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Famous Film Actors From Sheffield

Updated June 14, 2019 9.2k views74 items

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

Examples of items on this list include Joe Cocker and Jessica-Jane Clement.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Sheffield?" and "Which famous actors were born in Sheffield?"
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  • Alex Blake1

    Alex Blake

    Age: 45

    Films Acted InAmazing Grace, Chatroom, Random

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Alex Blake is a film actor....
  • Alex Turner2

    Films Acted InEvidently... John Cooper Clarke

    BirthplaceHigh Green, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Alexander David Turner (born 6 January 1986) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and...  more

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  • Andrew Hawley3

    Films Acted InSnow White and the Huntsman, A Night in the Woods, Ginger and Rosa, A Spanking in Paradise, Life Just Is

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Andrew Hawley is an actor....  more
  • 4

    Ann Lee

    Age: 47

    Films Acted In90's Hit Explosion: The Very Best of Eurodance, Summer Vibes, The Hits of the Disco Girls

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Ann Lee (born Annerley Emma Gordon; 12 November 1967) is a British, Italy-based Eurodance...  more
  • 5

    Films Acted InNaked Striptease Sextravaganza

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Ashley Bond is an actress....  more
  • 6

    Basil Dignam

    Dec. at 74 (1905-1979)

    Films Acted InGorgo, Heavens Above!, 10 Rillington Place, Young Winston, The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Basil Dignam (24 October 1905 – 31 January 1979) was an English character actor.Basil Dignam...  more
  • 7

    Films Acted InCoast to Coast

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Robert Andrew Wass (25 November 1945 – 25 September 2017), known professionally as Bobby...  more
  • Brian Glover8

    Brian Glover

    Dec. at 63 (1934-1997)

    Films Acted InAn American Werewolf in London, Alien 3, The Company of Wolves, Kes, Snow White: A Tale of Terror

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Brian Glover (2 April 1934 – 24 July 1997) was an English character actor, writer and...  more
  • 9

    Films Acted InI Want Candy, Rabbit Punch, Beat

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Carl James Prekopp (born Sheffield, 1979) is a British actor. He played Richard III at the...  more
  • 10

    Chloe Newsome

    Age: 43

    Films Acted InThe Life and Crimes of William Palmer, The Jealous God

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Chloe Newsome (born December 1976) is an English actress who is best known for starring in the...  more
  • Chris Stainton11

    Films Acted InLive in Hyde Park, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood: Live from Madison Square Garden

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Christopher Robert "Chris" Stainton (born 22 March 1944) is an English session musician,...  more
  • Chrismandu12

    Chrismandu

    Age: 52

    Films Acted InUnbreakable, National Treasure, Animal Factory, Annapolis

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Chrismandu is an actor....  more
  • 13

    Films Acted InOh Happy Day

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Christopher Colquhoun (born in Carlisle, England) is an English actor who trained at RADA. He...  more
  • 14

    Films Acted InStrumpet, Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise, The Girls of Belarus, Mysterious Creatures, One in Five

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    David Crellin (born 1961) is an English actor. Crellin, who was born in Sheffield, West Riding...  more
  • Deborah York15

    Films Acted InRinaldo, Dido & Aeneas: A Choreographic Opera

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Deborah York (born 1964 in Sheffield) is a classical soprano in concert and opera, teacher and...  more
  • Dominic West16

    Films Acted InStar Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, 300, Chicago, John Carter, Punisher: War Zone

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor, director, and...  more

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  • Donna Godchaux17

    Films Acted InThe Grateful Dead Movie

    BirthplaceUSA, Alabama, Muscle Shoals

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Donna Jean Thatcher Godchaux-MacKay (born August 22, 1947) is an American singer, best known...  more
  • 18

    Douglas Ives

    Dec. at 71 (1898-1969)

    Films Acted InFirst Men in the Moon, A Home of Your Own, Two Wives at One Wedding

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Douglas Ives was an actor....  more
  • Eddie Laughton19

    Eddie Laughton

    Dec. at 49 (1903-1952)

    Films Acted InDisorder in the Court, The Perils of Pauline, You'll Never Get Rich, The Desperadoes, I Was a Prisoner on Devil's Island

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited States of America, England

    Eddie Laughton (20 June 1903 – 21 March 1952) was an English film actor. Laughton appeared in...  more
  • 20

    Films Acted InWilt

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Edward Clayton is an actor....  more
  • Enzo Squillino, Jr.21

    Films Acted InMamma Mia!

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Enzo Squillino Jr. is a British actor....  more
  • Ethel Griffies22

    Ethel Griffies

    Dec. at 97 (1878-1975)

    Films Acted InThe Birds, Werewolf of London, Love Me Tonight, Billy Liar, We Live Again

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Ethel Griffies (born Ethel Woods; 26 April 1878 – 9 September 1975) was an English actress of...  more
  • 23

    Evie Liles

    Age: 22

    Films Acted InThe Greening of Whitney Brown

    BirthplaceUSA, Alabama, Sheffield

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Evie Liles is an actress....
  • Fred Thompson24

    Films Acted InCape Fear, Die Hard 2, The Hunt for Red October, Days of Thunder, In the Line of Fire

    BirthplaceSheffield, Alabama, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Freddie Dalton Thompson (August 19, 1942 – November 1, 2015) was an American politician,...  more

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  • Funda Önal25

    Films Acted InHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Smoke

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Funda Önal is an English model and dancer. She has starred in a range of campaigns like Nike...  more