Famous People Born In Belfast

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 1 Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branagh
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: December 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 George Best

George Best
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: May 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 25, 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Stephen Rea

Stephen Rea
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Jonny Evans

Jonny Evans
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 Eamonn Holmes

Eamonn Holmes
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Famous As: Journalists
Birthdate: December 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former professional boxer from Northern Ireland who competed from 2009 to April 2021
Birthdate: February 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 Vivian Campbell

Vivian Campbell
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Association football player
Birthdate: August 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
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 8 Warren Christie

Warren Christie
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 9 Michael Conlan

Michael Conlan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 James Barry

James Barry
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: military physician, Surgeon
Birthdate: November 9, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 25, 1865

 11 Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer

 12 Michael Smiley

Michael Smiley
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Famous As: actor, comedian
Birthdate: 1963 AD

 13 Gary Moore

Gary Moore
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former rock guitarist who played with groups like Skid Row and Thin Lizzy and worked with such artists as Greg Lake
Birthdate: April 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 6, 2011
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 Martin Donnelly

Martin Donnelly
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: racecar driver
Birthdate: March 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries

 15 Louis MacNeice

Louis MacNeice
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Playwright
Birthdate: September 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 3, 1963

 16 Laura Donnelly

Laura Donnelly
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 17 Alex Higgins

Alex Higgins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Snooker Player
Birthdate: March 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 24, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 18 Tara Lynne O'Neill

Tara Lynne O'Neill
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 19 Osborne Reynolds

Osborne Reynolds
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: August 23, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 21, 1912

 20 Mairead Farrell

Mairead Farrell
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: March 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 6, 1988

 21 Owen Nolan

Owen Nolan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Ice hockey right winger
Birthdate: February 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 Ryan Burnett

Ryan Burnett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 23 Danny Blanchflower

Danny Blanchflower
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 9, 1993
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 Brendan Hughes

Brendan Hughes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Republican
Birthdate: October 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 16, 2008

 25 Terry George

Terry George
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Film director
Birthdate: December 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 26 Ruby Murray

Ruby Murray
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 17, 1996

 27 Eric Bell

Eric Bell
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo

 28 Sir James Galway

Sir James Galway
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 29 Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Peace Activist
Birthdate: January 27, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 30 Tim Collins

Tim Collins
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: military personnel
Birthdate: March 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries

 31 James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon

James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 8, 1871
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 24, 1940

 32 Doc Neeson

Doc Neeson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 4, 2014
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 33 Elizabeth Dowdeswell

Elizabeth Dowdeswell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Birthdate: November 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 34 Wayne McCullough

Wayne McCullough
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 Roma Ryan

Roma Ryan
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 36 Finbarr Donnelly

Finbarr Donnelly
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 18, 1989

 37 Derek Bell

Derek Bell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: December 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 38 Derek Bell

Derek Bell
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Harpist
Birthdate: October 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 17, 2002

 39 Joe McDonnell

Joe McDonnell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: September 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 8, 1981

 40 Joe Cahill

Joe Cahill
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Irish paramilitary leader
Birthdate: May 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 24, 2004

 41 Kieran Doherty

Kieran Doherty
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 2, 1981

 42 Derek Mahon

Derek Mahon
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 43 Reg Empey

Reg Empey
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 44 Sarah Conlon

Sarah Conlon
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 19, 2008

 45 James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: May 10, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 22, 1922

 46 John Luke

John Luke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: January 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 4, 1975

 47 Forrest Reid

Forrest Reid
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 24, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 4, 1947

 48 Stewart Parker

Stewart Parker
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 2, 1988

 49 John Travers

John Travers
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 50 St. John Greer Ervine

St. John Greer Ervine
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 28, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 24, 1971