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1. Daniel Craig Daniel Craig Actor, Skyfall Daniel Craig, one of British theatre's most famous faces, who waited 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 Classically-trained actor Pete Postlethwaite was born Peter William Postlethwaite in 1946 and was a distinguished character actor on stage, TV and film. Growing up in Warrington, Lancashire amid middle-class surroundings, he went to college and while completing his studies developed an interest in theatre...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Andrew Buchan Andrew Buchan Actor, Still Life
9. Warren Brown Warren Brown Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
10. Tim McInnerny Tim McInnerny Actor, Notting Hill
11. Patricia Routledge Patricia Routledge Actress, To Sir, with Love Daughter of Catherine and Isaac Routledge. Her father was a haberdasher, and, during WWII, the family lived weeks at a time in the basement of her father's shop. She attended Birkenhead High School, where she sang in the choir and ran the Sunday School. She studied English at Liverpool University, and...
12. David Dawson David Dawson Actor, The Road to Coronation Street
13. Elizabeth Berrington Elizabeth Berrington Actress, In Bruges
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. Clare Calbraith Clare Calbraith Actress, Episode #1.2 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.
17. Louise Delamere Louise Delamere Actress, Judge Dredd
18. 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...
19. Will Mellor Will Mellor Actor, Miss Conception
20. 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...
21. Daniel Rigby Daniel Rigby Actor, The Waldo Moment Daniel started as a stand-up comedian and appeared at the Latitude Festival, won the 2007 Laughing Horse New Act of The Year, and was a nominee for winner of the 2007 So You Think You're Funny competition. He is playing Simon in the long-running UK BT Broadband TV advertisement series.
22. 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.
23. Chris Evans Chris Evans Self, Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05
24. Sue Johnston Sue Johnston Actress, Brassed Off
25. John Bowe John Bowe Actor, The Living Daylights
26. Kika Markham Kika Markham Actress, Outland
27. Danny Miller Danny Miller Actor, Episode #1.7151
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. Kaye Wragg Kaye Wragg Actress, Episode #4.7
30. Yvette Fielding Yvette Fielding Self, Ghost Hunting with Girls Aloud
31. Anthony Flanagan Anthony Flanagan Actor, Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
32. Michael Goodliffe Michael Goodliffe Actor, Peeping Tom
33. Kelly Wenham Kelly Wenham Actress, Dracula: The Dark Prince
34. Jennifer Hennessy Jennifer Hennessy Actress, Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
35. Shirley Stelfox Shirley Stelfox Actress, 1984
36. Julia Ford Julia Ford Actress, Now Is Good
37. Adrian Bower Adrian Bower Actor, Dirty Filthy Love
38. Ann Bell Ann Bell Actress, To Sir, with Love
39. Gary Barlow Gary Barlow Self, An Audience with Take That: Live! Gary was born in Frodsham, Chesire. He developed an early interest in music and taught himself piano at the age of 10. He spent his teens touring and gigging around the north of England, and teaching himself all he could about pianos, keyboards and production. He began writing songs at age 15. When he was 19...
40. Ann Todd Ann Todd Actress, The Paradine Case Ann Todd was a beautiful English actress best known as Gregory Peck's wife in Alfred Hitchcock's The Paradine Case. Her third husband was the legendary director David Lean, for whom she appeared in three films, The Passionate Friends, Madeleine, and Breaking the Sound Barrier.
41. Raymond Coulthard Raymond Coulthard Actor, The English Patient
42. 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...
43. Gerard Horan Gerard Horan Actor, The Bank Job
44. Stirling Gallacher Stirling Gallacher Actress, Everyone's Going to Die
45. Charles Crichton Charles Crichton Director, A Fish Called Wanda Director Charles Crichton's film career began as an editor in 1935 with Alexander Korda's London Films, and in that capacity he worked on such productions as Sanders of the River, Things to Come and Elephant Boy (which introduced Sabu to movie audiences). He soon left London Films for Ealing Studios...
46. Ashley Taylor Dawson Ashley Taylor Dawson Actor, Hollyoaks
47. Rick Astley Rick Astley Soundtrack, Cashback This British singer was discoverd by the hit factory-producers Stock/Aitken/Waterman in 1987. They produced his biggest hits "Never Gonna Give You Up", "Whenever You Need Somebody", "Together Forever" and "My Arms Keep Missing You".
48. Alan Clarke Alan Clarke Director, Scum Liverpool native Alan Clarke got his start in the film business in Canada, where he studied acting and directing. Upon returning to England he got a job at ITV, then moved over to the BBC in 1969. He worked mostly in television, but he made a couple of feature films that got attention for their portrayal of the gritty and occasionally violent life of the British working class...
49. Robert Bolt Robert Bolt Writer, Lawrence of Arabia Son of a small shopkeeper, he attended Manchester Grammar School. He later said that he made poor uses of his opportunities there. He went to work in an insurance office, but later entered Manchester University, taking a degree in History. A post-graduate year at Exeter University led to a schoolmaster's position...
50. Clare Wille Clare Wille Actress, Fear of Fanny
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