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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. Ridley Scott Ridley Scott Producer, Blade Runner Ridley Scott was born in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then Northumberland) on 30 November 1937. His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him throughout the UK and Europe before they eventually returned to Teesside. Scott wanted to join Army...
3. Janet McTeer Janet McTeer Actress, Tideland Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "She Stoops to Conquer" at the York Theater...
4. Gina McKee Gina McKee Actress, In the Loop
5. Eric Idle Eric Idle Actor, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
6. Melanie Hill Melanie Hill Actress, Stardust Melanie attended RADA in London where she won the Vanburgh Award. Her stage plays have included Women Beware Women (Royal Court), Under Milk Wood, Selfish Shellfish, Twelfth Night, Deathtrap, Dirty Linen, Breezeblock Park, Who Killed Hilda Murrell?, Fire in the Lake, and the stage version of Bread...
7. 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...
8. Ron Cook Ron Cook Actor, Chocolat
9. Christian Howard Christian Howard Actor, Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist
10. Craig Conway Craig Conway Actor, The Descent
11. Ben Price Ben Price Actor, Blood Trails Ben Price (born 1 January 1974) is a British actor, known for his roles in the British television series Footballers' Wives and Casualty and several high-profile theatre roles. He co-starred in the horror film Blood Trails, which won the audience award for best feature at the Dead by Dawn International Horror Film Festival 2006 in Edinburgh...
12. Richard Short Richard Short Actor, Public Enemies Richard Short is an English actor, who's spent over a decade based in the Unites States. Richard is equally at home on the stage and has starred in many critically acclaimed productions worldwide. Most recently, he appeared in Jezz Butterworth's "Jerusalem" on Broadway alongside Mark Rylance. Prior to that...
13. George Irving George Irving Actor, The Best Man
14. Daniel Weyman Daniel Weyman Actor, Millions
15. Richard Riddell Richard Riddell Actor, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
16. Ian Embleton Ian Embleton Actor, Calendar Girls
17. Bryan Ferry Bryan Ferry Soundtrack, The Great Gatsby Son of a coal miner, Bryan Ferry cultivated his musical abilities while studying art at the University of Newcastle. In 1971, Ferry founded Roxy Music with, among others, composer and synthesizer player Brian Eno, who left in 1973. Ferry was Roxy's front man until its demise in 1983, but as Eno was leaving the band...
18. Paul Gascoigne Paul Gascoigne Self, Waiting for Gascoigne: The Story of a Legend
19. Sarah Millican Sarah Millican Self, Sarah Beeny/Robert Peston/Julien Macdonald
20. Charlie Hardwick Charlie Hardwick Actress, Billy Elliot
21. Lee Hall Lee Hall Writer, Billy Elliot
22. Ian La Frenais Ian La Frenais Writer, Across the Universe
23. Joe Caffrey Joe Caffrey Actor, Episode #1.1
24. Jade Thirlwall Jade Thirlwall Soundtrack, Pitch Perfect 2 Jade Amelia Thirlwall was born December 26, 1992 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. She is a member of the British girl group Little Mix with Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock. Jade won The X Factor 2011 with Little Mix but she had actually auditioned for the show in both 2008 and 2010...
25. Susan Sheridan Susan Sheridan Actress, The Black Cauldron
26. Malcolm Terris Malcolm Terris Actor, The Great Train Robbery
27. Dan Dobson Dan Dobson Actor, Social Decline
28. 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...
29. Justin McDonald Justin McDonald Actor, Miss Potter
30. 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)...
31. George Clarke George Clarke Self, Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year
32. Jonathan Cullen Jonathan Cullen Actor, Finding Neverland
33. Billy Fane Billy Fane Actor, Billy Elliot
34. John Middleton John Middleton Actor, Prime Suspect 3
35. Emeli Sandé Emeli Sandé Soundtrack, The Great Gatsby
36. 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...
37. Mackenzie Sol Williamson Mackenzie Sol Williamson Actor, Sticks and Stones
38. Lauren Laverne Lauren Laverne Self, Glastonbury 2009
39. Alan Plater Alan Plater Writer, The Noble Tradition Born in Jarrow in 1935, Alan Plater was brought up in Hull, and trained as an architect in Newcastle. He has been a full-time writer since 1961, with over two hundred assorted credits in radio, television, theatre and film - plus six novels, occasional journalism, broadcasting and teaching. His first plays were written for radio...
40. Lindsay Kemp Lindsay Kemp Actor, The Wicker Man
41. Joe McElderry Joe McElderry Self, Episode #20.35 Joe is from South Shields in North East England. He is a keen runner and has participated in the Great North Run 3 times along with the Sport Relief Mile. He is highly involved in many charities including Variety UK, The Hunger Project and The Teenage Cancer Trust. Due to this, he is the youngest ever recipient of Variety's "Silver Heart" Award...
42. Chris Beattie Chris Beattie Actor, Purely Belter Chris Beattie is an actor who first appeared in the hit feature film "Purely Belter" in 2000. Chris gained a major role in CBBC's Byker Grove, playing the character Joe Dakin. He has also starred in short films and theatre productions in recent years. Chris is also a singer, regularly performing in various venues across the North East and Cumbria.
43. Peter Flannery Peter Flannery Writer, Funny Bones
44. Joan Young Joan Young Actress, Suddenly, Last Summer
45. Mike Elliot Mike Elliot Actor, Billy Elliot
46. Ralph Watson Ralph Watson Actor, Shooting Fish
47. Marcus Bentley Marcus Bentley Self, The Academy
48. Jonathan Massahi Jonathan Massahi Actor, Fastelavn
49. David William James Elliott David William James Elliott Actor, The Dark Knight David Elliott was born at St. Mary's Hospital, Newcastle. He was a forceps baby. As a teenager, David wrote screenplays and took acting workshops with, among others, The Royal Shakespeare Company and David Lynch. He moved to Utica Mississippi at 19, got married, and spent several years in the wilderness...
50. Roger Avon Roger Avon Actor, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
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