Charles Hunnam is an English actor. Some of his well-known works on television are the drama Queer as Folk, comedy series Undeclared and drama series Sons of Anarchy. His notable films are Nicholas Nickleby, Green Street, Pacific Rim, The Lost City of Z, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Crimson Peak and The Gentlemen. He is also a screenplay writer.
Greg Wise is an English actor known for playing John Willoughby in the British-American period drama film Sense and Sensibility, which starred actress Emma Thompson whom he went on to marry in 2003. Also a humanitarian, Wise participated in the celebrity version of the popular TV show The Great British Bake Off in order to help the charitable program Stand Up to Cancer.
Jimmy Nail is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and TV writer. He is best known for playing the role of Leonard "Oz" Osborne in the TV show Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. As a singer, he recorded the single, Ain't No Doubt, which became a successful hit worldwide. He is also active in theater and has performed in many musicals.
Ross Noble is an English actor and stand-up comedian who was ranked 10th on Channel 4's list of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comics in 2007. Noble is also renowned for his charity work; he supports non-governmental organizations like Riders for Health. He also donates money to charitable funds.
Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood was a legendary British naval commander known for his heroics at the Battle of Trafalgar. He had been sailing since age 12 and was second in command to Lord Nelson at Trafalgar. His exploits earned him the title of Baron and an annual pension £2,000.
Born to Thai-Chinese medical professors in England, academic and politician Abhisit Vejjajiva was educated at the elite institutes Eton and Oxford. He later joined Thailand’s Democrat Party and became famous for his policies such as free education. In 2008, he became Thailand’s youngest prime minister in over 50 years.
British economist Angus Maddison specialised in quantitative macroeconomic history and is noted for documenting economic performances of major countries across continents. He served as the Head of OEEC Economics Division and as Assistant Director at the Economic Development Department of OECD. He authored several books on historical economic analysis, most notably The World Economy: Historical Statistics.