Little-Known, Forgotten & Not-so-Famous Actors & Actresses (in ABC order)

by UK_IMDb_Man | created - 12 Aug 2012 | updated - 04 Oct 2012 | Public

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Update 21/09/2012: Stellan Skarsgård has been removed because he’s a famous actor AND a famous atheist activist.

1. Christine Adams

Actress | Batman Begins

Film and television actress Christine Adams was born in London, United Kingdom.

She starred on several British and American films and television series since early 2000s.

On television, she is known for roles as "Katherine Williams Osgood" on the British miniseries, NY-LON (2004); "Simone Hundin" on ...

Little-known

2. Jonathan Adams

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Originally trained as a painter, he studied art at Chelsea Art School and London University and taught in his hometown of Northhampton after spending time in the RAF Medical Corps. He was a performer with the Children's Theatre Company and was involved in several productions in London's West End, ...

Forgotten

3. Lysette Anthony

Actress | Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Lysette Anthony was born on September 26, 1963 in Fulham, London, England as Lysette Anne Chodzko. She is an actress and producer, known for Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995), Krull (1983) and Husbands and Wives (1992). She was previously married to David Price and Luc Leestemaker.

Little-known

4. Lee Arenberg

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

Lee Arenberg has the remarkable ability to morph himself into frightening aliens, twisted psychotherapists, lascivious entertainment executives and everything in between. Most frequently referred to as a character actor, Arenberg maintains a flourishing acting career--almost 20 years spanning ...

Not-so-famous

5. Jonathan Aris

Actor | The World's End

Jonathan Aris is the son of the late British character actor Ben Aris but, despite having a thespian as a father, acting was not his first choice. He studied painting at Camberwell School of Art and read Russian and Italian at Cambridge University before training as an actor at the Webber Douglas ...

Little-known

6. Arben Bajraktaraj

Actor | Taken

Arben Bajraktaraj is an actor, known for Taken (2008), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007).

Little-known (apart from France and Albania).

7. Mathew Baynton

Actor | The Wrong Mans

Mathew Baynton was born on November 18, 1980 in Essex, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Wrong Mans (2013), Bill (2015) and Tonight You're Mine (2011).

Little-known

8. Predrag Bjelac

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Predrag Bjelac was born on June 30, 1962 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and Gangster Ka (2015). He is married to Katarina Bjelac.

Little-known (apart from Serbia).

9. Di Botcher

Actress | Victor Frankenstein

Di Botcher was born in Port Talbot, Wales. She is an actress, known for Victor Frankenstein (2015), Sherlock (2010) and Stella (2012).

Little-known

10. Todd Boyce

Actor | Spy Game

Todd Boyce was born in Columbus, Ohio.

He was raised in upstate New York, Germany, Chicago and Brazil. At age 16 Todd moved with his family to Australia where he finished his schooling at Sydney Church of England Grammar School and promptly joined the Australian soap opera "The Restless Years". ...

11. Richard Bremmer

Actor | The 13th Warrior

Richard Bremmer was born on January 27, 1953 in Warwickshire, England. He is an actor, known for The 13th Warrior (1999), Les Misérables (2012) and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001).

12. Brent Briscoe

Actor | A Simple Plan

After graduating from the University of Missouri, Brent Briscoe began his career as an apprentice at The Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre in 1985. Thereafter, he spent several years on the road, starring in the theatrical productions "Greater Tuna" and "A Tuna Christmas." In 1994, he switched gears ...

Little-known

13. Roscoe Lee Browne

Actor | The Cowboys

He was a master class in cerebral eloquence and audience command...and although his dominant playing card in the realm of acting was quite serious and stately, nobody cut a more delightfully dry edge in sitcoms than this gentleman, whose calm yet blistering put-downs often eluded his lesser victims.

...

Forgotten

14. Julian Christopher

Actor | X-Men: The Last Stand

Julian Christopher was born on November 7, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as James Louis Watkins. He is an actor, known for X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Elysium (2013) and 88 Minutes (2007).

15. Allan Corduner

Actor | Defiance

Born in Stockholm, Sweden to a German mother and Russo-Finnish father, Allan Corduner moved to England with his parents at the age of one year old, growing up in London. His parents were artistic and encouraged his early ambition to become a concert pianist - he is still extremely accomplished on ...

