Birth Place Matching "Kent, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Gemma Arterton

Actress | Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother's cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden.

Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived ...

2. Naomi Watts

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and...

3. Orlando Bloom

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he first knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist ...

4. Tamsin Greig

Actress | Green Wing

Tamsin Greig was born on July 12, 1966 in Maidstone, Kent, England as Tamsin Margaret Greig. She is an actress, known for Green Wing (2004), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Black Books (2000). She has been married to Richard Leaf since May 1997. They have three children.

5. Kelly Brook

Actress | Piranha 3D

Kelly Brook (born 23 November 1979) is an English model, actress and television presenter best known for her roles in the 2010 horror comedy remake Piranha 3D and in the NBC sitcom One Big Happy. Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, as Kelly Ann Parsons. She is the daughter of Sandra Kelly...

6. Brenda Blethyn

Actress | Pride & Prejudice

After twenty years of hard work on stage and both television and film, there are not many other actresses who deserved the success, recognition and stardom which Brenda Blethyn has now achieved.

Born in 1946 in Ramsgate, Kent, England, she started her career at British Rail in the 1960s. Saving ...

7. Mark Rylance

Actor | Bridge of Spies

Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Sir Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of ...

8. Mackenzie Crook

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Mackenzie Crook, one of British comedy's best-known faces, who collected Star Wars figurines as a child, is now immortalized in plastic as a six-inch-high pirate action figure. He was born Paul Mackenzie Crook on September 29, 1971, in Maidstone, Kent, England, UK. His father worked for British ...

9. Tom Burke

Actor | Only God Forgives

Tom Burke was born on June 30, 1981 in Kent, England as Tom Liam Benedict Burke. He is an actor, known for Only God Forgives (2013), The Souvenir (2019) and Third Star (2010).

10. Hannah Arterton

Actress | Safe

Hannah Arterton was born on January 26, 1989 in Gravesend, Kent, England as Hannah Jane Arterton. She is an actress and director, known for Safe (2018), The Five (2016) and Peripheral (2018).

11. Ruta Gedmintas

Actress | A Street Cat Named Bob

Ruta Gedmintas was born on August 23, 1983 in Canterbury, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), The Strain (2014) and The Lost Samaritan (2008).

12. Pip Torrens

Actor | Pride & Prejudice

Pip Torrens was born on June 2, 1960 in Bromley, Kent, England. He is an actor, known for Pride & Prejudice (2005), Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).

13. Mia McKenna-Bruce

Actress | The Witcher

Mia McKenna-Bruce was born on July 7, 1997 in Bexley, Kent, England as Mia Sasha McKenna-Bruce. She is an actress, known for The Witcher (2019), Cleaning Up (2019) and Get Even (2020).

14. Tom Riley

Actor | Da Vinci's Demons

Tom Riley born 5 April 1981 is an English actor, producer and director. Riley was born in Maidstone, Kent. He became involved in drama in his hometown at the age of four, and spent his school years writing and directing plays. He attended Maidstone Grammar School. He studied English literature and ...

15. Jerome Flynn

Actor | Game of Thrones

Jerome Patrick Flynn (born 16 March 1963) is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his roles as Paddy Garvey of the King's Fusiliers in the ITV series Soldier Soldier, Fireman Kenny 'Rambo' Baines in the pilot of London's Burning, Bronn in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, and Bennet ...

16. Charity Wakefield

Actress | Wolf Hall

Charity Wakefield was born in September 1980 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England as Charity Rose Wakefield. She is an actress and producer, known for Wolf Hall (2015), The Player (2015) and Sense & Sensibility (2008).

17. Zoë Tapper

Actress | Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky

Zoë Tapper was born in 1981 in Bromley, Kent, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (2005), Survivors (2008) and Mr Selfridge (2013). She has been married to Oliver Dimsdale since December 30, 2008. They have one child.

18. Tom Brittney

Actor | Grantchester

Tom Brittney was born on October 26, 1990 in Gravesend, Kent, England. He is an actor, known for Grantchester (2014), Outlander (2014) and UnREAL (2015).

