Birth Place Matching "Paisley, Scotland, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Phantom of the Opera
Gerard James Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. His family is of Irish origin. Gerard spent some of his very early childhood in Montreal, Quebec, but was mostly raised, along with his older brother and sister, in his hometown of Paisley. His parents ...
2. Mark Rowley
Actor | The Last Kingdom
Mark Rowley was born in Paisley, Scotland, to Ann and Stephen Rowley, a fireman. He attended PACE Youth Theatre for several years and it was here that he discovered his ambition to become an actor.
Mark later on attended the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD - now renamed ...
Actress | Secrets & Lies
Phyllis Logan was born on January 11, 1956 in Paisley, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Secrets & Lies (1996), Another Time, Another Place (1983) and Downton Abbey (2010). She has been married to Kevin McNally since August 15, 2011. They have one child.
Actress | Gormenghast
Neve McIntosh (born Carol McIntosh on 9 April 1972) is a Scottish actress.
Born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, McIntosh grew up in Edinburgh, where she attended Boroughmuir High School. She was a member of Edinburgh Youth Theatre in the late 1980s, appearing in Mother Goose and Doctor in the House. She ...
6. Tom Conti
Actor | Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
Preferring contemporary over classical theatre (with nary a Shakespeare stage credit in sight), one of West End theatre's most enduring and popular faces of the past four decades has been that of Tom Conti.
He was born Thomas Antonio Conti on November 22, 1941, in Paisley, Scotland, to a pair of ...
Actor | Stargate: Atlantis
The sixth of seven children, Paul's family emigrated to Canada from Paisley, Scotland when he was just 2 years old. He returned to Scotland during his early teens for a few years before heading back to Canada. Paul has a degree in Teaching and while studying at University, got involved in various ...
Writer | Sherlock
Steven Moffat was born on November 18, 1961 in Paisley, Scotland as Steven William Moffat. He is a writer and producer, known for Sherlock (2010), Doctor Who (2005) and The Adventures of Tintin (2011). He has been married to Sue Vertue since 1999. They have two children. He was previously married ...
Actor | Porridge
Fulton Mackay was born on August 12, 1922 in Paisley, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, best known for his portrayal of authoritarian prison warder Mr Mackay in one of the BBC's most popular sitcoms, Porridge (1974), as well as appearing in Local Hero (1983), Defense of the Realm (1985) and ...
10. Kenny Ireland
Actor | House of Cards
George Ian Kenneth "Kenny" Ireland (7 August 1945 - 31 July 2014) was a Scottish actor and theatre director. Ireland was best known to television viewers for his role in Victoria Wood As Seen on TV in the 1980s, and for playing Donald Stewart in Benidorm from 2007 until his death in 2014.
Born in ...
11. John Byrne
Writer | Tutti Frutti
John Byrne was born to an Irish Catholic family in Paisley, Renfrewshire. He grew up in the Ferguslie Park housing scheme and was educated at the town's St Mirin's Academy before attending Glasgow School of Art from 1958 to 1963. Byrne has received three Honorary Doctorates: in 1997 he was ...
12. Robert James
Actor | Blake's 7
Robert James was a Scottish actor whose gift for subtle characterisation meant that he was rarely out of work in a career on stage, television and in film which spanned over five decades. He was recognisable stalwart of British television drama, a prolific "I know the face, but" performer of ...
Actor | Flashpoint
Christopher John Blue is an actor, writer, producer, composer and vocalist born in Paisley Scotland. His career began at an early age working in various theatre productions in the UK and Canada, Performing with The Jesters and Scarborough Village Players, later pursuing his love for music as a ...
14. Gerry Rafferty
Soundtrack | 50/50
Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on...
17. Kenny Fullwood
Actor | 1917
Kenny Fullwood was born in Alexandra, Paisley, Scotland, to Sharon (Hart) and David Fullwood. His father is English, and worked for the Royal Navy as a submariner, his mother is Scottish (from Greenock), and worked in child care. Kenny went to Langside college in Glasgow for three years then went ...
18. Matt Healy
Actor | Emmerdale Farm
Matt Healy was born in Paisley in Scotland and changed his name when he took up acting because there was already an actor known as David Healy. When he was three years old he moved with his parents to Oldham in Lancashire, which was where he was brought up, attending Oldham College and the ...
19. Mark Flood
Writer | Two Women, One Heart
Mark Flood was born on September 30, 1996, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, as the second child of two school teachers. He is of Irish, Hebridean and Lithuanian heritage. He attended St. Cadoc's Primary School and St. Ninian's High School. Due to a lifelong fondness for film, art and animation, ...
23. Tom Urie
Actor | T2 Trainspotting
Best known as the regular character "Big Bob" in the BBC drama "River City," Tom is an actor, singer, voice over artist and composer/musician.
In the period between 2016 and 2017, Tom has undergone a dramatic transformation, losing over 260 pounds in weight.
Since his weight loss, Tom has been ...
24. Hector Nicol
Writer | The Stanley Baxter Show
Hector Nichol was a Paisley comedian, actor and singer. He recorded football songs for Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian, Dundee United and Dundee, but his other lasting legacy, as well as a spate of video releases of his stand up routines, is in a very different vein. In 1979 he took on the role of a...
27. Kelly Marie
Soundtrack | Imagine Me & You
Singer Kelly Marie was born as Jacqueline McKinnon on October 16, 1957 in Paisley, Scotland. Her parents are Alex and Jeanette McKinnon. Kelly always wanted to be a star since she was a kid. Marie attended voice and drama school at age 10 and began singing in competitions at age 12. She made her ...
32. Andrew Neil
Actor | Parting Shots
Andrew Neil was born on May 21, 1949 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland as Andrew Ferguson Neil. He is an actor, known for Parting Shots (1998), Dirty Weekend (1993) and The Andrew Neil Interviews (2016). He has been married to Susan Nilsson since August 8, 2015.
36. Derek Lilley
Derek Lilley was born on February 9, 1974 in Paisley, Scotland.
Actor | Vengenza
Barry Arthur McKay has been performing in theatre and film for almost two decades. He has enjoyed acting from an early age and actively sought after as his goal. He has acting experience in theatre, film, as well as extra work in hit TV shows such as River City (2002). He was also selected for the ...
43. Doris McLatchie
Actress | The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau
Doris McLatchie was born in 1932 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. She was an actress and writer, known for The Rise and Fall of César Birotteau (1965), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and The Queen's Pearl (1957). She was married to Pharic Maclaren. She died in 1995 in Clydebank, ...
Actress | Tom's Midnight Garden
Margot MacAlaster was born on June 7, 1908 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland as Constance Margaret MacAlaster. She was an actress, known for Tom's Midnight Garden (1974), Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962) and Thursday's Child (1972). She died on July 13, 1992 in Hove, East Sussex, England.