16. James Cosmo

Actor | Braveheart

James Cosmo was born on October 27, 1947 in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland as James Ronald Gordon Copeland. He is an actor, known for Braveheart (1995), Highlander (1986) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Annie Harris since May 24, 2000.

17. John Cothran

Actor | Yes Man

John Cothran was born on October 31, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Yes Man (2008), Black Snake Moan (2006) and Rango (2011). He is married to Judyann Elder.

Little-known

18. Christian Coulson

Actor | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Christian Coulson was born on October 3, 1978 in Manchester, England as Christian Peter Coulson. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), The Hours (2002) and Leaving Circadia (2014).

Not-so-famous

19. Jim Cummings

Actor | Christopher Robin

Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand.

Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his ...

20. Phil Davis

Actor | Vera Drake

Phil Davis was born on July 30, 1953 in Grays, Essex, England. He is an actor and director, known for Vera Drake (2004), Bleak House (2005) and Alien³ (1992). He has been married to Eve Matheson since 2002. They have one child.

21. Alison Doody

Actress | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Alison Doody was born in Dublin in 1966, in a well-off family. She is the youngest of three children. She was educated in a convent, where she gained a passion for the arts. She later studied at the National College of Fine Arts in Dublin, but left because she lacked the motivation and thought she ...

22. Brian Doyle-Murray

Actor | Caddyshack

Brian Doyle-Murray was born on October 31, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Brian Murray. He is an actor and writer, known for Caddyshack (1980), JFK (1991) and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989). He has been married to Christina Stauffer since August 28, 2000.

23. James Dreyfus

Actor | Notting Hill

James Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1968 in Islington, London, England as James Louis de Zogheb Dreyfus. He is an actor, known for Notting Hill (1999), The Thin Blue Line (1995) and Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004).

24. Bill Duke

Actor | Predator

Duke Media Entertainment, led by actor, director, producer, writer and humanitarian, Bill Duke, is dedicated to bringing quality Edutainment to audiences around the globe. Formerly Yagya Productions, Duke Media has successfully produced critically acclaimed film and television content for more than...

25. Donald Eccles

Actor | The Wicker Man

Donald Eccles was born on April 26, 1908 in Nafferton, East Yorkshire, England as Donald Yarrow Eccles. He was an actor, known for The Wicker Man (1973), The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968). He died on February 2, 1986 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

Forgotten

Little-known

27. Daniel Evans

Actor | Les Misérables

Daniel Evans was born on July 31, 1973 in Wales as Daniel Gwyn Evans. He is an actor, known for Les Misérables (2012), The Ramen Girl (2008) and Doctor Who (2005).

Little-known (apart from Wales).

28. Fatboy Slim

Soundtrack | Bastille Day

Fatboy Slim was born on July 16, 1963 in Bromley, Kent, England as Quentin Leo Cook. He has been married to Zoë Ball since August 20, 1999. They have two children. He was previously married to Philippa Watson.

Not-so-famous (apart from his explicit songs XD).

29. Frank Finlay

Actor | The Pianist

One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...

30. Simon Fisher-Becker

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Born 25th November 1961. London UK. Character Actor, forte comedy but equally at home with drama. Extensive experience across the whole spectrum of the Industry from Shakespeare to Panto, film, TV Radio and Web series.

Best known for, Puppy Love (BBC), Doctor Who (BBC), 3Some (Web), Harry Potter and...

Little-known

31. Peter Gale

Actor | Boyd Q.C.

Peter Gale is an actor, known for Boyd Q.C. (1956).

Little-known

32. 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.

33. Tom Goodman-Hill

Actor | Everest

Tom Goodman-Hill was born in 1968 in Enfield, Middlesex, England as Tom Hill. He is an actor, known for Everest (2015), The Imitation Game (2014) and Humans (2015). He has been married to Jessica Raine since September 1, 2015. They have one child. He was previously married to Kerry Bradley.

34. Rupert Graves

Actor | V for Vendetta

Born in a seaside resort town, Britain's Rupert Graves was born a rebel, resisting authority and breaking rules at an early age. In his teens he became a punk rocker and even found work as a circus clown and in traveling comedy troupes. In 1983 he made his professional stage debut in "The Killing ...

