Birth Place Matching "Kensington, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Dakota Blue Richards

Actress | The Golden Compass

Dakota Blue Richards, was born at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in South Kensington, London but grew up in Brighton with her mother. She is of Prussian heritage on her Grandmother's side, and Irish on her father's. The name Dakota Blue was inspired by her mother's time spent with Native ...

2. Samantha Bond

Actress | Die Another Day

Samantha Bond was born on November 27, 1961 in Kensington, London, England as Samantha Jane Bond. She is an actress, known for Die Another Day (2002), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and GoldenEye (1995). She has been married to Alexander Hanson since September 1989. They have two children.

3. Carmen Ejogo

Actress | Selma

Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo was born in Kensington, London, England, to a Nigerian father and a Scottish mother. Her television career began in the United Kingdom in the early 1990s, where she presented the children's series Saturday Disney (1990). Subsequently, she has had an acting career in the ...

4. Francesca Annis

Actress | Dune

English actress Francesca Annis, who has enjoyed a 50-plus year career, spanning seven decades in movies, television and the theater, was born in London six days after V-E Day, on May 14, 1945. Her father, Lester, was English, but her mother, Mariquita (aka Mara Purcell), was of Brazilian-French ...

5. Joss Ackland

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of ...

6. Charlotte Lewis

Actress | The Golden Child

Charlotte Lewis was born on August 7, 1967 in Kensington, London, England. She is an actress, known for The Golden Child (1986), Men of War (1994) and Broken Badges (1990).

7. Finola Hughes

Actress | Like Crazy

Finola Hughes was born in London. She studied at Arts Educational Schools and began her career in the Northern Ballet Company, after winning the Markova award. She went on to work in the West End, in the original cast of "Cats" and continued working with Andrew Lloyd Webber in "Song & Dance". After...

8. Peter Finch

Actor | Network

Despite being one of the finest actors of his generation, Peter Finch will be remembered as much for his reputation as a hard-drinking, hell-raising womanizer as for his performances on the screen. He was born in London in 1916 and went to live in Sydney, Australia, at the age of ten. There, he ...

9. Susan Hampshire

Actress | The Forsyte Saga

Susan Hampshire, the English actress who has won three Emmy Awards, was born in Kensington, London on May 12, 1937. Her original ambition was to be a nurse, but she could not pass her O-Level exam in Latin. (She found out when she was 30 years old that she was dyslexic, and her work on dyslexia ...

10. John Gielgud

Actor | Arthur

Born in London, England, John Gielgud trained at Lady Benson's Acting School and RADA, London. Best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26. He worked under the tutelage of Lilian Bayliss with friend and fellow performer Laurence Olivier and other ...

11. Anna Calder-Marshall

Actress | Wuthering Heights

Anna Calder-Marshall was born on January 11, 1947 in Kensington, London, England. She is an actress, known for Wuthering Heights (1970), Male of the Species (1969) and King Lear (1983). She has been married to David Burke since March 20, 1971. They have one child.

12. Stewart Granger

Actor | Scaramouche

Stewart Granger was born James Leblanche Stewart in London, the grandson of the actor "Luigi Lablache". He attended Epsom College but left after deciding not to pursue a medical degree. He decided to try acting and attended Webber-Douglas School of Dramatic Art, London. By 1935, he made his stage ...

13. Samuel Joslin

Actor | Lo imposible

Samuel Joslin was born in 2002 in Kensington, London, England as Samuel Louis Joslin. He is an actor, known for The Impossible (2012), Paddington 2 (2017) and Paddington (2014).

14. Andrew Lloyd Webber

Soundtrack | The Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Webber is arguably the most successful composer of our time. He is best known for stage and film adaptations of his musicals Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Cats (1994), Evita (1996), and The Phantom of the Opera (2004).

He was born on March 22, 1948, in South Kensington in London, ...

15. Patricia Hitchcock

Actress | Strangers on a Train

Patricia Hitchcock was born on July 7, 1928 in South Kensington, Kensington [now Kensington and Chelsea], London, England as Patricia Alma Hitchcock. She is an actress, known for Strangers on a Train (1951), Psycho (1960) and Stage Fright (1950). She was previously married to Joseph Edward ...

16. Renée Asherson

Actress | The Others

A beautiful and durable actress of screen, stage and television, Asherson was born Renée Ascherson in London (dropping the "c" early in her acting career), the younger daughter of Charles Ascherson, a businessman and bibliophile of German-Jewish extraction, and his second wife, Dorothy Wiseman, who...

17. Greg Cruttwell

Actor | Naked

Greg Cruttwell was born on March 22, 1960 in Kensington, London, England as Gregory Jasper Cruttwell. He is an actor and writer, known for Naked (1993), George of the Jungle (1997) and 2 Days in the Valley (1996).

