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by constantinbeecham | created - 22 Apr 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

1. Lily James

Actress | Cinderella

Lily James was born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson in Esher, Surrey, to Ninette (Mantle), an actress, and Jamie Thomson, an actor and musician. Her grandmother, Helen Horton, was an American actress. She began her education at Arts Educational School in Tring and subsequently went on to study acting at...

From Downton Abbey

2. Maggie Smith

Actress | Gosford Park

One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor ...

From Downton Abbey

3. Elizabeth McGovern

Actress | Ordinary People

Daughter of a law professor at Northwestern University, she moved with her family to Los Angeles when he transferred to the University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). She began acting in school plays at North Hollywood High, graduated from The Oakwood School and then continued her stage ...

From Downton Abbey

4. Sophie McShera

Actress | Cinderella

Sophie McShera was born on May 17, 1985 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Cinderella (2015), Downton Abbey (2010) and Galavant (2015).

From Downton Abbey

5. Jim Broadbent

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...

6. Essie Davis

Actress | The Babadook

Essie Davis was born in 1970 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for The Babadook (2014), Assassin's Creed (2016) and The True History of the Kelly Gang (2019). She has been married to Justin Kurzel since 2002. They have two children.

From Mrs Fisher Murders

7. Hugo Johnstone-Burt

Actor | San Andreas

Hugo grew up on Sydney's leafy North Shore. He attended the local primary school before moving to Barker College in Hornsby at the commencement of grade five.

Hugo progressed through his schooling years participating heavily in many sports and extracurricular activities. He showed particular skill ...

From Mrs Fisher Murders

8. Nikki Runeckles

Actress | The Bad Education Movie

Nikki Runeckles was born on May 28, 1991 in Gravesend, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for The Bad Education Movie (2015), Bad Education (2012) and #MurderSelfie (2015).

From Bad Education

9. Kae Alexander

Actress | Game of Thrones

Kae Alexander is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Fleabag (2016) and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019).

From Bad Education

10. Joe Thomas

Actor | The Inbetweeners Movie

Joe Thomas was born on October 28, 1983 in Chelmsford, Essex, England as Joseph Thomas. He is an actor and writer, known for The Inbetweeners Movie (2011), The Inbetweeners 2 (2014) and White Gold (2017).

From Inbetweens

11. Kaya Scodelario

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Kaya Rose Scodelario was born in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, to Katia (Scodelario) and Roger Humphrey. Her father was English and her mother is Brazilian, of Italian and Portuguese descent. Her surname comes from her mother's Italian grandfather. Thanks to her mother, Kaya grew up fluent in ...

From Skins

Effy

12. Hannah Murray

Actress | God Help the Girl

Hannah Murray is an English actress known for portraying Gilly in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011) and Cassie Ainsworth in the E4 teen drama series Skins (2007), from 2007 to 2008 (and again in 2013). In 2014, Murray starred in God Help the Girl (2014). In 2015, she played Sara in the Danish ...

From Skins

Cass

13. Mitch Hewer

Actor | Skins

Mitch Hewer was born on July 1, 1989 in Bristol, England as Mitchell Scott Hewer. He is an actor, known for Skins (2007), Behaving Badly (2014) and Skins: Secret Party (2007).

From Skins

Maxxie Olive

14. Freya Mavor

Actress | La dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil

Freya Mavor was born in Glasgow but grew up in Canonmills, Edinburgh, after moving there with her family. She also spent four years of her early adolescence in La Rochelle, France, before moving back to Scotland.

Mavor declared she first became interested in acting after watching The Shining when ...

From Skins

15. Dakota Blue Richards

Actress | The Golden Compass

Dakota Blue Richards, was born at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in South Kensington, London but grew up in Brighton with her mother. She is of Prussian heritage on her Grandmother's side, and Irish on her father's. The name Dakota Blue was inspired by her mother's time spent with Native ...

From Skins

16. Jack O'Connell

Actor | Unbroken

Jack O'Connell was born in Alvaston, Derby, England, to Alison J. (Gutteridge) and John Patrick O'Connell. His mother is English, and worked at British Midland, and his father was Irish (from County Kerry), and worked on the railways for Bombardier. Jack went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, and ...

Cook

17. Kathryn Prescott

Actress | Skins

Kathryn Prescott (born 4 June 1991 in London, England) is an English actress best known for her role as Emily Fitch in the double BAFTA-winning teen drama Skins (2007). Prescott was born in Palmers Green, London, and is six minutes older than her twin sister Megan Prescott. Prior to professional ...

18. Miley Cyrus

Soundtrack | Hannah Montana

Miley Cyrus was born in Franklin, Tennessee, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife, Letitia Jean "Tish" (Finley). She has five siblings - two half-brothers, a half-sister, and a younger brother and sister. Her birth name is Destiny Hope Cyrus, because her parents hoped she ...

19. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Les Misérables

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

20. Ashleigh Cummings

Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began

Ashleigh Cummings was born on November 11, 1992. She is an actress, known for Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), Hounds of Love (2016) and Puberty Blues (2012).

21. Penelope Wilton

Actress | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Penelope Wilton was born on June 3, 1946 in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England as Penelope Alice Wilton. She is an actress, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Pride & Prejudice (2005). She was previously married to Ian Holm and Daniel Massey.

22. Anne Hathaway

Actress | Les Misérables

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series ...

23. Helen George

Actress | The Three Musketeers

Helen George was born on June 19, 1984 in Winchester, Hampshire, England as Helen Elizabeth George. She is an actress, known for The Three Musketeers (2011), Call the Midwife (2012) and The Monster (2015). She was previously married to Oliver Boot.

