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1. Dan Stevens Dan Stevens Actor, The Fifth Estate 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 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. 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...
4. Edward Woodward Edward Woodward Actor, The Wicker Man 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. 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...
6. 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...
7. John Castle John Castle Actor, Blow-Up
8. Kellie Shirley Kellie Shirley Actress, Venus 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...
9. Moira Brooker Moira Brooker Actress, Frank
10. 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...
11. James Booth James Booth Actor, Zulu
12. Derren Brown Derren Brown Self, Derren Brown: The Heist
13. Leah Jaye Leah Jaye Actress, Horat: The Sexual Learnings of America for Make Benefit Beautiful Nation of Kaksuckistan
14. Lucy Speed Lucy Speed Actress, Shakespeare in Love
15. Sophie Wilcox Sophie Wilcox Actress, Dark Blue World
16. Prunella Ransome Prunella Ransome Actress, Island of the Damned
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. Roy Hudd Roy Hudd Actor, Purely Belter
19. Mick Ford Mick Ford Actor, Scum
20. Brian Clemens Brian Clemens Writer, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
21. Mavis Pugh Mavis Pugh Actress, The Kipper and the Corpse
22. Pamela Cundell Pamela Cundell Actress, A Fantastic Fear of Everything
23. Steve Nicolson Steve Nicolson Actor, Johnny English
24. Julie Stichbury Julie Stichbury Actress, Twin Town
25. Simon Prebble Simon Prebble Actor, As the World Turns
26. Tana Ramsay Tana Ramsay Self, Episode #1.18
27. Roy Boyd Roy Boyd Actor, The Omen
28. Matthew Wright Matthew Wright Self, Episode #20.75 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...
29. Harcourt Williams Harcourt Williams Actor, Roman Holiday
30. Lucy Porter Lucy Porter Self, Episode #1.6
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. Ashley George Ashley George Actor, Harry Brown
33. Rebecca McCarthy Rebecca McCarthy Actress, It Ain't Over
34. Russell Floyd Russell Floyd Actor, 288
35. Sonia Graham Sonia Graham Actress, Cup Fever 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, and the principal girl in the Players Theatre pantomime Beauty and the Beast...
36. Gerry Hambling Gerry Hambling Editor, In the Name of the Father
37. Tracey Emin Tracey Emin Self, Tracey Emin
38. 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.
39. Harry Forrester Harry Forrester Actor, The Gathering
40. Irene Howard Irene Howard Casting Director, The Haunting
41. Ben Haenow Ben Haenow Self, Live Final Results Ben Haenow was born on 6 January 1985 in Croydon, England to parents Mick and Rosanna Haenow. He has an older brother named Alex. Their parents split when Ben was four years old, forcing his mother to work three jobs to make ends meet. When he was 14 years old, Ben suffered depression and drank a bottle of vodka a day until he was "sick and paralytic"...
42. 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'...
43. Elizabeth Haffenden Elizabeth Haffenden Costume Designer, Ben-Hur
44. Simon Flynn Simon Flynn Actor, Grave Tales
45. Wilfred Downing Wilfred Downing Actor, Lo! The Poor Indian
46. Sonny Felman Sonny Felman Actor, 6,000 Miles from Hollywood Sonny Faiz was born in Croydon, South East London, UK in 1970. Sonny was a regular play actor at a young age at high school. Emigrating to Australia in the late 80's, he joined Sydney Rock group Sipstrassi in 1992 prior to managing a David Bowie cover band in 1995 and forming his own solo work at the time...
47. Robert Henderson-Bland Robert Henderson-Bland Actor, From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth
48. Danny Stewart Danny Stewart Actor, A Long Time Gone
49. Lois Penson Lois Penson Actress, The Old Campaigner
50. Mike Spence Mike Spence Transportation Department, Grand Prix Spence, born in England contracted polio as a child, but overcame it and later served a stint in the British Army. After his discharge, Spence pursued a childhood dream of racing cars and he started club racing in England. He entered Formula 1 in 1963 and did reasonably well for the next several years...
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