British Celebrities Born In June

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Tom Holland
(English Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Spider-Man’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe)
Tom Holland
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Birthdate: June 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, London, England
Thomas Stanley Holland, son of author and comedian Dominic Holland, soared to fame with the titular role in Billy Elliot the Musical and delivered an award-winning film debut in The Impossible. He then appeared as Spider-Man in the Marvel movie Spider-Man: Homecoming and reprised the role in several other movies.
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Alan Turing
(English Mathematician Who is Considered as the Father of Theoretical Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence)
Alan Turing
145
Birthdate: June 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: June 7, 1954

Regarded as the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, Alan Turing was a distinguished mathematician and logician. During WWII, he successfully broke the challenging German Enigma machine codes thereby reducing the duration of war by a couple of years. The scientist, who was convicted for being gay, has been an inspiration for numerous films, plays and novels.

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Paul McCartney
(Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Beatles' and One of the Most Successful Composers of All Time)
Paul McCartney
134
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

English singer-songwriter and musician, Paul McCartney, is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the rock band, the Beatles. He also enjoyed a successful solo career. Besides music, he has been actively involved in humanitarian causes and animal rights issues.

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George Michael
(English Singer Who is Considered One of the Most Significant Cultural Icons of the MTV Generation)
George Michael
108
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Finchley, London, England
Died: December 25, 2016

George Michael is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham and later went solo. His first solo single Careless Whisper reached number one in over 20 countries. He came out as gay in 1998. He was often in news for his personal life and legal troubles.

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George Orwell
(Known for His Novels “Animal Farm” and “Nineteen Eighty-Four”)
George Orwell
61
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Motihari, Bihar, India
Died: January 21, 1950

The king of dystopia and satire, George Orwell, the pen name adopted by Eric Arthur Blair, was a well-known novelist and critic of the 20th century. A man with a strong mind of his own, Orwell never backed down from stating his views on the socio-political climate he lived in, which he expressed profusely through his influential essays and novels.

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Bear Grylls
(British Adventurer and Television Presenter Best Known for His TV Series ‘Man vs. Wild’)
Bear Grylls
96
Birthdate: June 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

A former Special Air Service serviceman and honorary lieutenant-colonel, Bear Grylls is best known as an adventurer who does interesting things—from eating goat testicles to drinking elephant dung juice—in the TV series Man vs. Wild. Also known for his charity and humanitarian efforts, Bear was appointed OBE in 2019 for services to charity, young people, and the media.

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Frank Lampard
(One of the Greatest Midfielders of His Generation)
Frank Lampard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Romford, United Kingdom

The current head coach of Chelsea Football Club, Lampard spent most of his playing career with Chelsea. He is widely considered one of the greatest midfielders and greatest Chelsea players of his generation. While playing for the England national team, he represented England at three World Cups. In 2015, he was appointed an OBE for his services to football.

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Elizabeth Hurley
(Best Known for Her Role ‘Vanessa Kensington’ in ‘Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery’)
Elizabeth Hurley
42
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

Best known for her roles in the Austin Powers franchise, Bedazzled, and The Royals, Elizabeth Hurley began her career as an Estee Lauder model. A trained ballerina, she has also been in the news for her relationship with Hugh Grant and her marriage to textile magnate Arun Nayar.

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Prince Philip
(Husband of Queen Elizabeth II)
Prince Philip
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
Died: April 9, 2021

Prince Philip was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Born into the Greek and Danish royal families, he first met Elizabeth in 1934. After courting her for a few years, he married her in 1947. He was formally made a British prince in 1957. He was the oldest-ever male member of the British royal family. 

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Prince William
( Elder Son of King Charles III and His First Wife Diana)
Prince William
87
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, the elder son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana is the second in the line to the throne of Britain. He is a trained pilot. He is also associated with a number of charities, including those related to mental-health awareness and environmental issues. 
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Richard Madden
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Birthdate: June 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Scottish actor Richard Madden is famous worldwide as Robb Stark from the hugely successful HBO series, Game of Thrones. The series has a cult following and Madden starred in it from 2011 to 2013. He also received critical acclaim for his acting in the series Bodyguard. He has also acted in films like Cinderella, Bastille Day and 1917.

