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1. Jamie Dornan Jamie Dornan Actor, Fifty Shades of Grey
2. Clive Standen Clive Standen Actor, Vikings Clive Standen is a British actor, he was born in a British Army base in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, and grew up in the East Midlands in England. He went to school at King Edward VII School (Melton Mowbray) followed by a performing arts course at Melton Mowbray College. In his late teens Standen was a international Muay Thai Boxer and later Fencing gold medalist...
3. Liam Neeson Liam Neeson Actor, Schindler's List Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St...
4. Ray Stevenson Ray Stevenson Actor, Divergent Tall, dark, but somewhat gentle-looking actor Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964, on a British army base. His father was a British pilot in the Royal Air Force, and his mother is Irish. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at the age of eight, and later to Cramlington, Northumberland, where he was raised...
5. Sam Neill Sam Neill Actor, Jurassic Park Sam Neill was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, to army parents, an English-born mother, Priscilla Beatrice (Ingham), and a New Zealand-born father, Dermot Neill. His family moved to the South Island of New Zealand in 1954. He went to boarding schools and then attended the universities at Canterbury and Victoria...
6. Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh Actor, Valkyrie Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter born in 1930, and Frances (Harper) Branagh, also born in 1930. His brother, William Branagh Jr., was born in 1955 and sister, Joyce Branagh, was born in 1970...
7. Conleth Hill Conleth Hill Actor, Game of Thrones
8. Valene Kane Valene Kane Actress, Rogue One
9. Michelle Fairley Michelle Fairley Actress, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Michelle was born in July 1965, the second child of publican Brian and nurse Theresa Fairley. As a teenager she attended the Ulster Youth Theatre before moving to Belfast , where she was a member of Fringe Benefit, a repertory company where she acted alongside Conleth Hill, with whom she would later appear in television juggernaut 'Game of Thrones'...
10. Warren Christie Warren Christie Actor, Apollo 18
11. Ciarán Hinds Ciarán Hinds Actor, Frozen Ciaran Hinds was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on February 9, 1953. He was one of five children and the only son. His father was a doctor who hoped to have Ciaran follow in his footsteps, but that was not to be. It was his mother Moya, an amateur actress, who was the real influence behind his decision to become an actor...
12. Colin Morgan Colin Morgan Actor, Merlin Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish film, television, theater and radio actor who attended Integrated College Dungannon, winning the 'Denis Rooney Associates Cup' for best overall student in the third year, before gaining a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education in 2004...
13. Richard Dormer Richard Dormer Actor, Good Vibrations
14. James Nesbitt James Nesbitt Actor, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey James Nesbitt was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, to May, a civil servant, and James Nesbitt, a primary school headmaster. He was educated at Coleraine Academical Institution (also the school of Brian Campbell & Brian McAlister). He originally planned to be a French teacher. It...
15. Ian McElhinney Ian McElhinney Actor, Rogue One
16. Paula Malcomson Paula Malcomson Actress, The Hunger Games Born in 1970 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Paula Malcomson is an extremely prolific film and television actress with numerous credits to her name. Malcomson began her career in the early 1990s with small parts primarily in film before scoring higher-profiles roles in the Oscar-nominated film The Green Mile and A.I. Artificial Intelligence...
17. John Lynch John Lynch Actor, Sliding Doors
18. Antonia Campbell-Hughes Antonia Campbell-Hughes Actress, Albert Nobbs
19. Adrian Dunbar Adrian Dunbar Actor, The Crying Game
20. Stephen Boyd Stephen Boyd Actor, Ben-Hur Stephen Boyd was born William Millar on July 4, 1931, at Glengormley, Northern Ireland, one of nine children of Martha Boyd and Canadian truck driver James Alexander Millar, who worked for Fleming's on Tomb Street in Belfast. He attended Glengormley & Ballyrobert primary school and then moved on to Ballyclare High School and studied bookkeeping at Hughes Commercial Academy...
21. Michael Smiley Michael Smiley Actor, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
22. Roma Downey Roma Downey Actress, Touched by an Angel A celebrated, Emmy-nominated television and stage actress, Roma Downey is most known for her decade of work as the tenderhearted angel, Monica. She was in over 200 episodes of "Touched by an Angel" (1994)_ and reached a weekly audience of over 20 million. Even more impressive, her role as Mary the Mother of Jesus on "The Bible" series had an audience of over 100 million...
23. Terry George Terry George Writer, Hotel Rwanda
24. Stephen Rea Stephen Rea Actor, V for Vendetta Stephen Rea was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He attended Belfast High School and the Queen's University, where he studied English. He later trained at the Abbey Theatre School in Dublin. In 1970s, he acted in the Focus Company in Dublin with the talented Gabriel Byrne and Colm Meaney. After several stage...
25. Susan Lynch Susan Lynch Actress, From Hell
26. Geraldine Hughes Geraldine Hughes Actress, Gran Torino Geraldine Hughes (born 1970) is a Northern Irish film, television and stage, actress. She was born in West Belfast and lived in the Divis flats for a time. She won a private scholarship and attended university in America. She is best known for her portrayal of "Little Marie" in 2006's Rocky Balboa....
