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1. Iain Glen Iain Glen Actor, Game of Thrones Iain Glen is a Scottish actor, he was born on June 24, 1961 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys (now co-educational), followed by the University of Aberdeen. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where he was the winner of the Bancroft Gold Medal...
2. Sean Connery Sean Connery Actor, Dr. No Thomas Sean Connery was born on August 25, 1930 in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. His mother, Euphamia McBain (Maclean), was a cleaning lady, and his father, Joseph Connery, was a factory worker and truck driver. He also has a brother named Neil Connery, who works as a plasterer in Edinburgh. He is of Irish and Scottish descent...
3. Emun Elliott Emun Elliott Actor, Prometheus
4. Georgia King Georgia King Actress, One Day
5. Ewen Bremner Ewen Bremner Actor, Trainspotting
6. Lindsay Duncan Lindsay Duncan Actress, About Time
7. Mark Bonnar Mark Bonnar Actor, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
8. Chloe Pirrie Chloe Pirrie Actress, Shell
9. Ken Stott Ken Stott Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
10. Colm McCarthy Colm McCarthy Director, Outcast Colm McCarthy is a director best known for his work on Peaky Blinders, Sherlock and Endeavour. He was born in Edinburgh and has lived there as well as in Dublin and London. He is happily married and plays a grand total of eight musical instruments all appallingly badly. He did not formally train in film making...
11. Nicholas Rowe Nicholas Rowe Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Speaks fluent Spanish, French and Portugese. Lives in London. Attended Bristol University (BA in Hispanic Studies). Has appeared in numerous British plays and television programs. Most recognized by Americans as Sherlock Holmes in Young Sherlock Holmes. The son of a member of Parliament. Lived with Lou Gish for six years until her death in February, 2006.
12. Shirley Manson Shirley Manson Composer, Garbage
13. Ian Richardson Ian Richardson Actor, Dark City A classical actor (and founding member in 1960 of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Richardson earned international fame as the villainous Francis Urquart in the BBC television trilogy, "House of Cards." Uttered in a cut-glass accent, the Machiavellian Prime Minister's sly "You might well think that ...
14. Claire Goose Claire Goose Actress, Casualty Claire Goose was born in Edinburgh and lived there till she was two and a half. She grew up in Norfolk. Her parents are mother, Joy, and father, David, who is a GP in Kings Lynn and has also looked after the Royals. Claire also has an elder sister, Caroline, a nursery nurse, and an elder brother, Duncan...
15. Eunice Olumide Eunice Olumide Actress, World War Z Scottish supermodel and actress Eunice Olumide has appeared in both short and feature films including BAFTA Nominated Middleman, as well as on television and in advertising campaigns worldwide. This fresh face is known for her versatility across a variety of genres including action, drama and comedy roles...
16. Greg McHugh Greg McHugh Actor, Fresh Meat
17. Sara Stewart Sara Stewart Actress, Batman Begins Sara was born and raised in Edinburgh Scotland. After spending some time in England, she trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama in London, and made London her home. Her work has been diverse, ranging from classical tragic heroines like "Natalya Petrovna" in Turgenyev's "Month in the Country"...
18. Jamie Sives Jamie Sives Actor, Rush
19. Alastair Duncan Alastair Duncan Actor, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Talented British actor Alastair Duncan was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK in 1958. He debuted in TV film The Hounds of the Baskervilles (1988), opposite Jeremy Brett playing Sherlock Holmes. He did some feature films and made a guest appearance in few TV series, until he made a small breakout in low-budget...
20. David Elliot David Elliot Actor, Kilo Two Bravo David Elliot was born on July 27, 1981 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He won the BAFTA Scotland Award in 2015- for Best Actor in Film, beating Robert Carlyle and David Tennant to the prize. David started his acting career on stage, going on to tour all over the UK with multi-award-winning shows such as 'Decky Does A Bronco'...
21. Ian Charleson Ian Charleson Actor, Gandhi Being born and raised in Edinburgh, Charleson attended the Royal High School and then went on to attend Edinburgh University. He initially studied architecture but switched to an MA degree after cultivating an interest in acting. He won a place at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art after graduating from Edinburgh.
22. Frieda Inescort Frieda Inescort Actress, The Letter Tall, dark and regal Frieda Inescort's placid loveliness and dignified patrician features bode her well in Hollywood during the late 30s and 40s. Born on June 29, 1901, in Edinburgh, Scotland, the stage-established actress didn't arrive in Hollywood until age 34 (then considered too late for leading...
23. Dario Franchitti Dario Franchitti Self, Maxim Supercars
24. Irvine Welsh Irvine Welsh Writer, Trainspotting Welsh's books have made him a cult figure within the writing world since the 1990s. Several of his books have become best sellers and all have a mixture of comedy, drama and hard-hitting issues...the best-known being Trainspotting which was made into a box-office smash worldwide at the movies in 1996...
25. Alastair Sim Alastair Sim Actor, A Christmas Carol The son of Alexander Sim JP and Isabella McIntyre, Alastair Sim was educated in Edinburgh. Always interested in language (especially the spoken word) he became the Fulton Lecturer in Elocution at New College, Edinburgh University from 1925 until 1930. He was invited back and became the Rector of Edinburgh University (1948 - 1951)...
26. Hannah Gordon Hannah Gordon Actress, The Elephant Man
27. Robert Cavanah Robert Cavanah Actor, Sahara
28. Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle Writer, Sherlock Holmes
29. Gary Dubin Gary Dubin Actor, The AristoCats
30. Finlay Currie Finlay Currie Actor, Ben-Hur Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice and somewhat authoritarian demeanor...
31. Graham Crowden Graham Crowden Actor, Waiting for God The imposing Scottish character actor Graham Crowden was one of the most recognizable and reliable British screen actors who worked for over half a century. He was the third of four children of a Scottish Presbyterian classics teacher. His first job was in a tannery in Edinburgh. He joined the Royal Scots Youth Battalion in 1940...
32. Anthony Dawson Anthony Dawson Actor, Dr. No Long-faced, emaciated-looking character actor with a thin mustache and an impeccable English accent, Anthony Dawson was typecast in a variety of villainous roles in the 1950s and 1960s. He was born Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Ida Violet (Kittel) and Eric Francis Dawson...
33. Madeleine Worrall Madeleine Worrall Actress, Paddington
34. Neil Connery Neil Connery Actor, Operation Kid Brother Neil Niren Connery (born January 1, 1938 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom) is a now retired Scottish actor who is the brother of the actor Sean Connery and the uncle of Jason Connery. He appeared in a few films during the late 1960s and then left to run a business in Glasgow. Neil is known for his role in the movie MD Experiment 508 Operation Kid Brother A.K.A...
35. Ronnie Corbett Ronnie Corbett Self, The Two Ronnies Ronnie Corbett began his successful show business career in the early 1950s. Amongst many other things he performed on stage with Danny La Rue in a cacophony of well received variety and cabaret shows. It was whilst performing in these shows that Corbett attracted the attention of several top TV producers and executives who were impressed with his abilities as a stand up comedian...
36. Colin Buchanan Colin Buchanan Actor, Dalziel and Pascoe
37. Rona Anderson Rona Anderson Actress, A Christmas Carol
38. Tony Blair Tony Blair Self, CBS News Special Report: Joint News Conference
39. Valerie Edmond Valerie Edmond Actress, Saving Grace
40. Frances Grey Frances Grey Actress, Messiah: The Promise
41. Jamie Michie Jamie Michie Actor, In the Heart of the Sea
42. Sarah Crowden Sarah Crowden Actress, Brideshead Revisited Sarah Crowden is a British character actress who works extensively on film, television, and in the theatre, and who has appeared in over 50 television commercials for the UK, US and Europe. She is also a writer, has reviewed books for The Lady, TLS, The Observer and Literary Review amongst others, and contributes regularly to the literary quarterly Slightly Foxed...
43. Don Burnett Don Burnett Actor, Northwest Passage
44. Brigit Forsyth Brigit Forsyth Actress, The Practice
45. Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson Writer, Treasure Planet
46. Donald Cammell Donald Cammell Director, Performance British director Donald Cammell, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1934, came from a wealthy shipbuilding family. He began his career as a painter and by the mid-'60s was celebrated among the "Swinging London" crowd. He made his foray into the film industry when he wrote the script for The Touchables...
47. Natalie Sutherland Natalie Sutherland Actress, Confessions of a Hollywood Bartender Natalie Sutherland was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is the daughter of British actress & director Althea Dando and Mr John Sutherland. Starting in the theatre, Natalie's mother was directing a show, when one of the young girls couldn't perform at the last minute. Ms. Dando asked her daughter to step in for that night's performance...
48. Michael Gove Michael Gove Self, Late Review
49. Paul Gerstenberger Paul Gerstenberger Writer, House of Anubis
50. Grant Kirkhope Grant Kirkhope Composer, Viva Piñata Grant was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the age of 5, he moved to England and spent the rest of his childhood there. He attended The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, majoring in Trumpet.He obtained the qualifications G.R.N.C.M and P.P.R.N.C.M. He spent the next ten years playing in many different bands ranging from rock to soul/funk, and was a session player...
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