Birth Place Matching "Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Charlie Hunnam

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 ...

2. Andrea Riseborough

Actress | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

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).

3. Paul W.S. Anderson

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, ...

4. Neil Marshall

Director | Dog Soldiers

Neil Marshall was born on May 25, 1970 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He is a director and producer, known for Dog Soldiers (2002), The Descent (2005) and Doomsday (2008). He was previously married to Axelle Carolyn.

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 ...

6. Cheryl

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 ...

7. Sting

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...

8. Imogen Stubbs

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 ...

13. Anthony McPartlin

Self | I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

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 ...

14. James Scott

Actor | Days of Our Lives

James Scott was born on January 14, 1979 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), All My Children (1970) and The Way We Weren't (2009).

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, ...

16. Jimmy Nail

Actor | Crocodile Shoes

Jimmy Nail was born on March 16, 1954 in Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as James Michael Aloysius Bradford. He is an actor and writer, known for Crocodile Shoes (1994), Evita (1996) and Spender (1991).

17. Tim Healy

Actor | A Perfect Spy

Tim Healy was born on January 29, 1952 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as Timothy Malcolm Healy. He is an actor, known for A Perfect Spy (1987), Coronation Street (1960) and Catterick (2004).

18. Lee Hall

Writer | Billy Elliot

Lee Hall was born in 1966 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England. He is a writer, known for Billy Elliot (2000), War Horse (2011) and Victoria & Abdul (2017).

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.

21. Ian Hogg

Actor | King Lear

Ian Hogg was born on August 1, 1937 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England as Alexander Ian Hogg. He is an actor, known for King Lear (1971), Doctor Who (1963) and The Devil's Crown (1978). He has been married to Thea Bean since 1962.

22. Ashley Artus

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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.

24. Sophie Gradon

Self | Love Island

Sophie Gradon was born on October 25, 1985 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England as Sophie Hannah Gradon. She died on June 20, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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 ...

26. Su Elliot

Actress | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Su Elliot was born on December 18, 1950 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as Susan Elliott. She is an actress, known for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Jane Eyre (2011) and The Worst Witch (1986).

27. Nadia Elizabeth Robert James Salman Alexander-Khan

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.

29. Lee Shone

Actor | Death Race: Beyond Anarchy

Lee Shone was born on December 29, 1975 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. He is known for his work on Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (2018), My Name Is Lenny (2017) and The Corrupted (2019).

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. ...

33. Ian La Frenais

Writer | The Commitments

Ian La Frenais was born on January 7, 1937 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England. He is a writer and producer, known for The Commitments (1991), The Bank Job (2008) and Flushed Away (2006). He has been married to Doris Vartan since 1984.

34. Ralph Watson

Actor | Doctor Who

Ralph Watson was born on January 20, 1936 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), When the Boat Comes In (1976) and Second Verdict (1976).

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. ...

37. Dean Logan

Actor | Coronation Street

Dean Logan was born on April 15, 1987 in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), 24weekers and The Other Possibility (2007).

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 ...

39. Ben Uttley

Actor | Captain America: The First Avenger

Ben Uttley was born on April 25, 1978 in Newcastle Upon-Tyne, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005).

40. Laura Norton

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Laura Norton was born on June 19, 1983 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England as Laura Jayne Norton. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Text Santa 2015 (2015) and Vera (2011).

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 ...

45. Elizabeth Kelly

Actress | 24 Hour Party People

Elizabeth Kelly was born on May 29, 1921 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. She is an actress, known for 24 Hour Party People (2002), EastEnders (1985) and Savage Hunt (1980).

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 ...

47. Josh Barrow

Actor | The Trap

Josh Barrow was born in 1996 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England. He is an actor, known for The Trap (2018) and Temple.

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 ...


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