Browse period actors and actresses

Many actors and actresses have made period movies a mainstay in their careers. Here we've included a list of some of the more prominent period actors and the movies that they've performed in.

 

Actors

Rupert
Everett
rupert everett


The Madness of King George (1994)
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
An Ideal Husband (1999)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
To Kill a King (2003)
Stage Beauty (2004)

Colin Firth
colin firth

Hugh Grant
hugh grant

Maurice (1987)
Rowing with the Wind (1988)
Impromptu (1991)
The Remains of the Day (1993)
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Restoration (1995)

Richard E.
Grant
richard e grant

Rupert
Graves
rupert graves

Ioan Gruffudd
ioan gruffudd

Wilde (1997)
Horatio Hornblower (1998-2003)
Great Expectations (1999)
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
King Arthur (2004)
Amazing Grace (2006)

Ciaran Hinds
ciaran hinds

Tom
Hollander
tom hollander

Daniel
Day Lewis
daniel day lewis


The Bounty (1984)
A Room with a View (1985)
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
The Age of Innocence (1993)
The Crucible (1996)

Rufus Sewell
rufus sewell

Middlemarch (1994)
Carrington (1995)
Hamlet (1996)
The Woodlanders (1997)
Dangerous Beauty (1998)
The Last King: Charles II (2003)
Tristan & Isolde (2006)

Actressess

Helena
Bonham Carter
helena bonham carter

Judi Dench
judi dench

Henry V (1989)
Hamlet (1996)
Mrs. Brown (1997)
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Cranford (2007)

Jennifer Ehle
jennifer ehle

Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Wilde (1997)
Sunshine (1999)
Before the Rains (2007)


Romola Garai
romola garai

Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
Daniel Deronda (2002)
Vanity Fair (2004)
As You Like It (2006)
Amazing Grace (2006)
Emma (2009)

Keeley Hawes
keeley hawes

Natasha Little
natasha little

Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Vanity Fair (1998)
The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
Byron (2003)
Vanity Fair (2004)



Jodhi May
jodhi may

Helen Mirren
helen mirren

Samantha
Morton
samantha morton

Maggie Smith
maggie smith

Emma
Thompson
emma thompson

Justine
Waddell
justine waddell
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