The Most Beautiful British Actresses

by fernandoschiavi | created - 14 Aug 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Karen Gillan

Actress | Selfie

Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at ...

2. Emilia Clarke

Actress | Game of Thrones

British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Berkshire, England. Her father is a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age of 3...

3. Sophie Turner

Actress | Game of Thrones

Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner; born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, ...

4. Nell Tiger Free

Actress | Too Old to Die Young

Nell Tiger Free was born in October 1999. She lives in Britain with her parents and older sister. She is a singer/actress. She has been in Mr Stink (2012) and has recently filmed Endeavour, an ITV television series.

5. 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 ...

Dakota Blue Richards was born on April 11, 1994 in South Kensington, London, England. She is an actress, known for A Bússola de Ouro (2007), The Secret of Moonacre (2008) and Dustbin Baby (2008).

6. Emma Watson

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years,...

7. Daisy Ridley

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley is an English actress. She is best known for her breakthrough role as "Rey" in the 2015 film, Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). Daisy was born in Westminster, London, on April 10, 1992. She is the daughter of Louise Fawkner-Corbett and Chris Ridley. Her ...

8. Cara Theobold

Actress | Downton Abbey

Cara was born in Yorkshire in January 1990 and attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Whilst there she won the part of Ivy in period drama 'Downton Abbey' and the school allowed her to finish her final year early in order to appear in the series. In 2012 she was a joint recipient ...

9. Eleanor Tomlinson

Actress | The Illusionist

Eleanor May Tomlinson who was born in 19 May 1992. She is professionally an English actress who is recognized by her performance in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) portrayed as Princess during the year 2013. Her work in The White Queen (2013) as Isabel Neville is counted as successful work undertaken ...

10. Ella Purnell

Actress | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ella Purnell was born in London. She is best known for her roles in Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (2016), in BBC One's Ordeal By Innocence (2017) and Starz' Sweetbitter (2017), in which she plays the series lead role of Tess in the adaptation of Stephanie Danler's hit ...

11. Ellie Bamber

Actress | Les Misérables

Born Eleanor Elizabeth Bamber in the South of England, UK, Bamber has a younger brother, Lucas. She acted on stage from an early age - becoming the youngest ever member of The London Player's Theatre, before playing Young Jenny in Sir Trevor Nunn's "Aspects of Love" at The Menier Chocolate Factory,...

12. Katherine Waterston

Actress | Inherent Vice

Katherine Waterston is an American actress. She is best known for Inherent Vice (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Alien: Covenant (2017).

Waterston made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton (2007). She also had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank (2012), ...

13. Bonnie Wright

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 to jewelers Gary Wright and Sheila Teague. Her debut performance was in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Ron Weasley's little sister Ginny Weasley. Bonnie tried out for the film due to her older brother Lewis mentioning she ...

14. Rose Leslie

Actress | The Last Witch Hunter

Rose Leslie is a Scottish actress. Her leading on screen debut was at age 21 in the television film New Town (2009). She is famous for playing Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011). Leslie also appeared in the films Now Is Good (2012) and The Last Witch Hunter (2015).

Leslie was ...

15. Lily Collins

Actress | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Lily Jane Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey, England. Her father is English musician Phil Collins, while her mother, Jill Tavelman, who is from Los Angeles, California, was president of the Beverly Hills Women's Club for three terms. Lily moved with her mother to LA at the age of five, after ...

16. Emma Corrin

Actress | Pennyworth

Emma Corrin is an actress, known for Pennyworth (2019), The Crown (2016) and Cesare (2017).

17. Tamzin Merchant

Actress | Pride & Prejudice

Tamzin Merchant is a British born actor, writer and director. She grew up in Dubai and was cast in her first professional role as Georgiana Darcy in Joe Wright's Pride and Prejudice. She attended The University of Cambridge to read English Literature and continued to develop her career as an actor ...

18. Claire Foy

Actress | First Man

Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot of the supernatural comedy series Being Human, in 2008. Following her professional stage debut at the ...

Claire Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress, best known for playing the title role in the BBC One production of Little Dorrit, Anna in the 2011 film Season of the Witch, and Erin Matthews in the Channel 4 series The Promise.

