Top Ten English TV Actors

The Top Ten

1 Gillian Anderson Gillian Leigh Anderson is an American-British film, television and theatre actress, activist and writer.

She's great,that's all!

She can play any.character so convincingly you forget she's acting.

2 Benedict Cumberbatch Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch is an English actor and film producer who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio.

He was good in Doctor Strange, too! Check it out! - Mercwithamouth

3 Hugh Laurie James Hugh Calum Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician, singer, comedian, and author.

He can do any genre and type of character he wants
The greatest actor on T.V. right now - Szonana

4 Jerome Flynn
5 John Cleese John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report.
6 Ricky Gervais Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, director, producer, writer and former singer and manager.
7 Rowan Atkinson Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr.Bean
8 David Tennant David Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones, and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the Harry Potter movie series.
9 Tom Baker Thomas Stewart Baker is an English actor. He is best known as the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who from 1974 to 1981, a longer tenure than any other actor, and for the narration of the comedy series Little Britain.
10 James Norton James Geoffrey Ian Norton is an English actor best known for playing Reverend Sydney Chambers in the ITV period crime series Grantchester and Prince Andrei Bolkonsky in the 2016 BBC mini series adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel War and Peace.

The Contenders

11 Dominic Monaghan
12 Andrew Lincoln Andrew James Clutterbuck (born 14 September 1973), better known by his stage name Andrew Lincoln, is an English actor. His first major role was in the BBC drama This Life, followed by roles such as Simon Casey in the Channel 4 sitcom Teachers and Mark in the Christmas-themed romantic comedy film Love ...read more.
13 Joanne Froggatt
14 Aidan Turner Aiden Turner is an Irish actor best known for playing Kili in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit prequels and Ross Poldark in the 2015 BBC revival series Poldark, in which a scene involving topless reaping won him an army of female fans.
15 Jenna-Louise Coleman Jenna-Louise Coleman (Born April 27th, 1986) is a British actress best known for portraying Clara Oswald in Doctor Who, and Queen Victoria in Victoria. She has also acted in Emmerdale and The Cry.

Amazing actress! Truly underrated.

An incredible actor.

16 Matt Smith Matthew Robert Smith is an English actor. He is best known for his role as the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who, for which he received a BAFTA Award nomination in 2011.
17 Ed Westwick
18 Mark Sheppard
19 Julie Walters
20 Dan Stevens Daniel Jonathan "Dan" Stevens is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Matthew Crawley in the ITV acclaimed period drama series Downton Abbey.
21 Michelle Dockery
22 Eleanor Tomlinson Eleanor May Tomlinson (born 19 May 1992) is an English actress, known for her roles as Princess Isabelle in Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Isabel Neville in The White Queen, and Demelza Poldark in Poldark.
23 Martin Freeman Martin John Christopher Freeman is an English actor, who became known for portraying Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office, Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock, Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, and Lester Nygaard in the dark ...read more.
24 Andrew Scott
25 Sacha Baron Cohen Sacha Noam Baron Cohen is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter. A graduate of Christ's College, Cambridge, Baron Cohen is most widely known for creating and playing five fictional characters: Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, BrĂ¼no Gehard, Admiral General Aladeen and Nobby Butcher.

He did the Ali G Show

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