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 ...

Hazel

2. Nicholas Hoult

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 ...

Fiver

3. John Boyega

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

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 ...

Bigwig

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 ...

General Woundwort

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).

Captain Campion

6. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

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, ...

Captain Vervain

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).

Captain Holly

8. Miles Jupp

Actor | Johnny English Reborn

Miles Jupp was born on September 8, 1979 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Johnny English Reborn (2011), Sherlock Holmes (2009) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016).

Blackberry

9. Daniel Kaluuya

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 ...

Bluebell

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.

Dandelion

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 ...

Kehaar

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.

Strawberry

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.

Blackavar

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 ...

Cowslip

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...

Silverweed

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 ...

Clover

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 ...

Hyzenthlay

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 ...

Haystack

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, ...

Thethuthinnang

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 ...

Threarah

21. Mackenzie Crook

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

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 ...

Hawkbit

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 ...

El-ahrairah

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 ...

Lord Frith

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 ...

The Black Rabbit of Inlé

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 ...

The Farmer

casting director #1

casting director #2

28. Laurie Rose

Cinematographer | Free Fire

Laurie Rose is known for his work on Free Fire (2016), Kill List (2011) and Peaky Blinders (2013).

cinematographer

29. Andrew Walton

Editorial_department | Life of Pi

Andrew Walton is known for his work on Life of Pi (2012), Despicable Me 2 (2013) and Watership Down (2018).

editor

30. Clint Mansell

Composer | Black Swan

Clint Mansell was born on January 7, 1963 in Coventry, West Midlands, England. He is a composer, known for Black Swan (2010), The Fountain (2006) and Moon (2009).

music score

31. Joel Collins

Production_designer | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Joel Collins is known for his work on The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Black Mirror (2011) and Son of Rambow (2007).

production designer

art director

visual development

34. Gary Dunn

Visual_effects | John Carter

Gary Dunn is known for his work on John Carter (2012), The Prince of Egypt (1998) and Space Jam (1996).

character designer

35. Sammy Khalid

Visual_effects | Room

concept art

36. Jaeson Finn

Art_department | The Jacket

Jaeson Finn is known for his work on The Jacket (2005), Doomsday (2008) and Unknown (2011).

storyboard/s

37. Luke Gentry

Sound_department | World War Z

sound designer

38. Dominic Gibbs

Sound_department | Aladdin

supervising sound editor

39. Mark Taylor

Sound_department | The Martian

Mark Taylor was born on December 1, 1966 in Farnborough, Kent, England. He is known for his work on The Martian (2015), Casino Royale (2006) and Captain Phillips (2013).

sound re-recording mixer

40. Stuart Wilson

Sound_department | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Stuart Wilson is known for his work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Skyfall (2012) and Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015).

sound mixer

41. Philip Child

Animation_department | Inside Out

visual effects supervisor

CG supervisor

animation director

44. Tom Bidwell

Writer | My Mad Fat Diary

Tom Bidwell is a writer and actor, known for My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Watership Down (2018) and Katy (2018).

writer

45. Ben Wheatley

Director | Free Fire

Ben Wheatley was born in May 1972 in Billericay, Essex, England. He is a director and writer, known for Free Fire (2016), Kill List (2011) and Down Terrace (2009).

director



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