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Famous Film Actors From Oxford

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

Hugh Laurie and Winston Churchill are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Oxford?" and "Which famous actors were born in Oxford?"
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Adam Clayton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 59
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Annabelle Wallis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 35
Annabelle Frances Wallis (born 5 September 1984) is an English actress who has played Jane Seymour in Showtime's period drama The Tudors (2009–2010), Grace Burgess in the BBC drama Peaky ...more
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Arthur Bowen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 21
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Benjamin Chavis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 71
Dr. Benjamin Franklin Chavis Jr. (born January 22, 1948) is an African-American civil rights leader. In his youth, Chavis was an assistant to Martin Luther King Jr., who inspired him to work in ...more
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Benjamin Whitrow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 82
Benjamin John Whitrow (17 February 1937 – 28 September 2017) was an English actor. He was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for his role as Mr Bennet in the 1995 BBC version of ...more
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Brian Deacon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Brian Deacon age 70
Brian Deacon is an English actor. Best known for portraying Jesus in the 1979 film Jesus, which was made by the evangelical organization the Jesus Film Project. Deacon was chosen for the part ...more
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Cecille Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Cecille Evans Dec. at 58 (1902-1960)
Cecille Evans was an actress.
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Charles Porter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 40
Charles Porter is an actor.
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Colin Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 50
Colin Charles Greenwood (born 26 June 1969) is an English musician and the bassist for the alternative rock band Radiohead. Along with his younger brother, Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood, ...more
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David Baerwald is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 59
David Francis Baerwald (born July 11, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and musician.
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David Benson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 57
David Benson (born David Hodgson on 11 January 1962) is an English theatre actor, writer and comedian. He was born in Oxford, England, and has a twin sister, Miranda, and an older brother, ...more
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David Dundas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 74
David Paul Nicholas Dundas (born 2 June 1945) is an English musician and actor, known for his film and television scoring, having previously had chart success in the rock genre.
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David Oyelowo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 43
David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo ( oh-YEL-ə-woh; born 1 April 1976) is a Nigerian English American actor and producer. His highest-profile role to date was as Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 ...more

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David Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Dec. at 83 (1917-2000)
David Cecil MacAlister Tomlinson (7 May 1917 – 24 June 2000) was an English stage, film and television actor and comedian. Having been described as both a leading man and a character actor, he ...more
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Earle Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Dec. at 82 (1891-1973)
Earle Foxe (born Earl Aldrich Fox; December 25, 1891 – December 10, 1973) was an American actor.
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Eric Deacon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 69
Eric Deacon (born 25 May 1950 in Oxford, Oxfordshire) is an English actor perhaps best known for his role in the 1985 film A Zed & Two Noughts, directed by Peter Greenaway, in which he acted ...more
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Eric Ghiaciuc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 38
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François Giroday ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 67
François Giroday is an actor.
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Frank Butler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Dec. at 77 (1890-1967)
Frank Butler (December 28, 1890 — June 10, 1967) was an American film and theatre actor and later an award-winning screenwriter, born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.
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Geoffrey Keen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Dec. at 89 (1916-2005)
Geoffrey Keen (21 August 1916 – 3 November 2005) was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many films.
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Gladys Jennings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Dec. at 91 (1903-1994)
Gladys Jennings was an English actress.
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 36
Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha-Raw (; born 21 April 1983) is an English actress, known for her role as Kelly in Black Mirror, Dido Elizabeth Belle in Belle, Noni Jean in Beyond the Lights, and Plumette ...more

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Guy Fithen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Guy Fithen age 57
Guy L. Fithen (born 1962 in Oxford) is a British actor and screenwriter best known for his roles as a pirate.
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H. Cooper Cliffe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
H. Cooper Cliffe Dec. at 77 (1862-1939)
H. Cooper Cliffe was a British stage and screen actor a member of a distinguished family of English actors, his father was Clifford Cooper, mother Agnes Kemble, and his brother was Frank Kemble ...more
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Heather Angel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Dec. at 77 (1909-1986)
Heather Grace Angel (9 February 1909 – 13 December 1986) was a British actress.