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Oct 21 2010
1 John Lennon: Vocalist and rhythm guitarist of The Beatles. 755028
2 Paul McCartney: Singer and bassist with The Beatles. 45563
3 George Harrison: Guitarist with The Beatles. 31239
4 Ringo Starr (né Richard Starkey): Drummer with The Beatles 28969
5 Wayne Rooney: Footballer. Manchester United and England. 9511
6 Steven Gerrard: Footballer (soccer) who captains Liverpool F.C. 6155
7 Stuart Sutcliffe: Early member of The Beatles. 5067
8 Stephen Graham (actor) 5059
9 Rick Astley: Singer-Songwriter and Musician {{cite news |last=Jones |first=Lucy |coauthors= |title= 4899
10 Elvis Costello: Pop Singer. 4786
11 Pete Best: former Beatle 4582
12 Kim Cattrall: Actress, acted as Samantha Jones in Sex and the City 4231
13 Paul O'Grady: Actor, Author, Comedian, Radio DJ, Television presenter. 3349
14 Melanie Chisholm: Ex-member of the Spice Girls. 3261
15 Jason Isaacs, actor. 3233
16 Clive Barker: Author, director and visual artist. 3071
17 David Morrissey Actor. 3017
18 Peter Serafinowicz: Actor and comic writer, his most notable work includes penning the satire Look Around You, and voicing Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. 2401
19 Pete Burns: Singer 2263
20 Dominic Purcell: Plays Lincoln Burrows in Prison Break. 2254
21 Tom Baker: Actor and eccentric, famous for his portrayal of the lead role in Doctor Who in the 1970s and 80s. 2225
22 Les Dennis: Comedian and actor. 2127
23 John Oliver: Comedian, political satirist 1999
24 William Ewart Gladstone: Four times Prime Minister with many notable achievements. 1993
25 Robbie Fowler: Footballer (Soccer) Famous former Liverpool FC striker. 1780
26 Rex Harrison: Actor famous for My Fair Lady. 1697
27 Banastre Tarleton: British cavalry officer during the American War of Independence. 1537
28 Anne Robinson: Journalist, host of hit TV game show The Weakest Link. 1524
29 Paul McGann Actor: starred in cult classic film 'Withnail and I', 'The Monocled Mutineer', and 'Doctor Who', among others. 1463
30 Kerry Katona Ex member of Atomic Kitten 1447
31 Jack McMullen: Actor; best known for role in Grange Hill as character "Tigger". 1416
32 Heidi Range: Singer with Sugababes. 1359
33 Coleen Rooney: Wife of Wayne Rooney. 1347
34 Danielle Lloyd: Glamour Model. Miss England 2004. Miss Great Britain 2006. Celebrity Big Brother Contestant January 2007. 1295
35 Neil Buchanan:Television presenter/Producer best known for presenting Art Attack 1240
36 Jennifer Ellison soap star and winner of reality TV show Hell's Kitchen. Small role in 2004's Phantom of the Opera and stint in the West End's musical, Chicago. 1230
37 Jamie Carragher: England and Liverpool footballer, currently Liverpool vice-captain. 1205
38 John Newton (1725 – 1807): Clergyman, hymnist and former sailor 1130
39 Steve McManaman: Liverpool F.C, Real Madrid and England Footballer. 1109
40 Kenneth Bigley: Civil engineer beheaded in Iraq. 1040
41 Leonard Rossiter: Actor who played Rigsby in the TV series Rising Damp, as well as many other roles. 1009
42 Ken Dodd: Comedian and singer. 986
43 Cilla Black: Singer and entertainer and presenter of the long running television show Blind Date. 930
44 Craig Charles: Actor and comedian, played Dave Lister in Red Dwarf and currently hosts Robot Wars. 879
45 Patricia Routledge: Actress, star of "Keeping Up Appearances". 865
46 Derek Acorah: Radiopsychic and author. 806
47 Holly Johnson: Musician. 793
48 Ian Hart: Actor known for playing John Lennon in Backbeat and for playing Professor Quirrell in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001). 786
49 Kenny Everett: DJ and comic. 784
50 William Patrick Hitler: Nephew of Adolf Hitler. 781
51 Elisabeth Sladen: Actress, best remembered as a Doctor Who assistant. 746
52 Ricky Tomlinson: Actor, Comedian 695
53 Phil Liggett: sports commentator. 686
54 Alexei Sayle: Comedian and writer. 669
