Birth Place Matching "Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Gladiator
David Schofield was born in 1951, in Manchester, England. He was one of ten children in a working-class family. His first acting experience was at Manchester boy's school at the age of 12. In 1967, he was accepted as student assistant stage manager at a local repertory theatre. He started on the ...
2. David Bamber
Actor | Valkyrie
David Bamber was born on September 19, 1954 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as David James Bamber. He is an actor, known for Valkyrie (2008), Miss Potter (2006) and The Bourne Identity (2002). He has been married to Julia Swift since July 1982. They have two children.
Actor | Hollyoaks
Nico Mirallegro was born in Manchester, England, to an Italian father and Anglo-Irish mother. He attended The Manchester school of Acting for 3 years. He is best known for his roles in The Village, My Mad Fat Diary, Common and the recent British film Spike Island. Nico was selected in the 2012 ...
Producer | The Ricky Gervais Show
Karl Pilkington is best known as the star of Sky 1 travel documentary series An Idiot Abroad and The Moaning of Life. Karl is also a Sunday Times best-selling author, having written seven books. Hist first scripted comedy series Sick of It debuted on Sky 1 in 2018 and series 2 will launch in 2019.
8. Adam Thomas
Actor | Emmerdale Farm
Adam Thomas was born on August 11, 1988 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Adam Gordon Thomas. He is an actor, known for Emmerdale (1972), Waterloo Road (2006) and Pitching In (2019). He has been married to Caroline Daly since August 27, 2017. They have two children.
11. Victoria Wood
Writer | Dinnerladies
From the mid-1980s right up until her premature death in April 2016, Victoria Wood's appearances on stage and television were always eagerly anticipated, whether it was laugh-a-minute stand-up, a beautifully judged dramatic performance in the TV film Housewife, 49 (2006) or the canteen sitcom ...
12. Sally Lindsay
Actress | Coronation Street
Sally Lindsay was born on July 8, 1973 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Sally Jane Lindsay. She is an actress and writer, known for Coronation Street (1960), Scott & Bailey (2011) and Still Open All Hours (2013). She has been married to Steve White since December 14, 2013. They have two ...
16. Jack Rosenthal
Writer | The Lovers
Jack Rosenthal was born on September 8, 1931 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Jack Morris Rosenthal. He was a writer and producer, known for The Lovers (1970), And a Nightingale Sang (1989) and Screen One (1985). He was married to Maureen Lipman and Catherine Maxine Ward. He died on May 29, ...
20. Tyrone Kearns
Actor | Dracula Untold
Tyrone is an actor, born in Manchester and raised in various parts of the UK. Tyrone is best known for his appearance on Game of Thrones season 3 as part of the Brotherhood without banners and is continuing to work on more and more TV series along with movies.
22. Leonard Mudie
Actor | Captain Blood
Leonard Mudie was a stalwart acting veteran who made nearly 150 appearances before the camera. He was from the Midlands of England and began on stage in 1908 at the Gaiety Theater (1884-1959) in Manchester. This was the first regional repertory theater in England and well noted for the spectrum of ...
24. Ruth Myers
Costume Designer | L.A. Confidential
Two-time Academy Award Nominee Ruth Myers was brought up in Manchester, England. She trained at St. Martin's School of Art in London, then went to work at the Royal Court Theatre on a student grant, followed by a year working in repertory. Ms. Myers next returned to the Royal Court, contributing to...
28. Patricia Phoenix
Actress | The L-Shaped Room
Bold, brassy and larger than life, Pat Phoenix was television's favourite scarlet woman. For nearly 25 years, she dominated the soap opera Coronation Street (1960) in the role of Elsie Tanner and sent shivers down the spines of Britain's menfolk twice a week. With her low cut cleavage, she was ...
Soundtrack | Die unendliche Geschichte
Christopher Hamill, 19 December 1958, Wigan, Lancashire, England Limahl (an anagram of his surname) came to prominence as lead vocalist with Kajagoogoo. His rancorous exit from the group in 1983 was caused partly by guitarist Nick Beggs' increasing control over the outfit's destiny. However, a ...
33. Lynsay King
Actress | Coronation Street
Lynsay and and her twin sister Leah were selected to play the role of Sarah Louise Tilsley in popular ITV soap opera Coronation Street. The two girls alternated in the role until Leah died from cot death in May 1987. Their parents, both keen fans of Coronation Street, agreed that Lynsay could ...
35. Ellie Leach
Actress | Coronation Street
Ellie Louise Leach was born on 15th March 2001 in Bury, Manchester. Ellie had an interest in acting from a young age. Her first appearance on TV was in a Staples back to school advert and she later landed a role in BBC daytime drama Moving On. Her most notable role is that of Faye Windass in ...
36. Kay Adshead
Actress | Acceptable Levels
Kay Adshead (born in Lancashire, England, 10 May 1954) is a poet, playwright, theatremaker, actress and producer. Adshead has worked extensively in television and is particularly notable for her regular appearances with Victoria Wood.
Adshead was born in Manchester, moving to Stretford where she was...
37. Roxy Shahidi
Actress | National Theatre Live: Othello
Roxy Shahidi was born on March 12, 1983 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for National Theatre Live: Othello (2013), Emmerdale (1972) and Sinchronicity (2006). She has been married to Arsher Ali since 2010. They have one child.
40. Ellis Hollins
Actor | Hollyoaks
Ellis Hollins was born in November 1999 in Manchester. He was just weeks old when he was cast as Tom Cunningham in Channel 4's Hollyoaks. Ellis has played Tom through many dramatic stories including the deaths of both his parents, the death of his half-brother, being abused, starting a fire at his ...
42. Howard Goorney
Actor | Fiddler on the Roof
Howard Goorney was born on May 11, 1921 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Howard Jacob Goorney. He was an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Last Days of Pompeii (1984) and Under the Same Sun (1978). He was married to Stella Riley. He died on March 29, 2007 in Bath, Somerset, ...
43. Vince Powell
Writer | Love Thy Neighbour
Vince Powell was born on August 6, 1928 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Vincent Joseph Smith. He is known for his work on Love Thy Neighbour (1972), Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (1967) and Bless This House (1971). He died on July 13, 2009 in Surrey, England.
48. Cliff Twemlow
Actor | G.B.H.
Twemlow was a one time night club bouncer and avid movie fan who entered the film world via working as a stuntman. Based in the Manchester area, Twemlow came into his own by starring in a series of extremely low budget action films mostly shot on videotape. The first, 1983's G.B.H., was a true ...
49. Bernard Manning
Actor | The Impressionable Jon Culshaw
Bernard Manning was born on August 13, 1930 in Ancoats, Manchester, Lancashire, England as Bernard John Manning. He was an actor and writer, known for The Impressionable Jon Culshaw (2004), Coronation Street (1960) and The Great British Striptease (1980). He was married to Veronica Finneran. He ...