18. Daisy Beaumont

Actress | The World Is Not Enough

Daisy Beaumont was born on May 5, 1974 in Kensington, London, England as Daisy Roma Beaumont. She is an actress and writer, known for The World is Not Enough (1999), A Touch of Cloth (2012) and Shanghai Knights (2003).

19. Lou Gish

Actress | Where the Heart Is

Lou Gish was a bright and sassy actor of natural poise and comic edge. The daughter of the actors Roland Curram and Sheila Gish, she demonstrated her range in her last two stage roles.

At the tiny Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, west London, in January last year, she played General Pinochet's Spanish ...

20. Denise Bryer

Actress | Labyrinth

Denise Bryer was born on January 5, 1928 in Kensington, London, England as Denise Pauline Rosalie Bryer. She is an actress, known for Labyrinth (1986), Return to Oz (1985) and Terrahawks (1983). She was previously married to Nicholas Parsons.

21. Kimberley Garner

Self | The Wright Stuff

Garner was educated at St. George's School, Ascot, in her sixth form she took courses in politics, photography, art, and religion. Kimberley Garner is the daughter of property developer Russell Garner and Geraldine Garner. Her siblings are Countess Faye De Pelet.[1] After leaving school, she ...

22. Stephen Poliakoff

Writer | Close My Eyes

Stephen Poliakoff was born on December 1, 1952 in Holland Park, Kensington, London, England. He is a writer and director, known for Close My Eyes (1991), Perfect Strangers (2001) and Dancing on the Edge (2013). He has been married to Sandy Welch since 1983. They have two children.

23. John Ronane

Actor | Most High

John Ronane was born on December 11, 1933 in Kensington, London, England. He was an actor, known for Most High (2012), The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Carole Bullock. He died on May 15, 2019 in Eureka, Illinois, USA.

24. Jo Rowbottom

Actress | Doctor Who

Jo Rowbottom was born in 1940 in Kensington, London, England as Josephine Rowbottom. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), I, Claudius (1976) and Romany Jones (1972). She has been married to Neil Telfer since 1979. She was previously married to Robert Clifford and Ronald Bridges.

25. Joyce Carey

Actress | Brief Encounter

Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916 when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of ...

26. Queen Mary

Self | Their Imperial Majesties in Bombay

Queen Mary was born Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes Mary in Kensington Palace on May 26, 1867 to Duke Francis and Duchess Mary of Teck. Young Mary was the great-granddaughter of George III and a second cousin to Queen Victoria.

She and her family lived a quiet life in ...

27. Natasha Parry

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

Natasha Parry was born on December 2, 1930 in Kensington, London, England as Natalie Wills. She was an actress, known for Romeo and Juliet (1968), Midnight Lace (1960) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). She was married to Peter Brook. She died on July 22, 2015 in La Baule-Escoublac, ...

28. Elspeth March

Actress | Rebecca

Elspeth March was one of a golden generation of Central School of Speech and Drama students trained under the rigorous and inspiring Elsie Fogerty - Laurence Olivier, amongst others, always stressed Fogerty's contribution to the British stage. March also enjoyed the very best years of the British ...

29. Virginia Woolf

Writer | Orlando

London-born Virginia Woolf came from a wealthy family and, unlike her brothers, received her education at home, an unusual step for the times. Her parents had both had children from previous marriages, so she grew up with a variety of siblings, stepbrothers and stepsisters. Her father was a ...

30. Peter Howell

Actor | Scum

Peter Howell was born to Owen, a solicitor, and his wife Nora, nee Mally, on 25 October 1919. He attended Winchester College and Christ Church college, Oxford but left his study course when he was called up in 1939. Invalided out of the service in 1943 he became interested in acting through his ...

31. Louisa Rix

Actress | Kevin & Perry Go Large

Louisa Rix was born on February 2, 1955 in Kensington, London, England as Louisa MacGregor Rix. She is an actress, known for Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000), Harry Enfield and Chums (1994) and Colin's Sandwich (1988). She has been married to Richard Ommanney since July 9, 1994. She was previously...

32. William Franklyn

Actor | Top Secret

Debonair British actor at home on stage (since the age of 15), screen and TV. Initially, his roles tended to be dramatic but, by his 40s, he was increasingly playing tongue-in-cheek comedy parts. His smooth lounge-lizard voice has frequently been used for voice-overs on television advertisements (...

33. Dido

Soundtrack | 127 Hours

Dido was born on December 25, 1971 in Kensington, London, England as Florian Cloud De Bounevialle Armstrong. She has been married to Rohan Gavin since 2010. They have one child.

