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1. Warren Brown
Actor | The Responder
Warren Brown is one of Britain's most illustrious actors and a former 2 x World Thai Boxing Champion. Following his performance in the BAFTA-winning, three-part event Occupation, appearing opposite Stephen Graham, Warren went on to star alongside Idris Elba as DS Ripley, the role for which he ...
2. Callum Turner
Actor | War & Peace
Callum was born in London and grew up on a Chelsea estate - he is a huge Chelsea football fan - where, he claimed in a 2014 interview, "I learned more from films than I did through life itself." Six foot two tall, he decided to go into acting at age eighteen taking some courses and working as a ...
3. Jamie Draven
Actor | Billy Elliot
Born in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England. Jamie is the youngest of three brothers. Early in life Jamie wanted to be a footballer, but turned his attentions to acting at age 16. He had no theatrical training and no CV. At age 19, he won the lead role in Butterfly Collectors opposite Pete ...
4. Henry Lloyd-Hughes
Actor | Marriage
Henry Lloyd-Hughes was born on August 11, 1985 in London, England, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Marriage (2022), Mammals (2022) and Ragdoll (2021).
5. Joe Dempsie
Actor | Game of Thrones
Joseph Maxwell Dempsie is an English actor, best known for his roles as Chris Miles in the E4 teen comedy-drama Skins (2007-2008) and Gendry Baratheon in Game of Thrones (2011-2013; 2017-2019). Dempsie's earlier acting credits include the medical dramas Peak Practice (2000), Doctors (2001-2003), ...
6. Sean Teale
Actor | Little Voice
Sean James Teale (born 18 June 1992 in London) is an English actor, best known for his role of Nick Levan in the E4 teen drama Skins.
In January 2010 Teale played Derek in the short film Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother directed by Greg Williams starring Tom Hardy. Winner of Best Direction at the ...
7. Dev Patel
Actor | Slumdog Millionaire
Dev Patel was born in Harrow, London, to Anita, a caregiver, and Raj Patel, who works in IT. His parents, originally from Nairobi, Kenya, are both of Gujarati Indian descent. His first role was in the UK TV series Skins (2007). His breakout role was in the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire (...
8. Daniel Kaluuya
Actor | Get Out
Daniel Kaluuya is an English actor and writer. He is best known for Get Out (2017), Black Panther (2018) and for portraying Fred Hampton in Judas & The Black Messiah (2021).
He had a supporting role in Sicario (2015).
He also starred in the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits".
For his work ...
9. Peter Capaldi
Actor | Doctor Who
Peter Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi. His parents owned an ice cream business. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), Scottish, and Irish descent. Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. After ...
10. Neil Morrissey
Actor | The Bounty
Neil Morrissey was born on July 4, 1962 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for The Bounty (1984), British Men Behaving Badly (1992) and Up 'n' Under (1998). He was previously married to Amanda Noar.
11. Pauline Quirke
Actress | Birds of a Feather
Pauline Quirke was born on July 8, 1959 in Hackney, London, England, UK. She is an actress and writer, known for Birds of a Feather (1989), Broadchurch (2013) and Emmerdale Farm (1972). She has been married to Steve Sheen since August 1996. They have two children.
12. Laya Lewis
Actress | Beverley
Laya Lewis is known for Beverley (2015), Skins (2007) and Power Rangers Beast Morphers (2019).
13. Jessica Sula
Actress | Split
Jessica Sula (born 3 May 1994) is a British actress known for playing the character Grace Blood in the third generation of the British television series Skins and for her role in the M. Night Shyamalan-directed horror film Split (2016).
Sula was born in Swansea to Trinidadian mother Shurla Blades...
14. Hannah Murray
Actress | God Help the Girl
Hannah Murray is an English actress known for portraying Gilly in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011) and Cassie Ainsworth in the E4 teen drama series Skins (2007), from 2007 to 2008 (and again in 2013). In 2014, Murray starred in God Help the Girl (2014). In 2015, she played Sara in the Danish ...
15. Lily Loveless
Actress | Skins
Lily Loveless was born on April 16, 1990 in London, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Skins (2007), The Cost of Living (2021) and The Fades (2011).
16. Hannah Arterton
Actress | The Peripheral
Hannah Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, UK. She is an actress and director, known for The Peripheral (2022), Safe (2018) and The Five (2016).