35. James Grout

Actor | Mother Love

James Grout was born on October 22, 1927 in Edmonton, London, England as James David Grout. He was an actor, known for Mother Love (1989), Inspector Morse (1987) and Born and Bred (1978). He was married to Noreen J. Fowler. He died on June 24, 2012 in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England.

36. Moses Gunn

Actor | Shaft

Moses Gunn was born on October 2, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Shaft (1971), Ragtime (1981) and Heartbreak Ridge (1986). He was married to Gwendolyn Mumma Landes. He died on December 16, 1993 in Guilford, Connecticut, USA.

37. 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 ...

38. Rosalind Halstead

Actress | Mrs Henderson Presents

Rosalind Halstead trained as a dancer at The Central School of Ballet.

After several stage appearances in her youth, with the National Youth Theatre and at the Edinburgh Festival, Rosalind first appeared on screen in Stephen Whittaker's Sons and Lovers, followed quickly by a guest role in the BBC's ...

39. George Harris

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

George Harris was born on October 20, 1949 in Grenada, British West Indies. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Layer Cake (2004).

40. Ian Hart

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Ian Hart, born in England, began acting while a student in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. He stumbled into acting almost accidentally, but was cast in the play "The Government Inspector". He continued to work in British theatre and television, and first gained recognition for portraying John ...

41. Andrew Havill

Actor | The King's Speech

Andrew Havill was born in 1965 in the UK. He is an actor, known for The King's Speech (2010), Les Misérables (2012) and Cloud Atlas (2012).

42. Josh Herdman

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Joshua was born in Hampton, England to Martin and Jessica Herdman. He is the youngest of four boys. He started acting when he was about seven. His father is an actor and got him an agent. He got his big break when he auditioned for "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and got the part of Gregory...

Not-so famous (apart from his bad behaviour XD).

43. John Michael Higgins

Actor | Pitch Perfect

John Michael Higgins was born on February 12, 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Pitch Perfect (2012), A Mighty Wind (2003) and Best in Show (2000). He has been married to Margaret Welsh since February 1, 2003. They have two children.

Not-so-famous

44. James Hong

Actor | Big Trouble in Little China

James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los ...

45. Gerard Horan

Actor | Beauty and the Beast

Gerard Horan was born on November 11, 1962 in Stockport, Cheshire, England as Gerard James Pertwee Horan. He is an actor, known for Beauty and the Beast (2017), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993).

Little-known

46. John Horsley

Actor | The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

John made his acting debut at the Theatre Royal, Bournemouth. After spending a year in various reps. including Hastings, Watford and Eastbourne, he was conscripted into the Devon Yeomanry during the war and served in Italy and Sicily, but contracted hepatitis. He then became a member of the Army ...

Forgotten

47. Bryce Dallas Howard

Actress | Jurassic World

Bryce Dallas Howard was born on March 2, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. She was conceived in Dallas, Texas (the reason for her middle name). Her father, Ron Howard, is a former actor turned Oscar-winning director. Her mother is actress and writer Cheryl Howard (née Alley). Her famous relatives ...

Not-so-famous

48. Stanislav Yanevski

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Stanislav Yanevski was born on May 16, 1985 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Hostel: Part II (2007) and The Cloaking.

Little-known (apart from Bulgaria).

49. Rhys Ifans

Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man

Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. He was educated in two Welsh language schools - Ysgol Pentrecelyn, where his mother taught, and Ysgol Maes Garmon. During his childhood, Ifans showed an interest in...

50. Godfrey James

Actor | The Aphrodite Inheritance

Godfrey James was born on April 16, 1931 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Aphrodite Inheritance (1979), The Legend of King Arthur (1979) and Trial (1971).

51. Jason Kemp

Producer | Bai Bai Barnet

Jason Kemp is an actor and producer, known for Bai Bai Barnet (2017), Target (1977) and Elizabeth R (1971).

52. Ronald Lacey

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

A prolific character actor on British television for three decades, Ronald Lacey was born on June 18, 1935 in the suburbs of London. He began his career in 1961 after a brief stint in the Royal service. He attended The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. His first notable performance was ...

Forgotten

53. Darrell Las Quevas

Actor | Thick as Thieves

Darrell Las Quevas is an actor, known for Thick as Thieves (2009), Sherlock (2010) and Ortega and His Enemies (2014).

54. Ken Leung

Actor | The Sopranos

Ken Leung was raised in the Two Bridges section of the Lower East Side in New York City. His family moved to Midwood, Brooklyn where he grew up before finishing high school in Old Bridge, New Jersey. He attended NYU and studied acting with Catherine Russell and Nan Smithner, then briefly with Anne ...

55. Joseph Long

Actor | American Assassin

Joseph Long is an actor, known for American Assassin (2017), Dracula Untold (2014) and Doctor Who (2005).

56. Clive Mantle

Actor | Alien³

Clive Mantle was born in Barnet, Hertfordshire. He was a chorister in St. John's choir, Cambridge for four years, and a member of the National Youth Theatre for five years, appearing in a total of eleven productions. He trained at R.A.D.A. and has worked steadily in films, plays and television. He ...

57. Stephen Marcus

Actor | Walk Like a Panther

Stephen became an actor in 1984 after 3 years of training at Arts Educational Schools in London; he spent the first 6 months of his career touring round London parks and schools in "Robin Hood & The Tree Trick" which was quickly followed by his first film role as Moose in the cult film "My ...

58. Eddie Marsan

Actor | Happy-Go-Lucky

Eddie Marsan was born in Stepney, East London, to a lorry driver father and a school employee mother, and raised in Bethnal Green. He served an apprenticeship as a printer before becoming an actor twenty years ago. During this time he has worked with directors such as Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann, ...

59. Roy Marsden

Actor | The Sandbaggers

Marsden's credits are numerous and span a half century of widely, and wildly, different genres and character types. Not the least is his portrayal of the mysterious and mystical character John Stockton in the long-running BBC series The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) starring Jeremy Brett. In ...

60. Rik Mayall

Actor | The Young Ones

Rik Mayall, one of the first and foremost alternative comedians in the UK, was born in a village called Matching Tye, just outside Harlow in Essex. His parents, John and Gillian were both drama teachers. His acting debut was at the age of seven when he appeared in one of his father's stage plays. ...

61. Lisa McAllister

Actress | How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

Lisa McAllister was born in Scotland but raised in Surrey. She worked as a model and in post-production before deciding upon acting.

She landed the title role in Sony's action film The Number One Girl (2006) opposite Vinnie Jones and roles in TV fare such as Sea of Souls (2004), The Bill (1984) and ...

62. Nicholas McArdle

Actor | The Gnomes of Dulwich

Nicholas McArdle is an actor, known for The Gnomes of Dulwich (1969), Erasmus Microman (1988) and Softly Softly (1966).

63. Patrick McGoohan

Actor | The Prisoner

Though born in America, Irish actor Patrick McGoohan rose to become the number-one British TV star in the 1950s to 1960s era. His parents moved to Ireland when he was very young and McGoohan acquired a neutral accent that sounds at home in British or American dialogue. He was an avid stage actor ...

Forgotten

64. Jason Mohammad

Actor | Doctor Who

Jason Mohammad was born in Cardiff, Wales. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (2005), The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007) and High Hopes (2002).

65. Peter Mullan

Actor | Tyrannosaur

He was interested in directing films at the age of 19 and he made several shorts. As he wasn't admitted to the National Film School, he decided to dedicate himself to acting, and made his debut in the theatre in 1988 before moving to cinema and television. Fame came with the parts he played in such...

66. Brian Murray

Actor | Treasure Planet

This wonderfully witty, enormously talented, classically-trained theatre actor has yet to find THE film project to transition into twilight screen stardom; yet, at age 70 plus, there is still a glimmer of hope for Brian Murray if one fondly recalls the late-blooming adulation bestowed upon such ...

67. David Nellist

Actor | Sherlock

David Nellist is an actor, known for Sherlock (2010), 55 Degrees North (2004) and The Gambling Man (1995).

68. Luke Newberry

Actor | In the Flesh

Luke Newberry was born on February 19, 1990 in Exeter, Devon, England. He is an actor, known for In the Flesh (2013), Dusty and Me (2016) and From Darkness (2015).

