Recently he appeared in Netflix series, Sex Education. The British racing driver and former Formula One driver was born in Frome. The 39-year-old comedian and television presenter was born in Bath. This category has the following 28 subcategories, out of 28 total. Here we've compiled a list of 29 of the most famous names that were born in Somerset and Bath. In 2011, his YouTube channel charlieissocoollike became the first in the UK to reach one million subscribers. Somerset County: Meryl Streep Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep is far and away the most famous from this county. Here at, after much debate, we’ve put together a list of 50 famous men and women with connections to the county. Marcus Patrick is an actor, model, singer and film director, born in Bath. He is also known for playing former college professor-turned-serial-killer Joe Carroll in the series The Following. He played for his home city throughout his career. More than 175,000 people attend the festival to revel to the sound of some of the biggest names in the music industry, as well as performing arts. The actor, comedian and producer known for Fawlty Towers, Monty Python, Rat Race and more was born in Weston-super-Mare. People by educational institution in Somerset, John Beauchamp, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Somerset, John Beauchamp, 2nd Baron Beauchamp of Somerset, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Maurice Berkeley, 3rd Viscount Fitzhardinge, Julian Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Sir Thomas Smith, 1st Baronet, of Hatherton,, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 April 2020, at 09:30. The bestselling children's author was born in Bath. Jonathan Lynn directed comedy films such as Nuns on the Run, My Cousin Vinny, and The Fighting Temptations and earlier co-created and co-wrote the TV series Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister. The former Deep Purple guitarist has earned a reputation as one of the most influential musicians in rock history. Originally a runner, she began training in skeleton in 2002 after trying the sport on a push-start track at the University of Bath. Amy is a British former skeleton racer and Olympic gold medallist. It seems that much more than just cider and cheddar cheese has come out of our wonderful county. Cheddar Cheese. Did we miss any famous faces born in our area? Guscott was born in Bath and attended Ralph Allen School. The 43-year-old actress, born in Bath, played a leading role in the period drama series Berkeley Square. The actress and writer is the current artistic director at Shakespeare's Globe. You will be … The former member of girl band The Saturdays was born in Yeovil in 1989. The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 257 total. Famous people born in Somerset, information on famous British people. Although born in Summit, Streep was raised in Bernardsville. The comedian, musician, actor, presenter and author was born in Bath in 1965. Ritchie Blackmore, also known as The Man in Black, was born in Weston-super-Mare. The former Conservative MP, born in Bath, has made a number of TV appearances including BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing in 2010 and Celebrity Big Brother in 2018. Brian has also had minor roles in six Carry On films as well the TV series Carry On Laughing. 2017, 40 famous faces you never knew went to school in Somerset, 25 of the best pub beer gardens in Bath and Somerset, All the new pub, café and restaurant rules in Somerset from December 2, North Somerset is in tier three, while the rest of Somerset is in tier two, Covid tiers: The level each Somerset area will be placed into after end of lockdown, One area will face the highest level of restrictions, Coronavirus: What tier 2 measures mean for people in Bath after lockdown, The new restrictions come into place across the city from December 2, All the rules for Christmas shopping in Somerset from December 2, Non-essential shops across the county can reopen following lockdown, A350 crash: Melksham Road closed after multi-vehicle collision - latest updates, Trail hunting licences suspended in Somerset woods as fox hunting 'smokescreen' claims investigated, It follows a leak from a webinar of prominent hunting figures, Police officer laughed at and abused man who slipped in his own urine in custody in Bridgwater, Gareth Starr also failed to intervene when the man suffered a head injury, MP says it is 'full steam ahead' for new Somerset train station plans after funding approval, The area has been without an operational station for more than 50 years, Over 200 new coronavirus cases recorded across Somerset - but number of hospital patients decline, The number has increased from the previous day, People urged not to hug and kiss families this Christmas, "Don't do stupid things or unnecessary things just because you can.