Telly - Actress

by zimmermanstein | created - 20 Jun 2011 | updated - 13 Sep 2015 | Public

1. Ainsley Howard

Actress | Mount Pleasant

Ainsley Howard was born in May 1983 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Ainsley Elizabeth Howard. She is an actress, known for Mount Pleasant (2011), Mum & Dad (2008) and Lip Service (2010).

(1983- ) 1. Denise in Mount Pleasant 2. Birdie in Mum & Dad 3. Meg in Lip Service (s02e04)

2. Alice Krige

Actress | Star Trek: First Contact

Alice Maud Krige was born on June 28, 1954 in Upington, South Africa where her father, Dr. Louis Krige, worked as a young physician. The Kriges later moved to Port Elizabeth where Alice grew up in what she describes as a "very happy family", a family that also included two brothers (both of whom ...

(1954- ) 1. Borg Queen in Star Trek Voyager 2. Karen Harding in Waking the Dead (s09e03) 3. Elena Gavrik in Spooks (s10) 4. Emma Baron in Page Eight

3. Amelia Bullmore

Actress | Scott & Bailey

Amelia Bullmore was born on January 31, 1964 in London, England as Amelia Mary Bullmore. She is an actress and writer, known for Scott & Bailey (2011), This Life (1996) and Mrs Dalloway (1997). She is married to Paul Higgins. They have two children.

(1964- ) 1. Caroline Hope in Inspector Lewis (s05e02 Wild Justice) 2. Caroline Price in Ashes to Ashes 3. Dr. Jacqui Stapleton in Sherlock (s02e02 The Hounds of Baskerville) 4. DCI Gill Murray in Scott & Bailey 5. Kay Hope in Twenty Twelve 6. Helen Preger in State of Play

4. Andrea Lowe

Actress | DCI Banks

Andrea Lowe was born on May 1, 1975 in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England. She is an actress, known for DCI Banks (2010), Pandaemonium (2000) and Agatha Christie's Marple (2004).

(1975- ) 1. DS Annie Cabbot in DCI Banks

5. Anna Maxwell Martin

Actress | Becoming Jane

The rather striking Anna Maxwell-Martin is a rising star on both stage and screen. Anna had dreamed all her life of becoming actress even though her family had no background in the arts whatsoever. She starred in school plays and an acclaimed production of "Breezeblock Park" in the role of Betty.


(1978- ) 1. Suki in Doctor Who (s01e07 The Long Game) 2. Sarah Burton in South Riding 3. Esther Summerson in Bleak House 4. Susan in The Bletchley Circle 5. Tina Dakin in Accused (s02e04 Tina's Story)

6. Anne Dudek

Actress | White Chicks

Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the ...

(1975- ) 1. Amber Volakis in House 2. Lura Grant in Big Love 3. Clare Pettengill in Book Group 4. Lucinda in Psych (s01e01 Pilot) 5. Danielle Brooks in Covert Affairs

7. Antonia Clarke

Actress | Les Misérables

Antonia Clarke is an actress, known for Les Misérables (2012), Magic in the Moonlight (2014) and Anna (2013).

1. Lucy in Lightfields

8. Branka Katic

Actress | Crna macka, beli macor

Branka Katic was born on January 20, 1970 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. She is an actress, known for Crna macka, beli macor (1998), Public Enemies (2009) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). She has been married to Julian Farino since August 31, 2000. They have two children.

(1970- ) 1. Jasni Vaspovic in Waking the Dead (s07e11 Pieta) 2. Ana in Big Love 3. Sophia Vukola in Chaos (s01e09) 4. Donna in Blackout

9. Brianna Brown

Actress | Hollywood Homicide

Minnesota-born Brianna Brown began acting in elementary school and local community productions. After high school she journeyed to Hollywood to pursue an acting career full-time. She snagged a part in the pilot show for Judd Apatow's quirky, fondly remembered series Freaks and Geeks (1999). From ...

(1979- ) 1. Cheerleader in Freaks and Geeks 2. Abigail Fine in Smallville 3. Elsa in Joey 4. Jewelry Salesgirl in Entourage 5. Bar Girl in The 40 Year Old Virgin 6. Joanne Raphelson in Monk 7. Carrie Reed in Shark 8. Heidi Pesco in CSI New York 9. Alison's Friend in Knocked Up 10. Bobby Kruger in Without a Trace 11. Megan Kane in Criminal Minds 12. Lynne Reed in Homeland 13. Molly Anderson in Body of Proof 14. Paula Bingham in CSI 15. Kate Porter in Awake (s01e04 Kate Is Enough) 16. Leda in True Blood (s05)

10. Carla Gallo

Actress | Neighbors

Carla Gallo was born on June 24, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Carla Paolina Gallo. She is an actress, known for Neighbors (2014), Superbad (2007) and Get Him to the Greek (2010).

