Birth Place Matching "Cornwall, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The English Patient
The acclaimed Cornish actress Dame Kristin Scott Thomas was born in Redruth, Cornwall, to Deborah (Hurlbatt) and Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas. Her father was a pilot for the British Royal Navy and died in a flying accident in 1964. Her stepfather, Lt. Cdr Simon Idiens, was also a pilot, ...
2. John Nettles
Actor | Midsomer Murders
John Nettles has been a familiar face on British and International television screens for over thirty years.
From his early beginnings in the UK hit comedy The Liver Birds (1969), he became a household name overnight playing the Jersey detective "Jim Bergerac". The series, Bergerac (1981), was a ...
Actor | Poldark
Tristan Sturrock was raised in Cornwall. He has been a leading performer with Kneehigh for over 25 years and has performed all over the world. He is best known for 'Brief Encounter' (Broadway, West End), 'Tristan and Yseult' and 'A Matter of Life and Death' (National Theatre) On Television his work...
11. Nigel Cole
Director | Saving Grace
Nigel Cole was born in 1959 in Launceston, Cornwall, England. He is a director and actor, known for Saving Grace (2000), A Lot Like Love (2005) and Calendar Girls (2003). He has been married to Kate Isitt since January 1, 2000. They have two children. He was previously married to Sally Brampton.
12. Michael Ward
Actor | No Trace
Michael Ward was born George William Everard Yeo on 9th April 1909 in the village of Carmenellis, Cornwall. Being the son of a clergyman, his family moved from parish to parish for most of his early life. He detested this nomadic lifestyle and being an only child. It was not until 1930 when the ...
13. Zelah Clarke
Actress | Jane Eyre
Zelah Clarke was born on November 5, 1953 in Redruth, Cornwall, England as Zelah Caroline Clarke. She is an actress, known for Jane Eyre (1983), Lady Jane (1986) and How Green Was My Valley (1975). She has been married to Francis Ash since 1992. They have one child.
14. Zara Nutley
Actress | Mind Your Language
Zara Nutley was born on August 19, 1924 in Falmouth, Cornwall, England as Zahrah Mary Chassib Jaber. She was an actress, known for Mind Your Language (1977), Jane Eyre (1973) and Tales of the Unexpected (1979). She died on October 9, 2016 in Uckfield, East Sussex, England.
17. Stanley Johnson
Writer | The Commissioner
Stanley Johnson was born on August 18, 1940 in Penzance, Cornwall, England as Stanley Patrick Johnson. He is a writer, known for The Commissioner (1998), Celebrity Gogglebox (2019) and I'm a Celebrity... Surviving the Jungle (2019). He has been married to Jennifer Kidd since 1981. They have two ...
19. Anna Palk
Actress | The Earth Dies Screaming
Anna was educated at Rise Hall Convent in Yorkshire and trained as an actress at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. She followed this with rep at Bristol, Leatherhead and Leeds before embarking on a successful film and television career. Her stage appearances included productions of '...
Assistant Director | The Pale Horse
With over twenty years' experience in film and television, Patrick is calm, unflappable and great with cast and crew alike. From period drama to comedy, his knowledge and skills as 1st AD are extensive. Patrick is also an expert with Movie Magic scheduling. Based in London, he is available for work...
22. Robert Duncan
Actor | Drop the Dead Donkey
Robert Duncan was born on July 27, 1952 in Cornwall, England, UK. He trained to be a journalist, and worked for the Cornish Reporter. He made his television debut starring alongside the late Nyree Dawn Porter, and Ian Hendry in the ITV daytime drama For Maddie with Love. He went on to guest star in...
24. Georgina Cookson
Actress | Catacombs
Lean, aristocratic-looking British character actress,on stage from the 1940's. She was noted on Broadway for her performance (and for bringing the house down with her tango on opening night) as Lady India in Jean Anouilh's 'Ring Around the Moon' (1950-51). On television, her aquiline features and ...
25. Michael Craze
Actor | Doctor Who
Michael Craze was born on 29 November 1942 in Cornwall and got into acting quite by chance as, at the age of twelve, he discovered through Boy Scout Gang Shows that he had a perfect boy soprano voice. This led him to win parts in "The King and I" and "Plain and Fancy", both at Drury Lane, and "Damn...
27. William Golding
Writer | Lord of the Flies
William Golding was born on September 19, 1911 in St Columb Minor, Cornwall, England as William Gerald Golding. He was a writer, known for Lord of the Flies (1990), Lord of the Flies (1963) and The Spire. He was married to Ann Brookfield. He died on June 19, 1993 in Perranarworthal, Cornwall.
30. Calvin A. Dean
Actor | Tormented
Born on May 21, 1985 in Cornwall, England, Calvin attended Fowey Community College. By the age of 12 Calvin was appearing in school productions and amateur theatre. At the age of 16, Calvin joined the National Youth Theatre and subsequently trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Arthur Gould-Porter was born on January 4, 1905 in Penzance, Cornwall, England. He was an actor, known for Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), Torn Curtain (1966) and The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950). He died on January 2, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Writer | Rosamunde Pilcher
Rosamunde Pilcher was born on September 22, 1924 in Lelant, Cornwall, England as Rosamunde Scott. She is known for her work on Rosamunde Pilcher (1993), Another View (1995) and Der rote Vogel (1993). She was married to Graham Pilcher. She died on February 6, 2019 in Scotland.
Writer | John and Julie
William Fairchild was born on January 6, 1918 in Boscastle, Cornwall, England. He was a writer and director, known for John and Julie (1955), Star! (1968) and The Extra Day (1956). He was married to Isabel Dean. He died on May 9, 2000 in London, England.
40. Duncan Gibbins
Director | Eve of Destruction
Duncan Gibbins died in the massive wildfires that plagued the Southern California region in 1993 because of hazardous and dry conditions. Mr. Gibbins at first got out safely, but he went back to the area where he was living because he was trying to rescue his cat, and perished. The cat was found ...
Actor | Peruchazhi
Sean James Sutton is an English actor working extensively around the world in cinema. His first acting roles on film were in commercials before moving on to films and television serials. He left England after university and since 2011 he has lived in Italy. Always on the go, Sean has appeared on ...
49. Jaala Pickering
Actress | The Humdrummer
Jaala was born in a small town in Cornwall, England to creative parents. Her father being a successful musician, she always had a love for the arts. She became a dancer at a young age and performed with several companies, but gave this up to go to film school at the age of 19.
After graduating Jaala...
50. June Tobin
Actress | The Scarlet and the Black
June Tobin was born on June 6, 1926 in Camelford, Cornwall, England as Mary Pamela June Tobin. She was an actress, known for The Scarlet and the Black (1965), Testament of Youth (1979) and Festival (1963). She was married to Peter Luke. She died on October 16, 2015 in Guadiaro, Cadiz, Andalucia, ...