Birth Place Matching "Ashford, Kent, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. 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 ...
Actor | Save Me
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...
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.
5. Peter Rodger
Assistant Director | The Hunger Games
Peter Rodger grew up looking through a camera lens. As a teenager, the award-winning British director and photographer honed his skills by assisting his father, George Rodger, the renowned photojournalist and co-founder of Magnum Photos. After completing his education at England's Maidstone College...
6. Patsy Byrne
Actress | Les Misérables
Patsy Byrne was born on July 13, 1933 in Ashford, Kent, England as Patricia Byrne. She was an actress, known for Les Misérables (1998), Blackadder Back & Forth (1999) and Watching (1987). She was married to Patrick John Seccombe. She died on June 17, 2014 in Denville Hall, Northwood, ...
7. Edward Rigby
Actor | The Stars Look Down
Edward Rigby was born on February 5, 1879 in Ashford, Kent, England as Edward Coke. He was an actor, known for The Stars Look Down (1940), The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (1941) and Lorna Doone (1934). He was married to Phyllis [Muriel Mary] Austin (novelist). He died on April 5, 1951 in Richmond, Surrey,...
Writer | The Day of the Jackal
Frederick Forsyth was youngest pilot of the Royal Airforce, joining at the age of 19. He then became a journalist and worked for Reuters in several European capitals. Now he is a thriller author and his books have been sold over 35 million times worldwide.
9. John Wells
Actor | For Your Eyes Only
John Wells was born on November 17, 1936 in Ashford, Kent, England as John Campbell Wells. He was an actor and writer, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), Casino Royale (1967) and 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia (1968). He was married to Teresa Chancellor. He died on January 11, 1998 in Sussex, ...
11. Simon Balfour
Actor | Dragonfly
Simon studied at Arts Educational Schools, Chiswick, London after winning a prestigious scholarship to attend. Simon has worked on various television productions including Casualty, Doctors and The Bill whilst continuing to focus on his passion with Stage work at venues including Southwark Play ...
16. Richard Huckle
Huckle was born into a middle-class family in Ashford, Kent on 14 May 1986. He was educated at the Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone, where he was described as "a bit of a loner, but nothing out of the ordinary" by friends. At the age of 16, he took part in a month-long expedition to visit a school...
23. Ben Thomas
Actor | Money Kills
Ben Thomas was born and raised in Ashford, Kent. In 2003 Ben finished school and moved to Los Feliz, Los Angeles for a year where he went to school part time alongside working for walmart. Spending most of his evenings around Hollywood he got tips on how to make a name for himself in entertainment....
26. Andy W. Clift
Animation Department | Big Head Fred
Co-created a comic book with his friend Steve Collier, called the Mystery Boys which was released on Dead Universe Comics on May 5, 2012. The proceeds from the first 2 issues go to the victims of the Japanese Tsunami as part of the Japan Comic Aid project. To show his support of the project, the ...
27. Malcolm Sargent
Music Department | The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan
Malcolm Sargent was born on April 29, 1895 in Ashford, Kent, England as Henry Malcolm Watts Sargent. He is known for his work on Gilbert and Sullivan (1953), Edward, My Son (1949) and Bart Got a Room (2008). He was married to Eileen Laura Harding Horne. He died on October 3, 1967 in London, England.