British film and TV - Supporting actors

by SimonJester2 | created - 11 Dec 2018 | updated - 2 days ago | Public

1. Anthony Bate

Actor | Smiley's People

An immaculate gent of sober appearance and cultivated presence, Bate was seemingly destined to play spymasters and senior civil servants. Lean, pale-eyed and of deceptively mild intonation, he was capable of unnervingly icy composure, never more effectively displayed than as the chameleon-like ...

2. John Quentin

Actor | Wittgenstein

John Quentin was born in 1935 in London, England as Quentin Stevenson. He is an actor, known for Wittgenstein (1993), Gandhi (1982) and Poirot (1989).

3. Haydn Gwynne

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Haydn Gwynne is fluent in French and Italian. She studied Modern Languages at the University of Warwick before taking a five-year lectureship in Italy, where she taught English. She also drove across the United States before becoming an actress in her mid-twenties. She first came to notice on ...

4. Edward Petherbridge

Actor | The Guardians

Edward Petherbridge was born on August 3, 1936 in West Bowling, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Guardians (1971), The River Flows East (1962) and American Playhouse (1981). He has been married to Emily Richard since 1981. They have two children. He was ...

5. Anna Massey

Actress | Peeping Tom

Anna Massey was born on August 11, 1937 in Thakeham, West Sussex, England as Anna Raymond Massey. She was an actress, known for Peeping Tom (1960), Frenzy (1972) and The Machinist (2004). She was married to Dr. Uri Andres and Jeremy Brett. She died on July 2, 2011 in London, England.

6. Clare Holman

Actress | Blood Diamond

Clare Holman was born on January 12, 1964 in London, England as Clare Margaret Holman. She is an actress and director, known for Blood Diamond (2006), Let Him Have It (1991) and Inspector Lewis (2006). She was previously married to Howard Davies.

7. Matthew Marsh

Actor | The Iron Lady

Matthew Marsh lives in London and has been working in theatre film television & radio since 1977 - this versatile character actor often plays American Russian south African and German roles and many others along with his native UK ones - he has been lucky enough to work all over the world in film ...

8. Ian McNeice

Actor | Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Ian McNeice went to Taunton School in Somerset and then had two years at the Salisbury Playhouse as an Acting A.S.M. before going to L.A.M.D.A. 1971-74. The next few years were spent in theatre, including four years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, ending with "Nicholas Nickleby" on Broadway. ...

9. Rachael Stirling

Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman

Rachael Stirling was born on May 30, 1977 in London, England as Rachael Atlanta Stirling. She is known for her work on Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), The Young Victoria (2009) and Tipping the Velvet (2002). She has been married to Guy Garvey since June 3, 2016. They have one child.

10. David Ryall

Actor | Around the World in 80 Days

David Ryall was born on January 5, 1935 in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, England as David John Ryall. He was an actor, known for Around the World in 80 Days (2004), Automata (2014) and City of Ember (2008). He was married to Penny England, Cathy Buchwald and Gillian Eddison. He died on December 25,...

11. Deborah Findlay

Actress | Vanity Fair

Deborah Findlay was born in Surrey and studied English at Leeds University. She worked in Leeds with a theatre group touring plays, music, community theatre and cabaret before coming to London to work at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. She was in the original production of 'Top Girls' by Caryl ...

12. Frank Mills

Actor | Oliver Twist

Frank Mills was born on April 11, 1927 in Peckham, London, England. He is an actor, known for Oliver Twist (2005), Big Deal (1984) and Flambards (1979).

13. Diane Fletcher

Actress | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Diane Fletcher was born on April 17, 1944 in Derby, Derbyshire, England. She is an actress, known for A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), House of Cards (1990) and To Play the King (1993).

14. Mary Wimbush

Actress | Poldark

Mary Wimbush was a stalwart actress of repertory and West End theatre, who played three separate roles in the long-running BBC Radio serial "The Archers".

