HENRY V BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

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1. Laurence Olivier

Actor | Sleuth

Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High ...

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2. Kenneth Branagh

Actor | Henry V

Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter, and Frances (Harper), both born in 1930. He has two siblings, William Branagh, Jr. (born 1955) and Joyce Branagh (born 1970). When he was nine, his family ...

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3. Leslie Banks

Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Much

Leslie Banks was born on June 9, 1890 in West Derby, England as Leslie James Banks. He was an actor, known for The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), The Most Dangerous Game (1932) and Haunted Honeymoon (1940). He was married to Gwendoline Haldane Unwin. He died on April 21, 1952 in London, England.

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4. Derek Jacobi

Actor | Gladiator

Preeminent British classical actor of the first post-Olivier generation, Derek Jacobi was knighted in 1994 for his services to the theatre, and, in fact, is only the second to enjoy the honor of holding TWO knighthoods, Danish and English (Olivier was the other). Modest and unassuming in nature, ...

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5. Michael Warre

Actor | The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France

Michael Warre was born on June 18, 1922 in Kensington, London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Henry V (1944), All Hallowe'en (1953) and Edgar Allan Poe Centenary (1949). He died on February 13, 1987 in Camden, London.

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6. Simon Shepherd

Actor | Henry V

Simon Shepherd was born on August 20, 1956 in Bristol, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Henry V (1989), Spice World (1997) and Uncle Silas (1989). He has been married to Alexandra Byrne since 1980. They have four children.

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7. Nicholas Hannen

Actor | Quo Vadis

Nicholas Hannen was born on May 1, 1881 in London, England as Nicholas James Hannen. He was an actor and producer, known for Quo Vadis (1951), Henry V (1944) and Who Killed John Savage? (1937). He was married to Athene Seyler and Muriel Morland. He died on June 25, 1972 in London.

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8. Brian Blessed

Actor | Flash Gordon

Boisterous British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television. A giant of a man accompanied by an eloquent wit and booming, operatic voice, Brian was born in 1936 and grew up in the mining village of Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire. His father was a ...

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9. Gerald Case

Actor | The Elephant Man

Gerald Case was born on January 26, 1905 in Horton, Northamptonshire, England as Thomas Gerald Case. He was an actor, known for The Elephant Man (1980), Henry V (1944) and Assassin for Hire (1951). He died on May 22, 1985 in Windlesham, Surrey, England.

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10. Paul Gregory

Actor | The Romanoffs

Paul Gregory was born in Bombay, India, raised and educated in India, East Africa and London. Studio Binder has been using his unique and compelling voice to narrate short documentaries on YouTube addressing the talents of all the auteur directors such as Nolan, Tarantino, Fincher, Scorsese, ...

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11. Felix Aylmer

Actor | Hamlet

British character actor Felix Aylmer was educated at Oxford and later studied drama, making his stage debut at the London Coliseum in 1911. During World War I he served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and resumed his stage career after the war ended. He entered films in 1930 and stayed in them...

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12. Charles Kay

Actor | Amadeus

Charles Kay was born on August 31, 1930 in Coventry, West Midlands, England as Charles Piff. He is an actor, known for Amadeus (1984), Henry V (1989) and Fall of Eagles (1974).

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13. Robert Helpmann

Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Son of James Murray Helpmann & Mary (nee Gardiner), he was educated at Prince Alfred's College, Adelaide, South Australia. He first danced solo at the Theatre Royal, Adelaide in The Ugly Duckling in 1922. He went on to become the principal dancer at Sadlers Wells ballet from 1933 to 1950. World ...

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14. Alec McCowen

Actor | Never Say Never Again

Alec McCowen was born Alexander Duncan McCowan on May 26, 1925 in Tunbridge Wells, England. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he made his professional debut in 1942. He established his reputation in classical stage roles, appearing in the ensemble of Laurence Olivier's famed ...

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15. Morland Graham

Actor | The Scarlet Pimpernel

Morland Graham was born on August 8, 1891 in Patrick, Scotland as David Hugh Morland Graham. He was an actor and writer, known for The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), Henry V (1944) and The Ghost Train (1941). He was married to Mrs. Elsie Press Cole. He died on April 8, 1949 in London, England.

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16. Edward Jewesbury

Actor | Much Ado About Nothing

Edward Jewesbury was born on August 6, 1917 in Marylebone, London, England as Reginald Edward Oliphant Jewesbury. He was an actor, known for Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Henry V (1989) and Richard III (1995). He was married to Christine Roberts. He died on March 31, 2001 in Esher, Surrey, England.

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17. Esmond Knight

Actor | The Red Shoes

A stage actor from 1925, Esmond made his first film appearance in 77 Park Lane (1931) for Michael Powell for whom he eventually made 11 films.

Esmond served in the Royal Navy during WWII and lost one eye and was almost totally blinded in the other during an engagement against The Bismarck. This ...

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18. Ian Holm

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sir Ian Holm is one of the world's greatest actors, a Laurence Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-winning, BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated British star of films and the stage. He was a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and has played more than 100 roles in films and on ...

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19. Jimmy Hanley

Actor | Don't Ever Leave Me

Good-natured British actor Jimmy Hanley was groomed by the Rank Studio system during his teen years and earned stardom as the "boy next door" type in exuberant musicals and likeable comedies. He married actress Dinah Sheridan in 1942 and they appeared together in a number of featherweight war-era ...

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20. Michael Williams

Actor | Henry V

Michael Williams was born on July 9, 1935 in Liverpool, England as Michael Leonard Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Henry V (1989), Eagle in a Cage (1972) and A Fine Romance (1981). He was married to Judi Dench. He died on January 11, 2001 in Hampstead, London, England.

