British Celebrities Born In February

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Millie Bobby Brown
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Birthdate: February 19, 2004
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marbella, Spain

Millie Bobby Brown, the English actress and model, rose to prominence after acting in the TV series Stranger Things and then in the film, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, in 2019. She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in April 2018, making her the youngest person ever to be so.

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Harry Styles
(Singer and Actor)
Harry Styles
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Birthdate: February 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Redditch, Worcestershire, England

With a career that began on the stage of The X Factor to being named Billboard’s Artist of the Year in 2014, Harry Styles is a name to be reckoned with in the music industry. He is a member of the internationally successful pop band, One Direction, and is known for his flamboyance and versatility.   

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Ed Sheeran
(Singer)
Ed Sheeran
300
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England

Ed Sheeran is one of the most popular English singer-songwriters of the current generation. His songs Castle on the Hill and Shape of You from his third studio album broke records in several countries. He is one of the best-selling music artists in the world, having sold over 150 million records worldwide.

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Alan Rickman
(Actor and Director)
Alan Rickman
101
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Died: January 14, 2016

One of the most admired British actors, Alan Rickman gained global recognition for his work on stage and screen. The late actor excelled at portraying villainous characters especially in movies like Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny. Other notable works of the versatile actor include Harry Potter film series and Truly, Madly, Deeply.

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Tom Hiddleston
(British Actor Who Gained Fame for Portraying Loki in Marvel Cinematic Universe)
Tom Hiddleston
88
Birthdate: February 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England

Best known for playing the menacing Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, English actor Tom Hiddleston is far from being menacing in real life. In fact, he is often described as the nicest person on earth, an image which he lives up to by supporting several charities and donating items for auction. He is also a UK ambassador of UNICEF.

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Emily Blunt
(One of the Highest-Paid Actresses in the World in 2020)
Emily Blunt
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Birthdate: February 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Often featured among the ‘Sexiest’ and ‘Most Desirable’ women in the world, this British-born actress is a Hollywood A-lister and sex-symbol who first captured everyone’s attention with her scene-stealing appearance in the Meryl Streep starrer The Devil Wears Prada. Emily Blunt has since tasted both commercial and critical success, and is married with kids to The Office actor, John Krasinski.
 7 
George Harrison
(Achieved Fame As the Lead Guitarist of the Beatles)
George Harrison
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Birthdate: February 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 29, 2001

Gaining fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band, the Beatles, English musician, George Harrison, helped broaden the scope of popular music in the Western world. He was also successful as a solo performer and released many best-selling albums. He was named in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

 8 
Charles Darwin
(Naturalist known for His Contributions to Evolutionary Biology)
Charles Darwin
101
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19, 1882

Widely regarded as one of the most influential personalities in the history of mankind, Charles Darwin was an English biologist, naturalist, and geologist. He is credited with publishing the Theory of Evolution, which explains the evolution of life from a unicellular organism to human beings. A prolific writer, Charles Darwin also wrote important books on plants and barnacles.

 9 
Charles Dickens
(The Greatest Novelist of the Victorian Era)
Charles Dickens
34
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Landport, Hampshire, England
Died: June 9, 1870

Widely considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian era, Charles Dickens was an English writer famous for creating world-renowned fictional characters. Regarded by critics and scholars as a literary genius, most of his short stories and novels are read around the world even today. His distinctive style of writing is referred to as Dickensian.

 10 
Elizabeth Taylor
(One of the Best Actresses of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Elizabeth Taylor
73
Birthdate: February 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: March 23, 2011

Considered an incandescent beauty, Elizabeth Taylor was a very popular and successful actor and her legacy is an everlasting one. She shone in movies like A Place in the Sun, Giant, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Butterfield 8 in the 1950s and 60s. Recipient of two Oscars, she married eight times.

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Sophie Turner
(Actress)
Sophie Turner
84
Birthdate: February 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Northampton, England

Sophie Turner is best known for playing Sansa Stark in the popular TV series Game of Thrones. Also known for her humanitarian efforts, Sophie is a patron of Women for Women International, which supports female war survivors. Sophie is open about her struggles with depression, similar to her character in the web TV series Survive.

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Rick Astley
(Singer)
Rick Astley
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newton-le-Willows

Rick Astley went from being a high-school drop-out and a driver, to becoming a music sensation. He turned into a global phenomenon with his 1987 track Never Gonna Give You Up, which topped charts in 25 countries. Years later, in 2007, the video was part of the viral meme “rickrolling.”

