Birth Place Matching "Northampton, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Game of Thrones
Sophie Turner (born 21 February 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-present), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, she has received ...
2. Matt Smith
Actor | Doctor Who
Matt Smith is an English actor who shot to fame in the UK aged 26 when he was cast by producer Steven Moffat as the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC's iconic science-fiction adventure series Doctor Who (2005).
Matthew Robert Smith was born and raised in Northampton, the son of Lynne (Fidler) and David ...
Actress | Containment
Louise Brealey, also credited as Loo Brealey, is an English actress, writer and journalist. Born in Bozeat, Northamptonshire, England. She attended Kimbolton School, proceeding to read History at Cambridge. She then trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York City and with clown teacher ...
5. Tim Minchin
Actor | Californication
Tim Minchin was born on October, 1975, as Timothy David Minchin, and was brought up in Perth, Western Australia. He is an actor, comedian, musician, writer, and director known for Californication (2007), Larrikins (2018), and Tim Minchin and the Heritage Orchestra (2011). He is the composer ...
6. Judy Carne
Actress | The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Trained in music and dance, tiny-framed, pixie-like Judy Carne was born Joyce Botterill in Northampton, England in 1939, the daughter of a grocer. Trained in dance, she appeared in music revues as a teenager and changed her name at the advice of a dance teacher. Slowly building up a career on ...
7. Joan Hickson
Actress | Murder She Said
Joan Hickson was born in 1906 at Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Her stage career began with provincial theater in 1927, going on to a long series of West End comedies, usually playing the part of a confused or eccentric middle-age woman. She performed at the Regent's Park Open Air Theater, at the time ...
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Higgins was born May 9, 1947 in East Northamptonshire, England to parents who had emigrated from Ireland just before World War II in search of economic opportunity. His parents lived in London during the Blitz. Eventually, they left London for Northamptonshire so that his father could obtain work ...
10. Nanette Newman
Actress | The Stepford Wives
Nanette Newman was born on May 29, 1934 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for The Stepford Wives (1975), Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971) and International Velvet (1978). She was previously married to Bryan Forbes.
12. Alan Moore
Alan Moore was born on November 18, 1953 in Northampton, England. He is a writer and actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), From Hell (2001) and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. He has been married to Melinda Gebbie since May 12, 2007. He was previously married to ...
13. Jonathan Adams
Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Originally trained as a painter, he studied art at Chelsea Art School and London University and taught in his hometown of Northhampton after spending time in the RAF Medical Corps. He was a performer with the Children's Theatre Company and was involved in several productions in London's West End, ...
16. Omar Williams
Omar Williams was born on November 27, 1968 in Northampton, England. He is an actor and director.
17. Robert Goodman
Actor | Gangs of New York
Robert Goodman was born in Northampton in the UK but now lives in central London. In the early days of his career between acting roles Robert worked as a London tour guide, and as a magician in the world famous Hamleys toy store in London's Regent Street. In his spare time Robert writes and makes ...
19. Jo Whiley
Actress | Love Actually
Jo Whiley was born on July 4, 1965 in Northampton, England as Johanne Whiley. She is an actress, known for Love Actually (2003), Boyz Unlimited (1999) and 4 Goes to Glastonbury (1994). She has been married to Steve Morton since July 1991. They have four children.
Actress | James and the Giant Peach
Born in England, her introduction into acting was with "The Leicestershire Youth Shakespeare Company which she was accepted into at the age of 15 and traveled to The Edinburgh Festival and Italy during school holidays. Distracted by dreams of escaping Northern England, at 18 Sue was offered a ...
21. Gian Sammarco
Actor | Doctor Who
Gian Sammarco was born in February 1970 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England as Giancarlo Sammarco. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (1985) and Press Gang (1989). He has been married to Joanna Young since 1998. He was previously married ...
23. Faye Tozer
Actress | Unarmed But Dangerous
Faye Tozer was born on November 14, 1975 in Northampton, England. She is an actress, known for Unarmed But Dangerous (2009), Lady Godiva: Back in the Saddle (2007) and St George's Day (2012). She has been married to Michael Smith since December 5, 2009. They have one child. She was previously ...
24. Peter Murphy
Soundtrack | The Butterfly Effect
Who is Peter Murphy?
He has been called: the Literary Mystic. Sufi Sage. Seminal Artist. Legend.
Peter Murphy's initial foray into the music world was as songwriter and front man for the influential late-70's band Bauhaus, who helped define what became known as post-punk. Murphy's dramatic ...
