Birth Place Matching "Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Born in Cheltenham, England, Richard Smith's family moved to Tauranga, New Zealand, in 1951 when his father, an accountant, decided to become a sheep farmer. Watching horror and science-fiction double features in nearby Hamilton, Smith added an interest in acting to his love of rock and roll. He ...
2. Robert Hardy
Actor | Sense and Sensibility
One of England's most successful and enduring character actors, with a prolific screen career on television and in films, Robert Hardy was acclaimed for his versatility and the depth of his performances.
Born in Cheltenham in 1925, he studied at Oxford University and, in 1949, he joined the ...
Actor | Doctor Zhivago
Sir Ralph Richardson was one of the greatest actors of the 20th Century English-language theater, ascending to the height of his profession in the mid-1930s when he became a star in London's West End. He became the first actor of his generation to be knighted. He became Sir Ralph in 1947, and was ...
Actor | Wreck-It Ralph
Martin Jarvis OBE is one of Britain's most versatile leading actors. His distinguished career continues to encompass just about every aspect of the entertainment industry: film, television, theatre, radio and audio recording. He is also the author of two bestselling books: a hilarious autobiography...
Actress | Comic Relief (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles
Kate Thornton was born on February 7, 1973 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Kate Louise Thornton. She is an actress, known for Comic Relief (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles (2007), Celebrity Wrestling (2005) and Talent Show Wars (2019).
Director | Richard III
Richard Loncraine has earned great acclaim for his work in film, television and commercials. He studied sculpture at the Central School of Art before attending the Royal College of Art Film School. He spent three years working for the BBC before moving into commercials. Since those days he has ...
11. Liam Hess
Actor | Don't Blame the Koalas
Liam has been working regularly since the age of 6. One of his earliest roles was in the BBC production The Wyvern Mystery (2000) as the young son of Naomi Watts. At the age of 11, his CV is the envy of many adult actors. As well as a host of impressive TV appearances, commercials and voice over ...
12. James Payton
James Payton was born to Nigel and Jennifer Payton in the cold, dark winter of 1975 at St Paul's Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Educated in the local area by rogues, vagabonds and the cinema, James is best known for his performances as Frank Longbottom in Harry Potter and the Order of the ...
13. Brian Jones
Soundtrack | Mord und Totschlag
Jones was born on 28 February, 1942, to Lewis and Louise Jones. He had two sisters, Pamela and Barbara. Pamela died when Brian was still a child. He fathered his first of several children in high school and was subsequently made to leave. In the early 1960s, Brian formed the legendary group, The ...
15. Patrick Holt
Actor | Fly Away Peter
Patrick Holt's real name was Patrick G. Parsons. Some of his childhood was spent in India with his Uncle. Patrick was sent to Christ's Hospital, a famous charity school in England, UK. He formed a close friendship with a boy in the same boarding house, the future film star Michael Wilding. There ...
16. John Ringham
Actor | V for Vendetta
John Ringham was born on February 10, 1928 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as John Henry Ringham. He was an actor, known for V for Vendetta (2005), The River Flows East (1962) and Just Good Friends (1983). He was married to Hedwig Felizitas Nowacki and Elizabeth Shepherd. He died on October...
Actor | Operation Eagle
Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards was born on December 5, 1963 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Michael Edwards. He is an actor, known for Operation Eagle (2018), 50 Greatest Moments: The Olympic Winter Games (2018) and ITV Telethon (1988). He has been married to Samantha Morton since June 2003.
23. Robin Langford
Actor | The Tripods
Born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, Robin studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and Cheltenham Boys College.
Robin Langford was a British actor and writer. Known for his acting performances at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company in Stratford-upon-Avon to the Moscow Arts Theatre ...
25. Cecil Humphreys
Actor | Wuthering Heights
Cecil Humphreys was born on July 21, 1883 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He was an actor, known for Wuthering Heights (1939), The Elusive Pimpernel (1919) and The Razor's Edge (1946). He was married to Gladys Mason. He died on November 6, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA.
26. Calum Rhys
Director | Our Father
Writer-director Calum Rhys was born on 15 July 1993 in the Cotswold town of Cheltenham, England. At 11 years old, Rhys began making short films with his father's camera and over time began slowly expanding upon these to broaden his knowledge and experience in film. In 2010, he founded production ...
28. Ernest Cossart
Actor | Kitty Foyle
Ernest Cossart came to Hollywood to play a succession of butlers, valets and man-servants with names like Binns, Jeepers or Brassett. In fact, if you saw Angel (1937) or Letter of Introduction (1938), you may have assumed that he simply stepped from one movie set to another. Always at home donning ...
29. Philip Jones
Producer | As Time Goes By
Philip Jones was born on December 7, 1927 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Philip Stuart Jones. He was a producer and director, known for As Time Goes By (1992), Thank Your Lucky Stars (1961) and Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town (1972). He died on May 14, 2004 in Teddington, Middlesex...
33. Lewin Fitzhamon
Director | Jemima and the Editor
Lewin Fitzhamon born in Aldingham, Cumbria in 1869, began as a steeplechase rider and a music hall performer and also producer/writer of sketches in 1889. He first made films with Robert W. Paul,s Film Company in 1900, in 1904, he joined Cecil Hepworth as an writer, film director and actor ...
34. James Whitaker
James Whitaker was born on October 4, 1940 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as James Edward Anthony Whitaker. He is known for his work on The Women of Windsor (1992), The 11 O'Clock Show (1998) and The Story of the Costume Drama (2008). He was married to Iwona Milde. He died on February 15, ...
Actress | Doctor Who
Nicolette Pendrell was born on June 15, 1941 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Nicolette Vaughan Pendrell. She was an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Delayed Flight (1964) and He Who Rides a Tiger (1965). She died on August 2, 2003 in Hammersmith, London, England.
38. Ian Scoones
Special Effects | Nineteen Eighty-Four
Ian Scoones graduated from the Medway College of Art in 1960. He was soon after engaged as assistant to special effects wizard Les Bowie at Hammer's Bray Studio. In addition to creating occasional special effects for big screen horror films (often uncredited), he also constructed some of the ...
Emigrated to Australia in 1962, and became a broadcaster for ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).
43. Kitty Brucknell
Director | Interference
Kitty Brucknell is a singer, songwriter and producer from Cheltenham, England. Kitty rose to fame in 2011 when she became a finalist on the eighth season of The X Factor. Kitty captivated audiences with her outstanding theatrical performances, setting a new standard in scale and quality of ...
45. Cecilia Darby
Actress | Romeo and Juliet
Cecilia Darby was born in 1940 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. She is an actress, known for Romeo and Juliet (1965), Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) and Strange Report (1969). She has been married to Ian Ferguson since February 19, 1970. They have three children.
47. Liz Lanchbury
Actress | Danger Man
Liz Lanchbury was born in 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Elizabeth Y. Lanchbury. She is an actress, known for Danger Man (1960), Never Put It in Writing (1964) and Rest You Merry (1958). She has been married to Andrew Vale since 1962. They have two children.
48. Morgan Rhys
Actor | Our Father
Morgan Rhys is an award-winning producer, writer and actor from Cheltenham, England. He has worked on many short films in front of the camera as an actor and extra, and has also worked behind the camera as a producer and still photographer. He also writes plays, short stories, poems and music.
50. Robert English
Actor | The Four Feathers
Robert English was born on December 2, 1874 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Ernest Robert Maling English. He was an actor, known for The Four Feathers (1921), A Lost Leader (1922) and Guy Fawkes (1923). He died on August 18, 1941 in Kensington, London, England.