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38. Richard Dawson.
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  -Name a foreign born actor who has adopted an American accent MrScorpio  May-28-09 08:55 PM   #0 
  - Russell Crowe n/t  Enrique   May-28-09 09:09 PM   #1 
  - worst is the git called sheena easton, gawd i hate that women  vadawg   May-28-09 09:11 PM   #2 
  - you really know how to hold a grudge  Enrique   May-28-09 09:17 PM   #3 
  - you have no idea, my buddy cant believe that i hold a grudge that grew out of something that happene  vadawg   May-28-09 09:22 PM   #7 
  - It's been decades. Let it go.  jobycom   May-29-09 01:07 AM   #49 
     - hell no ill never let it go, as i said i dont even know why ive to hate her  vadawg   May-29-09 02:09 AM   #56 
  - Christian Bale seems to use one in all his roles, but in interviews he still sounds Welsh.  nomorenomore08   May-28-09 09:18 PM   #4 
  - i dont know, i dont think he sounds that welsh anymore, theres something else in his accent  vadawg   May-28-09 09:21 PM   #5 
  - Hmmm... not even sure what a Bristol accent sounds like...  nomorenomore08   May-28-09 09:29 PM   #9 
     - was going to say i dont know any, but heres from a website  vadawg   May-28-09 09:32 PM   #11 
     - Well, an exaggerated version of the Bristol accent is Long John Silver, as played by  Aristus   May-28-09 10:31 PM   #35 
  - It freaks me out when actors like Bale and Jamie Bamber portray "Americans" so well  MrScorpio   May-28-09 09:22 PM   #6 
  - Bale has said when he does post production promotion he'll stick with the accent from the movie  LynneSin   May-29-09 12:46 PM   #99 
  - Hugh Jackman  Archae   May-28-09 09:24 PM   #8 
  - He can turn on and off accents like a faucet...  Rhythm   May-29-09 12:12 AM   #45 
  - While being interviewed about his role in Origins  TommyO   May-29-09 03:16 PM   #109 
  - Hugh Laurie  realisticphish   May-28-09 09:31 PM   #10 
  - People don't believe it when I tell them House is British.  Sebastian Doyle   May-29-09 01:46 AM   #53 
  - which, honestly, is better  realisticphish   May-29-09 04:54 PM   #118 
  - You're kidding me!  zanne   May-29-09 09:45 AM   #73 
  - watch "Blackadder"  realisticphish   May-29-09 04:52 PM   #115 
  - I had to show my husband clips on YouTube  Mad_Dem_X   May-29-09 02:14 PM   #102 
  - Yep  sakabatou   May-29-09 03:35 PM   #111 
     - I'm a big Blackadder fan  realisticphish   May-29-09 04:53 PM   #116 
  - Madonna  bigwillq   May-28-09 09:33 PM   #12 
  - Ha Ha -- first name that popped into my head, too!! n/t  driver8   May-29-09 10:44 AM   #89 
  - Bob Hope  JVS   May-28-09 09:34 PM   #13 
  - Julian McMahon  OhioChick   May-28-09 09:37 PM   #14 
  - The same goes for the LaPaglia brothers  MrScorpio   May-28-09 09:42 PM   #15 
  - Anthony LaPaglia.....  Tikki   May-28-09 09:46 PM   #16 
  - +1  whistler162   May-29-09 02:29 PM   #103 
  - And also from "Without a Trace": Marianne Jean-Baptiste  Lydia Leftcoast   May-29-09 05:05 PM   #120 
  - Gabriel Byrne n/t  Duer 157099   May-28-09 09:53 PM   #17 
  - On IN TREATMENT I still hear Irish  MrScorpio   May-28-09 09:54 PM   #18 
  - But the character is Irish (or Irish American?)  Sebastian Doyle   May-29-09 01:49 AM   #54 
  - He does an American accent beautifully, but he definitely still speaks normally with an Irish accent  WritingIsMyReligion   May-29-09 05:09 PM   #121 
  - The man in my avatar, John Barrowman.  elshiva   May-28-09 10:09 PM   #19 
  - funny i never thought he was american, always thought he was from somewhere like  vadawg   May-28-09 10:12 PM   #22 
     - It's a strange accent. He was born in Glasgow  elshiva   May-28-09 10:17 PM   #26 
