Central School of Drama & Speech

by Sylviastel | created - 15 Jul 2012 | updated - 26 Feb 2016 | Public

1. Vanessa Redgrave

Actress | Atonement

On January 30, 1937, renowned theatre actor Michael Redgrave was performing in a production of Hamlet in London. During the curtain call, the show's lead, Laurence Olivier, announced to the audience: "tonight a great actress was born". This was in reference to his co-star's newborn daughter, ...

2. Claire Stansfield

Actress | Drop Zone

Claire was born in London, England. Her father is English and her mother is German. They moved to Canada when she was very young so even though she has a British passport she considers herself a Canadian. She went to school in Toronto and grew up around the High Park area. She worked as a model in ...

3. Betsy Blair

Actress | Marty

Betsy Blair was born in Cliffside, New Jersey, a child model before finding work as a chorus dancer at the early age of 15. She received her first mini-break on Broadway in "Panama Hattie" in 1940 delivering a single line, but by the next year she had copped the ingénue lead in William Saroyan's "...

4. Jack Shepherd

Actor | The Golden Compass

Jack Shepherd was born in Leeds, on October 29th, 1940. His father was a cabinet maker and his mother an infant school teacher. He was educated at Roundhay School, Leeds and went on to study fine art at Kings College, Newcastle. After gaining a BA in Fine Art, he first studied acting at the Central...

5. Naomi Chance

Actress | He Who Rides a Tiger

Naomi Chance attended Central School of Drama. After a short period in repertory and on tour she obtained a small screen part and followed this with some starring roles in films opposite some American stars appearing in British films. She became well-known on British TV for her appearances as ...

6. Richard Pasco

Actor | Mrs Brown

Richard Pasco was born on July 18, 1926 in Barnes, London, England as Richard Edward Pasco. He was an actor, known for Mrs Brown (1997), The Watcher in the Woods (1980) and The Man Who Finally Died (1959). He was married to Barbara Leigh-Hunt and Greta Watson. He died on November 12, 2014 in ...

7. Zoran Radanovich

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Zoran Radanovich was born in Zagreb, Croatia. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), House of Sand and Fog (2003) and The Hunted (2003).

8. Bob Mason

Actor | The Emperor's New Clothes

Bob Mason was born on July 29, 1951 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Robert William Mason. He was an actor and writer, known for The Emperor's New Clothes (2001), Coronation Street (1960) and Fortysomething (2003). He was married to Heppell, Janet. He died on September 21, 2004 in Cambridge, ...

9. Vicky Ireland

Actress | Consuming Passions

Vicky Ireland is a writer and actress, known for Consuming Passions (1988), Jane Eyre (1983) and The Hanged Man (1975).

10. Joseph Shaw

Actor | Stage by Stage

Joseph Shaw was born on January 6, 1920 in Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Stage by Stage (1954), Festival (1960) and The Brood (1979). He was married to Mary Savidge. He died on January 9, 2008 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

11. Andrew Garfield

Actor | The Social Network

Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British mother, Lynn (Hillman), and father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. He is of English and Polish Jewish heritage. Andrew was raised in a middle class family, ...

12. Martin Freeman

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 ...

13. Carrie Fisher

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...

14. Natasha Richardson

Actress | Asylum

Natasha Jane Richardson was born in Marylebone, London, England, to director and producer Tony Richardson and actress Vanessa Redgrave. She was the sister of actress Joely Richardson, the niece of actors Corin Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave, and the granddaughter of actors Michael Redgrave and Rachel ...

15. Gael García Bernal

Actor | Mozart in the Jungle

Gael García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to Patricia Bernal, an actress and model, and José Ángel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is cinematographer Sergio Yazbek. García Bernal began his acting career as a child, working with his parents in a variety of plays. When...

16. 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 ...

17. Jennifer Ehle

Actress | Zero Dark Thirty

Jennifer Ehle was born on December 29, 1969 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA as Jennifer Anne Ehle. She is an actress, known for Zero Dark Thirty (2012), A Quiet Passion (2016) and Little Men (2016). She has been married to Michael Scott Ryan since November 29, 2001. They have two children.

18. Rupert Everett

Actor | My Best Friend's Wedding

Rupert James Hector Everett was born in Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, to Sara (Maclean) and Anthony Michael Everett, a Major in the British Army, who later worked in business. He is of mostly English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry.

Everett grew up in privileged circumstances, but the wry, sometimes ...

19. Kathleen Turner

Actress | Romancing the Stone

Kathleen Turner was born June 19, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri, to Patsy (Magee) and Allen Richard Turner, a U.S. Foreign Service officer. She graduated from American School in London in 1972. After the death of her father, the Turner family moved back to the United States where Kathleen later ...

20. Laurence Olivier

Actor | Sleuth

Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927.

Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High ...

21. Bob Hoskins

Actor | The Long Good Friday

Bob Hoskins was described by the director John Mackenzie as "an actor from the British tradition but with an almost American approach, an instinctive approach to acting and knowing how to work with the camera". He was born on October 26, 1942, in Bury St. Edmund's, Suffolk, where his mother was ...

22. Judi Dench

Actress | Skyfall

Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...

23. Bruce Greenwood

Actor | Star Trek

Bruce Greenwood was born on August 12, 1956 in Noranda, Québec, Canada as Stuart Bruce Greenwood. He is an actor and producer, known for Star Trek (2009), Thirteen Days (2000) and I, Robot (2004). He has been married to Susan Devlin since 1985. They have one child.

24. Nonso Anozie

Actor | Cinderella

Nonso Anozie was born on May 28, 1979 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Cinderella (2015), Conan the Barbarian (2011) and The Last Legion (2007).

25. Julian Sands

Actor | A Room with a View

Tall, gaunt, and particularly effective in horror and drama films--British actor Julian Sands was born in Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Brenda and William Sands. He came to the attention of NBC when the network cast him in the made-for-TV The Sun Also Rises (1984) and then with Anthony Hopkins...

26. Ben Browder

Actor | Farscape

Ben Browder is an American actor, writer and director born in Memphis, Tennessee on December 11, 1962, as Robert Benedict Browder.

After a successful college football career with the Furman University Paladins as a Championship-winning Linebacker while starring in theatrical productions and gaining ...

27. Francesca Buller

Actress | Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars

Francesca Buller was born on January 20, 1964 in the UK. She is an actress, known for Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Chaplin (1992) and Farscape (1999). She has been married to Ben Browder since 1989. They have two children.

28. James Nesbitt

Actor | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

James Nesbitt was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, to May, a civil servant, and James Nesbitt, a primary school headmaster. He was educated at Coleraine Academical Institution (also the school of Brian Campbell & Brian McAlister). He originally planned to be a French teacher. It ...

29. Catherine Tate

Actress | The Catherine Tate Show

Catherine Tate is an English actress and comedian, primarily known for the role of Donna Noble in the "Doctor Who" franchise.

Tate was born as "Catherine Ford" during 1968, in Bloomsbury. Bloomsbury is a district of the London Borough of Camden, known as the home of several of London's museums, ...

30. Michael Beck

Actor | The Warriors

Michael Beck was born on February 4, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as John Michael Beck Taylor. He is an actor, known for The Warriors (1979), Xanadu (1980) and Megaforce (1982). He has been married to Carolyn Louise Brendel since September 1980. They have two children.

31. Lindsay Duncan

Actress | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Lindsay Duncan was born on November 7, 1950 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Lindsay Vere Duncan. She is known for her work on Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), About Time (2013) and Gifted (2017). She is married to Hilton McRae. They have one child.

32. Kevin Whately

Actor | Inspector Morse

Kevin Whately was born on February 6, 1951 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as Kevin George Edward Whately. He is an actor, known for Inspector Morse (1987), Inspector Lewis (2006) and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983). He has been married to Madelaine Newton since April 1984. They have two children.

33. Philip Glenister

Actor | Kingdom of Heaven

Philip Glenister was born on February 10, 1963 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Life on Mars (2006) and Ashes to Ashes (2008). He has been married to Beth Goddard since 2006. They have two children.

34. Riz Ahmed

Actor | Nightcrawler

Riz Ahmed (born 1 December 1982), also known by his stage name Riz MC and birth name Rizwan Ahmed, is a British Pakistani actor, rapper, and activist. As an actor, he has won one Emmy Award, out of two Emmy nominations, and was also nominated for a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award, and three...

