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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 father, James, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain, and his mother Patricia, was a school secretary. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors. His first professional success was in the London production of "Hair"...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. Andrew Buchan Andrew Buchan Actor, Nowhere Boy
7. Warren Brown Warren Brown Actor, The Dark Knight Rises
8. 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...
9. Darren Shahlavi Darren Shahlavi Actor, Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster Darren Shahlavi started his training at the age of 7. He traveled to Hong Kong where he began his movie career, mostly as an actor, stunt double and later as a villain in the early 1990s. Later he made the step from Hong Kong to Western cinema. His resume is growing and now he has had the opportunity to be a good guy...
10. Tim McInnerny Tim McInnerny Actor, Notting Hill
11. 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.
12. Elizabeth Berrington Elizabeth Berrington Actress, In Bruges
13. 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...
14. Louise Delamere Louise Delamere Actress, Judge Dredd
15. 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...
16. Geoffrey Hughes Geoffrey Hughes Actor, Yellow Submarine Geoffrey Hughes has acted in a wide variety of television series for many years. His first major TV role was in Coronation Street, and having left the soap after nine years he managed to steer away from the traditional career slumps suffered by many ex-soap actors. It's not hard to see why. Whilst often typecast as the "loveable rogue" type character...
17. 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...
18. Stringer Davis Stringer Davis Actor, Murder at the Gallop Gentle-mannered English character player in small parts. He played 'Mr. Stringer' opposite his wife, Margaret Rutherford, in her cinema outings as the Agatha Christie character 'Miss Jane Marple'. Appeared in other Rutherford films as well.
19. Will Mellor Will Mellor Actor, Miss Conception
20. Raymond Coulthard Raymond Coulthard Actor, The English Patient
21. Anthony Flanagan Anthony Flanagan Actor, Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
22. Sue Johnston Sue Johnston Actress, Brassed Off
23. 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.
24. Chris Evans Chris Evans Self, Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05
25. 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.
26. Shirley Stelfox Shirley Stelfox Actress, 1984
27. George Sampson George Sampson Actor, StreetDance 3D George Sampson started dancing at the age of 6. He attends dancing, singing and acting classes. His got his own crew called the A2AA (Access to All Areas) who 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...
28. Jennifer Hennessy Jennifer Hennessy Actress, Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
29. Kelly Wenham Kelly Wenham Actress, Dracula: The Dark Prince
30. 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...
31. John Bowe John Bowe Actor, The Living Daylights
32. David Dawson David Dawson Actor, The Road to Coronation Street
33. Kathy Staff Kathy Staff Actress, Mary Reilly
34. Michael Goodliffe Michael Goodliffe Actor, Peeping Tom
35. Lee Oakes Lee Oakes Actor, DragonHeart
36. Ann Bell Ann Bell Actress, To Sir, with Love
37. Daniel Rigby Daniel Rigby Actor, The Waldo Moment
38. Kaye Wragg Kaye Wragg Actress, Episode #3.1
39. Helen Atkinson-Wood Helen Atkinson-Wood Actress, Challenge Anna
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. Lord Tim Hudson Lord Tim Hudson Actor, The AristoCats
42. Adrian Bower Adrian Bower Actor, Dirty Filthy Love
43. 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...
44. Julia Ford Julia Ford Actress, Now Is Good
45. 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...
46. 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...
47. Kika Markham Kika Markham Actress, Outland
48. 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)...
49. 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...
50. Marshall Lancaster Marshall Lancaster Actor, The Almost People
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