Birth Place Matching "Salford, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Christopher Eccleston

Actor | Doctor Who

Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and first came to public attention as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It (1991). However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker (1993) that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the ...

2. Albert Finney

Actor | Erin Brockovich

The son of a Lancashire bookmaker, Albert Finney came to motion pictures via the theatre. In 1956, he won a scholarship to RADA where his fellow alumni included Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates. He joined the Birmingham Repertory where he excelled in plays by William Shakespeare. A member of the Royal ...

3. John Thomson

Actor | Inkheart

John Thomson was born on April 2, 1969 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Patrick Francis McAleer. He is an actor and writer, known for Inkheart (2008), The Fast Show (1994) and 24 Hour Party People (2002). He was previously married to Samantha Sharp.

4. Sacha Parkinson

Actress | Coronation Street

Sacha Parkinson was born in Manchester, England as Sacha Louise Parkinson to an English mother and a Scottish Father. Sacha began her acting career at the age of just 11 in channel 4's adaptation of The Illustrated Mum (2003). She is an actress best known for Awaydays (2009), A Boy Called Dad (2009...

5. Steve Evets

Actor | Looking for Eric

Steve Evets was born in 1960 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Steven Murphy. He is an actor, known for Looking for Eric (2009), Robin Hood (2010) and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011).

6. Jason Manford

Actor | Ordinary Lies

Jason Manford was born on May 26, 1981 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Ordinary Lies (2015), Ideal (2005) and Little Crackers (2010). He has been married to Lucy Dyke since December 23, 2017. They have one child. He was previously married to Catherine.

7. Gordon Wharmby

Actor | Poirot

Gordon Wharmby was born on November 6, 1933 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and The Practice (1985). He was married to Muriel. He died on May 18, 2002 in Abergele, Clwyd, Wales.

8. James Hazeldine

Actor | The Omega Factor

British actor James Hazeldine was a well-known face both on British Television and on Stage. Best known for his role as Mike "Bayleaf" Wilson in the ITV drama, London's Burning (1988), many real-life firefighters thought Bayleaf was the character who closely and accurately portrayed your average ...

9. Joe Gladwin

Actor | Last of the Summer Wine

Joe Gladwin was born on January 22, 1906 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Joseph Gladwin. He was an actor, known for Last of the Summer Wine (1973), The Wackers (1975) and Gideon C.I.D. (1964). He was married to Lily Anne Wynne. He died on March 11, 1987 in Manchester, England.

10. Paula Tilbrook

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Paula Tilbrook was born on January 16, 1930 in Salford, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale (1972), Wetherby (1985) and Play for Today (1970).

11. Christine Hargreaves

Actress | An American Werewolf in London

Christine was born in a Salford street very much like "Coronation Street" and trained at RADA, where she gained an Honours Diploma before touring as an understudy with the Old Vic. Before joining the original cast of "Coronation Street" in 1960, she had worked at Granada on the drama series "...

12. Ayub Khan-Din

Writer | Ackley Bridge

Ayub Khan-Din was born in 1961 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Ackley Bridge (2017), East Is East (1999) and Coronation Street (1960).

13. Alistair Cooke

Writer | America

British-born American journalist and broadcaster. Cooke was born in Salford, Manchester: his father was an iron-fitter and Methodist lay-preacher. He grew up in Blackpool where his parents ran a guest house. Here he first came into contact with Americans, in the form of GIs on their way to fight in...

14. Shelagh Delaney

Writer | A Taste of Honey

Shelagh Delaney was born on November 25, 1938 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Sheila Delaney. She was a writer and actress, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), Red, White and Zero (1967) and Charlie Bubbles (1968). She died on November 20, 2011 in Suffolk, England.

15. Rob Grant

Writer | Red Dwarf

Rob Grant was born in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Red Dwarf (1988), Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups (1994) and The Strangerers (2000).

