Famous People Born In Leicester

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 1 Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: November 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Madeleine Beth McCann

Madeleine Beth McCann.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 2003
Sun Sign: Taurus

 3 Emile Heskey

Emile Heskey.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Joseph Merrick

Joseph Merrick.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Elephant Man
Birthdate: August 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 11, 1890
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 5 David Icke

David Icke.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus

 6 Parminder Nagra

Parminder Nagra.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 7 Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears
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Famous As: Actor, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: June 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Michael Kitchen

Michael Kitchen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 David Cook

David Cook
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 10 Jon Lord

Jon Lord
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, pianist
Birthdate: June 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 16, 2012

 11 Peter Shilton

Peter Shilton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: September 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 13 Andy Nyman

Andy Nyman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 Joe Orton

Joe Orton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 9, 1967

 15 Rachel Parris

Rachel Parris
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 16 Kate O'Mara

Kate O'Mara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 30, 2014
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 17 Willie Thorne

Willie Thorne
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Famous As: Snooker player
Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 17, 2020

 18 Gok Wan

Gok Wan
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion consultant
Birthdate: September 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo

 19 Katie Boulter

Katie Boulter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: August 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 20 Dominic Keating

Dominic Keating
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 21 John Illsley

John Illsley
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Bassist, Guitarist
Birthdate: June 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer

 22 Beryl Markham

Beryl Markham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Horse trainer
Birthdate: October 26, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 3, 1986

 23 Sue Townsend

Sue Townsend
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 10, 2014

 24 Colin Wilson

Colin Wilson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 5, 2013

 25 Pick Withers

Pick Withers
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: April 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries

 26 James Allen

James Allen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 28, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 12, 1912

 27 David Wise

David Wise
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: composer, musician
Birthdate: September 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo

 28 C.P. Snow

C.P. Snow
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 1, 1980

 29 Roger Chapman

Roger Chapman
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries

 30 Chris Adcock

Chris Adcock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Badminton player
Birthdate: April 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 Kevin Myers

Kevin Myers
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

 32 Henry Walter Bates

Henry Walter Bates
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: February 8, 1825
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 16, 1892

 33 Helen Pearson

Helen Pearson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 34 Philip Voss

Philip Voss
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 13, 2020

 35 Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 36 Simon Raven

Simon Raven
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 12, 2001

 37 Gregory Winter

Gregory Winter
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: British biochemst
Birthdate: April 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries

 38 Jamie Caven

Jamie Caven
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Darts player
Birthdate: March 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces

 39 Alan Walters

Alan Walters
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 3, 2009

 40 Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 41 David Cook

David Cook
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 19, 2020

 42 Ernest Gimson

Ernest Gimson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: December 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 12, 1919

 43 Susan Fitzgerald

Susan Fitzgerald
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 9, 2013

 44 Richard Dyer-Bennet

Richard Dyer-Bennet
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 14, 1991

 45 Cyril Clarke

Cyril Clarke.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Pioneering work on prevention of Rh disease, and genetics of lepidoptera
Birthdate: September 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 21, 2000

 46 James Allen

James Allen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 10, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 28, 1942

 47 Tony Sibson

Tony Sibson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 9, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries

 48 Kiingtong

Kiingtong.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: December 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 49 Errol Christie

Errol Christie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer, Boxing trainer
Birthdate: June 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 11, 2017

 50 John H. Plumb

John H. Plumb
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: August 20, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 21, 2001