Birth Place Matching "Cork, Ireland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Cillian Murphy

Actor | 28 Days Later...

Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law ...

2. Fiona Shaw

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Shaw was already an acknowledged stage actress before she made a name for herself in television and film. It wasn't until the mid 1980s that director Jim Sheridan awarded her a role in his film My Left Foot (1989); the biographical film of Christy Brown, an Irishman confined to a body horribly ...

3. Jack Gleeson

Actor | Game of Thrones

Jack Gleeson was born on May 20, 1992 in Cork, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Batman Begins (2005) and A Shine of Rainbows (2009).

4. John Crowley

Director | Boy A

John Crowley was born on August 19, 1969 in Cork, Ireland. He is a director, known for Boy A (2007), Brooklyn (2015) and Intermission (2003). He is married to Fiona Weir. They have one child.

5. Edward Mulhare

Actor | Knight Rider

Suave Irish-born actor with resonant voice and a commanding presence, who made his theatrical debut in 'The First of Mrs.Fraser' (1942) at the age of 19 at the Cork Opera House. Nine years later, after spells with the Gate Theatre in Dublin and the Liverpool Repertory Company, Mulhare appeared in a ...

6. Graham Norton

Actor | Another Gay Movie

Graham Norton was born on April 4, 1963 in County Cork, Ireland as Graham Walker. He is an actor and writer, known for Another Gay Movie (2006), So Graham Norton (1998) and Father Ted (1995).

7. Dermot Crowley

Actor | Luther

Dermot Crowley was born on March 19, 1947 in Cork, Ireland as Dermot Joseph Crowley. He is an actor and producer, known for Luther (2010), The Death of Stalin (2017) and The Foreigner (2017). He has been married to Suzanne Smith since July 3, 1982.

8. Camilla Power

Actress | Torchwood

Camilla Power was born on the 13th November 1976, in Cork, Ireland, but grew up in Wimbledon and Putney. She is English but is of Irish ancestry. She attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School in Marylebone, and now lives in Battersea.

She is a distant cousin of Irish actor Tyrone Power, and her ...

9. Eileen Walsh

Actress | The Magdalene Sisters

Eileen Walsh was born in 1977 in Cork, Ireland. She is an actress, known for The Magdalene Sisters (2002), Nicholas Nickleby (2002) and Eden (2008). She has been married to Stuart McCaffer since 2003.

10. Edward MacLiam

Actor | Charlie

Edward MacLiam was born in 1976 in Ballyellis, Mallow, County Cork, Ireland as Edward Wilson. He is an actor, known for Charlie (2014), Above Suspicion (2009) and DCI Banks (2010).

11. Kieron Moore

Actor | The Day of the Triffids

With dark good looks and a brawny build, Irish actor Kieron Moore made a name for himself in post-war British films as both heroes and villains. Interestingly, he is better remembered for one of his more earnest failures, that of Count Vronsky opposite Vivien Leigh's Anna Karenina (1948).

Born ...

12. Nora Twomey

Director | The Secret of Kells

Nora Twomey was born on October 31, 1971 in Cork City, Ireland. She is a producer and director, known for The Secret of Kells (2009), The Breadwinner (2017) and From Darkness (2002).

13. Don Wycherley

Actor | Sing Street

Don Wycherley was born on September 15, 1967 in Cork, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for Sing Street (2016), Michael Collins (1996) and Perrier's Bounty (2009).

14. Niall Toibin

Actor | Far and Away

Niall Toibin was born in Cork, Ireland in 1929. Married Judy Kenny (1931-2001) in 1957. Five children and six grand-children. He has had an illustrious acting career spanning over four decades. On October 29 2002 he received the CFT Excellence Award for Best Actor.

15. David Murray

Actor | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

David Murray was born on February 7, 1970 in Cork, Ireland. He is an actor, known for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Batman Begins (2005) and King Arthur (2004).

16. Orla Fitzgerald

Actress | The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Orla Fitzgerald was born in 1978 in Cork, Ireland. She is an actress, known for The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006), Love Is the Drug (2004) and Speed Dating (2007).

17. Anita Sharp-Bolster

Actress | My Name Is Julia Ross

Anita Sharp-Bolster was born on August 28, 1895 in Glenlohane, Kanturk, County Cork, Ireland. She was an actress, known for My Name Is Julia Ross (1945), The Lost Weekend (1945) and Dark Shadows (1966). She died on June 1, 1985 in North Miami, Florida, USA.

