British Stars on Which American Accent Is Hardest to Do | Vanity Fair

  • Published: 10 February 2015
  • We quiz the stars of our British Portfolio on their favorite royals, American accents, and which English traditions need to finally cross the pond. Featuring Tom Hiddleston, James McAvoy, Judi Dench, Emily Blunt, Matthew Goode, Felicity Jones and more.

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Comments • 5 273

  • Jillian Elise
    Jillian Elise  27 minutes back

    I just want to marry an English man is that too much to ask

    • Deborah L
      Deborah L  51 minutes back

      Orlando Bloom is British????

      • Deborah L
        Deborah L  52 minutes back

        All these people are so pious

        • Loving Heart
          Loving Heart  1 hours back

          My heart melted when I saw James McAvoy.😨😨😨😨😨😨🙈🙈

          • Elise
            Elise  2 hours back

            who is the guy on 0.21?

            • Mike Hunt
              Mike Hunt  2 hours back

              Quick note to anyone not British: this video does not represent British people, we're not well spoken en masse and we don't dress like that routinely

              • Draugyr
                Draugyr  4 hours back

                We have Yorkshire puddings, we just call them popovers

                • Rajesh V
                  Rajesh V  4 hours back

                  Wow, are there any American actors anymore?😉

                  • Lara M
                    Lara M  5 hours back

                    Emily blunt casually behind the hollywood sign in a super fancy dress with a string in her hand

                    • Ashley Madison
                      Ashley Madison  5 hours back

                      2:27 that was real right there.

                      • Vicky
                        Vicky  5 hours back

                        I really loved diana

                        • shinny eyes
                          shinny eyes  6 hours back

                          How to perform the best english accent? Just speak normal english but be as arrogant, big-headed, petulant and full of yourself as you can possibly imagine and you'll sound just like a londoner.

                          • Dora Happy Chez Moi Vlog

                            charm, class and wit.

                            • Ash W.
                              Ash W.  13 hours back

                              The only Royal Ik about that they said was "the queen" 😆

                              • Dimitri Rodriguez
                                Dimitri Rodriguez  13 hours back

                                I like how they said all American accents are the same then were offended by Mary poppies 😂

                                • Covers by Annabeth
                                  Covers by Annabeth  14 hours back

                                  so happy cookie is in this!!
                                  if ya don’t get it, ya don’t get it

                                  • Shannon Suo
                                    Shannon Suo  14 hours back

                                    Brits give me wood.

                                    • Jimin Park
                                      Jimin Park  15 hours back

                                      I didn’t realize they were all British! I knew a lot of them but some of them were a surprise

                                      • mcintoka
                                        mcintoka  15 hours back

                                        No Idris Elba? I’m sure he would say Bmore.

                                        • BlueFire Cheetah
                                          BlueFire Cheetah  16 hours back

                                          Hold on..... Was that Tom Hiddleston ❤❤ or is it just me?

                                          • Allthingshanani
                                            Allthingshanani  16 hours back

                                            “I think they’ve caught up with our drinking” 😂

                                            • Angelica C.
                                              Angelica C.  17 hours back

                                              Someone please remind me of the actor's name who shows up at 1:09 and 2:07? What a stud. His name slipped my mind!! 😩

                                            • Gilayah McIntosh
                                              Gilayah McIntosh  18 hours back

                                              @1:01 OMG she looks like Kerry Washington 🤭

                                              • Valentina Chappell
                                                Valentina Chappell  18 hours back

                                                Lol no one said prince William

                                                • Darryn Smith
                                                  Darryn Smith  18 hours back

                                                  The title of this video though...

                                                  • Vas Happenin?
                                                    Vas Happenin?  18 hours back

                                                    2:20 I love how every video I watch someone always says something about one direction and it brings me so much joy!!

                                                    • Hannah Margaret
                                                      Hannah Margaret  18 hours back

                                                      Should’ve put the names of each actor, some of them i recognize but can’t put a name on them

                                                      • xoxo Ugo
                                                        xoxo Ugo  18 hours back

                                                        S/o to the man who said Diana, a real one

                                                        • Felicity Herion
                                                          Felicity Herion  18 hours back

                                                          a true respectable British actor

                                                          • Barbie's Back
                                                            Barbie's Back  19 hours back

                                                            No Emilia Clarke? Dislike

                                                            • sydney luevano
                                                              sydney luevano  19 hours back

                                                              2:20 ((((((one direction))))))😂😍

                                                              • Brett Parsons
                                                                Brett Parsons  20 hours back

                                                                1:11 Respect

                                                                • Kira K
                                                                  Kira K  20 hours back

                                                                  who's the guy at 2:16

                                                                  • adreain sykes
                                                                    adreain sykes  22 hours back

                                                                    who is the guy in the thumbnail?

                                                                    • Carysiola
                                                                      Carysiola  22 hours back

                                                                      As a British person, I’ve always found the New York/ Boston accent the hardest... At least to do accurately. Easiest is probably Texan or something.

                                                                      • bixby canyon bridge 1983
                                                                        bixby canyon bridge 1983  24 hours back

                                                                        living for the day, the world quits mocking southern american accent, relating it to ignorance and lack of education, class, and status of character.

                                                                        • Diamondheart
                                                                          Diamondheart  1 days back

                                                                          I just googled Yorkshire pudding and I need one so bad now

                                                                          • Emily Cuba
                                                                            Emily Cuba  1 days back

                                                                            who else got this recommended this 4 years too late

                                                                            • bella C
                                                                              bella C  1 days back

                                                                              Y’all did hear one direction is now apart of the royal family and harry styles is the king

                                                                              • Marina Gonçalves
                                                                                Marina Gonçalves  1 days back

                                                                                I missed Benedict Cumberbatch in this video.

                                                                                • Josh Barela
                                                                                  Josh Barela  1 days back

                                                                                  How hard can an American accent be? You just have to speak normally

                                                                                  • Akshata Sawant
                                                                                    Akshata Sawant  1 days back

                                                                                    Why is Jamie Dornan even in this video? He's Irish!

                                                                                    • Amy Theo
                                                                                      Amy Theo  1 days back


                                                                                      • Lina La
                                                                                        Lina La  1 days back


                                                                                        • calikitten25
                                                                                          calikitten25  1 days back

                                                                                          Kiera Knightly 💓

                                                                                          • oo F
                                                                                            oo F  2 days back

                                                                                            The king in the north

                                                                                            • R. DaNell
                                                                                              R. DaNell  2 days back

                                                                                              We won the war, though. So...

                                                                                              • Penny Dreadful
                                                                                                Penny Dreadful  2 days back

                                                                                                Aww, I love this. They’re all so honest and sweet 🥰