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Famous People From Bath

From chefs to musicians, comedians to authors, Bath has been home to lots of celebrities. Some of the names on this list you’ll know already but others may surprise you…

Mary Berry

Mary Berry is an English food writer, chef, baker and television presenter. She has presented on several television series, including The Great British Bake Off.

She was born in Bath and studied catering and institutional management at Bath College of Domestic Science.

Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey is an English actor, comedian, musician and singer.He was born in Bath in 1965.

Bailey is known for his appearances on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Have I Got News for You and QI, as well as his extensive stand-up work.

Jacqueline Wilson

The bestselling children's author was born in Bath. Jaqueline Wilson's books have sold over 20 million copies and have been adapted for television, including The Story of Tracy Beaker on CBBC.

Russell Howard

The comedian, television presenter, radio presenter, and actor was born in Bath. He is best known for his television shows Russell Howard's Good News and The Russell Howard Hour, and his appearances on the topical panel TV show Mock the Week.

Amy Williams

Amy is a British former skeleton racer and Olympic gold medallist.

Originally a runner, she began training in skeleton in 2002 after trying the sport on a push-start track at the University of Bath.

Ann Widdecombe

The former Conservative MP, born in Bath, was Member of Parliament for Maidstone and The Weald, and the former Maidstone constituency, from 1987 to 2010 and Member of the European Parliament for South West England from 2019 to 2020.

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