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


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1. Sophie McShera

Actress | Cinderella

Sophie McShera was born on May 17, 1985 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Cinderella (2015), Downton Abbey (2010) and Galavant (2015).

2. Andrew Lee Potts

Actor | The Innocents

Andrew was born on 29 October 1979 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK to dad Alan and mum Susan. He has a sister, Sarah-Jane, who is also an actor. He studied at Leeds Performing Arts School and started out in musical theatre. He is now a veteran TV actor and has been in a catalogue of all ...

3. Clare Higgins

Actress | Hellraiser

Clare Higgins honed her craft at the Manchester and the Royal Exchange Theater, where, among her credits, she had leading roles in the plays "The Deep Man", "Measure For Measure" and "A Streetcar Named Desire", in which she played Stella. At the same time, she was busily carving a niche for herself...

4. Adrian Edmondson

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Adrian Edmondson was born in Bradford, Yorkshire. He went to Manchester University to study drama. Whilst he was there he met Rik Mayall, and the pair began performing as 20th Century Coyote. The act continued after university when Adrian & Rik moved to London, and they became two of the leading ...

5. Peter Firth

Actor | Equus

Peter Firth was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, in 1953. His parents owned a pub and he attended local grammar school. Firth took weekend classes at the Bradford Playhouse near his Pudsey home and by his mid-teens was playing in "Camelot" at the Bradford Alhambra. Leaving school at 16, he became a ...

6. Timothy West

Actor | EverAfter

A versatile British actor noted for his great power and command on the classical stage and in several other mediums including radio, film and television, Timothy West was born on October 20, 1934 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, the son of actors (Harry) Lockwood West and his wife Olive (...

7. Michael Rennie

Actor | The Day the Earth Stood Still

The British actor Michael Rennie worked as a car salesman and factory manager before he turned to acting. A meeting with a Gaumont-British Studios casting director led to Rennie's first acting job - that of stand-in for Robert Young in Secret Agent (1936) directed by Alfred Hitchcock. He put his ...

8. Enzo Cilenti

Actor | Free Fire

Enzo Cilenti was born on August 8, 1974 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as Vincenzo Leonardo Cilenti. He is an actor and producer, known for Free Fire (2016), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and In the Loop (2009). He has been married to Sienna Guillory since 2002.

9. Sarah-Jane Potts

Actress | Kinky Boots

Sarah-Jane Potts was born on August 30, 1976 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Kinky Boots (2005), Sugar Rush (2005) and The Chameleon (2015). She has been married to Joseph Millson since December 31, 2013. She was previously married to Tony Denman.

10. Michael Hirst

Writer | Vikings

Michael Hirst was born on September 21, 1952 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Vikings (2013), Elizabeth (1998) and The Tudors (2007).

11. Bernard Hepton

Actor | Get Carter

Tall, dignified-looking Bernard Hepton enjoyed a six decade-long career on both stage and screen during which he particularly excelled at subtle, self-effacing or introspective roles. An electrician's son, Hepton grew up in the West Yorkshire town of Bradford. Due to poor eyesight, he missed out on...

12. Natalie Anderson

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Natalie Anderson was born on October 24, 1981 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Natalie Jane Anderson. She is an actress and writer, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Freight (2010) and Northern Girls. She has been married to James Shepherd since June 6, 2008. They have one child.

13. Rachel Leskovac

Actress | Coronation Street

Rachel Leskovac was born on June 5, 1976 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Shameless (2004) and Holby City (1999).

14. James Thornton

Actor | Emmerdale Farm

James Thornton was born on October 31, 1975 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Playing the Field (1998) and Among Giants (1998). He has been married to Joanna Page since December 6, 2003. They have three children.

15. Donal Donnelly

Actor | The Godfather: Part III

Donal Donnelly was an Irish actor best known in the cinema for roles in The Knack... and How to Get It (1965) and The Godfather: Part III (1990) and on stage for his work in the plays of Brian Friel. He was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, on July 6, 1931, but raised in Dublin, Ireland. In ...

16. Edward Petherbridge

Actor | The Guardians

Edward Petherbridge was born on August 3, 1936 in West Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Guardians (1971), The River Flows East (1962) and American Playhouse (1981). He has been married to Emily Richard since 1981. They have two children. He was ...

