Famous People Born In Southampton

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Benny Hill
(Comedian, Actor, Singer and Writer who is Best Remembered for his Television Programme 'The Benny Hill Show')
Benny Hill
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Birthdate: January 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 20, 1992

Benny Hill was an English comedian, writer, singer, and actor. Best known for his TV program The Benny Hill Show, Hill remained an important figure in British culture for almost 40 years. The show is regarded as one of the greatest British comedy programs ever. In 2006, Hill was voted one of TV's 50 Greatest Stars in an ITV poll.

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Ken Russell
(Film Director)
Ken Russell
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Birthdate: July 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 27, 2011
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Luke Shaw
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back or Centre-Back)
Luke Shaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Craig David
(British Singer and Songwriter)
Craig David
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Wayne Bridge
(English Former Footballer Who Played as a Left Back)
Wayne Bridge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Rishi Sunak
(Politician)
Rishi Sunak
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Laura Carmichael
(Film actress)
Laura Carmichael
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Birthdate: July 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Charlie Dimmock
(Gardening Expert and TV Presenter)
Charlie Dimmock
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Birthdate: August 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo

English gardening expert and television presenter Charlie Dimmock gained fame as a member of the team on Ground Force, a gardening makeover program. A gardening enthusiast from a young age, she studied horticulture in college. Besides hosting TV shows on gardening, she has also written many books on the subject. She is involved in many charitable ventures.

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Josh O'Connor
(Actor)
Josh O'Connor
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Birthdate: May 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
(Royal Navy officer)
John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 20, 1935
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Sam Vokes
(Football player - Striker)
Sam Vokes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Howard Jones
(singer-songwriter, pianist, musician, singer)
Howard Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Will Champion
(Drummer, Singer)
Will Champion
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
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Mike Brown
(Entrepreneur, American football player)
Mike Brown
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
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Alex Danson
(Retired English International Hockey Player Who Played as a Forward)
Alex Danson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Isaac Watts
(Theologian)
Isaac Watts
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Birthdate: July 17, 1674
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 25, 1748
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Emily Davies
(English Suffragist, Feminist and Co-founder of Girton College, Cambridge University)
Emily Davies
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 22, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 13, 1921

Emily Davies was an English suffragist and feminist. One of the first campaigners for women's rights to university education, Davies is best remembered for co-founding Girton College, the first university in England to educate women. Emily Davies is also credited with playing an important role in the establishment of Newnham College in 1875.

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Jona Lewie
(British Singer, Songwriter, and Multi-instrumentalist)
Jona Lewie
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces

Jona Lewie is a British singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for his 1980 hits, Stop the Cavalry and You'll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties. Jona Lewie is also known for his albums, Alias Jona Lewie, Heart Skips Beat, and Optimistic. 

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Allen Jones
(Artist)
Allen Jones
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Paul Ainsworth
(Chef-patron at Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 in Padstow)
Paul Ainsworth
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: 1979 AD
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Nicholas Udall
(Writer)
Nicholas Udall
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1504 AD
Died: December 23, 1556
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Charles Dibdin
(Composer)
Charles Dibdin
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 4, 1745
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 25, 1814
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Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
(Writer)
Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 21, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 1, 2015
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Billy Morgan
(Snowboarder)
Billy Morgan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Iain Percy
(English Sailor and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Iain Percy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
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George Saintsbury
(Writer)
George Saintsbury
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 23, 1845
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 28, 1933
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Edward Abraham
(English Biochemist Best Known for his Contribution in the Development of Cephalosporin)
Edward Abraham
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 10, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 8, 1999

Edward Abraham was an English biochemist who played an important role in the development of cephalosporin and the first antibiotics penicillin. His work earned him several prestigious awards such as the Royal Society's Royal Medal, Mullard Award, and Scheele Award.