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1. Hannah Murray Hannah Murray Actress, Dark Shadows Hannah Murray was born in Bristol, England in 1989. Murray's father is a University professor and her mother is a research technician in the same field. When she was a teenager she began taking drama lessons, and she fell for acting. At the age of 16, Hannah Murray decided to pursue acting and she auditioned for "Skins" (2007)...
2. Cary Grant Cary Grant Actor, North by Northwest Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant," Grant is said to have replied, "So would I." His early years in Bristol, England, would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood except for one extraordinary event. At age nine, he came home from school one day and was told his mother had gone off to a seaside resort...
3. Stephen Merchant Stephen Merchant Writer, Cemetery Junction
4. Tom Hollander Tom Hollander Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Tom Hollander was born the second child of educated parents, both teachers. He grew up in Oxford, (UK). Hollander credits the happy atmosphere of the Dragon School with his childhood introduction to acting. There, encouraged by an influential teacher named Andrew Roberts, he won the title role in "Oliver"...
5. Alice Evans Alice Evans Actress, 102 Dalmatians Alice Jane Evans was born in 1971 to David Evans, a professor of Applied Mathematics at Bristol University and Janet Evans, a teacher of English literature. Alice gained a degree in French and Italian from University College, London, and then moved to Paris where she studied acting at the Cours Florent...
6. Veronica Cartwright Veronica Cartwright Actress, Alien Born in Bristol, England, Veronica is the older sister of the popular child actress Angela Cartwright. In her early career, Veronica was cast in a number of popular movies such as The Children's Hour, Spencer's Mountain and Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. As such, she was cast as "Jemima Boone" in the popular television series Daniel Boone...
7. Lee Evans Lee Evans Actor, There's Something About Mary
8. Tuppence Middleton Tuppence Middleton Actress, Trance
9. Kimberley Nixon Kimberley Nixon Actress, Black Death
10. Kevin McNally Kevin McNally Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Kevin McNally was born on April 27, 1956, in Bristol, England. He grew up in Birmingham where he attended Redhill and Mapledene Junior schools and Central Grammar School for Boys. At the age of 16, he got his first job at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. A year later he received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art...
11. Mitch Hewer Mitch Hewer Actor, Effy
12. David Prowse David Prowse Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back David "Dave" Prowse was born into a working class family on July 1, 1935 in Bristol, England, UK. He was raised by his mother and never knew his father. As a child, David was disadvantaged and a poor student, he found a passion for bodybuilding and weight training in his early teens, as a young adult...
13. Mike Bailey Mike Bailey Actor, Tony
14. April Pearson April Pearson Actress, Tormented April joined a theatre group in Bristol, at just 3 years old. She starred in various plays with both her drama group and at school. In 1998 she made her television debut in Casualty, however she made her big break in acting starring as Michelle Richardson in the British drama Skins. She was cast after casting directors held auditions at her school and her drama teacher suggested she go...
15. James May James May Self, Scalextric James Daniel May was born on 16 January 1963 in Bristol, England, UK. He is a journalist and television presenter who is best known as co-host of popular motoring program "Top Gear". He also writes a weekly column for "The Daily Telegraph" newspaper, as well as regular contributions to "Top Gear" magazine...
16. Nick Brimble Nick Brimble Actor, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Nick (for Nicholas) Brimble is one of three brothers, all actors. The other two, twins, are Ian Brimble and Vincent Brimble. Their father, Roy Brimble, was a school teacher, which freed him in summers to travel around with and sometimes manage groups of performers. He acted with WEA and Bristol Arts Society and the sons grew up taking him through his lines and going to see him in plays...
17. Christopher Morris Christopher Morris Actor, Four Lions Morris, the oldest son of two GPs, was educated at Stonyhurst College and Bristol University, where he read Zoology. His upbringing, and in particular, his education, has been the source of much media speculation, especially after the post-Brass Eye Special tabloid backlash. The tabloids focused on Stonyhurst...
18. Robert Stephens Robert Stephens Actor, Romeo and Juliet Sir Robert's career fell into two distinct parts. In the 60's, he was widely regarded as the heir of Laurence Olivier. But, after his departure from Britain's National Theatre in 1970 and the breakup of his marriage with Maggie Smith three years later, he suffered a slump made worse by heavy drinking...
