Famous People Born In Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Charlie Hunnam
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Birthdate: April 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries

Charles Hunnam is an English actor. Some of his well-known works on television are the drama Queer as Folk, comedy series Undeclared and drama series Sons of Anarchy. His notable films are Nicholas Nickleby, Green Street, Pacific Rim, The Lost City of Z, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Crimson Peak and The Gentlemen. He is also a screenplay writer.

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Declan Donnelly
(Television Presenter)
Declan Donnelly
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Birthdate: September 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
British host Declan Donnelly soared to fame as one half of the award-winning presenting duo Ant & Dec, along with Anthony McPartlin. They have been part of shows such as Byker Grove, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Britain's Got Talent, and Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.
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Greg Wise
(Actor, Emma Thompson’s Husband)
Greg Wise
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Birthdate: May 15, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus

Greg Wise is an English actor known for playing John Willoughby in the British-American period drama film Sense and Sensibility, which starred actress Emma Thompson whom he went on to marry in 2003. Also a humanitarian, Wise participated in the celebrity version of the popular TV show The Great British Bake Off in order to help the charitable program Stand Up to Cancer.

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Paul W. S. Anderson
(Director, Producer)
Paul W. S. Anderson
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Birthdate: March 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Paul W. S. Anderson is best known for directing sci-fi movies based on video games, such as the Resident Evil franchise and Mortal Kombat. His Event Horizon was panned by critics initially but went on to achieve a cult following later. He also created the Death Race series of films.
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Jimmy Nail
(Actor, Singer-songwriter, Autobiographer, Singer, Composer, Screenwriter)
Jimmy Nail
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jimmy Nail is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and TV writer. He is best known for playing the role of Leonard "Oz" Osborne in the TV show Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. As a singer, he recorded the single, Ain't No Doubt, which became a  successful hit worldwide. He is also active in theater and has performed in many musicals. 

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Chloe Ferry
(Reality TV Star)
Chloe Ferry
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Birthdate: August 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Neil Marshall
(Screenwriter, Film director)
Neil Marshall
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Birthdate: May 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Anthony McPartlin
(Television Presenter, Actor)
Anthony McPartlin
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Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Scotty T
(Reality TV Star)
Scotty T
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Birthdate: April 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Ross Noble
(Comedian)
Ross Noble
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Birthdate: June 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini

Ross Noble is an English actor and stand-up comedian who was ranked 10th on Channel 4's list of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comics in 2007. Noble is also renowned for his charity work; he supports non-governmental organizations like Riders for Health. He also donates money to charitable funds.  

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Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood
(Politician, Officer)
Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 26, 1748
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 7, 1810

Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood was a legendary British naval commander known for his heroics at the Battle of Trafalgar. He had been sailing since age 12 and was second in command to Lord Nelson at Trafalgar. His exploits earned him the title of Baron and an annual pension £2,000.

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Abhisit Vejjajiva
(Economist, Politician, University teacher)
Abhisit Vejjajiva
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo

Born to Thai-Chinese medical professors in England, academic and politician Abhisit Vejjajiva was educated at the elite institutes Eton and Oxford. He later joined Thailand’s Democrat Party and became famous for his policies such as free education. In 2008, he became Thailand’s youngest prime minister in over 50 years.

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Angus Maddison
(Economist, University teacher)
Angus Maddison
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Birthdate: December 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 24, 2010

British economist Angus Maddison specialised in quantitative macroeconomic history and is noted for documenting economic performances of major countries across continents. He served as the Head of OEEC Economics Division and as Assistant Director at the Economic Development Department of OECD. He authored several books on historical economic analysis, most notably The World Economy: Historical Statistics.

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Anna Howard Shaw
(Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States.)
Anna Howard Shaw
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 14, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 2, 1919
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Ulorin Vex
(model)
Ulorin Vex
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1982 AD
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)