Telly - Actress

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1. Ainsley Howard

Actress | Mount Pleasant

Ainsley Howard was born in May 1983 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Ainsley Elizabeth Howard. She is an actress, known for Mount Pleasant (2011), Mum & Dad (2008) and Lip Service (2010).

(1983- ) 1. Denise in Mount Pleasant 2. Birdie in Mum & Dad 3. Meg in Lip Service (s02e04)

2. Alexandra Breckenridge

Actress | American Horror Story

Alex Breckenridge was born on May 15 1982 in Darien, Connecticut before moving to California when she was 12. Breckenridge first got an interest in acting at 13 when she performed in local theater productions and soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Her first film was the ...

(1982- ) 1. Katerina Pelham in True Blood 2. Young Moira O'Hara in American Horror Story 3. Zoe Grant in Extant (s02e02) 4. Jessie Anderson on The Walking Dead

3. Alice Krige

Actress | Star Trek: First Contact

Alice Maud Krige was born on June 28, 1954 in Upington, South Africa where her father, Dr. Louis Krige, worked as a young physician. The Kriges later moved to Port Elizabeth where Alice grew up in what she describes as a "very happy family", a family that also included two brothers (both of whom ...

(1954- ) 1. Borg Queen in Star Trek Voyager 2. Karen Harding in Waking the Dead (s09e03) 3. Elena Gavrik in Spooks (s10) 4. Emma Baron in Page Eight

4. Aliette Opheim

Actress | Patriot

Aliette Opheim was born on July 21, 1985 in Täby, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Patriot (2015), Thicker Than Water (2014) and Johan Falk: Blodsdiamanter (2015).

(1985- ) 1. Detective Agathe Albans in Patriot 2. Elsa Schenthal in Fortitude (s03)

5. Amelia Bullmore

Actress | Scott & Bailey

Amelia Bullmore was born on January 31, 1964 in London, England as Amelia Mary Bullmore. She is an actress and writer, known for Scott & Bailey (2011), This Life (1996) and Big Train (1998). She is married to Paul Higgins. They have two children.

(1964- ) 1. Caroline Hope in Inspector Lewis (s05e02) Wild Justice 2. Caroline Price in Ashes to Ashes 3. Dr. Jacqui Stapleton in Sherlock (s02e02) The Hounds of Baskerville 4. DCI Gill Murray in Scott & Bailey 5. Kay Hope in Twenty Twelve 6. Helen Preger in State of Play

6. Amy Adams

Actress | Arrival

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...

(1974- ) 1. The Office

7. Andrea Lowe

Actress | DCI Banks

Andrea Lowe was born on May 1, 1975 in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England. She is an actress, known for DCI Banks (2010), Pandaemonium (2000) and Marple (2004).

(1975- ) 1. DS Annie Cabbot in DCI Banks

8. Anna Chancellor

Actress | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

A familiar face on television and film, Anna Chancellor is perhaps best known for her unforgettable role as Henrietta (Duckface) in the hit British film "Four Weddings and a Funeral." Her TV credits include Lix Storm in the Emmy award-winning miniseries "The Hour;" "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be ...

(1965- )

9. Anna Maxwell Martin

Actress | Becoming Jane

The rather striking Anna Maxwell-Martin is a rising star on both stage and screen. Anna had dreamed all her life of becoming actress even though her family had no background in the arts whatsoever. She starred in school plays and an acclaimed production of "Breezeblock Park" in the role of Betty.


(1978- ) 1. Suki in Doctor Who (s01e07) The Long Game 2. Sarah Burton in South Riding 3. Esther Summerson in Bleak House 4. Susan in The Bletchley Circle 5. Tina Dakin in Accused (s02e04) Tina's Story

10. Anne Dudek

Actress | White Chicks

Anne was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She got the role of Iphigenia in "The Iphigenia Cycle" in Chicago while still in theater school at Northwestern University. She was a resident artist at The Court Theatre in Chicago. The production moved off-Broadway to New York City, where she won the ...

(1975- ) 1. Amber Volakis in House 2. Lura Grant in Big Love 3. Clare Pettengill in Book Group 4. Lucinda in Psych (s01e01) Pilot 5. Danielle Brooks in Covert Affairs

11. Antonia Clarke

Actress | Les Misérables

Antonia Clarke is an actress, known for Les Misérables (2012), Magic in the Moonlight (2014) and Anna (2013).

(1994- ) 1. Lucy in Lightfields

12. April Bowlby

Actress | Drop Dead Diva

April Michelle Bowlby was born on 30 July 1980 in Vallejo, California, USA. She and her family moved to Manteca, California, when she was a small child. April studied ballet, French and marine biology at Moorpark College, before deciding to pursue an acting career. She studied drama with Ivana ...

