by dylanemery22 | created - 18 Sep 2018 | updated - 18 Sep 2018 | Public

NOTE: This is all opinion based; so if you disagree with some of my choices, comment below and cast the actors/actresses you think would be perfect to play these roles.

1. Meryl Streep

Actress | Out of Africa

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

Donna Sheridan

2. Amanda Seyfried

Actress | Les Misérables

Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking ...

Donna Sheridan

3. Pierce Brosnan

Actor | The World Is Not Enough

Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left...

Sam Carmichael

4. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

Harry Bright

5. Stellan Skarsgård

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Stellan Skarsgård was born in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Gudrun (Larsson) and Jan Skarsgård. He became a star in his teens through the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968). Between the years 1972-88 he was employed at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, where...

Bill Anderson

6. Dominic Cooper

Actor | The Devil's Double

Dominic Edward Cooper was born and raised in Greenwich, London, England. His mother, Julie (Heron), is a nursery school teacher and a keen theater-goer. His father, Brian Cooper, is an auctioneer. They divorced when Dominic was age 5. His maternal great-grandfather was film enthusiast E.T. Heron, ...


7. Julie Walters

Actress | Billy Elliot

For decades, British actress and comedienne Dame Julie Walters has served as a sturdy representation of the working class with her passionate, earthy portrayals on England's stage, screen and television. A bona fide talent, her infectious spirit and self-deprecating sense of humor eventually ...


8. Christine Baranski

Actress | Chicago

Christine Baranski is an American actress from Buffalo, New York. She has had a relatively lengthy career in both film and television. She has been nominated for 15 Emmy Awards, winning once. One of her most popular roles was that of neuroscientist Dr. Beverly Hofstadter in the sitcom " The Big ...


10. Robert D. Yeoman

Cinematographer | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Robert D. Yeoman was born on March 10, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a cinematographer and producer, known for The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and Drugstore Cowboy (1989).


11. Peter Lambert

Editor | The Death of Stalin

Peter Lambert is known for The Death of Stalin (2017), Children of Men (2006) and The Last Days on Mars (2013).


12. Benny Andersson

Soundtrack | Mamma Mia!

Benny Andersson was born in 1946 outside of Stockholm, Sweden. His father and grandfather both being musicians, Benny was introduced to the accordion at an early age. With little patience for conventional music lessons, Benny is known to pick up just about any instrument and play it with ease. ...

music score #1

13. Björn Ulvaeus

Soundtrack | Mamma Mia!

Björn Ulvaeus was born on April 25, 1945 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He is an actor and composer, known for Mamma Mia! (2008), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) and The Martian (2015). He has been married to Lena Källersjö since January 5, 1981. They have two children. He was ...

music score #2

14. Maria Djurkovic

Production_designer | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Maria Djurkovic is known for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Imitation Game (2014) and The Hours (2002).

production designer

15. Andrew Palmer

Art_director | Fast X

Andrew Palmer was born in 1981 in Watford, England, UK. He is an art director and production designer, known for Fast X (2023), Pinocchio (2022) and Indiana Jones 5 (2023).

art director

16. Dominic Capon

Set_decorator | Captain Phillips

Dominic Capon is known for Captain Phillips (2013), The King's Man (2021) and Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021).

set decorator

17. Michele Clapton

Costume_designer | Game of Thrones

Michele Clapton is known for Game of Thrones (2011), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) and The Crown (2016).

costume designer

18. Tina Earnshaw

Make_up_department | Titanic

Tina Earnshaw is known for Titanic (1997), Prometheus (2012) and Spider-Man 2 (2004).

hair and makeup designer

19. Neil Maguire

Art_department | SAS: Red Notice

Neil Maguire is known for SAS: Red Notice (2021), Paddington 2 (2017) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).


20. Alastair Sirkett

Sound_department | Les Misérables

Alastair Sirkett is known for Les Misérables (2012), Macbeth (2015) and World War Z (2013).

sound designer

21. Warren Shaw

Sound_department | Greyhound

Warren Shaw is known for Greyhound (2020), Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Salt (2010).

supervising sound editor

22. Michael Minkler

Sound_department | Dreamgirls

Michael Minkler was born on May 14, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for Dreamgirls (2006), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Greyhound (2020).

sound re-recording mixer

23. Simon Hayes

Sound_department | Les Misérables

Simon Hayes was awarded an Oscar for Sound Mixing on Tom Hooper's Les Miserables. His work on Les Miserables was also honoured with the BAFTA for Sound and the CAS award for Achievement in Sound Mixing.

Recent feature credits include Rob Marshall's The Little Mermaid, Cary Fukunaga's Bond 25: No ...

sound mixer

24. Paul Corbould

Special_effects | Doctor Strange

Paul Corbould was born on February 9, 1961 in Pancras, London, England, UK. He is known for Doctor Strange (2016), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Children of Men (2006). He has been married to Jacqui Jane Reynolds since 1985. They have four children.

special effects supervisor

25. Simon Hughes

Visual_effects | District 9

Simon Hughes is an English film producer, actor, screenwriter, director . He works professionally in the Film and TV industry.

He's won several awards and is currently a member of BAFTA. He continues to work aside members of 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros, Canned Media, Capture Studios, Cineworld UK,...

visual effects supervisor

26. Steve Griffin

Stunts | Mad Max: Fury Road

Steve Griffin is known for Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Inception (2010) and The Last Legion (2007).

stunt coordinator

27. Anthony Van Laast


Anthony Van Laast is known for Outland (1981), Excalibur (1981) and Beauty and the Beast (2017).


28. Catherine Johnson

Writer | Mamma Mia!

Catherine Johnson was born on October 14, 1957 in Suffolk, England, UK. She is a writer and producer, known for Mamma Mia! (2008), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) and Dappers (2010).

story #1

29. Richard Curtis

Writer | Love Actually

Richard Curtis was born on November 8, 1956 in Wellington, New Zealand. He is a writer and producer, known for Love Actually (2003), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and About Time (2013).

story #2

30. Ol Parker

Writer | Now Is Good

Ol Parker was born on June 2, 1969 in London, England, UK. He is a writer and director, known for Now Is Good (2012), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011). He has been married to Thandiwe Newton since July 11, 1998. They have three children.

writer / director

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