Birth Place Matching "ilford" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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...
4. 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 (...
5. David Cubitt
Actor | Ali
David Cubitt stars with Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt in feature film Shut In, released in early 2016 and he was seen 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, which will be premiering ...
Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Victor Maddern was born on March 16, 1928 in Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex, England as Victor Jack Maddern. He was an actor, known for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), Four Desperate Men (1959) and I'm All Right Jack (1959). He was married to Joan Neuville. He died on June 22, 1993 in London, England.
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. ...
11. 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 ...
14. Linda James
Actress | The Gnomes of Dulwich
Linda James was born in Ilford, Essex, England as Linda M. James. She is known for her work on The Gnomes of Dulwich (1969), Tears Before Bedtime (1983) and Waiting for God (1990). She has been married to Michael Knowles since 1964. They have two children.
22. 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 ...
24. Raymond Baxter
Actor | Q5
Raymond Baxter was born on January 25, 1922 in Ilford, Essex, England as Raymond Frederic Baxter. 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, ...
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. 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.
30. 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, ...
31. Bob Cuff
Visual Effects | The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
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 ...
37. Derek Martinus
Director | Blake's 7
Derek Martinus was born on April 4, 1931 in Ilford, Essex, England as Derek Buitenhuis. He was a director and actor, 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.
40. 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. Neville Heath
Neville Heath was born on June 6, 1917 in Ilford, Essex, England as Neville George Clevely Heath. He died on October 16, 1946 in Pentonville Prison, London, England.