Top 10 Most Famous Scottish Actors in Hollywood
Scotland is a very beautiful country, with the gorgeous men and women.They are highly talented, with their bold nature and beauty. Scotland is that one country, which has blessed us with some of the best, as well as successful actresses and actors. Scotland has the best places to visit as well, it is an amazing travel location, where you would enjoy a lot, and it would be worthwhile. So this beautiful country in itself has the most stunning actors and actresses.
They have earned a lot of fame and success throughout many years. They are not just famous for their looks only, but because of their great acting skills, talent, and the ability to connect with the audience, which is not a quality anyone easily possess of. They are not just popular in their beautiful home country only but as well in the amazing world of Hollywood, which is the big avenue filled with some remarkable entertainment sector. They have a huge fan following and are admired by a lot of people. They have made the movies and TV shows very popular, because of their talent and astounding personality, which has made our heart melt. So let’s look at the top 10 such famous Scottish actors in Hollywood who have had some major roles to play in the box office:
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10 Gerard Butler
Gerard Butler was born on November 13th 1969, in Paisley, United Kingdom, and is currently of 47 years, with the height of 1.88 m. This Scottish actor is very popular and has done many famous movies such as 300, London Has Fallen, Olympus Has Fallen, P.S. I Love You, The Ugly Truth, The Bounty Hunter, Rock n Rolla, etc. and along with this also has done many TV shows such as The Jury, Lucy Sullivan, The Young Person’s Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, etc.
He has been a very active actor ever since 1997, from where on he has played some amazing roles. Gerard Butler has also won many awards such as the MTV Award for Movie 300 for that amazing fight. Along with this he is also very attractive and has amazing personality. His upcoming movies are How to Train Your Dragon part3, and Geostorm.
9 Robert Carlyle
He is a Scottish Actor, who was born on April 14th, 1961, in Maryhill. He is married to Anastasia Shirley, and has 3 children. He is a very versatile actor, and has played roles in different genres, all of it with great work, which would impress you thoroughly. The first role where he was starring, playing a lead role, was with the BBC TV show series called Hamish MacBeth, here is playing the role of policeman.
He has worked in several movies and TV shows, such as Once Upon a Time, Trainspotting, The Fully Monty, The World is Not Enough, T2 Trainspotting, 28 Weeks Later, Ravenous, California Solo, Hitler: The Rise of Evil, and many more. He has given Hollywood some amazing movies and shows to watch.
8 Sean Biggerstaff
Sean Biggerstaff was born on March 15th, 1983 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. Well there is no requirement to introduce him, as he is a well known actor. He is highly talented, who begun his career in acting by the age 14, where he played a role in The Crow Road.
He is a very good looking actor, who has played a popular role of Oliver Wood in the famous series of Harry Potter. Some of the TV shows, and movies he has worked in are The Winter Guest, Harry Potter, Cashback, Consenting Adults, Hippie Hippie Shake, Mary Queen of Scots, and many more.
7 Richard Madden
He is a Scottish Actor who was born on June 18th, 1986, in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He has given us some amazing movies and TV shows which are admired by many. He started his career in acting by the age of 11 years, where he played the role of a small kid in a movie. He also had joined a theatre programme called Paisley Art Centre which is for youth. This programme he had joined to overcome his shy nature.
He has done some amazing movies and TV shows such as The Game of Thrones, Cinderella, A Promise, Sirens, Klondike, Birdsong, Chatroom, and many more. He has won and nominated for many Awards. But he is famous mostly for his role in The Game of Thrones, and, Romeo and Juliet.
6 Kevin McKidd
Kevin McKidd, is very popular for his role in Grey’s Anatomy series, of Owen Hunt. He was born on August 9th, 1973 in Elgin, Scotland. He begun his acting career from one of the famous movie called Trainspotting, where he played the role of Tommy. He has also voiced for some of the best video games such as the Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, in Modern Warfare 2 as well as 3: Call of Duty.
He was pursuing his career in the field of engineering, where he realized that it was not the right course of career for him, so he started his acting career with Queen Margaret College. Some of the best movies and TV shows he has done are North Square, Father Ted, Journey Man, and The Virgin Queen.
5 Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming is a Scottish Actor, who begun his career in Prague. He was born on 27th January, 1965 in Perthshire, Scotland. He is highly talented and has won several awards for best actor, and also has been nominated for several of his amazing roles.
He got popular and known with his role in Circle of Friends, where he played the role of Sean Walsh, in the year 1995. He has performed in 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.
4 Dougray Scott
Dougray Scott is a famous Scottish Actor, well known in Hollywoor. He has done some amazing movies like Mission Impossible 2, Casino Royale where he played the role of James Bond, then he played the role of Wolverine in the movie X-Men, etc. all these major roles in such popular movies, has got him a lot of fame and success in acting career.
He has also acted in Desperate Housewives, Love’s Kitchen, and Enigma. He is a very versatile actor, and is very well known for his amazing acting skills. He just has the ability to grab your attention.
3 James McAvoy
James McAvoy is extremely handsome and good looking actor, you would surely fall in love with his looks at first glance. He has those beautiful blue ocean eyes, and is a very famous Scottish Actor well known in Hollywood as well. He started acting career as a teenager in The Near Room in 1995.
He was born on 21st April 1979 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. He is married to Anne-Marie Duff. His upcoming movies are Gnomeo& Juliet, and Sherlock Gnomes. He has done several TV Shows such as Band of Brothers, Shameless and many more. He is well known for his roles in movies such as Trance, The Conspirator, Split, Chronicles of Narnia, Atonement, and X-men.
2 Iain Glen
Iain Glen is a Scottish Actor, who has worked in many famous movies, TV shows, and stage shows. He was born on 24th June 1961 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, and is in a relationship with Charlotte Emmerson. Earlier he was married to Susannah Harker.
He has worked in several movies and TV shows The Game of Thrones, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Downtown Abbey, Resident Evil, Eye in The Sky, The Red Tent, Mountains of the Moon, Song for a Raggy Boy, Kingdom of Heaven, The Last Legion, The Iron Lady, The Soul Keeper, and many more. He is a very versatile and talented actor, which is why he is so famous.
1 Sean Connery
Sean Connery is the most popular Scottish Actor, who is well known in Hollywood for some his amazing major roles. He was born on 25th August 1930, in Fountainbridge, and is married to Diane Cilento. He has won several Awards such as Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, three of the Golden Globes Awards, Two of the BAFTA Awards, and many more.
He has done some amazing roles in several movies such as Dr. No, Goldfinger, The Untouchables, Indiana 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 is one of the best actors of all time.
This Scottish Actors have earned a lot of fame and success throughout many years. Such top 10 most famous Scottish Actors in Hollywood are:
Top 10 Most Famous Scottish Actors in Hollywood