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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Oldham.

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

TV actors include everything from Karen Elson to D. W. Griffith.

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

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Warren Clarke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Chuggington, Red Riding, Dalziel and Pascoe Warren Alan James Clarke was an English actor. He was known for his appearances in many films after a significant role as 'Dim' in Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange and for numerous television ...more

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Eric Sykes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Teletubbies, Sykes, Gormenghast Eric Sykes CBE was an English radio, television and film writer, actor and director whose performing career spanned more than 50 years. He frequently wrote for and/or performed with many other ...more

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Christopher Biggins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Porridge, Psychoville, Rentaghost Christopher Kenneth Biggins, often referred to as simply Biggins, is a British actor and television presenter.

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Kate Ashfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Watership Down, The Diary of Anne Frank, Tsunami: The Aftermath Kate Ashfield is a British actress, best known for her award-winning roles as Jody in the Anglo-German film Late Night Shopping, as Sadie MacGregor in the British film This Little Life and as ...more

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Sarah Lancashire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Wuthering Heights, Oliver Twist, Lark Rise to Candleford Sarah Lancashire is an English television, film and theatre actress who has also presented and directed for television. Lancashire trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating ...more

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Nicola Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Strike Back, The Chase, Northern Lights Nicola Stephenson is an English actress. She is known mainly for her roles in television, which include Margaret Clemence in Brookside; Stephenson's on-air kiss with Anna Friel was the first ...more

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Phillip Schofield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Winning Lines (UK), The 100 Greatest Musicals, All Star Mr & Mrs Phillip Bryan Schofield is an English television presenter and television personality who is employed by ITV. He is most recognised for presenting the ITV lifestyle programme This Morning, which ...more

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Laura Crossley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Coronation Street, Casualty, Emmerdale Laura Crossley is a British actress.

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Leslie Schofield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
EastEnders, Star Wars Holiday Special, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin Leslie Schofield is an English actor who is most famous in the UK for his role as Jeff Healy in the popular soap opera, EastEnders who he played from 1997 to 2000. His character was famous for ...more

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Ralf Little is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
The Royle Family, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Married Single Other Ralf Alastair John B. Little is an English actor, writer and semi-professional footballer, working mainly in television comedy. He has played Antony Royle in The Royle Family and Jonny Keogh in ...more

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Alan Rothwell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Children's Ward, Dead Man Weds, Top Secret Alan Rothwell is an English actor and television presenter. He was born in Oldham, Lancashire. He first came to fame in 1960, playing the character David Barlow in the then new ITV soap opera ...more

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Bernard Cribbins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
The Wombles, The Plank, High And Dry Bernard Cribbins, OBE is an English character actor, voice-over artist and musical comedian with a career spanning over seventy years. He came to prominence in films of the 1960s, and has been ...more

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Clive Rowe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
All The Small Things Clive Rowe is an actor.

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Brian Cox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Deadwood, The Day of the Triffids, Wonders of the Universe Brian Edward Cox, OBE, is an English physicist, and professor of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester in the UK. He is best known to the public ...more

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Suranne Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Coronation Street, A Touch of Cloth, Scott & Bailey Suranne Jones is an English actress. She first rose to prominence playing the role of Karen McDonald in ITV1's soap opera Coronation Street over a period of four years. In 2004, she left ...more

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Shobna Gulati is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Coronation Street, Dinnerladies, Soapstar Superstar Shobna Gulati is a British actress, writer, and dancer. Guati is a soap star best known for playing Anita in Victoria Wood's Dinnerladies and Sunita Alahan in the long-running soap opera ...more

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Caroline O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Radio Roo Caroline O'Connor is a film actress.

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Ricky Whittle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
The 100, Hollyoaks, Hollyoaks Later Richard "Ricky" Whittle is an English actor from Oldham, England, best known for his role as Calvin Valentine in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. In 2009, he competed in the BBC ...more

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Bobby Ball is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Cannon And Ball, Mount Pleasant, Juniper Jungle Robert Harper known as Bobby Ball is an English comedian, best known as one half of the double act Cannon and Ball, with Tommy Cannon. They hosted their own ITV show The Cannon and Ball Show for ...more

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Alex Carter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Hollyoaks, In with the Flynns, Family Passions Alex Carter is an English actor, writer and radio presenter. Mostly known for his roles as Jamie Hope and Lee Hunter in the UK's third and fourth most popular serial dramas Emmerdale and

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John Stapleton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Breakfast Time, Nationwide, The Time John Martin Stapleton is a British award-winning journalist and presenter. He works as a freelancer with various media outlets including ITV's Good Morning Britain.

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Edward Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Dad's Army, David Copperfield Edward "Teddy" Sinclair Perry, known as Edward Sinclair was an English actor best remembered for his role as the verger Maurice Yeatman in Dad's Army. He also made appearances in ...more

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Jack Deam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Shameless, Queer as Folk, DCI Banks Jack Deam is an English actor. He used his grandfather's name for his stage name. His most notable performance is of the pyromaniac Marty Fisher, who has Tourette syndrome, in Channel 4's ...more

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Mark Owen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Celebrity Big Brother Mark Anthony Patrick Owen, is an English singer-songwriter. He is a member of pop-group Take That. As a solo artist, Owen had sold over 500,000 records worldwide and 45 million with Take That.

