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


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1. Gabriella Wilde

Actress | The Three Musketeers

Gabriella Wilde was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. She is descended from the aristocratic Gough-Calthorpe family. Her mother, Vanessa Mary Teresa (Hubbard), is the former wife of socialite Sir Dai Llewellyn, 4th Baronet. Her father, businessman John Austen Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, is a...

2. Colin Firth

Actor | A Single Man

Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's...

3. Martin Freeman

Actor | Black Panther

Martin Freeman is an English actor, known for portraying Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office (2001), Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock (2010) and Lester Nygaard in the dark ...

4. Elizabeth Hurley

Actress | Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Elizabeth Jane Hurley was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, to Angela Mary (Titt), a teacher, and Roy Leonard Hurley, an army major. Wanting to be a dancer, Hurley went to ballet boarding school at 12, but soon returned home. When it came time to go to college, Hurley won a scholarship to the London ...

5. Raquel Cassidy

Actress | Downton Abbey

Raquel Cassidy was born on January 22, 1968 in Fleet, Hampshire, England as Raquel Josephine Cassidy. She is an actress, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Teachers (2001) and Lead Balloon (2006).

6. Laura Carmichael

Actress | Downton Abbey

Laura Carmichael was born on July 16, 1986 in Southampton, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) and Madame Bovary (2014).

7. Frances Fisher

Actress | Titanic

Frances Fisher began by apprenticing at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. She spent 14 years based in New York City, playing leads in over 30 productions of plays by such noted writers as John Arden, Noël Coward, Emily Mann, Joe Orton, Sam Shepard, William Shakespeare, Jean-Claude van ...

8. Peter Sellers

Actor | Being There

Often credited as the greatest comedian of all time, Peter Sellers was born Richard Henry Sellers to a well-off acting family in 1925 in Southsea, a suburb of Portsmouth. He was the son of Agnes Doreen "Peg" (Marks) and William "Bill" Sellers. His parents worked in an acting company run by his ...

9. Tamsin Egerton

Actress | Grimsby

Egerton attended Ditcham Park School near Petersfield in Hampshire, where she says she was bullied. She also states she truanted, preferring to go to modeling shoots. After finishing school at 16 with nine A-grade GCSEs, Egerton decided to pursue acting rather than going to university. She had a ...

10. David Oakes

Actor | The Borgias

David Oakes is a British actor who trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and graduated in 2007. He is represented by Conway Van Gelder Grant Inc.

Before training professionally as an actor he studied at Manchester University where he received a first class degree in English and Drama. David ...

11. Robbie Kay

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Robbie Kay was born on September 13, 1995 in Lymington, Hampshire, England. He is an actor, known for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), Fugitive Pieces (2007) and Once Upon a Time (2011).

12. Richard Dawson

Actor | The Running Man

Richard Dawson was born Colin Lionel Emm on November 20, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. When he was 14, he joined the Merchant Marines and served for three years. During that time, he made money boxing. He had to lie about his age and remain tough so the older guys would not hassle him. In ...

13. James Bobin

Writer | Muppets Most Wanted

James Bobin was born in 1972 in Hampshire, England. He is a writer and director, known for Muppets Most Wanted (2014), The Muppets (2011) and Flight of the Conchords (2007).

14. Clive Russell

Actor | The Wolfman

Clive Russell was born in England but raised in Fife, Scotland, UK from 3 months old. He originally trained as a teacher, but when his drama lecturer resigned and took over a theatre in the provincial town of Bolton, Lancashire, Russell joined him. Russell has been working solely in film and ...

15. Helen George

Actress | The Three Musketeers

Helen George was born on June 19, 1984 in Winchester, Hampshire, England as Helen Elizabeth George. She is an actress, known for The Three Musketeers (2011), Call the Midwife (2012) and The Monster (2015). She was previously married to Oliver Boot.

16. Ian McNeice

Actor | Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Ian McNeice went to Taunton School in Somerset and then had two years at the Salisbury Playhouse as an Acting A.S.M. before going to L.A.M.D.A. 1971-74. The next few years were spent in theatre, including four years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, ending with "Nicholas Nickleby" on Broadway. ...

17. Juliet Aubrey

Actress | The Infiltrator

Juliet Aubrey is a BAFTA-award-winning actress of English and Welsh origin. She has starred in numerous critically acclaimed productions for film (The Infiltrator (2016), playing the female lead opposite Bryan Cranston), theatre ("Ivanov" at The National Theatre, London), and television (Middlemarch...

18. Ken Russell

Director | The Devils

Ken Russell tried several professions before choosing to become a film director; he was a still photographer and a dancer and he even served in the Army, but film was his destiny. He began by making several short films which paved the way for his brilliant television films of the 1960s that are ...

