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


11 names.


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. ...

2. Benjamin Zephaniah

Actor | Peaky Blinders

Benjamin Zephaniah was born on April 15, 1958 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England as Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah. He is known for his work on Peaky Blinders (2013), Percy Lifar and Paa Joe & The Lion (2016). He was previously married to Amina.

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.

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4. Ged Simmons

Actor | Downton Abbey

Ged Simmons was born in 1960 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England. He is an actor, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Primeval (2007) and Code of a Killer (2015).

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 ...

6. Eve Gray

Actress | Die Abenteurer G.m.b.H.

Eve Gray was born on November 27, 1900 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England as Fanny Evelyn Garrett. She was an actress, known for Adventures Inc. (1929), Department Store (1935) and Scrooge (1935). She died on May 20, 1983 in Mere, Wiltshire, England.

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' ...

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, ...

10. Marjorie Brooks

Actress | Evergreen

Marjorie Brooks was born on July 23, 1905 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England. She was an actress, known for Evergreen (1934), Potiphar's Wife (1931) and This'll Make You Whistle (1936). She died on April 8, 1988 in Heanton Punchardon, Devon, England.

11. Edna May

Actress | David Copperfield

Edna May was born on January 22, 1897 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England as Edna May Huston Lucas. She was an actress, known for David Copperfield (1913). She died in 1973 in Hammersmith, London, England.


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