Famous People From Hampshire

List of famous people from Hampshire, 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 Hampshire, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Hampshire 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 Hampshire, 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 Hampshire?" or "Which celebrities were born in Hampshire?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, UK
    Elizabeth Jane Hurley (born 10 June 1965), more generally known as Liz Hurley, is an English businesswoman, actress, and model. She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since ...more
  • Christopher Hitchens
    Dec. at 62 (1949-2011)
    • Birthplace: South East England, Eurasia, South West England, Dorset, United Kingdom
    Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was an English-American author, columnist, essayist, orator, journalist, and social critic. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor, or ...more
  • Richard Dawson

    Richard Dawson

    Dec. at 79 (1932-2012)
    • Birthplace: Gosport, Hampshire, England, UK
    Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; November 20, 1932 – June 2, 2012) was a British-American actor, comedian, game show host and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for playing ...more
    • Birthplace: Epsom, United Kingdom
    Catherine Jane McCormack (born 3 April 1972) is an English actress of stage and screen. Her film appearances include Braveheart (1995), The Land Girls (1998), Dangerous Beauty (1998), Dancing at ...more
    • Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Amanda Lamb (born 19 July 1972) is an English television presenter and former model.
    • Birthplace: Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire, England, UK
    Amanda Louise Holden (born 16 February 1971) is an English television presenter and talent competition judge, actress, singer, writer, and radio personality. Holden has judged on the TV talent show ...more