34. Fay Compton

Actress | The Haunting

Fay Compton was born on September 18, 1894 in West Kensington, London, England as Virginia Lilian Emmeline Mackenzie. She was an actress, known for The Haunting (1963), Othello (1951) and Wrath of Jealousy (1936). She was married to Ralph Michael, Leon Quartermaine, Lauri de Frece and Harry Gabriel...

35. Henry McGee

Actor | No, That's Me Over Here!

Henry McGee specialized in comedy and was best known for his 20 year-long association with Benny Hill, on whose show he appeared as announcer and straight man. The son of a Rolls-Royce engineer, McGee was educated at Stonyhurst. After National Service in the Royal Navy, he joined the Italia Conti ...

36. Jill Freud

Actress | Love Actually

Daughter of Henry Walter Flewett (1892-1970) and Winifred Johnson Flewett (1896-1967). Educated at Sacred Heart Convent School (R.C.), London and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (1945-1947). After being evacuated with her school to Oxford during the war, became a volunteer housekeeper and ...

37. Queen Victoria

Writer | En kongelig familie

Princess Alexandrina Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 to the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Victoria as she was called was the granddaughter of King George III. When she was less than a year old her father died leaving her mother broke and at the mercy of her brother Leopold, the King of Belgium. ...

38. Damaris Hayman

Actress | The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Damaris Hayman is an English character actress often cast in upper class or eccentric roles.

Hayman was born in Kensington, London, England and educated at Cheltenham Ladies' College. After repertory work in the theatre, she made her film début in The Belles of St Trinian's (1954) in an uncredited ...

39. John Profumo

General Election

John Profumo was born on January 30, 1915 in Kensington, London, England as John Dennis Profumo. He was married to Valerie Hobson. He died on March 9, 2006 in Chelsea, London.

40. Kim Le Mesurier

Self | This Is Your Life

Kim Le Mesurier was born on October 12, 1956 in Kensington, London, England as Kim Charles Le Mesurier Halliley. He died on October 6, 1991 in Barcelona, Spain.

41. Jean Gillie

Actress | Decoy

British actress Jean Gillie met husband Jack Bernhard while he was stationed in Britain during the war. When they came to Hollywood, he produced and directed Decoy in May 1946 as a vehicle to showcase her talents to American audiences, while Gillie was simultaneously at work in The Macomber Affair ...

42. Oscar Quitak

Actor | Brazil

Oscar Quitak was born on March 10, 1926 in Kensington, London, England as Morris Oscar Quitak. He is an actor and producer, known for Brazil (1985), David Copperfield (1974) and A Very British Coup (1988).

43. Michael Pertwee

Writer | The Saint

Michael Pertwee was born on April 24, 1916 in Kensington, London, England. He was a writer and actor, known for The Saint (1962), The Grove Family (1954) and The Invisible Man (1958). He was married to Maya Guha, Valerie French and Elizabeth Gilbert. He died on April 17, 1991 in Hampstead, London.

44. James D.R. Hickox

Little Shop of Horrors

James D R Hickox is known for his writing and directing, after working his way up through the ranks as a P.A, assistant editor and editor, and then directing his first feature at the age of 27, the successful Children of the Corn: Urban Harvest. James stayed in genre for some years, becoming ...

45. Diana Graves

Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Diana Graves was born on December 3, 1915 in Kensington, London, England. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), Lady Possessed (1952) and Private Angelo (1949). She was married to Michael Gough. She died on February 4, 1975 in St. Pancras, London.

46. Jennifer Paterson

Actress | What Rats Won't Do

Jennifer Paterson was born on April 3, 1928 in Kensington, London, England as Jennifer Mary Paterson. She was an actress, known for What Rats Won't Do (1998), Candid Camera (1960) and Fish and Milligan (1966). She died on August 10, 1999 in South Kensington, London.

47. Simon Gipps-Kent

Actor | To Serve Them All My Days

Simon Gipps-Kent was born on October 25, 1958 in Kensington, London, England as Simon Trevor Kent. He was an actor, known for To Serve Them All My Days (1980), The Emigrants (1976) and The Tomorrow People (1973). He died on September 16, 1987 in London.

48. Charley Weber

The Last Experience

Charley Weber was born on November 25, 1965 in Kensington, Kensington & Chelsea, London, England as Charley Beauregard Hercules Weber.

49. Sam Beazley

Actor | Johnny English

Sam Beazley was born on March 29, 1916 in Kensington, London, England. He was an actor, known for Johnny English (2003), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). He died on June 12, 2017 in London.

50. Kim Fortune

Actor | Moonraker

Kim Fortune was born in 1953 in Kensington, London, England as Kim Fortune Marshall-Purves. He is an actor, known for Moonraker (1979), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Educating Rita (1983).


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