(1980- ) 1. Kandi in Two and a Half Men 2. Rita Farr in Titans

13. Branka Katic

Actress | Crna macka, beli macor

Branka Katic was born on January 20, 1970 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. She is an actress, known for Black Cat, White Cat (1998), Public Enemies (2009) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). She has been married to Julian Farino since August 31, 2000. They have two children.

(1970- ) 1. Jasni Vaspovic in Waking the Dead (s07e11) Pieta 2. Ana in Big Love 3. Sophia Vukola in Chaos (s01e09) 4. Donna in Blackout

14. Brianna Brown

Actress | Spider-Man 2

Minnesota-born Brianna Brown began acting in elementary school and local community productions. After high school she journeyed to Hollywood to pursue an acting career full-time. She snagged a part in the pilot show for Judd Apatow's quirky, fondly remembered series Freaks and Geeks (1999). From ...

(1979- ) 1. Cheerleader in Freaks and Geeks 2. Abigail Fine in Smallville 3. Elsa in Joey 4. Jewelry Salesgirl in Entourage 5. Bar Girl in The 40 Year Old Virgin 6. Joanne Raphelson in Monk 7. Carrie Reed in Shark 8. Heidi Pesco in CSI New York 9. Alison's Friend in Knocked Up 10. Bobby Kruger in Without a Trace 11. Megan Kane in Criminal Minds 12. Lynne Reed in Homeland 13. Molly Anderson in Body of Proof 14. Paula Bingham in CSI 15. Kate Porter in Awake (s01e04) Kate Is Enough 16. Leda in True Blood (s05)

15. Brit Marling

Actress | Another Earth

Brit Heyworth Marling was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Heidi (Johnson) and John Marling, both of whom work in real estate. She graduated from Georgetown University, with a bachelor's in economics, and was offered a job with Goldman Sachs, which she turned down in favour of a career as an artist.


16. Bryony Afferson

Actress | House of Anubis

Bryony Afferson was born on March 9, 1983 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England. She is known for her work on House of Anubis (2011), Luther (2010) and Survivors (2008).

(1983- )

17. Candida Benson

Actress | Parade's End

Candida Benson is an actress, known for Parade's End (2012), Wizards vs. Aliens (2012) and New Tricks (2003).

1. PC Sarah Pearce in Midsomer Murders (s06e05) Murders Birds of Prey (2003)

18. Cara Buono

Actress | Stranger Things

As a young girl growing up in New York City, Cara Buono took her family's blue-collar work ethic and began to turn it into an acting career that would later lead not only to starring roles but to screenwriting and directing. With no help from friends, family or mentors, she went out on her own, ...

(1971- ) 1. Faye Miller in Mad Men 2. Betty Pike in A Good Marriage

19. Carla Gallo

Actress | Neighbors

Carla Gallo was born on June 24, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Carla Paolina Gallo. She is an actress, known for Neighbors (2014), Superbad (2007) and Get Him to the Greek (2010). She has been married to Mark Satterthwaite since October 2017. They have two children.

(1975- ) 1. Libby Dreifuss in Carnivàle 2. Daisy Wick in Bones 3. Destiny in Get Him to the Greek

20. Caroline Aherne

Actress | The Royle Family

Caroline Aherne was born on December 24, 1963 in Ealing, London, England. She was an actress and writer, known for The Royle Family (1998), The Mrs. Merton Show (1995) and Mrs. Merton and Malcolm (1999). She was married to Peter Hook. She died on July 2, 2016 in Timperley, Altrincham, Greater ...

(1963- ) 1. Denise Best in The Royle Family 2. Donna in Sunshine 3. The Mrs. Merton Show

21. Caroline Quentin

Actress | Men Behaving Badly

Caroline Quentin was born on July 11, 1960 in Reigate, Surrey, England. She is an actress and director, known for British Men Behaving Badly (1992), Life Begins (2004) and Blue Murder (2003). She has been married to Sam Farmer since September 8, 2006. They have two children. She was previously ...

(1961- ) 1. Jonathan Creek 2. Blue Murder

22. Catherine Shepherd

Actress | Paddington

Catherine Shepherd was born in 1975 in England. She is an actress and writer, known for Paddington (2014), Paddington 2 (2017) and Hyperdrive (2006).

(1975- )

23. Christine Bottomley

Actress | The End of the F***ing World

Christine Bottomley was born in Rochdale, Lancashire on April 27th 1979 and grew up in a flat over the family's chemist shop. Here she began people watching and impersonating the regular customers and realised that she wanted a life of 'professional pretending'. She went to several local youth ...

