Famous People From Oxford

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

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  • Stephen Hawking
    Dec. at 76 (1942-2018)
    • Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
    Stephen William Hawking (8 January 1942 – 14 March 2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the ...more
  • Clara Barton
    Dec. at 90 (1821-1912)
    • Birthplace: Oxford, Massachusetts
    Clarissa Harlowe Barton (December 25, 1821 – April 12, 1912) was a pioneering American nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She was a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, a teacher, and ...more
  • Vivian Stanshall
    Dec. at 51 (1943-1995)
    • Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
    Vivian Stanshall (born Victor Anthony Stanshall; 21 March 1943 – 5 March 1995) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, author, poet and wit, best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah ...more
  • Emma B
    Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
    Emma Louise Boughton (born 27 November 1970 in Oxford, Oxfordshire), better known as Emma B, is a radio presenter in the UK.
    • Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
    Miriam Margolyes, (; born 18 May 1941) is a British-Australian actress and voice artist. Her earliest roles were in theatre and after several supporting roles in film and television she won a BAFTA ...more
  • Lucy Gordon
    Dec. at 28 (1980-2009)
    • Birthplace: England, Oxford
    Lucy Gordon (22 May 1980 – 20 May 2009) was an English actress and model. She became a face of CoverGirl in 1997 before starting an acting career. Her first film was Perfume in 2001 before going on ...more