Top names in British Horror films 2018

by Cenobitehell | created - 01 Apr 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public

1. Charlie Bond

Actress | M the Movie

Charlie was born in Kensington, London, and travelled across the UK and Europe with family for most of her early years, before settling back in her native London to train and pursue a career in acting. She is a passionate conservationist, with a special love for herpetology (the study of reptiles ...

2. James Crow

Writer | House of Salem

James Crow is an English writer and director from Kent, who has carved out a successful career as an independent film writer in a wide range of genres, including films sold to Lionsgate and Studio Canal. His first feature film as writer GBH (Riot) featured the legendary Steven Berkoff, and was ...

3. Jon Campling

Actor | Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

Now recognizable worldwide as 'King Regis' from the epic 'Final Fantasy' franchise, Jon was born in Hull, Yorkshire and originally an Aerospace engineer & part-time DJ. Always keen to act at 12 Jon's Mam arranged for him to join a local amateur group leading to Hull Truck Youth Theatre at 16, where...

4. Joe Egan

Actor | Sherlock Holmes

Born and bred in Dublin, Big Joe, as he is affectionately known, got his first ring baptism of fire when he fought the national junior champion Steve Collins. In Joe's second fight against Collins he proved that he'd come on in leaps and bounds. By the age of 24 he had recorded over 80 wins, 7 ...

5. James Bushe

Director | Cannibals and Carpet Fitters

James Bushe is a director and producer, known for Cannibals and Carpet Fitters (2017), Blackout (2012) and Astral.

6. Dani Thompson

Actress | Christmas Slay

Dani Thompson was born in Penrith, Australia. Her family moved to Norwich, England when she was age 2.

Dani worked as a model for 6 years appearing in most of the British lads magazines and newspapers before going to The International School Of Screen Acting to do a Post Grad Diploma in Screen ...

7. Stuart Brennan

Producer | Risen

Stuart Brennan is a BAFTA winning actor, multi award winning Producer, director and published writer.

He has regularly appeared on stage and screen since 2001, working on productions around the world.

He was made an honorary World Boxing Champion by the WBC (World Boxing Council) for his role in ...

8. Lee Bane

Actor | Werewolves of the Third Reich

Lee Bane is an actor and film producer originally from Swansea, South Wales, UK.

After Graduating from Gorseinon College in Swansea, he went on to gain a place at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After playing notable supporting roles in high profile TV productions such as '...

9. Andrew Jones

Producer | Robert

Andrew Jones is a prolific independent film producer, screenwriter, director and editor.

Born on 6th October 1983 in Swansea, South Wales, Andrew was educated at Olchfa Comprehensive School and later attended the University of Glamorgan. At the age of 27, he founded UK production company North Bank ...

10. Eileen Daly

Actress | Razor Blade Smile

Eileen Daly was born on June 1, 1963 in Surrey, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Razor Blade Smile (1998), Witches Can Be Bitches and First Bite Is the Deepest (2014).

11. Sarah Louise Madison

Actress | Doctor Who

Sarah Louise Madison is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Panic (2016) and Chariot.

12. Nicholas Vince

Actor | Hellraiser

Nicholas Vince is an actor, known for Hellraiser (1987), Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) and Nightbreed (1990).

13. Reece Shearsmith

Actor | The League of Gentlemen

Reece Shearsmith originates from Hull and is a talented writer and performer. Having graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA(hons) in Theatre Arts, he is a quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen and has appeared in a variety of television shows and films. He ...

14. Alex Zane

Actor | Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

Alex was born in Leeds, England in 1979.

At school he was something of a geek, a studious young man who carried his books around in a briefcase, which was a source of constant amusement to school bullies.

During a stint as the lead singer of a student band while studying for his A-Levels, Alex ...

15. Emily Booth

Actress | Doghouse

Emily has appeared extensively in UK television/film for decades, starting young as a presenter on popular video game review show 'Bitz' in 1999. This strong start to a career in presenting led on to landmark shows such as 'The Big Breakfast' before find her home more recently on The Horror Channel...

