Famous People From Wigan

List of famous people from Wigan, 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 Wigan, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Wigan 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 Wigan, 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 Wigan?" or "Which celebrities were born in Wigan?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Wigan, United Kingdom
    Bryan Talbot (born 24 February 1952) is a British comics artist and writer, best known as the creator of The Adventures of Luther Arkwright and its sequel Heart of Empire, as well as the Grandville ...more
    • Birthplace: Wigan, United Kingdom
    Ivor Abrahams (1935) is a British sculptor.
    • Birthplace: Wigan, United Kingdom
    Francis Edward Cotton (born 3 January 1947) is a former rugby union prop forward who played for England and the British Lions. His clubs included Coventry R.F.C. and Sale. After retiring, he ...more
  • Simon Tong
    Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Wigan, United Kingdom
    Simon Tong (born 9 July 1972) is an English guitarist and keyboardist who was a member of The Verve between 1996 and 1999 and is currently a member of Erland and the Carnival and Transmission. He has ...more
  • Edward Bullough

    Edward Bullough

    Dec. at 62 (1866-1929)
    • Birthplace: Wigan, United Kingdom
    Edward "Ned" Bullough (17 December 1866 – 6 July 1934) was an English rugby union footballer who played in the 1890s. He played at representative level for England, and at club level for Wigan (as he ...more
  • Mike Gregory

    Mike Gregory

    Dec. at 43 (1964-2007)
    • Birthplace: Wigan, United Kingdom
    Michael "Mike" Keith Gregory (20 May 1964 – 19 November 2007) was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1980s and 1990s, and coached in the 1990s and 2000s. He played for ...more