Lots of British citizens throughout history have experienced immense success in America. Everyone from musicians and singers to writers and actors. Musical groups like the Beatles triggered mass hysteria in the states during a period that was aptly referred to as "The British Invasion". Over the past few decades there appears to have been another influx of Brits, most of which are actors who have traveled across the pond in hopes of seeing their names up in lights. Surprisingly, more and more of these aspiring thespians are black. Many of them you may not have even known were actually British because they speak with American accents while portraying different characters. Despite being a long ways from home, their stars appear to be on the rise and lovers of the arts are better for it. Scroll down and take a look at 14 famous celebrities who you may or may not have known were British. Let me know what you think. Leave your comments below.