Birth Place Matching "Preston, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. John Inman
Actor | Are You Being Served?
John Inman was born on June 28, 1935 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Frederick John Inman. He was an actor, known for Are You Being Served? (1972), Are You Being Served? (1977) and The Tall Guy (1989). He was married to Ron Lynch. He died on March 8, 2007 in Paddington, London, England.
3. Stu Bennett
Actor | Vengeance
Stu Bennett is a globally-known actor, television host and professional wrestler who performed for WWE from 2007-2016. He decided to take a hiatus from the professional wrestling world in 2016 in order to focus on his acting career.
His growing acting résumé includes leading roles in the features 'I...
Actor | Love, Lies and Records
Andrew Flintoff was born in Preston, Lancashire. He played in the Lancashire Leagues for Preston before being picked up as a school boy by Lancashire County Cricket Club. 'Freddie' as he is more often known made his debut for England in the home test series against South Africa in July 1998.
5. Dick Wilson
Actor | Bewitched
Dick Wilson was born on July 30, 1916 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Riccardo DiGuglielmo. He was an actor, known for Bewitched (1964), The Magical World of Disney (1954) and Mathnet (1987). He was married to Meg Brown. He died on November 19, 2007 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.
Actress | War Horse
Maggie Ollerenshaw, proud Mancunian and supporter of Manchester City football club since childhood, made her television debut in 1974. She is especially famous for playing comedic Northerners, particularly in the sitcoms 'Last of the Summer Wine' and its prequel 'First of the Summer Wine' and 'Open...
Actress | Lisztomania
Luscious and petite blonde knockout Anulka Dziubinska was born on December 14, 1950 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She's of Polish descent. Dziubinska was a finalist in the Miss United Kingdom competition in 1970. She worked for five months as a blackjack Bunny at the Playboy Club in London, ...
11. Roy Barraclough
Actor | Funland
Roy Barraclough began his career as a draughtsman, taking time off to work as an entertainer in a holiday camp on the Isle of Wight. Combining his day job with local amateur theatre for several years, he was eventually offered a full-time acting contract by repertory theatre producer Nita Valerie ...
13. Susan Hanson
Actress | Coronation Street
Susan studied acting at the Webber Douglas School of Dramatic Art and worked as a singer and dancer before going into rep at Edinburgh, Newcastle, Bristol Old Vic and the Mermaid Theatre in London. Susan appeared in the film, Having a Wild Weekend (1965), and acted on television in such programmes ...
15. Eileen Baker
Eileen Baker was born on June 11, 1947 in Preston, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Wombling Free (1978). She was married to Kenny Baker. She died on September 23, 1993 in Preston.
22. Fanny Rowe
Actress | The Mulberry Accelerator
Fanny Rowe was born on June 26, 1913 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Mabel Frances Rowe. She was an actress, known for The Mulberry Accelerator (1955), The Forsyte Saga (1967) and Lady Caroline Lamb (1972). She was married to Clive Morton. She died on July 31, 1988 in London, England.
27. David Knowles
David Knowles was a professional mountaineer and guide. It was part of the Glencoe Mountain Rescue team in Glencoe, Scotland. He was born in Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, England, on July 20, 1947. His mother came from Lancashire farming stock, and his father, a Yorkshireman, was a riding ...
Director | Understanding Astronism
Founder of Astronism, autodidactic philosopher, theologian, author and creator of the Jesse Millette character and franchise, Cometan was born Brandon Taylor in Preston in the county of Lancashire in England, United Kingdom to hair salon owner Louise Counsell (née Warbrick) and business owner Sean ...
29. Eric Tomlinson
Music Department | Star Wars
Eric Arthur Tomlinson was born in Preston, Lancashire, on 8 January 1931. Whilst working as an aeronautical engineer for Fairey Aviation Company, he became interested in recording sound and music. After working on jazz albums with the likes of John Dankworth, he moved to film music, recording the ...
Writer | Clancy of the Mounted
Robert W. Service was born on January 16, 1874 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Robert William Service. He was a writer and actor, known for Clancy of the Mounted (1933), The Roughneck (1924) and The Trail of '98 (1928). He was married to Bourgoin, Germain. He died on September 11, 1958 in ...
37. Connie Merigold
Actress | Tom Grattan's War
Connie Merigold was born on September 22, 1927 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Constance Elizabeth Merigold. She was an actress, known for Tom Grattan's War (1968), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Coronation Street (1960). She died on March 6, 2004 in Preston.
38. Bill Beaumont
Self | A Question of Sport
Something of a Rugby legend, Bill captained England 21 times in the early 1980s, before injury forced his retirement in 1982. He won 34 caps for England between 1975 and 1982. He was an inspriring captain, leading the North of England to victory over the New Zealand All Blacks in 1979, and leading ...
39. Eddie Calvert
Actor | Beyond Mombasa
Eddie Calvert was born on March 15, 1922 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Albert Edward Calvert. He is known for his work on Beyond Mombasa (1956), The Girl Hunters (1963) and John and Julie (1955). He was married to Josephine Gilbert. He died on August 7, 1978 in Salisbury, Rhodesia.
46. Edmund Elton
Actor | Romeo and Juliet
Edmund Elton was born on February 5, 1870 in Preston, Lancashire, England as Edmund James Elton. He was an actor, known for Romeo and Juliet (1916), The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1919) and Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940). He was married to Bertha Boardman. He died on January 4, 1952 in Los Angeles...
50. Tom Finney
Self | Quiz Ball
Sir Thomas "Tom" Finney, CBE was an English footballer, famous for his loyalty to his hometown club, Preston North End F.C., for whom he made 569 first-class appearances, as well as for his performances for the England National Football Team.
Finney was born at his family home in Preston, Lancashire...