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Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in London

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The famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people from London are homosexual and bisexual identifying people who were born or raised in London. Famous gay men and lesbian women born in London include singer George Michael and author Virginia Woolf. You can build your own list using these properties from the London born gay and lesbian list by clicking the Build A List link to the right.
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in London
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George Michael (born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou; 25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016) was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! and later embarked on a solo career. Michael has sold over 115 million records worldwide making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He achieved seven number one songs on the UK Singles Chart and eight number one songs on the US Billboard Hot 100. He was widely known for his success in the 1980s and 1990s, including Wham! singles such as "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Last Christmas" and solo singles such as "Careless Whisper" and "Faith". Michael formed the duo ...more on Wikipedia

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Saffron Burrows is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in London
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Saffron Dominique Burrows (born 22 October 1972) is a British-American actress and model. Burrows has appeared in films such as Circle of Friends, Wing Commander, Deep Blue Sea, Gangster No. 1, Enigma, Troy, Reign Over Me and The Bank Job. On the small screen she has starred as Lorraine Weller on Boston Legal, Dr. Norah Skinner on My Own Worst Enemy, and Detective Serena Stevens on Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She appeared as Cynthia Taylor on the Amazon Video series Mozart in the Jungle. ...more on Wikipedia

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Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in London
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Alan Mathison Turing (; 23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher and theoretical biologist. Turing was highly influential in the development of theoretical computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of algorithm and computation with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general-purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Despite these accomplishments, he was not fully recognised in his home country during his lifetime, due to his homosexuality, and because much of his work was covered by the Official ...more on Wikipedia

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Virginia Woolf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in London
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Adeline Virginia Woolf (; née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer, considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and also a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device. Woolf was born into an affluent household in South Kensington, London, the seventh child in a blended family of eight. Her mother, Julia Prinsep Jackson, celebrated as a Pre-Raphaelite artist's model, had three children from her first marriage, while Woolf's father, Leslie Stephen, a notable man of letters, had one previous daughter. The Stephens produced another four children, including the modernist painter Vanessa Bell. While the boys in the family ...more on Wikipedia

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