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.
Anya Taylor-JoyAnya Taylor-Joy
16 April 1996
Actress
Sean ConnerySean Connery
25 August 1930
Actor

Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor
31 March 1971
Actor

Gerard ButlerGerard Butler
13 November 1969
Actor

James McAvoyJames McAvoy
21 April 1979
Actor

Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
24 November 1942
Stand-up Comedian
Neil ConneryNeil Connery
01 January 1938
Actor

Rose LeslieRose Leslie
09 February 1987
Actress

Kelly MacdonaldKelly Macdonald
23 February 1976
Actress
David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

Alan CummingAlan Cumming
27 January 1965
Actor
Chloe PirrieChloe Pirrie
25 August 1987
Actress

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi
14 April 1958
Actor

Thomas DohertyThomas Doherty
21 April 1995
Actor

Dougray ScottDougray Scott
26 November 1965
Actor

James CosmoJames Cosmo
27 October 1947
Actor
Sheena EastonSheena Easton
27 April 1959
Singer, Actress

Lindsay DuncanLindsay Duncan
07 November 1950
Actress

Kate DickieKate Dickie
04 July 1971
Actress

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

Georgia KingGeorgia King
18 November 1986
Actress
Ken StottKen Stott
19 October 1954
Actor

Hans MathesonHans Matheson
07 August 1975
Actor

Marianna PalkaMarianna Palka
07 September 1981
Actress
Emun ElliottEmun Elliott
28 November 1983
Actor

Laura AndersonLaura Anderson
27 April 1989
Reality TV Personality
Camilla ThurlowCamilla Thurlow
09 July 1989
Reality TV Star

Paige TurleyPaige Turley
14 August 1997
Reality Star

Sam HeughanSam Heughan
30 April 1980
Actor
Robbie ColtraneRobbie Coltrane
30 March 1950
Actor

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Michelle GomezMichelle Gomez
23 November 1966
Actress
Kevin McKiddKevin McKidd
09 August 1973
Actor

Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
14 April 1961
Actor

Ally McCoistAlly McCoist
24 September 1962
Footballer

Ashley JensenAshley Jensen
11 August 1969
Actress
Iain De CaesteckerIain De Caestecker
29 December 1987
Actor
Graham McTavishGraham McTavish
04 January 1961
Actor

Martin CompstonMartin Compston
08 May 1984
Actor

Denis LawsonDenis Lawson
27 September 1947
Actor

Alastair SimAlastair Sim
09 October 1900
Actor
Jimmy SomervilleJimmy Somerville
22 June 1961
Pop Singers

Billy BoydBilly Boyd
28 August 1968
Actor

Rory McCannRory McCann
24 April 1969
Actor

Jack LowdenJack Lowden
02 June 1990
Actor

Angus MacfadyenAngus Macfadyen
21 September 1963
Actor
Derek William DickDerek William Dick
25 April 1958
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Composer, Poet

Lorraine KellyLorraine Kelly
30 November 1959
Television presenter
Andrea McLeanAndrea McLean
05 October 1969
Journalist

Bill PatersonBill Paterson
03 June 1945
 

Ewen BremnerEwen Bremner
23 January 1972
Actor
Ruth ConnellRuth Connell
20 April 1979
Actress

Tony CurranTony Curran
13 December 1969
Actor
Gary LewisGary Lewis
30 November 1957
Actor

Sean BiggerstaffSean Biggerstaff
15 March 1983
Actor, Musician

Kevin BridgesKevin Bridges
13 November 1986
Comedian

Phyllida LawPhyllida Law
08 May 1932
Actress

Gordon JacksonGordon Jackson
19 December 1923
Actor
Joe McFaddenJoe McFadden
09 October 1975
Actor

Ian BannenIan Bannen
29 June 1928
Actor

Kenneth CranhamKenneth Cranham
12 December 1944
Actor

Ross McCallRoss McCall
13 January 1976
Actor
Pollyanna McIntoshPollyanna McIntosh
15 March 1979
Actress

Ian RichardsonIan Richardson
07 April 1934
Actor
Nicol WilliamsonNicol Williamson
14 September 1936
Actor

Caitlin BlackwoodCaitlin Blackwood
23 June 2000
Actress

Neil OliverNeil Oliver
21 February 1967
TV Presenter
Morven ChristieMorven Christie
1979 AD
stage actor, film actor

John LaurieJohn Laurie
25 March 1897
Actor
Euan MortonEuan Morton
13 August 1977
Actor

Nicky CampbellNicky Campbell
10 April 1961
Television presenter

Jordan RhodesJordan Rhodes
05 February 1990
Football Player
Ian CharlesonIan Charleson
11 August 1949
Scottish actor

Adrienne CorriAdrienne Corri
13 November 1930
stage actor, film actor
Kevin MacdonaldKevin Macdonald
28 October 1967
Director

Liam FoxLiam Fox
22 September 1961
Politician

Ivor CutlerIvor Cutler
15 January 1923
Poet

Michael CarterMichael Carter
29 June 1947
actor, film actor
Alastair MackenzieAlastair Mackenzie
08 February 1970
Actor
Rory BremnerRory Bremner
06 April 1961
Impressionist

Richard McCabeRichard McCabe
18 August 1960
Actor

Julie Wilson NimmoJulie Wilson Nimmo
1972 AD
actor

Paul TelferPaul Telfer
30 October 1979
actor, film actor
James FinlaysonJames Finlayson
27 August 1887
actor, comedian, stage actor

Daniel PortmanDaniel Portman
13 February 1992
Actor

Sophie Kennedy ClarkSophie Kennedy Clark
1990 AD
Actress

Joan of the TowerJoan of the Tower
05 July 1321
 

B.A. RobertsonB.A. Robertson
12 September 1948
Musician
Paul McGuiganPaul McGuigan
19 September 1963
film director

Colin BuchananColin Buchanan
30 September 1966
actor
Robert ThorntonRobert Thornton
17 July 1967
darts player

James BridieJames Bridie
03 January 1888
Playwright
Abdalqadir as-SufiAbdalqadir as-Sufi
1930 AD
theologian, philosopher, actor
Douglas CampbellDouglas Campbell
11 June 1922
Actor