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1. Dakota Blue Richards Dakota Blue Richards Actress, The Golden Compass
2. Francesca Annis Francesca Annis Actress, Dune English actress Francesca Annis, who has enjoyed a 50-plus year career, spanning seven decades in movies, television and the theater, was born in London six days after V-E Day, on May 14, 1945. Her father, Lester, was English, but her mother, Mariquita (aka Mara Purcell), was of Brazilian-French heritage...
3. Finola Hughes Finola Hughes Actress, Like Crazy Finola Hughes was born in London. She studied at Arts Educational Schools and began her career in the Northern Ballet Company, after winning the Markova award. She went on to work in the West End in the original cast of Cats and continued working with Andrew Lloyd Webber in "Song & Dance". After making "Stayin' Alive" in LA...
4. Samantha Bond Samantha Bond Actress, GoldenEye
5. John Gielgud John Gielgud Actor, Gandhi Born in London, England, John Gielgud trained at Lady Benson's Acting School and RADA, London. Best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26. He worked under the tutelage of Lilian Bayliss with friend and fellow performer Laurence Olivier and other contemporaries of the National Theatre at the "Old Vic"...
6. Joss Ackland Joss Ackland Actor, Lethal Weapon 2 Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of Speech and Drama...
7. Charlotte Lewis Charlotte Lewis Actress, The Golden Child
8. Patricia Hitchcock Patricia Hitchcock Actress, Psycho
9. Peter Finch Peter Finch Actor, Network Despite being one of the finest actors of his generation, Peter Finch will be remembered as much for his reputation as a hard-drinking, hell-raising womanizer as for his performances on the screen. He was born in London in 1916 and went to live in Sydney, Australia, at the age of ten. There, he worked in a series of dead-end jobs before taking up acting...
10. Andrew Lloyd Webber Andrew Lloyd Webber Soundtrack, The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber is arguably the most successful composer of our time. He is best known for stage and film adaptations of his musicals Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats (1994), Evita, and The Phantom of the Opera. He was born on March 22, 1948, in South Kensington in London, England, the first of two sons of William Lloyd Webber...
11. Stewart Granger Stewart Granger Actor, Scaramouche Stewart Granger was born James Leblanche Stewart in London, the grandson of the actor "Luigi Lablache". He attended Epsom College but left after deciding not to pursue a medical degree. He decided to try acting and attended Webber-Douglas School of Dramatic Art, London. By 1935, he made his stage debut in "The Cardinal" at the Little Theatre Hull ...
12. Susan Hampshire Susan Hampshire Actress, Malpertuis Susan Hampshire, the English actress who has won three Emmy Awards, was born in Kensington, London on May 12, 1937. Her original ambition was to be a nurse, but she could not pass her O-Level exam in Latin. (She found out when she was 30 years old that she was dyslexic, and her work on dyslexia subsequently...
13. Renée Asherson Renée Asherson Actress, The Others A beautiful and durable actress of screen, stage and television. She played the bride of Laurence Olivier's title character in Henry V (1944) (Henry V). She later appeared in Maniacs on Wheels, a speedway drama with Dirk Bogarde. A frequent co-star of the actor Robert Donat, whom she married in 1953...
14. Anna Calder-Marshall Anna Calder-Marshall Actress, Wuthering Heights
15. Dido Dido Soundtrack, Love Actually
16. Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf Writer, Orlando London-born Virginia Woolf came from a wealthy family and, unlike her brothers, received her education at home, an unusual step for the times. Her parents had both had children from previous marriages, so she grew up with a variety of siblings, stepbrothers and stepsisters. Her father was a well-respected editor and author and the former son-in-law of William Makepeace Thackeray...
17. Henry McGee Henry McGee Actor, Benny Hill's World Tour: New York!
18. Herbert Beerbohm Tree Herbert Beerbohm Tree Actor, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor
19. Jennifer Paterson Jennifer Paterson Self, Lock Keepers
20. Queen Victoria Queen Victoria Self, Her Majesty, Queen Victoria Princess Alexandrina Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 to the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Victoria as she was called was the granddaughter of King George III. When she was less than a year old her father died leaving her mother broke and at the mercy of her brother Leopold, the King of Belgium. Victoria lead a sheltered life in Kensington Palace while growing up...
