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Ray Ashcroft
- formerly in The Bill, Coronation St. & Emmerdale.

John Atkinson - Founder of the family-run department store.

William Bachelor
- Founder of the firm that brough soups and tinned peas to most people's kitchens.

Keith Barron well known TV comedy actor.

Sean Bean
2 sites for Sean Bean. Star of TV's Sharpe and films including Troy, The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers and one about playing for Sheffield United - When Saturday Comes.
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Bertie Bassett

Brian Blessed
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David Bradley who played Billy Casper in the 1968 film Kes. Also known as A Kestrel for a Knave.

Roy Clarke is from Sykehouse, Doncaster. He is the writer of the TV series Last of the Summer Wine which was filmed about 15 miles north of Sheffield at Holmfirth, and of Open All Hours which was filmed in Doncaster itself.
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Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson hails from Doncaster, but it's a struggle to find web sites which have nice things to say about him. If you're in the "hate him" camp, then Click Here.
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The late comedienne Marti Caine.
Thomas, John & Skelton Cole - Founders of Cole Brother store in 1839.
Actor Tom Ellis who has appeared in Nicholas Nickleby, Nice Guy Eddie, Waking The Dead & Eastenders.
Comedian Bobby Knutt is also local to the area.
Paul and Barry Elliot, better known as "The Chuckle Brothers" come from Rotherham, having attended Spurley Hey School in their youth. They can boast one of the longest running National Children's TV series.
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Kids TV presenter Richard McCourt who is better known as "Dick" is part of the "Dick & Dom In Da Bungalow".
Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut who went aboard a Russian space mission in 1991.

Club owner Peter Stringfellow

Anna Walker and Jessica-Jane Clement (The Real Hustle) are from Millhouses.

Juliana Hortia Ewing (Gatty) Founder of the Brownies, the junior Girl Guides.

David Mellor
- Inventor of the traffic light.


Lesley Garrett

Soprano singer Lesley Garrett is from Thorne, nr Doncaster.
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Kelly Harrison, better known as Nikki Marshall formally on Casualty, is from Doncaster.

Watchdog presenter Charlotte Hudson is from Hillsborough.

Radio presenters Dave Kilner (Magic AM). Tony Capstick (Radio Sheffield).
Radio Four presenter and author Malcolm Stacey was born in Town Fields, Doncaster.

Actor Donald Pleasance - many films including Halloween.
on Ebay

Paul Shane - Rotherham born comedy actor, star of Hi De Hi, You Rang M'Lord and Holby City.
on Ebay

Michael Palin
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TV Presenter Michael Parkinson is from Barnsley.
on EBay

Diana Rigg star of "The Avengers", Doncaster born.
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Artist John Ruskin. The Ruskin Collection is now in the Millenium Galleries.

Actor Ian Reddington better known as "Tricky Dicky" in Eastenders.

Actor Dean Andrews and actress Liz White who star in the BBBC's 70's crime drama Life On Mars as DC Ray Carling and WPC Annie Cartwright.

One of Joe Scarborough's pictures
Artist Joe Scarborough hails from Pitsmoor..
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Harry Brearley, the inventor of "Rustless Steel" (later to be known as Stainless Steel).

Sir Robert Hadfield - Steel manufacturer and discoverer of alloy steels.
Charles Holliday - Designer of the Blue Riband Trophy, The Masters Trophy and the Grand National Trophies.

"Lizzie Ward" Elephant employed by T W Ward Ltd in 1916 for hauling.

Thomas Edward & Albert Vickers - Armaments manufacturers during the First World War.

Wikipedia List of People From Sheffield.

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