Birth Place Matching "Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Gina McKee

Actress | Notting Hill

Gina McKee was born on April 14, 1964 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Notting Hill (1999), In the Loop (2009) and Atonement (2007). She has been married to Stephen J. (Kez) Cary since August 1989.

2. Callum Keith Rennie

Actor | Born to Be Blue

Callum Keith Rennie was born in England, raised in Alberta, Canada and came late to acting - he discovered theatre in Edmonton at the age of 25. Starting out in university radio and working his way to the renowned Shaw Festival, Callum moved to Vancouver and quickly caught the eye of producers and ...

3. Richard Riddell

Actor | Legend

Richard Riddell was born on May 31, 1984 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor, known for Legend (2015), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009).

4. Melanie Hill

Actress | Stardust

Melanie attended RADA in London where she won the Vanburgh Award. Her stage plays have included Women Beware Women (Royal Court), Under Milk Wood, Selfish Shellfish, Twelfth Night, Deathtrap, Dirty Linen, Breezeblock Park, Who Killed Hilda Murrell?, Fire in the Lake, and the stage version of Bread ...

5. James Bolam

Actor | When the Boat Comes In

James Bolam was born on June 16, 1935 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England. He is known for his work on When the Boat Comes In (1976), The Likely Lads (1976) and The Plague Dogs (1982). He is married to Susan Jameson. They have one child.

6. Maurice Roëves

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

Although born in Sunderland, he spent most of his life in Scotland and considers himself a true Scot. As a child he suffered from asthma and considers his recovery from it was due to playing the bugle in the Boys' Brigade. Educated in Glasgow, he toyed with the idea of becoming a teacher but after ...

7. James Baxter

Actor | Emmerdale Farm

He was born and brought up in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear and started acting at the city's Royalty Theatre. His first big break came when he was cast in the role of schoolboy Darren having an illicit affair with his teacher Lauren in the 2-handed play 'Scarborough' which played to rave reviews at the ...

8. Christian Howard

Stunts | The World's End

Christian Howard was born on May 4, 1984 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The World's End (2013), Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist (2014) and Street Fighter: Resurrection (2016).

9. David A. Stewart

Soundtrack | Alfie

David A. Stewart was born on September 9, 1952 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as David Allan Stewart. He has been married to Anoushka Fisz since August 4, 2001. They have two children. He was previously married to Siobhan Fahey.

10. Malcolm Terris

Actor | The First Great Train Robbery

Malcolm Terris was born on January 11, 1941 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor, known for The Great Train Robbery (1978), Chaplin (1992) and Death of an Expert Witness (1983).

11. Lauren Laverne

Actress | Shopaholic Showdown

Lauren Laverne was born on April 28, 1978 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Lauren Gofton. She is a writer and actress, known for Shopaholic Showdown (2013), Transmission with T-Mobile (2006) and 10 O'Clock Live (2011). She has been married to Graeme Fisher since August 2005.

12. Debbie Arnold

Actress | Miss Marple: The Body in the Library

Debbie Arnold has had an interesting and varied career. Daughter of impressionist Eddie Arnold she inherited his mimicry talents and her first job was impersonating Marilyn Monroe on Who Do You Do (1972) when she was 18 years old. She then turned her talents to acting but still used her "voices" to...

13. Leanne Crow

Actress | Leanne's Stacked Summer

Leanne Crow was born on June 2, 1988 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. She is an actress.

14. Norman McGlen

Actor | The Tomorrow People

Norman McGlen was born on June 17, 1911 in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England as Thomas Norman McGlen. He was an actor, known for The Tomorrow People (1973), The Charlie Chester Show (1949) and The Queen Street Gang (1968). He died on May 6, 1976 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

15. Emeli Sandé

Soundtrack | Trance

Emeli Sandé was born on March 10, 1987 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Adele Emeli Sandé. She was previously married to Adam Gouraguine.

