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


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1. Natalie Dormer

Actress | Game of Thrones

Natalie Dormer born 11 February 1982 is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007-10), as Margaery Tyrell on the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012-14), Irene Adler on the CBS series Elementary (2013-15), and as Cressida in the ...

2. Kate Winslet

Actress | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...

3. Sam Mendes

Producer | 1917

Samuel Alexander Mendes was born on August 1, 1965 in Reading, England, UK to parents James Peter Mendes, a retired university lecturer, and Valerie Helene Mendes, an author who writes children's books. Their marriage didn't last long, James divorced Sam's mother in 1970 when Sam was just 5-...

4. Ricky Gervais

Writer | The Office

Ricky Dene Gervais was born in a suburb of Reading, Berkshire, to Eva Sophia (House) and Lawrence Raymond Gervais, who was a hod carrier and labourer. His father was born in Ontario, Canada, of French-Canadian descent, and his mother was English. He was educated at Ashmead Comprehensive School and ...

5. Eliza Bennett

Actress | Sweet/Vicious

Eliza Bennett is a English actress. She is known for her role as Jules Thomas in the MTV series Sweet/Vicious for which her performance received critical acclaim.

Eliza started working at 9 years old after landing the lead as Jemima in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' in the London West End, after an open ...

6. Timothy Carlton

Actor | Sherlock

Timothy Carlton was born on October 4, 1939 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch. He is an actor, known for Sherlock (2010), Cold Comfort Farm (1968) and Parting Shots (1998). He has been married to Wanda Ventham since 1976. They have one child.

7. Charlie Brooker

Writer | Black Mirror

Charlton "Charlie" Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English humourist, critic, author, screenwriter, producer, and television presenter. He is the creator and co-showrunner of the anthology series Black Mirror and has written for programmes such as Brass Eye, The 11 O'Clock Show, and Nathan Barley...

8. Victoria Summer

Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction

Victoria has appeared as the iconic 'Julie Andrews' in Walt Disney's Saving Mr Banks (2013) opposite Tom Hanks and shortly after won a supporting role in Paramount Pictures' Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), directed by Michael Bay. Next up, Victoria plays the lead role of British nurse ...

9. Catherine Duchess of Cambridge

ITV Lunchtime News

Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, United Kingdom. She is the oldest of three children with a younger sister, Philippa ("Pippa") Charlotte and a younger brother, James William. Her mother Carole worked as a flight attendant while her father Michael ...

10. Lucy Worsley

Writer | Royal History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley

Lucy Worsley was born on December 18, 1973 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is a writer, known for Royal History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley (2020), Our Food (2012) and A Very British Romance (2015). She has been married to Mark Hines since 2011.

11. Peter Shaw

Actor | The Exile

Peter Shaw was born on June 24, 1918 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Peter Shaw Pullen. He is known for his work on The Exile (1947) and Sons of the Sea (1939). He was married to Angela Lansbury and Mercia Lydia Squires. He died on January 29, 2003 in Brentwood, California, USA.

12. Peter Strickland

Director | Katalin Varga

Peter Strickland was born in 1973 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is a director and writer, known for Katalin Varga (2009), The Duke of Burgundy (2014) and Berberian Sound Studio (2012).

13. Lucy Benjamin

Actress | EastEnders

Lucy Benjamin, recently noticed for her work in the TV soap opera, EastEnders, was born in Reading in 1970. Schooled in Maidenhead, she went on to a theatre school rather than continuing her academics. Her mother and brother live in Birmingham, to which Lucy often pays visits. Her first ...

14. Justin Fletcher

Actor | Shaun the Sheep Movie

Justin Fletcher was born on June 15, 1970 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is known for his work on Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015), Something Special (2003) and Gigglebiz (2009).

15. Richard Vernon

Actor | Goldfinger

Richard Vernon began acting near the end of his wartime service with the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, producing, directing and starring in a production of George Bernard Shaw's 'Heartbreak House' for the Combined Services Club. After being demobbed, he then completed his training at the Central ...

16. Faith Wood-Blagrove

Actress | Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Faith Wood-Blagrove was born in 2004 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Faith Emily Wood-Blagrove. She is an actress, known for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Lego Dimensions (2015).

