Famous People Born In Plymouth

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
(English Model and Actress)
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a popular English model and actress known for being the face of world-renowned brands, such as Victoria's Secret, Burberry, and Marks & Spencer. Known for her stunning looks, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has been featured on covers of magazines, such as Vogue. She has also been named in lists like FHM's World's Sexiest Woman and Maxim magazine's Hot 100.

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Tom Daley
(British Diver)
Tom Daley
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Robert Falcon Scott
(British Royal Naval Officer and Explorer)
Robert Falcon Scott
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 29, 1912

Robert Falcon Scott was an explorer and Royal Navy officer. He is remembered for leading two expeditions to the Antarctic regions, the second of which was the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition. Although Scott and his companions died during the second expedition, they helped discover the first Antarctic fossils, which proved that the place was once forested.

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Lena Katina
(Singer)
Lena Katina
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Ant Anstead
(Television Presenter, Motor Specialist, Car Designer and Builder Known for His TV Show ‘For the Love of Cars’)
Ant Anstead
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Birthdate: March 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries

Ant Anstead is an English TV presenter and car builder. Having started his career as a police constable, Ant Anstead worked his way into pursuing a career as a car builder, which is what he loved doing the most. His passion for cars provided him with an opportunity to become a TV presenter—an inspiring story indeed.

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Michael Foot
(Politician)
Michael Foot
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 3, 2010
 7 
Donald Sinden
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 12, 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
John Hawkins
(Privateer)
John Hawkins
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1532
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 12, 1595
 9 
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
(Imperial Highness)
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 17, 1918
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Douglas Hodge
(Actor)
Douglas Hodge
3
Birthdate: February 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Wayne Sleep
(British Actor, Dancer, Choreographer, and Director)
Wayne Sleep
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: July 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer

Wayne Sleep is a British actor, dancer, choreographer, and director. He is best known for his appearances on popular TV shows like The Real Full Monty and The Real Marigold on Tour. In 2020, Jay Webb played Wayne Sleep on the popular TV series The Crown.

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Angela Rippon
(Journalist)
Angela Rippon
1
Birthdate: October 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
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Emily Barclay
(New Zealand AFI award winning actress)
Emily Barclay
5
Birthdate: October 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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John Chard
(Engineer, Military personnel)
John Chard
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 1, 1897

Royal Engineers army officer John Chard was one of the 11 men to receive the Victoria Cross for defeating a Zulu army of 4,000 warriors at the battle of Rorke's Drift, with a British army of 135. His handwritten account of the war was later auctioned off for £175,000.

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Alla Pugacheva
(Singer)
Alla Pugacheva
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
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Oliver Parker
(Director, screenwriter known for writing and directing the film adaptations of Shakespeare's Othello (1995) and Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest (2002))
Oliver Parker
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Birthdate: September 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Maria O'Brien
(English Darts Player)
Maria O'Brien
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
 18 
Ron Goodwin
(Composer, Conductor)
Ron Goodwin
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Birthdate: February 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 8, 2003
 19 
Princess Olga Andreevna Romanoff
(Aristocrat)
Princess Olga Andreevna Romanoff
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
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Tonia Couch
(Former British Diver)
Tonia Couch
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Benjamin Haydon
(Painter)
Benjamin Haydon
1
Birthdate: January 26, 1786
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 22, 1846
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Duncan Scott-Ford
(British Merchant Seaman Who was Executed for Passing Vital Information to Enemy During World War II)
Duncan Scott-Ford
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 3, 1942

Duncan Scott-Ford was a British merchant seaman. He was accused of passing vital information to an enemy agent during World War II, for which he was executed on 3 November 1942 at the age of 21. Duncan Scott-Ford was part of the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy prior to his execution.

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Joseph Glanvill
(Philosopher)
Joseph Glanvill
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1636 AD
Died: November 4, 1680
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Paul Rogers
(Actor)
Paul Rogers
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Birthdate: March 22, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 6, 2013
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Stuart Baggs
(Businesspeople)
Stuart Baggs
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 30, 2015
 26 
Samuil Marshak
(Writer)
Samuil Marshak
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 4, 1964
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Richard Hawkins
(Explorer)
Richard Hawkins
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1562 AD
Died: April 17, 1622
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Hugh Foot
(Diplomat)
Hugh Foot
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 8, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 5, 1990
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Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet
(Official)
Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 21, 1784
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 19, 1854
 30 
David Wetherill
(British International Table Tennis Player)
David Wetherill
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Desmond MacCarthy
(Critic)
Desmond MacCarthy
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1877
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 7, 1952
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George Bentham
(British Botanist)
George Bentham
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 10, 1884

Born to a naval architect father and a botanist mother, George Bentham was also the nephew of jurist Jeremy Bentham and had initially studied law. However, inspired by Pyrame de Candolle’s tables of French plants, he later studied botany. His study of seed plants contributed immensely to plant taxonomy.

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Charles Eastlake
(Architect)
Charles Eastlake
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 11, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 20, 1906
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Charles Lock Eastlake
(Painter)
Charles Lock Eastlake
1
Birthdate: November 17, 1793
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 24, 1865
 35 
Debra Searle
(British Businesswoman and Rower)
Debra Searle
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Thomas Holloway
(Vendor)
Thomas Holloway
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 26, 1883
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Don Rendell
(Jazz musician)
Don Rendell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 20, 2015
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Henry Austin Dobson
(Poet)
Henry Austin Dobson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1840
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 2, 1921

Born to a civil engineer father, Henry Austin Dobson initially wished to follow in his father’s footsteps but later lost track of his ambition. While he worked at the British Board of Trade throughout his life, he simultaneously gained fame as a poet, with works such as Proverbs in Porcelain.

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J. C. Squire
(Writer)
J. C. Squire
1
Birthdate: April 2, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 20, 1958
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Tobias Furneaux
(Navigator)
Tobias Furneaux
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1735
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 18, 1781
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Matthew Dixon
(British Diver)
Matthew Dixon
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Samuel Phelps
(Actor)
Samuel Phelps
0
Birthdate: February 13, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 6, 1878
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Ralph Bagnold
(English Desert Explorer, Soldier, and Geologist)
Ralph Bagnold
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 3, 1896
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 28, 1990

Ralph Alger Bagnold was an English desert explorer, soldier, and geologist. His work and contribution to the field of Aeolian processes have been used by NASA to study the terrain of Mars. In 1935, Ralph Alger Bagnold was honored by the Royal Geographical Society with the prestigious Founder's Medal.

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James Northcote
(Painter)
James Northcote
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Birthdate: October 22, 1746
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 13, 1831
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Donald Stokes, Baron Stokes
(Industrialist)
Donald Stokes, Baron Stokes
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 21, 2008
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Woody Mabbott
(British TikTok Star Known for His Lip Syncs and Transition Videos)
Woody Mabbott
1
Birthdate: October 2, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra

British TikTok star and social media content creator Woody Mabbott is best known for his lip sync and transition videos. He is managed by Established Models and Rdtalent. He is also popular on Instagram and YouTube and often posts his shirtless photos clicked at the beach.

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Richard Francis Weymouth
(Translator)
Richard Francis Weymouth
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Birthdate: 1822 AD
Died: December 27, 1902