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


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1. David Thewlis

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...

2. Jenna Coleman

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 ...

3. Craig Parkinson

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....

7. Pauline Moran

Actress | Poirot

Pauline Moran was born in 1947 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Poirot (1989), Nicholas Nickleby (1977) and The Prisoner of Zenda (1984).

8. Carol Royle

Actress | Blake's 7

Carol Royle was born on February 10, 1954 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Blake's 7 (1978), Life Without George (1987) and Storyboard (1983). She has been married to Julian Spear since 1977. They have two children.

9. Caroline O'Neill

Actress | Endeavour

Caroline O'Neill was born in 1958 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Endeavour (2012), Queer as Folk (1999) and Poirot (1989).

10. Syd Little

Actor | The ITV Play

Syd Little was born on December 19, 1942 in Blackpool, England as Cyril John Mead. He is an actor and writer, known for The ITV Play (1968), Who Do You Do (1972) and Lena (1980).

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 ...

14. Cathryn Bradshaw

Actress | Venus

Cathryn Bradshaw was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Venus (2006), The Mother (2003) and Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009).

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, ...

17. Graham Nash

Soundtrack | Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Graham Nash was born on February 2, 1942 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Graham William Nash. He has been married to Amy Grantham since 2019. He was previously married to Susan Sennett and Rose Eccles.

18. Lucy Fallon

Actress | Coronation Street

Lucy Fallon was born on November 13, 1995 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Lucy Elizabeth Fallon. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Celebrity Juice (2008) and Granada Reports (1992).

19. Chris Wiggins

Actor | The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar

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...

22. Hayley Tamaddon

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Hayley Tamaddon was born on January 24, 1977 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Hayley Soraya Tamaddon. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale (1972), Waterloo Road (2006) and The Royal (2003).

23. Jacqueline Leonard

Actress | Chaplin

Jacqueline Leonard was born in 1967 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Chaplin (1992), EastEnders (1985) and Maisie Raine (1998).

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 ...

25. Tim Barlow

Actor | Hot Fuzz

Tim Barlow was born on January 18, 1936 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Michael John Leigh Barlow. He is an actor, known for Hot Fuzz (2007), Les Misérables (1998) and Automata (2014).

26. Anna Jobarteh

Actress | Paradox

Anna Jobarteh was born on April 3, 1996 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Paradox (2009), Remember Me (2019) and Coronation Street (1960).

27. Barney Harwood

Self | Smile

Barney Harwood was born on November 7, 1979 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Barnaby John Harwood. He is an actor and composer, known for Smile (2002), In the Night Castle... (2013) and A Pocketful of Bread (2019).

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.

31. Keith Marsh

Actor | My Cousin Rachel

Keith Marsh was born in 1926 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for My Cousin Rachel (1983), George and the Dragon (1966) and Love Thy Neighbour (1972). He was married to Madeleine Newbury. He died in January 2013 in England.

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).

33. Blake Swift

Actor | TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise

Blake Swift was born on December 5, 1991 in Blackpool, England. He is known for his work on TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise (2011), Abridgimon (2010) and Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged (2011).

34. Jodie Prenger

Actress | Years and Years

Jodie Prenger was born on June 12, 1979 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Jodie Christine Prenger. She is an actress and writer, known for Years and Years (2019), Wizards vs. Aliens (2012) and Waterloo Road (2006).

35. Steve Barker

Director | Outpost

Steve Barker was born on April 4, 1971 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. He is a director and writer, known for Outpost (2008), Outpost: Black Sun (2012) and The Rezort (2015).

36. Coleen Nolan

Actress | The Nolans: I'm in the Mood for Dancing

Coleen Nolan was born on March 12, 1965 in Blackpool, England as Coleen Patricia Nolan. She was previously married to Ray Fensome and Shane Richie.

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 ...

39. Joe-Warren Plant

Actor | Emmerdale Farm

Joe-Warren Plant was born on April 12, 2002 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Joseph-Warren Plant. He is an actor, known for Emmerdale (1972), Broken Hearts (2012) and Soap Hand of Dance with Arron Crascall (2018).

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 ...

41. Alistair Bell

Art Department | 2012

Alistair Bell was born on June 12, 1970 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on 2012 (2009), Batman Begins (2005) and TRON: Legacy (2010).

43. Kelsey-Beth Crossley

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Kelsey-Beth Crossley was born in July 1992 in Blackpool, England. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale (1972), Made in the Eighties and The Voice UK (2012).

44. Wayne Michaels

Stunts | GoldenEye

Wayne Michaels was born on January 22, 1959 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Wayne David Michaels. He is known for his work on GoldenEye (1995), Willow (1988) and Total Recall (1990). He has been married to Tracey Eddon since 1990. They have one child.

45. Rosie Timpson

Actress | A Touch of Frost

Rosie Timpson was born in 1957 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Rosemary G Timpson. She is an actress, known for A Touch of Frost (1992), Poirot (1989) and Dark Realm (2000).

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 ...

48. Bunny May

Actor | Thriller

Bunny May was born in 1940 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Thriller (1973), Up Pompeii! (1969) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). He was married to Susie. He died on November 30, 2017 in England.

49. Eileen Helsby

Actress | Doctor Who

Eileen Helsby was born in 1937 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Play for Today (1970) and Softly Softly (1966).

50. Maddy Prior

Soundtrack | Snow White and the Huntsman

Maddy Prior was born on August 14, 1947 in Blackpool, England as Madeleine E. Prior. She is known for her work on Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Stookie (1985) and Status Quo & Maddy Prior: All Around My Hat (1996).


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