19. Annabelle Wallis

Actress | The Mummy

Annabelle Wallis is an English actress best known for her roles as Jane Seymour in Showtime's period drama The Tudors, Grace Burgess in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders, and for the films Annabelle (2014), and The Mummy (2017). She was born in Oxford, but spent much of her childhood in Portugal, ...

Annabelle Wallis was born in 1984 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Annabelle Wallace. She is an actress, known for X-Men: Primeira Classe (2011), Rede de Mentiras (2008) and O Futuro Perdido (2010).

20. Emily Beecham

Actress | Daphne

Emily Beecham was born in May 1985 in Manchester, England. She is an actress, known for Daphne (2017), Hail, Caesar! (2016) and The Thirteenth Tale (2013).

21. Jenn Murray

Actress | Brooklyn

Jenn Murray is an actress, known for Brooklyn (2015), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Dorothy Mills (2008).

22. Jordon Stevens

Actress | Phantom Thread

Jordon Stevens is an actress, known for Phantom Thread (2017) and Harlots (2017).

23. Rachel Weisz

Actress | The Constant Gardener

Rachel Hannah Weisz was born on 7 March, 1970, in London, U.K., to Edith Ruth (Teich), a psychoanalyst, and George Weisz, an inventor. Her parents both came to England around 1938. Her father is a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and her mother, from Vienna, was of Italian and Austrian Jewish heritage. ...

24. Eloise Smyth

Actress | Harlots

Eloise Smyth is an actress, known for Harlots (2017), The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015) and How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017).

25. Gemma Arterton

Actress | Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden.

Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived ...

26. Holli Dempsey

Actress | Wizards vs. Aliens

Holli Dempsey is an actress, known for Wizards vs. Aliens (2012), Black Mirror (2011) and None of the Above (2018).

27. Emilia Jones

Actress | Brimstone

Emilia Jones was born in London on 23rd February 2002 and began acting when she was 8 years old.

Film work includes Jasmine in One Day (2011), English Girl in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), Lottie in What We Did on Our Holiday (2014), Charlotte in Residue (2015), Frances in Youth...

28. Olivia Cooke

Actress | Ready Player One

Olivia Cooke was born and raised in Oldham, a former textile manufacturing town in Greater Manchester, North West England. She comes from a family of non-actors; her father, John, is a retired police officer, and her mother is a sales representative. Cooke attended Royton and Crompton Secondary ...

29. Emily Berrington

Actress | Humans

Emily Berrington is an English actress who played Simone Al-Harazi in 24: Live Another Day (2014) and Niska in the Channel 4 and AMC TV series Humans (2015).

Berrington's parents were social workers who subsequently started a training business for the public sector. She has three siblings: Amy, a ...

Emily Berrington is an English actress and television actor. She is best known for playing Simone Al-Harazi in 24: Live Another Day.

Berrington studied development geography at King's College London before getting a place studying in 2009 acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She got a part while studying there in the Almeida's theatre’s production of Children's Children and Michael Winterbottom's, The Look Of Love

30. Maisie Williams

Actress | Game of Thrones

Margaret Constance "Maisie" Williams (born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, for which she won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal Award for Best Supporting ...

Maisie Williams was born on April 15, 1997. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Corvidae (2013) and The Olympic Ticket Scalper (2012).

31. 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 ...

32. Raffey Cassidy

Actress | Tomorrowland

Raffey Cassidy is an English actress known for Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and Dark Shadows (2012). Her breakthrough role came as Athena in Brad Bird 's Tomorrowland (2015) opposite George Clooney. In 2013, aged 11, Raffey was the youngest ever actor to be named in Screen International's ...

33. Florence Pugh

Actress | The Falling

Florence Pugh is an English actress. She is known for The Falling (2014), her film debut, Lady Macbeth (2016), Outlaw King (2018), Fighting with My Family (2019), and Midsommar (2019).

Pugh also appear in the ITV detective series Marcella and starred in the AMC Mini-Series The Little Drummer Girl.

In...

