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

List contains people like Warwick Cairns and Nick Frost.

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

Martin Gore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Martin Gore age 55 - Martin Lee Gore is an English singer songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, producer, remixer, and DJ. He is a founding member of Depeche Mode and has written the majority of their songs. His work ...more

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Mike Holoway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Mike Holoway age 54 - Mike Holoway is a British musician and actor. He was the drummer and percussionist in Flintlock and at the same time became an actor, notably in the cult TV series The Tomorrow People .

Sandie Shaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Sandie Shaw age 70 - Sandie Shaw is an English pop singer, who was one of the most successful British female singers of the 1960s. In 1967 she was the first British act to win the Eurovision Song Contest. She has ...more

Charlotte Lamb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Charlotte Lamb Died at 63 (1937-2000) - Sheila Holland, née Sheila Ann Mary Coates was best known under the pseudonym Charlotte Lamb as a prolific romantic novelist. She signed her novels with her married or maiden names – ...more

Colin Larkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Colin Larkin age 66 - Colin Larkin is a British entrepreneur and writer. He was the editor in chief and founder of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, described by The Times as "the standard against which all ...more

Gee Vaucher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Gee Vaucher age 70 - Gee Vaucher is a visual artist who was born in 1945 in Dagenham, East London. Her work with Anarcho-punk band Crass was ovular to the 'protest art' of the 1980s. Vaucher has always seen her work ...more

Jo Ho is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Jo Ho age 38 - Jo Ho is an English screenwriter and director of Chinese descent, best known for creating the BBC series Spirit Warriors. She has been credited as the first Chinese person in the UK to have ...more

Jayadev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Jayadev Jayadev is a percussionist and musician.

Stacey Solomon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Stacey Solomon age 27 - Stacey Chanelle Charlene Solomon is an English singer, television presenter and reality television star. She rose to fame on the sixth series of The X Factor, coming third overall on the show. ...more

Terry Venables is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Terry Venables age 74 - Terence Frederick "Terry" Venables, often referred to as "El Tel", is an English former football player and manager. During the 1960s and 70s, he played for various clubs ...more

Ian Ayris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
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Edward Sexton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Edward Sexton age 73 - Edward Sexton is a British Savile Row tailor, fashion designer and manufacturing consultant. Sexton has been called a key player in the history of Savile Row.

Devlin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Devlin age 27 - James Devlin, better known mononymously as Devlin, is an English rapper from Dagenham, East London, England, signed to Island Records. Part of Grime collective 'O.T Crew' with Dogzilla, ...more

Nick Frost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Nick Frost age 45 - Nicholas John "Nick" Frost is an English actor, comedian and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films, consisting of Shaun of the ...more

Keith West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Keith West age 72 - Keith West is a member of the musical group Heartland.

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William Gunary is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
William Gunary Died at 74 (1895-1969) - William Gunary was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a left-arm medium-fast bowler who played for Essex. He was born in Dagenham and died in Upminster. Gunary represented ...more

John Farnham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
John Farnham age 67 - John Peter Farnham AO, is an English-born Australian pop singer. Farnham was a teen pop idol from 1964 to 1979, and has since forged a career as an adult contemporary singer. His career has ...more

Alf Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Alf Ramsey Died at 79 (1920-1999) - Sir Alfred Ernest "Alf" Ramsey was an English footballer and manager of the English national football team from 1963 to 1974. His greatest achievement was winning the 1966 World Cup ...more

Paul Hayes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Paul Hayes age 32 - Paul Edward Hayes is an English professional footballer who plays for Wycombe Wanderers as a centre forward. Hayes has made more than 400 appearances for several clubs in all three divisions of ...more

Mark Lazarowicz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Mark Lazarowicz age 63 - Mark Lazarowicz, is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North and Leith since 2001. In October 2010, he was appointed as part of the ...more

Sanmi Odelusi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Sanmi Odelusi age 23 - Sanmi Odelusi is a soccer player.

Richard Wisker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Richard Wisker age 20 - Richard Wisker is an English actor, presenter, singer and musician best known for his role as Liam O'Donovan in Tracy Beaker Returns. He is currently a presenter on CBBC entertainment series ...more

Danny Westwood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Danny Westwood age 62 - Daniel Robert "Danny" Westwood is an English former professional football player. His clubs included Queens Park Rangers and Gillingham, where he made over 200 Football League ...more

Neil Humphreys is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Neil Humphreys age 41 - Neil Humphreys is a British humour columnist and author of three best-selling humorous books about Singapore - Notes From an Even Smaller Island, Scribbles from the Same Island and Final Notes ...more

