Birth Place Matching "York, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Judi Dench
Actress | Skyfall
Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...
Actor | The World's End
David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Hot Fuzz (2007) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.
3. Mark Addy
Actor | The Full Monty
Born in York, on leaving school he started work as a stage hand at York's Theatre Royal and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art .from 1982 to 1984 after which he joined such companies as Hull Truck Theatre and The Royal National Theatre. He achieved international fame in his film debut...
4. John Barry
Music Department | Dances with Wolves
John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...
Actor | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Daniel Newman was born in the city of York but was raised on a council estate in London. He moved from school to school he missed most of his last year of school because of filming Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). Daniel was married by the time he was 18 years old but was separated from his ...
6. Ian Kelsey
Actor | Doctors
Ian Kelsey was born to parents Julie (a window dresser) and John (a printer). He also has an older brother called David. He trained at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre York and graduated at The Guildford School of Music and Theatre. He divides his time between his London home and where Casualty is ...
Actor | The Lord of the Rings
Peter Woodthorpe was educated at Archbishop Holgate's Grammar School in York and attended Magdalene College, Cambridge. He undertook National Service in the Royal Navy and made his debut as a professional actor in the theatre in 1955. His extensive and distinguished stage career included work with ...
Actor | Up Pompeii
Francis Alick Howerd, who grew up to become popular British comedian Frankie Howerd, was born in 1917 and first stepped onstage at age 4. As a teen he taught Sunday school; not long after his Army-man father died in 1934, 17-year-old Frankie was invited to audition for RADA. After a poor audition, ...
Actor | The Revenge of Frankenstein
Francis Matthews was born on September 2, 1927 in Holgate, York, Yorkshire, England as Francis Joseph Matthews. He was an actor, known for The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958), My Friend Charles (1956) and St. Ives (1955). He was married to Angela Browne. He died on June 14, 2014 in London, England.
10. Caroline John
Actress | Love Actually
Caroline John was a classically trained actress who did some significant and prestigious stage work, but she is best remembered for one television role which she played for less than a year (and only four serials) - that of Dr. Elizabeth Shaw in Doctor Who (1963). Of the many satellites that have ...
11. Faith Brook
Actress | The Razor's Edge
Faith Brook was born on February 16, 1922 in York, England. She was an actress, known for The Razor's Edge (1984), Eye of the Needle (1981) and North Sea Hijack (1980). She was married to Michael Horowitz and Dr. Charles Moffett. She died on March 11, 2012 in London, England.
12. Dan Hirst
Stunts | Transformers: The Last Knight
Born in York, UK 13 May 1975. He was in the British Army Reserves until 19 years old. He then went on to the Regular Army and trained as an Infantry Platoon Commander at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1995. Since leaving the Military he has had a career in Agricultural management, ...
Actress | The Seven
Amber Doig-Thorne is a British actress known for her lead roles in The Seven (2019), Override (2021) and In Search of Fear (2021). She won Best Actress at Falcon International Film Festival 2020 for her Dual role in the critically acclaimed Sci-Fi New Born (2020). Amber has 3 million combined ...
Actor | Thunderball
Reginald Beckwith was born on November 2, 1908 in York, England as William Reginald Beckwith. He was an actor and writer, known for Thunderball (1965), Curse of the Demon (1957) and Sword of Lancelot (1963). He died on June 26, 1965 in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England.
17. David Reed
Actor | Endeavour
David started his acting career with multi-award winning sketch trio The Penny Dreadfuls, with whom he performed in five stage shows at the Edinburgh Festival receiving over thirty five-star reviews. They found their home on BBC Radio 4 with their own series and a run of nine radio plays. In 2011 ...
22. James Moran
Writer | Severance
James Moran was born in 1972 in York, Yorkshire, England. He is a writer and director, known for Severance, Cockneys Vs Zombies, Tower Block, and TV episodes of Doctor Who, Torchwood, Spooks, Primeval, Spooks Code 9, Crusoe, The Sparticle Mystery, Crossing Lines, and Eve.
He also wrote and ...
24. Johnny Leeze
Actor | Emmerdale Farm
Johnny Leeze was born on December 31, 1941 in York, Yorkshire, England as John Harold Glen. He was an actor, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Coronation Street (1960) and The League of Gentlemen (1999). He was married to Julie Cruddas and Carol Helliwell . He died on October 25, 2020 in England.
