Birth Place Matching "Lincolnshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Moulin Rouge!
One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...
Actress | Absolutely Fabulous
Jennifer Saunders was born July 6, 1958 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, to Jane, a biology teacher, and Robert Thomas Saunders, an RAF pilot. She attended Central School of Speech and Drama where she met her comedy partner Dawn French. Like many of the early 80s groundbreaking "alternative" comedians ...
Actress | Dennis the Menace
Dame Joan Ann Plowright, the Baroness Olivier, is one of the most distinguished actors of her generation. She may be best remembered as the third wife and widow of Laurence Olivier, generally considered the greatest anglophone actor of the 20th Century, but she had a distinguished career of her own...
Actress | Cilla
Sheridan Smith was born on 25 June 1981 and grew up in Epworth. While Sheridan was growing up, her parents, Colin and Marilyn, performed as a Country and Western duo called The Daltons and it wasn't long before Sheridan got into it. She was dancing from the age of 4 and singing with her parents ...
5. Kevin Doyle
Actor | Downton Abbey
Kevin Doyle is an English actor. He was born in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England in 1961. He is better known as the perpetually unlucky butler-turned-footman Molesley in Downton Abbey (2010). He has appeared in shows such as Happy Valley (2014), Scott & Bailey (2011), and the 2016 ITV TV ...
Actor | This Is England
Turgoose is from Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. He attended Wintringham School of the same town whilst filming This Is England (2006) and The The Innocence Project (2006)
Turgoose's mother Sharon died in 2005; This Is England is dedicated to her memory.
He has three older brothers, Karl 22, Mathew...
8. Sheila Gish
Actress | Highlander
Sheila Gish was born on April 23, 1942 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as Sheila Anne Syme Gash. She was an actress, known for Highlander (1986), Mansfield Park (1999) and Highlander: Endgame (2000). She was married to Denis Lawson and Roland Curram. She died on March 9, 2005 in Camden, London, ...
9. Robert Webb
Actor | That Mitchell and Webb Look
Robert Webb was born on September 29, 1972 in Lincolnshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006), Peep Show (2003) and The Smoking Room (2004). He has been married to Abigail Burdess since 2006. They have two children.
10. Patricia Hodge
Actress | The Elephant Man
Patricia Hodge was born on September 29, 1946 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Patricia Ann Hodge. She is known for her work on The Elephant Man (1980), Miranda (2009) and The Falklands Play (2002). She was previously married to Peter Douglas Owen.
11. Liz Smith
Actress | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Liz Smith found fame as an actress at an age when most people are considering retirement. It was a long road to eventual stardom, during which she struggled to raise a family after a broken marriage. She became best-known for her roles in The Vicar of Dibley (1994) and The Royle Family but her ...
12. Elizabeth Allan
British stage and film actress Elizabeth Allan was born in Skegness, Lincolnshire. She made her stage debut at the age of 17; her movie debut came about four years later with an appearance in the Hercule Poirot mystery Alibi (1931).
At the beginning of her career, Allan mainly appeared in films for ...
13. Neil McCarthy
Actor | Where Eagles Dare
Neil McCarthy was born on July 26, 1932 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as Eugene Neil McCarthy. He was an actor, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Zulu (1964) and Clash of the Titans (1981). He died on February 6, 1985 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England.
15. Bernie Taupin
Soundtrack | Brokeback Mountain
Bernie Taupin was born on May 22, 1950 in Lincolnshire, England as Bernard John Taupin. He has been married to Heather Lynn Hodgins Kidd since March 27, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Stephanie Haymes-Roven, Toni Lynn Russo and Maxine Feibelman.
16. John Alderton
Actor | Zardoz
An English actor active in the theater since 1961, having made few theatrical movies, none of which particularly outstanding, with the exception of John Boorman's Zardoz (1974) and Nigel Cole's popular Calendar Girls (2003), John Alderton has become famous thanks to British television. Appearing in ...
17. Patrick Wymark
Actor | Where Eagles Dare
British character actor with radio and stage experience from 1951. Studied at University College in London and learned acting at the Old Vic Theatre School. Toured South Africa in 1952 and subsequently appeared in many Shakespearean roles in Stratford-upon-Avon. Busy television actor from the late ...
Actor | In the Club
Jonathan Kerrigan (born 14 October 1972 in Lincolnshire) is an English actor well known for various leading roles on TV including In The Club, Casualty, Heartbeat, Merseybeat, and Reach For The Moon. Films include 55 Steps, Diana, FLiM, The Somnambulists, The Best Possible Taste. He is also a ...
21. Gary Drayton
Self | Expedition Unknown
Growing up in Grimsby, Gary spent many years as a bottle digger in the UK, digging old Victorian trash pits and "mud hopping" along the river banks in search of old bottles, clay pipes, doll heads, and marbles. Some of the bottles he found dated back to the early 1600s and the clay pipes from the ...
23. Amanda Drew
Actress | EastEnders
Amanda trained at R.A.D.A. She has appeared in many plays at the Royal Court, the RNT, the RSC and in the West End. Her television work includes Silent Witness, Switch, New Tricks and Broadchurch. She was nominated for Outstanding Newcomer in 2003 at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for ...
