Birth Place Matching "Aberdeen, Scotland, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Rose Leslie
Actress | Game of Thrones
Rose Leslie is a Scottish actress. Her leading on screen debut was at age 21 in the television film New Town (2009). She is famous for playing Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2011). Leslie also appeared in the films Now Is Good (2012) and The Last Witch Hunter (2015).
Leslie was ...
3. Laura Main
Actress | Call the Midwife
Laura was born on March 8 1981. A native of Aberdeen she began performing as a child in local productions of 'The Sound of Music' and 'Annie'. She read history at Aberdeen University where she was part of a drama group called Treading the Boards, and on graduation she came to London to study acting...
4. James Donald
Actor | The Great Escape
Scottish-born actor James Donald was born in Aberdeen on May 18, 1917, and took his first professional stage bow some time in the late 30s. He finally attained a degree of stardom in 1943 for his sterling performance in Noël Coward's "Present Laughter", which starred Coward himself. Subsequent ...
Michael Sheard was born on June 18, 1938 in Aberdeen, Grampian, Scotland as Michael Lawson Perkins. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Outsider (1983) and High Road to China (1983). He was married to Rosalind Allaway. He died on August 31, 2005 in ...
9. Annie Lennox
Soundtrack | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Annie Lennox was born on December 25, 1954 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as Ann Griselda Lennox. She has been married to Mitch Besser since September 15, 2012. She was previously married to Uri Fruchtmann and Radha Raman.
10. Jon S. Baird
Director | Stan & Ollie
Jon S. Baird was born and raised in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Baird has worked with producers including; Martin Scorsese, Danny Boyle, Jim Carrey, Mick Jagger, and a host of award winning actors.
He began his career at BBC television and quickly progressed through the ranks to become one of Britain's...
12. Vincent Winter
Assistant Director | Superman
Vincent Winter was born on December 29, 1947 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Superman (1978), The Little Kidnappers (1953) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He died on November 2, 1998 in Chertsey, Surrey, England.
13. Sheila Keith
Actress | Ballet Shoes
Character actress Sheila Keith was born to Scottish parents in London, England on June 9, 1920. Keith was raised since the age of two by an aunt in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Sheila trained to be an actress at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. Keith began her ...
14. Graeme Garden
Writer | The Goodies
Graeme Garden was born on February 18, 1943 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as David Graeme Garden. He is a writer and actor, known for The Goodies (1970), The Imitation Game (2018) and Engelbert with the Young Generation (1972). He is married to Emma. They have one child. He was previously ...
Actor | El Cid
Andrew Cruickshank was born on December 25, 1907 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as Andrew John Maxton Cruickshank. He was an actor and writer, known for El Cid (1961), Murder Most Foul (1964) and Kidnapped (1960). He was married to Curigwen Lewis. He died on April 29, 1988 in Westminster, ...
16. Eve Pearce
Actress | Penelope
Eve Pearce was born in Aberdeen in Scotland to a very poor family and was brought up in a one-roomed tenement, her mother dying when she was seven years old. When she was twelve her father re-married and she moved to London. She began her acting career in the early 1960s, making her television ...
17. Jamie Timony
Actor | The Hunter
Jamie Timony is an Australian actor and musician. His most notable feature film appearances include Australian art-house cinema Sleeping Beauty (2011), The Hunter (2011) opposite Willem Dafoe and Tracks (2013). More recently he has appeared in John Woo's US action cult sequel Hard Target 2 (2016) ...
21. Harry Hill
Actor | Heritage Minutes
Harry Hill was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. He was educated in Aberdeen Grammar School and then undertook an honors degree course in English at Aberdeen University. He began performing in a choir to overcome a stammer, and got his first taste of acting at university when he appeared in several ...
24. Rona Munro
Writer | Oranges and Sunshine
Rona Munro started writing professionally in 1981 and has since written for film, television, stage and radio. She wrote plays for The Play on One (1988) as well as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was accepted to the BBC's writer's training course. She met Doctor Who (1963) script editor Andrew ...
25. Alan Pattillo
Director | Thunderbirds
Alan Pattillo was born on July 26, 1929 in Aberdeen, Scotland as Alan Hutchison Pattillo. He was a director and editor, known for Thunderbirds (1965), The Avengers (1961) and Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982). He died on January 16, 2020 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.
Actor | Stop, Look and Listen
William Gillespie was born on January 24, 1894 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Stop, Look and Listen (1926), Her Dangerous Path (1923) and The Valley of Bravery (1926). He was married to Ann Monahan. He died on June 23, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
27. William Devlin
Actor | The Mutiny of the Elsinore
William Devlin was born on December 5, 1911 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as William George Devlin. He was an actor, known for Mutiny on the Elsinore (1937), The Three Musketeers (1954) and The Mill on the Floss (1936). He was married to Meriel Moore (actress) and Mary Casson (actress/...
30. Mark Stirton
Director | One Day Removals
Mark Stirton was born in the city of Aberdeen on Scotland's north east coast. Interested in movies from an early age it wasn't until his late teens that he became involved in making them. Stirton and some of his friends founded a video group at their local college, within a year he was writing and ...
32. Gordon Begg
Actor | Elstree Calling
Gordon Begg was born on January 14, 1868 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as Alexander Gordon Begg. He was an actor, known for Elstree Calling (1930), Great Expectations (1946) and What Do We Do Now? (1945). He died on February 4, 1954 in Battersea, London, England.
33. Robert Dahlem
Robert Dahlem was born on July 4, 1982 in Aberdeen, Scotland as Robert Anthony Dahlem. He is known for his work on Hidden in the Heart of Texas: The Official Hide and Go Seek Documentary, William Shatner: Bohemian Rhapsody (2011) and The Quiet (2005).
34. John W. Brown
Cinematographer | The Quest
John W. Brown was born on June 24, 1882 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He was a cinematographer and assistant director, known for The Quest (1915), Society Snobs (1921) and The Mind-the-Paint Girl (1919). He died on September 8, 1949 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
35. Mary Garden
Actress | Thais
Opera soprano Mary Garden was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, on February 20, 1874. Her family emigrated to the US in 1880, eventually settling in Chicago, Illinois. She showed an aptitude for music at an early age, studying the violin and piano and taking voice lessons while still a young girl. In ...
37. Anne Butchart
Actress | Britannia Mews
Anne Butchart was born on March 1, 1925 in Aberdeen, Scotland as Anne Elizabeth Johnston Butchart. She was an actress, known for Britannia Mews (1949), The Brave Don't Cry (1952) and Death Goes to School (1953). She was married to Kenneth MacKintosh. She died on April 24, 2015 in Putney, London, ...
Producer | Ties
At 18 Steven Lewis Simpson was the youngest fully qualified stockbroker and trader in Britain.
At 23 he shot Ties, his first feature film, which he wrote, produced, directed, edited and financed through his company Roaring Fire Films. Ties premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. It ...
42. Campbell Gollan
Director | Gloria's Romance
Campbell Gollan was born on January 21, 1865 in Aberdeen, Scotland as William Campbell Gollan. He was an actor and director, known for Gloria's Romance (1916), Wild Oats (1916) and Far from the Madding Crowd (1915). He was married to Sallie C. Parsons. He died on December 12, 1916 in New York City,...
47. Chris Robb
Producer | Utopia
Chris was born and raised in Aberdeen, Scotland. Is a relative of Dale Eunson and Joan Evans (godaughter of Joan Crawford) through his mother Margaret Eunson Robb. The Tearjerker All Mine to Give (1957) is based on the story of their family's emigration from Scotland to the US in the 1850s. His ...