Male Members of the Order of the British Empire Recipients (H)

by Sylviastel | created - 14 Jun 2018 | updated - 18 Jun 2018 | Public

1. George Harrison

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison and Louise Harrison.

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3. Trefor Hughes

Self | Waves, Taid & Time

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2017 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Football in Wales particularly in Anglesey and lives in Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales.

4. Liam Heath

Self | South at Six

Liam Heath was born on August 17, 1984 in Guildford, Surrey, England.

5. David Haig

Actor | My Boy Jack

David Haig was born on September 20, 1955 in Aldershot, England as David Haig Collum Ward. He is an actor and writer, known for My Boy Jack (2007), Two Weeks Notice (2002) and Florence Foster Jenkins (2016). He has been married to Jane Galloway since 2010. They have five children.

7. Michael Heath

Sound_department | Bar Girls

8. Ian Hunter

Self | The Impresarios

Ian Hunter was born on April 2, 1919 in Hadley Wood, Middlesex, England as Ian Bruce Hope Hunter. He was married to Marie Sadie Showering and Susan Russell. He died on September 5, 2003 in Balcombe, West Sussex, England.

9. Mike Hailwood

Self | Formula 1

Mike Hailwood was born on April 2, 1940 in Great Milton, Birmingham, West Midlands, England as Michael Stanley Bailey Hailwood. He died on March 23, 1981 in Birmingham.

10. Peter Hutley

Writer | Cast the First Stone

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) before being awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queen's New Years Honours List for his charitable services and services to Christian Understanding.

11. Patrick Hallgate

Self | The Railway: Keeping Britain on Track

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2015 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to the Economy in the South West. He is the route managing director for Western Network Rail in Wiltshire, England.

12. Martin Hendry

How to Build a Planet

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2015 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Public Engagement in Science. He is a professor and Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland.

13. Carl Hester

Self | The Equestrian

Coach to Olympic Gold Medalist, multiple world record holder, Charlotte Dujardin on Grand Prix dressage horse Valegro, affectionately known around the barn as Blueberry. Carl Hester is also part owner of Valegro.

14. Henry Hadaway

Producer | Peter Green: 'Man of the World'

Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England: Activist

15. Audley Harrison

Self | A Question of Sport

Audley Harrison was born on October 26, 1971 in London, England as Audley Hugh Harrison.

16. Ian Harrabin

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2018 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Heritage and Regeneration in Coventry, West Midlands, England. He lives in London, England.

17. Tony Hawks

Actor | Playing the Moldovans at Tennis

Tony Hawks originally started out as a singer and song writer, however his first brush with the charts was with novelty pop act "Morris Minor and the Majors". Their first hit was the Beastie Boys parody "Stutter Rap" which in 1988 hit #4 in the UK charts, #2 in Australia and #14 in Canada. Their ...

18. Alan Hodkinson

Self | Concrete and Steel

He was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to football.

19. Andrew Triggs Hodge

Self | The Boat Race

Andrew Triggs Hodge was born on March 3, 1979 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England.

20. Wayne Hemingway

Writer | The Art Show

Wayne Hemingway was born on January 19, 1961 in Morecambe, Lancashire, England as Wayne Andrew Hemingway. He is a writer, known for The Art Show (2002), Horizon (1964) and Shooting Stars (1993). He has been married to Gerardine Hemingway since 1982. They have four children.

21. Vidar Hjardeng

Editor | Britain on the Move

He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2012 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Visually Impaired People and to Broadcasting.

22. The Highland Lassies and Pipers

Actor | Bonnie Lassie

The Highland Lassies and Pipers is an actor, known for Bonnie Lassie (1944).

23. Trevor Harrison

Actor | Dark Secrets

Trevor Harrison was born on March 16, 1957 in Stourbridge, West Midlands, England. He is an actor, known for Dark Secrets (1996), Stig of the Dump (1981) and Crossroads (1964). He is married to Annette Harrison.

24. Steve Harmison

Self | The Ashes

Steve Harmison was born on October 23, 1978 in Ashington, Northumberland, England as Stephen James Harmison. He is married to Hayley. They have three children.

25. Eric Harrison

Actor | Quinneys

Eric Harrison is an actor, known for Quinneys (1919), Westward Ho! (1919) and The Sealed Room (1926).

26. Stanley Hawes

Producer | The Queen in Australia

Stanley Hawes was born as Stanley Gilbert Hawes. He is a producer and director, known for The Queen in Australia (1954), The New Pattern (1944) and Flight Plan: A Review of Civil Aviation in Australia Today (1950). He was previously married to Florence Jessica Ragg.

27. Stephen Hendry

Self | The Crucible: 21 Years in the Frame

Stephen Hendry was born on January 13, 1969 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has been married to Mandy Tart since 1995. They have two children.

28. Ron Haddrick

Actor | Quigley Down Under

Ron Haddrick was born on April 9, 1929 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia as Ronald Norman Haddrick. He was an actor, known for Quigley Down Under (1990), Shirley Thompson Versus the Aliens (1972) and Water Rats (1996). He died on February 11, 2020 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

29. Rolf Harris

Soundtrack | Australia

Rolf Harris came to London in 1952 to study Art. A year later he was appearing on TV as an artist and storyteller and had his first hit as a singer in the early sixties with Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport. After a relatively quiet period in his life in the late seventies, his brother Bruce Harris ...

30. Richard Harrison

Self | Pawn Stars

Richard Harrison was born on March 4, 1941 in Lexington, North Carolina, USA as Richard Benjamin Harrison Jr. He was married to Joanne Rhue. He died on June 25, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

31. Roger Hunt

Self | VIII FIFA World Cup 1966

Roger Hunt was born on July 20, 1938 in Lancashire, England.

