American audiences swooned over the Glasgow-born actor in 2007's Atonement, but this Scot actually came to fame playing Steve McBride on the hit UK series Shameless years before. He even met his wife on set—and she's nine years his senior!
Oh, Mr. Bates! As Downton Abbey’s tormented, lame valet, Coyle became TV’s unlikeliest sex symbol. But who wouldn’t want Irish-Scottish Coyle, 48, unbuttoning a dinner dress or serving breakfast in bed?
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Overshadowed by Johnny Depp in a trio of Pirates flicks, Davenport now takes center stage in TV’s Smash as charismatic director Derek Wills. Whether you win the role or not, it’s worth getting onto this Brit’s casting couch.