Birth Place Matching "Edinburgh, Scotland, UK" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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1. Allan Ramsay

Art Department | The Queen's Palaces

Appointed painter to King George III in 1767. Among his subjects were Charles Stuart.

2. Walter Scott

Writer | Ivanhoe

Sir Walter Scott was born August 15, 1771, in Edinburgh, Scotland, as the ninth child (and the fourth surviving) of Walter Scott, a solicitor, and his wife Anne Rutherford. Polio, contracted when he was two, resulted in a crippled left leg, but even this illness did not prevent Scott from growing ...

5. Alexander Graham Bell

Self | Animated Weekly, No. 12

Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was married to Mabel Hubbard. He died on August 2, 1922 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.

6. Robert Louis Stevenson

Writer | Treasure Planet

Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a writer, known for Treasure Planet (2002), The Body Snatcher (1945) and Jekyll & Hyde. He was married to Fanny Osbourne. He died on December 3, 1894 in Vailima, Samoa.

7. Kenneth Grahame

Writer | The Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame was born on 8 March 1859 and was orphaned by the time he was five years old. He went to live with his grandmother in Cookham Dene, Berkshire. He attended St. Edward's School there, and at the age of 17 began working as a clerk for the Bank of England. He stayed on, was promoted ...

8. Arthur Conan Doyle

Writer | Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle. He was a writer and producer, known for Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock (2010) and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984). He was married to Jean Leckie and Louisa Hawkins. He died on July 7, 1930 ...

9. Donald Robertson

Flame in the Heather

Donald Robertson was born on December 12, 1860 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Flame in the Heather (1935). He was married to Anna Titus (actress). He died on May 20, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

10. Douglas Haig

Writer | The First World War

Douglas Haig was born on June 19, 1861 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a writer, known for The First World War (2003), Remembrance (1927) and Under Four Flags (1918). He died on January 29, 1928 in London, England.

13. Alfred Brydone

Actor | Richard III

Alfred Brydone was born on December 9, 1863 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Alfred Brydone Boak. He was an actor, known for Richard III (1911) and The Lyons Mail (1919). He was married to Ella Mary Tarrant. He died on November 26, 1920 in London, England.

14. David Torrence

Actor | Mutiny on the Bounty

David Torrence was the second child born out of eleven children to Henry Torrance Thomson and Janet Bryce. Davis given name was 'David Bryce Thomson." Born on Jan 17,1863 in Edinbough,Scotland. David's brother was character star 'Ernest Torrence' who was 15 years younger than David. Ernest was the ...

15. C.M. Hallard

Actor | The Case of Lady Camber

C.M. Hallard was born on October 26, 1865 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Charles Maitland Hallard. He was an actor, known for The Case of Lady Camber (1920), Regal Cavalcade (1935) and The W Plan (1930). He died on April 21, 1942 in Farnham, Surrey, England.

16. Spottiswoode Aitken

Actor | The Birth of a Nation

Spottiswoode Aitken was born on April 16, 1867 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Frank Spottiswoode Aitken. He was an actor and writer, known for The Birth of a Nation (1915), The Americano (1916) and The White Circle (1920). He was married to Marion Dana Jones. He died on February 26, 1933 in Los Angeles,...

17. William Hutchison

Actor | The Fair Barbarian

William Hutchison was born on May 16, 1869 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Fair Barbarian (1917), The Lipton Cup: Introducing Sir Thomas Lipton (1913) and Happiness of Three Women (1917). He died on September 7, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Harry Lauder

Actor | Huntingtower

Harry Lauder was born on August 4, 1870 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was married to Annie Vallance. He died on February 26, 1950 in Strathaven, Scotland.

19. Philip Ritte

Actor | Reunion

Philip Ritte was born on January 8, 1871 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Philip Rittenberg. He was an actor, known for Reunion (1932). He died on December 14, 1954 in Willesden, London, England.

