Birth Place Matching "Lewisham, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Jude Law
Actor | The Talented Mr. Ripley
Jude Law is an English actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca (1997) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes:...
Actress | Shaun of the Dead
As both a writer and performer, Jessica Hynes has worked prolifically in television, film and theatre. Born in Lewisham, South London in 1972, she was brought up in Brighton, Sussex. At school, she would write bizarre sci-fi stories. At age 15, she joined the National Youth Theatre and left home at...
Actress | Murder She Said
Lovely, delicate-looking actress Muriel Pavlow belongs firmly to the British cinema of the 1950s and often provided a nice counterbalance to the hectic goings-on in many comedies. Born in 1921 in Leigh, Kent, England, she was a dominant stage actress despite her petite frame and made her theatrical...
Actress | Witness for the Prosecution
Elsa Sullivan Lanchester was born into an unconventional a family at the turn of the 20th century. Her parents, James "Shamus" Sullivan and Edith "Biddy" Lanchester, were socialists - very active members of the Social Democratic Federation (SDF) in a rather broad sense and did not believe in the ...
Actress | My Fair Lady
Gladys Cooper was the daughter of journalist William Frederick Cooper and his wife Mabel Barnett. As a child she was very striking and was used as a photographic model beginning at six years old. She wanted to become an actress and started on that road in 1905 after being discovered by Seymour ...
Actress | Horrible Bosses 2
Keeley Hazell was born in the London borough of Lewisham, grew up in Grove Park and attended the Ravensbourne School in Bromley. Her mother, Amber, was a dinner lady and her father, Roy, was a window fitter; they separated when she was thirteen years old. At 16 years of age, Hazell left school to ...
Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
James Robertson Justice was always a noticeable presence in a film with his large stature, bushy beard and booming voice. A Ph.D., a journalist, a naturalist, an expert falconer, a racing car driver, JRJ was certainly a man of many talents.
He entered the film industry quite late in life (37) after ...
9. Sid Vicious
Soundtrack | The Astronaut's Wife
Along with fellow Sex Pistol member, Johnny Rotten, lanky, sneering, pock faced Sid epitomised the punk movement born in the mid 1970s in working class England. Sid Vicious (real name John Beverly) wasn't an original member of the Pistols, but rather joined the band after original bassist, Glen ...
Director | Björk: Volumen
Alexander McQueen was born on March 16, 1969 in Lewisham, London, England as Lee Alexander McQueen. He is known for his work on Björk: Volumen (1999), Björk: Alarm Call (1998) and Björk: Volumen Plus (2002). He died on February 11, 2010 in Mayfair, London.
11. John Nettleton
Actor | Oliver Twist
John Nettleton was born on February 5, 1929 in Lewisham, London, England as John S Nettleton. He is an actor, known for Oliver Twist (2005), Walk a Crooked Mile (1961) and A Man for All Seasons (1966). He has been married to Deirdre Doone since 1954. They have three children.
15. Louise Redknapp
Actress | The Hot Potato
Louise was born on 4 November 1974 in Lewisham, London. Her full name is Louise Elizabeth Nurding but, after marrying long-time friend and football star Jamie Redknapp, she took his surname.
Louise started her music career very early after studying at the Italia Conti Stage School. While she was ...
16. Richard Walsh
Actor | London's Burning
Richard Walsh was born on December 8, 1952 in Lewisham, London, England as Richard Francis Evelyn Walsh. He is an actor, known for Brand meester (1988), Bellman and True (1987) and London's Burning (1986). He has been married to Sarah Keller since 1976. They have one child.
17. Elaine Benson
Actress | The Old Curiosity Shop
Elaine Benson was born on August 21, 1920 in Lewisham, London, England as Elaine Smorthwaite. She was an actress, known for The Old Curiosity Shop (1934) and Royal Cavalcade (1935). She was married to John F. Davis. She died in 1977 in Worthing, Sussex, England.
19. Bill Wyman
Soundtrack | Opera
Wyman was born in Lewishman, Kent on 24th October 1936. When he was a child he started to play the organ with his father. His first real job was when he did his national service in the RAF Regiment. When he came back to England he got married and had a kid called Steven. Bill then took up a job as ...
Actor | EastEnders
Before being cast as Spencer Moon in EastEnders (1985), Chris Parker worked as a lifeguard in Deptford, South London. He was a stunt double on the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Chris enjoys extreme sports and working out and spent a month on a charity hike through Poland.
