Birth Place Matching "Reading, Berkshire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Natalie Dormer

Actress | Game of Thrones

Natalie Dormer born 11 February 1982 is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007-10), as Margaery Tyrell on the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012-14), Irene Adler on the CBS series Elementary (2013-15), and as Cressida in the ...

2. Kate Winslet

Actress | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...

3. Ricky Gervais

Writer | The Office

Ricky Dene Gervais was born in a suburb of Reading, Berkshire, to Eva Sophia (House) and Lawrence Raymond Gervais, who was a hod carrier and labourer. His father was born in Ontario, Canada, of French-Canadian descent, and his mother was English. He was educated at Ashmead Comprehensive School and ...

4. Sam Mendes

Producer | Road to Perdition

Samuel Alexander Mendes was born on August 1, 1965 in Reading, England, UK to parents James Peter Mendes, a retired university lecturer, and Valerie Helene Mendes, an author who writes children's books. Their marriage didn't last long, James divorced Sam's mother in 1970 when Sam was just 5-...

5. Eliza Bennett

Actress | Sweet/Vicious

Eliza Bennett is a English actress. She is known for her role as Jules Thomas in the MTV series Sweet/Vicious for which her performance received critical acclaim.

Eliza started working at 9 years old after landing the lead as Jemima in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' in the London West End, after an open ...

6. Charlie Brooker

Writer | Black Mirror

Charlie Brooker was born on March 3, 1971 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Black Mirror (2011), Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018) and Dead Set (2008). He has been married to Konnie Huq since July 26, 2010. They have two children.

7. Catherine Duchess of Cambridge

ITV Lunchtime News

Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, United Kingdom. She is the oldest of three children with a younger sister, Philippa ("Pippa") Charlotte and a younger brother, James William. Her mother Carole worked as a flight attendant while her father Michael ...

8. Timothy Carlton

Actor | Sherlock

Timothy Carlton was born on October 4, 1939 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch. He is an actor, known for Sherlock (2010), Cold Comfort Farm (1968) and The Lotus Eaters (1972). He has been married to Wanda Ventham since 1976. They have one child.

9. Peter Shaw

Actor | The Exile

Peter Shaw was born on June 24, 1918 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Peter Shaw Pullen. He is known for his work on The Exile (1947) and Sons of the Sea (1939). He was married to Angela Lansbury and Mercia Lydia Squires. He died on January 29, 2003 in Brentwood, California, USA.

10. Victoria Summer

Actress | Transformers: Age of Extinction

Victoria has appeared as the iconic 'Julie Andrews' in Walt Disney's Saving Mr Banks (2013) opposite Tom Hanks and shortly after won a supporting role in Paramount Pictures' Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), directed by Michael Bay. Next up, Victoria plays the lead role of British nurse ...

11. Lucy Worsley

Writer | A Very British Romance

Lucy Worsley was born on December 18, 1973 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is a writer, known for A Very British Romance (2015), Our Food (2012) and Ceramics: A Fragile History (2011). She has been married to Mark Hines since 2011.

12. Peter Strickland

Director | Katalin Varga

Peter Strickland was born in 1973 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is a director and writer, known for Katalin Varga (2009), The Duke of Burgundy (2014) and Berberian Sound Studio (2012).

13. Justin Fletcher

Actor | Shaun the Sheep Movie

Justin Fletcher was born on June 15, 1970 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is known for his work on Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015), Something Special (2003) and Gigglebiz (2009).

14. Richard Vernon

Actor | Goldfinger

Richard Vernon began acting near the end of his wartime service with the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, producing, directing and starring in a production of George Bernard Shaw's 'Heartbreak House' for the Combined Services Club. After being demobbed, he then completed his training at the Central ...

15. Ronald Allen

Actor | A Night to Remember

Ronald Allen was born on December 16, 1930 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Ronald John Allen. He was an actor, known for A Night to Remember (1958), The Projected Man (1966) and Eat the Rich (1987). He was married to Sue Lloyd. He died on June 18, 1991 in Reading.

