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

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1. Charlie Hunnam

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Charles Matthew Hunnam was born on April 10, 1980 in Newcastle, England, to Jane (Bell), a business owner, and William Hunnam, a scrap metal merchant. At 18 years of age, he made a guest appearance in popular TV series Byker Grove (1989).

He gained fame in Britain thanks to his television role as ...

2. Andrea Riseborough

Actress | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Andrea Louise Riseborough is an English actress and producer. She made her film debut with a small part in Venus (2006), and has since appeared in more prominent roles in Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), Never Let Me Go, Brighton Rock, Made in Dagenham (all 2010), W.E. (2011), Shadow Dancer, Disconnect (both...

3. Janet McTeer

Actress | Albert Nobbs

Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "...

4. Anne Reid

Actress | Hot Fuzz

Anne was born in the Jesmond area of Newcastle Upon Tyne but at a very young age her family moved to Redcar near Middlesborough, She was educated at a Welsh boarding school and started acting because her Geordie accent was so out of place in Wales. Enjoying acting encouraged her to train at RADA ...

5. Ben Robson

Actor | The Boy

Ben was born in Newcastle, England. He went to school at Newlands Preparatory in Newcastle, before then attending Stowe, located in Buckinghamshire. Ben attended the University of West of England and graduated with business honours, before moving to Los Angeles to study at the Stella Adler Academy....

6. Paul W.S. Anderson

Writer | Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, ...

7. Greg Wise

Actor | Sense and Sensibility

He was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and is the son of distinguished architect Professor Douglass Wise. It was assumed that he would be an architect, so he studied architecture in Edinburgh. He dropped out, though, after a while, and went to Glasgow to study drama.

He did his first professional job ...

8. David Leon

Actor | RocknRolla

David Leon was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and was a talented footballer. When he left school age eighteen he successfully auditioned for the National Youth Theatre and turned down a place at Drama school in order to take a role in Oliver Stone's 'Alexander', though he established himself with ...

9. Kevin Whately

Actor | Inspector Morse

From the age of one, Kevin Whately lived at Humshaugh near Chollerford in Northumberland. At school he appeared in school plays and when he asked his teacher about acting he was told ' You'll never make a proper living', so he joined a Newcastle accountants. Eventually he moved to London where he ...

10. Imogen Stubbs

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Imogen Stubbs was born in Rothbury, Northumberland, lived briefly in Portsmouth, where her father was a naval officer, and then moved with her parents to London, where they inhabited an elderly river barge on the Thames. Educated at St. Paul's and then Westminster, where she was one of the "token ...

11. Neil Marshall

Director | Dog Soldiers

Neil Marshall was born on May 25, 1970 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK. He is a producer and director, known for Dog Soldiers (2002), The Descent (2005) and The Reckoning (2020). He was previously married to Axelle Carolyn.

12. Sting

Soundtrack | The Emperor's New Groove

Sting was born Gordon Matthew Sumner on 2 October, 1951 in Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, the eldest of four children of Audrey (Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, an engineer and milkman. He received his name from a striped sweater he wore which looked like a bee...

13. Emma Amos

Actress | Bridget Jones's Diary

Emma Amos was born on August 18, 1964 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Vera Drake (2004). She has been married to Jonathan Coy since 1998. They have one child.

14. Jill Halfpenny

Actress | Waterloo Road

Jill Halfpenny was born on 15th July, 1975, in Newcastle, to Maureen and Colin Halfpenny. However, her father passed away when she was very young, and her mother married Jill's uncle, Derek.

She attended St Edmund Campion RC Comprehensive School, and trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic...

15. Daniel Weyman

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

Daniel Weyman was born in 1977 in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, England, UK. He is an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (2022), Gentleman Jack (2019) and Silent Witness (1996).

16. Shivaani Ghai

Actress | Batwoman

Shivaani Ghai was born in 1975 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Batwoman (2019), The Catch (2016) and Dominion (2014). She has been married to Tyrone Keogh since November 2016. She was previously married to Parv Bancil.

17. Charlotte Salt

Actress | Beowulf

Charlotte Salt was born on August 12, 1985 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Beowulf (2007), The TV Set (2006) and The Musketeers (2014). She has been married to Oliver Coleman since July 31, 2014. They have two children.

