Birth Place Matching "Wandsworth, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Jim Sturgess
Actor | 21
Jim was born in London, the son of Jane O. (Martin) and Peter J. S. Sturgess. He was raised in Surrey. First and foremost his interest was music. However, he began to develop a secret passion for acting, at age 8, when he auditioned for local theatre to get out of class. Whilst music appeared cool,...
Actor | The Bad Education Movie
Jack Whitehall was a child actor in various television dramas, but decided to pursue stand-up comedy after leaving school. He was a finalist in the So You Think You're Funny talent hunt at last year's Edinburgh Fringe, and was nominated for best newcomer at this year's Chortle Awards. In December ...
Actress | North and South
Lesley-Anne Down was born on March 17, 1954 and raised in London, England. With the help of her father, she began modeling at age 10, acting in commercials, and winning several beauty contests. By the time she was 15, Down had completed four films and was voted "Britain's Most Beautiful Teenager". ...
Actress | Press Gang
Julia Sawalha has made many film and television appearances since her debut role as Lynda Day on Press Gang (1989), though she has always said that the character that resembles her real-life personality most is Lynda. Since her 5 years on "Press Gang" where she worked opposite her real-life love (...
Actress | A Prayer for the Dying
Camille Coduri was born on April 18, 1965 in Wandsworth, London, England as Camille F. Coduri. She is an actress, known for A Prayer for the Dying (1987), King Ralph (1991) and Sinchronicity (2006). She has been married to Christopher Fulford since April 1992. They have two children.
8. Yootha Joyce
Actress | Man About the House
Yootha Joyce was born on August 20, 1927 in Wandsworth, London, England as Yootha Needham. She was an actress, known for Man About the House (1973), George and Mildred (1980) and A Man for All Seasons (1966). She was married to Glynn Edwards. She died on August 24, 1980 in Westminster, London.
Director | The Wild Geese
Andrew V. McLaglen was born on July 28, 1920 in Wandsworth, London, England as Andrew Victor McLaglen. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Wild Geese (1978), Hellfighters (1968) and Fools' Parade (1971). He was married to Sheila Anne Corbett, Sarah (Sally) Greenwood Pierce, Veda...
10. Edmund Gwenn
Actor | Miracle on 34th Street
There are very few character actors from the 1930s, '40s or '50s who rose to the rank of stardom. Only a rare man or woman reached the level of renown and admiration, and had enough audience appeal, to be the first name in a cast's billing, a name that got marquee posting. Charles Coburn comes to ...
11. Patricia Hayes
Actress | Willow
Patricia Hayes was born on December 22, 1909 in Wandsworth, London, England as Patricia Lawlor Hayes. She was an actress, known for Willow (1988), The NeverEnding Story (1984) and A Fish Called Wanda (1988). She was married to Valentine Rooke. She died on September 19, 1998 in London.
12. Nigel Patrick
Actor | Raintree County
This droll, dry-witted London-born gent came from a family of actors. He made his stage debut in 1932 and established his reputation in stylish plays. He progressed to films in 1939 but his career was immediately interrupted after only one movie appearance by WWII, serving as a lieutenant colonel ...
13. Nigella Lawson
Self | Nigella Express
Nigella Lawson was born on January 6, 1960 in Wandsworth, London, England as Nigella Lucy Lawson. She is a producer and writer, known for Nigella Express (2007), Nigellissima (2012) and Nigella Feasts (2006). She was previously married to Charles Saatchi and John Diamond.
14. Nadia Sawalha
Actress | 99-1
Nadia Sawalha was born on November 18, 1964 in Wandsworth, London, England. She is an actress, known for 99-1 (1994), EastEnders (1985) and Privateer 2: The Darkening (1996). She has been married to Mark Adderley since June 2, 2002. They have two children. She was previously married to Justin ...
17. Patricia Laffan
Actress | Quo Vadis
A statuesque and striking actress with vaguely reptilian aspects, at once sinister and alluring; a smile never more than a whisker away from a sneer and a commanding, imperious presence suggesting innate superiority. Difficult to cast, Patricia Laffan seemed destined to portray the villainous or ...
20. Samantha Robson
Actress | A Good Year
A star in the UK from her four series as WPC Vicky Hagen on the award-winning police drama "The Bill", Samantha Robson completed her first US film A Year and a Day (2005) opposite Fairuza Balk, Sean Gullette and Joshua Leonard. She is also a series regular on the Cartoon Network's "Toonami".
21. James Kenney
Actor | Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
James Kenney was born on July 20, 1930 in Wandsworth, London, England as Horace James Charles Kenney. He was an actor, known for Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951), The Love Match (1955) and Sherlock Holmes (1964). He died on January 13, 1987 in Surbiton, Surrey, England.
22. Ben Bruce
Ben Bruce, born Benjamin Paul Bruce is a musician/actor from London, England. Ben is the founder, guitarist and primary songwriter in the rock band Asking Alexandria. After the release of Asking Alexandrias 2009 Debut album, Stand Up and Scream, he was catapulted into the forefront of the rock ...
23. Michael Carreras
Producer | What a Crazy World
Michael Carreras was born on December 21, 1927 in Wandsworth, London, England as Michael Henry Carreras. He was a producer and director, known for What a Crazy World (1963), Prehistoric Women (1967) and The Lost Continent (1968). He died on April 19, 1994 in Chelsea, London.
24. Michael Deeley
Producer | The Deer Hunter
Oscar-winning film producer Michael Deeley has produced more than 20 movies, including such classics as The Italian Job, The Deer Hunter and Blade Runner. He has made films for Universal, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Columbia, United Artists, EMI, HBO, CBS and NBC.
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31. Arthur Chesney
Actor | Hindle Wakes
Arthur Chesney was born on November 21, 1881 in Wandsworth, London, England as Arthur William Chesney Kellaway. He was an actor and writer, known for Fanny Hawthorne (1927), Sorrell and Son (1933) and Colonel Blood (1934). He was married to Estelle Winwood. He died on August 27, 1949 in London.
36. Arthur Howell
Stunts | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Arthur Howell was born on January 5, 1920 in Wandsworth, London, England. He is known for his work on Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Krull (1983) and An American Werewolf in London (1981). He was married to June Palmer. He died in August 2003 in Braintree, Essex, England.
38. Kit West
Special Effects | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Kit West was born on June 2, 1936 in Wandsworth, London, England as Christopher John West. He is known for his work on Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and DragonHeart (1996). He died on April 16, 2016 in London.
44. Gerry Turpin
Cinematographer | Oh! What a Lovely War
Twice BAFTA-award winning cinematographer, in films from 1945 as a camera assistant at Ealing. Noted for his work with directors Bryan Forbes and Richard Attenborough. Invented the Turpin Colorflex Process (further developed as Lightflex in 1973) employed in the film Young Winston (1972).
46. Neil Ruddock
Actor | The Middle Man
Neil Ruddock was born on May 9, 1968 in Wandsworth, London, England. He is an actor, known for The Middle Man, The Island Apes and Stars in Their Eyes (1990). He has been married to Leah Newman since September 12, 2013. They have two children. He was previously married to Sarah Ruddock.