Famous People Born In Belfast

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 1 
Kenneth Branagh
(Actor, Director)
Kenneth Branagh
18
Birthdate: December 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
George Best
(Footballer)
George Best
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 25, 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Stephen Rea
(Irish Actor Known for His Films: ‘V for Vendetta’, ‘Michael Collins’ and ‘Interview with the Vampire’)
Stephen Rea
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Eamonn Holmes
(Northern Irish Broadcaster and Journalist)
Eamonn Holmes
2
Birthdate: December 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Jonny Evans
(Association football player)
Jonny Evans
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Frances Tomelty
5
Birthdate: October 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
 7 
Carl Frampton
(Former professional boxer from Northern Ireland who competed from 2009 to April 2021)
Carl Frampton
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Vivian Campbell
(Guitarist, Association football player)
Vivian Campbell
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
 9 
Alex Higgins
(Northern Irish Professional Snooker Player)
Alex Higgins
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 24, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Warren Christie
0
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Laura Donnelly
5
Birthdate: August 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
James Barry
(military physician, Surgeon)
James Barry
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 25, 1865
 13 
Gary Moore
(Former rock guitarist who played with groups like Skid Row and Thin Lizzy and worked with such artists as Greg Lake)
Gary Moore
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 6, 2011
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Michael Smiley
(actor, comedian)
Michael Smiley
0
Birthdate: 1963 AD
 15 
Martin Donnelly
(Race Car Driver)
Martin Donnelly
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
 16 
Michael Conlan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
Tara Lynne O'Neill
0
Birthdate: November 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Osborne Reynolds
(Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer)
Osborne Reynolds
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 23, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 21, 1912
 19 
Ryan Burnett
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 20 
Owen Nolan
(Former Ice hockey right winger)
Owen Nolan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
Danny Blanchflower
(Association football player)
Danny Blanchflower
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 9, 1993
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Brendan Hughes
(Republican)
Brendan Hughes
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 16, 2008
 23 
Mairead Farrell
(Activist)
Mairead Farrell
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 6, 1988
 24 
Terry George
(Screenwriter, Film director)
Terry George
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 25 
Louis MacNeice
(Poet, Writer, Playwright)
Louis MacNeice
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 3, 1963
 26 
Eric Bell
(Musician)
Eric Bell
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
 27 
Ruby Murray
(Singer)
Ruby Murray
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 17, 1996
 28 
Sir James Galway
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 29 
Doc Neeson
(Singer, Songwriter)
Doc Neeson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 4, 2014
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 30 
Tim Collins
(military personnel)
Tim Collins
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1871
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 24, 1940
 32 
Elizabeth Dowdeswell
(29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario)
Elizabeth Dowdeswell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 33 
Mairead Maguire
(Peace Activist)
Mairead Maguire
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 27, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 34 
Roma Ryan
(Writer)
Roma Ryan
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 35 
Wayne McCullough
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 36 
Gusty Spence
(British Militant Who Led The Famous Paramilitary Group 'Ulster Volunteer Force')
Gusty Spence
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 25, 2011
 37 
Derek Bell
(Baseball Player)
Derek Bell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 38 
Finbarr Donnelly
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 18, 1989
 39 
Joe McDonnell
(Activist)
Joe McDonnell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 8, 1981
 40 
Joe Cahill
(Irish paramilitary leader)
Joe Cahill
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 24, 2004
 41 
Kieran Doherty
(Politician)
Kieran Doherty
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 2, 1981
 42 
Derek Mahon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 43 
Derek Bell
(Harpist)
Derek Bell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 17, 2002
 44 
Angelo Fusco
(Former volunteer in the Belfast Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who escaped during his 1981 trial for killing a Special Air Service)
Angelo Fusco
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
 45 
Reg Empey
(Politician)
Reg Empey
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce
1
Birthdate: May 10, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 22, 1922
 47 
Sarah Conlon
(Activist)
Sarah Conlon
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 19, 2008
 48 
John Luke
(Artist)
John Luke
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 4, 1975
 49 
Forrest Reid
(Novelist)
Forrest Reid
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 24, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 4, 1947
 50 
John Travers
0
Birthdate: January 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius