List of people from Hounslow

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Among those who were born in the London Borough of Hounslow, or have live/lived within the borders of the modern borough are (alphabetical order):

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  • Cecil Aldin – artist and illustrator, lived in Chiswick from 1894 to 1904.[1]
  • Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam, known as M.I.A., British recording artist, songwriter, painter and director, born in Hounslow.
  • Sarah Ayton, Olympic gold medallist in the Yngling sailing class, 2004 and 2008. Lived in Ashford.
  • Marcus Akin – reality TV personality, karate practitioner, actor and writer, lives in Brentford.

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  • Mo Farah – athlete. Current 10,000 metres Olympic champion and 5000 metres Olympic, World and European champion grew up in Hounslow.
  • Michael Flanders – entertainer, lived in Chiswick from 1971 to 1975.[1]
  • Stephen Fox – politician, had a country retreat in Chiswick from 1663.[1]
  • E. M. Forster – author, a blue plaque in Arlington Park Mansions commemorates the flat where he lived until his death in 1970.[1]

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  • Freddie Mercury – British musician, singer, and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen, grew up in Feltham.
  • Joe Miller – actor, lived at Strand-on-the-Green from 1686 to 1738.[1]
  • Nancy Mitford – lived briefly at Strand-on-the-Green.[1]

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  • Jimmy Page – English musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist of the rock band Led Zeppelin, born in Heston
  • The Rev. Sir Robert Peat, Vicar of St Lawrence's, New Brentford
  • Lucien Pissarro – artist.[1]
  • Donald Pleasence – actor, lived at Strand-on-the-Green from 1973 to 1985.[1]

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  • Jack Wild – actor who played Artful Dodger in Oliver, grew up in Hounslow

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Gillian Clegg (2007). "People". Chiswick History. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Hogarth's House". Hounslow London Borough Council. 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2010.