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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. 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...
3. Lucy Speed Lucy Speed Actress, EastEnders
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. Derren Brown Derren Brown Producer, Derren Brown: The Heist
8. Moira Brooker Moira Brooker Actress, Frank
9. John Castle John Castle Actor, Blow-Up
10. Mick Ford Mick Ford Actor, Scum
11. James Booth James Booth Actor, Zulu
12. 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...
13. Cynthia Cleese Cynthia Cleese Actress, A Fish Called Wanda
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. Steve Nicolson Steve Nicolson Actor, Johnny English
16. Sophie Wilcox Sophie Wilcox Actress, Dark Blue World
17. Roy Hudd Roy Hudd Self, Movie Memories
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. Tana Ramsay Tana Ramsay Self, Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Christmas
21. 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...
22. Pamela Cundell Pamela Cundell Actress, A Fantastic Fear of Everything
23. Mavis Pugh Mavis Pugh Actress, You Rang, M'Lord?
24. Brian Clemens Brian Clemens Writer, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
25. 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...
26. Simon Prebble Simon Prebble Actor, As the World Turns
27. Lucy Porter Lucy Porter Self, Clive Dunn: A Tribute
28. Harcourt Williams Harcourt Williams Actor, Roman Holiday
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. Roy Boyd Roy Boyd Actor, The Omen
31. 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...
32. Christopher Sandford Christopher Sandford Actor, Deep End
33. 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'...
34. Russell Floyd Russell Floyd Actor, The Bill
35. Stuart Saunders Stuart Saunders Actor, Octopussy
36. Stephen La Rivière Stephen La Rivière Director, Filmed in Supermarionation
37. Simon Flynn Simon Flynn Actor, Contractor 014352
38. Julie Stichbury Julie Stichbury Actress, Twin Town
39. Basil Dean Basil Dean Producer, 21 Days Together Basil Dean first appeared as an actor on the British stage in 1906. He soon switched careers and began writing and directing plays. Turning to the film industry, he became a producer and director in 1928; many of the films he produced and directed were based on his own stage plays.
40. Dane Bowers Dane Bowers Self, TV Hits Awards 1999
41. Arthur Denton Arthur Denton Actor, Passport to Pimlico
42. Tracey Emin Tracey Emin Self, Art Shock: What Price Art? By Tracey Emin
43. Gerry Hambling Gerry Hambling Editor, In the Name of the Father
44. Annie Esmond Annie Esmond Actress, Bindle Introduced
45. Anne Iddon Anne Iddon Actress, Little Women
46. George Thorpe George Thorpe Actor, The Man on the Eiffel Tower
47. Jennifer Wright Jennifer Wright Actress, You're a Long Time Dead
48. Peter Ling Peter Ling Writer, Crossroads
49. Harry Forrester Harry Forrester Actor, The Gathering
50. Rohan Mehra Rohan Mehra Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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