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on 26 Oct 2010 12:23

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Best British actors...

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Average listal rating (11 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating
1. Charlie Chaplin
DATE OF BIRTH: 16 April 1889
LOCATION: Walworth, London, England, UK

Best known for: City Lights, Modern Times, The Great Dictator, The Gold Rush.

Average listal rating (748 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
2. Clive Owen
DATE OF BIRTH: 3 October 1964
LOCATION: Keresley, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK

Best known for: Children Of Men, Closer, Sin City, Inside Man.

Average listal rating (822 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
3. John Cleese
DATE OF BIRTH: 27 October 1939
LOCATION: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK

Best known for: A Fish Called Wanda, Monty Python series, Fawlty Towers (TV show), Shrek series.

Average listal rating (1124 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
4. Ian McKellen
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 May 1939
LOCATION: Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK

Best known for: The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (all 3 films), X-Men trilogy (all 3 films), Gods And Monsters, Richard III.

Average listal rating (910 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
5. Michael Caine
DATE OF BIRTH: 14 March 1933
LOCATION: Rotherhithe, London, England, UK

Best known for: Get Carter, Alfie, The Italian Job, The Dark Knight.

Average listal rating (1328 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
6. Alan Rickman
DATE OF BIRTH: 21 February 1946
LOCATION: Hammersmith, London, England, UK

Best known for: Die Hard (only 1st film), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street, Harry Potter series (all 8 films), Galaxy Quest.

Average listal rating (1007 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
7. Ralph Fiennes
DATE OF BIRTH: 22 December 1962
LOCATION: Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK

Best known for: Schindler's List, The English Patient, Harry Potter series (only Goblet Of Fire, Order Of The Phoenix and Deathly Hallows Part I and Part II), Red Dragon.

Average listal rating (1362 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
8. Anthony Hopkins
DATE OF BIRTH: 31 December 1937
LOCATION: Margam, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Best known for: The Silence Of The Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon, The Elephant Man.

Average listal rating (456 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
9. Simon Pegg
DATE OF BIRTH: 14 February 1970
LOCATION: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, UK

Best known for: Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz, Star Trek, Paul.

Average listal rating (1537 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
10. Gary Oldman
DATE OF BIRTH: 21 March 1958
LOCATION: New Cross, London, England, UK

Best known for: Léon, Harry Potter series (only Prisoner Of Azkaban, Goblet Of Fire, Order Of The Phoenix and Deathly Hallows Part II), The Dark Knight, The Fifth Element.

Average listal rating (1758 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
11. Christian Bale
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 January 1974
LOCATION: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK

Best known for: The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, American Psycho, Empire Of The Sun.

Average listal rating (1674 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
12. Ewan McGregor
DATE OF BIRTH: 31 March 1971
LOCATION: Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

Best known for: Star Wars prequel trilogy (all three films), Trainspotting, Big Fish, Moulin Rouge!.

Average listal rating (1030 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
13. Sean Connery
DATE OF BIRTH: 25 August 1930
LOCATION: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Best known for: James Bond series (Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, Diamonds Are Forever, Never Say Never Again (not official Bond film though)), Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, The Untouchables.

Average listal rating (431 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
14. Ben Kingsley
DATE OF BIRTH: 31 December 1943
LOCATION: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK

Best known for: Schindler's List, Gandhi, Sexy Beast, Shutter Island.

Average listal rating (385 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
15. Andy Serkis
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 April 1964
LOCATION: Ruislip, Middlesex, England, UK

Best known for: The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (all 3 films), King Kong, The Prestige.

Average listal rating (978 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
16. Christopher Lee
DATE OF BIRTH: 27 May 1922
LOCATION: Belgravia, Westminster, England

Best known for: Dracula, Dracula: Prince of Darkness, The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (only Fellowship Of The Ring and The Two Towers (Return Of The King in extended version)), Star Wars prequel trilogy (only Episode II: Attack Of The Clones and Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith).

Average listal rating (339 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
17. Jim Broadbent
DATE OF BIRTH: 24 May 1949
LOCATION: Lincoln, England, UK

Best known for: Iris, Hot Fuzz, Harry Potter series (only Half-Blood Prince and Deathly Hallows Part I and II), Moulin Rouge!.

Average listal rating (719 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
18. Daniel Craig
DATE OF BIRTH: 2 March 1968
LOCATION: Chester, Cheshire, England

Best known for: James Bond series (Casino Royale and Quantum Of Solace so far), Layer Cake, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

Average listal rating (735 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
19. Colin Firth
DATE OF BIRTH: 10 September 1960
LOCATION: Grayshott, Hampshire, England

Best known for: A Single Man, Love Actually, Bridget Jones's Diary, The English Patient.

Average listal rating (1347 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
20. Jude Law
DATE OF BIRTH: 29 December 1972
LOCATION: Lewisham, London, England, UK

Best known for: The Talented Mr. Ripley, Cold Mountain, Closer, Sherlock Holmes.

Average listal rating (352 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
21. Timothy Spall
DATE OF BIRTH: 27 February 1957
LOCATION: Battersea, London, England, UK

Best known for: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street, Harry Potter series (only Prisoner Of Azkaban, Goblet Of Fire, Half Blood Prince and Deathly Hallows Part I and II), Enchanted, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Average listal rating (557 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
22. Daniel Day-Lewis
DATE OF BIRTH: 29 April 1957
LOCATION: Greenwich, London, England, UK

Best known for: There Will Be Blood, My Left Foot, Gangs Of New York, In The Name Of The Father.

Average listal rating (991 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
23. Daniel Radcliffe
DATE OF BIRTH: 23 July 1989
LOCATION: Hammersmith, London,
England

Best known for: Harry Potter series (all 8 films).

Average listal rating (972 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
24. Sean Bean
DATE OF BIRTH:
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Best known for: The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (all 3 films despite character dying in Fellowship Of The Ring), GoldenEye, Flightplan, The Island.

Average listal rating (129 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
25. Timothy Dalton
DATE OF BIRTH: 21 March 1946
LOCATION: Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK

Best known for: James Bond series (The Living Daylights, License To Kill), Scarlett, Hot Fuzz.

Average listal rating (287 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
26. Sam Worthington
(half-English and half-Australian)

DATE OF BIRTH: 2 August 1976
LOCATION: Godalming, Surrey, England, UK

Best known for: Avatar, Terminator Salvation, Clash Of The Titans.

Average listal rating (161 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
27. Roger Moore
DATE OF BIRTH: 14 October 1927
LOCATION: Stockwell, London, England

Best known for: James Bond series (only Live And Let Die, The Man With The Golden Gun, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View To A Kill).

Average listal rating (190 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
28. Nick Frost
DATE OF BIRTH: 28 March 1972
LOCATION: Dagenham, London, England

Best known for: Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz, The Boat That Rocked.

Average listal rating (145 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
29. Bernard Hill
DATE OF BIRTH: 17 December 1944
LOCATION: Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Best known for: The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (just The Two Towers and Return Of The King), Titanic, True Crime.

Average listal rating (578 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
30. Bill Nighy
DATE OF BIRTH: 12 December 1949
LOCATION:

Best known for: Pirates Of The Caribbean trilogy (only Dead Man's Chest and At World's End), Harry Potter series (only Deathly Hallows Part I and Part II), Notes On A Scandal, Love Actually.


 

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