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Famous Actors from Great Britain

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List of film actors and actresses from Great Britain, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Great Britain 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 British actors specialize in film, television or even theater, so they're not all necessarily movie stars. These are some of the best British actors the country has ever seen, so if you're a native of Great Britain and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

This list below has everything from Alan Coren to Will Self.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Great Britain 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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  • Alan Coren (27 June 1938 – 18 October 2007) was an English humourist, writer and satirist who was well known as a regular panellist on the BBC radio quiz The News Quiz and a team captain on BBC television's Call My Bluff. Coren was also a journalist, and for almost a decade was the editor of Punch magazine....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 69 (1938-2007)
    • Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
  • Alexandra "Alex" Lovell (born 28 March 1973) is an English television presenter, known for presenting BBC Points West alongside David Garmston. ...  more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Gravesend, United Kingdom
  • Andrew Nicholas Castle (born 15 November 1963) is a British retired tennis professional, and now a television and radio presenter. Castle was UK number 1 in singles tennis in 1986, reaching as high as World No. 80 in June 1988, and No. 45 in doubles in December 1988, with Tim Wilkison of the United States. Castle reached one Grand Slam final in his career in the 1987 Australian Open mixed doubles event with Anne Hobbs. He won three ATP titles in men's doubles, as well as one title on the Challenger tour. He won $344,338 in prize money. Between 2000 and 2010, Castle was a presenter on the now defunct ITV breakfast programme GMTV, sharing duties with Ben Shephard to present its weekday...  more
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Epsom, United Kingdom
  • Audley Hugh Harrison, (born 26 October 1971) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 2001 to 2013. As an amateur he represented Great Britain at the 2000 Olympics, winning a gold medal in the super-heavyweight division and becoming the first ever British boxer to win Olympic gold in that division. Harrison turned professional the following year after signing a contract with BBC Sport, and went on to have seventeen fights on the network before their cancellation of all boxing broadcasts. In his professional career he challenged for the WBA, British, and Commonwealth heavyweight titles. In 2009, Harrison won the Prizefighter tournament, his first of two. He became the...  more
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom