Tag Archives: British Actors

The Brit List: Five Great Christian Bale Performances, Sans Cape

Hey, movie fans, you’ve got Bale.

Christian Bale has played Batman three times in the past seven years and the superhero role has made the British actor a bona fide box office star.

The Brit List: Top Ten British Character Actors in Movies Today

It’s well known among actors that while leading roles may afford the most screen time and biggest pay checks, supporting roles offer the greater acting challenges and often juiciest lines and scenes.

Actor Aaron Johnson Displays Range – and Pecs – in ‘Savages’

There’s nothing like starting early. Aaron Johnson just turned 22 last month but he is already married and the father of two young daughters. He also happens to be one of England’s fastest rising male movie stars.

WATCH: Maggie Smith in Trailer for Dustin Hoffman-Directed ‘Quartet’

There have always been rumors that Dame Maggie Smith can be a diva, but now she’s going to play one in a new movie.

The ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot: What’s the Point?

He flies through the air with the greatest of ease. That daring young British-American actor, Andrew Garfield, makes the role of Spider-Man his own as he dons red spandex and swings through urban canyons holding on to a strand of web in ...

Is the ‘End of the World’ a New Beginning for Keira Knightley?

Before she turned 21, Keira Knightley had already been nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in the 2005 movie version of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice.

Remembering Victor Spinetti, F.O.B. (Friend of the Beatles)

Victor Spinetti, a Welsh actor who appeared in all three Beatles films – A Hard Day’s Night (1964), Help! (1965) and Magical Mystery Tour (1967) – and was a longtime friend of members of the rock group, died of cancer in London on ...

Helen Mirren May Play the Queen on London’s West End

It’s still no more than wishful thinking, but London theater fans are excited by the possibility that Dame Helen Mirren may be gracing a West End stage by again playing Queen Elizabeth II.

Remembering Dickie Dawson

Long before he was a star of Hogan’s Heroes and then the popular host of Family Feud in the U.S., Richard Dawson was known in England as Dickie Dawson.

British Invasion Will Continue in 2012-13 TV Season

You might just think you’re in England if you turn on your TV next fall. That’s because the new 2012-13 TV schedule will be crammed with shows featuring British stars or based on UK programs.