(1975- ) 1. Libby Dreifuss in Carnivàle 2. Daisy Wick in Bones 3. Destiny in Get Him to the Greek

11. Caroline Aherne

Actress | The Royle Family

Caroline Aherne was born on December 24, 1963 in Ealing, London, England. She was an actress and writer, known for The Royle Family (1998), The Mrs. Merton Show (1995) and Mrs. Merton and Malcolm (1999). She was married to Peter Hook. She died on July 2, 2016 in Timperley, Greater Manchester, ...

(1963- ) 1. Denise Best in The Royle Family 2. Donna in Sunshine 3. The Mrs. Merton Show

12. Christine Bottomley

Actress | The End of the F***ing World

Christine Bottomley was born in Rochdale, Lancashire on April 27th 1979 and grew up in a flat over the family's chemist shop. Here she began people watching and impersonating the regular customers and realised that she wanted a life of 'professional pretending'. She went to several local youth ...

(1979- ) 1. Melanie in Early Doors 2. Maggie in Torchwood (s02e08 A Day in the Death) 3. Yvonne in The Street 4. Terri Molloy in George Gently (s04e02 Goodbye China)

13. Claire Foy

Actress | The Crown

Claire Foy was born on April 16, 1984 in Stockport, England as Claire Elizabeth Foy. She is an actress, known for The Crown (2016), Season of the Witch (2011) and Vampire Academy (2014). She has been married to Stephen Campbell Moore since December 2014. They have one child.

(1984- ) 1. Erin Matthews in The Promise 2. Little Dorrit

14. Claire Goose

Actress | Waking the Dead

Claire Goose was born in Edinburgh and lived there till she was two and a half. She grew up in Norfolk. Her parents are mother, Joy, and father, David, who is a GP in Kings Lynn and has also looked after the Royals. Claire also has an elder sister, Caroline, a nursery nurse, and an elder brother, ...

(1975- ) 1. Mel Silver in Waking the Dead 2. Mandy in Exile 3. Amy in Perfect Day 4. Kim in Mount Pleasant (s02)

15. Claire Skinner

Actress | Naked

Claire Skinner was born in 1964 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England as Claire L. Skinner. She is an actress, known for Naked (1993), Life Is Sweet (1990) and Bridget Jones's Diary (2001). She was previously married to Charlie Palmer.

(1965- ) Outnumbered, Naked, etc etc etc Miss Rich in Poirot (s11e02 Cat Among the Pigeons 2009)

16. Clare Holman

Actress | Blood Diamond

Clare Holman was born on January 12, 1964 in London, England as Clare Margaret Holman. She is an actress and director, known for Blood Diamond (2006), Let Him Have It (1991) and Inspector Lewis (2006). She was previously married to Howard Davies.

17. Daisy Haggard

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Daisy Haggard was born in 1978 in Scotland as Celia Daisy Morna Haggard. She is an actress and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), I Give It a Year (2013) and Sense & Sensibility (2008).

(1978- ) 1. Sophie in Doctor Who (s05e11 The Lodger) 2. Debbie Hart in Psychoville 3. Myra Licht in Episodes 4. Chrissy in Parents 5. various in Man Stroke Woman

18. Dakota Blue Richards

Actress | The Golden Compass

Dakota Blue Richards was born on April 11, 1994 in South Kensington, London, England. She is an actress, known for The Golden Compass (2007), The Secret of Moonacre (2008) and Endeavour (2012).

(1994- ) 1. Lyra in The Golden Compass 2. Franky Fitzgerald in Skins 3. Eve in Lightfields

19. Elisabeth Harnois

Actress | Keith

Elisabeth was born in Detroit in 1979 and grew up in Los Angeles. An actress since the age of 3, she co-starred at the age of 5 in two movies (One Magic Christmas (1985) and Where Are the Children? (1986)). She did numerous TV commercials until being chosen by Disney Productions to star as Alice in...

(1979- ) 1. Morgan Brody in CSI

20. Elizabeth Berrington

Actress | In Bruges

Elizabeth Berrington was born on August 3, 1970 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England. She is an actress, known for In Bruges (2008), Naked (1993) and Quills (2000).

(1970- ) 1. Giselle in Naked 2. Jane in Secrets & Lies 3. Celeste in 8 ½ Women 4. Babs Sellwood in A Touch of Frost (s12e01 Mind Games) 5. Auntie in Doctor Who (s06e04 The Doctor's Wife) 6. Nicola in Psychoville 7. Paula in Stella 8. Paula Cooper in Lapland 9. Miss Springer in Poirot (s11e02 Cat Among the Pigeons 2009)

21. Emily Mortimer

Actress | Lars and the Real Girl

English actress Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer was born in Hammersmith, London, England, to writer and barrister Sir John Mortimer and his second wife, Penelope (née Gollop). She was educated at St Paul's Girls' School in West London, and it was whilst there she began acting. Mortimer moved on from ...

(1971- )

1.Katherine Lacey in Midsomer Murders (s01e01 The Killings at Badger's Drift 1997)

22. Eve Myles

Actress | Torchwood

Eve Myles was born on July 26, 1978 in Ystradgynlais, Wales. She is an actress, known for Torchwood (2006), Dragon Age II (2011) and Doctor Who (2005). She has been married to Bradley Freegard since May 18, 2013. They have two children.

(1978- ) 1. Gwen Cooper in Torchwood and Doctor Who 2. Maggy in Little Dorrit 3. Sarah in Baker Boys 4. Angharad Stannard in Framed

23. Félicité Du Jeu

Actress | Waking the Dead

Félicité Du Jeu is an actress and writer, known for Waking the Dead (2000), Casino Royale (2006) and Munich (2005).

() 1. Stella Goodman in Waking the Dead 2. Fanny Caradec in Section de recherches

24. Genevieve O'Reilly

Actress | Rogue One

Genevieve O'Reilly was born on January 6, 1977 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Rogue One (2016), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and The Matrix Reloaded (2003). She is married to Luke Mulvihill.

(1977- ) 1. Sarah Caulfield in MI-5 (S09) 2. Julie Rees in Waking the Dead (S09E01) 3. Caroline Hanley in The State Within 4. Jamie Lapidus in Episodes 5. Kate in The Time of Your Life 5. Daisy in The Last Weekend

25. Georgia Moffett

Actress | Bonkers

Georgia Moffett was born on December 25, 1984 in London, England as Georgia Elizabeth Moffett. She is an actress and producer, known for Bonkers (2007), Doctor Who: Dreamland (2009) and Doctor Who (2005). She has been married to David Tennant since December 30, 2011. They have four children.

(1984- ) 1. Jenny in Doctor Who (s04e06 The Doctor's Daughter) 2. Emma in White Van Man 3. Frankie Derwent in Miss Marple (Why Didn't They Ask Evans?) 4. Kylie Roman in Spooks: Code 9

26. Gina McKee

Actress | Notting Hill

Gina McKee was born on April 14, 1964 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Notting Hill (1999), In the Loop (2009) and Atonement (2007). She has been married to Stephen J. (Kez) Cary since August 1989.

(1964- ) 1. Cafe Girl in Naked 2. Joanne Campbell in MirrorMask 3. Jackie in Waking the Dead (s08e07 End Game) 4. Anne in The Silence 5. Girl in Betting Shop in Inspector Morse (s01e03 Service of All the Dead 1987) 6. Diane Turnbull in Inspector Lewis (s01e02 Old School Ties 2007) 7. Jan Parr in The Street 8. Julie Armstrong in Vera (s01e01 Hidden Depths) 9. Jamie Ortega in Missing 10. Judy Molloy in In the Loop 11. Jacqueline Laverty in Line of Duty

27. Helen Baxendale

Actress | Anonymous

Helen Baxendale was born on June 7, 1970 in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England as Helen Victoria Baxendale. She is an actress and producer, known for Anonymous (2011), Cold Feet (1997) and Cardiac Arrest (1994). She has been married to David L. Williams since 1993. They have three children.

(1970- ) 1. Emily Waltham in Friends (s04-s05) 2. Caroline in Inspector Lewis (s03e04 Counter Culture Blues) 3. Angela Beddoes in Kidnap and Ransom 4. Susan Harmison in Dirk Gently

28. Helen Mirren

Actress | RED

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

(1945- ) 1. Jane Tennison in Prime Suspect 2. Georgina Spica in The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover 3. Victoria in Red 4. The Voice of Deep Thought in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

29. Holly Aird

Actress | Waking the Dead

Holly Aird was born in Aldershot, Hampshire on the 18th May, 1969. She showed a huge interest in ballet so she started to attend a local dance school. At the age of nine, young Holly was picked out by a casting director to star in The History of Mr. Polly (1980).

Her first acting appearance went ...

(1969- ) 1. Frankie Wharton in Waking the Dead 2. Chris Matthews in The Promise 3. Tessa Stein in Identity

30. Honeysuckle Weeks

Actress | Foyle's War

Honeysuckle Weeks was born on August 1, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales as Honeysuckle Susan Weeks. She is an actress, known for Foyle's War (2002), The Wicker Tree (2011) and The Five (2016). She has been married to Lorne Stormonth-Darling since July 2007. They have one child.

(1979- ) 1. Samantha Stewart in Foyle's War 2. Tania Thompson in Inspector Lynley (s06e02 Know Thine Enemy)

31. Imogen Poots

Actress | Green Room

British actress Imogen Poots was born in Hammersmith, London, England, the daughter of English-born Fiona (Goodall), a journalist, and Trevor Poots, a Northern Ireland-born television producer. She was educated at Bute House Preparatory School for Girls, Queen's Gate School for Girls and Latymer ...

