Birth Place Matching "Beckenham, Kent, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


27 names.


1. Simon Ward

Actor | Young Winston

The son of a car dealer, the British actor Simon Ward was born in London, England, in 1941, and educated there at Alleyn's School, the home of the National Youth Theatre, which he joined at age 13 and stayed with for eight years. After attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked in ...

2. John Bennett

Actor | Watership Down

The lean, rather emaciated-looking John Bennett studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After years in repertory theatre, he made his feature debut in 1960, and, thereafter, appeared regularly on British screens. He was prone to perform in diverse ethnic guises, often ...

3. Maurice Denham

Actor | The Day of the Jackal

Born in Beckenham, Kent, English character actor Maurice Denham first came to public notice in the 1940s on radio, appearing on many of the most popular comedy series of the day in a variety of characters. His debut in films came in 1947 with The Smugglers (1947). His talents came to the forefront ...

4. Peter Frampton

Soundtrack | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Peter Frampton was born on April 22, 1950 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He has been married to Tina Elfers since January 13, 1996. They have one child. He was previously married to Barbara Gold and Mary Lovett.

5. James Cossins

Actor | The Man with the Golden Gun

The role which best epitomised James Cossins was the fussy, repressed Brown in Villain (1971). He began movie acting in the mid '60s and featured in such films as Richard Lester's How I Won the War (1967), Hammer's The Lost Continent (1968), the Jack Wild vehicle Melody (1971) and the ...

6. Bob Monkhouse

Writer | Dentist in the Chair

One of British TV's most popular performers with a career that spanned over four decades, funny-man Bob Monkhouse started off as a radio broadcaster (1947) and stand-up comic. He earned success early on as a gag writer, partnering with Denis Goodwin.

In 1953, the duo won their own TV show called ...

7. Raymond Adamson

Actor | The Orchard End Murder

Raymond Adamson was born on July 7, 1920 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Raymond John Adamson. He was an actor, known for The Orchard End Murder (1981), The Avengers (1961) and The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970). He died in March 2002 in Kent.

8. Brian McDermott

Actor | Payroll

Brian McDermott was born on July 23, 1934 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He was an actor, known for I Promised to Pay (1961), The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1959) and Starr and Company (1958). He died on November 5, 2003 in St John's Wood, London, England.

9. Nick Heyward

Soundtrack | Sixteen Candles

Nick Heyward was born in Beckenham, Kent, on May 20th 1961. On leaving Kelsey Park School in 1977, he went to work as a commercial artist, but he had dreams of becoming a pop star. "I got into music because my girlfriend chucked me and because of Paul McCartney's beard when he sung in 'Let It Be',"...

10. Alison Prince

Writer | Jackanory

Alison Prince was born on March 26, 1931 in Beckenham, Kent, England. She was a writer and actress, known for Jackanory (1965), How's Business (1991) and Trumpton (1967). She was married to Goronwy Parry. She died on October 12, 2019 in Arran, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

11. Betty E. Box

Soundtrack | Benji

British producer Betty Box started out as a commercial artist. Her brother Sydney Box was a documentary filmmaker, and during World War II he asked Betty to join him at Verity Films. She took to it like a fish to water, and by the time the war ended she was in charge of almost a dozen documentary ...

12. Sydney Box

Producer | The Seventh Veil

Sydney Box was born on April 29, 1907 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He was a producer and writer, known for The Seventh Veil (1945), Lost Daughter (1949) and Holiday Camp (1947). He was married to Muriel Box. He died on May 25, 1983 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

13. Django Bates

Composer | Shakespeare's Globe: Titus Andronicus

Django Bates was born on October 2, 1960 in Beckenham, Kent [now London], England. He is known for his work on Shakespeare's Globe: Titus Andronicus (2015), Beautiful People (1999) and You Can Run... (2005).

14. Darryn Welch

Producer | The Divide

Darryn Welch was born on May 22, 1979 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He is a producer, known for The Divide (2011), Goal! The Dream Begins (2005) and Wish You Were Here (2005).

15. Robin Grantham

Make Up Department | Never Say Never Again

Robin Grantham was born in March 1942 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He is known for his work on Never Say Never Again (1983), An American Werewolf in London (1981) and The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982).

16. Stephen Jenn

Actor | Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story

Stephen Jenn was born on March 30, 1950 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Stephen Alfred Jenn. He was an actor, known for Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (1987), Oktober (1998) and Goodbye Mr. Chips (1984). He died on February 26, 2012 in London, England.

17. Stephen Dade

Cinematographer | Zulu

In films from 1927 as camera assistant. Director of photography from the early 40's, noted for his deft handling of Technicolor adventure films and epics.

18. Sheila Hodgson

Writer | Mrs Thursday

Sheila Hodgson was born on December 22, 1921 in Beckenham, Kent, England. She is known for her work on Mrs Thursday (1966), Our Miss Pemberton (1957) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to David Middleton. She died on December 25, 2001 in South Newton, Wiltshire, England.

19. Carey Blyton

Music Department | Doctor Who

Also wrote advertising jingles and chamber operas.

20. Ritchie

Soundtrack | Bingo: O Rei das Manhãs

Ritchie was born on March 6, 1952 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Richard David Court. He is married to Leda Zuccarelli. They have two children.

21. Brian B. Lemon

Actor | The Flying Fifty-Five

Brian B. Lemon was born on December 21, 1888 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Brian Bertie Lemon. He was an actor, known for The Flying Fifty-Five (1924). He died on October 26, 1944 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

22. Claude Maxted

Actor | Taxi for Two

Claude Maxted was born on November 6, 1893 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Claude Brotherton Maxted. He was an actor, known for Taxi for Two (1929) and Paradise (1928). He died in 1964 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England.

23. Steve Jansen

Self | Oil on Canvas

Steve Jansen was born on December 1, 1959 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Stephen Batt.

24. Hugh Bean

Music Department | Gala Performance

Hugh Bean was born on September 22, 1929 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Hugh Cecil Bean. He is known for his work on Gala Performance (1963), Andre Previn's Music Night (1971) and Sunday Night (1965). He was married to Mary Dorothy Harrow. He died on December 26, 2003 in Beckenham.

25. Dorothy Clewes

Writer | The Scarlet Daffodil

Wrote her first book at age 12, and had her first book published at age 15.

26. Lionel Hale

Writer | Money for Speed

Lionel Hale was born on October 26, 1909 in Beckenham, Kent, England as Lionel Ramsay Hale. He was a writer, known for Money for Speed (1933), Theatre Night (1957) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). He was married to Betty Taylor. He died on May 15, 1977 in London, England.

27. Richard Pilbrow

Producer | All You Need Is Love

Richard Pilbrow was born on April 28, 1933 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He is known for his work on All You Need Is Love (1977), Swallows and Amazons (1974) and Our Town (2003). He has been married to Molly Friedel since April 1974. They have one child. He was previously married to Viki Brinton.


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