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King James I
(King of Scotland)
King James I
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1566
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
Died: March 27, 1625

King James I of England and Ireland was also the king of Scotland as James VI. Son of Mary, Queen of Scots, he believed in royal absolutism. He had major conflicts with the Parliament and its ever-growing powers, which eventually led to revolts against his successor, Charles I.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson
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Birthdate: June 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
From being one of GQ's 50 best-dressed British men to winning a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Ray Marcus in Nocturnal Animals, Aaron Taylor-Johnson has done it all. Starting off as a child actor, he later gained fame with his impressive performances in Nowhere Boy and the Kick-Ass franchise.
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Henry VIII of England
(King of England (1509 - 1547))
Henry VIII of England
73
Birthdate: June 28, 1491
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kent, England
Died: January 28, 1547

Henry VIII, the second monarch of the Tudor dynasty, ruled England from 1509 to 1547. He married six times, leading to differences with the Roman Catholic Church, which prohibited divorce, thus forming the Anglican Church. The "father of the Royal Navy," he was known for his tyranny and extravagance.

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Ricky Gervais
(British Comedian, Actor and Director)
Ricky Gervais
34
Birthdate: June 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Whitley, Reading, England

Ricky Gervais is one of the best known comedians in the world. He attained fame after starring in the British television series The Office. Later, he ventured into a successful stand-up comedy career. He has performed at many shows and has also acted in several films. However, his dark comedy has often been called insensitive and offensive by several critics.

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Sam Claflin
(English Actor Known for His Role as ‘Finnick Odair’ in ‘The Hunger Games’ Film Series)
Sam Claflin
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Birthdate: June 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ipswich, Suffolk, England

A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Sam Claflin gained international recognition for his role in The Hunger Games films. Also known for his good looks, Claflin won the Man of the Year award at the 2014 Glamour Awards. A football fanatic, Claflin's dream of pursuing a football career was shattered after an ankle injury.

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Central Cee
(Rapper)
Central Cee
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Hugh Laurie
(Known for His Role Dr. Gregory House on the TV series ‘House’)
Hugh Laurie
35
Birthdate: June 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

A Guinness record holder for the most-watched leading man on TV, three-time Golden Globe-winner and two-time SAG Award-winner Hugh Laurie has also dabbled in blues music and written a novel. From starting his career with sketch comedy, to winning the OBE and CBE, the actor/comedian has come a long way.

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Tim Berners-Lee
(Computer Scientist and Inventor of the World Wide Web)
Tim Berners-Lee
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Birthdate: June 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England

Widely known as ten inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee made the first communication between an HTTP client and server through the internet in 1989. He is associated with various organizations, such as the W3C and the World Wide Web Foundation, and has received the knighthood, too.

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George V
(King of the United Kingdom (1910-36))
George V
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Birthdate: June 3, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 20, 1936

George V became the King of Great Britain and the British Dominions in 1910. During the World War I, he played an active role in supporting the troops. The rise of socialism, communism, fascism and the Indian independence movement was witnessed during his rule. His reign also saw the supremacy of the elected British House of Commons established by the Parliament.

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George Ezra
(Best Known for His Hit Single 'Budapest' & Debut Studio Album 'Wanted on Voyage')
George Ezra
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

George Ezra is an English guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He achieved popularity after releasing his debut album Wanted on Voyage, which peaked at number one in the UK. It was also one of the best-selling albums in the UK in the year 2014. In 2019, George Ezra was honored with the Brit Award under the British Male Solo Artist category.

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Stan Laurel
(Comic Actor Who was Part of The Comedy Duo 'Laurel and Hardy'. and Appeared with His Comedy Partner Oliver Hardy in 107 Short Films)
Stan Laurel
15
Birthdate: June 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 23, 1965

Comedian Stan Laurel entertained audiences as part of the iconic duo Laurel and Hardy, along with Oliver Hardy, in over 100 films. He began his career with music-hall sketch comedy and worked as an understudy of Charlie Chaplin in Fred Karno's Army. He was known for his trademark bowler hat.

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Olajide Olatunji
(Rapper, Comedian, YouTuber)
Olajide Olatunji
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: June 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire

Olajide Olatunji, better known by his stage name KSI, is an English internet personality, actor, rapper, and boxer. He is credited with co-founding the popular YouTube group, The Sidemen. Regarded as one of the most influential online creators in the UK, Olatunji puts his fame to good use; he is involved in many charitable causes and is a prolific donator.

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Imogen Poots
(Actress)
Imogen Poots
31
Birthdate: June 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

Imogen Poots is an English actress best known for portraying real-life characters, such as Linda Keith in Jimi: All Is by My Side and Debbie Raymond in The Look of Love. Although Poots never received formal training in acting, she is often described as compellingly natural before the camera; she serves as an inspiration to aspiring actors without formal training.

