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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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Peter Woodcock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dec. at 71 (1939-2010)
David Michael Krueger, best known by his birth name, Peter Woodcock, was a Canadian serial killer and child rapist who gained notoriety for the brutal murders of three young children in Toronto, ...more

Mike Fisher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 38
Michael Andrew Fisher is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played for the Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the ...more

Andy Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 54
Andrew Ivan "Andy" Bell is the lead singer of the English synthpop duo Erasure. His solo career includes the albums Non-Stop and Electric Blue.

Jake Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 40
Jacob John "Jake" Humphrey is an English television presenter and journalist, best known for presenting BBC Sport's coverage of Formula One from 2009 until 2012. He is the main ...more

Diane Torr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Diane Torr age 71
Diane Marian Torr is an artist, writer and educator, particularly known as a male impersonator and for her drag king, man-for-a-day and gender-as-performance workshops. Torr currently lives and ...more

Sam Huntington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 36
Sam Huntington is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as werewolf Josh Levison in the Syfy series Being Human.

John Clare is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dec. at 71 (1793-1864)
John Clare was an English poet, the son of a farm labourer, who came to be known for his celebratory representations of the English countryside and his lamentation of its disruption. His poetry ...more

Dave Carley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 64
Dave Carley is a Canadian playwright. He has written for stage, radio and television. His plays have had over 450 productions, and have been produced across Canada and the United States, and in ...more

David Kaye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 54
David V. Hope, better known by his stage name, David Kaye, is a Canadian actor who is most active in voice overs. His most recognized roles include Sesshomaru in the shōnen anime InuYasha, ...more

Eugene Lipinski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 62
Eugene Lipinski is a British actor and screenwriter. He was born in Wansford Camp, Cambridgeshire and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He began acting at the age of twelve in amateur ...more

Richard Birdsall Rogers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dec. at 70 (1857-1927)
Richard Birdsall Rogers was a Canadian civil and mechanical engineer whose most significant achievement was the design of the Peterborough Lift Lock, a boat lift at Peterborough, Ontario, ...more

Colin Hodgkinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 73
Colin Hodgkinson is a British rock, jazz and blues bassist, who has been active since the 1960s.

George Alcock is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dec. at 88 (1912-2000)
George Eric Deacon Alcock was an English astronomer. He was one of the most successful visual discoverers of novae and comets. Initially, his interest in astronomy involved observation of ...more

James Blades is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
James Blades Dec. at 98 (1901-1999)
James "Jimmy" Blades OBE was an English percussionist. He was one of the most distinguished percussionists in Western music, with a long and varied career. His book Percussion ...more

David Norris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 37
David Martin Norris is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Peterborough United. Born in Stamford, he has played in the Football League for Hull City, Plymouth ...more

Oscar O'Shea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dec. at 79 (1881-1960)
Oscar O'Shea was a Canadian-born American character actor with over 100 film appearances from 1937 to 1953.

Adam Etherington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Adam Etherington age 33
Adam Etherington is a cinematographer.

Steve Larmer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 57
Steven Donald Larmer is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward. Steve played in the NHL for the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers. He won the 1983 Calder Memorial Trophy as ...more

Dean Del Mastro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 48
Dean A. Del Mastro is a former Canadian politician. He represented Peterborough in the House of Commons of Canada as a member of the Conservative Party from January 23, 2006 until November 5, ...more

Alex Henshaw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dec. at 95 (1912-2007)
Alexander Adolphus Dumfries Henshaw MBE was a British air racer in the 1930s and a test pilot for Vickers Armstrong during the Second World War.

Barry Devolin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 55
Barry Devolin, MP is a Canadian politician. He is a current Member of Parliament serving the riding of Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock.

Jason Dunn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 37
Jason Dunn is the former lead vocalist of the band Hawk Nelson.

Bob Gainey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 65
Robert Michael "Le Capitaine" Gainey is the former executive vice president and general manager of the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. He is currently a team ...more

Dan Carey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
Dan Carey age 36
Dan Carey is a former professional lacrosse player. Carey played six seasons in the National Lacrosse League for both the Colorado Mammoth and the Toronto Rock. Carey was selected in the first ...more

Matt Deis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Peterborough
age 35
Matthew Christopher "Matt" Deis is an American musician and songwriter. Originally from Peterborough, New Hampshire, he is best known as the former bassist of CKY with whom he ...more