35. Joss Ackland

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of ...

36. Julian Rhind-Tutt

Actor | Stardust

Julian Rhind-Tutt was born on July 20, 1968 in West Drayton, Hillingdon, Middlesex, England as Julian Alistair Rhind-Tutt. He is an actor and producer, known for Stardust (2007), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Green Wing (2004). He is married to Natasa Zajc. They have one child.

37. John Lynch

Actor | The Secret Garden

John Lynch was born on December 26, 1961 in Corrinshego, Newry, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Secret Garden (1993), Black Death (2010) and Best (2000). He was previously married to Mary McGuckian.

38. Lucy Cohu

Actress | Becoming Jane

Lucy Cohu was born on October 2, 1968 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England as Lucy Anne Cohu. She is an actress, known for Becoming Jane (2007), Gosford Park (2001) and The Queen's Sister (2005).

39. Anna Madeley

Actress | In Bruges

Anna Madeley is an English actress. She has been described by the British Theatre Guide's Philip Fisher as one of the United Kingdom's "brightest and most versatile young actresses". She grew up in London and started her career as a child actress. She performed for three seasons with the Royal ...

40. Amy Manson

Actress | Torchwood

Amy Manson was born on September 9, 1985 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Torchwood (2006), Not Another Happy Ending (2013) and T2 Trainspotting (2017).

41. Tom Payne

Actor | The Walking Dead

Thomas Payne (born 21 December 1982) is an English actor. He is known for appearing on AMC's The Walking Dead as Paul "Jesus" Rovia (2016-2018).

Payne was born in Chelmsford, Essex, and grew up in Bath, Somerset, where he attended King Edward's School and was a prolific contributor to the school's ...

42. Zoë Tapper

Actress | Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky

Zoë Tapper was born in 1981 in Bromley, Kent, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (2005), Survivors (2008) and Mr Selfridge (2013). She has been married to Oliver Dimsdale since December 30, 2008. They have one child.

43. Oliver Chris

Actor | King Charles III

Oliver was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. After studying there since 1997, he graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 2000 and he soon appeared in the BBC big-budget adaptation of the classic novel Lorna Doone (2000). He followed this with another BBC Show, The Office (...

44. Sally Bretton

Actress | The Office

Sally Bretton was born on April 23, 1980 as Sally Davis. She is an actress, known for The Office (2001), Outlaw (2007) and Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (1987).

45. Corey Johnson

Actor | Captain Phillips

Corey Johnson was born on May 17, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as John Johnson. He is known for his work on Captain Phillips (2013), Jackie (2016) and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007).

46. Graham Norton

Writer | So Graham Norton

Graham Norton was born on April 4, 1963 in County Cork, Ireland as Graham Walker. He is an actor and writer, known for So Graham Norton (1998), Another Gay Movie (2006) and Father Ted (1995).

47. Kenneth Connor

Actor | Carry On Cleo

The son of a naval officer who ran what were called "concert parties", Kenneth Connor made his stage debut at age two, and by 11 was performing in both a solo act and a doubles act with his brother in various revue shows. He later decided to become a serious actor rather than just a revue performer...

48. Carolyn Seymour

Actress | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

Ms. Seymour is an English actress, best-known as Jenny on BBC1's Take Three Girls (1969), Abby Grant on BBC's Survivors (1975), and Zoey on NBC's Quantum Leap (1989). Her most recognized movie role remains Grace Gurney in The Ruling Class (1972) (opposite Peter O'Toole). Other credits include ...

49. Wanda Ventham

Actress | UFO

Wanda Ventham was born on August 5, 1935 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is an actress, known for UFO (1970), Invasion: UFO (1974) and UFO: Prendeteli vivi. (1974). She has been married to Timothy Carlton since 1976. They have one child. She was previously married to James D. Tabernacle.

50. Frances Lee McCain

Actress | Back to the Future

Frances Lee McCain was born on July 28, 1944 in York, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Back to the Future (1985), Gremlins (1984) and Footloose (1984).

51. Kathryn Drysdale

Actress | The Windsors

Kathryn Drysdale is known from playing series lead Louise Brooks for 8 seasons in TV sitcom "Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps" as Taylor in British Feature "St Trinians" and as mixed race heiress Rhoda Swartz in period feature Vanity Fair . She is also well known as "Lizzie" in co ...