24. Gabriella Wilde

Actress | The Three Musketeers

Gabriella Wilde was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. She is descended from the aristocratic Gough-Calthorpe family. Her mother, Vanessa Mary Teresa (Hubbard), is the former wife of socialite Sir Dai Llewellyn, 4th Baronet. Her father, businessman John Austen Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, is a...

25. Alan Rickman

Actor | Die Hard

Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila. When Alan was 8 years ...

26. Zoë Wanamaker

Actress | My Family

Zoë Wanamaker was born on May 13, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for My Family (2000), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Prime Suspect (1991). She has been married to Gawn Grainger since November 1994.

27. David Suchet

Actor | Executive Decision

Best known in the United Kingdom and abroad as Agatha Christie's suave Belgian super-sleuth Hercule Poirot in scores of late 1980s and '90s mini-movies, London-born actor David Suchet's early interest in the theater led to his membership with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain in the 1960s...

28. Hugh Fraser

Actor | Poirot

Hugh Fraser was born on October 7, 1950 in England. He is an actor, known for Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), 101 Dalmatians (1996) and Patriot Games (1992). He has been married to Belinda Lang since October 15, 1988. They have one child.

29. James Alper

Actor | It Came from the Desert

James Alper is an actor, known for It Came from the Desert (2017), Vendetta (2013) and Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989).

30. Rupert Penry-Jones

Actor | Spooks

Rupert Penry-Jones was born on September 22, 1970 in London, England as Rupert William Penry-Jones. He is an actor, known for Spooks (2002), The Four Feathers (2002) and Persuasion (2007). He has been married to Dervla Kirwan since August 2007. They have two children.

31. Zendaya

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...

32. Ricardo Hoyos

Actor | Degrassi: Next Class

Ricardo Antonio Hoyos is a Canadian born actor. He was born November 27, 1995. He has green eyes and dark brown hair. He can play the guitar. Surprisingly, Ricardo has dual citizenship in the USA and Canada. He has worked on many shows including the famous Canadian show Degrassi as a skate-boarder ...

33. Nikki Gould

Actress | Degrassi: Next Class

Nikki Gould is an actress, known for Degrassi: Next Class (2016), Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001) and Degrassi: Don't Look Back (2015).

34. Eric Osborne

Actor | Degrassi: Next Class

Eric Osborne grew up in Newcastle, Ontario. Eric is an Actor known for his portrayal of Miles Hollingsworth III on the critically acclaimed show Degrassi. He also has performed on Suits, Frankie Drake, Pyewacket, Thicker than Water (The Twisted Son) as well as upcoming feature films Random Acts of ...

35. André Dae Kim

Actor | American Gods

Andre Dae Hyun-Tae Kim, is an actor/writer who is known for his work in Degrassi: The Next Generation, Degrassi: Next Class, Salvation, etc. .Kim currently lives in Toronto, Ontario Canada. His heritage is South Korean and his birthplace was Edmonton Alberta. Kim studied classical theatre in ...

36. Dante Scott

Actor | Degrassi: Next Class

Dante Scott makes his television drama series debut on Degrassi: Next Class. Fans will recognize him from the YTV show The Next Star where he was a Top 6 competitor in 2013. Dante's other television credit is appearing in a music video for "Stand Up" which aired on Family Channel in 2012. Dante's ...

37. Parham Rownaghi

Actor | Degrassi: Next Class

Parham Rownaghi was born on May 15, 1997 in Karaj, Iran. He is an actor, known for Degrassi: Next Class (2016), Murdoch Mysteries (2008) and Mary Kills People (2017).

38. Ehren Kassam

Actor | Coroner

Ehren Kassam is an actor and director, known for Coroner (2019), Degrassi: Next Class (2016) and Once Upon a Time (2011).

39. Lyle Lettau

Actor | Degrassi: Next Class

Lyle Lettau is an actor, known for Degrassi: Next Class (2016), Spring Bloom and Dancing for the Devil.

40. Spencer Macpherson

Actor | Reign

Spencer Macpherson is a Canadian film and television actor. Born on June 12, 1997, Spencer was born in a family of three children to Bobby and Cheryl Macpherson. He graduated from Cawthra Park Secondary School in 2015 and went on to begin a professional acting career. In the same year as his high ...

41. Soma Chhaya

Actress | The Breadwinner

Soma Chhaya is an actress, known for The Breadwinner (2017), Degrassi: Next Class (2016) and Poltergeist (2015).

42. Kelaiah Guiel

Actress | Time Puncher

Kelaiah Guiel is a Canadian actress born August 4th, 1999, in Peterborough, Ontario. She started her acting career in 2015, when she starred in an international BMW advertisement. She has since worked on "I'm On It" (2015), "Degrassi: The Next Class" (2016) and booked leading roles including ...

43. Jenna Coleman

Actress | Victoria

Jenna-Louise Coleman (born 27 April 1986), professionally known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress and model. Coleman was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, and began her acting career at an early age as a member of a theatre company called In Yer Space. She attended Arnold School, where ...

44. Sorcha Cusack

Actress | Snatch

Sorcha Cusack was born on April 9, 1949 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Snatch (2000), Jane Eyre (1973) and Coronation Street (1960). She is married to Nigel Cooke. They have two children.

45. Martin Shaw

Actor | The Chief

One of England's most popular actors for more than two decades, Martin is noted for his versatility. He has starred in over 100 TV roles, his long TV career beginning in 1967 with ITV Play of the Week: Love on the Dole (1967). Prior to The Professionals (1977), he had always been careful to be very...

46. Alex Price

Actor | Storage 24

Alex Price is an actor, known for Storage 24 (2012), Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (2016) and Father Brown (2013).



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