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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?"
  • 1


    Age: 49

    Films Acted InSXSW: Live 2007

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom


    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 known...  more
  • 2

    Arthur Hewlett

    Dec. at 90 (1907-1997)

    Films Acted InThe Assassination Bureau, Love Among the Ruins, One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing, The Pied Piper, Romeo & Juliet

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited 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
  • 3

    Benny Hill

    Dec. at 68 (1924-1992)

    Films Acted InChitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Italian Job, Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, Light Up the Sky!, The Best of Benny Hill

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom



    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 slapstick, burlesque...  more

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  • 4

    BirthplaceSouthampton, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenSusanne Yastrzemski, Carl Michael Yastrzemski, Mary Ann 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 played his...  more

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  • 5

    Chris Barfoot

    Age: 54

    Films Acted InSudden Fury, Distant Shadow

    BirthplaceSouthampton, England


    ChildrenBianca Barfoot

    Chris Barfoot (born Christopher John Barfoot, 7 September 1966) is a British actor, writer/director and producer of film productions....  more
  • 6

    Films Acted InJools Holland: Later ... Hip Hop Soul, Live 8: Paris, Craig David: Live in Costa Rica: Music in High Places

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England


    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. David's debut...  more
  • 7

    Films Acted InFantastic Four, Miracle, A Christmas Story 2, Tooth Fairy, Eight Below

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited 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....  more
  • 8

    Films Acted InThe New World

    BirthplaceSouthampton, England


    David Spratt is an actor....  more
  • 9

    Dorinda Stevens

    Dec. at 80 (1932-2012)

    Films Acted InJack the Ripper, Horrors of the Black Museum, Hair of the Dog, His and Hers

    BirthplaceSouthampton, England


    Dorinda Stevens was an actor....  more
  • 10

    Eric Micklewood

    Dec. at 91 (1911-2003)

    Films Acted In36 Hours

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Eric Micklewood was an actor....  more
  • 11
    F.B.J. Sharp was an actor....  more
  • 12

    Gary Chalk

    Age: 68

    Films Acted InWatchmen, Freddy vs. Jason, A Christmas Story 2, Eight Below, The Accused

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityCanada, United States of America, United Kingdom


    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 the...  more
  • 13

    Gus Backus

    Age: 83

    Films Acted InHotel der toten Gäste, ...denn die Musik und die Liebe in Tirol

    BirthplaceSouthampton, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited 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 Schlager singer...  more
  • 14

    Harry Stubbs

    Dec. at 75 (1874-1950)

    Films Acted InThe Wolf Man, The Invisible Man, Werewolf of London, Is My Face Red?, The Mummy's Hand

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom


    Harry Stubbs was an actor....  more
  • 15

    Films Acted InRingo Starr & His New All-Starr Band, Howard Jones: Live: Salt Lake City, 20 Years Ago Today: The Story of Live Aid, The Champions of Troy: Complete History of USC Trojan Football

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom


    ChildrenOsheen 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 ten,...  more

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  • 16

    Hugh Buckler

    Dec. at 55 (1881-1936)

    Films Acted InLost Horizon, Carry on, Sergeant!, The Lure of Crooning Water, Guy Fawkes

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    ChildrenJohn 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. ...  more
  • 17

    Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Dec. at 64 (1929-1994)

    BirthplaceSouthampton, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America


    ChildrenJohn 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 afterward as an...  more

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  • 18

    Films Acted InAn Inspector Calls, Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna, The Teckman Mystery

    BirthplaceSouthampton, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    ChildrenSimon 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 adaptation...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceEurasia, South West England, Dorset, United Kingdom, Southampton


    ChildrenRose Gilley

    Jeremy Francis Gilley (born 1969) is an English actor, filmmaker and founder of the nonprofit organization Peace One Day....  more
  • 20

    Joseph May

    Age: 47

    Films Acted InResident Evil, Resident Evil: Retribution, White Noise: The Light, Investigating Sex, FairyTale: A True Story

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom


    Joseph May (born 16 June 1974) is a British-born Canadian actor, voice actor and singer who has appeared in television and film....  more
  • 21

    Ken Russell

    Dec. at 84 (1927-2011)

    Films Acted InTommy, The Lair of the White Worm, Song of Summer, Mr. Nice, Mr Nice

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom


    ChildrenAlex 'Alien' Russell, Victoria Russell, Xavier Russell, Toby Russell, Molly Russell

    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. His...  more
  • 22

    Films Acted InTinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Madame Bovary

    BirthplaceSouthampton, Hampshire, England, UK

    NationalityUnited 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 Downton...  more
  • 23

    BirthplaceSouthampton, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ChildrenAnthony 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 American...  more
  • 24

    Marc Hudson

    Age: 35

    Films Acted InChillerama

    BirthplaceSouthampton, United Kingdom


    Marc Hudson is an actor and film producer....
  • 25

    Mark O'Connell

    Age: 40

    Films Acted InGamers: The Movie

    BirthplaceSouthampton, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

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