Famous People From Bristol

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

List features people like Christopher Beeny and Chris Lines.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Bristol?" or "Which celebrities were born in Bristol?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Hanham, United Kingdom
    Stephen James Merchant (born 24 November 1974) is an English-American writer, director, radio presenter, comedian and actor. Merchant is best known for his collaborations with Ricky Gervais and Karl ...more
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
    Dec. at 89 (1821-1910)
    • Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom
    Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) was a British physician, notable as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, and the first woman on the Medical Register ...more
    • Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom
    William Hanson (born 2 September 1989) is a British etiquette expert, social commentator, and author who teaches around the world and comments on matters relating to etiquette and civility for ...more
    • Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK
    Tegan Lauren-Hannah Murray (born 1 July 1989) is an English actress best known for portraying Cassie Ainsworth in the E4 teen drama series Skins (2007–2008; 2013), for which she was the recipient of ...more
    • Birthplace: Bristol, Connecticut, United States of America
    Gary Rich Burghoff (born May 24, 1943) is an American actor who is known for originating the role of Charlie Brown in the 1967 Off-Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and the character ...more
    • Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom
    Sophie Louise Anderton, (born 14 May 1977 in Bristol, England) is an English model and reality television personality. Her modelling career included a campaign for Gossard bras in 1996, and later ...more