SOME of my favourite actors

Because they act with ease and know their craft, you can see their character and individuality in their work.
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“ Seen in: Rise of the Planet of the Apes, SGU Stargate Universe, The Closer, Stargate: Atlantis, Sanctuary, Stargate SG-1
Actor, Writer, Director ” - Edina_78
 
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“ Everything and Everyone (2011), Apollo 18, Cold Blooded, Sanctuary (great character Henry), The Listener, The Guard as well as Battlestar Galactica and many more. Very talented, hope he gets to play many more interesting roles. ” - Edina_78
 
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“ Donnie Darko, Dollhouse. Interesting actor. ” - Edina_78
 
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Nelsan Ellis
Actor, True Blood
Nelsan Ellis (born c. 1978) is an award-winning American film and television actor and playwright, perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood. Ellis was born in Harvey, Illinois. Following his parents' divorce, Ellis and his mother moved to Alabama. He moved back to Illinois as a teenager...
“ Perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood. Some of his other work includes Secretariat (2010), Veronica Mars and The Inside. ” - Edina_78
 
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Olivia Williams
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 study...
“ Great actress.
Case Sensitive, Dollhouse, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Heart of Me, A Knight's Tale, The Sixth Sense, Emma... ” - Edina_78
 
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Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen is a synonym to the great success the Danish film industry has had since the mid-1990s. He was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a banker. Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher, he slowly grew to become one of Denmark's biggest movie actors...
“ Born: Mads Dittman Mikkelsen on November 22, 1965 in Østerbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Seen in: The Three Musketeers (2011), Clash of the Titans, Casino Royale, King Arthur ... ” - Edina_78
 
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Callum Keith Rennie
Callum Keith Rennie was born in England, raised in Alberta, Canada and came late to acting - he discovered theatre in Edmonton at the age of 25. Starting out in university radio and working his way to the renowned Shaw Festival, Callum moved to Vancouver and quickly caught the eye of producers and directors. Currently he lives in Vancouver.
“ Mostly seen in TV series: The Firm, CSI: Miami, Rookie Blue, Alphas, Harper's Island, Battlestar Galactica, Men in Trees.
Born: September 14, 1960 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK. Currently he lives in Vancouver. ” - Edina_78
 
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Mark Sheppard
Mark Andreas Sheppard was born on May 30, 1964 in London, England. He is an actor director and producer, known for Supernatural (2005), Battlestar Galactica (2004), Firefly (2002), Leverage (2008), Doctor Who (2005) In the Name of the Father (1993) and many others. He has been married to Sarah Louise Fudge since November 9, 2015.
“ One of my truly favorite actors. So talented.
Love his performances in Supernatural (as Crowley), Dollhouse (Tanaka), Battlestar Galactica (as Romo Lampkin), Burn Notice (Tom Prescott) as well as In Plain Sight, Without a Trace, 24. ” - Edina_78
 
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Alan Tudyk
Actor, I, Robot
Alan Tudyk was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up in Plano, where he attended Plano Sr. High. In 1990, he went on to study drama at Lon Morris Jr. College. While there, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Drama. He was also named Most Likely to Succeed and Sophomore Beau. During this time, Alan was also an active member of the Delta Psi Omega fraternity...
“ Isn't he just great? Young Justice, Beautiful Boy, Dollhouse, 3:10 to Yuma, Serenity - take your pick. You can always expect good acting from this guy. ” - Edina_78
 
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Laurence Fox
RADA-trained Laurence Fox is the third son of the actor James Fox and his wife Mary. He is a rising British actor who has appeared in several important films, plays, and television programs. He comes from a theatrical family and promises to have an illustrious career ahead of him.
“ Inspector Lewis (DS James Hathaway), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (Sir Christopher Hatton), Becoming Jane (Mr. Wisley), Foyle's War (Simon Walker)...
http://www.foyleswar.com/people/203/walkers.htm ” - Edina_78
 
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Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten years old...
“ What is there to say? Just a fabulous lady. ” - Edina_78
 
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Romola Garai
Actress, Amazing Grace
Born in Hong Kong to father Adrian (banker) and mother Janet (journalist), Romola Garai's unusual name is the female version of Romolo, an Italian name for boys (from Latin Romulus, the founder of Rome). She grew up in Singapore and Hong Kong until she was eight when her family returned to lay roots in Wiltshire...
“ Some of her performances: The Hour, One Day, The Crimson Petal and the White, Emma, Atonement ” - Edina_78
 
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Nathan Fillion
Actor, Castle
Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the younger son of Cookie and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers. He has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of Alberta...
“ Liked him in Firefly, shame the show got cancelled. Now we can watch him in "Castle". ” - Edina_78
 
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Robert Carlyle
Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre...
“ Fantastic actor. Acted in The Full Monty, Once Upon a Time, SGU Stargate Universe, 28 Weeks Later, Human Trafficking, Gunpowder Treason & Plot, Angela's Ashes and many more. ” - Edina_78
 
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“ He's just very cool :) ” - Edina_78