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George III of the United Kingdom
(King of Great Britain and of Ireland from 1760 to 1801)
George III of the United Kingdom
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Birthdate: June 4, 1738
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 29, 1820

The King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for almost six decades, George III had a reign that was longer than those of any of his predecessors. His reign was marked by a series of military conflicts. He suffered from mental illness in his later years.

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Oona Chaplin
(Spanish-British Actress Known for Her TV Series: ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘The Crimson Field’ and ‘Taboo’)
Oona Chaplin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Oona Chaplin, granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin, is best known as Talisa Maegyr from the iconic series Game of Thrones. She had started as a Shakespearean theater actor. She has also been seen in series such as The Hour and Taboo, and has been cast in the upcoming Avatar sequels.

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Mick Fleetwood
(Musician)
Mick Fleetwood
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Redruth, Cornwall, England
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Thomas Hardy
(Novelist & Poet)
Thomas Hardy
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stinsford, Dorset, England
Died: January 11, 1928
Victorian novelist and poet Thomas Hardy exhibited strong influences of Romanticism in his works. He wrote classic novels such as Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, and Tess of the d'Urbervilles. He mostly showed his characters struggling against social conditions and ending up in tragic situations.
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Malcolm McDowell
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Birthdate: June 13, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Horsforth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Malcolm McDowell’s journey from selling coffee and waiting tables at his parents’ pub, to becoming a Hollywood veteran is truly inspirational. Best known as Alex DeLarge from Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange, McDowell is loved for his villainous roles. He has also voiced characters in animated features and video games.

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Richard Ayoade
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Birthdate: June 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whipps Cross

English comedian, film director, screenwriter, and actor Richard Ayoade gained international fame for his role in Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd. Even though he studied law in college, he was more interested in working in the entertainment industry. He started working as a comedian and actor in the early 2000s and has since come a long way.

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Jason Isaacs
(Actor)
Jason Isaacs
30
Birthdate: June 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool
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Charlie Watts
(Drummer)
Charlie Watts
24
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
Died: August 24, 2021

English drummer, Charlie Watts, was best known as a member of the band Rolling Stones. He was associated with the group for almost 60 years. He began his career as a graphic designer for an advertising company and played with bands in his leisure time. He eventually started drumming full time with Rolling Stones.

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Jessica Tandy
(British-American Actress Who Became the Oldest Actress to Win an Oscar for Best Actress)
Jessica Tandy
7
Birthdate: June 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 11, 1994

Jessica Tandy was an English-American actress who completed the triple crown of acting in 1990 after winning Tony Awards, an Academy Award, and Primetime Emmy Award. She is also the oldest actress to win an Oscar. Also known for her good looks, Tandy was named in People magazine's list of 50 Most Beautiful People at the peak of her career.

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Jesy Nelson
(English Singer-Songwriter and Member of the Girl Group ‘Little Mix’)
Jesy Nelson
51
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Romford, London, England
Jesy Nelson gained fame as part of the British all-girl pop group Little Mix, which was the first group to win The X Factor. The tattoo-covered singer also won numerous awards, including a National Television Award for Factual Entertainment, for hosting the body image-related documentary Odd One Out
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Lord Mountbatten
(Last Viceroy of British India)
Lord Mountbatten
41
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frogmore House, Windsor, England
Died: August 27, 1979

The last Viceroy of India and the first governor-general of independent India, Lord Mountbatten was a British Royal Navy officer and statesman. Born to a prominent aristocratic family in England, he had a successful military career and was made the NATO Commander Allied Forces Mediterranean in his later career. He was assassinated in 1979.

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Robert Falcon Scott
(British Royal Naval Officer and Explorer)
Robert Falcon Scott
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: March 29, 1912

Robert Falcon Scott was an explorer and Royal Navy officer. He is remembered for leading two expeditions to the Antarctic regions, the second of which was the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition. Although Scott and his companions died during the second expedition, they helped discover the first Antarctic fossils, which proved that the place was once forested.

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Ronnie Wood
(Best Known as a Member of the Rock Band 'Rolling Stones')
Ronnie Wood
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hillingdon, England, United Kingdom

Ronnie Wood is a musician and songwriter. Over the years, Wood has been an important member of popular rock bands like the Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck Group, and Faces. He is one of the few musicians to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A cancer survivor, Wood serves as an inspiration to those fighting cancer.