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21. Roy Emerton

Actor | Time Flies

Roy Emerton was a big, brawny character actor whose scarred face and resounding deep voice made him a natural for menacing roles. One of his best and most typical was as the evil Boss McGinty in The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935).

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22. Richard Briers

Actor | Peter Pan

Richard Briers was born on January 14, 1934 in Merton, Surrey, England as Richard David Briers. He was an actor, known for Peter Pan (2003), Watership Down (1978) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993). He was married to Ann Davies. He died on February 17, 2013 in London, England.

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23. Frederick Cooper

Actor | Jericho

Frederick Cooper was born in 1890 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Dark Sands (1937), The Only Way (1925) and The Skin Game (1921). He died on January 3, 1945 in London.

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24. Geoffrey Hutchings

Actor | Henry V

Geoffrey Hutchings was born on June 8, 1939 in Dorchester, Dorset, England as Geoffrey Albert Hutchings. He was an actor, known for Henry V (1989), Topsy-Turvy (1999) and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010). He was married to Andrea Godfrey. He died on July 1, 2010 in London, England.

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25. Robert Newton

Actor | Around the World in 80 Days

Robert Newton was one of the great character actors -- and great characters -- of the British cinema, best remembered today for playing Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1950) and its sequel for Walt Disney in the 1950s. His portrayal of Long John Silver and of Blackbeard, the Pirate (1952) ...

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26. Robert Stephens

Actor | Romeo and Juliet

Sir Robert's career fell into two distinct parts. In the '60s, he was widely regarded as the heir of Laurence Olivier. But, after his departure from Britain's National Theatre in 1970 and the breakup of his marriage with Maggie Smith three years later, he suffered a slump made worse by heavy ...

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27. George Robey

Actor | Chu-Chin-Chow

George Robey was born on September 20, 1869 in Herne Hill, London, England as George Edward Wade. He was an actor and writer, known for Chu-Chin-Chow (1934), Don Quixote (1933) and One Arabian Night (1923). He was married to Blanche Littler (manager) and Ethel Haydon (performer). He died on ...

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28. Robbie Coltrane

Actor | Cracker

Robbie Coltrane, one of Britain's most popular comedians who was head of debating society at school and won prizes for his art, is now a film star who played in two James Bond films and in the "Harry Potter" franchise.

Coltrane was born Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30, 1950, in Rutherglen, a ...

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29. Ivy St. Helier

Actress | London Belongs to Me

Ivy St. Helier was born in 1886 in St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands as Ivy Janet Aitchison. She was an actress, known for Dulcimer Street (1948), Henry V (1944) and Bitter Sweet (1933). She died on November 8, 1971 in London, England.

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30. Geraldine McEwan

Actress | The Magdalene Sisters

Geraldine McEwan was born in Old Windsor, England and made her theatre debut at the age of 14 at the Theatre Royal in Windsor. By the age of 18 she was starring in London's West End in several long-running popular productions. During the 1950s she acted with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in ...

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31. Freda Jackson

Actress | Clash of the Titans

Freda Jackson was born in Nottingham, England in 1908, the daughter of a railway porter. After studying at High Pavement School and the University College there, she became a schoolteacher but gave up her career to study acting at the Royal College of Art, in London. Her first professional stage ...

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32. Judi Dench

Actress | Skyfall

Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...

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33. Harcourt Williams

Actor | Roman Holiday

Harcourt Williams was born on March 30, 1880 in Croydon, Surrey, England as Ernest George Harcourt Williams. He was an actor and writer, known for Roman Holiday (1953), Hamlet (1948) and Brighton Rock (1948). He was married to Jean Sterling MacKinlay. He died on December 13, 1957 in London, England.

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34. Paul Scofield

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Though his number of film roles amount to a bit over 30, Paul Scofield has cast a giant shadow in the world of stage and film acting. He grew up in West Sussex, the son of a schoolmaster. He attended the Varndean School for Boys in Brighton. The love of acting came early. While still high school ...

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35. Valentine Dyall

Actor | The Haunting

He could have been described as the "British Vincent Price". This distinguished actor was probably best known for his voice work. His low, resonant and mellifluous tones were employed to chill and excite for at least half a century. His most famous radio role was as "The Man In Black", back in the ...

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36. Harold Innocent

Actor | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Harold Innocent was born on April 18, 1933 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England as Harold Sidney Innocent. He was an actor, known for Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Brazil (1985) and Henry V (1989). He died on September 12, 1993 in London, England.

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37. Ralph Truman

Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Much

Veteran British character player Ralph Truman was a pioneer radio actor and appeared in over 5000 broadcasts during his career. Born in London at the turn of the century, his overall film career was commendable but less enviable than his voice work on the airwaves. Originally from the stage, he had...

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38. Christopher Ravenscroft

Actor | Henry V

Christopher Ravenscroft was born in 1946. He is an actor, known for Henry V (1989), The Football Factory (2004) and The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015).

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39. Renée Asherson

Actress | The Others

A beautiful and durable actress of screen, stage and television, Asherson was born Renée Ascherson in London (dropping the "c" early in her acting career), the younger daughter of Charles Ascherson, a businessman and bibliophile of German-Jewish extraction, and his second wife, Dorothy Wiseman, who...

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40. Emma Thompson

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Emma Thompson was born on April 15, 1959 in Paddington, London, into a family of actors - father Eric Thompson and mother Phyllida Law, who has co-starred with Thompson in several films. Her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well. Her father was English-born and her mother is Scottish-born. ...

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