Famous British Actors: Their Iconic Roles and Achievements

British Actors with Iconic Roles and Achievements

There’s a separate place in the heart of fans and audiences of British actors. Their remarkable performances, lovable accents, and sense of humor have stolen the heart of viewers. So here’s a list of famous British Actors. So without any further delay, here’s the pick of the ten most amazing English actors. The highest-grossed British movies are James Bond and harry potter.

Top 5 Famous British Actors:

Many British actors are ruling the heart of people all over the world due to their high-quality movies and television productions.

1) Jason Statham:

Date Of Birth 26 July 1967
Height 1.78 m
Place of Birth Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, UK

He is an English actor. Mostly he portrayed the role of villains. Jason Statham played very tough characters in his action movies. He is trained in Chinese martial arts, karate, and kickboxing from a young age. He is a multitalented person a footballer and a diver. In 1990, Statham represented England with the diving team at the Commonwealth Games. He made his film debut with Guy Ritchie’s Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels.

Jason Statham:

Jason Statham’s action thriller movies are:

  • War (2007)
  • Transporter series (2002, 2005, 2008 & 2015)
  • The bank job (2008)
  • The Italian Job (2003)
  • Spy (2015)
  • The Expendables series (2010, 2012, 2014 and new series is coming in 2023)
  • Hobbs and Shaw (2019)
  • Crank (2006)
  • The Mechanic (2011)

2) Daniel Radcliffe:

Date Of Birth July 23, 1989
Height 1.65 m
Place of Birth London, UK

The full name of Daniel Radcliffe is Daniel Jacob Radcliffe. He is an English actor. We know him as Harry Potter. In his childhood, he played the character of Harry Potter. Even though the Harry Potter series ended, he remains well-known for that role worldwide. He got numerous awards. He also worked in small-budget movies. There are millions of fans of harry potter and I am one of them. He is one of the famous British actors.

His thriller movies are:

  • The List City ( 2022)
  • Horns (2013)
  • Escape From Pretoria (2020)
  • Guns Akimbo (2019)
  • Jungle (2017)
  • The Woman in Black (2012)
  • Extras (2005, 2017)
  • Kill Your Darlings (2013)
  • A Young Doctor’s Notebook (2012)
  • Miracle Workers ( 2019)
  • Swiss Army Man ( 2016)

Daniel Radcliffe

3) Rowan Atkinson:

Date Of Birth January 6, 1955
Height 1.81 m
Place of Birth Consett, County Durham, England, UK

The full name of Rowan Atkinson is Rowan Sebastian Atkinson. He is a comedian and English actor. With Not the Nine O’Clock News, he started doing sketch comedy shows on BBC. For outclass entertainment performance he received BAFTA in 1981. The series Blackadder introduced Atkinson to the British audience before Mr. Bean introduced him to the international audience. He also won Olivier Award for sketch comedy shows.

His thriller movies are:

  • Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  • Love Actually (2003)
  • The Secret Policeman’s Ball (1979)
  • Theatre work includes West End (2009)
  • BBC sitcom The Thin Blue Line (1995-1996)
  • The James Bond film Never Say Never Again (1983)

4)  Henry Cavill:

Date Of Birth May 5, 1983
Height 1.85 m
Place of Birth Saint Helier, Jersey, England, UK

Henry Cavill is an amazing British actor. In his role as Clark Kent/Superman, Henry Cavill inspires a sense of justice. As the DCEU superhero, he appeared in Man of Steel, Batman vs Superman: Justice League, Dawn of Justice, etc.

Aside from his role as Charles Brando in The Tudors, Henry Cavill played Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher.

His thriller movies are:

  • Mr. Chips (2002)
  • Mission Impossible (2018)
  • Immortals (2011)
  • Stardust (2007)
  • Fallout (2018)
  • Enola Holmes (2020)
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E (2015)
  • The BBC’s Midsomer Murders (2003)
  • BBC’s The Inspector Lynley Mysteries ( 2002)

Henry Cavill

5) Jamie Dornan:

Date Of Birth May 1, 1982
Height 1.8 m
Place of Birth Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

The full name of Jamie Dornan is james peter maxwell Dornan. As a model, Jamie Dornan gained fame with campaigns for Hugo Boss, Dior Homme, and Calvin Klein. He also won two British Irish awards and television awards. In 2006 he started his acting career. He was ranked on the 25 number among the biggest male models. In Marie Antoinette, he made his acting debut.

After performing in fifty shades as a Christian Grey he got the highest fame. Fifty Shades was not only his great work but he also perform well in other projects. But the role he plays as a Christian Grey is still known to this day.

His thriller movies are:

  • Anthropoid (2016)
  • A private war (2018)
  • Once upon a time (2011-2013)
  • The fall (2013-2016)
  • Belfast (2021)
  • The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

Jamie Dornan


So these are the top 5 famous British actors. All of them have remarkable and iconic acting skills that have left a mark on the hearts of the audience. I hope you agree with my selection but also share your views about your favorite actor. We love to hear from you.