Famous People Born In Manchester

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 1 
Tyson Fury
(British Professional Boxer and Two-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
Tyson Fury
55
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 2 
Liam Gallagher
(Singer-songwriter)
Liam Gallagher
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Andy Gibb
(Singer-songwriter, Actor)
Andy Gibb
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 10, 1988
 4 
Davy Jones
(Musician)
Davy Jones
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 29, 2012
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Marcus Rashford
(Footballer)
Marcus Rashford
106
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Emmeline Pankhurst
(Leader of the British Suffragette Movement)
Emmeline Pankhurst
15
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 14, 1928
 7 
Benedict Wong
12
Birthdate: July 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
J. J. Thomson
(Physicist)
J. J. Thomson
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 18, 1856
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 30, 1940
 9 
David Lloyd George
(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer)
David Lloyd George
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 17, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 26, 1945
 10 
Tommy Fury
(Boxer)
Tommy Fury
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 11 
Karl Pilkington
(Television Presenter, Radio Producer)
Karl Pilkington
9
Birthdate: September 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Davey Boy Smith
(Professional wrestler)
Davey Boy Smith
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 18, 2002
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
John Thaw
(Actor)
John Thaw
7
Birthdate: January 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 21, 2002
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Johnny Marr
(Guitarist, Poet, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer)
Johnny Marr
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Linus Roache
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Michael Cutter’ in the TV Series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’)
Linus Roache
5
Birthdate: February 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Marsha Thomason
8
Birthdate: January 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Ryan Thomas
10
Birthdate: June 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
David Hattersley Warner
4
Birthdate: July 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Caroline Catz
(Actress)
Caroline Catz
4
Birthdate: October 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 20 
Shayne Ward
(Singer)
Shayne Ward
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Bugzy Malone
(Rapper)
Bugzy Malone
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Frances Hodgson Burnett
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 24, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 29, 1924
 23 
Mick Hucknall
(Singer-songwriter known for his signature red hair and for being the lead singer of the band Simply Red)
Mick Hucknall
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 24 
Jason Orange
(Singer)
Jason Orange
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
David Threlfall
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Holliday Grainger
10
Birthdate: March 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 27 
Genesis P-Orridge
(Singer-songwriter)
Genesis P-Orridge
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 28 
Jamie Lomas
2
Birthdate: April 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
 29 
Kate Abdo
(Sports Broadcaster)
Kate Abdo
1
Birthdate: September 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Peter Noone
(Singer-songwriter)
Peter Noone
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 31 
Wes Brown
(Football player)
Wes Brown
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Sally Dynevor
1
Birthdate: May 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 33 
Judy Loe
(Actress)
Judy Loe
1
Birthdate: March 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
 34 
Danny Drinkwater
(Association football player)
Danny Drinkwater
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
Danny Welbeck
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Danny Welbeck
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 36 
Lynda Baron
(Actress)
Lynda Baron
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
 37 
Howard Donald
(Singer-songwriter)
Howard Donald
2
Birthdate: April 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 38 
Lewis Tan
(Actor)
Lewis Tan
7
Birthdate: February 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
Martin Hannett
(Record producer)
Martin Hannett
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 18, 1991
 40 
Mark E. Smith
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 24, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Bernard Hill
4
Birthdate: December 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Jorgie Porter
(Actress)
Jorgie Porter
2
Birthdate: December 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 43 
Paula Wilcox
(Actress)
Paula Wilcox
3
Birthdate: December 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 44 
Thomas De Quincey
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1785
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 8, 1859
 45 
Robert Donat
5
Birthdate: March 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 9, 1958
 46 
Lesley Sharp
(Actress)
Lesley Sharp
2
Birthdate: April 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 47 
Max George
(Singer-songwriter)
Max George
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
 48 
John Cooper Clarke
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 49 
Craig Cash
(Actor, Comedian)
Craig Cash
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
 50 
Matthew McNulty
2
Birthdate: December 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)