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by Ladyshadforth | created - 09 Nov 2018 | updated - 27 Mar 2019 | Public

1. Richard E. Grant

Actor | Gosford Park

Richard E. Grant was born on May 5, 1957 in Mbabane, Hhohho, Swaziland as Richard Grant Esterhuysen. He is an actor, known for Gosford Park (2001), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) and Hudson Hawk (1991). He has been married to Joan Washington since November 1, 1986. They have two children.

2. Gwendoline Christie

Actress | Game of Thrones

Gwendoline Christie was born in Worthing, West Sussex, England and trained in dance and gymnastics as a child. She graduated from Drama Centre London with a First Class BA (Hons) in 2005 and her first job was with Declan Donellan in 'Great Expectations' at the Royal Shakespeare Company that autumn....

3. Paul Whitehouse

Actor | The Fast Show

Paul Whitehouse was born on May 17, 1958 in Stanleytown, Rhondda, Wales. He is an actor and writer, known for The Fast Show (1994), The Death of Stalin (2017) and Corpse Bride (2005).

4. Nabil Elouahabi

Actor | The Sum of All Fears

Nabil Elouahabi was born on February 6, 1975 in England. He is an actor and producer, known for The Sum of All Fears (2002), Ali G Indahouse (2002) and Blitz (2011).

5. Sofia Boutella

Actress | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Sofia Boutella is an Algerian actress, dancer and model. She was born in the Bab El Oued district of Algiers in Algeria, the daughter of composer and jazz musician Safy Boutella, and an architect mother. She started classical dance education when she was five years old. In 1992, at age 10, she left...

6. Stephen Graham

Actor | This Is England

Stephen Graham was born August 3, 1973, in the small town of Kirkby, Lancashire, to a pediatric nurse mother and a social worker father. His paternal grandfather was Jamaican, and one of his grandmothers was Swedish. After years of small parts, he finally got his big break in an unexpected way, ...

7. Tom Burke

Actor | Only God Forgives

Tom Burke was born on June 30, 1981 in Kent, England as Tom Liam Benedict Burke. He is an actor, known for Only God Forgives (2013), The Souvenir (2019) and Mank (2020).

8. Nick Moran

Actor | Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Nick Moran was born on December 23, 1969 in East End, London, England as Nick James Moran. He is an actor and writer, known for Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and The Musketeer (2001). He was previously married to Sienna Guillory.

9. Jodie Comer

Actress | Killing Eve

Jodie Comer was born on March 11, 1993 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Killing Eve (2018), Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) and Free Guy (2021).

10. Elisabeth Moss

Actress | The Invisible Man

Elisabeth Moss is an American actress. She is best known for the AMC series Mad Men (2007-2015), Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale (2017) and the films The One I Love (2014) and The Invisible Man (2020).

Initially, Moss had aspirations of becoming a professional dancer. In her adolescence, she ...

11. Crispin Glover

Actor | Back to the Future

While he's never been a typical leading man, Crispin Glover has distinguished himself as one of the most intriguing personalities in the movie business. His unusual characters and personal projects have inspired a cult-like following that has dubbed him both madman and genius.

The son of actress and...

12. Natalie Press

Actress | My Summer of Love

Natalie Press was born on August 15, 1980 in London, England. She is an actress, known for My Summer of Love (2004), Suffragette (2015) and Red Road (2006).

13. Sam Worthington

Actor | Avatar

Samuel Henry John Worthington was born August 2, 1976 in Surrey, England. His parents, Jeanne (Martyn) and Ronald Worthington, a power plant employee, moved the family to Australia when he was six months old, and raised him and his sister Lucinda in Warnbro, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

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14. 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 ...

15. Michael Smiley

Actor | Kill List

Michael Smiley was born in 1963 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for Kill List (2011), Free Fire (2016) and The Lobster (2015). He is married to Miranda Sawyer. They have one child.

16. Steve Oram

Actor | Sightseers

Steve Oram was born on August 25, 1973 in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Sightseers (2012), Aaaaaaaah! (2015) and The World's End (2013).

17. Alice Lowe

Actress | Sightseers

Alice Eva Lowe is an English actress and writer, mainly in comedy. She is best known for her roles as Madeline Wool/Liz Asher in Garth Marenghi's Darkplace and as Tina in the 2012 film Sightseers, which she also co-wrote.

Lowe was born in Coventry, West Midlands, England. She attended Kenilworth ...

18. Will Sharpe

Actor | Flowers

Will Sharpe was born on September 22, 1986 in Camden, London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Flowers (2016), Giri/Haji (2019) and Defending the Guilty (2018).

