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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.

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1. Adrian Rawlins

As Dr. Ryder on Doctor Who
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As Dr. Ryder on Doctor Who

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

2. Benedict Cumberbatch

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As Smaug in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

As Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness
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As Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness

As Sherlock on Sherlock
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As Sherlock on Sherlock

3. Aidan Turner

As Mitchell on Being Human
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As Mitchell on Being Human

As Kili in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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As Kili in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

As Bedoli on The Tudors
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As Bedoli on The Tudors

4. Allen Leech

As Tom Branson on Downton Abbey
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As Tom Branson on Downton Abbey

As Francis Dereham on The Tudors
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As Francis Dereham on The Tudors

5. Angel Coulby

As Katherine on Doctor Who
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As Katherine on Doctor Who

As Gwen on Merlin
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As Gwen on Merlin

6. Bill Nighy

As Slartibartfast in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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As Slartibartfast in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

As Met Chief Inspector in Hot Fuzz
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As Met Chief Inspector in Hot Fuzz

As Philip in Shaun of the Dead
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As Philip in Shaun of the Dead

As Dr. Black on Doctor Who
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As Dr. Black on Doctor Who

As Rufus Scrimgeour in Harry Potter
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As Rufus Scrimgeour in Harry Potter

7. Charles Dance

As Tywin Lannister on Game of Thrones
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As Tywin Lannister on Game of Thrones

As Aredian on Merlin
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As Aredian on Merlin

8. Colin Morgan

As Jethro Cane on Doctor Who
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As Jethro Cane on Doctor Who

As Merlin on Merlin
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As Merlin on Merlin

9. David Bradley

As the Tower Keeper in Captain America: The First Avenger
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As the Tower Keeper in Captain America: The First Avenger

As Solomon on Doctor Who
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As Solomon on Doctor Who

As Walder Frey on Game of Thrones
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As Walder Frey on Game of Thrones

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

As Arthur Webley in Hot Fuzz
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As Arthur Webley in Hot Fuzz

As Will the court jester on The Tudors
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As Will the court jester on The Tudors

10. David Tennant

As The Doctor on Doctor Who
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As The Doctor on Doctor Who

As Barty Crouch Junior in Harry Potter
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As Barty Crouch Junior in Harry Potter

11. Donald Sumpter

As Kemp on Being Human
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As Kemp on Being Human

As Maester Luwin on Game of Thrones
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As Maester Luwin on Game of Thrones

As The Fisher King on Merlin
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As The Fisher King on Merlin

12. Harry Lloyd

As Viserys Targaryen on Game of Thrones
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As Viserys Targaryen on Game of Thrones

As Will Scarlett on Robin Hood
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As Will Scarlett on Robin Hood

13. Harry Melling

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

As Gilli on Merlin
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As Gilli on Merlin

14. Helen McCrory

As Rosanna on Doctor Who
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As Rosanna on Doctor Who

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

15. Hugh Bonneville

As Henry Avery on Doctor Who
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As Henry Avery on Doctor Who

As Robert Crawley on Downton Abbey
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As Robert Crawley on Downton Abbey

16. Hugo Weaving

As Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger
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As Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger

As Elrond in LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring
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As Elrond in LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring

17. Iain Glen

As Father Octavian on Doctor Who
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As Father Octavian on Doctor Who

As Sir Richard Carlisle on Downton Abbey
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As Sir Richard Carlisle on Downton Abbey

As Jorah Mormont on Game of Thrones
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As Jorah Mormont on Game of Thrones

18. Iwan Rheon

As Ramsay Snow on Game of Thrones
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As Ramsay Snow on Game of Thrones

As Simon Bellamy on Misfits
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As Simon Bellamy on Misfits

19. Jessica Brown Findlay

As Lady Sybil Crawley on Downton Abbey
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As Lady Sybil Crawley on Downton Abbey

20. Jessica Hynes

As Verity Newman on Doctor Who
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As Verity Newman on Doctor Who

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

As Yvonne in Shaun of the Dead
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As Yvonne in Shaun of the Dead

21. Jim Broadbent

As a possible Doctor on Doctor Who
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As a possible Doctor on Doctor Who

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

As Inspector Frank Butterman in Hot Fuzz
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As Inspector Frank Butterman in Hot Fuzz

22. Joanne Froggatt

As Anna Bates on Downton Abbey
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As Anna Bates on Downton Abbey

As Kate on Robin Hood
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As Kate on Robin Hood

23. John Bradley

As Samwell Tarly on Game of Thrones
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As Samwell Tarly on Game of Thrones

As Tyr Seward on Merlin
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As Tyr Seward on Merlin

24. John Hurt

As The Doctor on Doctor Who
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As The Doctor on Doctor Who

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

As The Dragon on Merlin
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As The Dragon on Merlin

25. Julian Glover

As Richard the Lionheart on Doctor Who
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As Richard the Lionheart on Doctor Who

As Grand Maester Pycelle on Game of Thrones
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As Grand Maester Pycelle on Game of Thrones

As Aragog in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
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As Aragog in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

As Lochru on Merlin
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As Lochru on Merlin

26. Katie McGrath

As Morgana on Merlin
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As Morgana on Merlin

As Bess on The Tudors
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As Bess on The Tudors

27. Kevin Doyle

As Joseph Molesley on Downton Abbey
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As Joseph Molesley on Downton Abbey

As John Constable on The Tudors
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As John Constable on The Tudors

28. Kevin Eldon

As Sergeant Tony Fisher in Hot Fuzz
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As Sergeant Tony Fisher in Hot Fuzz

As Scrope on Robin Hood
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As Scrope on Robin Hood

