Birth Place Matching "Hackney, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

2. Sharon Horgan

Actress | Catastrophe

Sharon Horgan was born on July 13, 1970 in Hackney, London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Catastrophe (2015), Pulling (2006) and Imagine Me & You (2005). She has been married to Jeremy Rainbird since October 16, 2006. They have two children.

3. Ray Winstone

Actor | The Departed

Ray Winstone was born on February 19, 1957, in Hackney Hospital in London, England, to Margaret (Richardson) and Raymond J. Winstone. He moved to Enfield, at age seven, where his parents had a fruit and vegetable business. He started boxing at the age of twelve at the famous Repton Amateur Boxing ...

4. Maddy Hill

Actress | EastEnders

Maddy Hill was born on March 19, 1990 in Hackney, London, England as Madeleine Kate Hill. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Neighbours 30th Anniversary Tribute: Ramsay Square (2015) and Whitechapel (2009).

5. Jocelyn Jee Esien

Actress | Little Miss Jocelyn

Jocelyn Jee Esien was born on March 2, 1979 in Hackney, London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Little Miss Jocelyn (2006), 1 Non Blonde (2010) and Big School (2013).

6. Martine McCutcheon

Actress | Love Actually

Martine McCutcheon was born Martine Kimberley Sherri Ponting on the 14th of May 1976 in Hackney, East London, to Jenny Tomlin (née Jeanette Lilian Ponting) and Thomas Hemmings. She has a little brother called L.J. She studied at the renowned Italia Conti stage school in London from the age of 10. ...

7. Anthony Newley

Actor | Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?

Anthony Newley was born in Hackney, London, England, to Frances Grace Newley and George Kirby, a shipping clerk. He was attracted to acting, after seeing an ad for a child actor in a Fleet Street window. He attended the Italia Conti Stage School from the age of 14 and, two years later, played the ...

8. Michael Preston

Actor | Mad Max 2

Michael Preston was born on May 14, 1938 in Hackney, London, England. He is an actor, known for The Road Warrior (1981), Highlander (1992) and The Getaway (2002).

9. Pauline Quirke

Actress | Birds of a Feather

Pauline Quirke was born on July 8, 1959 in Hackney, London, England as Pauline Perpetua Quirke. She is an actress and writer, known for Birds of a Feather (1989), Broadchurch (2013) and Emmerdale Farm (1972). She has been married to Steve Sheen since August 1996. They have two children.

10. Asif Kapadia

Director | The Warrior

Academy award and four time BAFTA award winning Director / Writer / Producer Asif Kapadia is known for his visually striking films exploring characters living in timeless, extreme and unforgiving landscapes. His films have been box office successes around the world as well as being critically ...

11. Michelle Collins

Actress | Two Thousand Acres of Sky

Michelle Collins was born on May 28, 1962 in Hackney, London, England as Michelle Daniella Collins. She is an actress, known for Two Thousand Acres of Sky (2001), Doctor Who (2005) and Coronation Street (1960).

12. Fenella Fielding

Actress | Carry On Screaming!

Fenella Fielding was born on November 17, 1927 in Hackney, London, England as Fenella Marion Feldman. She was an actress and writer, known for Carry On Screaming! (1966), Guest House Paradiso (1999) and The Avengers (1961). She died on September 11, 2018 in Hammersmith, London.

13. Harold Pinter

Writer | Sleuth

Harold Pinter, the 2005 Nobel Laureate for Literature, was born October 10, 1930, in London's working-class Hackney district to Hyman and Frances Pinter, Eastern European Jews who had immigrated to the United Kingdom from Portugal. Hyman (known as "Jack") was a tailor specializing in women's ...

14. Athene Seyler

Actress | Night of the Demon

Athene Seyler was born on May 31, 1889 in Hackney, London, England. She was an actress, known for Curse of the Demon (1957), The Franchise Affair (1951) and April Blossoms (1934). She was married to Nicholas Hannen and James Bury Sterndale-Bennett. She died on September 12, 1990 in Hammersmith, ...

15. David Graham

Actor | Supercar

David Graham was born on July 11, 1925 in Hackney, London, England as David Michael Graham. He is an actor and writer, known for Supercar (1961), Stingray (1964) and Supergirl (1984).

16. Margery Mason

Actress | The Princess Bride

Margery Mason was born on September 27, 1913 in Hackney, London, England as Margery E. Mason. She was an actress, known for The Princess Bride (1987), Love Actually (2003) and Les Misérables (1998). She was married to Peter Daminoff. She died on January 26, 2014 in Swiss Cottage, Camden, ...

17. Roger Frost

Actor | The Wolfman

Roger Frost was born on June 9, 1948 in Hackney, London, England as Roger J. Frost. He is an actor, known for The Wolfman (2010), The Bourne Identity (2002) and Time Bandits (1981). He has been married to Pam Ferris since 1986.