52. Julian Wadham

Actor | The English Patient

Julian Wadham was born on August 7, 1958 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England as Julian Neil Rohan Wadham. He is an actor, known for The English Patient (1996), The Madness of King George (1994) and Goya's Ghosts (2006). He was previously married to Shirley Cassedy.

53. Finty Williams

Actress | Gosford Park

Finty Williams was born on September 24, 1972 in England as Tara Cressida Frances Williams. She is an actress, known for Gosford Park (2001), The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) and Macbeth (2014).

54. Demetri Goritsas

Actor | Black Mirror

From Greek and Norwegian parentage, Demetri Goritsas was born in the US, grew up in British Columbia and has lived his adult life in London, England.

Aside from television and film he's had quite a presence on the London stage performing at the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Court working with...

55. Jack Gwillim

Actor | Patton

Although he did not turn to the stage until middle age after two decades in the Royal Navy, Jack Gwillim was a notable actor on both sides of the Atlantic. During the 1950s he was a member of the Royal Shakespeare company in Stratford, England, for three years during Sir Anthony Quayle's stint as ...

56. Michael Elphick

Actor | The Elephant Man

Michael Elphick was a fantastic and very popular actor. He will be best remembered for his role as Ken Boon in the hit series Boon (1986). He died tragically at the early age of 55. He had been in ill-health for some years, caused by a long-running battle with alcohol, which was exacerbated by the ...

57. Bruce Robinson

Writer | Withnail & I

Such is the mythology that has sprung up around Bruce Robinson's first film, the openly autobiographical Withnail & I (1987), that it's often hard to separate fact from fiction. But the facts appear to be these: trained as an actor at London's Central School of Speech and Drama, he got off to a...

58. Emma Stansfield

Actress | Hughie Green, Most Sincerely

Emma Stansfield was born in 1978 in Monmouth, Wales as Emma Thompson. She is known for her work on Hughie Green, Most Sincerely (2008), Endeavour (2012) and Accused (2010).

59. Hannah New

Actress | Maleficent

Born in London, England, Hannah insisted at age 4 to attend ballet school, setting her on a performing path in life. She later turned her focus to acting and joined The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. Her interest in other cultures led her to travel around the world, including Bolivia ...

60. Rufus Sewell

Actor | Dark City

Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left ...

61. Enn Reitel

Actor | Corpse Bride

Enn Reitel was born on June 21, 1950 in Forfar, Angus, Scotland. He is an actor and writer, known for Corpse Bride (2005), The Adventures of Tintin (2011) and The Prestige (2006).

62. Rose Keegan

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Rose studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre includes: Susan in Abigails Party directed by Sarah Esdaile , ATG Tour, Alan Ayckbourn's The Revengers Comedies. A Message for the Broken Hearted by Gregory Motton, directed by Ramin Gray at The Liverpool Playhouse, Cunigonde in ...

63. Jamie Glover

Actor | Joseph

Jamie Glover was born on July 10, 1969 as Jamie Blair Glover. He is known for his work on Joseph (1995), Agatha Raisin (2014) and Jupiter Moon (1990).

64. Barry Evans

Actor | Mind Your Language

Barry Evans was born on June 18, 1943 in Guildford, Surrey, England as Barry Joseph Evans. He was an actor, known for Mind Your Language (1977), Journey to the Unknown (1968) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1993). He died on February 11, 1997 in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England.

65. Jeremy Kemp

Actor | Top Secret!

This fair-haired, craggy-faced English character actor was born Edmund Jeremy James Walker, scion of Yorkshire landed gentry. After national service with the Gordon Highlanders and the Black Watch, Kemp adopted his mother's maiden name as his stage moniker and studied acting at the Central School ...

66. Tamzin Malleson

Actress | Teachers

Tamzin Malleson was born on May 1, 1974 in Yeovil, Somerset, England. She is an actress, known for Teachers (2001), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989) and Midsomer Murders (1997).

67. Tandy Cronyn

Actress | Once Upon a Time in America

Tandy Cronyn was born on November 26, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The January Man (1989) and Hart to Hart (1979).