69. Jim Norton

Actor | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Jim Norton was born on January 4, 1938 in Dublin, Ireland as James Norton. He is an actor, known for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), Straw Dogs (1971) and Water for Elephants (2011). He is married to Mary Larkin.

70. Cyril Nri

Actor | This Life

Cyril Nri was born on April 25, 1961 in Nigeria as Cyril Ikechukwu Nri. He is an actor, known for This Life (1996), Tale of the Mummy (1998) and Long Time Dead (2002).

Little-known

71. Chu Omambala

Actor | Doctor Who

Chu Omambala is an actor, known for Doctor Who (2005), Treasure Island (2012) and Masterpiece Classic (1971).

72. Marian Opania

Actor | Lalka

Marian Opania was born on February 1, 1943 in Pulawy, Lubelskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Lalka (1968), Television Theater (1953) and Prom (1970).

Little-known (apart from Poland).

73. Simon Paisley Day

Actor | Born a King

Simon Paisley Day was born on April 13, 1967 in Gillingham, Kent, England. He is an actor, known for Born a King (2019), Brexit (2019) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). He is married to Susan Paisley. They have two children.

74. Ray Park

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Ray Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, England, at the age of seven. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, and be like their heroes. He also began to nurture a love for martial arts from the age of seven, when his father's fondness ...

75. Shaun Parkes

Actor | The Mummy Returns

Shaun Parkes was born in London, England on the 9th February 1973. He always had a natural attraction to the world of entertainment. If asked, his friends and family would tell you that even at a very young age he had a striking ability as an entertainer and could "make you laugh and feel at ease".

...

76. Charles Pemberton

Actor | The Four Feathers

Character actor Charles Pemberton had a long career in television but found theatrical fame with his one man entertainment, WS Gilbert - A Disagreeable Man? which he toured throughout the UK and Europe.

The two hour show, from a script by Brian Jones, traced the life of the 19th century popular ...

77. 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 ...

78. Clémence Poésy

Actress | In Bruges

Clémence Poésy was born Clémence Guichard in Paris in 1982. She took her mother's maiden name, Poésy, as her stage name. She attended an alternative school for most of her education, but spent her last year at L'École alsacienne.

She trained at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique",...

Not-so-famous (apart from France).

79. Miranda Raison

Actress | My Week with Marilyn

Miranda grew up in Burnham Thorpe on the North Norfolk coast and trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Her father, Nick, is a jazz pianist and her mother, Caroline, read the news for Anglia television. In 2011, she played the title role in 'Anne Boleyn' at Shakespeare's Globe ...

80. Julian Richings

Actor | Man of Steel

Julian Richings was born in Oxford, England, and has become a familiar figure to Canadian cinema and television audiences, appearing in over 50 films and 20 separate television series.

After training in drama at the University of Exeter and touring North America with a British stage production, Mr. ...

81. Mickey Rooney

Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Mickey Rooney was born Joe Yule Jr. on September 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York. He first took the stage as a toddler in his parents vaudeville act at 17 months old. He made his first film appearance in 1926. The following year, he played the lead character in the first Mickey McGuire short film. ...

82. Peter Sarsgaard

Actor | Shattered Glass

Peter Sarsgaard was born at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to Judy Lea (Reinhardt) and John Dale Sarsgaard, an engineer who worked for the Air Force and later Monsanto and IBM. He is a graduate of St. Louis' Washington University, where he majored in history and literature. He was a co-founder of ...

83. Rade Serbedzija

Actor | The Saint

Rade Serbedzija was born in Bunic (Korenica) in 1946. Graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. Still a student, he started to play the leading roles in films and theater productions. He is remembered as an outstanding Peer Gynt, Don Juan, Georgij, Melkior, Oedipus, Hamlet, Leon and ...

Not-so-famous (apart from Croatia and Serbia).

84. John Sessions

Actor | The Good Shepherd

Actor and comedian known for his various roles on film, TV and stage. He was born in Largs, Scotland, in 1953. He has an older brother and a twin sister. His debut film was The Sender (1982), a horror feature in which he played a patient. His next film was The Bounty (1984) with Mel Gibson and ...

