Birth Place Matching "Rochdale, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Anna Friel
Actress | Land of the Lost
Anna Friel is an English actress, born in Rochdale. She has been acting since the age of 13, appearing in a number of British television programmes. She made her West End stage debut in London in 2001, and has subsequently appeared on stage in several productions, including an adaptation of ...
Actress | The End of the F***ing World
Christine Bottomley was born in Rochdale, Lancashire on April 27th 1979 and grew up in a flat over the family's chemist shop. Here she began people watching and impersonating the regular customers and realised that she wanted a life of 'professional pretending'. She went to several local youth ...
Actor | Years and Years
Born in Lancashire, England, Kieran O'Brien first rose to prominence as a child star playing the title character in the BBC series Gruey. He then enjoyed further success as part of the main cast on the ITV series Children's Ward and also starred opposite the late Harry Dean Stanton in The Jim ...
Actress | Above Suspicion
Michelle Holmes was born on January 1, 1967 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Corinne Michelle Cunliffe. She is an actress, known for Above Suspicion (2009), Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987) and Goodnight Sweetheart (1993). She was previously married to Mark O'Hanlon.
Actor | Dead Man's Shoes
Stuart's passion for acting first began at North Chadderton School under the tuition of Colin Snell. After starring in the stage version of 'Kes' - as Billy Casper, he won the Best Actor under 21 award at the renowned Grange Arts Centre - Oldham, at the age of 13. At this time he was also a popular...
9. Bill Oddie
Writer | The Goodies
Bill Oddie was born on July 7, 1941 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as William Edgar Oddie. He is a writer and actor, known for The Goodies (1970), George and the Dragon (2004) and Doctor in the House (1969). He has been married to Laura Beaumont since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...
11. Neil Hurst
Actor | The ABC Murders
Neil Hurst is a British Actor and Presenter, based in the North of England. He is perhaps best known for playing character roles on TV and in Theatre, and has appeared in many commercials in the UK. He is married and has two daughters and also runs his own theatre company.
Actor | Brassic
Oliver Wellington is a British actor of television and film. Oliver Michael Wellington was born May 17 1992 in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England. Wellington trained at the prestigious Oxford School of Drama from 2011-2014, graduating with a diploma in acting. Since graduating he has worked ...
13. John Barrett
Actor | Far from the Madding Crowd
John Barrett was born on February 18, 1910 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Jack Elvyn Barrett. He was an actor, known for Far from the Madding Crowd (1967), The Big Pull (1962) and The Monsters (1962). He was married to Gwyneth Owen. He died on May 22, 1983 in Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey, ...
Actor | Oklahoma!
Born in Rochdale he was an apprentice chef, salesman, plumber's merchant and engineer before he followed his ambition to act and joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
He has appeared n Coronation Street three times.
His other television credits include Crown Court, Shine On Harvey Moon, ...
17. Bob Mason
Actor | The Emperor's New Clothes
Bob Mason was born on July 29, 1951 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Robert William Mason. He was an actor and writer, known for The Emperor's New Clothes (2001), Coronation Street (1960) and Fortysomething (2003). He was married to Janet Heppell. He died on September 21, 2004 in Cambridge, ...
18. Jack Howarth
Actor | Hobson's Choice
Jack Howarth was born on February 19, 1896 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as John Aubrey Conway Howarth. He was an actor, known for Hobson's Choice (1954), Coronation Street (1960) and Champion Road (1958). He was married to Betty Murgatroyd. He died on March 31, 1984 in Llandudno, Wales.
23. Chris Adcock
Actor | Treasure Island
British bit player Chris Adcock was born on April 7, 1922 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. Adcock first began appearing in films in uncredited minor roles in the late 1940's. A husky fellow with a rough face and short dark hair, Chris was frequently cast as soldiers, sailors, or assorted working ...
24. Andy Kershaw
Andy Kershaw was born in Littleborough, Lancashire, England. He is a radio and television broadcaster with a specialty in music, known for his long association with the BBC. He began his career as a DJ with BBC Radio 1 in July 1985, and that summer co-presented _'Live Aid (1985) (TV)_'. With an ...
27. Betty Fields
Actress | On Top of the World
Betty Fields was born on March 31, 1901 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Elizabeth Stansfield. She was an actress, known for On Top of the World (1936), Tonight's the Night: Pass It On (1931) and Old Spanish Customers (1932). She was married to Charles Edward 'Eddie' Saunders and Roy Parry. She ...
28. Tommy Fields
Actor | Keep Smiling
Tommy Fields was born on June 28, 1908 in Rochdale, England as Thomas Stansfield. He was an actor, known for Smiling Along (1938), Look Up and Laugh (1935) and The Penny Pool (1937). He was married to Cynthia Rawson, Dorothy Whiteside and Annette Thornton. He died on June 3, 1988 in Lewes, Sussex, ...
31. Barry Cockcroft
Director | A Winter Too Many
Barry Cockcroft was born on October 4, 1932 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Charles Barry Cockcroft. He was a director and producer, known for A Winter Too Many (1989), Hannah Hauxwell: Innocent Abroad (1992) and Too Long a Winter (1973). He was married to Celia Hodgkins and Sheila Jackson. He ...
37. Marian Dawson
Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Play
Marian Dawson was born on October 18, 1888 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Marion Ashworth. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960), Save a Little Sunshine (1938) and The Love Nest (1933). She died in April 1975 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England.
39. Cyril Smith
Actor | The Wizard of Oz
Sir Cyril Smith was Liberal Party MP for Rochdale from 1972 until retiring in 1992.
Smith won the seat of Rochdale at the 1972 by-election with a large swing from Labour to the Liberals, the final tally giving Smith a majority of 5,171. He won the seat on five further occasions. In June 1975 Smith ...
40. David Taylor
Writer | One by One
David Taylor was born on February 11, 1934 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as David Conrad Taylor. He was a writer, known for One by One (1984), No 73 (1982) and Animal Magic (1962). He was married to Hanne and Shelagh. He died on January 29, 2013 in Richmond, Surrey, England.
49. Barb Jungr
Composer | Terry and Julian
Barb Jungr was born on May 9, 1954 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. She is a composer, known for Terry and Julian (1992), Piers Morgan's Life Stories (2009) and Queens of Jazz: The Joy and Pain of the Jazz Divas (2013). She was previously married to Richard Bowling.
50. Norman Evans
Actor | Under New Management
Norman Evans was born on June 11, 1901 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Honeymoon Hotel (1946), The White Countess (2005) and Demobbed (1944). He was married to Annie Evans. He died on November 25, 1962 in Blackpool, Lancashire.