Birth Place Matching "Christchurch, New Zealand" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Brooke Williams

Actress | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Brooke Williams was born on January 3, 1984 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Spartacus (2010), 12 Monkeys (2015) and Slow West (2015).

2. Michelle Ang

Actress | Fear the Walking Dead

Michelle is already well known around the world from her work as a regular cast member on the Australian show "Neighbours", "Outrageous Fortune" and the hit teen show "The Tribe".

She won "Best Actress in A Feature Film" at the New Zealand Film and Television Awards 2011 for "My Wedding and Other ...

3. David de Lautour

Actor | Westside

David de Lautour was born on November 28, 1982 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor and director, known for Westside (2015), DmC: Devil May Cry (2013) and Love, Serene (2010).

4. David Warbeck

Actor | L'isola del tesoro

New Zealand born actor David Warbeck made his feature film debut in My Lover, My Son (1970). Warbeck went pro following studies at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and during the 1970s became a popular European star of low-budget genre pictures made in Italy, the U.S. and England. His ...

5. Tom Hern

Producer | The Dark Horse

Since moving behind the camera in 2008, Hern has produced four feature films and has another in post-production.

One, the micro-budget, privately-funded, whodunit-thriller, I'm Not Harry Jenson, which was released theatrically in New Zealand to critical acclaim in 2009.

Two, the eerily-provocative, ...

6. Ellory Elkayem

Director | Eight Legged Freaks

Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Ellory Elkayem began making films as a teenager. At 18, he attended a film school designed to give students practical experience and preparation for a career in the film business. He learned the ropes first hand while, working in the camera department on ...

7. May Beatty

Actress | Mad Love

May Beatty was born on June 4, 1880 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was an actress, known for Mad Love (1935), Pride and Prejudice (1940) and I Wake Up Screaming (1941). She was married to Edward Lauri (born Edward James Lowe) actor). She died on April 1, 1945 in Covina, California, USA.

8. Bruce D. Clark

Director | Galaxy of Terror

Bruce D. Clark was born on June 29, 1945 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a director and writer, known for Galaxy of Terror (1981), Naked Angels (1969) and Hammer (1972).

9. Emma Harrison

Actress | Intolerable Cruelty

Born in New Zealand, Emma Harrison was raised in Australia. She attended St. Hilda's School for Girls in Southport, Queensland. There, she was a House Captain and a Senior School Prefect. Emma started modeling at the age of 15, when she was spotted in the audience of a beauty contest and ...

10. Brendan Cole

Self | Celebrity Love Island

Brendan Cole was born in 1976 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Celebrity Love Island (2005), Everything to Dance For (2007) and Sooty (2011). He has been married to Zoe Hobbs since July 3, 2010. They have two children.

11. Ray Comfort

Producer | Evolution vs. God: Shaking the Foundations of Faith

Ray Comfort is the Founder/President/CEO of Living Waters Publications. After relocating from New Zealand to Southern California in the late 1980s, Ray introduced a long line of pastors and churches to a biblical teaching which he called Hell's Best Kept Secret. The positive and enthusiastic ...

12. Gary Day

Actor | Blue Heelers

Gary Day was born in 1941 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Blue Heelers (1994), The Mango Tree (1977) and Blue Murder (1995).

13. Hayley Westenra

Soundtrack | The Merchant of Venice

She is the daughter of New Zealanders Jill and Gerald Westenra.

At age 6, she starred as the lead role in her school's Christmas show called "The Littlest Star."

By age eleven, she had appeared in over 40 stage productions, sung on TV shows and performed in major concerts.

She has performed for Her ...

14. Jonathan Elsom

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Jonathan Elsom was born on September 22, 1938 in Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand as John Stephen Elsom. He is an actor, known for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), The Avengers (1961) and The Life and Times of David Lloyd George (1981).

