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


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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 ...

2. David Bradley

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 ...

5. Daniel Newman

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 ...

7. Peter Woodthorpe

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 ...

8. Frankie Howerd

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, ...

9. Francis Matthews

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, ...

13. Amber Doig-Thorne

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 ...

14. Reginald Beckwith

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.

15. Jane Snowden

Actress | Wish Me Luck

Jane Snowden was born on January 31, 1965 in York, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Wish Me Luck (1987), The Frog Prince (1985) and Inspector Morse (1987).

16. Hannah Morrish

Actress | Magpie

Hannah Morrish was born on April 13, 1993 in York, Yorkshire, England as Hannah Kathleen Morrish. She is an actress, known for Magpie (2018), Royal Shakespeare Company: Titus Andronicus (2017) and National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra (2018).

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 ...

18. Keith Drinkel

Actor | Gandhi

Keith Drinkel was born on November 14, 1944 in York, Yorkshire, England as Keith A Drinkel. He is an actor, known for Gandhi (1982), Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984) and A Bridge Too Far (1977).

19. Georgia Steel

Actress | All at Sea

Georgia Steel was born on March 28, 1998 in York, England. She is an actress, known for All at Sea (2013), Love Island (2015) and Hey Tracey! (2019).

20. James Chalmers

Actor | Kill Ben Lyk

James Chalmers was born in 1974 in York, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Kill Ben Lyk (2018), Vanity Fair (2018) and The Current War: Director's Cut (2017).

21. Alan Webb

Actor | King Lear

Alan Webb was born on July 2, 1906 in York, England as Alan Norton Fletcher Webb. He was an actor, known for King Lear (1970), The Great Train Robbery (1978) and Chimes at Midnight (1965). He died on June 22, 1982 in Sussex, England.

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 ...

23. Nigel Dick

Director | S Club Seeing Double

Nigel Dick was born on March 21, 1953 in Catterick, Yorks, England as Nigel Andrew Robertson Dick. He is a director and producer, known for S Club Seeing Double (2003), Dead Connection (1994) and Berlin Calling (2015).

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.

25. Robin Scobey

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Robin Scobey was born in 1945 in York, Yorsksire, England. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and Poldark (1975).

26. Colin Starkey

Actor | Mr. Holmes

Colin Starkey was born on March 5, 1945 in York, North Yorkshire, England as John Colin Starkey. He is an actor, known for Mr. Holmes (2015), Second Verdict (1976) and Crossroads (1964). He was previously married to Rosemary Leach.

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 ...

29. Phillippa Wilson

Actress | Where the Heart Is

Phillippa Wilson was born in 1970 in York, England. She is an actress, known for Where the Heart Is (1997), Heartbeat (1992) and Bliss! (2016).

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.

31. Lora Moss

Actress | Case Files

Lora Moss was born on May 27, 1984 in York, North Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Case Files (2022), Wisdom for Heroes (2022) and Outlawed (2018).

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...

33. Adam Badrawy

Assistant Director | Seed of Chucky

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.

35. James Crossley

Self | Gladiators

James Crossley was born on June 12, 1973 in York, England. He is an actor, known for Gladiators (1992), Lexx (1996) and American Gladiators (1989).

36. Dustin Gee

Actor | Rock Follies

Dustin Gee was born on June 24, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as Gerald Harrison. He was an actor, known for Rock Follies (1976), Who Do You Do (1972) and The Laughter Show (1984). He died on January 3, 1986 in Southport, Merseyside, 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"' ...

39. Michael Rathborne

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.

40. Ray Gatenby

Actor | Play for Today

Ray Gatenby was born on November 15, 1928 in York, Yorkshire, England as Peter Raymond Gatenby. He was an actor, known for Play for Today (1970), Are You Being Served? (1972) and Last of the Summer Wine (1973). He died on November 19, 2004 in York.

41. Gillian Royale

Actress | Softly Softly

Gillian Royale was born in 1941 in York, North Yorkshire, England as Gillian Royalton-Kisch. She is an actress, known for Softly Softly (1966), Swizzlewick (1964) and Matilda's England (1979).

42. Scott Henshall

Self | I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Scott Henshall was born on November 15, 1975 in York, England.

43. Albert Shepherd

Actor | Department S

Albert Shepherd was born in 1936 in York, England. He was an actor, known for Department S (1969), Notorious Woman (1974) and The Growing Pains of P.C. Penrose (1975). He was married to Rosaleen Dummigan. He died on July 10, 2019 in York.

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...

47. Janet Baker

Soundtrack | Morgan

Janet Baker was born on August 21, 1933 in York, England. She is an actress, known for Morgan (2016), Happiness (1998) and Coffee and Cigarettes (2003).

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.

49. Jerrold Robertshaw

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,...


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