19. Georgina Campbell

Actress | Murdered by My Boyfriend

Georgina Campbell is an actress, known for Murdered by My Boyfriend (2014), Black Mirror (2011) and Broadchurch (2013).

20. Sophia Di Martino

Actress | Flowers

Sophia Di Martino was born on November 15, 1983 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. She is an actress and director, known for Flowers (2016), Loki (2021) and Yesterday (2019).

21. Joseph Gilgun

Actor | Lockout

Joseph Gilgun was born on March 9, 1984 in Chorley, Lancashire, England. He is an actor who first appeared in Coronation Street (1960) when he was only ten years old. Later he became known through Emmerdale Farm (1972) and the film This Is England (2006). He also appeared in its spin-off series ...

22. Jon Hamm

Actor | Mad Men

Jon Hamm was born on March 10, 1971 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Jonathan Daniel Hamm. He is an actor and producer, known for Mad Men (2007), The Town (2010) and Million Dollar Arm (2014).

23. Jordan Stephens

Actor | Rogue One

Jordan Stephens was born in Brighton, England. He is an actor, known for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Last Vegas (2013) and Why Him? (2016).

24. Lucy Montgomery

Actress | The Life of Rock with Brian Pern

While at Cambridge University, Montgomery was a member of Footlights, an amateur theatrical club. Subsequently, she studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Montgomery built her career as one third of Comedy Theatre Company Population 3, along with James Bachman and Barunka O'Shaughnessy,...

25. Olwen Fouéré

Actress | This Must Be the Place

Olwen Fouéré was born in Ireland of Breton French parents. Her extensive international work as creative artist, actor, writer and director navigates film, the visual arts, literature, music and theatre. Her most acclaimed film work includes "The Survivalist" by Stephen Fingleton, "Mandy" by Panos ...

26. Kerry Condon

Actress | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Kerry Condon is an Irish television and film actress, best known for her role as Octavia of the Julii in the HBO/BBC series Rome, as Stacey Ehrmantraut in AMC's Better Call Saul, and as the voice of F.R.I.D.A.Y. in various films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is also the youngest actress ...

27. Bryan Cranston

Actor | Breaking Bad

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on March 7, 1956 in Hollywood, California, to Audrey Peggy Sell, a radio actress, and Joe Cranston, an actor and former amateur boxer. His maternal grandparents were German, and his father was of Irish, German, and Austrian-Jewish ancestry. He was raised in the Canoga ...

28. Kiefer Sutherland

Actor | 24

Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led ...

29. Lesley Manville

Actress | Phantom Thread

Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is a multi award-winning actress of theatre, film, and television, and has worked extensively with director Mike Leigh. She is known for Another Year (2010), All or Nothing (2002), Topsy-Turvy (1999), and Secrets & ...

30. Jason Watkins

Actor | The Crown

Jason Watkins was born on October 28, 1966 in Albrighton, Shropshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Crown (2016), Des (2020) and The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (2014). He is married to Clara Francis. They have three children.

31. Patricia Hodge

Actress | Miranda

Patricia Hodge was born on September 29, 1946 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Patricia Ann Hodge. She is known for her work on Miranda (2009), The Elephant Man (1980) and The Falklands Play (2002). She was previously married to Peter Douglas Owen.

32. Shaun Parkes

Actor | The Mummy Returns

Since graduating from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA), Shaun Parkes has been a constant on our screens with television credits including Netflix's Lost in Space, Da Vinci's Demons (STARZ), Line of Duty (BBC), The River (ABC), Doctor Who (BBC), and as the titular lead in Joe Penhall's ...

33. Shirley Henderson

Actress | Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

Shirley Henderson was the eldest of three sisters born into a working-class family in the village of Kincardine in Fife, Scotland. As a teenager she sang locally and performed in school drama clubs. Her first break came when she watched a singer on the Opportunity Knocks (1956) TV talent program ...

34. Letitia Wright

Actress | Black Panther

Letitia Wright is a British-Guyanese actress. She is known for her portrayal of Shuri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning in 2018 with Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and for the film Urban Hymn (2015). She has also starred in The Commuter (2018) and Ready Player One...

35. Sean Bean

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theatre, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and appeared in a ...

36. Ewen Bremner

Actor | Trainspotting

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Ewen Bremner has worked with many of the most respected directors in world cinema, including Danny Boyle, Mike Leigh, Ridley Scott, Joon-Ho Bong, Werner Herzog and Woody Allen. Ewen has established himself by creating unique characters in critically acclaimed films, as ...

37. Tom Hollander

Actor | Pride & Prejudice

Tom Hollander was born the second child of educated parents, both teachers. He grew up in Oxford, (UK).

Hollander credits the happy atmosphere of the Dragon School with his childhood introduction to acting. There, encouraged by an influential teacher named Andrew Roberts, he won the title role in "...

38. Sophie Okonedo

Actress | Hotel Rwanda

Sophie Okonedo is a British actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tatiana Rusesabagina in Hotel Rwanda (2004).

Okonedo was born within London in 1968. Her parents were Henry Okonedo (1939-2009) and Joan Allman. Her father was British Nigerian, ...

39. Steve Coogan

Actor | Philomena

Steve Coogan was born on October 14, 1965 in Middleton, Manchester, England as Stephen John Coogan. He is an actor and producer, known for Philomena (2013), Alan Partridge (2013) and Stan & Ollie (2018). He was previously married to Caroline Hickman.

40. Chris Addison

Actor | The Thick of It

Born in Cardiff, Chris Addison grew up in Manchester where he attended the Manchester Grammar School before going on to study at the University of Birmingham. Following his graduation in 1994, he put ambitions to direct theatre on hold and "drifted into stand-up comedy" which became his full-time ...

41. 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 ...

42. 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 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003). She is married to Neil Bicknell.

43. Rory Kinnear

Actor | The Imitation Game

Rory Michael Kinnear is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. In 2014, he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Shakespeare's villain Iago in the National Theatre production of Othello.

He is known for ...

44. Siobhan Finneran

Actress | Downton Abbey

Siobhan Finneran was born on April 27, 1967 in Lancashire, England as Siobhan Margaret Finneran. She is an actress, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Boy A (2007) and Happy Valley (2014). She was previously married to Mark Jordon.

45. Molly Wright

Actress | Apostasy

Molly Wright is an actress, known for Apostasy (2017), Our Girl (2013) and The A Word (2016).

46. Bobby Cannavale

Actor | The Station Agent

In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying parts but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite ...

47. Neil Maskell

Actor | Small Axe

Neil Maskell was born in 1976. From the age of eleven he attended the Anna Scher acting school in Islington in his native London and later studied at the Miskin Theatre at the North West Kent College,subsequently returning there as a director. He began acting as a teenager,making his television ...

48. 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 ...

49. Sophia Del Pizzo

Actress | Angel Has Fallen

Sophia Del Pizzo is an English actress and comedian born in Eastbourne, UK and now living in Los Angeles. She is known for Angel Has Fallen and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. She starred alongside her husband Jimmi Simpson in Hulu's Into the Dark, produced by Blumhouse and directed by James ...

50. Justin Theroux

Actor | Mulholland Dr.

Justin was born and raised in Washington, DC, the son of Phyllis (Grissim), a writer for The Washington Post, and Eugene Theroux, a corporate lawyer. He is a nephew of writer Paul Theroux and a cousin of journalists Louis Theroux and Marcel Theroux. His father is of French-Canadian and Italian ...

51. Dustin Demri-Burns

Actor | Cardinal Burns

Dustin Demri-Burns is an actor and writer, known for Cardinal Burns (2012), Alan Partridge (2013) and GameFace (2017).

52. Jennifer Bea

Actress | WPC 56

Jennifer Bea is an actress, known for WPC 56 (2013), The Royal Today (2008) and The Big Day (2018).

53. Patrick Wilson

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera

Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor.

Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced ...

54. Denise Gough

Actress | Wiedzmin 3: Dziki Gon

Denise was born in 1980 to a father who was an electrician - later a fisheries expert - and a mother who "was pregnant for nine and a half years" since Denise is the seventh of twelve children, her younger sister Kelly, born in 1987, also being an actress. At school she had no theatrical ...

55. Rebecca Ferguson

Actress | Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Rebecca Ferguson was born Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in its Vasastaden district. Her father is Swedish. Her mother, Rosemary Ferguson, is British, of Scottish and Northern Irish descent, and moved to Sweden at the age of 25. Rebecca attended an ...

56. Simon Pegg

Actor | Shaun of the Dead

English actor, writer and comedian Simon Pegg was born Simon John Beckingham in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, to Gillian Rosemary (Smith), a civil servant, and John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician. His parents divorced when Pegg was seven. He later took his stepfather's surname, "Pegg". He was ...

57. Nicholas Burns

Actor | The World's End

Nicholas Burns was born in 1977 in Derbyshire, England. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Emma. (2020) and Nathan Barley (2005).

58. Paddy Considine

Actor | Dead Man's Shoes

Paddy (Patrick) Considine was born on September 5, 1973 in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire in the U.K. As a teenager, Considine studied a drama course at Burton College where he met with now friend and director Shane Meadows, who cast Considine in his first role in a feature film as the disturbed ...

