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Famous Film Actors From Stoke-on-Trent

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

List items include Robbie Williams, Hugh Dancy and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Stoke-on-Trent?" and "Which famous actors were born in Stoke-on-Trent?"
  • 1

    Films Acted InHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    BirthplaceStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    ParentsMavis Rawlins, Edward Rawlins

    Adrian Justin Rawlins (born 27 March 1958) is an English actor who is probably best known for playing Arthur Kidd in The Woman in Black (1989) and James Potter in the Harry Potter films. Also more  ...more
  • 2
    Dec. at 44 (1940-1984)

    Films Acted InDon't Open till Christmas, Freelance, The Amorous Milkman, The Playbirds, Flame

    BirthplaceStoke-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, England


    ChildrenJason Lake

    Alan Lake (24 November 1940 – 10 October 1984) was an English actor, best known as the third husband of screen star Diana Dors.  ...more
  • 3

    Films Acted InBatman Begins, Colin

    BirthplaceStoke on Trent, England, UK

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Dominic Burgess (born 29 July 1982) is an English actor. He is known for his appearances in several television adverts and series such as Raising Hope, Doctor Who, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,  ...more
  • 4
    Dec. at 91 (1927-2019)

    Films Acted InThe Elephant Man, The Black Cauldron, Dune, The Count of Monte Cristo, Wild at Heart

    BirthplaceStoke-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, England



    ParentsIda Elizabeth Jones, Charles Edward Jones

    ChildrenRupert Jones, Casper Jones, Toby Jones

    Frederick Charles Jones (12 September 1927 – 9 July 2019) was an English actor who had an extensive career in television, theatre and cinema productions for almost sixty years. In theatre, he was  ...more
  • 5
    Age: 46

    Films Acted InBlack Hawk Down, Ella Enchanted, King Arthur, Blood & Chocolate, Basic Instinct 2

    BirthplaceStoke-on-Trent, Stoke-upon-Trent, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England


    ParentsJonathan Dancy, Sarah Dancy

    ChildrenCyrus Michael Christopher Dancy

    Hugh Michael Horace Dancy (born 19 June 1975) is an English actor. He is best known for his roles as criminal profiler Will Graham in the NBC television series Hannibal (2013–2015), as Thomas  ...more

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  • 6
    Age: 36

    Films Acted InBlack Gold, Boogie Woogie, Shank

    BirthplaceStoke-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Jan Uddin is an English actor of Bangladeshi descent. He is best known for his roles in the BBC soap opera EastEnders playing Jalil Iqbal, the role of Sweet Boy in the 2010 film Shank, or in the film  ...more
  • 7

    Films Acted InAirheads, Hardware, Tromeo & Juliet, Lemmy, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger Part IV

    BirthplaceBurslem, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England


    ChildrenPaul Inder, Sean Kilmister

    Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister (24 December 1945 – 28 December 2015), was an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the founder, lead singer, bassist, and primary songwriter of the  ...more

    #346 of 488 The Best Rock Vocalists#49 of 298 The Best Frontmen in Rock#15 of 168 The Best Rock Bassists of All Time

  • 8

    Films Acted InFever Pitch

    BirthplaceStoke-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    John Salvatore Ruggiero (born 26 November 1954) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Brighton & Hove Albion, Chester, Portsmouth and Stoke City.  ...more
  • 9

    Films Acted InCashback

    BirthplaceStoke-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, England


    ParentsKen Hancock

    ChildrenDolores Hancock, Harvey Hancock

    Nick Hancock is an English actor and television presenter. He hosted the sports quiz They Think It's All Over for 10 years. He also formerly presented Room 101 (1994–1999) on TV, as well as its  ...more
  • 10

    Films Acted InThe Bounty, Triggermen, My Summer with Des, Playing Away, I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle

    BirthplaceStafford, United Kingdom



    ParentsMay Morrissey, Larry Morrissey

    ChildrenSam Morrissey

    Neil Anthony Morrissey (born 4 July 1962) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, singer and businessman. He is known for his role as Tony in Men Behaving Badly. Other notable acting roles  ...more
  • 11

    Films Acted InHereafter, Happy-Go-Lucky, Will, Mrs In-Betweeny, Mo

    BirthplaceStoke-on-Trent, Straffordshire, England, UK

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Rebekah Staton (born 17 June 1981 in Leek, Staffordshire, England) is an English actress. She is best known for narrating Don't Tell The Bride and appearing as Della in Raised by Wolves. She has also  ...more
  • 12

    Films Acted InAttack of the Sabertooth, De-Lovely, The Magic Roundabout, Hooves of Fire, Comic Relief 2009 (1)

    BirthplaceStoke-on-Trent, Stoke-upon-Trent, United Kingdom



    ParentsJanet Williams, Peter Williams

    ChildrenTheodora Rose Williams

    Robert Peter Williams (born 13 February 1974) is an English singer-songwriter and entertainer. He found fame as a member of the pop group Take That from 1989 to 1995, but achieved greater commercial  ...more

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  • 13

    Films Acted InA Fish Called Wanda, The Good Shepherd

    BirthplaceStoke-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, England


    Robert Ian Mackenzie is an actor.