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Michael Sheen
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Birthdate: February 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

Michael Sheen is a Welsh actor and started his career as a theatre artist. He rose to fame in the 2000s as a screen actor after working in various biographical films. He starred in television films like The Deal, The Queen and The Special Relationship. Some of his notable films are The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Midnight in Paris.

 14 
Freddie Highmore
97
Birthdate: February 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Camden Town, London

English actor Freddie Highmore became internationally known for playing Norman Bates in the drama-thriller series Bates Motel. The son of a talent agent and an actor, he was introduced to films when he was a child. After establishing himself as an actor, he turned to screenwriting as well. He is averse to social media!

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Natalie Dormer
(English Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Anne Boleyn’ in the TV Series ‘The Tudors’)
Natalie Dormer
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Birthdate: February 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

Natalie Dormer is a popular English actress who received international recognition after playing Margaery Tyrell in one of the most popular TV series of all time, Game of Thrones. Also known for her charity work and advocacy, Natalie traveled to Tanzania in 2017 along with a humanitarian organization called Plan International to ban child marriage in the East African country.

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Daniel Kaluuya
(Best Known for his Portrayal of Fred Hampton in the Movie ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’)
Daniel Kaluuya
36
Birthdate: February 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England,United Kingdom
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Simon Pegg
(English Actor, Screenwriter and Producer)
Simon Pegg
17
Birthdate: February 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brockworth, England, United Kingdom

Simon Pegg is a British actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter. Simon Pegg achieved popularity and is best known for playing nerdy characters. Apart from being a popular actor, he is also an ardent supporter of HeForShe, a feminist campaign. In 2020, he signed an open letter urging the wealthiest to pay more tax to help fight inequality.

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Charlie Heaton
(Actor and Musician Known for His Role as ‘Jonathan Byers’ in the TV Series ‘Stranger Things’)
Charlie Heaton
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Birthdate: February 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Charlie Heaton is best known for his SAG Award-winning role of Jonathan Byers in the Netflix series Stranger Things. He has previously been part of bands such as Comanechi and Half Loon. He has also appeared in films such as The New Mutants and Shut In and the series Casualty.
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Bonnie Wright
(Actress)
Bonnie Wright
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Birthdate: February 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Bonnie Wright is an English actress, filmmaker, screenwriter, and activist. She is best known for portraying Ginny Weasley in the popular Harry Potter movie series. Over the years, Wright has been playing a key role in raising awareness about plastic pollution. She also serves as an ambassador for an international non-governmental charity called Lumos.

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Alice Eve
(Actress)
Alice Eve
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Birthdate: February 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England

Alice Eve is best known as Molly McCleish from She's Out of My League and as Sophia from the series Entourage. She has also been seen in the series Black Mirror and The Raven. Due to a rare condition, her right eye is green and her left eye is blue.

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Gemma Arterton
(English Actress and Producer Known for His Films: ‘Quantum of Solace’ and ‘St Trinian's’)
Gemma Arterton
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Birthdate: February 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
"Bond Girl" Strawberry Fields from Quantum of Solace, Gemma Arterton began her career on stage and later appeared in Prince of Persia and Clash of the Titans. Her production company creates female-centric content. The Harper's Bazaar Woman of the Year-winner has supported campaigns such as ERA 50:50, MeToo, and Time’sUp
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Brian Jones
(English Multi-Instrumentalist, Singer and Founder of the Rock Band 'The Rolling Stones')
Brian Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Died: July 3, 1969

Brian Jones was an English musician credited with founding the world-renowned rock band, The Rolling Stones. He was also considered the original leader of the band before his fellow band members, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, took over the musical direction of the band. Jones became the first member of the infamous 27 Club, when he died at age 27.

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Warwick Davis
(English Actor Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Willow’ and ‘Leprechaun’)
Warwick Davis
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Birthdate: February 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Epsom, Surrey, England

Warwick Davis is an English actor, comedian, filmmaker, writer, and TV presenter. He is known for playing important roles in popular film series like Leprechaun, Star Wars, and Harry Potter films. Davis serves as an inspiration to those suffering from dwarfism. As the co-founder of a charity organization called Little People UK, Warwick Davis has touched the lives of many people.

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Peter Gabriel
(Musician & Singer)
Peter Gabriel
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chobham, Surrey, England

Man of Peace recipient and six-time Grammy-winner Peter Gabriel was the lead singer of Genesis but switched to a solo career in 1977. He co-founded the first online music download platform, OD2, and the WOMAD festival, apart from contributing to human rights, with groups such as Witness and The Elders.

