Birth Place Matching "Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Gemma Whelan

Actress | The Wolfman

Gemma Elizabeth Whelan (born 23 April 1981) is an English actress and comedian, best known for playing Yara Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones.

Whelan attended The King's High School for Girls in Warwick. In addition to being an actor and comedian, Whelan is also a professional ...

2. Ralph Ineson

Actor | The VVitch: A New-England Folktale

Ralph Ineson was born on December 15, 1969 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Witch (2015), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018).

3. Sam Riley

Actor | Control

Sam Riley was born on January 8, 1980 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Control (2007), Maleficent (2014) and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016). He has been married to Alexandra Maria Lara since August 8, 2009. They have one child.

4. Matthew Lewis

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Matthew Lewis was born on June 27, 1989 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as Matthew David Lewis. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Me Before You (2016) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007). He has been married to Angela ...

5. Peter O'Toole

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

A leading man of prodigious talents, Peter O'Toole was raised in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, the son of Constance Jane Eliot (Ferguson), a Scottish nurse, and Patrick Joseph O'Toole, an Irish metal plater, football player and racecourse bookmaker. Upon leaving school, he decided to become a ...

6. James Frain

Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo

James Frain is one of Hollywood's most versatile and respected actors who has a reputation for bold, intelligent performances in a diverse body of work in which he's collaborated with some of the finest actors and directors working today.

Recent film work includes Disney's TRON: Legacy opposite Jeff...

7. Philip Stone

Actor | The Shining

Philip Stone was an English character actor, born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, in 1924. His first job was for an engineering company in Leeds and he served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He was on stage at the West End in London from 1947. He also contracted tuberculosis that year...

8. John Simm

Actor | Life on Mars

John Simm was born on 10 July 1970 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, and grew up in Nelson, Lancashire. He attended Edge End High School, Nelson, Lancashire, followed by Blackpool Drama College at 16 and the Drama Centre, London, at 19. He lives with his wife, actress Kate Magowan, and their children Ryan ...

9. Christian Cooke

Actor | Love, Rosie

Christian Louis Cooke was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He began his acting career at the age of 10 when he appeared in a production of Bedazzled at the Bingley Arts Centre. His first television appearance was in a commercial for Birds Eye beef burgers. His career has progressed from ...

10. Lydia Fox

Actress | Submarine

Fox is the daughter of the actor James Fox and 'Mary Elizabeth Piper', and the sister of Laurence Fox and also has three additional brothers. A large portion of her family is involved in acting, including her father, three of her four brothers, her uncles, her husband, and her sister-in-law. On 8 ...

11. Steven Waddington

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

Steven Waddington was born in December 1967 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Steven Peter Waddington. He is an actor and writer, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1992), The Tudors (2007) and The Imitation Game (2014).

12. Angela Griffin

Actress | Coronation Street

Angela Griffin was born on July 19, 1976 in Cottingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Waterloo Road (2006) and Cutting It (2002). She has been married to Jason Milligan since July 27, 2006. They have two children.

13. Vinette Robinson

Actress | Sherlock

Vinette Robinson was born in 1981 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Sherlock (2010), The A Word (2016) and Vera Drake (2004).

14. Geoffrey Bayldon

Actor | Casino Royale

Born Leeds, England and trained at Old Vic Theatre School, 1947-1949. First stage appearance in "Tough at the Top" (C.B. Cochran's last musical) in 1949, followed by seasons at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; Glasgow Citizen's and Birmingham Repertory Theatre. First in ...

15. Mel B

Actress | Spice World

Born on May 29, 1975 in Leeds, England, Melanie Brown became a member of Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold more than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.

"Hot" was her first solo album, released on 9th October 2000. It entered the UK charts at #28. ...

16. Bob Peck

Actor | Jurassic Park

British actor Bob Peck was born in Leeds in north England on August 23, 1945. He attended Leeds Modern School and then graduated from Leeds College of Art before starting professional stage acting. Peck acted for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He also starred in more than ...

17. Nichola Burley

Actress | Wuthering Heights

Nichola Burley was born in 1986 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Wuthering Heights (2011), Donkey Punch (2008) and Payback Season (2012).

18. Dean Smith

Actor | Last Tango in Halifax

Dean Smith was born on January 25, 1990 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Last Tango in Halifax (2012), Waterloo Road (2006) and Common (2014).

