Birth Place Matching "Brighton, Sussex, England, UK" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
Actor | King John
Louis Calvert his the son of actor Charles Calvert and actress better known as Mrs. Charles Calvert. Handsome English gentleman who was one of the greatest Shakespearian performer of the Victorian era, later became a star of Broadway theatre between 1909-23. He appeared in only two movies, the ...
Director | Miss Ellen Terry, Afternoon Tea
Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a ...
5. Fred Walton
Actor | Babes in the Woods
Fred Walton was born on July 26, 1865 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Frederick Heming. He was an actor and director, known for Babes in the Woods (1911), April Fool (1911) and Sin Takes a Holiday (1930). He died on December 28, 1936 in Dulwich, London, England.
6. Eva Moore
Actress | The Old Dark House
Eva Moore was born on February 9, 1870 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She was an actress, known for The Old Dark House (1932), A Cup of Kindness (1934) and Scotland Yard Investigator (1945). She was married to H.V. Esmond. She died on April 27, 1955 in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.
7. Decima Moore
Lilian Decima Moore was born in Brighton, where her father was the county analytical chemist for Sussex. She had four sisters, all of whom were on the concert platform or the stage as singers. Her preferred roles were in musical comedy and light drama. Moore made her debut in London, aged 17, at ...
8. Anson Dyer
Director | Peter's Picture Poems
Anson Dyer was born on July 18, 1876 in Brighton, Sussex, England. He was a director and writer, known for Peter's Picture Poems (1917), Dollars in Surrey (1921) and Three Little Pigs (1918). He died on February 22, 1962 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.
Actress | Shooting Stars
Ella Daincourt was born on December 1, 1876 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Ellen Lett Nuthall. She was an actress, known for Shooting Stars (1928), She Was Only a Village Maiden (1933) and Cyrano de Bergerac (1938). She died on September 24, 1940 in Kensington, London, England.
11. Boyd Irwin
Actor | The Three Musketeers
Boyd Irwin was born on March 12, 1880 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for The Three Musketeers (1921), Captain Blood (1924) and Ashes of Vengeance (1923). He died on January 22, 1957 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
12. Alfred Drayton
Actor | The Squeaker
Stocky, bald and rather cold-eyed English character actor, who made a career of playing choleric, hectoring or exasperated authority figures. A former brewery worker, he first appeared in amateur dramatics and over the years built up a reputation as an incisive theatrical performer, both in stage ...
14. Harvey Braban
Harvey Braban born in 1883 in Brighton, Sussex, began in the theatre in the early 1900's and became well-known on Broadway and the West End theatre's from 1912. Smart, bald and stocky performer who occasionally played leads but mostly supporting in many silent crime and melodrama films first with ...
15. Fred Beck
Actor | Operation Diamond
Fred Beck was born on June 5, 1883 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Frederick George Beck. He was an actor, known for Operation Diamond (1948) and The Bob Cummings Show (1955). He was married to Dorrie Deane. He died on October 18, 1957 in Solihull, West Midlands, England.
16. Beatrice Beckley
Actress | The Prisoner of Zenda
Beautiful English brunette Beatrice Beckley born Beatrice Mary Beckley in Brighton in 1885. Highly distinguished stage actress on the London stage and Broadway stage from the early 1900's, most notable in 'The Freedom of Suzanne' in 1905, 'John Glayde's Honour' in 1908, 'Caliban of the Yellow Sands...
18. Guy Newall
Actor | Beauty and the Beast
Guy Newall was born on May 25, 1885 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Guy Patrick Newall. He was an actor and writer, known for Beauty and the Beast (1922), The Boat from Shanghai (1931) and The Persistent Lovers (1922). He was married to Dorothy Batley and Ivy Duke. He died on February 25, 1937 in ...
Actor | The Flame Fighter
Herbert Rawlinson was born on November 15, 1885 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Herbert Banemann Rawlinson. He was an actor and producer, known for The Flame Fighter (1925), The Carter Case (1919) and The Victor (1923). He was married to Loraine Abigail Long, Roberta Arnold and Josephine Norman...