She was born in Kenton, Middlesex in 1924. Her father was a schoolmaster and her mother trained at RADA, but did not pursue a career on the stage...

15. Samantha Bond

Actress | Die Another Day

Samantha Bond was born on November 27, 1961 in Kensington, London, England as Samantha Jane Bond. She is an actress, known for Die Another Day (2002), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and GoldenEye (1995). She has been married to Alexander Hanson since September 1989. They have two children.

16. Jonathan Coy

Actor | The Scarlet Pimpernel

Jonathan Coy was born on April 24, 1953 in Hammersmith, London, England. He is an actor, known for The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999), Underworld (1997) and Downton Abbey (2010). He has been married to Emma Amos since 1998. They have one child. He was previously married to Louisa Rix.

17. Edward Jewesbury

Actor | Much Ado About Nothing

Edward Jewesbury was born on August 6, 1917 in Marylebone, London, England as Reginald Edward Oliphant Jewesbury. He was an actor, known for Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Henry V (1989) and Richard III (1995). He was married to Christine Roberts. He died on March 31, 2001 in Esher, Surrey, England.

18. Robert Lang

Actor | Four Weddings and a Funeral

Robert Lang was born on September 24, 1934 in Bristol, England. He was an actor, known for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), An Age of Kings (1960) and Othello (1965). He was married to Ann Bell. He died on November 6, 2004 in Sutton, Surrey, England.

19. Rosemary Leach

Actress | A Room with a View

English character actress with a penchant for genteel aristocrats and kindly mothers. The daughter of teachers, she "spent some time selling shoes in Reading" before entering the acting profession. Aged eighteen, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made her debut in repertory ...

20. Barry Jackson

Actor | Wimbledon

Barry Jackson was born on March 29, 1938 in Birmingham, England. He is known for his work on Wimbledon (2004), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Midsomer Murders (1997). He was married to Denise. He died on December 5, 2013 in London, England.

21. Michael Jayston

Actor | Nicholas and Alexandra

Michael Jayston was born on October 29, 1935 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Michael James. He is an actor, known for Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Zulu Dawn (1979) and Doctor Who (1963). He has been married to Elizabeth Ann Smithson since 1978. They have two children. He was previously...

22. 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 ...

23. Moray Watson

Actor | The Quatermass Experiment

Moray Watson was born on June 25, 1928 in Sunningdale, Berkshire, England as Moray Robin Philip Adrian Watson. He was an actor, known for The Quatermass Experiment (1953), No Wreath for the General (1960) and Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (1977). He was married to Pam Marmont. He ...

24. Allan Cuthbertson

Actor | The Guns of Navarone

Cuthbertson arrived in Britain in 1947, and appeared shortly thereafter as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at the Boltons. In London's West End, he appeared as Laertes in Hamlet, Aimwell in The Beaux Stratagem, and Octavius Robinson in Man & Superman, among many other roles.

25. Paul Brooke

Actor | The Phantom of the Opera

Paul Brooke was born on November 22, 1944 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) and Alfie (2004).

26. John Ringham

Actor | V for Vendetta

John Ringham was born on February 10, 1928 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as John Henry Ringham. He was an actor, known for V for Vendetta (2005), The River Flows East (1962) and Just Good Friends (1983). He was married to Hedwig Felizitas Nowacki and Elizabeth Shepherd. He died on October...

27. Colin Jeavons

Actor | A Matter of Degree

Colin Jeavons was born on October 20, 1929 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales as Colin Abel Jeavons. He is an actor, known for A Matter of Degree (1960), The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (1959) and St. Ives (1967). He was previously married to Rosie Preus.

28. Michael Culver

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Michael Culver was born on June 16, 1938 in Hampstead, London, England. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), A Passage to India (1984) and Härte 10 (1974). He is married to Amanda Ward. He was previously married to Lucinda Curtis.

