Birth Place Matching "Chester, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Daniel Craig
Actor | Casino Royale
One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and No Time to Die (2020).
He was born ...
Actor | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Educated at Leeds University, he trained at RADA then joined Olivier's National Theatre Company at the Old Vic where he spent 7 years. On television he won acclaim as George Orwell in 'Orwell on Jura'. He won his only award - 'Sony Best Actor' for 1986 for 'The Awful Insulation of Rage' on radio
6. Emily Booth
Actress | Doghouse
Emily has appeared extensively in UK television/film for decades, starting young as a presenter on popular video game review show 'Bitz' in 1999. This strong start to a career in presenting led on to landmark shows such as 'The Big Breakfast' before find her home more recently on The Horror Channel...
Actor | The Lady Vanishes
Veddy, veddy British stage and film actor Basil Radford (once dubbed "The Eternal Englishman") would actually become best remembered for his droll work in a couple of US films. Specializing in playing stuffy, mustachioed, well bred gents, he was a delightful presence in light, sophisticated ...
9. Russ Abbot
Actor | Run for Your Wife
Russ Abbot was born on September 16, 1947 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Russell A. Roberts. He is an actor, known for Run for Your Wife (2012), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007). He has been married to Patricia A. Simpson since 1967. They have four children.
10. John Steiner
Actor | Caligola
This tall, blond, thin British character actor portrayed some of the most memorable villains of Italian cinema during the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Cheshire county England in 1941, Steiner got his start in films after school with small parts in British productions. Among them was 'The Persecution ...
11. Hugh Lloyd
Actor | You Rang, M'Lord?
Hugh Lloyd was born on April 22, 1923 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Hugh Lewis Lloyd. He was an actor and writer, known for You Rang, M'Lord? (1988), Doctor Who (1963) and Father Came Too! (1964). He was married to Shän Davies, Carole Wilkinson, Anne Rodgers and José Stewart. He died on July 14,...
14. Malcolm Hebden
Actor | Coronation Street
Malcolm Hebden is an English television and stage actor known for his role as Norris Cole in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
Hebden was born in Chester before his family moved to Burnley, Lancashire, three weeks later. He was educated at West Gate High School and began his career ...
15. Paul Barrett
Actor | Transporter 3
Born in Chester in the north of England, Paul spent his childhood in Iran. His most well known films were all produced by Luc Besson and include "Kiss of the Dragon", "Hitman" and "Transporter 3". He has just recently relocated to Los Angeles after 20 years of living in France. His passion is being...
18. Lisa Downs
Producer | Life After Flash
Born in Chester, Lisa moved to Sydney, Australia at 10 years old where she ultimately completed her BA (Television Production) in the country town of Wagga Wagga. The next few years were spent working coordinating and editing travel documentaries with international documentary company Grainger ...
20. Tim Firth
Writer | Kinky Boots
Tim Firth began writing when he was eighteen on an Arvon Foundation course in Yorkshire, run by Willy Russell and Danny Hiller. After studying at Cambridge for three years, his first professional commissions were "Heartlands" for Chichester, directed by Sam Mendes, and "A Man of Letters" for the ...
21. Michael Owen
Self | Goal II: Living the Dream
Michael Owen is a former England footballer who played for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City. He claimed the Premier League Golden Boot twice and was the last English player to win the Ballon d'Or. Over the course of an impressive career, he won the FA Cup, ...
26. Geoffrey Reed
Actor | The Avengers
Geoffrey Reed was born on November 14, 1921 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Geoffrey Hugh Reed. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), Z Cars (1962) and The File of the Golden Goose (1969). He was married to Joan Francis. He died on September 5, 2008 in Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England.
29. Peter Elliott
Actor | Night of the Demon
Peter Elliott was born on September 21, 1920 in Chester-le-Street, Durham, England as Peter Ernest Elliott. He was an actor, known for Curse of the Demon (1957), The Avengers (1961) and Scoop (1972). He died on February 3, 1975 in Hammersmith, London, England.
31. George Butler
George Butler is a director and producer. He has created acclaimed documentary features as well as giant screen films including Pumping Iron, The Endurance, Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry and Roving Mars. Butler's films have screened at over 30 international film festivals and won honors...
32. Peter Newbrook
Camera Department | Lawrence of Arabia
Peter Newbrook was born on June 29, 1920 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Peter Austin Harley Newbrook. He is known for his work on Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Gonks Go Beat (1964). He died on June 19, 2009 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.
33. Randle Ayrton
Actor | The Manxman
Randle Ayrton born in Chester in 1869. Educated at Geneva University. became a highly well-known performer in classical theatre, making his acting debut at the Old Avenue Theatre in London in 1890, and has been successful in London's West End and in America until the late 1930's. sophisticated ...
34. Dennis Davidson
UK-born Dennis Davidson's first introduction to Public Relations came when he was recruited to the TV-Radio publicity department at the Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC) Group in March 1968. Prior to that he had served as an assistant cinema manager, starting in his home town of Chester.
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
Fletcher Lightfoot was born on October 14, 1883 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Marcus Fletcher Rhodes Lightfoot. He was an actor, known for Quatermass and the Pit (1958), The Accursed (1957) and Quatermass II (1955). He died on February 24, 1969 in Hampstead, London, England.
42. Hammy Havoc
Music Department | Tomorrow May Never Come
Hammy Havoc is a British songwriter/musician/producer and sole member of The Orion Correlation. Outside of music, Hammy has a keen interest in programming, video production and journalism.
Hammy has also appeared in Sherlock Holmes, Coronation Street (1960), Brookside (1982) and Children's Ward (...
47. Graham Roberts
Camera Department | The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Graham Roberts was born on October 10, 1929 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is known for his work on The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1988), Lizzie Dripping (1973) and Adam Smith (1972). He was married to Yvonne Robert and Kate Matheson. He died on October 28, 2004 in York, Yorkshire, ...
49. Helen Modern
Actress | Wire in the Blood
Helen Modern was born and raised in North Wales until moving to the North West of England at the age of 11. As well as attending mainstream school, Helen attended The Players Drama School. She performed in various musical theatre productions during her time there, but was specifically remembered ...