Birth Place Matching "Gravesend, Kent, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden.
Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived ...
2. Paul Ritter
Actor | Quantum of Solace
Versatile character actor Paul Ritter was born Simon Paul Adams in Gravesend, Kent on 20 December 1966. Whilst not from a show business family, he had strong thespian connections as his mother was a class-mate of comic actor Bernard Cribbins and his father attended the same school as the great ...
Actress | Grantchester
Candis Nergaard is an English actor and writer. She is known for Grantchester, appearing alongside James Norton; Stuart: A Life Backwards, her film debut alongside Tom Hardy; Call the Midwife alongside Miranda Hart, and numerous other TV credits including The Bill, EastEnders, The Interceptor, Glue...
15. Leonard Ceeley
Actor | A Day at the Races
Leonard Ceeley was born on August 14, 1892 in Gravesend, Kent, England as Leon Otis Dickerson Seeley. He was an actor, known for A Day at the Races (1937), Moonlight Murder (1936) and Believe It or Not (1949). He died on May 7, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
16. Bernard Jukes
Actor | The Sap from Syracuse
Bernard Jukes was born on April 23, 1899 in Gravesend, Kent, England as Bernard St. George Clare Jukes. He was an actor, known for The Sap from Syracuse (1930) and The Torso Murder Mystery (1939). He was married to Elsie Wagstaff. He died on December 29, 1939 in Loughborough, Leicestershire, ...
19. Louis Findlay
Actor | No Mercy
Louis Findlay is a British actor, born and raised in Kent, UK who won the award for "Best Actor" at the Los Angeles Actor Awards in 2017 for his performance in Days to Come (2017) - a short film based on mental health, that he also wrote and produced. The film won several accolades in Europe for ...
20. John F. Kearney
Actor | Laboratory Conditions
Of Irish descent, John Kearney began his career as a journalist in England, UK before moving to the US to pursue a career in film. The majority of his work was in extra or "walk-on" roles and some bit parts in prestige films. His only starring role to date is "Dr. Jekyll's Dungeon of Death," a role...
21. Cecil Holland
Actor | The Garden of Allah
Father of Meg Sargent, portrait artist and actress. Cecil Claude Holland was born in Gravesend-On-Thames, England, son of Richard Henry Holland, an English sea captain. At the age of sixteen he sailed from England to Vancouver, B.C., where he disembarked and began a new life in the Americas. He ...
23. Kieran Williams
Writer | In a Pickle
Kieran was born in Gravesend and lived there for the first 8 years of his life. He moved to Cumbria, UK for a year, and later relocated back to Gravesend at the age of 10. While growing up, Kieran aspired to become an architect and persisted to study relatable subjects at his school, Northfleet ...
26. Mary Spain
Script Department | The Avengers
Award-winning British poet. Published her first collection "An Ever Fixed mark in 1973. Her present collection has been been broadcast and published in leading magazines in the UK and the USA. 1988 Winner of The American Golden Poet Award. Her poems are used in the syllabus for the London Academy ...