19. Benny Hill

Writer | The Benny Hill Show

He was born Alfred Hawthorn Hill. It was his grandfather who introduced him to Burlesque Shows and the theatre from where the young Benny Hill was to draw much of his comic inspiration. After his national service with the army during WW2, Benny came to London, adopted the stage name Benny Hill (in ...

20. Angus Imrie

Actor | The Kid Who Would Be King

Angus Imrie was born on August 2, 1994 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England as Angus William Jake Imrie. He is an actor, known for The Kid Who Would Be King (2019), Kingdom (2007) and Father Brown (2013).

21. Amanda Holden

Actress | Wild at Heart

Amanda Holden was born on February 16, 1971 in Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire, England as Amanda Louise Holden. She is an actress, known for Wild at Heart (2006), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004) and Jonathan Creek (1997). She has been married to Chris Hughes since December 10, 2008. They have three ...

22. Nicholas Lyndhurst

Actor | Only Fools and Horses....

Nicholas Lyndhurst was born on April 20, 1961 in Emsworth, Hampshire, England as Nicholas Simon Lyndhurst. He is an actor, known for Only Fools and Horses (1981), Goodnight Sweetheart (1993) and Rock & Chips (2010). He has been married to Lucy Smith since September 1, 1999. They have one child.

23. George Costigan

Actor | The Beiderbecke Connection

George Costigan is an English actor. Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Costigan grew up in Salford, Lancashire. After attending St Augustine's C of E Primary School on Bolton Road in Pendlebury, he went to Wardley Grammar School on Mardale Avenue in Wardley near Swinton.

Costigan has been on television...

24. Judi Bowker

Actress | Clash of the Titans

Judi Bowker was born on April 6, 1954 in Shawford, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Clash of the Titans (1981), Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972) and Count Dracula (1977). She has been married to Harry Meacher since 1979.

25. Bryony Hannah

Actress | Jupiter Ascending

Bryony Hannah was born in 1984 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Jupiter Ascending (2015), Call the Midwife (2012) and Cemetery Junction (2010).

26. Lucy Pinder

Actress | Strippers vs Werewolves

Counted amongst the sexiest women in the glamour world, English model Lucy Pinder has graced the covers of some of the hottest British publications such as 'FHM,' 'Nuts,' 'Loaded,' and the 'Daily Star.' She had already been modeling for a few years when she first decided to go for topless ...

27. James Lance

Actor | Marie Antoinette

James Lance was born on September 29, 1975 in Southampton, Hampshire, England as James Frederick Grenville Lance. He is an actor and writer, known for Marie Antoinette (2006), Bronson (2008) and The Last Enemy (2008). He has been married to Kate Quilton since 2016.

28. Holly Aird

Actress | Waking the Dead

Holly Aird was born in Aldershot, Hampshire on the 18th May, 1969. She showed a huge interest in ballet so she started to attend a local dance school. At the age of nine, young Holly was picked out by a casting director to star in The History of Mr. Polly (1980).

Her first acting appearance went ...

29. Alexa Chung

Actress | Frock Me

Alexa Chung was born on November 5, 1983 in Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Frock Me (2008), Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) and Neo Yokio (2017).

30. Kirsty Dillon

Actress | Locke

Kirsty Dillon was born in 1976 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Locke (2013), Midsomer Murders (1997), as well as her voice acting work on the adventure game Clock Tower 3 (2002).

Kirsty Dillon is a graduate of Glodsmiths', University of London. She has also ...

31. Christopher Cazenove

Actor | A Knight's Tale

Christopher Cazenove was born on December 17, 1943 in Winchester, Hampshire, England as Christopher de Lerisson Cazenove. He was an actor, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Dynasty (1981) and 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990). He was married to Angharad Rees. He died on April 7, 2010 in Lambeth, ...

32. Peter Yates

Director | Krull

Having seen Robbery (1967) and Bullitt (1968), it comes as no surprise that Peter Yates started out as a professional racing car driver and team manager - albeit briefly - before turning his attention to film. The son of a military man, he was educated at Charterhouse School and trained at RADA, ...

33. John Madden

Director | Shakespeare in Love

John Madden was born on April 8, 1949 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. He is a director and producer, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and Miss Sloane (2016).

34. Janet Wright

Actress | The Perfect Storm

Janet Wright was born in 1945 in England and grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was raised in a family of theatre actors. Her siblings are: Anne Wright, John Wright and Susan Wright. Janet had the chance to work with her two sisters, Susan and Anne, in the theater play "Les Belles ...

35. Nicola Duffett

Actress | Family Affairs

Nicola Duffett was born on January 22, 1963 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Nicola T. P. Duffett. She is an actress and producer, known for Family Affairs (1997), Spider (2002) and Howards End (1992).

36. Rhian Rees

Actress | Halloween

Rhian Rees was born on January 8, 1986 in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Halloween (2018).

37. Stephen Marcus

Actor | Walk Like a Panther

Stephen became an actor in 1984 after 3 years of training at Arts Educational Schools in London; he spent the first 6 months of his career touring round London parks and schools in "Robin Hood & The Tree Trick" which was quickly followed by his first film role as Moose in the cult film "My ...

38. Victoria Atkin

Actress | Hollyoaks

Victoria Atkin is a English actress, born December 28th. She's best known for Extinct, Hollyoaks and Assassins Creed. Originally training as a slalom skier, Victoria landed her first major television appearance and Series Regular role, shortly after graduating from The Royal Central School of ...

39. Aubrey Morris

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

He was one of those delightful, typically British, actors with a penchant for playing eccentrics. Early in his career, Jeremy Brett once quaintly introduced Aubrey Morris to Noël Coward as "the finest small-part player in London". Born Aubrey Steinberg of Jewish-Ukrainian ancestry, he was one of ...

40. Crystal Leaity

Writer | Acrylic

Crystal Leaity is an English filmmaker. She is best known for her roles in; ITV's Inspector Lewis, Mr Selfridge, Endeavour and BBC One's BAFTA award winning Poldark.

She has gone on to direct 'Daisy' (2018) and is in post production for her short film 'Acrylic' (2019).

Crystal trained at the Royal ...

41. Natasha Wightman

Actress | V for Vendetta

Natasha Wightman was born in 1970 in Southampton, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for V for Vendetta (2005), Gosford Park (2001) and State of Play (2003). She has been married to George Duffield since 2002.

42. Daniel Bacon

Actor | The BFG

Daniel Bacon is an actor living in Vancouver, Canada. He didn't make the decision to pursue acting until well into his twenties and studied at Gastown Actors Studio in Vancouver, where the likes of Barry Pepper and Molly Parker had taken classes. After that he took classes at The Lyric School of ...

43. Jane Austen

Writer | Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, to the local rector, Rev. George Austen (1731-1805), and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). She was the seventh of eight children. She had one older sister, Cassandra. In 1783 she went to Southampton to be taught by a relative, Mrs. Cawley, but was brought ...

44. Sophiya Haque

Actress | Wanted

Sophia Haque rose to fame as a VJ/host on pop-music channels broadcast by India in the 1990s (via satellite). Her amiable personality and attractive appearance made her a favorite with many viewers, and led to her being offered bit parts in Indian films. A lead role in the low-budget comedy film '...

45. Arthur Brough

Actor | Are You Being Served?

The English actor Arthur Brough, who achieved fame as senior clothing salesman Mr. Grainger on the BBC-TV comedy series Are You Being Served? (1972) in the 1970s, after almost half-a-century on the stage, was born Frederick Arthur Baker on February 26, 1905 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England. After ...

46. Michael Ripper

Actor | Quatermass and the Pit

The British character actor Michael Ripper was born in 1913 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. His father was a speech therapist and encouraged him to participate in diction and public speaking competitions. From this, the young Michael gained an interest in acting and got his first taste of the ...

47. Martin Rayner

Actor | Problem Child

Born on the Isle of Wight, his father left when he was two years old and of an outbreak of polio and all businesses took a turn for the worst. All the hardships Martin Rayner faced took him down the path of acting. He began his career cleaning the brass in a West End theater, where he appeared a ...

48. Joseph May

Actor | Resident Evil

Joseph trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. After graduating he has worked extensively in television, film, theatre, voice overs and video games on both sides of the Atlantic.

He received a Banff World Television Festival/CTV fellowship in 2007 for upcoming writers. He (2009) ...

49. Denise Black

Actress | Queer as Folk

Denise is probably best known as siren hairdresser Denise Osbourne in Coronation Street, a role she played from '92 to '96, with a comeback in '07. Also as Denny's mum in Bad Girls and as Hazel, the mum all gay men wanted in Russell T Davies' Queer as Folk.

Denise was born in Portsmouth. She got her...

50. Arthur English

Actor | Are You Being Served?

One of Britain's great variety comedians Arthur English was known as 'The Prince of the Wide Boys', a cockney 'spiv' character outrageously dressed on stage and wearing a huge kipper tie.

Born in Aldershot, Hants English started his career at an early age appearing in amateur shows but did not ...


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