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1. Maisie Williams Maisie Williams Actress, Game of Thrones Margaret Constance "Maisie" Williams (born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, for which she won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal Award for Best Supporting Actress - Television and Best Young Actor...
2. Hannah Murray Hannah Murray Actress, Game of Thrones Hannah Murray is an English actress best known for portraying Gilly in the HBO series Game of Thrones and Cassie Ainsworth in the E4 teen drama series Skins from 2007 to 2008 (and again in 2013). In 2014, Murray starred in God Help the Girl. In 2015 she played Sara in the Danish film Bridgend.
3. 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...
4. Tuppence Middleton Tuppence Middleton Actress, The Imitation Game
5. 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." Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years in Bristol would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood...
6. 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"...
7. Kimberley Nixon Kimberley Nixon Actress, Black Death
8. Stephen Merchant Stephen Merchant Writer, The Office
9. 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...
10. James May James May Self, Top Gear James May was born in the 18th century in the British city of Bristol. He studied music at university, although secretly he was thinking about old motorcycles. In his career to date he has been sacked from Autocar, let go from Driven, and relieved of his duties at CAR magazine. He previously presented Top Gear and is now one of the presenters on The Grand Tour...
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. Dominique Provost-Chalkley Dominique Provost-Chalkley Actress, Avengers: Age of Ultron
14. Lee Evans Lee Evans Actor, There's Something About Mary In 2014 Whilst being interviewed by Jonathon Ross on his show, he announced his immediate retirement from Stand Up and Touring after the premature death of his manager from a heart attack. He is now determined to spend more time with his wife Heather and daughter Molly, or Little Mo as he calls her.
15. April Pearson April Pearson Actress, Tormented April Pearson joined a theatre group in Bristol, England, at just three years old. She starred in plays with both her drama group and at school. In 1998 she made her television debut in Casualty, but she got her big break starring as Michelle Richardson in the British drama Skins. She...
16. Henry Garrett Henry Garrett Actor, Zero Dark Thirty
17. Mitch Hewer Mitch Hewer Actor, Skins
18. 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...
19. Mike Bailey Mike Bailey Actor, Skins
20. Robert Stephens Robert Stephens Actor, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes 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 1960s and 1970s on stage and on film. Sir Robert faded from view for most of the late 1970s and 1980s, resurfacing in recent years to give fine Shakespearean performances...
21. 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...
22. Jack Thorne Jack Thorne Writer, How I Live Now
23. Ben Collins Ben Collins Actor, Top Gear
24. Nigel Terry Nigel Terry Actor, Excalibur British actor Nigel Terry primarily dedicated himself to the classical stage. When he extended himself into film and TV outings, it was mostly for historical or period roles. Over the years, he grew quite comfortable in both a pair of hose and a suit of armor. Terry was born Peter Nigel Terry on August 15...
25. Larissa Wilson Larissa Wilson Actress, Skins
26. Joe Sims Joe Sims Actor, Broadchurch Joe Sims, a Bristol-born actor, trained in both the UK and the US. In 2012, he won an Offie (People's favorite male performance) for his performance as an accused killer in "As We Forgive Them," at the Arcola Theatre in London. In addition to his appearances on TV, in the theatre, and in films, Sims has more than 50 radio credits to his name...
27. Christopher Smith Christopher Smith Director, Triangle
28. 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...
29. Tricky Tricky Soundtrack, Transporter 3
30. Will Payne Will Payne Actor, Fright Night 2
31. Navin Chowdhry Navin Chowdhry Actor, Teachers
32. J. Lee Thompson J. Lee Thompson Director, The Guns of Navarone
33. 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...
34. John Challis John Challis Actor, The Green Green Grass John Challis is an accomplished character actor, personality and raconteur whose wide-ranging career has ranged from classical roles on the stage to heavies in television drama, a multitude of policemen, sitcom stardom, pantomime performances and even a one-man show. He wanted to act from a young age but was encouraged to get a "proper" job...
35. Norman Eshley Norman Eshley Actor, George & Mildred
36. Simon Shepherd Simon Shepherd Actor, Henry V
37. Adjoa Andoh Adjoa Andoh Actress, Invictus
38. Lisa Backwell Lisa Backwell Actress, Skins
39. Dolly Read Dolly Read Actress, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
40. Mike Hodges Mike Hodges Director, Flash Gordon
41. Christopher Beeny Christopher Beeny Actor, The Grove Family
42. Elizabeth Garvie Elizabeth Garvie Actress, Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
43. Susan Brown Susan Brown Actress, The Iron Lady
44. Peter Lord Peter Lord Producer, Chicken Run
45. Kirk Jones Kirk Jones Director, Everybody's Fine
46. 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...
47. Russell Howard Russell Howard Self, Mock the Week
48. Phyllida Lloyd Phyllida Lloyd Director, Mamma Mia! Leading British theatre director, particularly praised for her work in opera.
49. Thomas Rhys Jones Thomas Rhys Jones Actor, Lark Rise to Candleford
50. Daniel Hill Daniel Hill Actor, Waiting for God 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...
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