16. Alan Eccleston

Transportation Department | East Is East

Alan Eccleston was born in 1956 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on East Is East (1999), The Second Coming (2003) and Queer as Folk (1999).

17. Mike Walling

Writer | The Brittas Empire

Mike Walling was born on July 8, 1950 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Brittas Empire (1991), The Smoking Room (2004) and Birds of a Feather (1989).

18. John Motson

Actor | Flushed Away

John Motson was born on July 10, 1945 in Salford, Lancashire, England as John Walker Motson. He is known for his work on Flushed Away (2006), Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and Yesterday's Hero (1979). He is married to Anne. They have one child.

19. Linda Beckett

Actress | Secrets & Lies

Linda Beckett was born in 1948 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Linda M Beckett. She is an actress, known for Secrets & Lies (1996), Play for Today (1970) and First of the Summer Wine (1988).

20. Philip Mackie

Writer | Paris 1900

Philip Mackie was born on November 26, 1918 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Paris 1900 (1964), The Brain (1962) and All the Way Up (1970). He was married to Cynthia. He died on December 23, 1985 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.

21. Ewan MacColl

Soundtrack | X-Men: Days of Future Past

Ewan MacColl was born on January 25, 1915 in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire [now in Salford, Greater Manchester], England as James Henry Miller. He was married to Peggy Seeger, Jean MacColl and Joan Littlewood. He died on October 22, 1989 in Brompton, Kensington and Chelsea, London, England.

22. Daniel Gethic

Editorial Department | Attack the Block

23. Gladys Hay

Actress | The Happiness of Three Women

Gladys Hay was born on February 12, 1909 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Gladys Elspeth Hay. She was an actress, known for Wishing Well (1954), Lucky Dip (1950) and The Grand Order of Water Rats presents (1957). She was married to Albert Potter. She died on October 31, 1979 in Leamington Spa, ...

24. Cheryl Prime

Actress | Dempsey and Makepeace

A pretty, vivacious actress, Cheryl Prime studied drama at the famous Saturday Club for children, run by Joe Holroyd in Salford, appearing on stage for the first time aged 9 in "The Corn is Green", at the Victoria Theatre. She auditioned for the Arts Educational School in Tring and won a ...

25. Stephen Beard

Actor | Hollyoaks

Stephen Beard was born in February 1989 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Stephen David T. Beard. He is an actor, known for Hollyoaks (1995), Soup (1996) and Living on the Edge (2007).

26. Laurie Asprey

Actor | Department S

Laurie Asprey was born in 1934 in Salford, Lancashire, England as John Asprey. He is an actor, known for Department S (1969), The Wednesday Play (1964) and The Champions (1968).

27. Raymond Westwell

Actor | Othello

Raymond Westwell was born in 1919 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Arthur Raymond Gilbert Smith Westwell. He was an actor and writer, known for Othello (1965), Doctor Who (1963) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Joan MacArthur. He died on November 23, 1982 in Kensington, ...

29. Malcolm Xerxes

Actor | Cypher

Malcolm Xerxes was born on January 31, 1965 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Ian Antony Malcolm. He is known for his work on Cypher (2002), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) and Relic Hunter (1999). He died on September 13, 2005 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

30. Geoff Knupfer

Self | Modern Times

Geoff Knupfer was born on April 2, 1948 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Geoffrey Charles Knupfer.

31. Marjorie Browne

Actress | Lassie from Lancashire

Marjorie Browne was born on March 13, 1910 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Florence Marjorie Lowther Brown. She was an actress, known for Lassie from Lancashire (1938), Laugh It Off (1940) and I Didn't Do It (1945). She was married to Charles Trevor Reeve. She died on October 21, 1990 in ...

32. Al Read

Writer | Life and Al Read

Al Read was born on March 3, 1909 in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Life and Al Read (1963), It's All in Life (1972) and For Your Pleasure (1953). He died on September 9, 1987.

