Think of Scotland and the first thing that strikes the mind is its scenic landscape. Bordered by mountainous terrain, Scotland is home to beautiful glaciers, serene lakes, iconic castles and bustling cities which give a glimpse of its vibrant culture. The country is part of the sovereign state of United Kingdom. Though mostly overshadowed by England, Scotland has its own charm and charisma. And so are its citizens, the Scottish who have played an instrumental role in the world history. Scotland has been home to several important personalities who have done much to contribute to the society, be it as scientists or scholars, litterateurs or artists, leaders or sportsperson. One more arena where Scottish has been greatly acknowledged is film and theatre. Scottish people have left an indelible mark in films and theatre. They have been working at different capacities in film and theatre production, as actors, directors, producers, artists, cameraman, cinematographer, choreographer, and action director. Some of them have even made their presence felt in Hollywood such as Sean Connery, Gerard Butler, Alan Cumming, Lindsay Duncan, Kelly MacDonald, Peter Mullan, David Hayman, and so on. Check this section and find out more about famous Scottish film and theatre personalities.
Rose LeslieRose Leslie

09 February 1987

Sean ConnerySean Connery

25 August 1930

James McAvoyJames McAvoy

21 April 1979

Gerard ButlerGerard Butler

13 November 1969

Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor

31 March 1971

Anya Taylor-JoyAnya Taylor-Joy

16 April 1996

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi

14 April 1958

David McCallumDavid McCallum

19 September 1933

Kelly MacdonaldKelly Macdonald

23 February 1976

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly

24 November 1942

Alan CummingAlan Cumming

27 January 1965

Douglas HenshallDouglas Henshall

19 November 1965

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Sheena EastonSheena Easton

27 April 1959

Dougray ScottDougray Scott

26 November 1965

Lindsay DuncanLindsay Duncan

07 November 1950

Tom ContiTom Conti

22 November 1941

Marianna PalkaMarianna Palka

07 September 1981

Thomas DohertyThomas Doherty

21 April 1995

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Laura AndersonLaura Anderson

27 April 1989

FishFish

25 April 1958

Morven ChristieMorven Christie

1979 AD

Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle

14 April 1961

Kate DickieKate Dickie

04 July 1971

Adrienne CorriAdrienne Corri

13 November 1930

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Sean BiggerstaffSean Biggerstaff

15 March 1983

Julie Wilson NimmoJulie Wilson Nimmo

1972 AD

Emun ElliottEmun Elliott

29 November 1983

Richard McCabeRichard McCabe

1960 AD

Joan of the TowerJoan of the Tower

05 July 1321

Abdalqadir as-SufiAbdalqadir as-Sufi

1930 AD

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Michael CarterMichael Carter

29 June 1947

Paul TelferPaul Telfer

30 October 1979

B.A. RobertsonB.A. Robertson

12 September 1948

Colin BuchananColin Buchanan

30 September 1966

Bill PatersonBill Paterson

03 June 1945

Paul McGuiganPaul McGuigan

19 September 1963

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Robert ThorntonRobert Thornton

17 July 1967

James FinlaysonJames Finlayson

27 August 1887

Kevin Macdonald (Director)Kevin Macdonald (Director)

28 October 1967