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Famous People From Surrey

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

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Kate Moss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 45

Birthplace: Croydon, England, London

Katherine Ann Moss (born 16 January 1974) is an English model and businesswoman. Born in Croydon, Greater London, she was discovered in 1988 at age 14 by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model ...more

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Bill Nighy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 69

Birthplace: Caterham, United Kingdom

William Francis "Bill" Nighy is an English actor. He worked in theatre and television before his first cinema role in 1981, and made his name in television with The Men's Room in 1991, ...more

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Julie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 83

Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom

Dame Julie Andrews, (born 1 October 1935) is an English actress, singer and author. Andrews, a child actress and singer, appeared in the West End in 1948 and made her Broadway debut in The Boy ...more

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Piers Morgan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 53

Birthplace: Guildford, United Kingdom

Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan (; né O'Meara; born 30 March 1965) is an English broadcaster, journalist, writer, and television personality. He is currently a co-anchor of the ITV Breakfast ...more

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Julia Ormond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 54

Birthplace: Epsom, United Kingdom

Julia Karin Ormond (born 4 January 1965) is an English actress. She rose to prominence by appearing in The Baby of Mâcon (1993), Legends of the Fall (1994), First Knight (1995), Sabrina ...more

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Susanna Reid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 48

Birthplace: Croydon, London, United Kingdom

Susanna Victoria Reid (born 10 December 1970) is an English television presenter, actress and journalist. She is best known for finished as a runner-up in the British television series, Strictly ...more
Tom Felton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 31

Birthplace: Epsom, England

Thomas Andrew Felton (born 22 September 1987) is an English actor and musician. Felton began appearing in commercials when he was eight years old for companies such as Commercial Union and ...more

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Laurence Olivier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Dec. at 82 (1907-1989)

Birthplace: Dorking, England

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (; 22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft and John Gielgud, ...more

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Catherine McCormack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 46

Birthplace: Epsom, United Kingdom

Catherine Jane McCormack (born 3 April 1972) is an English actress of stage and screen. Her film appearances include Braveheart (1995), The Land Girls (1998), Dangerous Beauty (1998), Dancing at ...more

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Peter Pears is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Dec. at 76 (1910-1986)

Birthplace: Farnham, United Kingdom

Sir Peter Neville Luard Pears ( PEERZ; 22 June 1910 – 3 April 1986) was an English tenor. His career was closely associated with the composer Benjamin Britten, his personal and professional ...more
P. G. Wodehouse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Dec. at 94 (1881-1975)

Birthplace: Guildford, United Kingdom

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (, WOOD-howss; 15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century. Born in Guildford, the ...more
Quentin Crisp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: Died at 91 (1908-1999)

Birthplace: Sutton, London, England

Quentin Crisp (born Denis Charles Pratt; (1908-12-25)25 December 1908 – (1999-11-21)21 November 1999) was an English writer, raconteur and actor. From a conventional suburban background, Crisp ...more

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Jonny Lee Miller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 46

Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom

Jonathan Lee Miller (born 15 November 1972) is an English film, television and theatre actor. He achieved early success for his portrayal of Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson in the dark ...more

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Sean Lock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 55

Birthplace: Chertsey, United Kingdom

Sean Lock (born 22 April 1963) is an English comedian and actor. He began his comedy career as a stand-up comedian, won the British Comedy Award in 2000 in the category of Best Live Comic, and ...more

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Alex Kingston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 55

Birthplace: Epsom, England

Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston (born 11 March 1963) is an English actress, who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Active from the early 1980s, Kingston became noted for her ...more

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Ingrid Newkirk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 69

Birthplace: Surrey, England

Ingrid E. Newkirk (born June 11, 1949) is a British animal rights activist and the president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the world's largest animal rights ...more
Katy Manning is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Katy Manning Age: 72

Birthplace: Guildford, England

Catherine Ann "Katy" Manning (born 14 October 1946) is an English-Australian actress best known for her part as the companion Jo Grant in the BBC science fiction television series ...more
G. H. Hardy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Dec. at 70 (1877-1947)

Birthplace: Cranleigh, United Kingdom

Godfrey Harold Hardy (7 February 1877 – 1 December 1947) was an English mathematician, known for his achievements in number theory and mathematical analysis. In biology, he is known for the ...more
Lily James is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 29

Birthplace: Esher, United Kingdom

Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson (born 5 April 1989), known professionally as Lily James, is an English actress. She studied acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and began her ...more

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Joan Robinson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Dec. at 80 (1903-1983)

Birthplace: Surrey, United Kingdom

Joan Violet Robinson (née Maurice; 31 October 1903 – 5 August 1983) was a British economist well known for her wide-ranging contributions to economic theory. She was a central figure in ...more
Michael Berry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 77

Birthplace: Surrey, United Kingdom

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Alex Evans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 29

Birthplace: Cranleigh, United Kingdom

Alexandra Evans (born 18 August 1989) is a British actress and model.
Jamie Woon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 35

Birthplace: New Malden, United Kingdom

Jamie Woon is a British singer, songwriter and producer signed to Polydor who gained widespread acclaim in 2010 for his single, "Night Air", which was co-produced by Burial, following ...more
John Surtees is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Age: 85

Birthplace: Tatsfield, United Kingdom

John Surtees, (11 February 1934 – 10 March 2017) was an English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver. He was a four-time 500cc motorcycle World Champion – winning that title ...more
Pamela Green is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Surrey
Dec. at 81 (1929-2010)

Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom

Phyllis Pamela Green (28 March 1929 – 7 May 2010) was an English glamour model and actress, best known at the end of the 1950s and early 1960s. She modeled for Zoltán Glass and his ...more