Birth Place Matching "Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | War Horse
Jeremy Irvine is an English stage and screen actor. He was born Jeremy William Fredric Smith in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, England, to Bridget (Glockling), a local politician, and Christopher Fredric Smith, an engineer. His stage surname, "Irvine", was his grandfather's first name. He attended one ...
Actor | Jurassic Park
Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. ...
Soundtrack | Grease
Actress/singer Olivia Newton-John was born on September 26, 1948, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. She lived there until she was five years old, and her family relocated to Australia when her father was offered a job as the dean of a college in Melbourne. When she was a teen she returned to ...
Actress | The Devil Wears Prada
Rebecca Mader was born on April 24, 1977 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Rebecca Leigh Mader. She is an actress and writer, known for The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Once Upon a Time (2011). She has been married to Marcus Kayne since November 23, 2016. She was ...
Actor | Gosford Park
Jeremy Philip Northam was born in Cambridge, England to parents John and Rachel, both university professors. John Northam is best known for his translations of Henrik Ibsen. The family moved to Bristol, in 1972, where Jeremy attended Bristol Grammar School. Jeremy graduated from Bedford College, ...
6. Chris Geere
Actor | You're the Worst
Chris Geere is a British actor born in Cambridge in 1981 and brought up in the Winchester area of Hampshire where his family still lives. He was initially interested in pursuing a career as an artist until a drama teacher encouraged him to play in his school's production of 'A Midsummer Night's ...
7. Rosie Day
Actress | All Roads Lead to Rome
Rosie Day was born in Cambridge. Her first film was playing Angel in Paul Hyett's feature film The Seasoning House for which she received positive acclaim and won four Best Actress awards. Acting since a young age she has starred in many TV shows and dramas such as ITV's Homefront, Harley Street, ...
Actor | Underworld: Evolution
Steven Mackintosh was born on April 30, 1967 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He is an actor, known for Underworld: Evolution (2006), Rang De Basanti (2006) and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009). He has been married to Lisa Jacobs since 1989. They have two children.
11. Ronan Vibert
Actor | Saving Mr. Banks
Ronan Vibert was born on February 23, 1964 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Ronan D. J. Vibert. He is an actor, known for Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) and Tristan + Isolde (2006). He has been married to Jess since 2013.
12. Charli XCX
Soundtrack | Angry Birds
Born in Cambridge as Charlotte Emma Aitchison, Charli XCX is a singer, songwriter, model and actress. Daughter of a Scottish father and Indian mother, she studied at UCL's Slade School of Fine Art in London. Charlotte kept her MSN Messenger alias for her stage name and stated writing song at 14 ...
13. Nigel Davenport
Actor | Chariots of Fire
Nigel Davenport was born on May 23, 1928 in Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Arthur Nigel Davenport. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Chariots of Fire (1981), A Man for All Seasons (1966) and Phase IV (1974). He was married to Maria Aitken and Helena Margaret White. ...
14. Kate Buffery
Actress | Wish Me Luck
Kate Buffery was born on July 23, 1957 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Katherine Rose Buffery. She is an actress and writer, known for Wish Me Luck (1987), Trial & Retribution (1997) and The Rainbow (1988). She was previously married to Roger Michell.
15. Isobel Elsom
Actress | My Fair Lady
The epitome of opulent, grande dame haughtiness, British character actress Isobel Elsom began on the stage in 1911 and went on to grace a number of silent and sound pictures in England, marrying and divorcing director Maurice Elvey in the interim. In the late 30s she settled in America and earned ...
Michael Pennington was born on June 7, 1943 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Michael Vivian Fyfe Pennington. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983), The Iron Lady (2011) and Hamlet (1969). He was previously married to Katharine Barker.
17. Rona Newton-John
Actress | UFO
Rona Newton-John is an Australian actress who was born in Cambridge, England. She was a model in her early years and had many small acting roles - notably on The Benny Hill Show (1969), the British television series UFO (1970) and the film "The Same Skin" (UK) (also known as Brotherly Love (1970))....
18. David Gilmour
Soundtrack | Pink Floyd: The Wall
David Jon Gilmour was born on 6th March, 1946, in Grantchester Meadows, Cambridge. As the lead guitarist of Pink Floyd, he is by many considered one of the most influential guitarists on the rock stage. Right up to "The Dark Side of The Moon", Dave wrote his own songs, but from then up to "The ...
20. Douglas Adams
Writer | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Born Douglas Noel Adams on March 11, 1952 in Cambridge. From 1959 until 1970 he went to Brentwood school in Essex, and his main interest was science. As a student in Cambridge he decided to hitch-hike through Europe to Istanbul, and in order to raise funds for this he took a lot of small jobs. In ...
21. Claire Gordon
Actress | Licensed to Kill
Claire Gordon died peacefully on 13th April 2015 in a nursing home in Acton, aged 74 years; she was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in December 2014. At the time she was living in El-gouna, Egypt, but returned to London and underwent an operation at the Charing Cross hospital in January ...
23. Alex Waldmann
Actor | Strike Back
Alex Waldmann is one of Britain's most prolific young classical actors having played numerous leading roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare's Globe, the National, the Donmar, the Almeida and Cheek by Jowl. After training at LAMDA Alex went on to play Troilus in 'Troilus & Cressida' ...
24. David Leland
Director | Wish You Were Here
David Leland was born on April 20, 1941 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as David Hugh Leland. He is an actor and director, known for Wish You Were Here (1987), Band of Brothers (2001) and Mona Lisa (1986). He has been married to Sabrina Canale since May 26, 2007. He was previously married to ...
30. David Proud
Writer | Sympathy for the Lemon
David Proud was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for EastEnders (1985), Marcella (2016) and Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007). He has been married to Amy Joy Proud since August 19, 2016. They have one child.
David has a condition called Spina Bifida and ...
36. Julian Amyes
Director | Jane Eyre
Julian Amyes was born on August 9, 1917 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He was a director and producer, known for Jane Eyre (1983), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Here I Stand... (1977). He was married to Anne Allan. He died on April 26, 1992 in London, England.
41. Derek Smee
Actor | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Derek Ralph Smee was a British character actor, born circa 1933 who died in London on June 3rd 2014. In addition to a prolific television career he made many stage appearances, including in Jean Anouilh's 'Colombe', Farquahar's 'The Recruiting Officer' and Pinero's 'The Magistrate'. He compiled a ...
42. Hamish Ward
Hamish works in the International Television Production department for NBCUniversal overseeing the financing on shows including Downton Abbey and Made In Chelsea. Prior to this Hamish worked in the accounts department on eight feature films including Rush (2013) where he met long term collaborator ...
43. Ronald Searle
Writer | The Belles of St. Trinian's
Ronald Searle was born on March 3, 1920 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Ronald William Fordham Searle. He is known for his work on The Belles of St. Trinian's (1954), The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980) and Scrooge (1970). He was married to Monica Ilse Koenig and Kaye Webb. He died on ...
47. Simon Collins
Producer | 'Michael' - The Michael Watson Story
Simon Collins was born on February 12, 1965 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He is an actor, writer and director. He is best known for the film 'Lifeforce' and 'That Game With Death' in which he played Death.
Simon's earliest experiences of cinema were with such films as '2001 - A Space ...
50. Marcus Hearn
Director | Hammer Horror: The Warner Bros Years
Marcus Hearn was born in June 1970 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Simeon Marcus Hearn. He is a director and producer, known for Hammer Horror: The Warner Bros Years (2018), Tomorrow's Times: The Second Doctor (2010) and The Perfect Crime: Inside Cash on Demand (2018).