Birth Place Matching "Wigan, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The Windsors
Kathryn Drysdale is known from playing series lead Louise Brooks for 8 seasons in TV sitcom "Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps" as Taylor in British Feature "St Trinians" and as mixed race heiress Rhoda Swartz in period feature Vanity Fair . She is also well known as "Lizzie" in co ...
2. Greg Ellis
Greg Ellis is an Emmy Award® nominated actor ('24' ensemble) and Annie Award nominated voice actor with an international career that spans stage, screen, television, voice-over and the recording arts.
On the big screen Greg Ellis is best known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Commander Groves in the ...
3. Roy Kinnear
After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...
5. Lucy Gaskell
Actress | Lesbian Vampire Killers
Lucy Gaskell is a British actress. She trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, graduating in 2001. She has appeared in many television dramas including The A Word, Being Human, Misfits and Crossing Lines. Her breakthrough role as Ruby Ferris in BBC One's Cutting It earned her a ...
7. Kelly Price
Actress | The English Game
Kelly Price was born in Wigan, Lancashire. She joined the National Youth Choir at the age 17 and performed most notably at the Royal Albert Hall in Karl Jenkin's Millennium Mass For Peace. Her love of music and performance led her to London to train in Musical Theatre at Mountview Academy Of ...
Actress | Coronation Street
Jennifer James was born on December 3, 1977 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Jennifer Hill. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Dalziel and Pascoe (1996) and Creeped Out (2017). She has been married to Lee Boardman since May 12, 2001. They have two children.
10. George Formby
Soundtrack | Boots! Boots!
Born George Hoy Booth in Wigan, Lancashire on 26 May 1904, he later took his father's stage name of George Formby. He briefly attended school where he failed to learn to read or write so was removed from formal education and sent to become a stable boy in Middleham, North Yorkshire, where he later ...
Soundtrack | Die unendliche Geschichte
Christopher Hamill, 19 December 1958, Wigan, Lancashire, England Limahl (an anagram of his surname) came to prominence as lead vocalist with Kajagoogoo. His rancorous exit from the group in 1983 was caused partly by guitarist Nick Beggs' increasing control over the outfit's destiny. However, a ...
14. Craig Cheetham
Actor | Life on Mars
Craig Cheetham was born in 1970 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Life on Mars (2006), This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000) and Shackleton (2002).
15. Marie Ault
Actress | The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
Marie Ault was born on September 2, 1870 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Mary Cragg. She was an actress, known for The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), Fanny Hawthorne (1927) and Major Barbara (1941). She was married to James Alexander Paterson. She died on May 9, 1951 in London, England.
16. Ted Ray
Actor | Meet Me Tonight
Ted Ray was very popular as a radio star in such 1950s shows as Ray's A Laugh. Before WWII, he was well known on stage as a variety artiste and was quite an accomplished violinist - an effective part of his act. Perhaps his personality and style were less suitable for television and he did not ...
19. Elizabeth Larner
Actress | Up Pompeii!
Elizabeth Larner was born on October 29, 1932 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Elizabeth Patricia Larner. She is an actress, known for Up Pompeii! (1969), Comedy Playhouse (1961) and Song of Norway (1970). She has been married to Charles D. Calhoun since 1979. She was previously married to Peter ...
20. Jennifer Moss
Actress | Coronation Street
Jennifer Moss was born on January 10, 1945 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Jennifer Victoria Moss. She was an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Sing and Swing (1963) and Magnolia Street (1961). She was married to Stephen Ramsden, Peter Hampson, Adrian Glick, John Neill and Paul Howard. ...
21. Amber Hodgkiss
Actress | Like Father
Amber Hodgkiss was born in Wigan. She attended Bridgewater School, actively showing her passion for drama and acting.
It was 2005 that she landed her first big television role, playing the role of Eleanor Smith in the popular children's drama Grange Hill, which ran for 30 years and has seen the rise...
22. David McIntosh
Actor | Gladiators
David Mcintosh Is a British TV personality, Actor, Model and Fitness Expert. At the age of 16 David fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a Royal Marines Commando known to be the hardest and longest military training in the world. He served in many conflict zones from the Gulf, Iraq, ...