32. Russ Henderson Steel Band

Music_department | The New Explorers

Russ Henderson Steel Band is known for his work on The New Explorers (1955), Mogul (1965) and Without Love (1956).

33. Ricky Hatton

Actor | The Green Green Grass

Ricky Hatton was born on October 6, 1978 in Stockport, Cheshire, England as Richard John Hatton. He is an actor and writer, known for The Green Green Grass (2005), Ricky Hatton's Hot Shots (2008) and Shameless (2004).

36. Marcus Hilton

Self | Ballroom Dancing: The International Championships

Marcus Hilton is married to Karen Hilton. They have one child.

37. Naseem Hamed

Actor | Arli$$

A British Muslim whose parents are of Yemeni descent. Former WBO Featherweight Champion 1995-2000 with 15 title defenses, former IBO Featherweight Champion former WBC Featherweight Champion, former IBF Featherweight Champion, former WBC International Super Bantamweight Champion, former European (...

38. Mark Hughes

Self | Match of the Day

Mark Hughes was born on November 1, 1963 in Wrexham, Wales as Leslie Mark Hughes.

39. Matthew Hoggard

Self | The Ashes

Matthew Hoggard was born on December 31, 1976 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Matthew James Hoggard.

40. Noddy Holder

Soundtrack | Tropic Thunder

Noddy Holder was born on June 15, 1946 in Walsall, West Midlands, England as Neville John Holder. He has been married to Suzan Price since April 7, 2004. They have one child. He was previously married to Leandra Russell.

41. Johnny Hutch


An acrobat from the age of fourteen, Johnny Hutch was a skilled tumbler, dancer, and movie stuntman who started out on the music hall circuit performing in various knockabout comedy acts, and progressed from there to appearance as part of a tumbling act with various traveling circuits. A ...

42. Andy Hine

Self | Happy Hour

Andy Hine was born in 1967 in England. He is a writer, known for Happy Hour (2000), Coaster Crazy UK (2000) and Coaster Crazy UK (2000). He is married to Christine. They have one child.

43. John Hefin

Director | Bus to Bosworth

One of the great talents of British television, John Hefin's work is largely overlooked by critics and historians outside his native Wales, where he served a long and highly successful stint as head of drama for the BBC. In 1983 he oversaw the first drama series to be shot entriely in Welsh, a ...

44. John Henry Hughes

Actor | High Hopes

John Henry Hughes is an actor, known for High Hopes (2002), Screenplay (1986) and Howards' Way (1985).

45. Lewis Hamilton

Actor | Cars 2

Lewis Hamilton was born on January 7, 1985 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England as Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton. He is an actor, known for Cars 2 (2011), Cars 3 (2017) and Zoolander 2 (2016).

48. Andy Hamilton

Actor | Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom

Andy Hamilton is an actor, known for Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom (2009).

49. David Healy

Actor | Money Monster

David Healy is an actor, known for Money Monster (2016), Daredevil (2015) and It Had to Be You (2000).

50. Jack Howarth

Actor | Hobson's Choice

Jack Howarth was born on February 19, 1896 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as John Aubrey Conway Howarth. He was an actor, known for Hobson's Choice (1954), Coronation Street (1960) and Champion Road (1958). He was married to Betty Murgatroyd. He died on March 31, 1984 in Llandudno, Wales.

51. Chris Hoy

Self | Commonwealth Games

Chris Hoy was born on March 23, 1976 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Christopher Andrew Hoy. He has been married to Sarra Kemp since April 17, 2010.

53. Chris Hide

Soundtrack | Pop Idol

Chris Hide was born in 1986 in Lancing, Sussex, England.

54. Jerry Hicks

Actor | Nectar

Jerry Hicks was born on June 12, 1927 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Nectar (2005) and Points West (1957). He was married to Anne Hicks. He died on February 1, 2014 in Bristol, England.

56. Geoff Hurst

Actor | Payback Season

Geoff Hurst was born on December 8, 1941 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Payback Season (2012), Kicking Off (2015) and Embedded (2016).

57. David Hemery

Self | Superstars

David Hemery was born on July 18, 1944 in England as David Peter Hemery.

58. David Harewood

Actor | Blood Diamond

David Harewood was born on December 8, 1965 in Birmingham, England. He is an actor and director, known for Blood Diamond (2006), Supergirl (2015) and The Merchant of Venice (2004). He has been married to Kirsty Handy since February 26, 2013. They have two children.

59. Edward Heath

Self | Piano Party

Edward Heath was born in 1916 in Broadstairs, Kent. His father was a carpenter, his mother was a maid and his background was very modest. He attended Balliol College at Oxford, where he earned a second-class degree in philosophy, politics and economics. He got active in Conservative Party politics ...

60. Robert Hughes

Composer | Mike and Stefani

Robert Hughes emigrated to Australia with his family in 1929. He taught himself to read music, learned orchestration from books, and later gained experience while working as an orchestrator and arranger with the Australian Broadcasting Commission in Melbourne. After World War II he became music ...

61. John Higgins

Self | World Championship Snooker

John Higgins was born on May 18, 1975 in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. He has been married to Denise Higgins since 2000. They have three children.

62. John Hackett

Self | Hindsight

John Hackett was born on November 5, 1910 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia as John Winthrop Hackett Jr. He died on September 10, 1997.

63. Mark Hunter

Self | The Olympic Side of London

Mark Hunter was born on July 1, 1978 in London, England.

64. Michael Harvey

Art_department | Adoration

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