18. Creighton Hale

Actor | The Cat and the Canary

Creighton Hale was born on May 24, 1889 in County Cork, Ireland as Patrick Fitzgerald. He was an actor, known for The Cat and the Canary (1927), The Circle (1925) and Riley of the Rainbow Division (1928). He was married to Victoire Lowe and Kathleen Bering. He died on August 9, 1965 in South ...

19. Billy O'Brien

Director | I Am Not a Serial Killer

Billy O'Brien was born in Cork, Ireland. He studied film at Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design (now IADT) and received an MA at The Royal College of Art in London. The Tale of the Rat That Wrote his short film was BAFTA nominated in 2000. Isolation his first feature film premiered in Midnight ...

20. Gavin O'Connor

Actor | Charlie

Gavin is an Irish actor best known for his work as Mackin in the hit drama Taken Down. He also played the critically acclaimed role of Sean Doherty opposite Aidan Gillen in Charlie. He was the Earl Of Shrewsbury alongside Henry Cavill and Jonathan Rhy Meyers in the worldwide hit series The Tudors ...

21. Forrester Harvey

Actor | The Invisible Man

For over 30 years he was a fixture in Hollywood films that were set in England, Ireland or Scotland, His first film appearance was as Jock Gordon in The Lilac Sunbonnet (1922) which told the story of a supposedly innocent young girl who is anything but as an ingenue. Harvey played a man smitten ...

22. Patricia Driscoll

Actress | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Patricia Driscoll was born on December 17, 1927 in Cork, Ireland. She is an actress, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955), Danger Man (1960) and The Other Man (1956).

23. Patrick Fitzgerald

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

Patrick Fitzgerald was born in 1962 in County Cork, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Last of the Mohicans (1992), The Time Guardian (1987) and The Punisher (1989). He has been married to Nora Ingalls since November 6, 2015. They have one child. He was previously married to Madeleine Potter.

24. Joe Lynch

Actor | Thumbelina

Joe Lynch was born on July 16, 1925 in Mallow, County Cork, Ireland as Joseph Laurence Lynch. He was an actor, known for Thumbelina (1994), Glenroe (1983) and Ulysses (1967). He was married to Marie. He died on August 1, 2001 in Alicante, Spain.

25. Tony Scannell

Actor | Flash Gordon

Tony Scannell was born on August 14, 1945 in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Flash Gordon (1980), Waking the Dead (2000) and Evil Never Dies (2014).

26. Danny La Rue

Actor | BBC Play of the Month

Danny La Rue was born on July 26, 1927 in County Cork, Irish Free State as Daniel Patrick Carroll. He was an actor, known for BBC Play of the Month (1965), ITV Play of the Week (1955) and Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On (1986). He died on May 31, 2009 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

27. Gemma Doorly

Writer | Red Rock

Gemma Doorly was born in 1976 in Cork, Ireland. She is an actress and writer, known for Red Rock (2015), Fair City (1989) and The Fireman and the Nurse (2016).

28. Nigel Fitzgerald

Actor | Smash and Grab

Nigel Fitzgerald was born on July 29, 1906 in Charleville, County Cork, Ireland as Nicholas Joseph Fitzgerald. He was an actor, known for Larceny Street (1937), Chance of a Lifetime (1950) and White Hunter (1957). He died on July 2, 1981 in Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand.

29. Bill Murphy

Actor | Ordinary Decent Criminal

Bill is a very much sought after Irish actor and voice over artist and has worked with many of the worlds leading actors. Amongst them,Derek Jacobi ,Oscar winner Kevin Spacey,James Brolin, Corben Bernsen Linda Fiorentio,Ian Glen ,Ralph Brown, Helen Baxindale, Colin Farrell, Lea Thompson and Stevan ...

30. H.A.L. Craig

Writer | The Message

H.A.L. (Harry Craig) was born in County Cork, Ireland in 1921. He, and his identical twin, Dick, grew up in their father's vicarage, Clonlara, by the Shannon River near Limerick, and later attended Trinity College in Dublin. During the 1940s and early 1950s Harry was an editor, with Sean O'Faolain,...

31. Owen McPolin

Cinematographer | Deadly Class

Owen McPolin is from Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland and a member of the Irish Society of Cinematographers. He began his career shooting drama for BBC, ITV and Channel 4 and more recently known for his work on, "Vikings", "Penny Dreadful" and "Into The Badlands".

Recognised for his work with three IFTA ...

32. John Ryan Howard

Actor | Beyond the Woods

A native of Douglas, Cork City, Ireland. Graduated from the 2 year full-time comprehensive training programme in acting at Kinsale College, Co.Cork. John also trained under Hollywood's top acting coach, Margie Haber of Margie Haber Studios, Los Angeles, in Screen Acting. John has performed leading ...

