Famous People Born In Liverpool

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John Lennon
(The Founder, Co-Songwriter, Co-Lead Vocalist & Rhythm Guitarist of 'The Beatles')
John Lennon
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 8, 1980

John Lennon was part of the hugely successful and popular music band, Beatles. It became the first British band to break out big in the US. However, they eventually broke up. Subsequently, Lennon went solo, with 1971 album, Imagine, being his most successful and acclaimed post-Beatles efforts. Sadly he was shot dead by a deranged fan in New York.

 2 
Paul McCartney
(Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Beatles' and One of the Most Successful Composers of All Time)
Paul McCartney
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini

English singer-songwriter and musician, Paul McCartney, is one of the most successful composers and performers of all time. He gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the rock band, the Beatles. He also enjoyed a successful solo career. Besides music, he has been actively involved in humanitarian causes and animal rights issues.

 3 
George Harrison
(Achieved Fame As the Lead Guitarist of the Beatles)
George Harrison
97
Birthdate: February 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 29, 2001

Gaining fame as the lead guitarist of the rock band, the Beatles, English musician, George Harrison, helped broaden the scope of popular music in the Western world. He was also successful as a solo performer and released many best-selling albums. He was named in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

 4 
Wayne Rooney
(English Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Forward and Midfielder)
Wayne Rooney
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Regarded as one of the best football players of the current era, Wayne Rooney is the record goal-scorer for the Manchester United FC and England national team. Originally a boxer, Wayne continues to pursue boxing as a recreational activity. Wayne has been controversy's favorite child for many years now; from allegations of infidelity to legal issues, he has faced them all!

 5 
Ringo Starr
(The Drummer of the Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Ringo Starr
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer

English musician, singer, and songwriter, Ringo Starr, gained international fame as the drummer for the rock band, the Beatles. Raised by a single mother, he had a difficult childhood. He sought solace in music and it became his vocation. After finding success with the Beatles, he embarked on a solo career as well.

 6 
Kim Cattrall
(British and Canadian Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Samantha Jones’ in the Series ‘Sex and the City’)
Kim Cattrall
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Birthdate: August 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo

Popular as Samantha Jones from the hit series Sex and the City, Golden Globe-winning actor Kim Cattrall found it difficult to recreate the same magic on screen, barring her performance in the 2014 comedy Sensitive Skin. Her comeback with the Fox series Filthy Rich in 2020 was commendable.

 7 
Jodie Comer
(Best Known for Her Role in TV Series 'Killing Eve')
Jodie Comer
76
Birthdate: March 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Jason Isaacs
(Actor)
Jason Isaacs
29
Birthdate: June 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
 9 
Trent Alexander-Arnold
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Trent Alexander-Arnold
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Julian Lennon
(English Musician and Son of the 'Beatles' Member John Lennon)
Julian Lennon
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries

John Lennon’s son Julian Lennon, who spent his childhood in oblivion, inspired Beatles tracks such as Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. He has dabbled in photography, won a Grammy for his album Valotte, written a best-selling trilogy, produced documentaries, and founded a charity for environmental and humanitarian causes.

 11 
Peter Jones
(Entrepreneur)
Peter Jones
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 18, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Entrepreneur and reality star Peter Jones is best known for his stints on the shows Dragons' Den, American Investor, and Tycoon. He owns several businesses, including Wines4Business.com and Phones International Group. He received a CBE honor in 2009 and is also a luxury sports car enthusiast.
 12 
Shaun Evans
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as ‘Endeavour Morse’ in the TV Series ‘Endeavour’)
Shaun Evans
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Birthdate: March 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces

Shaun Evans is an English actor best known for playing Endeavour Morse in the popular detective drama TV series, Endeavour. Also known for his skills as a director, Shaun Evans has helmed a couple of episodes of TV series Casualty and Endeavour.

 13 
Ross Barkley
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ross Barkley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Midfielder Ross Barkley joined Everton’s youth system at 11, gradually joining its senior team and then the English national team. He now plays for Aston Villa, on loan from Chelsea. He was part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He has also played for Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday.

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Peter Serafinowicz
(Actor)
Peter Serafinowicz
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Birthdate: July 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Brian Epstein
(Businessperson, Impresario, Talent agent, Talent manager)
Brian Epstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 27, 1967
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 16 
David Morrissey
(One of the Most Versatile English Actors of His Generation)
David Morrissey
5
Birthdate: June 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
David Morrissey is best known for his portrayal of The Governor in The Walking Dead. A talented Shakespearean theater actor, he has also delivered an award-winning performance as Macbeth. He has also been seen in films such as Sense and Sensibility and The Reaping, and has directed various projects.
 17 
Katarina Johnson-Thompson
(Heptathlete and an Indoor Pentathlete)
Katarina Johnson-Thompson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Katarina Johnson-Thompson is an English heptathlete whose performance at the 2018 Commonwealth Games earned her a gold medal. She also won the gold at the 2019 World Championships. Katarina Johnson-Thompson holds the British record for the women's pentathlon with 5,000 points. A highly talented athlete, Katarina Johnson-Thompson also holds the British records for high jump in both outdoors and indoors.

 18 
Ian Hart
(Actor)
Ian Hart
6
Birthdate: October 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Tom Baker
(English Actor and Voice Actor )
Tom Baker
9
Birthdate: January 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
Sam Quek
(English Former Field Hockey Player)
Sam Quek
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 21 
Clive Barker
(British Novelist and Playwright Who Excelled in the Genre of Horror Stories)
Clive Barker
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra

Clive Barker is an English playwright, novelist, visual artist, and film director. He gained prominence in the 1980s as a horror writer and has since written many novels and other works. As an illustrator, he has created original characters and series for comic books. He also creates costume designs. He is a recipient of the Inkpot Award. 