(1979- ) 1. Melanie in Early Doors 2. Maggie in Torchwood (s02e08) A Day in the Death 3. Yvonne in The Street 4. Terri Molloy in George Gently (s04e02) Goodbye China

24. 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 ...

(1984- ) 1. Erin Matthews in The Promise 2. Little Dorrit

25. Claire Goose

Actress | Waking the Dead

Claire Goose was born in Edinburgh and lived there till she was two and a half. She grew up in Norfolk. Her parents are mother, Joy, and father, David, who is a GP in Kings Lynn and has also looked after the Royals. Claire also has an elder sister, Caroline, a nursery nurse, and an elder brother, ...

(1975- ) 1. Mel Silver in Waking the Dead 2. Mandy in Exile 3. Amy in Perfect Day 4. Kim in Mount Pleasant (s02)

26. Claire Skinner

Actress | Naked

Claire Skinner was born in 1964 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England as Claire L. Skinner. She is an actress, known for Naked (1993), Life Is Sweet (1990) and Sleepy Hollow (1999). She was previously married to Charlie Palmer.

(1965- ) Outnumbered, Naked, etc etc etc Miss Rich in Poirot (s11e02) Cat Among the Pigeons (2009)

27. Clare Holman

Actress | Blood Diamond

Clare Holman was born on January 12, 1964 in London, England as Clare Margaret Holman. She is an actress and director, known for Blood Diamond (2006), Inspector Lewis (2006) and Let Him Have It (1991). She was previously married to Howard Davies.

(1964- )

28. Clémence Poésy

Actress | In Bruges

Clémence Poésy was born Clémence Guichard in Paris in 1982. She took her mother's maiden name, Poésy, as her stage name. She attended an alternative school for most of her education, but spent her last year at L'École alsacienne.

She trained at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique",...

(1982- ) 1. Fleur Delacour in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Magali in Welcome to the Roses 3. Elise Wassermann in The Tunnel

29. Daisy Haggard

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Daisy Haggard was born in 1978 in Scotland as Celia Daisy Morna Haggard. She is an actress and writer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), I Give It a Year (2013) and Back to Life (2019).

(1978- ) 1. Sophie in Doctor Who (s05e11) The Lodger 2. Debbie Hart in Psychoville 3. Myra Licht in Episodes 4. Chrissy in Parents 5. various in Man Stroke Woman

30. 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 ...

(1994- ) 1. Lyra in The Golden Compass 2. Franky Fitzgerald in Skins 3. Eve in Lightfields

31. Dawn French

Actress | French and Saunders

Dawn French was born on October 11, 1957 in Holyhead, Wales as Dawn Roma French. She is an actress and writer, known for French and Saunders (1987), The Vicar of Dibley (1994) and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). She has been married to Mark Bignell since April 20, 2013. She was ...

(1957- )

32. Deborah Ann Woll

Actress | True Blood

Deborah was born in 1985, in Brooklyn, New York, from Irish and German heritage. She took acting, piano and dance classes. She went to high school at Packer Collegiate Institute and graduated from the BFA program at the USC School of Theatre at the University of Southern California.

Deborah started ...

(1985- )

33. Diane Kruger

Actress | Inglourious Basterds

Diane Kruger was born Diane Heidkrüger in Algermissen, near Hildesheim, Germany, to Maria-Theresa, a bank employee, and Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, a computer specialist. She studied ballet with the Royal Ballet in London before an injury ended her career. She returned to Germany and became a top ...

(1976- ) 1. The Seeker (Lacey) in The Host 2. Sonya Cross in The Bridge

34. Elisabeth Harnois

Actress | Keith

Elisabeth was born in Detroit in 1979 and grew up in Los Angeles. An actress since the age of 3, she co-starred at the age of 5 in two movies (One Magic Christmas (1985) and Where Are the Children? (1986)). She did numerous TV commercials until being chosen by Disney Productions to star as Alice in...

(1979- ) 1. Morgan Brody in CSI

35. Elizabeth Berrington

Actress | In Bruges

Elizabeth Berrington was born on August 3, 1970 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England. She is an actress, known for In Bruges (2008), Yesterday (2019) and Secrets & Lies (1996).

(1970- ) 1. Giselle in Naked 2. Jane in Secrets & Lies 3. Celeste in 8 ½ Women 4. Babs Sellwood in A Touch of Frost (s12e01) Mind Games 5. Auntie in Doctor Who (s06e04) The Doctor's Wife 6. Nicola in Psychoville 7. Paula in Stella 8. Paula Cooper in Lapland 9. Miss Springer in Poirot (s11e02) Cat Among the Pigeons (2009)

36. 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 ...