29. Selina Cadell

Actress | Wild Child

Selina Cadell was born on August 12, 1953 in London, England as Selina Jane Cadell. She is an actress, known for Wild Child (2008), Match Point (2005) and Doc Martin (2004). She has been married to Michael Thomas since 1985. They have two children.

30. Frederick Treves

Actor | The Elephant Man

Frederick Treves was born on March 29, 1925 in Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, England as Frederick William Treves. He was an actor, known for The Big Pull (1962) (1962), The Elephant Man (1980) (1980), St. Ives (1960) (1960) and the TV adaptation of Len Deighton's Game, Set, and Match (1988) (1988). ...

31. Margaret Tyzack

Actress | A Clockwork Orange

Margaret Tyzack was born on September 9, 1931 in Plaistow, London, England as Margaret Maud Tyzack. She was an actress, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and Match Point (2005). She was married to Alan R. Stephenson. She died on June 25, 2011 in Blackheath, London.

32. Simon Chandler

Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Little

Simon Chandler was born in 1953 as Simon T Chandler. He is an actor, known for The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997), The King's Speech (2010) and The Lord of the Rings (1978).

33. Anna Calder-Marshall

Actress | Wuthering Heights

Anna Calder-Marshall was born on January 11, 1947 in Kensington, London, England. She is an actress, known for Wuthering Heights (1970), Male of the Species (1969) and Last Christmas (2019). She has been married to David Burke since March 20, 1971. They have one child.

34. Tom Chadbon

Actor | Casino Royale

Tom Chadbon was born on February 27, 1946 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Tess (1979) and Rebecca (1997). He has been married to Jane Hennessy since July 20, 1977. They have one child. He was previously married to Deborah Leathers.

35. Malcolm Storry

Actor | The Princess Bride

Malcolm Storry was born on January 13, 1948 in Hull, Humberside, England. He is an actor, known for The Princess Bride (1987), The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) and The Last of the Mohicans (1992).

36. Gabrielle Lloyd

Actress | Sleepy Hollow

Gabrielle Lloyd is an actress, known for Sleepy Hollow (1999), The Great Train Robbery (1978) and Mystery!: Campion (1989).

37. Malcolm Terris

Actor | The First Great Train Robbery

Malcolm Terris was born on January 11, 1941 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor, known for The Great Train Robbery (1978), Chaplin (1992) and The Talisman (1980).

38. Michael Culkin

Actor | A Very English Scandal

Michael Culkin is an Irish actor probably best known for his role as Judge Buller in the BBC drama Garrow's Law (2009). He appeared as Rab Butler in both seasons of The Crown (2016), in The Iron Lady (2011) with Meryl Streep, opposite Johnny Depp in Mortdecai (2015) and with Hugh Grant in A Very ...

39. Niamh Cusack

Actress | Hereafter

Niamh Cusack was born on October 20, 1959 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Hereafter (2010), Testament of Youth (2014) and Matterhorn (2007). She is married to Finbar Lynch. They have one child.

40. Rupert Vansittart

Actor | Braveheart

Rupert Nicholas Vansittart is an English character actor. He has appeared in a variety of roles in film, television, stage and radio, often playing comic characters. He is best known for his role as Lord Ashfordly in the ITV drama Heartbeat and for playing Lord Yohn Royce in the HBO series Game of ...

41. Hugh Walters

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

Hugh Walters was born on March 2, 1939 in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England as Hugh Thornton Walters. He was an actor and writer, known for 1984 (1984), The Train Now Standing (1972) and Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984). He died on February 13, 2015 in London, England.

42. Philip Locke

Actor | Thunderball

Philip Locke was born on March 29, 1928 in St. Marylebone, London, England as Roy James Locke. He was an actor, known for Thunderball (1965), Doing Time (1979) and Oliver Twist (1982). He died on April 19, 2004 in Dedham, Essex, England.

43. Hilary Mason

Actress | Don't Look Now

Although a prolific television character actress for almost half a century, Hilary Mason will be best remembered on screen as the blind, psychic Heather in the macabre supernatural thriller Don't Look Now (1973). The 1973 film starred Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland as John and Laura Baxter, a...

