Top5 Scottish Actors

Top5 Scottish Actors

Scotland is not only famous for its amazing landscape it is also famous for the beauty of its citizens. Scotland has also given birth to great actors and actresses who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. Scottish film industry has some of the most talented actors who have earned a reputation for themselves not just in the country but in Hollywood as well. Scottish actors working today in film industry include Gerard Butler, Ewan McGregor, Dougray Scott, Kevin McKidd, Billy Boyd, Dayton Callie, Sean Connery, John Hannah, Billy Connolly, and Ewan Bremmer. Here comes the list of Top5 Scottish actors.

Top5 Scottish Actors:

1.Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler was born on 13 November, 1969. Gerard James Butler is well known for his acting skills and hard work. Butler was trained as a lawyer but eventually gave a that up to pursue his acting career. He had worked in Mrs. Brown with Billy Connolly in 1997 and Reign of fire in 2002 which were major breakthroughs of his career. Gerard James Butler’s other important works were P.S I Love You, The Bounty Hunter, Nim’s Island, Law Abiding Citizen, etc. Gerard Butler has also won many awards such as the MTV Award for Movie 300 for the amazing fight. He has an estimated net worth of $32 million and annual income of around $9 million.

2.Sean Connery

Sean Connery was born on 25 August, 1930 He was the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven  Bond films between 1962 and 1983. He started his acting career with king’s Theatre in 1951, while working backstage for some extra money. He has done some amazing roles in several movies such as Dr.No, Goldfinger, The Untouchables, Indian Jones and the last Crusade, From Russia with Love, Diamonds are forever, The Rock, Entrapment, Outland, Playing by Heart, The Anderson Tapes, The Longest Dat, The Offence, A Good Man In Africa, Hell Drives, A fine madness, and many more. He has won several Awards such as Academy Award for Best Actor in Supporting Role, Three of the Golden Globes Awards, Two of the BAFTA Awards, and many more.

3.Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor was born on 31 March, 1971. He achieved worldwide critical acclaim to his role in the film Trainspotting in 1996. Ewan McGregor started his own production company called Natural Nylon. He’s traveled on many goodwill missions with the charity to countries like Iraq, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Mongolia. His first professional role was in 1993 when he won a leading role in the Channel 4 series Lipstick on Your Collar. He was ranked number 36 on Empire magazine’s The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time list in 1997. He narrated the Fulldome production Astronaut (2006), created for the National Space Centre. He has done several blockbuster movies like Moulin Rouge, Star Wars prequel trilogy Angels and Demons, A life less ordinary, Big fish.

4.Brian Cox

Brain Cox was born on 1 June, 1946. Brain Denis Cox, CBE is a Scottish actor. He is known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he gained recognition for his portrayal of king Lear. In 1984, He played the Royal Ulster Constabulary officer Inspector Nelson in the Royal Court’s production of Rat in the Skull. He was subsequently awarded that year’s Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a New Play. He has also appeared in many Hollywood productions playing parts such as Dr. Guggenheim in Rushmore and William Stryker in X2. He was the first actor to portray Hannibal Lecter on film in the 1986 production Manhunter. In 2001 he won Primetime Emmy Award, Gemini Award for Nuremberg, Satellite Award and Black Reel Award.

5.Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming was born on 27 January, 1965. He got popular with his role in Circle of Freinds where he played the role of Sean Walsh, in the year 1995. He has done several movies such as Spy Kids, The Anniversary Party, Investigating Sex, Get Carter, Son of the Mask, The Tempest, Boogie Woogie, Suffering Man’s Charity, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Spice world, Full Grown Men, Emma, Josie and the pussycats, Plunkett and Macleane, and Ghost Writer. He is highly talented and has won several awards for the best actor.


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