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

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

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

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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The King of Queens, The Goldbergs, WordGirl Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and voice actor known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens and for voicing Remy in the film

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Peter Bonerz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The Bob Newhart Show, Three Sisters, 9 to 5 Peter Bonerz is an American actor and director who is best known for his role as Dr. Jerry Robinson on The Bob Newhart Show. Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Bonerz grew up in Milwaukee, ...more

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Wanda Sykes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The New Adventures of Old Christine, Back at the Barnyard, The Chris Rock Show Wanda Sykes is an American writer, comedian, actress, and voice artist. She earned the 1999 Emmy Award for her writing on The Chris Rock Show. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly named Sykes as one of ...more

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William Russ is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Boy Meets World, Another World, Mister Sterling William Russ is an American actor and television director. He is perhaps best known for his role as Alan Matthews on the sitcom Boy Meets World. Russ is also notable for his roles in the ...more

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Peter Sellers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d, The Telegoons Peter Sellers, CBE was a British film actor, comedian and singer. He performed in the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show, featured on a number of hit comic songs and became known to a ...more

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David Calder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Star Cops, The Last Enemy, Jason and the Argonauts David Calder is an English actor.

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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special, The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. Her first major success came as a songwriter with childhood friend and producer ...more

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George Costigan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Connie, The Barchester Chronicles, The Beiderbecke Connection George Costigan is a British actor and screenwriter.

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Stephen Marcus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Hogfather, Terry Pratchett's Hogfather, The Colour of Magic Stephen Marcus is a British actor, best known for his role as Nick the Greek in the film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

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Christopher Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Christopher Eric Hitchens was an Anglo-American author, literary critic and journalist. He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary ...more

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Aubrey Morris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
City Beneath the Sea, Jamie, Flower of Evil Aubrey Morris is a British actor perhaps best known for his appearances in the cult 1970s films A Clockwork Orange and The Wicker Man. His grandparents were from Kiev and escaped the Russian ...more

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Gerald Flood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Second Time Around, Second Time Around (UK), Bachelor Father Gerald Robert Flood was a British actor of stage and television.

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Raji James is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
EastEnders, Blind Men, Stick with Me Rajesh Kumar Jhanji better known by his stage name Raji James, is a British Indian actor, club night promotor and podcast co-host, best known for his roles as Ash Ferreira in EastEnders and as ...more

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Ruth Brown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Checking In, Hello^! Larry Ruth Brown was an American singer-songwriter and actress also known as "Queen of R&B" noted for bringing a pop music style to R&B music in a series of hit songs for Atlantic ...more

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Brett Fancy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Rockliffe's Babies, The Last Salute, Square Deal Brett Fancy is an English film, TV and theatre actor.

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Michael Ripper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Butterflies, Sir Yellow Michael Ripper was an English character actor born in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He began his film career in quota quickies in the 1930s and until the late 1950s was virtually unknown; he was seldom ...more

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Marc Wootton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
La La Land, High Spirits with Shirley Ghostman, The Wootton Project Marc Wootton is an English character comedian. He is perhaps best known for his role as the fake medium and psychic, Shirley Ghostman, on the BBC Three series, High Spirits with Shirley Ghostman ...more

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Nicola Duffett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
EastEnders, Family Affairs, Celebrity Fit Club Nicola Duffett is an English actress. She remains best known for two long-running soap opera roles. After appearing as Debbie Bates in EastEnders from 1993 to 1995, she went into the role of ...more

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Paul Chequer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
As If, Sinchronicity, Making Waves Paul Chequer is an English actor best known for starring in the British drama As If as Jamie Collier on Channel 4 from 2001 to 2004 and the BBC Three drama Sinchronicity, as Nathan, in 2006. He ...more

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Alan Pascoe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Alan Peter Pascoe, MBE is a British former athlete who gained success in hurdles. After his athletics career, he has been successful in events marketing and consulting.

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Bessie Cursons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
My Phone Genie Bessie Cursons is an English actress from Portsmouth, Hampshire. She reached the final of the first series of the ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent in 2007. Cursons currently stars in the ...more

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Paul Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Uncle Jack, Beat the Teacher Paul Jones is an English singer, actor, harmonica player and radio personality and television presenter.

