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With more and more of our renowned British luvvies making the large leap across the pond to discover stardom in American film and television, it’s sometimes difficult to distinguish between who’s a Brit and who’s a Yank. Hugh Laurie’s American twang as temperamental Gregory House (M.D.) was so darn convincing that he even managed to fool the show’s own producers that he was American, after all.

But for every successful bilingual tale, there are those who don’t quite manage to master the correct inflections, and before you know it, we suddenly have a top 6 list of British actors wielding awful American accents…

 

6. Ewan McGregorBig Fish (2003)

This fantasy-drama from wacky old Tim Burton is actually a really decent and lovingly crafted film, with attractive visuals and an engaging and poignant story based around a fractured father/son relationship. McGregor plays the younger version »

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