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Famous People

Famous faces

From sportspeople and supermodels to entertainers of all varieties and even one of the world's foremost particle physicists, Brain Cox, the town has been home to some of Britain's best loved people who have contributed an enormous amount to the nation's academic and cultural heritage.

Famous faces from Oldham include sporting legends like Paul Scholes and former England football, cricket and rugby captails, David Platt, Michael Atherton and Kevin Sinfield. Oldham is also home to supermodels Agyness Deyn and Karen Elson, acclaimed actresses Sarah Lancashire and Shobna Gulati and music stars like Mark Owen and the world famous DJ, Carl Cox.

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