Birth Place Matching "Lincolnshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jim Broadbent

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 ...

2. Jennifer Saunders

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 ...

3. Joan Plowright

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...

4. Sheridan Smith

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 ...

6. Thomas Turgoose

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...

7. Michele Dotrice

Actress | Vanity Fair

Michele Dotrice was born on September 27, 1948 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England. She is an actress, known for Vanity Fair (1998), Not Now, Comrade (1976) and Captain Jack (1999). She was previously married to Edward Woodward.

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

Actress | The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger

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.

14. Kelly Adams

Actress | Bronson

Kelly Adams was born on October 16, 1979 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. She is an actress, known for Bronson (2008), Hustle (2004) and Holby City (1999). She has been married to Chris Kennedy since February 2011.

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 ...

18. Jonathan Kerrigan

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 ...

19. Julia Deakin

Actress | Shaun of the Dead

Julia Deakin was born in 1952 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England as Julia Margaret Deakin. She is an actress, known for Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007) and Scoop (2006). She is married to Michael Simkins.

20. Eleanor David

Actress | Pink Floyd: The Wall

Eleanor David was born on November 30, 1955 in Lincolnshire, England. She is an actress, known for Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982), Topsy-Turvy (1999) and The Borgias (1981).

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 ...

22. James Bradshaw

Actor | Primeval

James Bradshaw was born on March 20, 1976 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. He is an actor, known for Primeval (2007), Endeavour (2012) and The Grimleys (1997).

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 ...

26. Margaret Thatcher

SDI Star Wars

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 ...

33. William G. Stewart

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 ...

34. John Quayle

Actor | The Line of Beauty

John Quayle was born on December 21, 1938 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as John D S Quay. He is an actor, known for The Line of Beauty (2006), Target (1977) and Nanny (1981).

35. Cecily Fay

Actress | Warrioress

Cecily Fay was born on April 6, 1978 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. She is known for her work on Warrioress (2015), Babes with Blades (2018) and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005).

36. Kimberley Regent

Art Department | Deep Rising

The closing credits of the Smallville Season 5 episode "Thirst", contains a dedication to her.

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.

38. Kate Ringsell

Casting Department | Cloud Atlas

39. Jo Kendall

Actress | The Remains of the Day

Jo Kendall was born on February 17, 1938 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. She is an actress, known for The Remains of the Day (1993), Howards End (1992) and Sense and Sensibility (1971).

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.

41. Wendy Allnutt

Actress | The Avengers

Wendy Allnutt was born on May 1, 1946 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. She is an actress, known for The Avengers (1961), Napoleon and Love (1974) and When Eight Bells Toll (1971). She was previously married to Colin McCormack.

42. Rob Locke

Actor | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

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 ...

44. Joe Brown

Actor | Three Hats for Lisa

Joe Brown was born on May 13, 1941 in Swarby, Lincolnshire, England as Joseph Roger Brown. He is known for his work on Three Hats for Lisa (1965), Doing Time (1979) and Mona Lisa (1986). He was previously married to Vicki Brown.

45. Jake Quickenden

Self | I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Jake Quickenden was born on September 3, 1988 in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England as Jacob Quickenden.

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.

47. Sean Foley

Actor | Wild West

Sean Foley was born on November 21, 1964 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England. He is an actor and director, known for Wild West (2002), Mindhorn (2016) and Halloween Comedy Shorts (2016).

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 ...

50. Gemma Merna

Actress | Hollyoaks

Gemma Merna was born on October 11, 1984 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Gemma Ann Merna. She is an actress, known for Hollyoaks (1995), Hollyoaks Later (2008) and Doctors (2000). She has been married to Ian since May 27, 2012.


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