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

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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 ...

2. Adrian Bower

Actor | Teachers

Adrian Bower was born on August 20, 1970 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Teachers (2001), Dirty Filthy Love (2004) and The Last Kingdom (2015).

3. Ronald Pickup

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

4. Julia Ford

Director | Safe

Julia Ford was born on August 7, 1963 in Chester, Cheshire, England. She is an actress and director, known for Safe (2018), Sticks and Stones (2019) and Moving On (2009).

5. Emma Cunniffe

Actress | Poirot

Emma Cunniffe was born on July 3, 1973 in Chester, England. She is an actress, known for Poirot (1989), Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996) and Great Expectations (1999).

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...

7. Raymond Coulthard

Actor | The Muppet Christmas Carol

Raymond Coulthard was born on September 3, 1968 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Raymond Anthony Coulthard. He is an actor, known for The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), The English Patient (1996) and The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001).

8. Basil Radford

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,...

12. Joseph Furnace

Actor | Shameless

Joseph Furnace was born on October 4, 1999 in Chester, England. He is an actor, known for Shameless (2004).

13. Ian Thompson

Actor | The Big Spender

Ian Thompson was born on August 11, 1939 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Big Spender (1965), Poirot (1989) and Kidnapped (1956).

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...

17. Bob Mills

Writer | Christmas Lights

Bob Mills was born on June 30, 1957 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Robert Edward Mills. He is a writer and actor, known for Christmas Lights (2004), Northern Lights (2006) and Stan the Man (2002). He is married to Jan. They have two children.

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 ...

19. Helen Willetts

Self | Stargazing Live

Helen Willetts was born in Chester, England.

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, ...

22. Nigel Wooll

Producer | Willow

Nigel Wooll was born on October 23, 1941 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Edward Nigel Carlisle Wooll. He is an assistant director and producer, known for Willow (1988), Krull (1983) and G.I. Jane (1997).

23. Meryl Hampton

Actress | Life on Mars

Meryl Hampton was born on August 26, 1952 in Chester, Cheshire, England. She is an actress, known for Life on Mars (2006), Casualty 1909 (2009) and Prey (2014).

24. Lee Latchford-Evans

Actor | The Rizen

Lee Latchford-Evans was born on January 28, 1975 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Lee Latchford Evans. He is an actor, known for The Rizen (2017), Ten Dead Men (2008) and Paintball Massacre.

25. Stephen Oliver

Soundtrack | The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

He was the son of Charlotte Hester (Girdlestone), a religious education adviser, and Osborne George Oliver, an electricity board official.

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.

27. Philip Goodhew

Director | Another Life

Philip Goodhew was born in 1960 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is an actor and director, known for Another Life (2001), Paper, Scissors, Stone. (2013) and Intimate Relations (1996).

28. Aidan Chambers

Writer | Été 85

Aidan Chambers was born on December 27, 1934 in Chester-le-Street, Durham, England. He is a writer, known for Summer of 85 (2020) and Ghosts (1981).

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.

30. Geoffrey Morris

Actor | Doctor Who

Geoffrey Morris was born on June 28, 1902 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Edward Geoffrey Ffoulkes-Morris. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Jean's Plan (1946) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). He died on March 1, 1989 in Ealing, London, England.

31. George Butler

Producer | The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

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

Cloud Atlas

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.


35. Adrian Boult

Music Department | Lawrence of Arabia

Adrian Boult was born on April 8, 1889 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He died on February 23, 1983 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

36. Naomi Kamanga

Actress | Brookside

Naomi Kamanga was born in 1986 in Chester, Cheshire, England. She is an actress, known for Brookside (1982).

37. Gary Turner

Actor | Hollyoaks: Let Loose

Gary Turner was born in 1968 in Chester, England. He is an actor, known for Hollyoaks: Let Loose (2005), Carrington (1995) and Run for Your Wife (2012).

38. Marc Parry

Actor | Dementamania

Marc Parry was born on February 8, 1976 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is an actor, known for Dementamania (2013), Coronation Street (1960) and Emmerdale (1972).

39. Fletcher Lightfoot

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.

40. Jeff Green

Writer | Jo Brand Through the Cakehole

Jeff Green was born on February 23, 1964 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Jo Brand Through the Cakehole (1993), Lee Evans: Wired and Wonderful - Live at Wembley (2002) and Greg Fleet: Thai Die (2012).

41. Martin Tyler

Actor | Mike Bassett: England Manager

Martin Tyler was born on September 14, 1945 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is known for his work on Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001), Goal! The Dream Begins (2005) and Hearts & Minds (2009).

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 (...

43. Ricky Walden

Self | World Championship Snooker

Ricky Walden was born on November 11, 1982 in Chester, England. He has been married to Natalie Wilton since May 22, 2014. They have one child.

44. Alex Harvey-Brown

Actor | The Death of Stalin

Alex Harvey-Brown was born on December 19, 1989 in Chester, England as Alexander James Harvey-Brown. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for The Death of Stalin (2017), Under the Stars (2017) and Footprints in the Sand (2014).

46. Leonard Cheshire

Self | This Is Your Life

Leonard Cheshire was born on September 7, 1917 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He died on July 31, 1992 in Suffolk, England.

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 ...

50. Steve Farrell

Actor | Fluffy the English Vampire Slayer

Steve Farrell was born on March 22, 1980 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is an actor, known for Fluffy the English Vampire Slayer (2001).

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