Julie Walters OBE
Born: February 22, 1950
Famous for: Bringing that inimitable Walters touch to dozens of British movies
The Brummie actress first found fame as Angie Todd in the gritty television drama Boys From The Blackstuff back in 1982. The following year her performance opposite Michael Caine in Educating Rita made her a bona-fide star and began a steady stream of memorable TV and movie characters. Her roles in Billy Elliot and the Harry Potter series have helped confirm Julie as one of the UK's leading actresses.