Birth Place Matching "Salford, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Doctor Who
Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and first came to public attention as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It (1991). However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker (1993) that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the ...
Actor | Erin Brockovich
The son of a Lancashire bookmaker, Albert Finney came to motion pictures via the theatre. In 1956, he won a scholarship to RADA where his fellow alumni included Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates. He joined the Birmingham Repertory where he excelled in plays by William Shakespeare. A member of the Royal ...
Actress | Coronation Street
Sacha Parkinson was born in Manchester, England as Sacha Louise Parkinson to an English mother and a Scottish Father. Sacha began her acting career at the age of just 11 in channel 4's adaptation of The Illustrated Mum (2003). She is an actress best known for Awaydays (2009), A Boy Called Dad (2009...
Actor | The Omega Factor
British actor James Hazeldine was a well-known face both on British Television and on Stage. Best known for his role as Mike "Bayleaf" Wilson in the ITV drama, London's Burning (1988), many real-life firefighters thought Bayleaf was the character who closely and accurately portrayed your average ...
7. Joe Gladwin
Actor | Last of the Summer Wine
Joe Gladwin was born on January 22, 1906 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Joseph Gladwin. He was an actor, known for Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Gideon C.I.D. (1964) and The Wackers (1975). He was married to Lily Anne Wynne. He died on March 11, 1987 in Manchester, England.
Actor | Poirot
Gordon Wharmby was born on November 6, 1933 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and The Practice (1985). He was married to Muriel. He died on May 18, 2002 in Abergele, Clwyd, Wales.
Actress | An American Werewolf in London
Christine was born in a Salford street very much like "Coronation Street" and trained at RADA, where she gained an Honours Diploma before touring as an understudy with the Old Vic. Before joining the original cast of "Coronation Street" in 1960, she had worked at Granada on the drama series "...
17. Alistair Cooke
Writer | America
British-born American journalist and broadcaster. Cooke was born in Salford, Manchester: his father was an iron-fitter and Methodist lay-preacher. He grew up in Blackpool where his parents ran a guest house. Here he first came into contact with Americans, in the form of GIs on their way to fight in...
19. Shelagh Delaney
Writer | A Taste of Honey
Shelagh Delaney was born on November 25, 1938 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Sheila Delaney. She was a writer and actress, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), Red, White and Zero (1967) and Charlie Bubbles (1968). She died on November 20, 2011 in Suffolk, England.
21. Cheryl Prime
Actress | Dempsey and Makepeace
A pretty, vivacious actress, Cheryl Prime studied drama at the famous Saturday Club for children, run by Joe Holroyd in Salford, appearing on stage for the first time aged 9 in "The Corn is Green", at the Victoria Theatre. She auditioned for the Arts Educational School in Tring and won a ...
23. Philip Mackie
Writer | Paris 1900
Philip Mackie was born on November 26, 1918 in Salford, Lancashire, England. He was a writer and producer, known for Paris 1900 (1964), The Brain (1962) and All the Way Up (1970). He was married to Cynthia. He died on December 23, 1985 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.
24. Gladys Hay
Actress | The Happiness of Three Women
Gladys Hay was born on February 12, 1909 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Gladys Elspeth Hay. She was an actress, known for Wishing Well (1954), Lucky Dip (1950) and The Grand Order of Water Rats presents (1957). She was married to Albert Potter. She died on October 31, 1979 in Leamington Spa, ...
29. Ewan MacColl
Soundtrack | X-Men: Days of Future Past
Ewan MacColl was born on January 25, 1915 in Broughton, Salford, Lancashire [now in Salford, Greater Manchester], England as James Henry Miller. He was married to Peggy Seeger, Jean MacColl and Joan Littlewood. He died on October 22, 1989 in Brompton, Kensington and Chelsea, London, England.
31. Marjorie Browne
Actress | Lassie from Lancashire
Marjorie Browne was born on March 13, 1910 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Florence Marjorie Lowther Brown. She was an actress, known for Lassie from Lancashire (1938), Laugh It Off (1940) and I Didn't Do It (1945). She was married to Charles Trevor Reeve. She died on October 21, 1990 in ...
35. Joyce Parry
Actress | Six Days of Justice
Joyce Parry was born on March 17, 1925 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Joyce Patricia Parry. She was an actress, known for Six Days of Justice (1972), Heritage (1969) and Gilbert and Sullivan: The Immortal Jesters (1961). She died on February 20, 2005 in Kingston-upon-Thames, England.
36. Raymond Westwell
Actor | Othello
Raymond Westwell was born in 1919 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Arthur Raymond Gilbert Smith Westwell. He was an actor and writer, known for Othello (1965), Doctor Who (1963) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He was married to Joan MacArthur. He died on November 23, 1982 in Kensington, ...
41. Pearl Binder
Writer | Dressing Up
Pearl Binder was born on June 28, 1904 in Salford, Lancashire, England. She is known for her work on Dressing Up (1948), Jackanory (1965) and The World of Women (1937). She was married to Frederick Elwyn Jones and Jack Driberg. She died on January 25, 1990 in Kemp Town, Brighton, Sussex, England.
42. Costa Panayi
Director | Tornado Low Level
In 1982, he studied Sinclair BASIC and subsequently formed his company "Vortex Software" along with Luke Andrews and Mark Haigh-Hutchinson. They wrote a variety of games, including "Gunlaw", the "Android" series, and their groundbreaking "TLL" game "Tornado Low Level" for the ZX Spectrum.
44. Henry Comor
Actor | Festival
Henry Comor was born on June 28, 1930 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Henry Alan Comor. He was an actor and writer, known for Festival (1960), The Hill (1960) and The Unforeseen (1958). He was married to Jill Showell and Edythe French. He died on March 9, 2002 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
50. Margery Fleeson
Actress | Armchair Theatre
Margery Fleeson was born on March 11, 1894 in Salford, Lancashire, England as Margery Gertrude Pitt. She was an actress, known for Armchair Theatre (1956), Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (1958) and The Luck of the Graces (1949). She died in 1980 in Trafford, Manchester, England.