20. Eveline Chipman

Actress | Birds of a Feather

Eveline Chipman was born on January 18, 1871 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Rose Eveline Ada Black. She was an actress, known for Birds of a Feather (1935), The Runaway Princess (1929) and Sacrifice (1929). She died on August 29, 1956 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England.

22. Lola Duncan

Actress | Mr. Bill the Conqueror

Lola Duncan was born on October 2, 1874 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Mary Isabel Lola Duncan. She was an actress, known for The Man Who Won (1932), Self Made Lady (1932) and Once a Thief (1935). She died on February 17, 1968 in Kensington, London, England.

23. Finlay Currie

Actor | Ben-Hur

Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster, who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice ...

25. Ernest Torrence

Actor | Steamboat Bill, Jr.

He was the man you loved to hiss. This towering (6' 4"), highly imposing character star with cold, hollow, beady eyes and a huge, protruding snout would go on to become one of the silent screen's finest arch villains. Born Ernest Thayson Torrence-Thompson on June 26, 1878, in Edinburgh, Scotland, ...

26. Mona K. Harrison

Actress | Derelicts

Mona K. Harrison was born on March 28, 1879 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Charlotte Mona Harrison. She was an actress, known for Derelicts (1917), Light (1915) and Esther Redeemed (1915). She was married to Edward Fitzgerald (1876-1951). She died on January 2, 1957 in the UK.

27. Donald MacKenzie

Director | The Carter Case

Donald MacKenzie was born on April 17, 1879 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor and director, known for The Carter Case (1919), The Seven Pearls (1917) and The Fatal Fortune (1919). He died on July 21, 1972 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.

30. Norman Ainsley

Actor | The Shadow Strikes

Norman Ainsley was born on May 4, 1881 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Norman Ainsley Blume. He was an actor, known for The Shadow Strikes (1937) and Drawing Roomers (1936). He was married to Vera Pearl Gray and Daisy McNaughton. He died on January 23, 1948 in Hollywood, California, USA.

31. Joseph Hislop

Actor | The Loves of Robert Burns

Joseph Hislop was born on April 5, 1884 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Joseph Dewar Hislop. He was an actor, known for The Loves of Robert Burns (1930). He was married to Nancy Fraser Passmore and Karin Elisabeth Asklund. He died on May 6, 1977 in Edinburgh.

32. Jean Cadell

Actress | Pygmalion

Yet another underrated performer from the Golden Age of British films was Scottish-born character actress Jean Cadell. Jean commenced her professional stage career in 1906 with "The Inspector General" at the old Scala Theatre in the London borough of Camden. Via a stint with the Glasgow Repertory, ...

33. Dorothy Minto

Actress | A Little Bit of Fluff

Dorothy Minto was born on February 21, 1886 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Dorothy Scott. She was an actress, known for A Little Bit of Fluff (1919), Once Upon a Time (1918) and Raise the Roof (1930). She was married to Robert Geoffrey Buxton and Shiel [Ronald Patrick] Barry. She died in 1958.

34. Teddy Brogden

Love Up the Pole

Teddy Brogden was born on March 26, 1886 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Stanley Edward Brogden. He was an actor, known for Love Up the Pole (1936). He died on July 16, 1981 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

35. Moffat Johnston

Actor | Midnight

Moffat Johnston was born on August 18, 1886 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Midnight (1934) and Richard III (1911). He was married to Winifred Durie Hodgson. He died on November 3, 1935 in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA.

36. George Hirste

Actor | Johnny Frenchman

George Hirste was born on March 16, 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland as George William Lee Harding. He was an actor, known for Johnny Frenchman (1945), Night Boat to Dublin (1946) and ITV Television Playhouse (1955). He died on July 11, 1966 in Balham, London, England.

