Birth Place Matching "Hammersmith, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
British actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen was born in Hammersmith, London. He is the son of Daniella (Weiser), a movement instructor, and Gerald Baron Cohen, a clothing store owner. His father, born in England and raised in Wales, was of Eastern European Jewish descent, while his mother was born...
2. Tom Hardy
Actor | Inception
With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his television debut...
Actress | Gone Girl
Born on January 27, 1979 in London, England, actress Rosamund Mary Elizabeth Pike is the only child of a classical violinist mother, Caroline (Friend), and an opera singer father, Julian Pike. Due to her parents' work, she spent her early childhood traveling around Europe. Pike attended Badminton ...
Actor | The Imitation Game
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (born Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...
6. Helen Mirren
Actress | RED
Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...
7. Hugh Grant
Actor | Love Actually
Hugh Grant, one of Britain's best known faces, has been equally entertaining on-screen as well as in real life, and has had enough sense of humor to survive a media frenzy. He is known for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), with Andie MacDowell, Notting Hill (1999), opposite Julia ...
8. Alfie Allen
Actor | John Wick
Alfie Evan Allen (born 12 September 1986) is an English actor. He is best known for playing Theon Greyjoy in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011-2019).
Allen was born in Hammersmith, London, the son of film producer Alison Owen and Welsh-born actor Keith Allen. His older sister is singer Lily Allen...
9. Alan Rickman
Actor | Die Hard
Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett), of English and Welsh descent, and Bernard Rickman, of Irish descent, who worked at a factory. Alan Rickman had an older brother (David), a younger brother (Michael), and a younger sister (Sheila). ...
10. Suki Waterhouse
Actress | Insurgent
Alice Suki Waterhouse (born 5 January 1992) is an English actress, model and entrepreneur.
She was born in Hammersmith, London and was raised in Chiswick, London, the daughter of Elizabeth, a cancer care nurse, and Norman Waterhouse, a plastic surgeon. She has a brother named Charlie, and two ...
12. Toby Jones
Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, Toby Edward Heslewood Jones was born on September 7, 1966 in Hammersmith, London. His parents, Freddie Jones and Jennie Heslewood, are actors as well. Toby has two brothers: Rupert, ...
13. Richard Ayoade
Writer | Submarine
Richard Ellef Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England, the son of a Norwegian mother, Dagny Amalie (Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. He studied Law at Cambridge university, and followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty ...
16. Jamie Bamber
Actor | Battlestar Galactica
Jamie Bamber was born on April 3, 1973 in Hammersmith, London, England as Jamie St John Bamber Griffith. He is an actor and producer, known for Battlestar Galactica (2004), Law & Order: UK (2009) and Marcella (2016). He has been married to Kerry Norton since September 20, 2003. They have three ...
17. Jemima Rooper
Actress | Lost in Austen
She passed her 9 GCSEs with A* and A grades in between working for several terms away from school on the Famous Five. From there she went to 6th form college where she got 3 grade A levels and an academic prize in the Arts. Her parents are both freelance broadcasters and she has two cousins who are...
19. Scarlett Byrne
Scarlett Byrne was born on October 6, 1990 in Hammersmith, London, England as Scarlett Hannah Byrne. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010).
24. Juliet Rylance
Actress | The Knick
Juliet Rylance was born on July 26, 1979 in Hammersmith, London, England as Juliet Katherine Van Kampen. She is an actress and producer, known for The Knick (2014), A Dog's Purpose (2017) and Frances Ha (2012). She has been married to Christian Camargo since November 2008.
26. Annabelle Apsion
Actress | From Hell
Annabelle Apsion is an English actress, best known for playing Monica Gallagher in the hit television comedy-drama Shameless, which she played intermittently between 2004 and 2006, before becoming a regular cast member for the show's fourth series in 2007. She left the show in 2008 in order to ...
28. Jack Roth
Actor | Bohemian Rhapsody
Jack Roth, born in 1984, is the son of actor Tim Roth (Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, etc) and award-winning writer and producer Lori Baker. He did not attend drama school, his acting talent was learned from his environment. Jack is best known for his roles as 'Max' in Sky Living's second series of ...
30. Debbie Chazen
Actress | Sherlock
Debbie Chazen was born in London to Freda, a teacher of French and German, and Arnold, a singer. From them she gets her language skills (Debbie speaks French, Russian, German and Spanish) and alto voice. She was awarded a scholarship to study at the prestigious St Paul's Girls' School and then went...
31. Roger Daltrey
Actor | Lisztomania
Roger Daltrey is noted as a founder of the legendary rock band The Who. After leaving London's Acton County Grammar School in 1963, he formed a skiffle band called The Detours, then displayed an early genius by putting together unusual elements into a world-class performance. The unusual elements ...
33. Robin Sachs
Actor | The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Robin Sachs was born on February 5, 1951 in Hammersmith, London, England as Robin David Sachs. He was an actor, known for The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Galaxy Quest (1999) and Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998). He was married to Casey DeFranco and Siân Phillips. He died on February 1, 2013...
35. Judy Cornwell
Actress | Wuthering Heights
Most famous for her supporting role as Daisy, the sister of Patricia Routledge's Hyacinth Bucket in the hugely popular BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearances (1990), Judy Cornwell's grandmother was the music hall singer Sarah Bonner. The London-born actress grew up in England, where she attended a ...
37. Miguel Sapochnik
Director | Game of Thrones
Miguel Sapochnik was born in July 1974 in Hammersmith, London, England as Miguel Vicente Rosenberg-Sapochnik. He is a director and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Repo Men (2010) and Trainspotting (1996). He has been married to Alexis Raben since 2006.
39. Carol White
Actress | Poor Cow
Carol White was born on April 1, 1943 in Hammersmith, London, England as Carole Joan White. She was an actress, known for Poor Cow (1967), Some Call It Loving (1973) and The Avengers (1961). She was married to Mike King, Mike Arnold and Stuart Lerner. She died on September 16, 1991 in Miami, ...
42. Caroline Bliss
Actress | The Living Daylights
Slender, blonde-haired blue-eyed British actress who, at the age of 26, replaced Lois Maxwell as the Bond franchise's "Miss Moneypenny" in The Living Daylights (1987) and put a slight twist on it by wearing glasses. After "Daylights" and Licence to Kill (1989), there was a gap between Bond films ...
43. Bob Grant
Actor | On the Buses
Bob Grant was trained at Rada after spending some time as a Lieutenant with the Royal Artillery. He plied his trade to begin with in Repertory and appeared on stage for many years all around the UK. His work in rep continued up to the mid-90s. He will be best remembered for his role of Jack Harper,...
46. Emily Hamilton
Actress | He Died with a Felafel in His Hand
Emily Hamilton was born in 1974 in Hammersmith, London, England as Emily Miranda Beevers. She is an actress, known for He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001), Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008) and Personal Spectator (2007). She has been married to Tristan Gemmill since September 2001.
Director | I, Anna
Barnaby Southcombe studied French and History of Art at University College London where he became involved in theatre. Upon graduation he directed an adaptation of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' at the Studio des Champs Elysées in Paris.
He then participated in the NYU S.C.E film program where he wrote ...
50. Jonathan Coy
Actor | The Scarlet Pimpernel
Jonathan Coy was born on April 24, 1953 in Hammersmith, London, England. He is an actor, known for The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999), Underworld (1997) and Downton Abbey (2010). He has been married to Emma Amos since 1998. They have one child. He was previously married to Louisa Rix.