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


1-50 of 280 names. | Next »


1. Jim Broadbent

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...

2. Jennifer Saunders

Actress | Absolutely Fabulous

Jennifer Saunders was born July 6, 1958 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, to Jane, a biology teacher, and Robert Thomas Saunders, an RAF pilot. She attended Central School of Speech and Drama where she met her comedy partner Dawn French. Like many of the early 80s groundbreaking "alternative" comedians ...

3. Eliza Butterworth

Actress | The Last Kingdom

Eliza Butterworth was born on July 24, 1993 in Lincolnshire, England, UK. Eliza is an actor, known for The Last Kingdom (2015), Say Your Prayers (2020) and The North Water (2021).

4. Sheridan Smith

Actress | Cilla

Sheridan Smith was born on 25 June 1981 and grew up in Epworth. While Sheridan was growing up, her parents, Colin and Marilyn, performed as a Country and Western duo called The Daltons and it wasn't long before Sheridan got into it. She was dancing from the age of 4 and singing with her parents ...

5. Kevin Doyle

Actor | Downton Abbey

Kevin Doyle is an English actor. He was born in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England in 1961. He is better known as the perpetually unlucky butler-turned-footman Molesley in Downton Abbey (2010). He has appeared in shows such as Happy Valley (2014), Scott & Bailey (2011), and the 2016 ITV TV ...

6. Joan Plowright

Actress | The Spiderwick Chronicles

Dame Joan Ann Plowright, the Baroness Olivier, is one of the most distinguished actors of her generation. She may be best remembered as the third wife and widow of Laurence Olivier, generally considered the greatest anglophone actor of the 20th Century, but she had a distinguished career of her own...

7. Amanda Drew

Actress | Wednesday

Amanda trained at R.A.D.A. She has appeared at the Royal Court, the RNT, the RSC, the Almeida, in the West End and on Broadway. Her television work includes A Very British Scandal, The Girl Before, The Outlaws, and Gangs of London. She was nominated for Outstanding Newcomer in 2003 at the London ...

8. Patricia Hodge

Actress | Miranda

Patricia Hodge was born on September 29, 1946 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress and writer, known for Miranda (2009), The Elephant Man (1980) and The Falklands Play (2002). She was previously married to Peter Douglas Owen.

9. Sheila Gish

Actress | Highlander

Sheila Gish was born on April 23, 1942 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She was an actress, known for Highlander (1986), Mansfield Park (1999) and Highlander: Endgame (2000). She was previously married to Denis Lawson and Roland Curram. She died on March 9, 2005 in Camden, London, England, UK.

10. Robert Webb

Actor | That Mitchell and Webb Look

Robert Webb was born on September 29, 1972 in Lincolnshire, England, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006), Peep Show (2003) and Back (2017). He has been married to Abigail Burdess since 2006. They have two children.

11. Kelly Adams

Actress | Bronson

Kelly Adams was born on October 16, 1979 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Bronson (2008), Hustle (2004) and Holby City (1999). She has been married to Chris Kennedy since February 2011.

12. Michele Dotrice

Actress | Vanity Fair

Michele Dotrice was born on September 27, 1948 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Vanity Fair (1998), Not Now, Comrade (1976) and Captain Jack (1999). She was previously married to Edward Woodward.

13. Thomas Turgoose

Actor | This Is England

Turgoose is from Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. He attended Wintringham School of the same town whilst filming This Is England (2006) and The The Innocence Project (2006)

Turgoose's mother Sharon died in 2005; This Is England is dedicated to her memory.

He has three older brothers, born Karl, ...

14. Ronni Ancona

Actress | Penelope

Ronni Ancona was born on July 4, 1966 in Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress and writer, known for Penelope (2006), The Big Impression (1999) and The Trip to Italy (2014). She has been married to Gerard Hall since 2004. They have three children.

15. Neil McCarthy

Actor | Where Eagles Dare

Neil McCarthy was born on July 26, 1932 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He was an actor, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Zulu (1964) and Clash of the Titans (1981). He died on February 6, 1985 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England, UK.

16. Liz Smith

Actress | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Liz Smith found fame as an actress at an age when most people are considering retirement. It was a long road to eventual stardom, during which she struggled to raise a family after a broken marriage. She became best known for her roles in The Vicar of Dibley (1994) and The Royle Family but her ...

17. John Alderton

Actor | Zardoz

An English actor active in the theater since 1961, having made few theatrical movies, none of which particularly outstanding, with the exception of John Boorman's Zardoz (1974) and Nigel Cole's popular Calendar Girls (2003), John Alderton has become famous thanks to British television. Appearing in...

