British people of Hungarian descent

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  1. Rachel Weisz

    Rachel Weisz


    Rachel Hannah Weisz; /ˈvs/ VYS),(born 7 March 1970), is an English-born film and theatre actress as well as a former fashion model who holds both British and American citizenship

  2. Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II


    Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the Queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations. She is Head of the Commonwealth and Supreme Governor of the Church of England.

  3. Romola Garai

    Romola Garai


    Romola Sadie Garai (/ˈrɒmələ ˈsdi ˈɡæri/; born 6 August 1982) is an English actress. She is known for appearing in the films Amazing Grace, Atonement, and Glorious 39, and in BBC series such as Emma, The Hour, and The Crimson Petal and the White. She has been nominated twice for the Golden Globe Award.

  4. Kerry Katona

    Kerry Katona


    Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Kay nee ″Katona″ previously ′′McFadden′′ and ′′Croft′′ (born 6 September 1980) is an English singer and media personality best known for her television work, predominantly in light entertainment and reality shows. She is a member of girl group Atomic Kitten, a magazine columnist, an actress, and the author of ghostwritten books that include an autobiography and several novels. She has appeared in television commercials, notably for Iceland and Asda supermarkets.

  5. Dana Wynter

    Dana Wynter


    Dana Wynter (8 June 1931 – 5 May 2011) was a German-born English actress, who was raised in England and Southern Africa. She appeared in film and television for over forty years beginning in the 1950s, her best known film being Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956).

  6. Stephen Fry

    Stephen Fry


    Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist.

  7. Justine Frischmann

    Justine Frischmann


    Justine Elinor Frischmann (born 16 September 1969) is an English artist and musician, best known for being the lead singer of the Britpop band Elastica. She is now pursuing a career as a painter.

  8. Catherine Schell

    Catherine Schell


    Catherine Schell (born Katherina Freiin Schell von Bauschlott, 17 July 1944) is a Hungarian-born actress best known for her work in British television, in particular her portrayal of Maya in the science-fiction series Space: 1999.

  9. Leslie Howard

    Leslie Howard


    Leslie Howard (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer. Probably best remembered for playing Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939), his other films include Berkeley Square (1933), Of Human Bondage (1934), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), The Petrified Forest (1936), Pygmalion (1938), Intermezzo (1939), "Pimpernel" Smith (1941) and The First of the Few (1942).

  10. Edina Ronay

    Edina Ronay


    Edina Ronay FRSA (born 1944, Budapest, Hungary) is an Anglo-Hungarian fashion designer and former actress, the daughter of food critic Egon Ronay and mother of actress/writer Shebah Ronay.

  11. Georgia Slowe

    Georgia Slowe


    Georgia Slowe (born 3 June 1966 in North London) is an English actress.

  12. Michael McIntyre

    Michael McIntyre


    Michael Hazen James McIntyre (born 21 February 1976) is an English comedian, actor and presenter. In 2012, he was reported to be the highest-grossing comedian in the world.

  13. Miki Berenyi

    Miki Berenyi


    Miki Eleonora Berenyi (born 18 March 1967 in Chelsea, London) is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist. She is a member of the alternative rock band Lush.

  14. Kevin Macdonald

    Kevin Macdonald


    Kevin Macdonald (born 28 October 1967) is a Scottish director. His films include a documentary about the 1972 murder of 11 Israeli athletes, One Day in September (1999), the rock-climbing documentary Touching the Void (2003), the drama The Last King of Scotland (2006), the political thriller State of Play (2009), and the Bob Marley documentary Marley (2012).

  15. Georg Solti

    Georg Solti


    Sir Georg Solti, KBE (ˈɔr ˈʃɒlti; 21 October 1912 – 5 September 1997) was an orchestral and operatic conductor, best known for his appearances with opera companies in Munich, Frankfurt and London, and as a long-serving music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Born in Budapest, he studied there with Béla Bartók, Leo Weiner and Ernő Dohnányi. In the 1930s, he was a répétiteur at the Hungarian State Opera and worked at the Salzburg Festival for Arturo Toscanini. His career was interrupted by the rise of the Nazis, and because he was a Jew he fled the increasingly restrictive anti-semitic laws in 1938. After conducting a season of Russian ballet in London at the Royal Opera House he found refuge in Switzerland, where he remained during the Second World War. Prohibited from conducting there, he earned a living as a pianist.

