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


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1. John Inman

Actor | Are You Being Served?

John Inman was born on June 28, 1935 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Frederick John Inman. He was an actor, known for Are You Being Served? (1972), Are You Being Served? (1977) and The Tall Guy (1989). He was married to Ron Lynch. He died on March 8, 2007 in Paddington, London, England.

2. Nick Park

Writer | The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Nick Park was born on December 6, 1958 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Nicholas Wulstan Park. He is a writer and producer, known for Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), Chicken Run (2000) and A Grand Day Out (1989).

3. Kate Holderness

Actress | Elizabeth I

Kate Holderness was born on February 17, 1984 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Elizabeth I (2017), Henry VIII and His Six Wives (2016) and Knight School (1997).

4. Stu Bennett

Actor | Vengeance

Stu Bennett is a globally-known actor, television host and professional wrestler who performed for WWE from 2007-2016. He decided to take a hiatus from the professional wrestling world in 2016 in order to focus on his acting and hosting careers.

His growing acting résumé includes leading roles in ...

5. Maggie Ollerenshaw

Actress | War Horse

Maggie Ollerenshaw, proud Mancunian and supporter of Manchester City football club since childhood, made her television debut in 1974. She is especially famous for playing comedic Northerners, particularly in the sitcoms 'Last of the Summer Wine' and its prequel 'First of the Summer Wine' and 'Open...

6. Ainsley Howard

Actress | Mount Pleasant

Ainsley Howard was born in May 1983 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Ainsley Elizabeth Howard. She is an actress, known for Mount Pleasant (2011), Mum & Dad (2008) and Lip Service (2010).

7. Dick Wilson

Actor | Mathnet

Dick Wilson was born on July 30, 1916 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Riccardo DiGuglielmo. He was an actor, known for Mathnet (1987), The Twilight Zone (1959) and The Magical World of Disney (1954). He was married to Meg Brown. He died on November 19, 2007 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

8. Anulka Dziubinska

Actress | Vampyres

Luscious and petite blonde knockout Anulka Dziubinska was born on December 14, 1950 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She's of Polish descent. Dziubinska was a finalist in the Miss United Kingdom competition in 1970. She worked for five months as a blackjack Bunny at the Playboy Club in London, ...

9. Roy Barraclough

Actor | Funland

Roy Barraclough began his career as a draughtsman, taking time off to work as an entertainer in a holiday camp on the Isle of Wight. Combining his day job with local amateur theatre for several years, he was eventually offered a full-time acting contract by repertory theatre producer Nita Valerie ...

10. Susan Hanson

Actress | Coronation Street

Susan studied acting at the Webber Douglas School of Dramatic Art and worked as a singer and dancer before going into rep at Edinburgh, Newcastle, Bristol Old Vic and the Mermaid Theatre in London. Susan appeared in the film, Having a Wild Weekend (1965), and acted on television in such programmes ...

11. Andrew Flintoff

Actor | Love, Lies and Records

Andrew Flintoff was born in Preston, Lancashire. He played in the Lancashire Leagues for Preston before being picked up as a school boy by Lancashire County Cricket Club. 'Freddie' as he is more often known made his debut for England in the home test series against South Africa in July 1998.

He more...

12. Eileen Baker

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Eileen Baker was born on June 11, 1947 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Wombling Free (1978). She was married to Kenny Baker. She died on September 23, 1993 in Preston.

13. Kelly Aishling Gray

Actress | Off the Rails

Kelly Aishling Gray was born on July 30, 1993 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Off the Rails (2018), Sex Ed (2014) and Never Winter (2010).

14. Darren Tighe

Actor | 24 Hour Party People

Darren Tighe was born in 1973 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for 24 Hour Party People (2002), Wire in the Blood (2002) and Vital Signs (2006).

15. Christine Gernon

Director | One Foot in the Grave

Christine Gernon was born in 1970 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Christine Mary Gernon. She is a director and producer, known for One Foot in the Grave (1990), Gavin & Stacey (2007) and I'm with Stupid (2005).

16. David Knowles

The Eiger Sanction

David Knowles was a professional mountaineer and guide. It was part of the Glencoe Mountain Rescue team in Glencoe, Scotland. He was born in Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, England, on July 20, 1947. His mother came from Lancashire farming stock, and his father, a Yorkshireman, was a riding ...

17. Gregory Doran

Director | Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part II

Gregory Doran was born in 1958 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He is a director and actor, known for Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part II (2014), Royal Shakespeare Company: King Lear (2016) and Royal Shakespeare Company: Troilus and Cressida (2018).

18. Owen McGiveney

Actor | Scaramouche

Owen McGiveney was born on May 4, 1884 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Scaramouche (1952), Pat and Mike (1952) and The Outer Limits (1963). He died on July 31, 1967 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

19. Fanny Rowe

Actress | The Mulberry Accelerator

Fanny Rowe was born on June 26, 1913 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Mabel Frances Rowe. She was an actress, known for The Mulberry Accelerator (1955), The Forsyte Saga (1967) and Lady Caroline Lamb (1972). She was married to Clive Morton. She died on July 31, 1988 in London, England.

20. Tupele Dorgu

Actress | Coronation Street

Tupele Dorgu was born on December 13, 1977 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Billionaire Boy (2016) and The Case (2011). She has been married to Mark Flanagan since May 23, 2009. They have one child.

21. David Cook

Writer | Second Best

David Cook was born on September 21, 1940 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Second Best (1994), Closing Numbers (1993) and Play for Today (1970). He died on September 16, 2015 in the UK.

22. Cometan

Director | The Taylorians

Founder of Astronism, autodidactic philosopher, theologian, author and creator of the Jesse Millette character and franchise, Cometan was born Brandon Taylor in Preston in the county of Lancashire in England, United Kingdom to hair salon owner Louise Counsell (née Warbrick) and business owner Sean ...

23. Stan Brock

Actor | Galyon

Stan Brock was born on April 21, 1936 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Stanley Edmunde Brock. He was an actor and writer, known for Galyon (1980), Escape from Angola (1976) and The Corner Bar (1972). He died on August 29, 2018 in Rockford, Tennessee, USA.

24. Bill McGuirk

Actor | Doctor Who

Bill McGuirk was born on December 27, 1930 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Coronation Street (1960) and The Professionals (1977). He died in 2001 in England.

25. Bill Connor

Music Department | Le Petit Prince

26. Debbie Wheeler

Actress | The New Adventures of Lucky Jim

Debbie Wheeler was born in 1958 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for The New Adventures of Lucky Jim (1982), Play for Today (1970) and Dempsey and Makepeace (1985).

27. Eric Tomlinson

Music Department | Superman

Eric Arthur Tomlinson was born in Preston, Lancashire, on 8 January 1931. Whilst working as an aeronautical engineer for Fairey Aviation Company, he became interested in recording sound and music. After working on jazz albums with the likes of John Dankworth, he moved to film music, recording the ...

28. Herbert Cameron

Actor | Cock o' the North

Herbert Cameron was born on March 16, 1880 in Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, England as Albert Kirkman. He was an actor, known for Cock o' the North (1935), Phantom Ship (1935) and The Scotland Yard Mystery (1934). He was married to Amy Mosbach and Margeret Aiston. He died on March 13, 1967 in ...

29. Helen Longworth

Actress | Coronation Street

Helen Longworth was born in 1976 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Jane Hall (2005) and Heartbeat (1992).

30. Robert W. Service

Writer | Clancy of the Mounted

Robert W. Service was born on January 16, 1874 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Robert William Service. He was a writer and actor, known for Clancy of the Mounted (1933), The Trail of '98 (1928) and The Roughneck (1924). He was married to Bourgoin, Germain. He died on September 11, 1958 in ...