34. Imogen Poots

Actress | Green Room

British actress Imogen Poots was born in Hammersmith, London, England, the daughter of English-born Fiona (Goodall), a journalist, and Trevor Poots, a Northern Ireland-born television producer. She was educated at Bute House Preparatory School for Girls, Queen's Gate School for Girls and Latymer ...

35. Vanessa Kirby

Actress | The Crown

Vanessa Kirby is an English stage, TV, and film actress. From 2016 to 2018, Kirby portrayed Princess Margaret in Peter Morgan's Netflix series The Crown, for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Television Series in 2018. She starred as Estella in the BBC ...

36. Amy Wren

Actress | Tutankhamun

Amy Wren was born on October 14, 1989 in Leicestershire, UK. She is a British actress best known for U Want Me 2 Kill Him? (2013),Wuthering Heights (2011) and Silk (2011). Amy was Talent spotted at age 16 by Walt Disney. Following this she appeared as Chloe in Disney Channels Life Bites (2008) for ...

37. Jessica Barden

Actress | Hanna

Jessica Barden is an English actress. She is best known for playing Alyssa in Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World, and the film The Lobster (2015).

She also had small roles in Tamara Drewe (2010), Hanna (2011) and Far from the Madding Crowd (2015).

In 2016 she played Justine in Penny ...

38. Rachel Hurd-Wood

Actress | Peter Pan

Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood is an English actress and model, best known for her roles as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan (2003), Corrie McKenzie in Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010), and Sibyl Vane in Dorian Gray (2009). She was born on 17 August 1990 in the Streatham district of South London, England, as ...

Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood (born 17 August 1990) is an English actress and model. She is known for her role as Wendy Darling in the 2003 film Peter Pan.

39. Sorcha Groundsell

Actress | The Innocents

Sorcha Groundsell was born as Sorcha Mary Groundsell. She is an actress, known for The Innocents (2018), Clique (2017) and Far from the Apple Tree (2019).

40. Phoebe Dynevor

Actress | Younger

Phoebe Dynevor is a British actress born in Manchester, England in 1995. She is the daughter of actress Sally Dynevor and screenwriter Tim Dynevor. Phoebe attended Cheadle Hulme School where she landed her first professional acting job, Waterloo Road (2009) when she was fourteen. She has since had ...

41. Lucy Morton

Actress | Miss You Already

Lucy Morton is an actress, known for Miss You Already (2015), The Legend of Longwood (2014) and A Little More Homework (2015).

42. Talulah Riley

Actress | Pride & Prejudice

Talulah Riley is an English actress. She has appeared in films such as Pride & Prejudice (2005), St. Trinian's (2007), Pirate Radio (2009) and Inception (2010).

She made her stage debut in The Philadelphia Story at the Old Vic in 2005. Her television credits include episodes of Poirot (Agatha ...

43. Felicity Jones

Actress | Rogue One

Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress. Jones was born in Birmingham, West Midlands, and grew up in Bournville. Her parents met while working at the Wolverhampton Express and Star. Her father was a journalist while her mother was in advertising. They divorced when she was three, and she ...

44. Romola Garai

Actress | Atonement

Born in Hong Kong to father Adrian (banker) and mother Janet (journalist), Romola Garai's unusual name is the female version of Romolo, an Italian name for boys (from Latin Romulus, the founder of Rome). She grew up in Singapore and Hong Kong until she was eight when her family returned to lay ...

45. Anna Brewster

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Anna Brewster was born on January 1, 1986 in Birmingham, England. She is an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), Versailles (2015) and Mrs Henderson Presents (2005).

46. Dixie Egerickx

Actress | The Secret Garden

Dixie Egerickx was born on October 31, 2005 in England as Dixie Violet Egerickx. She is an actress, known for The Secret Garden (2020), The Little Stranger (2018) and Patrick Melrose (2018).

47. Emma Rigby

Actress | Prisoners Wives

Emma Rigby was born in St. Helens, Merseyside, England. A trained ballerina and dancer, she began her professional acting career full time at 14 on Chanel 4's Hollyoaks, playing Hannah Ashworth. At 16, Emma also gained 9 A* grades at GCSE. She is known for her work in films The Physician, and The ...