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Amanda Holden
(Actress)
Amanda Holden
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Birthdate: February 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Amanda Holden is an English actress, TV personality, author, and musician. Her autobiography book No Holding Back was ranked first on the Sunday Times bestseller list. Apart from being a media personality, Amanda Holden is also known for her charity work; in 2018, she posed as a mermaid underwater as part of a PETA awareness campaign against the SeaWorld.

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Princess Alice of Battenberg
(Mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II)
Princess Alice of Battenberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 25, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: December 5, 1969

Princess Alice of Battenberg, the great-granddaughter of Britain’s Queen Victoria, became Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark in 1903 after her marriage. During the Second World War, she sheltered Jewish refugees and worked for the Red Cross. She was posthumously named a ‘Hero of the Holocaust’ by the British government in 2010. She was the mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Natalie Imbruglia
(Singer & Actress)
Natalie Imbruglia
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Birthdate: February 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, model, and actress Natalie Imbruglia aspired for a career in the show business since her youth. Beginning her career with minor roles in commercials, she worked hard to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She has acted in many hit films and is also active as a singer with many records to her credit.

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Henry Golding
(Actor)
Henry Golding
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Birthdate: February 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sarawak, Malaysia
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Jameela Jamil
(British Actress & Presenter Known for Her Role as ‘Tahani Al-Jamil’ in the TV Series ‘The Good Place’)
Jameela Jamil
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Birthdate: February 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Jameela Jamil, who works as an actress, model, writer, and radio presenter, is a fighter in every sense of the word; she fought conditions like hearing loss, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, coeliac disease, and anorexia nervosa before establishing herself as an entertainer. Not to mention a car accident that damaged her spine when she was 17 years old!

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Sir Ernest Shackleton
(Anglo-Irish Antarctic Explorer)
Sir Ernest Shackleton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilkea, Ireland
Died: January 5, 1922

Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton is remembered for leading three British expeditions to the Antarctic. He was a key figure of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. An expert in navigation, he had also been a part of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Discovery expedition. He was knighted by King Edward VII for his achievements.

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Seal
(Singer-songwriter)
Seal
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Seal is a British singer and songwriter. He has received several prestigious awards over the course of his career. Also known for his charity work, Seal has performed at several charity events in an attempt to help non-profit organizations, such as the Make It Right Foundation.

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George Frideric Handel
(German-British Composer Known for His Works: ‘Water Music’ and ‘Music for the Royal Fireworks’)
George Frideric Handel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 23, 1685
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halle (Saale), Germany
Died: April 14, 1759

George Frideric Handel was a Baroque composer renowned for his oratorios, operas, anthems, and organ concertos. A great composer, Handel's works had a strong influence on popular Classical-era composers like Beethoven and Mozart. George Frideric Handel's life and work have also inspired several films, such as the 1942 British biographical film The Great Mr. Handel.

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Holly Willoughby
(Television Presenter, Model)
Holly Willoughby
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Birthdate: February 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brighton
With approximately seven million followers on Instagram, Holly Willoughby made her place in the showbiz slowly but surely. She started her career as a model, appearing in posters and advertisements before hogging the limelight for her performance in Lemon La Vida Loca and Keith Lemon: The Film. She earned a BAFTA Children's Award as a children's television presenter. 
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Joe Alwyn
(Actor)
Joe Alwyn
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Birthdate: February 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Joe Alwyn is an English actor, best known for his performance in films like Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk and Harriet. Since 2016, he has been in a relationship with Taylor Swift whose studio albums, such as Reputation, Lover, and Folklore, have songs dedicated to Joe Alwyn.

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Dominic Sherwood
(Actor, Model)
Dominic Sherwood
18
Birthdate: February 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Noah Jupe
(British Actor)
Noah Jupe
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Birthdate: February 25, 2005
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Noah Jupe is a British actor best known for portraying Young Otis Lort in the 2019 American drama film Honey Boy. He also appeared alongside Christian Bale, playing Bale's on-screen son, in the popular sports drama film Ford v Ferrari. Son of actress Katy Cavanagh and filmmaker Chris Jupe, Noah Jupe has followed in the footsteps of his parents.          

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Damian Lewis
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Birthdate: February 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St John's Wood, London

Damian Lewis is an actor who achieved popularity after playing real-life personalities like US Army Major Richard Winters, Henry VIII of England, and Steve McQueen. He was appointed an OBE for services to drama in the 2014 Birthday Honours. Also known for his charitable activities, Lewis has participated in an annual charity event called Soccer Aid, which supports UNICEF UK.

