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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 roles when he was young were projects like Arthur Seaton in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.
3. Suranne Jones Suranne Jones Actress, Doctor Foster
4. Michelle Keegan Michelle Keegan Actress, Coronation Street
5. Gemma Atkinson Gemma Atkinson Actress, Emmerdale Farm
6. 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.
7. Robert James-Collier Robert James-Collier Actor, Coronation Street
8. Caroline Catz Caroline Catz Actress, Doc Martin
9. Linzey Cocker Linzey Cocker Actress, Wild Child
10. 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...
11. Ben Crompton Ben Crompton Actor, Game of Thrones
12. Mike Leigh Mike Leigh Director, Secrets & Lies
13. Judith Shekoni Judith Shekoni Actress, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 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. James Murray James Murray Actor, Cucumber
15. Tony Gardner Tony Gardner Actor, My Parents Are Aliens
16. Sarah Jayne Dunn Sarah Jayne Dunn Actress, The Dark Knight
17. Rebecca Atkinson Rebecca Atkinson Actress, Shameless
18. Ralf Little Ralf Little Actor, The Royle Family
19. 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...
20. Sarah Harding Sarah Harding Self, Christmas Mania 2005
21. Victoria Wood Victoria Wood Writer, Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings From the mid-1980s right up until her premature death in April 2016, Victoria 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...
22. Rachel Davies Rachel Davies Actress, Making Out
23. Lauren Drummond Lauren Drummond Actress, Holby City
24. 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...
25. Pearce Quigley Pearce Quigley Actor, Millions
26. 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...
27. Samia Longchambon Samia Longchambon Actress, Coronation Street
28. Carol Morley Carol Morley Director, The Falling 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...
29. Duncan Fraser Duncan Fraser Actor, The Exorcism of Emily Rose
30. Chris Coghill Chris Coghill Actor, Nowhere Boy
31. Jane Danson Jane Danson Actress, Coronation Street
32. Alan Halsall Alan Halsall Actor, Coronation Street
33. Laurie Calvert Laurie Calvert Actor, Lucid
34. Shaun Ryder Shaun Ryder Self, I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!
35. 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"...
36. Malique Thompson-Dwyer Malique Thompson-Dwyer Actor, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
37. Holly Chamarette Holly Chamarette Actress, Coronation Street
38. Edward Sinclair Edward Sinclair Actor, Dad's Army
39. Charley Webb Charley Webb Actress, Emmerdale Farm 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}}
40. Limahl Limahl Actor, The NeverEnding Story 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...
41. Sinead Moynihan Sinead Moynihan Actress, Drop Dead Gorgeous
42. Suzanne Shaw Suzanne Shaw Actress, Emmerdale Farm
43. Elle Mulvaney Elle Mulvaney Actress, Coronation Street Elle Mulvaney was born in October 2002 in Bolton. In March 2010 it was announced that she was to take over the role of Amy Barlow in the long-running UK soap opera Coronation Street after it was decided that the previous actress Amber Chadwick was not capable of handling bigger story-lines. Elle made her first appearance in early May 2010...
44. Peter Bowker Peter Bowker Writer, Marvellous
45. Sean Cernow Sean Cernow Actor, 24 Hour Party People Sean Cernow was born on June 3rd 1977 in Oldham. In 1993 he attended Oldham's Higginshaw School of Performing Arts before going onto study theatre at Tameside College of Performing Arts in Ashton and the North West College of London. In 1998 he enrolled on Salford University's Media Performance Course...
46. Rhian Sugden Rhian Sugden Self, Celebrity Big Brother
47. Tanisha Gorey Tanisha Gorey Actress, Coronation Street
48. Russell Watson Russell Watson Soundtrack, Star Trek: Enterprise
49. Ben Thompson Ben Thompson Actor, Coronation Street
50. Frank Sidebottom Frank Sidebottom Actor, No 73
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