Famous People From Peterborough

List of famous people from Peterborough, 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 Peterborough, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Peterborough 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 Peterborough, 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 Peterborough?" or "Which celebrities were born in Peterborough?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Peter Woodcock

    Peter Woodcock

    Dec. at 71 (1939-2010)
    • Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada
    David Michael Krueger (March 5, 1939 – March 5, 2010), best known by his birth name, Peter Woodcock, was a Canadian serial killer, child rapist and diagnosed psychopath. He gained notoriety for the ...more
    • Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada
    Michael Andrew Fisher (born June 5, 1980) is a Canadian-American former professional ice hockey centre who played for the Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League (NHL). ...more
  • Andy Bell
    Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Peterborough, United Kingdom
    Andrew Ivan Bell (born 25 April 1964) is the lead singer of the English synth-pop duo Erasure. His solo career includes the albums Non-Stop, Electric Blue, and iPop.
    • Birthplace: Peterborough, United Kingdom
    Jacob John ’Jake’ Humphrey (born (1978-10-07)7 October 1978) is an English television presenter and journalist, best known for presenting CBBC's BAMZOOKi, and BBC Sport's coverage of Formula One from ...more
  • Diane Torr

    Diane Torr

    Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada
    Diane Marian Torr (10 November 1948 – 31 May 2017) was an artist, writer and educator, particularly known as a male impersonator and for her drag king, "Man for a Day" and gender-as-performance ...more
    • Birthplace: Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA
    Sam Huntington (born April 1, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Josh Levison, a werewolf in the Syfy series Being Human, and for his role as Jimmy Olsen in the ...more