18. Elizabeth Allan

Actress | The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger

British stage and film actress Elizabeth Allan was born in Skegness, Lincolnshire. She made her stage debut at the age of 17; her movie debut came about four years later with an appearance in the Hercule Poirot mystery Alibi (1931).

At the beginning of her career, Allan mainly appeared in films for ...

19. Eleanor David

Actress | Pink Floyd: The Wall

Eleanor David was born on November 30, 1955 in Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982), Topsy-Turvy (1999) and 84 Charing Cross Road (1987).

20. Jonathan Kerrigan

Actor | In the Club

Jonathan Kerrigan (born 14 October 1972 in Lincolnshire) is an English actor well known for various leading roles on TV including In The Club, Casualty, Heartbeat, Merseybeat, and Reach For The Moon. Films include 55 Steps, Diana, FLiM, The Somnambulists, The Best Possible Taste. He is also a ...

21. Peter Collinson

Director | The Italian Job

Peter Collinson was born on April 1, 1936 in Lincolnshire, England, UK. He was a director and producer, known for The Italian Job (1969), The Long Day's Dying (1968) and Up the Junction (1968). He was previously married to Lisa Shane and Ann Collinson. He died on December 16, 1980 in Los Angeles, ...

22. James Bradshaw

Actor | Primeval

James Bradshaw was born on March 20, 1976 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Primeval (2007), Endeavour (2012) and The Grimleys (1997).

23. Sam Swainsbury

Actor | Fisherman's Friends

Sam Swainsbury was born in 1989 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, UK. Sam is an actor and producer, known for Fisherman's Friends (2019), Mum (2016) and Thor: The Dark World (2013).

24. Julia Deakin

Actress | Shaun of the Dead

Julia Deakin was born in 1952 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007) and Scoop (2006).

25. John Quayle

Actor | The Line of Beauty

John Quayle was born on December 21, 1938 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He is an actor, known for The Line of Beauty (2006), Target (1977) and Nanny (1981).

26. Abigail Titmuss

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Abigail Titmuss was born on February 8, 1976 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, UK. Abigail is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Casualty (1986) and Do Elephants Pray? (2010). Abigail has been married to Ari Welkom since May 7, 2017.

27. Gary Drayton

Self | Expedition Unknown

Growing up in Grimsby, Gary spent many years as a bottle digger in the UK, digging old Victorian trash pits and "mud hopping" along the river banks in search of old bottles, clay pipes, doll heads, and marbles. Some of the bottles he found dated back to the early 1600s and the clay pipes from the ...

28. Margaret Thatcher

SDI Star Wars

Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham, England, the younger daughter of Alfred and Beatrice Roberts. Her father was a greengrocer and respected town leader, serving as lay-leader with their church, city-alderman and then as mayor. He taught Margaret never to do things because ...

29. Bernie Taupin

Soundtrack | Rocketman

Bernie Taupin was born on May 22, 1950 in Lincolnshire, England, UK. He is a composer and actor, known for Rocketman (2019), Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Gnomeo & Juliet (2011). He has been married to Heather Lynn Hodgins Kidd since March 27, 2004. They have two children. He was previously ...

30. Sybil Thorndike

Actress | The Prince and the Showgirl

This distinguished theatrical tragedienne will be remembered forever if only for the fact George Bernard Shaw wrote his classic "Saint Joan" work specifically for her. Her over six-decade career allowed for a gallery of sterling, masterful portrayals, both classic and contemporary, performing all ...

31. Cecily Fay

Actress | Warrioress

Cecily Fay was born on April 6, 1978 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress and composer, known for Warrioress (2013), Babes with Blades (2018) and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005).

32. Colin Dexter

Writer | Endeavour

Born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, UK as Norman Colin Dexter, he was an English writer, best known for the Inspector Morse series of novels. His parents were Alfred and Dorothy Dexter, his father run a small taxi company. He had a brother, John, and a sister, Avril. He attended St. John's ...

33. Kimberley Regent

Art Department | Deep Rising

Kimberley Regent was born on March 25, 1963 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is known for Deep Rising (1998), White Noise (2005) and Smallville (2001). She was previously married to Richard Molnar. She died on May 10, 2005 in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

34. Eric Thompson

Actor | Pollux et le chat bleu

Eric Thompson was born on November 9, 1929 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He was an actor and writer, known for Dougal and the Blue Cat (1970), Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1965) and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970). He was previously married to Phyllida Law. He died on November...

