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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. 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...
4. Stephen Merchant Stephen Merchant Writer, The Office
5. 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"...
6. Kevin McNally Kevin McNally Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 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...
7. Tuppence Middleton Tuppence Middleton Actress, Trance
8. Lee Evans Lee Evans Actor, There's Something About Mary
9. Kimberley Nixon Kimberley Nixon Actress, Black Death
10. Mitch Hewer Mitch Hewer Actor, Effy
11. 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...
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. 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...
14. Ben Collins Ben Collins Stunts, The Dark Knight Rises
15. Mike Bailey Mike Bailey Actor, Tony
16. 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...
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. 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, 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...
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. Robert Stephens Robert Stephens Actor, Romeo and Juliet Sir Robert Stephens was a flamboyant, award-winning Shakespearean actor who called himself 'knight errant.' One of his three ex-wives was the actress Maggie Smith with whom he acted in the 1960's and 1970's on stage and on film. Sir Robert faded from view for most of the late 1970's and 1980's, resurfacing in recent years to give fine Shakespearean performances...
21. Will Payne Will Payne Actor, Fright Night 2
22. Tricky Tricky Soundtrack, The Crow: City of Angels
23. 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...
24. Susan Brown Susan Brown Actress, The Iron Lady
25. Christopher Smith Christopher Smith Director, Triangle
26. Mike Hodges Mike Hodges Director, Flash Gordon
27. Larissa Wilson Larissa Wilson Actress, Jal
28. Basia A'Hern Basia A'Hern Actress, Disappearance A rising star, Basia is fast establishing herself as a most talented, versatile, and charming young performer with a unique maturity and understanding, years in excess of her age. She has been studying acting at the prestigious Keane Kids Studios for the past 3 years, where management recognized her potential and immediately signed her...
29. Russell Howard Russell Howard Self, Russell Howard Live
30. Navin Chowdhry Navin Chowdhry Actor, Le collier perdu de la colombe
31. Lisa Backwell Lisa Backwell Actress, Pandora
32. J. Lee Thompson J. Lee Thompson Director, The Guns of Navarone
33. Kirk Jones Kirk Jones Director, Everybody's Fine
34. Peter Lord Peter Lord Producer, Chicken Run
35. Simon Shepherd Simon Shepherd Actor, Henry V
36. John Challis John Challis Actor, Doctor Snuggles
37. Phyllida Lloyd Phyllida Lloyd Director, Mamma Mia! Leading British theatre director, particularly praised for her work in opera.
38. Elizabeth Garvie Elizabeth Garvie Actress, The Mirror Crack'd
39. 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...
40. Paul Burling Paul Burling Self, Episode #5.10
41. Norman Eshley Norman Eshley Actor, The Immortal Story
42. Sabrina Dickens Sabrina Dickens Actress, O.A.Z: Old Age Zombies Sabrina is a British film and stage actress from Caerphilly in South Wales. Also known as UK's Scream Queen for Haunted: After Dark digital magazine. At the age of 13 Sabrina had attended many local Drama clubs, and at 16 Sabrina wanted to take her acting further. Keeping acting close to her heart, Sabrina studied Drama and achieved a BTEC in Performing Arts in 2007 and a BA Hons in Drama...
43. Daniel Hill Daniel Hill Actor, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Daniel was born in 1955 to an Irish father and Welsh mother and decided at the age of twelve that a stage career was for him when his mother took him to the theatre. From 1974 to 1977 he studied acting at the Old Vic Theatre School in his native Bristol and first came to television prominence as traffic warden Raymond in the sitcom 'No Place Like Home' though it was as 'the idiot Baines'...
44. 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...
45. Jack Thorne Jack Thorne Writer, How I Live Now
46. Linzi Drew Linzi Drew Actress, An American Werewolf in London
47. Henry Garrett Henry Garrett Actor, Zero Dark Thirty
48. 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...
49. Cathy Barry Cathy Barry Actress, Exterminator City
50. Alice Roberts Alice Roberts Self, Out of Africa
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