Famous People From Swindon

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

List includes Bob Peart, Angel Long and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Swindon?" or "Which celebrities were born in Swindon?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Diana Dors
    Dec. at 52 (1931-1984)
    • Birthplace: Swindon, United Kingdom
    Diana Dors (born Diana Mary Fluck; 23 October 1931 – 4 May 1984) was an English film actress and singer. She first came to public notice as a blonde bombshell in the style of American Marilyn Monroe, ...more
    • Birthplace: Swindon, United Kingdom
    Benjamin David Thatcher (born 30 November 1975 in Swindon, Wiltshire) is a former footballer. He played for a number of English clubs, and has featured in more than 300 English league games from his ...more
    • Birthplace: Swindon, United Kingdom
    Jeannemarie Aragona Devolites Davis (born February 28, 1956) is an American politician. She served in the Virginia House of Delegates 1998–2004 and the Senate of Virginia 2004–2008. She was a ...more
    • Birthplace: Swindon, United Kingdom
    Richard "Rick" Davies (born 22 July 1944) is an English musician, singer and songwriter best known as the founder, vocalist and keyboardist of progressive rock band Supertramp. He is the only ...more
  • George Hunt
    Dec. at 64 (1922-1987)
    • Birthplace: Swindon, United Kingdom
    George Hunt (27 February 1922 in Haydon Wick – 1987 in Swindon) was a football Right Back. He left school at the age of 14 and began work in the Great Western Railway Works. Hunt originally played ...more
  • Steven Wells
    Dec. at 49 (1960-2009)
    • Birthplace: Swindon, United Kingdom
    Steven Wells (10 May 1960 – 24 June 2009) was a British journalist, author, comedian and punk poet born in Swindon, Wiltshire. He was best known for ranting poetry and his provocative, unapologetic ...more