Actors Not American

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1.
Russell Crowe
Actor, Gladiator
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English...
“ "State of Play" ('09), "A Beautiful Mind" ('01), "LA Confidential" ('97) -NZ ” - angelikafauve
 
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Ralph Fiennes
Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes...
“ "In Bruges ('08)", "The Reader" ('08), "The Heart Locker" ('08), "The White Countess" ('05), "The Constant Gardener" ('05), "Maid in Manhattan" ('02), "The English Patient" ('96) - Suffolk, UK ” - angelikafauve
 
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Colin Firth
Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's College) in Winchester...
“ "King's Speech" ('10), "A lonely Man", "Where the Truth Lies" ('05) - UK ” - angelikafauve
 
4.
Daniel Craig
Actor, Skyfall
Daniel Craig, one of British theatre's most famous faces, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, went on to star as "James Bond" in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre. He was born Daniel Wroughton Craig on March 2, 1968, at 41 Liverpool Road...
“ UK ” - angelikafauve
 
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Keanu Reeves
Actor, The Matrix
Keanu Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born in Beirut, Lebanon on September 2, 1964. He is the son of English-born Patricia Taylor, a showgirl, and American-born Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, Portuguese...
“ "The Lake House" ('06), "Sweet November" ('01), "Little Buddha" ('93), - LB ” - angelikafauve
 
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Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant, one of Britain's best known faces, has been equally entertaining on-screen as well as in real life, and has had enough sense of humor to survive a media frenzy. He is known for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral, with Andie MacDowell, Notting Hill, opposite Julia Roberts, and Music and Lyrics, opposite Drew Barrymore, among his other works...
“ "Notting Hill", "My Best Friend Wedding" "What happende to the Morgans" - UK ” - angelikafauve
 
7.
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis is one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation and has earned numerous awards, including three Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performances in My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood and Lincoln, making him the only male actor in history to have three wins in the lead actor category and one of only three male actors to win three Oscars...
“ "There will be Blood", "Howards End" - Greenwich, London - UK ” - angelikafauve
 
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James McAvoy
McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy senior, a bus driver. He was raised on a housing estate in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his maternal grandparents (James, a butcher, and Mary) after his parents divorced when James was 7. He went to St Thomas Aquinas Secondary in Jordanhill...
“ "The Last Station" - UK (Scotand) ” - angelikafauve
 
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Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell is one of Ireland's best rising stars in Hollywood and abroad today. His film presence has been filled with memorable roles that range from an inwardly tortured hit man, to an adventurous explorer, a determined-but-failing writer, and the greatest military leader in history. Farrell was born on May 31...
“ "In Bruges ('08)", "Cassandra's Dream ('07), "Ask the Dust" ('06), Veronica Guerin ('03) - Dublin IE ” - angelikafauve
 
10.
Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema. He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal grandparents were actors Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro...
“ "Jamon, Jamon", "Eat, Pray, Love" ('10) - ES ” - angelikafauve
 
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“ "An Ideal Husband" - EUK ” - angelikafauve
 
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Anthony Hopkins
Actor, Hannibal
Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, he moved to London and joined the National Theatre...
“ "The Remains of the Day", "Howards End" - (Wales) UK ” - angelikafauve
 
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Antonio Banderas
Actor, Desperado
Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series. He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain...
“ ES ” - angelikafauve
 
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Jeremy Irons
Elegant and handsome British actor Jeremy Irons was born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, a small island just off the south coast of England. He is the son of Barbara Anne Brereton (Sharpe) and Paul Dugan Irons, an accountant. Young Jeremy didn't prove very fond of figures. A typical islander, he used to go to mainland England only once a year...
“ "The Reversal of Fortune" 1990, Dead Ringers 1988, The French Lieutenant's Woman 1981 - UK ” - angelikafauve
 
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Bruno Ganz
Actor, Downfall
Bruno Ganz debuted at the theatre in 1961 and gained there a good reputation as a solid, young actor. In 1970 he founded with Peter Stein the theatre company "Schaubuehne" of Berlin. His debut at the movies was early and unsuccessful during the decade of 1960. His talent as a reflexive actor with tendencies towards introspection was widely known after Summer Guests.
“ "Wings of Desire" 1987, Der Untergang (Downfall) 2004, Eternity and A Day 1998, Unknown 2011 - DE ” - angelikafauve
 
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Cillian Murphy
Actor, Inception
Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law at University College Cork...
“ "The Wind that shakes the Barely" - IE ” - angelikafauve
 
17.
Pádraic Delaney
Pádraic was born on November 6th 1977 in County Wexford, Ireland. His first film, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006. He is also known for The Tudors (2008) and Blackthorn (2011). Pádraic studied at Trinity College Dublin and graduated in 2001.
“ "The Wind that shakes the Barely" - IE ” - angelikafauve
 