17. Heather Peace

Actress | London's Burning

Heather Peace was born on June 16, 1975 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as Heather Mary Peace. She is an actress, known for London's Burning (1988), Lip Service (2010) and Never Let Go (2015). She has been married to Eleanor Dickinson since December 13, 2014. They have three children.

18. Simon Rouse

Actor | The Bill

Simon Rouse was born on June 24, 1951 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as John Simon Rouse. He is an actor, known for The Bill (1984), Doctor Who (1963) and Sam (1973). He has been married to Ann Holloway since June 24, 1979. They have two children.

19. Rory Haines

Writer | The State

Rory was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He graduated the Columbia University MFA Film program in 2012, where he met co writer Sohrab Noshirvani. Their feature script 'From Here to Albion' was named on the Blacklist in 2013 and purchased by Participant. They also co-wrote 'The State' which ...

20. Wilfrid Lawson

Actor | Pygmalion

A scene stealing actor of lugubrious countenance, Wilfrid Lawson (born Wilfrid Worsnop) made his debut on the stage in "Trilby" at the Pier Pavilion in Brighton at the age of 16. He served as a pilot in the RAF during the final months of World War I, before resuming his theatrical career, becoming ...

21. Pat Paterson

Actress | Charlie Chan in Egypt

Pat Paterson was born on April 10, 1910 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as Patricia Elizabeth Paterson. She was an actress, known for Charlie Chan in Egypt (1935), Idiot's Delight (1939) and Call It Luck (1934). She was married to Charles Boyer. She died on August 24, 1978 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

22. Duncan Preston

Actor | Acorn Antiques: The Musical

Duncan Preston is an English actor. He is known for his appearances in television productions written by Victoria Wood, including his roles of Clifford in the soap opera parody sketches Acorn Antiques, and Stan in the sitcom Dinnerladies (1998-2000). He reprised his role of Clifford in Acorn ...

23. Derek Benfield

Actor | Lifeforce

Derek Benfield was born on March 11, 1926 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Lifeforce (1985), The Brothers (1972) and Z Cars (1962). He was married to Susan Lyall Grant. He died on March 10, 2009 in Esher, Surrey, England.

24. Jason Croot

Actor | Roberto

Jason Croot's Acting career started back in 2000, he completed a N.C.F.E in performing arts in his native city of Bradford, Jason moved down to London in 2002 to pursue his acting career, training at the Poor School he also completed a Drama Diploma at University of Birbeck. His early stage ...

25. Nicky Evans

Actor | Shameless

Nicky Evans was born on April 20, 1979 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Shameless (2004), Emmerdale Farm (1972) and Sparkhouse (2002).

26. Jennifer Metcalfe

Actress | Hollyoaks

Jennifer Metcalfe was born in 1982 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Hollyoaks (1995), Emmerdale Farm (1972) and Hollyoaks Later (2008).

27. George Layton

Actor | Doctor in Charge

George Layton was born on March 2, 1943 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as George Michael William Layton. He is an actor and writer, known for Doctor in Charge (1972), Doctor at the Top (1991) and Doctor at Large (1971).

28. John Sharp

Actor | The Wicker Man

John Sharp was born on August 5, 1920 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Wicker Man (1973), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Top Secret! (1984). He died on November 26, 1992 in London, England.

29. Ken Kitson

Actor | Danger UXB

Ken Kitson was born in 1946 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He is known for his work on Danger UXB (1979), Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987) and Stanton Blues (1998).

30. Polly Hemingway

Actress | Airline

Polly Hemingway was born on December 4, 1946 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Airline (1982), Wallander (2008) and Goodnight Sweetheart (1993).

31. Danny Cunningham

Actor | Little Shop of Horrors

Danny Cunningham was born on May 29, 1969 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Little Shop of Horrors (1986), 24 Hour Party People (2002) and The Secret Life of Words (2005).

32. Edward Peel

Actor | Lassiter

Edward Peel was born in 1943 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Lassiter (1984), By the Sword Divided (1983) and Breakaway (1980).

33. Stephanie Turner

Actress | The Sweeney

Stephanie Turner was inspired to become an actress by seeing pantomime as a child. She graduated from Manchester University with a drama degree and performed in repertory in Worcester. Television roles followed, including a recurring character in Z Cars (1962), WPC Howarth. She auditioned ...

