Birth Place Matching "York, Yorkshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Judi Dench
Actress | Skyfall
Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...
Actor | The World's End
David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001). He is married to Rosanna Bradley.
3. John Barry
Music Department | Dances with Wolves
John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...
Actor | Dracula: Prince of Darkness
Francis Matthews was born on September 2, 1927 in Holgate, York, Yorkshire, England as Francis Joseph Matthews. He was an actor, known for Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), My Friend Charles (1956) and The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958). He was married to Angela Browne. He died on June 14, 2014 ...
Actress | Love Actually
Of the many satellites that have orbited the eleven (to date) incarnations of 'the Doctor' between 1963 and the present, one of the brightest was Caroline John. Not only was she the most beautiful of the companions, but also stood out for her resourcefulness and intelligence. Having submitted a ...
Actress | Fanged Up
London based actress, model and social media influencer with over 2.5 million followers.
Amber has starred in several feature films (Fanged Up, Dangerous Game, Double Date), short films, television shows and music videos (Krept & Konan, Joe Grind).
Graduated from University College London with a BSc ...
8. Ian Kelsey
Actor | Doctors
Ian Kelsey was born to parents Julie (a window dresser) and John (a printer). He also has an older brother called David. He trained at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre York and graduated at The Guildford School of Music and Theatre. He divides his time between his London home and where Casualty is ...
12. Rex Graham
Actor | Wicked Women
Rex Graham was born in 1924 in York, Yorkshire, England as Rex Graham Langstaff. He was an actor, known for Wicked Women (1970), The Man in Room 17 (1965) and The Days of Vengeance (1960). He was married to Barbara Mitchell. He died in 1991 in Rosskeen, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland.
13. James Moran
Writer | Severance
James Moran was born in 1972 in York, Yorkshire, England. He is a writer and director, known for Severance, Cockneys Vs Zombies, Tower Block, and TV episodes of Doctor Who, Torchwood, Spooks, Primeval, Spooks Code 9, Crusoe, The Sparticle Mystery, Crossing Lines, and Eve.
He also wrote and ...
17. Rob Yeomans
Born in York, England in 1988, Rob developed a keen interest in film at a young age and Directed his first short film at the age of seventeen. Rob studied Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University, achieving a 2:1 grade. Since graduating in 2009 Rob has produced three short films and...
18. Luke Adamson
Actor | Raven
Luke made his stage debut in 1998 as 'Whizz Kid' in the York Theatre Royal pantomime Beauty and the Beast. He then appeared in a number of other stage productions before making his television debut in "Raven" in 2002. His television drama debut came as 'Keith Gledhill' in "Heartbeat". He is ...
20. Poppy Lane
Actress | Soldier and Me
Poppy's acting work was only a sideline to her real job as a nurse, and she enjoyed juggling the two. She retired from nursing in 1993, and continued with her acting roles until ill health forced her to cut down.
She was born and bred in York, and loved her home city dearly.
Her last role was in "...
21. Pamela Barnard
Actress | Sherlock Holmes
Pamela Barnard was born on October 5, 1918 in York, Yorkshire, England as Pamela Mary Barnard. She was an actress, known for Sherlock Holmes (1951), The Three Hostages (1952) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to Hugh Munro. She died on March 11, 1978 in Brompton Hospital, Chelsea...
Actor | The Taming of the Shrew
Geoffrey Wardwell was born on July 30, 1900 in York, Yorkshire, England as George Riselay Wardwell. He was an actor, known for The Taming of the Shrew (1929), Crimes at the Dark House (1940) and What Happened Then? (1934). He died on August 9, 1955 in St. Pancras, London, England.
23. Miriam Adams
Actress | The Square
Miriam Adams was born on October 29, 1907 in York, Yorkshire, England as Miriam Audrey Adams. She was an actress and writer, known for The Square (1957), The Golden Toy (1954) and The Unquiet Spirit (1939). She was married to Douglas Muir. She died on November 12, 1987 in Chudleigh, Devon, England.
25. Lydia Waters
Actress | Hollyoaks
Lydia Ellen Waters was born in York. Her first major role was that of Holly Cunningham in the UK soap opera Hollyoaks. Lydia was one of 54 candidates up for the role of Holly and she had to attend several auditions at the shows studios in Liverpool. She secured the role and began filming in April ...
29. John Fryatt
John Fryatt was born on July 7, 1927 in York, Yorkshire, England as John James Fryatt. He was an actor and writer, known for Together Again: A Tribute to Kenneth Sandford, John Reed, and Thomas Round (2000), Patience (1982) and The Marriage of Figaro (1974). He died on January 7, 2011 in Brighton, ...
30. James Hepworth
James was born in York, UK to parents Mark and Liz. He attended Clifton Preparatory School until the age of 8 before moving to St Olave's School. It was at school here that he first developed a love for acting and drama through the influences of some of his teachers. At 13 he began attending St ...
Director | Northern Showground
Derek Burrell-Davis was born on July 8, 1918 in York, Yorkshire, England as Derek Gilbert Burrell-Davis. He was a producer and director, known for Northern Showground (1956), Stars at Blackpool (1953) and Warning to Wantons (1949). He was married to Mary David. He died on December 25, 1994 in ...