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

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

Jeremy Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Jeremy Clarkson age 57 - Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring. He is best known for co-presenting the BBC TV show Top Gear with Richard Hammond and ...more

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Lesley Garrett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Lesley Garrett age 62 - Lesley Garrett CBE is an English soprano singer, musician, broadcaster and media personality. She is noted for being at home in opera and "crossover music".

Effie Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Effie Bancroft Died at 82 (1839-1921) - Marie Effie Wilton, Lady Bancroft was an English actress and theatre manager. She appeared onstage as Marie Wilton until after her marriage in December 1867 to Squire Bancroft, when she usually ...more

David Firth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
David Firth age 32 - David John Firth is an English animator, writer, musician, actor, voice actor, filmmaker, video artist, and broadcaster. As a cartoonist, Firth's work is largely distributed via the internet, ...more

Michael Denison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Michael Denison Died at 83 (1915-1998) - John Michael Terence Wellesley Denison, CBE was an English actor.

Jack Firth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Jack Firth Died at 80 (1907-1987) - John "Jack" Firth was an English professional footballer who played as a wing half or inside forward for Birmingham, Swansea Town and Bury in the Football League.

Nathaniel Mellors is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Nathaniel Mellors age 43 - Nathaniel Mellors is an English artist and musician.

John Aldred is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
John Aldred age 96 - John B Aldred is an English sound engineer. He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Sound Recording. He worked on 57 different films and TV shows from 1942 to 1973.

Jeremy Grantham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Jeremy Grantham Jeremy Grantham is a British investor and co-founder and chief investment strategist of Grantham Mayo van Otterloo, a Boston-based asset management firm. GMO is one of the largest managers of ...more

Bill Humble is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Bill Humble Died at 81 (1911-1992) - William Humble MBE was a well-known pre-Second World War aviator, known as an air racer and for his aerobatic displays. He was also an officer in the Royal Air Force Special Reserve, and the ...more

Andy Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Andy Rhodes age 51 - Andrew "Andy" Charles Rhodes born 23 August 1964 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire is a retired English football goalkeeper, and current goalkeeping coach. Rhodes played for Oldham ...more

Harry McNally is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Harry McNally Died at 68 (1936-2004) - Harry McNally was an English football player, coach and manager, noted for his spells as manager of Wigan Athletic and Chester City.

Liam Botham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Liam Botham age 38 - Liam James Botham is a former rugby player who played rugby union and later rugby league. He is the son of English Test cricketer Ian Botham. His godfather is the former West Indian cricket ...more

Edward Hogg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Edward Hogg age 38 - Edward Hogg is an English actor, known for portraying Jesco White in White Lightnin' and Stephen Turnbull in Bunny and the Bull.

Albert Snell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Albert Snell Died at 76 (1931-2007) - Albert Snell was an English former professional footballer. Following the end of his football career, Albert Snell entered teaching and then later became known as a photographer.

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Mark Atkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Mark Atkins age 47 - Mark Nigel Atkins is an English former footballer and manager of Northern Premier League side Matlock Town. He was primarily a central midfielder but started out as right-back in a career that ...more

James Toseland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
James Toseland age 35 - James Michael Toseland is an English former motorcycle racer. Toseland was the 2007 World Superbike Champion on a Ten Kate Honda, and also won the 2004 Superbike World Championship on a Ducati. ...more

Barry Middleton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Barry Middleton age 31 - Barry John Middleton is an English field hockey player. He is the current captain of the England team and the GB team. The midfielder/forward made his international debut in April 2003 against ...more

Nicholas D. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Nicholas D. Cooper age 29 - Nicholas D. Cooper is an English actor. Cooper was born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire to Daud Cooper and Consuelas Heel. He has a younger brother, Wimancini. Cooper is a third-generation ...more

Margo Gunn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Margo Gunn age 59 - Margo Gunn born 8 February 1956 in Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, is an English actress and a fully qualified Drama teacher of Drama and Theatre Studies. Margo attended Doncaster ...more

Josh Meade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Josh Meade age 20 - Joshua Ryan Meade is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder, currently a Matlock Town F.C. after he was released by Doncaster Rovers.

Matt Noble is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Matt Noble age 27 - Matt Noble is an English footballer, currently playing for Rochedale Rovers Football Club. He was voted Doncaster Rovers Youth Player of the Season at the end of the 2006-07 seasonafter making ...more

Bill Horsman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Bill Horsman Died at 74 (1908-1982) - William "Bill" Horsman was an English professional footballer. Born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Horsman played as an outside right for Birmingham, for whom he made 78 appearances in ...more

Graham Rix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Graham Rix age 59 - Graham Cyril Rix is an English former football player. He is currently the head coach of A.F.C. Portchester.

