Birth Place Matching "Christchurch, New Zealand" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Brooke Williams

Actress | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Brooke Williams was born on January 3, 1984 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), 12 Monkeys (2015) and Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011).

2. Michelle Ang

Actress | Fear the Walking Dead

Michelle is already well known around the world from her work as a regular cast member on the Australian show "Neighbours", "Outrageous Fortune" and the hit teen show "The Tribe".

She won "Best Actress in A Feature Film" at the New Zealand Film and Television Awards 2011 for "My Wedding and Other ...

3. David de Lautour

Actor | Westside

David de Lautour was born on November 28, 1982 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Westside (2015), Touch (2012) and The Kick (2014).

4. David Warbeck

Actor | Lassiter

New Zealand born actor David Warbeck made his feature film debut in Wolfshead: The Legend of Robin Hood (1969). Warbeck went pro following studies at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and during the 1970s became a popular European star of low-budget genre pictures made in Italy, the U.S. and ...

5. Tom Hern

Producer | The Dark Horse

At thirty-two years old, Hern has produced four feature films.

One, the micro-budget-whodunit-thriller, I'm Not Harry Jenson, which was funded entirely through private investment and was released theatrically in its home country of New Zealand to critical acclaim in 2009.

Two, the eerily provocative ...

6. Kiwi Kingston

Actor | The Evil of Frankenstein

Kiwi Kingston was born in 1914 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was an actor, known for The Evil of Frankenstein (1964), Hysteria (1965) and World of Sport (1964). He died in 1992.

7. Ellory Elkayem

Director | Eight Legged Freaks

Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Ellory Elkayem began making films as a teenager. At 18, he attended a film school designed to give students practical experience and preparation for a career in the film business. He learned the ropes first hand while, working in the camera department on ...

8. Ray Comfort

Producer | Evolution vs. God: Shaking the Foundations of Faith

Ray Comfort is the Founder/President/CEO of Living Waters Publications. After relocating from New Zealand to Southern California in the late 1980s, Ray introduced a long line of pastors and churches to a biblical teaching which he called Hell's Best Kept Secret. The positive and enthusiastic ...

9. Hayley Westenra

Soundtrack | The Merchant of Venice

She is the daughter of New Zealanders Jill and Gerald Westenra.

At age 6, she starred as the lead role in her school's Christmas show called "The Littlest Star."

By age eleven, she had appeared in over 40 stage productions, sung on TV shows and performed in major concerts.

She has performed for Her ...

10. William DuFresne

Actor | AMV Heaven

William DuFresne was born on August 4, 1987 in Christchurch, New Zealand as William Petty. He is an actor and writer, known for AMV Heaven (2008), Ask That Guy with the Glasses (2008) and Animenia (2008). He has been married to Jessica DuFresne since April 6, 2011.

11. Emma Harrison

Actress | Intolerable Cruelty

Born in New Zealand, Emma Harrison was raised in Australia. She attended St. Hilda's School for Girls in Southport, Queensland. There, she was a House Captain and a Senior School Prefect. Emma started modeling at the age of 15, when she was spotted in the audience of a beauty contest and ...

12. May Beatty

Actress | Mad Love

May Beatty was born on June 4, 1880 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was an actress, known for Mad Love (1935), I Wake Up Screaming (1941) and Pride and Prejudice (1940). She was married to Edward Lauri (born Edward James Lowe) actor). She died on April 1, 1945 in Covina, California, USA.

13. Kristen Gillespie

Actress | Game of Thrones

Kristen Gillespie was born on June 30, 1962 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), B.O.R.N. (1988) and Time Wars (1993).

14. Gary Day

Actor | Blue Heelers

Gary Day was born in 1941 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Blue Heelers (1994), The Mango Tree (1977) and Blue Murder (1995).

15. Jonathan Elsom

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Jonathan Elsom was born on September 22, 1938 in Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand as John Stephen Elsom. He is an actor, known for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), The Avengers (1961) and The Life and Times of David Lloyd George (1981).

16. Bruce D. Clark

Director | Galaxy of Terror

Bruce D. Clark was born on June 29, 1945 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a director and writer, known for Galaxy of Terror (1981), Naked Angels (1969) and Hammer (1972).

17. Bic Runga

Soundtrack | American Pie

Bic Runga was born on January 13, 1976 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Briolette Kah Bic Runga.

18. Winter Hall

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Winter Hall was born on June 21, 1872 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Winter Amos Hall. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and Alias Jimmy Valentine (1920). He was married to Katherine Young (concert pianist). He died on February 10, 1947 ...

19. Harrison Reid

Self | Bondi Rescue

Harrison Reid was born on October 22, 1994 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

20. Jason Fa'afoi

Actor | The Moe Show

Jason Fa'afoi was born on December 16, 1972 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for The Moe Show (2014), What Now?! Fartie's Angels (2001) and What Now?! PM (1998).

21. Len Lye

Director | N or NW

Len Lye was born on July 5, 1901 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is known for his work on N or NW (1938), Stardust (1938) and Kaleidoscope (1935). He was married to Annette Zeiss and Jane Florence Winifred Thompson. He died on May 15, 1980 in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA.

22. Bartholomew John

Daybreakers

Bartholomew John was born on August 24, 1952 in Christchurch, New Zealand as John Suckling. He is an actor, known for Daybreakers (2009), Space: Above and Beyond (1995) and Time Trax (1993).

23. Paul Reid

Actor | Shortland Street

Paul Reid was born on March 4, 1980 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor and director, known for Shortland Street (1992), Living the Dream (2004) and Boss TV (1997).

24. Brendan Cole

Self | Celebrity Love Island

Brendan Cole was born in 1976 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Celebrity Love Island (2005), Sooty (2011) and Everything to Dance For (2007). He has been married to Zoe Hobbs since July 3, 2010. They have two children.

25. Ngaio Marsh

Writer | Detective

Ngaio Marsh was born on April 23, 1895 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Edith Marsh. She was a writer, known for Detective (1964), Crown Court (1972) and The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948). She died on February 18, 1982 in Christchurch.

26. Mick Innes

Actor | Housebound

Michael John Innes was born in Christchurch in 1953 and became Mick Innes when he moved to Australia 20 years later. With a career spanning 3 decades in film, television and theatre, Mick is a veteran actor, with countless roles in New Zealand and Australia, including Bootmen, Home and Away and ...

27. Matt Gillanders

Actor | 30 Days of Night

Matt Gillanders was born on October 16, 1977 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Matthew Paul Gillanders. He is known for his work on 30 Days of Night (2007), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010) and The Warrior's Way (2010).

28. Alice Fraser

Actress | The Avengers

Alice Fraser was born on March 19, 1934 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was an actress, known for The Avengers (1961), The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985) and The Tub (2005). She died on October 28, 2004 in Wellington, New Zealand.

29. Beryl Te Wiata

Actress | Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

Beryl Te Wiata was born on April 15, 1925 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Beryl Margaret McMillan. She was an actress, known for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995), Outrageous Fortune (2005) and Strange Behavior (1981). She was married to Inia Te Wiata. She died on May 4, 2017.

30. Alex Galvin

Actor | Eternity

Alex Galvin was born on June 15, 1975 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Alexander John Galvin. He is an actor and director, known for Eternity (2013), When Night Falls (2007) and Rose (2006).

31. Nina Byron

Actress | Johnny Get Your Gun

Nina Byron was born on July 27, 1900 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Nina Clarice Betts. She was an actress, known for Johnny Get Your Gun (1919), The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918) and The Boomerang (1919). She was married to Frank Hotaling, Harold Rosson and Nicholas Dunaew. She died on ...

32. Mark Franken

Sound Department | District 9

Sydney, Australia

33. Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Actor | Don Giovanni

Teddy Tahu Rhodes was born in 1966 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Don Giovanni (2011), The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006) and The Marriage of Figaro (2010).

34. Josie Cerise

Actress | Ha Ha Hairies

Josie Cerise was born on August 14, 1986 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Josie Cerise Towart. She is an actress, known for Ha Ha Hairies (2012) and Grandpa in My Pocket (2009).

35. Kate Webb

Writer | On the Other Side

Kate Webb was born in 1943 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was a writer, known for On the Other Side and Reporter vermisst (2003). She died on May 13, 2007 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

36. James C. Stewart

Actor | Asockalypse!

James C. Stewart was a late entry into the acting world, after a good friend persuaded him to drop the shy kid persona he had always clung to, and join the cast of their high school production in their hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Being good with numbers, he surprised no-one by going ...

37. Eve Balfour

Actress | The Woman Who Did

Eve Balfour was born on May 3, 1890 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was an actress, known for The Woman Who Did (1915), Five Nights (1915) and Burnt Wings (1916). She was married to Stanley Howlett stage actor (born Arthur Stanley Howlett 1886 - 1959). She died on March 19, 1955 in Northfield, ...

38. Jessie Cassin

Soundtrack | New Zealand Idol

Jessie Cassin was born in Christchurch, New Zealand.

39. Stephen Crowe

Special Effects | King Kong

40. Mark Hamilton

Actor | Last of the Living

Mark Hamilton was born on October 19, 1992 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Last of the Living (2009).

41. Stephen Fleming

Production Manager | Religion of Sports

Stephen Fleming was born on April 1, 1973 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Stephen Paul Fleming. He is known for his work on Religion of Sports (2016), Bob the Butler (2005) and EA Sports Cricket 2001 (2000).

42. Geoffrey Bell

Actor | Sticky TV

Geoffrey David Bell is a television presenter in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Bell's television career began when he moved to Auckland, New Zealand, to work as an intern on Pulp Sport Series 3. Upon completion of the series, Bell had become a competent production all-rounder and the programme won best...

43. Joey Kingman

Actress | Tin God

Joey Kingman began acting in her childhood. During her school years, she appeared in numerous plays. Joey is well known as a talented actress and presenter. She graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Screen Acting in 2006 (Australia), and later trained at the London Drama School. Since then, Joey ...

44. Dylan Kennett

Self | Commonwealth Games

Dylan Kennett was born on December 8, 1994 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

45. Juliet Mitchell

Self | Thinking Aloud

Juliet Mitchell was born on October 4, 1940 in Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand.

46. Nathan King

Composer | Wait Up Harriet

Nathan King was once part of the Kiwi Rock band, 'Zed' With his fellow band members, Andrew(Andy) Lynch, Adrian Palmer and Ben Campbell. It was just this year that it was announced on their official site they they would be taking an extended break and that their fans should interpret this as they ...

48. Frances Alda

Soundtrack | I Build the Tower

Frances Alda was born on May 31, 1879 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Fanny Jane Davis. She was married to Ray Vir Den and Giulio Gatti-Casazza. She died on September 18, 1952 in Venice, Italy.

50. Eitan Djiji

Actor | My Homework Ate My Dog

Eitan Djiji was born on June 26, 1996 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Eitan James Djiji. He was an actor, known for My Homework Ate My Dog (2009) and This Show Will Get You High (2010). He died on August 11, 2010 in Tarzana, California, USA.


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