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1. Elizabeth Taylor Elizabeth Taylor Actress, Giant Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last major star, to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked on with since...
2. Stephen Fry Stephen Fry Actor, V for Vendetta Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 percent gay...
3. Ione Skye Ione Skye Actress, Say Anything...
4. Max Minghella Max Minghella Actor, The Internship Max Giorgio Choa Minghella is an English-born actor. He was born in Hampstead, London, the son of Hong Kong-born choreographer Carolyn Choa, and the late Oscar-winning, British-born director Anthony Minghella. His ancestry is half Italian, along with over one quarter Chinese, and smaller amounts of Parsee Indian...
5. Slash Slash Self, Brüno Saul Hudson, mainly known as Slash, was born on July 23, 1965, and was raised in Stoke-on-Trent. Both his parents worked in the entertainment business, his mother being a clothing designer (she did some of David Bowie's costumes) and his father being an art director for a record company. When Slash was 11 he moved with his mother to Los Angeles...
6. Julian Richings Julian Richings Actor, Man of Steel Julian Richings was born in Oxford, England, and has become a familiar figure to Canadian cinema and television audiences, appearing in over 50 films and 20 separate television series. After training in drama at the University of Exeter and touring North America with a British stage production, Mr...
7. Samantha Eggar Samantha Eggar Actress, Hercules
8. Dirk Bogarde Dirk Bogarde Actor, Death in Venice Sir Dirk Bogarde, distinguished film actor and writer, was born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde on March 28, 1921, to Ulric van den Bogaerde, the art editor of "The Times" (London) newspaper, and actress Margaret Niven in the London suburb of Hampstead. He was one of three children...
9. Michael Troughton Michael Troughton Actor, Enigma Michael Troughton was born on March 2, 1955 in Hampstead, London, England. He trained at the Unicorn Theatre in London as an acting ASM under the guidance of the artistic director Matyelok Gibbs. Following two years with Watford Palace Theatre repertory company he started a career in television. He is an actor/writer best known for his roles in TV including Testament of Youth (1979)...
10. Marianne Faithfull Marianne Faithfull Soundtrack, Thelma & Louise Daughter of Eva, the Baroness Erisso, and Major Glynn Faithfull, a WWII British spy. Recorded the first song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "As Tears Go By" (1964). Involved in a major drug scandal with Jagger, Richards and others, which ultimately turned public opinion favorably towards the 'Rolling Stones' and other rock groups...
11. James Faulkner James Faulkner Actor, Bridget Jones's Diary
12. David Troughton David Troughton Actor, Fingersmith David Troughton was born in London on 9 June 1950, the son of noted Shakespearean actor Patrick Troughton. He started his own acting career at the Unicorn Theatre for Children. His stage career has included repertory at Leeds, Manchester and Bromley, roles at the Royal Court and the National Theatre....
13. Rosalyn Landor Rosalyn Landor Actress, Bad Influence Rosalyn Landor was born in Hampstead, London, in October 1958; and was sought- after as a child actress. During her teens, she attended the Royal Ballet School for two years before completing her education at Tolworth Girls School, near Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, where she studied to A-level. After leaving school at the age of nineteen...
14. Michael Winner Michael Winner Director, Death Wish Michael Winner was interested in film at an early age, especially writing, which brought him briefly to television. He then moved into directing at age 25, and after a few comedies and vehicles for pop stars, quickly switched to more dramatic films, attaining something of a trade mark for violence - frequently working with Charles Bronson...
15. Josephine Tewson Josephine Tewson Actress, The Hound of the Baskervilles She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and has an extensive stage and TV career. She also direct plays, and has appeared on stage at London's West End. Claim to fame in America is as the bumbling, coffee-spilling neighbor Elizabeth on Keeping Up Appearances.
16. Margaret Nolan Margaret Nolan Actress, Goldfinger Today Margaret Nolan is probably best remembered for her role as 'Dink' in Goldfinger and her "Carry On..." films roles. Born in 1943 in London, Margaret Nolan had a career as a glamour model under the name of Vicki Kennedy, even posing for Playboy magazine. Entering films in 1963 in Saturday Night Out saw her catapulted into Goldfinger. Her roles in the "Carry On...
17. Verity Lambert Verity Lambert Producer, A Cry in the Dark A young Verity Lambert began her career as TV producer when given the chance to produce the new children's television sci-fi series Doctor Who in early 1963. Due to the fact this was her first job as a producer, Mervyn Pinfield was given guardian role over the series, but Verity's talents were soon recognised...
18. Sue Holderness Sue Holderness Actress, Canned Laughter
19. Nicolas Coster Nicolas Coster Actor, All My Children
20. Emma Ridley Emma Ridley Actress, Return to Oz
21. Dinah Sheridan Dinah Sheridan Actress, Genevieve Dinah Sheridan was considered the quintessential English rose. With an alertness, elegance and quiet beauty second to none, she won the hearts of war-torn England during WWII. Born Dinah Nadyejda Mec in Hampstead in 1920, her Russian father and German mother were photographers to the Royal Family, by appointment to both the Queen and Queen Mother...
