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