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Famous People From Bury

Updated May 30, 2018 8.3k views140 items

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

These people, like Scott Quigg and Ian Robins include images when available.

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

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Gemma Louise Atkinson (born 16 November 1984) is an English actress and former glamour... more on Wikipedia

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    #80 of 185 The Best Living English Actresses#16 of 48 Female Celebrities Who Are 5’9"

  • Georgia May Foote

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Georgia May Foote (born 11 February 1991) is an English actress and model. She is best known... more on Wikipedia
  • Antony Cotton

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Antony Cotton (born Antony Dunn; 5 August 1975) is an English actor, best known as Sean Tully ... more on Wikipedia
  • Steven Kirby

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Steven Paul Kirby (born 4 October 1977) is an English retired first-class cricketer
  • Suzanne Shaw

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Suzanne Christine Crowshaw (born 29 September 1981), known as Suzanne Shaw, is an English... more on Wikipedia
  • Charley Webb

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Charlotte Anne "Charley" Webb (born 26 February 1988) is an English actress. She is best known... more on Wikipedia
  • Cherie Blair

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Cherie Blair (née Booth; born 23 September 1954), also known professionally as Cherie Booth,... more on Wikipedia
  • Peter Skellern

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Peter Skellern (14 March 1947 – 17 February 2017) was an English singer-songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
  • Roger Fenton

    Roger Fenton

    Dec. at 50 (1819-1869)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Roger Fenton (28 March 1819 – 8 August 1869) was a British photographer, noted as one of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Gary Neville

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Gary Alexander Neville (born 18 February 1975) is an English football coach, retired football... more on Wikipedia

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    #370 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#36 of 452 The Best Soccer Defenders of All Time

  • Lisa Riley

    Lisa Riley

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Lisa Jane Riley (born 13 July 1976 in Bury, Greater Manchester) is an English actress and... more on Wikipedia
  • Andy Goram

    Andy Goram

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Andrew Lewis Goram (born 13 April 1964) is a Scottish former footballer, who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Kathryn Fudge

    Kathryn Fudge

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Kathryn Fudge is a British handball player. She plays for the British national team, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Edmund Curtis

    Dec. at 62 (1881-1943)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Edmund Curtis (1881–1943), was born in Lancashire to Irish parents. He worked in a rubber... more on Wikipedia
  • Kenneth Williamson

    Dec. at 63 (1914-1977)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Kenneth Williamson FRSE MBOU (c. 1914 – 14 June 1977) was a British ornithologist who had a... more on Wikipedia
  • Reg Harris

    Reg Harris

    Dec. at 72 (1920-1992)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Reginald Hargreaves Harris OBE (1 March 1920 – 22 June 1992) was a British track racing... more on Wikipedia
  • Ian Wallace

    Ian Wallace

    Dec. at 61 (1946-2007)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Ian Russell Wallace (29 September 1946 – 22 February 2007) was an English rock and jazz... more on Wikipedia
  • Jennie McAlpine

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Jennie Elizabeth McAlpine (born 12 February 1984) is a British television actress, comedian... more on Wikipedia
  • Jane Danson

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Jane Danson (born Jane Dawson, 8 November 1978) is an English actress. She is known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • Matt Holland

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Matthew Rhys Holland (born 11 April 1974) is a former professional footballer, who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Michael Lees

    Dec. at 77 (1927-2004)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Michael Lees was an actor.
  • Joe Shaw

    Joe Shaw

    Dec. at 80 (1883-1963)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Joseph Ebenezer Shaw (7 May 1883 – September 1963) was an English football player and coach.
  • Ginger Lees

    Ginger Lees

    Dec. at 77 (1905-1982)

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Harry Riley "Ginger" Lees (born 1905, date of death unknown = 1982 in Bury) was a former... more on Wikipedia
  • Tony Irving

    Age: 54

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Anthony Spencer "Tony" Irving (born 5 July 1966), is a British-Swedish TV-personality,... more on Wikipedia
  • Ellie Leach

    Age: 19

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom