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Famous People From St Helens

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

List contains people like Norman Thomas and Ann Barnes.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from St Helens?" or "Which celebrities were born in St Helens?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Louise Glover is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 36
Louise Glover is an English model and photographer. She is well known for her work as a glamour model, with appearances in British lad mags, including FHM, Bizarre, Maxim, Loaded, and tabloids ...more
Emma Rigby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 29
Emma Catherine Rigby is an English actress. She is best known for playing the role of Hannah Ashworth in long-running soap opera Hollyoaks, Gemma Roscoe in BBC One drama series Prisoners' Wives ...more
David Yates is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 55
David Yates is an English filmmaker who has directed feature films, short films, and television productions. He rose to mainstream prominence by directing the final four films in the Harry ...more
Johnny Vegas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 48
Michael Joseph Pennington, Sr., better known as Johnny Vegas is an English actor and comedian, known for his angry rants, surreal humour, portly figure and high husky voice. His television roles ...more
Ray Ranson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 58
Raymond "Ray" Ranson is an English entrepreneur and a former professional footballer. He started his football career with Manchester City, and played for Birmingham City, Newcastle ...more
Lily Parr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Dec. at 73 (1905-1978)
Lilian "Lily" Parr was an English professional women's association football player who played as a winger. She is best known for playing for the Dick, Kerr's Ladies team, which was ...more
John William Draper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Dec. at 71 (1811-1882)
John William Draper was an American scientist, philosopher, physician, chemist, historian and photographer. He is credited with producing the first clear photograph of a female face and the ...more
Robert Dorning is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Dec. at 76 (1913-1989)
Robert Dorning was a musician, dance band vocalist, ballet dancer and stage, film and television actor. He is known to have performed in at least 77 television and film productions between 1940 ...more
Jimmy Anders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Jimmy Anders Dec. at 74 (1928-2002)
James "Jimmy" Anders was an English professional footballer who played for St Helens Town, Preston North End, Brentford, Bradford City, Rochdale, Bradford Park Avenue, Accrington ...more
Billy Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Billy Murphy Dec. at 69 (1893-1962)
William "Billy" Murphy, often known as Spud Murphy, was an English footballer who played as a winger for Manchester City, Southampton, Oldham Athletic and Tranmere Rovers. A runner in ...more
Tim Follin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 48
Timothy John Follin is a former video game music composer who has written tracks for a variety of titles and home gaming systems, including the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Commodore ...more
George Groves is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Dec. at 75 (1901-1976)
George Robert Groves was a film sound pioneer who played a significant role in developing the technology that brought sound to the silent screen. He is also credited as being Hollywood’s first ...more
Jack Bamber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Jack Bamber Dec. at 78 (1895-1973)
John "Jack" Bamber was an English footballer player who played as a half back for Liverpool, Leicester City, Tranmere Rovers and Prescot Cables, as well as for the English national
Andrew Langtree is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 42
Andrew Langtree is a British actor.
Theo Barker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Theo Barker Dec. at 78 (1923-2001)
Theodore Cardwell Barker, usually known as Theo Barker, was a British social and economic historian.
Chris Foy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Chris Foy age 56
Christopher J. Foy is an English professional football referee who officiates primarily in the Premier League. He is a member of the Liverpool County Football Association. Since his first ...more
Harry Anders is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Harry Anders Dec. at 68 (1926-1994)
Harry Anders was an English professional footballer who scored 30 goals in 225 league appearances in a 14-year career in the Football League with Preston North End, Manchester City, Port Vale, ...more
David Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From St Helens
David Vaughan age 70
David Vaughan is a Welsh professional golfer. Vaughan played on the European Tour where his best finishes were a pair of third places: 1972 Benson & Hedges Festival of Golf and 1977 Martini ...more
Barry Foy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 42
Barry Foy is an actor and a screenwriter.
Tom Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Tom Armstrong age 29
Tom Armstrong is a professional Rugby League footballer who currently plays for Sheffield Eagles. He previously played for amateur side Pilkington Recs, before joining St.Helens.Armstrong has ...more
Phil Gwilliam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 41
Phil Gwilliam is an actor and producer.
Rob Broughton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From St Helens
age 35
Rob Broughton is an English mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2004, Broughton is ...more
Trisha Ashley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Trisha Ashley
Alan Tabern is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Alan Tabern age 52
Alan Tabern is an English darts plays for the Professional Darts Corporation.
Jacqui Abbott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From St Helens
Jacqui Abbott age 45
Jacqueline "Jacqui" Abbott in St Helens, Lancashire is a singer who was the lead vocalist with the band The Beautiful South after 1994, following the departure of Briana Corrigan. With ...more