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Scotland's Young Film and TV Stars, C-E

They are the New Wave of Scotland’s film and TV actors.

We've put together a list of 50 young stars who've already taken their first steps in the profession and are aiming for the heights. They're all under 30, were born or live in Scotland, and have at least one significant role to their credit already.

Here are the second group; to see the others, arranged alphabetically, click on the links below.

 

  • Name: Martin Compston
  • Age: 28
  • From: Greenock
  • Credits: Most famous as Liam in Sweet Sixteen. Has also appeared in Line of Duty, Monarch of the Glen, The Damned United.
  • Did you know: Next year, Martin will appear in the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh's Filth with Emun Elliott.
  • Name: Paul-James Corrigan
  • Age: 28
  • From: Bellshill
  • Credits: Most famous as Stevie Burns in River City. He has also appeared as Adam in Gary Tank Commander and Private MacGregor in Magic Grandad.
  • Did you know: Paul had to overcome his stutter to pursue his acting career.
  • Name: Roderick Cowie
  • Age: 20
  • From: Glasgow
  • Credits: Most famous as Anthony in The Angels’ Share. He also appeared as Wilson Forbes in Stranger Danger in 2012.
  • Did you know: Roderick can play the flute.
  • Name: Iain De Caestecker
  • Age: 25
  • From: Glasgow
  • Credits: Played Paul in The Fades and Adam Barlow in Corry and has also appeared in Young James Herriot, Lip Service and Monarch of the Glen.
  • Did you know: Iain recently finished work on Not Another Happy Ending with Amy Manson and Filth with Martin Compston and Emun Elliott.
  • Name: Emun Elliott
  • Age: 28
  • From: Edinburgh. Graduate of RSAMD.
  • Credits: Most famous as Marillion in Game of Thrones. He has also appeared as Chance in Prometheus, Moray in The Paradise, Fraser Barratt in Inspector George Gently and Danny in Monarch of the Glen.
  • Did you know: Emun is set to appear in Filth with Martin Compston in 2013.
  • Name: Rory Elrick
  • Age: 17
  • From: Glasgow
  • Credits: Most famous as Fletcher Moon in Half Moon Investigations. He also appeared as Angus in Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself in 2002.
  • Did you know: Rory’s mother, Janette Harkess, is head of media for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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