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1. Olivia Cooke Olivia Cooke Actress, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Olivia Cooke was born and raised in Oldham, a former textile manufacturing town in Greater Manchester, North West England. She comes from a family of non-actors; her father, John, is a retired police officer, and her mother is a sales representative. Cooke attended Royton and Crompton Secondary School and studied drama at Oldham Sixth Form College...
2. Albert Finney Albert Finney Actor, Big Fish Albert Finney came from the theatre, where he was especially successful in plays of William Shakespeare, to the movies. There he became a leading figure of the young Free Cinema. His debut in cinema was in 1960 with The Entertainer of Tony Richardson who had directed him also in theatre plays various times before. His typical role were young prolets like, e.g. Arthur Seaton in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.
3. Rob James-Collier Rob James-Collier Actor, Coronation Street
4. Andrew Knott Andrew Knott Actor, The Secret Garden Andrew Knott was born on the 22nd of November 1979 in Salford, Manchester. He started acting at a young age appearing in various British TV and radio programs. Throughout his younger years he trained at The Oldham Theater Workshop. His first big screen appearance was in The Secret Garden starring opposite Maggie Smith...
5. Linus Roache Linus Roache Actor, Batman Begins Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line. He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, including Link. He was brought to attention in 1994 after appearing in the BBC TV series Seaforth.
6. Suranne Jones Suranne Jones Actress, Coronation Street
7. Michelle Keegan Michelle Keegan Actress, Coronation Street
8. Caroline Catz Caroline Catz Actress, Doc Martin
9. Gemma Atkinson Gemma Atkinson Actress, Emmerdale
10. Linzey Cocker Linzey Cocker Actress, Wild Child
11. James Murray James Murray Actor, Under the Greenwood Tree
12. Mike Leigh Mike Leigh Director, Secrets & Lies
13. Judith Shekoni Judith Shekoni Actress, Heroes Reborn Judith Shekoni was brought up in Manchester, England. Relocating to London at 18 she modelled around the world before gaining her break into acting via the popular BBC TV show Casualty. Working in the UK including Eastenders (BBC) and gritty Hallmark drama The Hidden City, Judiths' acting career took her to America where during extensive theatre training she worked on every major US network...
14. Ben Crompton Ben Crompton Actor, Before I Go to Sleep
15. Sarah Harding Sarah Harding Self, Christmas Mania 2005
16. Rebecca Atkinson Rebecca Atkinson Actress, Shameless
17. Tony Gardner Tony Gardner Actor, My Parents Are Aliens
18. Ralf Little Ralf Little Actor, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps
19. Pearce Quigley Pearce Quigley Actor, Millions
20. Helen Flanagan Helen Flanagan Actress, Coronation Street Helen Flanagan was born in 1989, in Bury, Greater Manchester. She started taking drama lessons from the age of 5 at Carol Godbys Theatre Workshop in Bury. She was in numerous adverts, before landing the part of Rosie Webster Coronation Street, in 2000. She expressed a great passion and talent for acting at a very early age...
21. Sarah Jayne Dunn Sarah Jayne Dunn Actress, The Dark Knight
22. Victoria Wood Victoria Wood Writer, Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings Since the mid-1980s, Wood's appearances on stage and television were always eagerly anticipated, whether it was laugh-a-minute stand-up, a beautifully judged dramatic performance in the TV film Housewife, 49 or the canteen sitcom Dinnerladies. The care and craft she lavished on each look and line of dialogue was as meticulous as it was matchless...
23. Lauren Drummond Lauren Drummond Actress, Holby City
24. Samia Ghadie Samia Ghadie Actress, Coronation Street
25. Sarah Leung Sarah Leung Casting Department, Luther Sarah was born and raised in Manchester, England, and began her career in film as assistant to producer Larry Franco on "Batman Begins". She was asked to return to the film's post-production as assistant to Emma Thomas (wife of director Christopher Nolan). Sarah moved immediately into casting, working with one of London's premiere casting offices on Alfonso Cuaron's "Children of Men"...
26. Shaun Ryder Shaun Ryder Self, I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!
27. Rachel Davies Rachel Davies Actress, A Private Function
28. Duncan Fraser Duncan Fraser Actor, The Exorcism of Emily Rose
29. Jane Danson Jane Danson Actress, Coronation Street
30. Brooke Vincent Brooke Vincent Actress, Coronation Street Brooke Vincent was born on June 1992 in Manchester. At the age of 7, she decided she'd like to become an actress after becoming bored of swimming and dancing lessons so she signed to Laine Management. Her first TV appearance was in 2002 when she appeared as Casey Glass in the League of Gentleman. In March 2004...
31. Laurie Calvert Laurie Calvert Actor, The Quiet Ones
32. Roger Hammond Roger Hammond Actor, The King's Speech Roger Hammond (21 March 1936 - 8 November 2012) 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 Stockport Grammar School for two years followed by Bryanston School in Dorset...
33. Chris Coghill Chris Coghill Actor, Nowhere Boy
34. Charley Webb Charley Webb Actress, Emmerdale Plays foster child Debbie Jones in Emmerdale. Young actress Charley came in to the village of Emmerdale with a huge storyline - she is the secret daughter of Charity Tate (played by Emma Atkins). She has brown hair, blue eyes and is about 4' 9" tall. ((Anonymous}}
35. Edward Sinclair Edward Sinclair Actor, Dad's Army
36. Hollie-Jay Bowes Hollie-Jay Bowes Actress, Hollyoaks
37. Suzanne Shaw Suzanne Shaw Actress, Emmerdale
38. Sinead Moynihan Sinead Moynihan Actress, Drop Dead Gorgeous
39. Carol Morley Carol Morley Director, Dreams of a Life Carol Morley was born on January 14th in Stockport, England. She left school at sixteen and formed her Manchester band TOT who were "going to be bigger than the Beatles before the next gas bill came around" but never were. She moved to Devon and London before eventually going to Central St Martins to study fine art film and video...
40. Alan Halsall Alan Halsall Actor, Coronation Street
41. Paul Holowaty Paul Holowaty Actor, NCIS Paul trained in Paris with the legendary Philippe Gaulier and in London at the prestigious East 15 Acting School. He has appeared in some of Britain's most popular TV shows including Coronation Street, Casualty and Hollyoaks. Recently he made his debut on American network TV appearing in the smash hit show NCIS...
42. Leah Hackett Leah Hackett Actress, Good Cop
43. Rhian Sugden Rhian Sugden Self, Celebrity Big Brother
44. Stephen Gallagher Stephen Gallagher Writer, Eleventh Hour
45. Philip Bulcock Philip Bulcock Actor, The Dark Knight
46. Francis Megahy Francis Megahy Director, The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson
47. Tom Hudson Tom Hudson Actor, Coronation Street
48. Frank Sidebottom Frank Sidebottom Actor, No 73
49. Peter Bowker Peter Bowker Writer, Marvellous
50. Limahl Limahl Self, I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW! Christopher Hamill, 19 December 1958, Wigan, Lancashire, England Limahl (an anagram of his surname) came to prominence as lead vocalist with Kajagoogoo. His rancorous exit from the group in 1983 was caused partly by guitarist Nick Beggs' increasing control over the outfit's destiny. However, a flamboyant performer and a friend of BBC pop presenter Paul Gambaccini...
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