(1971- ) 1.Katherine Lacey in Midsomer Murders (s01e01) The Killings at Badger's Drift (1997)

37. Eve Myles

Actress | Torchwood

Eve Myles was born on July 26, 1978 in Ystradgynlais, Wales. She is an actress, known for Torchwood (2006), Keeping Faith (2017) and Dragon Age II (2011). She has been married to Bradley Freegard since May 18, 2013. They have two children.

(1978- ) 1. Gwen Cooper in Torchwood and Doctor Who 2. Maggy in Little Dorrit 3. Sarah in Baker Boys 4. Angharad Stannard in Framed

38. Félicité Du Jeu

Actress | Waking the Dead

Félicité Du Jeu is an actress and writer, known for Waking the Dead (2000), Casino Royale (2006) and Munich (2005).

() 1. Stella Goodman in Waking the Dead 2. Fanny Caradec in Section de recherches

39. 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 ...

40. Genevieve O'Reilly

Actress | Rogue One

Genevieve O'Reilly (born 6 January 1977) is an Irish actress known for her work in the Star Wars franchise as Mon Mothma, having portrayed the character in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and Rogue One, as well as her voice role as Moira in Overwatch.

In television, O'Reilly's first appearance was in...

(1977- ) 1. Sarah Caulfield in MI-5 (S09) 2. Julie Rees in Waking the Dead (S09E01) 3. Caroline Hanley in The State Within 4. Jamie Lapidus in Episodes 5. Kate in The Time of Your Life 5. Daisy in The Last Weekend

41. Georgia Tennant

Actress | Doctor Who: Dreamland

Georgia Tennant was born on December 25, 1984 in London, England as Georgia Elizabeth Moffett. She is an actress and producer, known for Doctor Who: Dreamland (2009), Bonkers (2007) and Doctor Who (2005). She has been married to David Tennant since December 30, 2011. They have five children.

(1984- ) 1. Jenny in Doctor Who (s04e06) The Doctor's Daughter 2. Emma in White Van Man 3. Frankie Derwent in Miss Marple (Why Didn't They Ask Evans?) 4. Kylie Roman in Spooks: Code 9

42. Geraldine Hakewill

Actress | Wanted

Geraldine Hakewill was born on July 13, 1987 in Paris, France. She is an actress and producer, known for Wanted (2016), Rescue Special Ops (2009) and Uninhabited (2010).

(1987- ) 1. Chelsea Babbage in Wanted

43. Gillian Anderson

Actress | The X Files

Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. In 1987, her love of the theatre took her to ...

(1968- )

44. Gina McKee

Actress | Notting Hill

She was born in Sunderland but raised just down the coast in Peterlee where she was educated at Peterlee Comprehensive. At 14 she joined the local drama group which led to a part in the children's tv series 'Quest of Eagles' and appeared in some television commercials including one as a shop ...

(1964- ) 1. Cafe Girl in Naked 2. Joanne Campbell in MirrorMask 3. Jackie in Waking the Dead (s08e07) End Game 4. Anne in The Silence 5. Girl in Betting Shop in Inspector Morse (s01e03) Service of All the Dead (1987) 6. Diane Turnbull in Inspector Lewis (s01e02) Old School Ties (2007) 7. Jan Parr in The Street 8. Julie Armstrong in Vera (s01e01) Hidden Depths 9. Jamie Ortega in Missing 10. Judy Molloy in In the Loop 11. Jacqueline Laverty in Line of Duty

45. Gwyneth Keyworth

Actress | Misfits

Gwyneth Keyworth was born in 1990 in Wales. She is an actress, known for Misfits (2009), Hidden (2018) and Doctor Thorne (2016).

(1990- ) 1. Reggie is Case Histories 2. Marnie in Misfits Christmas Special

46. Hattie Morahan

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Hattie Morahan was born in London in 1978. Her father, Christopher Morahan, is a television and stage director, who is perhaps best known for his television adaptation of The Jewel in the Crown (1984). Her mother, Anna Carteret, is an actress whose most high profile role was that of Inspector Kate ...

(1978- )

47. Helen Baxendale

Actress | Anonymous

Helen Baxendale was born on June 7, 1970 in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England as Helen Victoria Baxendale. She is an actress and producer, known for Anonymous (2011), Cold Feet (1997) and Cardiac Arrest (1994). She has been married to David L. Williams since 1993. They have three children.