48. Hannah Arterton

Actress | Safe

Hannah Arterton was born on January 26, 1989 in Gravesend, Kent, England as Hannah Jane Arterton. She is an actress and director, known for Safe (2018), The Five (2016) and Peripheral (2018).

49. Persephone Swales-Dawson

Actress | The House on Cold Hill

Persephone Swales-Dawson is an actress, known for The House on Cold Hill, Hollyoaks (1995) and Risk Takers (2019).

50. Laura Haddock

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy

Laura Haddock was born on August 21, 1985 in England. She is an actress, known for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). She has been married to Sam Claflin since July 30, 2013. They have two children.

Laura Haddock was born on August 21, 1985 in England. She is an actress, known for Capitão América: O Primeiro Vingador (2011), The Inbetweeners Movie (2011) and Storage 24 (2012). She has been married to Sam Claflin since July 30, 2013.

51. Holliday Grainger

Actress | Cinderella

Holliday Grainger was born on March 27, 1988 in Didsbury, Manchester, England as Holliday Clark Grainger. She is an actress, known for Cinderella (2015), My Cousin Rachel (2017) and The Finest Hours (2016).

52. Juno Temple

Actress | Atonement

Juno Violet Temple was born in London, England, into a showbiz family, the daughter of producer Amanda Temple and film director Julien Temple. She was named 'Juno' after her parents took a visit to the Grand Canyon during pregnancy, and found they were standing on a butte of Cape Final known as ...

53. Hannah Spearritt

Actress | Seed of Chucky

Hannah was born on 1 April 1981 at Great Yarmouth, England. At the age of 3 she modelled in a Mothercare catalogue. At school she liked sports but at 12 she decided she wanted to be a performer. She landed a part in a local production of Annie. Hannah enjoyed it so much she decided to join the ...

54. Kate Beckinsale

Actress | Underworld: Evolution

Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Her mother is Judy Loe, who has appeared in a number of British dramas and sitcoms and continues to work as an actress, predominantly in British television productions. Her ...

55. Emily Blunt

Actress | Edge of Tomorrow

Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and The Girl on the Train (2016), among many others.

Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of ...

56. Keira Knightley

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1985 in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born ...

57. Catherine Zeta-Jones

Actress | Chicago

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of Patricia (Fair) and David James "Dai" Jones, who formerly owned a sweet factory. Her father is of Welsh descent and her mother is of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Her brothers are ...

58. Natalie Dormer

Actress | Game of Thrones

Natalie Dormer born 11 February 1982 is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007-10), as Margaery Tyrell on the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012-14), Irene Adler on the CBS series Elementary (2013-15), and as Cressida in the ...

Natalie Dormer (born 11 February 1982) is an English actress of film, television, and theatre. She is best known for her roles as Anne Boleyn in the Showtime series The Tudors and as Margaery Tyrell in the 2011 HBO fantasy TV series Game of Thrones.

59. Sophie Winkleman

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Sophie Winkleman was born on August 5, 1980 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Peep Show (2003) and Suzie Gold (2004). She has been married to Lord Frederick Windsor since September 12, 2009. They have ...

60. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road

Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model and as a movie actress. She has appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2006 through 2010 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in November 2009. She has appeared on the cover of ...

61. Alexandra Dowling

Actress | Game of Thrones

Alexandra Dowling was born on May 22, 1990 in the UK. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Musketeers (2014) and Hammer of the Gods (2013).

62. Charlotte Hope

Actress | Allied

Charlotte Hope was born in Salisbury on 15th October 1991. Her father is a barrister who used to be a jockey and her mother worked in PR before becoming housewife. At 18, she went to study French and Spanish at Oxford University, where she acted in a lot of university theatre. Whilst there, she ...

Charlotte Hope is an actress, known for A Teoria de Tudo (2014), Os Miseráveis (2012) and Insomniacs (2014).

63. Jessie Cave

Actress | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Jessie Cave studied Illustration and Animation at Kingston University, London, and worked backstage in various theatres before deciding to pursue acting.

