Birth Place Matching "Rochdale, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Anna Friel
Actress | Land of the Lost
Anna Friel is an English actress, born in Rochdale. She has been acting since the age of 13, appearing in a number of British television programmes. She made her West End stage debut in London in 2001, and has subsequently appeared on stage in several productions, including an adaptation of ...
Actress | The End of the F***ing World
Christine Bottomley was born in Rochdale, Lancashire on April 27th 1979 and grew up in a flat over the family's chemist shop. Here she began people watching and impersonating the regular customers and realised that she wanted a life of 'professional pretending'. She went to several local youth ...
Actor | 9 Songs
Born in Lancashire, England, Kieran O'Brien first rose to prominence as a child star on the BBC series Gruey (1988). He then enjoyed further success with a recurring role on the ITV series Children's Ward (1989). O'Brien continued acting into his adulthood, appearing regularly in Coronation Street ...
Actress | Rita, Sue and Bob Too
Michelle Holmes was born on January 1, 1967 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Corinne Michelle Cunliffe. She is an actress, known for Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987), Above Suspicion (2009) and Goodnight Sweetheart (1993). She was previously married to Mark O'Hanlon.
Actor | Dead Man's Shoes
Stuart's passion for acting first began at North Chadderton School under the tuition of Colin Snell. After starring in the stage version of 'Kes' - as Billy Casper, he won the Best Actor under 21 award at the renowned Grange Arts Centre - Oldham, at the age of 13. At this time he was also a popular...
8. Bill Oddie
Writer | The Goodies
Bill Oddie was born on July 7, 1941 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as William Edgar Oddie. He is a writer and actor, known for The Goodies (1970), George and the Dragon (2004) and Doctor in the House (1969). He is married to Laura Beaumont. They have one child. He was previously married to Jeanne...
Actor | About a Boy
Born in Rochdale he was an apprentice chef, salesman, plumber's merchant and engineer before he followed his ambition to act and joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
He has appeared n Coronation Street three times.
His other television credits include Crown Court, Shine On Harvey Moon, ...
13. Jack Howarth
Actor | Hobson's Choice
Jack Howarth was born on February 19, 1896 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as John Aubrey Conway Howarth. He was an actor, known for Hobson's Choice (1954), Coronation Street (1960) and Champion Road (1958). He was married to Betty Murgatroyd. He died on March 31, 1984 in Llandudno, Wales.
15. Bob Mason
Actor | The Emperor's New Clothes
Bob Mason was born on July 29, 1951 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Robert William Mason. He was an actor and writer, known for The Emperor's New Clothes (2001), Coronation Street (1960) and Felicia's Journey (1999). He was married to Heppell, Janet. He died on September 21, 2004 in Cambridge, ...
16. Neil Hurst
Actor | Home from Home
Neil Hurst is a British Actor and Presenter, based in the North of England. He is perhaps best known for playing character roles on TV and in Theatre, and has appeared in many commercials in the UK. He is married and has two daughters and also runs his own theatre company.
17. Arthur Pentelow
Actor | The Man in Room 17
Arthur Pentelow was born on February 14, 1924 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Arthur William Pentelow. He was an actor, known for The Man in Room 17 (1965), The Avengers (1961) and Emmerdale Farm (1972). He died on August 6, 1991 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
22. Marian Dawson
Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Play
Marian Dawson was born on October 18, 1888 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Marion Ashworth. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960), Save a Little Sunshine (1938) and His Wife's Mother (1932). She died in April 1975 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England.
23. Betty Fields
Actress | On Top of the World
Betty Fields was born on March 31, 1901 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Elizabeth Stansfield. She was an actress, known for On Top of the World (1936), Tonight's the Night: Pass It On (1931) and Old Spanish Customers (1932). She was married to Charles Edward 'Eddie' Saunders and Roy Parry. She ...
24. Andy Kershaw
Andy Kershaw was born in Littleborough, Lancashire, England. He is a radio and television broadcaster with a specialty in music, known for his long association with the BBC. He began his career as a DJ with BBC Radio 1 in July 1985, and that summer co-presented _'Live Aid (1985) (TV)_'. With an ...
25. Norman Evans
Actor | Under New Management
Norman Evans was born on June 11, 1901 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Honeymoon Hotel (1946), The White Countess (2005) and Demobbed (1944). He was married to Annie Evans. He died on November 25, 1962 in Blackpool, Lancashire.
28. Tommy Fields
Actor | Look Up and Laugh
Tommy Fields was born on June 28, 1908 in Rochdale, England as Thomas Stansfield. He was an actor, known for Look Up and Laugh (1935), Smiling Along (1938) and The Penny Pool (1937). He was married to Cynthia Rawson, Dorothy Whiteside and Annette Thornton. He died on June 3, 1988 in Lewes, Sussex, ...
29. Barry Cockcroft
Producer | Hannah Hauxwell: Innocent Abroad
Barry Cockcroft was born on October 4, 1932 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Charles Barry Cockcroft. He was a producer and director, known for Hannah Hauxwell: Innocent Abroad (1992), The Flaxton Boys (1969) and A Winter Too Many (1989). He was married to Celia Hodgkins and Sheila Jackson. He ...
30. David Taylor
Writer | One by One
David Taylor was born on February 11, 1934 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as David Conrad Taylor. He was a writer, known for One by One (1984), Animal Magic (1962) and No 73 (1982). He was married to Hanne and Shelagh. He died on January 29, 2013 in Richmond, Surrey, England.
36. Cyril Smith
Actor | The Wizard of Oz
Sir Cyril Smith was Liberal Party MP for Rochdale from 1972 until retiring in 1992.
Smith won the seat of Rochdale at the 1972 by-election with a large swing from Labour to the Liberals, the final tally giving Smith a majority of 5,171. He won the seat on five further occasions. In June 1975 Smith ...