Cavill is no stranger to Hollywood, getting his start with small parts in the likes of Tristan + Isolde and Stardust, before taking on leading-man roles in Woody Allen's Whatever Works and Immortals. But, this British actor really made a name for himself playing the best friend of King Henry VIII in Showtime's Tudors. Next, he's set to star as the one and only Superman, Clark Kent, in Man of Steel out next year.
Although Garfield was born in L.A, he grew up in England. He made his international debut as Eduardo in The Social Network and will play Peter Parker/Spider-Man, opposite real-life girlfriend Emma Stone, in the much-anticipated new spidey-flick The Amazing Spider-Man, in theaters this summer.
Pattinson landed the role of a lifetime in The Twilight Saga films as vampire Edward Cullen. Breaking Dawn- Part 2 will be the last film installation of the Twilight series out the end of this year. He also starred in last year’s People Choice-winning drama, Water for Elephants. The English actor also played a Hogwarts Champion in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and starred as Spanish artist Salvador Dali in Little Ashes.
Tom starred in the Oscar-winning film Inception in 2010, and since then has jolted into the Hollywood spotlight. He has been busy working on the romantic-comedy This Means War, with Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine, and on his next big film The Dark Night Rises due this summer.
This London bloke made his acting debut at age 11 in the retelling of the Gulliver Travels TV production. Sturridge’s most known for his roles in Being Julia and Pirate Radio. He also starred opposite Rachel Bilson in the romantic comedy Waiting for Forever. He has two films being released this year, On the Road with Kristen Stewart and the UK film Effie with Dakota Fanning.
London must have the “luck of the English” for landing his first on-screen performance in the Oscar-nominated Steven Spielberg film War Horse. Expect to see this young heartthrob on the big screen a lot more this year, including a role opposite Dakota Fanning in Now is Good, in theaters this May.
We’ve known him as Harry Potter for the past decade, (when he was given the part over American actor Liam Aiken) but when the eighth and final film was released last year, Daniel traded in his wand for dancing shoes in the Broadway hit How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He has returned to the big screen as a young lawyer in the thriller The Woman in Black, in theaters now.
From starring in last year’s action-packed film Immortals, to playing a bad-boy vampire on The Vampire Diaries, this stunning Brit is showing Hollywood his acting range. He is set to star in three films that will be released this year: Warhouse, 500 Miles North and The Grind.
Redmayne portrayed Colin Clark in the Oscar-nominated film My Week With Marilyn opposite Oscar nominee Michelle Williams. He currently plays an English soldier who is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman in the TV series Birdsong. Eddie was also cast in the highly anticipated film adaptation of the musical Les Miserables.
This English heartthrob stars in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He is also in production for a few up-coming films including The Seventh Son with Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges.
This British rising star can be found on ABC Wednesday nights in the TV drama Revenge. His next movie, So Undercover, with co-star Miley Cyrus will hit theaters this March, where Josh plays a character hired by the FBI to go undercover in a college sorority.
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