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1. Asa Butterfield Asa Butterfield Actor, Hugo Asa Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in films...
2. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Actor, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Born and raised in London, England, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje began his career as a model in Milan. He graduated with a masters degree in Law from London's prestigious Kings College, before moving to Los Angeles to make the transition to acting. Fluent in several languages, including English, Italian...
3. Emily Watson Emily Watson Actress, Corpse Bride Emily Watson was born and raised in London, the daughter of Katharine (Venables), an English teacher, and Richard Watson, an architect. After a self-described sheltered upbringing, Watson attended university for three years in Bristol, studying English literature. She applied to drama school and was rejected on her first attempt...
4. Nina Sosanya Nina Sosanya Actress, Love Actually Born in London, with a Nigerian father, Nina trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, and gained A-levels in Performing Arts. Soon she was appearing as Desdemona in "Othello", Olivia in "Twelfth Night" and Hermia in "A Midsummer Night's Dream", along with the title role in "Educating Rita"...
5. Roger Lloyd Pack Roger Lloyd Pack Actor, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire A superbly versatile character actor of lugubrious countenance and strong physical presence, Roger was the son of Charles Lloyd Pack, a small-part supporting player in Hammer horror films of the '50s and '60s. Roger was educated at Bedales, a prestigious co-educational school in Hampshire, noted for a laid-back approach and a pronounced emphasis towards arts...
6. Charlie Rowe Charlie Rowe Actor, Never Let Me Go
7. Alan Parker Alan Parker Director, Evita Prior to moving into film, Alan was noted as one of London's most talented advertising copywriters. He worked for the Collet Dickinson Pearce (CDP) ad agency in the 1960's and early 1970's, and began directing his own tvc scripts in their basement. Formed a partnership with David Puttnam as his producer (Puttnam had been a photographers' agent)...
8. Martin Kemp Martin Kemp Actor, EastEnders
9. Valerie Leon Valerie Leon Actress, The Spy Who Loved Me Not just another tall, beautiful brunette, Valerie Leon had extensive experience in the British theater and in television and films - and not just as a sexpot - before she became a fixture in the "Carry On" series, appearing in seven of them. In addition to comedy, she also excelled in horror pictures...
10. Gary Kemp Gary Kemp Soundtrack, Crazy, Stupid, Love. Gary Kemp was born in Islington, London in October 1959. On his 10th birthday, he got his first guitar from his parents. In the 70s, he and his younger brother, Martin Kemp, went to learn drama at Anna Scher's acting school. Then, in 1978, Gary Kemp formed "The Makers". After Richard Miller left...
11. Kenneth Connor Kenneth Connor Actor, 'Allo 'Allo! The son of a naval officer who ran what were called "concert parties", Kenneth Connor made his stage debut at age two, and by 11 was performing in both a solo act and a doubles act with his brother in various revue shows. He later decided to become a serious actor rather than just a revue performer...
12. Leona Lewis Leona Lewis Soundtrack, Avatar
13. Sheree Murphy Sheree Murphy Actress, Emmerdale
14. Terence Alexander Terence Alexander Actor, Bergerac To say that Terence Alexander, the distinguished British thespian, was hyperactive is a statement that borders on the understatement! Judge for yourself : born in 1923, following a short period when he considered becoming a priest, Alexander exercised the acting profession for sixty full decades and he might have beaten Queen Victoria's record...
15. Freddie Francis Freddie Francis Cinematographer, The Elephant Man
16. Linda Robson Linda Robson Self, Loose Women
17. James Beck James Beck Actor, Dad's Army Londoner James Beck took to the Theatre at the end of his National Service, playing roles as diverse as Shylock to Archie Rice in "The Entertainer". His role as Cockney spiv Private Walker in Dad's Army made him a familiar face, if not a familiar name. His life was cut short before a potentially much more interesting career.
18. Natalie Cassidy Natalie Cassidy Actress, EastEnders
19. James Alexandrou James Alexandrou Actor, EastEnders
20. Elaine Lordan Elaine Lordan Actress, EastEnders
21. Terry Bamber Terry Bamber Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, World War Z Terry Bamber trained as an Actor at LAMDA but after ending up on the cutting room floor no fewer than 18 times out of 21 performances he became an Assistant Director. Terry Bamber had the great pleasure to work on 101 and 102 Dalmatians with the legendary Micky Moore. Terry's career has taken him around the world...
22. Scott Neal Scott Neal Actor, The Bill
23. Montanna Thompson Montanna Thompson Actress, The Story of Tracy Beaker
24. Met Salih Met Salih Stunts, Now You See Me
25. Peter-Hugo Daly Peter-Hugo Daly Actor, Gangs of New York
26. Eloise Laurence Eloise Laurence Actress, Broken
27. Alfie Stewart Alfie Stewart Actor, Sadie J
28. Arthur Mullard Arthur Mullard Actor, Romany Jones An enigmatic and much loved comedy actor Arthur Mullard carved a unique niche for himself in a host of British comedy films and tv shows. The sterotype Cockney he was born in Islington, North London where he was known by locals as 'The Dook of Islington'. He left school at 14 to work as a butcher's boy...
29. Harry Fielder Harry Fielder Actor, McVicar
30. Denis Quilley Denis Quilley Actor, Murder on the Orient Express Noted British classical theatre actor Denis Quilley distinguished himself on the Shakespearean stage alongside Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud, among others. His sturdy handsomeness was slightly offset by a relatively prominent proboscis. As in the case of Jeremy Northam and Liam Neeson, it only accentuated his looks and added to the uniqueness of his characters...
31. Jacob Scipio Jacob Scipio Actor, Bob the Builder
32. Joe Swash Joe Swash Actor, EastEnders
33. Candace Glendenning Candace Glendenning Actress, Nicholas and Alexandra
34. Felicity Devonshire Felicity Devonshire Actress, The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
35. Brinsley Forde Brinsley Forde Actor, Here Come the Double Deckers!
36. Shaznay Lewis Shaznay Lewis Actress, Bend It Like Beckham
37. Terry Sue-Patt Terry Sue-Patt Actor, Grange Hill
38. Clive Exton Clive Exton Writer, Red Sonja
39. Tony Hadley Tony Hadley Self, I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! Tony Hadley was born in Islington on 2nd June 1960. He went to school with his future bandmates Gary Kemp, John Keeble, Steve Norman, Richard Miller and Martin Kemp. In 1978 the Makers where formed. Hadley became the lead singer of that group. When Richard Miller left on bass he was replaced by Martin Kemp...
40. Mary Kerridge Mary Kerridge Actress, Richard III
41. Andrew Tourell Andrew Tourell Actor, Waiting for God
42. Bernie Winters Bernie Winters Self, Blackpool Night Out
43. Arthur Whybrow Arthur Whybrow Actor, Spider
44. Joe Melia Joe Melia Actor, Jackanory
45. Laurence Marks Laurence Marks Writer, The New Statesman
46. Clara Salaman Clara Salaman Actress, The Bill
47. Patrick Gowers Patrick Gowers Composer, The Hound of the Baskervilles
48. Eddie Kidd Eddie Kidd Stunts, First Knight
49. Tom Sharpe Tom Sharpe Writer, The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt
50. Herbert C. Walton Herbert C. Walton Actor, Hobson's Choice
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