Famous People Born In Cambridge

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 1 Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: One of the Best-Selling Music Artists
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra

 2 Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 24, 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 21, 1946

 4 Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 11, 2001
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 5 David Gilmour

David Gilmour
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Record producer
Birthdate: March 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces

 6 Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 7, 2006

 7 Charli XCX

Charli XCX
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 8 Matthew Bellamy

Matthew Bellamy
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 Andrew Wiles

Andrew Wiles
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, University teacher
Birthdate: April 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries

 10 Jeremy Irvine

Jeremy Irvine
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 11 Jeremy Northam

Jeremy Northam
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 12 Steven Mackintosh

Steven Mackintosh
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 30, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 Sir John Berry Hobbs

Sir John Berry Hobbs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: December 16, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 21, 1963

 14 Rebecca Mader

Rebecca Mader
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Martin Kenzie

Martin Kenzie
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Famous As: Cinematographer
Birthdate: April 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 16, 2012

 16 George Paget Thomson

George Paget Thomson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: May 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 10, 1975

 17 Simon McBurney

Simon McBurney
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 18 Amy Williams

Amy Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Skeleton racer
Birthdate: September 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 19 Gregory Bateson

Gregory Bateson
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Famous As: Anthropologist, Philosopher, Sociologist, Psychologist
Birthdate: May 9, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 11, 1980

 20 Ralph Brown

Ralph Brown
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 21 Bob Klose

Bob Klose
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: photographer, guitarist
Birthdate: 1945 AD

 22 John Sulston

John Sulston
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: March 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 6, 2018

 23 Jenny Saville

Jenny Saville
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Famous As: painter
Birthdate: May 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus

 24 Daniel Goodfellow

Daniel Goodfellow
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Diver
Birthdate: October 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 25 Frank P. Ramsey

Frank P. Ramsey
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Philosopher, Economist
Birthdate: February 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 19, 1930

 26 Ralph Brown

Ralph Brown
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini

 27 F.R. Leavis

F.R. Leavis
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Famous As: Literature Critic
Birthdate: July 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 14, 1978

 28 Simon Donaldson

Simon Donaldson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: August 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo

 29 Ronald Searle

Ronald Searle
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Famous As: Caricaturist, Illustrator, Screenwriter
Birthdate: March 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 30, 2011

 30 Christopher Cockerell

Christopher Cockerell
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 1, 1999

 31 Caroline Pearce

Caroline Pearce
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Famous As: Athlete, Sports Host
Birthdate: September 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo

 32 Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy Taylor
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 15, 1613
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 13, 1667

 33 Charles Galton Darwin

Charles Galton Darwin
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Former physicist who served as director of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) during the Second World War
Birthdate: December 18, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 31, 1962

 34 J. J. C. Smart

J. J. C. Smart
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Famous As: Philosopher, University teacher
Birthdate: September 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 6, 2012

 35 Roger Tomlinson

Roger Tomlinson
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Famous As: Father of GIS
Birthdate: November 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 9, 2014

 36 Judith Weir

Judith Weir
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Famous As: Composer, Musicologist
Birthdate: May 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus

 37 R. Palme Dutt

R. Palme Dutt
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Famous As: Journalist, Politician
Birthdate: June 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 20, 1974

 38 Douglas Hartree

Douglas Hartree
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 27, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 12, 1958

 39 Walter William Skeat

Walter William Skeat
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Famous As: Anthropologist
Birthdate: November 21, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 7, 1912

 40 Frances Cornford

Frances Cornford
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 30, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 19, 1960

 41 G. Evelyn Hutchinson

G. Evelyn Hutchinson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Ecologist
Birthdate: January 30, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 17, 1991

 42 Edward Henry Palmer

Edward Henry Palmer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: August 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 10, 1882

 43 Ronald George Wreyford Norrish

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: November 9, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 7, 1978

 44 John Cheke

John Cheke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: June 16, 1514
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 13, 1557

 45 Nellie Sengupta

Nellie Sengupta
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Englishwoman who fought for Indian Independence
Birthdate: January 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 23, 1973

 46 Brian G. Marsden

Brian G. Marsden
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: August 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 18, 2010

 47 James Thomason

James Thomason
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Government officer
Birthdate: May 3, 1804
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 27, 1853

 48 Nicholas Moore

Nicholas Moore
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 16, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 26, 1986

 49 Michael Ramsey

Michael Ramsey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Archbishop
Birthdate: November 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 23, 1988

 50 William Whitehead

William Whitehead
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 12, 1715
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 14, 1785