19. Jack Shepherd

Actor | The Golden Compass

Jack Shepherd was born in Leeds, on October 29th, 1940. His father was a cabinet maker and his mother an infant school teacher. He was educated at Roundhay School, Leeds and went on to study fine art at Kings College, Newcastle. After gaining a BA in Fine Art, he first studied acting at the Central...

20. Diana Coupland

Actress | Bless This House

Diana Coupland was born on March 5, 1928 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Betty Diana Coupland. She is known for her work on Bless This House (1972), The Twelve Chairs (1970) and Bless This House (1971). She was married to Marc Miller and Monty Norman. She died on November 10, 2006 in Coventry, ...

21. Leigh Francis

Actor | Bo' Selecta!

Leigh Francis was born on May 30, 1973 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Bo' Selecta! (2002), Celebrity Juice (2008) and Keith Lemon: The Film (2012). He has been married to Jill Carter since October 31, 2003.

22. Helen Worth

Actress | Coronation Street

Helen Worth was born on January 7, 1951 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Cathryn Helen Wigglesworth. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Doctor Who (1963) and Children in Need (1980). She has been married to Trevor Dawson since April 6, 2013. She was previously married to Michael ...

23. Rhea Bailey

Actress | A Royal Winter

Rhea Bailey was born in 1983 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for A Royal Winter (2017), Coronation Street (1960) and The Bill (1984).

24. Kate Rutter

Actress | I, Daniel Blake

Kate was born and educated in Leeds. She trained at Rose Bruford College in the 1970s and since then has worked extensively in film, theatre, television and radio. She also writes and directs and is a prize-winning poet. She enjoys being cast in the most challenging TV and film work such as '...

25. Jeremy Dyson

Writer | Ghost Stories

Jeremy was born in Leeds, Yorkshire. He attended Leeds University where he received a degree in Philosophy. He then went on to the Northern School of Film and Television where he received an M.A. in scriptwriting. It was at Leeds University that Jeremy met fellow League of Gentlemen members Mark ...

26. Jimmy Savile

Self | When Louis Met... Jimmy

Jimmy Savile was born on October 31, 1926 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as James Wilson Vincent Savile. He died on October 29, 2011 in Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

27. Holly Kenny

Actress | Waterloo Road

Holly Kenny was born on January 23, 1995 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Waterloo Road (2006), The Mill (2013) and Shameless (2004).

28. Mark Pillow

Actor | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Mark Pillow was born on April 14, 1959 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as Mark Jeremy Pillow. He is an actor, known for Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987), Wiseguy (1987) and Alaska Kid (1993). He has been married to Magdalena Barbara Plate since November 23, 1992. They have two children.

29. Angela Bruce

Actress | Red Dwarf

Angela Bruce was born in Leeds to a white mother and West Indian father, but was put up for adoption at age three. Bruce is the name of the couple who adopted her, and raised her in Craghead, a small mining village in County Durham, and she regards the North East as her home. Although black people ...

30. Beverley Callard

Actress | Coronation Street

Beverley Callard was born on March 28, 1957 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Beverley Jane Moxon. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Mile High (2003) and Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (2001). She has been married to Jon McEwan since October 30, 2010. She was ...

31. Alan Bennett

Writer | The Madness of King George

Alan Bennett is an award-winning dramatist and screenwriter who is best known as a member of Beyond the Fringe (1964) (a satirical review that was a hit on both the London stage and on Broadway and featured fellow members Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore) and for his plays The Madness ...

32. Jack P. Shepherd

Actor | Coronation Street

Jack P. Shepherd was born on January 14, 1988 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Jack Peter Shepherd. He is an actor and talent agent, known for Coronation Street (1960), Taubman (2016) and Broken Hearts (2012).

33. Gabby Logan

Actress | Mike Bassett: England Manager

Dedicated and professional with a fantastic sense of humor, Gabby is one of the UK's leading broadcasters. A former international gymnast, Gabby began her broadcasting career in radio in 1992 and joined Sky Sports in 1996 where she quickly established herself as one of their key presenters. In 2004...

34. Nadine Mulkerrin

Actress | Hollyoaks

Nadine attended St. Marys Catholic comprehensive school in West Yorkshire. After leaving school at 16 Nadine went on to study acting at York College in 2010, where she received a National Diploma in Acting.

Since leaving college, Nadine has been in TV shows such as Waterloo Road (2006). Doctors (...

