Birth Place Matching "ilford" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Maggie Smith

Actress | Gosford Park

One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor ...

2. Jane Leeves

Actress | Frasier

Jane Leeves has made her mark in the entertainment world, acting in television, theater, and film over the past 20 years.

She is most famous for her role as "Daphne" in the award-winning show Frasier (1993). Leeves played one of the five main characters of the sitcom, a live-in physical therapist ...

3. David Cubitt

Actor | Medium

Born in England to a Dutch mother and British father, Cubitt was six months old when his family moved to Vancouver. While attending university, he worked on a cable music video show called Night Vision, performing in comedic sketch segments. Cubitt describes this experience as "the beginning of his...

4. Tamzin Outhwaite

Actress | EastEnders

Tamzin Outhwaite was born on November 5, 1970 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Cassandra's Dream (2007) and Hotel Babylon (2006). She was previously married to Tom Ellis.

5. Sean Maguire

Actor | Once Upon a Time

Sean Maguire comes from a family of teachers and has been professionally making films, television shows and performing on stage for over 40 years. In 2020 he combined his professional skills of acting with his love for teaching and launched The Players Conservatory, an acting school for students ...

6. Georgina Hale

Actress | Mahler

Georgina Hale is an accomplished stage actress who has made many memorable forays in cinema. Most notably in the films of Ken Russell including her performance as Alma Mahler, in a wonderful and visually rich biopic on the composer Mahler (1974) which she won a BAFTA (British Academy Award) for. ...

7. Victor Maddern

Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Victor Maddern was born on March 16, 1928 in Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex, England. He was an actor, known for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), Four Desperate Men (1959) and Dunkirk (1958). He was married to Joan Neuville. He died on June 22, 1993 in London, England.

8. Julie Fernandez

Actress | The Office

Julie Fernandez was born on May 30, 1974 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress and producer, known for The Office (2001), Eldorado (1992) and Killer Bitch (2010).

9. Ken Campbell

Actor | Creep

Ken Campbell was born on December 10, 1941 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Creep (2004), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and Law & Order (1978). He was married to Prunella Gee. He died on August 31, 2008 in Epping Forest, Essex.

10. Noel Edmonds

Self | Deal or No Deal?

Many people are quick to ridicule Noel Edmonds, yet he has consistently been a ratings winner for the BBC.

Noel started life as a radio DJ having stints on Radio Luxembourg, pirate radio stations and then BBC's Radio 1. It was whilst serving at Radio 1 that he gained a huge fan base and his shows ...

11. Lee Nicholas Harris

Tomb Raider

Lee Nicholas Harris was born on September 4, 1962 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for Tomb Raider (2018), The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) and World War Z (2013).

12. Raymond Baxter

Actor | Q5

Raymond Baxter was born on January 25, 1922 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Q6 (1969), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Pantomania, or It Was Never Like This (1955). He was married to Sylvia Kathryn Johnson. He died on September 15, 2006 in Reading, Berkshire, ...

13. Louise Wener

Soundtrack | Trainspotting

Louise Wener was born on July 30, 1967 in Gants Hill, Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Trainspotting (1996), Get Real (1998) and Husk.

14. Keith Hamshere

Camera Department | Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Keith Hamshere was born on January 1, 1946 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), Willow (1988) and Krull (1983).

15. Sophie Lawrence

Actress | EastEnders

Sophie Lawrence was born on June 12, 1972 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Die Wächter (1986) and Mystery!: Cadfael (1994).

16. Howard Atherton

Cinematographer | Bad Boys

Howard Atherton was born on August 12, 1947 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for Bad Boys (1995), Deep Rising (1998) and Black Rain (1989).

17. Peter Symonds

Actor | Callan

Peter Symonds was born in 1942 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Callan (1974), ChuckleVision (1987) and Poirot (1989).

18. Jenny Powell

Actress | Lemon La Vida Loca

Jenny Powell was born on April 8, 1968 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for Lemon La Vida Loca (2012), Stars in Their Eyes (1990) and Celebrity Wrestling (2005). She was previously married to Toby Baxendale.

19. Linda James

Actress | The Gnomes of Dulwich

Linda James was born in Ilford, Essex, England. She is known for The Gnomes of Dulwich (1969), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973) and Tears Before Bedtime (1983). She has been married to Michael Knowles since 1964. They have two children.

20. Annette Robertson

Actress | The Flower of Gloster

Annette Robertson was born in 1940 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for The Flower of Gloster (1967), Doctor Who (1963) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). She was previously married to John Hurt.

21. John Beard

Production Designer | The Lady in the Van

22. Andrew Osborn

Producer | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Andrew Osborn was born on April 9, 1910 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was a producer and actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), When the Boat Comes In (1976) and The Common Room (1958). He died on March 11, 1985 in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England.

23. Francis Wallis

Actor | The Owl Service

Francis Wallis was born on December 13, 1944 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for The Owl Service (1969), The Breaking of Bumbo (1970) and Thriller (1973).

24. Jean Channon

Actress | Biography

Jean Channon was born on May 16, 1933 in Ilford, Essex, England. She was an actress, known for Biography (1970), Emergency-Ward 10 (1957) and Public Eye (1965). She died on May 28, 2007 in Pinner, Middlesex, England.

25. Kathy Kirby

Music Department | Adam Adamant Lives!

