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1. Jameela Jamil Jameela Jamil Actress, The Good Place Jameela Jamil is an English born actress, writer, DJ, model and radio host. She was discovered at 22 years old when she was teaching English in London, UK. Her first job in media was a main host on T4, the UK's leading youth entertainment show where she made a name for herself interviewing famous actors and musicians...
2. Max Minghella Max Minghella Actor, Agora Max Giorgio Choa Minghella is an English-born actor and filmmaker. He was born in Hampstead, London, England, the son of choreographer Carolyn Choa and the late Oscar-winning director Anthony Minghella. He is the brother of Hannah Minghella, who has also worked in film. Minghella is a former member of the National Youth Theatre. He attended Columbia University (2005-2009)...
3. 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...
4. Ione Skye Ione Skye Actress, Say Anything...
5. Stephen Fry Stephen Fry Self, QI 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...
6. Julian Richings Julian Richings Actor, Cube 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. James Faulkner James Faulkner Actor, Da Vinci's Demons
8. 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...
9. Nicolas Coster Nicolas Coster Actor, Santa Barbara
10. 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...
11. Samantha Eggar Samantha Eggar Actress, Hercules
12. David Troughton David Troughton Actor, Fingersmith David Troughton was born in London on 9 June 1950, the son of noted Shakespearean actor (and future Doctor Who) 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. 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...
14. 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...
15. John Schlesinger John Schlesinger Director, Midnight Cowboy Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger, who was born in London, on February 16, 1926, was the eldest child in a solidly middle-class Jewish family. Berbard Schlesinger, his father, was a pediatrician, and his mother, Winifred, was a musician. He served in the Army in the Far East during World War II...
16. Harriet Thorpe Harriet Thorpe Actress, The Brittas Empire 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.
17. Josephine Tewson Josephine Tewson Actress, Keeping Up Appearances An English stage and television actress. She is best known for her roles in British television sitcoms, such as Elizabeth in Keeping Up Appearances (1990-95) and Miss Davenport in Last of the Summer Wine (2003-10). Tewson was born in Hampstead, London, England in 1931. Her father, William, was a professional musician and played the double bass in the BBC Symphony Orchestra; her mother...
18. Marianne Faithfull Marianne Faithfull Soundtrack, The City of Lost Children 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...
19. Michael Culver Michael Culver Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
20. Michael Winner Michael Winner Director, Death Wish Winner was an only child, born in Hampstead, London, England, to Helen (née Zlota) and George Joseph Winner (1910-1975), a company director. His family was Jewish; his mother was Polish and his father of Russian extraction. Following his father's death, Winner's mother gambled recklessly and sold art and furniture worth around £10m at the time...
21. Anna Wintour Anna Wintour Self, The September Issue Anna Wintour was born in Hampstead, London, England, the daughter of an American mother, Eleanor Trego (Baker), and an English father, Charles Wintour, former Editor of the Evening Standard. She is from an upper-class family, with many prominent ancestors. She started her career in 1970, working in the fashion department at Harpers & Queen in London...
22. Amber Aga Amber Aga 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...
23. Ellie Patrikios Ellie Patrikios Actress, Snowfall Ellie Vivienne Athanasia Patrikios is a bilingual British and Greek Actress. She was born in London, and raised on the island of Kefalonia from her father's side, in which she attended a Greek school, learning everything in Greek. She began learning the Piano at 6 years old, and developed a pure love for the arts that nothing else could suffice...
24. Emma Ridley Emma Ridley Actress, Return to Oz
25. Anthony Hickox Anthony Hickox Director, Waxwork Anthony (Tony), started as a club promoter in London in the early eighties and financed his first short 'rock-a-bye baby' by holding an event at Le'quipe Anglaise, where all the door money went to finance the film. In fact, when it was finished it was the clubs owner Shariffi who showed it to producer Micheal White (Rocky horror show) who was so impressed...
26. Sean Barrett Sean Barrett Actor, Return to Oz
27. Charles De'Ath Charles De'Ath Actor, I.D. Charles Lawrence De'Ath was born on 24th May 1968 in London to the BBC producer and columnist Wilfred De'Ath and his wife Erica and has an older sister Emma, an executive producer for the BBC's Open University programme. From 1979 to 1984 Charles attended Woolverstone Hall School in Suffolk before training as an actor at Arts Educational...
28. Dusty Springfield Dusty Springfield Soundtrack, Pulp Fiction Dusty Springfield has been acknowledged around the world as the best female soul singer that Britain ever produced. With her oddly erotic, throaty voice, she racked up a string of hits from the 1960s onwards. Born in London to Irish parents, Dusty grew up in and around London. Her early work included an all-girl trio...
29. Sue Holderness Sue Holderness Actress, The Green Green Grass
30. Henry Douthwaite Henry Douthwaite Actor, Off Piste
31. Michael Troughton Michael Troughton Actor, The New Statesman 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)...
32. Gerry Anderson Gerry Anderson Writer, Thunderbirds
33. Chris Corbould Chris Corbould Special Effects, The Dark Knight
34. Adrienne Posta Adrienne Posta Actress, 64 Zoo Lane
35. 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...
36. Angela Down Angela Down Actress, Emma
37. Jemma Churchill Jemma Churchill Actress, Call the Midwife Jemma began acting at the renowned Royal Court Youth Theatre in London in the 70's, working with Danny Boyle, Katrin Cartlidge, Simon Curtis amongst many others. She then went on to train at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and left to play a small part in Mai Zeterrling's borstal girl feature film Scrubbers...
38. Miriam Karlin Miriam Karlin Actress, A Clockwork Orange
39. Jessica Benton Jessica Benton Actress, The Onedin Line
40. Verity Lambert Verity Lambert Producer, Eldorado 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...
41. Katharine Levy Katharine Levy Actress, The Watcher in the Woods
42. 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...
43. Penny Brahms Penny Brahms Actress, 2001: A Space Odyssey
44. 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...
45. Jon English Jon English Actor, All Together Now
46. Valerie Lush Valerie Lush Actress, And Mother Makes Three
47. Jess Glynne Jess Glynne Soundtrack, Bridget Jones's Baby
48. 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...
49. Ronnie Taylor Ronnie Taylor Camera and Electrical Department, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 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...
50. Sally Walsh Sally Walsh Actress, The Curse of Frankenstein
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