British Actorsby mybrain | created - 08 Oct 2012 | updated - 18 Feb 2013 | Public
A list in no particular order - to be continued...when I can think of them. :)
Actress | Birds of a Feather
Pauline Quirke was born on July 8, 1959 in Hackney, London, England as Pauline Perpetua Quirke. She is an actress and writer, known for Birds of a Feather (1989), Broadchurch (2013) and Emmerdale Farm (1972). She has been married to Steve Sheen since August 1996. They have two children.
10. Andrew Tiernan
Actor | 300: Rise of an Empire
Andrew Tiernan trained at the Drama Centre London. His earliest break came in 1991, when he was cast in Derek Jarman's Edward II (1991), at the same time he was cast as DC Rosper in the award winning television series Prime Suspect (1991), alongside Helen Mirren, Tom Bell and Tom Wilkinson. He then...
16. Mark Wingett
Actor | Snow White and the Huntsman
Mark Wingett's first stand out role was Dave in the cult hit Quadrophenia (1979), the film version of The Who's hit album. Mark acted alongside Phil Daniels, Sting, Phil Davis, Toyah Willcox, Trevor Laird, Ray Winstone and a host of other names. Quadrophenia (1979) has gone on to be one of the ...
19. Kim Thomson
Actress | The Tall Guy
Born in Scotland, raised in Surrey by her Scottish grandparents. Kim was trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London. An early break came in playing the lead in the TV mini-series 'Cover Her Face'. First film credit was "Stealing Heaven". Kim has gone on to work extensively in film, ...
23. Peter Mullan
Actor | Tyrannosaur
He was interested in directing films at the age of 19 and he made several shorts. As he wasn't admitted to the National Film School, he decided to dedicate himself to acting, and made his debut in the theatre in 1988 before moving to cinema and television. Fame came with the parts he played in such...
29. Jenna Harrison
Actress | My Brother Tom
Jenna Harrison is a British actress, she was born and raised in Gorleston, Norfolk, England. Jenna's career on screen came about while at sixth form college. Actor 'Adrian Rawlins' suggested she audition for the feature film 'My Brother Tom' co- starring Ben Whishaw. Jenna won the role. Roles in ...
30. Simon Balfour
Actor | Dragonfly
Simon worked for many years before becoming an Actor having left school at 15. His various jobs included working in pubs, clubs and spent time as a market trader. Simon also worked in the city of London in Advertising and as a Commodities Broker. Simon then went on to study at Arts Educational ...
31. Danny Midwinter
Actor | From Hell
Danny Midwinter was born in Neasden, London, England. His passion for acting was discovered around 1993 when he worked for a house removal company. As fate would have it, the house he was assigned to move belonged to an acting agent who recognized Midwinter's talent. With the agent's help, Danny ...
33. Sabrina Dickens
Actress | My Lonely Me
Sabrina is a British actress from South Wales, best known for her leading dual role in My Lonely Me, directed by multi award winning Director Joe Scott. Sabrina previously trained at the University of South Wales, and over the years has worked alongside an array of talented actors including: John ...
35. Jessica Henwick
Actress | Game of Thrones
Jessica Henwick is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), and Colleen Wing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, making her debut in the Netflix television series Iron Fist.
Her film debut was St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's ...
Actress | Sense and Sensibility
Elizabeth Spriggs was born on September 18, 1929 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Elizabeth Jean Williams. She was an actress and writer, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Paradise Road (1997). She was married to Murray Manson, Kenneth Spriggs...
42. Linda Robson
Actress | Birds of a Feather
Linda Robson was born on March 13, 1958 in Islington, London, England as Linda Patricia Mary Robson. She is an actress, known for Birds of a Feather (1989), Anuvahood (2011) and The Likely Lads (1976). She has been married to Mark Dunford since September 16, 1990. They have two children.