Famous People From Basingstoke

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

List includes John James, Thomas Warton and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Basingstoke?" or "Which celebrities were born in Basingstoke?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, UK
    Elizabeth Jane Hurley (born 10 June 1965), more generally known as Liz Hurley, is an English businesswoman, actress, and model. She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since ...more
  • John Arlott
    Dec. at 77 (1914-1991)
    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, England
    Leslie Thomas John Arlott, OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special. He was also a poet and wine ...more
    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, England
    Ian McNeice (born 2 October 1950) is an English actor and voice actor. He found fame portraying government agent Harcourt in the 1985 television series Edge of Darkness, and went on to feature in ...more
  • Chris Wood

    Chris Wood

    Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Christopher Philip Wood (born 27 June 1990) is an English first-class cricketer who currently plays for Hampshire. Wood is a right-handed batsman who bowls left-arm medium pace. Wood has represented ...more
    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Samuel Attwater (born 10 April 1986) is an English actor and singer who played Leon Small in the British soap opera EastEnders and its online spin-off EastEnders: E20. He won the sixth series of ...more
  • Julian Stockwin

    Julian Stockwin

    Age: 79
    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Julian Stockwin (born 1944 in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England) is an author of historical action-adventure fiction. As well as the Kydd Series he has written two standalone novels The Silk Tree and ...more