Travers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Bill Travers Hallmark Hall of Fame, Lorna Doone (1963) William Lindon-Travers MBE was an Special Forces Army Officer, English Actor, Screenwriter, Director and Animal Rights Activist, known professionally as Bill Travers.

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Colin Douglas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Colin Douglas The Nanny (UK), A Family At War, A Family at War Colin Douglas was an English actor. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, Douglas was educated at the Farm School in Cumberland. Following his elder brother Jock, he emigrated to New ...more

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Andrea Riseborough is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Andrea Riseborough The Devil's Whore, Party Animals, The Long Walk to Finchley Andrea Louise Riseborough is an English stage and film actress. Her film appearances include Birdman, Oblivion, Welcome to the Punch, Disconnect, Shadow Dancer, W.E., Brighton Rock, Made in ...more

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Lesley Dunlop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Lesley Dunlop Emmerdale, A Little Princess, Angels Lesley Dunlop is a British actress. She is best known for her roles as Anna Kirkwall in Where the Heart Is and her current role as Brenda Walker in Emmerdale.

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Jimmy Nail is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Jimmy Nail Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Crocodile Shoes James Bradford "Jimmy" Nail is an English singer-songwriter, actor, musician, film producer, film score composer and television writer. He has starred in numerous roles on television ...more

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Emily Woof is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Emily Woof Oliver Twist, Daylight Robbery, Killer Net Emily Woof is an English actress and author, best known for film and TV roles including Nancy in Oliver Twist, The Full Monty, The Woodlanders, Velvet Goldmine, Wondrous Oblivion, Silent Cry and ...more

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Anthony McPartlin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Anthony McPartlin Ant & Dec's Push the Button Anthony David "Ant" McPartlin is an English television presenter and actor, perhaps best known as one half of the English comedy and television presenting duo Ant & Dec, with the ...more

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Jill Halfpenny is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Jill Halfpenny EastEnders, Byker Grove, Waterloo Road Jill Halfpenny is an English actress, best known for her roles as Rebecca Hopkins in the British soap opera Coronation Street; as Kate Mitchell in rival soap EastEnders, and as the winner of the ...more

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Alexandra Davies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Alexandra Davies All Saints, Young Lions Alexandra Davies is an English-born Australian actress.

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Ian La Frenais is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Ian La Frenais Ian La Frenais, OBE, is an English writer best known for his creative partnership with Dick Clement. They are most famous for television series including The Likely Lads, Whatever Happened to ...more

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Alan Shearer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Alan Shearer Alan Shearer OBE, DL is an English retired footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and for the England ...more

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Grant Taylor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Grant Taylor UFO, Emergency – Ward 10, The Adventures Of Long John Silver Grant Taylor, real name Ronald Grant Taylor, was an English-born actor best known as the abrasive General Henderson in the Gerry Anderson science fiction series UFO and for his lead role in ...more

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Jack Douglas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Jack Douglas Carry On Laughing, Shillingbury Tales, Not On Your Nellie Jack Douglas, born John Douglas Roberton was an English actor most famous for his roles in the Carry On films.

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Donna Air is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Donna Air Byker Grove, Supply and Demand, Kitchen Burnout Donna Air is an English television presenter and actress.

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Ben Price is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Ben Price Footballers' Wives Ben Price is a British actor, best known for being the third actor to play Nick Tilsley in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street. He had previously played the role of Conrad Gates in the drama ...more

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Su Elliott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Su Elliott Breeze Block Su Elliott is a British actress. She was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England. Her most recent roles in film include a pub customer in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a ...more

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Bill Ward is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Bill Ward Coronation Street Bill Ward is an English actor and photographer known for his roles as Charlie Stubbs in Coronation Street and James Barton in Emmerdale.

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Donald Pickering is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Donald Pickering The Cleopatras, Executive Stress Donald Ellis Pickering was an English actor. Pickering had appeared in many television, film and radio roles. His television appearances include several roles in Doctor Who, The Pallisers, The ...more

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Susan Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Susan Sheridan The Family-Ness, Albert the Fifth Musketeer, Noddy's Toyland Adventures Susan Sheridan is a British actress. Her voice acting roles include Noddy in the Cosgrove Hall/BBC Television series Noddy's Toyland Adventures, Trillian in the radio series The Hitchhiker's ...more

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David Leon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
David Leon Cutting It, Vera David Jeremy Leon is an English actor perhaps best known for appearing in photographer Rankin's directoral debut Lives of the Saints as Othello, Guy Ritchie's film RocknRolla, and British ...more

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Sarah Millican is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Sarah Millican The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Sarah Jane Millican is an English comedienne. Millican won the if.comedy award for Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In February 2013 she was listed as one of the 100 most ...more

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Antony Byrne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Antony Byrne Touching Evil Antony Byrne is an actor.

