Birth Place Matching "Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ricky Whittle

Actor | Austenland

Ricky was born in Oldham, Lancashire. His father was in the Royal Air Force which meant travelling the world to different bases. Ricky was scouted to play as a professional footballer for Arsenal and Celtic football clubs but this was thwarted by injury and instead he went to Southampton University...

2. Kate Ashfield

Actress | Shaun of the Dead

Most recognizable to international audiences for her lead role in Shaun of the Dead (2004), Kate Ashfield is a powerful British actress known for superlative and award-winning work in This Little Life (2003) (B.I.F.A. nomination, Best Actress), Late Night Shopping (2001) (B.I.F.A. Best Actress ...

3. Jo Hartley

Actress | Eddie the Eagle

Jo Hartley was born in Oldham, Lancashire. Attended North Chadderton Comprehensive School. At the age of 11 years old, performed in 'The Sound Of Music' as Gretel. Jo got her first taste for acting.

Later, she went on to join Oldham Theatre Workshop where she stayed for several years. At the age of ...

4. Sarah Lancashire

Actress | Happy Valley

Sarah Lancashire was born on October 4, 1964 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Sarah-Jane Abigail Lancashire. She is an actress and director, known for Happy Valley (2014), Seeing Red (2000) and Clocking Off (2000). She has been married to Peter Salmon since August 22, 2001. They have one child. ...

5. Warren Clarke

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Lancashire-born Warren Clarke was an actor of immense presence and considerable versatility who turned his wide-shouldered, robust appearance and lived-in, hangdog facial features into an asset. For more than two and a half decades he had toiled in a wide variety of supporting roles before finding ...

6. Jack Wild

Actor | Oliver!

Born September 30, 1952, in Royton, near Oldham, England, Jack Wild was discovered by talent agent June Collins, mother of rock star Phil Collins. His breakthrough came when he landed the role of Oliver in the London stage production of "Oliver!" When it came to casting the film, the role of the ...

7. Bernard Cribbins

Actor | Frenzy

An actor since the age of 14, Bernard Cribbins had become a major star on the London stage by his mid-20s, but it was another ten years before he became a national star by his success in film comedies and with a string of hit records. He appeared in several of the "Carry On" series, and also ...

8. Neil Bell

Actor | Dead Man's Shoes

Neil Bell was born in 1970 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Dead Man's Shoes (2004), Victor Frankenstein (2015) and 24 Hour Party People (2002).

9. Jack Deam

Actor | The Life and Times of Henry Pratt

Jack Deam was born in 1972 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Ian Deam. He is an actor, known for The Life and Times of Henry Pratt (1992), Life on Mars (2006) and Father Brown (2013).

10. Brian Cox

Sunshine

Brian Cox was born on March 3, 1968 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Brian Edward Cox. He is an actor and writer, known for Sunshine (2007), Absolutely Anything (2015) and The Science of Doctor Who (2013). He has been married to Gia Milinovich since 2003. They have one child.

11. Eric Sykes

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

'Eric Sykes' started as a radio scriptwriter but he soon found he could perform as well as write. The slight handicap of being very hard of hearing doesn't interfere with his wonderful comic timing. The spectacles he wears have no lenses but contain a bone conducting hearing aid.

12. Mark Jordon

Director | To the sea again

Mark wanted to be an actor after watching Steve McQueen movies as a child. While still at school he attended Oldham Theatre Workshop where he formed the Damned Busters and worked clubs, pubs and did street theatre to earn his Equity card. After a small part in a film 'Number One' Mark was cast as ...

13. Christopher Biggins

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Christopher Biggins was born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Masada (1981) and Revelations (2005). He has been married to Neil Sinclair since December 30, 2006. He was previously married to Beatrice Aston...

14. Leslie Schofield

Actor | Star Wars

After his parents divorced, he became a wayward, rebellious teenager. Deciding he should instill himself with some discipline, he joined a naval training ship for two years. His first taste of acting came during ten years subsequent service in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy.

15. Adam Fogerty

Actor | Walk Like a Panther

Adam Fogerty was born on March 6, 1969 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Walk Like a Panther (2018), Snatch (2000) and Gloves Off (2017).

16. Barry Ackroyd

Cinematographer | The Hurt Locker

Barry Ackroyd was born on May 12, 1954 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The Hurt Locker (2008), Captain Phillips (2013) and The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006).

