Birth Place Matching "Brighton, Sussex, England, UK" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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2. Louis Calvert

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 ...

3. Edgar Syers

Self | On the Ice

Edgar Syers was born on March 18, 1863 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

4. George Albert Smith

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

Nine Till Six

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.

9. Ella Daincourt

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.

10. Frank Bridge

Composer | Clouds of Glory

As music teacher, his most famous pupil was Benjamin Britten.

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

Actor | The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots

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...

17. Edmund Willard

Actor | Dark Journey

Edmund Willard was born on December 19, 1884 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for Dark Journey (1937), The Iron Duke (1934) and Cardboard Cavalier (1949). He died on October 6, 1956 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.

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 ...

19. Herbert Rawlinson

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...

20. Andrew Leigh

Actor | The Curse of Frankenstein

Andrew Leigh was born on November 30, 1887 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Androcles and the Lion (1946). He died on April 21, 1957 in Brighton.

21. Lewis Dayton

Actor | Detective Lloyd

Lewis Dayton was born on February 3, 1888 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Henry Wallenstein Ryan Lewis. He was an actor, known for Detective Lloyd (1932), Yesterday's Wife (1923) and The Lilac Sunbonnet (1922). He died in January 1963 in the USA.

22. Roy Galloway

Actor | Vampire in Brooklyn

Roy Galloway was born on November 2, 1889 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Roy Clowes Argyle Galloway. He was an actor, known for Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), In a Lotus Garden (1931) and Private Eye (1987). He died on May 11, 1975 in Eastbourne, Sussex.

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 ...

26. Chesney Allen

Soundtrack | Atonement

Chesney Allen was born on April 5, 1893 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for Atonement (2007), Here Comes the Sun (1946) and Dreaming (1944). He was married to Aleta Allen. He died on November 13, 1982 in Midhurst, England.

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, ...

28. Ivan Samson

Actor | The Browning Version

Ivan Samson was born on August 28, 1894 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for The Browning Version (1951), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and The Winslow Boy (1948). He died on May 1, 1963 in London, England.

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 ...

30. Edward C. Bright

Actor | Three Men in a Boat

Edward C. Bright was born on February 3, 1896 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Edward Clarence Bright. He was an actor, known for Three Men in a Boat (1920). He died in 1969 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England.

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.

33. Ray Noble

Soundtrack | Spider-Man 2

Ray Noble was born on December 17, 1903 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Stanley Raymond Noble. He died on April 3, 1978 in Camden, London, 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.

35. Charles Dormer

Actor | The Hellcat

Charles Dormer was born on June 6, 1906 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Charles Henry Aloysius Dormer. He was an actor, known for The Hellcat (1928), The Vagabond Queen (1929) and Children of Chance (1930). He died on November 25, 2000 in Miami, Florida, USA.

36. Avril Fane

Actress | Citizen James

Avril Fane was born on September 5, 1906 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Lilian Emily Gyer. She was an actress, known for Citizen James (1960), Seven Deadly Sins (1966) and Armchair Theatre (1956). She died on February 19, 1986 in Westminster, London, England.

37. Keith Simpson

Self | Horizon

Keith Simpson was born on July 20, 1907 in Brighton, Sussex [now East Sussex], England as Cedric Keith Simpson. He died on July 21, 1985.

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 ...

40. Noel Dryden

Actor | Three Witnesses

Noel Dryden was born on December 24, 1910 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Noel Percy Hugh Dryden. He was an actor, known for Three Witnesses (1935), Late at Night (1946) and Boyd Q.C. (1956). He died on March 23, 1970 in Kensington, London, England.

41. Paul Rycroft

Actor | Libel!

Paul Rycroft was born on February 24, 1912 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Paul Vernis Rycroft. He was an actor, known for Libel (1938). He died on June 3, 1987 in Altrincham, Cheshire, England.

42. Sonnie Willis

Actor | Doctor Who

Sonnie Willis was born on August 12, 1912 in Brighton, Sussex, England as Charles William Willis. He is known for his work on Doctor Who (1963), Stars in Your Eyes (1956) and Mickey Dunne (1967). He died on May 7, 1977 in Ealing, London, England.

43. Eve Lister

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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.

44. Warwick Ashton

Actor | The Teckman Mystery

Warwick Ashton was born on April 8, 1916 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Raymond Dandy. He is known for his work on The Teckman Mystery (1954), Sir Francis Drake (1961) and The Strange World of Gurney Slade (1960). He died on August 11, 1976.

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.

47. Anthony Woodruff

Actor | Upstairs, Downstairs

Anthony Woodruff was born on November 13, 1918 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. He was an actor, known for Upstairs, Downstairs (1971), Julius Caesar (1963) and The Gentle Falcon (1954). He died on January 27, 1993 in London, England.

48. James Hardiman

Writer | The House Where Evil Dwells

Was at one time director of radio and television promotions for Walt Disney Productions. He also worked in the press departments at CBS, Columbia Pictures Television and Screen Gems.

49. Peter Stockbridge

Actor | Secrets & Lies

Born in Brighton, East Sussex in 1920, Peter started acting in small roles before leaving the profession to become a teacher. When he retired, Peter returned to acting, mostly on television.

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, ...


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