17. Chris Cunningham

Make Up Department | Judge Dredd

Chris Cunningham made his directorial debut in 1997 with the music video for "Come to Daddy" by Aphex Twin, which was instantly praised, banned, and raved about by many people in the business. He followed up by making the music video for "Windowlicker" by Aphex Twin, and the astounding "All is Full...

18. Chris Tarrant

Actor | Johnny English

Chris Tarrant is regarded by many as the king of popular broadcasting. With his popular breakfast show on Capital Radio and his regular peak-time appearances on ITV he's the biggest personality on UK commercial radio and has done wonders for the popularity of ITV's Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, ...

19. Ronald Allen

Actor | A Night to Remember

Ronald Allen was born on December 16, 1930 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Ronald John Allen. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), The Projected Man (1966) and Doctor Who (1963). He was married to Sue Lloyd. He died on June 18, 1991 in Reading.

20. John Altman

Actor | An American Werewolf in London

John Altman was born on March 2, 1952 in Reading, Berkshire, England as John Clarkson Stewart. He is an actor and director, known for An American Werewolf in London (1981), My Lonely Me (2015) and EastEnders (1985). He was previously married to Bridget Pouhan.

21. Lilian Fontaine

Actress | The Lost Weekend

Lilian Fontaine was born on June 11, 1886 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Lilian Augusta Ruse. She was an actress, known for The Lost Weekend (1945), Time Out of Mind (1947) and Ivy (1947). She was married to George Milan Fontaine and Walter Augustus de Havilland. She died on February 20, 1975 in...

22. Lisa Daniely

Actress | Hindle Wakes

Lisa Daniely was born on June 4, 1929 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Mary Elizabeth A. Bodington. She was an actress, known for Holiday Week (1952), The Invisible Man (1958) and The Circle (1957). She was married to Grey Blake. She died on January 24, 2014.

23. Sarah Beeny

Actress | Sarah Beeny's Renovate Don't Relocate

Sarah Beeny was born on January 9, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Sarah Lucinda Beeny. She is an actress, known for Sarah Beeny's Renovate Don't Relocate (2019), The Tooting Lions (1993) and Property Ladder (2001). She has been married to Graham Swift since September 2002. They have four ...

24. Ken Wynne

Actor | The Alf Garnett Saga

Ken Wynne was born in 1920 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Kenneth Mills. He was an actor, known for The Alf Garnett Saga (1972), Potter (1979) and The Mock Doctor (1968). He died on June 18, 2012 in London, England.

25. Cherith Mellor

Actress | Mrs Brown

Cherith Mellor was born in 1946 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Mrs. Brown (1997), A Kind of Loving (1982) and The Voyage of Charles Darwin (1978). She has been married to Robert East since 1972. They have one child.

26. Matthew Savage

Actor | Without a Clue

Matthew Savage was born on August 23, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Matthew James Savage. He is an actor, known for Without a Clue (1988), Birds of a Feather (1989) and Burke & Wills (1985).

27. Pippa Middleton

Self | Royal Wedding Day

Pippa Middleton was born on September 6, 1983 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Philippa Charlotte Middleton. She has been married to James Matthews since May 20, 2017. They have one child.

28. Nigel Anthony

Actor | The Miracle Maker

Nigel Anthony was born on December 23, 1941 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Nigel Anthony Gossling. He is known for his work on The Miracle Maker (2000), Outbreak of Murder (1962) and The Diary of Anne Frank (1987).

29. Graham Curry

The Dark Knight Rises

Graham Curry was born on April 16, 1984 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is known for his work on The Dark Knight Rises (2012), The BFG (2016) and War Horse (2011).

30. Francesca Longrigg

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Francesca Longrigg was born in 1961 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), Pirate Radio (2009) and Empire of the Sun (1987).

31. Beth Winslet

Actress | Bodywork

Beth Winslet was born on September 8, 1978 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Beth Amelia Winslet. She is an actress, known for Bodywork (2001), Exitz (2007) and The Real Jane Austen (2002).

32. Mike Oldfield

Composer | The Killing Fields

Mike Oldfield was born on May 15, 1953 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Michael Gordon Oldfield.

