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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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Jeremy Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
age 58
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
Lesley Garrett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
age 63
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
Dec. 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
age 36
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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
age 45
Nathaniel Mellors is an English artist and musician.
John Aldred is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
age 98
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 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
Dec. 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 54
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
Dec. 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 41
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
age 40
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 Dec. 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.
Mark Atkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Doncaster
Mark Atkins age 50
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
age 38
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
age 35
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
age 33
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
age 63
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 23
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 30
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 Dec. 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
age 61
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 44
Neil Sykes is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.