Famous People From Scotland
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
Actress
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
 

Anya Taylor-JoyAnya Taylor-Joy
16 April 1996
Actress
Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi
14 April 1958
Actor

Kelly MacdonaldKelly Macdonald
23 February 1976
Actress

Alan CummingAlan Cumming
27 January 1965
Actor

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor
Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly
24 November 1942
Stand-up Comedian

Dougray ScottDougray Scott
26 November 1965
Actor
Sheena EastonSheena Easton
27 April 1959
Singer, Actress

Lindsay DuncanLindsay Duncan
07 November 1950
Actress

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

Marianna PalkaMarianna Palka
07 September 1981
Actress
Thomas DohertyThomas Doherty
21 April 1995
Actor

Laura AndersonLaura Anderson
27 April 1989
Reality TV Personality

FishFish
25 April 1958
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, Composer, Poet
Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
14 April 1961
Actor

Morven ChristieMorven Christie
1979 AD
stage actor, film actor
Ewen BremnerEwen Bremner
23 January 1972
Actor

Kate DickieKate Dickie
04 July 1971
stage actor, film actor

Sean BiggerstaffSean Biggerstaff
15 March 1983
Actor, Musician

Adrienne CorriAdrienne Corri
13 November 1930
stage actor, film actor
Emun ElliottEmun Elliott
29 November 1983
actor, film actor
Richard McCabeRichard McCabe
1960 AD
stage actor, film actor

Julie Wilson NimmoJulie Wilson Nimmo
1972 AD
actor

Joan of the TowerJoan of the Tower
05 July 1321
 

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

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Bill PatersonBill Paterson
03 June 1945
 
Paul McGuiganPaul McGuigan
19 September 1963
film director

Robert ThorntonRobert Thornton
17 July 1967
darts player
James FinlaysonJames Finlayson
27 August 1887
actor, comedian, stage actor

Kevin Macdonald (Director)Kevin Macdonald (Director)
28 October 1967