18. Lesley Dunlop

Actress | The Elephant Man

Lesley Dunlop was born on March 10, 1956 in Newcastle, England, UK. She is an actress, known for The Elephant Man (1980), A Little Night Music (1977) and May to December (1989). She has been married to Christopher Chittell since June 18, 2016. She was previously married to Christopher Guard.

19. Bill Travers

Actor | Ring of Bright Water

Bill Travers was born on January 3, 1922 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, UK. He was an actor and producer, known for Ring of Bright Water (1969), Born Free (1966) and Gorgo (1961). He was previously married to Virginia McKenna and Patricia Raine. He died on March 29, 1994 in ...

20. Tim Healy

Actor | A Perfect Spy

The younger son of Timothy Malcolm Healy and Sadie Wilson, as a young lad Tim Healy's family lived in Coulson Street, Benwell, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where his mother had a small shop. When he was 10 years old, they moved to Ouston. He was educated at Pelton Modern School, where he obtained 2 Grade 4...

21. Aimée Kelly

Actress | The Personal History of David Copperfield

Aimée Kelly is a BAFTA & BFI London Film Festival nominated British actress best known for her debut leading role in the feature film Sket (2011). Kelly also lead the cast of CBBC's hit drama Wolfblood (2012) as Maddy Smith & has recently completed filming on The Personal History of David ...

22. Jimmy Nail

Actor | Crocodile Shoes

Jimmy Nail was born on March 16, 1954 in Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Crocodile Shoes (1994), Evita (1996) and Spender (1991).

23. Cheryl

Actress | What to Expect When You're Expecting

Born in 1983, British singer Cheryl Cole studied dance, modeled and appeared in advertisements as a child. Her crowd-pleasing performances on Popstars: The Rivals (2002) won her membership to the pop group Girls Aloud and vaulted her into music stardom, virtually overnight. Cole has also enjoyed ...

24. Rachel Bell

Actress | The Darling Buds of May

Rachel Bell was born in 1950 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK. She is an actress, known for The Darling Buds of May (1991), Doctor Who (1963) and Dear John (1986). She was previously married to Mike O'Neill.

25. Emily Woof

Actress | The Full Monty

Born in the Gosforth area of Newcastle upon Tyne on the 16th October to Robert and Paula who were teachers. Emily was educated at Gosforth High School and St Katherines, Oxford where she obtained a degree in English. She decided to be an actress after seeing Jane Lapotaire at the RSC and the ...

26. Donna Air

Actress | The Split

Donna Air was born on August 2, 1979 in Newcastle, England, UK. She is an actress, known for The Split (2018), Age of Kill (2015) and Hotel Babylon (2006).

27. Ben Price

Writer | Hope Dies Last

3 Minutes of Silence marks Ben's 4th film as a Director/Writer with production company Bolo Films. Ben began his career in theatre as an actor and director, running his own theatre company in the North East of England. On moving to London, Ben studied acting at the Drama Centre and the Royal ...

28. John Irvin

Director | Raw Deal

John Irvin is a British director who has made more than thirty motion pictures in his career so far.

Born in England, Irvin began his career working for British Movietone News. He directed his first film "Gala Day" a documentary financed by the British Film Institute which was bought by the BBC. ...

29. Bill Ward

Actor | Coronation Street

Bill Ward was born in 1967 in Newcastle, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Robin Hood (2006) and Emmerdale Farm (1972).

30. Alexandra Davies

Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Alexandra is a graduate of the University of Western Sydney (Theatre Nepean) one of the top competitive acting schools in Australia that accepts only 18 students each year. She graduated in 1998 with a High Distinction average. Her background as an actor has her accomplished with over 350 episodes ...

31. Declan Donnelly

Actor | Love Actually

Declan Donnelly was born on September 25, 1975 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK. He is a producer and actor, known for Love Actually (2003), Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002) and I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002). He has been married to Ali Astall since August 1, 2015. ...

32. Ian Hogg

Actor | King Lear

A philosophy graduate he did his national service with the Seaforth Highlanders where he was a thorn in his superiors side being put on numerous charges one of which was maliciously directing gunfire on to light bulbs on an officers firing range. He was declared a security risk and ended up ...

33. Delena Kidd

Actress | Room at the Top

The daughter of a doctor and an actress named Violet Ormonde, Delena was educated at Cheltenham Ladies College and studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. As a student, she obtained a Gold Medal and a Sybil Thorndike Prize for her acting. Upon graduation, she acted in ...

