Birth Place Matching "Trinidad, British West Indies [now Trinidad and Tobago]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


41 names.


1. Lorraine Toussaint

Actress | Hudson Hawk

SAG Award and Critics Choice Award winner for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Lorraine Toussaint shocked audiences on the smash hit Netflix original series "Orange is the New Black" as the viciously seductive inmate Vee. Toussaint's thrilling performance has won her glowing reviews from ...

2. Geoffrey Holder

Actor | Annie

Dancer, choreographer and actor Geoffrey Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, into a middle-class family. One of four children, he was taught painting and dancing by his older brother Boscoe Holder, whose dance troupe, the Holder Dance Company, the young Geoffrey joined ...

3. Sonny Caldinez

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Sonny Caldinez was born on July 1, 1932 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is an actor, known for Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Fifth Element (1997) and Doctor Who (1963).

4. Aki Aleong

Actor | Pound of Flesh

Aki Aleong's career has spanned more than 60 years as an actor, singer, writer, producer and activist. He has served on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild, appointed National Chair of SAG'S EEOC and was a member of the President's Diversity/Affirmative Action Task Force. Aki has also ...

5. Marian Marsh

Actress | Svengali

One of the early sound era's most attractive young leading ladies, doll-faced Marian Marsh enjoyed a short yet significant film career as the star of several memorable 1930s melodramas opposite some of the cinema's best, most charismatic lead actors. Her youthful, wide-eyed innocence combined with ...

6. Rudolph Walker

Actor | EastEnders

Rudolph Walker was born on September 28, 1939 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Rudolph Malcolm Walker. He is an actor, known for EastEnders (1985), King Ralph (1991) and The Thin Blue Line (1995). He has been married to Evangeline Vincent since 2016. He was previously married to Dounne Alexander...

7. Austin Stoker

Actor | Assault on Precinct 13

Leading and supporting African-American actor, Austin Stoker has been recognized since the 70s. Born and raised in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies, he attributes his affinity for the performing arts to being - since age 6 - a devoted participant in the over two-hundred-year-old Trinidad ...

8. Stefan Kalipha

Actor | For Your Eyes Only

Stefan Kalipha was born in 1940 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is an actor, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), Ali G Indahouse (2002) and The Jungle Book (1994).

9. Trevor McDonald

Actor | Johnny English

Trevor McDonald was born on August 16, 1939 in Trinidad, British West Indies as George McDonald. He is an actor, known for Johnny English (2003), Coronation Street (1960) and Bernard and the Genie (1991). He is married to Josephine. They have two children.

10. Steven Pressfield

Writer | Above the Law

Steven Pressfield was born in September 1943 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies. He is known for his work on Above the Law (1988), The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) and Freejack (1992).

11. Oscar James

Actor | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Oscar James was born on July 25, 1942 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is an actor, known for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Hardware (1990) and If Only (2004).

12. Billy Ocean

Soundtrack | The Jewel of the Nile

Billy Ocean was born on January 21, 1950 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Leslie Sebastian Charles. He has been married to Judy Bayne since October 1982. They have three children.

13. Sir Lancelot

Soundtrack | Tarzan and the Mermaids

He was born Lancelot Victor Edward Pinard, to well-to-do Anglophile parents in Trinidad. Oddly though, it wasn't until schooling took him to New York City in 1940 that he discovered a love of calypso music. In a profession where successful artists commonly took names like King Radio or Lord Invader...

14. Jean Fenwick

Actress | Mary of Scotland

Jean Fenwick was born on May 30, 1907 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Harriet Krauth. She was an actress, known for Mary of Scotland (1936), Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) and I've Been Around (1935). She died on December 5, 1998 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. Lou Ferguson

Actor | Maid in Manhattan

Lou Ferguson was born on August 8, 1944 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is an actor, known for Maid in Manhattan (2002), The Interpreter (2005) and American Playhouse (1981).

16. Stokely Carmichael

Soundtrack | The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Stokely Carmichael was born on January 29, 1941 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies. He was married to Marlyatou Barry and Miriam Makeba. He died on November 15, 1998 in Conakry, Guinea.

17. Floella Benjamin

Actress | Rendition

One of the most famous presenters of Play School (1964) she has recently devoted her life to charity work. As well as sitting on the Board of Governors of Britain's National Film & Television School, she was awarded the OBE by the Queen for services to broadcasting and charity in 2001.

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18. Vikki Richards

Actress | Zeta One

Vikki Richards was born on December 29, 1949 in Trinidad, British West Indies. She is an actress, known for The Love Factor (1969), Black Snake (1973) and The Onedin Line (1971).

19. Anthony Marsh

Actor | Overland Stage Raiders

Anthony Marsh was born on June 13, 1912 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Anthony Edward Krauth. He was an actor, known for Overland Stage Raiders (1938), Society Fever (1935) and Portia on Trial (1937). He died on September 15, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Joseph Morder

Director | Les sorties de Charlerine Dupas I: L'été

Joseph Morder was born on October 5, 1949 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies. He is a director and actor, known for Les sorties de Charlerine Dupas I: L'été (1982), El cantor (2005) and L'arbre mort (1988).

