Birth Place Matching "Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Walk Like a Panther
Stephen became an actor in 1984 after 3 years of training at Arts Educational Schools in London; he spent the first 6 months of his career touring round London parks and schools in "Robin Hood & The Tree Trick" which was quickly followed by his first film role as Moose in the cult film "My ...
Actress | Locke
Kirsty Dillon was born in 1976 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Locke (2013), Midsomer Murders (1997), as well as her voice acting work on the adventure game Clock Tower 3 (2002).
Kirsty Dillon is a graduate of Glodsmiths', University of London. She has also ...
Actor | Hereafter
George Costigan is an English actor. Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Costigan grew up in Salford, Lancashire. After attending St Augustine's C of E Primary School on Bolton Road in Pendlebury, he went to Wardley Grammar School on Mardale Avenue in Wardley near Swinton.
Costigan has been on television...
6. Marc Wootton
Marc Wootton was born on February 8, 1975 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Marc James Wootton. He is an actor and writer, known for Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009), Arthur Christmas (2011) and La La Land (2010).
Actor | A Clockwork Orange
He was one of those delightful, typically British, actors with a penchant for playing eccentrics. Early in his career, Jeremy Brett once quaintly introduced Aubrey Morris to Noël Coward as "the finest small-part player in London". Born Aubrey Steinberg of Jewish-Ukrainian ancestry, he was one of ...
Writer | Great Expectations
Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start ...
10. Michael Ripper
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
The British character actor Michael Ripper was born in 1913 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. His father was a speech therapist and encouraged him to participate in diction and public speaking competitions. From this, the young Michael gained an interest in acting and got his first taste of the ...
12. Brett Fancy
Actor | Outpost
Brett is the son of a dockyard worker and grew up in Portsmouth, England. When working on the stage crew at the Chichester Festival Theatre, and watching from the wings, the great Sir John Mills Brett decided he wanted to act and he applied for drama school. He attended the Guildhall School of ...
15. Gerald Flood
Actor | Patton
Gerald Flood was born in Portsmouth, son of a Naval family. He was a wireless operator during the War and worked as a filing clerk after the War ended until he landed a job with the Farnham Repertory Company. It was there that he met his future wife, Anne. He toured in rep, and appeared in ...
16. Sophiya Haque
Actress | Wanted
Sophia Haque rose to fame as a VJ/host on pop-music channels broadcast by India in the 1990s (via satellite). Her amiable personality and attractive appearance made her a favorite with many viewers, and led to her being offered bit parts in Indian films. A lead role in the low-budget comedy film '...
Actress | A League of Their Own
Charlotte Jackson was born on June 29, 1979 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Charlotte Louise Jackson. She is an actress, known for A League of Their Own (2010), Keith Lemon: The Film (2012) and Setanta Sports News (2007). She has been married to Chris Coleman since May 16, 2015. They have two ...
18. Montagu Love
Actor | Gunga Din
Montague Love - certainly an intriguing name - but his own - started his working life as a newspaper man in London. His primary expertise centered on being a field illustrator and cartoonist who covered the Boer War (1899-1902). His realistic battle sketches gained him popularity among readers, but...
Writer | On an Electric Night
Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) was a British-American author, journalist, and literary critic. He was a columnist at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Nation, Slate, and Free Inquiry.
Hitchens is known for his atheism and anti-theism and was a firm believer in the Enlightenment values ...
21. Paul Jones
Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked
Paul Jones was born on February 24, 1942 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Paul Pond. He is an actor, known for Pirate Radio (2009), The Princess Diaries (2001) and Privilege (1967). He has been married to Fiona Hendley since 1984. He was previously married to Sheila MacLeod.
25. Mike Rutherford
Soundtrack | Against All Odds
If drummer and singer Phil Collins became the superstar of Genesis, it could be said that Mike Rutherford was the secret weapon on their way to fame, fortune and selling out the world's biggest venues. He wrote the lyrics for their first major international single, Follow You Follow Me, which ...
Actress | Highlander: The Raven
Janet Spencer-Turner was born in 1950 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Edwina Janet Spencer-Turner. She is an actress, known for Highlander: The Raven (1998), The Foundation (1977) and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001). She has been married to Vincent Brimble since 1986. They have one child.
29. Althea Parker
Actress | Thursday's Child
Althea Parker was born on September 13, 1911 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Althea Helen Parker. She was an actress, known for Thursday's Child (1972), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969). She was married to Arnold Ridley. She died on February 27, 2001 in ...
35. Roger Hodgson
Soundtrack | The Invention of Lying
Roger Hodgson has been recognized as one of the most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time. As the legendary voice of Supertramp and composer of many of the band's greatest hits, he gave us "Give a Little Bit," "The Logical Song," "Dreamer," "Take the Long Way Home," "Breakfast In...
Actor | The Devils
Christopher Logue was born on November 23, 1926 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as John Christopher Logue. He was an actor and writer, known for The Devils (1971), Moonlighting (1982) and Savage Messiah (1972). He was married to Rosemary Hill. He died on December 2, 2011 in London, England.
47. Cynthia Morey
Actress | Orpheus in the Underworld
Cynthia Morey was born on August 10, 1927 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Orpheus in the Underworld (1961), Quartet (2012) and Together Again: A Tribute to Kenneth Sandford, John Reed, and Thomas Round (2000).
48. James Callaghan
Self | Midweek
Jim Callaghan was born on 27th March 1912 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, to a Catholic father and Baptist mother. He was the only son and younger of 2 children. His father was a Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer of Irish ancestry, who died when Callaghan was aged 9. His father died when he was 9, plunging ...