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List of famous people from Luton, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Luton, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Luton you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Luton, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

This list has everything from Hassan Butt to Tom Clark.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Luton?" or "Which celebrities were born in Luton?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Emily Atack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Luton
Emily Atack age 27 - Emily Jane Atack is an English actress, best known for her role as Charlotte Hinchcliffe in the award winning E4 series The Inbetweeners. She also appeared in Heartbeat, Blue Murder and was ...more

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Monty Panesar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Luton
Monty Panesar age 34 - Mudhsuden Singh Panesar, known as Monty Panesar is an English international cricketer who currently plays for Essex. A left-arm spinner, Panesar made his Test debut in 2006 against India in ...more

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Arthur Hailey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Luton
Arthur Hailey Died at 84 (1920-2004) - Arthur Hailey was a British/Canadian novelist, whose works have sold more than 170 million copies in 40 languages. Most of the novels are set within one major industry, such as hotels, banks or ...more

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Natasha Collins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Luton
Natasha Collins Died at 32 (1976-2008) - Natasha Louise Collins was an English actress and model, and the girlfriend of Mark Speight. She died of a drug overdose and severe scalds in January 2008.

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Chris Gauthier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Luton
Chris Gauthier age 41 - Christopher Gauthier is an English-born Canadian actor. He is married with two children and currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Chris had a recurring role on the SyFy ...more

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David Renwick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Luton
David Renwick age 64 - David Peter Renwick is an English television writer, best known for creation of the sitcom One Foot in the Grave and the mystery series Jonathan Creek.

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John Badham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Luton
John Badham age 76 - John MacDonald Badham is an English-born American film director, best known for the films Saturday Night Fever, Blue Thunder, WarGames, Short Circuit, Stakeout, Bird on a Wire and others.

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Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Luton
Charles Bronson Died at 82 (1921-2003) - Charles Bronson was an American film and television actor. He starred in films such as Once Upon a Time in the West, The Magnificent Seven, The Dirty Dozen, The Great Escape, Rider on the Rain, ...more

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Jonathan Barnbrook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Luton
Jonathan Barnbrook age 51 - Jonathan Barnbrook, is a British graphic designer, film maker and typographer. He trained at Saint Martin's School of Art and at the Royal College of Art, both in London.

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Paul Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Luton
Paul Young age 61 - Paul Anthony Young is an English singer and musician. Formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband and Q-Tips, his following solo success turned him ...more

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Percy Walsh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Luton
Percy Walsh Died at 64 (1888-1952) - Percy Walsh was a British stage and film actor. His stage work included appearing in the London premieres of R.C.Sherriff's Journey's End and Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None and ...more

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Richard Mayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Luton
Richard Mayes Died at 84 (1922-2006) - Richard Mayes was an English stage and television actor. A well-known face on British television, he was primarily a theatrical actor. He appeared in many roles on stage and small screen, ...more

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Zema Abbey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Luton
Zema Abbey age 39 - Zema Abbey is an English professional footballer, who plays as a striker and is currently joint manager at Arlesey Town. He has a degree in Sports Science and Leisure Management from the ...more

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Stephen Kelman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Luton
Stephen Kelman age 39 - Stephen Kelman is an English novelist, whose debut novel Pigeon English was a shortlisted nominee for the 2011 Man Booker Prize. Kelman was born and raised in Luton, Bedfordshire, growing up on ...more

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Stacey Dooley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Luton
Stacey Dooley age 30 - Stacey Jaclyn Dooley is a British television presenter and investigative journalist. She rose to fame in 2009 after appearing in a number of BBC Three documentaries highlighting child labour ...more

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Graham Earl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Luton
Graham Earl age 37 - Graham Earl is an English lightweight boxer from Luton. He is a former British and Commonwealth lightweight champion.

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Liam George is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Luton
Liam George age 36 - Liam Brendan George is a footballer, who represented the Republic of Ireland in the Under 18 European Youth Championship, and who is currently playing for Hitchin Town on a part-time basis, ...more

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Karl Richards is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Luton
Karl Richards age 42 - Karl Richards is a film producer.

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Kevin Dearden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Luton
Kevin Dearden age 45 - Kevin Charles Dearden is an English former professional football who made more than 400 appearances in the Football League, playing as a goalkeeper for a large number of clubs. He later became a ...more

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Harry Mingay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Luton
Harry Mingay Died at 74 (1895-1969) - Henry Joseph "Harry" Mingay was an English professional football goalkeeper. He spent five years at Blackpool in the 1900s, making over 150 Football League appearances for the club.

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Matt Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Luton
Matt Lawrence age 33

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Robin Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Luton
Robin Wainwright age 64 - Robin Wainwright is a former English footballer who played in the Football League for Cambridge United, Luton Town, Millwall and Northampton Town.