She got a place at RADA to study Stage Management, but after watching some actors in rehearsal rooms she changed her mind and applied to drama ...

64. Georgie Henley

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Georgina Helen Henley was born July 9, 1995 in Ilkley, Yorkshire, England, the youngest of three daughters of Mike and Helen Henley. When she was young, she joined a local drama group called "Upstagers". It was there that she started her acting career, participating in stage performances such as "...

65. Carey Mulligan

Actress | Never Let Me Go

Carey Hannah Mulligan is a British actress. She was born May 28, 1985, in Westminster, London, England, to Nano (Booth), a university lecturer, and Stephen Mulligan, a hotel manager. Her mother is from Llandeilo, Wales, and Carey also has Irish and English ancestry.

Her first major appearance was ...

66. Kate Maberly

Actress | The Secret Garden

Born and raised in Surrey in England Kate Maberly started acting aged 8 landing her first major motion picture role as the star of Francis Ford Coppola's "The Secret Garden". Directed by Agnieszka Holland, the film achieved international acclaim and has gone on to become a family classic. Following...

67. Rosamund Pike

Actress | Gone Girl

Born on January 27, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother, Caroline (Friend), and an opera singer father, Julian Pike. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe. Pike attended Badminton ...

68. Kelly Brook

Actress | Piranha 3D

Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her roles in the 2010 horror comedy remake Piranha 3D and in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy. Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, as Kelly Ann Parsons. She is the daughter of Sandra Kelly...

Kelly Brook was born on November 23, 1979 in Rochester, Kent, England as Kelly Ann Parsons. She is an actress and producer, known for Kelly Brook's Cameltoe Shows (2010), The Variety Club Showbiz Awards 2009 (2009) and Piranha 3D (2010).

69. Anna Popplewell

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Anna Popplewell was born on December 16, 1988 in London, England as Anna Katherine Popplewell. She is an actress, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012). She is also known ...

Anna Katherine Popplewell (born 16 December 1988) is an English film, television and theater actress. She is known for her role as Susan Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia film series since 2005.

70. Helen Flanagan

Actress | Coronation Street

Helen Flanagan was born in 1989, in Bury, Greater Manchester. She started taking drama lessons from the age of 5 at Carol Godbys Theatre Workshop in Bury. She was in numerous adverts, before landing the part of Rosie Webster Coronation Street, in 2000. She expressed a great passion and talent for ...

71. Naomi Watts

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and...

72. Kate Winslet

Actress | Titanic

Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...

73. Emma Bunton

Actress | Spice World

Emma Lee Bunton was born on the 21st January 1976 in Finchley, North London to parents Pauline, a karate instructor, and Trevor, a milkman. They split up when Emma was 11, and she stayed with her mum. She also has a younger brother, P.J. (Paul) who she is very close to. Emma's career began at an ...

74. Sienna Miller

Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Sienna Rose Diana Miller was born in New York City, but was raised in London, England. Her father, Edwin "Ed" Miller, who is American-born, is an investment banker and a dealer in Modern Chinese paintings. Her mother, Josephine "Jo" Miller, was a South African model and a personal assistant to ...

75. 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...

Lily James was born as Lily Thomson. She is an actress, known for Fúria de Titãs 2 (2012), Broken (2012) and Fast Girls (2012).

76. Alice Eve

Actress | Before We Go

Alice Sophia Eve was born in London, England. Her father is Trevor Eve and her mother is Sharon Maughan, both fellow actors. She is the eldest of three children. Eve has English, Irish and Welsh ancestry. Her family moved to Los Angeles, California when she was young as her father tried to crack ...

77. Jessica Brown Findlay

Actress | Winter's Tale

Jessica Brown Findlay is an English actress. She is known for Emelia Conan-Doyle in the British comedy-drama Albatross (2011), Winter's Tale (2014), This Beautiful Fantastic (2016) and Lady Sybil Crawley in ITV's Downton Abbey (2010). She also starred in the TV series Misfits (2009) and mini-series ...

