When you get right down to it, nationality is just an accident. Your parents happen to have been in a place and you were born while they were there.
For the last four years, Ed Westwick has tempted U.S. television audiences as steely playboy Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl.
On a list of British actresses — say, Samantha Morton, Anna Friel, and Jane Leeves — Nicollette Sheridan would seem quite out of place, right? After all, Sheridan was one of the leading beauties of American primetime soaps during …
See that look? That’s the look of a man who knows his porridge is being burned, and his tea is already stone cold. Vernon Reid, the twiddle-fingered guitarist in Living Color, was born in London, and grew up in Brooklyn.
So, we know that Mr Saul Hudson, the artist formally known as Slash, is British. He was born in London’s leafy Hampstead in 1965, raised in Stoke-On-Trent until 1970, and then moved to LA.
Actually, if we’re being technical, the former Talking Heads lead singer and all-round rock boffin is also (very slightly) Secretly Canadian, seeing as he lived in Hamilton, Ontario for seven years as a child.
When thinking of Naomi Watts, some of her biggest film roles obviously come to mind: Mulholland Drive, The Ring, and King Kong. Her incredible performance in 2003’s 21 Grams, which earned her BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Best …
Geographical locations loom large in the life of Mischa Barton. Born in Hammersmith, west London, to an Irish mother and a Mancunian father, the whole family moved to New York when Mischa was just six years old.
Back in 1989, Young MC‘s infectious “stone cold rhymin'” had everyone up and ready to “Bust a Move.” And really, the pop/rap masses have never been the same since.
It is just TYPICAL of John Barrowman that he would turn out be an American in a hit British TV show, who was actually British all along. As befits the rapacious needs of his Doctor Who character Captain Jack Harkness, …