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Famous People From Dagenham

Updated November 8, 2018 13.1k views59 items

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

    BirthplaceDagenham, England, London

    Martin Lee Gore (born 23 July 1961) is an English songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist, singer,...  more

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  • BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Mike Holoway (born 28 January 1961 in Dagenham, Essex) is a British musician and actor. He was...  more
  • Sandie Shaw

    Sandie Shaw

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Sandie Shaw, MBE (born Sandra Ann Goodrich; 26 February 1947) is an English singer. One of the...  more


    #209 of 602 The Best Female Vocalists Ever#116 of 219 The Top Pop Artists of the 1960s

  • Charlotte Lamb

    Dec. at 63 (1937-2000)

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Sheila Holland, née Sheila Ann Mary Coates ((1937-12-22)22 December 1937 in Dagenham, Essex,...  more
  • Colin Larkin

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Colin Larkin (born 1949) is a British writer and entrepreneur. He founded, and was the editor...  more
  • Gee Vaucher

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Barking and Dagenham, East of England, Eurasia, Dagenham, Greater London

    Gee Vaucher is a visual artist who was born in 1945 in Dagenham, Essex, England.Vaucher met...  more
  • Jo Ho

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Jo Ho is a multi-award-winning British East Asian / Chinese screenwriter, director and...  more
  • Jayadev

    Jayadev is a percussionist and musician....
  • Stacey Solomon

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Stacey Chanelle Claire Solomon (born 4 October 1989) is an English singer and television...  more
  • Terry Venables

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Terence Frederick Venables (born 6 January 1943), often referred to as "El Tel ", is an...  more

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  • Ian Ayris

  • Edward Sexton

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Edward Sexton is a British Savile Row tailor, fashion designer and manufacturing consultant....  more
  • Devlin


    Age: 31

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    James Devlin (born 7 May 1989), better known mononymously as Devlin, is an English rapper from...  more

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    #36 of 62 The Best British Rappers of All Time#115 of 161 The Best Hardcore Rappers

  • Nick Frost

    Nick Frost

    Age: 48

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Nicholas John Frost (born 28 March 1972) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter,...  more

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  • Keith West

    Age: 76

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Keith Hopkins (born 6 December 1943, Dagenham, Essex, England), known by his stage name Keith...  more
  • William Gunary

    Dec. at 74 (1895-1969)

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    William Gunary (5 August 1895 – 26 January 1969) was an English cricketer. He was a...  more
  • John Farnham

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    John Peter Farnham AO (born 1 July 1949) is an English-born Australian rock/soft rock singer....  more
  • Alf Ramsey

    Alf Ramsey

    Dec. at 79 (1920-1999)

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Sir Alfred Ernest Ramsey (22 January 1920 – 28 April 1999) was an English football player and...  more
  • Paul Hayes

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Paul Edward Hayes (born 20 September 1983) is an English retired professional football forward...  more
  • Mark Lazarowicz

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Barking and Dagenham, East of England, Eurasia, Dagenham, Greater London

    Mark Lazarowicz (born Marek Lazarowicz; 8 August 1953) is a British Labour Co-operative...  more
  • Sanmi Odelusi

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Sanmi Odelusi is a soccer player....  more
  • Richard Wisker

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Richard Wisker (born 1 February 1995) is an English actor, known for his role as Liam...  more
  • Danny Westwood

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Daniel Robert (Bobby) Westwood (born 25 July 1953, in Dagenham) is an English professional...  more
  • Neil Humphreys

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Neil Humphreys (born 5 December 1974) is an author and resident in Singapore. Brought up in...  more
  • Ken Kiff

    Dec. at 66 (1935-2001)

    BirthplaceDagenham, London, England

    Ken Kiff, RA was a 20th-century British painter. Kenneth Kiff studied at the Hornsey School of...  more