Entertainment 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 58
Adam Charles Clayton is an English-born Irish musician best known as the bassist of the rock band U2. He has resided in County Dublin since the time his family moved to Malahide when he was five ...more

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Annabelle Wallis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 34
Annabelle Wallis is an English actress, best known for her role as Jane Seymour in Showtime's period drama The Tudors, Bridget in ABC's drama Pan Am, Grace Burgess in the BBC's drama Peaky ...more

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Arthur Bowen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 20

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Benjamin Chavis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 70
Dr. Benjamin Franklin Chavis, Jr. is an African American civil rights leader born on January 22, 1948 in Oxford, North Carolina. In his youth, Dr. Chavis was an assistant to Dr. Martin Luther ...more

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Benjamin Whitrow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 81
Benjamin John Whitrow is an English actor.

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Brian Deacon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 69
Brian Deacon is an English actor. He is perhaps best known for portraying Jesus in the 1979 film Jesus, which was made by the evangelical organization the Jesus Film Project. Deacon has also ...more

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Cecille Evans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Cecille Evans Died 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 39
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 49
Colin Charles Greenwood, is an English musician, composer, and the bassist for the rock band Radiohead. Apart from bass, Colin plays keyboards and synthesizers and works on sampling on the ...more

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David Baerwald is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 58
David Francis Baerwald 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 56
David Benson is an English character actor, writer and comedian, most famous for his one-man show titled Think No Evil of Us: My Life with Kenneth Williams about the life and career of the late ...more

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David Dundas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 73
Lord David Paul Nicholas Dundas 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 42
David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo is an English actor. He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Middle of Nowhere, Lincoln, and garnered praise for portraying Louis ...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 was an English film actor and comedian. He is primarily remembered for his roles as authority figure George Banks in Mary Poppins, fraudulent magician Professor ...more

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Earle Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Died at 82 (1891-1973)
Earle Foxe was an American actor.

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Eric Deacon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 68
Eric Deacon 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 alongside his brother Brian. He trained ...more

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Eric Ghiaciuc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 37
Eric M. Ghiaciuc [GUY-check] is a former American football offensive lineman. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more

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François Giroday is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
age 66
François Giroday is an actor.

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Frank Butler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Died at 77 (1890-1967)
Frank Butler was an American film and theatre actor; he was also a screenwriter.

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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 was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many famous films.

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Gladys Jennings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Died 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
Gugu Mbatha-Raw is a British stage and film actress. Working in British television and stage productions, she first gained prominence in a recurring role in Doctor Who, playing companion Martha ...more

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Guy Fithen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Oxford
Guy Fithen age 56
Guy L. Fithen 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 Died 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
Died at 77 (1909-1986)
Heather Grace Angel was an English actress.