Alumni of Manchester Metropolitan University

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  1. Amanda Burton
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    Amanda Burton

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    Amanda Burton (born 10 October 1956) is a Northern Irish actress, active from 1981. During her career, Burton was best known for her television roles as Heather Black in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Beth Glover in Peak Practice, Sam Ryan in the BBC crime drama series Silent Witness, Clare Blake in The Commander and Karen Fisher in Waterloo Road.


  2. Marsha Thomason
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    Marsha Thomason

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    Marsha Lisa Thomason (born 19 January 1976) is an English actress who has played Nessa Holt in the first two seasons of the NBC series Las Vegas, Naomi Dorrit on the ABC series Lost, and FBI agent Diana Berrigan on the USA Network series White Collar.


  3. Mick Hucknall
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    Mick Hucknall

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    Michael James "Mick" Hucknall (born 8 June 1960) is an English pop singer and songwriter. Formerly the lead singer of the modestly successful punk rock band the Frantic Elevators, Hucknall achieved international fame in the 1980s as the lead singer and songwriter of the soul-influenced pop band Simply Red, with whom he enjoyed a 25-year career and eventually sold over 50 million albums. Hucknall is recognisable for his smooth, distinctive voice and wide vocal range, as well as his red curly hair. He has been described by critic Trevor J. Leeden as "one of the truly great blue-eyed soul singers".


  4. Peter Paul
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    Peter Paul

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    Paul Loughran (born 7 July 1969 in Belfast) is a Northern Irish actor. He was educated at Methodist College Belfast. He is best known for portraying Butch Dingle in ITV Soap Opera Emmerdale in which his character died in a bus crash with friend Pete Collins. After that he appeared in many other Soaps such as Heartbeat. During the 1980s when the real voice of Gerry Adams, the spokesman for Sinn Féin, was forbidden to be broadcast in Britain, Loughran's voice dubbed into recordings of him broadcast on British airwaves.


  5. Heather Peace
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    Heather Peace

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    Heather Peace (born 16 June 1975) is an English actress, musician and LGBT rights activist from Bradford, England.


  6. Natalie Pike
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    Natalie Pike

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    Natalie Pike (born April 4, 1983 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a British model, raised in Berwick-on-Tweed and Stockport in England, who won the Miss British Isles Competition and the FHM High Street Honeys competition in 2004.


  7. Steve Coogan
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    Steve Coogan

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    Stephen John "Steve" Coogan (born 14 October 1965) is an English actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, writer, and producer. He began his career in the 1980s, working as a voice artist on the satirical puppet show Spitting Image. In the early 1990s, he began creating original comic characters, leading him to win the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 1999, he co-founded the production company Baby Cow Productions.


  8. Julie Walters
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    Julie Walters

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    Julia Mary "Julie" Walters, CBE (born 22 February 1950) is an English actress and writer. She has won two BAFTA Film Awards, four BAFTA TV Awards and received the BAFTA Fellowship in 2014. Walters first came to international prominence in 1983, for playing the title role in Educating Rita. It was a role she had created on the West End stage and it earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. It also won her a BAFTA and a Golden Globe. She received a second Academy Award nomination, this time for Best Supporting Actress, for her role in the 2000 film Billy Elliot, which also won her a BAFTA. Her other film roles include Personal Services (1987), Prick Up Your Ears (1987), Buster (1988), Stepping Out (1991), Calendar Girls (2003) and Mamma Mia! (2008). She has also played Molly Weasley in seven of the eight Harry Potter films (2001–2011). On stage, she won an Olivier Award for Best Actress for the 2001 production of All My Sons.


  9. Debra Stephenson
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    Debra Stephenson

    5,310 views

    Debra Stephenson (born 4 June 1972 in Hull) is an English actress, comedienne, impressionist and singer. She is best known for her roles on Playing the Field as Diane Powell, Bad Girls as Shell Dockley and Coronation Street as Frankie Baldwin.


  10. John Mayall
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    John Mayall

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    John Mayall, OBE (born 29 November 1933) is an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years. In the 1960s, he was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band which has counted among its members some of the most famous blues and blues rock musicians. They include Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Don "Sugarcane" Harris, Harvey Mandel, Larry Taylor, Aynsley Dunbar, Hughie Flint, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Andy Fraser, Johnny Almond, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya and Buddy Whittington.


