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17 Irish Actors And Actresses

This list shows the talent pouring out from the Emerald Isle.

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4. Kenneth Branagh / Via

Born: Belfast, County Antrim

Best Known For: Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets (Professor Gilderoy Lockhart) and My Week With Marilyn.

10. Michael Fassbender / Via

Born: Hiedelberg, West Germany (mother from County Antrim, moved to Killarney, Co. Kerry at 2 years old)

Best Known For: Band of Brothers, 300, Inglorious Basterds and 12 Years A Slave.

11. Daniel Day-Lewis / Via

Born: London, England (has Irish citizenship, father was Poet Laureate Cecil Day-Lewis)

Best Known For: The Last Of The Mohicans, The Boxer, Gangs Of New York, There Will Be Blood and Lincoln.

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