(1970- ) 1. Emily Waltham in Friends (s04-s05) 2. Caroline in Inspector Lewis (s03e04) Counter Culture Blues 3. Angela Beddoes in Kidnap and Ransom 4. Susan Harmison in Dirk Gently

48. Helen Mirren

Actress | RED

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

(1945- ) 1. Jane Tennison in Prime Suspect 2. Georgina Spica in The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover 3. Victoria in Red 4. The Voice of Deep Thought in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

49. Holly Aird

Actress | Waking the Dead

Holly Aird was born in Aldershot, Hampshire on the 18th May, 1969. She showed a huge interest in ballet so she started to attend a local dance school. At the age of nine, young Holly was picked out by a casting director to star in The History of Mr. Polly (1980).

Her first acting appearance went ...

(1969- ) 1. Frankie Wharton in Waking the Dead 2. Chris Matthews in The Promise 3. Tessa Stein in Identity

50. Holly Gilbert

Actress | Hollyoaks Later

Holly Gilbert is an actress, known for Hollyoaks Later (2008), Midsomer Murders (1997) and She Stoops to Conquer (2008).

1. Becky Tunstall in Midsomer Murders (s12e01) The Dogleg Murders (2009)

51. Honeysuckle Weeks

Actress | Foyle's War

Honeysuckle Weeks was born on August 1, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales as Honeysuckle Susan Weeks. She is an actress, known for Foyle's War (2002), The Wicker Tree (2011) and The Five (2016). She has been married to Lorne Stormonth-Darling since July 2007. They have one child.

(1979- ) 1. Samantha Stewart in Foyle's War 2. Tania Thompson in Inspector Lynley (s06e02) Know Thine Enemy

52. Imogen Poots

Actress | Vivarium

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 ...

(1989- )

53. Indira Varma

Actress | Bride & Prejudice

Indira Anne Varma (born 27 September 1973) is a British actress. Her film debut and first major role was in Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love. She has gone on to appear in the television series The Canterbury Tales, Rome, Luther, Human Target, and Game of Thrones (as Ellaria Sand). In September 2016, she ...

(1973- ) 1. Suzie Costello in Torchwood 2. Zoe Luther in Luther 3. Lucy Britford in Hustle 4. Ilsa Pucci in Human Target 5. Inspector Cate Pritchard in Bones (s04e01) Yanks in the UK

54. Isy Suttie

Actress | Peep Show

Isy Suttie was born in 1978 in Hull, Yorkshire, England. She is known for her work on Peep Show (2003), Whites (2010) and Skins (2007).

(1978- )

55. Jane Horrocks

Actress | Little Voice

Jane Horrocks is an actress internationally known as the zany and droll Bubble in the award winning British television sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992). She's also remembered as Miss Irvine, an evildoing witch-turned heroine in one her earliest films, The Witches (1990). She received a Golden ...

(1964- )

56. Jayd Johnson

Actress | Dear Frankie

Jayd Johnson is an actress, known for Dear Frankie (2004), The Field of Blood (2011) and River City (2002).

(1990- ) 1. Paddy Meehan in Field of Blood 2. Nicki Cullen in River City

57. Jayma Mays

Actress | Red Eye

Jamia Suzette Mays was born in Bristol, Tennessee, to Susan (Norris) and James Mays, and was raised in Grundy, Virginia with her older brother and sister. Her father was a high school teacher at Grundy Senior High School for seven years, before spending 25 years working in the coal-mining industry....

(1979- )

58. Jemima Rooper

Actress | Lost in Austen

She passed her 9 GCSEs with A* and A grades in between working for several terms away from school on the Famous Five. From there she went to 6th form college where she got 3 grade A levels and an academic prize in the Arts. Her parents are both freelance broadcasters and she has two cousins who are...

(1981- ) 1. Sarah Francis in Bouquet of Barbed Wire 2. Amanda Price in Lost in Austen

59. Jennifer Spence

Actress | You Me Her

Jennifer Spence is a multiple award-winning actor known for her regular roles on You Me Her, Travelers and Continuum. Born in Toronto, she studied at the prestigious National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal before landing in Vancouver where she began her career in film and television. Other ...

(1977- ) 1. Lisa Park in SGU Stargate Universe 2. Joanna in The 4400 3. Betty Robertson in Continuum 4. Grace Day in Travelers 5. Olivia Mori in The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco

60. Jessica Hynes

Actress | Shaun of the Dead

As both a writer and performer, Jessica Hynes has worked prolifically in television, film and theatre. Born in Lewisham, South London in 1972, she was brought up in Brighton, Sussex. At school, she would write bizarre sci-fi stories. At age 15, she joined the National Youth Theatre and left home at...

(1972- ) 1. Cheryl Carroll in The Royle Family 2. Daisy Steiner in Spaced 3. Siobhan Sharpe in Twenty Twelve 4. Nurse McFadden in Asylum

61. Jessica Raine

Actress | An Adventure in Space and Time

Jessica was born in 1982 and brought up on a farm near Eardisley, Herefordshire. Wanting to act from an early age she read drama at the University of the West of England at Bristol before taking a gap year to teach English in Thailand. On return she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art ...

(1982- )

62. Jo Brand

Writer | Getting On

Jo Brand was born on July 23, 1957 in London, England as Josephine Grace Brand. She is a writer and actress, known for Getting On (2009), The More You Ignore Me (2018) and Damned (2016). She has been married to Bernie Bourke since December 19, 1997. They have two children.

(1957- )

63. Joanna Scanlan

Actress | Notes on a Scandal

Joanna Scanlan was born on October 27, 1961 in West Kirby, Merseyside, England as Joanna Marion Scanlan. She is an actress and writer, known for Notes on a Scandal (2006), Getting On (2009) and Stardust (2007). She is married to Neil Bicknell.

(1961- )

64. 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 among ...

(1991- ) 1. Jenny Muirhead in Young James Herriot 2. Amanda Delany in Above Suspicion (s4) Silent Scream 3. Pamela in Dancing on the Edge 4. Ellie in Miss Marple (s06e03) Endless Night 5. Denise Lovett in The Paradise

65. Joanne Froggatt

Actress | Downton Abbey

Joanne Froggatt won a Golden Globe and was three-times EMMY nominated for her role as 'Anna Bates' in Downton Abbey and reprised her role in the recent film. She also won acclaim for Liar for ITV and Sundance TV and will return for its second series in 2020. She also soon takes on an entirely ...

(1980- )

66. Jodie Whittaker

Actress | Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker is an accomplished English actress who came to prominence after her breakout performance in Venus (2006), which was met with a string of nominations, including British Independent Film Award and Satellite Award nominations for "Most Promising Newcomer" and "Best Actress in a Motion ...

(1982- ) 1. Beth Latimer in Broadchurch 2. The Doctor in Doctor Who 3. Cath Hardacre in Trust Me

67. Johanna Sällström

Actress | Under ytan

Johanna Sällström was born on December 30, 1974 in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1997 she won the award Guldbaggen for best female leading role in the movie Beneath the Surface (1997), which became her big breakthrough. Getting tired off all the interest around herself she moved to Denmark where she worked...

(1974-2007) Linda Wallander

68. Jolene Blalock

Actress | Enterprise

Jolene Blalock was born and raised in San Diego, California. At age 16, she left home to pursue a modeling career in Europe and Asia. It was on a 1998 trip back to the United States that Blalock was compelled to flex her untested acting skills, and after a few commercial appearances and some ...

(1975- )

69. Judy Greer

Actress | 13 Going on 30

Judy Greer was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan, as Judith Therese Evans. She is the daughter of Mollie Ann (née Greer), a hospital administrator and former nun, and Richard Evans, a mechanical engineer. She has German, Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. After training for ...

(1975- ) Ingrid 'Fatty Mcgoo' Nelson in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (s03e05) The Aluminum Monster vs. Fatty Magoo

70. Julie Benz

Actress | Dexter

Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...

(1992- )

71. Karine Vanasse

Actress | Polytechnique

Award-winning Canadian actress Karine Vanasse is internationally recognized for her dazzling performances in both English and French.

Vanasse stars as Detective Lise Delorme in the critically acclaimed CTV series Cardinal for which she received a 2019 Canadian Screen Award for Best Lead Actress. ...

1983- )

72. Kate Dickie

Actress | Red Road

Kate Dickie was born in 1971 in East Kilbride, Scotland. She is an actress and producer, known for Red Road (2006), Prometheus (2012) and Filth (2013).

(1971- )

73. Katherine Parkinson

Actress | The Boat That Rocked

Katherine Parkinson was born in 1978 in England as Katherine Jane Parkinson. She is an actress, known for Pirate Radio (2009), The IT Crowd (2006) and Easy Virtue (2008). She has been married to Harry Peacock since 2009. They have two children.

(1978- ) 1. Pauline in Doc Martin 2. Jen in The IT Crowd 3. Amber in The Old Guys 4. Nicola in Jonathan Creek (s04e07) The Grinning Man 5. Caroline in Whites 6. Fiona in Psychoville (s02e05) The Hunt 7. Kitty Riley in Sherlock (s02e03) The Reichenbach Fall 8. Conceptiva in The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff

74. Keeley Hawes

Actress | The Bank Job

Keeley Hawes was born on February 10, 1976 in London, England as Claire Hawes. She is an actress and producer, known for The Bank Job (2008), High-Rise (2015) and Death at a Funeral (2007). She has been married to Matthew Macfadyen since October 8, 2004. They have two children. She was previously ...