44. Phyllis Logan

Actress | Secrets & Lies

Phyllis Logan was born on January 11, 1956 in Paisley, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Secrets & Lies (1996), Downton Abbey (2010) and Another Time, Another Place (1983). She has been married to Kevin McNally since August 15, 2011. They have one child.

45. Oliver Cotton

Actor | Shanghai Knights

Oliver Cotton was born on June 20, 1944 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Shanghai Knights (2003), Beowulf (1999) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).

46. Iain Cuthbertson

Actor | We, the Accused

Iain Cuthbertson was born on January 4, 1930 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for We, the Accused (1980), Doctor Who (1963) and Scotch on the Rocks (1973). He was married to Janet Mary Smith and Anne Kristen. He died on September 4, 2009 in Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland.

47. Angus Lennie

Actor | The Great Escape

Angus Lennie was born on April 18, 1930 in Glasgow, Scotland as Angus Wilson Lennie. He was an actor, known for The Great Escape (1963), Doctor Who (1963) and Para Handy - Master Mariner (1959). He died on September 14, 2014 in Acton, London, England.

48. Robert Brown

Actor | A View to a Kill

Robert Brown was born on July 23, 1921 in Swanage, Dorset, England as Robert James Brown. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), Licence to Kill (1989) and Octopussy (1983). He was married to Rita Becker. He died on November 11, 2003 in Swanage.

49. John Phillips

Actor | Quadrophenia

A tall, imposing character actor with a voice to match, John Phillips brought an authoritative manner and dignified military bearing to his many roles on stage and screen. A decorated veteran of the 1944 Normandy Campaign, Phillips frequently appeared on television as uniformed senior officers and ...

50. David Ashton

Actor | The Last King of Scotland

David Ashton was born as David Scott. He is an actor and writer, known for The Last King of Scotland (2006), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and Eye of the Needle (1981).

51. Martin Cochrane

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Martin Cochrane was born in 1946 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015), Patriot Games (1992) and Sutherland's Law (1973).

52. Beth Goddard

Actress | X: First Class

Beth Goddard was born on March 31, 1969 in Colchester, Essex, England as Elizabeth Jane Goddard. She is an actress, known for X-Men: First Class (2011), Edge of Tomorrow (2014) and Poirot (1989). She has been married to Philip Glenister since 2006. They have two children.

53. Christopher Good

Actor | A Bridge Too Far

Christopher Good is an actor, known for A Bridge Too Far (1977), Gandhi (1982) and The Famous Five (1995).

54. Phoebe Nicholls

Actress | The Elephant Man

Phoebe Nicholls was born on April 7, 1957 in London, England as Phoebe Sarah 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 ...

55. Anne Reid

Actress | Hot Fuzz

After several small roles in the classic 1950s British TV shows 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' and 'Hancock's Half Hour' she found fame as Ken Barlow's wife Valerie in the #1 UK TV show 'Coronation Street' she remained with the show for a decade before leaving to give birth and bring up her son. ...

56. Caroline Harker

Actress | The Madness of King George

Caroline Harker was born in 1966 as Caroline Ann Owens. She is an actress, known for The Madness of King George (1994), A Touch of Frost (1992) and Foyle's War (2002). She is married to Anthony Calf. They have three children.

57. Christopher Ravenscroft

Actor | Henry V

Christopher Ravenscroft was born in 1946. He is an actor, known for Henry V (1989), The Football Factory (2004) and The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015).

58. Clive Morton

Actor | Kind Hearts and Coronets

Clive Morton worked for four years for the East India Dock Company, before training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and entering the acting profession. He made his stage debut in 1920 and did not act on screen until 1932. He was regularly employed for the next four decades, except for wartime ...

