Her parents separated when... Born and raised in Brisbane, Australia. After joining the National Theatre, under the Artistic Directorship of Sir Laurence Olivier, Gambon went on to appear in a number of leading roles in plays written by Alan Ayckbourn... Jonny (sometimes credited as Johnny) Lee Miller was born on November 15, 1972, in Kingston, England, UK. Her mother, Barbara Ward (Morris), and stepfather, both vaudeville performers, discovered her freakish but undeniably lovely four-octave singing voice and immediately got her a singing career. King is the daughter of actor Jonathan Hyde and opera singer Isobel Buchanan.Although King grew up dreaming of being a director, she got her break into acting when she was eighteen and still working at a cheese shop, making her ... Alex Wyndham is an Oxford University and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art graduate. Elizabeth Jane Hurley was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, to Angela Mary (Titt), a teacher, and Roy Leonard Hurley, an army major. He was a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and has played more than 100 roles in films and on ... A natural at portraying complex anti-heroes and charming heavies, IAN McSHANE is the classically trained, award-winning actor who has grabbed attention and acclaim from audiences and critics around the world with his unforgettable gallery of scoundrels, kings, mobsters and thugs.And, now, a god as ... Iain Glen is a Scottish actor, born June 24, 1961, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Andrew McCarthy is a brilliant actor. Emerald Fennell was born on October 1, 1985 in Hammersmith, London, England as Emerald Lilly Fennell. 27. He was raised in Crieff. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ... Steve Coogan was born on October 14, 1965 in Middleton, Manchester, England as Stephen John Coogan. He is one of six children. Alexander was an active member of the women's movement and Abigail would often go on marches with her mother and the other families in the house. She has been married to Adam Rayner since December 31, 2015. He was raised on a housing estate in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his maternal grandparents (James, a butcher, and Mary), after his parents divorced when James was 11. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Law & Order: UK (2009) and Sense8 (2015). The rather striking Anna Maxwell-Martin is a rising star on both stage and screen. Laura Pyper was born in 1980 in Magherafelt, County Derry, Northern Ireland. Her parents, Brendan and Mary (née Doherty), are from Donegal, Ireland. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born ... Actor | After years of small parts, he finally got his big break in an unexpected way, ... Anne-Marie Duff is an English actress, born on 8 October 1970 in Southall, London. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting ... Popular British character actor Tom Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and comes from a long line of urban farmers. Movies And Tv Shows Keeping Up Appearances. Other movies include Blitz, he played Alderton in Harry... Jack Huston was born on December 7, 1982 in London, England as Jack Alexander Huston. Pilots, who may help camera operators get footage from the air or play roles where aviation is necessary, may earn a minimum between £602 to £1,959, dependi… First names of actors and actresses beginning with a D, First names of actors and actresses beginning with a E, first names of actors and actresses beginning with a C, first names of actors and actresses beginning with a B, first names of actors and actresses beginning with an A. Richard Beckinsale was an English actor, primarily known for his roles in sitcoms. This list may not reflect recent changes (). He was a member of the Moray Youth Theatre, before going on to study Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. BAME people 'are over-represented on TV': Ethnic minorities make up 22% of actors and presenters while only representing 12% of British population, research shows Her parents, Alison (Cain) and Grant Atwell, both motivational speakers, met at a London workshop of Dale Carnegie's ... Samuel West was born on June 19, 1966 in Hammersmith, London, England as Samuel Alexander Joseph West. Even though he had burned up the London stage for nearly a decade--and appeared in several films--Michael Sheen was not really "discovered" by American audiences until his critically-acclaimed turn as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1999 Broadway revival of "Amadeus".Sheen was born in Newport, Wales... Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter, and Frances (Harper), both born in 1930. Actress | She is an actress, known for Cinderella (2015), Great Expectations (2012) and My Cousin Rachel (2017). She has since played Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, barrister Martha Costello in the BBC legal drama Silk and Grace Middleton ... Born in Bridgend, South Wales. He was born William Francis Nighy on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon. Paul Bettany is an English actor. When he was nine, his family ... Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. He grew up in Johnstown Bridge in Kildare, Ireland, where he was born on February 21 1984 ... Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He also appeared in the controversial drama A Very Social Secretary (2005). She has been married to Bradley Freegard since May 18, 2013. His mother, Lee (Robinson), is an interior designer. She has been married to Jeremy Irons since March 28, 1978. Naomi Frederick and Jack Laskey star in a Thea Sharrock production of the Shakespeare comedy.BASSC ... Actor | He has been married to Jane Booker since 1984. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Stylish Rupert James Hector Everett was born on May 29, 1959, in Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, to Sara (Maclean) and Anthony Michael Everett, a Major in the British Army, who later worked in business. He was educated at Eton College. He was raised in a Catholic household. He is best known for his roles as Paddy Garvey of the King's Fusiliers in the ITV series Soldier Soldier, Fireman Kenny 'Rambo' Baines in the pilot of London's Burning, Bronn in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, and Bennet ... Born in Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A. on 20th June1975. Ricky Dene Gervais was born in a suburb of Reading, Berkshire, to Eva Sophia (House) and Lawrence Raymond Gervais, who was a hod carrier and labourer. A member of the Royal ... Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. They have two children. As a child, he was football-mad, often going to see his favorite team, Norwich City. Actor | Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with ... Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Adelaide Clemens began working as an actress on Australian television while in high school. Born in London, England, Hayley Elizabeth Atwell has dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States. He has also appeared in the television series Mystic Knights of Tir na Nog. Adam Rothenberg was born to Gillian and Kenneth Rothenberg. By Mark Reynolds PUBLISHED: 10:41, Thu, Jan 14, 2021 He first came to public notice as a professional footballer, playing in the English Football League. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. They had a traditional Roman Catholic wedding at St. George's Church... Annabelle Wallis is an English actress best known for her roles as Jane Seymour in Showtime's period drama The Tudors, Grace Burgess in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders, and for the films Annabelle (2014), and The Mummy (2017). Her TV credits include Lix Storm in the Emmy award-winning miniseries "The Hour;" "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be ... Lesley Manville was born on March 12, 1956 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He learned how to play the banjo, the ... Roger Allam was born on October 26, 1953 in London, England. One of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film and television, he is known for his roles as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), ... Hugh was born in Oxford, England on June 11, 1959, to Patricia (Laidlaw) and William George Ranald Mundell "Ran" Laurie, a doctor, both of Scottish descent. Former husband Tim ... Miranda Richardson was born in Southport, Lancashire, England on March 3, 1958, to Marian Georgina (Townsend) and William Alan Richardson, a marketing executive. She studied and received a Masters in English. He has gone on to appear in a wide variety of films, including A Beautiful Mind (2001), ... Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He is an actor and producer, known for V for Vendetta (2005), Speed Racer (2008) and The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006). You Get Me? Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. He attended Newcastle University and Oxford University where he earned degrees ... One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. She was previously married to Patrick Leonard. Her parents and sister are not involved in the performing arts. ... Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He is an actor, known for Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) and The Salisbury Poisonings (2020). His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ... Actor | Actor | While at the university, Kevin became involved with Bedlam Theatre, the... Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. United Kingdom. The Britisher attended King Edward VI School in Stratford-upon-Avon, graduated from Bristol ... Sinéad Cusack was born on February 18, 1948 in Dalkey, Ireland as Jane Moira Cusack. Her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well. Aged 13 decided he wanted to be an actor . She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. His parents divorced when he was 12. ... Few actors do the straight man as well as Simon Pegg, and Tim Bisley is a champion of … Tobias was born in London. He grew up in Oxford, (UK).Hollander credits the happy atmosphere of the Dragon School with his childhood introduction to acting. He tried studying at the City College of New ... David Matthew Macfadyen was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, to Meinir (Owen), a drama teacher and actress, and Martin Macfadyen, an oil executive. Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Ralph Fiennes, an actor; Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes, a... Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. Owen is typically cast as characters whose primary traits are a balance of physical strength, intellect, conflicting ... Amelia Fiona J. Driver was born January 31, 1970 in Finsbury Park, London. He was perhaps best known for the lead role in the long-running British TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955-1960). She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Pride (2014) and Shakespeare in Love (1998). Andy Samberg and Greg Davies in ‘Cuckoo’ (Pic: BBC) At the moment, it is relatively commonplace to see British stars infiltrate American TV shows—from Damian Lewis in Homeland to Hugh Laurie in House to Karen Gillan in Selfie—but it’s rarer to come across an actual famous American actor in a British TV show.. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis. She has been married to Richard Leaf since May 1997. She was born and brought up in London, England, UK. Another fine British actor who made a late-in-life breakthrough, Tom Wilkinson was best known as a TV bit-player until he scored an unexpected Oscar nomination for … She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot of the supernatural comedy series Being Human, in 2008. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden.Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived ... Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. British Sitcoms British Comedy British Actresses Actors & Actresses British Actors Tv Actors. 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. Romola Garai was born on 6th August 1982. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. Heron, ... Patrick Kennedy was born on August 26, 1977 in London, England. Mison trained at the Webber-Douglas Academy and is also a writer who has penned for ... Stephen Graham was born August 3, 1973, in the small town of Kirkby, Lancashire, to a pediatric nurse mother and a social worker father. 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. She is an actress, known for What a Girl Wants (2003), Casino Royale (2006) and Jupiter Ascending (2015). Television includes Fat Friends (2000) series I, II,III,IV, Tales from Pleasure Beach (2001) for ... Jason Watkins was born on October 28, 1966 in Albrighton, Shropshire, England. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 ... Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born on 6 January, 1955, in Consett, Co. Durham, UK, to Ella May (Bainbridge) and Eric Atkinson. He was previously married to Caroline Hickman. Enduring a difficult childhood that saw... Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. He visited mainland England only once a year. Her parents both came to England around 1938. He has a sister, Gemma Johnson, who had a small role in his movie Tom & Thomas (2002). Her mother is Judy Loe, who has appeared in a number of British dramas and sitcoms and continues to work as an actress, predominantly in British television productions. He is an actor and producer, known for Cashback (2006), Endeavour (2012) and Being Julia (2004). The acclaimed Cornish actress Dame Kristin Scott Thomas was born in Redruth, Cornwall, to Deborah (Hurlbatt) and Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas. At an early age she performed... Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. Didn't own up... Louise Dylan is an actress and producer, known for Emma (2009), Vampire Killers (2009) and Trust Fund (2016). Wanting to be a dancer, Hurley went to ballet boarding school at 12, but soon returned home. TV's 50 Greatest Stars was a one-off British television awards show which invited the viewing public to vote for their favourite on-screen stars from a list compiled by the broadcaster ITV. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Still dodgy in Confession . British actor Anton Lesser (b. Danny was spotted at a Sunday Drama School for underprivileged kids, in Kentish Town, by the agent Charlotte Kelly who got him an audition for the part of Martin Fletcher in the Granada Television series Prime ... Robbie Coltrane, one of Britain's most popular comedians who was head of debating society at school and won prizes for his art, is now a film star who played in two James Bond films and in the "Harry Potter" franchise.Coltrane was born Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30, 1950, in Rutherglen, a ... Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. She has been married to Damian Schnabel since September 4, 2010. He is an actor, known for Colonia (2015), Downton Abbey (2010) and Foyle's War (2002). Television. She is an actress, known for Green Wing (2004), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Black Books (2000). He has one brother, Caspar. Matthew William Goode (born 3 April 1978) is an English actor. Actor | They have two children. He is married to Clara Francis. She is an actress, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), The Cottage (2008) and Hotel Babylon (2006). During his early years, Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, a truck driver, an assistant architect and an ... Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England, and has resided in London for most of her life. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, an independent school for boys (now co-educational), followed by the University of Aberdeen. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. Her father died when Naomi was seven and... Maxwell Caulfield began his film career in a big way. He has one brother, Caspar. Good-bye and thank you for your contribution to theatre and film. She is an actress and writer, known for Birds of a Feather (1989), Broadchurch (2013) and Emmerdale Farm (1972). He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left ... Dominic Edward Cooper was born and raised in Greenwich, London, England. A number of British job websites suggest that “average” salaries for actors fall between 25-48k GBP annually. Actress | Underworld: Evolution Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Her father is Tariq Anwar and her mother is Shireen Anwar. He wound up ... Born in York, on leaving school he started work as a stage hand at York's Theatre Royal and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art .from 1982 to 1984 after which he joined such companies as Hull Truck Theatre and The Royal National Theatre. She is a multi award-winning actress of theatre, film, and television, and has worked extensively with director Mike Leigh. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean ... Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. 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