        - his accent is definetley not glaswegian, though it may be softer as if hes from  vadawg   May-28-09 10:24 PM   #31 
        - All I have here is wikipedia to go on:  elshiva   May-28-09 10:28 PM   #34 
           - pinged it, i had no idea he was from glasgow though, Mt vernon is quite posh  vadawg   May-28-09 10:53 PM   #39 
           - Quick aside: Is Torchwood Series 3 any good?  bikebloke   May-29-09 09:32 AM   #72 
              - I don't think it's been shown yet, even in the UK  Lydia Leftcoast   May-29-09 04:56 PM   #119 
        - I went to college with a guy like that  no name no slogan   May-29-09 11:03 AM   #96 
  - Kate Winslet  Brigid   May-28-09 10:11 PM   #20 
  - Kate Winslet  Brigid   May-28-09 10:11 PM   #21 
  - So nice, you had to say it twice.  elshiva   May-28-09 10:18 PM   #27 
     - My mouse is acting weird tonight.  Brigid   May-28-09 10:20 PM   #29 
        - Sorry about that. I figured that. I was just being silly.  elshiva   May-28-09 10:22 PM   #30 
  - And name an American actor who can do realistic European accents?  mentalsolstice   May-28-09 10:12 PM   #23 
  - rofl, no chance streep can act but sounds american all the time  vadawg   May-28-09 10:15 PM   #25 
  - I still second Meryl Streep.  jobycom   May-29-09 01:09 AM   #50 
  - Have you seen Sophie's Choice?  Lyric   May-30-09 05:25 PM   #128 
  - James Marsters as Spike.  elshiva   May-28-09 10:20 PM   #28 
  - problem is i thought spike sounded like an american trying to do south east london  vadawg   May-28-09 11:04 PM   #41 
  - Oh, well. I thought they did a great job.  elshiva   May-28-09 11:14 PM   #42 
  - Juliet Landau as Druscilla -- Tony Head thought she was English  LostinVA   May-29-09 07:55 AM   #67 
  - Tom Cruise!  krispos42   May-29-09 12:54 AM   #48 
  - Brad Dourif  semillama   May-29-09 10:36 AM   #86 
  - Brad Pitt in "The Devil's Own".  driver8   May-29-09 10:46 AM   #90 
  - Isla Fisher from "Wedding Crashers" n/t  OhioChick   May-28-09 10:15 PM   #24 
  - Which one was Isla Fisher? nt  zanne   May-29-09 09:46 AM   #75 
     - The Redhead...  OhioChick   May-30-09 07:06 PM   #129 
  - Jamie Bamber was so good,I didn't know he was English  Swede   May-28-09 10:24 PM   #32 
  - You got that right!  GaYellowDawg   May-28-09 10:36 PM   #36 
  - Yvonne Strahovsky  GaYellowDawg   May-28-09 10:37 PM   #37 
  - Me too!  LostinVA   May-29-09 05:13 PM   #122 
  - Natascha McElhone from Californication  BulletproofLandshark   May-28-09 10:27 PM   #33 
  - She's adorable.  driver8   May-29-09 10:47 AM   #91 
  - Richard Dawson.  Left Is Write   May-28-09 10:42 PM   #38 
  - Gary Oldman.  Starbucks Anarchist   May-28-09 10:54 PM   #40 
  - Great actor...just saw "State of Grace" again.  RagAss   May-29-09 03:02 PM   #106 
  - Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley.  Robeson   May-28-09 11:22 PM   #43 
  - I just saw that on the big screen.  Starbucks Anarchist   May-29-09 10:10 AM   #81 
  - Bob Hope  blogslut   May-28-09 11:35 PM   #44 
  - Natasha Richardson in Nell  DFW   May-29-09 12:23 AM   #46 
  - lol, erm i dont think tommy lee jones got it at all, he tried to hard  vadawg   May-29-09 02:12 AM   #57 
     - I knew a guy named David Trimble from Belfast  DFW   May-29-09 02:38 AM   #58 
        - lol yup that sums up the falls road accent brilliantly  vadawg   May-29-09 02:46 AM   #60 
           - I always figured that the reason David lost his seat in Parliament  DFW   May-29-09 02:59 AM   #61 
              - never agreed with his politics, but at least he wore them on his sleeve  vadawg   May-29-09 03:07 AM   #64 
                 - That he did.  DFW   May-29-09 03:16 AM   #65 
  - Nicole Kidman n/t  krispos42   May-29-09 12:53 AM   #47 
