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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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Elizabeth Hurley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 53
Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Hurley is an English actress and model. She has been associated with the cosmetics company Estée Lauder since the company gave Hurley her first modelling ...more
Christopher Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 62 (1949-2011)
Christopher Eric Hitchens was an Anglo-American author, literary critic and journalist. He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary ...more
Richard Dawson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 80 (1932-2012)
Richard Dawson was an English-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, ...more
Catherine McCormack is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 46
Catherine Jane McCormack is an English actress, known for her stage acting as well as her screen performances in films such as Braveheart, The Land Girls, Spy Game, 28 Weeks Later, and Dangerous ...more
Amanda Lamb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 46
Amanda Lamb is an English television presenter and former model.
Amanda Holden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 48
Amanda Louise Holden is an English actress, singer and presenter, best known as a judge on ITV's Britain's Got Talent since the show began in 2007. Holden played the role of Sarah Trevanion in ...more
Gilbert Harding is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 53 (1907-1960)
Gilbert Charles Harding was an English journalist and radio and television personality. His many careers included schoolmaster, journalist, policeman, disc-jockey, actor, interviewer and ...more
Craig David is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 37
Craig Ashley David is an English singer-songwriter who rose to fame in 1999 featuring on the single "Re-Rewind" by Artful Dodger. David's debut album, Born to Do It, was released on 14 ...more
Scott Mills is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 44
Scott Robert Mills is a British radio DJ, television presenter and occasional actor, best known for presenting his show on BBC Radio 1. As of the 2011 Contest, Mills commentated for the ...more
James Callaghan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 93 (1912-2005)
Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff, KG, PC was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1979 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1976 to 1980. Callaghan is to date ...more
Peter Yates is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 82 (1929-2011)
Peter James Yates was an English film director and producer. He was born in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Clare Balding is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 48
Clare Balding is a 2013 Glamour Award winner of the presenter of the year.
Bruce Parry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 49
Bruce Parry is an award-winning documentarian, author, indigenous rights advocate, explorer, trek leader and former Royal Marines commando officer. He employs an ethnographic style and a form of ...more
Sarah Matravers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 44
Sarah Matravers is an English model and actress. Born in the New Forest, Hampshire and brought up in Kent, she lives in Fulham, London. She first came to public attention when she won The Great ...more
Simon Gray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 72 (1936-2008)
Simon James Holliday Gray, CBE was an English playwright and memoirist who also had a career as a university lecturer in English literature at Queen Mary, University of London, for 20 years. ...more
James Honeyman-Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 26 (1956-1982)
James "Jimmy" Honeyman-Scott was an English rock guitarist, songwriter and founding member of the band The Pretenders. With the Pretenders, Honeyman-Scott established a reputation, in ...more
Edgar Dean Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 88
Edgar Dean "Ed" Mitchell, Sc.D., is an American former naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut. As the Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo 14, he ...more
Laura Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 29
Laura Elizabeth Carmichael is an English actress, most widely known for her role as Lady Edith Crawley in the TV period drama series Downton Abbey.
Nell Gwyn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Dec. at 37 (1650-1687)
Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn was a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland. Called "pretty, witty Nell" by Samuel Pepys, she has been regarded as a living ...more
Marcus Patric is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 39
Marcus Patrick 17 August 1979, Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English actor.
Chidiock Tichborne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
Chidiock Tichborne Dec. at 28 (1558-1586)
Chidiock Tichborne was an English conspirator and poet.
Howard Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 64
Howard Jones is an English musician, singer and songwriter. Jones had ten top 40 hit singles in the UK between 1983 and 1986, including six which reached the top ten, and his 1984 album Human's ...more
Mark Sloan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 40
Mark Sloan is a British professional wrestler. Sloan is best known for his work with the Frontier Wrestling Alliance due to founding the promotion and being head trainer in the company's ...more
Mike Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 68
Michael John Cleote Crawford "Mike" Rutherford is an English musician. He is a founding member of Genesis and one of the band's only two constant members. He used his full name Michael ...more
Albert Lee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Hampshire
age 75
Albert William Lee is an English guitarist known for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique. Lee has worked, both in the studio and on tour, with many famous musicians from a wide range of ...more