18.
Michael Caine
Michael Caine is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive working class cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is regarded as a British film icon. He made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in a number of acclaimed British films, including Zulu...
“ "Inception" ('10), "Sleuth" ('07) - UK ” - angelikafauve
 
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Sebastian Koch
On stage, television or the movie theatre screen Sebastian Koch is undeniably one of Germany s most multi-faceted and successful actors. Born in Karlsruhe, Germany, May 31, 1962, he spent his childhood and youth in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany. He planned to become a musician, but in the late seventies a Stuttgart theater production by director Claus Peymann...
“ "Unknown" ('11), "The Lives of Others" ('06) - DE ” - angelikafauve
 
20.
Peter O'Toole
O'Toole was one of several actors to be Oscar-nominated for playing the same role in two different films: he played King Henry II in both Becket and The Lion in Winter. O'Toole played Hamlet under Laurence Olivier's direction in the premiere production of the Royal National Theatre in 1963. He...
“ What's new Pussycat 1965, Laurence of Arabia 1962 IE ” - angelikafauve
 
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Thure Lindhardt
Thure Frank Lindhardt was born 24 December 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark. At 12, he was cast as the role of the mailman in Negerkys og labre larver, and later that year, he acted as a classmate in Bille August's film Pelle the Conqueror, which, in 1988, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film...
“ "Flammen and Citronen" 2008 - DK ” - angelikafauve
 
22.
Liam Cunningham
Irish actor Liam Cunningham was an electrician in the mid 80's. He saw an ad for an acting school and he decided to give acting a try. His first film role was as a policeman in "Into the West." Since then, he has been involved in many films and theater productions on both sides of the Atlantic.
“ IE ” - angelikafauve
 
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“ UK (Wales) ” - angelikafauve
 
24.
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
“ IE ” - angelikafauve
 
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Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany was born in Harlesden, London, England, into a theatre family. His father, Thane Bettany, is still an actor, but his mother, Anne Kettle, has retired from acting. His maternal grandmother, Olga Gwynne (her maiden and stage name), was a successful actress, while his maternal grandfather...
“ "Wimbledon" ('04), "A Beautiful Mind" ('01) - UK ” - angelikafauve
 
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Gérard Depardieu
Actor, Life of Pi
Gérard Depardieu was born in Châteauroux, Indre, France, to Anne Jeanne Josèphe (Marillier) and René Maxime Lionel Depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Young delinquent and wanderer in the past, Depardieu started his acting career at the small traveling theatre "Cafe de la Gare", along with Patrick Dewaere and Miou-Miou...
“ "Le Dernier Metro" ('80), "La Femme d' a cote" ('81), "Paris je t' aime" ('06), "Danton" ('83) - FR ” - angelikafauve
 
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Gaspard Ulliel
Gaspard Ulliel's dream has always been to direct a movie, and after completing his studies at the lycée (French high school), he majored in cinema at the University of Saint-Denis. However, fate had other plans, and he is currently pursuing an acting career. It began when Ulliel was 12 years old when he appeared in the TV film Une femme en blanc...
“ "A very long Engagement" ('04) - FR ” - angelikafauve
 
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Jacques Perrin
He started out as romantic hero full of beauty and talent in Girl with a Suitcase beside Claudia Cardinale. Director Valerio Zurlini engaged the talented young actor for his Family Portrait as Marcello Mastroianni's brother. Jacques Perrin's longtime work with Director 'Constantin Costa-Gavras' started with Compartiment tueurs and Un uomo a metà in which he had played the sensible heroes...
“ "Cinema Paradiso" (Salvatore adult), 1988 - FR ” - angelikafauve
 
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Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor best known for playing Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia and the title role in Doctor Zhivago, was born Michel Demitri Shalhoub on April 10, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt to Joseph Shalhoub, a lumber merchant, and his wife, Claire (Saada). Of Lebanese and Syrian extraction...
“ "Doctor Zhivago 1965" EG ” - angelikafauve
 
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Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor. He is known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained. For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award...
“ "Inglourious Basterds" AT ” - angelikafauve
 
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Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. His parents ran a restaurant (his father is a chef)...
“ Inglorious Basterds 2011 (Lt Archie Hicox), Shame 2009 (Brandon) DE ” - angelikafauve
 
32.
Benoît Magimel
Son of a nurse and a bank employee, Benoît Magimel was born in Paris and grew up there. At age 12, he played Momo in Life Is a Long Quiet River by Étienne Chatiliez. He stopped his studies at age 16 to become an actor. But he had a dual personality: on one hand the man of low budget films like A Single Girl, A Minute of Silence...
“ Sans laisser de traces 2010, La Pianiste 2001, La Haine 1995 - Paris FR ” - angelikafauve