16. Steve Lawson

Director | Hellriser

Steve Lawson is a director and writer, known for Hellriser (2017), KillerSaurus (2015) and Survival Instinct (2016).

17. Steven Dolton

Actor | Nocturnal Activity

Steven Dolton is an actor, known for Nocturnal Activity (2014), Hellriser (2017) and KillerSaurus (2015).

18. Owen Tooth

Camera_department | Control

19. Tony Jopia

Producer | Cute Little Buggers

Tony Jopia was born on June 6, 1966 in Iquique, Chile. He is a producer and director, known for Cute Little Buggers (2017), Crying Wolf 3D (2015) and Dawning of the Dead (2017).

20. Caroline Munro

Actress | The Spy Who Loved Me

Leggy, brunette-maned pin-up actress Caroline Munro was born in Windsor and lived in Rottingdean near Brighton where she attended a Catholic Convent School. By chance, her mother and a photographer entered her picture in a "Face of the Year" competition for the British newspaper The Evening News ...

21. Steven M. Smith

Producer | Essex Boys: Law of Survival

Steven began his career at 16 working on films such as Four Weddings and A Funeral, and Television like Lovejoy. He produced his first feature film Time of Her Life that screened at Cannes in 2005 and went on to produce features Haunted (Ghosts), Haunted 2, Haunted 3, Haunted 4, Haunted 5 and Tales...

22. Simon Phillips

Actor | Age of the Living Dead

Simon Phillips is a British actor and producer working in independent British films. He is best known for the Jack trilogy (Jack Says, Jack Said and Jack Falls) and The Rise and Fall of a White Collar Hooligan features films. He has appeared in feature films with Danny Dyer, Jason Flemyng, David ...

23. Dominic Brunt

Actor | Emmerdale Farm

Dominic Brunt was born on April 15, 1970 in Lancashire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Bait (2014) and Lost Dogs. He has been married to Joanne Mitchell since April 2003.

24. Tony Newton

Producer | Virus of the Dead

Tony Newton is a producer and writer, known for Virus of the Dead (2018), 2 Die For (2018) and Grindsploitation (2016).

25. Jason Impey

Director | Ted Bundy Had a Son

He was only 10 years old when he first picked up the camera and started self shooting independent short films that would turn into some of his controversial and often challenging features.

After a few shorts as a child Jason went to study media at Bedford College at the age of 16 in which he gained ...

26. Nathan Head

Actor | The Midnight Horror Show

British actor Nathan Head is best known for his work in the horror genre, notably for playing the killer clown Trinc in The Midnight Horror Show (2014) and the mysterious Mythology expert in the 2013 mock-buster Exorcist Chronicles (2013). The Midnight Horror Show (2014) entered the Asda DVD charts...

27. Andy Edwards

Director | Three's a Shroud

Andy is a writer/director based in London. His debut full feature as writer/director was the zombie comedy "Ibiza Undead"

Described as "The Inbetweeners meets Shaun of the Dead", the film premiered at the UK's largest horror and fantasy festival, Frightfest, in August 2016 and has also screened at ...

28. Kate Davies-Speak

Actress | Horizon

Kate Davies-Speak is a British actress, born and raised in Bristol, England. Kate is often drawn to roles that offer interesting character arcs, gritty and emotional roles and parts that encourage her to keep her physically active, she is inspired by iconic action heroines such as Sarah Connor and ...

29. Sebastian Street

Actor | Tomorrow

Sebastian Street was born in Silchester, England, the second of two children in a family of a scientist father and a nurse mother. From an early age, after school, he would train in martial arts and had earned a black belt in Karate by the age of 15.

Following school he attended Imperial College in ...

30. Seb Castang

Actor | Family Affairs

Seb Castang was born on June 14, 1980 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Sebastian-John Castang. He is an actor, known for Family Affairs (1997), Night & Day (2001) and The Bill (1984).

