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Famous People From Oxford

Updated June 14, 2019 14.4k views504 items

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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If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Oxford?" or "Which celebrities were born in Oxford?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Richard Hancock Moore (born Oxford, Granville County, North Carolina, August 30, 1960) was the...  more
  • Hugh McManners is a musician and a writer: a guitarist and songwriter, an author, and a...  more
  • Michael Paul Fourman FBCS FRSE (born 12 September 1950) is Professor of Computer Systems at...  more
  • Anthony Dod Mantle, DFF, BSC, ASC (born 14 April 1955) is a British cinematographer and still...  more
  • David Tomlinson

    Dec. at 83 (1917-2000)
    David Cecil MacAlister Tomlinson (7 May 1917 – 24 June 2000) was an English stage, film and...  more
  • Blythe S. Masters has been the Head of Currencies and Commodities of JP Morgan Chase Co.,...  more
  • James Christian Hibbert, better known as Jimmy Hibbert is an English writer, actor and voice...  more
  • Hampton Dellinger is a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner. Previously, he was a North...  more
  • Geoffrey Keen

    Dec. at 89 (1916-2005)
    Geoffrey Keen (21 August 1916 – 3 November 2005) was an English actor who appeared in...  more
  • Karl Anderson

    Dec. at 102 (1874-1976)
    Karl Anderson (1874-1956) was an American painter and illustrator....  more
  • Rodney Philip Hide (born 16 December 1956) is a former New Zealand politician of the ACT...  more
  • Harvey Bullock

    Dec. at 85 (1921-2006)
    Harvey Bullock (born June 4, 1921 in Oxford, North Carolina – April 24, 2006) was an American...  more
  • Sir Alec John Jeffreys, (born 9 January 1950) is a British geneticist, who developed...  more
  • Joey Paul Gowdy is an actor and film producer....  more
  • Tim Henman

    Age: 46
    Timothy Henry Henman OBE (born 6 September 1974) is a retired British professional tennis...  more
  • Bridget Kendall (born 27 April 1956) is an English journalist who was the BBC's Diplomatic...  more
  • David Paul Nicholas Dundas (born 2 June 1945) is an English musician and actor, known for his...  more
  • Andrew Frederic Wallace-Hadrill, (born 29 July 1951) is a British ancient historian,...  more
  • Timothy Jason Plato (born 14 October 1967) is a British racing driver currently competing in...  more
  • David Francis Baerwald (born July 11, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and...  more
  • Richard Olney

    Dec. at 82 (1835-1917)
    Richard Olney (September 15, 1835 – April 8, 1917) was an American statesman. He served as...  more
  • Erwin Hinckly Barbour

    Dec. at 91 (1856-1947)
    Erwin Hinckley Barbour (April 5, 1856 – May 10, 1947) was an American geologist and...  more
  • For the retired footballer of the same name, see Dave Pountney Sir David Willoughby Pountney ...  more
  • Shaun Wylie

    Dec. at 96 (1913-2009)
    Shaun Wylie (17 January 1913 – 2 October 2009) was a British mathematician and World War II...  more
  • Ed O'Brien

    Age: 52
    Edward John O'Brien (born 15 April 1968) is an English guitarist and member of the alternative...  more