Of course we couldn’t do a list with everyone who is famous who has lived in the borough, but here are some people you know – and some you may be surprised to know - lived, worked or was born in Scarborough.
5. Jonathan Greening
Scarborough born footballer Jonathan Greening began his career with York City, but moved to Manchester United in 1998. He then joined Middlesbrough and West Bromwich Albion and finally Fulham.
6. Little Angels
Formed in Scarborough by Toby Jepson, Jim Dickinson, Bruce Dickinson and Mark Plunkett, Little Angels were a 1980s rock band. They had 12 top 40 hits and toured with Bryan Adams.
Actor Jimi Mistry was born in Scarborough in 1973. He is known for his roles in East Is East and Blood Diamond as well as his appearance on Strictly Come Dancing. Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images
Photo: Samir Hussein/Getty Images
8. Paul Tonkinson
Comedian, radio presenter and TV personality Paul Tonkinson was born in Scarborough back in 1969. He is known for his presenting roles on The Big Breakfast and The Sunday Show.