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