Birth Place Matching "Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Born to Be Blue
Callum Keith Rennie was born in Sunderland, England, and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. While attending college in Edmonton Callum was asked to join a radio show which featured actor/comedian Bruce McCulloch (who eventually went on to KIDS IN THE HALL fame). This experience inspired Callum to dig ...
4. James Bolam
Actor | The Likely Lads
James Bolam was born on June 16, 1935 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England. He is known for his work on The Likely Lads (1976), When the Boat Comes In (1976) and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962). He is married to Susan Jameson. They have one child.
5. Melanie Hill
Actress | Stardust
Melanie attended RADA in London where she won the Vanburgh Award. Her stage plays have included Women Beware Women (Royal Court), Under Milk Wood, Selfish Shellfish, Twelfth Night, Deathtrap, Dirty Linen, Breezeblock Park, Who Killed Hilda Murrell?, Fire in the Lake, and the stage version of Bread ...
Actor | The Last of the Mohicans
Although born in Sunderland, he spent most of his life in Scotland and considers himself a true Scot. As a child he suffered from asthma and considers his recovery from it was due to playing the bugle in the Boys' Brigade. Educated in Glasgow, he toyed with the idea of becoming a teacher but after ...
9. James Baxter
Actor | Emmerdale Farm
He was born and brought up in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear and started acting at the city's Royalty Theatre. His first big break came when he was cast in the role of schoolboy Darren having an illicit affair with his teacher Lauren in the 2-handed play 'Scarborough' which played to rave reviews at the ...
10. Lauren Laverne
Actress | Shopaholic Showdown
Lauren Laverne was born on April 28, 1978 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Lauren Gofton. She is a writer and actress, known for Shopaholic Showdown (2013), Tee and Mo (2018) and T-Mobile Transmission (2006). She has been married to Graeme Fisher since August 2005.
12. Dylan Barnes
Actor | The Herd
Dylan Barnes is a British character actor who has played lead roles in multiple award-winning films. Known for his versatility, Dylan is equally adept at playing malevolent villains or inspiring protagonists - often in difficult or challenging roles; he still remains to portray the coolest ...
13. Debbie Arnold
Actress | Miss Marple: The Body in the Library
Debbie Arnold has had an interesting and varied career. Daughter of impressionist Eddie Arnold she inherited his mimicry talents and her first job was impersonating Marilyn Monroe on Who Do You Do (1972) when she was 18 years old. She then turned her talents to acting but still used her "voices" to...
14. Gibb McLaughlin
Actor | Oliver Twist
Gibb McLaughlin was born on July 19, 1884 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as George McLoughlin. He was an actor, known for Oliver Twist (1948), The Farmer's Wife (1928) and Nell Gwyn (1926). He was married to Eleanor Morton. He died on June 30, 1961 in Kensington, London, England.
15. Alan Browning
Actor | Nana
Alan Browning was born on March 23, 1926 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as Alan Hastings Brown. He was an actor, known for Nana (1968), The Avengers (1961) and Julius Caesar (1970). He was married to Patricia Phoenix and Beryl A Bishop. He died on September 7, 1979 in Stockport, Cheshire, ...
16. Christine Norden
Actress | An Ideal Husband
Britain's first notorious post-war sex siren in films, the enticing, green-eyed blonde bombshell Christine Norden, was a singer and dancer who had been performing since her teens. The story goes that she was "discovered" by agents of the distinguished film mogul Sir Alexander Korda while waiting ...
19. Chris Beattie
Actor | Purely Belter
Chris Beattie is a British actor who found fame in the hit feature film "Purely Belter" in 2000. Chris gained a major role in CBBC's Byker Grove, playing the character Joe Dakin for 3 years. He has also appeared in various short films and TV adverts in recent years. Chris is also a professional ...
23. June Mitchell
Actress | The Bostonians
June Mitchell was born on June 30, 1933 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Elizabeth June Thornton. She was an actress, known for The Bostonians (1984), Never Look Back (1952) and Reluctant Heroes (1951). She was married to James Shipp. She died on August 2, 2009 in Kingston upon Thames, ...
29. J. Gunnis Davis
Actor | Chastity
Joseph G Davis was born on December 21, 1873 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK into a theatrical family. His parents were Alfred and Janet Davis, Janet's maiden name being Gunnis.
The SS New York left Southampton on January 2, 1904 bound for New York, it arrived on January 10, 1904. On board...
31. Ernie Lotinga
Actor | Dr. Josser, K.C.
Ernie Lotinga was born on December 7, 1876 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Dr. Josser, K.C. (1931), Love Up the Pole (1936) and Josser on the Farm (1934). He was married to Kathleen Barbor (performer) and Hetty King. He died on October 28, 1951 in London...
33. Jay Mullen
Actor | Transition
Jay Mullen is an actor/screenwriter located in the North East of England.
Born Jason Michael Mullen on the 26th February 1982 at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Raised by mother Alison and father Danny. Jay grew up in Hylton Castle estate with siblings Dan and Janine.
When Jay turned 15 in his final year ...
38. Bates Gill
Self | Charlie Rose
Booked in for peridontal treatment following Bill Gates launching Bing and scaring me back to smoking 40 a day.
Had stopped for five years and was happily laying hedges for a living, now am losing teeth, lung capacity, breath and bad lungs not to mention skin tone and smoke on the clothes and ...
41. Jamie Anderson
Director | The Coop
Jamie Anderson is an English screenwriter and director from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. His directorial debut Id (2011), a dramatization of the Freudian structural model of the psyche, was showcased at several major festivals worldwide including BAFTA, Plus Camerimage, Creative Arts and Bradford ...