Films set in Scotland

Casino Royale (1967 film) Dog Soldiers Gregory’s Girl The Queen Loch Ness Made of Honor Sweet Sixteen (2002 Film) The Wicker Man (1973) The World Is Not Enough The Edge Of The World The Devils Own 1997

Notable Actors From Scotland:
Sir Sean Connery Still at top of profession after 50 years, been in james bond films etc. Denis Lawson Familiar as Wedge Antilles in the first three of George Lucas's Star Wars films, Perthshire-born star, Lawson's finest hour was as Gordon Urquhart in Local Hero. He's also Ewan McGregor's uncle! Ewan McGregor One of the biggest names to emerge in Scottish cinema in recent years, starred in over thirty films since he came onto the scene in Shallow Grave in the early 90's. He now also works as a highly respected UNICEF ambassador. Robert Carlyle After his unforgettable role as Francis Begbie in Trainspotting, Robert Carlyle went on to play the lead in The Full Monty – one of the highest grossing British films of all time. He's also been a Bond villain: Renard in 1999's The World is Not Enough. Billy Connoly While remaining one of the world's best-loved stand-up comics for over thirty years, he has also found time to become a well respected dramatic actor, perhaps most memorably as Queen Victoria's gamekeeper in 1997's Mrs Brown, for which he was nominated for a BAFTA. David Tennant

He is mostly famous for becoming Dr Who. Tennant started his career as an extra in Rab C. Nesbitt.

Scottish Film Directors:
Nicola Black - best known for her hard hitting, controversial
documentaries and for producing internationally award-winning animations. Don Coutts - best known as the director of the 2003 feature film American Cousins. He is also a documentary and music filmmaker who has worked on numerous current affairs and entertainment productions Bill Douglas - best known for the trilogy of films about his early life.

Gordon Flemyng - director of six theatrical features, several made-forTV films and numerous episodes of TV series, some of which he also wrote and produced. Flemyng directed both of the Dalek feature films of the 1960s, Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965), and Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (1966) as well as The Last Grenade John McKay - initial career was as a playwright,[2] before he began his film career by directing the short films Doom and Gloom (1996) and Wet and Dry (1997).[2] Tom Vaughan (born 9 October 1969)[1] is a Scottish television and film director. His work includes Cold Feet (1999) and He Knew He Was Right (2004) for television, and What Happens in Vegas (2008) and Extraordinary Measures (2010) for cinema.

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