British Actors

by 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. :)

1. Pauline Quirke

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), Emmerdale Farm (1972) and Broadchurch (2013). She has been married to Steve Sheen since August 1996. They have two children.

2. Ann Mitchell

Actress | The Deep Blue Sea

Ann Mitchell was born on April 22, 1939 in Stepney, London, England as Ann E. Mitchell. She is an actress, known for The Deep Blue Sea (2011), Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981) and A Matador's Mistress (2008).

3. Perry Benson

Actor | Sid and Nancy

Perry Benson was born on April 9, 1961 in St Pancras, London, England as Perry J. S. Benson. He is an actor and writer, known for Sid and Nancy (1986), This Is England (2006) and Alien Autopsy (2006).

4. Peter McNamara

Actor | Lassiter

Peter McNamara is an actor and director, known for Lassiter (1984), Rough Cut (2010) and Shooting Fish (1997).

5. Debbie Killingback

Actress | For Queen & Country

Debbie Killingback is an actress, known for For Queen & Country (1988), Tank Malling (1989) and Empire State (1987).

6. Graham Fletcher-Cook

Actor | Sid and Nancy

Graham Fletcher-Cook was born on November 3, 1963 in Edmonton, London, England. He is an actor and director, known for Sid and Nancy (1986), A Little Romance (1979) and Eddie the Eagle (2016).

7. Peter Lovstrom

Actor | The Meaning of Life

Peter Lovstrom is an actor, known for The Meaning of Life (1983), Lifeforce (1985) and The Secret Adversary (1983).

8. Daniel Peacock

Actor | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Daniel Peacock was born on October 2, 1958 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Harry and Cosh (1999) and The Jewel of the Nile (1985).

9. Frank Boyce

Actor | Hornblower: The Even Chance

Frank Boyce was born on June 14, 1969 in Holloway, London, England. He is an actor, known for Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998), Jonathan Creek (1997) and EastEnders (1985).

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...

11. Phil Davis

Actor | Vera Drake

Phil Davis was born on July 30, 1953 in Grays, Essex, England. He is an actor and director, known for Vera Drake (2004), Bleak House (2005) and Alien³ (1992). He has been married to Eve Matheson since 2002. They have one child.

12. John Blundell

Actor | Scum

John Blundell is an actor and writer, known for Scum (1979), Whoops Apocalypse (1986) and Tucker's Luck (1983).

13. Phil Daniels

Actor | Chicken Run

Phil Daniels was born on October 25, 1958 in London, England as Philip Daniels. He is an actor, known for Chicken Run (2000), Quadrophenia (1979) and Scum (1979).

14. Perry Fenwick

Actor | EastEnders

Perry Fenwick was born on May 29, 1962 in Wanstead, London, England as Perry J. Fenwick. He is an actor, known for EastEnders (1985), The Winslow Boy (1999) and The Raggedy Rawney (1988). He has been married to Angela Lonsdale since February 26, 2005.

15. Trevor Laird

Actor | Secrets & Lies

Trevor Laird was born on July 11, 1957 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Secrets & Lies (1996), Doctor Who (2005) and Doctor Who (1963).

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 ...

17. Peter-Hugo Daly

Actor | Made in Dagenham

Peter-Hugo Daly was born in 1956 in Islington, London, England. He is an actor, known for Made in Dagenham (2010), Cassandra's Dream (2007) and Gangs of New York (2002).

18. Sean Chapman

Actor | Hellraiser

Sean Chapman was born on June 2, 1961 in Greenwich, London, England. He is an actor, known for Hellraiser (1987), A Mighty Heart (2007) and Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988).

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, ...

20. Julie T. Wallace

Actress | The Living Daylights

Julie T. Wallace was born on May 28, 1961 in Wimbledon, South London, England as Julie Therese Wallace. She is an actress, known for The Living Daylights (1987), The Fifth Element (1997) and Speed Racer (2008).

21. Alan Williams

Actor | The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati

Alan Williams is an actor and writer, known for The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati (1996), London Boulevard (2010) and Rome (2005).

22. Gary Lewis

Actor | Billy Elliot

Gary Lewis was born in 1958 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Billy Elliot (2000), Gangs of New York (2002) and Valhalla Rising (2009).

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...

24. Tamzin Outhwaite

Actress | EastEnders

Tamzin Outhwaite was born on November 5, 1970 in Ilford, Essex, England as Tamzin Maria Outhwaite. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Hotel Babylon (2006) and Cassandra's Dream (2007). She was previously married to Tom Ellis.

25. Louise Blake

Actress | King Lear

Louise Blake was born on March 10, 1974. She is known for her work on King Lear (2000), Helen West (2002) and Silent Witness (1996).

26. Julie Wilson Nimmo

Actress | Balamory

Julie Wilson Nimmo was born in 1972 in Scotland. She is an actress, known for Balamory (2002), The Magdalene Sisters (2002) and The Debt Collector (1999). She is married to Greg Hemphill. They have one child.

27. Shona McWilliams

Actress | Mrs Henderson Presents

Shona McWilliams was born on February 25, 1979 in Bellshill, Scotland. She is an actress and producer, known for Mrs Henderson Presents (2005), uk18 (2017) and #LostDogFilm (2016).

28. Cerris Morgan-Moyer

Actress | Appaloosa

Cerris Morgan-Moyer was born on July 20, 1973 in Truro, Cornwall, England. She is known for her work on Appaloosa (2008), Snowbound (2017) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017).

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 ...

32. Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar

Producer | Hooligan Legacy

Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar is an actress and producer, known for Hooligan Legacy (2016), Undercover Hooligan (2016) and Cavegirl (2002).

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 ...

34. Azucena Duran

Actress | Wimbledon

Azucena Duran is an actress and casting director, known for Wimbledon (2004), Wheelman (2009) and El tiempo entre costuras (2013).

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 ...

36. Wayne Norman

Actor | Gems

Wayne Norman is an actor, known for Gems (1985), Capital City (1989) and Miracles Take Longer (1983).

37. Kenneth Cranham

Actor | Layer Cake

Kenneth Cranham was born on December 12, 1944 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. He is an actor, known for Layer Cake (2004), Valkyrie (2008) and Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988).

38. Perry Benson

Actor | Sid and Nancy

Perry Benson was born on April 9, 1961 in St Pancras, London, England as Perry J. S. Benson. He is an actor and writer, known for Sid and Nancy (1986), This Is England (2006) and Alien Autopsy (2006).

39. Lee Whitlock

Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Lee Whitlock was born on April 17, 1968. He is known for his work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Cassandra's Dream (2007) and Jack the Giant Slayer (2013).

40. Elizabeth Spriggs

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...

41. George McAllister

Actor | Casualty

George McAllister is an actor, known for Casualty (1986), Dragonfly (2015) and Underground (1998).

42. Linda Robson

Actress | Anuvahood

Linda Robson was born on March 13, 1958 in Islington, London, England as Linda Patricia Mary Robson. She is an actress, known for Anuvahood (2011), Birds of a Feather (1989) and Shine on Harvey Moon (1982). She has been married to Mark Dunford since September 16, 1990. They have two children.

43. Andreea Paduraru

Actress | Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Andreea Paduraru is an actress, known for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), Bunraku (2010) and Soho Cigarette (2013).