Scottish Female Film & Theater Personalities

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Karen Gillan
(Scottish Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Amy Pond’ in the TV Series ‘Doctor Who’)
Karen Gillan
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Birthdate: November 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland

Karen Gillan is one of the most popular and successful actresses from Scotland. She is best known for playing Nebula and Ruby Roundhouse in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films and Jumanji film series respectively. Also a filmmaker, she wrote and directed The Party's Just Beginning, apart from acting in the film. She is also a philanthropist.

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Kelly Macdonald
(Scottish Actress Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Trainspotting’, ‘Gosford Park’, ‘Intermission’ and ‘Nanny McPhee’)
Kelly Macdonald
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Birthdate: February 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, 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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Rose Leslie
(Scottish Actress)
Rose Leslie
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Birthdate: February 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland

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.

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Michelle Gomez
(Actress)
Michelle Gomez
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Birthdate: November 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Ashley Jensen
(Actress)
Ashley Jensen
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Birthdate: August 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Laura Fraser
(Actress)
Laura Fraser
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Birthdate: July 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Pollyanna McIntosh
(Actress)
Pollyanna McIntosh
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Birthdate: March 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scotland, UK
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Lindsay Duncan
(Actress Best Known for Her Performances in ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ and ‘Private Lives’)
Lindsay Duncan
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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.

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Gail Porter
(Scottish Television Personality, Former Model & Actress)
Gail Porter
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Birthdate: March 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

While she initially presented family and children’s shows, Gail Porter stunned everyone when a nude photo of her, which was part of an FHM campaign, was projected on the British Houses of Parliament. She was later diagnosed with alopecia and worked with charities to raise awareness about the condition.

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Phyllis Logan
(Scottish Actress)
Phyllis Logan
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Birthdate: January 11, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
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Morven Christie
(Actress known for her roles in various TV shows and mini-series)
Morven Christie
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Birthdate: September 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Helensburgh, Scotland
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Kate Dickie
(Scottish Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Lex’ in the TV Series ‘Tinsel Town’)
Kate Dickie
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Birthdate: July 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Kilbride, Scotland

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.

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Ruth Connell
(Actress)
Ruth Connell
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Birthdate: April 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Falkirk, Scotland, UK
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Phyllida Law
(Actress)
Phyllida Law
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Birthdate: May 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Georgia King
(Scottish Actress)
Georgia King
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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.
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Chloe Pirrie
(Scottish Actress)
Chloe Pirrie
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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.

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Caitlin Blackwood
(Actress)
Caitlin Blackwood
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Birthdate: June 23, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Northern Ireland
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Marianna Palka
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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.

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Adrienne Corri
(Former Actress role in A Clockwork Orange (1971))
Adrienne Corri
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Birthdate: November 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: March 13, 2016
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Shauna Macdonald
(Actress)
Shauna Macdonald
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Birthdate: February 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Malaysia
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Moira Shearer
(Scottish Actress and Ballet Dancer Best Known for Her Performance in the Movie 'The Red Shoes')
Moira Shearer
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Birthdate: January 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Died: January 31, 2006

Moira Shearer was a Scottish actress and ballet dancer. She is best remembered for playing an important role in the movie The Red Shoes. Although Moira Shearer went on to work as a dancer and actress for many decades after making her acting debut in The Red Shoes, she is still primarily known for her portrayal of Vicky in the 1948 film.

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Dawn Steele
(Actress Who Played Ange Godard in BBC's Holby City)
Dawn Steele
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Birthdate: December 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Julie Wilson Nimmo
(actor)
Julie Wilson Nimmo
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Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: East Kilbride
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Sophie Kennedy Clark
(Actress)
Sophie Kennedy Clark
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Birthdate: 1990 AD
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Laura Anderson
(Scottish Reality Television Personality)
Laura Anderson
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Birthdate: April 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Scotland
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Camilla Thurlow
(Reality TV Star)
Camilla Thurlow
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Birthdate: July 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland
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Paige Turley
(Reality Star)
Paige Turley
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Birthdate: August 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Lothian, Scotland