Birth Place Matching "Handsworth, Birmingham, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Anne Heywood
Actress | The Fox
Befitting her original name (Violet Pretty), the knockout English brunette Anne Heywood won the coveted "Miss Great Britain" beauty title in 1950 at the young age of 17. Born on December 11, 1932, the daughter of a violinist, she originally trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. ...
3. Justin Edgar
Producer | The Marker
Justin Edgar is an award winning writer and director of four internationally acclaimed feature films for backers including Film Four, Creative England and Pathe. His latest film The Marker starring John Hannah and Golden Globe nominee Cathy Tyson was acquired by Netflix.
Justin graduated from ...
5. Dave Martin
Writer | Doctor Who
Dave Martin was an English author of thrillers, children's books and teleplays. A self-described 'working-class grammar school boy', he began his career late in life, having variously spent time building pylons, working in hospitals and in advertising. He was also attracted to the stage and worked ...
7. Peggy Hyland
Actress | The Honeypot
The beautiful English brunette star of the silent screen Peggy Hyland born in Birmingham in 1884. Educated in England and in convents in Europe. Began working on stage in 1910. Peggy starred in more than 45 movies in both Britain and Hollywood, making her film debut in Percy Nash's 'In the Rank' ...
8. David Bell
9. Janet Joye
Actress | The Six Proud Walkers
Janet Joye was born on November 3, 1893 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England as Nellie Georgina Mary Couzens. She was an actress, known for The Six Proud Walkers (1954), The Quatermass Experiment (1953) and Worzel Gummidge Turns Detective (1953). She died on May 11, 1984 in Westminster, London, ...