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


43 names.


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 ...

2. David Bradley

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 ...

4. Francis Matthews

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 ...

5. Caroline John

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 ...

6. Keith Drinkel

Actor | Gandhi

Keith Drinkel was born on November 14, 1944 in York, Yorkshire, England as Keith A Drinkel. He is an actor, known for Gandhi (1982), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984).

7. Amber Doig-Thorne

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 ...

9. Lora Moss

Actress | Case Files

Lora Moss was born on May 27, 1984 in York, North Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Case Files (2018), Heart of Chaos and Licentious (2017).

10. Jane Snowden

Actress | Wish Me Luck

Jane Snowden was born on January 31, 1965 in York, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Wish Me Luck (1987), The Frog Prince (1985) and All Passion Spent (1986).

11. Johnny Leeze

Actor | Emmerdale Farm

Johnny Leeze was born on December 31, 1941 in York, Yorkshire, England as John Glen. He is an actor, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Coronation Street (1960) and The League of Gentlemen (1999). He was previously married to Carol.

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 ...

14. Hannah Morrish

Actress | Magpie

Hannah Morrish was born on April 13, 1993 in York, Yorkshire, England as Hannah Kathleen Morrish. She is an actress, known for Magpie (2018), RSC Live: Titus Andronicus (2017) and Call the Midwife (2012).

15. Dustin Gee

Actor | Who Do You Do

Dustin Gee was born on June 24, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as Gerald Harrison. He was an actor, known for Who Do You Do (1972), Rock Follies (1976) and The Laughter Show (1984). He died on January 3, 1986 in Southport, Merseyside, England.

16. James Chalmers

Actor | Kill Ben Lyk

James Chalmers was born in 1974 in York, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Kill Ben Lyk (2018), Vanity Fair (2018) and The Current War (2017).

17. Rob Yeomans

The Hunter's Prayer

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 ...

19. Ray Gatenby

Actor | Play for Today

Ray Gatenby was born on November 15, 1928 in York, Yorkshire, England as Peter Raymond Gatenby. He was an actor, known for Play for Today (1970), Are You Being Served? (1972) and Last of the Summer Wine (1973). He died on November 19, 2004 in York.

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...

22. Geoffrey Wardwell

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.

24. Denis Webb

Actor | Mystery Junction

Denis Webb was born on July 13, 1909 in York, Yorkshire, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Mystery Junction (1951), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). He died in 1973 in Surrey, 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 ...

26. Helen Debroy Summers

Actress | The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

Helen Debroy Summers was born on January 4, 1898 in York, Yorkshire, England as Elizabeth Ellen Somers. She was an actress, known for The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943). She died in 1971 in Hampstead, London, England.

27. Adrian Love

Self | It's a Knockout

Adrian Love was born on August 3, 1944 in York, Yorkshire, England. He died on March 10, 1999 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

28. Babs Gray

Costume Department | 1984

29. John Fryatt

Actor | Together Again: A Tribute to Kenneth Sandford, John Reed, and Thomas Round

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

I, Daniel Blake

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 ...

31. Oliver Waters

Camera Department | Skin Deep

33. Patricia Authbert

Actress | Maigret

Patricia Authbert was born on August 17, 1931 in York, Yorkshire, England. She was an actress, known for Maigret (1959) and Compact (1962). She died on July 22, 2015 in Harrogate, Yorkshire.

34. David Davis

Self | A Week in Politics

David Davis was born on December 21, 1948 in York, Yorkshire, England as David Michael Davis. He has been married to Doreen Margery Cook since July 28, 1973. They have three children.

35. Brittoni Phillips

Actress | Sisterhood of the Red Garter

Brittoni Phillips was born on August 14, 1999 in York, North Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Sisterhood of the Red Garter (2015), Last Tango in Halifax (2012) and Julie or Juliet (2015).

37. Christopher Hill

Self | Friday Night, Saturday Morning

Christopher Hill was born on February 6, 1912 in York, Yorkshire, England as John Edward Christopher Hill. He was married to Bridget Irene Mason and Inez Waugh. He died on February 23, 2003 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.

38. Charlie English

Self | Snowstorm: Britain's Big Freeze

Charlie English was born in 1967 in York, North Yorkshire, England.

39. Derek Burrell-Davis

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 ...

40. Anthony Gilkison

Director | Breakers Ahead

Entered the film industry in Germany, then worked as assistant director and production manager for various British companies.

41. Christopher Hackett

Actor | The Bretts

Christopher Hackett was born on April 10, 1963 in York, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Bretts (1987). He died on March 7, 2010 in London, England.

42. Bobbie Oswald

Actress | Conflict

Bobbie Oswald was born on July 22, 1941 in York, Yorkshire, England as Robina Anne Oswald. She was an actress, known for Conflict (1966), Softly Softly (1966) and Out of the Unknown (1965). She died on March 20, 2000 in Ealing, London, England.

43. Amy Fletcher

Make Up Department | Baby Blues

Amy Fletcher was born on November 8, 1978 in York, Yorkshire, England. She is known for her work on Baby Blues (2002), A Mind of Her Own (2006) and No Angels (2004).


43 names.