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1. Jenny Agutter Jenny Agutter Actress, The Avengers Jenny Agutter was born on December 20, 1952, in Taunton, Somerset, England, UK. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries. Her film career began at the age of 12 in East of Sudan, which was quickly followed by Ballerina: Part 1 and Ballerina: Part 2...
2. Sarah Parish Sarah Parish Actress, The Holiday
3. Indira Varma Indira Varma Actress, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
4. James Purefoy James Purefoy Actor, Rome James Brian Mark Purefoy was born and brought up in Taunton, Somerset, England, the son of Shirley (Taylor), who ran an employment agency, and Anthony Chetwynd Purefoy. After leaving school at the age of sixteen, he took a succession of different jobs, including working on a pig farm and as a porter at Yeovil District Hospital...
5. John Cleese John Cleese Actor, A Fish Called Wanda John Cleese was born on October 27, 1939, in Weston-Super-Mare, England, to Muriel Evelyn (Cross) and Reginald Francis Cleese. He was born into a family of modest means, his father being an insurance salesman; but he was nonetheless sent off to private schools to obtain a good education. Here he was often tormented for his height...
6. Charles Mesure Charles Mesure Actor, Boogeyman Charles Mesure was born Wednesday, August 12, 1970, in Somerset, England. When he was five, his family moved to Australia and he grew up in Sydney. He studied law at Sydney University and was very active in SUDS, the school's dramatic society. He sang tenor in an a capella group called Cinco. After he graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney in 1995...
7. Adam Campbell Adam Campbell Actor, Epic Movie
8. Rupert Graves Rupert Graves Actor, V for Vendetta Born in a seaside resort town, Britain's Rupert Graves was born a rebel, resisting authority and breaking rules at an early age. In his teens he became a punk rocker and even found work as a circus clown and in traveling comedy troupes. In 1983 he made his professional stage debut in "The Killing of Mr...
9. Con O'Neill Con O'Neill Actor, Telstar: The Joe Meek Story
10. Julia Davis Julia Davis Actress, Love Actually
11. Tamzin Malleson Tamzin Malleson Actress, Teachers
12. Mary Berry Mary Berry Self, The Great British Baking Show
13. Charlie Higson Charlie Higson Writer, King of the Ants
14. Bill Bailey Bill Bailey Self, Never Mind the Buzzcocks Bill Bailey is known for his sharp wit and classic sense of humor. he is most famous for being in Never Mind The Buzzcocks, celebrity game-show in which he is a team captain. Bill is a stand up comedian, and has also starred in cult comedies such as Spaced and of course Black Books. He was given the award for the "best stand-up" at the British comedy awards.
15. Barbara Leigh-Hunt Barbara Leigh-Hunt Actress, Frenzy Barbara trained for the theatre at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre school then joined the Old Vic Company in London. After working in provincial repertory theatres she returned to the Bristol Old Vic to play Rosemary in 'The Severed Head' and transferred with the play to the west end. She returned again...
16. Jonathan Lynn Jonathan Lynn Writer, Clue Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay created and wrote every episode of the acclaimed BBC political comedy series Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister. The series received numerous accolades including three BAFTA (British Academy) Awards, two Broadcasting Press Guild Awards and two Pye Television Writers Awards...
17. Richard Lintern Richard Lintern Actor, The Bank Job Richard Charles Lintern was born on August 25th 1962 and studied English Literature at the University of Durham before winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Entering television in small roles in 1988 he has been a regular in popular series 'Heartbeat', 'The House of Eliot' and...
18. Josie Taylor Josie Taylor Actress, Tamara Drewe
19. Pattie Boyd Pattie Boyd Self, George Harrison: Living in the Material World
20. Arnold Ridley Arnold Ridley Actor, Dad's Army Having sustained injuries during World War I , the young Arnold Ridley was forced to give up a budding acting career and turn to writing. He hit the jackpot with 'The Ghost Train' which was a great West End success and has been filmed several times. This was followed by a number of other plays during the 1920s and 1930s...
21. Michael Gwynn Michael Gwynn Actor, Village of the Damned
22. Harry Cording Harry Cording Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Burly bit part actor often seen in the Sherlock Holmes movies of the '40's as a menacing chauffer, sailor or Cockney. His speaking parts were always well done and added considerably to the B grade movies of the period .
23. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke Writer, 2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke was born in the seaside town of Minehead, Somerset, England in December 16, 1917. In 1936 he moved to London, where he joined the British Interplanetary Society. There he started to experiment with astronautic material in the BIS, write the BIS Bulletin and science fiction. During World War II...
24. Tabitha Wady Tabitha Wady Actress, Doctors
25. Jaye Jacobs Jaye Jacobs Actress, Holby City
26. Tristram Shapeero Tristram Shapeero Director, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
27. Harry Lister Smith Harry Lister Smith Actor, War & Peace
28. Lynn Farleigh Lynn Farleigh Actress, Watership Down
29. Diana Hoddinott Diana Hoddinott Actress, The Gathering Storm
30. Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith Self, The Price Is Right
31. Ann Way Ann Way Actress, Brazil
32. PJ Harvey PJ Harvey Soundtrack, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Polly Jean Harvey was born in England on October 9th 1969. The daughter of a quarryman father and an artist mother, Polly Jean, or PJ as she is more commonly known, was raised on a sheep farm in Yeovil, Somerset. She learned to play a number of instruments as a child (including guitar, saxophone, and violin) and as a teenager played in several bands...
33. Michael Aldridge Michael Aldridge Actor, Last of the Summer Wine Excellent British character actor who played in the theater from 1939 to 1986 ("French Without Tears", "Othello" [as "the Moor", a role he had already played at the age of seventeen in a school production], "She Stoops to Conquer", "Jeeves"...) and also appeared in scores of movies, TV movies and TV series...
34. Carol Lee Scott Carol Lee Scott Actress, Emu's Wide World
35. Diane Langton Diane Langton Actress, Hollyoaks
36. Sheila Allen Sheila Allen Actress, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
37. Robbie Jarvis Robbie Jarvis Actor, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
38. Geoff Barrow Geoff Barrow Soundtrack, Lord of War
39. Anita Harris Anita Harris Self, The David Nixon Show
40. Richard Braine Richard Braine Actor, Finding Neverland
41. Angelica Mandy Angelica Mandy Actress, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
42. Curt Smith Curt Smith Soundtrack, Donnie Darko One half of 80s pop sensations, Tears for Fears, which he formed in 1981 with childhood friend Roland Orzabal whom he was previously in a ska-influenced band called "Graduate" with. After two unsuccessful singles, Tears For Fears score a huge hit with their third single "Mad World", which reached no...
43. Sonia Forbes-Adam Sonia Forbes-Adam Actress, Witness Against Hitler
44. Mandy Miller Mandy Miller Actress, Crash of Silence The sensitive-looking British child star of the fifties was born Carmen Isabella Miller in 1944 but affectionately called "Mandy" practically from birth. Her father, a BBC Radio producer, took Mandy (then age 6) and her older sister, Jan Miller to watch a film being made at Ealing Studios. Instead of her sister...
45. Guy Green Guy Green Director, A Patch of Blue Guy Green, the Academy Award-winning cinematographer and director who was a co-founder of the British Society of Cinematographers, was born in Frome, Somerset, England, on Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th), 1913. A devoted cinema enthusiast as a child, Green said he spent so much time watching the silent movies on the big screen...
46. Jenson Button Jenson Button Self, Formula 1
47. Barbara Morrison Barbara Morrison Actress, Papillon
48. William Scott-Masson William Scott-Masson Actor, Braveheart William Scott-Masson was born on 18th February 1963 in Ilminster, Somerset, England, to Captain Dennis Scott-Masson (a Master Mariner with the P&O) and Anne-Marie (nee Grisar). He is the third of five children, having two brothers and two sisters. He was educated at Buckfast Abbey Preparatory School...
49. Andrew Byron Andrew Byron Actor, 28 Weeks Later
50. Nora Swinburne Nora Swinburne Actress, The River Known for her genteel ways and stately beauty in tea service drama, British actress Nora Swinburne was born Elinore Johnson on July 24, 1902, in Bath, England. Performing on stage as both actress and dancer from the age of 10, her father, Henry Swinburne Johnson, manufactured toys for a living. She was a member of Clive Currie's Young Players in 1914 and appeared in shows during that year...
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