Famous People Born In Stoke-on-Trent

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Eddie Hall
(British Former Professional Strongman Who Won the 'World's Strongest Man' 2017 Competition)
Eddie Hall
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Birthdate: January 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Eddie Hall is a British former professional strongman who won the World's Strongest Man 2017 competition. Previously, he had won the UK's Strongest Man and England's Strongest Man competitions many times. As a young man, he trained as a bodybuilder and entered the strongman circuit. He is the subject of the documentary titled Eddie: Strongman.

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Phil Taylor
(Darts player)
Phil Taylor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Hugh Dancy
(English Actor Known for His Role as ‘Will Graham’ in the TV Series ‘Hannibal’)
Hugh Dancy
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Birthdate: June 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini

Hugh Dancy is an English actor who achieved popularity after playing the titular character in David Copperfield, the TV film adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel of the same name. Apart from appearing in films and TV series, Hugh Dancy has also been contributing as a theatre actor since 1999.

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AJ Pritchard
(Dancer, choreographer)
AJ Pritchard
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: November 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio

AJ Pritchard is a British television personality, dancer, and choreographer. Pritchard became a household name in the UK after appearing in popular TV shows, such as Britain's Got Talent, Strictly Come Dancing, and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! In 2018, he appeared in the celebrity version of Hunted in an attempt to help Stand Up to Cancer.

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Sarah Willingham
(Restaurateur, Businessperson)
Sarah Willingham
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Birthdate: December 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

It is believed Sarah Willingham had begun working in the hospitality industry at age 13. Apart from managing the popular restaurants Planet Hollywood and Pizza Express, she also manages a huge portfolio that includes The Bombay Bicycle Club and The London Cocktail Club. She has also been part of Dragons' Den.

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Adrian Lewis
(Former English Professional Darts Player)
Adrian Lewis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Ted Hankey
(English Former Professional Darts Player)
Ted Hankey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Stanley Matthews
(Footballer)
Stanley Matthews
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 23, 2000
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Denise Coates
(Chief executive officer, Businessperson)
Denise Coates
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Havergal Brian
(Composer)
Havergal Brian
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 28, 1972
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Billy Howle
(Actor)
Billy Howle
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Birthdate: November 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Anthea Turner
(English Television Presenter)
Anthea Turner
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Birthdate: May 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini

Anthea Turner is a former television presenter renowned for hosting shows like Blue Peter and Top of the Pops. Apart from contributing to the success of several TV shows, Anthea Turner has also written many books, such as Underneath the Underground: The Ghost of Knightsbridge, How to Be the Perfect Housewife: Entertain in Style, and The Perfect Christmas.  

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Bruno Brookes
(Radio Presenter)
Bruno Brookes
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Birthdate: April 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Mark Bright
(Football player Forward, Television presenter and Sports commentator)
Mark Bright
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Birthdate: June 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Charles Tomlinson
(Poet)
Charles Tomlinson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 22, 2015
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David J. C. MacKay
(Physicist, Computer scientist, Professor)
David J. C. MacKay
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 14, 2016

David J. C. MacKay was a British mathematician, physicist, and academic. He studied at the University of Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology. As an academic, he served as the Regius Professor of Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. In 2009, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS). 

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Alice Goodwin
(British Model)
Alice Goodwin
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Jon Moulton
(Founder and managing partner of the private equity firm Better Capital)
Jon Moulton
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
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John Wain
(British Poet, Novelist, and Critic Famous for His 1982 Novel, 'Young Shoulders')
John Wain
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 24, 1994

John Wain was an English poet, critic, and novelist. He was closely associated with an influential literary group called The Movement. Throughout his life, Wain worked towards the betterment of major publications. He has also worked as a freelance journalist, contributing to newspapers and the radio. Wain has also contributed to the literary world by writing novels, plays, and poems.

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Eddie Hall
(Actor)
Eddie Hall
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Birthdate: February 3, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 19, 1963
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)