16. Faith Wood-Blagrove

Actress | Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Faith Wood-Blagrove was born in 2004 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Faith Emily Wood-Blagrove. She is an actress, known for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), Lego Dimensions (2015) and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Barebone Family (2017).

17. Mike Oldfield

Composer | The Killing Fields

Mike Oldfield was born on May 15, 1953 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Michael Gordon Oldfield.

18. Chris Cunningham

Make Up Department | Judge Dredd

Chris Cunningham made his directorial debut in 1997 with the music video for "Come to Daddy" by Aphex Twin, which was instantly praised, banned, and raved about by many people in the business. He followed up by making the music video for "Windowlicker" by Aphex Twin, and the astounding "All is Full...

19. Pippa Middleton

Self | Royal Wedding Day

Pippa Middleton was born on September 6, 1983 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Philippa Charlotte Middleton. She has been married to James Matthews since May 20, 2017. They have one child.

20. John Altman

Actor | An American Werewolf in London

John Altman was born on March 2, 1952 in Reading, Berkshire, England as John Clarkson Stewart. He is an actor and director, known for An American Werewolf in London (1981), My Lonely Me (2015) and EastEnders (1985). He was previously married to Bridget Pouhan.

21. Lisa Daniely

Actress | Hindle Wakes

Lisa Daniely was born on June 4, 1929 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Mary Elizabeth A. Bodington. She was an actress, known for Holiday Week (1952), The Invisible Man (1958) and The Circle (1957). She was married to Grey Blake. She died on January 24, 2014.

22. Sarah Beeny

Actress | The Tooting Lions

Sarah Beeny was born on January 9, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Sarah Lucinda Beeny. She is an actress, known for The Tooting Lions (1993), Property Ladder (2001) and Help! My House is Falling Down (2010). She has been married to Graham Swift since September 2002. They have four children.

23. Lucy Benjamin

Actress | EastEnders

Lucy Benjamin, recently noticed for her work in the TV soap opera, EastEnders, was born in Reading in 1970. Schooled in Maidenhead, she went on to a theatre school rather than continuing her academics. Her mother and brother live in Birmingham, to which Lucy often pays visits. Her first ...

24. Chris Tarrant

Actor | Johnny English

Chris Tarrant is regarded by many as the king of popular broadcasting. With his popular breakfast show on Capital Radio and his regular peak-time appearances on ITV he's the biggest personality on UK commercial radio and has done wonders for the popularity of ITV's Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, ...

25. Francesca Longrigg

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Francesca Longrigg was born in 1961 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), Pirate Radio (2009) and Empire of the Sun (1987).

26. Lilian Fontaine

Actress | The Lost Weekend

Lilian Fontaine was born on June 11, 1886 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Lilian Augusta Ruse. She was an actress, known for The Lost Weekend (1945), The Locket (1946) and Ivy (1947). She was married to George Milan Fontaine and Walter Augustus de Havilland. She died on February 20, 1975 in Santa...

27. Matthew Savage

Actor | Without a Clue

Matthew Savage was born on August 23, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Matthew James Savage. He is an actor, known for Without a Clue (1988), Birds of a Feather (1989) and Burke & Wills (1985).

28. Beth Winslet

Actress | Bodywork

Beth Winslet was born on September 8, 1978 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Beth Amelia Winslet. She is an actress, known for Bodywork (2001), The Shadow Within (2007) and Exitz (2007).

29. Graham Curry

The Dark Knight Rises

Graham Curry was born on April 16, 1984 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is known for his work on The Dark Knight Rises (2012), The BFG (2016) and War Horse (2011).

30. Nigel Anthony

Actor | The Diary of Anne Frank

Nigel Anthony was born on December 23, 1941 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Nigel Anthony Gossling. He is known for his work on The Diary of Anne Frank (1987), Outbreak of Murder (1962) and Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (1952).

31. Alana Morshead

Costume Designer | After

Alana Morshead was born on June 2, 1983 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is a costume designer and actress, known for After (2019), The Hero (2017) and Gully (2019).

32. Cherith Mellor

Actress | Mrs Brown

Cherith Mellor was born in 1946 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Mrs Brown (1997), A Kind of Loving (1982) and The Voyage of Charles Darwin (1978). She has been married to Robert East since 1972. They have one child.

