Famous Cockneys


Phil Collins (musician, born in Chiswick)

Paul Konchesky (footballer, Born in Dagenham )

Martin Gore (of band Depeche Mode, born in Dagenham)

Alfie Bass (actor, born in Bethnal Green)

Sir Alf Ramsey (England F.C. Manager, born in Dagenham)

David Beckham (footballer, born in Leytonstone)

Steven Berkoff (actor, born in Stepney)

Marc Bolan (singer, musician, born in Hackney)

Bernard Bresslaw (actor, born in Stepney)

Eric Bristow (darts player, born in Hackney)

Max Bygraves (Singer, songwriter and comedian, born in Rotherhithe)

Michael Caine (Hollywood Film Star, born in Rotherhithe)

George Carey (archbishop, born in Bow)

Charlie Chaplin (Hollywood Film Star, born in Walworth)

Jack Cohen (founder of Tesco supermarket chain, born in Whitechapel)

Phil Collen (guitarist Def Leppard, musician, born in Hackney)

Roger Delgado, (actor, born in Whitechapel)

Craig Fairbrass (actor, born in Stepney)

Harry Fielder (actor)

Helena Bonham Carter (actress)

Bud Flanagan, (actor, comedian, and singer, born in Whitechapel)

Alan Ford, (actor, perhaps most famous for his roles in Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels)

Samantha Fox (model/singer, born in Mile End)

Steve Harris, (founder, bass player Iron Maiden, born in Leytonstone)

Kray twins, Ronald and Reginald (gangsters, born in Hoxton)

Ronnie Lane (musician, born in Bow)

Vera Lynn (singer, born in East Ham)

Lenny McLean (bare knuckle/unlicensed boxer/actor, born in Hoxton)

Hoxton Tom McCourt (musician/face, born in Hoxton)

Dizzee Rascal (musician/producer, born in Bow)

Mike Reid (actor/comedian, born in Hackney)

Roy Shaw (bare knuckle/unlicensed boxer, born in Stepney)

Danny Dyer (actor, born in Canning Town)

Terence Stamp (actor, born in Stepney)

Tommy Steele (singer, musician and actor, born in Bermondsey)

Sir Alan Sugar (businessman, born in Hackney)

Terry Venables (football coach, born in Dagenham)

Sid Vicious (Sex Pistols vocalist and bassist, born in Hackney)

Barbara Windsor (actress, born in Shoreditch)

Ray Winstone (actor, born in Hackney)

Dave Field (Gangster, born in Hackney)

Amy Winehouse (singer, born in Southgate)

Any more to Add?…

Categories : OTHER


  1. joe killington says:

    joe 2ton killington (famous mc songwriter)born and bred in hackney

  2. Joe says:

    David Bowie-born in Brixton.

  3. Tom says:

    Honor Blackman Born Plaistow

Leave a Reply to joe killington

IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

What is 15 + 15 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:

To prove you're a person (not a spam script), type the security word shown in the picture. Click on the picture to hear an audio file of the word.
Anti-spam image

Missing Andy – Dave