Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 2003 (UK) premiereby nightopeningfan | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Monday November 17th, ODEON Luxe Leicester Square 22-24 Leicester Square, West End, London WC2H 7LQ, United Kingdom
Actor | Les Misérables
Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham),...
3. Jerry Hall
Actress | Batman
Born July 2, 1956 in Gonzales, Texas, to John Printes Hall (May 11, 1918-June 21, 1977) and Marjorie Nell Hall née Sheffield (October 15,1924-February 5, 2013), she was one of five daughters, including her twin, Terry Jaye, moved with her family to Mesquite, a nearby working-class town, when she ...
Actor | Agatha Christie's Marple
Greg Rusedski was born on September 6, 1973 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an ex-professional tennis player who has also acted on TV. He is known for EastEnders: Christmas Party (2003), Best Ever Bond (2002) and 'Star Wars': Feel the Force (2005). He has been married to Lucy Connor since ...
Actor | Coronation Street
Prince Charles was born November 14, 1948. His first military services appointment was in 1969. His favorite food is scrambled eggs and he likes to drink whiskey. He enjoys going to Scotland, UK; Klosters, Switzerland; and the Eleuthra in the Caribbean. He enjoys hunting, shooting, fishing, polo, ...
Nicki Chapman is known for her work on Britain's Got the Pop Factor... and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice (2008), The Great Gardening Challenge (2019) and Spice Girls: Giving You Everything (2007).
10. Timothy Dalton
Actor | The Living Daylights
At a consistently lean 6' 2", green-eyed Timothy Dalton may very well be one of the last of the dying breed of swashbuckling, classically trained Shakespearean actors who have forged simultaneous successful careers in theater, television and film. He has been comparison-shopped roundly for stepping...
13. Joe Absolom
Actor | I Spit on Your Grave 2
Born in 1978, Joe Absolom began acting in 1990 at age 11 in a peanut butter advertisement. After appearing in Screenplay: Antonia and Jane (1990) , he achieved fame as Matthew Rose in EastEnders (1985) in 1997 at age 18. After leaving EastEnders (1985) in 2000, he has appeared in Long Time Dead (...
14. 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.
16. Honor Blackman
Actress | Goldfinger
Comparing this sultry-eyed blonde to Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich may seem a bit overzealous, but Honor Blackman's stylish allure cannot be denied.
One of four children, Blackman was born in London's East End, to Edith Eliza (Stokes), a homemaker, and Frederick Thomas Blackman, a statistician ...
18. Roger Lloyd Pack
A superbly versatile character actor of lugubrious countenance and strong physical presence, Roger was the son of Charles Lloyd Pack, a small-part supporting player in Hammer horror films of the '50s and '60s. Roger was educated at Bedales, a prestigious co-educational school in Hampshire, noted ...
20. Robert Lindsay
Actor | G.B.H.
Robert Lindsay was born on December 13, 1949 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England as Robert Lindsay Stevenson. He is known for his work on G.B.H. (1991), My Family (2000) and Wimbledon (2004). He has been married to Rosemarie Ford since December 31, 2006. They have two children. He was previously ...
21. Josie D'Arby
Actress | Look Around You
Josephine d'Arby was born and raised in South Wales. As a teenager she studied advanced improvisation at the Anna Scher Theatre, London. before moving on to graduate the 3 year acting course at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She has worked extensively in the UK as a TV host and in 1999 became ...
22. Bill Wyman
Actor | Eat the Rich
Wyman was born in Lewishman, Kent on 24th October 1936. When he was a child he started to play the organ with his father. His first real job was when he did his national service in the RAF Regiment. When he came back to England he got married and had a kid called Steven. Bill then took up a job as ...
24. Billy Boyd
Billy Boyd was born in 1968 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Mary and William Boyd. The talented young boy, inspired by Star Wars to try acting, got his first taste of it in his school's production of Oliver Twist when he was 10. Boyd's parents were extremely supportive, driving over two hours to get him ...
Soundtrack | The Emperor's New Groove
Sting was born Gordon Matthew Sumner on 2 October, 1951 in Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, the eldest of four children of Audrey (Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, an engineer and milkman. He received his name from a striped sweater he wore which looked like a bee...
