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1. Charlie Hunnam Charlie Hunnam Actor, Pacific Rim Charles Matthew Hunnam was born in Newcastle, England on April 10, 1980, to Jane (Bell), a business owner, and William Hunnam, a scrap metal merchant. At 18 years of age, he made a guest appearances in the popular TV series Byker Grove. He gained fame in Britain thanks to his television role as the love-smitten Nathan Maloney in Queer as Folk...
2. Andrea Riseborough Andrea Riseborough Actress, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
3. Paul W.S. Anderson Paul W.S. Anderson Writer, Death Race Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, and became a direct-to-video slightly edited release in the United States...
4. Kevin Whately Kevin Whately Actor, The English Patient
5. Shivani Ghai Shivani Ghai Actress, Dominion
6. Sting Sting Soundtrack, Léon: The Professional Sting was born Gordon Matthew Sumner on 2 October, 1951 in Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, the eldest of four children of Audrey (Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, an engineer and milkman. He received his name from a striped sweater he wore which looked like a bee...
7. Neil Marshall Neil Marshall Director, The Descent
8. David Leon David Leon Actor, RocknRolla David Leon was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and was a talented footballer. When he left school age eighteen he successfully auditioned for the National Youth Theatre and turned down a place at Drama school in order to take a role in Oliver Stone's 'Alexander', though he established himself with British...
9. Anne Reid Anne Reid Actress, A Close Shave After several small roles in the classic 1950s British TV shows 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' and 'Hancock's Half Hour' she found fame as Ken Barlow's wife Valerie in the #1 UK TV show 'Coronation Street' she remained with the show for a decade before leaving to give birth and bring up her son. Her character was accidentally electrocuted while trying to plug in a hairdryer...
10. Cheryl Cheryl Self, The X Factor
11. Imogen Stubbs Imogen Stubbs Actress, Sense and Sensibility Imogen Stubbs was born in Northumberland, lived briefly in Portsmouth, where her father was a naval officer, and then moved with her parents to London, where they inhabited an elderly river barge on the Thames. Educated at St. Paul's and then Westminster, where she was one of the "token girls" in the Sixth Form...
12. James Scott James Scott Actor, Days of Our Lives
13. Jimmy Nail Jimmy Nail Actor, Evita
14. Tim Healy Tim Healy Actor, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
15. Ross Noble Ross Noble Writer, Ross Noble: Unrealtime
16. Alexandra Davies Alexandra Davies Actress, All Saints
17. John Irvin John Irvin Director, Raw Deal John Irvin is a British director who has made more than thirty motion pictures in his career so far, and has received mixed success over the years. Born in England, Irvin began his career in television before he filmed the gritty and violent theatrical motion picture, The Dogs of War. The film, starring Christopher Walken and Tom Berenger...
18. Declan Donnelly Declan Donnelly Self, Britain's Got Talent
19. Lee Shone Lee Shone Actor, Death Race 4
20. Ian Hogg Ian Hogg Actor, Rasputin
21. Anthony McPartlin Anthony McPartlin Self, Britain's Got Talent
22. Susan Sheridan Susan Sheridan Actress, The Black Cauldron
23. Tod Slaughter Tod Slaughter Actor, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Tod Slaughter took to the stage in 1905 and made a name for himself as the star villain of numerous Victorian melodramas which he toured around England. Many of these were filmed cheaply in the 30s and 40s by quota-quickie tzar George King. His ham performances are perfectly suited to the material...
24. Ashley Artus Ashley Artus Actor, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Trained at Derwentside college winning the Rotary Prize for Dramatic Art then at GSA winning a prize for his choreography and the School Cup for Best Actor.. Left Drama School in 1992 and went into Theatre as diverse as Trevor Nunn's Skellig, MC in "Cabaret" (Manchester Evening News award nomination)...
25. Jack Douglas Jack Douglas Writer, Bold Journey Coming from a theatrical family, Jack Douglas' entry into show business was as a producer, however, not as a performer. His father was a theatrical producer, and Jack followed in his footsteps at an early age--he produced his first show at 15. Douglas showed no interest in the performing end of the business until one night when one of his actors took ill and...
26. Joe Robinson Joe Robinson Actor, Diamonds Are Forever Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1927 (not 1929 as some references give) Joe Robinson came from a famous family of wrestlers. Both his father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champions. Following in their footsteps Joe Junior won the wrestling European Heavyweight Championship in 1952...
27. Lee Hall Lee Hall Writer, Billy Elliot
28. Su Elliot Su Elliot Actress, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
29. Ian La Frenais Ian La Frenais Writer, Across the Universe
30. Elizabeth Adare Elizabeth Adare Actress, The Tomorrow People Elizabeth Adare was born in 1949 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England of African immigrant parents from Sierra Leone where she was raised there until 1957. Always wanting to follow family tradition of becoming a school teacher, she took up acting as a hobby before attending the Mountview Drama School. She...
31. Leon Bijou Leon Bijou Cinematographer, Foxes
32. Ben Uttley Ben Uttley Actor, Captain America: The First Avenger
33. Laura Norton Laura Norton Actress, Emmerdale
34. Bill Britten Bill Britten Director, One Night Stand
35. Christopher James Hall Christopher James Hall Visual Effects, WALL·E
36. Delena Kidd Delena Kidd Actress, Room at the Top The daughter of a doctor and an actress named Violet Ormonde, Delena was educated at Cheltenham Ladies College and studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. As a student, she obtained a Gold Medal and a Sybil Thorndike Prize for her acting. Upon graduation, she acted in rep...
37. Doug Robinson Doug Robinson Stunts, Batman The younger brother of fellow actor/stunt man Joe Robinson, Doug was born Douglas Bowbank Robinson in central Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1930. Their father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champion wrestlers, and both brothers trained in wrestling and body-building. Doug's film career began in the mid-1950s...
38. Alan Shearer Alan Shearer Self, Match of the Day Alan Shearer CBE is one of the all-time legends of English football. He started his career playing for Southampton F.C. in 1987, but five years later was snapped up by Blackburn Rovers F.C. Whilst there, he scored an astounding 30 goals three seasons running. In 1992, he joined the international squad as captain of England...
39. Kim Tserkezie Kim Tserkezie Actress, Balamory
40. David Hopper David Hopper Actor, The 4th Sun David Hopper was born on the 18th of September 1988 in Newcastle upon Tyne he trained at Drama Studio London. David is a London based actor with a base in Newcastle Upon Tyne. David is a full Equity and Spotlight member. David's favourite playwright is Doug Lucie. His favourite theatre is the Bush Theatre.
41. Robin Hawdon Robin Hawdon Actor, When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth His acting career began in the 1960s with appearances in a number of British television series as well as scattered roles in feature films. Then he played the male lead in When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth and also starred in The Love Factor as a spoof James Bond. Hawdon also played a number of roles on the London stage and in provincial companies...
42. Allan Prior Allan Prior Writer, Z Cars
43. Stuart Gordon Stuart Gordon Composer, Rex the Runt
44. Elsa Acton-Bond Elsa Acton-Bond Costume and Wardrobe Department, Concert for George
45. Jill Taylor Jill Taylor Costume Designer, Match Point
46. Jack Brammall Jack Brammall Actor, Terror Island
47. Ben Satterly Ben Satterly Actor, WWE Raw
48. Joan Young Joan Young Actress, Suddenly, Last Summer
49. Miriam Stoppard Miriam Stoppard Self, The Wright Stuff
50. Ralph Watson Ralph Watson Actor, Shooting Fish
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