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1. Clive Owen Clive Owen Actor, Closer British actor Clive Owen is one of a handful of stars who, though he is best known for his art house films, can handle more mainstream films with equal measures of grace and skill. Owen is typically cast as characters whose primary traits are a balance of physical strength, intellect, conflicting soul but forceful will...
2. Ben Daniels Ben Daniels Actor, The Exorcist Ben Daniels is a multi-award winning performer who is equally at home whether working in Film, Television or Theatre. He was born in the Midlands and became interested in acting through drama lessons while at comprehensive school. He began his career after leaving London's prestigious LAMDA drama school...
3. Sarah Douglas Sarah Douglas Actress, Superman II Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher training course in English and Drama...
4. Gareth Edwards Gareth Edwards Visual Effects, Monsters Gareth James Edwards was born on June 1, 1975 in the English town of Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Growing up, he admired movies such as the 1977 classic "Star Wars", and went on to pursue a film career. He even cites George Lucas and Steven Spielberg as his biggest influences. Edwards studied BA (Hons) Film...
5. Nigel Hawthorne Nigel Hawthorne Actor, The Madness of King George Born in Coventry, England on 5 April 1929. Raised in South Africa. Returned to the UK in the 1950s. Extensive theatre work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. His portrayal of "Sir Humphrey Appleby" in the BBC comedy Yes Minister won him international acclaim in the 1980s. In 1992, he was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for his "George III" in Alan Bennett's hit stage play...
6. Graeme Hawley Graeme Hawley Actor, Kappatoo
7. Gethin Anthony Gethin Anthony Actor, Copenhagen Gethin attended Tiffin School in Kingston-upon-Thames - where he was head boy and later returned to give acting work-shops. After graduating from Balliol College, Oxford with a degree in English literature he enrolled at LAMDA, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Since graduation he has worked...
8. Felicity Kendal Felicity Kendal Actress, Good Neighbors British leading woman best known at one time for "cute" roles but a formidable actress in a wide variety of parts. Born in England, she was raised in India where her parents Geoffrey Kendal and Laura Liddell toured the nation for decades with a traveling classical theatre troupe called Shakespeareana...
9. Ken Loach Ken Loach Director, I, Daniel Blake Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, Ken Loach has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it's virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British socialist realism translating well to that context. After studying law at St. Peter's College, Oxford, he branched out into the theater...
10. Jeremy Brett Jeremy Brett Actor, My Fair Lady The refined and debonair English actor Jeremy Brett will forever be best remembered for his long-running and critically acclaimed portrayal of Sherlock Holmes for Britain's Granada Television. From a privileged background, Brett was educated at England's most prestigious independent school, Eton College...
11. Leo Bill Leo Bill Actor, 28 Days Later...
12. Stephanie Cole Stephanie Cole Actress, Doc Martin Born in Warwickshire, England, UK. At age of 15, she auditioned for and was accepted to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Stephanie began her career at age 17 playing a 90-year-old woman. She went on to play beloved characters on the shows Waiting for God and Doc Martin.
13. Miranda Nolan Miranda Nolan Actress, Inception
14. Tim Pigott-Smith Tim Pigott-Smith Actor, V for Vendetta British classical stage and TV actor Tim Pigott-Smith was a familiar face both here and in his native England. A drama major, he graduated from the University of Bristol in 1967 (where he frequently returned to lecture) and made his professional debut two years later with the Bristol Old Vic. Predominantly a stage player in both regional and repertory...
15. Amy Marston Amy Marston Actress, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
16. Billie Whitelaw Billie Whitelaw Actress, The Omen Billie Whitelaw first appeared on the radio aged 11. She made her theatrical debut in 1950 and in films from 1953. She has made a speciality of playing intense, single-purposed women. Also, (on stage), she has appeared in many of the stranger plays by Samuel Beckett.
17. Leila Mimmack Leila Mimmack Actress, High-Rise
18. Richard Bremmer Richard Bremmer Actor, The 13th Warrior
19. Sinead Matthews Sinead Matthews Actress, Pride & Prejudice
20. Eddie Eyre Eddie Eyre Actor, Game of Thrones
21. Justin Edwards Justin Edwards Actor, Love & Friendship Best known as the hapless MP Ben Swain in "The Thick Of It", Justin has also appeared in "Father Brown", "Are You Being Served", "The Suspicions of Mr Whicher", "Veep", "The Old Guys", "The Trip", and "Skins". His film work includes "Love and Friendship", "The Death Of Stalin", "Paddington" and "Thor"...
22. Tony Steedman Tony Steedman Actor, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
23. Leigh Lawson Leigh Lawson Actor, Casanova
24. Wendy Padbury Wendy Padbury Actress, The Blood on Satan's Claw Wendy Padbury trained at the Aida Foster Stage School and made her TV debut on the BBC arts programme "Monitor" soon after starting the course. More TV work followed and, by the age of seventeen, she had landed a regular role in the ATV soap opera Crossroads. Soon after this, she applied for the role of "Zoe" on Doctor Who...
