TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne

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
    Upstairs, Downstairs, Dinnerladies
    • Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: England
    Anne Reid, MBE (born 28 May 1935) is an English stage, film and television actress, known for her roles as Valerie Barlow in the soap opera Coronation Street (1961–71); Jean in the sitcom ...more
  • Declan Donnelly
    Byker Grove, The Northern Rock All*Star Cup, All*Star Cup
    • Birthplace: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    Declan Joseph Oliver Donnelly (born 25 September 1975) is an English television presenter, producer and actor. He is best known for working alongside Anthony McPartlin as part of the presenting duo ...more
  • Charlie Hunnam
    Sons of Anarchy, Undeclared, Byker Grove
    • Birthplace: Newcastle, England, UK
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    Charles Matthew Hunnam (born 10 April 1980) is an English actor and model. He is known for his roles as Jackson "Jax" Teller in the FX drama series Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014) for which he was twice ...more
  • Janet McTeer
    Battle Creek, Sense and Sensibility, Parade's End
    • Birthplace: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
    • Nationality: United Kingdom
    Janet McTeer (born 5 August 1961) is an English actress. In 1997, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, the Olivier Award for Best Actress, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding ...more