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