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


18 names.


1. Victoria Wood

Writer | Dinnerladies

From the mid-1980s right up until her premature death in April 2016, Victoria Wood's appearances on stage and television were always eagerly anticipated, whether it was laugh-a-minute stand-up, a beautifully judged dramatic performance in the TV film Housewife, 49 (2006) or the canteen sitcom ...

2. Brenda Bruce

Actress | Peeping Tom

Brenda Bruce was born on July 7, 1919 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for Peeping Tom (1960), While the Sun Shines (1947) and The Final Test (1953). She was married to Clement McCallin and Roy Rich. She died on February 19, 1996 in London, England.

3. Amanda Noar

Actress | I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle

Amanda Noar was born in 1962 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990), The Zero Option (1988) and Lovejoy (1986). She has been married to Emir Guleryuz since 1998. They have two children. She was previously married to Neil Morrissey.

4. Michael Mills

Producer | Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Michael Mills was born on May 13, 1919 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. He was a producer and director, known for Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973), Get Some In! (1975) and Chance in a Million (1984). He was married to Valerie Leon. He died on January 7, 1988 in Gillingham, Kent, England.

5. Arthur Worsley

Self | Toast of the Town

Arthur Worsley was known in showbusiness circles as 'The Godfather of Ventriloquism.' A brilliant ventriloquist he topped the bills in the heydays of British variety both on stage and in numerous television shows. Unlike other vent acts who relied on cross-talk with their comic 'dummy' Worsley ...

6. Henry Livings

Writer | Work Is a 4-Letter Word

Henry Livings was a successful television, film and theatre writer. He began as an actor and in 1956 he joined Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. He wrote 29 plays and contributed to the TV series Juliet Bravo (1980) and "Bulman" (1985)_.

7. Sidney Vivian

Actor | No Trace

Sidney Vivian was born on April 18, 1901 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Sidney Drapkin. He was an actor, known for No Trace (1950), Great Expectations (1967) and Hide and Seek (1964). He died on December 22, 1984 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

8. Helen Wood

Helen Wood, was the comedian Victoria Wood's mother. She was born as Ellen Mape in Prestwich in 1919. She was later given the name Helen Colleen and so was known initially as Ellen Mape, later as Helen Mape and informally amongst friends and acquaintances as Nellie Mape, later she was known by her ...

9. Joan Peart

Actress | David Copperfield

Joan Peart was born on May 3, 1917 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. She was an actress, known for David Copperfield (1966), Walk a Crooked Mile (1961) and Big Brother (1970). She was married to John Barron and Anthony Sharp. She died on March 22, 1989 in Westminster, London, England.

10. Bernard Severn

Actor | Dad's Army

Bernard Severn was born on March 6, 1922 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Frank Bernard Robinson. He was an actor, known for Dad's Army (1971), The Avengers (1961) and Softly Softly (1966). He died on May 19, 1996 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England.

11. Peter Brothers

Self | Spitfire Ace

Peter Brothers was born on September 30, 1917 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England. He was married to Annette Wilson. He died on December 18, 2008.

12. Dorothy Calve

Actress | Shadowed Eyes

Dorothy Calve was born on March 16, 1921 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Dorothy Winifred Spivakowsky. She is an actress, known for Shadowed Eyes (1940).

13. Alan Page

Actor | Love and Mr Lewisham

Alan Page was born on May 3, 1922 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Harry Hapgood. He was an actor, known for Love and Mr Lewisham (1959), Camera One (1956) and Festival of British Popular Songs (1956). He died on July 5, 1987 in Croydon, Surrey, England.

14. Ivan Lewis

Actor | Sunburnt Angels

Ivan Lewis was born on March 4, 1967 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, England. He is an actor, known for Sunburnt Angels (2011), Channel 4 News (1982) and One O'Clock News (1986).

15. Alan Haven

Music Department | The Knack ...and How to Get It

Alan Haven was born on April 1, 1935 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The Knack... and How to Get It (1965), They All Died Laughing (1964) and The Cool of the Evening (1966). He was married to Lesley Langley. He died on January 7, 2016 in England.

16. Jane Tann

Actress | The Pen of My Aunt

Jane Tann was born on July 7, 1913 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Florence Gregson. She was an actress and writer, known for The Pen of My Aunt (1960), The Invisible Armies (1958) and Z Cars (1962). She died in 1993.

17. Max Darewski

Actor | Nelson's Victory

Max Darewski was born on November 3, 1894 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Marks Maximilian Arnold Darewski. He was an actor, known for Nelson's Victory (1907), The Royal Standard (1907) and March of the Light Cavalry (1907). He was married to Ruby Miller. He died on September 26, 1929 in ...

18. Eddie Bayes

Self | Variety

Eddie Bayes was born on June 17, 1890 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England as Samuel Tubin. He died on April 20, 1963 in Farnborough, Greater London, England.


18 names.