Famous People From Oldham

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different people like Steve Thompson and Mark Jordon.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Oldham?" or "Which celebrities were born in Oldham?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Ranked by
  • Eric Sykes
    Dec. at 89 (1923-2012)
    • Birthplace: Oldham, United Kingdom
    Eric Sykes (4 May 1923 – 4 July 2012) was an English radio, stage, television and film writer, comedian, actor, and director whose performing career spanned more than 50 years. He frequently wrote ...more
  • Phillip Schofield

    Phillip Schofield

    Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Oldham, England
    Phillip Bryan Schofield (born 1 April 1962) is an English television presenter who works for ITV. He is currently the co-presenter of This Morning (2002–present) and Dancing on Ice (2006–2014, ...more
    • Birthplace: Oldham, United Kingdom
    Nicola White is an English field hockey player.
  • Chris Curtis
    Dec. at 63 (1941-2005)
    • Birthplace: Oldham, United Kingdom
    Chris Curtis (born Christopher Crummey; 26 August 1941 – 28 February 2005) was an English drummer and singer with the 1960s beat band The Searchers. He originated the concept behind Deep Purple and ...more
  • William Walton
    Dec. at 80 (1902-1983)
    • Birthplace: Oldham, United Kingdom
    Sir William Turner Walton, OM (29 March 1902 – 8 March 1983) was an English composer. During a sixty-year career, he wrote music in several classical genres and styles, from film scores to opera. His ...more
    • Birthplace: England
    Bernard Joseph Cribbins, OBE (born 29 December 1928) is an English character actor, comedy actor, voice-over artist and musical comedian with a career spanning over seventy years. He came to ...more