Famous People Born In Bradford

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David Hockney
(Painter)
David Hockney
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer

Painter, photographer, printmaker, and stage designer David Hockney is best known for his works such as Portrait of an Artist, which became the most expensive piece of art by a living artist ever auctioned, at $90 million. His works have explored themes such as homosexuality. He has synesthesia, too.

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Zayn Malik
(Singer)
Zayn Malik
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Popular singer Zayn Malik shot to fame with the television reality show The X Factor and later became a part of a hugely successful band One Direction. Afterwards, Zayn Malik set out to establish his solo career and released his debut album, Mind of Mine, which made him a star. The singer has also made an entry into fashion world.
 3 
Joe Johnson
(Basketball player)
Joe Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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J. B. Priestley
(Novelist and Playwright)
J. B. Priestley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 14, 1984
 5 
Kiki Dee
(Singer. Known for her blue-eyed soul vocals)
Kiki Dee
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Jonny Bairstow
(English Wicketkeeper-Batter)
Jonny Bairstow
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Ade Edmondson
(Actor)
Ade Edmondson
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Birthdate: January 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 8 
Timothy West
(Actor)
Timothy West
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Birthdate: October 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Anita Rani
(journalist, television presenter)
Anita Rani
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Birthdate: October 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 10 
Frederick Delius
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 10, 1934
 11 
Sophie McShera
(Actress)
Sophie McShera
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Birthdate: January 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 12 
Peter Firth
(Actor)
Peter Firth
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Birthdate: October 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Kimberley Walsh
(Singer, Musician, Actor, Model)
Kimberley Walsh
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Birthdate: November 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Michael Rennie
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Birthdate: August 25, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 10, 1971
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 15 
Fabian Delph
(Association football player)
Fabian Delph
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Allan Holdsworth
(Musician)
Allan Holdsworth
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 15, 2017
 17 
Joe Johnson
(English Former Professional Snooker Player)
Joe Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
 18 
Michael Hirst
(screenwriter, television producer)
Michael Hirst
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Birthdate: September 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
 19 
Tim Booth
(Singer-songwriter, Actor)
Tim Booth
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Birthdate: February 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Richard Whiteley
(Presenter)
Richard Whiteley
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Birthdate: December 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 26, 2005
 21 
Claire King
(Actress)
Claire King
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Birthdate: January 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Natalia Kills
(English Singer-Songwriter and Lead Vocalist of the Band 'Cruel Youth')
Natalia Kills
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 23 
Kwame Ampadu
(Irish Former Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Kwame Ampadu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Maurice Wilson
(British Mountaineer, Aviator and Soldier)
Maurice Wilson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 1, 1934
 25 
Gerry Scott
(Designer)
Gerry Scott
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Birthdate: November 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 25, 2007
 26 
Thalissa Teixeira
(Actress)
Thalissa Teixeira
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Birthdate: 1992 AD
 27 
Edward Victor Appleton
(English Physicist Who Won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1947)
Edward Victor Appleton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 21, 1965

Considered a pioneer in radio physics, Nobel laureate Sir Edward Victor is remembered as much for his pioneering work on physics of the upper atmosphere as for his discovery of the Appleton layer. His investigations, which proved the existence of ionosphere and established its characteristics, helped not only to develop an unfailing long-range radio communication, but also the much-needed radars.

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Donal Donnelly
(Actor)
Donal Donnelly
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Birthdate: July 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 4, 2010
 29 
Oliver Onions
(Writer)
Oliver Onions
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 13, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 9, 1961
 30 
Joseph Wright
(English Philologist and Academic)
Joseph Wright
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Birthdate: October 31, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 27, 1930
 31 
John Braine
(Novelist)
John Braine
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 28, 1986
 32 
Jacob Hazel
(Football player Striker)
Jacob Hazel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
 33 
Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy, 1st Earl of Cranbrook
(Politician)
Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy, 1st Earl of Cranbrook
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 1, 1814
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 30, 1906
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Safaa Malik
(Zayn Malik's Sister)
Safaa Malik
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 35 
Boris Rankov
(British Rower)
Boris Rankov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
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Waliyha Malik
(British Social Media Personality)
Waliyha Malik
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: July 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
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Doniya Malik
(Instagram Star and Fashion Blogger)
Doniya Malik
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: April 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
 38 
Albert Crewe
(Physicist)
Albert Crewe
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 18, 2009
 39 
Des Hazel
(Football player - Left winger)
Des Hazel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Zephaniah Thomas
(Football player Forward, Midfielder)
Zephaniah Thomas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Vincent Tewson
(Leader)
Vincent Tewson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 2, 1981