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.
Sophie TurnerSophie Turner

21 February 1996

Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke

23 October 1986

Maisie WilliamsMaisie Williams

15 April 1997

Naomi ScottNaomi Scott

06 May 1993

Kit HaringtonKit Harington

26 December 1986

Kate BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale

26 July 1973

Idris ElbaIdris Elba

06 September 1972

Richard MaddenRichard Madden

18 June 1986

Lily CollinsLily Collins

18 March 1989

Karen GillanKaren Gillan

28 November 1987

Alia BhattAlia Bhatt

15 March 1993

Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn

04 May 1929

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Emily BluntEmily Blunt

23 February 1983

Tom HardyTom Hardy

15 September 1977

Emma WatsonEmma Watson

15 April 1990

Michael SheenMichael Sheen

05 February 1969

Millie Bobby BrownMillie Bobby Brown

19 February 2004

Emma ThompsonEmma Thompson

15 April 1959

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Jason StathamJason Statham

26 July 1967

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais

25 June 1961

Sean BeanSean Bean

17 April 1959

Robert PattinsonRobert Pattinson

13 May 1986

Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson

06 January 1955

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Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin

16 April 1889

Charlie HunnamCharlie Hunnam

10 April 1980

Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz

07 March 1970

Lily JamesLily James

05 April 1989

Daniel CraigDaniel Craig

02 March 1968

Phil CollinsPhil Collins

30 January 1951

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Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston

09 February 1981

Keira KnightleyKeira Knightley

26 March 1985

Jerome FlynnJerome Flynn

16 March 1963

Orlando BloomOrlando Bloom

13 January 1977

Jude LawJude Law

29 December 1972

Christian BaleChristian Bale

30 January 1974

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Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe

23 July 1989

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne Cara Delevingne

12 August 1992

Ralph FiennesRalph Fiennes

22 December 1962

Russell BrandRussell Brand

04 June 1975

Kate WinsletKate Winslet

05 October 1975

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews

01 October 1935

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Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen

13 October 1971

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland

21 December 1966

Christopher NolanChristopher Nolan

30 July 1970

Jamie BellJamie Bell

14 March 1986

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor

27 February 1932

Iain GlenIain Glen

24 June 1961

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Kaya ScodelarioKaya Scodelario

13 March 1992

Paul BettanyPaul Bettany

27 May 1971

Nicholas HoultNicholas Hoult

07 December 1989

Lauren CohanLauren Cohan

07 January 1982

Roger MooreRoger Moore

14 October 1927

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman

21 February 1946

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Katrina KaifKatrina Kaif

16 July 1983

Henry CavillHenry Cavill

05 May 1983

Lucy BoyntonLucy Boynton

17 February 1994

Michael CaineMichael Caine

14 March 1933

Tilda SwintonTilda Swinton

05 November 1960

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Freddie HighmoreFreddie Highmore

14 February 1992

Angela LansburyAngela Lansbury

16 October 1925

David WalliamsDavid Walliams

20 August 1971

Jenna ColemanJenna Coleman

27 April 1986

Charles DanceCharles Dance

10 October 1946

Asa ButterfieldAsa Butterfield

01 April 1997

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Naomi WattsNaomi Watts

28 September 1968

Guy RitchieGuy Ritchie

10 September 1968

Jamie DornanJamie Dornan

01 May 1982

Joan CollinsJoan Collins

23 May 1933

Patrick StewartPatrick Stewart

13 July 1940

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David TennantDavid Tennant

18 April 1971

Thandie NewtonThandie Newton

06 November 1972

Rosamund PikeRosamund Pike

27 January 1979

Chiwetel Ejiofor Chiwetel Ejiofor

10 July 1974

Cary GrantCary Grant

18 January 1904

Gary OldmanGary Oldman

21 March 1958

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Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell

06 August 1972

James CordenJames Corden

22 August 1978

Damian LewisDamian Lewis

11 February 1971