Famous People From Rotherham

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

List people include Aaron Jones, Margaret Clarkson and many more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Rotherham?" or "Which celebrities were born in Rotherham?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Charles Sydney Gibbes
    Dec. at 87 (1876-1963)
    • Birthplace: Rotherham, United Kingdom
    Charles Sydney Gibbes (19 January 1876 – 24 March 1963) was a British academic who from 1908 to 1917 served as the English tutor to the children of Emperor Nicholas II of Russia. When Nicholas ...more
  • Ebenezer Rhodes

    Ebenezer Rhodes

    Dec. at 77 (1762-1839)
    • Birthplace: Rotherham, United Kingdom
    Ebenezer Rhodes (1762–1839) was an English topographer, publisher, master cutler and artist.
  • Frederick Brian Pickering

    Frederick Brian Pickering

    Frederick Brian Pickering, AMet, DMet, FIMMM, CEng, FREng(born 17 March 1927) is an English metallurgist. His research and development activities contributed significantly to the creation of stronger ...more
  • Chris Wolstenholme

    Chris Wolstenholme

    Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Rotherham, United Kingdom
    Christopher Tony Wolstenholme (born 2 December 1978) is an English musician. He is the bassist and backing vocalist for the rock band Muse.
  • Donald McWhinnie

    Donald McWhinnie

    Dec. at 67 (1920-1987)
    • Birthplace: Rotherham, United Kingdom
    Donald McWhinnie was a film and theater director.
    • Birthplace: Rotherham, United Kingdom
    Dean Andrews (born 6 August 1963) is an English actor. He is known for his role as DS Ray Carling in the BBC drama series Life on Mars. He continued the role in the sequel series, Ashes to Ashes, ...more