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1. Asa Butterfield Asa Butterfield Actor, Ender's Game Asa 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, London. Following on from a couple of small roles in films, he was cast, at 10 years old, as the lead in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman. Since then...
2. Emily Watson Emily Watson Actress, Breaking the Waves The daughter of an architect and an English professor, Emily Watson was born and raised in London. 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. After three years of working in clerical and waitress jobs she was finally accepted...
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. Charlie Rowe Charlie Rowe Actor, Pirate Radio
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 50's and 60's. 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. 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)...
7. Leona Lewis Leona Lewis Soundtrack, Avatar
8. 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...
9. Martin Kemp Martin Kemp Actor, The Krays
10. Kenneth Connor Kenneth Connor Actor, Carry on Nurse 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...
11. Kenneth Williams Kenneth Williams Self, An Audience with Kenneth Williams The acting bug bit Kenneth Williams when, as a student, his English teacher suggested he try out for a school play. He found that he enjoyed it tremendously, but when he raised the possibility at home of becoming an actor, his father forbade it. Williams was eventually sent to art school in London in 1941...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Terence Alexander Terence Alexander Actor, The Day of the Jackal 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. Alfie Stewart Alfie Stewart Actor, The Hollow Queen
16. Montanna Thompson Montanna Thompson Actress, The Wedding
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. Freddie Francis Freddie Francis Cinematographer, The Elephant Man
19. Jacob Scipio Jacob Scipio Actor, Bambino mio
20. Linda Robson Linda Robson Actress, The Chigwell Years
21. James Alexandrou James Alexandrou Actor, Episode dated 23 January 2001
22. Scott Neal Scott Neal Actor, Beautiful Thing
23. Met Salih Met Salih Stunts, Now You See Me
24. Harry Fielder Harry Fielder Actor, McVicar
25. Shaznay Lewis Shaznay Lewis Soundtrack, Bend It Like Beckham
26. Joe Swash Joe Swash Actor, Episode dated 30 September 2005
27. Sheree Murphy Sheree Murphy Actress, Episode #1.3627
28. Clara Salaman Clara Salaman Actress, Fifty-Fifty
29. Natalie Cassidy Natalie Cassidy Actress, Episode dated 8 January 2001
30. Joe Melia Joe Melia Actor, Privates on Parade
31. Tony Hadley Tony Hadley Self, Episode dated 18 April 2007 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...
32. Clive Exton Clive Exton Writer, Red Sonja
33. Andrew Tourell Andrew Tourell Actor, The Thief
34. Brinsley Forde Brinsley Forde Actor, The Case of the Missing Doughnut
35. Alexandra Burke Alexandra Burke Self, Cheryl Cole's Night In
36. Bernie Winters Bernie Winters Self, Episode dated 1 August 1988
37. Elaine Lordan Elaine Lordan Actress, Face
38. Mary Kerridge Mary Kerridge Actress, Richard III
39. Steve Norman Steve Norman Self, Live Aid Steve Norman is a member of the 1980's New Wave Pop Group, Spandau Ballet, along with Tony Hadley, John Keeble, Gary Kemp, and Martin Kemp. Steve is a proficient multi-instrumentalist and, since the formation of Spandau Ballet, has played guitar, bass, percussion and, of course, his signature instrument the saxophone...
40. Eddie Kidd Eddie Kidd Stunts, First Knight
41. Tom Sharpe Tom Sharpe Writer, The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt
42. Ronald Liles Ronald Liles Production Manager, The Crawling Eye
43. Mike Winters Mike Winters Self, The Dog It Was That Died
44. Joe Leeway Joe Leeway Soundtrack, Easy A
45. Bernadette Beck Bernadette Beck Actress, Girl in Progress
46. Antoinette van Belle Antoinette van Belle Actress, For a Lost Soldier
47. Jennie Stoller Jennie Stoller Actress, King Ralph
48. Margherita Taylor Margherita Taylor Self, Queen Mania: The Show Must Go On Shot to fame after winning "Search for a Star" competition on her local radio station, and has since established herself as one of Capital F.M's lead DJ's.
49. John Keeble John Keeble Self, Live Aid
50. John Peverall John Peverall Producer, The Deer Hunter
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