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1. Gemma Arterton Gemma Arterton Actress, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden. Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived with her younger sister and her mother...
2. Naomi Watts Naomi Watts Actress, King Kong Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England...
3. Orlando Bloom Orlando Bloom Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he briefly knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist who fought for civil rights in South Africa...
4. Ruth Wilson Ruth Wilson Actress, Locke Ruth Wilson, born on 13 January 1982, is an English actress. She is known for her performances in Suburban Shootout, Jane Eyre, and as "Alice Morgan" in the BBC-TV psychological crime drama, Luther, since 2010. She has also appeared in Anna Karenina, The Lone Ranger, and Saving Mr. Banks...
5. Mark Rylance Mark Rylance Actor, Bridge of Spies Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies. He is also the winner of 2 Olivier Awards and 3 Tony Awards...
6. Jerome Flynn Jerome Flynn Actor, Game of Thrones
7. Kelly Brook Kelly Brook Actress, Piranha 3D Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her roles in the 2010 horror comedy remake Piranha 3D and in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy. Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, as Kelly Ann Parsons. She is the daughter of Sandra Kelly...
8. Ruta Gedmintas Ruta Gedmintas Actress, A Street Cat Named Bob
9. Mackenzie Crook Mackenzie Crook Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Mackenzie Crook, one of British comedy's best-known faces, who collected Star Wars figurines as a child, is now immortalized in plastic as a six-inch-high pirate action figure. He was born Paul Mackenzie Crook on September 29, 1971, in Maidstone, Kent, England, UK. His father worked for British Airways...
10. Anna Lee Anna Lee Actress, General Hospital The daughter of a clergyman, Anna Lee was born Joan Boniface Winnifrith and encouraged to pursue an acting career by her father. After training at London's Royal Albert Hall, she took to the boards and later began appearing in English films, first as an extra, then working her way up to featured parts and finally earning the unofficial title "Queen of the Quota Quickies." Lee and her husband...
11. Charity Wakefield Charity Wakefield Actress, Wolf Hall
12. Duncan Jones Duncan Jones Director, Moon
13. Tom Burke Tom Burke Actor, Only God Forgives
14. Tom Riley Tom Riley Actor, Da Vinci's Demons Tom Riley born 5 April 1981 is an English actor and producer. Riley was born in Maidstone, Kent. He became involved in drama in his hometown at the age of four, and spent his school years writing and directing plays. He attended Maidstone Grammar School. He studied English literature and drama at the University of Birmingham...
15. Brenda Blethyn Brenda Blethyn Actress, Atonement After twenty years of hard work on stage and both television and film, there are not many other actresses who deserved the success, recognition and stardom which Brenda Blethyn has now achieved. Born in 1946 in Ramsgate, Kent, England, she started her career at British Rail in the 1960s. Saving money during her time there...
16. Victor McLaglen Victor McLaglen Actor, The Quiet Man Rambunctious British leading man (contrary to popular belief, he was of Scottish ancestry, not Irish) and later character actor primarily in American films, Victor McLaglen was a vital presence in a number of great motion pictures, especially those of director John Ford. McLaglen (pronounced Muh-clog-len...
17. Tamsin Greig Tamsin Greig Actress, Shaun of the Dead
18. Sam Palladio Sam Palladio Actor, Nashville
19. Linda Bassett Linda Bassett Actress, The Hours Linda Bassett was born in the Kentish village of Pluckley - location for the television series The Darling Buds of May. She was brought up in Pimlico, South London, by her typist mother and police officer father. She became interested in acting as a child when she was frequently taken to see plays in London...
20. Pip Torrens Pip Torrens Actor, Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
21. Hannah Arterton Hannah Arterton Actress, The Five
22. Fay Masterson Fay Masterson Actress, Eyes Wide Shut
23. Andrea Arnold Andrea Arnold Actress, No 73
24. Nikki Runeckles Nikki Runeckles Actress, The Bad Education Movie
25. Joss Stone Joss Stone Soundtrack, Valentine's Day Joscelyn Eve Stoker was born on April 11, 1987, in the pastoral county of Kent, England, to Wendy (Skillin) and Richard Stoker. She spent her teen years in the rural county of Devon, where she bought her first album, Aretha Franklin's Greatest Hits, which inspired her to become a singer. At the age of 14, she auditioned for a popular BBC show, Star for a Night.
26. Keith Richards Keith Richards Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Keith Richards is an internationally recognized iconic figure in contemporary culture and popular music as a singer, guitar player, songwriter, film actor, and public figure. He was voted 10th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine, and was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989...
27. Mick Jagger Mick Jagger Soundtrack, The Departed Michael Philip Jagger was born in Dartford, Kent on 26th July 1943. When he was 4 he met Keith Richards until they went into secondary schools and lost touch. But one day in 1960 they accidentally met on the Dartford train line and both realized that they had an interest in rock n roll combined with blues...
