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

People on this list include Juliette Kaplan and Jonathan Legris.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Bournemouth?" or "Which celebrities were born in Bournemouth?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Chelsea White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
age 29
Chelsea White is an English Page 3 girl and glamour model, photographer and make-up artist noted for her appearance on BBC Three's show Page Three Teens.

Julian Bleach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
age 55
Julian Bleach is an English actor who is best known as co-creator and "MC" of Shockheaded Peter, a musical entertainment based on the works of Heinrich Hoffmann, which won the 2002 ...more

Vera Chapman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Dec. at 98 (1898-1996)
Vera Chapman, also known as Vera Ivy May Fogerty, and within the Tolkien Society as Belladonna Took, was an author and founder of the first Tolkien Society, and also wrote a number of ...more

Radclyffe Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Dec. at 63 (1880-1943)
Radclyffe Hall was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become a groundbreaking work in lesbian literature.

Lesley Howarth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
age 66
Lesley Howarth is a writer.

Brian Clark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Brian Clark age 86
Brian Clark is a British playwright and television writer, best known for his play Whose Life Is It Anyway?, which he later adapted into a screenplay.

Jayne Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
age 60
Jayne Atkinson is an English film, theatre and television actress. She is perhaps best known for the role of Karen Hayes on 24 as well as her Tony Award-nominated roles in The Rainmaker and ...more

Don Partridge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Dec. at 69 (1941-2010)
Donald Eric Partridge was an English singer and songwriter, known as the "king of the buskers". He performed from the early 1960s as a busker and one-man band, and achieved unexpected ...more

Michael Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Michael Roberts Dec. at 46 (1902-1948)
Michael Roberts, originally named William Edward Roberts, was an English poet, writer, critic and broadcaster, who made his living as a teacher.

Keith Stroud is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Keith Stroud age 49
Keith Paul Stroud is an English football referee who officiates in the Football League. He is based in Gillingham, Dorset.

Harold Geneen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Harold Geneen Dec. at 87 (1910-1997)
Harold "Hal" Sydney Geneen, was an American businessman most famous for serving as president of the ITT Corporation.

Oswald Watt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Oswald Watt Dec. at 43 (1878-1921)
Walter Oswald Watt, OBE was an Australian aviator and businessman. The son of a Scottish-Australian merchant and politician, he was born in England and moved to Sydney when he was one year old, ...more

Simon Hilton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Simon Hilton age 52
Simon Hilton is an English music video, concert and documentary director and editor and multimedia creative based in London.

William Elles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
William Elles Dec. at 59 (1837-1896)
Lieutenant-General Sir William Kidston Elles KCB was a British Army officer.

Richard Palmer-James is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Richard Palmer-James age 71
Richard Jeffrey Charles Palmer-James is an English musician, best known for having written lyrics to several songs by the progressive rock group King Crimson in the early 1970s. Palmer-James got ...more

Neil Linpow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Neil Linpow age 36
Neil Linpow is an English actor.

Craig Richards is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Craig Richards age 53
Craig Richards is a tech house DJ, also known as part of Tyrant alongside Lee Burridge and, initially, Sasha. Richards studied graphic design at Saint Martins School of Art in London and is also ...more

Matt Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Matt Johnson age 50
Matt Johnson is a keyboardist who plays for the alternative jazz band Jamiroquai. Matt was aged one and a half when he started playing the piano at his family home. "My dad was a musician ...more

David Jackman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
David Jackman age 76
David Jackman is a renowned British Evangelical Christian speaker, and former president of The Proclamation Trust. He founded the Cornhill Training Course in 1991 and was previously Minister of ...more

Andy Revell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Andy Revell age 61
Andy "Rev" Revell is a British businessman, scientist and musician. He was founding member of the band Twelfth Night in 1978. He first started playing guitar after seeing Led Zeppelin ...more

Christine Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
age 69
Mary Christine Hamilton is an English media personality and author. She has been married to Neil Hamilton, the former Conservative Member of Parliament for Tatton, since 1983. In recent years ...more

Jim Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
age 64
Michael James Dominic "Jim" Sweeney is an English actor and comedian, best known for his improvisation partnership with Steve Steen. When Sweeney was 11 years old, he moved to London ...more

William Meates is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
William Meates Dec. at 26 (1871-1897)
William Percival Meates was an English professional footballer who made 14 appearances in the Football League playing for Small Heath. He played as a goalkeeper. Meates was born in Bournemouth, ...more

Ryan Pryce is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Ryan Pryce age 29
Ryan James Pryce is an English footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. He currently plays for Fleet Town.

Steven Mead is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Bournemouth
Steven Mead age 57
Steven Mead is an English virtuoso euphonium soloist and teacher who has played an important role in achieving worldwide recognition of the instrument. Mead performs over 75 concerts per year. ...more