18. Mike Reid

Actor | Snatch

Mike Reid was born on January 19, 1940 in Hackney, London, England as Michael Reid. He is known for his work on Snatch (2000), EastEnders (1985) and Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (1993). He was married to Shirley Collins and Sheila Reid. He died on July 29, 2007 in Marbella, Spain.

19. Barney Clark

Actor | Oliver Twist

Barney Clark was born on June 25, 1993 in Hackney, London, England as Barney Ivan S. Clark. He is known for his work on Oliver Twist (2005), The Brief (2004) and Savage Grace (2007).

20. Emma Cooke

Actress | A Touch of Frost

Emma Cooke was born in St Bart's Hospital, London.

Her father, Bob Cooke, owns F. Cooke Pie & Mash shop on Broadway Market in Hackney. Emma's great-grandfather opened the shop in 1900.

Emma has a younger sister Jane, and younger brother, Robert.

Emma when to the Brits school in Croydon when she was 16...

21. Precious Mustapha

Actress | Endeavour

Precious Mustapha was born on April 13, 1997 in Hackney, London, England. She is an actress, known for Endeavour (2012).

22. Marc Bolan

Soundtrack | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Born on September 30, 1947 in London, England, Mark Bolan was always destined to be a star. Even as a teenager, he was already seeking fame. Well known as a sharp dresser, he was employed by a modeling agency and became a "John Temple Boy", wearing John Temple suits in their catalogs as well as ...

23. Leila Hoffman

Actress | The Witches

Leila Hoffman was born on June 11, 1934 in Hackney, London, England as Leila Rothstein. She is an actress, known for The Witches (1990), Felicia's Journey (1999) and Doctor Who (2005). She has been married to Alfred Hoffman since 1960. They have one child.

24. Jeremy Beadle

Producer | Hot Shots

Jeremy Beadle was born on April 12, 1948 in Hackney, London, England as Jeremy James Anthony Gibson Beadle. He was a writer and producer, known for Hot Shots (1994), Eureka (1981) and Beadle's About (1986). He was married to Susan (Sue) Maria Marshall. He died on January 30, 2008 in Westminster, ...

25. Anna Wing

Actress | Son of Rambow

Anna Wing was born on October 30, 1914 in Hackney, London, England as Anna Eva Lydia Catherine Wing. She was an actress, known for Son of Rambow (2007), Anna Karenina (1977) and Dog Eat Dog (2001). She was married to Peter Davey. She died on July 7, 2013 in Hackney.

26. Michael S. Constable

Producer | Free Fire

Michael S. Constable was born on February 14, 1986 in Hackney, London, England as Michael Sean Constable. He is known for his work on Free Fire (2016), Teen Spirit (2018) and Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018).

27. Edith Sharpe

Actress | Cash on Demand

Edith Sharpe was born on September 14, 1894 in Hackney, London, England as Edith Mary Sharpe. She was an actress, known for Cash on Demand (1961), Happy Is the Bride (1958) and The Outsider (1948). She was married to Alexander Francis Part. She died on June 6, 1984 in Harrow-on-the-Hill, London.

28. Jasmine Harman

Self | A Place in the Sun: Home or Away?

Jasmine Harman was born in 1975 in Hackney, London, England as Jasmine Isabella M Harman. She has been married to Jon Boast since June 2009. They have one child.

29. Belinda Owusu

Actress | EastEnders

Belinda Owusu was born on April 19, 1989 in Hackney, London, England as Belinda Ruth Owusu. She is known for her work on EastEnders (1985), EastEnders: E20 (2010) and Casualty (1986).

30. Trisha Goddard

Actress | Shaun of the Dead

Trisha Goddard was born on December 23, 1957 in Hackney, London, England. She is an actress, known for Shaun of the Dead (2004), Doctor Who (2005) and Annually Retentive (2006). She has been married to Peter Gianfrancesco since January 1998. They have two children. She was previously married to ...

31. Christine Ellerbeck

Actress | The Young Ones

Christine Ellerbeck was born in 1957 in Hackney, London, England. She is an actress, known for The Young Ones (1982), G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (1999) and EastEnders (1985).

32. Maurice Phillips

Director | The American Way

Maurice Phillips was born on March 25, 1948 in Hackney, London, England as Maurice David Phillips. He was a director and actor, known for The American Way (1986), Poirot (1989) and Afterlife (2005). He died on June 2, 2012 in New York City, New York, USA.

33. Eddie Nestor

Actor | Trainspotting

Eddie Nestor was born in 1964 in Hackney, London, England. He is known for his work on Trainspotting (1996), Paddington (2014) and Casualty (1986).

34. Renée Glynne

A Room with a View

Started in Scenario Department at Welwyn Studios and Pinewood. She was Production Secretary on _Brief Encounter (1946)_ and Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) at Denham Studios. She first went on floor as Asst Continuity on While the Sun Shines (1947) at Shepperton. Her first screen credit was for Brass ...

