Birth Place Matching "Lanarkshire, Scotland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ian Bannen
Actor | Waking Ned
Scottish character actor and occasional leading man who enlivened scores of fine films in Britain and America. His father was a lawyer in a small town in Lanarkshire. Bannen served in the army and attended Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire. His first acting role came in a 1947 Dublin production of ...
2. Andrew Keir
Actor | Rob Roy
The character actor Andrew Keir (originally Andrew Buggy) was born in 1926 in the coal-mining town of Shotts in Lanarkshire, Scotland, and raised there with his five brothers John, Tom, Michael, Patrick, and Hugh and his sister Maggie. The son of a coal miner, Keir worked in the coal mines from age...
3. Mark Millar
Writer | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Multi award-winning writer Mark Millar has revamped the X-Men, broke Spider-Man sales records, brought the Fantastic Four into the 21st Century and made Superman a communist. He is also the writer of the US industry's biggest-selling comic book of the past decade, Marvel's Civil War, published in ...
6. Dee Hepburn
Actress | Gregory's Girl
Dee Hepburn was born on November 7, 1961 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Gregory's Girl (1980), Maggie (1981) and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1978). She is married to Dewar Docherty. She was previously married to Neil Rossiter.
10. Grant Harrold
Actor | Rip Off Britain
Grant Harrold, 'The Royal Butler' and 'Defender of Etiquette', has been described as 'Britain's Etiquette Expert' and 'One of Europe's Top Guru's on Etiquette' (EasyJet) due to his background and teaching on the subject for almost 20 years. Grant is a former butler and member of the Royal Household...
12. Tom Steele
Stunts | The Blues Brothers
Tom Steele was born on June 12, 1909 in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland as Thomas Skeoch. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Scarface (1983) and Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952). He died on October 30, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
14. Una McLean
Actress | The Master of Ballantrae
Una McLean was born on May 1, 1930 in Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland as Agnes Green McLean. She is an actress, known for The Master of Ballantrae (1962), The Debt Collector (1999) and Strictly Sinatra (2001). She was previously married to Russell Hunter and Roy Boutcher.
16. Jane Aird
Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
Jane Aird was born on July 12, 1910 in Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotland as Jane Kerr MacDonald. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), X the Unknown (1956) and Enemy from Space (1957). She was married to Guy Rolfe. She died on May 26, 1979 in Camden, London, England.
18. Wylie Watson
Actor | The 39 Steps
Diminutive Scottish character player with trademark neatly-trimmed moustache, upturned at the ends, who began as a juvenile soprano vocalist in the late 1890's with a family variety act. At one time he performed 15 times daily at a waxworks ! Watson didn't start in films until 1929, when '...
19. Laurie Brett
Actress | EastEnders
Laurie Brett was born and raised in Hamilton, Scotland on 28 March 1969. She toured with a travelling circus in Mexico and Central America with Circo Magico and studied at the London Studio Centre. She starred in fringe productions and made her television debut in "London's Burning" (as an office ...
21. Tom Harvey
Tom Harvey was born in 1924 in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972), Strange Brew (1983) and On Camera (1954). He died on January 14, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
22. Sandy McDonald
Self | Ready, Steady, Cook
Sandy McDonald was born on November 5, 1937 in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland as Alexander McDonald. He was an actor, known for Ready, Steady, Cook (1994), Doctor Who Confidential (2005) and National Television Awards (2015). He was married to Essdale Helen McLeod. He died on March 17, 2016 in...
24. Ross Davidson
Actor | The Meaning of Life
Ross Davidson was born on August 25, 1949 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland as William Russell Davidson. He was an actor, known for The Meaning of Life (1983), EastEnders (1985) and The Pirates of Penzance (1983). He was married to Barbara Black and Elizabeth Ross. He died on October 16, 2006 in ...
27. Michael Deacon
Actor | The Lord of the Rings
Michael Deacon was born on March 6, 1937 in Lanarkshire, Scotland as Manus Docherty. He was an actor and writer, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), Broome Stages (1966) and Matushka (1973). He died on December 26, 2000 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London, England.
32. David Butler
Writer | Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy
David Butler was born on November 12, 1927 in Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland as David Dalrymple Butler. He was a writer and actor, known for Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (1986), Voyage of the Damned (1976) and Within These Walls (1974). He was married to Mary McPhail ...
38. James MacTaggart
Director | BBC Play of the Month
MacTaggart was born in Scotland. He produced, directed or wrote well over 100 individual television plays or episodes. He started out as an actor and radio producer for BBC Scotland. In 1968, he became a co-founder of Kestrel Productions, Britain's first independent television drama production ...
40. David MacLennan
Writer | Balamory
David MacLennan was born on June 19, 1948 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for Balamory (2002), Taggart (1983) and Play for Today (1970). He was married to Juliet Cadzow and Ferelith Lean. He died on June 13, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.
43. Campbell Logan
Producer | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
Campbell Logan was born on April 24, 1910 in Lanarkshire, Scotland as George Campbell Logan. He was a producer and director, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Suspense (1962) and The Men from Room 13 (1959). He died in November 1978 in Spain.