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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. Carmen Ejogo Carmen Ejogo Actress, Selma Carmen Ejogo was born in Kensington, London, England, to a Nigerian father and a Scottish mother. Ejogo grew up in London. Ejogo's television career began in the UK in the early 1990s, where she presented the children's series Saturday Disney. Subsequently, she has had an acting career in the US. She has appeared in _Metro_ with Eddie Murphy...
4. Samantha Bond Samantha Bond Actress, GoldenEye
5. Finola Hughes Finola Hughes Actress, General Hospital 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 Staying Alive in LA...
6. Charlotte Lewis Charlotte Lewis Actress, The Golden Child
7. 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...
8. 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 ...
9. 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"...
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Patricia Hitchcock Patricia Hitchcock Actress, Psycho
13. Andrew Lloyd Webber Andrew Lloyd Webber Music Department, 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...
14. Susan Hampshire Susan Hampshire Actress, Monarch of the Glen 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...
15. Anna Calder-Marshall Anna Calder-Marshall Actress, Wuthering Heights
16. Stephen Poliakoff Stephen Poliakoff Writer, The Lost Prince
17. Kimberley Garner Kimberley Garner Self, Made in Chelsea
18. Henry McGee Henry McGee Actor, The Worker
19. Dido Dido Soundtrack, Love Actually
20. William Franklyn William Franklyn Actor, Top Secret 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.
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. Jennifer Paterson Jennifer Paterson Self, Two Fat Ladies
24. James D.R. Hickox James D.R. Hickox Director, Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
25. Joyce Carey Joyce Carey Actress, The Cedar Tree 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"...
26. Fay Compton Fay Compton Actress, The Haunting
27. George Tovey George Tovey Actor, Frenzy
28. John Hawkesworth John Hawkesworth Writer, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
29. Peter Howell Peter Howell Actor, Emergency-Ward 10 Peter Howell was born to Owen, a solicitor, and his wife Nora, nee Mally, on 25 October 1919. He attended Winchester College and Christ Church college, Oxford but left his study course when he was called up in 1939. Invalided out of the service in 1943 he became interested in acting through his sister Gillian...
30. Gary Wilmot Gary Wilmot Self, The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon
31. Richard Baker Richard Baker Visual Effects, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
32. Herbert Beerbohm Tree Herbert Beerbohm Tree Actor, King John
33. 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...
34. Oscar Quitak Oscar Quitak Actor, Brazil
35. Damaris Hayman Damaris Hayman Actress, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
36. Nicholas Donnelly Nicholas Donnelly Actor, Dixon of Dock Green
37. Beatrix Potter Beatrix Potter Writer, Tales of Beatrix Potter
38. John Greenwood John Greenwood Composer, Man of Aran
39. Jean Campbell-Dallas Jean Campbell-Dallas Actress, Doing Time
40. Mary Palin Mary Palin Thanks, Comic Roots
41. Jean Gillie Jean Gillie Actress, Decoy Great Britain's killer answer to Hollywood's femme fatale Ann Savage, sultry-eyed, long-maned beauty Jean Gillie had a modest, lightweight career in her homeland before coming to the States and impressing American audiences in one classic film noir. Had the film been released by a major studio...
42. Meadows White Meadows White Actor, Fiend Without a Face
43. Alison Leggatt Alison Leggatt Actress, Far from the Madding Crowd
44. Glen Byam Shaw Glen Byam Shaw Actor, Look Back in Anger
45. Mrs. Patrick Campbell Mrs. Patrick Campbell Actress, The Money Moon
46. John Profumo John Profumo Self, General Election
47. Jeremy Longhurst Jeremy Longhurst Actor, The Gorgon
48. Philip Leaver Philip Leaver Actor, The Lady Vanishes
49. John Vere John Vere Actor, The April 8th Show (Seven Days Early)
50. Betty Boo Betty Boo Soundtrack, Ali G Indahouse
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