Birth Place Matching "Stepney, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Eddie Marsan
Actor | Happy-Go-Lucky
Eddie Marsan was born in Stepney, East London, to a lorry driver father and a school employee mother, and raised in Bethnal Green. He served an apprenticeship as a printer before becoming an actor twenty years ago. During this time he has worked with directors such as Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann, ...
Terence Henry Stamp was born and lived in Canal Road, Bow, until German bombers forced his family to move to Plaistow. An icon of the 1960s, he dated the likes of Julie Christie, Brigitte Bardot and Jean Shrimpton. After an extremely successful early career, starring in Modesty Blaise (1966), Poor ...
Actor | Mary Poppins
Matthew Garber was a British child actor. Both of his parents were theatrical actors, but neither was particularly famous.
In 1963, Garbet came to the attention of actor Roy Dotrice (father of Karen Dotrice) who was seeking potential child actors. Roy recommended Garber to the casting department of ...
Actor | Octopussy
Highly acclaimed English actor, playwright, author and director continues to set the benchmark in stunning, intense performances on both stage and screen. Berkoff was born in Stepney, London in August 1937 and received dramatic arts training in both Paris and London and then moved on to performing ...
9. Roy Marsden
Actor | The Sandbaggers
Marsden's credits are numerous and span a half century of widely, and wildly, different genres and character types. Not the least is his portrayal of the mysterious and mystical character John Stockton in the long-running BBC series The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) starring Jeremy Brett. In ...
10. Laila Rouass
Actress | Conan the Barbarian
Laila Rouass was born in London to Moroccan/Indian parents. Laila studied in Britain but decided to drop her studies and travel in India for a few months. A few months turned into six years. Whilst living in Bombay, she worked for MTV, BBC, and TNT. Her step into movies came when she was spotted by...
11. Ann Sears
Actress | The Bridge on the River Kwai
Ann Sears was born on June 1, 1933 in Stepney, London, England. She was an actress, known for The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), The Flying Doctor (1959) and The Brain (1962). She was married to Michael Holden and Ian Mullins. She died on October 21, 1992 in Esher, Surrey, England.
13. Bernard Bresslaw
Actor | Krull
A RADA scholar who was spotted by Laurence Olivier, Bernard Bresslaw got professional security from the "Carry On" films but was typecast (as TV's The Army Game (1957) had done earlier). He was beginning to extend himself through stage work when, in 1993, just before a performance in "The Taming Of...
14. Des O'Connor
Soundtrack | Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show
Des O'Connor was born on January 12, 1932 in Stepney, London, England as Desmond Bernard O'Connor. He has been married to Jodie Brooke Wilson since September 23, 2007. They have one child. He was previously married to Jay Rufer, Gillian Vaughan and Phyllis Gill.
15. Amanda Muggleton
Actress | City Homicide
Amanda is currently one of Australia's most successful and highly sought after actresses in theatre, with appearances in Private Lives, Shirley Valentine, HMS Pinafore, Soulmates, Steaming, The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe, Book Club, Rough Gallop and Master Class (in which she played opera diva...
16. Christine Noonan
Actress | If....
Christine Noonan was born on March 8, 1945 in Stepney, London, England as Christine Elizabeth Wright. She was an actress, known for If.... (1968), Babylon 5 (1994) and Mystery and Imagination (1966). She was married to Lawrence Dennett and Denis Noonan. She died on August 6, 2003 in Hackney, London.
20. Alfie Curtis
Actor | The Elephant Man
Alfie Curtis was born on July 28, 1930 in Stepney, London, England. Alfie began acting on various British television shows in 1973. With his tall (5'10"), burly build, intimidating presence, and rough face (the latter was the result of a terrible childhood accident), Curtis was especially memorable...
21. Lionel Bart
Soundtrack | From Russia with Love
The son of a Jewish Tailor in London's working class East End young Lionel had no formal musical education and never learned musical notation but his music teacher at school declared him to be a genius. He gained a scholarship to St Martin's School of Art at age 16 and started work as a set painter...
24. Ashley Cole
Producer | Dead Man Running
Ashley Cole (born 20 December 1980) is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back for Championship club Derby County. Cole is considered by many critics and fellow professional players as one of the best defenders of his generation, and by some, for the better part of his career, ...
26. Billy Walker
Actor | Up Pompeii
Billy Walker was a British sporting hero - a supremely courageous fighter with film star looks, who became a household name after millions of TV viewers saw him knock out a giant American in less than a minute. Adored by men and women alike, Billy was the biggest box-office attraction in British ...
29. John White
Actor | Tentacoli
John White was born on November 7, 1936 in Stepney, London, England as John Edward White. He was an actor, known for Tentacles (1977), Howards' Way (1985) and The First Churchills (1969). He was married to Julie Stevens. He died on September 28, 1993 in Bristol, England.
31. Bob Raymond
Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo
Bob Raymond was born on January 21, 1904 in Stepney, London, England as Herbert James Roberts. He was an actor, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1964), Softly Softly (1966) and Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969). He died on June 19, 1985 in Brinsworth House, Twickenham, Middlesex, England.
33. Terence Donovan
Director | Yellow Dog
Terence Donovan was born on September 14, 1936 in Stepney, London, England as Terence Daniel Donovan. He was a director and producer, known for Yellow Dog (1973), Early Days (1981) and Robert Palmer: Simply Irresistible (1988). He was married to Diana St. Felix Dare. He died on November 22, 1996 in...
42. Arnold Wesker
Actor | Waking the Dead
Arnold Wesker was born on May 24, 1932 in Stepney, London, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Waking the Dead (2000), The Kitchen (1961) and National Theatre Live: The Kitchen (2011). He was married to Doreen (Dusty) Cecile Bicker. He died on April 12, 2016 in Brighton, East Sussex, ...
49. Maxine Daniels
Actress | Double Cross
Maxine Daniels was born on November 2, 1930 in Stepney, London, England as Gladys Lynch. She was an actress, known for Double Cross (1956), Checkmate (2018) and The Ted Ray Show (1955). She was married to Charlie Daniels. She died on October 20, 2003 in Romford, Essex, England.