Born: May 13, 1949
Famous for: Starring in the acclaimed BBC comedy My Family
New York-born Zoe Wanamaker, daughter of American director Sam Wanamaker, moved to London aged three with her show biz family. And it was there she launched her career more than 20 years later. Since then she's won a slew of theatre awards, and is famed for TV and movie roles, such as Madame Hooch in Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone.