Popular Film Actors from Scotland

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List of famous film actors and actresses from Scotland, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Scotland has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Scottish screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Scotland and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Everything from Andrew McCulloch to Andy Clark is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Scottish actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Scotland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Scotland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Scottish film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    How to Train Your Dragon, 300, P.S. I Love You

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    Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Sean Connery Goldfinger, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Untouchables

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    Ewan McGregor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Ewan McGregor Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of ...

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    Braveheart, X-Men 2, The Ring

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    Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Alan Cumming X-Men 2, Eyes Wide Shut, GoldenEye

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    Drew Galloway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Drew Galloway WWE: WrestleMania 27: Vol. 1, WWE: WrestleMania 27: Vol. 2, WWE: Night of ...

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    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The ...

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    Robbie Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Robbie Coltrane Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

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    From Here to Eternity, An Affair to Remember, The Innocents

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    James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    James McAvoy X-Men: First Class, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the ...

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    Hot Fuzz, Oliver!, Maleficent

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    Richard Madden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Richard Madden Chatroom, Birdsong, Worried About the Boy

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    Shirley Henderson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Shirley Henderson Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ...

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    Brave, Pocahontas, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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    Iain Glen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Iain Glen Kingdom of Heaven, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Resident Evil: Retribution

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The ...

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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, How to Train Your Dragon, Fright ...

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    Trainspotting, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor

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    Tony Curran is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Tony Curran Gladiator, X-Men: First Class, Blade II

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    Hugh Ross is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Hugh Ross Trainspotting, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, ...

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    Craig Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Craig Ferguson How to Train Your Dragon, Kick-Ass, Brave

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    Ian Richardson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Ian Richardson Brazil, Dark City, From Hell

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    James Cosmo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    James Cosmo Braveheart, Trainspotting, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion^! the Witch ...

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    Robert Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Robert Carlyle Trainspotting, 28 Weeks Later, The Full Monty

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    World War Z, Maleficent, In the Loop

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    Finlay Currie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Finlay Currie Ben-Hur, Great Expectations, Treasure Island

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    Braveheart, The Departed, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I ...

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    Braveheart, Gandhi, The Watcher in the Woods

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    Bill Paterson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Bill Paterson Kingdom of Heaven, The Killing Fields, The Witches

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    Chato's Land, Lawman, First Men in the Moon

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    Tea Party, Scroogin On A Greg, Mono

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    Trainspotting, Brave, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning ...

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    Lindsay Duncan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Lindsay Duncan Alice in Wonderland, Under the Tuscan Sun, About Time

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    Deep Impact, Ever After, Mission: Impossible II

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    Kelly Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Kelly Macdonald No Country for Old Men, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, ...

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    Braveheart, Trainspotting, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I ...

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    Scrooge, The Millionairess, An Inspector Calls

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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Rambo, King Arthur

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    The Great Escape, Scrooge, The Ipcress File

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    Donald Meek is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Donald Meek Stagecoach, Top Hat, Captain Blood

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    The Great Escape, The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Watcher in the Woods ...

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    Michael White Festival in Cannes, Detectives on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown

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    Lewis MacLeod Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Planet 51, Tad^! the Lost ...

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    Katie Leung is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Katie Leung Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Goblet ...

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    Evil Angels, Chato's Land, Regeneration

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    My Life So Far, The Taiwan Oyster, A Sense of Freedom

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    Tommy Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Tommy Flanagan Braveheart, Gladiator, Sin City

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    Colin Friels is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Scotland

    Colin Friels Dark City, Darkman, Tomorrow^! When the War Began

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    Fiona Kennedy The Wicker Man

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    The Last of the Mohicans, Judge Dredd, The Damned United

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