19. Kevin Bishop

Actor | Muppet Treasure Island

Bishop was born in Kent, UK, on 18th June 1980. After appearing on the television series, Grange Hill, he was cast as Jim Hawkins in Muppet Treasure Island (1996). He subsequently appeared in several British television series, including Pie in the Sky (1994), Love Soup (2005), My Family (2000), ...

20. Duncan Jones

Director | Moon

Duncan Jones was born on May 30, 1971 in Bromley, Kent, England as Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones. He is a director and writer, known for Moon (2009), Source Code (2011) and Mute (2018). He has been married to Rodene Ronquillo since November 6, 2012. They have two children.

21. Linda Bassett

Actress | East Is East

Linda Bassett was born in the Kentish village of Pluckley - location for the television series The Darling Buds of May (1991). She was brought up in Pimlico, South London, by her typist mother and police officer father. She became interested in acting as a child when she was frequently taken to see...

22. Anna Lee

Actress | The Sound of Music

The daughter of a clergyman, Anna Lee was born Joan Boniface Winnifrith and encouraged to pursue an acting career by her father. After training at London's Royal Albert Hall, she took to the boards and later began appearing in English films, first as an extra, then working her way up to featured ...

23. Fay Masterson

Actress | Eyes Wide Shut

Fay Masterson was born on April 15, 1974 in Kent, England. She is an actress, known for Eyes Wide Shut (1999), The Quick and the Dead (1995) and The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001).

24. Ana Lily Amirpour

Director | A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Ana Lily Amirpour was born on July 25, 1976 in Margate, Kent, England. She is a director and writer, known for A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014), The Bad Batch (2016) and A Little Suicide (2012).

25. Joss Stone

Actress | Eragon

Joscelyn Eve Stoker (born 11 April 1987), better known by her stage name Joss Stone, is an English singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to fame in late 2003 with her multi-platinum debut album, The Soul Sessions, which made the 2004 Mercury Prize shortlist. Her second album, the similarly ...

26. Alexander Arnold

Actor | Yesterday

Alexander Arnold is a British actor born in Ashford, Kent on December 21st 1992. He has been a member of the National Youth Theatre since 2008, attending Norton Knatchbull school and later Highworth Grammar School, performing in numerous drama productions as well as with Ashford Youth Theatre. At 17...

27. Mick Jagger

Soundtrack | Alfie

Michael Philip Jagger was born in Dartford, Kent on 26th July 1943. When he was 4 he met Keith Richards until they went into secondary schools and lost touch. But one day in 1960 they accidentally met on the Dartford train line and both realized that they had an interest in rock n roll combined ...

28. Trevor Howard

Actor | The Third Man

The son of an insurance underwriter who represented Lloyd's of London in Ceylon, Trevor Wallace Howard-Smith was born in Margate, Kent. He spent his early childhood globetrotting with his mother, frequently left in the care of strangers. After attending private school he went on to study drama at ...

29. Neil Stuke

Actor | Sliding Doors

Neil Stuke was born in 1967 in Kent, England. He is an actor, known for Sliding Doors (1998), Resort to Murder (1995) and Game On (1995).

30. Oaklee Pendergast

Actor | The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death

Oaklee Pendergast was born on June 24, 2004 in Bexley, Kent, England. He is an actor, known for The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014), The Impossible (2012) and Home (2019).

31. Andrea Arnold

Director | American Honey

Andrea Arnold was born on April 5, 1961 in Dartford, Kent, England as Andrea P. Arnold. She is an actress and director, known for American Honey (2016), Fish Tank (2009) and Red Road (2006).

32. Sam Palladio

Actor | Nashville

Sam Palladio was born in Pembury, Kent, England. He is an actor, known for Nashville (2012), Episodes (2011) and Catherine the Great (2019).

33. Oliver Chris

Actor | King Charles III

Oliver was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. After studying there since 1997, he graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 2000 and he soon appeared in the BBC big-budget adaptation of the classic novel Lorna Doone (2000). He followed this with another BBC Show, The Office (...

34. Jo Woodcock

Actress | Dorian Gray

Jo Woodcock was born on September 9, 1988 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for Dorian Gray (2009), Collision (2009) and Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008).