 22 
John Horton Conway
(British Mathematician Known for His Contributions to 'Combinatorial Game Theory (CGT)')
John Horton Conway
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 26, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 11, 2020

Remembered as versatile mathematician, game wizard and polymath, John Horton Conway had limitless curiosity, which matched with his scientific originality. Although he is best known for devising the cellular automation called Game of Life, he made significant contributions to group theory, number theory, algebra, geometric topology, theoretical physics, combinatorial game theory and geometry. Conway published many outstanding papers in these fields.

 23 
Joe Dempsie
(Actor)
Joe Dempsie
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Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Maureen Starkey Tigrett
(English Hairdresser)
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 30, 1994
 25 
Michael Williams
(Actor)
Michael Williams
5
Birthdate: July 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 11, 2001
 26 
Ken Dodd
(Comedian Known for His Rapid Delivery of One-Liner Jokes, His Frizzy Hair, and Buck Teeth)
Ken Dodd
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Birthdate: November 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 11, 2018

Primarily known for his stand-up comedies, Ken Dodd was also a celebrated actor and singer. Working mainly as a solo comedian, he became noted for his rapid delivery of one liner jokes, often interspersed with songs. Over his long career spanning more than six decades, he had also appeared in numerous television productions and had released many hit albums.

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Callum Smith
(British Professional Boxer)
Callum Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Boxer Callum Smith not only has a GB Championship gold and a Commonwealth silver in his kitty but has also been the WBA super middleweight champion thrice. The youngest of the Smith boxing brothers, Callum is also known by his nickname Mundo, inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
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Abbey Clancy
(Model)
Abbey Clancy
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Clive Swift
(Actor)
Clive Swift
6
Birthdate: February 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 1, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Alison Steadman
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Wendy’ in the Film ‘Life Is Sweet’)
Alison Steadman
3
Birthdate: August 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Alison Steadman is best known for her BAFTA-nominated roles in the series The Singing Detective and Fat Friends and for the film Life Is Sweet. A seasoned theater actor, she made it to Channel 4’s 50 Greatest Actors list. She is also an ambassador for the London Wildlife Trust.
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Simon Rattle
(Conductor)
Simon Rattle
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Freddie Starr
(Comedian)
Freddie Starr
9
Birthdate: January 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 9, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 33 
Coleen Rooney
(Wayne Rooney’s Wife)
Coleen Rooney
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Leonard Rossiter
(Actor)
Leonard Rossiter
4
Birthdate: October 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 5, 1984
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Natasha Hamilton
(Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Stage actor, Actor)
Natasha Hamilton
3
Birthdate: July 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 36 
Danielle Lloyd
(Models)
Danielle Lloyd
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Elisabeth Sladen
(Actress)
Elisabeth Sladen
4
Birthdate: February 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 19, 2011
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 38 
Robbie Fowler
(English Football Manager and Former Player)
Robbie Fowler
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Liam Smith
(British Professional Boxer and Former WBO Light-Middleweight Champion)
Liam Smith
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo

Part of the Smith family of boxers, Liam Smith believes boxing saved him from getting into street fights as a rowdy teenager. The former WBO light-middleweight champion also once held the Commonwealth title. He once made headlines for refusing to shake hands with his opponent Anthony Fowler in a press conference.

 40 
Tony Bellew
(British Former Professional Boxer and Former WBC Cruiserweight Champion (2016 - 2017))
Tony Bellew
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Former boxer Tony Bellew has been a WBC cruiserweight champion and is also a 3-time amateur English National champion. The biracial boxer has also been part of the reality show Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins and has also portrayed Ricky Conlan in the American sports drama Creed.

 41 
Holly Johnson
(Pop Singer and Lead Vocalist of the British New Wave Band 'Frankie Goes to Hollywood')
Holly Johnson
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Apart from being a successful new wave musician, as part of Big in Japan and Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Holly Johnson is also a talented painter, who has held exhibitions at venues such as Tate Liverpool. He also penned a memoir, after being diagnosed with HIV in the early 1990s.

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Barry Sloane
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Birthdate: February 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 43 
David Price
(British Former Professional Boxer)
David Price
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer

Best known for winning a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, former boxer David Price has also been a 3-time English National champion, a Commonwealth champion, and a EU champion. He retired at age 38, announcing the news on social media, after being inactive for a couple of years.

 44 
Peter Shaffer
(Playwright)
Peter Shaffer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 6, 2016
 45 
Paul McGann
(Actor)
Paul McGann
5
Birthdate: November 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Magda Szubanski
(Comedy Actress Known for Her Role as 'Sharon Strzelecki' in the Situational Comedy 'Kath & Kim')
Magda Szubanski
3
Birthdate: April 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries

Well-known Australian comedienne Magda Szubanski soared to fame with her performances in shows such as Kath and Kim, D-Generation, and Fast Forward. She has also been part of movies such as Happy Feet and penned a bestselling memoir. An open lesbian, she is also an LGBT activist.

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Jack Jones
(Singer)
Jack Jones
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 48 
John McDonnell
(British Politician Who Served as Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2015 to 2020)
John McDonnell
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Neil Buchanan
(Television presenter)
Neil Buchanan
2
Birthdate: October 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
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Bianca Walkden
(British Taekwondo Athlete and Olympic Medalist)
Bianca Walkden
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)