Birth Place Matching "Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Sons of Anarchy
Charles Matthew Hunnam was born in Newcastle, England on April 10, 1980, to Jane (Bell), a business owner, and William Hunnam, a scrap metal merchant. At 18 years of age, he made a guest appearances in the popular TV series Byker Grove (1989).
He gained fame in Britain thanks to his television role ...
Andrea Riseborough was born on November 20, 1981 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England as Andrea Louise Riseborough. She is an actress and producer, known for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Oblivion (2013) and W.E. (2011).
Writer | Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, ...
5. David Leon
Actor | RocknRolla
David Leon was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and was a talented footballer. When he left school age eighteen he successfully auditioned for the National Youth Theatre and turned down a place at Drama school in order to take a role in Oliver Stone's 'Alexander', though he established himself with ...
Actress | What to Expect When You're Expecting
Born in 1983, British singer Cheryl Cole studied dance, modeled and appeared in advertisements as a child. Her crowd-pleasing performances on Popstars: The Rivals (2002) won her membership to the pop group Girls Aloud and vaulted her into music stardom, virtually overnight. Cole has also enjoyed ...
Soundtrack | The Emperor's New Groove
Sting was born Gordon Matthew Sumner on 2 October, 1951 in Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, the eldest of four children of Audrey (Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, an engineer and milkman. He received his name from a striped sweater he wore which looked like a bee...
Actress | Sense and Sensibility
Imogen Stubbs was born in Northumberland, lived briefly in Portsmouth, where her father was a naval officer, and then moved with her parents to London, where they inhabited an elderly river barge on the Thames. Educated at St. Paul's and then Westminster, where she was one of the "token girls" in ...
9. Anne Reid
Actress | Hot Fuzz
After several small roles in the classic 1950s British TV shows 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' and 'Hancock's Half Hour' she found fame as Ken Barlow's wife Valerie in the #1 UK TV show 'Coronation Street' she remained with the show for a decade before leaving to give birth and bring up her son. ...
10. Kevin Whately
Actor | Inspector Morse
Kevin Whately was born on February 6, 1951 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as Kevin George Edward Whately. He is an actor, known for Inspector Morse (1987), Inspector Lewis (2006) and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983). He has been married to Madelaine Newton since April 1984. They have two children.
11. Shivani Ghai
Actress | The Catch
Shivani Ghai was born in 1975 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England. She is an actress, known for The Catch (2016), London Has Fallen (2016) and Dominion (2014). She has been married to Tyrone Keogh since November 2016. She was previously married to Parv Bancil.
12. Declan Donnelly
Actor | Love Actually
Declan Donnelly was born on September 25, 1975 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as Declan Joseph Oliver Donnelly. He is a producer and actor, known for Love Actually (2003), I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002) and Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002). He has been married to Ali ...
Anthony McPartlin was born on November 18, 1975 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England as Anthony David McPartlin. He is a producer and actor, known for I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002), Love Actually (2003) and Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002). He has been married to Lisa ...
15. Joan Lee
Actress | X-Men: Apocalypse
Joan Lee was born on January 13, 1922 in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, England as Joan Clayton Boocock. She was an actress, known for X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), Spider-Man (1994) and Fantastic Four (1994). She was married to Stan Lee and Sanford Dorf Weiss. She died on July 6, 2017 in Los Angeles, ...
19. John Irvin
Director | Raw Deal
John Irvin is a British director who has made more than thirty motion pictures in his career so far.
Born in England, Irvin began his career working for British Movietone News. He directed his first film "Gala Day" a documentary financed by the British Film Institute which was bought by the BBC. ...
20. Ross Noble
Actor | Stitches
Ross Noble was born on June 6, 1976 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England as Ross Markham Noble. He is a writer and producer, known for Stitches (2012), Ross Noble: Freewheeling (2013) and Ross Noble's Australian Trip (2009). He is married to Fran Noble. They have two children.
22. Ashley Artus
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne. His Father Middle Eastern and his Mother Northumbrian.Trained at Derwentside college winning the Rotary Prize for Dramatic Art then at GSA winning a prize for his choreography and the School Cup for Best Actor. Left Drama School in 1992 and went into Theatre as diverse ...
23. Alexandra Davies
Actress | Stealth
Alexandra Davies was born on March 8, 1977 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England as Alexandra Elizabeth Davies. She is an actress and producer, known for Stealth (2005), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and Run. She has been married to Justin Hanrahan since January 2, 2008.
25. Joe Robinson
Actor | Diamonds Are Forever
Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1927 (not 1929 as some references give) Joe Robinson came from a famous family of wrestlers. Both his father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champions. Following in their footsteps Joe Junior won the wrestling European Heavyweight Championship ...