32. Indira Varma

Actress | Exodus: Gods and Kings

Indira Varma was born on September 27, 1973 in Bath, Somerset, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996) and Bride & Prejudice (2004). She has been married to Colin Tierney since 1996. They have one child.

(1973- ) 1. Suzie Costello in Torchwood 2. Zoe Luther in Luther 3. Lucy Britford in Hustle 4. Ilsa Pucci in Human Target 5. Inspector Cate Pritchard in Bones (s04e01 Yanks in the UK)

33. Jayd Johnson

Actress | Dear Frankie

Jayd Johnson is an actress, known for Dear Frankie (2004), The Field of Blood (2011) and River City (2002).

wee lass 1. Paddy Meehan in Field of Blood 2. Nicki Cullen in River City

34. Jemima Rooper

Actress | Lost in Austen

She passed her 9 GCSEs with A* and A grades in between working for several terms away from school on the Famous Five. From there she went to 6th form college where she got 3 grade A levels and an academic prize in the Arts. Her parents are both freelance broadcasters and she has two cousins who are...

(1981- ) 1. Sarah Francis in Bouquet of Barbed Wire 2. Amanda Price in Lost in Austen

35. Jessica Hynes

Actress | Spaced

As both a writer and performer, Jessica Hynes has worked prolifically in television, film and theatre. Born in Lewisham, South London in 1972, she was brought up in Brighton, Sussex. At school, she would write bizarre sci-fi stories. At age 15, she joined the National Youth Theatre and left home at...

(1972- ) 1. Cheryl Carroll in The Royle Family 2. Daisy Steiner in Spaced 3. Siobhan Sharpe in Twenty Twelve 4. Nurse McFadden in Asylum

36. Johanna Sällström

Actress | Under ytan

Johanna Sällström was born on December 30, 1974 in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1997 she won the award Guldbaggen for best female leading role in the movie Under ytan (1997), which became her big breakthrough. Getting tired off all the interest around herself she moved to Denmark where she worked at a ...

(1974-2007) Linda Wallander

37. Katherine Parkinson

Actress | The Boat That Rocked

Katherine Parkinson was born in 1978 in England as Katherine Jane Parkinson. She is an actress, known for Pirate Radio (2009), The IT Crowd (2006) and How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008). She has been married to Harry Peacock since 2009. They have two children.

(1978- ) 1. Doc Martin (Pauline) 2. The IT Crowd (Jen) 3. The Old Guys (Amber) 4. Jonathan Creek s04e07 The Grinning Man (Nicola) 5. Whites (Caroline) 6. Psychoville s02e05 The Hunt (Fiona) 7. Sherlock s02e03 The Reichenbach Fall (Kitty Riley) 8. The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (Conceptiva)

38. Keeley Hawes

Actress | The Bank Job

Keeley Hawes was born on February 10, 1976 in London, England as Claire Hawes. She is an actress, known for The Bank Job (2008), High-Rise (2015) and Death at a Funeral (2007). She has been married to Matthew Macfadyen since October 8, 2004. They have two children. She was previously married to ...

(1976- ) 1. Linda Langer in Karaoke 2. Zoe Reynolds in Spooks 3. Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes 4. Martha Lawson in Identity

39. Kelly Reilly

Actress | Flight

Kelly Reilly was born on July 18, 1977 in Surrey, England as Jessica Kelly Siobhán Reilly. She is an actress and producer, known for Flight (2012), Eden Lake (2008) and Pride & Prejudice (2005). She has been married to Kyle Baugher since 2012.

(1977- ) 1. Polly Henry in Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995) 2. Kimberley in Ruth Rendell Mysteries (s09e04 Simisola) 3. Christine Jones (Andromeda) in A for Andromeda 4. Mary Morstan in Sherlock Holmes 5. Anna Travis in Above Suspicion 6. Mary Watson in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows •

40. Kimberley Nixon

Actress | Wild Child

Kimberley Nixon was born on September 24, 1985 in Bristol, England. She is an actress, known for Wild Child (2008), Black Death (2010) and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008).

(1985- ) 1. Josie in Fresh Meat 2. Michelle in Cherrybomb 3. Averill in Black Death 4. Florence Holland in Kidnap & Ransom (s02) 5. Hermione 'Egg' Lytton Gore in Poirot (s12e02 Three Act Tragedy)

41. Kirsty Mitchell

Actress | Down a Dark Hall

Kirsty Mitchell was born in Glasgow, Scotland.

Along with her modeling career, Kirsty Mitchell trained at the prestigious Central School of Ballet in London and at the age of seventeen was crowned the coveted title of "Miss Scotland" before turning her focus on acting.

Kirsty Mitchell was nominated ...

