ACTORSW/wide gross
Sacha Baron Cohen
Borat (2006)$261.5m
Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby (2006)$163m
Ali G Indahouse (2002)$23.3m
What's next: He creates another memorable character in Bruno, for Universal.
Gerard ButlerW/wide gross
Nim's Island (2008)$38.9m
PS I Love You (2008)$141m
300 (2007)$456.1m
The Phantom Of The Opera (2004)$155m
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life (2003)$156.5m
What's next: Stars in Guy Ritchie's hotly anticipated RocknRolla.
Steve CooganW/wide gross
A Cock & Bull Story (2005)$3.9m
Around The World In 80 Days (2004)$72.2m
24 Hour Party People (2002)$2.8m
What's next: Focus Features paid $10m for Coogan-starrer Hamlet 2 at Sundance; he will also appear in Ben Stiller's Tropic Thunder for DreamWorks, Night At The Museum 2: Escape From The Smithsonian, and will star in Eddie The Eagle.
Daniel CraigW/wide gross
The Golden Compass (2007)$367.2m
Casino Royale (2006)$594.2m
Layer Cake (2004)$11.9m
What's next: Indie film Flashbacks Of A Fool took $500,000 in its first weekend on release in the UK; 22nd Bond film, Quantum Of Solace, is out starting October 31 via Sony.
Keira KnightleyW/wide gross
Atonement (2007)$126.7m
Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End (2007)$961m
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)$1.1bn
Domino (2005)$23m
Pride & Prejudice (2005)$121.1m
The Jacket (2005)$21.1m
Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)$654.3m
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)$76.6m
What's Next: Saul Dibb's The Duchess and John Maybury's The Edge Of Love.
James McAvoyW/wide gross
Atonement (2007)$126.7m
Becoming Jane (2007)$38m
The Last King Of Scotland (2006)$48.3m
Starter For 10 (2006)$1.7m
The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion... (2006)$745m
What's next: Stars opposite Angelina Jolie in Universal's Wanted and is shooting Tolstoy story The Last Station in Germany.
Sienna MillerW/wide gross
Stardust (2007)$135.5m
Interview (2007)$1.3m
Factory Girl (2006)$3.3m
Alfie (2004)$35.2m
Layer Cake (2004)$11.9m
What's next: Appears with Knightley in John Maybury's The Edge Of Love, and has starring turns in Groundswell's The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh and Beeban Kidron's Hippie Hippie Shake for Universal/Working Title. She will also appear in GI Joe for Paramount.
Emily MortimerW/wide gross
Lars And The Real Girl (2007)$8.5m
Pink Panther (2006)$158.9m
Match Point (2005)$85.4m
Dear Frankie (2004)$3m
Young Adam (2003)$2.6m
What's next: Transsiberian, Pink Panther 2 for 2009, and she has been cast in Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island.
Thandie NewtonW/wide gross
Run Fatboy Run (2007)$31.5m
Norbit (2007)$159.5m
The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)$307.1m
Crash (2004)$98.2m
What's next: Guy Ritchie's RocknRolla and cast as Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone's George W Bush biopic, W.
Clive OwenW/wide gross
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)$72.4m
Children Of Men (2006)$70m
Derailed (2005)$57.5m
Sin City (2005)$158.8m
Closer (2004)$115.5m
King Arthur (2004)$203.6m
What's next: Scott Hicks' The Boys Are Back In Town, Sin City 2, Tom Tykwer's The International, Duplicity with Julia Roberts.
Simon PeggW/wide gross
Run Fatboy Run (2007)$31.2m
Hot Fuzz (2007)$80.6m
Big Nothing (2006)$550,000
Shaun Of The Dead (2004)$30m
What's next: Plays Scotty in Star Trek for Paramount and takes the lead opposite Kirsten Dunst and Jeff Bridges in Robert Weide's How To Lose Friends & Alienate People. He will re-team with Edgar Wright for Working Title's The World's End.
Rachel WeiszW/wide gross
Definitely, Maybe (2008)$49.2m
The Fountain (2006)$16m
The Constant Gardener (2005)$82.5m
About A Boy (2002)$129.3m
What's next: Endgame's The Brothers Bloom by Brick director Rian Johnson; Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones for Film4/DreamWorks; and Alejandro Amenabar's ancient-Egypt epic Agora.
Ben WhishawW/wide gross
I'm Not There (2008)$10.3m
Perfume (2007)$135m
What's next: He stars in Julian Jarrold's new Brideshead Revisited and plays John Keats in Jane Campion's Bright Star.
Gurinder ChadhaW/wide gross
Bride & Prejudice (2004)$24.7m
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)$76.6m
What's next: After her Dallas adaptation foundered, Chadha has shot British comedy Angus, Thongs And Full-Frontal Snogging which has been picked up by Paramount.
Paul GreengrassW/wide gross
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)$442.9m
United 93 (2006)$31.5m
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)$288.5m
Bloody Sunday (2002) TV release in some territories;US box office was $775,000
What's next: The Green Zone for Working Title/Universal, and is also on board the fourth Bourne film for Universal.
Julian JarroldW/wide gross
Becoming Jane (2007)$37.3m
Kinky Boots (2005)$9.9m
What's next: His fresh take on Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited is set to be one of the hottest British films of the year.
Garth JenningsW/wide gross
Son Of Rambow (2008)$6.8m in UK (release from April 6)
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (2005)$104.5m
What's next: Runs the successful music video, commercials and film company Hammer & Tongs with Nick Goldsmith.
Kevin MacdonaldW/wide gross
The Last King Of Scotland (2006)$48.3m
Touching The Void (2003)$13.9m
What's next: Working Title/Universal's State Of Play starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Robin Wright Penn and Helen Mirren.
Neil MarshallW/wide gross
Doomsday (2008; UK release forthcoming)$15m
The Descent (2005)$57m
Dog Soldiers (2002) $1.5m (UK, Spain, Japan,New Zealand only)
What's next: Drive is in pre-production with Universal.
Matthew VaughnW/wide gross
Stardust (2007)$135.5m
Layer Cake (2004)$11.9m
What's next: Marv Films is developing a slate of films, including a First World War story. He is also attached to direct Marvel's Thor.
Joe WrightW/wide gross
Atonement (2007)$126.7m
Pride & Prejudice (2005)$121.1m
What's next: The Soloist, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr, for DreamWorks/Working Title/Universal.
David YatesW/wide gross
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (2007)$938.5m
What's next: Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince is in the can, and he is attached to Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows.
We could not include all UK directors and actors in this box-office survey, so we have limited the list to the UK's newer talents whose careers have mostly taken off in the last five years (which rules out the likes of Richard Curtis, Guy Ritchie, Michael Winterbottom, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Helen Mirren and Judi Dench). Also, we only included talents with at least one film grossing $25m+ worldwide. Figures compiled by Diana Lodderhose, as of April 16.
Emily BluntW/wide gross
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)$113.3m
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)$6.5m
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)$327m
My Summer Of Love (2005)$2.8m
What's next: The Great Buck Howard and Sunshine Cleaning; first major starring role in Graham King-produced The Young Victoria; now shooting The Wolf Man opposite Benicio Del Toro for Universal.
Edgar WrightW/wide gross
Hot Fuzz (2007)$80.6m
Shaun Of The Dead (2004)$30m
What's next: Attached to Ant-Man with Marvel, Them and Scott Pilgrim Vs The World with Universal, and will shoot two more films for Working Title, Baby Driver and The World's End.