17. Dominique Jackson

Actress | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Dominique Jackson was born on December 3, 1991 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Dominique Hannah Jackson. She is an actress, known for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Conviction (2004) and Hollyoaks (1995).

18. Ian Mercer

Actor | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Ian Mercer was born in 1962 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Pirate Radio (2009) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016). He is married to Susan Fennwick.

19. Shobna Gulati

Actress | Coronation Street

Shobna Gulati is a British actress, writer, and dancer. Gulati is a soap star best known for playing Anita in Victoria Wood's Dinnerladies and Sunita Alahan in the long-running soap opera Coronation Street from 2001 to 2006, a role to which she returned at the end of 2009 and departed again in 2013...

20. Nicola Stephenson

Actress | The Rainbow

Nicola Stephenson was born on July 5, 1971 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for The Rainbow (1989), Hotel Babylon (2006) and Clocking Off (2000). She is married to Paul Stephenson. They have two children.

21. Naomi Radcliffe

Actress | 24 Hour Party People

Naomi Radcliffe was born in 1971 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for 24 Hour Party People (2002), Coronation Street (1960) and Born and Bred (2002).

22. Alex Carter

Actor | Dark Heart

Alex Carter was born on May 7, 1982 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Dark Heart (2016), Cuffs (2015) and So Awkward (2015).

23. Bobby Ball

Actor | Cannon and Ball

Robert Harper (Bobby Ball) and Thomas Derbyshire (Tommy Cannon) were both born in Oldham. They met in the early 1960s while working as welders in the same factory.

Becoming friends, they formed a club act known as Bobby and Stevie Rhythm, which became the Sherrell Brothers then The Harper Brothers. ...

24. Paul Hilton

Actor | Lady Macbeth

Paul Hilton was born in 1970 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Lady Macbeth (2016), Wuthering Heights (2011) and Wire in the Blood (2002). He is married to Anastasia Hille. They have one child.

25. Sally Ann Matthews

Actress | Coronation Street

Sally Ann Matthews was born on September 19, 1970 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Brassed Off (1996) and Chapter 2: Zach.

26. Barbara Knox

Actress | Coronation Street

Barbara Knox was born on September 30, 1933 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Barbara Brothwood. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Coronation Street: A Knight's Tale (2010) and Funny You Should Say That (1972). She was previously married to John Knox and Denis Mullaney.

27. Laura Crossley

Actress | The Secret Garden

Laura Crossley was born on August 29, 1979 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for The Secret Garden (1993), Hollyoaks (1995) and Where the Heart Is (1997).

28. Clive Rowe

Actor | Beauty and the Beast

Clive Rowe was born on March 27, 1964 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Clive Mark Rowe. He is an actor, known for Beauty and the Beast (2017), Doctor Who (2005) and The Perfect Blue (1997).

29. Anne Kirkbride

Actress | Coronation Street

Anne Kirkbride was born on June 21, 1954 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969) and ITV Lunchtime News (1988). She was married to David Beckett. She died on January 19, 2015 in Manchester, England.

30. Helen Fraser

Actress | Repulsion

Helen Fraser (born Helen Margaret Stronach; Oldham, Lancashire 15 June 1942) is an English actress, who has appeared in many television series since the early 1960s. For international audiences, she may be best known her roles in Billy Liar (1963) and Repulsion (1965). She is also well known for ...

31. Alan Rothwell

Actor | Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

Alan Rothwell was born on February 9, 1937 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on Alan Partridge (2013), Nothing But the Best (1964) and Coronation Street (1960). He was previously married to Maureen Haydon and Marjorie Ward.

32. Elizabeth Lax

Actress | The Likely Lads

Elizabeth Lax was born on February 8, 1950 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for The Likely Lads (1976), Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973) and Coronation Street (1960). She was married to Christopher Buckley. She died on June 25, 1996 in Newhey, Rochdale, ...

33. Jo-Anne Knowles

Actress | Mile High

Jo-Anne Knowles was born in 1971 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Mile High (2003), Young Dracula (2006) and The Bill (1984).