Neil Sykes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Neil Sykes age 41 - Neil Sykes is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

Mark Rankine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Mark Rankine age 46 - Simon Mark Rankine is an English former footballer, who played over 700 games in English football in a 19-year career.

John Frederick Herring, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
John Frederick Herring, Jr. Died at 87 (1820-1907) - John Frederick Herring, Jr. was an English painter who is best known for his equine art.

Jon Morrey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Jon Morrey Jon Morrey is a film producer.

Terry Twell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Terry Twell age 68 - Terence Keith "Terry" Twell was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham City. He played as a goalkeeper. Twell was born in Doncaster, now in ...more

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Bobby Saxton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Bobby Saxton age 72 - Robert "Bobby" Saxton is an English former footballer, manager and coach, now working as a scout for Sunderland F.C.

Simon Worrall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Simon Worrall age 31 - Simon Worrall is an English rugby league footballer for Toulouse Olympique in the Co-operative Championship he previously played for Leeds Rhinos and rugby union for Leeds Carnegie. His usual ...more

Brett Hutton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Brett Hutton age 22 - Brett Alan Hutton is an English cricketer. Hutton is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born at Doncaster, Yorkshire and attended Worksop College in north ...more

Kevin Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Kevin Blackburn age 47 - Kevin Richard Blackburn is a former English cricketer. Blackburn was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Doncaster, Yorkshire. Blackburn first played county ...more

Graham Watson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Graham Watson age 66 - Graham Sidney "Willie" Watson is a former English footballer who played in the Football League for Cambridge United, Doncaster Rovers, Lincoln City, and Rotherham United.

Mark Samways is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Mark Samways age 47 - Mark Samways is an English former professional footballer who made 364 appearances in the Football League playing as a goalkeeper for Doncaster Rovers, Scunthorpe United, York City and

Danny Rose is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Danny Rose age 26 - Daniel Lee "Danny" Rose is an English professional footballer who plays for Tottenham Hotspur as a left back and a left winger. Rose started his professional career at Leeds United in ...more

Janet Dibley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Janet Dibley age 58 - Janet Dibley is an English actress. She is known for her roles the 1980s sitcom The Two of Us, as Lorna Cartwright in the BBC soap opera EastEnders and Elaine Cassidy in the BBC soap opera

Brian Roper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Brian Roper Died at 65 (1929-1994) - Brian T. Roper was a British-American film and television actor, and, in later years, real estate agent.

Mary Millar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Mary Millar Died at 62 (1936-1998) - Irene Mary Wetton, better known by her stage name Mary Millar, was a British actress and singer best remembered for her role as Rose in the BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearances. She was born in ...more

Richard Crehan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Richard Crehan Richard Crehan is an actor.

David Cowling is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
David Cowling age 57 - David Roy "Dave" Cowling is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League as a midfielder for Huddersfield Town, where he played 340 league games during ...more

Carlotta Addison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Carlotta Addison Died at 65 (1849-1914) - Carlotta Addison was an actress.

Marjorie Gresley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Marjorie Gresley Died at 79 (1909-1988) - Marjorie Gresley was an actress.

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Greg Young is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Greg Young age 32 - Gregory James "Greg" Young is an English semi-professional footballer who plays for Buxton as a defender. Young started his career with the Sheffield Wednesday youth system and after ...more

Andy Butler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Andy Butler age 33 - Andrew Peter "Andy" Butler is an English professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Doncaster Rovers. Born in Doncaster, he has previously played for Walsall, ...more

John McLaughlin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
John McLaughlin age 75 - John McLaughlin is a songwriter.

Anthony Barber is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Anthony Barber Died at 85 (1920-2005) - Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber, PC, DL was a British Conservative politician who served as a member of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Barber was appointed ...more

Anna Tunnicliffe is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Anna Tunnicliffe age 33 - Anna Tunnicliffe is an American sailor and world-class competitor in the women's single-handed. As a member of the 2008 US Olympic team she won a gold medal in the Women's Laser Radial class. In ...more

Mark Ryan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Mark Ryan age 60 - Mark Ryan is an English actor, author, action director and voice actor.

Ian Wardle is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Ian Wardle age 45 - Ian Spencer Wardle is an English former footballer.