(1974- ) 1. Josie Brodie in Case Histories 2. Katie Briers in New Tricks (s05e06 Magic Majestic)

42. Lesley Sharp

Actress | Naked

Lesley Sharp was born on April 3, 1960 in Manchester, England as Karen Makinson. She is an actress and director, known for Naked (1993), Afterlife (2005) and The Full Monty (1997). She has been married to Nicholas Gleaves since February 1994. They have two children.

(1964- ) 1. Sky Silvestry in Doctor Who 2. Janet Scott in Scott & Bailey 3. Louise Clancy in Naked 4. Jean in The Full Monty 5. Julie Bede in The Shadow Line 6. Joan Hunter in Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980

43. Lisa Jackson

Actress | Dirk Gently

Lisa Jackson is an actress, known for Dirk Gently (2010), Mr Selfridge (2013) and Bright Young Things (2003).

(1979- ) 1. Elaine Wilson in Waking the Dead (s06e03 Deus Ex Machina) 2. Imogen Moffatt in Campus 3. Janice Pearce in Dirk Gently

44. Lola Glaudini

Actress | Criminal Minds

Lola Glaudini was born on November 24, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Lola Luna Glaudini. She is an actress and producer, known for Criminal Minds (2005), Invincible (2006) and Blow (2001). She is married to Stuart England. They have two children.

(1971- ) 1. Elle Greenaway in Criminal Winds 2. Kat Damatto in Persons Unknown 3. Deborah Ciccerone-Waldrup in The Sopranos

45. Lucy Liemann

Actress | The Bourne Ultimatum

Lucy Liemann was born in 1973 in Barnet, Middlesex, England as Lucy Katherine Liemann. She is an actress, known for The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Hotel Babylon (2006) and Reggie Perrin (2009). She has been married to Nigel Harman since 2011. They have one child.

46. Lucy Punch

Actress | Into the Woods

Lucy Punch grew up in London and was a member of the National Youth Theatre in her late teens before going to University College London to read History. While she was there she auditioned for TV roles and eventually dropped out to concentrate on acting.

She learned a lot, she says, from working on ...

47. Megan Dodds

Actress | EverAfter

Megan Dodds graduated from the famous Juilliard School, where she tackled a wide range of classic plays including "The Seagull," "Misalliance," "Macbeth" and "All's Well That Ends Well." She made her Broadway debut in "School for Scandal" at the Lyceum Theatre, directed by Gerald Freedman. A small ...

(1970- ) 1. Christine Dale in Spooks 2. Gail in Lie to Me (s01e08 Depraved Heart) 3. Kate in Not Going Out (s01) 4. Jess Harkins in Detroit 187 5. Agent Walsh in Bait

48. Melissa George

Actress | Hunted

The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...

(1977- )

1. May in Dark City 2. Sam Hunter in Hunted

49. Michelle Gomez

Actress | Green Wing

Michelle Gomez was born on November 23, 1966 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is known for her work on Green Wing (2004), Doctor Who (2005) and The Book Group (2002). She has been married to Jack Davenport since May 1, 2000. They have one child.

(1971- ) 01. Janice in The Book Group 02. Miss Pickwell in Bad Education 03. Sally Bobbins in Feel the Force

50. MyAnna Buring

Actress | Kill List

MyAnna Buring was born 22 September 1979, in Sundsvall, Sweden, as MyAnna Margaretha Buring Rantapää, but grew up in the Middle East. When she turned 16, she moved to Great Britain. She attended secondary school at the American British Academy in Muscat, Oman, with her childhood friend Stegath Dorr...

51. Nancy Carroll

Actress | An Ideal Husband

Nancy Carroll was born in 1974 in Bristol, UK. She is an actress, known for An Ideal Husband (1999), Will (2017) and Father Brown (2013). She has been married to Jo Stone-Fewings since 2003. They have two children.

(1974- ) 1. Gill Bailey in Silent Witness (s15e07 Domestic) 2. Anne Rand in Inspector Lewis (s06e04 The Indelible Stain) 3. Lady Felicia in Father Brown 4. Connie Bishop in Midsomer Murders (s12e07 The Great and the Good) 5. Antonia Wilmot in Midsomer Murders (s08e06 Hidden Depths)

52. Olivia Colman

Actress | Tyrannosaur

Olivia Colman was born on January 30, 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England as Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman. She is an actress, known for Tyrannosaur (2011), The Lobster (2015) and Hot Fuzz (2007). She has been married to Ed Sinclair since August 2001. They have three children.

53. Olivia Williams

Actress | The Ghost Writer

Olivia Williams was born July 26, 1968 in Camden Town, London. She was educated at South Hampstead High School, an independent school for girls in Hampstead, North London, followed by Newnham College at the University of Cambridge. She graduated with a degree in English literature. She went on to ...