32. Mary Ridge

Director | Blake's 7

Mary Ridge started her career in television working on "Theatre 625" from 1964 to 1967. Since then she has worked on numerous shows including "The Newcomers" (1967-68), "The Doctors" (1970-71), "Z Cars" 1971, 1972, 1974), "Dixon of Dock Green" (1972-74), "The Brothers" (1973, 1976), "Owen MD" (1973...

33. Jessica Taylor

Self | Top of the Pops

Jessica Taylor was born on June 23, 1980 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She has been married to Kevin Pietersen since December 29, 2007. They have two children.

34. Ian Armer

Producer | Scarlet Rising

Starting out in the commercial sector, Ian Armer has written corporate scripts and had work published in film music magazine Music from the Movies and The Film & TV Yearbook before working on his own short films. Ian worked with the BBC, Shoreline Films and Pure Television before developing his own...

35. Fiona Armstrong

Self | Annie's Bar

Fiona Armstrong was born on November 28, 1956 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is a producer, known for Annie's Bar (1996), University Challenge (1962) and Have I Got News for You (1990).

36. Penny Jordan

Self | Live from Studio Five

Penny Jordan was born on November 24, 1946 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Penelope Jones. She was married to Steve Halsall. She died on December 31, 2011 in Cheshire, England.

37. Ian Flintoff

Actor | McLibel

Ian Flintoff was born in 1937 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Ian Ralph Stothert Flintoff. He is an actor and writer, known for McLibel (2005), Crown Court (1972) and McLibel: Two Worlds Collide (1998).

38. Max Mason

Actor | Sweeney 2

Max Mason was born on April 12, 1940 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Cecil Maximillian Mason. He was an actor, known for Sweeney 2 (1978), Sex and the Other Woman (1972) and The Wide World of Mystery (1973). He died on February 12, 2015 in London, England.

39. Stuart Kenworthy

Writer | Spacehopper

Stuart Kenworthy was born on June 25, 1965 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Scallywagga (2007), Go Jetters (2015) and Scallywagga (2010).

40. Connie Merigold

Actress | Tom Grattan's War

Connie Merigold was born on September 22, 1927 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Constance Elizabeth Merigold. She was an actress, known for Tom Grattan's War (1968), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Coronation Street (1960). She died on March 6, 2004 in Preston.

41. Sophie McDonnell

Actress | Cold Feet

Sophie McDonnell was born on February 3, 1976 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Cold Feet (1997), Genie in the House (2006) and My Wonderful Life (1996).

43. Andy Alston

Actor | The Avengers

Andy Alston was born on June 4, 1915 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Andrew Alston. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), Doctor Blood's Coffin (1961) and Armchair Theatre (1956). He died on August 27, 1972 in Paddington, London, England.

44. Edmund Elton

Actor | Romeo and Juliet

Edmund Elton was born on February 5, 1870 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Edmund James Elton. He was an actor, known for Romeo and Juliet (1916), The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1919) and Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940). He was married to Bertha Boardman. He died on January 4, 1952 in Los Angeles...

45. Fiona Southworth

Actress | Holby City

Fiona Southworth was born on October 8, 1979 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Holby City (1999) and Urban Gothic (2000).

46. Larry Parker

Writer | Pardon My Genie

Larry Parker was born in 1929 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Henry Lawrence Lloyd-Parker. He is a writer and actor, known for Pardon My Genie (1972), Jackanory (1965) and Kidnapped (1956).

47. Clarke Carlisle

Self | The Footballers' Football Show

Clarke Carlisle was born on October 14, 1979 in Preston, Lancashire, England.

48. Clifford Heatherley

Actor | Bleak House

Clifford Heatherley was born on October 8, 1888 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Bleak House (1920), Boadicea (1927) and The Church Mouse (1934). He died on September 15, 1937 in London, England.

49. Bill Beaumont

Self | Rugby Special

Something of a Rugby legend, Bill captained England 21 times in the early 1980s, before injury forced his retirement in 1982. He won 34 caps for England between 1975 and 1982. He was an inspriring captain, leading the North of England to victory over the New Zealand All Blacks in 1979, and leading ...


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