Birth Place Matching "Bridgend, Wales, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Descending)
Actor | Moulded in Earth
Emrys Leyshon was born in 1922 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales as Emrys Trefor Leyshon. He was an actor, known for Moulded in Earth (1965), Festival (1963) and BBC Play of the Month (1965). He was married to Rosemary Castiglione. He died on November 14, 2008 in London, England.
9. Mary Laine
Actress | Malice Aforethought
Mary Laine was born on April 20, 1918 in Bridgend, Wales as Mary De Jersey Laine. She was an actress, known for Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979), Softly Softly (1966) and Tales of the Unexpected (1979). She died on July 20, 1983 in Thames Ditton, Surrey, England.
17. Mike Tucker
Visual Effects | Atonement
Mike Tucker is an award winning Welsh Visual Effects Designer who began his career with the BBC Visual Effects department in the mid 1980's. Known primarily for his work in the field of miniature effects, he set up his own company, The Model Unit, in 2005. In addition to his effects work, he is ...
19. David Emanuel
Self | Style Queens
Since graduating from the Royal College of Art, with a Masters of Art degree in Fashion Design, for the last twenty or so years, David Emanuel has established himself as a couturier of International repute; designing clothes for members of British and European Royal Families, and for some of the ...
20. James Morgan
Actor | The Indian Doctor
British actor James Morgan grew up in the town of Maesteg in the Llynfi valley in South Wales. With his natural aptitude for making people laugh he has been described as a "born entertainer" and from a young age he channeled this into theatre, which helped focus his boundless energy and enthusiasm.
22. Paul Cottingham
Actor | To Die For
Paul Cottingham was born on December 1, 1963 in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He was an actor, known for Heaven's a Drag (1994), The Lost Language of Cranes (1991) and This Life (1996). He was married to Michael Cashman. He died on October 23, 2014 in London, England.
23. Stan Stennett
Actor | The History of Mr Polly
Stan Stennett was born on July 30, 1925 in Pencoed, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He was an actor, known for The History of Mr Polly (2007), Undertaking Betty (2002) and Coronation Street (1960). He was married to Elizabeth Stennett. He died on November 26, 2013 in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales.
25. Chico Slimani
Composer | The Bouncer
Yousseph 'Chico' Slimani was born in Wales, but moved to Morocco when he was a baby. Until the age of 13 he was in Morocco working as a mountain goat herder, then he moved back to the UK at 14 to live in Crawley, West Sussex. Chico has had a number of jobs in his life. He was a hairdresser and also...
26. Abigail Stone
Actress | The Dark
Abigail is a Welsh born actress known for her appearances in The Dark and The Perfect Scary Movie. Now based in London, she is pursuing acting again and has appeared recently in a number of theatre productions and short films. In 2019, Abigail co-founded a new production company, Dawn Arts, to ...
27. Howard Marks
Writer | Mr. Nice
Howard Marks was born on August 13, 1945 in Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, Wales as Dennis Howard Marks. He was an actor and writer, known for Mr. Nice (2010), Stoner Express (2016) and Human Traffic (1999). He was married to Judy Lane. He died on April 10, 2016 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
31. Dave Wong
Actor | The Death of Stalin
Dave Wong is a British actor and Martial Artist who was born in Bridgend, South Wales United Kingdom. His career in acting started in the mid 1990's His parents came to settle in South Wales where they started a takeaway business. Dave attended Brynteg Comprehensive school but left with very few ...
32. Davyd Harries
Actor | Anna Karenina
Scholarship RADA. Won Clifford Bax Prize, National Service in Libya and played Oedipus at the roman theatre at Sabratha Repertory at Northampton, Hornchurch, Bromley and Windsor Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwich and Stratford-on-Avon. Joined Tony Church and Robin Phillips to open the new ...
34. Ruth Jones
Actress | Stella
Born in Bridgend, South Wales. Attended Porthcawl Comprehensive School. Trained at Warwick University (BA in Drama and Theatre Studies) then actor training at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Television includes Fat Friends (2000) series I, II,III,IV, Tales from Pleasure Beach (2001) for ...