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Tommy Newsom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Thomas Penn "Tommy" Newsom was a saxophone player in the NBC Orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, for which he later became assistant director. Newsom was frequently ...more

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Kathleen Battle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Kathleen Deanna Battle is an American operatic light lyric soprano known for her light voice and silvery, pure tone. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, Battle initially became known for her work within ...more

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Emma Barton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
EastEnders Emma Louise Barton is an English actress. She played Honey Mitchell in EastEnders from November 2005 to September 2008, and on a temporary basis during 2014. Before her role in EastEnders, ...more

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Roger Hodgson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson is an English musician and songwriter, best known as the former co-frontman of progressive rock band Supertramp. Hodgson composed and sang the majority of the ...more

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Marcus Patric is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Hollyoaks, Hollyoaks: In the City, Hollyoaks: Let Loose Marcus Patrick 17 August 1979, Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English actor.

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LaTasha Colander is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
LaTasha Colander is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for the United States. She is a 2004 Olympic Trials 100 m Champion; two-time U.S. 400 m champion; World Record ...more

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Ken Bowersox is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Kenneth Dwane "Sox" Bowersox is a United States Navy officer, and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of five Space Shuttle missions and an extended stay aboard the International ...more

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Kim Woodburn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
How Clean Is Your House?, How Clean is Your House?, How Clean Is Your House? Kim Woodburn is an English television presenter and expert cleaner who is best known for co-presenting the British television programme How Clean Is Your House? and in 2007, starred in the ...more

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Wolfe Morris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The Six Wives of Henry VIII Wolfe Morris was a British film and television actor, who played character roles on stage, television and in feature films from the 1950s until the 1990s. He made his film debut in Ill Met by ...more

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Nicholas McGaughey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The Lifeboat Nicholas McGaughey is a Welsh television actor best known for playing the character of Brandon Monk in the Welsh soap Pobol y Cwm. He has appeared on a number of top English television ...more

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Julia Fordham is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Julia Fordham is a British singer-songwriter. Her professional career started in the early 1980s, under the name "Jules Fordham", as a backing singer for Mari Wilson and Kim Wilde, ...more

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Tom Rush is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Showcase '68 Tom Rush is an American folk and blues singer, songwriter, musician and recording artist.

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Kirsty Dillon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Kirsty Dillon Midsomer Murders Kirsty Dillon is an English actress who works in film, television and theatre. She is perhaps best known for her role as WPC Gail Stephens in the British television drama Midsomer Murders Dillon ...more

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Mark Raffety is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Mark Raffety is a British Australian actor who played Doctor Darcy Tyler in the Australian soap opera Neighbours from 2000 to 2003. He reprised the role for several episodes in 2004 and returned ...more

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Tony Perez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Tony Perez is a film and television actor. Perez was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. He is best known for portraying Officer Mike Perez on Hill Street Blues from 1981 to 1985. He also appeared in ...more

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Al Oliver is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Albert Oliver, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball player. Over the course of his 18-year career, he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers, Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants, ...more

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Murray Gold is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Murray Gold is an English composer for stage, film, and television and a dramatist for both theatre and radio. He is best known as the sole composer of all music for the British TV series Doctor ...more

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Lorraine Stanley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Lorraine Stanley is an ALFS Award-nominated English actress, best known for playing Kelly in the BIFA Award-winning film London to Brighton.

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Bebe Buell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Beverle Lorence "Bebe" Buell is an American fashion model and singer, and Playboy magazine's November 1974 Playmate of the Month. She is also known for dating rock musicians, and her ...more

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Jim Moody is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Jim Moody is an actor.

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Zack Conroy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The Bold and the Beautiful Zack Conroy is an American actor.

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Richard Skinner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Richard Skinner Richard Skinner is a British radio and television broadcaster. He was the opening announcer and TV anchor at the Live Aid concert, and is the only presenter to have fronted all three of the ...more

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Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Ronnie James Dio was an American heavy metal vocalist and songwriter. He founded/fronted numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with ...more

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Dillie Keane is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Dillie Keane Louise M. "Dillie" Keane is an Olivier Award-nominated actress, singer and comedienne. She is perhaps best known as one third of the comedy cabaret trio Fascinating Aïda since its ...more

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Hugh Futcher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Hugh Futcher is an English actor in theatre, television and film. He was a member of the stock company of the Carry On films, with notable parts in Carry On Spying, Carry On at Your Convenience, ...more

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Matt Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Freshly Squeezed Matt Edmondson is an English television and Sony Award-nominated radio presenter, specialising in music, entertainment and celebrity news.

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Jean Kasem is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
The Tortellis Jean Thompson Kasem is an American actress. She is the widow of radio personality Casey Kasem.

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Steve Claridge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Portsmouth
Stephen Edward "Steve" Claridge is an English football player, pundit and coach, who last played for semi-professional team Gosport Borough from 2011 to 2012. He is currently a pundit ...more