13 celebrities you may not have realised were from South Ribble inc Phil Jones & John Thompson

South Ribble is home to towns and villages such as Leyland, Penwortham, Walton-le-Dale and Longton and between them, they can boast a whole host of famous residents.

From musicians to actors,sport stars to comedians, numerous celebrities were either born in or grew up in South Ribble.

Whilst some of these stars have been very vocal about their Lancashire roots, others may have totally slipped your notice.

So below we have collected 13 famous faces you may not have known were from South Ribble and included some information about what makes them so well known.

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