34. Aqib Khan

Actor | West Is West

Aqib Khan was born on August 24, 1994 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for West Is West (2010), Remember Me (2014) and Lies We Tell (2017).

35. James Midgley

Director | Rape

James Midgley was born in 1975 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and editor, known for Rape (2012), Stumped (2015) and Dark Secrets (2013). He has been married to Jenni Falconer since June 3, 2010.

36. Anita Rani

Actress | World's Busiest Cities

Anita Rani was born on October 25, 1977 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Anita Nazran. She is a writer and actress, known for World's Busiest Cities (2017), Bollywood: The World's Biggest Film Industry (2018) and Four Rooms (2011).

37. Jonathan Linsley

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Jonathan was born in Yorkshire and went to school in Skipton "the Gateway to the Dales." His first loves in life were, Rugby Union (he played for Upper Wharfedale) Football (life long Leeds United supporter) and the Theatre. Thanks to Mr Thomas a dedicated English teacher who nurtured in him a love...

38. Melanie Kilburn

Actress | The Lifeboat

Melanie Kilburn was born in 1956 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as Sarah Melanie Jean Kilburn. She is an actress, known for The Lifeboat (1994), Coronation Street (1960) and Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987).

39. Claude Close

Actor | Once Upon a Time in the North

Claude Close was born on August 16, 1956 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Andrew Close. He was an actor, known for Once Upon a Time in the North (1994), Poirot (1989) and Coronation Street (1960). He was married to Peta Close. He died on October 7, 2011 in the UK.

40. Rosemary Nicols

Actress | Department S

Rosemary Nicols was born on October 28, 1941 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Department S (1969), Fathers and Sons (1971) and The Pleasure Girls (1965). She was previously married to Frederic Mullally.

41. Bramwell Fletcher

Actor | The Mummy

Bramwell Fletcher was born on February 20, 1904 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for The Mummy (1932), Svengali (1931) and Raffles (1930). He was married to Lael Wertenbaker, Susan Agathe Robinson, Diana Barrymore and Helen Chandler. He died on June 22, 1988 in Westmoreland, ...

42. Conner Chapman

Actor | The Selfish Giant

Conner Chapman was born on June 8, 1998 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Selfish Giant (2013), Tulip Fever (2017) and Pleasure Island (2015).

43. Bernard Gallagher

Actor | Casualty

Bernard Gallagher was born on September 26, 1929 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Casualty (1986), Moonfleet (1984) and A Brother's Tale (1983). He was married to Sylvia Vickers. He died on November 27, 2016 in the UK.

44. J.B. Priestley

Writer | Last Holiday

John Boynton Priestley was one of England's last great writers--he was a member of the last generation of freethinking British "sages" who contemplated both science and philosophy in their literary output. Today his books are mostly out of print and his name is all but forgotten except in the dusty...

45. Alice Jones

Actress | HeartBeat: Changing Places

Alice Jones was born on March 4, 1993 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Alice Rebecca Jones. She is an actress, known for HeartBeat: Changing Places (1998), The Princess Under the Stairs (2014) and Blood and Peaches (1995).

46. Steve Hodson

Actor | The Legend of King Arthur

Steve Hodson was born on November 5, 1947 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is known for his work on The Legend of King Arthur (1979), Angels (1975) and Follyfoot (1971).

47. David Roper

Actor | The Damned United

David Roper was born on June 20, 1944 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as David Anthony Roper. He is an actor, known for The Damned United (2009), EastEnders (1985) and The Cuckoo Waltz (1975).

48. Bruce Bould

Actor | The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

Bruce Bould was born in June 1949 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976), As Time Goes By (1992) and Churchill's People (1974).

49. Leslie Sands

Actor | Z Cars

Leslie Sands was born on May 19, 1921 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Z Cars (1962), BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960) and Department S (1969). He was married to Pauline Williams. He died on May 9, 2001 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales.

50. Richard Whiteley

Self | Cryer's Crackers

John Richard Whiteley, a staunchly proud Yorkshireman, was a much-loved television presenter and journalist, born in Bradford, Yorkshire in 1943. He was best known for being the presenter of the long running UK Channel 4 television show Countdown (1982).

However, prior to this he was primarily a ...


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