25. William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer, Ax Saloon: The Legend William Shakespeare's birthdate is assumed from his baptism on April 25. His father John was the son of a farmer who became a successful tradesman; his mother Mary Arden was gentry. He studied Latin works at Stratford Grammar School, leaving at about age 15. About this time his father suffered an unknown financial setback...
26. June Chadwick June Chadwick Actress, This Is Spinal Tap
27. Daniel Brocklebank Daniel Brocklebank Actor, The Hole Daniel Brocklebank grew up in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. He started acting professionally at the age of 14. One of his first projects was playing the lead role of Ralph in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "Lord Of The Flies" in 1995. He returned to the RSC in 2003 in productions of "As You Like It"...
28. Leon Vitali Leon Vitali Actor, Eyes Wide Shut
29. Arthur Bostrom Arthur Bostrom Actor, 'Allo 'Allo!
30. Michael Ball Michael Ball Actor, Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary Michael Ball has enjoyed a very successful and varied career over the last 20 years, both in the West End and on the Concert Stage, working with some of the 20th century's most prolific musical theatre composers. After graduating from the Guildford School of Acting, his professional debut was in "Godspell," playing the role of John the Baptist/Judas...
31. Tom McKay Tom McKay Actor, Imagine Me & You
32. Tim Dutton Tim Dutton Actor, The Bourne Identity Tim Dutton (born in 1964 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England) is an English actor of film and television. Dutton began as a stage performer in British theatre and made his screen debut in 1991. His mainstream screen credits are easily linked with numerous roles on television including Ally McBeal as the love interest to the series lead Calista Flockhart...
33. Edmund Kingsley Edmund Kingsley Actor, Capsule
34. Mark Strickson Mark Strickson Actor, Doctor Who Born in Statford-on-Avon, Mark Strickson was brought up in the small village of Ilmington. His father was a professional musician and Strickson had learned to play several instruments - as well as singing in the Trinity Church choir - by the time he went to grammar school, where he continued his musical training...
35. Kate O'Toole Kate O'Toole Actress, The Dead Daughter of Peter O'Toole and Siân Phillips. Studied drama at Yale School of Drama and Circle in the Square. Currently working in Ireland.
36. Anna Quayle Anna Quayle Actress, A Hard Day's Night Raised in a staunchly Catholic home by her Irish mum, the former Kathleen Parke, Anna Quayle had an immediate experience of elements used for her character as 'Reverend Mother Joseph' in Father Charlie. Her acting work also includes many other fine performances in a variety of roles in theatre, cinema and television.
37. Steven Grives Steven Grives Actor, Highlander II: The Quickening
38. Harold Innocent Harold Innocent Actor, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
39. Marc Elliott Marc Elliott Actor, EastEnders
40. Nicholas Ball Nicholas Ball Actor, Lifeforce
41. Sian Thomas Sian Thomas Actress, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Aptly for a stage performer, Sian was born in Stratford-on-Avon, sister of fellow actress Sara Mair-Thomas, though she spent part of her childhood in Canada. After graduating in acting from the Central School of Speech and Drama, she spent a year in rep before working for two years at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre...
42. Mary Healey Mary Healey Actress, Chaplin
43. Jane Booker Jane Booker Actress, Finding Neverland
44. Richard Morant Richard Morant Actor, Jack the Ripper
45. Paul Bradley Paul Bradley Actor, The Pianist
46. Jacqueline Hill Jacqueline Hill Actress, Doctor Who Born in 17 December 1929, Jacqueline Hill was orphaned as a toddler and raised by her grandparents. She was taken out of school at the age of 14 to enable her younger brother to continue. She then worked at Cadbury's, which had an amateur dramatics society. She was encouraged to apply for, and was awarded...
47. Halliwell Hobbes Halliwell Hobbes Actor, You Can't Take It with You Born at Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-on-Avon, Halliwell Hobbes could perhaps not aspire to anything else but to be an actor. He made his stage debut in 1898 playing Shakespearean repertory with the famous acting company of Sir Frank Benson throughout England. Among others he played opposite Mrs...
48. Jess Hall Jess Hall Cinematographer, Ghost in the Shell Jess Hall was born on March 16, 1971 in England. He is known for his work on Hot Fuzz (2007), Grindhouse (2007), The Spectacular Now (2014) and Transcendence (2014). He attended Saint Martins School of Art and New York University where he studied film and fine art. He has been married to Radha Singh since 1997...
49. Jessica Turner Jessica Turner Actress, Tess of the D'Urbervilles
50. Steven Pacey Steven Pacey Actor, Boy A
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