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Famous People Named Leigh 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Leigh are out there? This list of celebrities named Leigh will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Leighs below include actors named Leigh and athletes named Leigh, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Leigh who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Leighs below include Leigh Bowery, Leigh Lezark, and Leigh Whannell.
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Leigh Bowery is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Fashion designer, Promoter, Model

Age: Dec. at 33 (1961-1994)

Birthplace: Sunshine, Australia

Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 – 1 January 1995) was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, and fashion designer. Bowery was known for his flamboyant and outlandish costumes and makeup as ...more
Leigh Lezark is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Model

Age: 34

Birthplace: Toms River, New Jersey, United States of America

The Misshapes are a New York City-based creative collective composed of DJs Leigh Lezark, Geordon Nicol, and Greg Krelenstein.
Leigh Whannell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Leigh Whannell (born 17 January 1977) is an Australian screenwriter, producer, director, and actor. He is best known for writing films directed by his friend James Wan, including Saw (2004), ...more
Leigh Halfpenny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Rugby Player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Gorseinon, United Kingdom

Stephen Leigh Halfpenny (born 22 December 1988) is a Welsh rugby union player who plays as a fullback or wing for the Scarlets, Wales and the British and Irish Lions. Halfpenny is the third ...more
Leigh Taylor-Young is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Actor

Age: 74

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Leigh Taylor-Young (born January 25, 1945) is an American actress who has appeared on stage, screen, podcast, radio and television. The most famous films in which she had important roles include ...more
Leigh Richmond Roose is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Leigh

Age: Dec. at 39 (1877-1916)

Birthplace: Holt, United Kingdom

Leigh Richmond "Dick" Roose, MM, (27 November 1877 – 7 October 1916) was a Welsh international footballer who kept goal for a number of professional clubs in the Football League ...more
Leigh Stephens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Leigh Stephens is an American guitarist and songwriter best known for being former lead guitarist of the San Francisco psychedelic rock group Blue Cheer.

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Leigh McCloskey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Actor, Writer, Artist

Age: 63

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Leigh Joseph McCloskey (born June 21, 1955) is an American actor, artist and writer. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous television series and movies, including a 46-episode stint as Mitch ...more
Leigh Francis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: Beeston, Leeds, United Kingdom

Leigh Francis (born 30 April 1973) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist and former caricaturist, best known for creating Channel 4's Bo' Selecta! and ...more
Leigh Alexander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Cricketer

Age: Dec. at 45 (1898-1943)

Birthplace: Umzinto, South Africa

Lieutenant-Colonel Leigh Arbuthnot Alexander (4 July 1898 – 28 April 1943) was a British Army officer and cricketer.
Leigh Bingham Nash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 42

Birthplace: New Braunfels, Texas

Leigh Anne Bingham Nash (; born June 27, 1976) is an American singer and songwriter who is the lead vocalist for the pop band Sixpence None the Richer and is also a member of Fauxliage and ...more
Leigh Montagna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Australian rules football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Victoria, Australia

Leigh Montagna (born 2 November 1983) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the St Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). A two time ...more
Leigh Harline is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Songwriter

Age: Dec. at 62 (1907-1969)

Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah

Leigh Adrian Harline (March 26, 1907 – December 10, 1969) was an American film composer and songwriter. He was known for his "musical sophistication that was uniquely 'Harline-esque' by ...more
Leigh Steinberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Businessperson, Sports agent, Lawyer

Age: 69

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Leigh William Steinberg (born March 27, 1949) is an American sports agent. During his 41-year career, Steinberg has represented over 300 professional athletes in football, baseball, basketball, ...more
Leigh Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Science-fiction writer, Author, Writer

Age: 67

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Leigh Kennedy (born June 4, 1951 in Denver, Colorado) is an American science fiction writer who has lived in the United Kingdom since 1985. Kennedy's story "Her Furry Face" was a ...more
Leigh Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer

Age: 44

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Leigh Scott Andrew Slawner is an American film writer, director, producer, actor, editor, and cinematographer.
Leigh Anne Tuohy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Businessperson
Leigh Anne Tuohy is the adoptive mother of Michael Oher, noted college football player, and the wife of Sean Tuohy, currently a broadcaster for the Memphis Grizzlies NBA team.
Leigh Brackett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author

Age: Dec. at 63 (1915-1978)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was an American writer, particularly of science fiction, and has been referred to as the Queen of Space Opera. She was also a ...more
Leigh Matthews is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Coach

Age: 66

Birthplace: Frankston, Australia

Leigh Raymond Matthews AM (born 1 March 1952) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach. He played for Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and coached Collingwood and the ...more
Leigh Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Leigh Lewis

Age: 68

Sir Leigh Warren Lewis KCB (born 1951) is a retired senior British civil servant, who served as the Permanent Secretary for the British Department for Work and Pensions from 2006-2011. Having ...more
Leigh Chapman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 80

Birthplace: Kannapolis, North Carolina

Leigh Chapman is a writer and an actress.
Leigh French is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 73

Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky, United States of America

Leigh French (born July 14, 1945) is an American actress.
Leigh Lawson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Theatre Director, Actor, Playwright

Age: 73

Birthplace: Atherstone, England

Allan Leigh Lawson (born 21 July 1945) is a British film and stage actor, director and writer.
Leigh Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Actor, Singer, Dancer

Age: 49

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Leigh Zimmerman is an American actress, singer and dancer. She has appeared on Broadway in The Will Rogers Follies, Crazy for You and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum with Nathan ...more
Leigh Michaels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Leigh
Leigh Michaels Writer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Iowa

Leigh Michaels is the pseudonym used by LeAnn Lemberger (born July 27, 1954 in Iowa, United States), a popular United States writer of over 80 romance novels. She published her novels in ...more