  11. Jeff Hordley
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    Jeff Hordley

    4,546 views

    Jeff Hordley (born Jeffrey Thomas Percy, 7 March 1970 in Crumpsall, Manchester) is an English actor most notable for playing Cain Dingle in ITV's long-running soap opera Emmerdale.


  12. Burn Gorman
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    Burn Gorman

    3,606 views

    Burn Hugh Gorman (born 1 September 1974) is an American-born English actor and musician. He is best known for his roles as Dr. Owen Harper in the BBC series Torchwood (2006–08), Karl Tanner in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2013–14), Phillip Stryver in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Dr. Hermann Gottlieb in Pacific Rim (2013) and Major Edmund Hewlett in the AMC series Turn: Washington's Spies (2014). In 2015, Gorman will star in the films Crimson Peak and In a Valley of Violence.


  13. Richard Griffiths
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    Richard Griffiths

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    Richard Griffiths, OBE (31 July 1947 – 28 March 2013) was an English actor of stage, film and television. He received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor and a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, all for his role in the play The History Boys.


  14. Gethin Jones
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    Gethin Jones

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    Gethin Clifford Jones (born 12 February 1978) is a British television presenter. An active rugby union player while at Manchester Metropolitan University and, for a time, after graduation, Jones began his television career on Welsh channel S4C as a presenter of children's programmes such as Popty, Mas Draw and the flagship children's entertainment show Uned 5 (Unit 5, 2002–05).


  15. Vernon Kay
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    Vernon Kay

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    Vernon Charles Kay (born 28 April 1974) is an English television presenter, radio DJ and former model best known for his television roles with ITV, presenting shows such as All Star Family Fortunes (2006–2015), Beat the Star (2008–2009) and Splash! (2013–2014). He also presented his own BBC Radio 1 show between 2004 and 2012. Kay currently presents his own show on Radio X


  16. Siwan Morris
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    Siwan Morris

    2,485 views

    Siwan Morris (born in Glynneath on 24 September 1976) is a Welsh actress.


  17. Zoë Henry
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    Zoë Henry

    1,705 views

    Zoe Henry is a British actress, who has had roles in the three main soap operas on British TV, Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale.


  18. John Bradley
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    John Bradley

    3,494 views

    John Bradley-West (born 1988), credited as John Bradley, is an English actor, best known for his role as Samwell Tarly in the HBO fantasy TV series Game of Thrones.


  19. David Threlfall
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    David Threlfall

    1,091 views

    David Threlfall (born 12 October 1953) is an English stage, film and television actor and director. He plays Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's series Shameless. He has also directed several episodes of the show. In April 2014, he portrayed comedian Tommy Cooper in a television film entitled Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This. In 2014, he starred alongside Jude Law in the thriller Black Sea.


  20. Simon Shepherd
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    Simon Shepherd

    957 views

    Simon Shepherd (born 20 August 1956) is an English actor. He is well known to TV audiences from many appearances, including Dr Will Preston in five series of ITV's Peak Practice.


  21. John Thomson
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    John Thomson

    530 views

    John Patrick Thomson (born Patrick Francis McAleer on 2 April 1969) is an English comedian and actor, best known for his roles in The Fast Show and Cold Feet.


  22. John Amaechi
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    John Amaechi

    366 views

    John Uzoma Ekwugha Amaechi, OBE (/əˈmi/; born 26 November 1970) is an English retired basketball player who currently works as an educator and broadcaster in Europe and the United States.


  23. Anthony Flanagan
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    Anthony Flanagan

    302 views

    Anthony Flanagan (born 1972) is an English actor most widely known for his portrayal of policeman Tony in Channel 4's comedy-drama series Shameless.


  24. Jamie Reed
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    Jamie Reed

    245 views

    Jamie Lee Reed (born 13 August 1987) is a semi-professional footballer who plays as a striker for Welsh Premier League club Llandudno. He previously played for Wrexham, Glentoran, Colwyn Bay, Aberystwyth Town, Tamworth, Rhyl, Bangor City, Dandenong Thunder, York City, Cambridge United, Chester, Australian club South Melbourne, and The New Saints.


  25. Noreen Kershaw
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    Noreen Kershaw

    387 views

    Noreen Kershaw is an English television actress and director.


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