Scotland has given the world a pool of talented Scotsmen who have been known the world over for their extraordinary feats and achievements. They are celebrated and noteworthy and have through their deeds extensively contributed to the world at large. Be it as inventors or leaders, philosophers or artisans, sports stars or scientists, Scottish men and women have made their worth count. Of all the fields, Scottish people have shone in the sphere of acting as well. Blessed with a creative bent of aptitude, Scottish actors are known for their applaud-worthy performance both in stage and in motion pictures. They are master story-tellers who get into the flesh of a character and bring to life a largely real/unreal character or subject through their facial expression, body language, body movement and gestures. Scottish film industry has been home to some of the most talented actors who have earned a reputation for themselves not just in the country but in Hollywood as well. Alan Cumming, Gerard Butler, Richard Madden, Sean Connery, Ewan McGregor and James McAvoy are some of the most famous and influential actors from Scotland who have an affluent filmography to boast of. Check this segment to discover interesting facts about Scottish actors, their life, films, career and filmography.
Sean ConnerySean Connery
25 August 1930
Actor
James McAvoyJames McAvoy
21 April 1979
Actor

Gerard ButlerGerard Butler
13 November 1969
 

Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor
31 March 1971
 

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi
14 April 1958
Actor

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor
Alan CummingAlan Cumming
27 January 1965
Actor

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
24 November 1942
Stand-up Comedian

Dougray ScottDougray Scott
26 November 1965
Actor

Douglas HenshallDouglas Henshall
19 November 1965
Actor
Tom ContiTom Conti
22 November 1941
Actor

Thomas DohertyThomas Doherty
21 April 1995
Actor
FishFish
25 April 1958
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Composer, Poet

Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
14 April 1961
Actor

Sean BiggerstaffSean Biggerstaff
15 March 1983
Actor, Musician
Emun ElliottEmun Elliott
29 November 1983
actor, film actor

Richard McCabeRichard McCabe
1960 AD
stage actor, film actor
Abdalqadir as-SufiAbdalqadir as-Sufi
1930 AD
theologian, philosopher, actor

Michael CarterMichael Carter
29 June 1947
actor, film actor

Paul TelferPaul Telfer
30 October 1979
actor, film actor
Colin BuchananColin Buchanan
30 September 1966
actor

B.A. RobertsonB.A. Robertson
12 September 1948
Musician
Bill PatersonBill Paterson
03 June 1945
 

Robert ThorntonRobert Thornton
17 July 1967
darts player

James FinlaysonJames Finlayson
27 August 1887
actor, comedian, stage actor