Famous People Born In Sheffield

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Sean Bean
(Actor)
Sean Bean
27
Birthdate: April 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries

Sean Bean is an English actor known for his Yorkshire accent. Often described as surprisingly shy and a man of few words, Sean Bean is a down to earth person. Since he often portrays villainous characters that are killed violently, Sean has gained notoriety on the internet and is a subject of many internet memes.

 2 
Jamie Vardy
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Jamie Vardy
52
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Considered a late bloomer in the world of soccer, Jamie Vardy became the oldest player to win the Premier League Golden Boot award when he scored the maximum number of goals during the 2019–20 Premier League season. Apart from his goal-scoring abilities, Jamie is also known for his direct approach and relentless running.

 3 
Joe Cocker
(British Singer and Musician Known for His Album ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’)
Joe Cocker
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 22, 2014

Grammy-winning artist Joe Cocker is best remembered for his tracks You Are So Beautiful and Up Where We Belong. His chartbusting version of the Beatles song With a Little Help from My Friends was the theme song of the series The Wonder Years. He also received an OBE.

 4 
Harry Maguire
(British Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Harry Maguire
49
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 5 
Jessica Ennis-Hill
(British Retired Track and Field Athlete Who Specialized in Heptathlon and 100m Hurdles)
Jessica Ennis-Hill
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Jessica Ennis-Hill is a British retired track and field athlete. She specialized in multi-eventing disciplines and 100 meters hurdles. In 2012, she won an Olympic gold in the heptathlon. She was introduced to sports as a young girl and immediately took an interest in athletics. She has won several other titles as well in addition to her Olympic gold. 

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Jarvis Cocker
(Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer)
Jarvis Cocker
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
Alex Turner
(English Musician, Singer and Record Producer Best known as the Frontman of the Rock Band ‘Arctic Monkeys’)
Alex Turner
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Singer and guitarist Alex Turner is part of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys, whose debut album was the fastest-selling debut in the U.K. He has been part of the supergroup The Last Shadow Puppets. The seven-time Brit Award-winning artist is known for his lyrics showcasing surrealism and kitchen-sink realism.
 8 
Joe Root
(English International Cricketer and One of the Great Batsmen of the Modern Era)
Joe Root
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Kyle Walker
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Kyle Walker
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Joe Elliott
(Lead Singer and One of the Founding Members of the English Hard Rock Band 'Def Leppard')
Joe Elliott
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Elizabeth Henstridge
(Actress)
Elizabeth Henstridge
7
Birthdate: September 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
Rick Savage
(English Musician and One of the Founding Members of the Rock Band 'Def Leppard')
Rick Savage
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Steve Clark
(Musician)
Steve Clark
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 8, 1991
 14 
Paul Carrack
(Singer)
Paul Carrack
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
 15 
Paul Joseph Watson
(Radio host)
Paul Joseph Watson
8
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Judy Parfitt
(Actress)
Judy Parfitt
3
Birthdate: November 7, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
Gordon Banks
(One of the Greatest Goalkeepers of All Time)
Gordon Banks
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 12, 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Kell Brook
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Kell Brook
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus

Kell Brook is an English professional boxer who held the International Boxing Federation (IBF) welterweight title between 2014 and 2017. Brook, who had also held the British welterweight title between 2008 and 2010, was named the best active welterweight in the world by The Ring magazine in May 2017.

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Richard Coyle
(Actor)
Richard Coyle
1
Birthdate: February 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Jessica-Jane Clement
(Actor, Model)
Jessica-Jane Clement
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Birthdate: February 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 21 
Neil Warnock
(Association football player)
Neil Warnock
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 22 
Peter Stringfellow
(Businessman)
Peter Stringfellow
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 7, 2018
 23 
Joanne Catherall
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Sophie Lowe
(Actress)
Sophie Lowe
2
Birthdate: June 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 25 
Matt Haig
(British Novelist Best Known for His 2015 Book 'Reasons to Stay Alive')
Matt Haig
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

Matt Haig is an English journalist and novelist. Over the years, Haig has made a name for himself as a renowned fiction and non-fiction writer for both adults and children. Some of his works are said to be inspired by his own mental breakdown which he suffered from at the age of 24.

 26 
Nick Matthew
(Former English Professional Squash Player)
Nick Matthew
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Richard Hawley
(Singer-songwriter)
Richard Hawley
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 28 
Tom A. Watson
(Politician)
Tom A. Watson
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 29 
Margaret Drabble
(English Novelist, Biographer and Critic)
Margaret Drabble
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini

English author Margaret Drabble mostly writes about women protagonists and their experiences through marriage, motherhood, and intellectual development. Her novels such as The Gates of Ivory and A Summer Bird-Cage have earned her honors such as the DBE. She is the younger sister of novelist A.S. Byatt.

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Charlie Webster
(Model)
Charlie Webster
0
Birthdate: November 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Patricia Haines
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Birthdate: February 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 25, 1977
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Bruce Chatwin
(Writer)
Bruce Chatwin
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 18, 1989
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Brian Glover
(English Actor, Writer and Professional Wrestler)
Brian Glover
2
Birthdate: April 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 24, 1997
 34 
James Poyser
(Multi-instrumentalist)
James Poyser
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 35 
David Blunkett
(Former British Home Secretary)
David Blunkett
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
 36 
Mike Jackson
Mike Jackson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

One of the most high-rated British Army generals during World War II, Mike Jackson has been the Chief of General Staff and has led British forces in Iraq. He has also led peacekeeping campaigns in Kosovo and Bosnia. Knighted for his achievements, he is now a motivational speaker and a lecturer.

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Pete Willis
(Musician)
Pete Willis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 38 
Derek Bailey
(Musician)
Derek Bailey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 25, 2005
 39 
Johnny Nelson
(British Former Professional Boxer Who Competed From 1986 to 2005)
Johnny Nelson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
Chris Stainton
(English Session Musician, Keyboard Player and Songwriter)
Chris Stainton
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
 41 
Malcolm Bradbury
(Author)
Malcolm Bradbury
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 27, 2000
 42 
Alison Smithson
(Architect)
Alison Smithson
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 14, 1993

Alison Smithson was one half of the renowned British architect duo Alison and Peter Smithson, the other half of which was her husband. They contributed immensely to the New Brutalism, or British Brutalism, style of architecture and also popularized themes such as streets in the sky.

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Darren Bennett
(Dancer)
Darren Bennett
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 44 
A. S. Byatt
(Novelist)
A. S. Byatt
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
 45 
William Sterndale Bennett
(Composer)
William Sterndale Bennett
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 13, 1816
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 1, 1875
 46 
Cooper Barnes
10
Birthdate: April 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
J. Stuart Blackton
(Film Producer)
J. Stuart Blackton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 13, 1941
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Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria
(Aristocrat)
Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1050 AD
Died: May 31, 1076
 49 
Jamie Reeves
(British Former Coal Miner and Strongman)
Jamie Reeves
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Pete Thomas
(Drummer)
Pete Thomas
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo