Famous People Born In Nottingham

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Andy Cole
(British Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Andy Cole
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Bella Ramsey
(Actress)
Bella Ramsey
21
Birthdate: September 30, 2003
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 3 
Samantha Morton
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Role as ‘Agatha’ in the Film ‘Minority Report’)
Samantha Morton
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Birthdate: May 13, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

Samantha Morton’s journey from growing up in foster care to becoming a Golden Globe-winning actor is truly inspirational. Apart from her appearances in independent films, mostly dramas with dark themes, she is also known for her BAFTA-winning directorial debut, The Unloved. Fans have loved her in Longford and In America.

 4 
Lennie James
(Actor, Screenwriter, and Playwright Known for His Role as ‘Morgan Jones’ in the TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’)
Lennie James
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Birthdate: October 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Lennie James gained fame as Morgan Jones from The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. Fans also loved him as Glen Boyle in Critical. He has written scripts for the TV film Storm Damage and the series Save Me. He has also won a BFM award for Lucky Break.
 5 
Stuart Broad
(English Cricketer)
Stuart Broad
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 6 
Ian Paice
(Drummer)
Ian Paice
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
 7 
Mathew Horne
(Actor)
Mathew Horne
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Birthdate: September 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Andrew Fletcher
(Bassist, Guitarist, Record producer, Composer)
Andrew Fletcher
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
 9 
Carl Froch
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Carl Froch
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer

Sky Sports analyst and commentator and former boxer Carl Froch is known for his World Championship bronze and his double English National Championship gold wins, all in the middleweight category. Though he initially loved football, too, he eventually chose boxing as a career option. He is also publicly a flat-Earther.

 10 
Alice Levine
(Presenter)
Alice Levine
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Birthdate: July 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
 11 
Vicky McClure
(Actress)
Vicky McClure
10
Birthdate: May 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
Nigel Pearson
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Nigel Pearson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
Alvin Lee
(Lead Vocalist and Lead Guitarist of the Blues Rock Band 'Ten Years After')
Alvin Lee
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 6, 2013
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 14 
Georgia Groome
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Birthdate: February 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Georgia Groome is best known as Georgia Nicolson from Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging and as Joanne from London to Brighton, and even won a Best Child Actor award for the former. She is a seasoned theater actor, too, and has also appeared in many BBC Radio 4 plays. 
 15 
Jake Bugg
(English Singer-Songwriter Known for His Self-Titled Debut Album 'Jake Bugg')
Jake Bugg
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jake Bugg is an English singer, musician, and songwriter. His self-titled debut studio album peaked at number one on the Official Albums Chart in the UK and was certified double platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Jake Bugg has also won many prestigious awards like the Silver Clef Award, NME Award, Japan Gold Disc Award, and Q Award.  

 16 
Dan Hardy
(English Former Mixed Martial Artist Who Fought in the Welterweight Division)
Dan Hardy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Jermaine Jenas
(Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Central Midfielder)
Jermaine Jenas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Alister Hardy
(Biologist, Marine biologist)
Alister Hardy
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 10, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 22, 1985
 19 
Cherie Lunghi
(Actress)
Cherie Lunghi
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Birthdate: April 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
(Musician)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
 21 
David McGoldrick
(Football player)
David McGoldrick
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Robert Harris
(Novelist)
Robert Harris
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
 23 
Wes Morgan
(Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Wes Morgan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Wes Morgan is a former football player who played as a defender for teams like Leicester City Football Club, Nottingham Forest, and the Jamaican national team. He also captained Leicester City for nine years till his retirement in 2021. Morgan was a successful captain, leading his team to a Championship title, Premier League title, and their first FA Cup win.

 24 
Andrew Gower
(Engineer)
Andrew Gower
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Best known as Cutler from the series Being Human, Andrew Gower also impressed his fans with his performance as “Bonnie Prince” Charles Edward Stuart in Outlander. A prominent stage actor, too, he has been part of many Oxford School of Drama productions. He has also experimented with a music career.

 25 
Becky Downie
(British Artistic Gymnast)
Becky Downie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Two-time European and Commonwealth Games champion gymnast Becky Downie didn’t compete at the Tokyo Olympic trial due to her brother’s sudden death. While the selections were delayed to ensure a fair judgement, she, nevertheless, failed to make the cut, for speaking against the culture of abuse in British gymnastics.

 26 
Ellie Downie
(British Retired Artistic Gymnast)
Ellie Downie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer

Ellie Downie is a British artistic gymnast who has represented Great Britain in many European Championships and a couple of World Championships. A two-time World Championship bronze medal winner, Ellie Downie also won a gold medal at the 2017 European Championships, becoming the first Great Britain gymnast to receive a major all-around title.

 27 
Albert Ball
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Albert Ball
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 7, 1917
 28 
Jamie Bestwick
(British BMX Rider)
Jamie Bestwick
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
 29 
Bartley Gorman
(British Bare-Knuckle Boxer)
Bartley Gorman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 18, 2002
 30 
Tom Huddlestone
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Tom Huddlestone
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 31 
Alan Sillitoe
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 25, 2010
 32 
Herol Graham
(Boxer)
Herol Graham
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
 33 
Doug Scott
(Mountaineer)
Doug Scott
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 7, 2020
 34 
Viv Anderson
(Football player)
Viv Anderson
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Hayley Turner
(English Jockey)
Hayley Turner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 36 
Christopher Hogwood
(Conductor)
Christopher Hogwood
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 24, 2014
 37 
Emily Campbell
(British Weightlifter and Olympic Medalist)
Emily Campbell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
William Thompson
(Boxer)
William Thompson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 23, 1880
 39 
Sophie Hahn
(England Sprinter)
Sophie Hahn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 40 
William Thompson
(Irish Philosopher and Social Reformer Who Believed in Utilitarianism)
William Thompson
1
Birthdate: June 30, 1775
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 28, 1833
 41 
Keith Alexander
(Saint Lucian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre Forward)
Keith Alexander
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 3, 2010
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 42 
Louis Essen
(Physicist)
Louis Essen
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 24, 1997
 43 
Nathan Robertson
(Retired English Badminton Player)
Nathan Robertson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 44 
Michael Argyle
(psychologist, university teacher)
Michael Argyle
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Birthdate: August 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 6, 2002
 45 
Jenny Gunn
(English Former Cricket All-rounder)
Jenny Gunn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
 46 
Stanley Middleton
(Novelist)
Stanley Middleton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 25, 2009
 47 
Paul Smalley
(Former footballer right back position)
Paul Smalley
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 48 
Philip James Bailey
(Poet)
Philip James Bailey
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 22, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 6, 1902
 49 
Geoffrey Trease
(Writer)
Geoffrey Trease
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 27, 1998
 50 
John Russell Hind
(Astronomer)
John Russell Hind
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 12, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 23, 1895