55 Doug Bradley: Actor, famous for his portrayal of Pinhead (Hellraiser) in the Hellraiser movie series. 664
56 Alex Curran: WAG, fiancée of footballer Steven Gerrard. 653
57 Natasha Hamilton: Singer and former member of Atomic Kitten. 604
58 John Conway: Mathematician active in combinatorial game theory. 583
59 Jenny Frost: singer and former member of Atomic Kitten. 582
60 Liz McClarnon: Singer; member of the former girl group Atomic Kitten. 564
61 Peter Reid: Everton legend and Sky Sports commentator. 553
62 Brian Jacques: Bestselling author of the Redwall series of children's fantasy books. 492
63 Dixie Dean: Celebrated Everton footballer. 475
64 Peter Shaffer: Dramatist of Equus and Amadeus fame. Twin brother of Anthony Shaffer. 475
65 Billy Fury: pop singer and songwriter. 464
66 Clive Swift:actor. 458
67 Alex Cox: Film director. {{cite web |url= 446
68 Keith Chegwin: (aka Cheggers) hyperactive television presenter. Brother of Janice Long. 439
69 Lesley Sharp: Actress. 429
70 Jean Alexander: Played Hilda Ogden on the long-running soap opera Coronation Street. 423
71 Alison Steadman: Actress. 400
72 Sir Simon Rattle: Orchestra conductor. 397
73 Willy Russell: Playwright. 388
74 Freddie Starr: Comedian, impressionist and Grand National winning owner. 385
75 Claire Sweeney: Actress, singer and television presenter. 382
76 Arthur Askey: Comedian. 382
77 Bill Kenwright: Theatre supremo and Everton FC chairman. 377
78 Jonathan Walters: Footballer with Ipswich Town. 377
79 Jimmy Tarbuck: Comedian, father of Liza Tarbuck 372
80 Edwina Currie: Outspoken author and former MP. 371
81 Roger McGough: performance poet. 321
82 Sharon Maughan: Actress - Holby City and Gold Blend. 316
83 Andy McCluskey: Singer with OMD. 316
84 Michael Angelis: Actor. 308
85 Magda Szubanski : Born in Liverpool, Australian actress 304
86 George Stubbs: Artist known for his paintings of horses. 302
87 Kate Robbins: Impressionist, cousin of Paul McCartney, sister of Ted Robbins. 290
88 Frankie Vaughan: Stylish singer, dancer and entertainer, whose career ran from the late 1940s. 276
89 John Power: Basist/Vocals with the LA's and Singer/Songwriter with The Cast. 274
90 John Moores (merchant): Businessman and philanthropist. 256
91 Tricia Penrose: Actress who plays Gina in TV Series Heartbeat. 248
92 Leon Osman: Everton's right sided midfielder. 246
93 Carol Decker: Singer, lead vocalist with T'Pau. 245
94 Anthony Shaffer: Dramatist of Sleuth and The Wicker Man fame. Twin brother of Peter Shaffer. 244
95 Rita Tushingham: Actress. 242
96 Lynda La Plante: Screenwriter and actress. 241
97 Olaf Stapledon: Author. 240
98 Ian Broudie: Singer with the Lightning Seeds. 240
99 Geoff Rowley: Pro skate Boarder. 226
100 Sonia Evans: Pop singer of the late 1980s. 224
101 Gillian Kearney: actor, Brookside, Damon and Debbie, Hope and Glory. 219
102 James Larkin: trade unionist and socialist. 216
103 Terence Davies: Film director. 211
104 Beryl Bainbridge: An acclaimed writer, nominated several times for the Booker Prize. 207
105 Neil Fitzmaurice: Actor/Writer best known as Ray Von in Phoenix Nights. 206
106 Cathy Tyson: Actress. 205
107 Derek Hatton: Controversial former local politician, most famous for his opposition to Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government. 203
108 Tom Bell: Actor in Prime Suspect, The Krays and Wish You Were Here. 202
109 Tom O'Connor: Comedian and former quiz show host. 200
110 Herbert Samuel: Liberal statesman 197
111 Jimmy McGovern: Initially a writer on Brookside he went on to write Cracker starring Robbie Coltrane and the film Priest as well as the reality based drama 'Hillsbrough' based on the tragedy in which 96 Liverpool fans died. 188
112 Gia Scala: actress. 187
113 Tony Hibbert: Footballer. 184
114 Robert Runcie: Anglican archbishop. 180
115 Sir Anthony Kenny: Academic, writer on religion and Philosophy, former President of the British Academy and current President of the Royal Institute of Philosophy. 178