27. Roger Rowland
Actor | An American Werewolf in London
Roger Rowland was born on April 1, 1935 in York, England. He was an actor, known for An American Werewolf in London (1981), Softly Softly (1966) and Special Branch (1969). He was married to Elspeth Alexandra Carling and Anne Stallybrass. He died on January 14, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
28. Peter Brett
Actor | Life of Brian
Peter Brett was born on November 12, 1940 in York, Yorkshire, England as Peter Brichta. He is an actor and writer, known for Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979), Department S (1969) and French Dressing (1964). He has been married to Julie Edmett since 1986. He was previously married to Carol ...
30. Eille Norwood
Actor | The Sign of Four
Eille Norwood was born on October 11, 1861 in York, England as Anthony Edward Brett. He was an actor, known for The Sign of Four (1923), Charles Augustus Milverton (1922) and The Man with the Twisted Lip (1921). He was married to Ruth Mackay. He died on December 24, 1948 in London, England.
32. Rob Yeomans
Producer | Five Pillars
Born in York, England in 1988, Rob developed a keen interest in film at a young age and Directed his first short film at the age of seventeen. Rob studied Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University, achieving a 2:1 grade. Since graduating in 2009 Rob has produced three short films and...
34. June Broughton
Actress | The Full Monty
June Broughton was born on October 13, 1925 in York, North Yorkshire, England as June Wright. She was an actress, known for The Full Monty (1997), Threads (1984) and Funland (2005). She was married to Tony Broughton. She died on August 28, 2014 in Yorkshire, England.
38. W.H. Auden
Music Department | Hush
Author, poet and composer, educated at Oxford University, and a US citizen in 1946. He co-authored the verse plays: "The Dog Beneath the Skin", "The Ascent of F6", and "On the Frontier". His poetry volumes include: "Double Man". "The Shield of Achilles" (National Book Award), "For the Time Being"' ...
Actor | Doctor Who
Michael Rathborne was born on April 6, 1923 in York, England as Michael Brabazon Rathborne. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), My Partner the Ghost (1969) and The Mini-Mob (1967). He was married to Diana Van Proosdy. He died on January 22, 1971 in Kensington, London, England.
44. Martin Rees
Martin Rees was born on June 23, 1942 in York, England. He is an actor, known for Enthusiastic Corruption of the Republic: There Is a Madness (2017) and Drunko Nart's Fleeting Fit of Inspiration (2011).
45. Rex Graham
Actor | The Man in Room 17
Rex Graham was born in 1924 in York, Yorkshire, England as Rex Graham Langstaff. He was an actor, known for The Man in Room 17 (1965), The Days of Vengeance (1960) and Coronation Street (1960). He was married to Barbara Mitchell. He died in 1991 in Rosskeen, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland.
46. Luke Adamson
Actor | Raven
Luke is an established Theatre, TV and film actor from Yorkshire. He made his stage debut in 1998 as 'Whizz Kid' in the York Theatre Royal pantomime Beauty and the Beast before making his television debut in "Raven" in 2002. His television drama debut came as 'Keith Gledhill' in "Heartbeat" in 2005...
48. Barbara Ward
Writer | Survival of Spaceship Earth
Barbara Ward was born on May 23, 1914 in York, North Yorkshire, England as Barbara Mary Ward. She was a writer, known for Survival of Spaceship Earth (1972), Small World (1958) and The Brains Trust (1955). She died on May 30, 1981 in Lodsworth, West Sussex, England.
Actor | She
A great classical and modern drama stage Performer from 1890, best remembered for playing the role of 'Don Quixote' on stage and screen, first appearing on film in 'The Girl Who Didn't Care' for the Barker Film Company in 1916 from then on often seen in supporting roles and few starring roles ...
50. Mildred Evelyn
Actress | The Wine of Life
Mildred Evelyn was born on September 26, 1898 in York, England as Charlotte Elizabeth Mildred Evelyn. She was an actress, known for The Wine of Life (1924), Paddy the Next Best Thing (1923) and Stella (1921). She was married to Clive Brook. She died on December 30, 1989 in Denville Hall, Northwood,...