Did you know all the people in our gallery were from Preston?

From Freddie Flintoff to Coronation Street actors and sports stars - 20 famous people you may not know were born, lived or studied in Preston

Many Prestonians have made us proud as they've become household names in various walks of life.

By Adam Lord
Thursday, 17th February 2022, 12:02 pm

International sports stars, actors, TV presenters and more, lots of people born in the city are very familiar faces.

Here is our tribute to 20 of the more well-known names linked to the city. This is not a definitive list – just a flavour of what we have had to offer the worlds of music, theatre, broadcasting, sport and beyond.

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