68. Selina Griffiths

Actress | The Smoking Room

Selina Jane Griffiths was born to the popular actress Annette Crosbie (with whom there is a strong vocal similarity) and actor Michael Griffiths and has a brother Owen, two years older, who is a sound engineer. Brought up in Kingston-upon-Thames, Selina attended the Central School of Speech and ...

69. Jack Colvin

Actor | The Incredible Hulk

Jack Colvin was born on October 13, 1934 in Lyndon, Kansas, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Incredible Hulk (1977), Jeremiah Johnson (1972) and Child's Play (1988). He died on December 1, 2005 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

70. Christopher Neame

Actor | Licence to Kill

Born in London, in 1947, he was educated at independent school "King's School" in Canterbury, Kent. He started his film career at the beginning of 70s, as he debuted in Lust for a Vampire (1971), after some TV work, he was noticed in Dracula AD (1972), where he played Christopher Lee's (Dracula) ...

71. Camille Mitchell

Actress | The Healing Powers of Dude

Camille Mitchell has garnered extraordinary acclaim for her versatility onstage and onscreen. A leading lady at the Stratford and Shaw festivals, The London Times hailed her as "a gift to the theater." In 2011, she appeared as Mrs. Robinson in "The Graduate" at Vancouver's Arts Club Theatre. For ...

72. Phoebe Nicholls

Actress | The Elephant Man

Phoebe Nicholls was born on April 7, 1957 in London, England as Sarah Phoebe Nicholls. She is an actress and writer, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and The Missionary (1982). She has been married to Charles Sturridge since July 6, 1985. They have three ...

73. Diana Hardcastle

Actress | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Diana Hardcastle was born in England. She is an actress, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), The Kennedys (2011) and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015). She has been married to Tom Wilkinson since January 5, 1988. They have two children. She was previously married to Martin ...

74. Elena David

Actress | Nelly's Version

Elena David is an actress, known for Nelly's Version (1983).

75. Catherine Russell

Actress | Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Catherine Russell was born on April 17, 1965 in Lambeth, London, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001). She has been married to Richard Holmes since September 5, 1988. They ...

76. Ben Price

Writer | Hope Dies Last

Ben began his career in theatre as an actor and director, running his own theatre company in the North East of England. On moving to London, Ben studied acting at the Drama Centre and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. For the past twenty years his career has been predominantly in film ...

77. Cerris Morgan-Moyer

Black Panther

Cerris Morgan-Moyer was born on July 20, 1973 in Truro, Cornwall, England. She is known for her work on Black Panther (2018), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017).

78. Sandy Powell

Costume_designer | The Favourite

Sandy Powell was born on April 7, 1960 in London, England. She is known for her work on The Favourite (2018), The Young Victoria (2009) and Carol (2015).

79. Amanda Walker

Actress | Cloud Atlas

Amanda Walker was born on November 29, 1935 in Scotland as Amanda Galafres Patterson Walker. She is an actress, known for Cloud Atlas (2012), A Room with a View (1985) and 28 Weeks Later (2007). She has been married to Patrick Godfrey since April 20, 1960. They have two children.

80. Ann Todd

Actress | The Sound Barrier

Ann Todd was a beautiful English actress best known as Gregory Peck's wife in Alfred Hitchcock's The Paradine Case (1947). Her third husband was the legendary director David Lean, for whom she appeared in three films, The Passionate Friends (1949), Madeleine (1950), and The Sound Barrier (1952).

81. Lizzie Stables

Actress | Captcha

Lizzie Stables is an actress, known for Captcha (2014), The Big I Am (2010) and National Treasure: Kiri (2018).

82. Chris Gascoyne

Actor | Coronation Street

Chris Gascoyne was born on January 31, 1968 in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire, England. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Blue Murder (2003) and A Touch of Frost (1992). He has been married to Caroline Harding since October 2002. They have one child.

83. Maureen O'Brien

Actress | The Lost Boys

After studying for a teaching diploma at the Central School of Speech and Drama, Maureen O'Brien became a founding member of the Everyman Theatre in her native Liverpool. About three months later she was persuaded to audition for the part of Vicki on Doctor Who. She was reluctant to accept the role...