22. Dusty Springfield Dusty Springfield Soundtrack, Pulp Fiction Dusty Springfield was an enormous cat lover. She left behind her twelve year old pet cat, Nicholas. She had suffered from drug and alcoholism during the seventies. She was the first person to bring the sound of Motown to England in her variety music show. She performed "Mockingbird" with Jimi Hendrix...
23. Gerry Anderson Gerry Anderson Writer, Thunderbirds
24. Michael Culver Michael Culver Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
25. Harriet Thorpe Harriet Thorpe Actress, Life Is Sweet Harriet Thorpe was born June 8, 1957. She attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama before having success in television, playing the depressed and emotionally unfit mother in The Brittas Empire, and the recurring role of Fleur, one-half of the eccentric work-colleague duo, opposite Helen Lederer. In the adored and well received British series Absolutely Fabulous.
26. Angela Down Angela Down Actress, Emma
27. Miriam Karlin Miriam Karlin Actress, A Clockwork Orange
28. Sean Barrett Sean Barrett Actor, Return to Oz
29. John Mortimer John Mortimer Writer, The Innocents John Mortimer is a prolific writer for the theatre, films (starting during World War II, when he wrote scripts for the Crown Film Unit), television and radio. He also writes fiction and was a trial attorney for more than 30 years. Arguably his most famous creation is Horace Rumpole, "barrister at law...
30. Jon English Jon English Actor, The Pirates of Penzance
31. Joanna Hole Joanna Hole Actress, Half Light Joanna Hole (Jo Hole to her friends and colleagues) has worked as an actress in theatre and television for over 35 years and in the last 10 has also been working in feature films in a wide range of character roles. Early tv success as regular 'Sally Markham' in 'Tenko' and 'Madge (tour guide) in Miss Marple - Nemesis (with Joan Hickson) led to leads in No 1 touring theatre...
32. Valerie Lush Valerie Lush Actress, Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis
33. Peter Glenville Peter Glenville Director, Becket A talented actor and distinguished stage director, Peter Glenville was the son of Shaun Glenville, the British music hall artist and noted pantomime dame. Born in London Glenville was educated at the Jesuit's Stonyhurst College where he appeared in a production of Hamlet in the 1930s where he was singled out by critics for his matinee idol looks...
34. Laurie Johnson Laurie Johnson Composer, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Prolific British composer who has written scores for over four hundred film and television series. Very much of the old school of film composers, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and his scores reflect this classical training in their complexity. The trademark Johnson sound is the unusual use of strings with interesting chord combinations in frequent use...
35. Amy Eldon Amy Eldon Producer, Dying to Tell the Story
36. Alexander Doré Alexander Doré Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
37. Hugh Wheeler Hugh Wheeler Writer, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
38. Jameela Jamil Jameela Jamil Self, Episode #1.6
39. Ronnie Taylor Ronnie Taylor Camera and Electrical Department, Star Wars Brilliant, much-respected camera operator and cinematographer, who worked for some of the biggest names in British, American and Italian Cinema. Starting out as an operator and working on many beautifully shot films throughout his career, he later served as cinematographer for Dario Argento and Richard Attenborough...
40. Amber Agha Amber Agha Actress, Song of Songs Lived in North Africa till age of 5, educated at The International School in Tanzania. Active member of Cambridge University drama scene. Approached by talent scout whilst playing Cleopatra open air at age 19 - but turned them down to complete degree. Offered "Midnights Children" (RSC) Tour 2 months out of RADA, turned it down to avoid being pigeon-holed...
41. Elizabeth Bradley Elizabeth Bradley Actress, An American Werewolf in London
42. Damon Hill Damon Hill Self, Flying Finn First at Finish
43. Kent MacKenzie Kent MacKenzie Director, The Exiles Born in London to an American father--he was the London Bureau Chief for the Associated Press--and an English mother, Kent MacKenzie began his education in the British school system, but finished his high-school education in Bronxville, NY, after his father was finally transferred back to the US. While spending a summer vacation in a camp in Maine...
44. John Betjeman John Betjeman Self, Late Flowering Love
45. Nicholas Winton Nicholas Winton Self, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
46. William Hobbs William Hobbs Miscellaneous Crew, Shakespeare in Love
47. Paul Williamson Paul Williamson Actor, Emma
48. Tony Meehan Tony Meehan Self, Wonderful to Be Young!
49. Betty Huntley-Wright Betty Huntley-Wright Actress, Gourmet Night
50. Elizabeth Goodings Elizabeth Goodings Self, The Private Dirk Bogarde: Part One
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