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Mohammed Abdullah Azam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Luton
Mohammed Abdullah Azam age 45 - Mohammed Abdullah Azam is a citizen of the United Kingdom who was charged under its counter-terrorism laws in 2002, and convicted in 2003. A security official stated that Azam was charged ...more

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Paul Sinha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Luton
Paul Sinha age 45 - Paul Sinha is an English doctor, comedian, broadcaster and quiz player of Indian descent. He is best known for being a "Chaser" on the ITV game show The Chase, which he joined in 2011; ...more

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Hassan Butt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Luton
Hassan Butt age 37 - Hassan Butt is the British Pakistani former spokesman of the radical Islamic group al-Muhajiroun who now calls on Muslims to "renounce terror". Butt has claimed that before renouncing ...more

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David Stoten is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Luton
David Stoten David Stoten is a short film maker and caricaturist on TV's Spitting Image. Stoten won the BAFTA award with longtime collaborator, Tim Watts in 1994 for The Big Story. Since then, Stoten has ...more

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Matty Holmes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Luton
Matty Holmes age 46 - Matthew "Matty" Holmes was an English footballer who went into semi-retirement at the age of 30 due to an injury inflicted by Australian defender Kevin Muscat.

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Walter Percy Day is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Luton
Walter Percy Day Died at 87 (1878-1965) - Walter Percy Day O.B.E. was a British painter best remembered for his work as a matte artist and special effects technician in the film industry. Professional names include W. Percy Day; Percy ...more

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Danny Cannon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Luton
Danny Cannon age 49 - Danny Cannon is a film and television writer, director and producer.

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Nick Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Luton
Nick Hawkins Died at 40 (1965-2005) - Nick Hawkins was a guitarist with Big Audio Dynamite II. Hawkins, who was born in Luton, England, joined Big Audio Dynamite II in 1990, and went on to receive gold and platinum awards with the ...more

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Henry George Glyde is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Luton
Henry George Glyde Died at 92 (1906-1998) - Henry George Glyde was a Canadian painter and art educator.

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Kevin Foley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Luton
Kevin Foley age 32 - Kevin Patrick Foley is an English-born Irish international footballer who plays for the Danish Superliga side Copenhagen. Foley, a right back also able to operate in midfield, previously spent ...more

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Daniel Powell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Luton
Daniel Powell age 24 - Daniel Vendrys Powell is an English footballer who plays for Milton Keynes Dons, as a winger and occasionally as a striker.

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George Bulman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Luton
George Bulman Died at 67 (1896-1963) - Group Captain Paul Ward Spencer Bulman, CBE, MC, AFC & Bar, FRAeS, universally known as George Bulman, was a pilot whose flying life spanned thirty years.

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Shane Barrett is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Luton
Shane Barrett age 34

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Jason Wood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Luton
Jason Wood Died at 38 (1972-2010) - Jason Robert Wood was a British comedian. He was a regular performer at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, he was best known for his comic musical impersonations of performers including Cher and ...more

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Simon Law is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Luton
Simon Law age 54 - Simon Law is a producer, keyboardist and songwriter for Soul II Soul. Law is an original member of Soul II Soul, the band had a #1 UK hit single with "Back To Life", where he appeared ...more

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Simon Evans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Luton
Simon Evans age 51 - Simon Evans, is an English comedian, born in Luton and now living in Hove.

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Stuart Lewis-Evans is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Luton
Stuart Lewis-Evans Died at 28 (1930-1958) - Stuart Nigel Lewis-Evans was a British racing driver from England. He participated in 14 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 19 May 1957. He achieved two podiums, and scored ...more

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John Payne is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Luton
John Payne age 59 - John Payne is a British musician, best known as the lead singer and bassist of Asia from 1992 to 2006 and, from June 2007, with Asia Featuring John Payne. John Payne became the frontman of Asia ...more

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Kingsley Black is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Luton
Kingsley Black age 47 - Kingsley Terence Black is an English-born Northern Ireland former professional footballer who played as a midfielder from 1987 until 2002 notably in the Premier League for Nottingham Forest, as ...more

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RKZ is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Luton
RKZ age 26 - Rikesh Chauhan, better known by his stage name RKZ, is a British recording artist, writer, videographer and ambassador for Campaign Against Living Miserably.

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Christopher Morris is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Luton
Christopher Morris age 77 - Christopher Morris is a British news presenter, journalist and author. His most high-profile roles were those of television newsreader and special correspondent for BBC News and senior news ...more

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Shane Blackett is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Luton
Shane Blackett age 33 - Shane Jerome Blackett is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Southern Football League Premier Division side Dunstable Town. He is able to play at both centre-back and left-back.

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Simon Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Luton
Simon Eastwood age 26 - Simon Christopher Eastwood is an English professional footballer who plays for Blackburn Rovers as a goalkeeper.

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Bunny Currant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Luton
Bunny Currant Died at 95 (1911-2006) - Wing Commander Christopher Frederick "Bunny" Currant, DSO DFC* was a British RAF fighter ace in the Second World War.

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Peter White is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Luton
Peter White age 62 - Peter White is a smooth jazz and jazz fusion guitarist. He also plays the accordion and the piano. He is known for his 20 year collaboration with Al Stewart. His brother, Danny White, was one of ...more

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Pinkie Barnes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Luton
Pinkie Barnes Died at 97 (1915-2012) - Pinkie Barnes was an ex-international table tennis champion.

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Neil Jackson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Luton
Neil Jackson age 41 - Neil Jackson is an English actor and writer who has appeared in several television series and films, but is probably best known for his role as Marcus on Blade: The Series and Sasha on Make It ...more

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Stu Riddle is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Luton
Stu Riddle age 40 - Stu Riddle is a New Zealand former football player. He is currently the head coach of the men's soccer team at the University at Buffalo.