List of people from Leicester


List of people from Leicester

This is a list of notable people born in Leicester, England, educated there, or otherwise associated with the city.

Henry Walter Bates
David Attenborough
Daniel Lambert
Gary Lineker
Peter Shilton

Contents

Academia

Musicians

 ( Paul Martinez ) Bassist/Guitarist/Writer. Led Zeppelin. Stretch. Dave Edmunds.
 ( Ric  Grech ) Violinist/ Bassist/Writer/ Producer. Blind Faith. Traffic. Gram Parsons

Exploration

The arts and entertainment

Acting

Music

Writing (except journalism)

Business

Politics and Royalty

Religion

Science

Sport

Team players

  • Tony Allcock (Fourteen-times bowls world champion, now Chief Executive of Bowls England)
  • James Barnfather (Played first-class cricket for Essex in 1924)
  • Andrew Betts (Current Great Britain Basketball Player)
  • Geoff Bouchard (Speedway rider)
  • Cyril "Squib" Burton, (speedway rider)
  • Ashley Chambers (English Footballer)[16]
  • Martin Corry (Rugby Player, Current Leicester captain and Former England captain)
  • Dion Dublin (England International Footballer)[17]
  • Emile Heskey (England international footballer)[18]
  • Martin Johnson (CBE, Rugby player, Leicester and England's World-Cup winning captain)
  • Chris Kirkland (England international footballer)[19]
  • Gary Lineker (England international footballer, World Cup 1986 Golden Boot Winner, sports presenter)[20]
  • Joe Mattock (English Footballer)[21]
  • Paddy Mills (speedway rider)
  • Samit Patel (England international cricketer)
  • Graham Plant (speedway rider)
  • Norman Plummer (Leicester City footballer, captain 1949 FA Cup Final, decorated World War II veteran)
  • Levi Porter (English Footballer)[22]
  • Steve Redfern (Rugby player, Leicester Tigers walk of legends)
  • Dean Richards (Rugby player and coach, Leicester Tigers and England captain)
  • Michael Robinson (footballer, Spanish TV presenter)[23]
  • Peter Shilton (England's most capped footballer)[24]
  • Ollie Smith (Rugby Union international)[25]
  • Luke Varney (footballer)[26]
  • John Wells (Leicester Tigers Rugby Captain, Head coach and England Forwards Coach)

Others

Miscellaneous

References

  1. ^ "Richard Armitage" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0035514/
  2. ^ "Graham Chapman" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001037/
  3. ^ "Selina Chilton" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2197613/
  4. ^ "Betty Driver" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0238107/
  5. ^ "Terri Dwyer" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0245543/
  6. ^ "Dominic Keating" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0444098/
  7. ^ "Alison King" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0454435/
  8. ^ "Michael Kitchen" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0457655/
  9. ^ "John Leeson" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0498770/
  10. ^ "Barry Letts" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0504818/
  11. ^ "Parminder Nagra" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0619406/
  12. ^ "Andy Nyman" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0638762/
  13. ^ "Kate O'Mara" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0641817/
  14. ^ "Helen Pearson" at Internet Movie Database http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0669274/
  15. ^ [1]
  16. ^ "Ashley Chambers" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=38950
  17. ^ "Dion Dublin" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=39636
  18. ^ "Emile Heskey" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=36969
  19. ^ "Chris Kirkland" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=41424
  20. ^ "Gary Lineker" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_international.asp?HeroID=37218
  21. ^ "Joe Mattock" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=41895
  22. ^ "Levi Porter" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=42917
  23. ^ "Michael Robinson" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=43235
  24. ^ "Peter Shilton" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_international.asp?HeroID=44753
  25. ^ "Ollie Smith" at Rugby Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/rugby-heroes/displayhero.asp?HeroID=7484
  26. ^ "Luke Varney" at Football Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/football-heroes/displayhero_club.asp?HeroID=44222
  27. ^ "Mark Cox" at Tennis Heroes http://www.sporting-heroes.net/tennis-heroes/displayhero.asp?HeroID=1963

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