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Sarah Ferguson
(Author, Producer and Former Wife of Prince Andrew, Duke of York)
Sarah Ferguson
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra

Sarah Ferguson is one of the members of the British royal family. She started working with several charity organizations after marrying Prince Andrew, Duke of York. Even after her divorce, she has continued working with organizations like the American Cancer Society. In 2020, she set up her own foundation called Sarah's Trust.

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Hayley Mills
(Actress)
Hayley Mills
23
Birthdate: April 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Hayley Mills, daughter of actors Sir John Mills and Mary Hayley Bell, is best known for her dual role as a child actor in the 1961 film The Parent Trap. Her debut role in Tiger Bay won her a BAFTA. A Disney regular, she won a Disney Legend Award, too. 
 3 
Joely Richardson
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Julia McNamara’ in the TV Series ‘Nip/Tuck’)
Joely Richardson
20
Birthdate: January 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Joely Richardson is an English actress whose decision to turn towards acting after giving up on her ambition of becoming a tennis player has proved fruitful. Apart from being an actress, Joely Richardson is also a humanitarian; she serves as an ambassador for UK's principal charity for kids with brain injury, The Children's Trust.

 4 
E. M. Forster
(English Author Known for His Novels: ‘A Room with a View’, ‘Howards End’ and ‘A Passage to India’)
E. M. Forster
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 7, 1970

Best known for his iconic novels Howard’s End and A Passage to India, British author E. M. Forster dealt with themes such as class division and gender. Born in England and educated at Cambridge, he had also spent some time as a secretary to Maharaja Tukojirao III of India.

 5 
Gavin Rossdale
(Best Known as the Lead Singer and Rhythm Guitarist of the Rock Band 'Bush')
Gavin Rossdale
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 30, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Gavin Rossdale is a British singer-songwriter. He is credited with co-founding the popular rock band Bush. In 2013, he was honored with the Ivor Novello Award for his contribution to music. Although he identifies himself as heterosexual, Gavin Rossdale admitted to having a liaison with Marilyn and called it experimentation and part of growing up.

 6 
Jane Birkin
(Singer, songwriter and actress)
Jane Birkin
9
Birthdate: December 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Brooklyn Beckham
(English Media Personality, Photographer and Son of Footballer David Beckham and Singer Victoria Beckham)
Brooklyn Beckham
34
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 4, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces

The oldest son of David and Victoria Beckham, Brooklyn Beckham has established himself as a model and amateur photographer. Although he initially played soccer for the Arsenal F.C. Academy, he later chose to become a model. He has appeared on the cover pages for magazines like Vogue and Interview. As an amateur photographer, he has interned for photographer Rankin.

 8 
Natasha Richardson
(British Actress Known for Her Films: 'Gothic', 'Patty Hearst' and 'The Parent Trap')
Natasha Richardson
65
Birthdate: May 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 18, 2009

Natasha Richardson, the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave, came to prominence after her Broadway debut in the 1993 revival of Anna Christie. Some of the films that she acted in are Asylum, The Handmaid's Tale, The Parent Trap, Maid in Manhattan and The White Countess. She also worked in many television projects. She died after a skiing accident in Quebec.

 9 
Adam Ant
(Guitarist, Actor, Singer)
Adam Ant
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 10 
Amber Rudd
(Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2018 - 2019))
Amber Rudd
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo

Amber Rudd is a former politician who served as the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions of the United Kingdom from 2018 to 2019. From 2016 to 2018, she served as Home Secretary under Prime Minister Theresa May. Also a humanitarian, Amber Rudd is part of an organization called Snowdon Trust, which helps disabled people access education.

 11 
Lynn Redgrave
(Best Known for Her Films: ‘Tom Jones’ and ‘Georgy Girl’)
Lynn Redgrave
7
Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 2, 2010

Lynn Redgrave was a British-American actress whose career, which spanned over 40 years, is embellished with two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for prestigious awards, such as Academy Awards, Tony Awards, and Emmy Awards. In 2009, Redgrave was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. In 2013, the Bleecker Street Theater was renamed Lynn Redgrave Theater in her honor.

 12 
Gemma Jones
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Film Series: ‘Bridget Jones’ and ‘Harry Potter’)
Gemma Jones
6
Birthdate: December 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Gemma Jones is an English actress best known for playing Madam Poppy Pomfrey in the popular Harry Potter film series. A talented actress, Jones won the prestigious British Academy Television Award for playing Mary in the critically acclaimed television film, Marvellous.

 13 
Tony Benn
(Former British Politician)
Tony Benn
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 14, 2014
 14 
Jason Connery
(Actor, Director)
Jason Connery
12
Birthdate: January 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jason Connery, son of legendary actor Sean Connery, started his career with theater and was part of the Tony-winning play Love! Valour! Compassion! Audiences loved his performance in Robin of Sherwood. Jason has also been part of a few horror films and has directed an award-winning film, Tommy's Honour.

