Famous People Born In Wigan

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Owen Farrell
(British Professional Rugby Union Player)
Owen Farrell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra

Owen Farrell is an English rugby union player who captains the Saracens Football Club as well as the England national team. Having scored 1053 points so far, Farrell is counted among the top points scorers in the history of rugby union tests. Owen Farrell has helped the English team win three Six Nations Championships among other major tournaments.

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Limahl
(Singer, Musician)
Limahl
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Andy Farrell
(Rugby league player, Rugby union player)
Andy Farrell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Richard Ashcroft
(English Musician, Singer and Songwriter)
Richard Ashcroft
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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George Formby
(Actor, Comedian, Film producer, Musician)
George Formby
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Birthdate: May 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 6, 1961
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Kay Burley
(Presenter on Sky News)
Kay Burley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Leon Osman
(Football player - Midfielder)
Leon Osman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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David McIntosh
(TV ACTOR)
David McIntosh
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Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Tanya Robinson
(Model, reality TV star best known for starring in the ITVBe reality television series The Real Housewives of Cheshire)
Tanya Robinson
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Birthdate: April 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Greg Ellis
(Actor)
Greg Ellis
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Birthdate: March 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
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Chris Ashton
(English Rugby Union Player)
Chris Ashton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries

Chris Ashton is an English rugby union player. He is also a former rugby league player. He plays as a wing or fullback and is one of the few players who have represented England in both rugby codes. He began playing rugby as a young boy and made his senior debut in 2005. He has won 40 caps for England. 

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Gerrard Winstanley
(British Protestant Religious Reformer, Political Philosopher and Activist )
Gerrard Winstanley
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 19, 1609
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 10, 1676

Protestant reformer Gerrard Winstanley is best known for leading the Diggers, a group of English agrarian communists. Initially a cloth merchant, he was later drawn to communism, believing that land should be available to the poor, and penned The Law of Freedom in a Platform. He also advocated for universal religious tolerance.

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Mike Grundy
(British Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Retired Freestyle Wrestler)
Mike Grundy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Henry Gallagher
(Singer-songwriter)
Henry Gallagher
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 21, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Kenneth Gee
(English Rugby League Footballer)
Kenneth Gee
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 17, 1989
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Greg Ellis
(American football player)
Greg Ellis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)