Birth Place Matching "Chester, Cheshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Daniel Craig
Actor | Casino Royale
One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and No Time to Die (2020).
He was born ...
3. John Steiner
Actor | Caligola
This tall, blond, thin British character actor portrayed some of the most memorable villains of Italian cinema during the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Cheshire county England in 1941, Steiner got his start in films after school with small parts in British productions. Among them was 'The Persecution ...
Actor | The Lady Vanishes
Though thoroughly British, actor Basil Radford actually began his film career in a couple of US films. Born in Chester, England, he made his stage debut in 1922 and continued to focus on the theatre until director Alfred Hitchcock memorably teamed Radford with actor Naunton Wayne in one of his ...
7. Russ Abbot
Actor | Last of the Summer Wine
Russ Abbot was born on September 16, 1947 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Russell A. Roberts. He is an actor, known for Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Hotel Babylon (2006) and The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007). He has been married to Patricia A. Simpson since 1967. They have four children.
8. Hugh Lloyd
Actor | You Rang, M'Lord?
Hugh Lloyd was born on April 22, 1923 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Hugh Lewis Lloyd. He was an actor and writer, known for You Rang, M'Lord? (1988), Doctor Who (1963) and Father Came Too! (1964). He was married to Shän Davies, Carole Wilkinson, Anne Rodgers and José Stewart. He died on July 14,...
Actor | Coronation Street
Malcolm Hebden is an English television and stage actor known for his role as Norris Cole in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
Hebden was born in Chester before his family moved to Burnley, Lancashire, three weeks later. He was educated at West Gate High School and began his career ...
15. Lisa Downs
Producer | Life After Flash
Born in Chester, Lisa moved to Sydney, Australia at 10 years old where she ultimately completed her BA (Television Production) in the country town of Wagga Wagga. The next few years were spent working coordinating and editing travel documentaries with international documentary company Grainger ...
16. Tim Firth
Writer | All Quiet on the Preston Front
Tim Firth began writing when he was eighteen on an Arvon Foundation course in Yorkshire, run by Willy Russell and Danny Hiller. After studying at Cambridge for three years, his first professional commissions were "Heartlands" for Chichester, directed by Sam Mendes, and "A Man of Letters" for the ...
17. Dennis Davidson
UK-born Dennis Davidson's first introduction to Public Relations came when he was recruited to the TV-Radio publicity department at the Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC) Group in March 1968. Prior to that he had served as an assistant cinema manager, starting in his home town of Chester.
19. Peter Newbrook
Camera Department | Lawrence of Arabia
Peter Newbrook was born on June 29, 1920 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Peter Austin Harley Newbrook. He is known for his work on Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Gonks Go Beat (1964). He died on June 19, 2009 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.
22. Graham Roberts
Actor | A Taste of Honey
Graham Roberts was born on October 10, 1929 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is known for his work on A Taste of Honey (1961), Lizzie Dripping (1973) and The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988). He was married to Yvonne Robert and Kate Matheson. He died on October 28, 2004 in York, ...
23. Kate Henry
Actress | The Fourth Angel
Kate Henry was born in Chester, Wirral on September 9th, 1977, to an English mother and an Irish father.
After studying at The Oldershaw School and Birkehead 6th Form College on The Wirral, Kate decided to train professionally and gained a place on the Acting Studies degree course at The Arden ...
25. Geoffrey Reed
Actor | The Avengers
Geoffrey Reed was born on November 14, 1921 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Geoffrey Hugh Reed. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), Z Cars (1962) and The File of the Golden Goose (1969). He was married to Joan Francis. He died on September 5, 2008 in Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England.
29. Robin Gregory
Sound Department | Outland
Robin Gregory was born in 1936 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Robin Marshall Gregory. He is known for his work on Outland (1981), Blow-Up (1966) and The Wicker Man (1973). He was married to Yingnapa Phichainuj. He died in 2004 in Truro, Cornwall, England.
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
Fletcher Lightfoot was born on October 14, 1883 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Marcus Fletcher Rhodes Lightfoot. He was an actor, known for Quatermass and the Pit (1958), The Accursed (1957) and The Lure of the Atlantic (1929). He died on February 24, 1969 in Hampstead, London, England.
35. Elizabeth Gott
Actress | Jan at the Blue Fox
Elizabeth Gott was born on May 28, 1904 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Elsie Elizabeth Mary Gott. She was an actress, known for Jan at the Blue Fox (1952), The Ghost Goes Gear (1966) and Sixpenny Corner (1955). She was married to James Julian McLaren-Ross. She died on June 26, 1991 in Denville ...
36. Cecil Mannering
Actor | David Copperfield
Cecil Mannering was born on December 28, 1886 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Cecil Mannering Jones. He was an actor and director, known for David Copperfield (1913), The Valley of Fear (1916) and Giddy Golightly (1917). He died in 1974 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England.
37. Randle Ayrton
Actor | The Manxman
Randle Ayrton born in Chester in 1869. Educated at Geneva University. became a highly well-known performer in classical theatre, making his acting debut at the Old Avenue Theatre in London in 1890, and has been successful in London's West End and in America until the late 1930's. sophisticated ...
Actor | Garry Halliday
Nicholas Meredith was born in 1918 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Richard Nicholas Meredith. He was an actor, known for Garry Halliday (1959), On Trial (1960) and Edgar Allan Poe Centenary (1949). He died on October 12, 1963 in Kensington, London, England.
40. Joan Duan
Actress | A Tale of Two Cities
Joan Duan was born on November 21, 1907 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Phyllis Joan Dutton. She was an actress, known for A Tale of Two Cities (1957), Death of a Ghost (1960) and The Golden Spur (1959). She died on August 25, 1983 in Brighton, Sussex, England.
42. Rosanna Eaton
Actress | Journey to the Moon
Born in a bath on Wednesday the 25th of October 1989 in Chester, Rosanna was the first child and only daughter of Janette and Michael Eaton. Her name was in question for a while, whether she should be named Rosanna Joy or Joy Rosanna, but the decision was made after the new parents received a ...
43. Hammy Havoc
Composer | Tomorrow May Never Come
Hammy Havoc is a British songwriter/musician/producer and sole member of The Orion Correlation. Outside of music, Hammy has a keen interest in programming, video production and journalism.
Hammy has also appeared in Sherlock Holmes, Coronation Street (1960), Brookside (1982) and Children's Ward (...
Camera Department | Travellers' Tales
Antony Barrington Brown was born on July 13, 1927 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is known for his work on Travellers' Tales (1956), The Car's the Star (1994) and Timeshift (2002). He was married to Althea Wynne and Pamela Jones. He died on January 24, 2012.