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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 33 Gemma Louise Atkinson is an English actress, television personality and glamour and lingerie model. Atkinson is best known for her role in Hollyoaks, acting the role of Lisa Hunter between 2001 ...more

Georgia May Foote is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 27 Georgia May Foote is an English actress and model. She is best known for playing Alison Simmons in the BBC school drama series Grange Hill from 2005 to 2008 and as Katy Armstrong in the ITV soap ...more

Antony Cotton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 42 Antony Cotton is an English actor, best known for his roles in Coronation Street and the original UK version of Queer as Folk. In March 2013, he recently won Let's Dance for Comic Relief, ...more

Christine Peake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 52 Christine Peake is a glamour model who has appeared in the British tabloid, The Sun as a Page 3 girl.

Steven Kirby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Bury
Steven Kirby age 40 Steven Paul Kirby is a retired English first-class cricketer.

Suzanne Shaw is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 36 Suzanne Crowshaw, known as Suzanne Shaw is an English actress, singer and television personality, who rose to fame after winning the talent contest Popstars and subsequently being a member of ...more

Charley Webb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 30 Charlotte Anne "Charley" Webb is an English actress. She is best known for portraying Debbie Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

Cherie Blair is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 63 Cherie Blair, CBE, QC, known professionally as Cherie Booth, is a British barrister. She is married to the former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair.

Peter Skellern is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 71 Peter Skellern is an English singer-songwriter and pianist.

Roger Fenton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Bury
Dec. at 50 (1819-1869) Roger Fenton was a pioneering British photographer, one of the first war photographers.

Gary Neville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 43 Gary Alexander Neville is an English football coach and former player who currently serves as a coach for the England national football team, and as co-owner of Salford City. Since retiring from ...more

Lisa Riley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 41 Lisa Jane Riley is an English television presenter and actress best known for playing the role of Mandy Dingle in the television soap opera Emmerdale and succeeding Jeremy Beadle as presenter of ...more

Andy Goram is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 53 Andrew Lewis Goram is a former Scotland international association football goalkeeper. Born in Bury, Lancashire, England, he started his career with Oldham Athletic and Hibernian, but he is best ...more

Kathryn Fudge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Bury
Kathryn Fudge age 28 Kathryn Fudge is a British handball player. She plays for the British national team, and competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Edmund Curtis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Bury
Edmund Curtis Dec. at 62 (1881-1943) Edmund Curtis, was born in Lancashire to Irish parents. He worked in a rubber factory until he was 15 when he continued with his education. His education was paid for through donations when it ...more

Kenneth Williamson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Bury
Kenneth Williamson Dec. at 63 (1914-1977) Kenneth Williamson was a British ornithologist who had a strong association with Scotland and with bird migration. Williamson was born in Bury Lancashire. From 1941-1945 he served with the ...more

Reg Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Bury
Reg Harris Dec. at 72 (1920-1992) Reginald Hargreaves Harris OBE was a British track racing cyclist in the 1940s and 1950s. He won the world amateur sprint title in 1947, two Olympic silver medals in 1948, and the professional ...more

Ian Wallace is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Bury
Dec. at 61 (1946-2007) Ian Russell Wallace was an English rock and jazz drummer, most visibly as a member of progressive rock band, King Crimson, a member of David Lindley's El Rayo-X and as Don Henley's drummer.

Jennie McAlpine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 34 Jennie Elizabeth McAlpine is a British television actress and comedienne. She is best known for her role as Fiz Brown in the soap opera Coronation Street.

Jane Danson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 39 Jane Danson is an English actress. She is known for her portrayal of Leanne Battersby in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street between 1997 and 2000, and then from 2004 onwards. Her other ...more

Matt Holland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 43 Matthew Rhys "Matt" Holland is a former professional footballer, who played as a central midfielder. He began his career at West Ham United and subsequently joined Bournemouth, before ...more

Michael Lees is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Bury
Michael Lees Dec. at 77 (1927-2004) Michael Lees was an actor.

Joe Shaw is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Bury
Dec. at 80 (1883-1963) Joseph Ebenezer "Joe" Shaw was an English football player and coach. Born in Bury, Lancashire, Shaw first played for his home club, Bury, and then Accrington Stanley, helping the side ...more

Ginger Lees is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Bury
Ginger Lees Dec. at 77 (1905-1982) Harry Riley Lees was a former international motorcycle speedway rider who rode in the first ever Speedway World Championship final in 1936. He was born in Bury, England.