15. Kiwi Kingston

Actor | The Evil of Frankenstein

Kiwi Kingston was born in 1914 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Ernest Kingston. He was an actor, known for The Evil of Frankenstein (1964), Hysteria (1965) and World of Sport (1964). He died in 1992.

16. Len Lye

Director | N or NW

Len Lye was born on July 5, 1901 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is known for his work on N or NW (1938), Stardust (1938) and Kaleidoscope (1935). He was married to Annette Zeiss and Jane Florence Winifred Thompson. He died on May 15, 1980 in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA.

17. Bartholomew John

Daybreakers

Bartholomew John was born on August 24, 1952 in Christchurch, New Zealand as John Suckling. He is an actor, known for Daybreakers (2009), Space: Above and Beyond (1995) and Time Trax (1993).

18. Winter Hall

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Winter Hall was born on June 21, 1872 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Winter Amos Hall. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and The Right to Happiness (1919). He was married to Katherine Young (concert pianist). He died on February 10, 1947...

19. Bic Runga

Soundtrack | American Pie

Bic Runga was born on January 13, 1976 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Briolette Kah Bic Runga.

20. Jason Fa'afoi

Actor | The Moe Show

Jason Fa'afoi was born on December 16, 1972 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for The Moe Show (2014), What Now?! Fartie's Angels (2001) and What Now?! PM (1998).

21. Kristen Gillespie

Actress | Game of Thrones

Kristen Gillespie was born on June 30, 1962 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), B.O.R.N. (1989) and Time Wars (1993). She has been married to Deafe Helps since February 10, 2018.

22. Ngaio Marsh

Writer | Detective

Ngaio Marsh was born on April 23, 1895 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Edith Marsh. She was a writer, known for Detective (1964), Repertory Theatre (1948) and Alleyn Mysteries (1990). She died on February 18, 1982 in Christchurch.

23. Harrison Reid

Self | Bondi Rescue

Harrison Reid was born on October 22, 1994 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

24. Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Actor | Don Giovanni

Teddy Tahu Rhodes was born in 1966 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Don Giovanni (2011), The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006) and The Marriage of Figaro (2010).

25. Mick Innes

Actor | Housebound

Michael John Innes was born in Christchurch in 1953 and became Mick Innes when he moved to Australia 20 years later. With a career spanning 3 decades in film, television and theatre, Mick is a veteran actor, with countless roles in New Zealand and Australia, including Bootmen, Home and Away and ...

26. Matt Gillanders

Actor | 30 Days of Night

Matt Gillanders was born on October 16, 1977 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Matthew Paul Gillanders. He is known for his work on 30 Days of Night (2007), Spartacus (2010) and The Warrior's Way (2010).

27. Geoffrey Bell

Actor | Sticky TV

Geoffrey David Bell is a television presenter in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Bell's television career began when he moved to Auckland, New Zealand, to work as an intern on Pulp Sport Series 3. Upon completion of the series, Bell had become a competent production all-rounder and the programme won best...

28. Mark Franken

Sound Department | District 9

Member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors society.

29. Beryl Te Wiata

Actress | Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

Beryl Te Wiata was born on April 15, 1925 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Beryl Margaret McMillan. She was an actress, known for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995), Outrageous Fortune (2005) and Strange Behavior (1981). She was married to Inia Te Wiata. She died on May 4, 2017.

30. William DuFresne

Actor | AMV Heaven

William DuFresne was born on August 4, 1987 in Christchurch, New Zealand as William Petty. He is an actor and producer, known for AMV Heaven (2008), Ask That Guy with the Glasses (2008) and Animenia (2008). He has been married to Jessica DuFresne since April 6, 2011.

31. Richard Hadlee

Actor | Save Your Legs!

Richard Hadlee was born on July 3, 1951 in St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand as Richard John Hadlee. He is an actor, known for Save Your Legs! (2012), Trans-Tasman Trophy (1985) and BBC TV Cricket (1938).

32. Alice Fraser

Actress | The Avengers

Alice Fraser was born on March 19, 1934 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was an actress, known for The Avengers (1961), The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985) and The Tub (2005). She was married to Frank Hickey. She died on October 28, 2004 in Wellington, New Zealand.

33. Stephen Crowe

Special Effects | King Kong

34. Paul Reid

Actor | Shortland Street

Paul Reid was born on March 4, 1980 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an actor and director, known for Shortland Street (1992), Living the Dream (2004) and Boss TV (1997).

35. Georgina Hagerty

Actress | The Phantom of the Opera

Georgina was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is a talent agent based in Melbourne, Australia. Prior to this she was a professional dancer and ballerina who worked in the UK, Europe and Australia. She was a cast member of the London West End musical, The Phantom of the Opera for two and a ...

36. Josie Cerise

Actress | Be My Baby

Josie Cerise was born on August 14, 1986 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Josie Cerise Towart. She is an actress, known for Be My Baby (2016), Ha Ha Hairies (2012) and Grandpa in My Pocket (2009).

37. Eva Rowland

Actress | The Lifeguardsman

Eva Rowland was born on May 12, 1888 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Eva Marguerite Rowland. She was an actress, known for The Lifeguardsman (1916), Ha'penny Breeze (1950) and The Real Thing at Last (1916). She was married to Gerald Malvern. She died on February 14, 1976 in Twickenham, Middlesex, ...

38. Alex Galvin

Director | Eternity

Alex Galvin was born on June 15, 1975 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Alexander John Galvin. He is a director and actor, known for Eternity (2013), When Night Falls (2007) and Turn of the Screw (2019).

39. Eve Balfour

Actress | The Woman Who Did

Eve Balfour was born on May 3, 1890 in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was an actress, known for The Woman Who Did (1915), Five Nights (1915) and Eve's Daughter (1916). She was married to Stanley Howlett - stage actor (born Arthur Stanley Howlett 1886 - 1959). She died on March 19, 1955 in ...

40. Nathan King

Composer | Wait Up Harriet

Nathan King was once part of the Kiwi Rock band, 'Zed' With his fellow band members, Andrew(Andy) Lynch, Adrian Palmer and Ben Campbell. It was just this year that it was announced on their official site they they would be taking an extended break and that their fans should interpret this as they ...

41. Michael Chamberlain

Self | Sunrise

Michael Chamberlain was born on February 27, 1944 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Michael Leigh Chamberlain. He was married to Ingrid Bergner and Lindy Chamberlain Creighton. He died on January 9, 2017 in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia.

42. Nathan Astle

Self | Indian Cricket League

Nathan Astle was born on September 15, 1971 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Nathan John Astle.

43. Jeffrey Grice

Actor | Un coeur en hiver

Jeffrey Grice was born in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand as Jeffrey James Grice. He is an actor, known for Un Coeur en Hiver (1992).

44. Dulcie Deamer

Writer | A Daughter of Australia

Actress, playwright and poet.

45. James C. Stewart

Actor | Event 16

James C. Stewart was a late entry into the acting world, after a good friend persuaded him to drop the shy kid persona he had always clung to, and join the cast of their high school production in their hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Being good with numbers, he surprised no-one by going ...

46. Frances Alda

Soundtrack | I Build the Tower

Alda, born Fanny Jane Davis, came from a strong musical background. Her maternal grandparents, Fanny and Martin Simonsen, were important opera impresarios in Australasia during the 1870s and 1880s. Five of their children, including Fanny's mother, Leonore, were professional singers, and one, ...

49. Riki Ellison

Self | The NFL on CBS

Riki Ellison was born on August 15, 1960 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Riki Morgan Ellison.

50. Joey Kingman

Actress | Tin God

Joey Kingman began acting in her childhood. During her school years, she appeared in numerous plays. Joey is well known as a talented actress and presenter. She graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Screen Acting in 2006 (Australia), and later trained at the London Drama School. Since then, Joey ...


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