List of people from Brighton and Hove


List of people from Brighton and Hove

This is a list of notable inhabitants of the city of Brighton and Hove in England. This includes the once separate towns of Brighton and Hove.

Note that in the case of persons still living, they may not currently live within the area of the city, but have done so at some time.

For clarification: note the distinction between Kemptown and Kemp Town.


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  • Napoleon III, Emperor of the French; deposed by the Third Republic in 1870 and lived in Brighton in 1872
  • Dame Anna Neagle, actress; lived at Lewes Crescent, Kemp Town
  • Annie Nightingale, BBC TV and Radio presenter and sometime Brighton night-club owner
  • Ray Noble, band leader, composer, born 17 December 1903 in 1 Montpelier Terrace
  • Jeff Noon, speculative fiction writer

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  • Peggy Ramsay (1908–1991), theatrical agent, lived in Kensington Place, Brighton. Blue plaque at the property.
  • Robert Rankin, author
  • Terence Rattigan, playwright, author of The Browning Version and The Winslow Boy lived at Bedford House, 79 Marine Parade. Blue plaque at the property.
  • Rita Ray, once singer with the Darts, latterly radio presenter and DJ
  • Amanda Redman, actress, born in Brighton in 1957
  • Terence Reese, Also from London, a national and international award winning player of and highly regarded writer on contract bridge; a writer on other games; died at the age of 83 of aspirin poisoning on January 29, 1996 at his residence at 23 Adelaide Crescent; an inquest ruled his death accidental.
  • Dakota Blue Richards, actress, is attending Brighton College sixth form
  • Rizzle Kicks, hip-hop duo
  • Paul Roberts, frontman/singer with pop band the stranglers — session singer and actor
  • Frederick William Robertson, Anglican divine
  • George Robey, (1869–1954), music hall comedian, lived in Arundel Drive, Saltdean until his death
  • Dame Flora Robson, actress, 1960 until her death in 1984, famous as Elizabeth I
  • Dame Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop, opened first shop in Kensington Gardens, Brighton in 1976; a blue commemorative plaque marks the building.
  • Arnold Ruge, German philosopher and political writer, lived in exile in Brighton from 1850 until his death in 1880
  • Dr. Richard Russell (1687–1759), encouraged the submersion and drinking of seawater. Buried in the churchyard of St Nicholas' Church, Brighton.
  • Gilbert Ryle, philosopher
  • John Alfred Ryle, professor of medicine at Cambridge and Oxford. Physician to George V. Brother of Gilbert Ryle.
  • Martin Ryle, winner of 1974 Nobel Prize in Physics

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See also

  • List of Brighton & Hove bus names (a series of buses have been named after famous people connected with the city)

References

  1. ^ Cate Blanchett - Daily Mail article
  2. ^ Actress Janet Brown dies aged 87
  3. ^ http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/9224967.Red_faces_after_blue_plaque_blunder/
  4. ^ Simon Cowell Biography
  5. ^ Amanda Jane Fleming resumé at Internet Movie DataBase
  6. ^ Annabel Giles
  7. ^ http://www.saltdean.info/news2003.htm
  8. ^ Ken Livingstone
  9. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7682319.stm
  10. ^ http://history.buses.co.uk/history/fleethist/610am.htm
  11. ^ http://uk.imdb.com/name/nm0578459/
  12. ^ http://www.debretts.com/people/biographies/browse/m/26885/Catherine%20Elizabeth%20(Caitlin)+MORAN.aspx
  13. ^ http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/article6405332.ece
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