Birth Place Matching "Devon, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Stoker
Matthew William Goode (born 3 April 1978) is an English actor. His films include Chasing Liberty (2004), Match Point (2005), Imagine Me and You (2006), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Watchmen (2009), A Single Man (2009), Leap Year (2010), Stoker (2013) and The Imitation Game (2014). Goode also ...
Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road
Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model and as a movie actress. She has appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2006 through 2010 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in November 2009. She has appeared on the cover of ...
Actor | The Lone Ranger
Harry John Newman Treadaway (born 10 September 1984) is an English actor known for his performance as Victor Frankenstein on the horror-drama series Penny Dreadful.
Born at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in Exeter, Devon, Treadaway was brought up in Sandford, Devon. His father is an architect ...
Actor | The Liberator
British-American actor, Bradley James, won his first role on the BBC pilot Dis/Connected. Show creators were so impressed with his work that they would go on to cast him as the young King Arthur in the hit show Merlin (2008) which aired on BBC & NBC. Of the eventual cast, James was the only cast ...
Actor | Joker
Douglas Hodge is a Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle award winning actor, composer, director and writer. Recent films include Alfred in Joker, Gemini man The Report and Red Sparrow. Recent TV includes The Great, Black Mirror, Lost In Space, Catastrophe and Penny Dreadful. Tony and ...
7. Maggie Steed
Actress | The Painted Veil
Born Margaret Baker in Plymouth, Devon, in 1946, Maggie Steed studied drama with the Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, graduating in the late 1960s. However, her first professional engagements were as an assistant stage manager, working behind the scenes in a somewhat lowly capacity, because, she ...
Cinematographer | Blade Runner 2049
Roger Deakins is an English cinematographer best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve.
He is a member of both the American and British Society of Cinematographers.
Deakins' first feature film in America as cinematographer was Mountains of the Moon (...
10. Luke Treadaway
Actor | Attack the Block
Luke trained at LAMDA and the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
Film credits include: "A Street Cat Named Bob," winner of the Best British Film Award, National Film Awards, 2017 (Shooting Script Films); "Ethel and Ernest" (Lupus Films); "The Rack Pack" (BBC/Zeppotron); "Unbroken" (Universal ...
11. Lily Cole
Actress | Snow White and the Huntsman
Lily began working as an actress when she was 6 years old, then returned to film when she was 16 in Marilyn Manson's adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. In 2009 she played the female lead in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus. Since then she has made over fifteen films with esteemed ...
13. Pauline Collins
Actress | Shirley Valentine
Collins entered motion pictures as a stripper in the exploitation film, Secrets of a Windmill Girl (1966), and television, as a maid in the British drama series Upstairs, Downstairs (1971). In 1988, she starred in the one-woman play 'Shirley Valentine' in London, and soon after, brought the role to...
17. Agatha Christie
Writer | Witness for the Prosecution
Agatha was born as "Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller" in 1890 to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. Agatha was of American and British descent, her father being American and her mother British. Her father was a relatively affluent stockbroker. Agatha received home education from early childhood ...
18. Donald Moffat
Actor | The Thing
The cinema took a while to discover him. Born in England, the son of an insurance agent, RADA-trained Donald Moffat first appeared on the Shakespearean stage with the Old Vic. In 1954, he stage managed the popular revue "Salad Days". Then, 'discontentment' (which, he later explained, had much to do...
19. Mark Labbett
Producer | NGW British Wrestling Weekly
Mark Labbett was born on August 15, 1965 in Tiverton, Devon, England as Mark Andrew Labbett. He is a producer, known for NGW British Wrestling Weekly (2014), The Chase (2013) and The Chase (2009). He has been married to Katie since October 11, 2014.
20. Rose Reynolds
Actress | The World's End
Rose Reynolds was born in Devon, England. In 2009 she relocated to London to train at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, graduating in 2012. She now considers home to be anywhere between Devon, London and Los Angeles. Film credits include A Grand Romantic Gesture (2019) and The World's End (...
21. Chris Martin
Soundtrack | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
One of the UK's most distinctive and popular singers and songwriters, Chris Martin was educated at the prestigious Sherborne School in Dorset. As a child he was musically inspired by artists such as A-Ha, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Smiths, U2 and Peter Gabriel, who achieved commercial success in the ...
23. Richard Greene
Actor | The Castle of Fu Manchu
Before achieving his greatest fame in the 1950s as television's "Robin Hood", handsome Richard Greene had a significant if largely unremarkable film career, turning in several skillful leading man performances in the late 1930s before becoming type-cast in routine costume adventures. Like his ...
25. Mecia Simson
Actress | The Witcher
Mecia Simson is an English actress known for her role as Francesca Findabair in the Netflix series The Witcher.
