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Idris Elba By now, you probably know Stringer Bell is actually a Brit. Elba was born in London and has somehow not been officially cast as 007 yet. *Shakes head* Presley Ann - Getty Images

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Christian Bale Every award season we're reminded that both Batman and Bateman are actually English. Bale was born in Wales. NurPhoto - Getty Images

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Charlie Hunnam He's the ultimate American TV badass, born in the least American-sounding place on earth: Newcastle upon Tyne. Steve Granitz - Getty Images

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James McAvoy Is there anything smoother than McAvoy's Scottish accent? Go look it up. Jon Kopaloff - Getty Images

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Tom Holland It's not just Superman who hails from across the pond. Queen's Peter Parker is actually Kingston upon Thames' Tom Holland. Don't worry, Captain American is still American. Michael Kovac - Getty Images

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Tom Hardy Beneath his many masks and deep vocals is a real-life London accented. Mark Cuthbert - Getty Images

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Sacha Baron Cohen No, not Kazakhstan. Cohen was born in London and grew up in England. Very niiiiice. Vera Anderson - Getty Images

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Andrew Lincoln Riiiiick! Another Londoner, Lincoln has just about perfected the American accent by now. Jason LaVeris - Getty Images

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Kit Harington Harington's accent in Game of Thrones may be English, but it's not quite Harrington's own London accent. He went with a gruff northern English accent to mimic his TV father (?), Sean Bean. John Shearer - Getty Images

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Sean Bean Bean hails from Handsworth, England. Not quite the North, but close. Gilbert Carrasquillo - Getty Images

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Alan Rickman Rickman first came to us in the guise of one Hans Gruber and had us all fooled until he started snapping at one Harry Potter. We miss you, Alan. Ian Gavan - Getty Images

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Gary Oldman If he was in Harry Potter, he is likely British. Oldman's nationality also means most of the Batman crew is British. (Hate to break it to you but: Michael Caine is not American.) Marc Piasecki - Getty Images

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Daniel Kaluuya Unless you first caught him in the very British Black Mirror, you may not have heard Kaluuya's very British accent. Jeff Spicer - Getty Images

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Will Poulter Something about Pouter just screams American teenager. But alas, he was born in London. And he's 26. Eamonn M. McCormack - Getty Images

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Robert Pattinson Remember the Harry Potter rule. (And apparently now, the Batman rule.) Dominique Charriau - Getty Images

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Nicholas Hoult How does one man become even more attractive? An English accent. Pascal Le Segretain - Getty Images

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Damian Lewis With roles in "Band of Brothers" and "Homeland" you would be forgiven thinking Lewis is a good old American. He's actually from London. Vera Anderson - Getty Images

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Kevin McKidd McKidd was born in Scotland before moving to American, attending med school, and working at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Amanda Edwards

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Riz Ahmed Also known as Riz MC, Ahmed is both an English actor and rapper. Jeff Spicer - Getty Images

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Andrew Garfield Though Garfield was born in California, his English parents relocated to the U.K when Garfield was three. Still, that makes Holland the only non-American-born Spiderman. Jeff Spicer - Getty Images

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Ewan McGregor Born in Perth, McGregor does just about as good a job hiding his Scottish accent as any English actor in the business. Kevin Winter - Getty Images

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Daniel Day-Lewis Irish, New York, 19th century Californian ... Day-Lewis is an accent god. His home: London. Steve Granitz - Getty Images

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Jude Law Can young Dumbledore be anything other than British? Or anyone other than Jude Law? Mike Marsland - Getty Images

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Wentworth Miller He spent years trying to break out of an American prisons, but this fake American convict is actually from Chipping Norton. David M. Benett - Getty Images

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Dominic Purcell Both of them?? Yes, both. Astrid Stawiarz - Getty Images

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Andy Serkis The master of all accents non-human, Serkis and his human English accent was born just outside London. Steve Granitz - Getty Images

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Ian McKellen Gollum, Boromir, and now Gandalf. Karwai Tang - Getty Images

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Orlando Bloom Also Legolas. Bloom was born in the human town of Canterbury in the kingdom of men. Daniele Venturelli - Getty Images

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Before his American-accented role in "12 Years a Slave," Ejiofor and his smooth London inflection was more known for his English TV and film roles. Jeff Spicer - Getty Images

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Tom Hiddleston We thought Loki sounded classically evil ... Walter McBride - Getty Images

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Jamie Bell Before Bell was a staple American film face, he was dancing across the English stage as Billy Elliot. Can't get much more British theater than that. ROBYN BECK - Getty Images

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Hugh Laurie The most iconic American television doctor (that's right, we said it, McDreamy), Laurie was born and raised in Oxford. Ernesto Distefano - Getty Images

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Martin Freeman Don't ya know? Freeman might have a doggone good (hyperbolic) Minnesota accent, but he's really from Aldershot, England. Stephane Cardinale - Corbis - Getty Images

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Mark Rylance Rylance has appeared in just about every film ever made. He was born in Ashford. Tristan Fewings - Getty Images

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Stephen Moyer First, admit it: you watched "True Blood." No? Just me? Well, the main vampire is from Brentwood. Paul Archuleta - Getty Images

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Ian McShane American god. American saloon owner. Blackburn born. David Livingston - Getty Images

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Sam Worthington What if I told you he was really trying to colonize Pandora? Greg Doherty - Getty Images

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Tim Roth Roth was born outside London, but his work with Tarantino puts him in some of the most iconic American films of all time. V E Anderson - Getty Images

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Kiefer Sutherland Sutherland was born in London and then moved to Canada when he was young. Really embracing that English ancestry in this photo. picture alliance - Getty Images