British TV/Theater Actors in Star Wars

by henry-plantagenet-04 | created - 18 Dec 2015 | updated - 11 Dec 2016 | Public

This is actually of sort of tradition of the Star Wars Franchise by now. Maybe its because the accents are so well suited to exposition.

1. Julian Glover

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Julian Wyatt Glover was born on March 27, 1935 in Hampstead, London, England, to Honor Ellen Morgan (Wyatt), a BBC journalist, and Claude Gordon Glover, a BBC radio producer. He is of English, Scottish and Welsh ancestry. Primarily a classical stage actor, Glover trained at the National Youth ...

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2. Kenneth Colley

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Kenneth Colley was born on December 7, 1937 in Manchester, England. He is an actor and director, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Firefox (1982) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). He has been married to Mary Dunne since 1962.

Star Wars: Admiral Piet TV Roles: Vincentio in Measure for Measure, Brian Jones in Foyle's War, Lloyd Kirby in Midsomer Murders, Archie Burlington in Mrs. Bradley Murder Mysteries, Jesus in Life of Brian

3. Dermot Crowley

Actor | Luther

Dermot Crowley was born on March 19, 1947 in Cork, Ireland as Dermot Joseph Crowley. He is an actor and producer, known for Luther (2010), The Death of Stalin (2017) and The Foreigner (2017). He has been married to Suzanne Smith since July 3, 1982.

Star Wars: General Crix Madine TV Roles: Henry Townsend in Foyle's War, Peter Hatchard in Midsomer Murders, Stephen Parrish in Pie in the Sky

4. Caroline Blakiston

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Caroline Blakiston was born on February 13, 1933 in Chelsea, London, England as Caroline Georgiana Blakiston. She is an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Scoop (2006) and For Elsie (2011).

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5. Michael Pennington

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Michael Pennington was born on June 7, 1943 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Michael Vivian Fyfe Pennington. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), The Iron Lady (2011) and Hamlet (1969). He was previously married to Katharine Barker.

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6. Oliver Ford Davies

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Oliver Ford Davies was born on August 12, 1939 in Ealing, London, England as Oliver Robert Ford Davies. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Johnny English (2003). He has been married to Jenifer Armitage ...

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7. Celia Imrie

Actress | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Celia Imrie is an Olivier award-winning and Screen Actors Guild-nominated actress, a Variety magazine 'Icon' and Women in Film and Television 'Lifetime Achievement award' winner. As well as her acclaimed film, television and theatre work, she is also a Sunday Times best-selling author. Celia is ...

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8. Dominic West

Actor | The Wire

Dominic West was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England as Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West. He is an actor and producer, known for The Wire (2002), Chicago (2002), 300 (2006), The Affair (2014) and The Forgotten (2004). He has been married to Catherine Fitzgerald since June 26, 2010. They have ...

9. Lindsay Duncan

Actress | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Lindsay Duncan was born on November 7, 1950 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Lindsay Vere Duncan. She is known for her work on Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), About Time (2013) and Under the Tuscan Sun (2003). She is married to Hilton McRae. They have one child.

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10. Pip Torrens

Actor | Pride & Prejudice

Pip Torrens was born on June 2, 1960 in Bromley, Kent, England as Philip Dean Torrens. He is an actor, known for Pride & Prejudice (2005), Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).

Star Wars: Colonel Kaplan TV-Roles: Fergal Jenner/Group Captain Jeremy Ford in Midsomer Murders, Sir Edward Kendall in Grantchester, Malcolm Croft in Inspector Lewis, Bingo Little in Jeeves & Wooster

11. Harriet Walter

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Harriet Walter was born on September 24, 1950 in London, England as Harriet Mary Walter. She is an actress, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Young Victoria (2009) and Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). She has been married to Guy Paul since May 21, 2011.

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12. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Actor | Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990 in London, England as Thomas Brodie Sangster. He is an actor and producer, known for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Maze Runner (2014) and Love Actually (2003).

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13. Alistair Petrie

Actor | Rogue One

Alistair Petrie was born on September 30, 1970 in Catterick, North Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), The Bank Job (2008) and Rush (2013). He is married to Lucy Scott. They have three children.

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14. 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...

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15. Ben Daniels

Actor | The Exorcist

Ben Daniels is a multi-award winning performer who is equally at home whether working in Film, Television or Theatre. He was born in the Midlands and became interested in acting through drama lessons while at comprehensive school. He began his career after leaving London's prestigious LAMDA drama ...

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16. Ian McElhinney

Actor | Hamlet

Ian McElhinney is a Northern Irish actor and director best known for his roles as General Dodonna in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Val-El in Krypton, and as Ser Barristan Selmy in the HBO series, Game of Thrones.

Over a career spanning more than thirty years, McElhinney has accumulated a number of ...

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17. Jonathan Aris

Actor | Dracula

Jonathan Aris is the son of the late British character actor Ben Aris but, despite having a thespian as a father, acting was not his first choice. He studied painting at Camberwell School of Art and read Russian and Italian at Cambridge University before training as an actor at the Webber Douglas ...

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18. Babou Ceesay

Actor | Free Fire

Babou Ceesay was born as Baboucarr Alieu Ceesay. He is an actor and producer, known for Free Fire (2016), Eye in the Sky (2015) and '71 (2014).

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19. Francis Magee

Actor | Layer Cake

Francis Magee was raised in Ireland and on the Isle of Man. He spent eight years as a fisherman before becoming an actor and has also been a member of several music groups including Namoza - who released four singles and an album - and Disco D'Oro. He studied acting at the Poor School at London's ...

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20. Bronson Webb

Actor | RocknRolla

Bronson Webb was born on February 20, 1983 in London, England as Bronson John Webb. He is an actor, known for RocknRolla (2008), Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and Atonement (2007).

Star Wars: Rebel MP TV-Roles: Will in Game of Thrones, Silas Whittaker in Inspector Lewis, Bernie Waters in Endeavour

21. Geraldine James

Actress | Sherlock Holmes

Geraldine James, Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) was born on July 6, 1950 in Maidenhead, Berkshire. She was educated at Downe House, a girls' independent school in Newbury, Berkshire, and later, at Drama Centre London. Geraldine has made several film and television appearances, she ...

Star Wars: Blue Three TV-Roles: Sarah Layton in The Jewel in the Crown, Helen Field in Inspector Morse, Miranda Bedford in Midsomer Murders

22. Ariyon Bakare

Actor | Life

Ariyon Bakare is a British actor, writer and director who has been working across film, television and theatre since graduating from Drama Centre London.

Ariyon Bakare grew up in the East End of London and brought up by his Nigerian father. He moved to NYC at a very young age to study dance but ...

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