25. Graham Ashley
Actor | Star Wars
Graham Ashley was born on April 26, 1927 in Northampton, England as Graham Thomas Brown. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Avengers (1961) and Dixon of Dock Green (1955). He died on October 30, 1979 in Islington, London, England.
28. Jason Impey
Director | Ted Bundy Had a Son
He was only 10 years old when he first picked up the camera and started self shooting independent short films that would turn into some of his controversial and often challenging features.
After a few shorts as a child Jason went to study media at Bedford College at the age of 16 in which he gained ...
29. Michael Da Costa
Actor | Callan
Michael Da Costa was born on September 8, 1941 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He was an actor, known for Callan (1974), The Zoo Gang (1974) and Van der Valk (1972). He was married to Philipa Mary Brunedell. He died on March 22, 1977 in Pimlico, London, England.
30. Mike Jeavons
Actor | Shameful Sequels
Mike Jeavons was born on December 5, 1985 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Shameful Sequels (2009), Bad Movie Beatdown (2009) and Atop the Fourth Wall (2008). He has been married to Grace Downes since November 7, 2014.
31. Malcolm Arnold
Composer | The Bridge on the River Kwai
Born in Northampton on 21st October 1921, Malcolm Arnold studied composition with Gordon Jacob and trumpet with Ernest Hall at the Royal College of Music. In 1941 he joined the trumpet section of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, becoming principal by 1943. After two years of war service and one ...
Writer | Entertainment Today
Michael Underwood was born on October 26, 1975 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Entertainment Today (2000), A.J. Wentworth, B.A. (1982) and TV Burp (2001). He has been married to Angellica Bell since December 27, 2010. They have two children.
34. Andrew Collins
Writer | Not Going Out
Andrew Collins is an author, journalist and broadcaster whose first BBC1 sitcom, Not Going Out (co-written with star Lee Mack) won the Breakthrough Award at the Royal Television Society Awards and the Rose D'Or for Best Sitcom.
He began his journalistic career at the NME, going on to edit Q magazine...
37. Barbara Mitchell
Actress | Beryl's Lot
Barbara Mitchell was born on October 4, 1929 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England as Barbara Joy Mitchell. She was an actress, known for Beryl's Lot (1973), The Larkins (1958) and For the Love of Ada (1972). She was married to Rex Graham. She died on December 9, 1977 in Kingston-upon-Thames, ...
38. Claude King
Actor | Behind the Mask
Claude King was born on January 15, 1875 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England as Claude Ewart King. He is known for his work on Behind the Mask (1932), Bella Donna (1923) and London After Midnight (1927). He was married to Marie S. and Evelyn Hall. He died on September 18, 1941 in Los Angeles,...
39. Tom Walls
Actor | A Cup of Kindness
Comedy farceur Tom Walls is indelibly associated with the popular Aldwych Theatre farces of the 1920s and 1930s. Born in 1883, this English gent was a former constable and jockey before making his stage debut in 1905. As the star and producer of a succession of witty spoofs typically denigrating ...
40. Dave Holland
Dave Holland was born on April 5, 1948 in Northampton, England as David Holland. He was an actor, known for Judas Priest: Living After Midnight (1980), Judas Priest: Freewheel Burning (1983) and Judas Priest: Hot Rockin (1981). He died on January 16, 2018 in Lugo, Galicia, Spain.
41. Ruari Cannon
Actor | World War Z
Ruari Cannon was born in 1991 in Northampton and was raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has one sister named Kirsty, and his parents are Eleanor and Malcolm Cannon. At Stewarts Melville College in Edinburgh he was involved heavily with sport and drama, and cultivated a love for the stage in ...
42. Kevin Haskins
Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank
Kevin Haskins grew up in Northampton, England, a small market town, mainly known for its boot and shoe industry. His interest in music began as a child with The Beatles but it was when he saw David Bowie's androgynous performance of Star Man on an after school TV show, that he knew he wanted to be ...
44. Ray Gosling
Writer | Great Little Railways
Ray Gosling is an English journalist, television presenter and author. He was born and brought up in Northampton and educated at the Northampton Grammar School and Leicester University. Over the years he has written and presented over one hundred television documentaries.
In recent years Ray has ...
47. Joanne Campbell
Actress | Me and My Girl
Joanne began her career in the 1980s at the Theatre Royal Stratford, where she became the first ever black Principle Boy in pantomime. She went on to appear at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry and was a founder member of the BiBi Crew, the first company made up entirely of black actresses. As a ...