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Famous Actors from Scotland

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List of film actors and actresses from Scotland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Scotland has produced some very talented actors and actresses in the last century, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These Scottish actors specialize in film, television or even theater, so they're not all necessarily movie stars. These are some of the best Scottish actors the country has ever seen, so if you're a native of Scotland and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List ranges from Christopher Malcolm to Compton Mackenzie and more.

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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Adam Blackwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: Died at 74 (1539-1613)
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Adam Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 38
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Adrienne Corri is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 87
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Aimi MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 77
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Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 54
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Alan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 63
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Alan MacNaughtan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: Died at 82 (1920-2002)
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Alastair Borthwick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Dec. at 90 (1913-2003)
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Alastair Sim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Dec. at 76 (1900-1976)
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Alec Newman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 44
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Alex Ferns is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 47
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Alex Mackenzie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: Died at 80 (1885-1965)
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Alex McCrindle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Dec. at 79 (1911-1990)
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Alex Norton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 69
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Alex Rae is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 49
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Alex Salmond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 64
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Alexander Morton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
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Ali Abbasi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Dec. at 43 (1961-2004)
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Ally McCoist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 53
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Amy Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 31
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Andrea Allan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 69
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Andrew Agnew is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 41
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Andrew Keir is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: Died at 71 (1926-1997)
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Andrew Marr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Age: 59
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Andy Clyde is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Actors from Scotland
Dec. at 75 (1892-1967)