35. Benjamin O'Mahony

Actor | Kajaki

Benjamin O'Mahony was born on March 16, 1987 in Hackney, London, England. He is an actor, known for Kilo Two Bravo (2014), Ripper Street (2012) and Strike Back (2010).

36. Ted Childs

Producer | The Sweeney

Ted Childs was born on December 26, 1934 in Hackney, London, England as Edward Samuel Childs. He is a producer and writer, known for The Sweeney (1974), Kavanagh QC (1995) and Soldier Soldier (1991).

37. Alan Sugar

Producer | Blame It on the Moon

Alan Sugar was born on March 24, 1947 in Hackney, London, England as Alan Michael Sugar. He is a producer and actor, known for Blame It on the Moon (2000), The Survival Club (1999) and The Apprentice UK (2005). He has been married to Ann Simons since April 29, 1968. They have three children.

38. Charles Furneaux

Producer | The Natural History of the Chicken

Charles Furneaux was born in 1956 in Hackney, London, England. He is a producer and director, known for The Natural History of the Chicken (2000), The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall (2008) and Jackie O (1995).

39. Hugh Cecil

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Hugh Cecil was born on May 16, 1913 in Hackney, London, England as Alfred Cecil Ware. He was an actor, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Shoreditch (2003) and Eyeless in Gaza (1971). He died on February 11, 2004 in Tolworth, Surrey, England.

40. Desmond Rayner

Actor | Screen One

Desmond Rayner was born on October 31, 1928 in Hackney, London, England as Desmond Hyams Rayner. He was an actor, known for Screen One (1985), Hancock's Half Hour (1956) and Stolen Assignment (1955). He was married to Claire Rayner. He died on April 20, 2014 in Harrow, Middlesex, England.

41. Edward Malin

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

Edward Malin was born on October 22, 1894 in Hackney, London, England as Edward Ernest Malin. He was an actor, known for A Hard Day's Night (1964), A Night to Remember (1958) and Nearest and Dearest (1968). He died on March 1, 1977 in Ealing, London.

42. Nicko McBrain

Self | Iron Maiden: Flight 666

Nicko McBrain was born on June 5, 1952 in Hackney, London, England as Michael Henry McBrain. He is known for his work on Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (2009), Girls Gone Dead (2012) and The History of Iron Maiden: Part 1, The Early Days (2004). He has been married to Rebecca since May 1989. They have two...

43. Denis Norden

Writer | Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell

Denis Norden was born on February 6, 1922 in Hackney, London, England as Denis Mostyn Norden. He was a writer and actor, known for Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968), The Seven Faces of Jim (1961) and The Frost Report (1966). He was married to Avril Rosen. He died on September 19, 2018 in Hampstead, ...

44. Claude King

Actor | Behind the Mask

Claude King was born on January 15, 1875 in Hackney, London, England as Claud Edward King. He is known for his work on Behind the Mask (1932), Bella Donna (1923) and Smart Girl (1935). He was married to Evelyn Hall and Evelyn Walsh Hall. He died on September 18, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. Richard Beale

Actor | Madame Bovary

Richard Beale was born on May 13, 1920 in Hackney, London, England as Richard Henry Beale. He was an actor, known for Madame Bovary (1964), Eugenie Grandet (1965) and Treasure Island (1977). He died on March 27, 2017 in Somerset, England.

46. Wendy Turner

Actress | The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Wendy Turner was born in 1947 in Hackney, London, England. She is an actress, known for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1960), Summer Magic (1963) and The Spider's Web (1960).

47. Dido Plumb

Actor | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Dido Plumb was born on June 23, 1905 in Hackney, London, England as Charles Dido Plumb. He is known for his work on BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Wednesday Theatre (1952) and Love Story (1963). He died in March 1991 in Islington, London.

48. Gabrielle

Soundtrack | Magnolia

In the Guinness Book of Records for the highest UK chart entry for a female debut act, Gabrielle took the charts by storm with 'Dreams'. Her debut album "Find Your Way" sold over a million copies worldwide, and has been followed by the albums "Gabrielle" and "Rise", the latter appropriately titled ...

49. Howard Douglas

Actor | The Monsters

Howard Douglas was born on January 12, 1896 in Hackney, London, England as Douglas Howard Gray Richardson. He was an actor and art director, known for The Monsters (1962), Treasure Island (1950) and Quick Before They Catch Us (1966). He died in 1973 in Lambeth, London.

50. Mel Appleby

Soundtrack | Coronation Street

Mel Appleby was born on July 11, 1966 in Hackney, London, England as Melanie Susan Appleby. She is known for her work on Coronation Street (1960), Mel & Kim: Showing Out (Get Fresh at the Weekend) (1986) and Mel & Kim: That's the Way It Is - Version 2 (1988). She died on January 18, 1990 in...


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