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