59. Vicky McClure

Actress | This Is England

Vicky McClure, born Nottingham, May 1983, is an actress best known for her work in the films of Shane Meadows. She starred as Ladine, Romeo's sister, in A Room for Romeo Brass and in Meadows' most successful film, This Is England. Similarly she went on to continue playing Lol in Meadows' critically...

60. Charlotte Riley

Actress | In the Heart of the Sea

Charlotte Riley is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Wuthering Heights (2009).

Riley was born in Grindon, County Durham. In 2004, she won the Sunday Times' Playwriting Award for "Shaking Cecilia", which she co-wrote with Tiffany Wood.

She ...

61. Nichola Burley

Actress | Payback Season

Nichola Burley was born in 1986 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Payback Season (2012), Wuthering Heights (2011) and Lynn + Lucy (2019).

62. 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 ...

63. Laura Main

Actress | Call the Midwife

Laura was born on March 8 1981. A native of Aberdeen she began performing as a child in local productions of 'The Sound of Music' and 'Annie'. She read history at Aberdeen University where she was part of a drama group called Treading the Boards, and on graduation she came to London to study acting...

64. Wes Bentley

Actor | American Beauty

Wes Bentley is an American actor who first became well-known via his role in the Oscar-winning film American Beauty (1999), in which he played the soulful, artistic next-door neighbor Ricky Fitts. He also portrayed gamemaker Seneca Crane in The Hunger Games (2012), and co-stars in Lovelace (2013) as...

65. Elizabeth Banks

Actress | The Hunger Games

Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...

66. Woody Harrelson

Actor | True Detective

Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Woodrow Tracy Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, where his mother was from. After receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, he...

67. Rob Delaney

Actor | Catastrophe

Rob Delaney was born on January 19, 1977 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Archer Delaney. He is an actor and writer, known for Catastrophe (2015), Deadpool 2 (2018) and Bombshell (2019).

68. Amanda Hale

Actress | Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

Amanda Hale was born in 1982 in Wales. She is an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019), Bright Star (2009) and Ripper Street (2012).

69. Lyndsey Marshal

Actress | Rome

Lyndsey Marshal was born on June 16, 1978 in Manchester, England. She is an actress, known for Rome (2005), Trespass Against Us (2016) and The Hours (2002).

70. Vicki Pepperdine

Actress | Getting On

Vicki Pepperdine is an actress and writer, known for Getting On (2009), Getting On (2013) and My Cousin Rachel (2017).

71. Ellie White

Actress | The Other One

Ellie White is an actress and writer, known for The Other One (2017), Ellie & Natasia (2019) and Stath Lets Flats (2018).

72. Felicity Montagu

Actress | Bridget Jones's Diary

Felicity Montagu was born on September 12, 1960 in Leeds, England as Felicity J Montagu. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) and Alan Partridge (2013). She was previously married to Alan Nixon.

73. 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 Ashes to Ashes (2008). She is married to Paul Higgins. They have two children.

74. Phoebe Nicholls

Actress | The Elephant Man

Phoebe Nicholls was born on April 7, 1957 in London, England as Phoebe Sarah Nicholls. She is an actress and writer, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and The Missionary (1982). She has been married to Charles Sturridge since July 6, 1985. They have three ...

75. Phil Cornwell

Actor | Stella Street

Phil Cornwell was born on October 5, 1957 in Southend, Essex, England as Philip Cornwell. He is an actor and writer, known for Stella Street (2004), Scoop (2006) and Alan Partridge (2013).

76. 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), Naked (1993) and Quills (2000).

77. Darren Boyd

Actor | Imagine Me & You

Darren Boyd was born on January 30, 1971 in Hastings, East Sussex, England as Darren John Boyd. He is an actor and writer, known for Imagine Me & You (2005), Four Lions (2010) and Spy (2011). He has been married to Amanda Ashy since January 24, 2004.

78. Will Adamsdale

Actor | The Boat That Rocked

Born in England in 1974, Will was partially brought up in America, where his father was in the Army. It was here that he picked up the accent for his comic persona, the motivational speaker Chris John Jackson. He went to Eton College in England and the Oxford School of Drama and started to gain ...

79. Craig Parkinson

Actor | Misfits

Born March 11 1976 Craig Parkinson was brought up in his native Blackpool and attended Blackpool and Fylde College before, at age 17, moving to London to study at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. After several years in bit parts on TV, he came to notice as impresario Tony Wilson in the 2007 ...

