Scarboroughs 21 most famous faces

Scarborough’s 20 most famous faces

Hollywood actors, famous footballers and renowned politicians are among the most well-known people from Scarborough.

We take a look at some of the famous people who have been born, lived, or worked in the borough in the 20th and 21st centuries. They’re listed in no particular order.

The music star's biggest hit was Addicted to Love. He grew up in Scarborough and his first band the Mandrakes quickly got popular and supported Fleetwood Mac and Jimi Hendrix in and around the town.

1. Robert Palmer

The music star's biggest hit was Addicted to Love. He grew up in Scarborough and his first band the Mandrakes quickly got popular and supported Fleetwood Mac and Jimi Hendrix in and around the town.
Giuseppe Cacace
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The current Secretary for Education grew up in Scarborough and attended East Ayton Primary School, Raincliffe and Sixth Form. He is known to be a fan of the Harbour Bar.

2. Gavin Williamson CBE MP

The current Secretary for Education grew up in Scarborough and attended East Ayton Primary School, Raincliffe and Sixth Form. He is known to be a fan of the Harbour Bar.
Bruce Rollinson
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National treasure, Penelope has starred in films such as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Downton Abbey and The History Boys. She was born in Scarborough but educated at boarding school in Surrey.

3. Dame Penelope Wilton

National treasure, Penelope has starred in films such as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Downton Abbey and The History Boys. She was born in Scarborough but educated at boarding school in Surrey.
Theo Wargo
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A Scarborough legend, the Yorkshire Hunter was a professional boxer from 1994 to 2000. He represented Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympics, held British, European and Commonwealth titles and later the featherweight world title.

4. Paul Ingle

A Scarborough legend, the Yorkshire Hunter was a professional boxer from 1994 to 2000. He represented Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympics, held British, European and Commonwealth titles and later the featherweight world title.
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