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Christian Bale has a tremendous array of accents. Born in Wales to an English couple, if you met him it would be impossible to distinguish when he is speaking native accent and when he's speaking in an adopted accent. 

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23 minutes ago, Fluter in Dakota said:

Christian Bale has a tremendous array of accents. Born in Wales to an English couple, if you met him it would be impossible to distinguish when he is speaking native accent and when he's speaking in an adopted accent. 

Yeah Bale is brilliant at accents. 

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Maybe someone from the US could put me straight, but I always thought Hugh Laurie's accent in House was pretty good. Michael Sheen always catches the accent of the character he is playing (Brian Clough, David Frost etc.) perfectly.

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15 minutes ago, Madrid Diecinueve said:

Steve Arnott in Line of Duty.  You'd never know he was Scottish. 

That's gotta be a winner. I always think the stronger your accent is the harder it must be to suppress it.

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59 minutes ago, Nummer Neunzehn said:

That young lad who plays Spider-Man. Tom Holland? Didn’t realise he was a Brit until I saw an interview on YouTube. 

His dad is some comedian that used to appear on all Have I got news for you and all that shit.

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Michael Parks has to be on the list

 

Sheriff Earl Mcgraw Kill Bill

 

Esteban Vihaio Kill Bill

 

 

 

 

Preacher Red State

 

 

 

 

 

 

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46 minutes ago, AngryofTuebrook said:

I thought Gillian Anderson did a passable posh British accent, until I saw an interview with her and realised she was posh and British. 

Born in America, grew up in England, I think.

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1 hour ago, AngryofTuebrook said:

I thought Gillian Anderson did a passable posh British accent, until I saw an interview with her and realised she was posh and British. 

She's a right one, British in Britain American in America.  But I don't think it's necessary being fake, both accents are natural to her depending on who she's talking to.

Same with that John Barrowman, proper American or Canadian drawl but when you see him speaking to his Scottish parents he's like Rab C Nesbitt.   

Actually, I used to question both their integrity until I was watching a f**tba*l documentary recently and a daughter was talking to her dad (both initialled KD) and the "scouse" daughter very naturally developed a Scottish lilt.  No way would I question her integrity so the other two now get the benefit of the doubt.

 

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Johnny Lee Miller as Sick Boy in Trainspotting. I just assumed he was Scottish like the others. Speaking of, Kelly McDonald did a convincing southern US accent in No Country For Old Men too.

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Rene Zelwegger must be good, like him out of Line of Duty she has a very strong natural accent but you wouldn't know it, real Texan.

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