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Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment present an Aardman production Rated PG for some language, action sequences and suggestive comments.
1. Jamie Bell
Actor | Billy Elliot
Jamie Bell was born in 1986 in Billingham, England, UK, to Eileen (Matfin) and John Bell, a toolmaker. He comes from a family of dancers including his grandmother, mother, aunt, and sister. It was at his sister's dance practices that he would stand outside the door and imitate the movements of the ...
Actress | Game of Thrones
Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner; born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, ...
Maisie Moore - An agent of MI6
3. Ed Skrein
Actor | Deadpool
Ed Skrein grew up in North London, graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from Central Saint Martins, and is one of the most highly versatile artists of his generation. He was selected by Screen International as one of their "Stars of Tomorrow" in 2013, which showcases the next generation of talent ...
Jerome Peters - Maisie's enemy who tries to steal the ruby to avenge his grandfather.
Actress | Sense and Sensibility
Emma Thompson was born on April 15, 1959 in Paddington, London, into a family of actors - father Eric Thompson and mother Phyllida Law, who has co-starred with Thompson in several films. Her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well. Her father was English-born and her mother is Scottish-born. ...
Gwendoline Lockwood - Leader of MI6
5. Simon Pegg
Actor | Shaun of the Dead
English actor, writer and comedian Simon Pegg was born Simon John Beckingham in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, to Gillian Rosemary (Smith), a civil servant, and John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician. His parents divorced when Pegg was seven. He later took his stepfather's surname, "Pegg". He was ...
Hugh Powell - Agent of MI6
6. Nick Frost
Actor | Shaun of the Dead
Nick Frost is an English actor, screenwriter and comedian. He is known for his work in the series of British comedic genre films The Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013). He also co-starred in Paul (2011), with frequent collaborator ...
Raymond "Ray" Rolfe - Gwendoline's assistant
Actor | Gosford Park
Charles Dance is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Dance typically plays assertive bureaucrats or villains. Some of his most high-profile roles are Tywin Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones (2011), Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986),...
Stephen Peters - Jerome's grandfather who orders his grandson to avenge him
8. Daniel Craig
Actor | Casino Royale
One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and No Time to Die (2020).
He was born ...
William Weaver - Michael's father
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 ...
David "Dave" Rosenberg
10. Domhnall Gleeson
Actor | Ex Machina
Domhnall Gleeson is an Irish actor and writer. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise (2010-2011), About Time (2013), Ex Machina (2015) and The Revenant (2015).
He is the son of actor Brendan Gleeson, alongside whom he has appeared in several films and ...
Conrad Roberts - Jerome's henchman
11. Hugo Weaving
Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the ...
Dean Dalton - Jerome's henchman
12. Sharon Horgan
Actress | Catastrophe
Sharon Horgan was born on July 13, 1970 in Hackney, London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Catastrophe (2015), Pulling (2006) and Imagine Me & You (2005). She has been married to Jeremy Rainbird since October 16, 2006. They have two children.
Sylvia Weaver - Michael's mother
13. 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 ...
14. Kate Ashfield
Actress | Shaun of the Dead
Most recognizable to international audiences for her lead role in Shaun of the Dead (2004), Kate Ashfield is a powerful British actress known for superlative and award-winning work in This Little Life (2003) (B.I.F.A. nomination, Best Actress), Late Night Shopping (2001) (B.I.F.A. Best Actress ...
Tamara Weaver - Michael's aunt
15. Dylan Moran
Actor | Black Books
Irish comedian Dylan Moran was born in Navan, County Meath in 1971. Leaving school without any qualifications at age 16, Moran quickly became attracted to stand-up comedy and debuted, in 1992, at a comedy club in Dublin, The Comedy Cellar. A year later, he won the Channel Four comedy newcomer's "So...
Carl Weaver - Michael's brother
16. Gary Oldman
Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Gary Oldman is a talented English movie star and character actor, renowned for his expressive acting style. 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), ...
Reuben Peters - Jerome's French cousin
18. Hans Zimmer
Composer | Gladiator
German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood's most innovative musical talents. He featured in the music video for The Buggles' single "Video Killed the Radio Star", which became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to ...
19. Lorne Balfe
Music_department | Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Soundtrack | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Music department - "A Spy Is In Love"
21. Gregory Perler
Editor | Sing
Gregory Perler was born in 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Sing (2016), Despicable Me 2 (2013) and Enchanted (2007). He has been married to Lynn Crosby since August 23, 2007.
22. David Tattersall
Cinematographer | The Green Mile
David Tattersall is well-known as a versatile cinematographer who frequently collaborates with top directors. An expert in both film and digital photography, David is passionate about his art, and is equally at home on feature films and television series in all genres, from big-budget blockbusters ...
23. Yarrow Cheney
Director | The Grinch
Yarrow is the oldest of five children. He has a sister and three brothers. When his parents divorced his family was left with very little money and relied solely on money brought in from his mother's, Caryn Brady, work in the Catholic Church as a Youth Group Director and some help here and there ...
25. Chris Renaud
Actor | Despicable Me 2
Director Chris Renaud has established himself as a heavyweight in the world of animation following the phenomenal box office success of recent movies Despicable Me (2010), Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) and Despicable Me 2 (2013). Along with Pierre Coffin and Eric Guillon, he also co-created the ...
26. Peter Lord
Director | The Amazing Adventures of Morph
Peter Lord was born on November 4, 1953 in Bristol, England. He is a producer and director, known for The Amazing Adventures of Morph (1980), Chicken Run (2000) and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005).
Producer | Despicable Me 2
Producer (as Chris Meledandri)
29. Janet Healy
Producer | Despicable Me 2
30. Cinco Paul
Writer | The Lorax
31. Ken Daurio
Writer | Bubble Boy