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


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1. Richard O'Brien

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 ...

3. Ralph Richardson

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 ...

4. Mike Grady

Actor | Citizen Smith

Mike Grady was born on February 6, 1946 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He is an actor, known for Citizen Smith (1977), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and The Return of the Pink Panther (1975).

5. FKA Twigs

Actress | FKA Twigs: M3LL155X

FKA Twigs was born on January 16, 1988 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Tahliah Debrett Barnett. She is an actress, known for FKA Twigs: M3LL155X (2015), FKA Twigs: Two Weeks (2014) and Brighton Beach (2020).

6. Martin Jarvis

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...

7. Corrinne Wicks

Actress | Doctors

Corrinne Wicks was born on April 26, 1968 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. She is known for her work on Doctors (2000), Life on Mars (2006) and Coronation Street (1960). She has been married to Tom Butcher since November 2005.

8. Kate Thornton

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).

9. Richard Loncraine

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 ...

10. Julie Crosthwaite

Actress | Armchair Cinema

Julie Crosthwaite was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. She is an actress, known for Armchair Cinema (1973), The Picnic (1975) and Madhouse (1974).

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

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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 ...

14. Gustav Holst

Soundtrack | Knowing

Gustav Holst was born on September 21, 1874 in Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Gustavus Theodore von Holst. He was married to Isobel Harrison. He died on May 25, 1934 in Ealing, Middlesex, London, England.

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...

17. Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards

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.

18. John Franklyn-Robbins

Actor | Emma

John Franklyn-Robbins was born on December 14, 1924 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He was an actor, known for Emma (1996), The Golden Compass (2007) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He died on March 21, 2009 in London, England.

19. Lyndon Davies

Actor | The Torch

Lyndon Davies was born in 1974 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He is an actor, known for The Torch (1992), Sharpe's Battle (1995) and Sharpe's Honour (1994).

20. Christopher Gunning

Composer | La môme

Christopher Gunning was born on August 5, 1944 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He is known for his work on La Vie en Rose (2007), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989) and Middlemarch (1994).

21. Karl Lanchbury

Actor | Vampyres

Karl Lanchbury was born in July 1944 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He is an actor, known for Vampyres (1974), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Whirlpool (1970). He has been married to Judith Hannah Pritchard since 1980.

22. Jackie Smith-Wood

Actress | Oxbridge Blues

Jackie Smith-Wood was born in 1954 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Jacqueline A Smith-Wood. She is an actress, known for Oxbridge Blues (1984), Mansfield Park (1983) and Man and Superman (1982).

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 ...

24. Tilly Gaunt

Actress | The ABCs of Death

Tilly Gaunt was born in June 1977 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Matilda Jane Gaunt. She is an actress, known for The ABCs of Death (2012), The Knock (1994) and Bikini Blue (2017).

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 ...

27. Edwin J. Collins

Director | The Green Caravan

Edwin J. Collins was born in 1875 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Edwin Joseph Collins. He was a director and actor, known for The Green Caravan (1922), Miss Charity (1921) and Eugene Aram (1914). He died in 1937 in Surrey, England.

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...

30. J.D. Kelly

Writer | The Deacon Suite

J.D. Kelly was born on December 29, 1983 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Deacon Suite (2012), Bounce (2015) and Called Shot (2019).

31. Guy Potter

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Guy Potter was born on April 25, 1992 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Guy William Grahame Potter. He is known for his work on Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015), Ready Player One (2018) and Endeavour (2012).

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

The Women of Windsor

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, ...

35. Beryl Johnstone

Actress | Crossroads

Beryl Johnstone was born in 1914 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Mary Beryl Johnstone. She was an actress, known for Crossroads (1964). She was married to Arthur Hewlett and Kenneth More. She died on January 21, 1969 in Cheltenham.

36. Nicolette Pendrell

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.

37. Felicity Palmer

Actress | BBC Proms

Felicity Palmer was born on April 6, 1944 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Felicity Joan Palmer. She is an actress, known for BBC Proms (2012), The Mikado (1987) and The Gondoliers (1997).

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 ...

39. Sarah Walker

Actress | Gloriana

Sarah Walker was born on March 11, 1943 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Sarah Elizabeth Royle Walker. She is an actress, known for Gloriana (1984), Tom Jones (1996) and King Priam (1985). She has been married to Graham Allum since 1972.

40. Nigel Starmer-Smith

Self | Rugby Special

Nigel Starmer-Smith was born on December 25, 1944 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He is an actor, known for Rugby Special (1970), Grandstand (1958) and Olympic Games (1936).

41. Würzel

Soundtrack | Bolt

Würzel was born on October 23, 1949 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Michael Burston. He died on July 9, 2011 in England.

42. John Harper-Nelson

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 ...

44. David Beale

Actor | Department S

David Beale was born on June 20, 1930 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Frederick Sidney Beale. He was an actor, known for Department S (1969), The New Statesman (1987) and Call Me Mister (1986). He died on September 18, 1990 in Fulham, London, England.

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.

46. Martin Ivor Kent

Soundtrack | Strange Days

Martin Ivor Kent was born on March 30, 1967 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.

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.

49. Siân Berry

Self | Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle

Siân Berry was born in July 1974 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England as Sian Rebecca Berry.

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.


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