31. David Sellicks

Actor | Zombie Playground: Ice Scream

David Sellicks is known for his work on Zombie Playground: Ice Scream (2016), Deadtime (2012) and The Zombie King (2013).

32. John R. Walker

Actor | Nemesis 5: The New Model

John R. Walker was born on March 31, 1972 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Nemesis 5: The New Model (2017), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) and The Great British Massacre.

33. Danny Stewart

Producer | Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Producer and actor, known for Peter The Wild Boy , Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II (2015), Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (2019), Pennywise: The Story of 'IT' (2019) , The Dark Heart of Jason Voorhees: The Making of The Final Friday , and Dark Ditties...

34. Gary Smart

Writer | Dark Ditties Presents 'The Offer'

Born in Birmingham, West Midlands UK in 1982, Gary Smart has always been a fan of all things horror. From lending out VHS copies of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' to his fellow 5 year old classmates to building models of Dr Channard from 'Hellbound: Hellraiser II' at the age of 12 Smart has always had...

36. Simon Bamford

Actor | Hellraiser

Spotted playing 'The Fool' in a London production of 'King Lear' Simon was invited by writer and director Clive Barker to join the 'Dog Company' a theatre group based in London. Eventually also working for Clive on the first two 'Hellraiser' movies. The success of the 'Hellraiser' franchise led to ...

37. Barbie Wilde

Actress | Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Barbie Wilde was born in Canada and raised in the United States where she attended Syracuse University in upstate New York. In pursuit of an acting career, she moved to London, England many years ago. Wilde has performed in cabaret in Bangkok; traveled to Bombay to appear in the Bollywood ...

38. Melissa Hollett

Actress | Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Melissa Hollett is an actress and writer, known for Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Blood Curse: The Haunting of Alicia Stone (2019) and Blood Curse II: Asmodeus Rises (2019).

39. Victoria Broom

Actress | Marcella

Victoria Broom was born and grew up in Shropshire, UK. She attended the Central Television Workshops in Birmingham before accepting a scholarship to the London Academy of Music and Drama (LAMDA). Victoria resides in London. She is known for playing Sascha in series two of Marcella and Fran in ...

40. Phil Taylor


Having spent many years financing over 25 films , Phil now focuses on Producing a slate of films at Film Engine which he founded, taking on Producer and Executive Producer roles on British films in the low to medium budget range. He is also busy developing a number of screenplays in different ...

41. John Williams

Producer | The Slayers

John Williams is a filmmaker from Stoke-on-Trent in England. Starting off his career making short films such as The White Room and Dark Soul as well as music videos, John soon showed a talent that led him to make his first full length feature, The Mothertown (2014), a zombie comedy based in his ...

42. Phillip Escott

Producer | Cruel Summer

Phillip Escott is a writer/director from Wales and the co-founder of Independent production company 441 Films and the co-writer/director of the acclaimed British horror film Cruel Summer. He's an avid fan of Cult cinema and has produced a number of documentaries for companies like Arrow Video, ...

43. Shaun Robert Smith

Director | Broken

Shaun Robert Smith originally trained as a prosthetics make-up artist before turning to Writing and Directing. He has been involved in many independent productions including This Is England (2006), The Devil's Dosh (2011) and The Hooligan Factory (2014).

In 2003 Smith wrote & directed This Place (...

44. Doug Bradley

Actor | Hellraiser

Mr. Bradley was born on September 7th 1954 in Liverpool, England. Since his school days Bradley has been close friends with Clive Barker. In the seventies Bradley and Clive Barker founded the progressive theatre group "Dog Company". While Barker worked on writing with his friend Peter Atkins (...

45. Lesley Scoble

Actress | The Elephant Man

Lesley Scoble was born on January 5, 1949 in Hammersmith, London, England as Lesley Clare Scoble. She is known for her work on The Elephant Man (1980), Village of the Damned (1960) and Ouijageist (2018).

46. Mhairi Calvey

Actress | Braveheart

Mhairi Isla Calvey is a Scottish actress who is hugely passionate about her craft with a love for playing character roles.

