Birth Place Matching "Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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...
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 (...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
37. Jonathan Linsley
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...
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.
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, ...
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...
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 ...