  16. Arthur Koestler

    Arthur Koestler


    Arthur Koestler, (/ˈkɛstlər, ˈkɛslər/; Hungarian: Kösztler Artúr; 5 September 1905 – 1 March 1983) was a Hungarian-British author and journalist. Koestler was born in Budapest and, apart from his early school years, was educated in Austria. In 1931 Koestler joined the Communist Party of Germany until, disillusioned by Stalinism, he resigned in 1938. In 1940 he published his novel Darkness at Noon, an anti-totalitarian work, which gained him international fame. Over the next 43 years from his residence in Great Britain, Koestler espoused many political causes and wrote novels, memoirs, biographies, and numerous essays. In 1968, he was awarded the Sonning Prize "for outstanding contribution to European culture" and, in 1972, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). In 1976, Koestler was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and, in 1979, with terminal leukaemia. In 1983 he and his wife killed themselves at home in London.

  17. Anton du Beke

    Anton du Beke


    Anthony Paul Beke (born 20 July 1966), known professionally as Anton du Beke, is an English ballroom dancer and television presenter, best known as a professional dancer on the BBC One celebrity dancing show Strictly Come Dancing since the show began in 2004. In 2009, he presented the UK version of Hole in the Wall, for the BBC, replacing Dale Winton after being a team captain in 2008.

  18. Joe Bugner

    Joe Bugner


    József Kreul "Joe" Bugner (born 13 March 1950) is a Hungarian-born British-Australian former heavyweight boxer and actor. He holds triple nationality, being a citizen of Hungary and a naturalized citizen of both Australia and the United Kingdom. As an actor he is best known for his role in the 1994 action film Street Fighter, alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme and Raul Julia.

  19. Alize Lily Mounter

    Alize Lily Mounter


    Alize Lily Mounter (born September 29, 1988) is a British model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss England in 2011. She represented England at the 61st Miss World in London, where she made the Top 7 and was ranked 4th place overall. She received the titles of Miss World Europe, Miss United Kingdom and Miss World Beach Beauty. Later she represented the United Kingdom at Miss International on October 21, 2012 in Okinawa, Japan.

  20. Emeric Pressburger

    Emeric Pressburger


    Emeric Pressburger (5 December 1902 – 5 February 1988) was a Hungarian British screenwriter, film director, and producer. He is best known for his series of film collaborations with Michael Powell, in a multiple-award-winning partnership known as The Archers and produced a series of classic British films, notably 49th Parallel (1941), The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Matter of Life and Death (1946, also called Stairway to Heaven), Black Narcissus (1947), The Red Shoes (1948), and The Tales of Hoffmann (1951).

  21. Ignaz Trebitsch-Lincoln

    Ignaz Trebitsch-Lincoln


    Ignatius Timothy Trebitsch-Lincoln (Hungarian: Trebitsch-Lincoln Ignác, German: Ignaz Thimoteus Trebitzsch; 4 April 1879 – 4 October 1943) was a Hungarian adventurer and convicted con artist. Of Jewish descent, he spent parts of his life as a Protestant missionary, Anglican priest, British Member of Parliament for Darlington, German right-wing politician and spy, Nazi collaborator and Buddhist abbot in China.

  22. Sandor Elès

    Sandor Elès


    Sandor Elès (sometimes credited as Sandor Eles, without the grave accent; born Hungarian: Éles Sándor; 15 June 1936 - 10 September 2002) was a Hungarian-born British actor.

  23. Irene Howard

    Irene Howard


    Irene Mary Stainer Howard (17 June 1903 – December 1981) was an English casting director. Her brothers Leslie Howard and Arthur Howard, and nephew, Alan Howard, became successful actors. She died, aged 78, in Camden Town, North London, U.K.

  24. Melanie Klein

    Melanie Klein


    Melanie Reizes Klein (30 March 1882 – 22 September 1960) was an Austrian-British psychoanalyst who devised novel therapeutic techniques for children that had an impact on child psychology and contemporary psychoanalysis. She was a leading innovator in theorizing object relations theory.

  25. Johanna Konta

    Johanna Konta


    Johanna Konta (born 17 May 1991) is an Australian-born British tennis player.

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