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

This list is made up of people like Neil Wainwright and Ian Brown.

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

Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Chris Evans age 51 - Christopher James "Chris" Evans is an English presenter, businessman and producer for radio and television. He started his broadcasting career working for Piccadilly Radio, Manchester ...more

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John Hindley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Warrington
John Hindley age 51 - John Hindley is a retired British professional wrestler best known by his ring name Johnny Smith.

Polly Walker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Polly Walker age 49 - Polly Alexandra Walker is an English actress.

Thomas Claughton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Thomas Claughton Died at 84 (1808-1892) - Thomas Legh Claughton was a British academic, poet and clergyman. He was professor of poetry at Oxford University from 1852 to 1857; Bishop of Rochester; and the first Bishop of St Albans.

James Stelfox is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Warrington
James Stelfox age 39 - James Paul Stelfox is an English musician, best known as the bassist for Starsailor. Stelfox produced Kingsway's debut EP with John Kettle.

Ted Astley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Ted Astley Died at 76 (1922-1998) - Edwin Astley was a British composer, occasionally credited as Ted Astley. His best known works are British television themes and scores, most notably the theme to The Saint, and Danger Man. He ...more

Walter K. Wilson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Walter K. Wilson, Jr. Died at 79 (1906-1985) - Walter King Wilson, Jr., was an Officer of the United States Army with the rank of Lieutenant General. He is most noted as a Chief of Engineers during years 1961–1965. He was the son of Major ...more

Burt Kwouk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Burt Kwouk age 85 - Herbert "Burt" Kwouk, OBE is an English actor of Chinese descent, known for many television appearances and for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films,. Also for his portrayal in ...more

B. H. Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Warrington
B. H. Roberts Died at 76 (1857-1933) - Brigham Henry Roberts was a Mormon leader, historian, and politician. He published a popular six-volume history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and also wrote Studies of the ...more

Elizabeth Whitlock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Elizabeth Whitlock Died at 75 (1761-1836) - Elizabeth Whitlock was an English actress, a member of the Kemble family of actors. She made her first appearance on the stage in 1783. In 1785 she married Charles E. Whitlock, went with him to ...more

Sue Johnston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Sue Johnston age 73 - Susan Johnston, OBE is a BAFTA nominated English actress known for playing Sheila Grant in the soap opera Brookside, Grace Foley in Waking the Dead, Barbara Royle in the BBC comedy The Royle ...more

Edward Borron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Edward Borron Died at 95 (1820-1915) - Edward Barnes Borron was a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Algoma in the Canadian House of Commons from 1874 to 1878. He was a member of the Liberal Party. The son ...more

John Green is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Warrington
John Green Died at 71 (1939-2010) - John Green was an English professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He played a total of 250 league games in the Football League. He moved from non-league Stockton Heath to Tranmere ...more

Phipps Hornby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Phipps Hornby Died at 82 (1785-1867) - Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby, GCB was a prominent and experienced British Royal Navy officer of the nineteenth century. Hornby served on frigates throughout most of his wartime experience, which ...more

Daniel Carney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Daniel Carney Died at 43 (1944-1987) - Daniel Carney was a Rhodesian novelist. Three of his novels have been made into films. He is a brother of Erin Pizzey, also a writer.

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Michelle Olley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Michelle Olley age 49 - Michelle Olley is a British writer, journalist and magazine and book editor. Michelle Olley attended the University of Westminster in London where she attained a BA in Media Studies, ...more

Jon Newby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Jon Newby age 37 - Jonathan Philip Robert "Jon" Newby is an English footballer striker and manager.

Michael Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Michael Wainwright age 42 - Wainwright is a singer-songwriter from Canada. He has 2 albums released, The Circus Is Coming To Town and Wainwright. He is the background vocalist and opening act for Tears For Fears.

Tom Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Tom Smith age 23 - Thomas George "Tommy" Smith is a professional footballer who plays for Huddersfield Town as a defender.

Paul Coleman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Paul Coleman age 61

Jonathan Akinyemi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Jonathan Akinyemi age 27 - Jonathan Akinyemi is a Nigerian slalom canoer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the K-1 event, finishing 21st in the heats, failing to qualify for the semifinals.

Den Dover is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Den Dover age 79 - Densmore Ronald Dover, known as Den Dover, is a British politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament for the North West England region from 1999 to 2009. Elected as a Conservative, he ...more

Harold Palin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Harold Palin age 99 - Harold 'Moggy' Palin born in Warrington, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, '40s and '50s playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at ...more

Jono Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Jono Smith age 27 - Jono Smith is an English rugby league footballer who currently plays for the North Wales Crusaders. His usual positions is Loose Forward. Smith signed from Leigh East, after spending almost two ...more

John Fleming is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Warrington
John Fleming age 96 - John "Jackie" Herbert Fleming born in Warrington, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and '50s playing at representative level for England, and at club ...more