34. Jeff Hordley

Actor | Emmerdale Farm

Jeff Hordley was born in 1970 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Jeffrey Percy. He is an actor, known for Emmerdale (1972), Emmerdale: The Dingles - For Richer for Poorer (2010) and Bottle Blonde and Beautiful (2002). He has been married to Zoë Henry since August 3, 2003. They have two children.

35. Phillip Schofield

Producer | Killing Clovis Dardentor

Phillip Schofield was born on April 1, 1962 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Killing Clovis Dardentor, Emmerdale (1972) and Extras (2005). He has been married to Stephanie Lowe since March 29, 1993. They have two children.

36. Caroline O'Connor

Actress | Moulin Rouge!

Celebrated actress from Australia who has appeared in numerous stage productions. Has been featured in roles in such shows as "A Chorus Line", "Baby", "Oklahoma" and her most celebrated role as Velma Kelly in the Original Australian Revival cast of "Chicago: The Musical. ".

37. Karen Henthorn

Actress | EastEnders

Karen Henthorn was born in 1963 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Coronation Street (1960) and Pulling (2006).

38. Craig Gazey

Actor | Coronation Street

Craig Gazey was born in 1982 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Criminal Justice (2008) and The Jeremy Kyle Show (2005).

39. Michelle Marsh

Actress | Clubbed

Michelle Marsh was born on September 30, 1982 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Clubbed (2008), Life (2007) and Maxim Uncovered! Vol. 2 (2004). She has been married to Will Haining since June 2, 2007. They have one child.

40. Lally Bowers

Actress | The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella

Lally was educated at Hulme Grammar School in Oldham and worked as a secretary before walking-on and understudying at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. As a professional actress, she appeared in hundreds of stage productions, films and television programmes and rep at ...

41. Keeley Forsyth

Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy

Keeley Forsyth was born in 1979 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Heartbeat (1992) and The Limehouse Golem (2016).

42. Bill Waddington

Actor | Coronation Street

William Joseph "Bill" Waddington (10 June 1916 - 9 September 2000), was an English music hall performer and comedian who was born in Oldham, Lancashire. In later life he achieved stardom as the pompous ex serviceman Percy Sugden in Granada Television's long-running soap opera, Coronation Street.

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43. Judith Barker

Actress | Miss Potter

Judith Barker was born on June 22, 1943 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Miss Potter (2006), Persuasion (1971) and Coronation Street (1960). She has been married to Kenneth Alan Taylor since 1964.

44. Mark Owen

Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Mark Owen was born on January 27, 1972 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Mark Anthony Patrick Owen. He has been married to Emma Ferguson since November 8, 2009. They have three children.

45. Tommy Cannon

Soundtrack | Cannon and Ball

Robert Harper (Bobby Ball) and Thomas Derbyshire (Tommy Cannon) were both born in Oldham. They met in the early 1960s while working as welders in the same factory.

Becoming friends, they formed a club act known as Bobby and Stevie Rhythm, which became the Sherrell Brothers then The Harper Brothers. ...

46. Ian Kershaw

Actor | The Dumping Ground

Ian Kershaw grew up in Oldham and went to the Welsh College of Speech and Drama. As well as acting, he is also a fledgling playwright. He lives near Glossop, Derbyshire with his partner, the actress Julie Hesmondhalgh, and their daughter, Martha.

47. Carl Cox

Soundtrack | Human Traffic

Carl Cox was born on July 29, 1962 in Oldham, Lancashire, England.

48. Tony Barber

Actor | Homicide

Born in Oldham Lancs., England in 1940, he emigrated to Australia in 1947 with his family. After finishing his education, he spent 7 years training as a naval officer, before getting his first job as a radio announcer in 1961. His big break was being noticed in a national commercial, which resulted...

49. Frank Atkinson

Actor | Great Expectations

Frank Atkinson was born on March 19, 1890 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Francis Lawrence Atkinson. He was an actor and writer, known for Great Expectations (1946), King of the Castle (1936) and Not So Dusty (1936). He was married to Jeanne d'Arcy. He died on February 23, 1963 in Pinner, ...

50. William Walton

Soundtrack | Last Action Hero

William Walton came from a musical family. He entered Christ Church, Oxford at the early age of sixteen but left without a degree in 1920. A fine musician, he was essentially self-taught as a composer, except some instruction from Hugh Allen, the cathedral organist. Through literary friends and ...


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