Kathy achieved national prominence in the U.K. as a resident singer, on the British TV series, Stars and Garters (1963). Signed to Decca records, she had several hit singles, scoring her first Top 20 smash hit with Dance On, a chart topper by the British Group, The Shadows from earlier that year. ...

26. Alistair Duncan

Actor | Home and Away

Alistair Duncan was born in 1926 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was an actor, known for Home and Away (1988), Around the World in Eighty Days (1972) and A Season in Hell (1964). He died on August 3, 2005 in Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia.

27. Jet Black

Soundtrack | Hardcore Henry

Jet Black was born on August 26, 1948 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for Hardcore Henry (2015), Mystery Men (1999) and Away We Go (2009).

28. Derek Martinus

Director | Blake's 7

Derek Martinus was born on April 4, 1931 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for Blake's 7 (1978), Doctor Who (1963) and Quick Before They Catch Us (1966). He was married to Eivor. He died on March 27, 2014 in the UK.

29. Charles Stapley

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Charles Stapley was born on July 23, 1925 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Five Names for Johnny (1957). He was married to Lynn Furlong and Nan Winton. He died on January 8, 2011 in Brighton, East Sussex, ...

31. Donald Scott

Actor | The Story Shop

Donald Scott was born on October 4, 1919 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was an actor, known for The Story Shop (1960), Strange Report (1969) and The Passing Show (1951). He died on May 18, 2007 in Worthing, Sussex, England.

32. Kenny Ball

Soundtrack | Live It Up!

Kenny Ball was born on May 22, 1930 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was married to Michelle Wilde and Betty Tracey. He died on March 7, 2013 in Basildon, Essex.

33. David Grineau

Doctor Who

David Grineau was born in 1941 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963).

34. Jean Fennell

Actress | Further and Particular

Jean Fennell was born on June 29, 1951 in Ilford, Essex, England. She was an actress, known for Further and Particular (1988). She died on April 26, 2011 in Bloomsbury, London, England.

35. Rodney Burke

Actor | Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans

Rodney Burke was born on July 13, 1932 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (1957), The Adventures of Ben Gunn (1958) and High Hell (1958).

37. Nina Bawden

Writer | The Solitary Child

Nina Bawden was born on January 19, 1925 in Ilford, Essex, England. She was a writer, known for The Solitary Child (1958), On the Run (1971) and Family Money (1996). She was married to Austen Kark and Harry Bawden. She died on August 22, 2012 in London, England.

38. Anton Gill

Writer | Emmerdale Farm

British author and historian. He was formerly a TV scriptwriter. He sometimes writes under the pseudonym Oliver Bowden.

39. Beatrice Munro

Actress | Black Roses

Beatrice Munro was born on January 2, 1911 in Ilford, Essex, England. She was an actress, known for Black Roses (1936) and Impostor's Gold (1954). She died on November 19, 1991 in Watlington, Oxfordshire, England.

40. Keith Nichols

Soundtrack | The Prestige

Keith Nichols was born on February 13, 1945 in Ilford, England. He is known for The Prestige (2006), Shanghai Noon (2000) and Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008). He died on January 21, 2021 in London, England.

41. Eva Hart

Self | In Search of...

Eva Hart was born on January 31, 1905 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is known for In Search of... (1976), People's Century: 1900-1999 (1995) and Titanica (1992). She died on February 14, 1996 in London, England.

42. Patricia Regan

Actress | Home Tonight

Patricia Regan was born in 1939 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for Home Tonight (1961), The Bacchae (1962) and Emergency-Ward 10 (1957). She has been married to Henley Thomas since 1961.

43. Peter Scott

Actor | Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School

Peter Scott was born on April 14, 1932 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (1952), The Browning Version (1949) and Wall of Death (1951).

44. Dick Fiddy

Writer | Not the Nine O'Clock News

Dick Fiddy was born on July 21, 1953 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979), The Ballad of Johnny Vanguard (1986) and 'Dad's Army' & Beyond: The Frank Williams Story (2008).

45. Dillan Gandhi

Producer | Altered Steps

Dillan Gandhi was born on June 7, 1988 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is a producer and actor, known for Altered Steps (2005), The Butterfly Tattoo (2009) and Her Mother's Eyes (2009).

46. Peter R. Newman

Writer | Yesterday's Enemy

Peter R. Newman was born on June 4, 1926 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for Yesterday's Enemy (1959), The Savage Guns (1961) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on February 22, 1975 in London, England.

47. Deborah Reed

Thérèse Raquin

Deborah Reed was born on May 31, 1961 in Ilford, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for Thérèse Raquin (1980), Badger by Owl-Light (1982) and Only Fools and Horses (1981).

48. Bob Cuff

Visual Effects | The Princess Bride

1952 After four years at the Camberwell School of Art, he was hired as trainee Matte painter by Vincent Korda. (The Matte Department was then called the Special Effects Department). Wally Veevers was Head of Department and his name appeared on most credits (usual practice at the time). He left ...

49. Bramwell Tovey

Music Department | Eighteen

Bramwell Tovey was born on July 11, 1953 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is known for Eighteen (2005), Live from Lincoln Center (1976) and The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1997). He died on July 12, 2022 in Barrington, Rhode Island, USA.

50. Norman Stenfalt

Composer | Drama 61-67

Norman Stenfalt was born on February 20, 1922 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was a composer and actor, known for Drama 61-67 (1961) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). He died on November 24, 1991 in Colchester, Essex.


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