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

List people include David Dickinson, Adam le Fondre and many additional people as well.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Stockport?" or "Which celebrities were born in Stockport?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Karl Davies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 36
Karl Davies is an English actor, who portrayed Lyle Anderson in the TV series Kingdom. Previously he had portrayed Robert Sugden in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 31
Claire Foy is an English actress, best known for playing the title role in the BBC One production of Little Dorrit, Anna in the 2011 film Season of the Witch, Erin Matthews in the Channel 4 ...more

Joan Bakewell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 85
Joan Dawson Bakewell, Baroness Bakewell, DBE is an English journalist, television presenter and Labour Party Peer. Baroness Bakewell is President of Birkbeck, University of London.

James Wright is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 32
James Wright, is a speedway rider in the United Kingdom. Wright was also a squad member for Unia Tarnow in Liga I in Poland along with his Belle Vue Aces team mates Steve Boxall and Patrick ...more

Frederic Calland Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Stockport
Dec. at 66 (1911-1977)
Sir Frederic Calland Williams, CBE, FRS, known as 'F.C. Williams' or 'Freddie Williams', was an English engineer.

Steven Pimlott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Stockport
Dec. at 54 (1953-2007)
Steven Charles Pimlott OBE was an English opera and theatre director, whose obituary in The Times hailed him as "one of the most versatile and inventive theatre directors of his ...more

Malcolm J. Williamson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 69
Malcolm John Williamson is a British mathematician and cryptographer. In 1974 he developed what is now known as Diffie–Hellman key exchange. He was then working at GCHQ and was therefore unable ...more

Ted Allbeury is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Stockport
Ted Allbeury Dec. at 88 (1917-2005)
Ted Allbeury is an author.

Joseph Whitworth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Stockport
Dec. at 84 (1803-1887)
Sir Joseph Whitworth, 1st Baronet was an English engineer, entrepreneur, inventor and philanthropist. In 1841, he devised the British Standard Whitworth system, which created an accepted ...more

Daz Sampson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 45
Darren "Daz" Sampson is a British singer, producer and broadcaster. Sampson was known for his commercial dance music, often reworkings of older songs as a solo act and as a member of ...more

Blanche Partington is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Stockport
Blanche Partington Dec. at 85 (1866-1951)
Blanche Partington was a prominent San Francisco journalist and member of the San Francisco Bay Area literary and cultural scene. She is particularly noted for her relationships with prominent ...more

Martin Bland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Stockport
Martin Bland age 71
John Martin Bland, known as Martin Bland, is a British statistician. He has been professor of health statistics at the University of York since 2003. Bland is known for his work on medical ...more

Hilary Spurling is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 78
Hilary Spurling, CBE, FRSL is a British writer, known for her work as a journalist and biographer. Spurling was educated at Clifton High School, an independent school in Bristol in South West ...more

Dominic Howard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 41
Dominic James Howard is an English musician, best known as the drummer, percussionist and co-producer for the English rock band Muse. He also contributes to the synthesised and electronic-based ...more

Anthony Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 46
Anthony Flanagan is an English actor most widely known for his portrayal of policeman Tony in Channel 4's comedy-drama series Shameless.

Liam Broady is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 25
Liam Tarquin Broady is a tennis player who in 2010 won the Boys' Doubles at Wimbledon partnered with fellow Briton Tom Farquharson, and in 2012 won the Boys' Doubles at the Australian Open ...more

Yvette Fielding is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 50
Yvette Fielding is an English broadcaster, producer and actress. She is best known for being the presenter of the TV shows Blue Peter, Most Haunted, Most Haunted Live!, and Ghosthunting

Stephen Hodder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 63
Stephen Hodder MBE is an English architect who won the RIBA's Stirling Prize in 1996. He is also a partner at his own practice Hodder Associates which was founded in 1992 in Manchester. In 2012 ...more

Paul Manning is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 44
Paul Christian Manning MBE is a former English professional track and road bicycle racer who rode for the UCI Professional Continental team Landbouwkrediet-Tönissteiner in 2007 and 2008. He ...more

George Back is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Stockport
George Back Dec. at 82 (1796-1878)
Admiral Sir George Back FRS was a British naval officer, explorer of the Canadian Arctic, naturalist and artist.

Judith Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 82
Judith Chalmers OBE is an English television presenter who is best known for presenting the travel programme Wish You Were Here...? in the 1970s and 1980s.

Jennifer Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 49
Jennifer Hennessy is an English actress best known for playing Mrs Brazendale in the BBC TV series Lilies. She trained for three years at the Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating in ...more

Sally Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Stockport
age 45
Sally Jane White née Lindsay, is an English actress and television presenter known for her role as Shelley Unwin in the long-running ITV Soap opera Coronation Street.

David Coram is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Stockport
David Coram age 35
David Coram is a Gibraltarian cricket player.

James Spencer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Stockport
James Spencer age 33
James Matthew Spencer is an English footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for F.C. United of Manchester.