Birth Place Matching "Berkhamsted, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


11 names.


1. Michael Hordern

Actor | The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella

Following a brief teaching career, Michael Hordern made his stage debut in 1937. He made his film debut in 1939, but his career was stalled by WWII. He resumed his acting career in 1946, both in theatre and films. He hit his stride in the 1960s playing befuddled characters, particularly stuffy ...

2. Sarah Brightman

Soundtrack | Repo! The Genetic Opera

Sarah Brightman's soprano voice has sold millions of records and been heard in arenas, cathedrals, and Olympic stadiums around the world. Brightman is the winner of more than 180 gold and platinum awards in 40 countries, and is a concert artist who has performed before millions of fans on every ...

3. Graham Greene

Writer | The Fallen Idol

Graham Greene was one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century and his influence on the cinema and theatre was enormous. He wrote five plays and almost all of his novels, including "Brighton Rock", "The Ministry of Fear" and "The End of the Affair", have been brought to the screen. A superb ...

4. Esther Rantzen

Producer | That's Life!

Esther Rantzen was born on June 22, 1940 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England as Esther Louise Rantzen. She is a producer and actress, known for That's Life! (1973), Whatever Next? (1968) and Esther (1994). She was previously married to Desmond Wilcox.

5. Nick Owen

Self | Brass Eye

Educated at Shrewsbury School. Studied at Leeds University and awarded a B.A. (Honours) in Classics. Worked as a journalist at the Doncaster Evening Post, the Birmingham Post and his first work in broadcasting was on BBC Radio Birmingham. He joined ATV Network's sports department and covered ...

6. Hugh Greene

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

Hugh Greene was born on November 15, 1910 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England as Hugh Carleton Greene. He is known for his work on The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971), Shades of Greene (1975) and Als sie noch jung waren (1965). He died on February 19, 1987 in London, England.

7. Brian Johnston

Actor | Derby Day

Brian Johnston was born on June 24, 1912 in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England as Brian Alexander Johnston. He was an actor, known for Derby Day (1952), How Do You View? (1949) and Inspector Morse (1987). He was married to Pauline. He died on January 5, 1994 in Westminster, London, England.

8. Mark Boxer

Self | Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life

Mark Boxer was born on May 19, 1931 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England as Charles Mark Edward Boxer. He was married to Anna Ford (I) and Arabella Stuart. He died on July 20, 1988 in Brentford, Middlesex, England.

9. Grace Downes

Actress | Shameful Sequels

Grace Downes was born on December 17, 1985 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England. She is an actress, known for Shameful Sequels (2009). She has been married to Mike Jeavons since November 7, 2014.

11. Pat MacDonnell

Assistant Director | The Blue Lagoon

John P.R. (Pat) MacDonnell was born in Berkamstead in 1920, the son of a Royal Marine Captain. Following his parents divorce he became the stepson of paper magnate Ralph Reed, who was later knighted for his wartime service organizing recycling and rationing as Paper Controller for the Board of ...


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