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This list of famous people of English descent is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people are of English descent. Some of them have a mixed heritage while others are 100 percent English. Celebrities of English descent have had successful careers in film, television, and comedy. Even several Academy Award winners have ancestors or immediate family members from England.

Who is the most famous person of English descent? Megan Fox tops this list. She is of English, Scottish, German, French, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Powhatan Native American descent. She has appeared in such films as Jennifer's Body and Friends with Kids.

Many people of English ancestry have won Oscars. Julia Roberts is of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. Other Academy Award winners who are of English descent include Monster's Ball actress Halle Berry, Syriana star George Clooney, and Casino scene-stealer Sharon Stone.

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Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 80+ Famous People of English Descent
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Megan Fox is of English, Scottish, German, French, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Powhatan Native American descent.

Age: 31

Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

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Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 80+ Famous People of English Descent
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Brad Pitt is primarily of English descent, but he is also of Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), Irish and German ancestry.

Age: 54

Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Jennifer Aniston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 80+ Famous People of English Descent
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Jennifer Aniston's mother Nancy Dow is of Scottish, Irish, and Italian descent. She is of partial English descent on her paternal side.

Age: 49

Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 80+ Famous People of English Descent
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Johnny Depp is of English, Irish, Welsh, French, Dutch, Belgian (Flemish), and German descent. He has appeared in such films as Edward Scissorhands.

Age: 54

Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States of America

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