My Favourite Charactersby Arialla | created - 30 Mar 2015 | updated - 30 Mar 2015 | Public
Actor | The Umbrella Academy
Robert Sheehan is an Irish actor. He was born in Portlaoise, County Laois, the son of Joe and Maria Sheehan. His father was a member of the Garda Síochána, the police force of the Republic of Ireland.
As a child, Sheehan was interested in performing music. He learned how to play the banjo, the ...
As Nathan Young in Misfits
Actor | The Imitation Game
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...
As Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock
Actor | Black Panther
Martin Freeman is an English actor, known for portraying Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office (2001), Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock (2010) and Lester Nygaard in the dark ...
As John Watson in Sherlock As Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit
4. Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.
He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.
Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped ...
As Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean
Actor | Star Trek
Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Margaret J. (McArdle), an Irish-American office worker, and Joseph John Quinto, an Italian-American barber. Zachary graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, with the class of 1995, where he won Pittsburgh's Gene Kelly Award ...
As Sylar in Heroes
Actress | Hannibal
Caroline Dhavernas commands the attention of filmgoers and television viewers with her beauty, talent and poise. Beginning her career at age 11, the Montreal native is already an acclaimed young actress who has also made her mark in Hollywood. She is the recipient of two Gemeaux Awards, one for "...
As Jaye Tyler in Wonderfalls
Actor | The Fugitive
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Minsk, ...
As Han Solo in Star Wars As Indiana Jones
Writer | Submarine
Richard Ellef Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England, the son of a Norwegian mother, Dagny Amalie (Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. He studied Law at Cambridge university, and followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty ...
As Maurice Moss in The IT Crowd
9. Matt Berry
Actor | Toast of London
As Douglas Reynholm in The IT Crowd
10. Edward Furlong
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His mother, Eleanor (Tafoya), is from a Mexican family, and worked at a youth center. Furlong had no acting ambitions until he was approached by casting agent Mali Finn, who was looking for a young actor to play the role of John Connor in what...
As John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgement Day
11. Karen Gillan
Actress | Selfie
Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at ...
As Amy Pond in Doctor Who
12. Dylan Moran
Actor | Black Books
Irish comedian Dylan Moran was born in Navan, County Meath in 1971. Leaving school without any qualifications at age 16, Moran quickly became attracted to stand-up comedy and debuted, in 1992, at a comedy club in Dublin, The Comedy Cellar. A year later, he won the Channel Four comedy newcomer's "So...
As Bernard Black in Black Books
13. Bill Bailey
Actor | Hot Fuzz
Bill Bailey is known for his sharp wit and classic sense of humor. he is most famous for being in Never Mind The Buzzcocks, celebrity game-show in which he is a team captain. Bill is a stand up comedian, and has also starred in cult comedies such as Spaced and of course Black Books. He was given ...
As Manny in Black Books
14. Tamsin Greig
Actress | Green Wing
Tamsin Greig was born on July 12, 1966 in Maidstone, Kent, England as Tamsin Margaret Greig. She is an actress, known for Green Wing (2004), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Black Books (2000). She has been married to Richard Leaf since May 1997. They have three children.
As Fran in Black Books
15. Simon Bird
Actor | The Inbetweeners Movie
Simon Bird was born on August 19, 1984 in Guildford, Surrey, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Inbetweeners (2011), The Inbetweeners 2 (2014) and The Inbetweeners (2008). He has been married to Lisa Owens since 2012.
As Will in The Inbewteeners
16. James Buckley
Actor | The Inbetweeners Movie
James Buckley was born on August 14, 1987 in Croydon, England as James Patrick Buckley. He is an actor and producer, known for The Inbetweeners (2011), The Inbetweeners 2 (2014) and Charlie Countryman (2013). He has been married to Clair Meek since November 2, 2012. They have two children.
As Jay in The Inbetweeners
17. Blake Harrison
Actor | A Very English Scandal
Blake attended the Brit School from 2003 and then the East 15 Acting School from 2007.
Blake starred in three series and two subsequent films of the multi-award winning comedy 'The Inbetweeners'.
He also starred in the 2016 remake of 'Dad's Army' where he played 'Private Pike'. His other film work ...
As Neil in The Inbetweeners
18. Joe Thomas
Actor | The Inbetweeners Movie
As Simon in The Inbetweeners
19. Frank Kelly
Actor | Father Ted
Frank Kelly was born on December 28, 1938 in Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland as Francis O'Kelly. He was an actor, known for Father Ted (1995), Evelyn (2002) and Rat (2000). He was married to Bairbre Neldon. He died on February 28, 2016 in the UK.
As Father Jack on Father Ted
20. H. Jon Benjamin
Actor | Archer
As Sterling Archer in Archer
21. 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 ...
As Cheryl Tunt in Archer