Birth Place Matching "Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Locke
Kirsty Dillon was born in 1976 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. She is an actress, known for Locke (2013), Midsomer Murders (1997), as well as her voice acting work on the adventure game Clock Tower 3 (2002).
Kirsty Dillon is a graduate of Goldsmiths, University of London. She has also ...
Actor | The Beiderbecke Connection
George Costigan is an English actor. Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Costigan grew up in Salford, Lancashire. After attending St Augustine's C of E Primary School on Bolton Road in Pendlebury, he went to Wardley Grammar School on Mardale Avenue in Wardley near Swinton.
Costigan has been on television...
Actor | A Clockwork Orange
He was one of those delightful, typically British, actors with a penchant for playing eccentrics. Early in his career, Jeremy Brett once quaintly introduced Aubrey Morris to Noël Coward as "the finest small-part player in London". Born Aubrey Steinberg of Jewish-Ukrainian ancestry, he was one of ...
Actor | Walk Like a Panther
Stephen became an actor in 1984 after 3 years of training at Arts Educational Schools in London; he spent the first 6 months of his career touring round London parks and schools in "Robin Hood & The Tree Trick" which was quickly followed by his first film role as Moose in the cult film "My ...
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
The British character actor Michael Ripper was born in 1913 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. His father was a speech therapist and encouraged him to participate in diction and public speaking competitions. From this, the young Michael gained an interest in acting and got his first taste of the ...
11. Charles Dickens
Writer | Oliver!
Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start ...
12. Marc Wootton
Marc Wootton was born on February 8, 1975 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Marc James Wootton. He is an actor and writer, known for Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009), Arthur Christmas (2011) and La La Land (2010).
14. Sophiya Haque
Actress | Wanted
Sophia Haque rose to fame as a VJ/host on pop-music channels broadcast by India in the 1990s (via satellite). Her amiable personality and attractive appearance made her a favorite with many viewers, and led to her being offered bit parts in Indian films. A lead role in the low-budget comedy film '...
16. Montagu Love
Actor | Gunga Din
Montague Love - certainly an intriguing name - but his own - started his working life as a newspaper man in London. His primary expertise centered on being a field illustrator and cartoonist who covered the Boer War (1899-1902). His realistic battle sketches gained him popularity among readers, but...
17. Brett Fancy
Actor | Outpost
Brett is the son of a dockyard worker and grew up in Portsmouth, England. When working on the stage crew at the Chichester Festival Theatre, and watching from the wings, the great Sir John Mills Brett decided he wanted to act and he applied for drama school. He attended the Guildhall School of ...
Writer | On an Electric Night
Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) was a British-American author, journalist, and literary critic. He was a columnist at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Nation, Slate, and Free Inquiry.
Hitchens is known for his atheism and anti-theism and was a firm believer in the Enlightenment values ...
22. Paul Jones
Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked
Paul Jones was born on February 24, 1942 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Paul Pond. He is an actor, known for Pirate Radio (2009), The Princess Diaries (2001) and Privilege (1967). He has been married to Fiona Hendley since 1984. He was previously married to Sheila MacLeod.
23. Gerald Flood
Actor | Patton
Gerald Flood was born in Portsmouth, son of a Naval family. He was a wireless operator during the War and worked as a filing clerk after the War ended until he landed a job with the Farnham Repertory Company. It was there that he met his future wife, Anne. He toured in rep, and appeared in ...
25. Mike Rutherford
Soundtrack | Against All Odds
If drummer and singer Phil Collins became the superstar of Genesis, it could be said that Mike Rutherford was the secret weapon on their way to fame, fortune and selling out the world's biggest venues. He wrote the lyrics for their first major international single, Follow You Follow Me, which ...
Actress | Keith Lemon: The Film
Charlotte Jackson was born on June 29, 1979 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Charlotte Louise Jackson. She is an actress, known for Keith Lemon: The Film (2012), A League of Their Own (2010) and Setanta Sports News (2007). She has been married to Chris Coleman since May 16, 2015. They have two ...
Actress | Spooks
Janet Spencer-Turner was born in 1950 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Edwina Janet Spencer-Turner. She is an actress, known for Spooks (2002), Highlander: The Raven (1998) and The Foundation (1977). She has been married to Vincent Brimble since 1986. They have one child.
29. Roger Hodgson
Soundtrack | Magnolia
Roger Hodgson has been recognized as one of the most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time. As the legendary voice of Supertramp and composer of many of the band's greatest hits, he gave us "Give a Little Bit," "The Logical Song," "Dreamer," "Take the Long Way Home," "Breakfast In...
41. Althea Parker
Actress | Thursday's Child
Althea Parker was born on September 13, 1911 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Althea Helen Parker. She was an actress, known for Thursday's Child (1972), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and The Citadel (1960). She was married to Arnold Ridley. She died on February 27, 2001 in Hillingdon, ...
42. Samual Dawes
Visual Effects | Destroyer of Worlds
Sam was born in Portsmouth, England.
Since graduating from the University of Teesside, Sam has spent the majority of his career working in Visual Effects. The most notable projects Sam has worked on include; Interstellar, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Rush and Inception.
Sam has recently ...
46. Nigel Bellairs
Actor | The Terrible Choice
Nigel Bellairs was born on June 2, 1934 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Nigel Reginald Manners Bellairs. He was an actor, known for The Terrible Choice (1960), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989) and Natural Lies (1992). He was married to Shirley Dixon. He died on May 25, 2003 in Barnet, Middlesex...
Actor | Containment
James was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire on 22nd March 1984, to Derek and Rose Andrews. The third of five children, he loved acting and singing from an early age and performed in many school plays, including playing the lead role in Joseph. After leaving secondary school with 9 GCSEs, he attended ...
Actor | The Devils
Christopher Logue was born on November 23, 1926 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as John Christopher Logue. He was an actor and writer, known for The Devils (1971), Moonlighting (1982) and Savage Messiah (1972). He was married to Rosemary Hill. He died on December 2, 2011 in London, England.