Harry Potter author Jk Rowling and THE OFFICE star Ricky Gervais are the two British celebrities will the most influence on popular culture - according to a new survey.

The Top 50 Cultural Movers and Shakers list was compiled by British cable channel BBC3 to discover which famous faces have the most influence on what the public buy, wear and watch.

Number one on the list was iPod creator JONATHAN IVE, followed by Rowling and Golden Globe winner Gervais. Big Fish actor Ewan McGregor was in fourth place, followed by fashion designer John Galliano.

Other notable inclusions in the top 15 include Catherine Zeta-Jones at number seven, Ridley Scott at number 10 and Sam Mendes at number 15.

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