Film Actors Famous Film Actors From Wigan

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

This list features items like Holly Wellin and Richard Ashcroft.

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

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Allan Aldred is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Allan Aldred age 45 Allan Aldred is an actor.

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Ben Batt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Ben Batt age 31 Ben Batt is an actor.

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Eva Pope is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Eva Pope age 50 Eva Rebecca Pope is an English actress. She trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. She is known for her role as Rachel Mason in the BBC drama Waterloo Road. She also has been ...more

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Davinia Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Davinia Taylor age 40 Davinia Taylor is an English actress and socialite.

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Dianne Pilkington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Dianne Pilkington age 42 Dianne Lesley Pilkington is an English theatre actress and singer.

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Eleanor Robson Belmont is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Eleanor Robson Belmont Died at 100 (1879-1979) Eleanor Robson Belmont was an English actress and prominent public figure in the United States. George Bernard Shaw wrote Major Barbara for her, but contractual problems prevented her from ...more

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George Formby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
George Formby Died at 57 (1904-1961) George Formby, OBE, was an English actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who became known to a worldwide audience through his films of the 1930s and 1940s. On stage, screen and record he sang ...more

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Georgia Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Georgia Taylor age 37 Georgia Taylor is an English actress, best known for her roles as Toyah Battersby in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 1997 to 2003, as Ruth Winters in the BBC show Casualty from 2007 to ...more

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Greg Ellis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Greg Ellis age 49 Greg Ellis is an English actor and voice actor.

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Holly Wellin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Holly Wellin age 31 Holly Wellin is an English pornographic film actress, nude model and glamour model. She has also been known as Holly Wallen, Holly Wellen, and Holly Weiden. After finishing school at age 16 ...more

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Iain Cash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Iain Cash age 38 Iain Cash is an actor, martial artist, television editor, screenwriter, TV director, television producer, cinematographer, film producer, film editor and a film director.

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Jennifer Moss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Jennifer Moss Died at 61 (1945-2006) Jennifer Victoria "Jenny" Moss was an English actress and singer born in Wigan, Lancashire. She was best known for her role as Lucille Hewitt on the long-running soap opera, Coronation ...more

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Kathryn Drysdale is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Kathryn Drysdale age 36 Kathryn Drysdale is an English actress known for her role as Taylor in the movie St Trinian's and Louise Brooks in the BBC comedy series Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps from 2001 until ...more

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Kay Burley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Kay Burley age 57 Kay Burley is an English television newsreader, presenter and journalist, best known as a news anchor for Sky News since 1988. Burley is now the second longest serving female newsreader in ...more

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Ken Parry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Ken Parry Died at 77 (1930-2007) Ken Parry was an actor.

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Lucy Gaskell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Lucy Gaskell age 37 Lucy Gaskell is an English actress. She studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1998.

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Marie Ault is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Marie Ault Died at 81 (1870-1951) Marie Ault was a British actress. Born at Wigan, Lancashire, she was a star in many British films of the silent era but is most remembered for her role as Daisy Bunting's mother in The Lodger: A ...more

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Nikki Jayne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Nikki Jayne age 32 Nikki Jayne is the stage name of a British pornographic actress.

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Richard Ashcroft is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Richard Ashcroft age 46 Richard Paul Ashcroft is an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer and occasional guitarist of the alternative rock band The Verve from their formation in 1990 until ...more

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Roy Kinnear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Roy Kinnear Died at 54 (1934-1988) Roy Mitchell Kinnear was a British character actor. He was familiar to UK audiences for his appearances in many British television comedy shows, and is also remembered for his film appearances ...more

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Ted Ray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Wigan
Ted Ray Died at 72 (1905-1977) Ted Ray was a popular English comedian of the 1940s, '50s and '60s. Ray was born Charlie Olden in Wigan, Lancashire, England. His parents moved to Liverpool within days of his birth, and ...more