Birth Place Matching "Warwickshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Clive Owen
Actor | Closer
British actor Clive Owen is one of a handful of stars who, though he is best known for his art house films, can handle more mainstream films with equal measures of grace and skill. Owen is typically cast as characters whose primary traits are a balance of physical strength, intellect, conflicting ...
2. Leon Vitali
Actor | Eyes Wide Shut
Leon Vitali was born in 1948 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England as Alfred Leon. He is known for his work on Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Barry Lyndon (1975) and The Shining (1980). He has been married to Sharon Masser since May 18, 2005. He was previously married to Kersti Vitali.
3. Jeremy Brett
Actor | My Fair Lady
The refined and debonair English actor Jeremy Brett will forever be best remembered for his long-running and critically acclaimed portrayal of Sherlock Holmes for Britain's Granada Television. From a privileged background, Brett was educated at England's most prestigious independent school, Eton ...
4. Ben Daniels
Actor | The Exorcist
Ben Daniels is a multi-award winning performer who is equally at home whether working in Film, Television or Theatre. He was born in the Midlands and became interested in acting through drama lessons while at comprehensive school. He began his career after leaving London's prestigious LAMDA drama ...
Actress | Superman
Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher ...
Visual Effects | Monsters
Gareth James Edwards was born on June 1, 1975 in the English town of Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Growing up, he admired movies such as the 1977 classic "Star Wars", and went on to pursue a film career. He even cites George Lucas and Steven Spielberg as his biggest influences. Edwards studied BA (Hons) ...
Actor | Copenhagen
Gethin attended Tiffin School in Kingston-upon-Thames - where he was head boy and later returned to give acting work-shops. After graduating from Balliol College, Oxford with a degree in English literature he enrolled at LAMDA, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Since graduation he has ...
8. Ken Loach
Director | I, Daniel Blake
Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, Ken Loach has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it's virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British socialist realism translating well to that context. After studying law at St. Peter's College, Oxford, he branched out into...
Actor | V for Vendetta
British classical stage and TV actor Tim Pigott-Smith was a familiar face both here and in his native England. A drama major, he graduated from the University of Bristol in 1967 (where he frequently returned to lecture) and made his professional debut two years later with the Bristol Old Vic. ...
10. Stephanie Cole
Actress | Doc Martin
Born in Warwickshire, England, UK. At age of 15, she auditioned for and was accepted to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Stephanie began her career at age 17 playing a 90-year-old woman. She went on to play beloved characters on the shows Waiting for God (1990) and Doc Martin (2004).
11. Felicity Kendal
Actress | The Good Life
British leading woman best known at one time for "cute" roles but a formidable actress in a wide variety of parts. Born in England, she was raised in India where her parents Geoffrey Kendal and Laura Liddell toured the nation for decades with a traveling classical theatre troupe called ...
14. Nigel Hawthorne
Actor | The Madness of King George
Born in Coventry, England on 5 April 1929. Raised in South Africa. Returned to the UK in the 1950s. Extensive theatre work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. His portrayal of "Sir Humphrey Appleby" in the BBC comedy Yes Minister (1980) won him international acclaim in the 1980s. In 1992, he was awarded...
16. Billie Whitelaw
Actress | The Omen
Billie Whitelaw first appeared on the radio aged 11. She made her theatrical debut in 1950 and in films from 1953. She has made a speciality of playing intense, single-purposed women. Also, (on stage), she has appeared in many of the stranger plays by Samuel Beckett.
18. Tony Steedman
Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Tony Steedman was born on August 21, 1927 in Warwickshire, England as Anthony Francis Steedman. He was an actor, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Citizen Smith (1977) and Scrooged (1988). He was married to Judy Parfitt and Ann Taylor. He died on February 4, 2001 in Haywards ...
Writer | M the Movie
William Shakespeare's birthdate is assumed from his baptism on April 25. His father John was the son of a farmer who became a successful tradesman; his mother Mary Arden was gentry. He studied Latin works at Stratford Grammar School, leaving at about age 15. About this time his father suffered an ...
