Birth Place Matching "Blackpool, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Naked
David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and...
Actress | Victoria
Jenna-Louise Coleman (born 27 April 1986), professionally known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress and model. Coleman was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, and began her acting career at an early age as a member of a theatre company called In Yer Space. She attended Arnold School, where ...
Actor | Misfits
Born March 11 1976 Craig Parkinson was brought up in his native Blackpool and attended Blackpool and Fylde College before, at age 17, moving to London to study at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. After several years in bit parts on TV, he came to notice as impresario Tony Wilson in the 2007 ...
4. Janet Munro
Actress | Darby O'Gill and the Little People
As Disney's lively lass Katie O'Gill she was the freshness of spring. She could inspire you to dance a jig through a field of flowers. Her entrancing green eyes and catchy spirit had that kind of life-affirming effect. Cute, spunky, almond-eyed British actress Janet Munro was deemed to be an ...
5. John Mahoney
Actor | Frasier
John Mahoney was an award-winning American actor. He was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, the seventh of eight children of Margaret and Reg, a baker. His family was evacuated to the sea-side resort to avoid the Nazi bombing of their native Manchester. The Mancunian Mahoneys eventually ...
6. Tania Mallet
Actress | Goldfinger
Tania Mallet was born in Blackpool, England. Her English-born mother, Olga Mironoff, was of Russian descent, and had been a beautiful chorus girl. Her father was a successful English car salesman, Henry Mallet. Her parents divorced and Olga remarried, to George Dawson, with whom she had three sons....
11. Ricky Tomlinson
Actor | The Royle Family
Ricky Tomlinson was born on September 26, 1939 in Bispham, Blackpool, England as Eric Tomlinson. He is an actor and writer, known for The Royle Family (1998), Formula 51 (2001) and The Brothers Grimsby (2016). He has been married to Rita Cumiskey since January 4, 2003. He was previously married to ...
12. Peter Chelsom
Actor | The Space Between Us
Peter Chelsom is a member of the British Academy, the American Academy, The Directors Guild Of America, and The Writers Guild Of America. Peter was born in Blackpool in the North of England. He is a US and UK citizen. (Trivia: he is an Honorary Citizen of a small town in Tuscany, Italy, called ...
13. Judy Flynn
Actress | The Brittas Empire
Judy Flynn is a British actress from Blackpool, England. She was born in 1963.
She is best known for her role as Julie in the BBC sitcom The Brittas Empire (1991).
She also appeared in two episodes of the sitcom Dinnerladies (1998) with Victoria Wood.
She later appeared in several episodes of Holby ...
15. Pat Astley
Actress | Nymphomania
A minor, but always fun to watch, sexploitation starlet. Pat Astley grew up in the seaside town of Blackpool, Britain's 'Las Vegas of the North'. By the early 1970s Astley, with a baby daughter in tow, relocated to London in pursuit of fame and fortune. She drifted into 'blue movies' (i.e. hardcore...
16. Robert Smith
Soundtrack | Judge Dredd
Robert James Smith was born 21 April 1959 in Blackpool Lancashire, England to Alex and Rita Smith. He was the third of four children (Richard, 12 July 1946, Margaret, 27 February 1950, and Janet, 30 August 1960). Robert lived in Blackpool until he was three and then his family moved to Horley, ...
19. Chris Wiggins
Chris Wiggins was born on January 13, 1930 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Christopher John Wiggins. He was an actor, known for The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar (1969), Rock & Rule (1983) and Redwall (1999). He was married to Sandra Crysler-Wiggins. He died on February 19, ...
20. David Holt
Actor | Angry Kid
David Holt was born and brought up in Warton, a small village in Lancashire in the north of England very close to the entertainment capital of the north, Blackpool. He studied theatre arts at the renowned Birmingham School of Speech and Drama in the late 1980s. On graduating he moved to London to ...
21. Cynthia Lennon
Self | Imagine: John Lennon
Cynthia Powell was born to Charles Edwin and Lillian Powell on September 10, 1939 in Blackpool, England. Is the mother of John Charles Julian Lennon, born April 8, 1963. John Lennon had planned to marry Cynthia Powell in a later date, but they had to get married too soon after she informed him that...
24. Robert Lawrenson
Actor | Underworld Awakening
Robert Lawrenson was born in Blackpool, England. He is an actor, film editor and director, known for Sanctuary (2008), Coronation Street (1960) and Underworld Awakening (2012). He began acting as a child in musical theatre, and went on to study acting in York, and performed in theatre in York, and ...
28. John Sumner
Actor | King Kong
Having lived in England and South Africa (Cape Town) John arrived in New Zealand with his family at the age of 9. "They totally opposed apartheid, so we left." He started his career in Auckland at 19 performing live on Auckland's nightclub circuit. Within a few months he was appearing in local ...
29. Emily Skye
Director | Binders Stash
Emily Skye is an American Screenwriter/Director/Producer. She began her career after being scouted by Wilhelmina models at 17. After working on Miami vice the movie, Emily left modeling to become a Director. With the documentary series (Binders Stash), an episodic TV drama (The Erectors), multiple ...
30. Zoë Ball
Actress | Offspring
Zoë Ball was born on November 23, 1970 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Zoë Louise Ball. She is an actress and producer, known for Offspring (2010), Still Crazy (1998) and The Lily Savage Show (1997). She has been married to Fatboy Slim since August 20, 1999. They have two children.
32. Hamish Hamilton
Director | Space Cadets
Hamish Hamilton was born on April 8, 1966 in Blackpool, England as Mark Hamilton. He is a director and producer, known for Space Cadets (1997), One Night with Robbie Williams (2001) and Super Bowl LII Halftime Show Starring Justin Timberlake (2018).
37. June Tripp
Actress | The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
June Tripp was born on June 11, 1901 in Blackpool, England as June Howard Tripp. She was an actress, known for The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), The River (1951) and The Yellow Claw (1920). She was married to Edward Hillman Jr. and John Alan Burns, 4th Baron Inverclyde. She died on ...
38. Neal Gavyn
Actor | Super Grannies
Neal Gavyn was born as Neal Gavin Williams, on March 29, 1992 in Blackpool, England, to Carol Elizabeth (Winterburn) and Clive Graham Williams. He was brought up in the coastal town of Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire, England, with his older sibling Simon Edward Williams, a former professional ...
40. Chris Lowe
Composer | Bronenosets Potemkin
Christopher Sean Lowe was born on October 4th in Blackpool, Lancashire. In 1976, Chris played trombone in a seven piece dance band wittily named One Under The Eight, who played old-time popular favourites like "Hello Dolly", "La Bamba", and "Moon River".
In 1978, Chris went to Liverpool University ...
46. Marjorie Sudell
Actress | Wetherby
Marjorie Sudell (died 21st April, 2001) had a career as an actress mainly on British television.
She played Flo Broadbent on Coronation Street (1960) in 1974, and Mavis Riley's Auntie Edie in 1977.
She appeared in an episode of Last of the Summer Wine. Her other credits include Flambards and ...
47. Paul Davies
Sound Department | You Were Never Really Here
First became interested in sound design through a passion for electronic music. Ran a small music studio in the mid-eighties, based in Cardiff South Wales. Through this became involved in the local film making scene. Enrolled in the sound department of the UK's National Film and Television School ...