21. Christopher Mayer

Location Management | Lantana

Christopher Mayer was born in 1961 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Christopher Plummer. He is known for his work on Lantana (2001), Home and Away (1988) and Hey Dad..! (1987).

22. Leon Morenzie

Actor | Crown Heights

Leon Morenzie was born on May 14, 1933 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is known for his work on Crown Heights (2017).

23. Edmundo Ros

Soundtrack | A Good Year

Edmundo Ros was born on December 7, 1910 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies as Edmundo William Ros. He was married to Britt Johansen. He died on October 21, 2011 in Alicante, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain.

24. Ulric Cross

Self | Hello! West Indies

Ulric Cross was born on May 1, 1917 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies as Philip Louis Ulric Cross. He was married to Ann Cross. He died on October 4, 2013 in Trinidad.

25. Kathleen Kissoon

Soundtrack | My Friend Dahmer

Kathleen Kissoon was born on March 11, 1951 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies as Katherine Farthing.

26. Errol Jones

Actor | Bim

Errol Jones was born in 1923 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies. He was an actor, known for Bim (1974) and NBC Experiment in Television (1967). He died on June 21, 2010 in Cascade, Trinidad and Tobago.

27. Pete DeFreitas

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

Pete DeFreitas was born on August 2, 1961 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies. He died on June 14, 1989 in London, England.

28. Samuel Selvon

Writer | Pressure

Samuel Selvon was born on May 20, 1923 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He was a writer, known for Pressure (1976), Centre Play (1973) and Merry-Go-Round (1963). He was married to Daroux, Althea Nesta and Persuad, Draupadi. He died on April 16, 1994 in Trinidad, West Indies.

29. Keith Diamond

Soundtrack | Prahaar: The Final Attack

Is not to be confused with actor Keith Diamond.

30. William Archibald

Writer | The Innocents

William Archibald was born on March 7, 1917 in Trinidad, British West Indies as John William Wharton Archibald. He was a writer, known for The Innocents (1961), I Confess (1953) and The Admiral Broadway Revue (1949). He died on December 27, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA.

31. Dwight D. Woods

Stunts | Charlie's Angels

Dwight D. Woods was born on June 2, 1959 in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is known for his work on Charlie's Angels (2011) and Only the Strong (1993).

32. Hubert Julian

Producer | The Notorious Elinor Lee

Hubert Julian was born into a wealthy family -- his father was a plantation owner -- in Trinidad, West Indies, in 1897. His parents packed him off to boarding school in England, but at the outbreak of World War I he was sent to Canada, and entered the US in 1918. Having always been interested in ...

33. Al Kamarr

Actor | Holy Man

Al Kamarr was born in Trinidad in 1948. He started out as a farmer when he was 7 and continued until he was 18. He then went to accounting school and graduated from accounting school at the age of 23. Since then, he has been an accountant until the age of 30. At the age of 30, he went to real ...

34. Pearl Nunez

Actress | Boyd Q.C.

Pearl Nunez was born in 1924 in Trinidad, British West Indies. She was an actress, known for Boyd Q.C. (1956), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and It Happened Like This (1962). She was married to Joseph Mogotsi and Edric Connor. She died on February 11, 2005 in London, England.

35. Jean Morgan

Gone to Earth

Jean Morgan was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies. She is an actress, known for Gone to Earth (1950).

36. Learie Constantine

Self | This Is Your Life

Learie Constantine was born on September 21, 1901 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Learie Nicholas Constantine. He died on July 1, 1971 in Hampstead, London, England.

37. Selwyn Jacob

Producer | Mighty Jerome

Selwyn Jacob was born in Trinidad, British West Indies. He is a producer and director, known for Mighty Jerome (2010), This Land (2009) and Obâchan's Garden (2003).

38. Franz Fridal

Actor | Sea of Love

Franz Fridal was born on January 25, 1933 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Frank Fridal. He is an actor, known for Sea of Love (1989) and Tiger Claws (1991).

39. Nikki Baksh

Actress | Ta Ra Rum Pum

Born in Trinidad and raised in New York City, Nikki's artistic soul breathes life into her dance, choreography, art, and acting. Her passion for life and her adventurous spirit are brought together for her need to understand the world around her. Nikki's work expresses the human experience in it's ...

40. Mustapha Matura

Writer | No Problem!

Mantura was once described by the New Statesman as "the most perceptive and humane of Black dramatists writing in Britain".

41. Holly Betaudier

Actress | Gold of the Amazon Women

Holly Betaudier was born on January 27, 1925 in Arima, Trinidad, British West Indies as Hollis Betaudier. She is an actress, known for Gold of the Amazon Women (1979).


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