(1976- ) 1. Linda Langer in Karaoke 2. Zoe Reynolds in Spooks 3. Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes 4. Martha Lawson in Identity

75. Kelly Reilly

Actress | Flight

Jessica Kelly Siobhán Reilly (born 18 July 1977) is an English actress. Her performance in After Miss Julie at the Donmar Warehouse made her a star of the London stage and earned her a nomination for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress of 2003. Reilly was born and brought up in Chessington, ...

(1977- ) 1. Polly Henry in Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995) 2. Kimberley in Ruth Rendell Mysteries (s09e04) Simisola 3. Christine Jones (Andromeda) in A for Andromeda 4. Mary Morstan in Sherlock Holmes 5. Anna Travis in Above Suspicion 6. Mary Watson in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

76. Keri Russell

Actress | Waitress

Keri Russell was born in Fountain Valley, California, to Stephanie (Stephens) and David Harold Russell, an executive at Nissan Motors. She began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club in 1991. She stayed with the show until 1993. After leaving The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989) (where she, along ...

(1976- )

77. Kerry Godliman

Actress | Our Girl

Kerry Godliman is an actress and writer, known for Our Girl (2014), Our Girl (2013) and Save Me (2018).

78. Kimberley Nixon

Actress | Wild Child

Kimberley Nixon was born on September 24, 1985 in Bristol, England. She is an actress, known for Wild Child (2008), Black Death (2010) and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008).

(1985- ) 1. Josie in Fresh Meat 2. Michelle in Cherrybomb 3. Averill in Black Death 4. Florence Holland in Kidnap & Ransom (s02) 5. Hermione 'Egg' Lytton Gore in Poirot (s12e02) Three Act Tragedy

79. Kirsty Mitchell

Actress | Down a Dark Hall

Born in Glasgow, Kirsty Mitchell is a prominent Scottish actress with a rich body of work across film, television and theatre. She trained at the prestigious Central School of Ballet in London before being crowned the coveted title of "Miss Scotland" at the age of seventeen. Kirsty Mitchell's ...

(1974- ) 1. Josie Brodie in Case Histories 2. Katie Briers in New Tricks (s05e06) Magic Majestic

80. Kristen Schaal

Actress | Gravity Falls

Kristen Schaal is an American actress, voice artist, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her roles as Mel on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, Louise Belcher on FOX animated comedy Bob's Burgers, and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls. Other notable roles include her appearances as a ...

(1978- )

81. Lara Pulver

Actress | Sherlock

Lara was born and raised in Essex, UK. She studied drama with the NYMT and went on to gain a BA Honours degree in Theatre.

Lara's extensive theatre career led her to gain a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for her portrayal of "Lucille Frank" in Rob Ashford's production of "Parade" at The Donmar ...

(1980- )

82. Lesley Sharp

Actress | Naked

Lesley Sharp was born on April 3, 1960 in Manchester, England as Karen Makinson. She is an actress and director, known for Naked (1993), The Full Monty (1997) and Afterlife (2005). She has been married to Nicholas Gleaves since February 1994. They have two children.

(1964- ) 1. Sky Silvestry in Doctor Who 2. Janet Scott in Scott & Bailey 3. Louise Clancy in Naked 4. Jean in The Full Monty 5. Julie Bede in The Shadow Line 6. Joan Hunter in Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980

83. 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 ...

(1987- )

84. Lindy Whiteford

Actress | A Very Peculiar Practice

Lindy Whiteford was born as Lindy White. She is known for her work on A Very Peculiar Practice (1986), A Touch of Frost (1992) and Official Secrets (2019).

85. Lisa Jackson

Actress | The Aeronauts

Lisa Jackson is an actress, known for The Aeronauts (2019), Dirk Gently (2010) and Mr Selfridge (2013).

(1979- ) 1. Elaine Wilson in Waking the Dead (s06e03) Deus Ex Machina 2. Imogen Moffatt in Campus 3. Janice Pearce in Dirk Gently

86. Lola Glaudini

Actress | Criminal Minds

Lola Glaudini was born on November 24, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Lola Luna Glaudini. She is an actress and producer, known for Criminal Minds (2005), Invincible (2006) and That Awkward Moment (2014). She has been married to Stuart England since 2005. They have two children.

