Entertainment TV Actors from Oxford

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

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

List is made up of a variety of TV actors, including Hugh Laurie and Winston Churchill.

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

Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
House, The Black Adder, Tracey Takes On...
James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE, known professionally as Hugh Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician and comedian. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double ...more

Miriam Margolyes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
The Black Adder, Tinga Tinga Tales, Monkey
Miriam Margolyes, OBE is an English-Australian character actress and voice artist. Her earliest roles were in theatre and after several supporting roles in film and television she won a BAFTA ...more

Tom Hollander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
The Company, Wives and Daughters, Freezing
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Hollander is an English actor. Hollander began his career in theater, winning the Ian Charleson Award in 1992 for his performance as Witwoud in The Way of the ...more

Mark Heap is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Spaced, Green Wing, Jam
Mark Heap is an Indian Born-English actor, best known for his roles in Spaced, Brass Eye, Big Train and Jam.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Touch, Undercovers, Bonekickers
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

Jimmy Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
DangerMouse, Danger Mouse, Count Duckula
James "Jimmy" Hibbert is an English television writer and voice actor best known for his work for Cosgrove Hall, mainly voicing Dr Von Goosewing, Ruffles, Gaston and many other ...more

David Oyelowo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Spooks, Blood And Oil, Five Days
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

Benjamin Whitrow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Pride and Prejudice, Chancer, Other People's Children
Benjamin John Whitrow is an English actor.

Julian Richings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Transporter: The Series, Kingdom Hospital, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil
Julian M. Richings is an English-born Canadian actor. He has appeared in over 50 films and 20 television series.

Toby Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Wayward Pines, Titanic, Out of Hours
Toby Edward Heslewood Jones is an English actor. After appearing in supporting roles in films between 1992 and 2005, Jones made his breakthrough as Truman Capote in the biopic Infamous. Since ...more

Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
TV Offal, London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony: Enlightenment
Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA (8 January 1942 – 14 March 2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical ...more

Geoffrey Keen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
The Troubleshooters (UK), The Troubleshooters, The Venturers
Geoffrey Keen was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many famous films.

Jack May is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Count Duckula, A for Andromeda, The Cleopatras
Jack Wynne May was an English actor. Born in Henley-on-Thames, he was educated at Forest School in Walthamstow and, after war service with the Royal Indian Navy in British India, was offered a ...more

Patrick Mower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Emmerdale, Callan, Special Branch
Patrick Mower, whose original name was Patrick Archibald Shaw, is an English actor well known for his various television and occasional film roles, often as a detective or secret agent and more ...more

Richard Ridings is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Peppa Pig, Common As Muck, Fat Friends
Richard Ridings is a British actor and is best known for his portrayal of Allan Ashburn in the ITV television drama Fat Friends, and for playing Bernard Green in the BBC1 comedy-drama Common as ...more

Brian Deacon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Bleak House, Lillie, The Feathered Serpent
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

Annabelle Wallis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
The Tudors, Pan Am
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

Vivian Stanshall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Do Not Adjust Your Set, Up Sunday
Vivian Stanshall was an English singer-songwriter, musician, author, poet and wit, best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, for his exploration of the British upper classes in ...more

David Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
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

Jane Allsop is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Blue Heelers, Underbelly Files: Tell Them Lucifer was Here
Jane Claire Allsop is an Australian actress, best known for her role as Jo Parrish on Blue Heelers.

Julian Holloway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Father of the Pride, Where's Wally?: The Animated Series, James Bond Jr.
Julian Holloway is an English actor now based in Hollywood, California, United States. He is the son of the comedy actor and singer Stanley Holloway and former chorus dancer and actress Violet ...more

Joseph Mawle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Game of Thrones, Birdsong, The Passion
Joseph Mawle is an English actor. Mawle is best known for his roles as Benjen Stark in Game of Thrones, Det. Insp. Jedediah Shine in Ripper Street, Firebrace in Birdsong and Jesus Christ in The ...more

Adam Clayton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
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

Adam Hart-Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
What the Romans Did for Us, What the Ancients Did for Us, What the Tudors Did for Us
Adam John Hart-Davis is an English polymath, comprising scientist, author, photographer, historian and broadcaster, well known in the UK for presenting the BBC television series Local Heroes and ...more

Lucy Fleming is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Eve Lucinda Fleming is a British actress using the stage name 'Lucy Fleming'. She is the daughter of the actress Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson and writer Lt-Col Robert Peter Fleming. Since 1997, ...more