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Oliver Reed
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Birthdate: February 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Died: May 2, 1999

Oliver Reed was an English actor who was considered one of the most bankable actors at the peak of his career. Characterized by his hellraiser lifestyle and macho image, Reed's problem with alcohol addiction was highly publicized and overshadowed his acting achievements. He often got into trouble because of his drinking habit and was once arrested for disturbing the peace.

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Charlotte Rampling
(English Actress, Model and Singer Best Known for Her Film ‘45 Years’)
Charlotte Rampling
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Birthdate: February 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sturmer, England

Charlotte Rampling is an English model, actress, and singer. One of the major icons of the Swinging Sixties, Rampling is known for portraying controversial and interesting characters in European arthouse and sexually provocative films; she has worked in Italian, French, and English films. A fashion icon, Charlotte Rampling has graced the covers of magazines like Elle, Interview and Vogue.

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Julie Walters
(Actress)
Julie Walters
15
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Smethwick
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James Blunt
(Best Known for His Album "Back to Bedlam," One of the Best-Selling Albums in UK Chart History)
James Blunt
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Birthdate: February 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tidworth, Hampshire, England
Five-time Grammy nominee James Blunt topped international charts with his single You're Beautiful. His album Back to Bedlam recorded the highest sales in the U.K. in the 2000s. He is also concerned about climate change and is known for screening the environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth before his concerts.
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Robbie Williams
(Member of the Pop Group ‘Take That’ & Guinness World Record Holder for Selling 1.6 Million Tickets in a Single Day)
Robbie Williams
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

Robbie Williams is one of the most popular and successful English singer-songwriters of his generation. Having sold 75 million records, Williams is one of the best-selling music artists ever. His lasting impact on British culture earned him the 2017 Brits Icon Award. Also a well-known philanthropist, Williams has established a charity organization called Give It Sum in his home town.

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Brenda Blethyn
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Secrets & Lies’, ‘Little Voice’ and ‘Pride & Prejudice’)
Brenda Blethyn
10
Birthdate: February 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kent, England, United Kingdom

Brenda Blethyn is best known for her Golden Globe- and BAFTA-winning role in Secrets & Lies. She was also appreciated for her performances in the films Little Voice and Saving Grace, and the mini-series Anne Frank: The Whole Story. She has also performed on stage in Manchester. 

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Terry Jones
(Actor)
Terry Jones
12
Birthdate: February 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales
Died: January 21, 2020
Starting his career as a comedy writer, actor-director Terry Jones later soared to fame as part of the Monty Python comedy team. An avid historian, too, he wrote several books and presented TV documentaries on the topic. In his later years, the BAFTA Cymru award winner struggled with dementia. 
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Gabrielle Anwar
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Birthdate: February 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Laleham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Gabrielle Anwar is best known for her Teen Choice Award-nominated roles of Fiona Glenanne in Burn Notice and Rapunzel Tremaine/Victoria Belfrey in Once Upon a Time. She had initially gained fame for dancing tango with Al Pacino in Scent of a Woman. She played Princess Margaret in The Tudors.
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Anne, Queen of Great Britain
(Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1707 – 1714))
Anne, Queen of Great Britain
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Birthdate: February 6, 1665
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St James's Palace, Westminster, England
Died: August 1, 1714

Many biographers consider Anne, the Queen of Great Britain, a weak and irresolute woman. It is said that she lacked political astuteness and was easily influenced by others. Though she was troubled by poor health throughout her life, she became increasingly obese and ill during her 30s and eventually died at the age of 49.

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Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
(First Chief Scout of the World-Renowned Scout Movement.)
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: January 8, 1941
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell was a British Army officer and first Chief Scout of the world-renowned Scout Movement. He is also credited with co-founding the Guide Association, the national guiding organization of the UK. The recipient of the first Silver Buffalo Award, Robert Baden-Powell was also nominated for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize on many occasions.
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James Phelps
(English Actor Known for His ‘Harry Potter’ Film Series)
James Phelps
13
Birthdate: February 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
James Phelps is best known for playing Fred Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise, along with his twin brother, Oliver Phelps, who played George Weasley. The twins also appeared together in the series Kingdom and the documentary in A Mind's Eye. James also supports the Teenage Cancer Trust.
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John Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)
John Ruskin
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Birthdate: February 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: January 20, 1900

The leading English art critic of the Victorian era, John Ruskin was a hugely influential figure in the latter half of the 19th century. Also a philosopher and prominent social thinker, he wrote on varied subjects like geology, architecture, education, botany, myth, ornithology, literature, and political economy. He founded the charitable trust Guild of St George.

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Jerry O'Connell
(American Television Host and Actor)
Jerry O'Connell
15
Birthdate: February 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.