78. Katherine Jenkins

Actress | Doctor Who

Katherine Jenkins was born on June 29, 1980 in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales. She has been married to Andrew Levitas since September 27, 2014. They have two children.

Katherine Jenkins (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh lyric mezzo-soprano. She is a popular classical-crossover singer who performs across a spectrum of operatic arias, popular songs, musical theatre and hymns.

79. Ruth Wilson

Actress | Luther

Ruth Wilson, born on 13 January 1982, is an English actress. She is known for her performances in Suburban Shootout (2006), Jane Eyre (2006), and as "Alice Morgan" in the BBC-TV psychological crime drama, Luther (2010), since 2010. She has also appeared in Anna Karenina (2012), The Lone Ranger (...

Ruth Wilson was born on January 13, 1982 in Ashford, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for O Cavaleiro Solitário (2013), Walt nos Bastidores de Mary Poppins (2013) and Anna Karenina (2012).

80. Gemma Atkinson

Actress | Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

Gemma Atkinson was born on November 16, 1984 in Bury, Greater Manchester, England as Gemma Louise Atkinson. She is an actress, known for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (2008), Hollyoaks (1995) and Hollyoaks: Let Loose (2005).

Gemma Atkinson was born on November 15, 1984 in Bury, Greater Manchester, England as Gemma Louise Atkinson. She is an actress, known for O Mistério da Passagem da Morte (2013), Hollyoaks: In the City (2006) and Hollyoaks (1995).

81. Elizabeth Hurley

Actress | Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Elizabeth Jane Hurley was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, to Angela Mary (Titt), a teacher, and Roy Leonard Hurley, an army major. Wanting to be a dancer, Hurley went to ballet boarding school at 12, but soon returned home. When it came time to go to college, Hurley won a scholarship to the London ...

82. Kate Moss

Actress | Zoolander 2

One of the more controversial supermodels, primarily because of her unusually low weight during the early part of her career. (she typified the "waif" models). Her unusual appearance (and possibly her willingness to appear nude, "It's just work") have, in a very short time, made her almost as ...

83. Emily Mortimer

Actress | Mary Poppins Returns

English actress Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer was born in Hammersmith, London, England, to writer and barrister Sir John Mortimer and his second wife, Penelope (née Gollop). She was educated at St Paul's Girls' School in West London, and it was whilst there she began acting. Mortimer moved on from ...

84. 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...

Gabriella Wilde was born on April 8, 1989 in Hampshire, England as Gabriella Zanna Vanessa Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe. She is an actress, known for Carrie, a Estranha (2013), Os Três Mosqueteiros (2011) and Escola para Garotas Bonitas e Piradas 2 (2009).

85. Lena Headey

Actress | Game of Thrones

Lena Headey is a British actress. Headey is best known for her role as "Cersei Lannister" in Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-present) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Possession (2002), and The Remains of the Day (1993). Headey stars as "Queen Gorgo", a heroic Spartan woman in the period film, 300 (2006)...

86. Sienna Guillory

Actress | Love Actually

Sienna Guillory is the daughter of American folk guitarist Isaac Guillory and Tina Thompson, an English model. Guillory's parents encouraged her to express herself artistically as she was growing up and this led to her decision to become an actor. She was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, Norfolk...

87. Lily Cole

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Lily began working as an actress when she was 6 years old, then returned to film when she was 16 in Marilyn Manson's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. In 2009 she played the female lead in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus. Since then she has made over fifteen films with esteemed ...

Lily Cole was born on May 19, 1988 in Torquay, Devon, England as Lily Luahana Cole. She is an actress and writer, known for O Mundo Imaginário do Doutor Parnassus (2009), Branca de Neve e o Caçador (2012) and Escola para Garotas Bonitas e Piradas (2007).

88. 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 ...

89. Michelle Dockery

Actress | Downton Abbey

Michelle Suzanne Dockery born 15 December 1981 is an English actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey (2010-2015), for which she has been nominated for three consecutive Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. She made her ...

Michelle Suzanne Dockery (born 15 December 1981) is a Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated English actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey. For her role in a play Burnt by the Sun she earned an Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Some of her other notable stage credits are Pygmalion, The Pillars of Society and Hamlet as Ophelia.