35. Reg Park

Actor | Maciste nelle miniere del re Salomone

The future Italian epic star was registered as Roy Park in 1928, but little Reg was soon re-named after his father Reginald Park Snr., a well-known gymnasium proprietor in Leeds and owner of the Reg Park Barbell Company. Reg Jnr. played reserve team football for Leeds United before turning to ...

36. Vic Reeves

Actor | Catterick

Vic Reeves was born on January 24, 1959 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as James Roderick Moir. He is an actor and writer, known for Catterick (2004), Vic Reeves Big Night Out (1990) and House of Fools (2014). He has been married to Nancy Sorrell since January 25, 2003. They have two children. He...

37. Katie Hill

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Katie Hill was born on March 8, 2003 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale (1972) and This Morning (1988).

38. George A. Cooper

Actor | Tom Jones

Balding Leeds-born English character actor who usually portrayed stern, implacable or vindictive types. Initially trained as an electrical engineer and architect, Cooper became interested in the performing arts while doing his stint of national service with the Royal Artillery in India. He ...

39. Elizabeth Dawn

Actress | Coronation Street

Sylvia Butterfield MBE, known professionally as Elizabeth Dawn or Liz Dawn, is an English actress, best known for her role as Vera Duckworth in the long-running British soap opera, Coronation Street. First starting on the serial in 1974, she had more of a recurring role as a factory worker until ...

40. Adam Shaw

Actor | RED 2

Adam Shaw was born on April 11, 1974 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He is known for his work on RED 2 (2013), Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Just Visiting (2001). He has been married to Dawn Rhodes Shaw since September 9, 1997.

41. Lucy-Jo Hudson

Actress | Wild at Heart

Lucy-Jo Hudson was born on May 4, 1983 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Wild at Heart (2006), Looking for Eric (2009) and Doctors (2000). She was previously married to Alan Halsall.

42. Barbara Marten

Actress | Hamlet

Barbara Marten was born as Barbara Mason on January 3rd 1947. As a teenager she attended the London School of Music and Dramatic Art but claims that it put her off acting and she worked for two years as a teacher, returning to the stage when she joined a theatre group in Coventry and then a touring...

43. Geoffrey Hinsliff

Actor | A Bridge Too Far

Geoffrey Hinsliff was born in 1937 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for A Bridge Too Far (1977), Brass (1983) and Doctor Who (1963). He has been married to Judith E Seel since 1967. They have two children.

44. Jonny Dixon

Actor | Coronation Street

Jonny has just starred as the guest lead in the premiere episode of Doctor Who, along side Jodie Whitaker. The Guardian review said: 'Jonny Dixon, portraying the dithering Carl, remains one of this country's unrecognised comic talents. I have thought so ever since he played Darryl in Coronation ...

45. Paul Shelley

Actor | The Tragedy of Macbeth

Paul Shelley was born on May 15, 1942 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Paul Matthews. He is an actor, known for Macbeth (1971), Breakaway (1980) and Revelations (1994). He has been married to Paula Stockbridge since 1999. He was previously married to Eileen Nicholas.

46. Elizabeth Bower

Actress | Doctors

Elizabeth Bower was born on August 1, 1976 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Doctors (2000), Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (2014) and Creeped Out (2017).

47. Sally Timms

Actress | The Rudy and GoGo World Famous Cartoon Show

Sally Timms was born on November 29, 1959 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress and cinematographer, known for The Rudy and GoGo World Famous Cartoon Show (1995), Toonami: Trapped in Hyperspace (2002) and Guide to Music and South by Southwest (1998). She was previously married to ...

48. John Winston

Actor | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

John Winston's major contribution to popular culture was his portrayal of Lt. Kyle on the original series of Star Trek. His character, appearing in a total of 11 episodes, was either seen as a transporter operator or as part of bridge personnel where he would mostly act as a helmsman. He also ...

49. Frances White

Actress | I, Claudius

Frances White was born on November 1, 1938 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She is known for her work on I, Claudius (1976), May to December (1989) and Mary, Queen of Scots (1971).

50. Corinne Bailey Rae

Soundtrack | He's Just Not That Into You

Corinne Bailey Rae was born on February 26, 1979 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Corinne Jacqueline Bailey. She has been married to Steve Brown since 2013. She was previously married to Jason Rae.


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