17. Charlotte Ritchie
Actress | Call the Midwife
Londoner Charlotte was born on August 29th 1989 and attended James Allen's school in Dulwich. At age eleven she joined Youth Music Theatre UK, and toured Japan in their production of 'Pendragon' as well as appearing with the Young Pleasence Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2006. After a couple of...
18. Zawe Ashton
Actress | Velvet Buzzsaw
Zawe Ashton is an actor, writer and director.
Her role as Vod in Channel 4's "Fresh Meat" won her a cult following, and the diversity of her work across television, film, and stage has attracted numerous accolades and awards.
Most recently, Zawe starred on Broadway in the critically acclaimed revival...
19. Greg Davies
Actor | The Inbetweeners Movie
Greg is the writer and star of critically lauded Channel 4 sitcom "Man Down". After playing infamously psychotic Head of Sixth Form 'Mr Gilbert' in "The Inbetweeners" (Channel 4) and its two spin off feature films, Greg went on to appear in BBC Three's Cuckoo alongside Andy Samberg and Taylor ...
20. Mirabel Stuart
Actress | The Emily Atack Show
Mirabel's love for acting was first discovered when she was 2 years old as she used to perform nursery rhymes in the bath! She is now a seasoned actress and sought after commercial model. Having trained at Arts Ed Drama School and honing her skills in both UK and American TV Dramas as well as ...
21. Craig Conway
Actor | The Pentaverate
Craig Conway was born in 1975 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for The Pentaverate (2022), The Irregulars (2021) and The Duke (2020). He has been married to Brooke Laing since 2016. He was previously married to Jill Halfpenny.
22. Jack Lowden
Actor | Small Axe
Rising star Jack Lowden grew up in the Scottish Borders. He graduated from the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2011. He has had enormous success on stage in leading roles, including his performance as Oswald in Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts", for which he won both the Ian Charleson...
23. Joe Alwyn
Actor | The Favourite
Joseph Matthew Alwyn is an English actor and songwriter. Born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, and raised in North London, Alwyn developed interest in acting during his teens and joined the National Youth Theatre in 2009. He began by acting in two student productions at Edinburgh Festival Fringe,...
24. Martin Compston
Actor | A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Martin Compston grew up in Greenock, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire. He spent his teen years going to see soccer (football) team Celtic with his brother Barry and dreamed one day he would play for them. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde, where he passed through his Standard ...
25. James McArdle
Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
James McArdle was born on April 3, 1989 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), '71 (2014) and Mary Queen of Scots (2018).
26. Gemma Chan
Actress | Eternals
Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. She played Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007); Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat (2011); Mia Bennett in Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars...
27. Ismael Cruz Cordova
Actor | In the Blood
Ismael Cruz- Córdova is an actor, entrepreneur currently based in New York. Born and raised in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. At age fifteen, Ismael began working locally in commercials, TV and film shortly after joining his High School Drama Club. In 2006 he decided to further pursue his dream and ...
28. Sophie Cookson
Actress | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Sophie Cookson (born 15 May 1990) is an English film and television actress. She played Grace Mohune in the 2013 TV film of Moonfleet (2013). In 2013, she was cast to play the female lead in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and she also co-starred with Adrien Brody in Lee Tamahori's historical ...
29. James Norton
Actor | Little Women
James Norton was born in 1985 to two teachers and has a younger sister who is a doctor. Growing up in North Yorkshire he espoused acting at a very early age - playing Joseph in his primary school nativity play aged five - and, after leaving Ampleforth College he did work experience at the Stephen ...
30. Rosalind Halstead
Actress | Mrs. Henderson Presents
Rosalind Halstead trained as a dancer at The Central School of Ballet.
After several stage appearances in her youth, with the National Youth Theatre and at the Edinburgh Festival, Rosalind first appeared on screen in Stephen Whittaker's Sons and Lovers, followed quickly by a guest role in the BBC's ...
31. Ross O'Hennessy
Actor | Game of Thrones
Ross O'Hennessy is an actor best know for playing 'the Lord of Bones ' in HBO's award winning series GAME OF THRONES. He is equally renowned for playing the blood thirsty character of ' Sir Locke,' in Kurt Sutter's medieval drama ' The Bastard Executioner. '
Ross O'Hennessy was born in ...
32. Emily Shah
Actress | Fortune Defies Death
On October 20, 2013, Emily Shah, an 18-year-old resident of Edison, New Jersey won the title of Miss New Jersey USA 2014 and youngest contestant. Emily began intense ballet training at American Repertory's Princeton Ballet and at the age of 13 Emily took several acting courses including ...
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