21. Fay Compton Fay Compton Actress, The Haunting
22. Jill Freud Jill Freud Actress, Love Actually Daughter of Henry Walter Flewett (1892-1970) and Winifred Johnson Flewett (1896-1967). Educated at Sacred Heart Convent School (R.C.), London and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (1945-1947). After being evacuated with her school to Oxford during the war, became a volunteer housekeeper and hen-keeper in the household of C.S...
23. Joyce Carey Joyce Carey Actress, Brief Encounter Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916, when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of the exotic melodrama "Mr.Wu"...
24. William Franklyn William Franklyn Actor, The Satanic Rites of Dracula Debonair British actor at home on stage (since the age of 15), screen and TV. Initially, his roles tended to be dramatic but, by his 40s, he was increasingly playing tongue-in-cheek comedy parts. His smooth lounge-lizard voice has frequently been used for voice-overs on television advertisements (most famously a long-running campaign for Schweppes drinks) and TV trailers.
25. Damaris Hayman Damaris Hayman Actress, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
26. Gary Wilmot Gary Wilmot Self, The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon
27. John Hawkesworth John Hawkesworth Writer, Tiger Bay
28. Beatrix Potter Beatrix Potter Writer, Tales of Beatrix Potter
29. Jean Gillie Jean Gillie Actress, Decoy British actress Jean Gillie met husband Jack Bernhard while he was stationed in Britain during the war. When they came to Hollywood, he produced and directed Decoy as a vehicle to showcase her talents to American audiences. However, the couple soon divorced and she would have only one other role before prematurely dying three years later at the age of 33.
30. Mrs. Patrick Campbell Mrs. Patrick Campbell Actress, The Money Moon
31. Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Self, Hammond Meets Moss Born in London in 1929, Stirling Moss' love of auto racing ran in the family - his father, a dentist, had been a race car driver and had, in fact, raced at Indianapolis in 1924 and again in 1925. Interested in cars virtually from childhood, Moss began racing in earnest at 17. Two years later he took...
32. Alison Leggatt Alison Leggatt Actress, Far from the Madding Crowd
33. John Fashanu John Fashanu Self, Football Challenge
34. Richard Baker Richard Baker Visual Effects, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
35. Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong Soundtrack, 127 Hours
36. Betty Boo Betty Boo Soundtrack, Ali G Indahouse
37. Ivor Montagu Ivor Montagu Writer, Scott of the Antarctic Film critic, author and filmmaker Ivor Montagu devoted most of his life to his two passions: cinema and leftist politics. Following studies at the Royal College of Science--where he obtained a degree in zoology and botany--and studies at King's College, Cambridge, where he earned a masters in zoology...
38. Glen Byam Shaw Glen Byam Shaw Actor, Look Back in Anger
39. Brian Sewell Brian Sewell Self, The Naked Pilgrim: The Road to Santiago
40. Wilfred Noy Wilfred Noy Director, The Midnight Girl
41. Nigel Tangye Nigel Tangye Miscellaneous Crew, Things to Come
42. John Greenwood John Greenwood Composer, Man of Aran
43. F. Anstey F. Anstey Writer, Vice Versa
44. Catherine Storr Catherine Storr Writer, Paperhouse
45. Japhet Asher Japhet Asher Producer, End Sinister
46. Ivy Duke Ivy Duke Actress, A Maid of the Silver Sea
47. Douglas Hayward Douglas Hayward Costume and Wardrobe Department, Modesty Blaise Doug Hayward has been Britain's most famous bespoke tailor for 40 years. In the sixties he was said to have inspired the character of 'Alfie' and ran with, as well as dressing, Britain's jet set including Michael Caine, Rex Harrison, David Niven, Peter Sellers, Terrence Stamp, Bryan Forbes, Roger Moore...
48. Angela Martelli Angela Martelli Miscellaneous Crew, The Bridge on the River Kwai
49. Cyril Chadwick Cyril Chadwick Actor, The Iron Horse
50. Dennis Wise Dennis Wise Self, Tim Cahill: The Unseen Journey
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