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1. Olivia Cooke Olivia Cooke Actress, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Olivia Cooke was born and raised in Oldham, a former textile manufacturing town in Greater Manchester, North West England. She comes from a family of non-actors; her father, John, is a retired police officer, and her mother is a sales representative. Cooke attended Royton and Crompton Secondary School and studied drama at Oldham Sixth Form College...
2. Marsha Thomason Marsha Thomason Actress, White Collar Marsha Thomason, is a British actress, who is known for her roles on Las Vegas, Lost and White Collar and such movies as The Haunted Mansion and Black Knight. Thomason was born in Manchester, the daughter of Phyllis, a Jamaican electronics company employee and Peter Thomason, who works in the public sector...
3. Albert Finney Albert Finney Actor, Erin Brockovich Albert Finney came from the theatre, where he was especially successful in plays of William Shakespeare, to the movies. There he became a leading figure of the young Free Cinema. His debut in cinema was in 1960 with The Entertainer of Tony Richardson who had directed him also in theatre plays various times before. His typical roles when he was young were projects like Arthur Seaton in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.
4. Holliday Grainger Holliday Grainger Actress, Cinderella
5. Benedict Wong Benedict Wong Actor, Doctor Strange
6. Joanne Whalley Joanne Whalley Actress, Willow An arresting, dark-haired stunner of 1980s and 1990s continental filming, Joanne Whalley should have made far more of an impact in Hollywood than she did. She was born in Manchester, England and prodded by her parents into acting at an early age, performing in school plays and winning a recurring role at age 10 on the popular long-running British TV serial Coronation Street...
7. Steve Coogan Steve Coogan Actor, Philomena
8. Linus Roache Linus Roache Actor, Batman Begins Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line. He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, including Link. He was brought to attention in 1994 after appearing in the BBC TV series Seaforth.
9. Danny Boyle Danny Boyle Director, 127 Hours
10. David Warner David Warner Actor, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country David Hattersley Warner was born July 29, 1941 in Manchester, England, to Ada Doreen (Hattersley) and Herbert Simon Warner. He was born out of wedlock and often accepted to be raised by each of his parents, eventually settling with his father and stepmother. His father changed jobs often and moved from town to town...
11. Gemma Atkinson Gemma Atkinson Actress, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
12. Jamie Lomas Jamie Lomas Actor, Hollyoaks
13. Bernard Hill Bernard Hill Actor, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
14. Emily Beecham Emily Beecham Actress, Hail, Caesar!
15. Lesley Sharp Lesley Sharp Actress, Naked
16. Robert James-Collier Robert James-Collier Actor, Downton Abbey
17. Suranne Jones Suranne Jones Actress, Coronation Street
18. Caroline Catz Caroline Catz Actress, Doc Martin
19. Reshma Shetty Reshma Shetty Actress, Royal Pains Reshma Shetty was born on November 2, 1977 in Manchester, England, UK to Hindu parents. She was raised in England and Richmond, Virginia in the United States. She is a graduate of the famed Opera department at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. On stage, Reshma received rave reviews in 2006 for her...
20. Robert Powell Robert Powell Actor, The Italian Job Robert Powell was born on Thursday, June 1st, 1944, five days before D-Day, on Tuesday, June 6th, 1944, in Salford, Manchester, England. In 1964, he started his acting career while attending Manchester University. In 1967, he made his film debut, and later landed his first starring role in The Italian Job...
21. Matthew McNulty Matthew McNulty Actor, The Syndicate
22. Michelle Keegan Michelle Keegan Actress, Coronation Street
23. David Bamber David Bamber Actor, Valkyrie
24. Christian Coulson Christian Coulson Actor, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
25. John Thaw John Thaw Actor, Inspector Morse He was the working class boy from Manchester whose intensity and natural honesty made him British television's most bankable actor. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His first starring role on TV was as Sgt John Mann in Redcap. His first great success, though, was as Detective Inspector Regan in The Sweeney...