Simson was born in a Jamaican-English family, her father from Jamaica and her mother from England. She grew up in Plymouth and went to Plymstock School during her schooling years.
26. Ant Anstead
Self | Wheeler Dealers
Widely known for his work on 'Wheeler Dealers', Ant Anstead has built a career as a television presenter, motor specialist and designer. In 2014 Anstead started production of his own show, 'The World's Most Expensive Cars' before being approached to co-host 'Building Cars live' and eventually '...
27. Nick Nevern
Director | Trigger Finger!
Nick Nevern is a British actor and Director. Nick spent some time in Russia, returning years later to London, where he started his acting career.
He first appeared on our TV screens in 2002 in the 'made-for-tv' film Out Of Control, a depiction of the lives of three boys sent to a young offenders ...
29. Belinda Lee
Actress | La lunga notte del '43
Green-eyed blonde bombshell Belinda Lee was born in Devon, England, to a hotel owner (Robert Esmond Lee) and florist (Stella Mary Graham) on June 15, 1935. Nicknamed Billie, she was an incredible beauty while still in her early teens attending the Rookesbury Park Prep School at Hampshire and St. ...
30. Barbara Jefford
Actress | The Ninth Gate
Distinguished Devon-born British actress, acclaimed for her commanding performances on the classical stage. Jefford did her initial training at the Hartly-Hodder School of Speech and Drama and graduated from RADA in 1949. Following her professional acting debut that same year, she spent a year on ...
31. Thorley Walters
Son of a clergyman, the British character actor Thorley Walters was born in 1913 in Teigngrace, Devonshire, England. After stage experience, in which he played Shakespearean and light leading roles, he made his film debut in The Love Test (1935) and continued his early film career with numerous ...
32. Donald Sinden
Actor | The Day of the Jackal
The son of a country chemist, the British actor Donald Sinden intended to pursue a career in architecture but was spotted in an amateur theatrical production and asked to join a company that entertained the troops during World War II (Sinden was rejected for naval service because of asthma). ...
35. Tom Daley
Producer | Tom Daley
Tom Daley is an English diver, specialising in the 10 metre platform event.
Thomas Robert Daley was born in Plymouth, Devon, England, to Debra (Selvester) and Robert Daley. In July 2007, he was ranked 6th in the FINA Diving World Rankings men's 10-metre platform category. By July, he was ranked ...
36. Richard Eyre
Director | Notes on a Scandal
Richard Eyre was born on March 28, 1943 in Barnstaple, Devon, England as Richard Charles Hastings Eyre. He is a director and producer, known for Notes on a Scandal (2006), Iris (2001) and The Children Act (2017). He has been married to Sue Birtwistle since 1973.
37. Rachel Kempson
Actress | Out of Africa
Rachel Kempson, the matriarch of one of theatre and film's most famous acting dynasties, took rather a back seat to the attention placed on several of the others.
Born on May 28, 1910, in Dartmouth, Devon, England, to Beatrice Hamilton (Ashwell) and Eric William Edward Kempson, a headmaster, Rachel ...
38. Murray McArthur
Actor | Game of Thrones
Best known for Game of Thrones in which he plays the chieftain, Dim Dalba, who speaks for the Wildlings of The Gift when asked by Jon Snow, Tormund Giantsbane, Sansa Stark and Davos Seaworth to join them in the battle against the forces of Ramsay Bolton.
A British stage, television and film actor. ...
42. Julian Curry
Julian Curry was born on December 8, 1937 in Devon, England as Julian Burnlee Curry. He was an actor, known for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), Victory (1981) and Pride and Prejudice (1967). He was married to Mary Chater, Josephine Edmunds and Sheila Reid. He died on June 27, 2020 in ...
44. Matthew Solon
Matthew Solon was born in 1955 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England as Matthew Victor Solon. He is an actor and writer, known for Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (1985), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984) and How to Make Your First Billion... and Change the World (2010).
45. Alex Palmer
Actor | 28 Days Later...
Alex Palmer was born in January 1973 in Exeter, Devon, England as Alexander Steven Palmer. He is known for his work on 28 Days Later... (2002), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005). He has been married to Catherine Cusack since 2005.
46. David Gwillim
David Gwillim was a leading man on British Television in the 1970s to the mid 1980s. Best known for playing Prince Hal in Henry IV Part I (1979), Henry IV Part II (1979) opposite Sir Anthony Quayle and later the title role in Henry V (1979) in the 'BBC Shakespeare Television series'. Other leading ...
50. Emrhys Cooper
Actor | Person of Interest
A native of Devon, England, Emrhys Cooper is an award-winning director, writer, producer and actor based in Los Angeles. He has enjoyed on-screen success in Person of Interest, Desperate Housewives, CSI: NY and the film Mamma Mia! He soon ventured into the world of production, which included such ...