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1. Iain Glen Iain Glen Actor, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Iain Glen is a Scottish actor, who 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 Sean Connery is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983. In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His film career also includes such films as Marnie, The Name of the Rose, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen...
3. Louise Linton Louise Linton Actress, Lions for Lambs Louise Linton was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and attended St. George's School for Girls and then Fettes College, a boarding school in the heart of the Capital. As a young girl, she began professional training as an actress at The Edinburgh Drama Academy. She later trained with a private coach from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts from which she acquired her certificate with Honors...
4. Ewen Bremner Ewen Bremner Actor, Trainspotting Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Ewen Bremner has worked with many of the most respected directors in world cinema, including Danny Boyle, Mike Leigh, Ridley Scott, Joon-Ho Bong, Werner Herzog and Woody Allen. Ewen has established himself by creating unique characters in critically acclaimed films, as well as going toe to toe with many of Hollywood's biggest stars...
5. Georgia King Georgia King Actress, One Day
6. Emun Elliott Emun Elliott Actor, Prometheus
7. Lindsay Duncan Lindsay Duncan Actress, About Time
8. 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"...
9. Lewis MacDougall Lewis MacDougall Actor, A Monster Calls Lewis MacDougall is a Scottish film actor. He is best known for A Monster Calls (2016), and Pan (2015). MacDougall was brought up in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father is a retired banker. His mother died in 2013, shortly before filming of A Monster Calls, from multiple sclerosis. He made his film debut in Pan (2015).
10. Mark Bonnar Mark Bonnar Actor, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
11. Chloe Pirrie Chloe Pirrie Actress, Youth
12. 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...
13. Nicholas Rowe Nicholas Rowe Actor, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Speaks fluent Spanish and French. 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.
14. Ken Stott Ken Stott Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
15. Jamie Michie Jamie Michie Actor, In the Heart of the Sea
16. Jamie Sives Jamie Sives Actor, Rush
17. 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 ...
18. Shirley Manson Shirley Manson Actress, Love & Other Drugs
19. Greg McHugh Greg McHugh Actor, Fresh Meat
20. Ian Hanmore Ian Hanmore Actor, Game of Thrones Ian Hanmore is an Edinburgh born actor best known for playing the warlock, Pyat Pree, in Season 2 of "Game of Thrones" and Father Angelo in the Doctor Who episode "Tooth and Claw". More recently he played Denis Lamb in the mini series, "The Game", John Kempt in "The Syndicate", Father Anselm in "Outlander" and Robert MacDonald in "Muncie"
21. Colm McCarthy Colm McCarthy Director, The Girl with All the Gifts 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...
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. Hannah Gordon Hannah Gordon Actress, The Elephant Man
25. 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...
26. Dario Franchitti Dario Franchitti Self, Maxim Supercars
27. Alastair Sim Alastair Sim Actor, A Christmas Carol He came to acting late being 30 when he started acting on the London stage and 35 when he made his film debut. In the late 30's he was inclined towards the sinister with such films as 'The Terror'(38) although he also appeared in the Crazy Gang's 'Alf's Button Afloat' (38) and with Jesse Matthews in 'Climbing High'(39)...
28. 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.
29. Robert Cavanah Robert Cavanah Actor, Sahara
30. 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...
31. Frances Grey Frances Grey Actress, Messiah: The Promise
32. Quinn O'Hara Quinn O'Hara Actress, In the Year 2889
33. Neil Connery Neil Connery Actor, Operation Kid Brother Neil Connery is a retired Scottish actor and the younger brother of actor Sean Connery. Connery's film debut was in Operation Kid Brother, a James Bond-inspired film. It became known for having a number of the original James Bond series actors appearing as similar characters. Most of his life, he worked as a plasterer.
34. 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...
35. Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle Writer, Sherlock Holmes
36. 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...
37. Madeleine Worrall Madeleine Worrall Actress, Paddington
38. Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson Writer, Treasure Planet
39. Colin Buchanan Colin Buchanan Actor, Dalziel and Pascoe
40. 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'...
41. Hugh McDermott Hugh McDermott Actor, Devil Girl from Mars
42. Brigit Forsyth Brigit Forsyth Actress, The Practice
43. June Watson June Watson Actress, 102 Dalmatians
44. Frank Gilhooley Frank Gilhooley Actor, Due Justice Frank Gilhooley grew up in the mining town of Loanhead in central Scotland. Having never dreamed of becoming an actor, he trained as a Landscape contractor starting his own business in the early nineties. Married since 1993 to childhood sweetheart Angela, who even went to the same primary school & high school as Frank, and grew up just around the corner...
45. Isobel Black Isobel Black Actress, 10 Rillington Place
46. Valerie Edmond Valerie Edmond Actress, Saving Grace
47. Duncan Duff Duncan Duff Actor, Wild Target
48. 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...
49. 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...
50. 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...
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