Birth Place Matching "Wigan, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Kathryn Drysdale

Actress | The Windsors

Kathryn Drysdale is known from playing series lead Louise Brooks for 8 seasons in TV sitcom "Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps" as Taylor in British Feature "St Trinians" and as mixed race heiress Rhoda Swartz in period feature Vanity Fair . She is also well known as "Lizzie" in co ...

2. Greg Ellis

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Greg Ellis is an Emmy Award® nominated actor ('24' ensemble) and Annie Award nominated voice actor with an international career that spans stage, screen, television, voice-over and the recording arts.

On the big screen Greg Ellis is best known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Commander Groves in the ...

3. Roy Kinnear

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...

4. Ben Batt

Actor | Captain America: The First Avenger

Ben Batt was born in 1986 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Scott & Bailey (2011) and The Village (2013).

5. Lucy Gaskell

Actress | Lesbian Vampire Killers

Lucy Gaskell is a British actress. She trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, graduating in 2001. She has appeared in many television dramas including The A Word, Being Human, Misfits and Crossing Lines. Her breakthrough role as Ruby Ferris in BBC One's Cutting It earned her a ...

6. Georgia Taylor

Actress | The Bank Job

Georgia Taylor was born on February 26, 1980 in Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, England as Claire Jackson. She is an actress, known for The Bank Job (2008), Coronation Street (1960) and The History Boys (2006).

7. Kelly Price

Actress | The English Game

Kelly Price was born in Wigan, Lancashire. She joined the National Youth Choir at the age 17 and performed most notably at the Royal Albert Hall in Karl Jenkin's Millennium Mass For Peace. Her love of music and performance led her to London to train in Musical Theatre at Mountview Academy Of ...

8. Jennifer James

Actress | Coronation Street

Jennifer James was born on December 3, 1977 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Jennifer Hill. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Dalziel and Pascoe (1996) and Creeped Out (2017). She has been married to Lee Boardman since May 12, 2001. They have two children.

9. Ken Parry

Actor | Lisztomania

Ken Parry was born on June 20, 1930 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Lisztomania (1975), Lifeforce (1985) and The Taming of the Shrew (1967). He died on December 5, 2007 in London, England.

10. George Formby

Soundtrack | Boots! Boots!

Born George Hoy Booth in Wigan, Lancashire on 26 May 1904, he later took his father's stage name of George Formby. He briefly attended school where he failed to learn to read or write so was removed from formal education and sent to become a stable boy in Middleham, North Yorkshire, where he later ...

11. Limahl

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 ...

12. Davinia Taylor

Actress | Hollyoaks

Davinia Taylor was born on November 11, 1977 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Davinia Murphy. She is an actress, known for Hollyoaks (1995), St George's Day (2012) and Dark Realm (2000). She was previously married to David Gardner.

13. Colin Bean

Actor | Masterpiece Theatre

Colin Bean was born on April 15, 1926 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Masterpiece Classic (1971), The Gnomes of Dulwich (1969) and Dad's Army (1971). He died on June 20, 2009 in Wigan.

14. Craig Cheetham

Actor | Life on Mars

Craig Cheetham was born in 1970 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Life on Mars (2006), This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000) and Shackleton (2002).

15. Marie Ault

Actress | The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

Marie Ault was born on September 2, 1870 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Mary Cragg. She was an actress, known for The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), Fanny Hawthorne (1927) and Major Barbara (1941). She was married to James Alexander Paterson. She died on May 9, 1951 in London, England.

16. Ted Ray

Actor | Meet Me Tonight

Ted Ray was very popular as a radio star in such 1950s shows as Ray's A Laugh. Before WWII, he was well known on stage as a variety artiste and was quite an accomplished violinist - an effective part of his act. Perhaps his personality and style were less suitable for television and he did not ...

17. Kay Burley

Actress | Incendiary

Kay Burley was born on December 17, 1960 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Incendiary (2008), 100 Streets (2016) and Beyond the Pole (2009).

18. Samantha Seager

Actress | The Hello Girls

Samantha Seager was born in 1974 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for The Hello Girls (1996), Doll Factory: The Musical and Waterloo Road (2006).

