Famous People From Barnsley

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

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If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Barnsley?" or "Which celebrities were born in Barnsley?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, UK
    Katherine Kelly (born 19 November 1979) is an English actress. She portrayed Becky McDonald in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 2006 to 2012. From 2013 to 2016, she played Lady Mae in the ...more
    • Birthplace: Oakwell, United Kingdom
    Ceallach "Cel" Spellman ( KEL-akh; born 31 August 1995) is an English actor and presenter best known for playing Matthew Williams in the ITV drama Cold Feet, Harry Fisher in the BBC One school-based ...more
  • Karen Lumley

    Karen Lumley

    Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Karen Elizabeth Lumley (born 28 March 1964) is a Conservative Party politician in England. She was elected the Member of Parliament (MP) for Redditch in Worcestershire in the 2010 general election, ...more
    • Birthplace: Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Christopher Paul Morgan (born 9 November 1977) is an English former professional footballer and football coach. An "uncompromising" defender, he scored 24 goals in 491 league and cup appearances in a ...more
  • Sam Nixon
    Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Monk Bretton, United Kingdom
    Sam Nixon (born 21 March 1986) is an English singer and television presenter. He came third on the Pop Idol television series in 2003 and is now one half of the duo Sam & Mark, with the other being ...more
  • George Hunt
    Dec. at 86 (1910-1996)
    • Birthplace: Mexborough, United Kingdom
    George Samuel Hunt (22 February 1910 – 19 September 1996) was an English footballer who scored 169 goals from 294 appearances in the Football League playing for Chesterfield, Tottenham Hotspur, ...more