Ken Kiff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Ken Kiff Died at 66 (1935-2001) - Ken Kiff, RA was a 20th-century British painter. Kenneth Kiff studied at the Hornsey School of Art during 1955–61. Kiff was a figurative artist at a time when abstract art held sway. He became a ...more

Alison Seabeck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Alison Seabeck age 63 - Alison Jane Seabeck is an English Labour Party politician and shadow Minister under the Shadow Secretary of State for Defence. She was previously the shadow Housing Minister. She was the Member ...more

Barry Hearn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Barry Hearn age 68 - Barry Hearn is an English accountant, sporting events promoter, and the founder and chairman of promotions company Matchroom Sport. Through Matchroom, Hearn is also involved in many other ...more

Warwick Cairns is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Warwick Cairns age 55 - Warwick Cairns is a British author. He was educated at Keele University in England and at Yale University in the United States, where he studied under Professor Harold Bloom. His first book, ...more

Kevin O'Callaghan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Kevin O'Callaghan age 54 - Kevin O'Callaghan is a former Irish footballer, who played as a left winger.

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Les Allen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Les Allen age 79 - Leslie William "Les" Allen is an English former footballer and manager.

Nicky Cook is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Nicky Cook age 37 - Nicky Cook is an English professional boxer who fights at featherweight he is the former British, Commonwealth, European featherweight and WBO super featherweight champion.

Jay Davies is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Jay Davies age 25 - Jay Andrew John Raymond Davies is an English footballer who plays for Biggleswade Town as a midfielder.

Vera Frances is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Vera Frances age 86 - Vera Frances is a British actress who worked with Arthur Askey, Tommy Handley, George Formby, Dinah Sheridan, John Mills and Alastair Sim, among others. Frances's father was a props and special ...more

Joe Martin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Joe Martin age 28 - Joseph John "Joe" Martin is an English professional footballer for Gillingham. He is a left-sided defender, who can also play as a midfielder. He has represented England at under-16 ...more

Luke Magill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Luke Magill age 29 - Luke Magill is an English footballer, currently playing for Dayton Dutch Lions in the USL Professional Division.

Adam Barrett is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Adam Barrett age 37 - Adam Nicholas Barrett is an English footballer who is in his second spell with Football League Two club Southend United. He has also played for Leyton Orient, Plymouth Argyle, Mansfield Town, ...more

Spencer Harry Gilbee Digby is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Spencer Harry Gilbee Digby Spencer Harry Gilbee Digby was a New Zealand photographer. He was born in Dagenham, Essex, England on 26 June 1901.

Barry Kitchener is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Barry Kitchener Died at 65 (1947-2012) - Barry Kitchener was an English professional footballer who played for Millwall between 1966 and 1982. Born in Dagenham, Essex, Kitchener signed for Millwall in August 1965 and made his Millwall ...more

Graeme Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Graeme Montgomery age 27 - Graeme Montgomery is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder. He plays for Conference South side Boreham Wood, following his release from Eastleigh on 24 February 2012.

Sidney Hinkes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Sidney Hinkes Died at 81 (1925-2006) - Sidney George Stuart Hinkes was a pacifist and a priest in the Church of England. Hinkes was born in Dagenham. His father was a postal sorter at the London Sorting office. He was educated at ...more

David Keefe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
David Keefe age 59 - David Edward Keefe is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League as a winger for Southend United and Torquay United. He was born in Dagenham. Keefe began his ...more

Wayne Mardle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Wayne Mardle age 43 - Wayne Mardle is an English former professional darts player for the Professional Darts Corporation, and former player in the BDO. He now lives in Romford. Before turning professional, he worked ...more

Dean Coney is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Dean Coney age 52 - Dean Henry Coney is a former professional footballer, who played for Fulham, QPR and Norwich City.

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Paul King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Paul King age 69 - Paul Malcolm King, is an English musician who was a member of Mungo Jerry between 1970 and 1972. He contributed occasional lead vocals, and played acoustic guitar, banjo, harmonica, kazoo and ...more

Alan Parkinson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Alan Parkinson age 70 - Alan Parkinson is an English former footballer. He played for Aveley and Leyton Orient.

Sophie Ash is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Sophie Ash age 25

Alan Starling is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Alan Starling age 66 - Alan William Starling was a professional footballer, who played as a goalkeeper for Luton Town, Torquay United, Northampton Town & Huddersfield Town. Starling began his career as an ...more

Mark O'Toole is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Mark O'Toole age 27

Neil Saunders is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Neil Saunders age 33 - Neil Christopher Saunders is a footballer who plays as a midfielder. He is currently a free agent, having been most recently contracted to Exeter City in League One. He has played international ...more

Joe Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Dagenham
Joe Benjamin age 25 - Joseph John "Joe" Benjamin is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Dulwich Hamlet.