REVEALED: 54 famous people you probably didn't know were from Aylesbury

We Aylesburians are a proud bunch so when someone from our merry band makes it big, we like to shout it out from the rooftops.

Monday, 30th April 2018, 7:00 am
Updated Monday, 30th April 2018, 10:37 am

But, as ever, there are some of our beloved sons and daughters who may have escaped your attention.

We’ve collected a few of them into one handy gallery of famous (or semi-famous in their own fields of work) people you probably don’t know are from Aylesbury Vale.

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Some are very well known celebrities born in Aylesbury Vale - some are astonishing and others are simply notable locals.

Many of the names might just surprise you and it is quite some list with A listers from the world of art, TV and film, music, sport and politics.

There’s even a Titanic survivor in the mix.

The dictionary defiition for celebrity states:

- a famous person, especially in entertainment or sport. or

- the state of being well known.

It comes from late Middle English (in the sense ‘solemn ceremony’): from Old French celebrite or Latin celebritas, from celeber, celebr- ‘frequented or honoured’.

Nowadays you only have to appear on a reality TV show to achieve celebrity status it seems.

But whatever your take on celebrity one thing is for sure they get us talking so take a look at the list and let us know if we missed anyone by emailing [email protected]