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1. Iain Glen Iain Glen Actor, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Iain Glen 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. He has appeared onstage as "Macbeth" (Tron Theatre)...
2. Sean Connery Sean Connery Actor, Dr. No Thomas Sean Connery was born on August 25, 1930 in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. His mother, Euphamia C. 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. Before going into acting...
3. Ken Stott Ken Stott Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
4. Ewen Bremner Ewen Bremner Actor, Trainspotting
5. Georgia King Georgia King Actress, One Day
6. Lindsay Duncan Lindsay Duncan Actress, About Time
7. 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 ...
8. Claire Goose Claire Goose Actress, Secret Smile Claire Goose was born in Edinburgh and lived there till she was 2 and a half, in a little village called Clarewood. 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...
9. Jamie Sives Jamie Sives Actor, Rush
10. 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.
11. 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...
12. Mark Bonnar Mark Bonnar Actor, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
13. Shirley Manson Shirley Manson Self, Garbage
14. Dario Franchitti Dario Franchitti Self, Maxim's Supercars
15. Sara Stewart Sara Stewart Actress, Batman Begins Sara was born in Edinburgh Scotland, to American parents. After spending some time in the US, she trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama, 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"...
16. Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle Writer, Sherlock Holmes
17. Ian Charleson Ian Charleson Actor, Gandhi He was the son of a printer and sang soprano as a boy. Raised in Edinburgh, he attended the Royal High School and Edinburgh University, both on scholarship. He was a member of the Edinburgh University Drama Society as an actor, singer, and director, and even worked with costumes. Next, he went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)...
18. Robert Cavanah Robert Cavanah Actor, Sahara
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. Graham Crowden Graham Crowden Actor, Out of Africa
21. Greg McHugh Greg McHugh Actor, Gary's War
22. 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...
23. Adrienne Corri Adrienne Corri Actress, A Clockwork Orange Born and raised in Scotland by Italian parents, Adrienne Corri attended the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts in London as a teenager and then appeared on both the English and American stage. While still a teenager, she made her film debut in Naughty Arlette. One of her most memorable film performances...
24. 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...
25. Ronnie Corbett Ronnie Corbett Actor, Fierce Creatures 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...
26. 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)...
27. Colin Buchanan Colin Buchanan Actor, The Pale Horse
28. Hannah Gordon Hannah Gordon Actress, The Elephant Man
29. Gary Dubin Gary Dubin Actor, The AristoCats
30. Jamie Michie Jamie Michie Actor, The Selfish Giant
31. 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. The Edinburgh-born Dawson made his greatest impact in the Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder. He was excellent as Lesgate...
32. Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson Writer, Treasure Planet
33. Chloe Pirrie Chloe Pirrie Actress, Shell
34. Brigit Forsyth Brigit Forsyth Actress, The Likely Lads
35. Frances Grey Frances Grey Actress, Messiah: The Promise
36. Valerie Edmond Valerie Edmond Actress, Saving Grace
37. Scott Cleverdon Scott Cleverdon Actor, Goya's Ghosts Scott was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. Leaving there at age 19 he trained in Glasgow's Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. A quick move to London followed with many appearances in TV and Film. On 1993 Central TV show "Sharpe" he met Spanish Assumpta Serna who would become his wife the next year...
38. Colm McCarthy Colm McCarthy Director, The Sign of Three
39. Tony Blair Tony Blair Self, Tony Blair/Mavis Staples/Jeff Tweedy
40. Christopher Downie Christopher Downie Director, Terminator 2
41. Natalie Sutherland Natalie Sutherland Actress, Birth Rite 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...
42. Benjamin Davies Benjamin Davies Actor, Fast & Furious 6 Benjamin Davies is a versatile British actor who appears alongside Vin Diesel and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in "Fast and the Furious Six". He was born in Edinburgh Scotland on September 19, 1980 to Welsh parents. He went on to live in various parts of England. When he was 17 he gained entry to the prestigious Drama Centre London...
43. David Elliot David Elliot Actor, Bucket
44. Duncan Duff Duncan Duff Actor, Wild Target
45. Neil Connery Neil Connery Actor, Operation Kid Brother
46. John Mackenzie John Mackenzie Director, The Long Good Friday A solid and reliable filmmaker with frequent flairs of brilliance, Mackenzie gave up a career in acting because of a desire to control what he was doing. He assisted Ken Loach on his classic early TV plays such as Cathy Come Home, which inspired him and gave him the best training a TV director could dream of...
47. Jamie Brittain Jamie Brittain Writer, Skins
48. Ernest Torrence Ernest Torrence Actor, Steamboat Bill, Jr. He was the man you loved to hiss. This towering (6' 4"), highly imposing character star with cold, hollow, beady eyes and a huge, protruding snout would go on to become one of the silent screen's finest arch villains. Born Ernest Thayson Torrence-Thompson on June 26, 1878, in Edinburgh, Scotland, he was...
49. Paul Young Paul Young Actor, Mad Max
50. Christopher Flockton Christopher Flockton Actor, The Boondock Saints
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