57 British Actors Every Geek Will Recognize

England is home to many great actors and actresses from all the biggest fandoms. Here’s every single one of them.

1. Adrian Rawlins

As Dr. Ryder on Doctor Who

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As James Potter in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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2. Benedict Cumberbatch

As Smaug in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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As Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness

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As Sherlock on Sherlock

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3. Aidan Turner

As Mitchell on Being Human

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As Kili in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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As Bedoli on The Tudors

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4. Allen Leech

As Tom Branson on Downton Abbey

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As Francis Dereham on The Tudors

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5. Angel Coulby

As Katherine on Doctor Who

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As Gwen on Merlin

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6. Bill Nighy

As Slartibartfast in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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As Met Chief Inspector in Hot Fuzz

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As Philip in Shaun of the Dead

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As Dr. Black on Doctor Who

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As Rufus Scrimgeour in Harry Potter

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7. Charles Dance

As Tywin Lannister on Game of Thrones

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As Aredian on Merlin

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8. Colin Morgan

As Jethro Cane on Doctor Who

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As Merlin on Merlin

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9. David Bradley

As the Tower Keeper in Captain America: The First Avenger

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As Solomon on Doctor Who

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As Walder Frey on Game of Thrones

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As Argus Filch in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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As Arthur Webley in Hot Fuzz

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As Will the court jester on The Tudors

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10. David Tennant

As The Doctor on Doctor Who

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As Barty Crouch Junior in Harry Potter

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11. Donald Sumpter

As Kemp on Being Human

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As Maester Luwin on Game of Thrones

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As The Fisher King on Merlin

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12. Harry Lloyd

As Viserys Targaryen on Game of Thrones

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As Will Scarlett on Robin Hood

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13. Harry Melling

As Dudley Dursley in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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As Gilli on Merlin

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14. Helen McCrory

As Rosanna on Doctor Who

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As Narcissa Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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15. Hugh Bonneville

As Henry Avery on Doctor Who

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As Robert Crawley on Downton Abbey

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16. Hugo Weaving

As Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger

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As Elrond in LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring

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17. Iain Glen

As Father Octavian on Doctor Who

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As Sir Richard Carlisle on Downton Abbey

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As Jorah Mormont on Game of Thrones

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18. Iwan Rheon

As Ramsay Snow on Game of Thrones

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As Simon Bellamy on Misfits

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19. Jessica Brown Findlay

As Lady Sybil Crawley on Downton Abbey

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As Rachel on Misfits

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20. Jessica Hynes

As Verity Newman on Doctor Who

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As Mafalda Hopkirk in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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As Yvonne in Shaun of the Dead

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21. Jim Broadbent

As a possible Doctor on Doctor Who

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As professor Horace Slughorn in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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As Inspector Frank Butterman in Hot Fuzz

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22. Joanne Froggatt

As Anna Bates on Downton Abbey

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As Kate on Robin Hood

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23. John Bradley

As Samwell Tarly on Game of Thrones

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As Tyr Seward on Merlin

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24. John Hurt

As The Doctor on Doctor Who

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As Mr. Ollivander in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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As The Dragon on Merlin

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25. Julian Glover

As Richard the Lionheart on Doctor Who

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As Grand Maester Pycelle on Game of Thrones

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As Aragog in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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As Lochru on Merlin

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26. Katie McGrath

As Morgana on Merlin

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As Bess on The Tudors

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27. Kevin Doyle

As Joseph Molesley on Downton Abbey

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As John Constable on The Tudors

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28. Kevin Eldon

As Sergeant Tony Fisher in Hot Fuzz

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As Scrope on Robin Hood

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As Trickler on Merlin

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29. Lenora Crichlow

As Annie on Being Human

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As Cheen on Doctor Who

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30. Liam Cunningham

As Captain Zhukov on Doctor Who

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As Davos Seaworth on Game of Thones

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As Ruadan on Merlin

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31. Maggie Smith

As the Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey

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As professor Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter

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32. Maria Doyle Kennedy

As Vera Bates on Downton Abbey

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As Queen Catherine of Aragon on The Tudors

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33. Mark Addy

As Robert Baratheon on Game of Thrones

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As Friar Tuck on Robin Hood

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34. Mark Gatiss

As Mr. Snow on Being Human

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35. Martin Freeman

As Arthur Dent in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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As Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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As John Watson on Sherlock

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36. Michael Gambon

As Kazran on Doctor Who

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As Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter

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37. Michelle Fairley

As Catelyn Stark on Game of Thrones

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As Mrs. Granger in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

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As Louise Young on Misfits

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38. Natalia Tena

As Osha on Game of Thrones

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As Tonks on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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39. Natalie Dormer

As Pvt. Lorraine in Captain America: The First Avenger

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As Margaery Tyrell on Game of Thrones

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As Anne Boleyn on The Tudors

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40. Penelope Wilton

As Harriet Jones on Doctor Who

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As Isobel Crawley on Downton Abbey

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As Barbara in Shaun of the Dead

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41. Richard Armitage

As Heinz Kruger in Captain America: The First Avenger

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As Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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As Guy of Gisborne on Robin Hood

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42. Richard Wilson

As Dr. Constantine on Doctor Who

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As Gaius on Merlin

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43. Roger Lloyd Pack

As John Lumic on Doctor Who

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As Barty Crouch in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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44. Ron Donachie

As the steward on Doctor Who

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As Rodrik Cassel on Game of Thrones

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45. Rory McCann

As Sandor ‘The Hound’ Clegane on Game of Thrones

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As Michael Armstrong in Hot Fuzz

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46. Rose Leslie

As Gwen Dawson on Downton Abbey

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As Ygritte on Game of Thrones

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47. Rupert Graves

As John Riddell on Doctor Who

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48. Russell Tovey

As George Sands on Being Human

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As Midshipman Frame on Doctor Who

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As Henry Knight on Sherlock

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49. Sean Bean

As Eddard ‘Ned’ Stark on Game of Thrones

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As Boromir in LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring

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50. Shirley Henderson

As Ursula Blake on Doctor Who

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As Moaning Myrtle in Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets

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51. Simon Pegg

As The Editor on Doctor Who

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As Scotty in Star Trek

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As Nicholas Angel in Hot Fuzz

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As Shaun in Shaun of the Dead

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52. Sinead Keenan

As Nina on Being Human

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As Addams on Doctor Who

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53. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

As Tim Latimer on Doctor Who

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As Jojen Reed on Game of Thrones

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54. Timothy Dalton

As the Lord President on Doctor Who

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As Simon Skinner in Hot Fuzz

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55. Toby Jones

As Arnim Zola in Captain America: The First Avenger

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As Dream Lord on Doctor Who

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As Dobby the House Elf in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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56. Warwick Davis

As Porridge on Doctor Who

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As professor Filius Flitwick in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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As Marvin in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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As Grettir on Merlin

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57. Zoë Wanamaker

As Cassandra on Doctor Who

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As Madame Hooch in Harry Potter

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