Tony Irving is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Bury
Tony Irving age 51 Anthony Spencer "Tony" Irving, is a British-Swedish professional dancer, dance teacher, choreographer, and dance coach, best known as the jury chairman from TV4's popular dance program

Ellie Leach is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Bury
Ellie Leach age 17

Elaine Constantine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Bury
Elaine Constantine age 53 Elaine Constantine, is a photographer and filmmaker known for her colourful and upbeat imagery of British youth culture. She is the sister of designer, businesswoman and author Jan Constantine.

Simon Hopkinson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Bury
Simon Hopkinson age 64 Simon Charles Hopkinson is a food writer, critic and former chef. He is considered to be one of the best cookery writers working today.

Kelvin Lomax is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Bury
Kelvin Lomax age 31 Kelvin Lomax is an English footballer. He plays as a defender. He started his career in the youth team at Oldham Athletic before working his way through to the first team. He went on loan spells ...more

Paul O'Shaughnessy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Bury
Paul O'Shaughnessy age 36 Paul Joseph O'Shaughnessy in Bury, England, is an English professional footballer, who played in the ESFA Premier League for Dunbar Rovers F.C..

James Worrall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Bury
Dec. at 97 (1914-2011) James "Jim" Worrall, OC was a Canadian lawyer, Olympic track and field athlete, and sports administrator. Born in Bury, Lancashire, England, Worrall emigrated to Montreal, Quebec in ...more

Joel Miller is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Bury
Joel Miller age 29 Joel Miller is a British volleyball player. Born in Bury, Greater Manchester, England, he competed for Great Britain in the men's tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Alan Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Bury
Alan Whitehead age 61 Alan Whitehead is an English former professional footballer who made more than 350 appearances in the Football League playing as a central defender for Bury, Brentford, Scunthorpe United, York ...more

Scott Thomas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Bury
Scott Thomas age 43 Scott Thomas is an English football midfielder.

Fred Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Bury
Fred Wilkinson Fred Wilkinson was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Blackpool, Watford and Stoke.

Darron Foy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Bury
Darron Foy age 47 Darron Townley 'Biffer' Foy is a former English cricketer. Foy was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Bury, Lancashire. Foy represented the Lancashire ...more

Robert Crawshaw is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Bury
Robert Crawshaw Dec. at 83 (1869-1952) Robert Arnold Crawshaw was a British water polo player and swimmer. He won a gold medal in water polo at the 1900 Summer Olympics and finished fourth in the 200 m breaststroke swimming.

Paul Lomax is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Bury
Paul Lomax age 56

Nathan Tully is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Bury
Nathan Tully age 30

Thomas Martin Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Bury
Thomas Martin Gallagher age 19

Kate O'Flynn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 32 Kate O'Flynn is an actress.

Gordon Hewart, 1st Viscount He... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Bury
Gordon Hewart, 1st Viscount Hewart Dec. at 73 (1870-1943) Gordon Hewart, 1st Viscount Hewart, PC was a politician and judge in the United Kingdom.

Diane Coyle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 57 Diane Coyle, OBE, is an economist and a former advisor to the UK Treasury. She is Vice-Chairman of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation, and was a member of ...more

Richmal Crompton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Bury
Dec. at 79 (1890-1969) Richmal Crompton Lamburn was initially trained as a schoolmistress but later became a popular English writer, best known for her Just William series of books, humorous short stories, and to a ...more

Robert Sharples is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Bury
Robert Sharples Dec. at 74 (1913-1987) Robert Sharples was a British musical conductor, composer and bandleader, whose work encompassed films and well-known British television programmes in the 1960s and 1970s. Born in Bury, ...more

David Chaytor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 68 David Michael Chaytor is a former British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Bury North from 1997 to 2010. He was the first member of Parliament to be sentenced ...more

Rhian Sugden is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Bury
age 31 Rhian Marie Sugden is an English lingerie, glamour model and Page 3 girl.

John Charnley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Bury
John Charnley Dec. at 71 (1911-1982) Sir John Charnley FRS was a British orthopaedic surgeon. He pioneered the hip replacement operation, which is now one of the most common operations both in the UK and elsewhere in the world, and ...more

George Peachment is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Bury
George Peachment Dec. at 18 (1897-1915) George Stanley Peachment VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and ...more

Margery Freda Dame Perham is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Bury
Margery Freda Dame Perham Dec. at 87 (1895-1982) Writer and lecturer on African affairs