33. Jack Doyle

Actor | McGlusky the Sea Rover

Jack Doyle was born on August 31, 1913 in Queenstown, Ireland as Joseph Alphonsus Doyle. He was an actor, known for Hell's Cargo (1935), Navy Spy (1937) and The Counterfeit Plan (1957). He was married to Movita and Judith Allen. He died on December 13, 1978.

34. Nicole Northridge

Production Designer | Humans

35. Jamie O'Keeffe

American Ultra

Jamie O'Keeffe was born on September 22, 1979 in Cork City, Ireland. He is known for his work on American Ultra (2015), Deepwater Horizon (2016) and August Rush (2007). He has been married to Diana Jackson since February 14, 2008.

36. Harold Smith

Producer | The Doors: Live at the Bowl '68

Harold Smith was born on November 25, 1977 in Macroom, County Cork, Ireland.

37. Emmet Kelly

Actor | Lost Memories

Emmet Kelly is an award winning actor/ writer and director based in Dublin and London. Recently he has picked up Best Actor in a leading role at The Eindhoven Film Festival, The Richard Harris International Film Festival, Dublin International Short Film And Music Festival and The Underground Film ...

38. Michael Collins

Michael Collins was born on October 16, 1890 in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland as Michael John Collins. He died on August 22, 1922 in Beal-na-Blath, County Cork.

39. Jason A. Keane

Sound Department | Outside Kim's

Born and raised in Cork, Ireland. Jason Keane studied science at University College Cork. He worked as a geologist and software engineer before moving to New York to study filmmaking. After graduating from New York Film Academy, he worked as an assistant camera in New York before moving back to ...

40. Emily Nagle

Actress | Home for Christmas

Emily Nagle was born in Cork, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Home for Christmas (2002) and The Last September (1999).

41. Charles Oliver

Actor | The Lady Vanishes

Charles Oliver was born on June 21, 1907 in County Cork, Ireland as Charles Arthur Richardson Oliver. He was an actor, known for The Lady Vanishes (1938), Wings Over Africa (1936) and Midnight at the Wax Museum (1936). He was married to Noel Hood. He died on March 29, 1983 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent,...

42. Roy Keane

Self | Football World Cup

Roy Keane was born on August 10, 1971 in Mayfield, Cork, Ireland as Roy Maurice Keane. He is married to Teresa. They have five children.

43. Danny Stack

Writer | Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?

Specialising in the kids/family genre, Stack has worked as a screenwriter and script reader for companies like Miramax, Working Title, Pathe, UK Film Council and Irish Film Board, among others. He helped set-up the Red Planet Prize with Tony Jordan, designed to seek out new TV writing talent.

With ...

44. Michael Farmer

Actor | Perfect Understanding

Michael Farmer was born on May 9, 1902 in Cork, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Perfect Understanding (1933). He was married to Gloria Swanson. He died in June 1975 in Chester, Cheshire, England.

45. Kate Price

Actress | Quality Street

Kate Price was born on February 13, 1872 in Cork, Ireland as Katherine Duffy. She was an actress and writer, known for Quality Street (1927), Arizona (1918) and Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (1918). She was married to Joseph Price Ludwig (performer). She died on January 4, 1943 in Woodland Hills, ...

46. Mike Lehane

Actor | The Quiet Storm

Mike Lehane was born on February 29, 1984 in Mayfield, Cork, Ireland as Mícheal Mac Seafraídh. He is an actor, known for The Quiet Storm (2004), Hardcore: A Poke Into the Adult Film Orifice (2005) and Tick Tock Lullaby (2007).

47. Helen O'Leary

Actress | Fireflies

Helen O'Leary was born in County Cork, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Fireflies (2004), Water Rats (1996) and Home and Away (1988).

48. Peter Gowen

Actor | Breakfast on Pluto

Peter Gowen was born in County Cork, Ireland. He is an actor, known for Breakfast on Pluto (2005), The Paradise Club (1989) and Ondine (2009).

49. Philip O'Flynn

Actor | Ryan's Daughter

Philip O'Flynn was born on April 27, 1927 in Cork, County Cork, Ireland as Philip Augustine O'Flynn. He was an actor, known for Ryan's Daughter (1970), No Place Like Homicide! (1961) and The Big Gamble (1961). He was married to Angela Newman. He died in December 1999 in Ireland.

50. Nathan Slattery

Actor | Biopsy Shake

Nathan Slattery was born August, 9, 1970 in Crosshaven Cork, Ireland. His father Cornelius Slattery worked as a manager with Ford Ireland and his mother Siobhan worked with Interior Design. Nathan has four siblings including three sisters and one brother.

After nearly dying at the age of one, his ...


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