At the age of 5, Mhairi made her movie debut playing the role of 'Young Murron' in Mel Gibson's film 'Braveheart', which went on to win five Oscars and 'the thistle scene' ...

47. Antony D. Lane

Director | Invasion of the Not Quite Dead

Antony D. Lane is an independent filmmaker originally from Grimsby but now living & shooting in Kent.

As of 2016, Antony has been working passionately on his dream film project 'Invasion of the Not Quite Dead' for the last 9 years, now in its final bulk of filming, he has also spent the last 6 years...

48. Danny Allen

Producer | Lakewood

Danny Allen was born and raised in Elloughton, East Yorkshire. He became interested in films and creative writing from an early age, and this passion evolved over the years into a passion for film making. During his studies at Northumbria University he gained a new found interest in Horror Movies, ...

49. Simon P. Edwards

Producer | Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse

Simon P. Edwards was born on September 10, 1981 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. He is a producer and writer, known for Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse (2017), Beneath a Neon Tide (2014) and Lion (2014).

50. Mike Peel

Art_department | V for Vendetta

Mike Peel is known for his work on V for Vendetta (2005), Casino Royale (2006) and The Descent (2005).

51. Ian David Diaz

Director | The Killing Zone

Ian David Diaz is a director and writer, known for The Killing Zone (1999), Bad Day (2008) and Rebecca Gold: The Series (2018).

52. M.J. Simpson

Actor | Toxic Apocalypse

M.J. Simpson was born on February 17, 1968 in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England as Michael John Simpson. He is known for his work on Toxic Apocalypse (2016), Waiting for Gorgo (2009) and Prey for the Beast (2007).

53. Perdita Weeks

Actress | As Above, So Below

Perdita Weeks was born on December 25, 1985 in Cardiff, Wales as Perdita Rose Annunziata Weeks. She is an actress, known for As Above, So Below (2014), Hamlet (1996) and Spice World (1997).

54. David Ryan Keith

Writer | Ghosts of Darkness

David set up his own film company 'Clear Focus Movies Ltd' with business partner Lorraine Keith to specialises in independent film production for the international market.

David recently had success with his 2nd feature film 'The Redwood Massacre' produced in 2014 & selected for over 12 ...

55. Stewart Sparke

Director | Book of Monsters

Stewart Sparke is an Independent Filmmaker from Yorkshire, UK. Stewart has a BA in Film and Television Production from York St. John University and an MA in Directing Film and Television at Bournemouth University. After graduating University he worked in a variety of roles on a number of film and ...

56. Paul Butler

Writer | Book of Monsters

Paul Butler is a UK screenwriter and Filmmaker based in Yorkshire.

Paul has a BA in Theatre, Film and Television from York St. John University. Whilst at University Paul won a Student Royal Television Society award. After graduating University Paul worked as a producer, writer and director at a ...

57. Neil Stevens

Make_up_department | Enter the Cage

58. Emma Dark

Actress | Salient Minus Ten

Emma Dark is an award-winning filmmaker, actress and model, specialising in the Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres. She started modeling in 2008 and quickly made a name for herself working with highly respected independent boutique designers and creative photographers on the alternative scene in ...

59. Stu Jopia

Writer | Apocalypse

The love of horror movies from an early age had drove Stu to create his own inventive and terrifying stories of the macabre. In realizing he can do this for a living with the hopes of satisfying people's hunger for the macabre. Writing and producing genre movies for his production company ...

60. Simeon Halligan

Director | Habit

As one of the people behind Not A Number Productions, a UK film company based in Manchester UK, Simeon has directed a selection of award-winning films including features Splintered and White Settlers. Splintered hit cinemas across the UK in September 2010. White Settlers will be released in 2014.

A ...

61. Jessica Messenger

Actress | Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse

Jessica Messenger was born in Derbyshire, April 1989. Starting her performance career at the tender age of 3, she has spent an inordinate amount of time on both stage and screen. In her formative years, Jessica honed her talents as a Ballroom and Latin American dancer, before progressing onto ...

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