Born: September 29, 1942
Famous for: Getting into mischief, and finding the occasional priceless antique, in Lovejoy
Ian McShane set the hearts of countless housewives and antique-lovers aflutter each week in Lovejoy. The lovable rogue's adventures with Tinker, Eric and Lady Jane made him one of British TV's most popular characters during the late Eighties. Since the series ended he has taken leading roles in shows such as Madson and, more recently, Deadwood. Notable big screen appearances include Sexy Beast and Agent Cody Banks.