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

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Geri Halliwell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 46
Geraldine Estelle "Geri" Halliwell is an English pop singer-songwriter, clothes designer, author and actress. Halliwell came to international prominence in the 1990s as Ginger Spice, a ...more
Mo Mowlam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Watford
Dec. at 56 (1949-2005)
Marjorie "Mo" Mowlam was a British Labour Party politician. She was the Member of Parliament for Redcar from 1987 to 2001 and served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Northern ...more
Ann Christopher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 71
Ann Christopher RA, born December 4th 1947, is a British sculptor.
Terry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 63
Terry Johnson is a British dramatist and director working for stage, television and film. Educated at Birmingham University, he worked as an actor from 1971 to 1975, and has been active as a ...more
Gerard Presencer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 46
Gerard Presencer is an English jazz trumpeter. He currently lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Anthony Berkeley Cox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Watford
Anthony Berkeley Cox Dec. at 78 (1893-1971)
Anthony Berkeley Cox was an English crime writer. He wrote under several pen-names, including Francis Iles, Anthony Berkeley and A. Monmouth Platts.
Terry Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Watford
Dec. at 67 (1927-1994)
Owen John "Terry" Scott was an English actor and comedian who appeared in seven Carry On films. He also appeared in BBC1's popular domestic sitcom Terry and June with June Whitfield.
Bruce Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 72
Bruce Clifford Gilbert is an English musician. One of the founding members of the influential and experimental art-punk band Wire, Gilbert branched out into electronic music, performance art, ...more
Hubert Broad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Watford
Dec. at 78 (1897-1975)
Captain Hubert Standford Broad MBE AFC was an English First World War aviator and notable sports and test pilot.
Stuart Parkin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Watford
Stuart Parkin age 64
Stuart Stephen Papworth Parkin is an experimental physicist, IBM Fellow and manager of the magnetoelectronics group at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California. He is also a ...more
Craig Mackail-Smith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Watford
Craig Mackail-Smith age 34
Craig Anthony Robert Mackail-Smith is a professional footballer who plays for Brighton & Hove Albion as a striker. He has also played for England C and at full international level for ...more
Kelly Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 40
Kelly Jayne Smith, MBE is an English football forward currently in her third spell with FA WSL club Arsenal Ladies. A product of the American college system, Smith broke records with Seton Hall ...more
Arthur Geoffrey Walker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Watford
Dec. at 92 (1909-2001)
Arthur Geoffrey Walker was a leading mathematician who made important contributions to physics and physical cosmology. He was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. Walker was an accomplished ...more
Christopher J. Date is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 78
Chris Date is an independent author, lecturer, researcher, and consultant, specializing in relational database theory.
Bruce Grocott, Baron Grocott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 78
Bruce Joseph Grocott, Baron Grocott PC is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom.
John Hind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 73
John William Hind is a theologian and former Bishop in Europe and Bishop of Chichester in the Church of England.
Nat Wei, Baron Wei is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Watford
Nat Wei, Baron Wei age 42
Nathanael Ming-Yan Wei, Baron Wei, also known as Nat Wei, is an English social entrepreneur, interested in social reform, the youngest member of the House of Lords, and is the first British-born ...more
Hugh Harrison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Watford
Hugh Harrison Dec. at 59 (1901-1960)
Hugh Harrison was an actor.
Matt King is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 51
Matt King is an English actor, comedian and writer. He is best known for his role as self-absorbed musician Super Hans in the British sitcom Peep Show.
Doug Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Watford
Doug Ferguson was the president of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2008-2009. Born to Ralph and Dolores Ferguson and raised on a farm near Watford, Ontario, he received a Bachelor of Commerce ...more
David Meyer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Watford
age 71
David Meyer is an English actor. He is the twin of Anthony Meyer who has often appeared alongside him in film. Meyer is best known for appearing as a henchman in the 1983 James Bond film ...more
Claire Hallissey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Watford
Claire Hallissey age 35
Claire Hallissey is a British marathon runner. She competed for Britain at the 2009 World Half Marathon Championships coming 25th. In 2010 she ran her first marathon, in New York and in 2011 ran ...more
Stanley Rous is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Watford
Stanley Rous Dec. at 91 (1895-1986)
Sir Stanley Ford Rous, CBE was the 6th President of FIFA, serving from 1961 to 1974. He also served as secretary of the Football Association from 1934 to 1962 and was an international referee.
Hazel Musgrove is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Watford
Hazel Musgrove age 30
Hazel Musgrove is an English water polo player.
Junior Osborne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Watford
Junior Osborne age 31
Junior Osborne is an English footballer who plays as a full back or as a centre back. He is currently unattached having most recently played for Southern Football League side Northwood and is ...more