Famous People Born In Blackpool

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Jenna Coleman
(Actress.)
Jenna Coleman
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Birthdate: April 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus

Jenna Coleman is an English actress who played Queen Victoria in the historical TV drama series Victoria. Also known for her charity work, Jenna Coleman serves as an ambassador for a charity organization called Place2Be, which provides therapeutic and emotional services in schools. She also serves as an ambassador for One To One Children's Fund, which raises awareness of HIV.

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Robert Smith
(Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist)
Robert Smith
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus

English singer-songwriter and musician Robert Smith gained fame as a co-founder and member of the rock band, The Cure. He was also the lead guitarist for the band, Siouxsie and the Banshees, for a few years. He became an influential figure in the goth subculture in the 1980s and was later inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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David Thewlis
(Best Known for His Role 'Remus Lupin' in Film Series 'Harry Potter')
David Thewlis
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Birthdate: March 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
David Thewlis gained fame with his role in Naked, a film that won him a Cannes Film Festival Award. Fans loved him as Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter film franchise and Sir Patrick Morgan/Ares in Wonder Woman. He has also written a novel and directed a BAFTA-nominated short film. 
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John Mahoney
(Known for Playing 'Martin Crane' on the NBC Sitcom 'Frasier')
John Mahoney
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Birthdate: June 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 4, 2018
English-born American actor, John Mahoney left his job in medical journalism in his late thirties to embark on an acting career. He first became known for his roles in films like Moonstruck, Tin Men, Eight Men Out. He was best known for playing Martin Crane on the NBC sitcom Frasier for which he also bagged a Screen Actors Guild Award. 
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Craig Parkinson
(Actor)
Craig Parkinson
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Birthdate: March 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Maddy Prior
(British Folk Singer Best Known as a Founding Member and Lead Vocalist of ‘Steeleye Span’)
Maddy Prior
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo

English folk-singer Maddy Prior MBE is best-known as a founding-member and lead vocalist of the folk-rock band Steeleye Span. Her musical pursuits also include collaborating with Mac MacLeod as part of singing duo Mac & Maddy, with June Tabor as part of singing duo Silly Sisters; performing and recording two albums with Tim Hart; and releasing solo albums like Ravenchild.   

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Chris Lowe
(English Singer-Songwriter and Part of the Duo 'Pet Shop Boys')
Chris Lowe
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra

Chris Lowe once stormed the music world as part of the English synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys, which he formed with Neil Tennant. Known for hits such as Domino Dancing, West End Girls, and What Have I Done to Deserve This?, Chris and Tennant infused elements of electropop, disco, and techno.

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Coleen Nolan
(Singer)
Coleen Nolan
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
John Evan
(Musician)
John Evan
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
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Michael Smith (Chemist)
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 4, 2000

Nobel Prize-winning British-Canadian biochemist Michael Smith is best remembered for his research on site-directed mutagenesis, which has paved the path for further research on topics such as gene therapy and Alzheimer disease. A professor of biotechnology and biochemistry, he later co-founded the biotechnology company ZymoGenetics Inc.

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Zoë Ball
(British Radio, Television Presenter and Broadcaster)
Zoë Ball
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Birthdate: November 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Zoë Ball is a British radio and television personality. She was the first woman to host BBC's popular radio shows, Radio 1 Breakfast and Radio 2 Breakfast Show. Zoe Ball is also known for her charity work; she cycled from Blackpool to Brighton as part of the Hardest Ride Home challenge to raise money for mental health awareness and Sport Relief.

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Robert Smith
(American Football Player)
Robert Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ricky Tomlinson
(Actor Known for His TV Roles in the Series: ‘Brookside’, 'Cracker', and 'The Royle Family')
Ricky Tomlinson
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Birthdate: September 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra

Actor and political activist Ricky Tomlinson is best known as Bobby from Brookside and as Charlie from Cracker. He also played the titular role in the mockumentary Mike Bassett: England Manager and has appeared in The Royle Family. He has also written a bestselling autobiography and donates generously to charities.

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Ronnie Baxter
(English Former Professional Darts Player)
Ronnie Baxter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Little Boots
(English Electropop Singer-Songwriter)
Little Boots
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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George Carman
(British Barrister)
George Carman
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 6, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 2, 2001

George Carman was a British barrister best remembered for his involvement in several high profile cases during the 1980s and 1990s. He is best remembered for successfully defending Jeremy Thorpe in 1979 when the latter was accused of conspiracy to murder. George Carman's life and career inspired the 2002 BBC drama Get Carman: The Trials of George Carman QC.

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Simon Sadler
(Owner and Chairman of Blackpool F.C.)
Simon Sadler
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
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Josh Tate
(English Rapper)
Josh Tate
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 2003
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Peter K. McMahon
(English Businessman and the Husband of American Political Commentator Dana Marie Perino)
Peter K. McMahon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Carole Hodges
(English Former Cricket All-rounder)
Carole Hodges
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Anthony John Clark
(Biologist)
Anthony John Clark
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 12, 2004
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Beckii Cruel
(J-Pop singer and dancer who rose to fame with the help of her popular YouTube channel.)
Beckii Cruel
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: June 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)