Birth Place Matching "Forest Gate, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | 12 Years a Slave
English actor, writer and director Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for playing Okwe in Dirty Pretty Things...
Actress | Peeping Tom
Shirley Anne Field is one of Britain's most highly respected actresses. She has starred opposite Laurence Olivier, Albert Finney, Steve McQueen, Michael Caine, Daniel Day-Lewis and Ned Beatty in such classic films as The Entertainer, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, The War Lover, Alfie, My ...
3. David Farrar
Actor | The Small Back Room
London-born David Farrar dropped out of school at 14 and became a writer for the Morning Advertiser newspaper; but it wasn't long before he decided to change careers and become an actor. He started out on the stage in 1932, and five years later made his film debut. Appearing at first in low-budget ...
4. Billy Murray
Actor | Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Billy Murray has entertained British Television audiences for over thirty years.
He is perhaps best known for his role as DS Don Beech in ITV series The Bill (1984), and has also appeared in EastEnders (1985) as the crime boss "Johnnie Allen".
His on-screen presence is very much underrated and thanks...
6. Plan B
Soundtrack | Harry Brown
Born Ben Paul Ballance Drew, Drew was born into a world where he was bought up by music and film, inspiring his art now. Growing up in the Circle Estate, Forest Gate, he meet Ed Skerin at a youth club who introduced him into rap. He has since released three studio albums, various mix-tapes, acted ...
Actor | Please Sir!
Malcolm McFee, an English actor born in the mid-1940s, was best known for his role as "Peter Craven" in the hit TV series Please Sir! (1968) and The Fenn Street Gang (1971). Inspired by the 1967 movie To Sir, with Love (1967), Please Sir! (1968) - which debuted in 1968 - was itself the inspiration ...
9. Peter Byrne
Actor | Dixon of Dock Green
Peter Byrne was born on January 29, 1928 in Forest Gate, London, England as Peter James Byrne. He was an actor, known for Dixon of Dock Green (1955), Bread (1986) and Frenchman's Farm (1987). He was married to Renée Goldschmidt and Vera Dalgleish. He died on May 14, 2018 in the UK.
10. Iris Sadler
Actress | Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter
Iris Sadler was born on March 22, 1908 in Forest Gate, London, England as Iris Maud Sadler. She was an actress, known for Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter (1968), Little Dorrit (1987) and Mind Your Language (1977). She died on January 12, 1991 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.
11. Serena Lorien
Actress | House of Manson
London-born actress Serena Lorien's acting career started at an early age when she booked her first UK commercial at the tender age of 6. It was also from this tender age that Serena was attending the prestigious British Arts Academy Italia Conti. This world-renowned academy was also attended by ...
16. Temple Bell
Actress | A Romance of Mayfair
Temple Bell was born on September 12, 1902 in Forest Gate, London, England as Caroline Emily Abrahams. She was an actress, known for A Romance of Mayfair (1925), God's Good Man (1919) and The Amazing Partnership (1921). She died on September 5, 2001 in Kensington, London.