Actress | The Black Prince
with a soft Anglo Saxon accent Lady Nadia Elizabeth Robert James Salman Alexander-Hamilton is an established United Kingdom Legal Entity Lawyer - Queens Counsel (QC) and Arsonist Author/Writer.
Also known as Lady Nadia Salman Alexander-Khan she is substantial stakeholder of Reliance Industries Group...
28. Joyce Redman
Actress | Tom Jones
Joyce Redman was born on December 7, 1915 in Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as Joyce Olivia Redman. She was an actress, known for Tom Jones (1963), Othello (1965) and Clayhanger (1976). She was married to Charles Ivor Wynne-Roberts. She died on May 9, 2012 in Pembury, Kent, England.
30. Susan Sheridan
Actress | The Black Cauldron
Susan Sheridan was born on February 24, 1947 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England as Susan Haydn Thomas. She is known for her work on The Black Cauldron (1985), Tanoshî Mûmin ikka (1990) and Agony (1979). She was married to Max Brittain and Michael Sheridan. She died on August...
31. Rod Glenn
Actor | Monster
Rod Glenn is an actor and author from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Film and television roles include Monster, The More You Ignore Me, The Hippopotamus, American Assassin, Soldiers of Embers, Ripper Street, Wolfblood, The Hollow Crown, The Sceptic, God's Kingdom and Outside. His fictional novels ...
32. Elizabeth Adare
Actress | Crown Court
Elizabeth Adare was born in 1949 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England of African immigrant parents from Sierra Leone where she was raised there until 1957. Always wanting to follow family tradition of becoming a school teacher, she took up acting as a hobby before attending the Mountview Drama School. ...
35. Jack Douglas
Actor | Carry on Laughing!
Coming from a theatrical family, Jack Douglas' entry into show business was as a producer, however, not as a performer. His father was a theatrical producer, and Jack followed in his footsteps at an early age--he produced his first show at 15. Douglas showed no interest in the performing end of the...
36. Alan Shearer
Self | Goal!
Alan Shearer CBE is one of the all-time legends of English football and remains the greatest ever goalscorer in the Premier League with 260 goals. A childhood Newcastle United fan, he started his career playing for Southampton F.C. in 1988, but five years later was snapped up by Blackburn Rovers. ...
38. Robin Hawdon
Actor | Zeta One
His acting career began in the 1960s with appearances in a number of British television series as well as scattered roles in feature films. Then he played the male lead in When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970) and also starred in The Love Factor (1969) as a spoof James Bond. Hawdon also played a ...
41. Miriam Stoppard
Self | Don't Just Sit There
Miriam Stoppard was born on May 12, 1937 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England as Miriam Stern. She is known for her work on Don't Just Sit There (1979), This Is Your Life (1955) and Sky News: Sunrise (1989). She has been married to Sir Christopher Hogg since December 1997. She was previously married to ...
42. Doug Robinson
Stunts | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
The younger brother of fellow actor/stunt man Joe Robinson, Doug was born Douglas Bowbank Robinson in central Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1930. Their father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champion wrestlers, and both brothers trained in wrestling and body-building. Doug's film ...
43. Tod Slaughter
Actor | Crimes at the Dark House
Tod Slaughter took to the stage in 1905 and made a name for himself as the star villain of numerous Victorian melodramas which he toured around England. Many of these were filmed cheaply in the 30s and 40s by quota-quickie tzar George King. His ham performances are perfectly suited to the material ...
44. Delena Kidd
Actress | Room at the Top
The daughter of a doctor and an actress named Violet Ormonde, Delena was educated at Cheltenham Ladies College and studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. As a student, she obtained a Gold Medal and a Sybil Thorndike Prize for her acting. Upon graduation, she acted in ...
46. Kim Tserkezie
Actress | Balamory
Kim Tserkezie is an Actress, Presenter, Writer and Producer with over 20 years experience in TV, Film, Theatre and Radio. She is perhaps most known for her role as Penny Pocket in BAFTA award winning children's series, Balamory (CBeebies) - a role which led her to be voted as 'the best ...
49. Joan Young
Actress | Suddenly, Last Summer
Joan Young was born on February 1, 1900 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England as Joan Cecilia Frances Wragge. She was an actress and producer, known for Suddenly, Last Summer (1959), The Fallen Idol (1948) and Doctor Who (1963). She died on October 9, 1984 in Hammersmith, London, England.
50. Will Hodgkinson
Actor | Glitterati
Will Hodgkinson is the rock & pop critic for English newspaper The Times, and contributes articles to Mojo magazine. He has also been published in The Guardian, The Independent and Vogue. The son of medical science writer Neville Hodgkinson and journalist Liz Hodgkinson, he was born in ...