59. Bernard Hepton

Actor | Get Carter

Tall, dignified-looking Bernard Hepton enjoyed a six decade-long career on both stage and screen during which he particularly excelled at subtle, self-effacing or introspective roles. An electrician's son, Hepton grew up in the West Yorkshire city of Bradford. Due to poor eyesight, he missed out on...

60. Janine Duvitski

Actress | The New World

Janine Drzewicki was born in Nottingham to an English mother and a Polish father and moved to London to train as an actress at the E 15 theatre school. Shortly after leaving she was given a couple of small roles in television dramas but had no agent, and placed an advert in the 'Spotlight' agency ...

61. Peter Hawkins

Actor | The Big Spender

Peter Hawkins was born on April 3, 1924 in London, England as Peter John Hawkins. He was an actor and writer, known for The Big Spender (1965), Doctor Who (1963) and The Storyteller (1987). He was married to Rosemary Miller. He died on July 8, 2006 in London.

62. Tony Melody

Actor | Without Motive

Tony Melody played character parts in many of Britain's most popular TV shows, including Coronation Street (1960), Emmerdale (1972) and Last of the Summer Wine (1973). For 15 years he played the neighbour, Mr. Higginbottom, in The Clitheroe Kid on BBC radio. Melody's long, hangdog face also earned ...

63. Barbara Jefford

Actress | The Ninth Gate

Barbara Jefford was born on July 26, 1930 in Plymstock, Devon, England as Barbara Mary Jefford. She is an actress, known for The Ninth Gate (1999), Philomena (2013) and The Saint (1997). She has been married to John Turner since May 13, 1967. She was previously married to Terence Longdon.

64. Derek Benfield

Actor | Lifeforce

Derek Benfield was born on March 11, 1926 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Lifeforce (1985), The Brothers (1972) and Return to the Lost Planet (1955). He was married to Susan Lyall Grant. He died on March 10, 2009 in Esher, Surrey, England.

65. Patsy Byrne

Actress | Les Misérables

Patsy Byrne was born on July 13, 1933 in Ashford, Kent, England as Patricia Byrne. She was an actress, known for Les Misérables (1998), Blackadder Back & Forth (1999) and Watching (1987). She was married to Patrick John Seccombe. She died on June 17, 2014 in Denville Hall, Northwood, ...

66. T.R. Bowen

Actor | Run Fatboy Run

T.R. Bowen was born in 1942 in Burma. He is an actor and writer, known for Run, Fat Boy, Run (2007), The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994) and The Most Dangerous Man in the World (1988).

67. Dermot Crowley

Actor | Luther

Dermot Crowley was born on March 19, 1947 in Cork, Ireland as Dermot Joseph Crowley. He is an actor and producer, known for Luther (2010), The Death of Stalin (2017) and The Foreigner (2017). He has been married to Suzanne Smith since July 3, 1982.

68. Julia St John

Actress | The Brittas Empire

Julia St John was born on January 4, 1960 in England. She is an actress, known for The Brittas Empire (1991), The Young Victoria (2009) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012).

69. David Ross

Actor | Jake's Progress

David Ross is a British actor from Blackburn, Lancashire. He is most known for his work in television series, where he has enjoyed a lengthy career. He has also appeared stage productions and films.

David Ross' most famous role was that of Kryten during his first appearance on comedy series Red Dwarf...

70. Peter Halliday

Actor | The Remains of the Day

One of the UK's most prolific television actors for 50 years, Peter Halliday was the son of an auctioneer and estate agent. He was schooled in Shropshire. Halliday failed his exam as apprentice auctioneer, worked briefly for Rolls-Royce, then served in the British Army during the Second World War, ...

71. Oliver Ford Davies

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Oliver Ford Davies was born on August 12, 1939 in Ealing, London, England as Oliver Robert Ford Davies. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Johnny English (2003). He has been married to Jenifer Armitage ...

72. Adrian Lukis

Actor | Judy

Adrian Lukis was born in 1958 in Birmingham, England. He is an actor, known for Judy (2019), Pride and Prejudice (1995) and Back Home (2001). He has been married to Michele L Costa since November 1985. They have one child.

