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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. Shivani Ghai Shivani Ghai Actress, Dominion
5. 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...
6. Kevin Whately Kevin Whately Actor, The English Patient
7. Neil Marshall Neil Marshall Director, The Descent
8. Cheryl Cheryl Self, The X Factor
9. 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...
10. 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...
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. Jimmy Nail Jimmy Nail Actor, Evita
13. James Scott James Scott Actor, Days of Our Lives
14. Ross Noble Ross Noble Writer, Ross Noble: Unrealtime
15. Tim Healy Tim Healy Actor, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
16. 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...
17. Lee Shone Lee Shone Actor, Death Race 4
18. Alexandra Davies Alexandra Davies Actress, All Saints
19. Declan Donnelly Declan Donnelly Self, Britain's Got Talent
20. Ian La Frenais Ian La Frenais Writer, Across the Universe
21. Anthony McPartlin Anthony McPartlin Self, Britain's Got Talent
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. 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...
27. Laura Norton Laura Norton Actress, Emmerdale
28. Jill Taylor Jill Taylor Costume Designer, Match Point
29. Ashley Artus Ashley Artus Actor, Flytopia 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)...
30. 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...
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. 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...
34. Ben Uttley Ben Uttley Actor, Captain America: The First Avenger
35. Robin Hawdon Robin Hawdon Actor, When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth Robin Hawdon's plays have been seen in over forty countries and thirty different languages, and many are published. Also a novelist. His first novel, an epic Young Adult story, 'A Rustle In The Grass', is now republished after it has attracted a list of 5 star Amazon reviews. His latest novel, 'Survival Of The Fittest', is also gaining 5 star reviews.
36. Miriam Stoppard Miriam Stoppard Self, The Wright Stuff
37. 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...
38. Tony Dolan Tony Dolan Actor, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
39. Kim Tserkezie Kim Tserkezie Actress, Balamory
40. Ralph Watson Ralph Watson Actor, Shooting Fish
41. Doug Robinson Doug Robinson Stunts, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 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...
42. Elizabeth Kelly Elizabeth Kelly Actress, EastEnders
43. Brendan P. Healy Brendan P. Healy Actor, The Black Velvet Gown Mainly a TV personality as opposed to movies. He has starred in many TV series in the UK such as "Spender" and "Crocodile Shoes".
44. Norm McCabe Norm McCabe Animation Department, The Transformers
45. Ben Satterly Ben Satterly Actor, WWE Raw
46. Rod Glenn Rod Glenn Actor, Ripper Street Rod Glenn is an actor and author from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. His fictional novels include the best-selling dark thriller, Sinema: The Northumberland Massacre. He attended Theatre & Performing Arts in his native Tyneside. Roles include The Hippopotamus, Ripper Street, The Fairy Flag, Bill, Wolfblood, The Hollow Crown, The Sceptic, Run, Wander and Outside.
47. Benjamin Bee Benjamin Bee Director, Step Right Up
48. Dean Logan Dean Logan Actor, Cherry
49. Marian Foster Marian Foster Self, Pebble Mill at One
50. Bob Langley Bob Langley Self, Saturday Night at the Mill
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