16. Christine Norden

Actress | An Ideal Husband

Britain's first notorious post-war sex siren in films, the enticing, green-eyed blonde bombshell Christine Norden, was a singer and dancer who had been performing since her teens. The story goes that she was "discovered" by agents of the distinguished film mogul Sir Alexander Korda while waiting ...

17. Mackenzie Sol

Actor | Trepidation

Mackenzie Sol was born on September 4, 2000 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Mackenzie Sol Williamson. He is an actor, known for Trepidation, Puppy Star Christmas (2018) and Pup Star: World Tour (2018).

18. Gibb McLaughlin

Actor | The Farmer's Wife

Gibb McLaughlin was born on July 19, 1884 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as George McLoughlin. He was an actor, known for The Farmer's Wife (1928), Nell Gwyn (1926) and The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933). He was married to Eleanor Morton. He died in 1960 in London, England.

19. Shaun Foster-Conley

Self | Benidorm

Shaun Foster-Conley was born on October 20, 1972 in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England.

20. Luke Hotrod

Actor | House of Taboo

Luke Hotrod was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor.

21. David Wheatley

Director | The Magic Toyshop

David Wheatley was born on December 20, 1949 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England. He is known for his work on The Magic Toyshop (1987), Hostages (1992) and Starhunter (2000). He died on April 5, 2009 in London, England.

22. Mike Elliot

Actor | Billy Elliot

Mike Elliot was born on July 17, 1946 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He was an actor, known for Billy Elliot (2000), Goal! The Dream Begins (2005) and Crocodile Shoes (1994). He died on December 23, 2014 in the UK.

23. Chris Beattie

Actor | Purely Belter

Chris Beattie is a British actor who found fame in the hit feature film "Purely Belter" in 2000. Chris gained a major role in CBBC's Byker Grove, playing the character Joe Dakin for 3 years. He has also appeared in various short films and TV adverts in recent years. Chris is also a professional ...

24. Nat Jackley

Actor | Under New Management

Nat Jackley (16 July 1909 - 17 September 1988) was an English comic actor starring in variety, film and pantomime from the 1920s to the mid-1980s whose trademark rubber-neck dance, skeletal frame and peculiar speech impediment made him a formidable and funny comedian and pantomime dame. His later ...

25. Alan Browning

Actor | Nana

Alan Browning was born on March 23, 1926 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as Alan Brown. He was an actor, known for Nana (1968), Julius Caesar (1970) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Patricia Phoenix. He died on September 7, 1979 in Stockport, Cheshire, England.

26. June Mitchell

Actress | The Bostonians

June Mitchell was born on June 30, 1933 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Elizabeth June Thornton. She was an actress, known for The Bostonians (1984), Never Look Back (1952) and Reluctant Heroes (1951). She was married to James Shipp. She died on August 2, 2009 in Kingston upon Thames, ...

27. J. Gunnis Davis

Actor | Chastity

Joseph G Davis was born on December 21, 1873 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK into a theatrical family. His parents were Alfred and Janet Davis, Janet's maiden name being Gunnis.

The SS New York left Southampton on January 2, 1904 bound for New York, it arrived on January 10, 1904. On board...

28. Kate Adie

Self | University Challenge

Kate Adie was born on September 19, 1945 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as Kathryn Adie. She is a writer, known for University Challenge (1962), Women of World War One (2014) and Panorama (1953).

29. Greg McLane

Actor | Purely Belter

Greg McLane was born in 1982 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor, known for Purely Belter (2000).

30. Baz Warne

Actor | Sucker Punch

Baz Warne was born on March 25, 1964 in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England. He is an actor and composer, known for Sucker Punch (2008), Cookin' in the Kitchen (2015) and Time Team (1994). He is married to Julie. They have two children.