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Michelle Keegan
(English Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Tina McIntyre’ in the TV Series ‘Coronation Street’)
Michelle Keegan
6
Birthdate: June 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
Michelle Keegan is best known as Tina McIntyre from the soap Coronation Street, as Tracy from Ordinary Lies, and as Georgie Lane from Our Girl. She was named the Sexiest Woman in the World by FHM in 2015. She portrayed Tinkerbell in a theater production of Peter Pan.
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John Maynard Keynes
(One of the Most Influential Economists of the 20th Century Whose Ideas Greatly Influenced Economic Policies of Governments)
John Maynard Keynes
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Died: April 21, 1946

John Maynard Keynes was an English economist. His ideas are credited with changing the theory and practice of the economic policies and macroeconomics of governments at a fundamental level. Counted among the 20th century's most influential economists, Keynes' ideas are the basis for Keynesian economics. In 1999, he was named in Time magazine's Most Important People of the Century list.

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Jorja Smith
(Singer Best Known for Her Debut Album 'Lost & Found')
Jorja Smith
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom

Jorja Smith is an English singer-songwriter whose first studio album Lost & Found featured on the UK Albums Chart, peaking at third position. One of the youngest and most exciting talents in the music world, Smith is the recipient of the 2018 Brit Critics' Choice Award. In 2019, she won the Best British Female Artist award at the Brit Awards.

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Russell Brand
(Known for His Roles in the Romantic Comedy-Drama ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ and ‘Arthur’)
Russell Brand
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Birthdate: June 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grays, Essex, England, United Kingdom

British comedian and actor, Russell Brand, has had a successful career working in several stand-up comic shows, television projects and movies. He is also known to be a social activist and a political commentator. However, he has generated controversies multiple times for his divergent views, offensive behaviour and outspokenness. He has also been in the news for drug use and promiscuity.

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Edward I of England
(King of England from 1272 to 1307)
Edward I of England
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Birthdate: June 1, 1239
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 7, 1307

Edward I of England ruled England as its king from 1272 to 1307. During his reign, Edward I reformed common law and royal administration. He is also credited with setting up Parliament as a permanent institution. He is also criticized for issuing the Edict of Expulsion, which expelled Jews from England. The Edict was not overturned for almost 350 years.

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Penelope Wilton
(Known for Her Role as Ann Bryce in the TV Series ‘Ever Decreasing Circles’)
Penelope Wilton
9
Birthdate: June 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Penelope Wilton is an English actress known for her work in theatre, film, and TV. The winner of several prestigious awards, such as the Olivier Award, Penelope Wilton was appointed an OBE for services to drama in the 2004 New Year Honours. In the 2016 Birthday Honours, she was elevated to become a DBE.

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini
17
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Eileen Atkins
(Actress and Occasional Screenwriter Known for Her Film ‘Gosford Park’)
Eileen Atkins
8
Birthdate: June 16, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clapton, London, England
Eileen Atkins is best known for her BAFTA- and Emmy-winning performance in the miniseries Cranford. A talented Shakespearean theater actor, she has also won three Olivier Awards and four Drama Desk Awards. She is a breast cancer survivor and has received the honors CBE and DBE.
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Jeff Beck
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter)
Jeff Beck
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: England

Jeff Beck is a British rock guitarist renowned for his association with popular rock bands like The Yardbirds, Beck, Bogert & Appice, and The Jeff Beck Group. Regarded as one of the greatest and most influential players in history, Beck has won several awards like the Grammy Awards. He has also appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine thrice.

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Hugh Dancy
(English Actor Known for His Role as ‘Will Graham’ in the TV Series ‘Hannibal’)
Hugh Dancy
15
Birthdate: June 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, England

Hugh Dancy is an English actor who achieved popularity after playing the titular character in David Copperfield, the TV film adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel of the same name. Apart from appearing in films and TV series, Hugh Dancy has also been contributing as a theatre actor since 1999.

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Basil Rathbone
(British Actor Who Portrayed Sherlock Holmes in 14 Hollywood Films)
Basil Rathbone
4
Birthdate: June 13, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: July 21, 1967

Basil Rathbone was an English actor best remembered for playing private detective Sherlock Holmes in 14 movies made between 1939 and 1946. Renowned for playing morally ambiguous characters, Rathbone won the prestigious Tony Award for his portrayal of Dr. Austin Sloper in The Heiress. Basil Rathbone has been honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Ed Westwick
(Actor and Musician Best Known for His Role as ‘Chuck Bass’ in the TV Series ‘Gossip Girl’)
Ed Westwick
25
Birthdate: June 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England

Ed Westwick is best known for his Teen Choice Award- and Young Hollywood Award-winning portrayal of Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl. Fans also loved him in the series White Gold and the films S. Darko and Billionaire Ransom. He was also part of the punk band The Filthy Youth.

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Matthew Lewis
(Actor)
Matthew Lewis
33
Birthdate: June 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England