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1. Judi Dench Judi Dench Actress, Skyfall Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre...
2. Mark Addy Mark Addy Actor, Still Standing
3. David Bradley David Bradley Actor, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
4. Peter Woodthorpe Peter Woodthorpe Actor, The Lord of the Rings Peter Woodthorpe was educated at Archbishop Holgate's Grammar School in York and attended Magdalene College, Cambridge. He undertook National Service in the Royal Navy and made his debut as a professional actor in the theatre in 1955. His extensive and distinguished stage career included work with the Royal Shakespeare Company...
5. Daniel Newman Daniel Newman Actor, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Daniel Newman was born in the city of York but was raised on a council estate in London. He moved from school to school he missed most of his last year of school because of filming Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Daniel was married by the time he was 18 years old but was separated from his wife in 1997 and had a 9 month old daughter...
6. John Barry John Barry Music Department, Juke Box Jury John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic environment...
7. Caroline John Caroline John Actress, Love Actually Of the many satellites that have orbited the eleven (to date) incarnations of 'the Doctor' between 1963 and the present, one of the brightest was Caroline John. Not only was she the most beautiful of the companions, but also stood out for her resourcefulness and intelligence. Having submitted a glamorous modelling shot of herself to the production office...
8. Frankie Howerd Frankie Howerd Actor, The Ladykillers Francis Alick Howerd, who grew up to become popular British comedian Frankie Howerd, was born in 1917 and first set foot on stage at age 4. A Sunday school teacher as a teen, his father, who died in 1934, had been an Army man for most of his life. Not long after Frankie was invited to audition for RADA...
9. Francis Matthews Francis Matthews Actor, Paul Temple
10. Ian Kelsey Ian Kelsey Actor, Doctors Ian Kelsey was born to parents Julie (a window dresser) and John (a printer). He also has an older brother called David. He trained at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre York and graduated at The Guildford School of Music and Theatre. He divides his time between his London home and where Casualty is filmed in Bristol...
11. Faith Brook Faith Brook Actress, To Sir, with Love
12. Amber Doig-Thorne Amber Doig-Thorne Actress, Dangerous Game Actress and model based in London. Achieved a degree in Theoretical Physics from University College London. Amber is a Facebook video star, famous for her prank videos and comedy sketches. She also features in videos created by other Facebook stars. Amber has starred in several feature films, short films, music videos, TV & web series.
13. Reginald Beckwith Reginald Beckwith Actor, Thunderball
14. Dan Hirst Dan Hirst Stunts, Transformers: The Last Knight Born in York, UK 13 May 1975. He was in the British Army Reserves until 19 years old. He then went on to the Regular Army and trained as an Infantry Platoon Commander at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1995. Since leaving the Military he has had a career in Agricultural management, Industrial Management...
15. James Crossley James Crossley Actor, Gladiators
16. Lora Moss Lora Moss Actress, Wonder Woman
17. Keith Drinkel Keith Drinkel Actor, Gandhi
18. Johnny Leeze Johnny Leeze Actor, Emmerdale Farm
19. Jane Snowden Jane Snowden Actress, Wish Me Luck
20. David Reed David Reed Actor, Endeavour David started his acting career with multi-award winning sketch trio The Penny Dreadfuls, with whom he performed in five stage shows at the Edinburgh Festival receiving over thirty five-star reviews. They found their home on BBC Radio 4, with David as main writer and performer in no less than six radio plays to date...
21. Alan Webb Alan Webb Actor, The Great Train Robbery
22. Dustin Gee Dustin Gee Self, Here Comes Channel 8
23. James Moran James Moran Writer, Severance
24. James Hepworth James Hepworth Actor, I, Daniel Blake James was born in York, UK to parents Mark and Liz. He attended Clifton Preparatory School until the age of 8 before moving to St Olave's School. It was at school here that he first developed a love for acting and drama through the influences of some of his teachers. At 13 he began attending St Peter's School...
25. Rebecca Jessop Rebecca Jessop Actress, Pervertz!
26. James Chalmers James Chalmers Actor, Vanity Fair
27. Phillippa Wilson Phillippa Wilson Actress, Where the Heart Is
28. W.H. Auden W.H. Auden Writer, Night Mail Author, poet and composer, educated at Oxford University, and a US citizen in 1946. He co-authored the verse plays: "The Dog Beneath the Skin", "The Ascent of F6", and "On the Frontier". His poetry volumes include: "Double Man". "The Shield of Achilles" (National Book Award), "For the Time Being"' "Collected Shorter Poems"...
29. Eille Norwood Eille Norwood Actor, The Boscombe Valley Mystery
30. Lydia Waters Lydia Waters Actress, Hollyoaks Lydia Ellen Waters was born in York. Her first major role was that of Holly Cunningham in the UK soap opera Hollyoaks. Lydia was one of 54 candidates up for the role of Holly and she had to attend several auditions at the shows studios in Liverpool. She secured the role and began filming in April 2008...
31. Adam Badrawy Adam Badrawy Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Jamestown
32. Luke Adamson Luke Adamson Actor, Heartbeat Luke made his stage debut in 1998 as 'Whizz Kid' in the York Theatre Royal pantomime Beauty and the Beast. He then appeared in a number of other stage productions before making his television debut in "Raven" in 2002. His television drama debut came as 'Keith Gledhill' in "Heartbeat". He is currently (2008-2011) training at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London.
33. Poppy Lane Poppy Lane Actress, Strike: The Birth of Solidarity Poppy's acting work was only a sideline to her real job as a nurse, and she enjoyed juggling the two. She retired from nursing in 1993, and continued with her acting roles until ill health forced her to cut down. She was born and bred in York, and loved her home city dearly. Her last role was in "Hetty Wainthropp Investigates" in 1998.
34. Roger Rowland Roger Rowland Actor, An American Werewolf in London
35. Rob Yeomans Rob Yeomans Miscellaneous Crew, The Selfish Giant Born in York, England in 1988, Rob developed a keen interest in film at a young age and Directed his first short film at the age of seventeen. Rob studied Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University, achieving a 2:1 grade. Since graduating in 2009 Rob has produced three short films and Directed a further short...
36. David Davis David Davis Self, Brexit: The Movie
37. Mildred Evelyn Mildred Evelyn Actress, Monty Works the Wires
38. Simon Howard Simon Howard Self, Lord Montagu
39. Jessica Hennell Jessica Hennell Actress, Wuthering Heights
40. Scott Henshall Scott Henshall Self, I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!
41. Syd Dale Syd Dale Music Department, Orlando
42. Jerrold Robertshaw Jerrold Robertshaw Actor, When Boys Leave Home A great classical and modern drama stage Performer from 1890, best remembered for playing the role of 'Don Quixote' on stage and screen, first appearing on film in 'The Girl Who Didn't Care' for the Barker Film Company in 1916 from then on often seen in supporting roles and few starring roles through...
43. Jo Beadle Jo Beadle Actress, Coronation Street
44. Michael Rathborne Michael Rathborne Actor, The Mini-Mob
45. Denis Webb Denis Webb Writer, The Anatomist
46. Vince Cable Vince Cable Self, Question Time
47. Martin Rees Martin Rees Self, Sir Patrick Moore: Astronomer, Broadcaster, Eccentric
48. Brittoni Phillips Brittoni Phillips Actress, Sisterhood of the Red Garter
49. Howard Clewes Howard Clewes Writer, The Day They Robbed the Bank of England
50. Wally Herbert Wally Herbert Actor, Jackanory
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