WATERSHIP DOWN adaptation (2010s decade)by dylanemery22 | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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1. James McAvoy
Actor | Split
McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy senior, a bus driver. 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. He ...
Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road
Nicholas Caradoc Hoult was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England to parents Glenis and Roger Hoult. His great-aunt was one of the most popular actresses of her time, Dame Anna Neagle. He attended Sylvia Young Theatre School, a school for performing arts, to start acting as a career.
Hoult has been ...
3. John Boyega
John Boyega is a British actor, known for playing Finn in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block (2011), before attaining international recognition for his work ...
4. Ben Kingsley
Actor | Gandhi
Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...
5. Lee Ingleby
Actor | The A Word
Lee Ingleby was born on January 28, 1976 in Burnley, Lancashire, England as Lee David Ingleby. He is an actor and writer, known for The A Word (2016), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003).
Actor | Lost
Born and raised in London, England, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje began his career as a model in Milan. He graduated with a masters degree in Law from London's prestigious Kings College, before moving to Los Angeles to make the transition to acting. Fluent in several languages, including English, ...
7. Freddie Fox
Actor | The Three Musketeers
Freddie Fox was born on April 5, 1989 in London, England as Frederick Fox. He is an actor and producer, known for The Three Musketeers (2011), Victor Frankenstein (2015) and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017).
8. Miles Jupp
Actor | Johnny English Reborn
Actor | Get Out
Daniel Kaluuya is an English actor and writer. He is best known for Get Out (2017) and Black Panther (2018).
He also starred in the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits".
For his work in Get Out he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.
Kaluuya also had minor roles in Johnny ...
10. Daniel Rigby
Actor | Flyboys
Daniel started as a stand-up comedian and appeared at the Latitude Festival, won the 2007 Laughing Horse New Act of The Year, and was a nominee for winner of the 2007 So You Think You're Funny competition.
He is playing Simon in the long-running UK BT Broadband TV advertisement series.
11. Kim Bodnia
Actor | Pusher
Kim Bodnia is a Danish actor, who was born in Copenhagen in 1965. His ancestry is from Poland and Russia.
Kim Bodnia is educated as an actor at the Copenhagen Theatre school (1988-1991). After an amazing theatre career as an actor and creator of new Danish theatre in Copenhagen, he had his ...
12. Olivia Colman
Actress | The Favourite
Olivia Colman was born on January 30, 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England as Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman. She is an actress, known for The Favourite (2018), Tyrannosaur (2011) and The Lobster (2015). She has been married to Ed Sinclair since August 2001. They have three children.
13. Henry Goodman
Actor | Taking Woodstock
Henry Goodman was born on April 23, 1950 in Whitechapel, London, England. He is an actor, known for Taking Woodstock (2009), The Damned United (2009) and Private Parts (1997). He is married to Sue Parker. They have two children.
14. Rory Kinnear
Actor | The Imitation Game
Rory Michael Kinnear is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. In 2014, he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Shakespeare's villain Iago in the National Theatre production of Othello.
He is known for ...
15. Peter Guinness
Actor | Alien³
British television, film and stage actor Peter Guinness was born on May 3 1950 in Whitstable, a small English seaside town famous for its oysters. At school he revealed a talent for drawing and painting, a talent that subsequently led him to study art and qualify as an art teacher. But it was while...
16. Gemma Arterton
Actress | Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden.
Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived ...
17. Anne-Marie Duff
Actress | Nowhere Boy
Anne-Marie Duff is an English actress, born on 8 October 1970 in Southall, London. Her parents, Brendan and Mary (née Doherty), are from Donegal, Ireland. Her father worked as a painter and decorator and her mother worked in a shoe shop.
She first came to the attention of the British public for her ...
18. Lizzie Clarke
Actress | Rocket
Lizzie Clarke is a London based actress who trained at the prestigious Drama Centre London. Theatre work includes The Hearing Trumpet at The Theatre Delicatessen, Three Sisters and Molly at The Pleasance . Lizzie received the Acting Excellence Award from The Stage for her work in Molly at the ...
19. Rosie Day
Actress | All Roads Lead to Rome
Rosie Day was born in Cambridge. Her first film was playing Angel in Paul Hyett's feature film The Seasoning House for which she received positive acclaim and won four Best Actress awards. Acting since a young age she has starred in many TV shows and dramas such as ITV's Homefront, Harley Street, ...
20. Tom Wilkinson
Actor | Michael Clayton
Popular British character actor Tom Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and comes from a long line of urban farmers. He is the son of Marjorie (Percival) and Thomas Wilkinson. Economic hardships forced his family to move to Canada for a few years when Wilkinson was a child; after ...
21. Mackenzie Crook
Mackenzie Crook, one of British comedy's best-known faces, who collected Star Wars figurines as a child, is now immortalized in plastic as a six-inch-high pirate action figure. He was born Paul Mackenzie Crook on September 29, 1971, in Maidstone, Kent, England, UK. His father worked for British ...
22. Taron Egerton
Actor | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Taron Egerton is a British actor and singer, known for his roles in the British television series The Smoke, the 2014 action comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service, and the film Rocketman (2019). He has also played Edward Brittain in the 2014 drama film Testament of Youth, appeared in the 2015 ...
23. James Faulkner
Actor | Paul, Apostle of Christ
James Faulkner is an English actor best known for his roles as Pope Sixtus IV in the historical fantasy series Da Vinci's Demons, and as Randyll Tarly in the HBO series, Game of Thrones.
When at school, Faulkner was never deemed as an academically minded student, however compensated by immersing ...
24. Rosamund Pike
Actress | Gone Girl
Born on January 27, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother, Caroline (Friend), and an opera singer father, Julian Pike. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe. Pike attended Badminton ...
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25. Murray McArthur
Actor | Game of Thrones
Best known for Game of Thrones where he plays the chieftain, Dim Dalba; who speaks for the Wildlings of The Gift when asked by Jon Snow, Tormund Giantsbane, Sansa Stark and Davos Seaworth to join them in the battle against the forces of Ramsay Bolton.
A British stage, television and film actor. The ...
28. Laurie Rose
Cinematographer | Free Fire
29. Andrew Walton
Editorial_department | Life of Pi
30. Clint Mansell
Composer | Black Swan
31. Joel Collins
Production_designer | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
34. Gary Dunn
Visual_effects | John Carter
36. Jaeson Finn
Art_department | The Jacket
39. Mark Taylor
Sound_department | The Martian
sound re-recording mixer
40. Stuart Wilson
Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
44. Tom Bidwell
Writer | My Mad Fat Diary