Rising Scottish Talentby ruairidh_macleod | created - 23 Apr 2020 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Actor | Beats
Lorn Macdonald is a Scottish actor. He was born in Kirkcaldy on the 10th of September 1992. He moved to Edinburgh when he was five. In 2015 he graduated from the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly RSAMD). He made his feature film debut in 'Beats' Directed by Brian Welsh and ...
Jack Greenlees studied English Literature & History of Art at the University of St Andrews prior to moving to London to train as an actor.
He has worked in film and stage, most recently playing Will Guthrie in Terence Davies' screen adaptation of the much-loved Scottish novel Sunset Song alongside ...
6. Freya Mavor
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 ...
7. Jack Lowden
Actor | Small Axe
Rising star Jack Lowden grew up in the Scottish Borders. He graduated from the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2011. He has had enormous success on stage in leading roles, including his performance as Oswald in Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts", for which he won both the Ian Charleson...
11. Julia Brown
Actress | World on Fire
Driven to escape her cheating lover and familial responsibilities, Julia Brown's character in World On Fire finds a wartime role that exploits her remarkable singing talent. Luckily, Brown herself is a gifted vocalist and sang much of the soundtrack that accompanies the episodes. In earlier work, ...
16. Richard Madden
Actor | Game of Thrones
Richard Madden, born 18 June 1986, is a Scottish stage, film, and television actor best known for portraying Robb Stark in the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and Prince Kit in Disney's "Cinderella." Starring as David Budd in the BBC miniseries "Bodyguard" has also brought him more international ...
17. Kerry Browne
Actress | Tellurian
Kerry Browne is an actress born and raised in Paisley (Pàislig), Scotland. She is of Irish and Scottish ancestry and is the only one in her family to pursue a career in acting, developing a love for the arts from a young age.
Like most actors, she began her career in theatre; performing at Glasgow's...
20. Rebecca Benson
Actress | Game of Thrones
Rebecca trained as an actress at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where she graduated from in 2011. She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has worked with The National Theatre of Scotland and is related to the Glaswegian photographer Harry Benson. She now lives and works in London.
21. Lorne MacFadyen
Actor | Outlaw King
Lorne MacFadyen is a Scottish actor originally from the Isle of Skye. where he was born on May 27th 1990. In 2015 he graduated from the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly RSAMD). He has had the privilege to work with a host of esteemed and talented people including the ...
24. Ross Anderson
Actor | Crawl
Ross Anderson was born July 15th 1987 in Paisley, Scotland. He grew up in Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland; the eldest of six brothers.
He studied at Drama Centre London in 2008, leaving a year early in 2010 after being cast in the National Theatre Of Scotland's Olivier Award winning "Black Watch". ...
30. Anneika Rose
Actress | Line of Duty
Anneika Rose is an actress, known for Line of Duty (2012), Personal Affairs (2009) and Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below (2015).
34. Joanne Thomson
Actress | The Victim
Joanne Thomson is an Actor, Writer and Director from Glasgow, Scotland. Since graduating with a BA in Acting from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she has worked across the UK in both television and theatre.
Her theatre credits include work with the National Theatre of Scotland, Bristol Old Vic,...
35. Chloe Pirrie
Actress | Youth
Chloe Pirrie (born 25 August 1987) is a Scottish actress. She has played main roles in the 2014 miniseries The Game, the 2012 film Shell, and the 2015 television film An Inspector Calls. She has also appeared in the 2016 miniseries War & Peace, the 2015 film Youth, the 2015 film Blood Cells and a ...
39. Katie Leung
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, ...
43. Sara Vickers
Actress | Sunshine on Leith
Sara Vickers grew up in Edinburgh. A stage and screen actor best known for her role as Joan Thursday, in ITV's Inspector Morse prequel, Endeavour (2013-2016), as well as Sunshine on Leith (2013) and Shetland (2016). She moved to London to train at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), graduating in...
45. Joanna Vanderham
Actress | Warrior
Joanna grew up in Scotland. She trained at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. It was here she was 'spotted' by casting director Emma Style, which led to her first professional role as 'Cathy' in The Runaway (2010) together with Keith Allen, Ken Stott, Alan Cumming and Jack O'Connell . The ...
47. Kim Allan
Actress | Outlaw King
Kim Allan is an actor known for films such as David Mackenzie's 'Outlaw King' (Netflix) . TV Credits include: BBC series including 'The Replacement' 'Murder - The Third Voice' and 'One of Us' as well as Sony Starz 'Outlander' , Harlan Coben's 'The Five' for Sky 1 and Channel 4/ Netflix series '...
51. Kevin Guthrie
Actor | The English Game
Born in Neilston, East Renfewshire, Scotland, Kevin attended PACE Theatre Company as a youngster and decided at a relatively young age to try Acting. He trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama.
In 2013 Kevin was cast in the lead role as Ally in Dexter Fletcher's Sunshine on Leith. In ...
53. Bobby Rainsbury
Actress | Only You
Bobby Rainsbury is a Scottish actress, who was born and raised in Glasgow. Since graduating from the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Bobby has worked in TV and independent film. She is known for her work in Only You (2018), The Athena (2018), In Plain Sight (2016), Rillington...
56. Conor McCarry
Actor | Battleship
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Conor grew up in the Southside. He attended stage school as a youngster and from then on decided to try Acting. He began training at Motherwell College when he left high school at 17.
His first break came in 2010 when he was cast in Peter Berg's blockbuster 'Battleship'. ...
57. Oliver Greenall
Director | Directions
Oliver Greenall is an actor, writer and director. He wrote and directed the short film 'Directions' which was screened at festivals around the world, including the London Short Film Festival. As well as his television work, he has appeared on the West End stage in Katy Brand's debut play '3Women' ...
60. Ronan Doyle
Actor | The Last Bus
Ronan is an actor from Fife, Scotland. Having grown up in a family of film lovers Ronan's appreciation for acting and filmmaking began at a young age.
He attended Bell Baxter High School where he participated in school shows and growing up he attended Perth Youth Theatre, performing in the Fringe ...
64. Thomas Doherty
Actor | The Lodge
Doherty was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has an older brother and younger sister, and his parents were both in the banking business. Doherty began acting at the age of 5 and also played football. Doherty joined Lothian Youth Arts and Musicals Company and played a variety of roles, ...
66. Moyo Akandé
Actress | The Hurricane Heist
Moyo Akandé is a Scottish actress based in London. Moyo is best known for Rob Cohen's action thriller "The Hurricane Heist" and the BIFA and BAFTA nominated short film "1745", in which her standout performance as Emma Atkin has been critically acclaimed. She recently appeared in the BBC dark ...