Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Stockport

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Stockport?" and "Which famous actors were born in Stockport?"

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Andrew Buchan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 39
Andrew Buchan is an English stage and television actor known for his roles as Scott Foster in the BBC political drama Party Animals, as John Mercer in ITV drama series The Fixer, and as William ...more

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Anthony Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 46
Anthony Flanagan is an English actor most widely known for his portrayal of policeman Tony in Channel 4's comedy-drama series Shameless.

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Betty Jardine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 42 (1903-1945)
Betty Jardine was an actress.

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Brian Rawlinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 69 (1931-2000)
Brian Rawlinson was an English actor and writer for films and TV from the 1950s. Rawlinson appeared in several films but was more frequently on television, a regular role being Robert Onedin in ...more

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Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 34
Claire Foy is an English actress, best known for playing the title role in the BBC One production of Little Dorrit, Anna in the 2011 film Season of the Witch, Erin Matthews in the Channel 4 ...more

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Darren Shahlavi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 46
Darren Majian Shahlavi, sometimes credited as Shahlavi, was an English actor, martial artist and stuntman. His surname is of Persian origin. Shahlavi is perhaps best known for his role as Taylor ...more

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Diane Beck is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 42
Diane Beck is an English actress who trained at "RADA". Diane has appeared in Peak Practice, Coronation Street and "Tipping The Velvet"'. Her stage work includes productions ...more

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Donald Gee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 81
Donald Gee is an actor.

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Gerard Horan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 56
Gerard James Pertwee Horan is an English actor. He is known for playing firefighter Leslie "Charisma" Appleby in London's Burning from 1988 to 1989 and again in 1994.

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Gillian Bevan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 62
Gillian Bevan is an English actress, best known for her roles in British television shows and West End theatre. In 1988 she played Dorothy in the Royal Shakespeare Company's revival of their ...more

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Jack Cooper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 80 (1890-1970)
Jack Cooper was an actor.

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Jennifer Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 48
Jennifer Hennessy is an English actress best known for playing Mrs Brazendale in the BBC TV series Lilies. She trained for three years at the Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating in ...more

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Will Mellor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 42
William 'Will' Mellor is an English actor, who has played Jambo Bolton in Hollyoaks, Jack Vincent in "Casualty", Gaz Wilkinson in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps and Ollie ...more

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Joan Bakewell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 85
Joan Dawson Bakewell, Baroness Bakewell, DBE is an English journalist, television presenter and Labour Party Peer. Baroness Bakewell is President of Birkbeck, University of London.

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John Axon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 48 (1960-2008)
John Axon was an English television and stage actor. Axon trained at the Guildhall school of music and drama after briefly training as a graphic designer. He was perhaps best known for his role ...more

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Joseph Barratt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 26
Joseph Barratt is an actor.

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Karl Davies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 36
Karl Davies is an English actor, who portrayed Lyle Anderson in the TV series Kingdom. Previously he had portrayed Robert Sugden in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

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Kelly Wenham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 35
Kelly Wenham is an English actress. Wenham's early career was spent in modelling, before answering a casting call for a bit part in Always and Everyone. Following this she entered drama school, ...more

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Louise Hampton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 73 (1881-1954)
Louise Hampton was a British stage, film and television actress. An accomplished stage actress with many West End theatre appearances to her name, she made her film debut in 1911, in the silent ...more

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Martin Fry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 60
Martin David Fry is the lead singer of the British new wave band ABC.

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Maura McGiveney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 51 (1939-1990)
Maura McGiveney was an actress.

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Paul Morley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 61
Paul Robert Morley is an English music journalist. He wrote for the New Musical Express from 1977 to 1983 and has since written for a wide range of publications. He has also been a band manager ...more

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Rob James-Collier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
age 42
Robert James-Collier is a British actor and model. He is known for his roles as Liam Connor in Coronation Street and as Thomas Barrow in Downton Abbey.

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Roger Brierley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 70 (1935-2005)
Roger Brierley was an English actor. Though never a major star, he appeared in many television productions over a forty-year period. He twice appeared in Doctor Who, as Trevor in The Daleks' ...more

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Roger Hammond is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Stockport
Died at 76 (1936-2012)
Roger Hammond was an English character actor who appeared in many films and television series. Hammond's father was a chartered accountant and managing director of a cotton mill. He attended ...more