23. Anna Quayle
Actress | A Hard Day's Night
Raised in a staunchly Catholic home by her Irish mum, the former Kathleen Parke, Anna Quayle had an immediate experience of elements used for her character as 'Reverend Mother Joseph' in Father Charlie (1982). Her acting work also includes many other fine performances in a variety of roles in ...
25. Justin Edwards
Actor | Love & Friendship
Best known as the hapless MP Ben Swain in "The Thick Of It", Justin has also appeared in "Father Brown", "Are You Being Served", "The Suspicions of Mr Whicher", "Veep", "The Old Guys", "The Trip", and "Skins". His film work includes "Love and Friendship", "The Death Of Stalin", "Paddington" and "...
Actor | The Hole
Daniel Brocklebank grew up in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. He started acting professionally at the age of 14. One of his first projects was playing the lead role of Ralph in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "Lord Of The Flies" in 1995. He returned to the RSC in 2003 in ...
28. Leigh Lawson
Actor | Casanova
Leigh Lawson was born on July 21, 1945 in Atherston, Warwickshire, England as Allan Leigh Lawson. He is an actor, known for Casanova (2005), Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984) and Tess (1979). He has been married to Twiggy since September 23, 1988.
30. Tim Dutton
Actor | The Bourne Identity
Tim Dutton (born in 1964 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England) is an English actor of film and television. Dutton began as a stage performer in British theatre and made his screen debut in 1991. His mainstream screen credits are easily linked with numerous roles on television including ...
31. Jane Booker
Actress | Finding Neverland
Jane Booker was born on May 9, 1956 in Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England as Jane P. Booker. She is an actress, known for Finding Neverland (2004), A Perfect Spy (1987) and Get Back (1992). She has been married to James Fleet since 1984. They have one child.
33. Wendy Padbury
Actress | Doctor Who
Wendy Padbury trained at the Aida Foster Stage School and made her TV debut on the BBC arts programme "Monitor" soon after starting the course. More TV work followed and, by the age of seventeen, she had landed a regular role in the ATV soap opera Crossroads (1964). Soon after this, she applied for...
35. Sian Thomas
Actress | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Aptly for a stage performer, Sian was born in Stratford-on-Avon, sister of fellow actress Sara Mair-Thomas, though she spent part of her childhood in Canada. After graduating in acting from the Central School of Speech and Drama, she spent a year in rep before working for two years at the Glasgow ...
38. Richard Morant
Actor | Jack the Ripper
Richard Morant was born on October 30, 1945 in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England as Richard Lindon Harvey Morant. He was an actor, known for Jack the Ripper (1988), The Last Place on Earth (1985) and Poldark (1975). He was married to Valerie Buchanan and Melissa Louise Fairbanks. He died on ...
39. Michael Ball
Michael Ball has enjoyed a very successful and varied career over the last 20 years, both in the West End and on the Concert Stage, working with some of the 20th century's most prolific musical theatre composers.
After graduating from the Guildford School of Acting, his professional debut was in "...
40. Marjie Lawrence
Actress | All the Fun of the Fair
Marjie Lawrence was born on January 21, 1932 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She was an actress, known for All the Fun of the Fair (1979), The Rainbow (1988) and Dixon of Dock Green (1955). She was married to Howard Greene. She died on June 16, 2010 in Esher, Surrey, England.
43. Mona Washbourne
Actress | My Fair Lady
Beloved round and roly-poly British character player Mona Washbourne was a natural symbol for the working-class as much of her early career was in playing midwives, barmaids, nannies, landladies and factory workers. Born November 27, 1903, in Birmingham, England, the daughter of Arthur Edmund ...
Actress | Matando Cabos
Born in England, Jacqueline Voltaire has lived in Africa, France, Germany, the United States and Mexico. She was a model, a singer and dancer as well as an accomplished actress. Most recently she also has done work as an image consultant. She is very well known in Mexico, where she has lived for ...
49. Jacqueline Hill
Actress | Doctor Who
Born in 17 December 1929, Jacqueline Hill was orphaned as a toddler and raised by her grandparents. She was taken out of school at the age of 14 to enable her younger brother to continue. She then worked at Cadbury's, which had an amateur dramatics society. She was encouraged to apply for, and was ...