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TV Actors from Sheffield

Updated October 13, 2018 14.4k 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?"
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  • 1
    Game of Thrones, Missing

    BirthplaceEngland

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Shaun Mark Bean (born 17 April 1959), credited professionally as Sean Bean (), is an English actor. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bean made his professional debut in a  ...more

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  • 2
    Jessica-Jane Stafford (née Clement; born 24 February 1985) is an English actress and TV presenter who is best known for starring in the BBC programme The Real Hustle from 2006 to 2012.  ...more
  • 3
    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 musician. He is best known for playing Jimmy McNulty in The Wire (2002–2008) and Noah Solloway in The  ...more

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  • 4
    The Six Wives of Henry VIII, United!

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Basil Dignam (24 October 1905 – 31 January 1979) was an English character actor.Basil Dignam was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. He acted on film and television between 1948 and 1978. He  ...more
  • 5
    Porridge, Campion

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Brian Glover (2 April 1934 – 24 July 1997) was an English character actor, writer and wrestler. Glover was a professional wrestler, teacher, and finally a film, television and stage actor. He once  ...more
  • 6
    Call The Midwife, Little Dorrit

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Judy Catherine Claire Parfitt (born 7 November 1935) is an English theatre, film and television actress. She made her film debut in a minor supporting part in Information Received (1961), followed by  ...more
  • 7
    Little Dorrit, The Worst Week of My Life

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Geoffrey Whitehead (born 1 October 1939) is an English actor. He has appeared in a range of television, film and radio roles. In the theatre, he has played at Shakespeare's Globe, St Martin's Theatre  ...more
  • 8
    John Robert Cocker (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014), better known as Joe Cocker, was an English singer. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and distinctive  ...more

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    Law & Order, Law & Order: Trial by Jury

    BirthplaceUSA, Alabama, Sheffield

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Freddie Dalton Thompson (August 19, 1942 – November 1, 2015) was an American politician, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, actor and radio personality. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United  ...more

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  • 10
    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 actor.He was born Roger Middleton in Sheffield, three weeks after Britain and France declared war on Germany  ...more
  • 11
    Foyle's War, The Assets

    BirthplaceSheffield, England, UK

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Julian Mark Ovenden (born 29 November 1975) is an English actor and singer. He has starred on Broadway and West End stages, in television series in both the UK and US, in films, and performed  ...more
  • 12
    Bruiser, Divided

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Charlotte Hudson (born 4 January 1972) is an English actress and television presenter. Hudson was born in Sheffield. Her brother is actor Robert Hudson. She also has two younger sisters: Laura and  ...more
  • 13
    Murdoch Mysteries, Where the Heart Is

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Thomas Craig (born Craig Thompson; 4 December 1962) is an English actor. He is known for his roles in Murdoch Mysteries, Where the Heart Is, Hidden, Coronation Street, and The Navigators.  ...more
  • 14
    Wuthering Heights

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Andrew Hawley is an actor.  ...more
  • 15
    Coupling, Crossbones

    BirthplaceSheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK

    NationalityEngland

    Richard Coyle (born 27 February 1972) is an English actor.  ...more
  • 16

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    David Blunkett, Baron Blunkett, (born 6 June 1947) is a British former politician, having represented the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough constituency for 28 years through to 7 May 2015 when  ...more
  • 17
    The Comedians, All Change

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Robert Andrew Wass (25 November 1945 – 25 September 2017), known professionally as Bobby Knutt, was an English actor and comedian. He was known throughout his acting career for appearing as Albert  ...more
  • 18
    Casualty, Comic Relief Does Fame Academy

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Christopher Colquhoun (born in Carlisle, England) is an English actor who trained at RADA. He is known for appearing as Simon Kaminski in the BBC drama series Casualty, from 2002 to 2004. He also  ...more
  • 19
    Dick and Dom in da Bungalow, Are You Smarter than a 10 Year Old?

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Richard "Dick" McCourt (born 12 August 1976 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England) is an English actor and presenter of radio and television, best known as one half of the comic duo Dick and Dom,  ...more
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    Jarvis Branson Cocker (born 19 September 1963) is an English musician, actor and presenter. As the founder, frontman, and sole consistent member of the band Pulp, he became a figurehead of the  ...more

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  • 21
    Darren Lee Bennett (born 14 February 1977) is an English professional dancer. With his wife Lilia Kopylova he has a successful career in professional Latin dancing, competing nationally and  ...more
  • 22
    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 Mitchell, was an English television, stage and film actor.Born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, his  ...more
  • 23
    Eddie Laughton (20 June 1903 – 21 March 1952) was an English film actor. Laughton appeared in over 200 films between 1935 and 1952.  ...more
  • 24
    Scott & Bailey

    BirthplaceSheffield, England

    NationalityEngland

    Anthony Pitts (born 10 October 1962) is an English actor, most notable for playing Archie Brooks in the long-running British soap Emmerdale Farm between 1983 and 1993.  ...more
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    Alex Blake is a film actor.