19. Elizabeth Larner

Actress | Up Pompeii!

Elizabeth Larner was born on October 29, 1932 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Elizabeth Patricia Larner. She is an actress, known for Up Pompeii! (1969), Comedy Playhouse (1961) and Song of Norway (1970). She has been married to Charles D. Calhoun since 1979. She was previously married to Peter ...

20. Jennifer Moss

Actress | Coronation Street

Jennifer Moss was born on January 10, 1945 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Jennifer Victoria Moss. She was an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Sing and Swing (1963) and Magnolia Street (1961). She was married to Stephen Ramsden, Peter Hampson, Adrian Glick, John Neill and Paul Howard. ...

21. Amber Hodgkiss

Actress | Like Father

Amber Hodgkiss was born in Wigan. She attended Bridgewater School, actively showing her passion for drama and acting.

It was 2005 that she landed her first big television role, playing the role of Eleanor Smith in the popular children's drama Grange Hill, which ran for 30 years and has seen the rise...

22. David McIntosh

Actor | Gladiators

David Mcintosh Is a British TV personality, Actor, Model and Fitness Expert. At the age of 16 David fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a Royal Marines Commando known to be the hardest and longest military training in the world. He served in many conflict zones from the Gulf, Iraq, ...

23. John Curless

Actor | Vibrations

John Curless was born on September 16, 1950 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Vibrations (1996), The Winter's Tale (1981) and Richard II (1978). He was previously married to Lisa Eichhorn.

24. Iain Cash

Director | Forever Manchester

Iain Cash was born on September 28, 1979 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Iain Andrew Cash. He is known for his work on Forever Manchester (2018), The Last British Execution (2013) and Death Comes to Us All (2013).

25. Colin Parry

Actor | The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Colin Parry was born in 1977 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006), Coronation Street (1960) and EastEnders (1985).

26. Tony Peers

Actor | L.A. Without a Map

Tony Peers was born in 1947 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for L.A. Without a Map (1998), Funny Bones (1995) and Yesterday's Dreams (1987).

27. Hacker T. Dog

Self | All Over the Place: Asia

Hacker T. Dog was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for All Over the Place: Asia (2017), Saturday Mash-Up (2017) and All Over the Place: Europe Part 2 (2016).

28. Talia Grace

Actress | Thalaivaa

Talia Grace was born on November 15, 1988 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Thalaivaa (2013) and Dateline NBC (1992).

29. Stuart Maconie

Actor | God Help the Girl

Stuart Maconie was a teacher of English and Sociology before becoming a journalist for the music paper the New Musical Express in 1988. Maconie gained particular notoriety as a champion of the burgeoning Manchester music scene which became such a big part of British popular culture during the late ...

30. Robert Lockhart

Composer | Vicious Circles

Robert Lockhart is one of the most prodigiously gifted and versatile composers working in film and television today. His highly polished technique and broad experience enable him to work in an exceptionally wide variety of styles, and Robert is equally at home writing for full orchestra, jazz big ...

31. Frank Randle

Writer | Somewhere in Civvies

Frank Randle was born on January 30, 1901 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Arthur Hughes. He was a writer and actor, known for Somewhere in Civvies (1943), It's a Grand Life (1953) and Somewhere in England (1940). He was married to May Annie Victoria Douglas. He died on July 7, 1957 in Blackpool, ...

32. Casey-Lee Jolleys

Actress | Gruey

Casey-Lee Jolleys was born in 1974 in Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Gruey (1988), Coronation Street (1960) and Being Eileen (2011).

33. Dianne Pilkington

Actress | Les Misérables

Dianne Pilkington was born on June 7, 1975 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Les Misérables (2012), The Weakest Link (2000) and This Morning (1988).

34. Ben Benison

Actor | Play Away

Ben Benison was born on September 6, 1933 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Benjamin Bennison. He was an actor and writer, known for Play Away (1971), Give us a Break (1983) and Men of Affairs (1973). He died on December 4, 2019 in the UK.

35. Lemn Sissay

Actor | The Elevator

Lemn Sissay was born on May 21, 1967 in Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Elevator (2000), Dancing in the Ruins (1997) and Ten Pieces II (2015).

36. Lauren Waterworth

Music Department | Friends and Heroes

Lauren Waterworth was born on June 2, 1989 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is known for her work on Friends and Heroes (2007) and Kelly (1989).

37. Barry Mason

Soundtrack | Killer Elite

Barry Mason was born on July 12, 1935 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as John Barry Mason.

38. Ethyle Batley

Director | His Better Lesson

Ethyle Batley was born on December 3, 1876 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Alice Ethel Murray. She was a director and actress, known for His Better Lesson (1915), The Revolutionist (1914) and The Midnight Wedding (1914). She was married to Ernest G. Batley. She died on April 22, 1917 in Chelsea, ...

39. Brian Finch

Writer | Fallen Hero

Brian Finch was one of Britain's leading TV scriptwriters and notably wrote over 150 episodes of the soap Coronation Street. In 1999 he won critical acclaim for his dramatisation of Michelle Magorian's Goodnight Mister Tom, the wartime story of a crusty widower and a boy evacuee, starring John Thaw.

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40. Ronald Mayer

Actor | Jane Eyre

Ronald Mayer was born on August 23, 1916 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Ronald Warburton Mayer. He was an actor, known for Jane Eyre (1973), The Avengers (1961) and Hotel Imperial (1958). He died on November 22, 1980 in Westminster, London, England.

41. Darren Wilder

Actor | Alone

Darren Atherton (Wilder) was born June 30, 1976. Attended St Thomas More High School, Wigan, UK 1987 - 1992. He began acting at age 16 After leaving school and has appeared in a number of television Advertisements in the UK and Europe. He appeared on Channel Five's Milkshake in 2005 as a special ...

42. Lilias Munro

Make Up Department | Out of the Unknown

Former Bluebell Dancer in the world famous Bluebells Dance Troupe. Joined BBC London Make-Up Department in 1956. Married Scottish comedian Alex Munro and became mother with Alex Jr. and stepmother to Janet, one of Britain's biggest film stars of the 50s and 60s, until her tragic death in 1972. ...

43. Kate Garner

Director | Gabrielle: Dreams

Kate Garner was born on July 9, 1954 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. She is a director and actress, known for Gabrielle: Dreams (1993), Eurythmics: Who's That Girl? (1983) and Let's Have a Party! The Piano Genius of Mrs. Mills (2012).

44. James Topping

Actor | Table d'Hote

James Topping was born on January 22, 1896 in Wigan, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Table d'Hote (1939), Rule Britannia (1939) and The Policeman's Serenade (A Grand Little Opera) (1937). He died on September 13, 1963 in Stoke-by-Clare, Suffolk, England.

45. Ian Gregson

Stunts | Wrongfully Accused

Originally from Wigan, near Manchester, England, Ian Gregson is a Vancouver based actor and musician.

Ian performed the role of "Cyrus Clayton" an amputee ghost in the Emmy Award winning RL Stine's "The Haunting Hour" [Season 4 EP 01] "The Seance". See article in the Vancouver Province newspaper.

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46. Jesmond Murray

Actress | Walking on Sunshine

Jesmond Murray was born in 1943 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Jesmond C Grimes. She is an actress, known for Walking on Sunshine (2014), The Harry Hill Movie (2013) and I'm Still Here (2013). She has been married to Geoffrey M Murray since 1966. They have one child.

47. Angus Fraser

Self | The Ashes

Angus Fraser was born on August 8, 1965 in Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, England as Angus Robert Charles Fraser. He is married to Denise Fraser. They have two children.

48. Eleanor Robson Belmont

Writer | The Case of the Black Parrot

Eleanor Robson Belmont was born on December 13, 1879 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Eleanor Elise Robson. She was a writer and actress, known for The Case of the Black Parrot (1941), In the Next Room (1930) and A Gentleman of France (1905). She was married to August Belmont Jr.. She died on ...

49. James Anderton

Self | Secret Society

James Anderton was born on May 24, 1932 in Wigan, Lancashire, England as Cyril James Anderton.

50. Allan Aldred

Actor | Bonded by Blood

Allan Aldred was born on December 19, 1972 in Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Bonded by Blood (2010).


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