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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. Charlie Rowe Charlie Rowe Actor, Never Let Me Go
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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"...
6. 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...
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. 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...
9. James Dreyfus James Dreyfus Actor, Notting Hill
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. Martin Kemp Martin Kemp Actor, EastEnders
12. Leona Lewis Leona Lewis Soundtrack, Avatar
13. 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...
14. Montanna Thompson Montanna Thompson Actress, The Story of Tracy Beaker
15. Scott Neal Scott Neal Actor, The Bill
16. Freddie Francis Freddie Francis Cinematographer, The Elephant Man During his last years at school he spent most of his time writing a thesis on 'the future of film' On leaving school he joined Gaumont British Studios at Lime Grove as an apprentice to a stills photographer for a year. He claimed this taught him more about the art of photography than any other form of training could...
17. 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 six full decades and he might have beaten Queen Victoria's record...
18. 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...
19. Met Salih Met Salih Stunts, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
20. Joe Swash Joe Swash Actor, EastEnders
21. Shaznay Lewis Shaznay Lewis Actress, Bend It Like Beckham
22. Natalie Cassidy Natalie Cassidy Actress, EastEnders
23. Gwen Watford Gwen Watford Actress, Taste the Blood of Dracula
24. James Alexandrou James Alexandrou Actor, EastEnders
25. 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.
26. Linda Robson Linda Robson Self, Loose Women
27. Eloise Laurence Eloise Laurence Actress, Broken
28. Alfie Stewart Alfie Stewart Actor, David Brent: Life on the Road
29. Arthur Mullard Arthur Mullard Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 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...
30. Peter-Hugo Daly Peter-Hugo Daly Actor, Gangs of New York
31. Andrew Tourell Andrew Tourell Actor, Waiting for God
32. Terry Bamber Terry Bamber Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 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...
33. Joe Melia Joe Melia Actor, Jackanory
34. Candace Glendenning Candace Glendenning Actress, Nicholas and Alexandra
35. Brenda Cowling Brenda Cowling Actress, Octopussy
36. Brinsley Forde Brinsley Forde Actor, Here Come the Double Deckers!
37. Elaine Lordan Elaine Lordan Actress, EastEnders
38. Clara Salaman Clara Salaman Actress, The Bill
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. Jacob Scipio Jacob Scipio Actor, Bob the Builder
41. Sarah Parkinson Sarah Parkinson Writer, Room 101 In 1970 she attended St John the Baptist school in Hampton wick between the ages of eight and eleven. After this she attended Putney High School sadly leaving behind her friends who mainly went on to Twickenham School for girls. She was an extremely feisty character and had tremendous arguments with her mother...
42. Florence Desmond Florence Desmond Actress, Three Came Home
43. Mary Kerridge Mary Kerridge Actress, Richard III
44. Felicity Devonshire Felicity Devonshire Actress, The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
45. Sheree Murphy Sheree Murphy Actress, Emmerdale Farm
46. Harry Fielder Harry Fielder Actor, McVicar
47. Arthur Whybrow Arthur Whybrow Actor, Spider
48. Clive Exton Clive Exton Writer, Red Sonja
49. Bernie Winters Bernie Winters Self, Blackpool Night Out
50. Terry Sue-Patt Terry Sue-Patt Actor, Grange Hill
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