34. Ryan Nolan

Actor | 1917

Ryan was born in January 1996 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England. He studied at Project A after University, before moving to London and landing roles in 1917 (2019) and How to Build a Girl (2019). He was discovered after making short films with Newcastle's Tyneside Cinema and after ...

35. James Scott

Actor | Days of Our Lives

James Scott was born on January 14, 1979 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), All My Children (1970) and The Way We Weren't (2009).

36. Ross Noble

Actor | Stitches

Ross Noble was born on June 6, 1976 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK. He is a writer and producer, known for Stitches (2012), Ross Noble: Freewheeling (2013) and Ross Noble's Australian Trip (2009). He is married to Fran Noble. They have two children.

37. Donald Pickering

Actor | The Pallisers

Donald Pickering was born on November 15, 1933 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, UK. He was an actor, known for The Pallisers (1974), The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) and A Bridge Too Far (1977). He died on December 19, 2009 in Gloucestershire, England, UK.

38. Su Elliot

Actress | The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Su Elliot was born on December 18, 1950 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK. She is an actress, known for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Jane Eyre (2011) and The Worst Witch (1986).

39. Andrew Hayden-Smith

Actor | Doctor Who

Andrew Hayden-Smith was born on November 5, 1983 in Gateshead, Newcastle, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (2005), Cucumber (2015) and Hollyoaks (1995).

40. Lee Hall

Writer | Billy Elliot

Lee Hall has been the recipient of many awards for all aspects of his work. He won the Alfred Bradley Bursary and the Richard Imison Prize with his first play for radio, "I Luv You Jimmy Spud", which he adapted for the screen as "Gabriel and Me" and which premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival. ...

41. Anthony McPartlin

Producer | Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Anthony McPartlin was born on November 18, 1975 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK. He is a producer and actor, known for Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002), I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002) and Love Actually (2003). He has been married to Anne-Marie Corbett since August 7, ...

42. Joan Lee

Actress | X-Men: Apocalypse

Joan Lee was born on February 5, 1922 in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK. She was an actress, known for X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994) and Fantastic Four: The Animated Series (1994). She was previously married to Stan Lee and Sanford Dorf Weiss. She died...

43. Antony Byrne

Actor | Anna Karenina

Antony Byrne was born in 1969 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Anna Karenina (2012), The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006) and The Code (2009).

44. Elizabeth Adare

Actress | Crown Court

Elizabeth Adare was born in 1949 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, of African immigrant parents from Sierra Leone where she was raised until 1957. Always wanting to follow family tradition of becoming a school teacher, she took up acting as a hobby before attending the Mountview Drama School. She ...

45. Joyce Redman

Actress | Tom Jones

Joyce Redman was an Anglo-Irish actress. She was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, without ever winning the award.

Redman was born in an Anglo-Irish family in Northumberland. The family eventually moved back to County Mayo, Ireland, where Redman was raised. She and ...

46. Jason Milligan

Actor | The Afternoon Play

Jason Milligan was born in 1969 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK. He is an actor, known for The Afternoon Play (2003), The Emperor's Wife (2003) and Bull (2021). He has been married to Angela Griffin since July 27, 2006. They have two children.

47. Tom Machell

Actor | Hullraisers

Tom Machell is an Actor & Writer born in Newcastle upon Tyne, he is National Youth Theatre alumni. He is known for Sticky (2017, Trautmann (2017), Every Blank Ever (2017) and Die Agentin (2015). Machell writes and performs comedy with award winning comedy group zazU and made his screen writing ...

48. Margaret Jackman

Actress | Risen

Margaret Jackman was born in December 1937 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Risen (2016), The Brothers Grimsby (2016) and Control (2007).

49. Chelsea Halfpenny

Actress | Emmerdale Farm

Chelsea Halfpenny Stell (born 1993) is an English actress, best known for her role in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, as Amy Wyatt.

Halfpenny's career began in 2004, when she appeared in the 2004 Casualty episode "What Parents Do", playing an eleven-year-old girl called Karine. She played Lucy ...

50. Andy Taylor

Soundtrack | Commando

Encouraged by his father, Andy Taylor took lessons in playing the guitar from a jazz guitarist who lived across the road from him and started to play the instrument seriously from the age of 11. He left school in 1976 and joined a punk band called The Gigolos. They became Motorway and released a ...

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