Famous People Born In Glasgow

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 1 
Andy Murray
(Tennis Player)

Andy Murray
39
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 
Alex Ferguson
(One of the Greatest Football Managers of All Time)

Alex Ferguson
39
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 3 
Billy Connolly
(Stand-up Comedian)

Billy Connolly
15
Birthdate: November 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 
Angus Young
(Co-Founder and Lead Guitarist for the Hard Rock Band 'AC/DC')

Angus Young
19
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 31, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 5 

James McAvoy
25
Birthdate: April 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 
Lewis Capaldi
(Scottish Singer Best Known for His Hit Single 'Someone You Loved')

Lewis Capaldi
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 7 
Mark Knopfler
(Former lead guitarist, singer and songwriter of the rock band Dire Straits)

Mark Knopfler
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 
Deborah Kerr
(Actress)

Deborah Kerr
2
Birthdate: September 30, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 16, 2007

 9 
Donovan
(Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer, Autobiographer, Writer, Poet, Record producer, Film score composer)

Donovan
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 

Kelly Macdonald
12
Birthdate: February 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 11 

David McCallum
10
Birthdate: September 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 

Robbie Coltrane
3
Birthdate: March 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries

 13 
Kenny Dalglish
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Kenny Dalglish
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 

Peter Capaldi
5
Birthdate: April 14, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 

Rory McCann
5
Birthdate: April 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 16 
David Moyes
(Football Coach)

David Moyes
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 
John A. Macdonald
(Prime Minister of Canada (1878-1891))

John A. Macdonald
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 6, 1891

 18 

Michelle Gomez
3
Birthdate: November 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 19 

Graham McTavish
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 

Carol Ann Duffy
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 21 
Ray Park
(Actor)

Ray Park
0
Birthdate: August 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 
Andrew Robertson
(association football player)

Andrew Robertson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 
Nikki Cross
(Wrestler)

Nikki Cross
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 24 
Lauren Mayberry
(Vocalist and Percussionist of the Scottish Pop Band 'Chvrches')

Lauren Mayberry
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 25 

Douglas Henshall
4
Birthdate: November 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 
Billy Boyd
(Actor)

Billy Boyd
2
Birthdate: August 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 27 
Laura Fraser
(Actress)

Laura Fraser
3
Birthdate: July 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 28 
Armando Iannucci
(Satirist, Writer, Comedian, Radio producer, Television producer, Librettist, Screenwriter)

Armando Iannucci
0
Birthdate: November 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 29 

Tony Curran
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 30 

Iain De Caestecker
1
Birthdate: December 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 31 

Lonnie Donegan
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 29, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 3, 2002

 32 
Lynne Ramsay
(Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film producer)

Lynne Ramsay
0
Birthdate: December 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 33 
Mary Ure
(Stage actor, Film actor)

Mary Ure
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 3, 1975

 34 
Al Stewart
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter)

Al Stewart
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo

 35 
Allan Pinkerton
(Founder of Pinkerton National Detective Agency)

Allan Pinkerton
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 25, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 1, 1884

 36 
Grant Morrison
(Comics writer, Writer, Science fiction writer)

Grant Morrison
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 37 
Jamie Murray
(Tennis player)

Jamie Murray
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 38 

William Ramsay
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 2, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 23, 1916

 39 
Phyllida Law
(Actress)

Phyllida Law
2
Birthdate: May 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 40 
Andrew Marr
(Journalist)

Andrew Marr
0
Birthdate: July 31, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo

 41 

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 7, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 10, 1928

 42 
Aiden McGeady
(Footballer)

Aiden McGeady
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries

 43 

Gordon Jackson
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 15, 1990
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 44 
James McCarthy
(association football player)

James McCarthy
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 45 
Joanne Calderwood
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Joanne Calderwood
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 46 
Darius Campbell
(Singer, Opera singer, Songwriter)

Darius Campbell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 47 

Joe McFadden
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 

Alistair Maclean
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 2, 1987
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 49 
Kelly Cates
(Broadcaster)

Kelly Cates
0
Birthdate: September 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra

 50 
George Young
(bassist, guitarist, songwriter, record producer)

George Young
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio