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1. Daniel Craig Daniel Craig Actor, Skyfall Daniel Craig, one of British theatre's most famous faces who was waiting tables as a struggling teenage actor with the NYT, went on to star as "James Bond" in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall. He was born Daniel Wroughton Craig on March 2, 1968, at 41 Liverpool Road, Chester, Cheshire...
2. Tim Curry Tim Curry Actor, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. His mother, Maura Patricia (Langmead), was a school secretary, and his father, James Curry, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors...
3. Angela Cartwright Angela Cartwright Actress, The Sound of Music Born in England, Angela is the younger sister of actress Veronica Cartwright. As a child she was cast as the cute little stepdaughter, Linda Williams, on Make Room for Daddy. She was on the show from 1957 to 1964. After that, she was cast as Brigitta in the popular Julie Andrews movie The Sound of Music. Soon after...
4. Polly Walker Polly Walker Actress, John Carter Polly Alexandra Walker was born on May 19, 1966 in Warrington, Cheshire, England. She graduated from Ballet Rambert School in Twickenman, began her career as a dancer, but an injury at age 18 forced her to change direction. She started at London's Drama Centre to the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she portrayed small parts before graduating to small roles on television...
5. Pete Postlethwaite Pete Postlethwaite Actor, Inception An odd-looking but quite fascinating bloke with prominent, bony cheeks and almost a rawboned figure, the distinguished character actor Pete Postlethwaite was born Peter William Postlethwaite in 1946 and grew up in Lancashire, England amid middle-class surroundings. He went to college and while completing his studies developed an interest in theatre...
6. Warren Brown Warren Brown Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
7. Darren Shahlavi Darren Shahlavi Actor, Ip Man 2 Darren Shahlavi was seven years old when he started training in martial arts in an old drama theatre in Manchester, England. Inspired by Bruce Lees films and other action movies such as Star Wars, he dreamed of being a movie actor and would show up to his Judo class at the drama hall early to watch the actors rehearsing and performing plays...
8. Andrew Buchan Andrew Buchan Actor, Nowhere Boy
9. Tim McInnerny Tim McInnerny Actor, Notting Hill
10. Tom Hughes Tom Hughes Actor, About Time Cheshire-born - in 1986 - Tom Hughes attended Upton High School and even before going to RADA had a wealth of acting experience with the Cheshire Youth Theatre, the Jigsaw Music Group,the Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre and the Belgian company Victoria. He even managed to find time to play in a band Safehouse...
11. Elizabeth Berrington Elizabeth Berrington Actress, In Bruges
12. Will Mellor Will Mellor Actor, Miss Conception
13. Patricia Routledge Patricia Routledge Actress, To Sir, with Love In the 1990s, Patricia found UK TV fame as Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet) in the hit comedy series "Keeping Up Appearances" (1990), in which she played a middle-class woman who was always putting on airs and graces in order to ingratiate herself with the right people. This was followed by the series Hetty Wainthropp Investigates in which she played a retired northern housewife turned private eye.
14. Louise Delamere Louise Delamere Actress, Judge Dredd
15. Anthony Flanagan Anthony Flanagan Actor, Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
16. Glenda Jackson Glenda Jackson Actress, Sunday Bloody Sunday Few in modern British history have come as far or achieved as much from humble beginnings as Glenda Jackson has. From acclaimed actress to respected MP (Member of Parliament), she is known for her high intelligence and meticulous approach to her work. She was born to a working-class household in Birkenhead...
17. Barbara Steele Barbara Steele Actress, The most beautiful star of the greatest horror masterpiece of Italian film, Black Sunday: Barbara Steele was born on December 29, 1937 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. Barbara is loved by her fans for her talent, intelligence, and a dark, mysterious beauty that is unique; her face epitomizes either sweet innocence...
18. Geoffrey Hughes Geoffrey Hughes Actor, Yellow Submarine Geoffrey began his extensive stage career at the Unity Theatre Stoke Liverpool. He then appeared in several West End productions, such as Say Goodnight to Grandma and Run for your Wife. He has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Coronation Street and Keeping Up Appearances, where he plays the slob Onslow...
19. Daniel Rigby Daniel Rigby Actor, The Waldo Moment
20. Danny Miller Danny Miller Actor, Cruel Summer
21. Clare Calbraith Clare Calbraith Actress, Dirty Len Clare Calbraith was born in Winsford, Cheshire on the 1 January 1974 to mother Val. She has two sisters and a brother. After studying Law, she went to drama school in Cardiff. Her first major role was in Heartbeat from 2000-2002 and her recent appearances include roles in the ITV period drama series Downton Abbey and the BBC2 drama The Shadow Line.
