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Famous People From Stockport

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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.
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  • Karl Davies

    Karl Davies

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceStockport, England

    Karl Davies (born 6 August 1982) is an English actor, who portrayed Lyle Anderson in the TV... more on Wikipedia
  • Claire Foy

    Claire Foy

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Joan Bakewell

    BirthplaceStockport, England

    Joan Dawson Bakewell, Baroness Bakewell, (née Rowlands; born 16 April 1933) is an English... more on Wikipedia
  • James Wright

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    James Philip Wright (born 13 June 1986 in Stockport, Greater Manchester), is a speedway rider... more on Wikipedia
  • Frederic Calland Williams

    Frederic Calland Williams

    Dec. at 66 (1911-1977)

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Sir Frederic Calland Williams, (26 June 1911 – 11 August 1977), known as F.C. Williams or... more on Wikipedia
  • Steven Pimlott

    Dec. at 54 (1953-2007)

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Steven Charles Pimlott (18 April 1953 – 14 February 2007) was an English opera and theatre... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Malcolm John Williamson was a British mathematician and cryptographer. In 1974 he developed... more on Wikipedia
  • Ted Allbeury

    Ted Allbeury

    Dec. at 88 (1917-2005)

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Ted Allbeury is an author.
  • Joseph Whitworth

    Joseph Whitworth

    Dec. at 84 (1803-1887)

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Sir Joseph Whitworth, 1st Baronet (21 December 1803 – 22 January 1887) was an English... more on Wikipedia
  • Daz Sampson

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Darren "Daz" Sampson (born 1974) is a British professional football manager/scout, music... more on Wikipedia
  • Blanche Partington

    Blanche Partington

    Dec. at 85 (1866-1951)

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Blanche Partington (25 November 1866 – 12 March 1951) was a prominent San Francisco journalist... more on Wikipedia
  • Martin Bland

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    John Martin Bland (born 6 March 1947), known as Martin Bland, is a British statistician. He... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Hilary Spurling, CBE, FRSL (born 25 December 1940) is a British writer, known for her work as... more on Wikipedia
  • Dominic Howard

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Dominic James Howard (born 7 December 1977) is an English musician, best known as the drummer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Anthony Flanagan

    BirthplaceStockport, England

    Anthony Flanagan (born 1972) is an English actor most widely known for his portrayal of... more on Wikipedia
  • Liam Broady

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Liam Tarquin Broady is a tennis player who in 2010 won the Boys' Doubles at Wimbledon... more on Wikipedia
  • Yvette Fielding

    BirthplaceManchester, England

    Yvette Paula Fielding (born 23 September 1968) is an English television presenter, producer... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Stephen Hodder MBE is an English architect who won the RIBA's Stirling Prize in 1996. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Paul Christian Manning, (born 6 November 1974, Sutton Coldfield) is a former English... more on Wikipedia
  • George Back

    George Back

    Dec. at 82 (1796-1878)

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Admiral Sir George Back (6 November 1796 – 23 June 1878) was a British Royal Navy officer,... more on Wikipedia
  • BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Judith Rosemary Locke Chalmers OBE (born 10 October 1935) is a British television presenter... more on Wikipedia
  • Jennifer Hennessy

    BirthplaceStockport, England

    Jennifer Hennessy (born Jennifer Hayes in 1970) is an English actress. She has made numerous... more on Wikipedia
  • Sally Lindsay

    BirthplaceStockport, England

    Sally Lindsay (born 8 July 1973) is an English actress and television presenter known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • David Coram

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceStockport, Cheshire, Eurasia, United Kingdom, North West England

    David Coram is a Gibraltarian cricket player.
  • James Spencer

    James Spencer

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    James Matthew Spencer (born 11 April 1985) is an English footballer who plays as a goalkeeper.