List of people from Northumberland

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This list is of people who were born or raised in the County of Northumberland, in England. The area covered is the ceremonial county, hence the exclusion of places traditionally regarded as being in Northumberland which are now in Tyne and Wear for administrative and ceremonial purposes. The list is intended to complement Category:People from Northumberland.

Art and architecture[edit]

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Entertainment[edit]

Acting[edit]

Broadcasting[edit]

  • Tony Bastable (1944–2007), children's television presenter and producer
  • Ian Peacock (?), radio presenter
  • Sid Waddell (born 1940), English sports commentator and television personality

Comedy[edit]

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Nobility[edit]

Politics[edit]

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Sport[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Cricket[edit]

  • Norman Graham (born 1943), cricketer who played for Kent, born at Hexham
  • Ken Graveney (born 1924), English cricketer who played for and captained Gloucestershire, born Hexham
  • Tom Graveney (born 1927), former English cricketer and was the President of the Marylebone Cricket Club for 2004/5. Played for England in 79 Tests, and was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1953. Born in Riding Mill
  • Steve Harmison (born 1978), Durham and England cricketer
  • John Wake (born 1953), Bedfordshire cricketer
  • Alan Weedy (born 1933), administrator for Northern California Cricket Association, born in Morpeth

Football[edit]

NB: Clubs listed are those at which the player made 100 or more League appearances or, if not applicable, club at which they made most appearances.

Horse racing[edit]

Other[edit]

Writers[edit]

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