37. Alan Cunningham

Alan Cunningham was born on May 1, 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Alan Gordon Cunningham. He was married to Margery Agnes Slater Snagge. He died on January 30, 1983 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

38. M.J. Murchison

Actor | The Hazards of Helen

M.J. Murchison was born on May 28, 1887 in Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland. He is an actor, known for The Hazards of Helen (1914), The Pay Train (1915) and A Test of Courage (1915).

39. Richard Lancaster

Actor | The Kingdom of Human Hearts

Richard Lancaster was born on June 12, 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Kingdom of Human Hearts (1921) and Big Time Charlie (1929). He died on August 14, 1980 in San Francisco, California, USA.

40. Lamont Dickson

Actor | Almost a Honeymoon

Lamont Dickson was born on June 15, 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Lamont Thomson Dickson. He was an actor, known for Almost a Honeymoon (1930). He died on May 7, 1944 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

41. Mark Daly

Actor | Good Morning, Boys

Mark Daly was born on August 23, 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Thomas Mark Hobson. He was an actor, known for Good Morning, Boys (1937), A Cuckoo in the Nest (1933) and Kidnapped (1952). He was married to Louise Outwater. He died on September 27, 1957 in London, England.

42. E.J. Ballantine

Actor | The Moon Is Down

E.J. Ballantine was born on December 3, 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Edward James Ballantine. He was an actor, known for The Moon Is Down (1943), Magic Town (1947) and Miss Susie Slagle's (1946). He died on October 20, 1968 in London, England.

43. James Woodburn

Actor | Whisky Galore!

James Woodburn was born on January 17, 1888 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Whisky Galore (1949), Floodtide (1949) and Spare a Copper (1940). He died on November 26, 1948 in London, England.

44. George Chalmers

Actor | The Pioneers

George Chalmers was born on June 7, 1888 in Edinburgh, Scotland as George W. Chalmers. He was an actor, known for The Pioneers (1926), The Adventures of Algy (1925) and 1915 World's Championship Series (1915). He died on August 5, 1960 in Bronx, New York, USA.

45. Cecil Ramage

Actor | Kind Hearts and Coronets

Cecil Beresford Ramage, MC (17 January 1895 - 22 February 1988) was a Scottish barrister, actor and Liberal politician.

Following his education at the Edinburgh Academy, Ramage was commissioned as an officer in the Royal Scots at the outbreak of World War I. He served in Gallipoli, Palestine and ...

46. Vivian Baron

Actor | Further Adventures of a Flag Officer

Vivian Baron was born on February 10, 1895 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Arthur Vivian Baron. He was an actor, known for Further Adventures of a Flag Officer (1927), The Passing of Mr. Quin (1928) and Sailors Don't Care (1928). He died on December 28, 1961 in Fulham, London, England.

47. Naomi Mitchison

Writer | Guilty Together

Naomi Mitchison was born on November 1, 1897 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Naomi May Margaret Haldane. She was a writer, known for Guilty Together (1959), Spindrift (1959) and Women of Our Century (1984). She was married to Gilbert Mitchison. She died on January 11, 1999 in Carradale, Argyll, Scotland.

48. C.M. Cree

Actor | Commandos Strike at Dawn

C.M. Cree was born on December 5, 1897 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Charles Mortimer Cree. He was an actor, known for Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942). He died on July 23, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

49. Wallace Lupino

Actor | Hot News

Wallace Lupino was born on January 23, 1898 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Wallace Arthur Lupino. He was an actor and writer, known for Hot News (1936), Me and My Girl (1939) and Master and Man (1934). He was married to Iris Muriel Webb and Rose Winona Jones. He died on October 11, 1961 in Ashford, Kent...

50. John Stuart

Actor | Superman

John Stuart was born on July 18, 1898 in Edinburgh, Scotland as John Alfred Louden Croall. He was an actor, known for Superman (1978), Fanny Hawthorne (1927) and Number 17 (1932). He was married to Barbara Markham, Muriel Angelus and Jeanne Lagrene. He died on October 17, 1979 in London, England.


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