22. Kelly Wenham Kelly Wenham Actress, Dracula: The Dark Prince
23. Lewis Collins Lewis Collins Actor, The Final Option Underated British leading man predominantly of the Seventies and Eighties, Collins made his mark in the 1970s action drama The Professionals. As hard man "William Bodie", Collins became a household name, worldwide. Unfortunately, since the show ended in 1983, Lewis Collins has been miscast in a number of cheap straight-to-video foreign actioners.
24. Russ Abbot Russ Abbot Self, Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh
25. Wendy Hiller Wendy Hiller Actress, The Elephant Man Wendy Hiller, daughter of Frank and Marie Hiller, was born on 15th August 1912 in Bramhall, near Stockport, Cheshire, England. She was educated at Winceby House School, Bexhill then moved on to Manchester Repertory Theatre. She appeared on stage in Sir John Barry's tour of Evensong, then as Sally Hardcastle in Love on the Dole...
26. Sue Johnston Sue Johnston Actress, Brassed Off
27. Ann Bell Ann Bell Actress, To Sir, with Love
28. George Sampson George Sampson Actor, StreetDance 3D George Sampson started dancing at the age of 6. He attends dancing, singing and acting classes. He's got his own crew called the A2AA (Access to All Areas) whom he teaches street dance to. George's dream has always been to be a hip hop dancer in American dance videos. George Sampson auditioned for Britain's Got Talent in 2007...
29. Chris Evans Chris Evans Self, Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05
30. Tess Daly Tess Daly Self, Happy Birthday Brucie!
31. Peter Butterworth Peter Butterworth Actor, Robin and Marian Peter Butterworth's promising career in the British Navy ended when the plane in which he was traveling was shot down by the Germans in WW II and he was placed in a POW camp. There he became close friends with Talbot Rothwell (later a writer on the "Carry On" series, on which Butterworth often worked)...
32. Shirley Stelfox Shirley Stelfox Actress, 1984
33. Julia Ford Julia Ford Actress, Now Is Good
34. Adrian Bower Adrian Bower Actor, Dirty Filthy Love
35. Kika Markham Kika Markham Actress, Outland
36. David Dawson David Dawson Actor, The Road to Coronation Street
37. Raymond Coulthard Raymond Coulthard Actor, The English Patient
38. Clare Wille Clare Wille Actress, Fear of Fanny
39. Gary Barlow Gary Barlow Self, An Audience with Take That: Live! Gary Barlow was born on January 20th 1971 in Frodsham, Cheshire, UK, the second and youngest son of Marge and Colin Barlow. He has an older brother named Ian. His first school was Weaver Vale Primary School, and he moved on to Frodsham High School in 1982. He was the founding member of successful pop group Take That...
40. Ian Brown Ian Brown Soundtrack, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Ian Brown is one of the most influential artists of the past 20 years with followers such as Oasis, The Verve, Blur, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and many more. He started off as the lead singer of The Stone Roses along with best mates John Squire, Mani and Reni in 1986 but finally got their big break in 1989 when they released their legendary self-titled debut album...
41. Marshall Lancaster Marshall Lancaster Actor, The Almost People
42. Ralph Steadman Ralph Steadman Self, For No Good Reason
43. Kathy Staff Kathy Staff Actress, Mary Reilly
44. Michael Goodliffe Michael Goodliffe Actor, Peeping Tom
45. Cathleen Nesbitt Cathleen Nesbitt Actress, An Affair to Remember Diminutive, genteel Cathleen Nesbitt was a grand dame of the theatre on both sides of the Atlantic in a career spanning seven decades. Among almost 300 roles on stage, she excelled at comic portrayals of sophisticated socialites and elegant mothers. Hollywood used her, whenever a gentler, sweeter version of Gladys Cooper was needed...
46. Kaye Wragg Kaye Wragg Actress, Episode #3.1
47. Jennifer Hennessy Jennifer Hennessy Actress, Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
48. Stirling Gallacher Stirling Gallacher Actress, Dare, Double Dare, Truth
49. Kevin McGee Kevin McGee Miscellaneous Crew, Jump Britain
50. John Bowe John Bowe Actor, The Living Daylights
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