84. Alexis Zegerman

Actress | Happy-Go-Lucky

Alexis Zegerman was born in 1977 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), Disobedience (2017) and Strange (2002).

85. Simon Dutton

Actor | Jupiter Ascending

Simon Dutton was born in 1958 in Buckinghamshire, England. He is an actor, known for Jupiter Ascending (2015), Downtown Lagos (1992) and Doctor Who (2005).

86. Khalid Laith

Actor | Deep State

Originally from Bahrain, Khalid grew up and was educated between the Middle East, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He trained as an actor at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD) in London. He is fluent in both English and Arabic, and is a published play script translator.

87. Mary-Bonner Baker

Actress | NCIS: Los Angeles

Mary-Bonner Baker is an actress and producer, known for NCIS: Los Angeles (2009), Colony (2016) and Recount (2008). She has been married to Hunter Perrin since 2005.

88. Gabriella Licudi

Actress | Casino Royale

Gabriella Licudi was born Gabrielle Carmen Stuttard, the only child of Wilfred James Stuttard, a naval engineer from Northern Ireland, and Olga Maria Licudi of Gibraltar, from whom she took her stage name. After seeing a film dealing with the education of deaf mutes, Gabriella was so moved she ...

89. Eleanor Matsuura

Actress | Wonder Woman

Eleanor Matsuura (born c. 1983) is an English actress, who is best known for her roles as Hannah Santo in Spooks: The Greater Good, Bev in Utopia and as PC Donna Prager in Cuffs.

Matsuura was born in Tokyo and raised in Hertfordshire, England. She was trained at the Central School of Speech and ...

90. Jimmy Gardner

Actor | Frenzy

Jimmy Gardner was born on August 24, 1924 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England as Edward Charles James Gardner. He was an actor, known for Frenzy (1972), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He died on May 3, 2010 in London, England.

91. Morgane Polanski

Actress | The Ghost Writer

Morgane Polanski was born on January 20, 1993 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for The Ghost Writer (2010), The Pianist (2002) and The Wife (2017).

92. Jason Wong

Actor | Push

Jason Wong is an actor, known for Push (2009), Miracle (2004) and Corporate Instructional Video #2 (2004).

93. Joseph Bennett

Actor | After the Fog

Joseph Bennett was born on August 28, 1894 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for After the Fog (1929), Breed of the Border (1924) and Won in the Clouds (1928). He died on December 3, 1931 in Hollywood, California.

94. Eddie Ruiz

Actor | A Mann's World

Eddie Ruiz is an award nominated actor and multi winning producer who was born and raised in Boyle Heights, California, near downtown Los Angeles. He quickly landed a guest-star on "That's So Raven" which Fred Savage directed. He attended C.S.U.,Fullerton where he received hi B.A. in Acting. He ...

95. Richard Easton

Actor | Revolutionary Road

Richard Easton was born on March 22, 1933 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is known for his work on Revolutionary Road (2008), Henry V (1989) and Finding Forrester (2000).

96. Sonia Forbes-Adam

Actress | Witness Against Hitler

Sonia Forbes-Adam was born in 1965 in Southstoke, Bath, Somerset, England. She is an actress, known for Witness Against Hitler (1996). She has been married to James Nesbitt since 1993. They have two children.

97. Doug Rao

Actor | Dark Heart

Doug Rao was born on March 31, 1974 in Berkshire, England. He is an actor and director, known for Dark Heart (2016), Battlefield 1 (2016) and Colombiana (2011).

98. Barbara Thorn

Actress | Trial & Retribution

Barbara Thorn was born in 1954 in the UK. She is an actress, known for Trial & Retribution (1997), Judge John Deed (2001) and The Bill (1984).

99. Maurice Colbourne

Actor | The Day of the Triffids

Tall, lean, dark and well-spoken, Maurice Colbourne had a strong line in tough guys and villains before achieving his greatest fame as the sympathetic Tom Howard in the BBC's expensive and hugely popular soap opera Howards' Way (1985).

Born Roger Middleton in Sheffield, he trained as an actor at the...

100. Alex Hassell

Actor | Two Down

Alex Hassell was born in 1980 in Southend, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for Two Down (2015), Suburbicon (2017) and Cold Mountain (2003).



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