People who I would cast in a TV showby newshamkent | created - 02 Feb 2013 | updated - 03 Feb 2013 | Public
Just some random people who I would cast in a TV show. Not particularly in order.
2. Karen Gillan
Actress | Selfie
Karen Sheila Gillan, of Clan Macnab, was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the only child and daughter of Marie Paterson, of Clan Paterson (considered part of Clan MacLaren or Clan Farquharson) and husband John Gillan, of Clan Macnab, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love...
Actor | Doctor Who
One of Scotland's greatest ever actors, David Tennant has won almost universal acclaim from audiences, critics and fellow professionals for his outstanding and award-winning performances on stage and screen. He was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and ...
Actor | The Walking Dead
David Morrissey started acting at Everyman's Youth Theatre in Liverpool, where he was born and raised. He made an auspicious debut in One Summer (1983), a series about two Liverpool runaways. Following a degree at RADA, he worked with the theatre company Cheek By Jowl. He has also worked at theatre...
6. Nina Sosanya
Actress | Love Actually
Born in London, with a Nigerian father, Nina trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, and gained A-levels in Performing Arts. Soon she was appearing as Desdemona in "Othello", Olivia in "Twelfth Night" and Hermia in "A Midsummer Night's Dream", along with the title role in "Educating ...
7. David Essex
Soundtrack | That'll Be the Day
David Essex was born on July 23, 1947 in Plaistow, London, England as David Albert Cook. He is an Singer, Performer and actor, for The Devil's Rejects (2005), That'll Be the Day (1973) and Stardust (1974). He has been married to Susan Hallam-Wright since September 20, 2010. He was previously ...
Actress | A Prayer for the Dying
Camille Coduri was born on April 18, 1965 in Wandsworth, London, England as Camille F. Coduri. She is an actress, known for A Prayer for the Dying (1987), King Ralph (1991) and Sinchronicity (2006). She has been married to Christopher Fulford since April 1992. They have two children.
10. John Simm
Actor | Life on Mars
John Simm was born on 10 July 1970 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, and grew up in Nelson, Lancashire. He attended Edge End High School, Nelson, Lancashire, followed by Blackpool Drama College at 16 and the Drama Centre, London, at 19. He lives with his wife, actress Kate Magowan, and their children Ryan ...
11. Meera Syal
Actress | Beautiful Thing
Meera Syal was born on June 27, 1961 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England as Feroza Syal. She is an actress and writer, known for Beautiful Thing (1996), Absolutely Anything (2015) and The Kumars at No. 42 (2001). She has been married to Sanjeev Bhaskar since January 21, 2005. They have one ...
12. Dominic Wood
Self | Dick and Dom in da Bungalow
Dominic Wood was born on January 3, 1978 in Devon, England as Dominic Simon Wood. He is an actor, known for Dick and Dom in da Bungalow (2002), Dick and Dom's Funny Business (2011) and The Legend of Dick and Dom (2009). He has been married to Sandi Lee Hughes since 2005.
13. John Barrowman
Actor | Torchwood
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "...
14. Tyger Drew-Honey
Actor | Outnumbered
Tyger was born on 26th January 1996 in Epsom, Surrey. His career started at the age of nine when he was spotted by a top London agent whilst performing in a school production of Treasure Island. The agent was so impressed by Tyger's performance that she signed him up straight away. Just weeks later...
15. Georgia Lock
Actress | Social Suicide
Georgia Lock is an English actor from Buckinghamshire. She landed her first role as Sadie in Sadie J on CBBC when she was 13, after having attended an open casting. This then lead to her becoming a presenter on CBBC's Friday Download. She can also be seen in Disney's The Evermoor Chronicles, and ...
16. Alex Kew
Actor | My Parents Are Aliens
Born in Buckinghamshire, Alex started acting around the age of 8 years old. His most well known role was playing Josh Barker in the award winning children's sitcom 'My Parents Are Aliens' between 1999 and 2005. He also had a small role in 'About A Boy' and played the character of Declan in the last...
17. Douglas Henshall
Actor | Dorian Gray
Douglas Henshall was born in Glasgow, Scotland in November 1965. His mother was a nurse and his father a salesman. He is the youngest of three children and has two older sisters. He grew up in Barrhead and attended Barrhead High School. Whilst at school a friend asked him to join The Scottish Youth...
18. Billie Piper
Actress | Doctor Who
Billie Piper studied at the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School. She caught the eyes of record producers who were interested in signing a young vocalist when she was the poster girl for the ad campaign of a British pop music magazine, "Smash Hits". She released her first single, "Because We ...
19. Rita Simons
Actress | EastEnders
Rita Simons was born on March 10, 1977 in Essex, England as Rita Joanne Simons. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), The Krays: Dead Man Walking (2018) and Dream Team (1997). She has been married to Theo Silveston since August 29, 2004. They have two children.
20. Jeremy Paxman
Jeremy Paxman is arguably Britain's most respected political journalist, renowned for his tough, rigorous interviewing of public figures. He was born in Leeds and educated at a prestigious private school, Malvern College. He graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in English. He joined ...
22. Toby Jones
Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, Toby Edward Heslewood Jones was born on September 7, 1966 in Hammersmith, London. His parents, Freddie Jones and Jennie Heslewood, are actors as well. Toby has two brothers: Rupert, ...
25. Patsy Palmer
Actress | EastEnders
Born Julie Anne Harris, the youngest child of Albert and Pat Harris, Patsy Palmer was born for stardom. She spent her childhood in Bethnal Green, London with her whole family close by. She was particularly close to her maternal parents, whom she affectionately called "Farvey" and "Nor." Her parents...