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1. Ruth Wilson Ruth Wilson Actress, The Lone Ranger
2. 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. She is of English, Polish Jewish (from her matrilineal great-grandmother), and distant German and Scottish, ancestry...
3. Naomi Watts Naomi Watts Actress, King Kong Naomi Watts was born in Shoreham, England on September 28, 1968 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...
4. 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...
5. Jerome Flynn Jerome Flynn Actor, Blackwater
6. Kelly Brook Kelly Brook Actress, The Italian Job
7. 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...
8. Sam Palladio Sam Palladio Actor, Strange Magic
9. Mark Rylance Mark Rylance Actor, The Other Boleyn Girl Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen. The winner of 2 Olivier Awards and 3 Tony Awards, as well as a BAFTA for his role in The Government Inspector. He will play the title role in Steven Spielberg's The BFG...
10. 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...
11. 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.
12. Tom Riley Tom Riley Actor, I Want Candy
13. Charity Wakefield Charity Wakefield Actress, The Raven
14. Tom Burke Tom Burke Actor, Only God Forgives
15. Ruta Gedmintas Ruta Gedmintas Actress, Prowl
16. 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...
17. Keith Richards Keith Richards Soundtrack, 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...
18. Guy Henry Guy Henry Actor, V for Vendetta 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.
19. Kevin Bishop Kevin Bishop Actor, The Spanish Apartment 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...
20. Zoë Tapper Zoë Tapper Actress, Affinity
21. Jack Scanlon Jack Scanlon Actor, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
22. Sonita Henry Sonita Henry Actress, Star Trek
23. Fay Masterson Fay Masterson Actress, Eyes Wide Shut
24. Simon Ward Simon Ward Actor, Young Winston The son of a car dealer, the British actor Simon Ward was born in London, England, in 1941, and educated there at Alleyn's School, the home of the National Youth Theatre, which he joined at age 13 and stayed with for eight years. After attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked in repertory in Northampton...
25. Linda Bassett Linda Bassett Actress, East Is East 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...
26. 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)...
27. Robert Knox Robert Knox Actor, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox. Stabbed to death in bar brawl in London on 24 May 2008, while protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was shot. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.
28. Peter Frampton Peter Frampton Soundtrack, Click
29. Andrea Arnold Andrea Arnold Writer, Fish Tank
30. Jo Woodcock Jo Woodcock Actress, Dorian Gray
31. 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...
32. Nikki Runeckles Nikki Runeckles Actress, Drugs
33. 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...
34. Boy George Boy George Soundtrack, Fargo
35. Pip Torrens Pip Torrens Actor, Pride & Prejudice
36. Jim Piddock Jim Piddock Actor, The Prestige Jim Piddock is an actor, writer, and producer, who co-created and co-wrote the 2013 HBO and BBC 2 series Family Tree with Christopher Guest. Jim also appears in the show as Glenn Pfister, the unusual owner of an antiques and curios shop called "Mr. Pfister's Bits and Bobs", and serves as executive producer on the series...
37. Oliver Chris Oliver Chris Actor, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason 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...
38. 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...
39. 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...
40. 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"...
41. Tommy Knight Tommy Knight Actor, Stitches
42. 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...
43. 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...
44. Neil Stuke Neil Stuke Actor, Sliding Doors
45. Kevin Eldon Kevin Eldon Actor, Hugo
46. Tom Brittney Tom Brittney Actor, The Garrison Commander
47. 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)...
48. Matilda Ziegler Matilda Ziegler Actress, Merry Christmas Mr. Bean
49. Oscar Steer Oscar Steer Actor, Nanny McPhee Returns
50. Anna Louise Sargeant Anna Louise Sargeant Actress, Fifty Shades of Grey
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