Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays (Wikipedia) Daniel Mays was born in 1978 and is the third of four boys, Mays was brought up in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, by his electrician father and bank cashier mother. He attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts before going on to win a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After graduating from RADA in […]

Robin Morrissey

Robin Morrissey Robin Morrissey was born on 21 June 1989 in Liverpool, England. In 2011, Morrissey graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in acting.[5] He attended Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School, Crosby.

Ruaidhri Conroy

Ruaidhri Conroy (Wikipedia) Ruaidhri Conroy was born on 30 November 1979 in Dublin is an Irish actor. He is the son of actor Brendan Conroy. One of his first castings was as Tito in the film Into the West, for which he won a Young Artist Award in the Outstanding Youth Actors in a Family Foreign Film category.[2] In 1998, Conroy […]

Graham Norton

Graham Norton (Wikipedia) Graham Norton was born 4 April 1963 and is an Irish television and radio presenter, comedian, actor, author, and commentator based in the United Kingdom. He is a five-time BAFTA TV Award winner for his comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show and an eight-time award winner, overall. Originally shown on BBC Two before moving to other slots on BBC […]

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof (Wikipedia) Bob Geldof was born 5 October 1951 and is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and occasional actor. He rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Irish rock band the Boomtown Rats in the late 1970s, who achieved popularity at the time of the punk rock movement. The band had UK number one hits with his compositions “Rat Trap” and “I Don’t Like […]

Timothee Chalamet

Timothee Chalamet (Wikipedia) Timothee Chalamet is an American actor. He began his acting career in short films, before appearing in the television drama series Homeland in 2012. Two years later, he made his feature film debut in the drama Men, Women & Children and subsequently appeared in Christopher Nolan‘s science-fiction film Interstellar. In 2017, Chalamet gained wider recognition for his supporting […]

James Bolam

James Bolam (Wikipedia) James Bolam was born 16 June 1935 and is an English actor, best known for his roles as Terry Collier in The Likely Ladsand its sequel Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Jack Ford in When the Boat Comes In, Roy Figgis in Only When I Laugh, Trevor Chaplin in The Beiderbecke Trilogy, Arthur Gilder in Born and Bred, Jack Halford in New […]

Paddy Wallace

Paddy Wallace interview in “The Belfast Telegraph” in 2018. Paddy Wallace who plays one of the soap’s biggest conmen has talked of his love for his second home of Belfast where his father was born, where he studied at university, where he started his acting career and where was also an Irish League footballer. And […]

Frank Finlay

Frank Finlay obituary in “The Guardian” in 2016. As an actor, there was something sinister and sepulchral about Frank Finlay, who has died aged 89. He was able to imply depths of feeling by doing very little. And his distinctive voice had an in-built echo, so that he sounded as though he was speaking inside […]

Andrew Dunn

Andrew Dunn (Wikipedia) Andrew Dunn was born 12 April 1957 and is an English actor, best known for the role of Tony in the BBC sitcom Dinnerladies between 1998 and 2000. He later played Roger Stiles in Coronation Street from 2007 to 2008. He was born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, but was brought up in North Shields, eight miles (13 km) east of Newcastle […]