85. Matthew Sharp

Actor | X-Men

Matthew was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. After graduating from Upper Canada College, he moved to London where he trained at LAMDA and then at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts. He then worked extensively in theatre in the UK, including playing leading parts in the West End ...

86. Michael Sheard

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

Michael Sheard was born on June 18, 1938 in Aberdeen, Grampian, Scotland as Michael Lawson Perkins. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Outsider (1983) and Five Red Herrings (1975). He was married to Rosalind Allaway. He died on August 31, 2005 in ...

Forgotten

87. 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 ...

Forgotten

88. Joe Starr

Actor | Kevin Can Wait

Joe Starr was born in Brooklyn, New York, on New Years Eve, 1969. Joe studied acting at the J. Beckson Studios in NYC while a professional Stand-up Comedian touring the United States, Canada & Europe. It was a recurring role on "Important Things with Demitri Martin" (Comedy Central) that caught the...

Little-known

89. Mike Starr

Actor | Ed Wood

Mike Starr was born on July 29, 1950 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Michael Edward Starr. He is an actor, known for Ed Wood (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994) and Uncle Buck (1989). He has been married to Joanne since 1975. They have three children.

Not-so-famous (apart from America).

90. Robert Stephens

Actor | Romeo and Juliet

Sir Robert's career fell into two distinct parts. In the '60s, he was widely regarded as the heir of Laurence Olivier. But, after his departure from Britain's National Theatre in 1970 and the breakup of his marriage with Maggie Smith three years later, he suffered a slump made worse by heavy ...

Forgotten

91. Jeremy Swift

Actor | Downton Abbey

Jeremy Swift is an English actor born in Stockton-on-Tees 1960 and has most recently been seen in 'Mary Poppins Returns' directed by Rob Marshall for Disney. Jeremy has also worked with legendary film directors such as Roman Polanski (Oliver Twist), Robert Altman (Gosford Park) and The Wachowski ...

Little-known

92. Jim Tavaré

Actor | Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

British RADA trained actor and comedian. Jim Tavare's stand-up comedy with a double bass has achieved world-wide accolade and earned him the distinction of being HRH Prince Charles favorite comedian.

Jim co-wrote and starred in ITV's 'The Sketch Show', which won a BAFTA and syndicated worldwide.

He ...

93. Dierk Torsek

Actor | The Meteor Man

Dierk Torsek is an actor, known for The Meteor Man (1993), Shattered (1991) and The Client (1995).

94. Stanley Townsend

Actor | The Libertine

Mr Townsend was born in August 1961 and studied Engineering and Maths at Trinity College, Dublin, where he first became interested in amateur dramatics, later co-founding the Rough Magic Theatre company with writer Declan Hughes and director Lynne Parker and going on to appear at both the Gate and ...

Little-known

95. Verne Troyer

Actor | The Love Guru

With a decades-long career as an actor and stuntman, Verne Troyer was best known for playing "Mini-Me," Dr. Evil's smaller and more concentrated pure evil protégé, in the hit comedies Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), and for his role in Harry ...

Not-so-famous

96. Edward Tudor-Pole

Actor | Sid and Nancy

As Eddie Tenpole was considered as replacement for Johnny Rotten in the Sex Pistols, and recorded "Rock around the Clock" with the band on "The Great Rock and Roll Swindle" LP. Had some chart success with his own band Tenpole Tudor, principally "Swords of a Thousand Men". Took over from Richard ...

Little-known

97. Rupert Vansittart

Actor | Braveheart

Rupert Vansittart was born on February 10, 1958 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England. He is an actor, known for Braveheart (1995), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and Game of Thrones (2011). He has been married to Emma Vansittart since 1987. They have two children.

Little-known

98. David Verrey

Actor | Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

David Verrey is an actor, known for Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), Game of Thrones (2011) and Doctor Who (2005).

Little-known

99. Jamie Waylett

Actor | Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Jamie Waylett was born on July 21, 1989 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001).

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100. Danny Webb

Actor | Alien³

Frequently billed as Danny Webb, he is best known as the prisoner Morse in Alien³ (1992), the only surviving member of the prison colony. His resumé includes a fine mix of television and film, appearing in popular TV series such as Brookside (1982), Cardiac Arrest (1994) and much later Cutting...

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