33. Ethan J. Greene

Producer | The Rain

Ethan was born in 1990 in Reading, UK to an English Mother and Welsh Father. He is the first in his family to delve into the entertainment industry but took time out in between starting in the industry and his return, to work in the Education & Sports Sectors. Ethan was adamant he only wanted to ...

34. Peter Reeves

Actor | What a Girl Wants

Peter Reeves was born on January 14, 1932 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Peter William Reeves. He is an actor, known for What a Girl Wants (2003), Bluebell (1986) and Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done (1975).

35. Anna Winslet

Actress | Empty Mirror

Anna Winslet was born on June 9, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Anna Melissa Winslet. She is an actress, known for Empty Mirror (2000), Somnolence (2009) and Red Rose (2004). She has been married to Edmund Harcourt since October 4, 1998. They have one child.

36. Leilah Sutherland

Actress | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Leilah Sutherland was born on March 22, 1985 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001).

37. Sean Guest

Assistant Director | A Good Day to Die Hard

DGA Member for last 16 years, Known for "A Good Day To Die Hard" & "The Pacific" - 63rd Annual DGA Awards, Nominated for 2 Directors Guild Awards of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series for 2010: "The Pacific" Ep's "Okinawa & "Basilone" filmed on ...

38. Snoo Wilson

Writer | Shadey

Snoo Wilson was born on August 2, 1948 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Shadey (1985), The Other Side (1979) and Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965). He was married to Ann McFerran. He died on July 3, 2013 in Ashford, Kent, England.

39. Elizabeth Taylor

Writer | Tales of the Unexpected

Elizabeth Taylor was born on July 3, 1912 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Elizabeth Coles. She was a writer, known for Tales of the Unexpected (1979), Angel (2007) and Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005). She was married to John Taylor and John William Kendall Taylor. She died on November 19, ...

40. Sam Reilly

Actor | 12 Hours

Sam Reilly was born on June 1, 1999 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is an actor, known for 12 Hours (2014).

41. Denys N. Coop

Visual Effects | Superman

Denys N. Coop was born on July 20, 1920 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Denys Neil Coop. He is known for his work on Superman (1978), The Third Man (1949) and Superman II (1980). He died on August 16, 1981 in Hertfordshire, England.

42. Alana Morshead

Director | Peach Plum Pear

Alana Morshead was born on June 2, 1983 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is a costume designer and actress, known for Peach Plum Pear (2011), Equals (2015) and The Story of Elle (2008).

43. John Wentworth

Actor | The Main Chance

John Wentworth was born on June 7, 1908 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Arthur John Wentworth Powell. He was an actor, known for The Main Chance (1969), The Onedin Line (1971) and The Avengers (1961). He died on June 28, 1989 in Dorset, England.

44. Chris O'Dell

Cinematographer | The Big Battalions

Member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC).

45. Natasha Bell

Actress | Casualty

Natasha Bell was born on January 6, 1975 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Casualty (1986), Virtual Sexuality (1999) and EastEnders (1985).

46. Arthur Negus

Self | Collector's World

Arthur Negus was born on March 29, 1903 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Arthur George Negus. He was an actor, known for Collector's World (1970), Going for a Song (1965) and Oh in Colour (1970). He was married to Irene Hollett. He died on April 5, 1985.

47. John Sykes

Soundtrack | Bad Teacher

John Sykes was born on July 29, 1959 in Reading, Berkshire, England as John James Sykes. He was previously married to Jennifer Brooks.

48. Mikael Philippe

Actor | Eldorado

Mikael Philippe was born in Reading, Berkshire, England as Michael Woodhouse. He is an actor, known for Eldorado (1992).

49. Robert Bridges

Actor | Pink Floyd: The Wall

Robert Bridges was born on December 19, 1938 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982), The Tomorrow People (1973) and Nana, the True Key of Pleasure (1983). He died on March 24, 1988 in Reading.

50. George Alexander

Actor | The Second Mrs. Tanqueray

George Alexander was born on June 19, 1858 in Reading, Berkshire, England as George Alexander Gibb Sampson. He was an actor, known for The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1916) and Masks and Faces (1917). He was married to Florence Jane (née Théleur). He died on March 15, 1918 in London, England.


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