Famous People Born In Kent

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 1 
Henry VIII of England
(King of England (1509 - 1547))
Henry VIII of England
42
Birthdate: June 28, 1491
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 28, 1547
 2 
Anne Boleyn
(Queen Consort of England from 1533 to 1536)
Anne Boleyn
27
Birthdate: 1507 AD
Died: May 19, 1536
 3 
H. G. Wells
(British Author Who Has Been Called the 'Father of Science Fiction')
H. G. Wells
22
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 13, 1946
 4 
Brenda Blethyn
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Secrets & Lies’, ‘Little Voice’ and ‘Pride & Prejudice’)
Brenda Blethyn
5
Birthdate: February 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 5 
Alan Watts
(English Writer Who Interpreted and Popularised Japanese, Chinese and Hindu Philosophy for Western Audience)
Alan Watts
17
Birthdate: January 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 16, 1973
 6 
John Paul Jones
(Musician)
John Paul Jones
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Shane MacGowan
(Lead Singer and Songwriter of Celtic Punk Band 'The Pogues')
Shane MacGowan
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 8 
Tamsin Greig
(Actress)
Tamsin Greig
5
Birthdate: July 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Harvey Cantwell
(English Singer and Television Personality Known for His Show ‘Friday Download’)
Harvey Cantwell
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 28, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 10 
David Frost
(Television Host Best Remembered for the show 'Through the Keyhole' and 'That Was the Week That Was')
David Frost
5
Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 31, 2013
 11 
Kelly Holmes
(Middle-Distance Runner Who Won Two Golds in the 2004 Olympics in Athens)
Kelly Holmes
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 12 
Thomas Tallis
(Composer, Organist)
Thomas Tallis
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1505
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 23, 1585
 13 
Rob Knox
(Actor)
Rob Knox
4
Birthdate: August 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 24, 2008
 14 
Pip Torrens
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Tommy Lascelles’ in the TV Series ‘The Crown’)
Pip Torrens
3
Birthdate: June 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Georgina Campbell
2
Birthdate: June 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 16 
Jacqueline Jossa
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Trevor Howard
(English Stage, Film, and Television Actor)
Trevor Howard
3
Birthdate: September 29, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 7, 1988
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Kate Robbins
(English Singer, Songwriter, and Actress)
Kate Robbins
2
Birthdate: August 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
 19 
Bill Bruford
(Drummer)
Bill Bruford
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
 20 
Philip Sidney
(Poet of the Elizabethan Era Known for a Pastoral Romance Entitled 'The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia')
Philip Sidney
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1554
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 17, 1586
 21 
Marie of Romania
(Wife of Ferdinand I of Romania and Former Queen Consort of Romania (1914 - 1927))
Marie of Romania
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 10, 1938
 22 
Milo Yiannopoulos
(Political Commentator)
Milo Yiannopoulos
22
Birthdate: October 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Sydney Greenstreet
1
Birthdate: December 27, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 18, 1954
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Peter Phillips
(Member of the British Royal Family)
Peter Phillips
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Mackenzie Crook
3
Birthdate: September 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 26 
David Sylvian
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 23, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
 27 
Paul Ritter
9
Birthdate: December 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 5, 2021
 28 
Francis Walsingham
(Principal Secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England and Popularly Remembered as Her 'Spymaster')
Francis Walsingham
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1532 AD
Died: April 6, 1590
 29 
Pete Tong
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Hattie Jacques
5
Birthdate: February 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 6, 1980
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Anna Lee
(Actress)
Anna Lee
1
Birthdate: January 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 14, 2004
 32 
Alistair Appleton
(Television Presenter)
Alistair Appleton
1
Birthdate: January 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Jack Scanlon
6
Birthdate: August 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
 34 
Linda Bassett
(Actress)
Linda Bassett
0
Birthdate: February 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 35 
Hannah Arterton
3
Birthdate: January 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 36 
Sam Palladio
3
Birthdate: November 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
William Caxton
(First person to introduce a printing press into England)
William Caxton
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1415 AD
Died: 1492 AD
 38 
Wat Tyler
(Activists)
Wat Tyler
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 4, 1341
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 15, 1381
 39 
Walter de La Mare
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 25, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 22, 1956
 40 
Robert Bridges
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 21, 1930
 41 
Annabel Croft
(Former British Tennis Player and Television Presenter)
Annabel Croft
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 42 
Vita Sackville-West
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 2, 1962
 43 
Quentin Blake
(Cartoonist)
Quentin Blake
3
Birthdate: December 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 44 
Will Bayley
(Table Tennis Player)
Will Bayley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 45 
Terry Hollands
(Strongman Athlete)
Terry Hollands
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 46 
Ian Stewart
(mathematician, novelist, writer, university teacher, science fiction writer)
Ian Stewart
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
 47 
Kevin Ayers
(Singer-songwriter)
Kevin Ayers
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 16, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 18, 2013
 48 
Linda Smith
(Comedian)
Linda Smith
0
Birthdate: January 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 27, 2006
 49 
John Redwood
(Politician)
John Redwood
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
 50 
Lizzy Yarnold
(Skeleton racer)
Lizzy Yarnold
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)