One of the oldest of its kind the British film industry and theatre has been charming the audiences with great movies and plays for over a decade. Though the industry harbors a complex feeling for its American counterpart, and the film production industry in the nation had to face a lot of hardships in the post-world war era till the late 90s, it nonetheless is gifted with some of the most talented artists, producers and film makers. The likes of famous film makers Karel Reisz, Lindsay Anderson and Tony Richardson were the pioneers of the ‘British New Wave’ film making which became prevalent after the World War II and dealt with subjects of social realism. The 1960s saw the rise of spy films in the British film industry with the Bond movies starring Sean Connery. Other eminent personalities of the decade who left an impression on the film arena were director Joseph Losey, Nobel Prize winner playwright Harold Pinter and actor Dirk Bogarde. In recent times British actors such as Christian Bale, Jude Law, and Daniel Day-Lewis have wooed the audiences with their charming and varied performances. Not far behind are the leading ladies, like Kate Winslet, Judi Dench and Emma Watson, hailing from Britain who is giving their American counterparts a run for their money. Take a look at the biographies of some of the most famous British Film & Theatre Personalities. Find out everything about their life stories, timelines and also a few interesting facts & trivia related to their lives.
Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke
23 October 1986
Actress
Naomi ScottNaomi Scott
06 May 1993
Actress

Kit HaringtonKit Harington
26 December 1986
Actor

Richard MaddenRichard Madden
18 June 1986
Actor

Lily CollinsLily Collins
18 March 1989
Actress

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971
Actor
Cara Jocelyn Delevingne Cara Delevingne
12 August 1992
Model, Actress

Tom HardyTom Hardy
15 September 1977
Actor

Karen GillanKaren Gillan
28 November 1987
Actress

Millie Bobby BrownMillie Bobby Brown
19 February 2004
Actress
Christian BaleChristian Bale
30 January 1974
 

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935
Actress

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson
13 May 1986
Actor

Emma WatsonEmma Watson
15 April 1990
British actress
Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
04 May 1929
Film actress

Emily BluntEmily Blunt
23 February 1983
Actress
Phoebe Waller-BridgePhoebe Waller-Bridge
14 July 1985
Actress

Helen MirrenHelen Mirren
26 July 1945
Actress

Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson
06 January 1955
Actor & Comedian
Lily JamesLily James
05 April 1989
Actress

Orlando BloomOrlando Bloom
13 January 1977
Actor
Kate BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale
26 July 1973
Actress

Jason StathamJason Statham
26 July 1967
Actor, Producer, Martial Artist

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin
16 April 1889
 

Jack WhitehallJack Whitehall
07 July 1988
Comedian
Luke EvansLuke Evans
15 April 1979
Actor
Jamie BellJamie Bell
14 March 1986
Actor

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972
Actor

Sean ConnerySean Connery
25 August 1930
Actor

Tim CurryTim Curry
19 April 1946
 
Michael SheenMichael Sheen
05 February 1969
Actor

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Elisabeth MossElisabeth Moss
24 July 1982
Film actor

Noel FieldingNoel Fielding
21 May 1973
Comedian

Emma ThompsonEmma Thompson
15 April 1959
Actress

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt
15 March 1993
Actress
Keira KnightleyKeira Knightley
26 March 1985
Actress

Jerome FlynnJerome Flynn
16 March 1963
Actor
Gerard ButlerGerard Butler
13 November 1969
Actor

Kate WinsletKate Winslet
05 October 1975
Actress

Daniel CraigDaniel Craig
02 March 1968
Actor
Maggie SmithMaggie Smith
28 December 1934
Actress

Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz
07 March 1970
Actress
Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
27 February 1932
 

Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe
23 July 1989
Actor

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
21 February 1946
 

Benedict CumberbatchBenedict Cumberbatch
19 July 1976
Actor

Henry CavillHenry Cavill
05 May 1983
Actor
Christopher NolanChristopher Nolan
30 July 1970
Director

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer

Ian McKellenIan McKellen
25 May 1939
British Actor

Suranne JonesSuranne Jones
27 August 1978
Actress
Iain GlenIain Glen
24 June 1961
Actor

Sophie TurnerSophie Turner
21 February 1996
Actress
Gary OldmanGary Oldman
21 March 1958
Actor

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
26 September 1948
Singer, Actress

Ralph FiennesRalph Fiennes
22 December 1962
Actor
Charles DanceCharles Dance
10 October 1946
Actor

Naomi WattsNaomi Watts
28 September 1968
Actress
Rosamund PikeRosamund Pike
27 January 1979
Actress

BanksyBanksy
1974 AD
Graffiti Artist

Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury
16 October 1925
Actress
Cary GrantCary Grant
18 January 1904
American-British actor

David TennantDavid Tennant
18 April 1971
Actor
Asa ButterfieldAsa Butterfield
01 April 1997
Actor

Jenna ColemanJenna Coleman
27 April 1986
Actress

Katrina KaifKatrina Kaif
16 July 1983
Actress

Gemma ArtertonGemma Arterton
02 February 1986
Actress
Suki WaterhouseSuki Waterhouse
05 January 1992
Actress, Model and Entrepreneur
Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart
13 July 1940
Actor

Freddie StarrFreddie Starr
09 January 1943
Comedian

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
21 December 1966
Actor, Director, Producer, Voice Actor

Anya Taylor-JoyAnya Taylor-Joy
16 April 1996
Actress
Mya-Lecia NaylorMya-Lecia Naylor
06 November 2002
Actress

Michael CaineMichael Caine
14 March 1933
Actor

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Richardson
11 May 1963
Actress

Sean BeanSean Bean
17 April 1959
Actor

Charlie HunnamCharlie Hunnam
10 April 1980
Actor
Christopher LeeChristopher Lee
27 May 1922
Character actor

Kenneth BranaghKenneth Branagh
10 December 1960
Actor, Director
Hugh GrantHugh Grant
09 September 1960
 

Jude LawJude Law
29 December 1972
Actor

Tilda SwintonTilda Swinton
05 November 1960
Actress
Thandie NewtonThandie Newton
06 November 1972
Actress

Damian LewisDamian Lewis
11 February 1971
Actor
Jamie DornanJamie Dornan
01 May 1982
Actor, Model

Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis
29 April 1957
Actor

Daisy RidleyDaisy Ridley
10 April 1992
Actress

Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins
31 December 1937
 
James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978
Actor

Aaron Taylor-JohnsonAaron Taylor-Johnson
13 June 1990
Actor
Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston
09 February 1981
Actor

Matthew GoodeMatthew Goode
03 April 1978
Actor
Russell BrandRussell Brand
04 June 1975
Comedian

Maisie WilliamsMaisie Williams
15 April 1997
Actress
Greg WiseGreg Wise
15 May 1966
Actor, Emma Thompson’s Husband