Famous British Voice Actors

Find out more about the greatest British Voice Actors, including Tilda Swinton, Judi Dench, Ben Whishaw, James McAvoy and Phil Collins.

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 1 Jeremy Irons

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cowes, Isle of Wight, England

Jeremy Irons is a popular English actor. In the US, Irons is best known as one of the few actors to have achieved the famous Triple Crown of Acting. Also an activist known for his charity work, Jeremy Irons works closely with the United Nations. He also supports charities, such as The Prison Phoenix Trust.

 2 John Hurt

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27, 2017
John Hurt is best remembered for his Academy Award-nominated performances in Midnight Express and The Elephant Man. His death scene in Alien is considered one of the most memorable in history. He lent his voice to The Lord of The Rings and appeared in the Harry Potter and Hellboy films.

 3 Eddie Izzard

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Famous As: Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Film actor
Birthdate: February 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aden, Yemen

Although best known for her surreal and digressive stand-up comedies, Eddie Izzard is also a popular film and television actor. Born as Edward John Izzard, she began her career as a street performer, eventually making her first stage appearance at the age of twenty-five, quickly drawing larger and larger audience with her stream-of-consciousness delivery, achieving fame both home and abroad.

 4 Richard C Armitage

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huncote, Leicestershire, England

Richard Crispin Armitage is an English actor whose portrayal of Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit film series earned him international recognition and a Saturn Award. Well-known for his baritone voice, Richard Armitage has also recorded many audiobooks; in 2014, he won an Audiobook of the Year award for his work on Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Novel.

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 5 Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw
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Famous As: Stage actor, Television actor, Film actor, Voice actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clifton

 6 David Jason

David Jason
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edmonton, London, England, UK
David Jason is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and executive producer who is famous for his role in the sitcom Only Fools and Horses. His other popular works include TV series A Touch of Frost, Open All Hours and Still Open All Hours and The Darling Buds of May. He was knighted in 2005 for services to acting and comedy.

 7 Jerry O'Connell

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
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 8 Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mbabane, Hhohho, Swaziland

 9 Anthony Daniels

Anthony Daniels
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK

Best known as C-3PO from the Star Wars film franchise, Anthony Daniels remains the only actor to have appeared in all films, shows, video games, and spin-offs of the franchise. Ironically, he hated science-fiction movies in his youth and had walked out of the theater while watching 2001: A Space Odyssey.

 10 Danny Dyer

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canning Town, London, England, UK

Danny Dyer is an English presenter and actor best known for playing hard-man roles, such as Tommy Johnson in the sports comedy film The Football Factory. He is also known for presenting the popular documentary series The Real Football Factories. Danny Dyer has been open about his dependency on drugs. He has also supported campaigns to legalize drugs like cocaine.

 11 Lucy Davis

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Solihull, West Midlands, England, UK

 12 David Tennant

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bathgate, Scotland

A celebrated son of Scotland, David Tennant is best known for his lead role in the BBC series, Doctor Who, from 2005-10. The show made him a household name and a sex symbol. His career continues to flourish with lead roles in films and television. He’s also a prolific theater actor having played Shakespearean characters like Hamlet and Richard II.

 13 Regé-Jean Page

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England

 14 Graham McTavish

Graham McTavish
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

 15 Anthony Head

Anthony Head
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Camden, London, England, UK

 16 Peter Ustinov

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Swiss Cottage, London, England
Died: March 28, 2004

Peter Ustinov was a British actor, writer, and filmmaker. An intellectual, Ustinov held several academic posts and served as the president of the World Federalist Movement. Over the course of his illustrious career, Peter Ustinov won many prestigious awards, such as the Golden Globes, Emmy Awards, Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and BAFTA Awards.

 17 Brian Blessed

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexborough, Yorkshire, England
Brian Blessed has voiced popular characters on shows such as Family Guy and Peppa Pig and in films such as Star Wars: Episode I. A talented stage actor, he has appeared in productions of Macbeth and Hamlet, and the original Cats. The OBE honoree is also an avid animal lover. 

 18 Stephen Dillane

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Famous As: Actor best known for his roles as Leonard Woolf in the 2002 film The Hours, Stannis Baratheon in Game of Thrones
Birthdate: March 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom

 19 Dexter Fletcher

Dexter Fletcher
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England, UK

 20 Rylan Clark-Neal

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Famous As: TV Presenter
Birthdate: October 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England, UK

Rylan Clark-Neal is an English TV and radio presenter, model, and singer. He has been modeling since he was 16 and forayed into TV as a young man. He began his career by appearing in variety shows and gained fame as a housemate in the 11th series of the reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother, which he ultimately won. 

 21 Neil Morrissey

Neil Morrissey
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK

Best known for his role of Tony in Men Behaving Badly, English actor Neil Anthony Morrissey developed a love for acting while in school. He has played significant roles in various films and televise series like The Bounty, Bob the Builder, Waterloo Road, Line of Duty, and Boon. Also a successful businessperson, he now owns a chain of pubs in Staffordshire.

 22 David Hattersley Warner

David Hattersley Warner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England

 23 Rupert Penry-Jones

Rupert Penry-Jones
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 24 Fearne Cotton

Fearne Cotton
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Famous As: Television presenter, Voice actor, Journalist, Disc jockey
Birthdate: September 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northwood

 25 Tom Baker

Tom Baker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 26 David Harewood

David Harewood
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, England, UK

 27 Bernard Cribbins

Bernard Cribbins
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 29, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK

 28 Peter Sallis

Peter Sallis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Twickenham, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: June 2, 2017

 29 Roger Allam

Roger Allam
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 30 Denis Lawson

Denis Lawson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

 31 Richard O'Brien

Richard O'Brien
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

 32 John Le Mesurier

John Le Mesurier
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Died: November 15, 1983

 33 Samuel West

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England, UK

 34 Curtis Armstrong

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

 35 Sacha Dhawan

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bramhall, Cheshire, England

 36 Kate Robbins

Kate Robbins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Margate, Kent, England, UK

 37 Robin Atkin Downes

Robin Atkin Downes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 38 Catherine McCormack

Catherine McCormack
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Epsom, Surrey, England, UK

 39 Terry-Thomas

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 8, 1990

 40 Mark Heap

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

 41 Jane Horrocks

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, England, UK

 42 Jim Dale

Jim Dale
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England, UK

 43 Geoffrey Hughes

Geoffrey Hughes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wallasey, Cheshire, England, UK
Died: July 27, 2012

 44 Peter Firth

Peter Firth
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK

 45 Leslie Phillips

Leslie Phillips
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tottenham, London, England, UK

 46 Andi Peters

Andi Peters
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: July 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England, UK

Andi Peters is a British journalist, voice actor, television presenter, and producer. Over the years, Peters has contributed immensely to the success of several breakfast TV shows, such as Lorraine, Good Morning Britain, and Live & Kicking.

 47 Finola Hughes

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England, UK

Best known as Anna Devane from General Hospital and All My Children, Emmy-winning actor Finola Hughes had started her career with the Northern Ballet Company. She also worked at West End and played Victoria, as part of the original cast of Cats. She and her husband have also adopted two children.

 48 Charlotte Coleman

Charlotte Coleman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England, UK
Died: November 14, 2001

 49 Omid Djalili

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Famous As: Stand-up comedian, Actor, Voice actor, Comedian
Birthdate: September 30, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London

Born in London to Iranian parents, Omid Djalili got his first taste of success in stand-up comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He has also been seen in the Netflix drama The Letter for the King and a number of movies such as Gladiator and The Mummy.

 50 Phil Daniels

Phil Daniels
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England