Birth Place Matching "Shropshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Blackthorne's first film role was as Captain Andrew Russell in the Oscar-nominated Bollywood film Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001). He spent six months learning Hindi for the role. He also starred in Mindcrime (2003) and the festival-winning indie feature length film Four Corners of Suburbia...
Actor | Brazil
A true character actor in the best sense of the word, offbeat British thespian Peter Vaughan's hefty frame could appear intimidating or marshmallow benevolent; his beady, hollow eyes menacing or tender; his mere presence menacing or avuncular. Adept at playing both sides of the law, his characters ...
Actress | The Secret of NIMH
A brash character actress who specialized in cinema, television, and theater, Hermione Youlanda Ruby Clinton-Baddeley was born on November 13, 1906 in Broseley, Shropshire. She was the youngest of four sisters - including Angela Baddeley, also an actress - and her half-brother, Very Rev William ...
Actress | A Room with a View
English character actress with a penchant for genteel aristocrats and kindly mothers. The daughter of teachers, she "spent some time selling shoes in Reading" before entering the acting profession. Aged eighteen, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made her debut in repertory ...
Writer | The Isle
Matthew is a director and writer with a mix of British heritage including Irish, English, Scottish and a father born in Germany. He originally trained as an actor and worked professionally for over a decade before becoming a full time director of film and theatre. He created Fizz and Ginger Films, ...
12. Peter Jones
Actor | Chariots of Fire
Actor, playwright and game show panellist, the son of an antiques dealer. Jones was educated at Ellesmere College where he first performed in school plays. At age sixteen he made an unsuccessful stab at acting on the professional stage at the Wolverhampton Grand but was fired after just one ...
16. Stewart Lee
Writer | Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle
Stewart Lee was born on April 5, 1968 in Wellington, Shropshire, England. He is known for his work on Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (2009), This Morning with Richard Not Judy (1998) and Arthur Christmas (2011). He has been married to Bridget Christie since 2006. They have two children.
17. Jonathan Holmes
Actor | Inuyasha - Tenka hadou no ken
Jonathan Holmes was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He is an actor, known for InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Hulk Vs. (2009).
22. Lee Phillips
Producer | Mischief
Lee Phillips is a BAFTA winning documentary filmmaker from the UK. After graduating with a Degree in Art and Design, Lee's first film Beyond the Clouds (1999) gave viewers an extraordinary glimpse into the terrifying world of sky surfing. Profiling the lives of British champions Chris Gauge and Tim ...
23. Lewis Allen
Director | The 20th Century-Fox Hour
Born in England on Christmas Day, 1905, Lewis Allen first came on the show-biz scene when he was appointed executive in charge of West End and Broadway stage productions for famed impresario Gilbert Miller. Allen also co-directed some of the productions (including the celebrated "Victoria Regina" ...
26. Justin Pearson
Stunts | Spectre
Professional Stunt Coordinator and Performer, Justin has stunt doubled many actors in a wide range of productions from Kevin Costner to Sean Bean and Sam Worthington to Christopher Eccleston as well as Stunt Coordinating the action on many television and film productions.
He is a three time SAG ...
28. Hugh Daly
Actor | End of Watch
Born in England, Hugh attended the Hereford College of Art & Design majoring in television production and photography. While in Hereford, Hugh served in the 5th Battalion The Light Infantry, a reserve component of The British Army. Later, Hugh was one of a handful of actors to be accepted at The ...
30. Fred Griffiths
Actor | Carry on Nurse
Fred Griffiths was born on March 8, 1912 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England as Frederick David Griffiths. He was an actor, known for Carry on Nurse (1959), Hell Below Zero (1954) and Armchair Theatre (1956). He was married to Emily Sadler. He died on August 27, 1994 in London, England.
32. John Baddeley
Actor | The Dark Crystal
John Baddeley was born on July 16, 1933 in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England as Edward John Baddeley. He is an actor, known for The Dark Crystal (1982), Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999) and The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau (1965). He has been married to Penny Stephens since 1960.
35. Cy Town
Actor | Moonbase 3
Cy Town (born 1931) is a British television and film actor perhaps best known as a Dalek operator in eight Doctor Who stories from 1973 to 1988.
Born in Shropshire in 1931, after leaving school he worked in the office of an engineering firm and for Staffordshire County Council before doing his ...
36. Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England as Charles Robert Darwin. He was married to Emma Wedgwood. He died on April 19, 1882 in Downe, Kent, England.
39. Paul Jones
Make Up Department | Silent Hill
Paul Jones was born on May 12, 1968 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He is known for his work on Silent Hill (2006), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) and Resident Evil: Retribution (2012). He has been married to Suzanne L. Berger since July 1, 1994. They have two children.
41. Charles Dyer
Actor | The Knack ...and How to Get It
Charles Dyer was born on July 7, 1928 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England as Charles Raymond Dyer. He is an actor and writer, known for The Knack... and How to Get It (1965), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Staircase (1969). He has been married to Fiona Jean Thomson since 1960.
42. Toby Hadoke
Actor | Coronation Street
Raised and educated in or around Ludlow in Shropshire.
Is also a stand-up comedian, and the regular compere at his own award winning XS Malarkey Comedy Club in Manchester. Also plays at The Comedy Store, The Frog and Bucket and many others. He won the very first Les Dawson Award in 2003.
43. Adam Millard
Writer | We're Gonna Play a Game
Adam Millard is an actor, screenwriter, and the author of twenty-two novels, thirteen novellas, several screenplays, and more than two-hundred short stories, which can be found in various collections and anthologies. Probably best known for his post-apocalyptic fiction, Adam also writes fantasy/...
Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels
Dick Heckstall-Smith was born on September 26, 1934 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England as Richard Malden Heckstall-Smith. He was a composer, known for Charlie's Angels (2000), I'm Not a Feminist, but... (1986) and Someone Must Be Trusted (1987). He died on December 17, 2004 in London, England.
47. Helena Grant
Actress | Jungle Goddess
Helena Grant was born on April 25, 1879 in Shropshire, England as Helena Winifred Agatha Burke. She was an actress, known for Jungle Goddess (1948), The Marriage Bargain (1935) and Hoosier Schoolboy (1937). She was married to Lawrence Grant. She died on November 22, 1971 in Los Angeles, California,...
Predominantly known within Formula 1 television broadcasting, where he has become internationally known for his expertise in race strategy and statistical research, hence his nickname.