19. Nigel Terry Nigel Terry Actor, Excalibur British actor, Nigel Terry has primarily dedicated himself to the classical stage. When he has extended himself into film and TV outings, it has been primarily for historical or period roles. Over the years, he has grown quite comfortable in both a pair of hose and a suit of armor. Born in Bristol, England...
20. Michael Redgrave Michael Redgrave Actor, The Lady Vanishes Sir Michael Redgrave was of the generation of English actors that gave the world the legendary John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier, Britain three fabled "Theatrical Knights" back in the days when a knighthood for thespian was far more rare than it is today. A superb actor, Redgrave...
21. Christopher Smith Christopher Smith Director, Triangle
22. Tricky Tricky Soundtrack, The Crow: City of Angels
23. Will Payne Will Payne Actor, Fright Night 2
24. Ben Collins Ben Collins Stunts, The Dark Knight Rises
25. Mike Hodges Mike Hodges Director, Get Carter
26. Ralph Bates Ralph Bates Actor, The Horror of Frankenstein The great, great nephew of the renowned French scientist Louis Pasteur developed into a strangely handsome dark haired, pale complexioned English actor. Ralph Bates was born in 1940 in Bristol, England and attended the University of Dublin and studied at the Yale Drama School. His dramatic talents first...
27. J. Lee Thompson J. Lee Thompson Director, The Guns of Navarone
28. Larissa Wilson Larissa Wilson Actress, Jal
29. Kirk Jones Kirk Jones Director, Everybody's Fine
30. Lisa Backwell Lisa Backwell Actress, Pandora
31. Jack Thorne Jack Thorne Writer, How I Live Now
32. Navin Chowdhry Navin Chowdhry Actor, Le collier perdu de la colombe
33. Dolly Read Dolly Read Actress, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
34. Russell Howard Russell Howard Self, Russell Howard Live
35. Simon Shepherd Simon Shepherd Actor, Henry V
36. Peter Jeffrey Peter Jeffrey Actor, Midnight Express Immensely talented and instantly recognizable, Peter Jeffrey was one of a great generation of British actors who were comfortable in everything from classical theatre to television comedy. He was born in Bristol, England in 1929 and went on to be educated at Harrow school. He studied at Pembroke College...
37. Phyllida Lloyd Phyllida Lloyd Director, Mamma Mia! Leading British theatre director, particularly praised for her work in opera.
38. Susan Brown Susan Brown Actress, The Iron Lady
39. Peter Lord Peter Lord Producer, Chicken Run
40. John Challis John Challis Actor, Doctor Snuggles
41. Robert Lang Robert Lang Actor, Four Weddings and a Funeral
42. Elizabeth Garvie Elizabeth Garvie Actress, Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
43. Henry Garrett Henry Garrett Actor, Zero Dark Thirty
44. Daniel Hill Daniel Hill Actor, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Born in Bristol,1956. He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School 1974-77. TV includes Judge John Deed; United; Uprising; Midsomer Murders; Mothers Murderers and Mistresses; Foyles War; Broadchurch 2; Waiting For God; Only Fools and Horses, etc. Films include: Harry Potter 'Deathly Hallows'; Loves Labours Lost; Escape; Mercury Rising...
45. Forbes March Forbes March Actor, The Shock of the New (Pilot) Forbes was born in England but was brought up in Halifax, Nova Scotia He was the son of a professor of Philosophy and a school teacher, who attended the prestigious Lee Strasberg Acting Institute on a full scholarship. He was a model appearing in campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger, Armani and Marlboro Clothing...
46. Cathy Barry Cathy Barry Actress, Exterminator City
47. Linzi Drew Linzi Drew Actress, An American Werewolf in London
48. Joan Sanderson Joan Sanderson Actress, The Great Muppet Caper Joan Sanderson was a well known British television and stage actress. During several seasons at Stratford Upon Avon, she played the roles of Goneril in King Lear, Constance in King John, and Queen Margaret in Richard III. In a single season at the Old Vic she appeared in The Mousetrap, and in 1981 ended...
49. Christopher Beeny Christopher Beeny Actor, Rose's Pigeon
50. Justin Lee Collins Justin Lee Collins Self, Bring Back... The A-Team Justin Lee 'JLC' Collins is a multi award winning documentary and television presenter known for his long hair and colorful appearance. Born and raised in Bristol, England Justin has a recognizable west country accent. Justin was raised by his father Danny a freelance electrician and his mother Anita, he is an only child...
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