Birth Place Matching "Chester, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Daniel Craig
Actor | Casino Royale
One of the British theatre's most famous faces, Daniel Craig, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, has gone on to star as James Bond in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and Bond 25 (2020).
He was born Daniel ...
Actor | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Ronald Pickup was born on June 7, 1940 in Chester, England as Ronald Alfred Pickup. He is an actor, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) and The Mission (1986). He has been married to Lans Traverse since August 9, 1964. They have two children.
6. Emily Booth
Actress | Doghouse
Emily has appeared extensively in UK television/film for decades, starting young as a presenter on popular video game review show 'Bitz' in 1999. This strong start to a career in presenting led on to landmark shows such as 'The Big Breakfast' before find her home more recently on The Horror Channel...
8. John Steiner
Actor | Caligola
This tall, blond, thin British character actor portrayed some of the most memorable villains of Italian cinema during the 1970s and 1980s. Born in Cheshire county England in 1941, Steiner got his start in films after school with small parts in British productions. Among them was 'The Persecution ...
Actor | The Lady Vanishes
Though thoroughly British, actor Basil Radford actually began his film career in a couple of US films. Born in Chester, England, he made his stage debut in 1922 and continued to focus on the theatre until director Alfred Hitchcock memorably teamed Radford with actor Naunton Wayne in one of his ...
10. Russ Abbot
Actor | Last of the Summer Wine
Russ Abbot was born on September 16, 1947 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Russell A. Roberts. He is an actor, known for Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Hotel Babylon (2006) and The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007). He has been married to Patricia A. Simpson since 1967. They have four children.
11. Malcolm Hebden
Actor | Coronation Street
Malcolm Hebden is an English television and stage actor known for his role as Norris Cole in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
Hebden was born in Chester before his family moved to Burnley, Lancashire, three weeks later. He was educated at West Gate High School and began his career ...
13. Hugh Lloyd
Actor | You Rang, M'Lord?
Hugh Lloyd was born on April 22, 1923 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Hugh Lewis Lloyd. He was an actor and writer, known for You Rang, M'Lord? (1988), Doctor Who (1963) and Father Came Too! (1964). He was married to Shän Davies, Carole Wilkinson, Anne Rodgers and José Stewart. He died on July 14,...
16. Paul Barrett
Actor | Transporter 3
Born in Chester in the north of England, Paul spent his childhood in Iran. His most well known films were all produced by Luc Besson and include "Kiss of the Dragon", "Hitman" and "Transporter 3". He has just recently relocated to Los Angeles after 20 years of living in France. His passion is being...
17. Peter Elliott
Actor | Night of the Demon
Peter Elliott was born on September 21, 1920 in Chester-le-Street, Durham, England as Peter Ernest Elliott. He was an actor, known for Curse of the Demon (1957), The Avengers (1961) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). He died on February 3, 1975 in Hammersmith, London, England.
18. Tim Firth
Writer | Kinky Boots
Tim Firth began writing when he was eighteen on an Arvon Foundation course in Yorkshire, run by Willy Russell and Danny Hiller. After studying at Cambridge for three years, his first professional commissions were "Heartlands" for Chichester, directed by Sam Mendes, and "A Man of Letters" for the ...
23. Kate Henry
Actress | The Fourth Angel
Kate Henry was born in Chester, Wirral on September 9th, 1977, to an English mother and an Irish father.
After studying at The Oldershaw School and Birkehead 6th Form College on The Wirral, Kate decided to train professionally and gained a place on the Acting Studies degree course at The Arden ...
24. Lisa Downs
Producer | Life After Flash
Born in Chester, Lisa moved to Sydney, Australia at 10 years old where she ultimately completed her BA (Television Production) in the country town of Wagga Wagga. The next few years were spent working coordinating and editing travel documentaries with international documentary company Grainger ...
25. Dennis Davidson
UK-born Dennis Davidson's first introduction to Public Relations came when he was recruited to the TV-Radio publicity department at the Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC) Group in March 1968. Prior to that he had served as an assistant cinema manager, starting in his home town of Chester.
27. Stephen Oliver
Soundtrack | The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
On his father's side, he was the great-grandson of The Rev. William Boyd Carpenter (1841-1918), who was a court chaplain to Queen Victoria and the Bishop of Ripon. He was from a prominent family that produced many Church of England clergy.
31. Peter Newbrook
Camera Department | Lawrence of Arabia
Peter Newbrook was born on June 29, 1920 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Peter Austin Harley Newbrook. He is known for his work on Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Gonks Go Beat (1964). He died on June 19, 2009 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.
34. Geoffrey Reed
Actor | The Avengers
Geoffrey Reed was born on November 14, 1921 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Geoffrey Hugh Reed. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), Z Cars (1962) and The File of the Golden Goose (1969). He was married to Joan Francis. He died on September 5, 2008 in Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England.
39. Randle Ayrton
Actor | The Manxman
Randle Ayrton born in Chester in 1869. Educated at Geneva University. became a highly well-known performer in classical theatre, making his acting debut at the Old Avenue Theatre in London in 1890, and has been successful in London's West End and in America until the late 1930's. sophisticated ...
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
Fletcher Lightfoot was born on October 14, 1883 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Marcus Fletcher Rhodes Lightfoot. He was an actor, known for Quatermass and the Pit (1958), The Lure of the Atlantic (1929) and The Accursed (1957). He died on February 24, 1969 in Hampstead, London, England.
41. Steven Cousins
Actor | On Edge
Steven Cousins was born on May 24, 1972 in Chester, England. Already in his career, Steven has been the 8 time British Men's Figure Skating Champion, 8 time World Competitor, and 3 time Olympic Competitor. Steven's most noted achievement (at the moment!) is that he is the first Britain to ever land...
42. Robin Gregory
Sound Department | Outland
Robin Gregory was born in 1936 in Chester, Cheshire, England as Robin Marshall Gregory. He is known for his work on Outland (1981), Blow-Up (1966) and The Wicker Man (1973). He was married to Yingnapa Phichainuj. He died in 2004 in Truro, Cornwall, England.
43. Helen Modern
Actress | Wire in the Blood
Helen Modern was born and raised in North Wales until moving to the North West of England at the age of 11. As well as attending mainstream school, Helen attended The Players Drama School. She performed in various musical theatre productions during her time there, but was specifically remembered ...
49. Graham Roberts
Actor | A Taste of Honey
Graham Roberts was born on October 10, 1929 in Chester, Cheshire, England. He is known for his work on A Taste of Honey (1961), Lizzie Dripping (1973) and The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988). He was married to Yvonne Robert and Kate Matheson. He died on October 28, 2004 in York, ...