27. Bronagh Gallagher Bronagh Gallagher Actress, Pulp Fiction Bronagh Gallagher is an Irish-born singer and actress. Born in 1972 in Northern Ireland, Bronagh became involved in the performing arts, including music and drama during her teenage years. She later joined a local amateur drama group known as the Oakgrove Theatre Company. Bronagh made her screen debut in 1989...
28. Patricia Quinn Patricia Quinn Actress, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Patricia Quinn was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She was beginning to break into television when she was offered the role of "the Usherette/Magenta" in Richard O'Brien's "Rocky Horror Show", the role she would become best known for. Patricia continued to work hard after "Rocky Horror" and soon...
29. Bronagh Waugh Bronagh Waugh Actress, The Fall
30. Martin McCann Martin McCann Actor, The Survivalist Martin McCann grew up with a brother and sister in the Divis Flats area of Falls Road in Belfast. In 2006 Lord Richard Attenborough cast McCann in his film after seeing him play Alex in a stage production of A Clockwork Orange. Attenborough called Spielberg and recommended McCann. He was invited to LA to audition for 'The Pacific' HBO miniseries...
31. Jonjo O'Neill Jonjo O'Neill Actor, Defiance Jonjo O'Neill was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1978. He moved to England to study at the Guildford School of acting from 1996 to 1999. He is now a well known British stage actor and is Resident Artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company, perhaps best known for his portrayals of Richard III and as Mercutio in the acclaimed Rupert Goold production of Romeo & Juliet...
32. Flora Montgomery Flora Montgomery Actress, Goldfish Memory Theatre has been as prevalent in Flora's career as film and television. She won the Irish Times Best Actress Award for her role as the lead in Strindberg's Miss Julie. Other 'classic' roles include Yelena in Chekov's Uncle Vanya, Ophelia in Hamlet and Katherina in Taming of The Shrew. She has worked with many contemporary playwrights such as Neil LaBute who directed her in his monologue 'Bash'...
33. Jayne Wisener Jayne Wisener Actress, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
34. Aaron McCusker Aaron McCusker Actor, Shameless
35. Ciarán McMenamin Ciarán McMenamin Actor, To End All Wars
36. Brian Donlevy Brian Donlevy Actor, Dangerous Assignment It seems that Brian Donlevy started out life as colorfully as any character he ever played on the stage or screen. He lied about his age (he was actually 14) in 1916 so he could join the army. When Gen. John J. Pershing sent American troops to invade Mexico in pursuit of Pancho Villa--Mexican rebels under Villa's command raided Columbus...
37. Stephen Hagan Stephen Hagan Actor, Stan Lee's Lucky Man Stephen Hagan was raised in the village of Greenisland in County Antrim, Belfast, Ireland. He was born into a family that had an established property developing business and had possible career avenues in either that business or accounting. However, Stephen opted to pursue his passion for acting after a chance acting stint at the local Lyric Theatre in Belfast...
38. James McCaffrey James McCaffrey Actor, Rescue Me
39. Ian Beattie Ian Beattie Actor, Alexander
40. Shane Brolly Shane Brolly Actor, Underworld Brolly was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The son of Clark Brolly, 1930-2014, a colorful salesman, and Rosemary Brolly, formally Griffin. The third of four siblings, he has two brothers: Clark and Michael 1968-2006, and one sister, Cathy. At age ten, Brolly's father got him into boxing, but his mother...
41. Siobhan McKenna Siobhan McKenna Actress, Doctor Zhivago
42. Damian McGinty Damian McGinty Actor, Glee
43. Stuart Graham Stuart Graham Actor, Hunger
44. Valerie Hobson Valerie Hobson Actress, Kind Hearts and Coronets Elegant, quintessentially English (although born in Northern Ireland) Valerie Hobson was the daughter of a British army officer. She studied dancing at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and appeared on the stage for the first time at age 16, but she contracted a case of scarlet fever and decided to give up dancing for acting...
45. Aislín McGuckin Aislín McGuckin Actress, Heartbeat
46. Patrick Magee Patrick Magee Actor, A Clockwork Orange Born in Armagh, Northern Ireland, Patrick Magee is a classic example of how certain actors rate the stage far more highly than the screen. Magee was well aware that the vast majority of the films that he appeared in were dreadful (he mostly played sinister villains in horror films), but the money came...
47. Damian O'Hare Damian O'Hare Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
48. Michael Legge Michael Legge Actor, Angela's Ashes
49. Frances Tomelty Frances Tomelty Actress, Chéri
50. Andrew Simpson Andrew Simpson Actor, Notes on a Scandal Andrew Simpson attended the Foyle School of Speech and Drama, and was taught by Sandra Biddle in his home city of Derry in Northern Ireland. Andrew's mum and dad are Marion and Paddy and he has two older sisters, Charlotte and Sarah and a younger brother, Patrick, all of whom have also attended Miss Biddle's excellent training school for drama...
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