Scottish Female Film & Theater Personalities

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 1 Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Argentine-British actress, Anya Taylor-Joy, first gained international fame with her role in the period horror film, The Witch. She is trained in ballet dancing and began her career as a model when she was just 16. Her modelling career paved the way for acting and soon she was playing significant roles in TV series and films.

 2 Kelly Macdonald

Kelly Macdonald.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland

Kelly Macdonald is a Scottish actress known for playing Diane Coulston in the 1996 black comedy-drama film, Trainspotting. Kelly Macdonald received critical appreciation for portraying Gina in the made-for-television drama film, The Girl in the Café, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award. Eastwood High School, where she studied, has a theatre and drama studio named in her honor.

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 3 Rose Leslie

Rose Leslie.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aberdeen

Rose Leslie is a popular Scottish actress who gained international fame after portraying Ygritte in one of the most popular TV series of all time, Game of Thrones. Thanks to her popularity, she serves as an icon and inspiration to several aspiring Scottish actresses and models.

 4 Sheena Easton

Sheena Easton.
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: April 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bellshill
Two-time Grammy-winning artist Sheena Easton first gained attention on The Big Time. With the singles Modern Girl and 9 to 5, she became the second female to feature twice on the same Top Ten chart. Easton is the only artist with a top 5 hit on all Billboard singles charts.

 5 Michelle Gomez

Michelle Gomez.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

 6 Laura Fraser

Laura Fraser
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

 7 Ashley Jensen

Ashley Jensen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
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 8 Pollyanna McIntosh

Pollyanna McIntosh
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scotland, UK

 9 Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay Duncan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Scottish actor Lindsay Duncan is known for her Tony- and Olivier Award-winning role in Private Lives. She came to be known as the star of many plays by playwright Harold Pinter. On TV, she has also played Barbara Douglas in G.B.H. and Servilia of the Junii in Rome.

 10 Morven Christie

Morven Christie
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Famous As: stage actor, film actor
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Helensburgh

 11 Lorraine Kelly

Lorraine Kelly
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: November 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Lorraine Kelly is a Scottish journalist and TV presenter. She is also known for her charity work and has been a long-time supporter of the LGBT community. In the 2012 New Year Honours, Lorraine Kelly was appointed OBE for services to charity. In the 2020 Birthday Honours, she was promoted to CBE for services to journalism, broadcasting, and charity.

 12 Ruth Connell

Ruth Connell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Falkirk, Scotland, UK

 13 Andrea McLean

Andrea McLean
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

 14 Georgia King

Georgia King.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Daughter of actor Jonathan Hyde and operatic soprano Isobel Buchanan, Georgia King initially worked at a cheese shop. She almost lost out on her debut role in Jane Eyre due to an appendix operation. Fans loved her in the series The New Normal and Vice Principals.

 15 Phyllida Law

Phyllida Law
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

 16 Kate Dickie

Kate Dickie.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Kilbride, United Kingdom

Kate Dickie is a Scottish actress known for playing important roles in television series like Tinsel Town and Game of Thrones. For her portrayal of Jackie in the 2006 thriller film Red Road, Dickie won a British Academy Scotland Award and a British Independent Film Award. She is also known for her association with the popular theatre company, Solar Bear.

 17 Chloe Pirrie

Chloe Pirrie.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Scottish actress Chloe Pirrie rose to fame with her role in the miniseries, The Game. Since then, she has appeared in several TV shows and films, playing versatile roles. She began acting in school and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She won the Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards 2013.

 18 Marianna Palka

Marianna Palka.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish-born Marianna Palka is best known for her towering frame and her award-winning direction in the film Good Dick, which she also wrote and starred in. She has also gained fame with her critically acclaimed films TriBeCa Neds and Bitch. She inspired the Academy Award-shortlisted documentary The Lion's Mouth Opens.

 19 Shauna Macdonald

Shauna Macdonald
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Malaysia

 20 Caitlin Blackwood

Caitlin Blackwood
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 23, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Northern Ireland
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 21 Adrienne Corri

Adrienne Corri
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Famous As: stage actor, film actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: March 13, 2016

 22 Julie Wilson Nimmo

Julie Wilson Nimmo
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Famous As: actor
Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: East Kilbride

 23 Sophie Kennedy Clark

Sophie Kennedy Clark
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1990 AD
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

 24 Joan of the Tower

Joan of the Tower
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Birthdate: July 5, 1321
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tower of London
Died: September 7, 1362

 25 Judith Miller

Judith Miller
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Galashiels, Scotland

 26 Laura Anderson

Laura Anderson.
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Famous As: Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: April 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus

 27 Camilla Thurlow

Camilla Thurlow.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: July 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland

 28 Paige Turley

Paige Turley.
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Famous As: Reality Star
Birthdate: August 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Lothian, Scotland