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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?"

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Lucy Fleming is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Survivors 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

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Tim Henman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Timothy Henry "Tim" Henman, OBE is an English retired professional tennis player. Henman played a serve-and-volley style of tennis. He was the first player from the United Kingdom ...more

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Jonathan Lloyd Walker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Flash Gordon, Scorch Jonathan Lloyd Walker is a British film and television actor and writer who resides in Canada. He is known for film roles in Shooter, RED, and as the British radio operator Colin in The Thing. ...more

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Heather Angel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Heather Grace Angel was an English actress.

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P. D. James is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL, known as P. D. James, was an English crime writer. She rose to fame for her series of detective novels starring police ...more

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Mark Lester is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
The 100 Greatest Musicals Mark Lester is an English former child star and actor known for playing the title role in the 1968 musical film version of Oliver! and starring in a number of other British and European films of ...more

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Jane Moore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Grumpy Old Women, Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive, Wonderstuff Jane Moore is an English journalist, author and television presenter, best known as a panellist on the ITV lunchtime chat show Loose Women between 1999 and 2002, returning as a regular panellist ...more

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Tommy Vance is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Hell's Kitchen, Top of the Pops Tommy Vance was a British pop radio broadcaster, born in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. He was one of the few music broadcasters in the United Kingdom to champion hard rock and heavy metal in the early ...more

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David Dundas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
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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Belinda Carroll is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Belinda Carroll Belinda Carroll is an English stage and television actress.

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Julian Orchard is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
The Pathfinders, Whack-O! Julian Dean C. Orchard was an English comedy actor. In 1951 he sang a duet entitled 'Maud' with Joyce Grenfell, who also died in 1979.

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Lara Belmont is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Lara Belmont is a British actress, most famous for her role as Jessie in the 1999 film The War Zone. She also appeared in ITV's lavish costume drama Henry VIII as his eldest daughter Mary Tudor. ...more

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Sebastian Siegel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Oxford

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Eric Deacon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
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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Helen Weir is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Helen Weir is an actress.

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Yasmin Le Bon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Yasmin Le Bon is an English model. Le Bon was one of the highest earning models during the 1980s.

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Lucy Gordon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Lucy Gordon was a British actress and model. She became a face of CoverGirl in 1997 before starting an acting career. Her first film was Perfume in 2001 before going on to have small roles in ...more

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Sebastian de Souza is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Sebastian de Souza Skins Sebastian de Souza is an English actor, screenwriter and producer. He first gained popularity by portraying the character of Matty Levan in the E4 teen drama Skins.

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Katreeya English is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Namsaijaijing, Faad Na Ya, Duang Ta Sawan Katreeya "Kat" English is a British-Thai Singer, actress, model. She is a Eurasian or Luk kreung, with British father and Thai mother, and is also fluent in both Thai and English. She ...more

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Ting-Ting Hu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Ting-Ting "Judy" Hu is an English-born Taiwanese actress.

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Tim Rice-Oxley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Timothy James "Tim" Rice-Oxley, is a musician, producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist best known for being keyboardist, singer and songwriter in the British band Keane. In 2010 he ...more

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Joseph Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Oxford
Joseph Kennedy is an actor and musician.