80. Kevin Eldon

Actor | Hot Fuzz

Kevin Eldon was born in 1960 in Kent, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Hot Fuzz (2007), Four Lions (2010) and This Morning with Richard Not Judy (1998).

81. Susan Lynch

Actress | Waking Ned

Susan Lynch was born on June 5, 1971 in Corrinshego, Newry, Northern Ireland. She is an actress, known for Waking Ned Devine (1998), From Hell (2001) and Nora (2000). She is married to Craig Parkinson. They have one child.

82. Rufus Jones

Actor | W1A

Rufus Jones was born in 1975 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for W1A (2014), Hunderby (2012) and Camping (2016).

83. Julian Barratt

Actor | The Mighty Boosh

Julian Barratt was born on May 4, 1968 in Leeds, England as Julian Pettifer. He is an actor and writer, known for The Mighty Boosh (2003), Mindhorn (2016) and Nathan Barley (2005).

84. Kristen Wiig

Actress | Bridesmaids

Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before ...

85. Chris O'Dowd

Actor | Bridesmaids

Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd (born 9 October, 1979) is an Irish actor and comedian best known for his role as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd (2006). O'Dowd created and is starring in the Sky 1 television series Moone Boy (2012). He had a recurring role on the drama series Girls (...

86. Marisa Tomei

Actress | My Cousin Vinny

Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, to Patricia "Addie" (Bianchi), a teacher of English, and Gary Tomei, a lawyer, both of Italian descent. Marisa has a brother, actor Adam Tomei. As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her speech as to eliminate her heavy ...

87. Matt Dillon

Actor | There's Something About Mary

Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him ...

88. 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.

89. Ashley Jensen

Actress | Arthur Christmas

Ashley Jensen (born on 11 August 1969) is a Scottish actress and narrator. She was nominated for an Emmy for her role on the television series Extras (2005), on which she appeared from 2005-2007. She was also a cast member on the ABC show Ugly Betty (2006) and the brief-lived CBS sitcom ...

90. Adam Scott

Actor | Step Brothers

Adam Scott was born in Santa Cruz, California, the son of Anne and Dougald Scott. He has two older siblings, Shannon and David. Scott has said that his brother David "looks like me but is far more cerebral and inherited the intellect of our parents," both of whom are retired teachers. He graduated ...

91. Jack Huston

Actor | Kill Your Darlings

Jack Huston was born on December 7, 1982 in London, England as Jack Alexander Huston. He is an actor, known for Kill Your Darlings (2013), American Hustle (2013) and Ben-Hur (2016).

92. Ralph Fiennes

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus ...

93. Jack O'Connell

Actor | Unbroken

Jack O'Connell was born in Alvaston, Derby, England, to Alison J. (Gutteridge) and John Patrick O'Connell. His mother is English, and worked at British Midland, and his father was Irish (from County Kerry), and worked on the railways for Bombardier. Jack went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, and ...

94. Joe Dempsie

Actor | Game of Thrones

Joe Dempsie was born on June 22, 1987 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England as Joseph Maxwell Dempsie. He is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Skins (2007) and Blitz (2011).

95. Joe Cole

Actor | A Prayer Before Dawn

Joe Cole is an English actor, born in Kingston upon Thames, London. He has four younger siblings, including fellow actor Finn Cole.

Cole was taught acting by the National Youth Theatre. He started his career with theatrical roles. In 2010, he had guest star roles in the police procedural "The Bill" ...

96. Ashley Walters

Actor | Speed Racer

Ashley Walters was born on June 30, 1982 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Speed Racer (2008), Bulletproof (2018) and Top Boy (2011).

97. Arinzé Kene

Actor | The Pass

Quite possibly the most underrated and underexposed actor of his caliber in both theatre and screen, Arinze Kene's undeniable talent and ability to successfully bring to life any role he undertakes is on a par with the most praised and revered A-list actors in the business.

Kene was born in Lagos, ...

98. Paul Bettany

Actor | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Paul Bettany is an English actor. He first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000), and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale (2001). He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind (2001), ...

99. Eddie Marsan

Actor | Happy-Go-Lucky

Eddie Marsan was born in Stepney, East London, to a lorry driver father and a school employee mother, and raised in Bethnal Green. He served an apprenticeship as a printer before becoming an actor twenty years ago. During this time he has worked with directors such as Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann, ...

100. Cavan Clerkin

Actor | Muscle

Cavan Clerkin is a professional actor and filmmaker, from Hackney, London. He is known for Muscle (2019) The Capture, (2019) The Last Kingdom (2017-2020) and BAFTA nominated comedy Pulling (2006). He wrote, produced and starred in feature film Nice Guy (2012) and has appeared in a wide range of ...



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