33. Anna Winslet

Actress | Empty Mirror

Anna Winslet was born on June 9, 1972 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Anna Melissa Winslet. She is an actress, known for Empty Mirror (2000), Somnolence (2009) and Red Rose (2004). She has been married to Edmund Harcourt since October 4, 1998. They have one child.

34. C.S. Anderson

Animation Department | Big Hero 6

Founded and owns a company called Kreis Logistics, it is a company that moves freight and cargo for film and television.

35. Elizabeth Taylor

Writer | Tales of the Unexpected

Elizabeth Taylor was born on July 3, 1912 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Elizabeth Coles. She was a writer, known for Tales of the Unexpected (1979), All for Love (1982) and Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005). She was married to John Taylor and John William Kendall Taylor. She died on November...

36. Ken Wynne

Actor | The Alf Garnett Saga

Ken Wynne was born in 1920 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Kenneth Mills. He was an actor, known for The Alf Garnett Saga (1972), Potter (1979) and The Train Now Standing (1972). He died on June 18, 2012 in London, England.

37. Matt Markham

Camera Department | The Commuter

Matt Markham was born on August 22, 1992 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Matthew Richard Markham. He is known for his work on The Commuter (2018), Silence (2008) and Procrastination (2012).

38. Denys N. Coop

Visual Effects | Superman

Denys N. Coop was born on July 20, 1920 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Denys Neil Coop. He is known for his work on Superman (1978), The Guns of Navarone (1961) and The Third Man (1949). He died on August 16, 1981 in Hertfordshire, England.

39. Leilah Sutherland

Actress | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Leilah Sutherland was born on March 22, 1985 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001).

40. Peter Reeves

Actor | What a Girl Wants

Peter Reeves was born on January 14, 1932 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Peter William Reeves. He is an actor, known for What a Girl Wants (2003), Bluebell (1986) and Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done (1975).

41. Kevin Laffan

Writer | Emmerdale Farm

Creator of long-running English soap-opera Emmerdale (1972).

42. George Alexander

Actor | The Second Mrs. Tanqueray

George Alexander was born on June 19, 1858 in Reading, Berkshire, England as George Alexander Gibb Sampson. He was an actor, known for The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1916) and Masks and Faces (1917). He was married to Florence Jane (née Théleur). He died on March 15, 1918 in London, England.

43. Sophie Drakeford-Lewis

Self | South at Six

Sophie Drakeford-Lewis was born on December 10, 1998 in Reading, Berkshire, England.

44. Angela Easterling

Actress | The Agatha Christie Hour

Angela Easterling was born in 1962 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for The Agatha Christie Hour (1982), You Rang, M'Lord? (1988) and Keen Eddie (2003).

45. John Wentworth

Actor | The Main Chance

John Wentworth was born on June 7, 1908 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Arthur John Wentworth Powell. He was an actor, known for The Main Chance (1969), The Onedin Line (1971) and Heiress of Garth (1965). He died in June 1989 in Dorset, England.

46. Chris O'Dell

Cinematographer | The Big Battalions

Member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC).

47. Ethan J. Greene

Director | The Rain

Ethan J. Greene is the Chairman of AFC Reading, an amateur sports club that aims to inspire kids in all walks of life including the Arts, thus AFC Reading Films were born. Having worked for the BBC and numerous other production companies over the years Ethan aims to bring the worlds of Sport and ...

48. Mikael Philippe

Actor | Eldorado

Mikael Philippe was born in Reading, Berkshire, England as Michael Woodhouse. He is an actor, known for Eldorado (1992).

49. Arthur Hambling

Actor | 'Pimpernel' Smith

Arthur Hambling was born on March 14, 1888 in Reading, Berkshire, England as Arthur George Hambling. He was an actor, known for 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Don't Take It to Heart! (1944). He was married to Annie May Nettle. He died on December 4, 1952 in Chertsey, ...

50. John Stoneman

Camera Department | The Dead Zone

John Stoneman was born in 1939 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He is known for his work on The Dead Zone (1983), Casino Royale (1967) and The Last Frontier (1987).


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