(1968- ) 1. Rosemary Cross in Rushmore 2. Adelle DeWitt in Dollhouse 3. Miss Stubbs in An Education 4. Ruth Lang in The Ghost Writer 5. Rachel in Hanna 6. Charlie Zailer in Case Sensitive

54. Perdita Weeks

Actress | As Above, So Below

Perdita Weeks was born on December 25, 1985 in Cardiff, Wales as Perdita Rose Annunziata Weeks. She is an actress, known for As Above, So Below (2014), Hamlet (1996) and Spice World (1997).

(1985- ) 1. Eliza Meyer in The Promise 2. Lydia Bennet in Lost in Austen 3. Kitten in Inspector Lewis (s03e04 Counter Culture Blues)

55. Rachel Nichols

Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Rachel Emily Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine, the daughter of Alison and James Nichols, a schoolteacher. She has English, French Canadian, German, Irish, Italian and Scottish ancestry. She attended and graduated from Cony High School in Augusta, where she competed in the high jump. She attended ...

1. Trey's Girlfriend in Shopgirl 2. Gaila in Star Trek 3. Ashley Seaver in Criminal Minds 4. Tamara in Conan the Barbarian 5. Kiera Cameron in Continuum •

56. Rebecca Front

Actress | The Thick of It

Rebecca Front was born on May 16, 1964 in Stoke Newington, London, England as Rebecca Louise Front. She is an actress and writer, known for The Thick of It (2005), The Day Today (1994) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). She has been married to Phil Clymer since March 1998. They have two ...

(1964- ) 1. Inspector Lewis 2. The Thick of It 3. Grandma's House

57. Rose Leslie

Actress | The Last Witch Hunter

Rose Leslie is a Scottish actress. Her leading on screen debut was at age 21 in the television film New Town (2009). She is famous for playing Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011). Leslie also appeared in the films Now Is Good (2012) and The Last Witch Hunter (2015).

Leslie was ...

(1987- ) 1. Laura Wyre in Case Histories (s01e01) 2. Lena Holgate in Vera (s02e01 The Ghost Position) 3. Ygritte in Game of Thrones (s02e09 Blackwater)

58. Ruth Wilson

Actress | Locke

Ruth Wilson, born on 13 January 1982, is an English actress. She is known for her performances in Suburban Shootout (2006), Jane Eyre (2006), and as "Alice Morgan" in the BBC-TV psychological crime drama, Luther (2010), since 2010. She has also appeared in Anna Karenina (2012), The Lone Ranger (...

(1982- ) 1. Alice Morgan in Luther 2. 313 in The Prisoner 3. Jane Eyre

59. Scarlett Alice Johnson

Actress | Adulthood

Scarlett Alice Johnson was born in April 1985 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Adulthood (2008), EastEnders (1985) and Panic Button (2011).

(1985- ) 1. Laura Derbyshire in Pramface 2. Jo in Panic Button 3. PJ in Beaver Falls (s02)

60. Sharon Small

Actress | About a Boy

Sharon Small was born on January 1, 1967 in Drumchapel, Glasgow, Scotland. She is an actress, known for About a Boy (2002), The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001) and Downton Abbey (2010).

(1967- ) 1. DS Barbara Havers in Inspector Lynley 2. WPC Anne Patterson in Hamish Macbeth (s03e01 The Honourable Policeman) 3. Beth Cooper in Kidnap and Ransom 4. Trudi Malloy in Mistresses

61. Shirley Henderson

Actress | 24 Hour Party People

The eldest of three sisters, Shirley Henderson was born into a working-class family in the village of Kincardine in Fife, Scotland. As a teenager she sang locally and performed in school drama clubs. Her first break came when she watched a singer on the Opportunity Knocks (1956) TV talent program ...

(1965- ) Shadow of the Stone, Hamish Macbeth, etc...

62. Sofie Gråbøl

Actress | Forbrydelsen

Sofie Gråbøl was born on July 30, 1968 in Denmark as Anne Sofie Gråbøl. She is an actress, known for Forbrydelsen (2007), Blinkende lygter (2000) and Nikolaj og Julie (2002). She was previously married to Jacob Thuesen.

(1968- ) Sarah Lund in Forbrydelsen

63. Sue Johnston

Actress | The Royle Family

Sue Johnston was born on December 7, 1943 in Warrington, Cheshire, England as Susan Wright. She is an actress, known for The Royle Family (1998), Imagine Me & You (2005) and Waking the Dead (2000).

(1943- ) 1. Grace Foley in Waking the Dead 2. Barbara Royle in The Royle Family 3. Sal Vine in Jam and Jerusalem etc...

64. Suranne Jones

Actress | Scott & Bailey

Suranne Jones was born on August 27, 1978 in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England as Sarah Anne Jones. She is an actress and writer, known for Scott & Bailey (2011), Doctor Foster (2015) and Coronation Street (1960). She has been married to Laurence Akers since August 4, 2015. They have one ...

