Famous People Born In Leeds

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 1 Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 14, 2013

 2 Marco Pierre White

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

 3 Mel B

Mel B.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 James Milner

James Milner.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Matthew Lewis

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

 6 John Simm

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

 7 James Frain

James Frain
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Alan Smith

Alan Smith.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: English Footballer
Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Jazz musician
Birthdate: February 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 10 Julian Barratt

Julian Barratt
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Composer
Birthdate: May 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus

 11 Vic Reeves

Vic Reeves
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Famous As: Comedian, Autobiographer, Singer
Birthdate: January 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile.
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Famous As: DJ, Television & Radio Personality
Birthdate: October 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 29, 2011
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Nicola Adams

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

 14 Royston Langdon

Royston Langdon.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus

 15 Gemma Whelan

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

 16 Stevie Wright

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

 17 Sophie Wilson

Sophie Wilson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: computer scientist
Birthdate: 1957 AD

 18 Beryl Burton

Beryl Burton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sport cyclist
Birthdate: May 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 8, 1996

 19 Nile Wilson

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

 20 Christian Cooke

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

 21 Angela Griffin

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

 22 Christopher Tolkien

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

 23 Gabby Logan

Gabby Logan
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Famous As: Radio personality, Television presenter
Birthdate: April 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 24 Chris Moyles

Chris Moyles
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Famous As: Television presenter, Autobiographer, Disc jockey
Birthdate: February 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 Kalvin Phillips

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

 26 Sally Timms

Sally Timms
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 27 Francesca Jones

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

 28 William Congreve

William Congreve
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Listed In:
Famous As: Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator
Birthdate: January 24, 1670
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 19, 1729

 29 Philip Wicksteed

Philip Wicksteed
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: October 25, 1844
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 18, 1927

 30 Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio personality
Birthdate: May 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 31 Tony Harrison

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

 32 Michael Halliday

Michael Halliday
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: April 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 15, 2018

 33 Arthur Ransome

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

 34 Beverley Callard

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

 35 Nell McAndrew

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

 36 Danny Care

Danny Care
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: January 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 37 Jason Robinson

Jason Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: rugby league player, rugby union player
Birthdate: July 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 38 Angela Morley

Angela Morley
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 14, 2009

 39 Jake Thackray

Jake Thackray
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Poet
Birthdate: February 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 24, 2002

 40 John Atkinson Grimshaw

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

 41 Jamie Peacock

Jamie Peacock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rugby league player
Birthdate: December 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 Gabby Adcock

Gabby Adcock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: September 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 43 Charles Stross

Charles Stross
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra

 44 Richard Hoggart

Richard Hoggart
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Academic
Birthdate: September 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 10, 2014

 45 Valerie Eliot

Valerie Eliot
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 9, 2012

 46 Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Playwright
Birthdate: April 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus

 47 Keith Waterhouse

Keith Waterhouse
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 6, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 4, 2009

 48 Arthur Greenwood

Arthur Greenwood
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 8, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 9, 1954

 49 David Grace

David Grace
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: snooker player
Birthdate: May 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus

 50 Chris Tordoff

Chris Tordoff
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 0000 AD