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1. Georgia King Georgia King Actress, One Day
2. Sean Connery Sean Connery Actor, Dr. No 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. Iain Glen Iain Glen Actor, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider 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...
4. Lindsay Duncan Lindsay Duncan Actress, About Time
5. Emun Elliott Emun Elliott Actor, Prometheus
6. Ewen Bremner Ewen Bremner Actor, Trainspotting
7. Ken Stott Ken Stott Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
8. Mark Bonnar Mark Bonnar Actor, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
9. 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...
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. Chloe Pirrie Chloe Pirrie Actress, Shell
12. 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 ...
13. 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"...
14. Greg McHugh Greg McHugh Actor, Fresh Meat
15. Shirley Manson Shirley Manson Composer, Garbage
16. 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...
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. 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...
19. 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...
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. 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...
22. Gary Dubin Gary Dubin Actor, The AristoCats
23. 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)...
24. Dario Franchitti Dario Franchitti Self, Maxim Supercars
25. 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...
26. 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...
27. Robert Cavanah Robert Cavanah Actor, Sahara
28. Hannah Gordon Hannah Gordon Actress, The Elephant Man
29. Frances Grey Frances Grey Actress, Messiah: The Promise
30. Jamie Sives Jamie Sives Actor, Rush
31. 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...
32. Colin Buchanan Colin Buchanan Actor, Dalziel and Pascoe
33. Brigit Forsyth Brigit Forsyth Actress, The Practice
34. Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle Writer, Sherlock Holmes
35. 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...
36. Don Burnett Don Burnett Actor, Northwest Passage
37. Quinn O'Hara Quinn O'Hara Actress, In the Year 2889
38. 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...
39. 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...
40. Jamie Michie Jamie Michie Actor, In the Heart of the Sea
41. Valerie Edmond Valerie Edmond Actress, Saving Grace
42. 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...
43. Duncan Duff Duncan Duff Actor, Wild Target
44. 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...
45. Madeleine Worrall Madeleine Worrall Actress, Paddington
46. Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson Writer, Treasure Planet
47. Gail Porter Gail Porter Self, The Wright Stuff Gail Porter was born on March 23, 1971 at 7 p.m. at Simpson's Memorial Hospital in Edinburgh. She excelled in exams at school with the exception of her Accountancy Higher which, in a rare lapse of concentration, she failed because she bunked off the exam to go to the beach. She enrolled in a HND at film school at 18...
48. Rona Anderson Rona Anderson Actress, A Christmas Carol
49. Christopher Downie Christopher Downie Director, How to Survive a Vampire Attack
50. 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...
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