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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. 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...
4. 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...
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. John Castle John Castle Actor, Blow-Up
7. Steve Nicolson Steve Nicolson Actor, Johnny English
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. 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...
10. Moira Brooker Moira Brooker Actress, Frank
11. Lucy Speed Lucy Speed Actress, Shakespeare in Love
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. Derren Brown Derren Brown Self, Derren Brown: The Heist
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. James Booth James Booth Actor, Zulu
16. Sophie Wilcox Sophie Wilcox Actress, Dark Blue World
17. Leah Jaye Leah Jaye Actress, Clean on the Outside Pink on the Inside 2
18. Tana Ramsay Tana Ramsay Self, Episode #1.18
19. Roy Hudd Roy Hudd Actor, Purely Belter
20. Mick Ford Mick Ford Actor, Scum
21. Prunella Ransome Prunella Ransome Actress, Who Can Kill a Child?
22. Morris Perry Morris Perry Actor, The Debt
23. Simon Prebble Simon Prebble Actor, As the World Turns
24. Russell Floyd Russell Floyd Actor, 288
25. Pamela Cundell Pamela Cundell Actress, A Fantastic Fear of Everything
26. Brian Clemens Brian Clemens Writer, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
27. Matthew Wright Matthew Wright Self, Episode #20.99 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...
28. Roy Boyd Roy Boyd Actor, The Omen
29. Mavis Pugh Mavis Pugh Actress, The Kipper and the Corpse
30. Harcourt Williams Harcourt Williams Actor, Roman Holiday
31. Lucy Porter Lucy Porter Self, Episode #1.6
32. 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...
33. Peter Ling Peter Ling Writer, Episode #1.3831
34. Ben Haenow Ben Haenow Self, Live Show 1 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"...
35. Stuart Saunders Stuart Saunders Actor, Octopussy
36. Rohan Mehra Rohan Mehra Miscellaneous Crew, Hot Fuzz
37. 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...
38. Gerry Hambling Gerry Hambling Editor, In the Name of the Father
39. Julie Stichbury Julie Stichbury Actress, Twin Town
40. 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'...
41. Rebecca McCarthy Rebecca McCarthy Actress, It Ain't Over
42. Simon Flynn Simon Flynn Actor, Grave Tales
43. Irene Howard Irene Howard Casting Director, The Haunting
44. Jennifer Wright Jennifer Wright Actress, Tarnish on a Golden Boy
45. 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.
46. Michael Brill Michael Brill Actor, The Abominable Snowman
47. Hamlyn Benson Hamlyn Benson Actor, The Rivals
48. Lois Penson Lois Penson Actress, The Old Campaigner
49. Eric Spear Eric Spear Music Department, Play Up the Band
50. Tracey Emin Tracey Emin Self, Tracey Emin
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