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Elizabeth Adare is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Elizabeth Adare The Tomorrow People Elizabeth Adare is a currently practising child psychologist but is better known as an English actress and television presenter during the 1970s and 1980s. Her most prominent role was as ...more

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Imogen Stubbs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Imogen Stubbs Big Kids, Anna Lee, Brief Encounters Imogen Stubbs, Lady Nunn is an English actress and playwright.

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James Scott is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
James Scott Days of Our Lives James Scott is a British actor. He is best known for playing EJ DiMera on the long-running NBC drama Days of Our Lives.

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Delena Kidd is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Delena Kidd Victoria & Albert Delena Kidd is an English actress who has appeared in numerous British television productions since the late 1950s. In recent years she is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Queen Adelaide ...more

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Ian Hogg is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Ian Hogg Rockliffe's Babies, Lorna Doone (1976) Ian Hogg is a British actor.

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Vineeta Rishi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Vineeta Rishi Criminal Justice, The Last Detective Vineeta Rishi, is an English actress, best known for playing Jas Khella in the BBC One soap opera Doctors. Born in Bracknell, Berkshire to Indian parents, Rishi grew up in Walkergate, Newcastle ...more

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Elizabeth Kelly is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Elizabeth Kelly Elizabeth Kelly is a British actress. She started acting on television in the early 1970s. She played Edie Burgess in the popular ITV soap opera Coronation Street in 1971 and went on to have ...more

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Julia Tobin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Julia Tobin Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Julia Tobin is an English actress from Newcastle upon Tyne, and is best known for playing Brenda Hope in the comedy drama series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and Joan of Arc in the music video for ...more

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Jonathan Cullen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Jonathan Cullen Outnumbered Jonathan Cullen is an English actor of stage, film and television.

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Kim Tserkezie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Kim Tserkezie Balamory Kim Tserkezie is a British actress. She is known for playing the character of Penny Pocket in the 2002 children's television series Balamory.

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Shona Fraser is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Shona Fraser World Idol Shona Kathryn Fraser is a music journalist in Germany, the United Kingdom, and France, having worked for the BBC, MTV, and WDR. She was a judge on Deutschland sucht den Superstar, the German ...more

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Vicky Hall is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Vicky Hall Bodies, Teachers Vicky Hall is an English actress. She was born in Newcastle in the United Kingdom. Best known for her character Lindsay in British comedy-drama Teachers. She has also appeared in television ...more

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Sammy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Sammy Johnson Crocodile Shoes, Spender, The Gambling Man Sammy Johnson was an English actor.

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Daniel Weyman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Daniel Weyman Daniel Weyman is an English actor.

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Shivani Ghai is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Shivani Ghai Dominion, House of Saddam Shivani Ghai is an English actress of Indian descent.

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Val McLane is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Val McLane Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Behind The Bike Sheds Val McLane is an English actress, scriptwriter, director and teacher. She founded the Live Theatre Company in Newcastle in 1973 with director Geoff Gillham. She has appeared in numerous ...more

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Jane Omorogbe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Jane Omorogbe Gladiators Jane Grace Omorogbe is an English model and actress, perhaps best known as "Rio" on ITVs Gladiators; she is a TV presenter and motorcycling journalist.

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Marian Foster is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Marian Foster Top Gear Marian Foster is an English television and radio presenter. She is most famous for presenting the BBC1 afternoon chat show Pebble Mill at One for fourteen years, from 1972 to 1986. Before that ...more

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Joe Robinson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Joe Robinson Joe Robinson is an English actor and stuntman born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. His brother is also a stuntman and actor, Doug Robinson The Robinsons were a famous family of ...more

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Ralph Watson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Ralph Watson Battle Of The Sexes Ralph Watson is a British actor whose credits include Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, Doctor Who, Porridge, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, The Bill, Agatha Christie's Poirot and Casualty. Ralph studied at ...more

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Sharon Percy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne
Sharon Percy Sharon Percy is a British actress.