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