24. Abigail Titmuss
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Abigail Titmuss was born on February 8, 1976 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England as Abigail Evelyn Titmuss. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Casualty (1986) and Do Elephants Pray? (2010). She has been married to Ari Welkom since May 7, 2017.
25. Peter Collinson
Director | The Italian Job
Peter Collinson was born on April 1, 1936 in Lincolnshire, England as Peter Kenneth Collinson. He was a director and producer, known for The Italian Job (1969), The Long Day's Dying (1968) and Up the Junction (1968). He was married to Ann Collinson and Lisa Shane. He died on December 16, 1980 in ...
Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham, England, the younger daughter of Alfred and Beatrice Roberts. Her father was a greengrocer and respected town leader, serving as lay-leader with their church, city-alderman and then as mayor. He taught Margaret never to do things because ...
27. Michael Johnson
Actor | The Human Jungle
Michael Johnson was born on June 5, 1939 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England as Michael Anthony Johnson. He was an actor, known for The Human Jungle (1963), The Man in Room 17 (1965) and The Expert (1968). He died on February 24, 2001 in Sutton, Surrey, England.
28. Nicholas Parsons
Actor | Happy Is the Bride
Nicholas Parsons is without doubt one of the UK's most popular and beloved television and radio personalities, and very few can claim to have had such a long entertainment career. The son of a doctor, he was raised in Lincolnshire until the age of eight, when the family moved to London. He was ...
29. Stephen Murray
Actor | The End of the Affair
Stephen Murray was born on September 6, 1912 in Partney, Lincolnshire, England as Stephen Umfreville H. Murray. He was an actor, known for The End of the Affair (1955), Dulcimer Street (1948) and Silent Dust (1949). He was married to Joan Butterfield. He died on March 31, 1983 in London, England.
30. Eric Thompson
Actor | Pollux et le chat bleu
Eric Thompson was born on November 9, 1929 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England as Eric Norman Thompson. He was an actor and writer, known for Dougal and the Blue Cat (1970), Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1965) and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970). He was married to Phyllida Law. He died on...
31. Colin Dexter
Writer | Endeavour
Colin Dexter was born on September 29, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England as Norman Colin Dexter. He was a writer and actor, known for Endeavour (2012), Inspector Lewis (2006) and Inspector Morse (1987). He was married to Dorothy Cooper. He died on March 21, 2017 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, ...
32. Sybil Thorndike
Actress | The Prince and the Showgirl
This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Bernard Shaw wrote his classic "Saint Joan" work specifically for her. Her over six-decade career allowed for a gallery of sterling, masterful portrayals, both classic and contemporary, performing all ...
Producer | Paradise Island
William G. Stewart was born on July 15, 1933 in Habrough, Lincolnshire, England as William Gladstone Stewart. He was a producer and director, known for Paradise Island (1977), The Bright Side (1985) and Tickets for the Titanic (1987). He was married to Laura Calland, Sally Geeson and Audrey Ann ...
37. Judy Campbell
Actress | Emma
Judy Campbell was born on May 31, 1916 in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England as Judith Mary Gamble. She was an actress and writer, known for Emma (1948), The Strangler (1941) and The World Owes Me a Living (1945). She was married to David Birkin. She died on June 6, 2004 in London, England.
40. Matthew Boulton
Actor | The Woman in Green
Matthew Boulton was born on January 20, 1893 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The Woman in Green (1945), Sabotage (1936) and Night Must Fall (1937). He was married to Ruth Dockray. He died on February 10, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
42. Rob Locke
Rob Locke has been a working actor for more than twenty years.
Rob was born in Lincoln, England, but grew up in London. He performed regularly in youth theatre until the age of 20, when he was cast as a recurring guest star on a then-prominent children's television show. For the ensuing decade, he ...
43. Peter Caulfield
Actor | Absentia
Peter Caulfield was born on June 13th, 1984 in Boston but brought up in Nottingham (East Midlands) England. His mother Joan is from Essex and his father, Shane Caulfield is of Irish heritage. He trained at the Paul McCartney Drama school (LIPA), and graduated with a 1st BA (Hons) in acting. He's ...
46. Edward Burnham
Actor | To Sir, with Love
Edward Burnham was born on December 25, 1916 in Lincolnshire, England as Edward Noel Burnham. He was an actor and director, known for To Sir, with Love (1967), Quatermass and the Pit (1958) and Little Dorrit (1987). He was married to Lucille. He died on June 30, 2015 in the UK.
48. Jim Clark
Editor | The Mission
Jim Clark was born on May 24, 1931 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England as James Clark. He was an editor and director, known for The Mission (1986), The Killing Fields (1984) and Marathon Man (1976). He was married to Laurence Méry-Clark and Jessica Andrew. He died on February 25, 2016 in the UK.
49. Vivean Gray
Actress | Picnic at Hanging Rock
She was born Jean Vivra Gray in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, the eldest of four children of Allan, a fish merchant, and his wife, Doris, and attended Thrunscoe girls' school. The family moved to Kingston upon Thames, in south-west London, in the 30s but was evacuated back to Cleethorpes in ...