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List of famous people from Peterborough, 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 Peterborough, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Peterborough 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 Peterborough, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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Peter Woodcock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Peter Woodcock Died at 71 (1939-2010) - David Michael Krueger, best known by his birth name, Peter Woodcock, was a Canadian serial killer and child rapist who gained notoriety for the brutal murders of three young children in Toronto, ...more

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Mike Fisher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Mike Fisher age 36 - Michael Andrew "Mike" Fisher plays for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League on the side. Fisher previously played in the NHL with the Ottawa Senators.

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Andy Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Andy Bell age 52 - Andrew Ivan "Andy" Bell is the lead singer of the English synthpop duo Erasure. His solo career includes the albums Non-Stop and Electric Blue.

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Jake Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Jake Humphrey age 38 - Jacob John "Jake" Humphrey is an English television presenter and journalist, best known for presenting BBC Sport's coverage of Formula One from 2009 until 2012. He is the main ...more

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Diane Torr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Diane Torr age 69 - Diane Marian Torr is an artist, writer and educator, particularly known as a male impersonator and for her drag king, man-for-a-day and gender-as-performance workshops. Torr currently lives and ...more

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Sam Huntington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Sam Huntington age 33 - Sam Huntington is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as werewolf Josh Levison in the Syfy series Being Human.

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John Clare is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
John Clare Died at 71 (1793-1864) - John Clare was an English poet, the son of a farm labourer, who came to be known for his celebratory representations of the English countryside and his lamentation of its disruption. His poetry ...more

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Dave Carley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dave Carley age 62 - Dave Carley is a Canadian playwright. He has written for stage, radio and television. His plays have had over 450 productions, and have been produced across Canada and the United States, and in ...more

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David Kaye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
David Kaye age 52 - David V. Hope, better known by his stage name, David Kaye, is a Canadian actor who is most active in voice overs. His most recognized roles include Sesshomaru in the shōnen anime InuYasha, ...more

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Eugene Lipinski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Eugene Lipinski age 59 - Eugene Lipinski is a British actor and screenwriter. He was born in Wansford Camp, Cambridgeshire and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He began acting at the age of twelve in amateur ...more

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Richard Birdsall Rogers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Richard Birdsall Rogers Died at 70 (1857-1927) - Richard Birdsall Rogers was a Canadian civil and mechanical engineer whose most significant achievement was the design of the Peterborough Lift Lock, a boat lift at Peterborough, Ontario, ...more

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Colin Hodgkinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Colin Hodgkinson age 71 - Colin Hodgkinson is a British rock, jazz and blues bassist, who has been active since the 1960s.

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George Alcock is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
George Alcock Died at 88 (1912-2000) - George Eric Deacon Alcock was an English astronomer. He was one of the most successful visual discoverers of novae and comets. Initially, his interest in astronomy involved observation of ...more

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James Blades is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
James Blades Died at 98 (1901-1999) - James "Jimmy" Blades OBE was an English percussionist. He was one of the most distinguished percussionists in Western music, with a long and varied career. His book Percussion ...more

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David Norris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
David Norris age 36 - David Martin Norris is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Peterborough United. Born in Stamford, he has played in the Football League for Hull City, Plymouth ...more

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Oscar O'Shea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Oscar O'Shea Died at 79 (1881-1960) - Oscar O'Shea was a Canadian-born American character actor with over 100 film appearances from 1937 to 1953.

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Adam Etherington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Adam Etherington age 30 - Adam Etherington is a cinematographer.

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Steve Larmer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Steve Larmer age 54 - Steven Donald Larmer is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward. Steve played in the NHL for the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers. He won the 1983 Calder Memorial Trophy as ...more

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Dean Del Mastro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dean Del Mastro age 45 - Dean A. Del Mastro is a former Canadian politician. He represented Peterborough in the House of Commons of Canada as a member of the Conservative Party from January 23, 2006 until November 5, ...more

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Alex Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Alex Henshaw Died at 95 (1912-2007) - Alexander Adolphus Dumfries Henshaw MBE was a British air racer in the 1930s and a test pilot for Vickers Armstrong during the Second World War.

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Barry Devolin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Barry Devolin age 54 - Barry Devolin, MP is a Canadian politician. He is a current Member of Parliament serving the riding of Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock.

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Jason Dunn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Jason Dunn age 35 - Jason Dunn is the former lead vocalist of the band Hawk Nelson.

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Bob Gainey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Bob Gainey age 62 - Robert Michael "Le Capitaine" Gainey is the former executive vice president and general manager of the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. He is currently a team ...more

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Dan Carey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dan Carey age 33 - Dan Carey is a former professional lacrosse player. Carey played six seasons in the National Lacrosse League for both the Colorado Mammoth and the Toronto Rock. Carey was selected in the first ...more

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Matt Deis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Matt Deis age 32 - Matthew Christopher "Matt" Deis is an American musician and songwriter. Originally from Peterborough, New Hampshire, he is best known as the former bassist of CKY with whom he ...more

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Derek McCormack is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Derek McCormack age 46 - Jonathon Derek McCormack is a Canadian novelist and short story writer whose work is characterized by its extreme brevity and its humorous, often distinctly queer forms of sexual darkness. Born ...more

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Davindra Singh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Davindra Singh age 47 - Davindra Singh is a Toronto based dermatologist specializing in ethnic skincare and is the developer of the Rapid Access Clinic.

