Actors

by mel-jones-45 | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Actors I like!

1. David Burke

Actor | The Woman in Black

David Burke was born on May 25, 1934 in Liverpool, England. He is an actor, known for The Woman in Black (2012), The Guardians (1971) and Spyship (1983). He has been married to Anna Calder-Marshall since March 20, 1971. They have one child.

2. Tom Ellis

Actor | Lucifer

Thomas John Ellis (born 17 November 1978) is a Welsh actor from Cardiff, Wales. He is best known for playing Gary Preston in the sitcom Miranda (2009-2015) and Lucifer Morningstar in the American television series Lucifer (2016-2020).

Ellis was born in Cardiff, the son of Marilyn Jean (née Hooper) ...

3. Trevor Peacock

Actor | Fred Claus

Trevor Peacock was born on May 19, 1931 in Edmonton, London, England as Trevor Edward Peacock. He is an actor and writer, known for Fred Claus (2007), The Vicar of Dibley (1994) and Neverwhere (1996). He is married to Tilly Tremayne. He was previously married to Iris Jones.

4. John Nettles

Actor | Midsomer Murders

John Nettles has been a familiar face on British and International television screens for over thirty years.

From his early beginnings in the UK hit comedy The Liver Birds (1969), he became a household name overnight playing the Jersey detective "Jim Bergerac". The series, Bergerac (1981), was a ...

5. Jane Wymark

Actress | Midsomer Murders

Jane Wymark is a British actress, best known for her roles on the BBC drama Poldark (1975), as well as the television series Midsomer Murders (1997). She was born on October 31, 1952 in London, England, and is the daughter of American writer and playwright Olwen Wymark and English actor Patrick ...

6. Laura Howard

Actress | Midsomer Murders

British actress Laura Howard has worked extensively on stage and screen since she was in her mid teens, most notably as the longstanding regular character Cully Barnaby in ITV's Midsomer Murders. She has appeared in recurring roles in Soldier Soldier (Central Television) and Young Dracula (CBBC), ...

7. John Hopkins

Actor | Alice in Wonderland

John Hopkins--Hoppy to his friends--was born in London and majored in English at the University of Leeds from 1993 to 1996. as an undergrad, he joined the university's drama group and appeared in several plays, ultimately winning the "Sunday Times" student-actor award for his performance in "A ...

8. Jim Carter

Actor | Transformers: The Last Knight

Jim Carter was born on August 19, 1948 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England as James Edward Carter. He is an actor, known for Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Downton Abbey (2010). He has been married to Imelda Staunton since October 1983. They have one child.

9. Nicholas Rowe

Actor | Young Sherlock Holmes

Speaks fluent Spanish and French. Lives in London. Attended Bristol University (BA in Hispanic Studies). Has appeared in numerous British plays and television programs. Most recognized by Americans as Sherlock Holmes in Young Sherlock Holmes (1985). The son of a member of Parliament. Lived with Lou...

10. Nick Barber

Actor | New Blood

Nick Barber was born in 1981 in London, England. He is an actor, known for New Blood (2016), Othello (Shakespeare's Globe Theatre) (2008) and Strauss: The Waltz King (2005).

11. Alan Cox

Actor | Young Sherlock Holmes

Alan Cox was born on August 6, 1970 in London, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Young Sherlock Holmes (1985), The Dictator (2012) and The Auteur Theory (1999).

12. Kate Maberly

Actress | The Secret Garden

Born and raised in Surrey in England Kate Maberly started acting aged 8 landing her first major motion picture role as the star of Francis Ford Coppola's "The Secret Garden". Directed by Agnieszka Holland, the film achieved international acclaim and has gone on to become a family classic. Following...

13. Gillian Kearney

Actress | The Forsyte Saga

Gillian began acting at school and at the Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre. Whilst attending, as a fourteen-year-old in 1986, she landed the role of Damon Grant's girlfriend, Debbie McGrath, in Brookside (1982). The character was originally intended to appear in just three episodes, but Debbie ...

14. Ben Miller

Actor | Johnny English Strikes Again

Halfway through a PhD in physics at Cambridge University, Ben met Alexander Armstrong (who was also studying there) in 1992. Instead of finishing his PhD, Ben chose to scrap science for comedy and started playing at the Comedy Club Footlights, Cambridge. After four years of touring pubs and ...

15. Lucy Brown

Actress | Primeval

Lucy Brown was born on February 13, 1979 in Crawley, West Sussex, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Primeval (2007), Sharpe's Challenge (2006) and The Village (2013). She has been married to Adam Rayner since December 31, 2015. They have two children.

16. Karl Davies

Actor | Chernobyl

Karl Davies was born on August 6, 1982 in Manchester, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Chernobyl (2019), Happy Valley (2014) and Game of Thrones (2011).

17. Stephen Fry

Actor | Gosford Park

Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 ...

18. Kelly Campbell

Actress | Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog

Kelly Campbell is an actress and producer, known for Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog (1998), Kingdom (2007) and As the World Turns (1956).

19. Neil Dudgeon

Actor | Son of Rambow

Neil Dudgeon was born in January 1961 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Son of Rambow (2007), Midsomer Murders (1997) and Messiah: The Harrowing (2005). He is married to Mary Peate.

20. Jason Hughes

Actor | Midsomer Murders

Jason Hughes was born in 1971 in Porthcawl, South Wales, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Midsomer Murders (1997), Killing Me Softly (2002) and This Life (1996). He has been married to Natasha Dahlberg since September 2005. They have three children.

21. Ronald Pickup

Actor | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Educated at Leeds University, he trained at RADA then joined Olivier's National Theatre Company at the Old Vic where he spent 7 years. On television he won acclaim as George Orwell in 'Orwell on Jura'. He won his only award - 'Sony Best Actor' for 1986 for 'The Awful Insulation of Rage' on radio

22. Rachel Pickup

Actress | Wonder Woman

Rachel Pickup was born on July 15, 1973 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Wonder Woman (2017), Relic Hunter (1999) and Basil (1998).

23. Diana Kent

Actress | Heavenly Creatures

Diana Kent is an actress, known for Heavenly Creatures (1994), How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) and One Day (2011).

24. Freddie Jones

Actor | Dune

British character actor Freddie Jones came to the acting profession after ten years of working as a laboratory assistant and acting in amateur theater on the side. To kick off his mid-life career change, Jones attended Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in Kent, England, on a scholarship. He ...

25. Sophie Hunter

Actress | Vanity Fair

Sophie Irene Hunter (born 16 March 1978) is an English avant-garde theatre and opera director, playwright and former performer. She made her directorial debut in 2007 co-directing the experimental play The Terrific Electric at the Barbican Pit after her theatre company Boileroom was granted the ...



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