Actresses

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1. Diana Rigg

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

British actress Dame Diana Rigg was born on July 20, 1938 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. She has had an extensive career in film and theatre, including playing the title role in "Medea", both in London and New York, for which she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

Rigg made her ...

2. Seeta Indrani

Actress | Transformers: The Last Knight

Began her career as Cassandra in the original cast of "Cats" by Andrew Lloyd Webber, followed by seasons at The Royal National Theatre, The Royal Exchange, and The Royal Shakespeare Company, where she renewed her relationship with "Cats" director Trevor Nunn, and went on to work with John Caird, ...

3. Alexandra Bastedo

Actress | Casino Royale

Alexandra Bastedo was born on March 9, 1946 in Hove, East Sussex, England as Alexandra Lendon Bastedo. She was an actress, known for Casino Royale (1967), Batman Begins (2005) and The Champions (1968). She was married to Patrick Garland. She died on January 12, 2014 in West Sussex, England.

4. 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 ...

5. Linda Thorson

Actress | The Avengers

Tall (5'9"), svelte, adventurous young actress Linda Thorson, invariably known as the brunette dish who replaced Diana Rigg on the highly popular The Avengers (1961) spy series, was born Linda Robinson on June 18, 1947, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The second of four children of a math and physics ...

6. Nyree Dawn Porter

Actress | The Protectors

Landing the starring role of Irene in the 1967 broadcast of John Galsworthy's "Forsyte Saga," Nyree Dawn Porter established herself as a prominent actress for television drama. She was born on the north island of New Zealand and was first a stage actress in New Zealand before setting out for a ...

7. Katy Manning

Actress | When Darkness Falls

Katy Manning trained as an actress at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1971, she became known to millions of British television viewers when she joined Doctor Who (1963) as the companion Jo Grant, which she played for three seasons opposite Jon Pertwee as the Doctor until 1973. ...

8. Elisabeth Sladen

Actress | Doctor Who

Elisabeth Sladen was born in Liverpool, England. She attended drama school for two years before joining the local repertory theatre in her home town of Liverpool. She met actor Brian Miller during her first production there and they were later married after meeting again in Manchester, three years ...

9. Sara Pascoe

Actress | The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret

Sara Pascoe was born as Sara Patricia Pascoe. She is an actress and writer, known for The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009), W1A (2014) and Twenty Twelve (2011).

10. 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.

11. Rachel Davies

Actress | Doctor Who

Rachel Davies was born in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Band of Gold (1995) and The Last Detective (2003).

12. Elizabeth Carling

Actress | Casualty

Elizabeth Carling was born on October 20, 1967 in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Casualty (1986), Goodnight Sweetheart (1993) and The Damned United (2009).

13. Samantha Bond

Actress | Die Another Day

Samantha's early theatre work includes repertory seasons at Coventry, Edinburgh, Derby, and Bristol and 'Never in My Life 'at the Soho Poly in London. After appearing in Kenneth Branagh's production of 'Romeo and Juliet' she went on to West End productions of 'Les Liasons Dangereuses', 'Man of the ...

14. Samantha Robson

Actress | A Good Year

A star in the UK from her four series as WPC Vicky Hagen on the award-winning police drama "The Bill", Samantha Robson completed her first US film A Year and a Day (2005) opposite Fairuza Balk, Sean Gullette and Joshua Leonard. She is also a series regular on the Cartoon Network's "Toonami".

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15. Anneke Wills

Actress | The Avengers

Anneke Wills made her acting debut at age eleven in a film called Child's Play (1954). She then studied at a drama school, the Arts Educational, for about four years, winning many children's TV and theatre roles. Subsequently, she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, but did not complete ...

16. Rudi Davies

Actress | The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

Rudi Davies was born on March 24, 1965 in Hampstead, London, England as Ruth Emmanuella Davies. She is an actress, known for The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987), Frankie Starlight (1995) and Forever Young (1983). She was previously married to Mick Ford.



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