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" (1993-2004). Leeves played one of the five main characters of the sitcom, a live-in caretaker hired...

3. Sean Maguire

Actor | Once Upon a Time

Sean was born on 18 April 1976 in Ilford, Essex, England. He made his acting debut at the age of five in Voyage Around My Father with Sir Laurence Olivier. Many TV roles for UK television followed including Tegs in Grange Hill, Aiden Brosnan in EastEnders, Marty in Dangerfield and Lee in Sunburn (...

4. David Cubitt

Actor | Ali

David Cubitt stars with Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt in feature film Shut In, to be released in early 2016 and he will also be seen this season in Showtime's hit series Ray Donovan.

Recently Cubitt caught the eye of Roland Emmerich and was cast opposite Jonathan Rhys Meyers in feature film Stonewall...

5. Tamzin Outhwaite

Actress | EastEnders

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

6. Victor Maddern

Actor | The Siege of Pinchgut

Victor Maddern was born on March 16, 1926 in Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex, England as Victor Jack Maddern. He was an actor, known for Four Desperate Men (1959), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) and I'm All Right Jack (1959). He was married to Joan Neuville. He died on June 22, 1993 in London, England.

7. 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. ...

8. Lee Nicholas Harris

Actor | World War Z

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

9. 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).

10. 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.

11. 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 No Limits (1985). She was previously married to Toby Baxendale.

12. Noel Edmonds

Writer | Noel's House Party

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 ...

13. Peter Symonds

Writer | ChuckleVision

Peter Symonds was born in 1942 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is an actor and writer, known for ChuckleVision (1987), Lawless Heart (2001) and Callan (1974).

14. Louise Wener

Soundtrack | Trainspotting

Louise Wener was born on July 30, 1967 in Gants Hill, Ilford, Essex, England as Louise Jane Wener.

15. Howard Atherton

Cinematographer | Bad Boys

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

16. Sophie Lawrence

Actress | EastEnders

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

17. Keith Hamshere

Camera Department | Willow

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

18. 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 The Woodlanders (1970). She was previously married to John Hurt.

19. John Beard

Production Designer | The Lady in the Van

20. Linda James

Actress | The Gnomes of Dulwich

Linda James was born in Ilford, Essex, England. She is known for her work on The Gnomes of Dulwich (1969), Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973) and Don't Wait Up (1983).

21. 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), A Season in Hell (1964) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1972). He died on August 3, 2005 in Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia.

22. 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. ...

23. Peter R. Newman

Writer | Yesterday's Enemy

Peter R. Newman was born on June 4, 1926 in Ilford, Essex, England as Peter Richard Newman. He is known for his work on Yesterday's Enemy (1959), Doctor Who (1963) and The Savage Guns (1962). He died on February 22, 1975 in London, England.

24. Kenny Ball

Soundtrack | Waking Up in Reno

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

25. Paul Ince

Self | 1996 UEFA European Football Championship

Paul Ince was born on October 21, 1967 in Ilford, Essex, England as Paul Emerson Carlyle Ince.

26. Andrew Osborn

Producer | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Andrew Osborn was born on April 9, 1910 in Ilford, Essex, England as Andrew Frank Charles Osborn Smith. 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, ...

27. Raymond Baxter

Actor | Q5

Raymond Baxter was born on January 25, 1922 in Ilford, Essex, England as Raymond Frederic Baxter. He was an actor, known for Q6 (1969), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and There's a Lot of It About (1982). He was married to Sylvia Kathryn Johnson. He died on September 15, 2006 in Reading, Berkshire...

28. Dick Fiddy

Writer | Not the Nine O'Clock News

Dick Fiddy was born on July 21, 1953 in Ilford, Essex, England as Richard Fiddy. He is known for his work on Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979), 'Dad's Army' & Beyond: The Frank Williams Story (2008) and Don't Quote Me (1990).

29. Eva Hart

Self | In Search of...

Eva Hart was born on January 31, 1905 in Ilford, Essex, England as Eva Miriam Hart. She died on February 14, 1996 in London, England.

30. Nigel Benn

Self | They Think It's All Over

Nigel Benn was born on January 22, 1964 in Ilford, Essex, England as Nigel Gregory Benn. He has been married to Caroline Jackson since September 4, 1996. He was previously married to Sharon Crowley.

31. Deborah Reed

Thérèse Raquin

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

32. 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), Wall of Death (1951) and Under the Frozen Falls (1948).

33. Rodney Burke

Actor | The Adventures of Ben Gunn

Rodney Burke was born on July 13, 1932 in Ilford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for The Adventures of Ben Gunn (1958), High Hell (1958) and A Question of Infidelity (1958).

34. Jean Fennell

Actress | Further and Particular

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

35. Nina Bawden

Writer | The Solitary Child

Nina Bawden and her husband Austen Kark, the former head of BBC World Service, were travelling in the train that was involved in the Potter's Bar train crash on 10 May 2002. Nina Bawden suffered extensive injuries but survived; Austen Kark was killed.

36. Ursula Hughes

Actress | Inheritance

Ursula Hughes was born on June 18, 1898 in Ilford, Essex, England as Clarice Ursula Hughes. She was an actress, known for Inheritance (1920). She died on December 21, 1990 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.

37. 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 ...

38. Charles Stapley

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Charles Stapley was born on July 23, 1925 in Ilford, Essex, England as Charles Henry Stapley. 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 ...

39. David Grineau

Doctor Who

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

40. Kathleen Raine

Writer | The Pythoness

Kathleen Raine was born on June 14, 1908 in Ilford, Essex, England as Kathleen Jessie Raine. She was a writer, known for The Pythoness (1951) and Omnibus (1967). She was married to Charles Madge and Hugh Sykes Davies. She died on July 6, 2003 in London, England.

41. Jet Black

Soundtrack | Hardcore Henry

Jet Black was born on August 26, 1948 in Ilford, Essex, England as Brian Duffy.

42. Dillan Gandhi

Producer | Altered Steps

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

44. Patricia Regan

Actress | Home Tonight

Patricia Regan was born in 1939 in Ilford, Essex, England as Patricia Ann Regan. 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.

46. Richard Littlejohn

Self | Wanted

Richard Littlejohn was born in Ilford, Essex, England.

47. Donald Scott

Actor | Strange Report

Donald Scott was born on October 4, 1919 in Ilford, Essex, England as Francis Sydney Macdonald. He was an actor, known for Strange Report (1969), The Passing Show (1951) and Floor Show at the Regency Room (1950). He died on May 18, 2007 in Worthing, Sussex, England.

48. John Alldis

Music Department | Doctor Faustus

John Alldis was born on August 10, 1929 in Ilford, Essex, England as John Trevor Alldis. He is known for his work on Doctor Faustus (1961), The Wakefield Shepherd's Play (1961) and Seeing and Believing (1960). He was married to Ursula Mason. He died on December 20, 2010 in London, England.

49. Bob Holman

Self | Michael Wood's Story of England

Bob Holman was born on November 8, 1936 in Ilford, Essex, England as Robert Bones. He was married to Annette. He died on June 15, 2016 in the UK.

50. Graham Austin

Actor | Beached

Through studying photography Graham picked up a very strong interest in the moving image, meeting David Walker while at University prompted David to cast Graham in his University project films.

Graham has had various roles within the Documentary Television business and most recently at Arrow Media ...


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