Winchester Osgood is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Winchester Osgood Died at 26 (1870-1896) - Winchester Dana Osgood was a prominent American college athlete in the late 19th century at both Cornell University and University of Pennsylvania. He played halfback on the football teams at ...more

Mike Worsley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Mike Worsley age 39 - Mike Worsley is a former Rugby Union prop. He started out with West Park St Helens, whilst playing in older age-groups for high-flying rugby school St Ambrose College in Altrincham, then ...more

Phillips' Sound Recording Serv... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Phillips' Sound Recording Services Phillips' Sound Recording Services was a studio in the house of Percy Francis Phillips and his family at 38 Kensington, Kensington, Liverpool, England. Between the years of 1955 and 1969, ...more

Pete Postlethwaite is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Pete Postlethwaite Died at 65 (1946-2011) - Peter William "Pete" Postlethwaite OBE was an English actor. After minor television appearances, including in The Professionals, his first success came with the 1988 film Distant ...more

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Kerry Katona is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Kerry Katona age 36 - Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona is an English singer and media personality best known for her television work, predominantly in light entertainment and reality shows. She is a member of girl group ...more

Steven Arnold is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Steven Arnold age 42 - Steven Arnold is an English actor best known for his role as Ashley Peacock in the long running hit show Coronation Street.

Ossie Clark is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Ossie Clark Died at 54 (1942-1996) - Raymond "Ossie" Clark was an English fashion designer who was a major figure in the Swinging Sixties scene in London and the fashion industry in that era. Clark is now renowned for his ...more

Peter Brimelow is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Peter Brimelow age 69 - Peter Laws Brimelow is a British-born American writer. Prior to founding the webzine VDARE, Brimelow was a writer and editor at Forbes, the Financial Post, and National Review. Brimelow founded ...more

Lucy Aikin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Lucy Aikin Died at 83 (1781-1864) - Lucy Aikin, born at Warrington, England into a distinguished literary family of prominent Unitarians, was a historical writer. She also published under the pseudonym Mary Godolphin.

Stephen Foster is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Stephen Foster age 35 - Stephen John Foster is an English footballer who is currently a free agent.

Jack Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Jack Robinson age 22 - Jack Robinson is an English professional footballer who plays for Queens Park Rangers as a left-back. Robinson is the second-youngest ever player to have played for Liverpool, having made his ...more

Ian Brown is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Ian Brown age 52 - Ian George Brown is an English musician. He was the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Stone Roses from their formation in 1984 until they broke up in 1996. Following the split he made ...more

Alex MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Alex MacDonald age 25 - Alexander "Alex" MacDonald is a Scottish footballer who plays for Oxford United. His previous clubs include Burnley, Falkirk, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Plymouth Argyle and Burton ...more

Keith Lampard is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Keith Lampard age 70 - Christopher Keith Lampard is an American former professional baseball player. Born in Warrington, Cheshire, England, to British parents, Lampard and his family emigrated to Oregon when he was ...more

William Norman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Warrington
William Norman Died at 64 (1832-1896) - William Norman VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth ...more

Alfred Edward Sephton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Alfred Edward Sephton Died at 30 (1911-1941) - Alfred Edward Sephton VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and ...more

Arthur Aikin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Arthur Aikin Died at 81 (1773-1854) - Arthur Aikin, FLS, FGS was an English chemist, mineralogist and scientific writer.

Geoff Garland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Geoff Garland Died at 80 (1926-2006) - Geoff Garland was an actor.

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Barry Alexander Brown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Barry Alexander Brown age 56 - Barry Alexander Brown is an English born-American film director and editor. As a film editor, he is best known for collaborations with film director Spike Lee, editing some of Lee's best known ...more

Liam Byrne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Liam Byrne age 45 - Liam Dominic Byrne is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Birmingham Hodge Hill since 2004, and is the current Shadow Minister for Universities, Science ...more

Edna Savage is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Edna Savage Died at 64 (1936-2000) - Edna Savage was a traditional pop singer in the United Kingdom. She was born in Warrington, Cheshire, England. She had two sisters, both older. Her father was a landscape gardener, her mother an ...more

William Mortimer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Warrington
William Mortimer Died at 42 (1874-1916) - William Mortimer was an English rugby union forward who played club rugby for Marlborough Nomads and was capped for England, and was part of the British Isles tour to South Africa in 1896.

George Skivington is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Warrington
George Skivington age 33 - George Skivington, born 3 December 1982 in Warrington, England is a rugby union player for London Irish in the Aviva Premiership. He plays as a lock. He attended Wimbledon College and then moved ...more

Bob Fulton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Bob Fulton age 68 - Robert "Bob" Fulton AM is a retired Australian rugby league football player, coach and commentator. Fulton played, coached, selected for and has commentated on the game with great ...more

Thomas Hazlehurst is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Warrington
Thomas Hazlehurst Died at 63 (1779-1842) - Thomas Hazlehurst was an English businessman who founded the soap and alkali manufacturing company of Hazlehurst & Sons in Runcorn, Cheshire. He was also a devoted Methodist and he played a ...more