73. John Nettleton

Actor | Oliver Twist

John Nettleton was born on February 5, 1929 in Lewisham, London, England as John S Nettleton. He is an actor, known for Oliver Twist (2005), Walk a Crooked Mile (1961) and A Man for All Seasons (1966). He has been married to Deirdre Doone since 1954. They have three children.

74. Donald Pickering

Actor | The Pallisers

Donald Pickering was born on November 15, 1933 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England as Donald Ellis Pickering. He was an actor, known for The Pallisers (1974), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997). He died on December 19, 2009 in Gloucestershire, England.

75. Patrick Cargill

Actor | Help!

Best known for his appearances on British television in the comedy series Father, Dear Father (1968), Patrick Cargill was also a distinguished stage actor and a brilliant farceur. His immaculate timing was known throughout the profession to the point that when directors where casting a certain type...

76. Geoffrey Freshwater

Actor | Foyle's War

Geoffrey Freshwater was born in England. He is an actor, known for Foyle's War (2002), Will (2017) and Sorry! (1981).

77. Jonathan Newth

Actor | The Day of the Triffids

Jonathan Newth was born on March 6, 1939 in Edmonton, London, England. He is an actor, known for The Day of the Triffids (1981), Pretenders (1972) and Doctor Who (1963). He has been married to Gay Wilde since 1979. They have four children. He was previously married to Joanna Brookes.

78. Mary Healey

Actress | Chaplin

Mary Healey was born in 1942 in Rugby, Warwickshire, England as Mary Veronica Healey. She is an actress, known for Chaplin (1992), Line of Duty (2012) and Doctor Who (1963). She is married to Morgan Deare.

79. Geoffrey Whitehead

Actor | The Foundation

Geoffrey Whitehead was born on October 1, 1939 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Foundation (1977), A Legacy (1975) and Second Thoughts (1991).

80. Ann Morrish

Actress | The Protectors

Ann Morrish was born on June 15, 1928 in Godstone, Surrey, England. She is an actress and writer, known for The Protectors (1964), The Wednesday Play (1964) and Encounter (1952).

81. Dominic Jephcott

Actor | Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story

Dominic Jephcott was born on July 28, 1957 in Coventry, West Midlands, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (1987), Paradise Postponed (1986) and Emmerdale (1972).

82. Elizabeth Spriggs

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Elizabeth Spriggs was born on September 18, 1929 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Elizabeth Jean Williams. She was an actress and writer, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Playing the Field (1998). She was married to Murray Manson, Marshall ...

83. Derek Bond

Actor | Scott of the Antarctic

Scottish-born Derek Bond was a leading man of post-war British films fondly remembered for his portrayal of the titular hero in Ealing Studios' The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947), an adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel.

The actor was born in Glasgow on January 26, 1920, the son ...

84. Michael Goodliffe

Actor | A Night to Remember

Michael Goodliffe was born on October 1, 1914 in Bebington, Cheshire, England as Lawrence Michael Andrew Goodliffe. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), Peeping Tom (1960) and The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955). He was married to Dorothy Margaret Tyndale. He died on March 20...

85. T.P. McKenna

Actor | Ulysses

Character actor Thomas Patrick McKenna was born in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland, in 1929. A prolific theater actor throughout his career, he made his stage debut in "Summer and Smoke" by Tennessee Williams at the Pike Theatre in Dublin in 1954.

He made his film debut in the IRA-Nazi drama The ...

86. Harry Towb

Actor | The Blue Max

Harry Towb was a character actor of Irish and Russian-Jewish descent. He grew up in Belfast, making his stage debut at the Guildhall Theatre in Derry in 1946. He began acting in England from the 1950s. Over the years he was affiliated with the National Theatre, the Abbey and Gate Theatres in Dublin...

