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1. Dan Stevens Dan Stevens Actor, Downton Abbey Dan Stevens was born at Croydon in Surrey on 10th October 1982. His parents are teachers. He was educated at Tonbridge School and trained in acting at the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. He studied English Literature at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Whilst he was a Cambridge undergraduate, he acted in several student drama productions...
2. Peter Cushing Peter Cushing Actor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was attracted to acting...
3. David Lean David Lean Director, Lawrence of Arabia An important British filmmaker, David Lean was born in Croydon in 1908 and brought up in a strict Quaker family (ironically, as a child he wasn't allowed to go to the movies). During the 1920s he briefly considered the possibility of becoming an accountant like his father before finding a job at Gaumont British Studios in 1927...
4. Edward Woodward Edward Woodward Actor, The Equalizer British actor Edward Woodward made a highly successful transition into Hollywood stardom in the mid 1980s thanks to a popular TV dramatic series. Possessing a magnetic, yet coldly handsome demeanor in the same mold as Christopher Plummer, he was born on June 1, 1930, in London and received his early education at various schools before becoming a student at Kingston College...
5. Trevor Goddard Trevor Goddard Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Trevor Goddard was born in Croydon, Surrey, England on October 14, 1962. His parents, Eric and Clara, and baby Trevor moved to Bromley, Kent, where he grew up. As a natural athlete, Trevor was highly interested in sports. As a youngster, he played football (soccer) and cricket and enjoyed running as well as many other recreational activities...
6. Roy Hudd Roy Hudd Self, Movie Memories
7. Moira Brooker Moira Brooker Actress, Frank
8. Lucy Speed Lucy Speed Actress, EastEnders
9. John Castle John Castle Actor, Blow-Up
10. Cynthia Cleese Cynthia Cleese Actress, A Fish Called Wanda
11. James Booth James Booth Actor, Zulu
12. Mick Ford Mick Ford Actor, Scum
13. Clive Wood Clive Wood Actor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Clive Wood was born in Croydon, Surrey in 1954 and studied drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He first came to notice in the late 1970s at the Bristol Old Vic, playing such diverse roles as a singing gangster in "Guys and Dolls" and the titular hero of "Henry V". In 1982, he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company...
14. Peggy Ashcroft Peggy Ashcroft Actress, The 39 Steps Academy Award-winning, legendary English actress - who maintained her status in the British acting elite for decades. Made a Dame of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. Almost always on stage, she appeared rarely in film, her first being The Wandering Jew. On stage she was cast in many a Shakespearean role...
15. Derren Brown Derren Brown Producer, Derren Brown: The Heist
16. Tana Ramsay Tana Ramsay Self, Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Christmas
17. Miles Malleson Miles Malleson Actor, The Thief of Bagdad Actor, playwright and screenwriter Miles Malleson's list of credits reads like a history of British cinema in the first half of the 20th century. Born in Croydon in Surrey, he attended Brighton College in Sussex before studying at Cambridge University with the intention of becoming a schoolmaster. However...
18. Kellie Shirley Kellie Shirley Actress, EastEnders Kellie is a professional actress & works in film, TV, theatre & radio. She has also co presented for BBC2 & Channel 5 - where she is a regular panelist on 'The Wright Stuff'. Her Film work includes; Girl on a Bicycle (Warner Bros); Riot; Kick; Everyone's Going to Die, (Dinard award 2013); Run for Your Wife; Heidi...
19. Prunella Ransome Prunella Ransome Actress, Who Can Kill a Child?
20. Sophie Wilcox Sophie Wilcox Actress, Dark Blue World
21. Steve Nicolson Steve Nicolson Actor, Johnny English
22. Seraphina Beh Seraphina Beh Actress, EastEnders
23. Brian Clemens Brian Clemens Writer, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
24. Pamela Cundell Pamela Cundell Actress, A Fantastic Fear of Everything
25. Lucy Porter Lucy Porter Self, Clive Dunn: A Tribute
26. Mavis Pugh Mavis Pugh Actress, You Rang, M'Lord?
27. Christopher Sandford Christopher Sandford Actor, Deep End
28. Simon Prebble Simon Prebble Actor, As the World Turns
29. Sonia Graham Sonia Graham Actress, One by One Born in Croydon in 1930 Sonia Graham won a scholarship at the age of sixteen to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. She played in rep theatre in Preston, Farnham, Leatherhead and Wolverhampton; with the Old Vic in London and on a tour of South Africa. Her other London appearances include the Duenna...
30. Stuart Saunders Stuart Saunders Actor, Octopussy
31. Roy Boyd Roy Boyd Actor, The Omen
32. Matthew Wright Matthew Wright Miscellaneous Crew, The Wright Stuff Matthew Wright went to Catholic school. He was not good at school sports, so his mother encouraged him to go to the Croydon Youth Theatre. He developed a deep and abiding love of Hawkwind when a school friend played him their 1977 compilation album "Masters of the Universe". At the age of 14 he appeared in Big Wheels and Sailor for the Children's Film Foundation...
33. Julie Stichbury Julie Stichbury Actress, Twin Town
34. Leah Jaye Leah Jaye Actress, Horat: The Sexual Learnings of America for Make Benefit Beautiful Nation of Kaksuckistan
35. Stephanie Gathercole Stephanie Gathercole Actress, Are You Being Served?
36. Emmett James Emmett James Actor, Titanic Emmett James was educated in Cambridge, England, and studied at the Strasberg Actors Studio, in London under the tutorial of Marianna Hill. He has appeared as the lead in numerous London stage productions most notably, 'Curse of the Starving Class' and E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'. Upon arriving in Los Angeles he began performing at 'A Company of Angels'...
37. Harcourt Williams Harcourt Williams Actor, Roman Holiday
38. Michael Spice Michael Spice Actor, A Countess from Hong Kong
39. Kirsty MacColl Kirsty MacColl Soundtrack, P.S. I Love You English songwriter and singer Kristy MacColl had hits with such albums as "Kite" (1989), "Titanic Days" (1994) and "Tropical Brainstorm" (2000). Her first hit as a songwriter was "They Don't Know" for Tracey Ullman in 1983. Her trademark style is a sharp wit allied to strong melodies. Her work combines these with Cuban and Brazilian rhythms...
40. Gerry Hambling Gerry Hambling Editor, In the Name of the Father
41. Elizabeth Haffenden Elizabeth Haffenden Costume Designer, Ben-Hur
42. Maclean Rogers Maclean Rogers Director, Down Among the Z Men
43. Russell Floyd Russell Floyd Actor, The Bill
44. Rohan Mehra Rohan Mehra Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
45. Jennifer Wright Jennifer Wright Actress, Tea Party
46. George Thorpe George Thorpe Actor, The Man on the Eiffel Tower
47. Ashley George Ashley George Actor, Harry Brown
48. Michael Brill Michael Brill Actor, The Abominable Snowman
49. Annie Esmond Annie Esmond Actress, Bindle Introduced
50. Irene Howard Irene Howard Casting Director, The Haunting
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