  - You claiming Obama was foreign born?  jobycom   May-29-09 01:14 AM   #51 
     - Now that you mention it...  jeff30997   May-29-09 03:04 AM   #63 
     - Huh, I didn't know she was born here.  krispos42   May-29-09 04:41 PM   #114 
  - Damien Lewis was a very convincing WWII American paratrooper  GoddessOfGuinness   May-29-09 01:25 AM   #52 
  - I was amazed to find out how many of those actors are British...  LanternWaste   May-29-09 10:43 AM   #88 
     - James McAvoy, who played Pvt. Miller in "The Replacements"  GoddessOfGuinness   May-29-09 01:52 PM   #101 
  - Poppy Montgomery  mduffy31   May-29-09 02:01 AM   #55 
  - Linus Roache, I think his name is...Jack McCoy's underling on Law & Order (NT)  Zavulon   May-29-09 02:40 AM   #59 
  - He's British?!  Rob H.   May-29-09 10:09 AM   #80 
     - I didn't either until  Zavulon   May-30-09 04:08 PM   #126 
  - Dominic West  JonLP24   May-29-09 03:01 AM   #62 
  - I occassionally detected an accent slipping through with him, but for the most part he was good  Tommy_Carcetti   May-29-09 09:51 AM   #77 
  - Guy Pierce - nt  Ohio Joe   May-29-09 07:37 AM   #66 
  - Emily Lloyd in IN COUNTRY. (she's a Brit.)  raccoon   May-29-09 07:56 AM   #68 
  - She was great in that movie.  driver8   May-29-09 10:48 AM   #92 
     - Owain Yeoman from "The Mentalist" is from Wales and has a heavy accent.  driver8   May-29-09 10:50 AM   #93 
     - I was thinking of her the other day...  mitchum   May-30-09 04:10 PM   #127 
  - Interesting tidbit: that's how she speaks now  LostinVA   May-29-09 07:57 AM   #69 
  - I believe Famke Janssen did the same thing..........  CrownPrinceBandar   May-29-09 10:01 AM   #79 
     - That makes sense (she's hot, btw) --  LostinVA   May-29-09 10:14 AM   #84 
        - Oh yeah...........  CrownPrinceBandar   May-29-09 10:53 AM   #94 
  - John Mahoney  Blue_Tires   May-29-09 08:51 AM   #70 
  - Oh, you know who else is British born?  Tikki   May-29-09 09:16 AM   #71 
  - Kate Beckinsale  scheming daemons   May-29-09 09:46 AM   #74 
  - Idris Elba  Tommy_Carcetti   May-29-09 09:48 AM   #76 
  - I was surprised to find out he was British.  Starbucks Anarchist   May-29-09 10:12 AM   #82 
  - Check out "RocknRolla"..........  CrownPrinceBandar   May-29-09 10:59 AM   #95 
  - Emma Thompson did a great Hillary-esqe Susan Stanton in "Primary Colors"  Tommy_Carcetti   May-29-09 09:54 AM   #78 
  - Tim Roth in "Reservoir Dogs"  Rob H.   May-29-09 10:14 AM   #83 
  - Anna Paquin  LostinVA   May-29-09 10:15 AM   #85 
  - KKenneth Branagh in Dead Again  LanternWaste   May-29-09 10:40 AM   #87 
  - Rutger Hauer. n/t  myrna minx   May-29-09 12:29 PM   #97 
  - I still hear Dutch everytime he speaks  MrScorpio   May-29-09 04:54 PM   #117 
  - Robert Llwellyn  TheMightyFavog   May-29-09 12:44 PM   #98 
  - Anna Torv-Fringe  ceile   May-29-09 01:08 PM   #100 
  - Jake Weber from Medium  whistler162   May-29-09 02:31 PM   #104 
  - Peter Jennings  bif   May-29-09 02:34 PM   #105 
  - Don't think he ever really did though.  Sebastian Doyle   May-29-09 06:39 PM   #124 
  - Knucklehead Smith  RagAss   May-29-09 03:05 PM   #107 
  - Damien Lewis, star of "Life" and "Band of Brothers"  kwassa   May-29-09 03:10 PM   #108 
  - Not a fair question...  KansDem   May-29-09 03:27 PM   #110 
  - Brian Cox  nuxvomica   May-29-09 03:36 PM   #112 
  - Isn't the thread asking about an actors actual accent not one they did for acting role(s) ?  Bombtrack   May-29-09 04:01 PM   #113 
  - And Charlize Theron  LostinVA   May-29-09 05:14 PM   #123 
  - Not an actor, but Martina Navratilova  Lydia Leftcoast   May-29-09 09:35 PM   #125 
  - Gillian Anderson, sort of  muriel_volestrangler   May-30-09 07:30 PM   #130 
 

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