23. Leon Gordon
Writer | Freaks
Leon Gordon was born on January 12, 1891 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Leon Gordon Bennett. He was a writer and producer, known for Freaks (1932), Kim (1950) and Rogue's March (1953). He was married to Georgia Spence and Nancy Evelyn. He died on January 4, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, ...
24. David Garnett
Writer | Aspects of Love
David Garnett was born on March 9, 1892 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was a writer, known for Aspects of Love (2005), Lady Into Fox (1946) and Aspects of Love (1993). He was married to Angelica Garnett and Rachel 'Ray' Alice Marshall. He died on February 17, 1981 in Montcuq, Lot, France.
25. Adrian Brunel
Director | The Constant Nymph
Producer/director Adrian Brunel was a major director in England during the 1920s and 1930s. He founded Minerva Films in partnership with actor Leslie Howard, but his career started to fade during World War II. He later founded the London Film Society, an organization dedicated to eliminating ...
27. Arthur Treacher
Actor | Mary Poppins
Born Arthur Veary Treacher in Brighton, East Sussex, England, he was the son of a lawyer. He established a stage career after returning from World War I, and by 1928, he had come to America as part of a musical-comedy revue called Great Temptations. When his film career began in the early 1930s, ...
29. Max Miller
Actor | The Good Companions
He was one of Britain's prime comedians of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The beloved, notoriously ribald Max Miller was born of humble circumstances in Brighton, England in 1894. The juvenile dropped out of school at 12 and drifted about aimlessly for several years until called up by the Army to ...
31. John Garrick
Actor | Just Imagine
The Brighton College-educated actor and singer John Garrick forsook his first job as a bank clerk for the musical stage. He took his first steps on the boards of variety in 1924, later touring Britain and Australia under the name 'Reginald Dandy' in musical comedies and operettas. Motion pictures ...
32. Ernest Arnley
Soundtrack | Down Melody Lane
Ernest Arnley was born on November 11, 1903 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Ernest William Symondson. He was an actor, known for Down Melody Lane (1943), Bold as Brass (1963) and Byng-Ho! (1938). He was married to Gloria Day. He died in 1988 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.
34. Jean Colin
Actress | The Mikado
Jean Colin was born on March 24, 1905 in Brighton, Sussex, England. She was an actress, known for The Mikado (1939), Stardust (1938) and The Shop at Sly Corner (1946). She was married to Fraser Henry Garioch. She died on March 7, 1989 in Westminster, London, England.
38. Daisy Hilton
Actress | Freaks
Born to a barmaid, Daisy and her conjoined twin sister Violet Hilton were raised by the midwife who delivered them. This woman, Mary Hilton, saw her meal ticket in the curly-haired babies and trained them to perform. The girls were ill-treated and kept in a state of poverty until they arranged a ...
39. Violet Hilton
Actress | Freaks
Born to a barmaid, Violet and her conjoined twin sister Daisy Hilton were raised by the midwife who delivered them. This woman, Mary Hilton, saw her meal ticket in the curly-haired babies and trained them to perform. The girls were ill-treated and kept in a state of poverty until they arranged a ...
43. Eve Lister
Eve Lister was born on December 12, 1913 in Brighton, Sussex, England. She was an actress, known for The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1936), No Limit (1935) and Cock o' the North (1935). She died on January 31, 1997 in London, England.
45. Derek Tansley
Actor | Hide and Seek
Derek Tansley was born on July 7, 1917 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Derek Beaumont Tansley. He was an actor, known for Hide and Seek (1964), The Crimson Pirate (1952) and The Servant (1963). He was married to Jean Burgess. He died on April 4, 2010 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London, England.
46. Peter Colville
Actor | Three to Go
Peter Colville was born on April 24, 1918 in Brighton, Sussex , England as Thomas Pennington Lucas. He was an actor, known for Three to Go (1971), Riptide (1969) and Shannon's Mob (1975). He was married to Vikki Hammond and Greta Gray. He died on May 8, 2003 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
50. Jack Clayton
Producer | The Innocents
Jack Clayton was born on March 1, 1921 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was a producer and director, known for The Innocents (1961), Screen Two (1985) and The Bespoke Overcoat (1955). He was married to Haya Harareet, Katherine Kath and Christine Norden. He died on February 26, 1995 in Slough, ...