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Famous Film Actors From England

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in England, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in England, as in some cases England may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from England then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in England, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

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This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from England?" and "Which famous actors were born in England?"
  • A Guy Called Gerald1

    Films Acted In!K7

    BirthplaceEngland, Manchester


    Gerald Simpson (born 16 February 1967), better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British DJ,...  more
  • A. E. Matthews2

    A. E. Matthews

    Dec. at 91 (1869-1960)

    Films Acted InThe Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Happy Ever After, Penny Princess, Man with a Million, Landfall

    BirthplaceBridlington, United Kingdom


    Alfred Edward Matthews, OBE (22 November 1869 – 25 July 1960), known as A. E. Matthews, was an...  more
  • A. Edward Sutherland3

    A. Edward Sutherland

    Dec. at 78 (1895-1973)

    Films Acted InTillie's Punctured Romance, The Woman He Loved, The Danger Girl, All of a Sudden Peggy

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England


    ParentsJulie Ring, Al Sutherland

    Albert Edward Sutherland (January 5, 1895 – December 31, 1973) was a film director and actor....  more
  • 4

    A. L. Lloyd

    Dec. at 74 (1908-1982)

    Films Acted InMoby Dick

    BirthplaceEngland, London


    Albert Lancaster Lloyd (29 February 1908 – 29 September 1982), usually known as A. L. Lloyd or...  more
  • 5

    Wilfred Noy

    Dec. at 65 (1883-1948)

    Films Acted InInterference, Let Us Be Gay, Strictly Unconventional

    BirthplaceSouth Kensington, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Wilfred Noy (born Wilfred Noy Blumberg, 24 December 1883 – 29 March 1948) was an English film...  more
  • 6

    A. V. Bramble

    Dec. at 76 (1887-1963)

    Films Acted InHoneymoon for Three, Becket, The Cost of a Kiss, The Loss of the Birkenhead

    BirthplaceSouth East England, Eurasia, South West England, Dorset, United Kingdom


    Albert Victor Bramble (1884–1963) was an English actor and film director. He began his acting...  more
  • 7

    Walter Byron

    Dec. at 73 (1899-1972)

    Films Acted InMrs. Miniver, Queen Kelly, Once to Every Woman, Charlie Chan's Greatest Case, The Awakening

    BirthplaceEngland, Leicester

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Walter Byron was an English film actor. He starred opposite Gloria Swanson in the 1929 film...  more
  • 8

    A.W. Baskcomb

    Dec. at 59 (1880-1939)

    Films Acted InA Safe Proposition

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    A.W. Baskcomb was an actor and a screenwriter....
  • Muriel Angelus9

    Muriel Angelus

    Dec. at 95 (1909-2004)

    Films Acted InThe Great McGinty, Night Birds, The Wife's Family, Let's Love and Laugh, Detective Lloyd

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom


    Muriel Angelus (10 March 1912 – 26 June 2004) was an English stage, musical theatre, and film...  more
  • 10

    Aamer Haleem

    Age: 51

    Films Acted InBeing Michael Madsen

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Aamer Haleem (born 16 September 1975) is a Canadian radio and television personality, who was...  more
  • 11

    Films Acted InVatel, Goodnight Mister Tom, Tom's Midnight Garden

    BirthplaceEngland, Peterborough

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Nicholas John Robinson (born March 22, 1995) is an American actor. As a child, he appeared in...  more
  • 12
    Aaron Ishmael is an actor....  more
  • 13

    Films Acted InSeason of the Witch, The Bank Job, Johnny English Reborn, Amazing Grace, The History Boys

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Stephen Campbell Moore (born Stephen Moore Thorpe; 30 November 1977) is an English actor, best...  more
  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson14

    Films Acted InCaptain America: The Winter Soldier, Kick-Ass, The Illusionist, Kick-Ass 2, Nowhere Boy

    BirthplaceHigh Wycombe, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson (born 13 June 1990) is a British actor and screenwriter, best known...  more

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  • Abbey Clancy15

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom


    ParentsKaren Sullivan, Geoffrey Thomas Clancy

    Abigail Marie Clancy (born 10 January 1986) is an English lingerie and catwalk model and...  more

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  • 16

    Michael Sellers

    Dec. at 52 (1954-2006)

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England


    ParentsPeter Sellers, Anne Howe

    Michael Peter Anthony Sellers (2 April 1954 – 24 July 2006) was a British builder, car...  more
  • 17
    Stella Rho is an actress....  more
  • 18

    Abby Ford

    Age: 40

    Films Acted InHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Shackleton


    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Abby Ford is an actress....  more
  • Percy Marmont19

    Percy Marmont

    Dec. at 94 (1883-1977)

    Films Acted InSecret Agent, Penn of Pennsylvania, Four Sided Triangle, Rich and Strange, Young and Innocent

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England


    Percy Marmont (25 November 1883 – 3 March 1977) was an English film actor.Marmont appeared in...  more
  • 20

    Films Acted InTracy Beaker's Movie of Me

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Abby Rakic-Platt (born 3 May 1993) is a British actress best known for her performances in the...  more
  • 21

    Films Acted InLove Actually, Flyboys, The Academy Part 2: First Impressions

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Abdul Salis (born 6 July 1979) is a British actor. He played paramedic Curtis Cooper on...  more
  • 22


    Age: 73

    Films Acted InAlvin Purple, Summer City, Sher Mountain Killings Mystery, Melvin, Son of Alvin

    BirthplaceLondon, England


    Abigail Rogan (known mononymously as Abigail; born (1946-07-23) 23 July 1946 in London) is a...  more
  • Abigail Cruttenden23

    Films Acted InHideous Kinky, Charlotte Gray, Sharpe's Justice, Jane Eyre, Into the Blue

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    ParentsJulia Cruttenden

    Abigail Lucy Cruttenden (born 23 March 1968) is an English actress. Cruttenden played opposite...  more
  • 24

    Films Acted InThe Remains of the Day

    BirthplacePutney, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    ParentsAnthony Hopkins, Petronella Barker

    Abigail Rhiannedd Hopkins (born 20 August 1968) is an English singer-songwriter, actress and...  more
  • 25

    Films Acted InTwelfth Night, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Children Of The Lake

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    ParentsLeo McKern, Jane Holland

    Abigail McKern (born 1955) is an English actress who appeared, alongside her father Leo, in...  more