116 Dean Sullivan: Television Actor and presenter born in 1957 177
117 Ramsey Campbell: Novelist. 177
118 Derek Nimmo: Character actor. 175
119 Charles Booth: Known for his surveys of poverty. 170
120 Margi Clarke: Actress. 167
121 Nicholas Monsarrat: author of 'The Cruel Sea'. 167
122 Malandra Burrows: Actress 164
123 Tom Georgeson: Actor. 155
124 John Parrott: World Championship winning Snooker player, and television personality. 152
125 Paul Jewell: English football club manager. 151
126 Janice Long: Influential Radio 1 DJ of the 1980s. Sister of Keith Chegwin. 150
127 Deryck Guyler: Comedy Actor. 148
128 Alan Stubbs: Everton's central defender. 147
129 Vincent Nichols: leader of England's Roman Catholics. 145
130 Tommy Handley: Comedian. 143
131 Craig Phillips: Winner of Big Brother UK series 1. 142
132 Phil Redmond: Television writer, producer and media entrepreneur. Created Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks, as well as reviving the fortunes of Emmerdale. 137
133 Alfred Waterhouse: Architect. 137
134 Jeremiah Horrocks: Astronomer who calculated that the distance between Earth and the sun was 59,000,000 miles — though well short of the actual distance of 93,000,000 miles, his estimate was more accurate than any other calculations of his time. 134
135 Pete Wade: Blues / rock guitarist with Engine, and Connie Lush & Blues Shouter. 134
136 Alan Bleasdale: TV dramatist. 132
137 Mitch Benn: Comedian and songwriter, known for his work on BBC Radio 2 and 4. 130
138 Peter Adamson: Played Len Fairclough in Coronation Street. 129
139 George Melly: Jazz and blues singer; art critic and historian. 127
140 Ted Robbins: Comic, actor and broadcaster, cousin of Paul McCartney, brother of Kate Robbins. 126
141 Peter Sissons: News reader. 125
142 George Davies: Popular fashion businessman. 124
143 Robert Robinson: TV presenter, radio presenter and writer. 122
144 Pete Wylie: Singer songwriter "The Mighty Wah!". 118
145 Ian McCulloch: Lead singer of Echo and the Bunnymen 115
146 Gary Ablett: Footballer. 113
147 Carla Lane: television writer. 110
148 Felicia Hemans: Poet, wrote "Casabianca" (The boy stood on the burning deck...). 110
149 Adrian Henri: Painter and poet. 102
150 Brian Patten: 1960s poet. 98
151 James Maybrick: Victorian cotton merchant whose supposed diary contain a confession for the crimes of Jack the Ripper, though this is held by most authorities to be a crude forgery. 95
152 Eleanor Rathbone:campaigning MP 95
153 Frank McDonough: historian 87
154 David Swift:actor. 86
155 Peter Shore: Labour politician. 78
156 Andy Ripley, rugby union player for (24 caps) and the British and Irish Lions on their unbeaten 1974 tour of South Africa. [link]</ref> 75
157 Bill Rodgers: Politician and member of SDP "Gang of Four". 75
158 David Hanson: Politician. 72
159 Frank Hornby: Railway toys and Meccano businessman. 68
160 Simon O'Brien: actor, Brookside, Damon and Debbie, Grange Hill. 66
161 Alan Parry: TV football commentator. 66
162 Josh Kirby : Artist and Illustrator. 61
163 Robbie Brookside: Professional wrestler. 61
164 James Corbett: Author. 61
165 Laura Critchley: Singer/Songwriter. 59
166 Chris Perry-Metcalf: Actor; Model best known for role in Grange Hill as character "Togger". 56
167 Mark Moraghan: actor, born and raised in Toxteth, best known for BBC medical soap 'Holby City'. 55
168 Stephen Molyneux: British e-Learning Guru. 54
169 Raymond Tallis : Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Poet 52
170 William Roscoe: Anti-slavery campaigner and poet, whose popular work was translated into French, German, and other languages. 51
171 Margaret Murphy: Crime novelist. 49
172 Fred Emney: Comedy actor. 48
173 David Wright: Footballer with Ipswich Town. 40
174 Rosie Cooper: Member of Parliament. 39
175 Bill Tidy: Cartoonist. 39
176 Chris Shepherd: Writer, director and animator. 39
177 Sam Grey: Actress 37
178 Robert Stopford: Bishop of London 33


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