This is a list of the top 11 best british tv actors ever! It is my top 11 actors but I just could not decide who to remove from the list, they are all so good. Some may not be as well known as others but that does make them as the lesser for it. If I have missed anyone out feel free to leave comments.
Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish actor, best known for playing the title character in the BBC TV series Merlin. Morgan attended Integrated College Dungannon, winning the 'Denis Rooney Associates Cup' for best overall student in the third year, before gaining a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education in 2004...
“ Colin is a wonderful actor, I love him playing Merlin on the show Merlin lol. He is again very versatile who has excellent comedic timing which could equal david jason and those crying scenes; how can you not cry with him. Wonderful! ” - miss_dmt
Sir David Jason was born in Edmonton, London, in 1940. He has become one of Britain's most famous and respected actors. He is a versatile actor who is most famously known for his role in Only Fools and Horses....
as Del Boy. He made his debut as DelBoy back in 1981 and was still playing the same role up to the Christmas special in 2002...
“ He has got to be the best british tv actor ever - I love him playing Jack Frost in A Touch Of Frost. I was sad when that show finally came to an end. He has such great comedic timing like in only fools and horses were he played derek trotter but can also pull off a straight and serious character - he is so versatile. ” - miss_dmt
David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald
, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to become an actor, inspired by his love of Doctor Who
“ David has got to be the sexiest actor on this list by far - but more importantly he is an incredible actor - and does an amazing english accent and he is my favourite doctor who. ” - miss_dmt
James Nesbitt was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, to May, a civil servant, and James Nesbitt, a primary school headmaster. He was educated at Coleraine Academical Institution (also the school of Brian Campbell
& Brian McAlister). He originally planned to be a French teacher. It...
“ I do like, I love his cheeky chappy nature on-screen. I think he is also a versatile actor, he can do comedy, play straight and also play a great bad guy such as in Jekyll and the first thing I remember seeing him was the tv show Touching Evil were he played the most scariest character I had seen up to that point. A great actor. ” - miss_dmt
“ This wonderful welsh actor died 11/7/2011 of cancer. He was an incredible actor and really had so much depth when it came to emotional scenes, he has so much screen presence and was very gorgeous. He will be best known for playing spartacus in the tv show spartacus blood and sands season 1. He will be sadly missed by all his fans. Andy, we miss you xxx ” - miss_dmt
When he was young, Bradley either wanted to be a professional footballer or an actor. As it turned out he followed the acting route and Bradley attended the Drama Centre London which is said to have been very tough on its students but worthwhile. He got a few small jobs after leaving the DCL such as Dis/connected and Lewis but his big break was on Merlin playing the character of Prince Arthur...
“ Ooh, I normally say who cares about the person when the package is so pretty! But this is an exception to the rule. He is a wonderful actor especially doing the dramatic and sad scenes. ” - miss_dmt
Anthony Stewart Head was born on February 20, 1954 in Camden Town, north London, England. He grew up in Hampton, near Richmond upon Thames in London. He's the youngest son of his parents, Seafield Head
(a documentary filmmaker) and Helen Shingler
(an actress). He is the younger brother of musical...
“ I loved Anthony in Buffy, Merlin and those coffee adverts lol. He is a magnificent actor and one of the best on tv today. He can do a great fake posh accent and can do a crying scene like no-one else. ” - miss_dmt
“ I love him playing Deano in Eastenders and used to star in the BBC show Hustle. As well as being really nice looking guy he is a great actor and is also good at the emotional scenes. His character has become a bit of a bad boy which he also pulled off really well. ” - miss_dmt
“ Alex is best known for playing DI Dale Smith (Smithy) on the bbc tv cop show The Bill. He was in opinion one of the best if not the best male actor on the show. I loved him doing emotional scenes - he made my cry. He is currently starring in UK tv show Casualty. ” - miss_dmt
“ Nigel is best known for playing Dennis (sharon's last husband) on the bbc soap Eastenders. He could play a bad boy yet when he changed into the good guy that is when he came on my radar - ooh those crying scenes and his death scene on the show were so moving. He is currently starring in UK TV show Mount Pleasant. ” - miss_dmt
Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg
's Bridge of Spies
. He is also the winner of 2 Olivier Awards and 3 Tony Awards...
“ I am in the middle of watching him in tv-series Wolf Hall with Damien Lewis and he is brilliant and so well respected in the world of acting! ” - miss_dmt