Geordies on my mind Five great north-east actors
Actually from Sun der land. Many Wearsidefolk now reject the term “Geordie”.But theruggedstar of Born Free was described as such in hisprime.
Born in Walls end,Mc Tee r got an Oscar nomination for Tumble weeds backin1999.Has sinceexcelledas Clementine Churchill in Into the StormandHubert inAlbert Nobbs.
Andrea Rise borough
Though not quite a movie star, the Newcastle native is a contender for the best British actress of her generation. Stunning ly good in Shadow Dancer. Will soon be seen as Svetlana Sta lin in Armando Ian nu cc i’ s Death of Sta lin.
What a strange trip it’ s been. We first saw him as the frail young he roof Nicholas Nick le by. Then he became a hulk in King Arthur and Pacific Rim. Currently re making Pa pill on alongside Ra mi Ma lek.
The great big handsome fellow who played Mr Willoughby in AngLee’ s Sense and Sensibility. Has been married to Emma Thompson since 2003.