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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. 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...
4. 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...
5. Al Weaver Al Weaver Actor, Doom
6. Stephen Billington Stephen Billington Actor, Braveheart
7. Nicholas Gleaves Nicholas Gleaves Actor, Half Light
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. 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...
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. Bernard Kay Bernard Kay Actor, Doctor Zhivago
14. Paddy McGuinness Paddy McGuinness Self, Episode #1.8
15. Anna Dawson Anna Dawson Actress, Benny Hill's World Tour: New York!
16. Roger Morlidge Roger Morlidge Actor, The English Patient
17. David Bowles David Bowles Actor, The Gathering Featured in BAFTA Academy Magazine's 'Best of British Talent', 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...
18. Amir Khan Amir Khan Self, Episode #1.6
19. Diane Morgan Diane Morgan Actress, Charlie Brooker's 2012 Wipe
20. Nichola Holt Nichola Holt Self, Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings
21. 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.
22. Vernon Kay Vernon Kay Self, T4
23. James Carlton James Carlton Actor, Muck and Brass
24. Julie Westwood Julie Westwood Actress, Episode #1.1
25. Hilary Devey Hilary Devey Self, Episode #12.5
26. Glyn Owen Glyn Owen Actor, The Rocket
27. Mark Charnock Mark Charnock Actor, Emmerdale
28. Ian Aspinall Ian Aspinall Actor, East Is East
29. Fred Dibnah Fred Dibnah Self, Fred Dibnah: Steeplejack
30. Chris Finch Chris Finch Actor, Band of Brothers
31. Danny Jones Danny Jones Self, Just My Luck
32. Jim Cartwright Jim Cartwright Writer, Little Voice
33. Michael Armstrong Michael Armstrong Writer, Mark of the Devil
34. Sara Cox Sara Cox Self, Make My Day
35. Damon Gough Damon Gough 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...
36. 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...
37. Julie Foy Julie Foy Actress, Strapless
38. Mark Radcliffe Mark Radcliffe Self, Glastonbury 2009
39. 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.
40. April Wilding April Wilding Actress, Secrets of a Windmill Girl
41. Lois Daine Lois Daine Actress, Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter
42. Kevin Stidham Kevin Stidham Actor, The Apartment
43. Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Writer, Don't Look Now
44. Edna Morris Edna Morris Actress, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
45. Simon Trinder Simon Trinder Actor, Anton Chekhov's The Duel
46. Amanda Fairclough Amanda Fairclough Actress, See No Evil: The Moors Murders
47. Jonathan Gash Jonathan Gash Writer, The Firefly Cage
48. Bob Williamson Bob Williamson Actor, The Lady of Situations
49. Guy Pearson Guy Pearson Visual Effects, The Tour
50. Norman Kay Norman Kay Composer, The Sea of Death
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