28. Kevin Bishop Kevin Bishop Actor, L'auberge espagnole Bishop was born in Kent, UK, on 18th June 1980. After appearing on the television series, Grange Hill, he was cast as Jim Hawkins in Muppet Treasure Island. He subsequently appeared in several British television series, including Pie in the Sky, Love Soup, My Family, Peep Show, and Spoons...
29. Trevor Howard Trevor Howard Actor, Gandhi The son of an insurance underwriter, who represented Lloyd's of London in Ceylon, Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith was born in Margate, Kent. He spent his early childhood globetrotting with his mother, frequently left in the care of strangers. After attending private school, he subsequently trained at RADA (due to his mother's insistence)...
30. Guy Henry Guy Henry Actor, Holby City Guy Henry is a British stage and screen actor. He is best-known for his roles in Rome and John Adams. He trained at RADA (1979-1981). He has done most of his work at the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. He does work on stage, TV, radio and film...
31. Zoë Tapper Zoë Tapper Actress, Affinity
32. Estelle Winwood Estelle Winwood Actress, The Producers When Estelle saw the girl on a white horse at the circus, she then decided that she wanted to be an actress. And she was from the age of 5, to the disapproval of her father. Her mother had her train with the Liverpool Repertory Company, and Estelle performed in many plays and many roles in the West End...
33. Alexander Arnold Alexander Arnold Actor, The Salvation Alexander Arnold is a British actor born in Ashford, Kent on December 21st 1992. He has been a member of the National Youth Theatre since 2008, attending Norton Knatchbull school and later Highworth Grammar School, performing in numerous drama productions as well as with Ashford Youth Theatre. At 17 he attended an open audition for the E4 teen drama 'Skins'...
34. Tommy Knight Tommy Knight Actor, The Sarah Jane Adventures
35. Sydney Greenstreet Sydney Greenstreet Actor, Casablanca Sydney Greenstreet's father was a leather merchant with eight children. Sydney left home at age 18 to make his fortune as a Ceylon tea planter, but drought forced him out of business and back to England. He managed a brewery and, to escape boredom, took acting lessons. His stage debut was as a murderer in a 1902 production of "Sherlock Holmes"...
36. Oliver Chris Oliver Chris Actor, The Office Oliver was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. After studying there since 1997, he graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 2000 and he soon appeared in the BBC big-budget adaptation of the classic novel Lorna Doone. He followed this with another BBC Show, The Office, where he appeared as "Ricky Howard" for the first series...
37. Boy George Boy George Soundtrack, Fargo
38. Taylor James Taylor James Actor, Mamma Mia!
39. Neil Stuke Neil Stuke Actor, Sliding Doors
40. Matilda Ziegler Matilda Ziegler Actress, Lark Rise to Candleford
41. James Hillier James Hillier Actor, The Crown James is a British actor with a wide ranging theatre and screen career. Born in Kent to Anthony and Susan Hillier he is the eldest of three boys. He studied English Literature at King's College, London and then went on to train at RADA from where he went straight into the prestigious BBC production of Great Expectation...
42. Bruce Robinson Bruce Robinson Writer, The Rum Diary Such is the mythology that has sprung up around Bruce Robinson's first film, the openly autobiographical Withnail & I, that it's often hard to separate fact from fiction. But the facts appear to be these: trained as an actor at London's Central School of Speech and Drama, he got off to a good early...
43. H.G. Wells H.G. Wells Writer, War of the Worlds Writer, born in Bromley, Kent. He was apprenticed to a draper, tried teaching, studied biology in London, then made his mark in journalism and literature. He played a vital part in disseminating the progressive ideas which characterized the first part of the 20th-c. He achieved fame with scientific fantasies such as The Time Machine (1895) and War of the Worlds (1898)...
44. Michael Powell Michael Powell Director, The Red Shoes The son of Thomas William Powell & Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the South of France (where his parents ran an hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury & Dulwich College he first worked at the National Provincial Bank from 1922 - 1925...
45. Harry Andrews Harry Andrews Actor, Battle of Britain British character actor Harry Andrews had the sort of massive granite face and square jaw that would stamp that career, but he set himself apart with brilliant stage and screen work. He had graduated from Wrekin College in Shropshire and then moved on to the stage, appearing with Liverpool Repertory in 1933 and focusing on Shakespearean roles...
46. Suzan Farmer Suzan Farmer Actress, Dracula: Prince of Darkness
47. Jim Piddock Jim Piddock Actor, Mascots Jim Piddock is an actor, writer, and producer, who co-wrote, produced, and co-stars in the current Netflix original film "Mascots". He also co-created and co-starred in the 2013 HBO and BBC 2 series Family Tree with Christopher Guest. He was born in Rochester, Kent, England, to Celia Mary (O'Callaghan) and Charles Frederick Piddock...
48. Ricci Harnett Ricci Harnett Actor, 28 Days Later...
49. Jo Woodcock Jo Woodcock Actress, Dorian Gray
50. Adam Curtis Adam Curtis Director, HyperNormalisation
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