Birth Place Matching "Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ron Donachie
Actor | Titanic
Ron Donachie was born Ronald Eaglesham Porter on April 26, 1956 in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland. He was educated at Madras College, St. Andrews and Glasgow University, from where he graduated with an M.A (Hons.) in English Literature and Drama in 1979. After a year working as a navvy, he joined the ...
Writer | Assassin's Creed III
Danny Wallace is a writer, producer and television and radio host.
The Warner Bros adaptation of his book, Yes Man, grossed $226m worldwide.
His award-winning ShortList magazine column in the UK reaches 1.3 million readers weekly.
His first novel, Charlotte Street, is an international bestseller, ...
4. Ewan Hooper
Actor | Kinky Boots
Ewan Hooper was born on October 23, 1935 in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland as Ewan Eynon Hooper. He is an actor and writer, known for Kinky Boots (2005), Moonfleet (1984) and The Avengers (1961). He has been married to Marion Fiddick since 1961. They have three children.
5. Hay Petrie
Actor | Great Expectations
Diminutive Scots character actor of quirky personality and gift of gab. As a drama student at St. Andrews, he first performed in productions staged by the university's dramatic society. He served with the Royal Scots during World War I, then forged a career playing comic roles on the Shakespearean ...
Actor | Drake of England
He was on his way back to Britain from America in 1939 with the intention of joining the armed forces when the ship on which he was traveling was captured by Nazis and he spent five years in a German P.O.W. camp. During this period he organized camp entertainment and produced 56 shows for the other...
Actor | A Rough Ride with Nitroglycerine
William Duncan was born on December 16, 1879 in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland as William A. Duncan. He was an actor and director, known for A Rough Ride with Nitroglycerine (1912), An Embarrassed Bridegroom (1913) and The Chalice of Courage (1915). He was married to Edith Johnson. He died on February 8...
10. Ben Macleod
Ben Macleod was born in Scotland, and as soon as he was out, he moved to London for two years before returning to his homeland. He started school at four and this was when he realised he wanted to be an actor. He started taking LAMDA exams, developed his acting skills and moved to Dublin (Ireland) ...
11. George Galloway
Writer | The Killing$ of Tony Blair
George Galloway was born on August 16, 1954 in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland. He is a writer and actor, known for The Killing$ of Tony Blair (2016), Ballymurphy (2015) and Real Time with Bill Maher (2003). He has been married to Putri Gayatri Pertiwi since March 31, 2012. He was previously married to ...
13. David Keir
Actor | The Arsenal Stadium Mystery
David Keir Gracie was born in 1884 in the district of St Andrews in Dundee, Scotland. He left Dundee for London in his teens to learn the glove trade and enter the family business. He abandoned this, however, and went on the stage, first as a hoofer in vaudeville and then as an actor. Because such ...
18. John Fairfield
Location Management | Captain America: The First Avenger
John has been making short films since 2005. His first short film 'The Helix' Won Best Original Screenplay and Best Actress for Katherine Fish at The Fairport Film Festival in 2005.
He graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2009 with a BA Hons in Time Based Art and Digital...
20. Matt Tucker
Matt Tucker is a triple-threat writer-actor-director born on October 5, 1976, to Michael - a now-retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief - and Catherine
- an office professional - in Dundee, Scotland. Returning to the U.S.
25. Ewart Adamson
Writer | The Desert Bride
Ewart Adamson (1881-1945), born in Dundee, Scotland, went to sea at the age of 14. He fought in the Canadian army during WWI, and was promoted through the ranks from private to major during his tour of duty in France and Belgium.
Prior to his arrival in Hollywood, in 1930, Adamson spent five years as...