35. Michael Johnson

Actor | The Human Jungle

Michael Johnson was born on June 5, 1939 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He was an actor, known for The Human Jungle (1963), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) and The Newcomers (1965). He died on February 24, 2001 in Sutton, Surrey, England, UK.

36. Ian Lawman

Self | I'm Famous and Frightened

Ian Lawman was born in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, UK.

37. Peter Caulfield

Actor | I Hate Suzie

Peter Caulfield was born on June 13th, 1984 in Boston but brought up in Nottingham (East Midlands) England. His mother Joan is from Essex and his father, Shane Caulfield is of Irish heritage. He trained at the Paul McCartney Drama school (LIPA), and graduated with a 1st BA (Hons) in acting. Peter ...

38. Judy Campbell

Actress | Emma

Judy Campbell was born on May 31, 1916 in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She was an actress and writer, known for Emma (1948), The Strangler (1941) and The World Owes Me a Living (1945). She was previously married to David Birkin. She died on June 6, 2004 in London, England, UK.

39. Edward Burnham

Actor | To Sir, with Love

Edward Burnham was born on December 25, 1916 in Lincolnshire, England, UK. He was an actor and director, known for To Sir, with Love (1967), Quatermass and the Pit (1958) and Little Dorrit (1987). He was previously married to Lucille. He died on June 30, 2015 in the UK.

40. Gemma Merna

Actress | Hollyoaks

Gemma Merna was born on October 11, 1984 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Hollyoaks (1995), Hollyoaks Later (2008) and Doctors (2000). She has been married to Ian since May 27, 2012.

41. Vivean Gray

Actress | Picnic at Hanging Rock

She was born Jean Vivra Gray in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, the eldest of four children of Allan, a fish merchant, and his wife, Doris, and attended Thrunscoe girls' school. The family moved to Kingston upon Thames, in south-west London, in the 30s but was evacuated back to Cleethorpes in ...

42. Nicholas Parsons

Actor | Happy Is the Bride

Nicholas Parsons was without doubt one of the UK's most popular and beloved television and radio personalities, and very few can claim to have had such a long entertainment career. The son of a doctor, he was raised in Lincolnshire until the age of eight, when the family moved to London. He was ...

43. Ryan J. Brown

Writer | Wreck

Ryan J. Brown, originally from Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, graduated from Goldsmiths University of London and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Brown won the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Prize in 2016. He is the only screenwriter to have been featured on the UK's TV Brit List twice.

In 2017 Brown...

44. Domenique Fragale

Actress | The Nevers

Born in Lincolnshire, England, actress Domenique Fragale holds dual UK/USA citizenship and splits her time between the two countries. She graduated from The Arts Educational School, London with a BA(Hons.) in Acting For Film, Television and Theatre.

Domenique is perhaps best known for playing Beth ...

45. Jo Kendall

Actress | The Remains of the Day

Jo Kendall was born on February 17, 1940 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She was an actress, known for The Remains of the Day (1993), Howards End (1992) and Scum (1979). She died on January 29, 2022 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London, England, UK.

46. Stephen Murray

Actor | The End of the Affair

Stephen Murray was born on September 6, 1912 in Partney, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He was an actor, known for The End of the Affair (1955), Dulcimer Street (1948) and A Tale of Two Cities (1958). He was previously married to Joan Butterfield. He died on March 31, 1983 in London, England, UK.

47. Wendy Allnutt

Actress | When Eight Bells Toll

Wendy Allnutt was born on May 1, 1946 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for When Eight Bells Toll (1971), The Avengers (1961) and Napoleon and Love (1974). She was previously married to Colin McCormack.

48. Arthur Lucan

Actor | Old Mother Riley's Circus

Arthur Towle was in show business from when he left school in1900 until his dying day. He started as an Irish character comedian in British music halls. Touring Ireland with this act in 1913, he met Kitty McShane and married her later that year (she was 16, he 28). They gradually evolved the act of...

49. Betty Hardy

Actress | Madame Bovary

Betty Hardy was born on April 16, 1904 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, UK. She was an actress, known for Madame Bovary (1964), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1960) and Katy (1962). She died on July 1, 1981 in Chelsea, London, England, UK.

50. Sean Foley

Actor | Mindhorn

Sean Foley was born on November 21, 1964 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK. He is an actor and director, known for Mindhorn (2016), The Play What I Wrote (2022) and Wild West (2002).


1-50 of 280 names. | Next »

Recently Viewed