Famous People Born In Leeds

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 1 

Peter O'Toole
10
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 14, 2013

 2 
Mel B
(Singer)

Mel B
20
Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

Marco Pierre White
9
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: December 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 4 
Amy Jackson
(Actress)

Amy Jackson
2
Birthdate: November 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 

Charlie Heaton
21
Birthdate: February 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 6 

Matthew Lewis
9
Birthdate: June 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 
James Milner
(Footballer)

James Milner
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 

Christopher Tolkien
3
Birthdate: November 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 16, 2020
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 
Kalvin Phillips
(Football player)

Kalvin Phillips
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 

James Frain
2
Birthdate: March 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 
Corinne Bailey Rae
(Singer-Songwriter Best Known for Her 2006 Single ‘Put Your Records On')

Corinne Bailey Rae
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 12 
John Simm
(Actor)

John Simm
3
Birthdate: July 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 
Jimmy Savile
(DJ, Television & Radio Personality)

Jimmy Savile
36
Birthdate: October 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 29, 2011
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 
Alan Smith
(English Footballer)

Alan Smith
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 15 
Julian Barratt
(Actor, Comedian, Composer)

Julian Barratt
2
Birthdate: May 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus

 16 

Royston Langdon
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus

 17 
Gemma Whelan
(Actress)

Gemma Whelan
4
Birthdate: April 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 18 
Vic Reeves
(Comedian, Autobiographer, Singer)

Vic Reeves
3
Birthdate: January 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 19 
Jeremy Paxman
(Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio personality)

Jeremy Paxman
1
Birthdate: May 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 20 

Nicola Adams
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 21 
Gabby Logan
(Presenter and a former international rhythmic gymnast)

Gabby Logan
4
Birthdate: April 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 22 
Beryl Burton
(Sport cyclist)

Beryl Burton
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 8, 1996

 23 

Angela Griffin
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 24 
Stevie Wright
(Musician)

Stevie Wright
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 27, 2015

 25 
Chris Moyles
(Television presenter, Autobiographer, Disc jockey)

Chris Moyles
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 26 
Nile Wilson
(Artistic gymnast)

Nile Wilson
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 27 
Ralph Ineson
(Actor who is known for playing the role of Chris Finch in the BBC television series The Office)

Ralph Ineson
6
Birthdate: December 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 28 
Sophie Wilson
(computer scientist)

Sophie Wilson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1957 AD

 29 
Matty Lee
(Diver)

Matty Lee
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 30 

Tony Harrison
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 

Josh Warrington
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 32 

Beverley Callard
3
Birthdate: March 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 

Arthur Ransome
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 3, 1967

 34 
Francesca Jones
(Tennis player)

Francesca Jones
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 2000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 

Christian Cooke
2
Birthdate: September 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 36 
Philip Wicksteed
(Economist)

Philip Wicksteed
0
Birthdate: October 25, 1844
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 18, 1927

 37 
Sally Timms
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)

Sally Timms
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 38 

Nell McAndrew
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 39 
Danny Care
(Rugby union player)

Danny Care
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 40 
Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
(Former President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom)

Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 41 

John Atkinson Grimshaw
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 13, 1893

 42 
Jake Thackray
(Singer-songwriter, Poet)

Jake Thackray
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 24, 2002

 43 
Jason Robinson
(rugby league player, rugby union player)

Jason Robinson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 44 
Angela Morley
(Composer)

Angela Morley
1
Birthdate: March 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 14, 2009

 45 
Paul Ryan
(Singer, Musician)

Paul Ryan
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 29, 1992

 46 

Charles Stross
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra

 47 
Thomas Byles
(Priest)

Thomas Byles
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 15, 1912

 48 
Jamie Peacock
(Rugby league player)

Jamie Peacock
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 49 
William Congreve
(Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator)

William Congreve
3
Listed In:
Birthdate: January 24, 1670
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 19, 1729

 50 
Michael Halliday
(Linguist who developed the internationally influential systemic functional linguistics (SFL) model of language)

Michael Halliday
1
Birthdate: April 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 15, 2018