29. Stuart Maconie
Actor | God Help the Girl
Stuart Maconie was a teacher of English and Sociology before becoming a journalist for the music paper the New Musical Express in 1988. Maconie gained particular notoriety as a champion of the burgeoning Manchester music scene which became such a big part of British popular culture during the late ...
30. Robert Lockhart
Composer | Vicious Circles
Robert Lockhart is one of the most prodigiously gifted and versatile composers working in film and television today. His highly polished technique and broad experience enable him to work in an exceptionally wide variety of styles, and Robert is equally at home writing for full orchestra, jazz big ...
31. Frank Randle
Writer | Somewhere in Civvies
Frank Randle was born on January 30, 1901 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Arthur Hughes. He was a writer and actor, known for Somewhere in Civvies (1943), It's a Grand Life (1953) and Somewhere in England (1940). He was married to May Annie Victoria Douglas. He died on July 7, 1957 in Blackpool, ...
38. Ethyle Batley
Director | His Better Lesson
Ethyle Batley was born on December 3, 1876 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Alice Ethel Murray. She was a director and actress, known for His Better Lesson (1915), The Revolutionist (1914) and The Midnight Wedding (1914). She was married to Ernest G. Batley. She died on April 22, 1917 in Chelsea, ...
39. Brian Finch
Writer | Fallen Hero
Brian Finch was one of Britain's leading TV scriptwriters and notably wrote over 150 episodes of the soap Coronation Street. In 1999 he won critical acclaim for his dramatisation of Michelle Magorian's Goodnight Mister Tom, the wartime story of a crusty widower and a boy evacuee, starring John Thaw.
41. Darren Wilder
Actor | Alone
Darren Atherton (Wilder) was born June 30, 1976. Attended St Thomas More High School, Wigan, UK 1987 - 1992. He began acting at age 16 After leaving school and has appeared in a number of television Advertisements in the UK and Europe. He appeared on Channel Five's Milkshake in 2005 as a special ...
42. Lilias Munro
Make Up Department | Out of the Unknown
Former Bluebell Dancer in the world famous Bluebells Dance Troupe. Joined BBC London Make-Up Department in 1956. Married Scottish comedian Alex Munro and became mother with Alex Jr. and stepmother to Janet, one of Britain's biggest film stars of the 50s and 60s, until her tragic death in 1972. ...
43. Kate Garner
Director | Gabrielle: Dreams
Kate Garner was born on July 9, 1954 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is a director and actress, known for Gabrielle: Dreams (1993), Eurythmics: Who's That Girl? (1983) and Let's Have a Party! The Piano Genius of Mrs. Mills (2012).
44. James Topping
Actor | Table d'Hote
James Topping was born on January 22, 1896 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Table d'Hote (1939), Rule Britannia (1939) and The Policeman's Serenade (A Grand Little Opera) (1937). He died on September 13, 1963 in Stoke-by-Clare, Suffolk, England.
45. Ian Gregson
Stunts | Wrongfully Accused
Originally from Wigan, near Manchester, England, Ian Gregson is a Vancouver based actor and musician.
Ian performed the role of "Cyrus Clayton" an amputee ghost in the Emmy Award winning RL Stine's "The Haunting Hour" [Season 4 EP 01] "The Seance". See article in the Vancouver Province newspaper.
46. Jesmond Murray
Actress | Walking on Sunshine
Jesmond Murray was born in 1943 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Jesmond C Grimes. She is an actress, known for Walking on Sunshine (2014), The Harry Hill Movie (2013) and I'm Still Here (2013). She has been married to Geoffrey M Murray since 1966. They have one child.
Writer | The Case of the Black Parrot
Eleanor Robson Belmont was born on December 13, 1879 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Eleanor Elise Robson. She was a writer and actress, known for The Case of the Black Parrot (1941), In the Next Room (1930) and A Gentleman of France (1905). She was married to August Belmont Jr.. She died on ...