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Famous Film Actors From Southampton

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Southampton, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Southampton, as in some cases Southampton may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Southampton then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Southampton, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Carl Yastrzemski and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Southampton?" and "Which famous actors were born in Southampton?"
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Aqualung is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 47, Credits: SXSW: Live 2007

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

Matt Hales (born 17 January 1972) is an English songwriter, musician, and record producer who has been performing professionally under the name Aqualung since the early 2000s. Aqualung is best ...more
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Arthur Hewlett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Dec. at 90 (1907-1997), Credits: The Assassination Bureau, Love Among the Ruins & One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Arthur Hewlett (12 March 1907 in Southampton, Hampshire – 25 February 1997 in London) was a British actor.Hewlett made his stage debut in 1930 at Plymouth Rep, and his theatre work included the ...more
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Benny Hill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Dec. at 68 (1924-1992), Credits: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Italian Job & Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines

Birthplace: Southampton, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Height: 5'9"

Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992) was an English comedian and actor, best remembered for his television programme The Benny Hill Show, an amalgam of ...more

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Carl Yastrzemski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton

Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Carl Michael Yastrzemski, Mary Ann Yastrzemski, Susanne Yastrzemski

Carl Michael Yastrzemski (; nicknamed "Yaz"; born August 22, 1939) is an American former Major League Baseball player. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. Yastrzemski ...more

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Chris Barfoot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Chris Barfoot Age 52, Credits: Sudden Fury and Distant Shadow

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

Children: Bianca Barfoot

Chris Barfoot (born Christopher John Barfoot, 7 September 1966) is a British actor, writer/director and producer of film productions.
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Craig David is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 37, Credits: Jools Holland: Later ... Hip Hop Soul, Live 8: Paris & Craig David: Live in Costa Rica: Music in High Places

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Height: 1.85

Craig Ashley David (born 5 May 1981) is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, DJ and record producer who rose to fame in 1999, featuring on the single "Re-Rewind" by Artful Dodger. ...more

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Daniel Bacon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 48, Credits: Fantastic Four, Miracle & A Christmas Story 2

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Daniel Bacon is a British actor. He is most known for his voice role as James "Rhodey" Rhodes/War Machine in Iron Man: Armored Adventures.
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David Spratt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 40, Credits: The New World

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

David Spratt is an actor.
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Dorinda Stevens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Dec. at 80 (1932-2012), Credits: Jack the Ripper, Horrors of the Black Museum & Hair of the Dog

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

Dorinda Stevens was an actor.
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Eric Micklewood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Dec. at 92 (1911-2003), Credits: 36 Hours

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Eric Micklewood was an actor.
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F.B.J. Sharp is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

F.B.J. Sharp was an actor.
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Gary Chalk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 67, Credits: Watchmen, Freddy vs. Jason & A Christmas Story 2

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: Canada, United States of America, United Kingdom, England

Height: 1.82

Garry Glen Chalk (born February 17, 1952) is a British-born Canadian actor and voice actor. He has provided the voices for Optimus Primal of Beast Wars: Transformers and Beast Machines, as well ...more
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Gus Backus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 81, Credits: Hotel der toten Gäste and ...denn die Musik und die Liebe in Tirol

Birthplace: Southampton, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Donald Edgar "Gus" Backus (September 12, 1937 – February 21, 2019) was an American singer and actor. He started his career as a member of The Del-Vikings and later became a successful ...more
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Harry Stubbs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Dec. at 76 (1874-1950), Credits: The Wolf Man, The Invisible Man & Werewolf of London

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

Harry Stubbs was an actor.
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Howard Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 64, Credits: Ringo Starr & His New All-Starr Band, Howard Jones: Live: Salt Lake City & 20 Years Ago Today: The Story of Live Aid

Birthplace: Southampton, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Children: Osheen Jones

John Howard Jones (born 23 February 1955) is an English singer, musician and songwriter. He had ten top 40 hit singles in the UK between 1983 and 1986; six of those 10 singles reached the top ...more

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Hugh Buckler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Dec. at 55 (1881-1936), Credits: Lost Horizon, Carry on & Sergeant!

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom

Children: John Buckler

Hugh Buckler (9 September 1881 – 30 October 1936) was a British actor. He was the father of the actor John Buckler, with whom he was in a fatal road accident in 1936.
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onass... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton

Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Height: 5'6"

Children: John F. Kennedy Jr., Caroline Kennedy, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, Arabella Kennedy

Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (née Bouvier ; July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of John F. Kennedy and was regarded then and ...more

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Jane Wenham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 91, Credits: An Inspector Calls, Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna & The Teckman Mystery

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Children: Simon Finney

Ann Jane Wenham Figgins (26 November 1927 – 15 November 2018), known professionally as Jane Wenham, was an English actress born in Southampton, Hampshire. Wenham made her film debut in the ...more
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Jeremy Gilley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

Children: Rose Gilley

Jeremy Francis Gilley (born 1969) is an English actor, filmmaker and founder of the nonprofit organization Peace One Day.
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Joseph May is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 44, Credits: Resident Evil, Resident Evil: Retribution & White Noise: The Light

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Height: 1.8

Joseph May (born 16 June 1974) is a British-born Canadian actor, voice actor and singer who has appeared in television and film.
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Ken Russell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Dec. at 84 (1927-2011), Credits: Tommy, The Lair of the White Worm & Song of Summer

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: England

Children: Toby Russell, Rupert Russell, Alex 'Alien' Russell, Rex Russell, Xavier Russell, + more

Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell (3 July 1927 – 27 November 2011) was a British film director, known for his pioneering work in television and film and for his flamboyant and controversial style. ...more
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Laura Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Age 32, Credits: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Madame Bovary

Birthplace: Southampton, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Laura Elizabeth Carmichael (born 16 July 1986) is an English actress, most widely known for her performance as Lady Edith Crawley in the ITV (UK) and PBS (US) television period drama series ...more
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Lee Radziwill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton

Birthplace: USA, Southampton, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Children: Anthony Stanislas Radziwill, Anna Christina Radziwill

Caroline Lee Radziwill (née Bouvier, formerly Canfield and Ross; Polish pronunciation: [ra'd͡͡ʑivʲiww]; March 3, 1933 – February 15, 2019), usually known as Princess Lee Radziwill, was an ...more
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Marc Hudson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Marc Hudson Age 34, Credits: Chillerama

Birthplace: Southampton, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Marc Hudson is an actor and film producer.
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Mark O'Connell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Southampton
Mark O'Connell Age 38, Credits: Gamers: The Movie

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Mark O'Connell appeared in the 2006 film Gamers: The Movie.