(1971- ) 1. Elle Greenaway in Criminal Winds 2. Kat Damatto in Persons Unknown 3. Deborah Ciccerone-Waldrup in The Sopranos

87. Lucy Liemann

Actress | The Bourne Ultimatum

Lucy Liemann was born in 1973 in Barnet, Middlesex, England as Lucy Katherine Liemann. She is an actress, known for The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Hotel Babylon (2006) and Reggie Perrin (2009). She has been married to Nigel Harman since 2011. They have one child.

(1973- )

88. Lucy Punch

Actress | Into the Woods

Lucy Punch grew up in London and was a member of the National Youth Theatre in her late teens before going to University College London to read History. While she was there she auditioned for TV roles and eventually dropped out to concentrate on acting.

She learned a lot, she says, from working on ...

(1977- )

89. MacKenzie Porter

Actress | Hell on Wheels

Raised on a cattle and bison ranch in Southern Alberta, MacKenzie began studying piano, violin, and voice at the young age of four. As a classically trained violinist, MacKenzie performed for many years as a soloist and a chamber musician, performing with various symphonies. MacKenzie's family of ...

(1990- )

90. Mali Harries

Actress | Hinterland

Mali Harries was born in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress, known for Hinterland (2013), Leap Year (2010) and Sixty Six (2006). She is married to Matthew Gravelle. They have two children.

(1976- ) Cathy Salt in Doctor Who (s01e11) Boom Town 2005 Indian Doctor Baker Boys Hinterland (Y Gwyll)

91. Megan Dodds

Actress | EverAfter

Megan Dodds graduated from the famous Juilliard School, where she tackled a wide range of classic plays including "The Seagull," "Misalliance," "Macbeth" and "All's Well That Ends Well." She made her Broadway debut in "School for Scandal" at the Lyceum Theatre, directed by Gerald Freedman. A small ...

(1970- ) 1. Christine Dale in Spooks 2. Gail in Lie to Me (s01e08) Depraved Heart 3. Kate in Not Going Out (s01) 4. Jess Harkins in Detroit 187 5. Agent Walsh in Bait

92. Melissa George

Actress | Hunted

The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...

(1977- ) 1. May in Dark City 2. Sam Hunter in Hunted

93. Michelle Gomez

Actress | Green Wing

Michelle Gomez was born on November 23, 1966 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is known for her work on Green Wing (2004), Doctor Who (2005) and The Book Group (2002). She has been married to Jack Davenport since May 1, 2000. They have one child.

(1971- ) 01. Janice in The Book Group 02. Miss Pickwell in Bad Education 03. Sally Bobbins in Feel the Force

94. Millie Innes

Actress | Millie Inbetween

Millie Innes is an actress, known for Millie Inbetween (2014), Case Histories (2011) and Single Father (2010).

(2001- ) 1. Case Histories 2. Single Father

95. Miranda Hart

Actress | Spy

Miranda Hart was born on December 14, 1972 in Torquay, Devon, England as Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke. She is an actress and writer, known for Spy (2015), Miranda (2009) and Call the Midwife (2012).

(1972- )

96. Monique Heath

Actress | Mustangs FC

Monique Heath is an actress, known for Mustangs FC (2017), Predestination (2014) and Nowhere Boys (2013).

Tilly in Nowhere Boys (s03e12) Two Moons Rising (2017)

97. Morena Baccarin

Actress | Deadpool

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...

(1979- )

98. MyAnna Buring

Actress | Kill List

MyAnna Buring was born 22 September 1979, in Sundsvall, Sweden, as MyAnna Margaretha Buring Rantapää, but grew up in the Middle East. When she turned 16, she moved to Great Britain. She attended secondary school at the American British Academy in Muscat, Oman, and graduated from the London Academy ...

(1979- )

99. Nancy Carroll

Actress | An Ideal Husband

Nancy Carroll was born in 1974 in Bristol, UK. She is an actress, known for An Ideal Husband (1999), Will (2017) and Midsomer Murders (1997). She has been married to Jo Stone-Fewings since 2003. They have two children.

(1974- ) 1. Gill Bailey in Silent Witness (s15e07) Domestic 2. Anne Rand in Inspector Lewis (s06e04) The Indelible Stain 3. Lady Felicia in Father Brown 4. Connie Bishop in Midsomer Murders (s12e07) The Great and the Good 5. Antonia Wilmot in Midsomer Murders (s08e06) Hidden Depths

100. Natalie Walter

Actress | Horrible Histories

Natalie Walter was born in 1979 in Woking, Surrey, England. She is an actress, known for Horrible Histories (2009), Family Tree (2013) and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010).

(1979- )

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