26. Karl Davies Karl Davies Actor, Happy Valley
27. James Murray James Murray Actor, Primeval
28. Mike Leigh Mike Leigh Director, Secrets & Lies
29. Lyndsey Marshal Lyndsey Marshal Actress, Rome
30. David Threlfall David Threlfall Actor, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
31. Pooky Quesnel Pooky Quesnel Actress, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
32. Kenneth Colley Kenneth Colley Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
33. David Schofield David Schofield Actor, Gladiator David Schofield was born in 1951, in Manchester, England. He was one of ten children in a working-class family. His first acting experience was at Manchester boy's school at the age of 12. In 1967, he was accepted as student assistant stage manager at a local repertory theatre. He started on the lowest step of the ladder and worked in every department as a prop-maker...
34. Ben Crompton Ben Crompton Actor, Kill List
35. Nico Mirallegro Nico Mirallegro Actor, Hollyoaks Nico Mirallegro was born in Manchester, England, to an Italian father and Anglo-Irish mother. He attended The Manchester school of Acting for 3 years. He is best known for his roles in The Village, My Mad Fat Diary, Common and the recent British film Spike Island. Nico was selected in the 2012 Screen stars of tomorrow.
36. Linzey Cocker Linzey Cocker Actress, Wild Child
37. Andrew Knott Andrew Knott Actor, The Secret Garden Andrew Knott was born on the 22nd of November 1979 in Salford, Manchester. He started acting at a young age appearing in various British TV and radio programs. Throughout his younger years he trained at The Oldham Theater Workshop. His first big screen appearance was in The Secret Garden starring opposite Maggie Smith...
38. Karl Pilkington Karl Pilkington Actor, Chingari
39. Justin Chadwick Justin Chadwick Director, The First Grader
40. Lesley Nicol Lesley Nicol Actress, Downton Abbey Born in 1953, to a mother who had worked in television, Lesley Nicol was a shy 16-year-old at St. Elphin's Boarding School in Derbyshire when she expressed a desire to go out and see the world - not, she recalls, to be an actress but to kiss boys. She went to a technical college in Manchester to study for her 'A'-level examinations and...
41. Lewis Tan Lewis Tan Actor, Iron Fist
42. Richard Ashton Richard Ashton Actor, Doctor Who
43. Paul Ronan Paul Ronan Actor, The Devil's Own
44. Davy Jones Davy Jones Actor, Head Davy Jones left home to become a jockey. While he was an apprentice, he was encouraged to go into acting and got a role in a production of "Peter Pan". From there, he played on Coronation Street and The Pickwick Papers before landing the role of "The Artful Dodger" in "Oliver!". This job took him to America's Broadway...
45. Afshan Azad Afshan Azad Actress, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Afshan Azad, who is of Bangladeshi descendant, was born on February 12, 1988 in Manchester, England. She is an actress who is mostly known for her play in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009).
46. Judith Shekoni Judith Shekoni Actress, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Judith Shekoni was brought up in Manchester, England. Relocating to London at 18 she modelled around the world before gaining her break into acting via the popular BBC TV show Casualty. Working in the UK including Eastenders (BBC) and gritty Hallmark drama The Hidden City, Judiths' acting career took her to America where during extensive theatre training she worked on every major US network...
47. Caroline Carver Caroline Carver Actress, George and the Dragon
48. Judy Loe Judy Loe Actress, Absolutely Anything Judy Loe was born Judith Margaret Loe in Urmston, Manchester, England, to Nancy (Jones), a department store worker, and Norman Scarborough Loe, who worked in equipment business. She graduated from the University of Birmingham, England, with a BA in English and Drama. With her husband, actor Richard Beckinsale, she is the mother of actress Kate Beckinsale.
49. Lorraine Ashbourne Lorraine Ashbourne Actress, King Kong
50. Tony Gardner Tony Gardner Actor, My Parents Are Aliens
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