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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, Oblivion
3. Paul W.S. Anderson Paul W.S. Anderson Producer, 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. Sting Sting Soundtrack, Léon: The Professional Born Gordon Matthew Sumner in Wallsend, UK. His mother was Audrey, and his father was Ernest. He received his name Sting from his striped sweater in which Gordon Solomon said that he looked like a bee. Primarily a musician, he worked in the band The Police until 1984, when he went solo. Before his music career he was a ditch digger...
5. Neil Marshall Neil Marshall Director, The Descent
6. Cheryl Cheryl Self, What to Expect When You're Expecting
7. Shivani Ghai Shivani Ghai Actress, Bride & Prejudice
8. 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...
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. Kevin Whately Kevin Whately Actor, The English Patient
11. James Scott James Scott Actor, Here with Me
12. Jimmy Nail Jimmy Nail Actor, Evita
13. Ross Noble Ross Noble Self, Ross Noble: Unrealtime
14. Declan Donnelly Declan Donnelly Self, Brit Awards 2001
15. John Irvin John Irvin Director, Hamburger Hill 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...
16. Anthony McPartlin Anthony McPartlin Self, Brit Awards 2001
17. Alexandra Davies Alexandra Davies Actress, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
18. Laura Norton Laura Norton Actress, Episode #1.6913
19. Tim Healy Tim Healy Actor, Purely Belter
20. Jack Douglas Jack Douglas Self, 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...
21. 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)...
22. Su Elliot Su Elliot Actress, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
23. Ian Hogg Ian Hogg Actor, Rasputin
24. Lee Hall Lee Hall Writer, Billy Elliot
25. Susan Sheridan Susan Sheridan Actress, The Black Cauldron
26. Ben Uttley Ben Uttley Actor, Captain America: The First Avenger
27. 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...
28. Kim Tserkezie Kim Tserkezie Actress, Feeling at Home
29. Ian La Frenais Ian La Frenais Writer, Across the Universe
30. Elizabeth Adare Elizabeth Adare Actress, The Blue and the Green: An Apple for the Teacher 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. Ralph Watson Ralph Watson Actor, Shooting Fish
32. 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. His greatest "exposure" came in 1970's When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth in which he played a caveman whose entire wardrobe consisted of an abbreviated loincloth. Hawdon also essayed a number of roles on the London stage and in provincial companies...
33. Miriam Stoppard Miriam Stoppard Self, Episode dated 28 May 1975
34. 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...
35. Elizabeth Kelly Elizabeth Kelly Actress, 24 Hour Party People
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. John McKeown John McKeown Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, 50/50
38. Rod Glenn Rod Glenn Actor, Run Rod Glenn is an author and actor from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. His fictional novels include, The King of America, Sinema: The Northumberland Massacre, Sinema 2: Sympathy for the Devil and The Killing Moon. He has also had short stories published in several anthologies, including Holiday of the Dead, alongside Night of the Living Dead co-writer, John Russo...
39. Alan Shearer Alan Shearer Self, Goal! The Dream Begins Alan Shearer is one of the all-time legends of British football. He started his career playing for Southampton FC in 1987, but five years later was snapped up by Blackburn Rovers. Whilst there he scored an astounding 30 goals three seasons running. In 1992 he joined the international squad as captain of England...
40. Tod Slaughter Tod Slaughter Actor, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street The last of the British barnstormers was born Norman Carter Slaughter in Newcastle. He first took to the boards in 1905, and was soon managing his own company. After war service he picked up his stage career, though it was some 15 years before he got in front of the camera His first film set the tone for his career...
41. Ben Satterly Ben Satterly Actor, NXT Takeover: R Evolution
42. Jill Taylor Jill Taylor Costume Designer, Match Point
43. Dean Logan Dean Logan Actor, Gently with the Innocents
44. Joan Young Joan Young Actress, Suddenly, Last Summer
45. Tony Dolan Tony Dolan Actor, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
46. Marian Foster Marian Foster Self, Episode dated 28 October 1983
47. Gladys Young Gladys Young Actress, Corinth House
48. Bob Langley Bob Langley Self, Episode dated 23 May 1986
49. Malcolm Gerrie Malcolm Gerrie Producer, Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival
50. Patrick Collerton Patrick Collerton Producer, The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off
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