90. Keeley Hazell

Actress | Horrible Bosses 2

Keeley Hazell was born in the London borough of Lewisham, grew up in Grove Park and attended the Ravensbourne School in Bromley. Her mother, Amber, was a dinner lady and her father, Roy, was a window fitter; they separated when she was thirteen years old. At 16 years of age, Hazell left school to ...

Keeley Hazell was born on September 18, 1986 in Lewisham, London, England as Keeley Rebecca M. Hazell. She is an actress, known for Loucamente Apaixonados (2011), Cashback (2006) and Venus & the Sun (2010).

91. Naomie Harris

Actress | 28 Days Later...

British actress Naomie Harris was born in London, England, the only child of television scriptwriter Lisselle Kayla. Her father is from Trinidad and her mother is from Jamaica. They separated before she was born, and Harris was raised by her mother and has no relationship with her father. She ...

92. Cara Delevingne

Actress | Suicide Squad

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne was born in London, England, to Pandora Anne (Stevens) and Charles Hamar Delevingne, a property developer. Her parents are both from prominent upper-class families, with her ancestors including Viscounts (Greenwood), Baronets (Hulton, Faudel-Phillips), Majors and Lord Mayors...

93. Camilla Luddington

Actress | Tomb Raider

Camilla Luddington was born on 15 December 1983 in Ascot, Berkshire, England. She has traveled to the U.S. as a teenager and has lived in Texas, Pennsylvania, New York, and California. She has spent the last 10 years in the United States, gaining a Mid-Atlantic hybrid accent.

She was educated at an ...

94. Ophelia Lovibond

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy

Ophelia Lucy Lovibond is an English actress. She grew up in Shepherd's Bush, London, in a single-parent family. She was a scholarship student at Latymer Upper School. She also attended the Young Blood theatre company, a drama club for youth, in Hammersmith. She attended the University of Sussex to ...

Ophelia Lucy Lovibond (born 19 February 1986) is an English actress.

Ophelia had a part in the John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy as well as the TV series FM. She played a leading role in the film 4.3.2.1 as Shannon and had roles in the 2011 films London Boulevard, No Strings Attached and Mr. Popper's Penguins.

95. Emily Bergl

Actress | The Rage: Carrie 2

Emily Bergl was born on April 25, 1975 in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England as Emily Anne Bergl. She is an actress, known for The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999), Taken (2002) and Blue Jasmine (2013).

Emily Bergl was born on April 25, 1975 in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England as Emily Anne Bergl. She is an actress, known for Carrie 2 - A Maldição de Carrie (1999), Men in Trees (2006) and Blue Jasmine (2013).

96. Naomi Campbell

Actress | Zoolander 2

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Zoolander 2 (2016), To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) and I Feel Pretty (2018).

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London, England. She is a producer and actress, known for The Face (2013), Ali G Indahouse: O Filme (2002) and Miss Universe 2001 (2001).

97. 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 ...

98. Katie Leung

Actress | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Katie Leung began her career when she was cast as Cho Chang in the Warner Brothers feature film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, a role she subsequently reprised for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Parts I & II). Alongside her acting career, ...

99. Megan Prescott

Actress | Skins

Megan "Meg" Prescott (born 4 June 1991 in London, England) is an English actress and bodybuilder who is best known for her role as Katie Fitch in the double BAFTA-winning teen drama Skins (2007). Prescott was born in Palmers Green, London, and is six minutes younger than her twin sister Kathryn ...

Megan Prescott was born on June 4, 1991 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Skins (2007), Shortcuts to Hell: Volume 1 (2013) and Silent Witness (1996)

100. Sophie Monk

Actress | Click

Sophie Monk was born on December 14, 1979 in England as Sophie Charlene Akland Monk. She is an actress, known for Click (2006), Date Movie (2006) and Hard Breakers (2010).

Sophie Charlene Akland Monk (born 14 December 1979) is a London-born Australian singer, model and actress. Monk was a member of the girl group Bardot and released a solo album called Calendar Girl. She appeared in films such as Date Movie, Getaway, and Click.



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