87. Dave Atkins

Actor | Hellraiser

Dave Atkins was born on October 11, 1940 in Plymouth, Devon, England. He was an actor, known for Hellraiser (1987), The Little World of Don Camillo (1981) and Prick Up Your Ears (1987). He died on April 23, 2008 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.

88. Richenda Carey

Actress | Colonia

Richenda Carey (born in Bitton, South Gloucestershire, England) is an English theatre, television and film actress, who is mostly known for her roles in Monarch of the Glen, Jeeves and Wooster, Crush and later, Separate Lies and Criminal Justice. She appeared in an episode of the sitcom Chalk as ...

89. Edward Lexy

Actor | South Riding

Edward Lexy was born on February 18, 1897 in London, England. He was an actor, known for South Riding (1938), The Terror (1938) and Family Affairs (1949). He died on January 31, 1970 in Dublin, Ireland.

90. John Welsh

Actor | Krull

John Welsh was born on November 7, 1914 in Wexford, Ireland as John James Walsh. He was an actor and production manager, known for Krull (1983), Tales from Soho (1956) and To Serve Them All My Days (1980). He died on April 21, 1985 in Richmond, London, England.

91. Cyril Luckham

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Cyril Luckham was born on July 25, 1907 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England as Cyril Alexander Garland Luckham. He was an actor, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Guardians (1971) and The Alphabet Murders (1965). He was married to Violet Lamb. He died on February 8, 1989 in London, England.

92. Norman Bird

Actor | The Lord of the Rings

Norman Bird was born on October 30, 1924 in Coalville, Leicestershire, England as John George Norman Bird. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), Cash on Demand (1961) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Nona Blair. He died on April 22, 2005 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands,...

93. Richard Davies

Actor | Zulu

Richard Davies was born Dennis Wilfred Davies on January 25, 1926 in Dowlais, Wales.

In a television era unabashed at employing cultural and racial stereotypes for easy and often dubious humour, Richard Davies grew accustomed to finding himself typecast as irascible Welshmen perpetually bothered and...

94. Julian Glover

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Julian Wyatt Glover was born on March 27, 1935 in Hampstead, London, England, to Honor Ellen Morgan (Wyatt), a BBC journalist, and Claude Gordon Glover, a BBC radio producer. He is of English, Scottish and Welsh ancestry. Primarily a classical stage actor, Glover trained at the National Youth ...

95. Roy Dotrice

Actor | Amadeus

The ever-impressive, chameleon-like British character actor Roy Dotrice was born on the Island of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of France, which is part of the United Kingdom. He was the first-born child of Louis and Neva Dotrice who prospered as bakers. The Germans occupied ...

96. Rowena Cooper

Actress | Poirot

Rowena Cooper was born in 1935. She is an actress, known for Poirot (1989), Dentist in the Chair (1960) and The New Statesman (1987).

97. Ann Bell

Actress | Tenko

Ann Bell was born on April 29, 1938 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England as Ann Forrest Bell. She is an actress, known for Tenko (1981), The Lost Boys (1978) and The Forsyte Saga (2002). She was previously married to Robert Lang.

98. Philip Bird

Actor | Imagine Me & You

Philip Bird is an actor and writer, known for Imagine Me & You (2005), The Merry Wives of Windsor (2011) and Drop the Dead Donkey (1990).

99. Edward Hardwicke

Actor | Elizabeth

Edward Hardwicke was born on August 7, 1932 in London, England as Edward Cedric Hardwicke. He was an actor, known for Elizabeth (1998), Oliver Twist (2005) and Richard III (1995). He was married to Prim Cotton and Anne Iddon. He died on May 16, 2011 in Chichester, England.

100. Vladek Sheybal

Actor | From Russia with Love

Looking back at his filmography, it isn't difficult to imagine Vladek Sheybal in a scene, lobbing Molotov cocktails at advancing German troops, against a backdrop of war-torn Warsaw. However, this part of his life played out for real. A member of the Polish underground, he was twice captured and ...



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