35. Taylor James

Actor | Mamma Mia!

Taylor was born in Sevenoaks England on 26th January 1980. Between the years of 1980-1986, he lived with his family in South Africa, before returning back to the Uk for schooling. Taylor attended secondary School in Northamptonshire from 1991-1997 before completing 2 years at Northampton college ...

36. Matilda Ziegler

Actress | Lark Rise to Candleford

Matilda Ziegler was born on July 23, 1964 in Ashford, Kent, England as Matilda F. E. Ziegler. She is an actress, known for Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), EastEnders (1985) and In Suspicious Circumstances (1991). She has been married to Louis Hilyer since July 2004. They have three children.

37. Guy Henry

Actor | Rogue One

Guy Henry is a British stage and screen actor. He is best-known for his roles in Rome (2005) and John Adams (2008). He trained at RADA (1979-1981). He has done most of his work at the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter ...

38. Mark Taylor

Sound Department | The Martian

Mark Taylor was born on December 1, 1966 in Farnborough, Kent, England. He is known for his work on The Martian (2015), 1917 (2019) and Casino Royale (2006).

39. Peter Frampton

Soundtrack | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Peter Frampton was born on April 22, 1950 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He has been married to Tina Elfers since January 13, 1996. They have one child. He was previously married to Barbara Gold and Mary Lovett.

40. Nikki Runeckles

Actress | The Bad Education Movie

Nikki Runeckles was born on May 28, 1991 in Gravesend, Kent, England. She is an actress, known for The Bad Education Movie (2015), Bad Education (2012) and #MurderSelfie (2015).

41. Jack Scanlon

Actor | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Jack Scanlon was born on August 6, 1998 in Kent, England. He is an actor, known for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), Married Single Other (2009) and Runaway (2009).

42. Sonita Henry

Actress | Krypton

Sonita Henry was born on January 23, 1977 in Dover, Kent, England. She is known for her work on Krypton (2018), Star Trek (2009) and The Fifth Element (1997).

43. Keith Richards

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Keith Richards is an internationally recognized iconic figure in contemporary culture and popular music as a singer, guitar player, songwriter, film actor, and public figure. He was voted 10th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine, and was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of ...

44. Kevin Eldon

Actor | Hot Fuzz

Kevin Eldon was born in 1960 in Kent, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Hot Fuzz (2007), Four Lions (2010) and This Morning with Richard Not Judy (1998).

45. Victor McLaglen

Actor | The Quiet Man

Rambunctious British leading man (contrary to popular belief, he was of Scottish ancestry, not Irish) and later character actor primarily in American films, Victor McLaglen was a vital presence in a number of great motion pictures, especially those of director John Ford. McLaglen (pronounced ...

46. Michael Powell

Director | The Red Shoes

The son of Thomas William Powell and Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self-confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the south of France (where his parents ran a hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury and Dulwich ...

47. Estelle Winwood

Actress | The Producers

When Estelle saw the girl on a white horse at the circus, she then decided that she wanted to be an actress. And she was from the age of 5, to the disapproval of her father. Her mother had her train with the Liverpool Repertory Company, and Estelle performed in many plays and many roles in the West...

48. Bruce Robinson

Writer | Withnail & I

Such is the mythology that has sprung up around Bruce Robinson's first film, the openly autobiographical Withnail & I (1987), that it's often hard to separate fact from fiction. But the facts appear to be these: trained as an actor at London's Central School of Speech and Drama, he got off to a...

49. Danny Mac

Actor | Hollyoaks

Danny was born in Bromley, South-East London but grew up on the south coast of England in West Sussex. He is the second born of 4 children with 2 Brothers and 1 Younger Sister.

He was given his first professional role when he was 9 years old, in Cameron Mackintosh's 'Les Misérables' (Directed by ...

50. Sydney Greenstreet

Actor | The Maltese Falcon

Sydney Greenstreet's father was a leather merchant with eight children. Sydney left home at age 18 to make his fortune as a Ceylon tea planter, but drought forced him out of business and back to England. He managed a brewery and, to escape boredom, took acting lessons. His stage debut was as a ...


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