1917 poster
1917 poster

1917's Jonny Lavelle and a dozen more screen stars with Sunderland links

Houghton lad Jonny Lavelle has bagged a role in blockbuster First World War epic 1917.

Saturday, 25th January 2020, 12:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 26th January 2020, 2:02 pm

But he's far from the only screen face to hail from – or have connections to – Sunderland.

Here we look at 12 more stars of the big – and small screen – with links to Wearside.

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