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


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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 ...

2. Christine Bottomley

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 ...

3. Kieran O'Brien

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 ...

4. Lisa Stansfield

Soundtrack | Indecent Proposal

Lisa Stansfield was born on April 11, 1966 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Lisa Jane Stansfield. She has been married to Ian Devaney since July 25, 1998. She was previously married to Augusto Grassi.

5. Michelle Holmes

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.

6. Katie McGlynn

Actress | Coronation Street

Katie McGlynn was born on July 16, 1993 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Katie Louise McGlynn. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Waterloo Road (2006) and Moving On (2009).

7. Gracie Fields

Actress | Holy Matrimony

A comedienne and singer in the British Music Halls, she was the top box-office draw and the highest paid actress in Britain in the 1930's. Her Northern, working-class girl character was a favourite during the inter-war years.

8. Stuart Wolfenden

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 ...

10. Shannon Flynn

Actress | Waterloo Road

Shannon Flynn was born on August 22, 1996 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Shannon Mary Flynn. She is an actress, known for Waterloo Road (2006), Coronation Street (1960) and Dani's Castle (2013).

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.

12. Oliver Wellington

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, ...

14. Kieran Prendiville

Writer | Care

Kieran Prendiville was born on December 25, 1947 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Care (2000), Ballykissangel (1996) and Glue (2014).

15. Sidney Livingstone

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, ...

16. Dave Cooke

Music Department | Lipstick on Your Collar

Dave Cooke was born on October 25, 1952 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on Lipstick on Your Collar (1993), The Sunday Gang (1976) and God's Outlaw (1986).

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.

19. Paul Aspden

Actor | Oh Doctor Beeching!

Paul Aspden was born in 1976 in Rochdale, England as Paul James Aspden. He is an actor, known for Oh Doctor Beeching! (1995), Coronation Street (1960) and Prime Suspect 3 (1993).

20. Arthur Pentelow

Actor | The Avengers

Arthur Pentelow was born on February 14, 1924 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Arthur William Pentelow. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), The Man in Room 17 (1965) and Emmerdale (1972). He died on August 6, 1991 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.

21. Johnny Clegg

Soundtrack | George of the Jungle

Johnny Clegg was born on June 7, 1953 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Jonathan Paul Clegg. He was married to 'Jenny Clegg'. He died on July 16, 2019 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

22. Benjamin Paul Gerrard

Actor | Hollyoaks

Benjamin Paul Gerrard was born in 1984 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Benjamin David Gerrard. He is an actor, known for Hollyoaks (1995), Emmerdale (1972) and Stars in Their Eyes (1990).

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

Self | Great Journeys: Silver Tracks

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 ...

26. Elizabeth Hadley

Actress | Hollyoaks

Elizabeth Hadley was born in February 1998 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Hollyoaks (1995).

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, ...

29. Richard Wilkinson

Music Department | Stander

Richard Wilkinson was born on July 2, 1985 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on Stander (2003), Heathen (2009) and Darkest Day (2015).

30. Mike Dolan

Actor | The Crew

Mike Dolan was born on January 22, 1973 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Michael Anthony Dolan. He is an actor, known for The Crew (2008) and The Making of 'The Crew' (2008).

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 ...

32. Michael Summerton

Actor | Doctor Who

Michael Summerton was born on December 22, 1943 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Michael David Summerton. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Compact (1962) and Creation of the Daleks (2006). He died on June 16, 2009 in London, England.

33. G.H. Elliott

Soundtrack | Those Were the Days

G.H. Elliott was born on November 3, 1882 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as George Henry Elliott. He was married to Florence May Street (variety artist) and Emily Hayes (vocalist). He died on November 19, 1962 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

34. Dudley Doolittle

Actor | The Little and Large Show

Dudley Doolittle was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Stephen Pickering. He is an actor, known for The Little and Large Show (1978), Cryer's Crackers (1994) and 3-2-1 (1978).

35. Paul Blomley

Actor | The Avengers

Paul Blomley was born on November 1, 1920 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), The Winston Affair (1964) and Emma (1972). He died in 1984 in Westminster, London, England.

36. Wilf Gannon

Director | Nick's Knickers

Wilf Gannon was born on January 1, 1891 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Wilfred Gannon. He was a director and actor, known for Nick's Knickers (1929), Auntie's Antics (1929) and Chris's Mrs. (1929). He died in 1962 in Kent, England.

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.

38. Mathew Fraser

Actor | Quills

Mathew Fraser was born on October 19, 1992 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Quills (2000), At Home with the Braithwaites (2000) and Doctors (2000). He has been married to Jamie Riding since December 25, 2010. They have nine children.

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.

41. Liz Kershaw

Self | Cluedo

Liz Kershaw was born on July 30, 1958 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Elizabeth Marguerita Mary Kershaw.

42. Martin Kelly

Actor | Diamond Tongues

Martin Kelly was born on April 13, 1971 in Rochdale, England. He is an actor, known for Diamond Tongues (2015) and The Devil's Swindle (2016).

43. J. Neil More

Actor | Journey's End

J. Neil More was born in 1888 in Rochdale, England as James Neil More. He was an actor, known for Journey's End (1937), Men of Yesterday (1936) and No Exit (1936). He died in 1961 in London, England.

44. Megan Taylor

Actress | Ice-Capades

Megan Taylor was born on October 25, 1920 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Megan Olwen Devenish Taylor. She was an actress, known for Ice-Capades (1941). She died on July 23, 1993 in Jamaica.

45. Edith Fields

Queen of Hearts

Edith Fields was born on January 26, 1903 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Edith Stansfield. She was an actress, known for Queen of Hearts (1936). She was married to Douglas Wakefield. She died on January 26, 1987 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

47. Al Beresford

Self | Soldier, Sailor

Al Beresford was born on August 26, 1913 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Arnold Beresford. He died in 1993 in Rochdale.

48. Simon Danczuk

Self | UK General Election

Simon Danczuk was born on October 24, 1966 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He was previously married to Karen Danczuk and Sonia Milewski.

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.


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