(1971- ) 1. Idris in Doctor Who (s06e04 The Doctor's Wife) 2. Rachel Bailey in Scott & Bailey

65. Thekla Reuten

Actress | In Bruges

As a young Dutch actress with numerous internationally acclaimed films under her belt and whose work has been twice Oscar nominated, Thekla Reuten is an undeniable front-runner in the new wave of European actresses lauded on the international stage and screen.

Thekla first came to wide international...

66. Valentina Cervi

Actress | Jane Eyre

Valentina Cervi (born 13 April 1976) is an Italian film and television actress. Cervi was born in Rome, Italy. She is the daughter of director Tonino Cervi and granddaughter of the famous Italian actor Gino Cervi. Cervi started her acting career at age ten in Carlo Cotti's 1986 film "Portami la ...

67. Catherine Shepherd

Actress | Paddington

Catherine Shepherd was born in 1975 in England. She is an actress and writer, known for Paddington (2014), Hyperdrive (2006) and Peep Show (2003).

68. Tamsin Egerton

Actress | Grimsby

Egerton attended Ditcham Park School near Petersfield in Hampshire, where she says she was bullied. She also states she truanted, preferring to go to modeling shoots. After finishing school at 16 with nine A-grade GCSEs, Egerton decided to pursue acting rather than going to university. She had a ...

69. Natalie Walter

Actress | Horrible Histories

Natalie Walter was born in 1979 in Woking, Surrey, England. She is an actress, known for Horrible Histories (2009), Family Tree (2013) and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010).

70. Joanne Froggatt

Actress | Downton Abbey

Joanne Froggatt was born in 1979 in the village of Littlebeck, North Yorkshire, UK. She started going to a drama school in Maidenhead at the age of 13 and was also a member of the "Rounders" youth theatre group at Alan Ayckbourne's Stephen Joseph Theatre, In The Round. Eventually, she was cast in ...

71. Lindy Whiteford

Actress | A Very Peculiar Practice

Lindy Whiteford was born as Lindy White. She is known for her work on A Very Peculiar Practice (1986), A Touch of Frost (1992) and Shetland (2013).

72. Jo Brand

Writer | Getting On

Jo Brand was born on July 23, 1957 in Hastings, East Sussex, England as Josephine Grace Brand. She is a writer and actress, known for Getting On (2009), Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011) and Damned (2016). She has been married to Bernie Bourke since December 19, 1997. They have two children.

73. Joanna Scanlan

Actress | Getting On

Joanna Scanlan was born on October 27, 1961 in West Kirby, Merseyside, England as Joanna Marion Scanlan. She is an actress and writer, known for Getting On (2009), Notes on a Scandal (2006) and Stardust (2007).

74. Dawn French

Actress | French and Saunders

Dawn French was born on October 11, 1957 in Holyhead, Wales as Dawn Roma French. She is an actress and writer, known for French and Saunders (1987), The Vicar of Dibley (1994) and Coraline (2009). She has been married to Mark Bignell since April 20, 2013. She was previously married to Lenny Henry.

75. Jayma Mays

Actress | Red Eye

Jamia Suzette Mays was born in Bristol, Tennessee, to Susan (Norris) and James Mays, and was raised in Grundy, Virginia with her older brother and sister. Her father was a high school teacher at Grundy Senior High School for seven years, before spending 25 years working in the coal-mining industry....

76. Lily Cole

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Lily began working as an actress when she was 6 years old, then returned to film when she was 16 in Marilyn Manson's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. In 2009 she played the female lead in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus. Since then she has made over fifteen films with esteemed ...

77. April Bowlby

Actress | The Slammin' Salmon

April Michelle Bowlby was born on 30 July 1980 in Vallejo, California, USA. She and her family moved to Manteca, California, when she was a small child. April studied ballet, French and marine biology at Moorpark College, before deciding to pursue an acting career. She studied drama with Ivana ...

78. Miranda Hart

Actress | Spy

Miranda Hart was born on December 14, 1972 in Torquay, Devon, England as Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke. She is an actress and writer, known for Spy (2015), Miranda (2009) and Call the Midwife (2012).

79. Jane Horrocks

Actress | Little Voice

Jane Horrocks was born January 18, 1964 in Rawtenstall, Lancashire, England, UK, she is the youngest of three children born to Barbara and John Horrocks. She attended Balladen County Primary School before she enrolled at Oldham College, and later, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, among her classmates...

80. Judy Greer

Actress | 13 Going on 30

Judy Greer was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan, as Judith Therese Evans. She is the daughter of Mollie Ann (née Greer), a hospital administrator and former nun, and Richard Evans, a mechanical engineer. She has German, Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. After training for ...

(1975- ) Ingrid 'Fatty Mcgoo' Nelson in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (s03e05 The Aluminum Monster vs. Fatty Magoo)

81. Deborah Ann Woll

Actress | True Blood

Deborah was born in 1985, in Brooklyn, New York, from Irish and German heritage. She took acting, piano and dance classes. She went to high school at Packer Collegiate Institute and graduated from the BFA program at the USC School of Theatre at the University of Southern California.

