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TV Actors from Sheffield

Updated October 13, 2018 13.4k views54 items

List RulesOnly TV actors who were born or grew up in Sheffield.

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

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

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Sheffield?" and "Who are the most famous Sheffield actors?"
  • Sean Bean1

    Sean Bean

    Game of Thrones, Missing

    BirthplaceHandsworth, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Shaun Mark Bean (born 17 April 1959), credited professionally as Sean Bean (), is an English...  more

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  • Jessica-Jane Clement2
    Jessica-Jane Stafford (née Clement; born 24 February 1985) is an English actress and TV...  more
  • Dominic West3

    Dominic West

    The Wire, The Affair

    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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    Basil Dignam

    The Six Wives of Henry VIII, United!

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Basil Dignam (24 October 1905 – 31 January 1979) was an English character actor.Basil Dignam...  more
  • Brian Glover5

    Brian Glover

    Porridge, Campion

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom


    Brian Glover (2 April 1934 – 24 July 1997) was an English character actor, writer and...  more
  • Judy Parfitt6

    Judy Parfitt

    Call The Midwife, Little Dorrit

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Judy Catherine Claire Parfitt (born 7 November 1935) is an English theatre, film and...  more

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    Geoffrey Whitehead

    Little Dorrit, The Worst Week of My Life

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Geoffrey Whitehead (born 1 October 1939) is an English actor. He has appeared in a range of...  more
  • Joe Cocker8
    John Robert Cocker (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014), better known as Joe Cocker, was an...  more

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    Fred Thompson

    Law & Order, Law & Order: Trial by Jury

    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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  • Maurice Colbourne10

    Maurice Colbourne

    The Day of the Triffids, Howards' Way

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Maurice Colbourne (24 September 1939 – 4 August 1989) was an English stage and television...  more
  • Julian Ovenden11

    Julian Ovenden

    Foyle's War, The Assets

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom


    Julian Mark Ovenden (born 29 November 1975) is an English actor and singer. He has starred on...  more
  • Charlotte Hudson12

    Charlotte Hudson

    Bruiser, Divided

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Charlotte Hudson (born 4 January 1972) is an English actress and television presenter. Hudson...  more
  • 13

    Thomas Craig

    Murdoch Mysteries, Where the Heart Is

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom


    Thomas Craig (born Craig Thompson; 4 December 1962) is an English actor. He is known for his...  more
  • Andrew Hawley14

    Andrew Hawley

    Wuthering Heights

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

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  • Richard Coyle15

    Richard Coyle

    Coupling, Crossbones

    BirthplaceSheffield, England


    Richard Coyle (born 27 February 1972) is an English actor....  more
  • David Blunkett16

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    David Blunkett, Baron Blunkett, (born 6 June 1947) is a British former politician, having...  more
  • 17

    Bobby Knutt

    The Comedians, All Change

    BirthplaceSheffield, England


    Robert Andrew Wass (25 November 1945 – 25 September 2017), known professionally as Bobby...  more
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    Christopher Colquhoun

    Casualty, Comic Relief Does Fame Academy

    BirthplaceSheffield, England


    Christopher Colquhoun (born in Carlisle, England) is an English actor who trained at RADA. He...  more
  • Richard McCourt19

    Richard McCourt

    Dick and Dom in da Bungalow, Are You Smarter than a 10 Year Old?

    BirthplaceSheffield, England


    Richard "Dick" McCourt (born 12 August 1976 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England) is an...  more
  • Jarvis Cocker20
    Jarvis Branson Cocker (born 19 September 1963) is an English musician, actor and presenter. As...  more

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  • Darren Bennett21
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  • Norman Mitchell22

    Norman Mitchell

    Are You Being Served?, Come Back Mrs. Noah

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Norman Mitchell Driver (27 August 1918 – 19 March 2001), known professionally as Norman...  more
  • Eddie Laughton23
    Eddie Laughton (20 June 1903 – 21 March 1952) was an English film actor. Laughton appeared in...  more
  • Tony Pitts24

    Tony Pitts

    Scott & Bailey

    BirthplaceSheffield, England


    Anthony Pitts (born 10 October 1962) is an English actor, most notable for playing Archie...  more
  • Alex Blake25

    Alex Blake

    Alex Blake is a film actor....