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TV Actors from Newcastle upon Tyne

Updated October 13, 2018 27.3k views49 items

List RulesOnly 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 Reid1

    Anne Reid

    Upstairs, Downstairs

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityEngland

    Anne Reid, MBE (born 28 May 1935) is an English stage, film and television actress, known for... more on Wikipedia
  • Declan Donnelly2

    Declan Donnelly

    Byker Grove, The Northern Rock All*Star Cup

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Declan Joseph Oliver Donnelly (born 25 September 1975) is an English television presenter,... more on Wikipedia
  • Charlie Hunnam3

    Charlie Hunnam

    Sons of Anarchy, Undeclared

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityEngland

    Charles Matthew Hunnam (born 10 April 1980) is an English actor and model. He is known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Janet McTeer4

    Janet McTeer

    Battle Creek, Sense and Sensibility

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Janet McTeer (born 5 August 1961) is an English actress. In 1997, she won the Tony Award for... more on Wikipedia
  • Greg Wise5

    Greg Wise

    Cranford, The Riff Raff Element

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Matthew Gregory Wise (born 15 May 1966) is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kevin Whately6

    Kevin Whately

    Inspector Morse, Lewis

    BirthplaceHexham, England

    NationalityEngland

    Kevin Whately (born 6 February 1951) is an English actor. Whately is primarily known for his... more on Wikipedia
  • Bill Travers7

    Bill Travers

    Hallmark Hall of Fame, Lorna Doone (1963)

    BirthplaceNorth East England, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    William Inglis Lindon-Travers (3 January 1922 – 29 March 1994) was an English actor,... more on Wikipedia
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    Colin Douglas

    The Nanny (UK), A Family At War

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Colin Douglas (28 July 1912 – 21 December 1991) was an English actor. Born in Newcastle upon... more on Wikipedia
  • Andrea Riseborough9

    Andrea Riseborough

    The Devil's Whore, Party Animals

    BirthplaceJesmond, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Andrea Louise Riseborough (born 20 November 1981) is an English actress. She made her film... more on Wikipedia
  • Lesley Dunlop10

    Lesley Dunlop

    Emmerdale, A Little Princess

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityEngland

    Lesley Jane Dunlop (born 10 March 1956) is an English actress. She is best known for her roles... more on Wikipedia
  • Jimmy Nail11

    Jimmy Nail

    Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    James Michael Aloysius Bradford (born 16 March 1954), known as Jimmy Nail, is an English... more on Wikipedia
  • Emily Woof12

    Emily Woof

    Oliver Twist, Daylight Robbery

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Emily Woof (born 1967) is an English actress and author, best known for film and TV roles... more on Wikipedia
  • Anthony McPartlin13

    Anthony McPartlin

    Ant & Dec's Push the Button

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Anthony David McPartlin (born 18 November 1975) is an English television presenter, producer... more on Wikipedia
  • Jill Halfpenny14

    Jill Halfpenny

    EastEnders, Byker Grove

    BirthplaceGateshead, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Jill Halfpenny (born 15 July 1975) is an English actress. Her notable roles include Rebecca... more on Wikipedia
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    Alexandra Davies

    All Saints, Young Lions

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityAustralia

    Alexandra Davies (born 8 March 1977) is an English-born Australian actress.
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  • Alan Shearer17
    Alan Shearer, CBE, DL (born 13 August 1970) is an English retired footballer. He played as a... more on Wikipedia

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    Grant Taylor

    UFO, Emergency – Ward 10

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Grant Taylor (6 December 1917 – 1971), full name Ronald Grant Taylor, was an English-born... more on Wikipedia
  • Jack Douglas19

    Jack Douglas

    Carry On Laughing, Shillingbury Tales

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    John Douglas Roberton (26 April 1927 – 18 December 2008), known professionally as Jack... more on Wikipedia
  • Donna Air20

    Donna Air

    Byker Grove, Supply and Demand

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Donna Air (born 2 August 1979) is an English singer, actress and presenter.
  • Ben Price21

    Ben Price

    Footballers' Wives

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityEngland

    Ben Price (born 1 January 1972) is a British actor, director and writer. He has played the... more on Wikipedia
  • Su Elliott22

    Su Elliott

    Breeze Block

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityEngland

    Sue Elliott (born 18 December 1950) is a British actress. She was born in Newcastle upon Tyne,... more on Wikipedia
  • Bill Ward23

    Bill Ward

    Coronation Street

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityEngland

    Bill Ward (born 5 May 1967) is an English actor. He is known for his soap opera roles as... more on Wikipedia
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    Donald Pickering

    The Cleopatras, Executive Stress

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Donald Ellis Pickering (15 November 1933 – 19 December 2009) was an English actor.Pickering... more on Wikipedia
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    Susan Sheridan

    The Family-Ness, Albert the Fifth Musketeer

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, England

    NationalityEngland

    Susan Haydn Thomas (18 March 1947 – 8 August 2015) better known as Susan Sheridan, was an... more on Wikipedia