Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

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List of famous film actors and actresses from United Kingdom, listed by their popularity with photos when available. United Kingdom 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 British screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of United Kingdom and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List film actors range from Nicole Kent to Patrick Baladi.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best British actors?" and "Which movies stars are from United Kingdom?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of United Kingdom in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented British film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    Shaun of the Dead, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Harry ...

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    The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises

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    Julianne Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Julianne Moore The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The Big Lebowski

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    Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Charlie Chaplin City Lights, Modern Times, The Gold Rush

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    The Silence of the Lambs, Thor, Thor: The Dark World

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    John Hurt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    John Hurt Alien, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ...

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    Kate Winslet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Kate Winslet Titanic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Sense and Sensibility

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    How to Train Your Dragon, 300, P.S. I Love You

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    Spartacus, Rebecca, Clash of the Titans

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    A Clockwork Orange, Easy A, The Artist

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    Sean Connery is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

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

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    The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises

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    Jamie Lee Curtis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Jamie Lee Curtis Halloween, A Fish Called Wanda, Trading Places

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    Ewan McGregor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

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

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    Fight Club, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Alice in ...

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    John Cleese is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    John Cleese Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, ...

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    Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Liam Neeson Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises, Schindler's List

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    The English Patient, The King's Speech, Shakespeare in Love

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    Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Mike Myers Shrek, Inglourious Basterds, Shrek 2

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    Judi Dench is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Judi Dench Casino Royale, Skyfall, Shakespeare in Love

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    Chariots of Fire, Gandhi, The Elephant Man

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    Jim Broadbent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Jim Broadbent Gangs of New York, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Brazil

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    Gary Oldman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Gary Oldman The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises

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    James Mason is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    James Mason Odd Man Out, Cold Sweat, Forever

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    Batman Begins, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Shakespeare in Love ...

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    Richard Burton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Richard Burton The Longest Day, Where Eagles Dare, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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    Casino Royale, Skyfall, Road to Perdition

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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Twilight, Harry Potter and the Order ...

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    Halloween, The Great Escape, Escape from New York

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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, The ...

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

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    David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    David Bowie The Prestige, Labyrinth, Zoolander

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    Braveheart, X-Men 2, The Ring

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    Patrick Stewart is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Patrick Stewart X-Men, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2

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    Ian Holm is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Ian Holm Alien, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the ...

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    Ralph Fiennes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Ralph Fiennes Schindler's List, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry ...

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    Rachel Weisz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Rachel Weisz Oz the Great and Powerful, The Mummy, The Fountain

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    The Little Mermaid, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Home Alone 2: Lost in ...

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    Kiefer Sutherland is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Kiefer Sutherland The Lost Boys, Stand by Me, A Few Good Men

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    Emma Thompson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Emma Thompson Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

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    Spartacus, Robin Hood, Logan's Run

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chariots of Fire, Henry V

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    Errol Flynn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Errol Flynn The Adventures of Robin Hood, Cinema Paradiso, Captain Blood

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    Katrina Kaif is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Katrina Kaif Partner, Bodyguard, Yuvvraaj

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    Stephen Fry is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Stephen Fry Alice in Wonderland, V for Vendetta, Chariots of Fire

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    Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

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

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    Kate Beckinsale is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Kate Beckinsale Underworld, Pearl Harbor, The Aviator

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    Catherine Zeta-Jones Chicago, High Fidelity, Traffic

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    Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Planet of the Apes

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    John Rhys-Davies is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from United Kingdom

    John Rhys-Davies Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lord of the Rings: The ...

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