Famous People From Walsall

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

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If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Walsall?" or "Which celebrities were born in Walsall?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • John Byrne
    Age: 72
    • Birthplace: West Bromwich, United Kingdom
    John Lindley Byrne (; born July 6, 1950) is a British-born American writer and artist of superhero comics. Since the mid-1970s, Byrne has worked on many major superheroes, with noted work on Marvel ...more
  • James Underwood

    James Underwood

    Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Walsall, United Kingdom
    Sir James Cresseé Elphinstone Underwood FMedSci (born 11 April 1942) is a British pathologist who was awarded a knighthood for services to medicine in the 2005 New Year honours list.
  • Harry Wood

    Harry Wood

    Dec. at 83 (1868-1951)
    • Birthplace: Walsall, United Kingdom
    Harry Wood (26 June 1868 – 5 July 1951) was a professional footballer who played most of his career as an inside forward for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton.
  • Arthur Wood

    Arthur Wood

    Dec. at 47 (1894-1941)
    • Birthplace: Walsall, United Kingdom
    Arthur Wood (14 January 1894 – 8 April 1941) was an English goalkeeper who played for Southampton and Clapton Orient. He was the son of the England international forward, Harry Wood.
  • Arthur Russell
    Dec. at 86 (1886-1972)
    • Birthplace: Walsall, United Kingdom
    Arthur Russell (13 March 1886 – 23 August 1972) was a British athlete. He was the winner of the 3,200 meter steeplechase at the 1908 Summer Olympics for Great Britain.Russell, from Staffordshire, won ...more
  • Paul Taylor

    Paul Taylor

    Age: 43
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom, Walsall
    Paul Simon Taylor (born 15 December 1979) is a retired English professional mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A ...more