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Trinny Woodall
(TV Presenter)
Trinny Woodall
5
Birthdate: February 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Fashion and makeover expert Trinny Woodall, founder of the makeup brand Trinny London, began her career as a marketing expert and then wrote fashion columns for The Daily Telegraph. She has co-hosted What Not to Wear with Susannah Constantine, has co-written several bestselling fashion books, and launched a sleepwear line.
 16 
Norman Wisdom
6
Birthdate: February 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 4, 2010
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 17 
Dale Winton
(Radio DJ)
Dale Winton
2
Birthdate: May 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 18, 2018
Dale Winton, son of actor Sheree Winton, was a popular DJ and radio host. He was known for presenting shows such as Dale's Supermarket Sweep, In It to Win It, Pets Win Prizes, and Hole in the Wall. He came out as gay in his 2002 memoir. 
 18 
Harriet Harman
(British Politician and Solicitor)
Harriet Harman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo

Harriet Harman is an English solicitor and politician who has been serving as a Member of Parliament for Camberwell and Peckham since 1982. An influential and popular politician, Harman has served in several Shadow Cabinet as well as Cabinet positions. Under Tony Blair, Harman served as the Secretary of State for Employment, Shadow Social Security Secretary, and Shadow Health Secretary.

 19 
Tessa Jowell
(Politician)
Tessa Jowell
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 12, 2018
 20 
Len Deighton
(British Author Best Known for His Espionage Fiction Novels)
Len Deighton
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Len Deighton is an author whose works have inspired several movies and TV shows. Many of his novels, such as Funeral in Berlin, The Ipcress File, Spy Story, and Billion Dollar Brain, have been adapted into films. His works have influenced other popular personalities like Aung San Suu Kyi. Anthony Burgess mentioned Deighton's novel Bomber in his work Ninety-nine Novels.

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Hughie Green
(English Television Presenter, Game Show Host and Actor)
Hughie Green
1
Birthdate: February 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 3, 1997
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
George Canning
(Former British Prime Minister)
George Canning
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 8, 1827
 23 
George Frederic Watts
(British Painter and Sculptor Known for His Contribution and Influence on the Symbolist Movement)
George Frederic Watts
1
Birthdate: February 23, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 1, 1904

George Frederic Watts was a British painter best remembered for his association with the Symbolist movement. Watts achieved fame for his allegorical works like Love and Life and Hope. In addition to being a painter, George Frederic Watts was also a sculptor. He is credited with sculpting the famous Physical Energy statue at Rhodes Memorial in South Africa.

 24 
John Renbourn
(Guitarist)
John Renbourn
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 26, 2015
 25 
Dave Legeno
(British Actor and Mixed Martial Artist)
Dave Legeno
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 6, 2014

Dave Legeno was an English mixed martial artist and actor best remembered for playing Fenrir Greyback in the Harry Potter film series. Legeno, who was trained in Muay Thai, boxing, judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and wrestling, was found dead in Death Valley, California, on 6 July 2014. It was later confirmed that he died due to heat-stroke and heat exhaustion.

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Edwin Abbott Abbott
(English Schoolmaster, Theologian and Anglican Priest)
Edwin Abbott Abbott
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 20, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 12, 1926

Edwin Abbott Abbott was a theologian, schoolmaster, and Anglican priest. He is remembered for writing the 1884 novella Flatland. He served as the principal of the City of London School where he supervised the education of H.H. Asquith, who would go on to serve as the prime minister of the UK. Abbott is also credited with writing educational text books.

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Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill
(Judge, Lawyer)
Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 13, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 11, 2010
 28 
Lilian Baylis
(Theatrical Producer)
Lilian Baylis
0
Birthdate: May 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 25, 1937
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Oliver James
(British Psychologist)
Oliver James
0
Birthdate: 1953 AD
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Marie Adelaide Lowndes
(Novelist)
Marie Adelaide Lowndes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 14, 1947
 31 
R. Austin Freeman
(Writer)
R. Austin Freeman
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 11, 1862
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 28, 1943
 32 
Colin Davis
(British Formula One Driver)
Colin Davis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 19, 2012

Colin Davis was an English conductor best remembered for his work with the popular London Symphony Orchestra. He also served as the principal conductor of the Royal Opera House for more than 15 years. Colin Davis was the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as the Queen's Medal for Music, the Elgar Medal, and a Grammy Award.

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Richard MacCormac
(Architect)
Richard MacCormac
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 26, 2014
 34 
John Deanfield
(British Professor of Cardiology and Olympic Fencer)
John Deanfield
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus