Birth Place Matching "Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Matt Smith
Actor | Doctor Who
Matt Smith is an English actor who shot to fame in the UK aged 26 when he was cast by producer Steven Moffat as the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC's iconic science-fiction adventure series Doctor Who (2005).
Matthew Robert Smith was born and raised in Northampton, the son of Lynne (Fidler) and David ...
Actress | Game of Thrones
Sophie Belinda Jonas (née Turner; born February 21, 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-2019), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, ...
Actress | Containment
Louise Brealey, also credited as Loo Brealey, is an English actress, writer and journalist. Born in Bozeat, Northamptonshire, England. She attended Kimbolton School, proceeding to read History at Cambridge. She then trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City and with clown teacher ...
5. Tim Minchin
Actor | Robin Hood
Tim Minchin was born on October, 1975, as Timothy David Minchin, and was brought up in Perth, Western Australia. He is an actor, comedian, musician, writer, and director known for Californication (2007), Larrikins (2018), and Tim Minchin and the Heritage Orchestra (2011). He is the composer ...
6. Joan Hickson
Actress | Miss Marple: Nemesis
Joan Hickson was born in 1906 at Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Her stage career began with provincial theater in 1927, going on to a long series of West End comedies, usually playing the part of a confused or eccentric middle-age woman. She performed at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, at the time ...
7. Judy Carne
Actress | The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Trained in music and dance, tiny-framed, pixie-like Judy Carne was born Joyce Botterill in Northampton, England in 1939, the daughter of a grocer. Trained in dance, she appeared in music revues as a teenager and changed her name at the advice of a dance teacher. Slowly building up a career on ...
Actress | The Stepford Wives
Prior to going to RADA she'd had a small part in 'The Rebel' with Tony Hancock but after the first day she went home in tears as she'd been made up with bright green lips and mud in her hair for her part as an extra sensualist. While she enjoyed making the film and working with Tony she didn't ...
11. Gian Sammarco
Gian Sammarco was born in February 1970 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England as Giancarlo Sammarco. He is an actor, known for The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ (1985), Doctor Who (1963) and Press Gang (1989). He has been married to Joanna Young since 1998. He was previously ...
14. Barbara Mitchell
Actress | For the Love of Ada
Barbara Mitchell was born on October 4, 1929 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England as Barbara Joy Mitchell. She was an actress, known for For the Love of Ada (1972), The Larkins (1958) and Beryl's Lot (1973). She was married to Rex Graham. She died on December 9, 1977 in Kingston-upon-Thames, ...
15. Derry Felton
Director | The Sanctuaries
Derry Felton was born on the 14th May 1992 in Northampton, United Kingdom. At the age of two years and nine months Derry contracted a disease which paralyzed him from the neck down leaving him wheelchair and ventilated dependent. Derry went onto study A-level film and from then on became an avid ...
16. Tom Walls
Actor | A Cup of Kindness
Comedy farceur Tom Walls is indelibly associated with the popular Aldwych Theatre farces of the 1920s and 1930s. Born in 1883, this English gent was a former constable and jockey before making his stage debut in 1905. As the star and producer of a succession of witty spoofs typically denigrating ...
17. Malcolm Arnold
Composer | The Bridge on the River Kwai
Born in Northampton on 21st October 1921, Malcolm Arnold studied composition with Gordon Jacob and trumpet with Ernest Hall at the Royal College of Music. In 1941 he joined the trumpet section of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, becoming principal by 1943. After two years of war service and one ...
Writer | Entertainment Today
Michael Underwood was born on October 26, 1975 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Entertainment Today (2000), A.J. Wentworth, B.A. (1982) and The Crystal Maze (1990). He has been married to Angellica Bell since December 27, 2010. They have two children.
20. William Alwyn
Composer | State Secret
Virtuoso flautist and composer who taught at London's Royal Academy of Music as a professor from 1926 to 1955. During the war years, he was employed by the Ministry of Information, where he came to the fore as a composer of scores for documentary films which were used for morale building, the ...
21. Jason Impey
Director | Ted Bundy Had a Son
He was only 10 years old when he first picked up the camera and started self shooting independent short films that would turn into some of his controversial and often challenging features.
After a few shorts as a child Jason went to study media at Bedford College at the age of 16 in which he gained ...
25. Michael Da Costa
Actor | Callan
Michael Da Costa was born on September 8, 1941 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He was an actor, known for Callan (1974), The Zoo Gang (1974) and Mystery and Imagination (1966). He was married to Philipa Mary Brunedell. He died on March 22, 1977 in Pimlico, London, England.
27. Mike Jeavons
Actor | Shameful Sequels
Mike Jeavons was born on December 5, 1985 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Shameful Sequels (2009), Bad Movie Beatdown (2009) and Atop the Fourth Wall (2008). He has been married to Grace Downes since November 7, 2014.
28. Ruari Cannon
Actor | World War Z
Ruari Cannon was born in 1991 in Northampton and was raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has one sister named Kirsty, and his parents are Eleanor and Malcolm Cannon. At Stewarts Melville College in Edinburgh he was involved heavily with sport and drama, and cultivated a love for the stage in ...
29. Matt Legg
Actor | Bronson
Born in Northampton General Hospital, he lived in the small village of Draughton until the age of 5. His family then moved in to the 'Southend Hotel' Public House in Bedford, where they lived until 1984. They then moved again to another Public House, the 'Prince Albert' in Milton Keynes. Matt then ...
31. Joanne Campbell
Actress | Blind Justice
Joanne began her career in the 1980s at the Theatre Royal Stratford, where she became the first ever black Principle Boy in pantomime. She went on to appear at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry and was a founder member of the BiBi Crew, the first company made up entirely of black actresses. As a ...
34. Stephen Butcher
Director | First Sight
Stephen Butcher is one of the most experienced network television directors based in Northern Ireland, He started his career as a staff director at Granada Television working on a very wide range of programmes, including live news, documentary and light entertainment, but specialising in drama. ...
35. Ben Cohen
Self | See Hear
Ben Cohen was born on September 14, 1978 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England as Benjamin Christopher Cohen. During a successful career in rugby union, he was part of the team that won the 2003 Rugby World Cup, becoming the first Northern Hemisphere side to do so. During a 6 year international...
41. Alex Duggan
Actor | UK Haunted
Alex is the co-owner and paranormal investigator for UK Haunted.
He is a director, producer, editor, writer, and talent.
As a seasoned paranormal investigator Alex has investigated hundreds of locations. In 2013 he decided to take his show, UK Haunted, to broadcast and it was shown in North America.
44. Peter Bartlett
Actor | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
Peter Bartlett was born on June 2, 1927 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England as Peter Richard Bartlett. He was an actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (1959) and The Wednesday Play (1964). He died on May 7, 2007 in Watford, Hertfordshire, ...
46. Pearl Dadswell
Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
Pearl Dadswell was born on July 16, 1915 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and London Playhouse (1955). She was married to Eric Dodson. She died on June 1, 1963 in Marylebone, London, England.
Camera Department | Abatement
Matthew is British-born, with both American and Brazilian parents. He works mostly freelance as a cinematographer, camera operator/ assistant and kit-master, whilst also working towards a degree in Media Production at Coventry University. In recent years, he has been involved in a number of film ...