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1. Maxine Peake Maxine Peake Actress, The Theory of Everything After graduating from Salford University, Peake trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Her first role out of drama school was in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies which ran for two series. She made her professional stage debut at the Bolton Octagon in 1998's "Early One Morning".
2. Amy Nuttall Amy Nuttall Actress, The Exiles
3. Al Weaver Al Weaver Actor, Doom
4. Peter Kay Peter Kay Actor, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit He was taught metal work at school by the actor Steve Coogan's dad, and like Coogan he was an altar boy. He proposed to his wife Susan on one knee outside 'Andy's Records', because it was the first place where they kissed. He's worked everywhere, in a factory packing toilet rolls, in a supermarket, in a video shop...
5. Paul Nicholls Paul Nicholls Actor, If Only Born to a roofer and a psychiatric nurse, Paul was born on April 12, 1979, joining his sister, Kelly who was born in 1978. Paul started acting at an early age of 10, when he joined the Oldham Theatre Workshop, but had acted before that at Church Road Primary School, Bolton and then Smithhills Dean High School...
6. Stephen Billington Stephen Billington Actor, Braveheart
7. Wallace Ford Wallace Ford Actor, Freaks Wallace Ford's career as a character actor in over 200 films from 1932 to 1965 can be divided into two parts. In his early movies his freckled and friendly face and wavy hair lent itself to light, wise-cracking leads in a string of B pictures. By 1950 he had morphed into a stocky, grizzled old-timer in an impressive group of Westerns...
8. Nicholas Gleaves Nicholas Gleaves Actor, Marvellous
9. Shirley Anne Field Shirley Anne Field Actress, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Shirley Anne and her brother (later a U.S. homicide victim) were brought up in the Edgworth Children's Home and Orphanage after their mother was unable to care for them. She began her career modeling for 50s British pin up magazines such as Reveille and Titbits before entering films in 1955 as an extra and bit player...
10. James Carlton James Carlton Actor, Muck and Brass
11. Sammy Winward Sammy Winward Actress, Episode #1.7081 Sammy Winward was born in Bolton, Greater Manchester on the 12th October 1985. In 1998 she was offered a £2000 pound record deal for her singing but turned it down. A keen actress, singer and model Sammy got picked from her agency to attend the Emmerdale auditions in Leeds, West Yorkshire for the part of Katie Addyman in May 2001 and...
12. Michael Dixon Michael Dixon Actor, The Tree of Life
13. Liam Boyle Liam Boyle Actor, Truth or Die Liam Boyle born on 19th of September 1985 grew up in Heywood, Lancashire. As a teenager Boyle attended The Oldham Theatre Workshop. It was in his final preparations for a teaching degree at University that Boyle was spotted by a casting director at an open audition for a film. Instead of going to the final interviews for his degree he made the decision to go to the recalls for the film...
14. Kristian Ayre Kristian Ayre Actor, Elf Born in Bolton, Lancanshire, England, UK. Moved to Canada at the age of three. Kristian has two brothers, Liam and Scott. His first American role was in Andre playing Gerald. Other notable roles include Harvey Johnson in Bye Bye Birdie, Strick in The New Ghostwriter Mysteries and Tommy in Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy, a Canadian series. One of his most notable roles is Radu in Space Cases.
15. Vernon Kay Vernon Kay Self, T4
16. Bernard Kay Bernard Kay Actor, Doctor Zhivago
17. Glyn Owen Glyn Owen Actor, The Rocket
18. Diane Morgan Diane Morgan Actress, Alan Partridge
19. Amir Khan Amir Khan Self, Episode #1.6
20. Anna Dawson Anna Dawson Actress, Benny Hill's World Tour: New York!
21. Paddy McGuinness Paddy McGuinness Self, You Can't Beat a Bit of Bully
22. Roger Morlidge Roger Morlidge Actor, The English Patient
23. David Bowles David Bowles Actor, Project Ninja Daredevils Featured in BAFTA Academy Magazine's 'Best of British Talent', dubbed as 'the British Jack Nicholson' and represented both in USA (Hollywood) and UK, British & International Actor David Bowles is an established and recognizable face in both film and television as well as stage. Based primarily in UK and having trained in UK (RADA)and America...
24. Mark Charnock Mark Charnock Actor, Emmerdale
25. Julie Westwood Julie Westwood Actress, Episode #1.1
26. Sara Cox Sara Cox Self, Make My Day
27. Nichola Holt Nichola Holt Self, Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings
28. Fred Dibnah Fred Dibnah Self, Fred Dibnah: Steeplejack
29. Michael Armstrong Michael Armstrong Writer, Mark of the Devil
30. Ian Aspinall Ian Aspinall Actor, East Is East
31. Elizabeth Benson Elizabeth Benson Actress, A Touch of Glass
32. Jim Cartwright Jim Cartwright Writer, Little Voice
33. David Crellin David Crellin Actor, Emmerdale David Crellin was born in South Yorkshire in 1961. He first became interested in acting with the Crucible Youth Theatre in Sheffield under the guidance of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Michael Boyd, and he went on to attend the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London. However, upon graduation he returned to the North of England...
34. Chris Finch Chris Finch Actor, Band of Brothers
35. Simon Trinder Simon Trinder Actor, Anton Chekhov's The Duel
36. Badly Drawn Boy Badly Drawn Boy Soundtrack, About a Boy Bolton-born singer/songwriter (stagename: Badly Drawn Boy) recognised for his trademark tea cosy hats. Damon Gough's chance encounter with DJ Andy Votel in Manchester's Generation X bar brought about a meeting of minds that would launch independent record label Twisted Nerve (named after the Bryan Forbes film) and a succession of increasingly well-received Badly Drawn Boy EPs in the late 1990s...
37. Julie Foy Julie Foy Actress, Strapless
38. Danny Jones Danny Jones Self, Just My Luck
39. Kevin Stidham Kevin Stidham Actor, The Apartment
40. Hilary Devey Hilary Devey Self, Episode #12.5
41. Tara Dean Tara Dean Miscellaneous Crew, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Tara Dean began her career as an actor and trained at the famous Sylvia Young Theatre School, London. On leaving Sylvia's she studied Speech and drama with LAMDA, film at the University of London and law at the College of Law, London and Columbia Law School, New York. She is co-director of the film production company Vroom Vroom.
42. Lois Daine Lois Daine Actress, Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter
43. Norman Walker Norman Walker Director, The Great Mr. Handel
44. April Wilding April Wilding Actress, Secrets of a Windmill Girl
45. Edna Morris Edna Morris Actress, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
46. Paul Blinkhorn Paul Blinkhorn Producer, Duty Calls Paul Blinkhorn trained as a director at East 15 Acting School. As a director of audio drama he has worked with actor Shane Rimmer on an adaptation of Collin Doyle's award-winning Canadian play 'The Mighty Carlins' for the Wireless Theatre Company. He is a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, New York and the Artistic Director of Northern Outlet Theatre Company...
47. Jonathan Gash Jonathan Gash Writer, The Firefly Cage
48. Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Writer, Don't Look Now
49. Amanda Fairclough Amanda Fairclough Actress, See No Evil: The Moors Murders
50. Bob Williamson Bob Williamson Actor, The Lady of Situations
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