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

This list below has everything from John Berryman to Alex Parsonage.

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

Charles Coulson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Dec. at 64 (1910-1974)
Charles Alfred Coulson FRS was a British applied mathematician, theoretical chemist and religious author. His major scientific work was as a pioneer of the application of the quantum theory of ...more

Jas Mann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Jas Mann age 47
Jasbinder Singh "Jas" Mann is a British song-writer, musician, singer, record producer and film producer. He was lead singer of alternative rock band Babylon Zoo, known for their 1996 ...more

Archie Fisher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Archie Fisher Dec. at 63 (1896-1959)
Archibald Joseph Charles Fisher was an artist born in Dudley, England who was educated at the Royal College of Art, London who came to New Zealand to take up the post of principal of Elam Art ...more

Ronald Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Ronald Smith Dec. at 75 (1926-2001)
Ronald Smith was an English cricketer. Smith was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Dudley, Worcestershire. Smith made a single first-class appearance for ...more

Roy Clayton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Roy Clayton age 69
Roy Charles Clayton is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League, as a forward. He played non league football for a string of clubs and also played in the ...more

Dean Coleman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Dean Coleman age 33
Dean Samuel Coleman is an English footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Halesowen Town.

Richard Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Richard Scott age 44
Richard Paul Scott is an English professional footballer who made more than 200 appearances in the Football League playing for Birmingham City, Shrewsbury Town and Peterborough United. He plays ...more

Robert Sawyers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Robert Sawyers age 40
Robert Sawyers in Birmingham, England, is a retired English professional footballer who played as a defender for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Barnet in the Football League. Robert, is a farther ...more

John Pearson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Dudley
John Pearson Dec. at 83 (1896-1979)
John Cecil Pearson was an English professional footballer who played as a full back.

Sid Stanton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Sid Stanton age 95
Sidney Horley "Sid" Stanton was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Northampton Town. He played as a defender or wing half. Stanton was born in ...more

Maurice Vincent Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Dec. at 97 (1913-2010)
Sir Maurice Vincent Wilkes FRS, FREng, DFBCS was a British computer scientist credited with several important developments in computing. At the time of his death, Wilkes was an Emeritus ...more

James Whale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Dec. at 68 (1889-1957)
James Whale was an English film director, theatre director and actor. He is best remembered for his four classic horror films: Frankenstein, The Old Dark House, The Invisible Man and Bride of ...more

Lenny Henry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Dudley
age 60
Lenworth George Henry, CBE is a British stand-up comedian, actor, writer, television presenter, and comedian, best known for co-founding charity Comic Relief and presenting various television ...more

Duncan Edwards is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Dec. at 22 (1936-1958)
Duncan Edwards was an English footballer who played for Manchester United and the England national team. He was one of the Busby Babes, the young United team formed under manager Matt Busby in ...more

Jerry Turbidy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Jerry Turbidy Dec. at 68 (1852-1920)
Jeremiah Turbidy was a 19th-century professional baseball player. He played for the Kansas City Cowboys of the Union Association in 1884.

Dorothy Round Little is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Dec. at 74 (1908-1982)
Dorothy Edith Round Little was a World No. 1 British female tennis player. She was born in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, where she attended the Dudley Girls High School. Little was a rival of ...more

William Whiting II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Dec. at 70 (1841-1911)
William Whiting was an American businessman and politician from Holyoke, Massachusetts. Whiting descended from an English family who first settled in Lynn, Massachusetts during 1636. Whiting was ...more

John Stafford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Dudley
John Stafford Dec. at 70 (1870-1940)
John Henry "Doc" Stafford was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played for the Cleveland Spiders in 1893.

Billy Dainty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Billy Dainty Dec. at 59 (1927-1986)
William Hooper Frank John Dainty was a British comedian, dancer, physical comedian and pantomime and television star. Dainty was born at Wolverhampton Street, Dudley, Worcestershire. His father ...more

Martin Butler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Martin Butler age 44
Martin Neil Butler is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker from 1993 until 2009. Butler notably played for Walsall, Cambridge United and Reading. He also had spells ...more

Andrew Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Andrew Griffiths age 48
Andrew James Griffiths is an English politician. He is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Burton.

Jason Bonham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Dudley
age 52
Jason John Bonham is an English drummer. Bonham is perhaps best known for being the son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham and Patricia "Pat" Bonham. After his father's death ...more

John Berryman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Dudley
John Berryman Dec. at 71 (1825-1896)
John Berryman 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 Commonwealth

Roger Tibbetts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Dudley
Roger Tibbetts age 70
Roger Tibbetts is a 1999 Guggenheim Fellow in Creative Arts.

Peter Green is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Dudley
age 68
Peter Green, FRS is a British Bayesian statistician. He is Emeritus Professor and Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, and a Professor at the University of Technology, ...more