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Tony Barber is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Wheel of Fortune, Sale of the Century, Wheel of Fortune Anthony Louis "Tony" Barber AM is an English-born Australian television game show host. He is a Gold Logie winning television personality.

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Mark Jordon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Heartbeat Mark Jordon is a British actor, best known for playing PC Phil Bellamy in the British television series Heartbeat, which he left in 2007. A documentary, Heartbeat - Farewell Phil was broadcast ...more

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Anne Kirkbride is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Coronation Street, Ken and Deirdre's Bedtime Stories Anne Kirkbride was an English actress, known for her long-running role as Deirdre Barlow in Coronation Street, which she played for 42 years from 1972 to 2014.

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Barbara Knox is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Coronation Street Barbara Knox MBE, is a British actress, known for her portrayal of Rita Tanner in the television soap opera Coronation Street. She appeared for one episode as Rita in 1964, before becoming a ...more

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Adam Fogerty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Adam Heywood Fogerty is an English actor and former boxer and rugby league player. He is the son of Terry Fogerty, a rugby league player during the 1960s and '70s who played at club level for ...more

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Judith Barker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Scully, The Courtroom, Bloomin' Marvellous Judith Barker is an English actress, best known for her role as the upwardly mobile homewrecker Janet Reid on Coronation Street, which she played from 1969–77. Since her departure from ...more

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Dominique Jackson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Hollyoaks, Becky and Barnaby Bear Dominique Hannah Jackson is a British television and film actress who has starred in various TV roles. She is best known for her roles as Becky in the Children's TV series Becky and Barnaby Bear ...more

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Karen Elson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Karen Elson is a British model, singer-songwriter and guitarist.

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Helen Fraser is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Bad Girls Helen Fraser is an English actress, who has appeared in many television series since the early 1960s. For international audiences, she may be best known her roles in Billy Liar and Repulsion. ...more

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Bill Waddington is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Talent Bill Waddington, was an English music hall performer and comedian who was born in Oldham, Lancashire. In later life he achieved stardom as the pompous ex serviceman Percy Sugden in Granada ...more

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Caroline Dowdeswell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Ours Is A Nice House Caroline Dowdeswell is a former English television actress. She attended theatre school from age 12 and joined the Bromley Rep at 17. Her television career includes appearances in Crossroads, ...more

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Lally Bowers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
You’re Only Young Twice, You're Only Young Twice, Love and Kisses Kathleen "Lally" Bowers was an English actress. Bowers was born in Oldham, Lancashire, where she was educated at Hulme Grammar School. She worked as a secretary before walking-on and ...more

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Tiffany Chapman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Celebrity Wrestling Tiffany Chapman is an English actress. She played Rachel Jordache in the soap opera Brookside from 1993 until the show's conclusion in 2003. She has also released a fitness video and appeared in ...more

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Ian Mercer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Common As Muck Ian Mercer is an English actor. On leaving school Mercer trained as an electrical engineer but decided to become an actor when he became an assistant stage manager at the Oldham Coliseum in ...more

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Roy Skelton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Doctor Who, Rainbow Roy William Skelton was an English actor and voice artist, whose voice was more familiar to television viewers than his name. Born in Oldham, he provided the voices for many characters on ...more

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Naomi Radcliffe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Coronation Street, The Grand Naomi Radcliffe is an English actress. She was born in Oldham, Lancashire to Albert Radcliffe—a Canon of Manchester Cathedral—and Petrina, a teacher. She was educated at Blue Coats School in ...more

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Jo-Anne Knowles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Mile High Jo-Anne Knowles is an English actress. Having started acting at the age of 11, she has appeared in many major soaps, including ITV's Emmerdale and Coronation Street and BBC One's EastEnders and ...more

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Jo Hartley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
This Is England '86 Jo Hartley is an actress.

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Tommy Cannon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Cannon And Ball, Plaza Patrol Thomas Derbyshire better known as Tommy Cannon is a comedian and the feed member of comedy double act Cannon and Ball, along with Bobby Ball. He is most well known for the show The Cannon and ...more

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Kelvin Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Emmerdale Kelvin Warren Fletcher is an English actor and model who has played Andy Sugden in the long-running television soap opera Emmerdale since 1996.

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Keeley Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Keeley Forsyth Dalziel and Pascoe Keeley Forsyth is an English actress and musician. Her first acting role was as Nicky in the BBC children's television series The Biz in 1995, appearing alongside Paul Nicholls. She subsequently ...more

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Jeff Hordley is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Emmerdale Jeff Hordley is an English actor most notable for playing Cain Dingle in ITV's long-running soap opera Emmerdale.

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Karen Henthorn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Karen Henthorn is a British character actress who portrayed the role of Teresa Bryant in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street. She appeared in the role briefly in 2007 and ...more

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Craig Gazey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Craig Gazey Coronation Street Craig Gazey is an English actor, known for his portrayal of Graeme Proctor in the ITV soap Coronation Street.

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Daniel Pearson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Oldham
Daniel Pearson Emmerdale, The Dumping Ground Daniel "Danny" Pearson is an English actor and presenter, best known for his role as Rick Barber the BAFTA-winning British children's television series, Tracy Beaker Returns and in the ...more