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Famous People From Luton

Updated June 8, 2017 12.0k views144 items

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

This list has everything from Hassan Butt to Tom Clark.

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

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Emily Jane Atack (born 18 December 1989) is an English actress. She is best known for her role... more on Wikipedia
  • Monty Panesar

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Mudhsuden Singh Panesar (born 25 April 1982), known as Monty Panesar, is an English... more on Wikipedia
  • Arthur Hailey

    Arthur Hailey

    Dec. at 84 (1920-2004)

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Arthur Hailey (April 5, 1920 – November 24, 2004) was a British-Canadian novelist whose... more on Wikipedia
  • Natasha Collins

    Natasha Collins

    Dec. at 32 (1976-2008)

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Natasha Louise Collins (7 July 1976 – 3 January 2008) was an English actress and model.... more on Wikipedia
  • Chris Gauthier

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Christopher Gauthier (born 27 January 1976) is an English-born Canadian actor best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • David Renwick

    BirthplaceEast of England, Eurasia, Luton, United Kingdom, Bedfordshire

    David Peter Renwick (born 4 September 1951) is an English television writer, best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • John Badham

    BirthplaceEast of England, Eurasia, Luton, United Kingdom, Bedfordshire

    John MacDonald Badham (born August 25, 1939) is an American director of film and television,... more on Wikipedia
  • Charles Bronson

    Charles Bronson

    Dec. at 82 (1921-2003)

    BirthplaceEhrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Charles Bronson (born Charles Dennis Buchinsky; Lithuanian: Karolis Dionyzas Bučinskis;... more on Wikipedia

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    #139 of 302 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)#230 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • Jonathan Barnbrook

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Jonathan Barnbrook (born 1966), is a British graphic designer, film maker and typographer. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Young

    Paul Young

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceLuton, England

    Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.... more on Wikipedia

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    #270 of 739 The Best Singers of All Time#276 of 603 The Best Rock Vocalists

  • Percy Walsh

    Dec. at 64 (1888-1952)

    BirthplaceLuton, England

    Percy Walsh (24 April 1888 in Luton, Bedfordshire – 19 January 1952 in London) was a British... more on Wikipedia
  • Richard Mayes

    Dec. at 84 (1922-2006)

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Richard Mayes (born Derek Leonard Richard Mayes; 26 December 1922 - 22 October 2006) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Zema Abbey

    Age: 43

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Zema Abbey (born 17 April 1977) is an English former professional footballer, who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Stephen Kelman

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Stephen Kelman is an English novelist, whose debut novel Pigeon English was a shortlisted... more on Wikipedia
  • Stacey Dooley

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Stacey Jaclyn Dooley (born 9 March 1987) is an English television presenter, journalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Graham Earl (born 26 August 1978) is a British former professional boxer who competed from... more on Wikipedia
  • Liam George

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Liam Brendan George (born 2 February 1979 in Luton, England) is a footballer who currently... more on Wikipedia
  • Karl Richards

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Karl Richards is a film producer.
  • Kevin Dearden

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Kevin Charles Dearden (born 8 March 1970) is an English former professional football who made... more on Wikipedia
  • Harry Mingay

    Dec. at 74 (1895-1969)

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Henry Joseph Mingay was an English professional football goalkeeper. He spent five years at... more on Wikipedia
  • Matt Lawrence

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

  • Robin Wainwright

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Robin Wainwright is a former English footballer who played in the Football League for... more on Wikipedia
  • Mohammed Abdullah Azam

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Mohammed Abdullah Azam is a citizen of the United Kingdom who was charged under its... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Sinha

    Paul Sinha

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Supriya Kumar "Paul" Sinha (born 28 May 1970) is a British comedian, broadcaster, and quiz... more on Wikipedia
  • Hassan Butt

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    Hassan Butt (Urdu: حسن بٹ‎) (born 1980) is a British Pakistani former spokesman of the... more on Wikipedia