33. Vince Miller

Self | 3-2-1

Vince Miller was born on September 27, 1934 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Vincent Benedict Walsh.

34. Lee Clyne

Control

Lee Clyne was born on June 22, 1962 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on Control (2007), My Summer of Love (2004) and The Reeds (2010).

35. Mick Groves

Self | Twice a Fortnight

Mick Groves was born in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on Twice a Fortnight (1967), How It Is (1968) and Starburst (1980).

36. Karl Camilleri

Actor | Coronation Street

Karl Camilleri was born on October 2, 1980 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Karl Race. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), The Violators (2015) and Underneath the Bridge (2016).

37. Joyce Parry

Actress | Six Days of Justice

Joyce Parry was born on March 17, 1925 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Joyce Patricia Parry. She was an actress, known for Six Days of Justice (1972), Heritage (1969) and Gilbert and Sullivan: The Immortal Jesters (1961). She died on February 20, 2005 in Kingston-upon-Thames, England.

38. Will Hay Jr.

Self | Saturday Night at the Palace

Will Hay Jr. was born on June 27, 1913 in Salford, Lancashire, England as William Edward Hay. He was an actor, known for Saturday Night at the Palace (1947). He died on October 12, 1995 in Margate, Kent, England.

39. Margery Fleeson

Actress | Armchair Theatre

Margery Fleeson was born on March 11, 1894 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Margery Gertrude Pitt. She was an actress, known for Armchair Theatre (1956), Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (1958) and The Luck of the Graces (1949). She died in 1980 in Trafford, Manchester, England.

40. Dominic Fulford

Assistant Director | Superman

41. Brenda Dean

Self | The London Programme

Brenda Dean was born on April 29, 1943 in Salford, Lancashire, England. She was married to Keith McDowall. She died on March 13, 2018 in the UK.

42. Glenn Pringle

Camera Department | Total Tone Up

43. Clinton Ford

Soundtrack | England Made Me

Clinton Ford was born on November 4, 1931 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Ian George Stopford Harrison. He was married to Maggie. He died on October 21, 2009 in Douglas, Isle of Man, UK.

44. Roy Maxwell

Actor | Tom Grattan's War

Roy Maxwell was born in 1932 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Tom Grattan's War (1968), The Whisperers (1967) and Coronation Street (1960). He died on September 12, 2016 in Lake Haven, Wyong, New South Wales, Australia.

45. Cyril Varley

Actor | Paul Temple

Cyril Varley was born on February 26, 1926 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Cyril M Varley. He was an actor, known for Paul Temple (1969), The Sandbaggers (1978) and Coronation Street (1960). He died on February 17, 2000 in England.

46. David Conn

Writer | The John Akii Bua Story: An African Tragedy

David Conn was born in 1965 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The John Akii Bua Story: An African Tragedy (2008), The Four Year Plan (2011) and Football on 5: The Championship (2015).

47. Pearl Binder

Writer | Dressing Up

Pearl Binder was born on June 28, 1904 in Salford, Lancashire, England. She is known for her work on Dressing Up (1948), Jackanory (1965) and The World of Women (1937). She was married to Frederick Elwyn Jones and Jack Driberg. She died on January 25, 1990 in Kemp Town, Brighton, Sussex, England.

48. Conor Hinde

Actor | The Secret Eye

Conor Hinde was born on November 21, 1991 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Conor James Hinde. He is an actor, known for The Secret Eye (2013).

49. Henry Comor

Actor | Festival

Henry Comor was born on June 28, 1930 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Henry Alan Comor. He was an actor and writer, known for Festival (1960), The Hill (1960) and The Unforeseen (1958). He was married to Jill Showell and Edythe French. He died on March 9, 2002 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

50. Shaun Thomas Millington

Editor | The Grey Fairy

Shaun Thomas Millington was born on November 24, 1986 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The Grey Fairy (2011), The Hourglass (2014) and Perfect: Android Rising (2013).


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