27. Paul Bettany
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), ...
28. Nick Cave
Soundtrack | The Proposition
Nick Cave is a man of many talents. Musician. Songwriter. Screenwriter. Novelist. Actor. The Australian was born in Warracknabeal, Victoria in 1957, and would go onto form the alternative rock band Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, who have since successfully released a string of hit albums.
In film, Nick ...
30. Max Pirkis
Born in 1989, Max Pirkis performed in several school plays before winning his first role in a motion picture, as the ultra kind and friendly Midshipman Lord Blakeney in the blockbuster Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) starring Russell Crowe, reading for the part alongside Max ...
31. 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 ...
32. Kathy Lette
Writer | Puberty Blues
Left school at 16. After being a "mohair vegie-brain", an inner-city "Punque" and half a of the irreverent cabaret "The Salami Sisters, worked as satirical TV commentator, newspaper columnist and playwright. Worked for a year in Los Angeles writing TC comedy before settling in London with her ...
34. Harvey Weinstein
Producer | Shakespeare in Love
Harvey Weinstein was born on March 19, 1952 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is a film producer, known for Pulp Fiction (1994), Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Gangs of New York (2002). He is now separated from his wife Georgina Chapman and was previously married to Eve Chilton ...
36. James D'Arcy
Actor | Cloud Atlas
James D'Arcy was born Simon Richard D'Arcy in London, England, to Caroline (O'Connor) and Richard D'Arcy. He was raised by his mother, a nurse. He trained at LAMDA and graduated in July 1995. During his three-year course, he gained acting experience by appearing in the plays "Heracles", "As You ...
37. Peter Weir
Peter Weir was born on August 21, 1944 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Peter Lindsay Weir. He is a director and writer, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), The Way Back (2010) and The Truman Show (1998). He has been married to Wendy Stites since 1966. They ...
38. Andy Hamilton
Writer | Drop the Dead Donkey
Andy Hamilton was born in 1954 in Fulham, London, England as Andrew Neil Hamilton. He is a writer and producer, known for Drop the Dead Donkey (1990), Outnumbered (2007) and What We Did on Our Holiday (2014). He has been married to Libby Asher since 1988. They have three children.
39. Rosemarie Ford
Actress | Cats
Rosemarie Ford was born in Spring of 1962 in North Yorkshire. She has been dancing since 8-years-old, appearing in several children's television programs until she was 14. She took her dancing lessons and exams in a local dancing school in Leeds, then, before coming to London. She was once a host on...
40. David Threlfall
Actor | Shameless
David Threlfall was born on October 12, 1953 in Burnage, Manchester, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Shameless (2004), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He has been married to Brana Bajic since 1995. They have two children.
41. Olivia Williams
Actress | The Ghost Writer
Olivia began her career on the stage at the RSC and The National Theatre, breaking into TV with the Andrew Davies adaptation of Emma (1996).
From a damp basement in Camden Town she won the role of Abby in the $120 million blockbuster The Postman (1997) starring alongside Kevin Costner. In the ...
42. 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 ...
44. Nickolas Grace
Actor | Robin of Sherwood
Nickolas Grace was born in England and trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. After repertory experience he appeared in numerous London Stage Productions as well as Shakespeare at Stratford and in New York. He has been in innumerable films, television, plays and radio dramas and ...
45. Barbara Broccoli
Producer | Skyfall
She is one of the entertainment industry's most successful female producers. Barbara Broccoli was born to legendary filmmaker Albert R. Broccoli, affectionately known as Cubby, and Dana Broccoli on June 18, 1960. Not long after, Cubby Broccoli and his new partner, Harry Saltzman, secured studio ...
46. Sarah Trevis
Casting_department | Mary Poppins Returns
Sarah worked alongside leading UK Casting Director, Mary Selway, for 12 years before setting up her own company in 2004. Since 2018 she has been the Vice President of the C.S.A. (Europe) and was formerly Industry Consultant at LAMDA 2009-2018. In 2019, she sat on the BAFTA jury for their first ever...