Deborah started ...

82. Anna Chancellor

Actress | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Anna Chancellor was born on April 27, 1965 in Richmond, Surrey, England. She is known for her work on The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and What a Girl Wants (2003). She was previously married to Nigel Willoughby.

(1965- )

83. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

(1974- ) 1. The Office

84. Caroline Quentin

Actress | Life Begins

Caroline Quentin was born on July 11, 1960 in Reigate, Surrey, England. She is an actress and director, known for Life Begins (2004), British Men Behaving Badly (1992) and Blue Murder (2003). She has been married to Sam Farmer since September 8, 2006. They have two children. She was previously ...

(1961- ) 1. Jonathan Creek 2. Blue Murder

85. Mali Harries

Actress | Hinterland

Mali Harries was born in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress, known for Hinterland (2013), Leap Year (2010) and Sixty Six (2006). She is married to Matthew Gravelle. They have two children.

(1976- ) Cathy Salt in Doctor Who (s01e11 Boom Town 2005) Indian Doctor Baker Boys Hinterland (Y Gwyll)

86. Gwyneth Keyworth

Actress | Misfits

Gwyneth Keyworth was born in 1990 in Wales. She is an actress, known for Misfits (2009), Black Mirror (2011) and Game of Thrones (2011).

1. Reggie is Case Histories 2. Marnie in Misfits Christmas Special

87. Millie Innes

Actress | Millie Inbetween

Millie Innes is an actress, known for Millie Inbetween (2014), Case Histories (2011) and Single Father (2010).

wee lass 1. Case Histories 2. Single Father

88. Kristen Schaal

Actress | Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Kristen Schaal is an American actress, voice artist, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her roles as Mel on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, Louise Belcher on FOX animated comedy Bob's Burgers, and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls. Other notable roles include her appearances as a ...

89. Morena Baccarin

Actress | Deadpool

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...

90. Bryony Afferson

Actress | House of Anubis

Bryony Afferson was born on March 9, 1983 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England. She is known for her work on House of Anubis (2011), Luther (2010) and Survivors (2008).

91. Hattie Morahan

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Hattie Morahan was born in London in 1978. Her father, Christopher Morahan, is a television and stage director, who is perhaps best known for his television adaptation of The Jewel in the Crown (1984). Her mother, Anna Carteret, is an actress whose most high profile role was that of Inspector Kate ...

92. Jolene Blalock

Actress | Enterprise

Jolene Blalock was born and raised in San Diego, California. At age 16, she left home to pursue a modeling career in Europe and Asia. It was on a 1998 trip back to the United States that Blalock was compelled to flex her untested acting skills, and after a few commercial appearances and some ...

93. Sophia Myles

Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction

Sophia Jane Myles was born on March 18, 1980 in Hammersmith, London, England. She has a younger brother, Oliver. Her parents are Jane and Peter Myles, who is a vicar, a priest in the Anglican Church who is in charge of a parish and receives a salary, but not the tithes of the church. Her mother ...

94. Jayma Mays

Actress | Red Eye

Jamia Suzette Mays was born in Bristol, Tennessee, to Susan (Norris) and James Mays, and was raised in Grundy, Virginia with her older brother and sister. Her father was a high school teacher at Grundy Senior High School for seven years, before spending 25 years working in the coal-mining industry....

95. Kate Dickie

Actress | Red Road

Kate Dickie was born in 1971 in East Kilbride, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Red Road (2006), Prometheus (2012) and Filth (2013).

96. Sarah Smart

Actress | Wallander

Sarah Smart was born on March 3, 1977 in Birmingham, England. She is an actress, known for Wallander (2008), Doctor Who (2005) and Five Days (2007).

97. Alexandra Breckenridge

Actress | American Horror Story

Alex Breckenridge was born on May 15 1982 in Darien, Connecticut before moving to California when she was 12. Breckenridge first got an interest in acting at 13 when she performed in local theater productions and soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Her first film was the ...

98. Isy Suttie

Actress | Peep Show

Isy Suttie was born in 1978 in Hull, Yorkshire, England. She is known for her work on Peep Show (2003), Whites (2010) and Skins (2007).

99. Holly Gilbert

Actress | Midsomer Murders

Holly Gilbert is an actress, known for Midsomer Murders (1997), Hollyoaks Later (2008) and She Stoops to Conquer (2008).

1. Midsomer Murders

100. Joanna Vanderham

Actress | What Maisie Knew

Joanna grew up in Scone, a village in the 'heart' of Scotland. She started acting in a local youth group at the age of 7, going on to study Drama at Int. 2, Higher and Advanced Higher at The High School of Dundee. Upon graduating, she moved to Cardiff to study acting professionally at The Royal ...