6 Up-and-Coming Young British Actors

Nicholas HoultNew Line Productions

Young British actors are having a moment. Hollywood is overrun with English child stars, posh period actors and TV bad boys. From the frightfully well-bred Eddie Redmayne to the perennial skinhead Jack O’Connell, the British invasion is truly underway. Did we even know Alex Pettyfer, aka the washboard abs of Magic Mike was born and raised in the UK? We’ve identified the top six up-and-coming Brit actors, so we never get caught out by a nifty American accent again.

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