48. Susie Bick
Actress | Flirt
Susie Bick was born on September 16, 1966 in Cheshire, England as Susan Clare Hardie-Bick. She is an actress, known for Flirt (1995), Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998) and Mad Cows (1999). She has been married to Nick Cave since November 1999. They have two children.
50. Richard Wilson
Actor | One Foot in the Grave
Richard Wilson OBE (born Iain Carmichael Wilson; 9 July 1936) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and broadcaster. He played Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave (1990). A later role was as Gaius, the court physician of Camelot, in the BBC drama Merlin (2008).
Wilson was born in ...
52. Steve Redgrave
Actor | Midsomer Murders
Sir Steven Geoffrey Redgrave is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000. He has also won three Commonwealth Games gold medals and nine World Rowing Championships golds. He is regarded as one of Britain's greatest-ever Olympians, the most ...
54. Ridley Scott
Producer | The Martian
Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...
55. Robert Pugh
Robert Pugh grew up in a village called the Tynte, a small mining village set just outside Pontypridd, where Tom Jones was raised. The Tynte is a few miles in between Aberdare and Pontypridd about twenty miles north of Cardiff. He attended the Rose Buford acting school, from which he graduated in ...
60. Joseph Morgan
Actor | The Originals
Joseph Morgan was born in London and spent his childhood with his family in Swansea, Wales. Morgan moved back to London in his late teens to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. While there he continued to write and experiment with filmmaking, participating in student films and ...
63. Edward Woodall
Ed is also a well-known stage actor and director in London. He directed Een Hond Begraven which won a Time Out award for best play on the London fringe, and also Happy Yet, a medley of short plays by George Feydeau. He has often appeared in plays at the Battersea Arts Centre, most recently ...
64. Chris Larkin
Chris Larkin was born on June 19, 1967 in Middlesex Hospital, London, England as Christopher Stephens. He is an actor, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Valkyrie (2008) and Official Secrets (2019). He has been married to Victoria "Suki" Steadman since June 2005. They...
65. Gerard Butler
Actor | 300
Gerard James Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. His family is of Irish origin. Gerard spent some of his very early childhood in Montreal, Quebec, but was mostly raised, along with his older brother and sister, in his hometown of Paisley. His parents ...
66. Lauren Laverne
Actress | Shopaholic Showdown
Lauren Laverne was born on April 28, 1978 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Lauren Gofton. She is a writer and actress, known for Shopaholic Showdown (2013), The Divine Comedy: Come Home Billy Bird (2004) and Desert Island Discs (2009). She has been married to Graeme Fisher since August 2005.
68. 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 "...
69. Sarah Beeny
Actress | The Tooting Lions
Sarah Beeny was born on January 9, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Sarah Lucinda Beeny. She is an actress and producer, known for The Tooting Lions (1993), Sarah Beeny's Renovate Don't Relocate (2019) and Property Ladder (2001). She has been married to Graham Swift since September 2002. They...
71. John DeSantis
John DeSantis was born on January 21, 1977 in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) and Thir13en Ghosts (2001).
Writer | Licence to Kill
Michael G. Wilson was born on January 21, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael Gregg Wilson. He is a writer, known for Licence to Kill (1989), Skyfall (2012) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He is married to Jane Wilson. They have two children.
77. Mark Lewis Jones
Actor | The Crown
Mark Lewis Jones is a Welsh actor heavily trained on the theatrical stage. Jones trained at two acting institutions including the Clwyd Youth Theatre as a teenager and then also at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. He found stage work in London with such theatrical shows as Royal ...
78. John Collee
John Collee studied medicine at Edinburgh University and has worked as a doctor in the UK, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, the Solomon Islands, and the former Soviet Union.
In addition to his film and TV work he has written three novels - Kingsley's Touch, Paper Mask (1990) and The Rig, (all published by ...
79. Iva Davies
Iva Davies was born on May 22, 1955 in Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia as Ivor Arthur Davies. He is an actor and composer, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Space Jam (1996) and Razorback (1984). He was previously married to Tonia Kelly.