As Trickler on Merlin
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As Trickler on Merlin

29. Lenora Crichlow

As Annie on Being Human
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As Annie on Being Human

As Cheen on Doctor Who
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As Cheen on Doctor Who

30. Liam Cunningham

As Captain Zhukov on Doctor Who
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As Captain Zhukov on Doctor Who

As Davos Seaworth on Game of Thones
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As Davos Seaworth on Game of Thones

As Ruadan on Merlin
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As Ruadan on Merlin

31. Maggie Smith

As the Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey
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As the Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey

As professor Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter
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As professor Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter

32. Maria Doyle Kennedy

As Vera Bates on Downton Abbey
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As Vera Bates on Downton Abbey

As Queen Catherine of Aragon on The Tudors
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As Queen Catherine of Aragon on The Tudors

33. Mark Addy

As Robert Baratheon on Game of Thrones
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As Robert Baratheon on Game of Thrones

As Friar Tuck on Robin Hood
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As Friar Tuck on Robin Hood

34. Mark Gatiss

As Mr. Snow on Being Human
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As Mr. Snow on Being Human

35. Martin Freeman

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

As Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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As Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

As John Watson on Sherlock
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As John Watson on Sherlock

36. Michael Gambon

As Kazran on Doctor Who
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As Kazran on Doctor Who

As Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter
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As Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter

37. Michelle Fairley

As Catelyn Stark on Game of Thrones
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As Catelyn Stark on Game of Thrones

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

As Louise Young on Misfits
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As Louise Young on Misfits

38. Natalia Tena

As Osha on Game of Thrones
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As Osha on Game of Thrones

As Tonks on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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As Tonks on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

39. Natalie Dormer

As Pvt. Lorraine in Captain America: The First Avenger
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As Pvt. Lorraine in Captain America: The First Avenger

As Margaery Tyrell on Game of Thrones
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As Margaery Tyrell on Game of Thrones

As Anne Boleyn on The Tudors
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As Anne Boleyn on The Tudors

40. Penelope Wilton

As Harriet Jones on Doctor Who
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As Harriet Jones on Doctor Who

As Isobel Crawley on Downton Abbey
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As Isobel Crawley on Downton Abbey

As Barbara in Shaun of the Dead
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As Barbara in Shaun of the Dead

41. Richard Armitage

As Heinz Kruger in Captain America: The First Avenger
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As Heinz Kruger in Captain America: The First Avenger

As Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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As Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

As Guy of Gisborne on Robin Hood
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As Guy of Gisborne on Robin Hood

42. Richard Wilson

As Dr. Constantine on Doctor Who
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As Dr. Constantine on Doctor Who

As Gaius on Merlin
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As Gaius on Merlin

43. Roger Lloyd Pack

As John Lumic on Doctor Who
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As John Lumic on Doctor Who

As Barty Crouch in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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As Barty Crouch in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

44. Ron Donachie

As the steward on Doctor Who
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As the steward on Doctor Who

As Rodrik Cassel on Game of Thrones
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As Rodrik Cassel on Game of Thrones

45. Rory McCann

As Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane on Game of Thrones
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As Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane on Game of Thrones

As Michael Armstrong in Hot Fuzz
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As Michael Armstrong in Hot Fuzz

46. Rose Leslie

As Gwen Dawson on Downton Abbey
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As Gwen Dawson on Downton Abbey

As Ygritte on Game of Thrones
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As Ygritte on Game of Thrones

47. Rupert Graves

As John Riddell on Doctor Who
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As John Riddell on Doctor Who

As DI Lestrade on Sherlock
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As DI Lestrade on Sherlock

48. Russell Tovey

As George Sands on Being Human
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As George Sands on Being Human

As Midshipman Frame on Doctor Who
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As Midshipman Frame on Doctor Who

As Henry Knight on Sherlock
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As Henry Knight on Sherlock

49. Sean Bean

As Eddard 'Ned' Stark on Game of Thrones
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As Eddard 'Ned' Stark on Game of Thrones

As Boromir in LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring
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As Boromir in LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring

50. Shirley Henderson

As Ursula Blake on Doctor Who
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As Ursula Blake on Doctor Who

As Moaning Myrtle in Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets
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As Moaning Myrtle in Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets

51. Simon Pegg

As The Editor on Doctor Who
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As The Editor on Doctor Who

As Scotty in Star Trek
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As Scotty in Star Trek

As Nicholas Angel in Hot Fuzz
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As Nicholas Angel in Hot Fuzz

As Shaun in Shaun of the Dead
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As Shaun in Shaun of the Dead

52. Sinead Keenan

As Nina on Being Human
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As Nina on Being Human

As Addams on Doctor Who
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As Addams on Doctor Who

53. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

As Tim Latimer on Doctor Who
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As Tim Latimer on Doctor Who

As Jojen Reed on Game of Thrones
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As Jojen Reed on Game of Thrones

54. Timothy Dalton

As the Lord President on Doctor Who
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As the Lord President on Doctor Who

As Simon Skinner in Hot Fuzz
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As Simon Skinner in Hot Fuzz

55. Toby Jones

As Arnim Zola in Captain America: The First Avenger
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As Arnim Zola in Captain America: The First Avenger

As Dream Lord on Doctor Who
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As Dream Lord on Doctor Who

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

56. Warwick Davis

As Porridge on Doctor Who
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As Porridge on Doctor Who

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

As Marvin in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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As Marvin in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

As Grettir on Merlin
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As Grettir on Merlin

57. Zoë Wanamaker

As Cassandra on Doctor Who
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As Cassandra on Doctor Who

As Madame Hooch in Harry Potter
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As Madame Hooch in Harry Potter

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