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Murder of Ross Parker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Murder of Ross Parker Ross Andrew Parker, from Peterborough, England, was a 17-year-old English male murdered in an unprovoked racially motivated crime. He bled to death after being stabbed, beaten with a hammer and ...more

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Kerry Huffman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Kerry Huffman age 47 - Kerry Huffman is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Quebec Nordiques and Ottawa Senators in the National Hockey League.

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Robert Fayrfax is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Robert Fayrfax Died at 57 (1464-1521) - Robert Fayrfax was an English Renaissance composer, considered the most prominent and influential of the reigns of Kings Henry VII and Henry VIII of England.

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Zac Bierk is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Zac Bierk age 39 - Zacharias Bierk is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in 47 NHL games with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Minnesota Wild, and Phoenix Coyotes.

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Henry Heath is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Henry Heath Died at 44 (1599-1643) - Henry Heath was an English Franciscan and Roman Catholic martyr. Blessed Henry was born in 1599 and baptized at St. John's, Peterborough, 16 December 1599. His father was John Heath. He attended ...more

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George Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
George Sullivan age 87 - George "Red" Sullivan was a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League from 1949 to 1961.

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John Grant, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
John Grant, Jr. age 41 - John Christopher Grant, Jr. is a professional lacrosse player for the Colorado Mammoth in the National Lacrosse League and the Denver Outlaws in Major League Lacrosse.

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Michael J. Moldaver is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Michael J. Moldaver age 68 - Michael Moldaver is a Canadian judge on the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Richard Greer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Richard Greer age 69 - Richard Greer is a former motorcycle speedway rider in the 1970s and 1980s Lives in Hunstanton, after moving from Whittlesy near Peterborough, and has been married to his wife, Joan, for 46 ...more

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Leopold Macaulay is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Leopold Macaulay Died at 92 (1887-1979) - Leopold Macaulay was a Canadian politician and lawyer, born in Peterborough, Ontario. Macaulay was a Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. He was first elected as Member of ...more

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Mark Phythian is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Mark Phythian age 30 - Mark John Phythian is an English cricketer. Phythian is a right-handed batsman who fields as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and educated at Oundle School. While ...more

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Melville Marks Robinson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Melville Marks Robinson Died at 86 (1888-1974) - Melville Marks Robinson founded the British Empire Games, now known as the Commonwealth Games. Bobby Robinson was a sports reporter for the Hamilton Spectator. He attended the 1928 Summer ...more

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Les Ascott is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Les Ascott Died at 92 (1921-2013) - Leslie Ascott was a former professional football player with the Canadian Football League Toronto Argonauts for 11 seasons. Ascott primarily played the offensive tackle position with the Argos ...more

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Paul Nicholas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Paul Nicholas age 71 - Paul Oscar Beuselinck currently known by the stage name Paul Nicholas and formerly known by the stage name Oscar is an English actor and singer. He started out with a pop career, but soon ...more

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Willard Price is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Willard Price Died at 96 (1887-1983) - Willard DeMille Price was a Canadian-born American traveller, journalist and author. Price was born to a family of devout Methodists in Peterborough, Ontario. He spent his early childhood living ...more

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Estella Warren is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Estella Warren age 38 - Estella Dawn Warren is a Canadian actress, former fashion model, and a former synchronized swimmer. During her swimming career she was a member of the National Canadian Team and won 3 national ...more

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Claire Cox is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Claire Cox age 40 - Claire Cox is an English film, television and theatre actor. She was nominated for the Ian Charleson Awards in 2001 for her appearance Julius Caesar at the RSC. She appeared in 2010 as The Queen ...more

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David A Brearton is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
David A Brearton David Brearton is Executive Vice President, Operations Business Services. In this role, he leads the information systems and procurement functions as well as Krafts shared services sites, while ...more

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Seán Cullen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Seán Cullen age 51 - Seán Cullen is a Canadian voice actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for combining improvisation with mimicry and music. Cullen has been described in Time as the "vanguard of ...more

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Jeremiah Smith is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Jeremiah Smith Died at 83 (1759-1842) - Jeremiah Smith was an American lawyer, jurist and politician from Exeter, New Hampshire. Born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Smith attended Harvard University before graduating from Queens ...more

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Jack Watson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Jack Watson Died at 84 (1915-1999) - Jack Watson, was an English actor who appeared in many British films and television dramas from the 1950s onwards. Watson was born in Thorney, Cambridgeshire, the son of a Gaiety Girl, Barbara ...more

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William Paley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
William Paley Died at 62 (1743-1805) - William Paley was an English clergyman, Christian apologist, philosopher, and utilitarian. He is best known for his natural theology exposition of the teleological argument for the existence of ...more

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Simon Rusk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Simon Rusk age 34 - Simon Edward Rusk is a former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Born in England, he played for Scotland at under-18 level. He is currently youth team coach at Brighton &