Famous British Lesbians & Gay Brits: Notable British Gays

This list of fabulous and famous British lesbians and gays is directory of awesome LGBT Brits. These notable British homosexuals are either from the United Kingdom or claim UK citizenship. These UK born actors, comedians, and celebrities are notable for various reasons, whether they were or are homosexual entertainers, singers, inventors or even composers.

Famous British gay people include author and comedian Stephen Fry and English lesbian actress Saffron Burrows. You can sort this list by column, including name, birth year, and birthplace. You can also use this list of notable gay Brits to start your own people list. Looking for more lists about homosexuals? Check out Ranker's list of notable gay writers and famous gay Scots.
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    • Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: London, England, UK
  • Laurence Olivier
    Dec. at 82 (1907-1989)
    • Birthplace: Dorking, United Kingdom
  • Virginia Woolf
    Dec. at 59 (1882-1941)
    • Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
  • Alec Guinness
    Dec. at 86 (1914-2000)
    • Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Aleister Crowley
    Dec. at 72 (1875-1947)
    • Birthplace: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
  • Dusty Springfield
    Dec. at 59 (1939-1999)
    • Birthplace: West Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Burnham Deepdale
    • Birthplace: Barnstaple, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Salisbury, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Heywood, United Kingdom
  • Liz Smith
    Age: 100
    • Birthplace: Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
  • Alan Bates
    Dec. at 69 (1934-2003)
    • Birthplace: Allestree, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Ayios Dhometios, Cyprus
  • Denholm Elliott
    Dec. at 70 (1922-1992)
    • Birthplace: Ealing, London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Fortis Green, London, United Kingdom
  • Michael Redgrave
    Dec. at 77 (1908-1985)
    • Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Cheshire, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Harrow on the Hill, London, United Kingdom