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Famous People From Yorkshire

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

Examples include Joseph Coates and Barry Middleton.

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