Birth Place Matching "St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Esmé Bianco
Actress | Game of Thrones
British-born Esmé Bianco is an internationally-acclaimed actress and performer, best-known for her role as "Ros" in the Emmy Award-winning show, Game of Thrones (2011).
Degree-educated in Drama and Theatre Arts at London's Goldsmiths University; Bianco's acting career started with performances in ...
Actress | Testament of Youth
Cheryl Campbell is an English actress of notable accomplishment, probably best known in the United States for her turn as Eileen in Dennis Potter's Pennies from Heaven (1978), for which she received a BAFTA nomination as Best Television Actress. The following year, she won the award for her roles ...
3. Mike Newell
Director | Four Weddings and a Funeral
Attended Cambridge University. Three year training course at Granada Television, with intention of going into theatre. Graduated to directing TV plays, building strong reputation for work with David Hare, David Edgar, Hohn, John Osborne, Jack Rosenthal.
Director | Doctor Who
Graeme Harper was originally a child actor, appearing in adaptations of The Pickwick Papers (1952) and The Silver Sword (1957) among other productions, before becoming a floor assistant at the BBC in 1965 and then an assistant floor manager in 1969. He worked on the serials Doctor Who: Colony in ...
6. Martin Gooch
Director | Black Flowers
Martin Gooch was born in St. Albans, England.
In 1992, at the age of 19 he went to Modoc County, California to work with the US Forest Service, as an archaeological assistant, which gave him a great love of the outdoors.
He graduated from Christ Church College Canterbury in 1995 with a Joint Honours ...
Writer | War Horse
Michael Morpurgo was born on October 5, 1943 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo. He is a writer and producer, known for War Horse (2011), The Kites Are Flying! and Private Peaceful (2012). He is married to Claire Morpurgo MBE. They have three children.
10. Jeremy Summers
Director | Dateline Diamonds
British television director, noted for his work at ITC during the 1960's and 70's. After leaving school at the age of sixteen, he began his career as a runner at Elstree studios. He worked his way up to assistant director by the mid-50's and full director by the early 60's.
11. Paul Cattermole
Soundtrack | One Day
Paul was born 7 March 1977 in St Albans, England. His first big break was when Paul landed a part in a local performance of West Side Story. He then enrolled on a performing arts course, joined the National Youth Music Theatre's production of Pendragon and then took an acting and musical theatre ...
Actress | Withnail & I
Una Brandon-Jones was born on April 24, 1916 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. She was an actress, known for Withnail & I (1987), Chaplin (1992) and All Creatures Great and Small (1978). She was married to John Gold. She died on December 22, 2010 in London, England.
15. John Saunders
Actor | The Professionals
John Saunders was born on October 27, 1921 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as Louis John Saunders. He was an actor, known for The Professionals (1977), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and World Theatre (1959). He died on July 23, 1992 in London, England.
16. Annette Benson
Actress | Downhill
Annette Benson was born in 1897 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as Kathleen Willoughby Baldrey. She was an actress, known for When Boys Leave Home (1927), Shooting Stars (1928) and The Cradle of God (1926). She was married to George Clarke Torry and Norman Mosley Penzer. She died on January ...
18. Tom Walls Jr.
Music Department | Birth of the Beatles
Tom Walls Jr. was born on May 31, 1912 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as Tom Kenneth Walls. He was an assistant director and actor, known for Birth of the Beatles (1979), The Snorkel (1958) and The Terrornauts (1967). He died on November 28, 1992 in Banstead, Surrey, England.
22. Jim Rodford
Music Department | Return to Waterloo
Jim Rodford was born on July 7, 1941 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England as James Walter Rodford. He is known for his work on Return to Waterloo (1984), The Kinks: Come Dancing (1983) and The Kinks: Don't Forget to Dance (1983). He was married to Jean. He died on January 20, 2018 in St Albans, ...
Director | Belles of Killarney
Arthur Melbourne Cooper was born in St. Albans, England, in 1874. He was one of the founders of the British film industry and the creator of the world's first animation films (or "trick" films, as he called them). Matches: An Appeal (1899) was made for a government advertising campaign to invite ...
35. Leslie Baily
Writer | The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan
Leslie Baily was born on December 14, 1906 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England. He was a writer, known for Gilbert and Sullivan (1953), Old Songs for New (1948) and London Characters (1936). He was married to Jesper, Margaret. He died on February 21, 1976.
39. Gillian Toll
Actress | Touch and Go
Gillian Toll was born in 1941 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. She is an actress, known for Touch and Go (1978), Big Jim and the Figaro Club (1979) and A Penny for Your Thoughts or 'Birds, Dolls & Scratch' English Style (1965).