31. Dylan Barnes

Actor | The Herd

Dylan Barnes is a British character actor who has played lead roles in multiple award-winning films. Known for his versatility, Dylan is equally adept at playing malevolent villains or inspiring protagonists - often in difficult or challenging roles; he still remains to portray the coolest ...

32. George Bellamy

Self | Just for Fun

George Bellamy was born on August 10, 1941 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England.

33. Adam Straughan

Actor | Tales from the Lodge

Adam Straughan was born on July 8, 1987 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor, known for Tales from the Lodge.

35. Emma Kilcoyne

Writer | Little Crackers

Emma Kilcoyne was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. She is a writer and actress, known for Little Crackers (2010), Roger & Val Have Just Got In (2010) and Dogtown (2006).

36. George Doonan

Actor | The Entertainer

George Doonan was born on January 22, 1895 in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England as George Vincent Doonan. He was an actor, known for The Entertainer (1960), Somewhere in Civvies (1943) and Rats to You (1956). He died on April 17, 1973 in Wandsworth, London, England.

37. John Samuel Humble

Self | The Ripper Hoaxer: Wearside Jack

John Samuel Humble was born on January 8, 1956 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England. He has been married to Anne Mason since 1990.

38. Jay Mullen

Actor | Transition

Jay Mullen is an actor/screenwriter located in the North East of England.

Born Jason Michael Mullen on the 26th February 1982 at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Raised by mother Alison and father Danny. Jay grew up in Hylton Castle estate with siblings Dan and Janine.

When Jay turned 15 in his final year ...

39. Paul Meynell

Visual Effects | Reboot

Paul Meynell was born on July 25, 1988 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is known for his work on Reboot (2013), The Wingless Bird (1997) and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983).

40. Sean Landless

Actor | Gabriel & Me

Sean Landless was born in 1986 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He is an actor, known for Gabriel & Me (2001) and Danny and His Amazing Teeth (2002).

41. Mike Johnson

Actor | The Good Companions

Mike Johnson was born on June 27, 1877 in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England as Michael Johnson. He was an actor, known for The Good Companions (1933), Money for Nothing (1932) and Smashing Through (1928). He died in 1966 in Surrey, England.

43. Stan Pell

Actor | Off the Dole

Stan Pell was born on September 13, 1893 in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England as Stanley Gordon Pell. He was an actor, known for Off the Dole (1935). He died in 1970 in Northumberland, England.

44. John Evans

Actor | Cracker

John Evans was born on August 19, 1995 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as John Harold Evans. He is an actor, known for Cracker (2006).

45. Alf Pearson

Actor | You Rang, M'Lord?

Alf Pearson was born on June 15, 1910 in High Barnes, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Alfred Vernon Pearson. He was an actor, known for You Rang, M'Lord? (1988), Call Boy (1957) and Kindly Leave the Stage (1968). He died on July 7, 2012 in the UK.

46. Mark Brydon

Soundtrack | Batman & Robin

Mark Brydon was born on December 22, 1960 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England as Mark Andrew Dean Brydon. He is married to Serena Evans. They have one child.

47. Alan Kennedy

Self | Match of the Eighties

Alan Kennedy was born on August 31, 1954 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England as Alan Phillip Kennedy.

48. Ruth Ann Boyle

Self | Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Ruth Ann Boyle was born on April 26, 1970 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England.

49. Doreen Dawn

Actress | The Masque of the Red Death

Doreen Dawn was born on April 4, 1923 in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England as Doreen Gaffney. She was an actress, known for The Masque of the Red Death (1964), Second Fiddle (1957) and Son of Robin Hood (1958). She died on January 2, 2005 in Wandsworth, London, England.

50. Ernie Lotinga

Actor | Dr. Josser, K.C.

Ernie Lotinga was born on December 7, 1876 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Dr. Josser, K.C. (1931), Love Up the Pole (1936) and Josser on the Farm (1934). He was married to Kathleen Barbor (performer) and Hetty King. He died on October 28, 1951 in London...


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