Born: June 16, 1938
Famous for: Starring in the 1960 classic series The Likely Lads
Since hitting it big in The Likely Lads and gaining further popularity with the programme's 1970s-era return, Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads? James has been a ubiquitous presence on British TV. In addition to film outings such as Neil Jordan's The End Of The Affair, he's also starred on the shows New Tricks and Born And Bred.