25. Trevor Baxter
Trevor W Baxter (born 18 November 1932) was a British actor and playwright. He was educated at Dulwich College and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
His credits include: Adam Adamant Lives!, Z Cars (1962), Maelstrom, Thriller, Spy Trap, The New Avengers, Jack the Ripper, The Barchester Chronicles ...
26. John Bonney
Actor | Police Rescue
John Bonney was born in 1933 in Lewisham, London, England as John Peter Bonney. He was an actor, known for Police Rescue (1989), Home and Away (1988) and Sons and Daughters (1982). He was married to Carmen Farrell and Clemence Bettany. He died in June 1993 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
27. Eke Chukwu
Actor | Welcome to Curiosity
Eke was born and raised in south-east London. His parents are both of Nigerian origin. Eke attended various Youth theatres as a teen, namely the London Bubble Theatre where he learned a few craft basics and developed his passion for performance. In pursuit of an acting career, he was awarded a ...
29. Betty England
Actress | The Sweeney
Betty England was born in 1920 in Lewisham, London, England as Betty Frances England. She was an actress, known for The Sweeney (1974), At Your Service, Ltd. (1951) and Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (1977). She died on December 21, 2014 in Wimbledon, Surrey, England.
32. Hilary Liddell
Actress | BBC Sunday-Night Play
Hilary Liddell was born in 1923 in Lewisham, London, England as Hilary Joyce Liddell. She was an actress, known for BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960), The Happiest Days of Your Life (1947) and Timeslip (1970). She was married to Bernard Hepton. She died on April 4, 2013 in Dover, Kent, England.
34. Denis Thatcher
Denis Thatcher was born on May 10, 1915 in Lewisham, London, England. He was married to Margaret Thatcher and Margaret Doris Kempson. He died on June 26, 2003 in Chelsea, London.
35. Vera Cook
Actress | ITV Play of the Week
Vera Cook was born on June 19, 1912 in Lewisham, London, England as Vera Marjorie Cook. She was an actress and writer, known for ITV Play of the Week (1955), Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (1960) and Danger Man (1964). She died on June 1, 1996 in Bromley, Kent, England.
36. Margot Lister
Actress | Smuggler's Bay
Margot Lister was born on August 28, 1902 in Lewisham, London, England as Bessie Margaret Lister. She was an actress, known for Smuggler's Bay (1964), ITV Television Playhouse (1955) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). She died on February 6, 1980 in St. Pancras, London.
41. John W.G. Harley
Actor | 1 - Nenokkadine
John W.G. Harley was born on July 3, 1961 in Lewisham, London, England. He was an actor, known for 1 - Nenokkadine (2014), Phantom (2015) and Walking on Sunshine (2014). He was married to Karen Jewell. He died on November 19, 2014 in Gravesend, Kent, England.
42. Peter O'Donnell
Writer | Modesty Blaise
Peter O'Donnell was born on April 11, 1920 in Lewisham, London, England. He is known for his work on Modesty Blaise (1966), The Vengeance of She (1968) and Modesty Blaise (1982). He was married to Constance Doris Green. He died on May 3, 2010 in Brighton, East Sussex, England.
44. Sylvia Barter
Actress | Emma
Originally trained as a singer at the Royal College of Music, she gave up her career on her marriage to Paul Spencer, who had himself briefly been an actor with the Anew McMaster touring company.
After the Second World War and her divorce, she worked as an assistant house mistress at Cheltenham ...
45. John Gatrell
Actor | The Avengers
John Gatrell was born on August 21, 1907 in Lewisham, London, England as John Harold Stewart Gatrell. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Compact (1962). He was married to Daphne Herman Lea. He died on January 13, 1981 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.
46. Barbara Ogilvie
Actress | Armchair Theatre
Barbara Ogilvie was born on April 8, 1918 in Lewisham, London, England as Jean Barbara Ogilvie. She was an actress, known for Armchair Theatre (1956), Conflict (1966) and Tales from Dickens (1958). She died on November 16, 1992 in Friern Barnet, London.
50. Robert Horton
Actor | Silver Blaze
Robert Horton was born on November 27, 1870 in Lewisham, London, England as Robert Henry Horton Hummel. He was an actor, known for Silver Blaze (1937), The Great Defender (1934) and Inside the Room (1935). He died on September 19, 1944 in Redhill, Surrey, England.