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List of people from Hounslow

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List of people from Hounslow

Among those who were born in the London Borough of Hounslow, or have live/lived within the borders of the modern borough are (alphabetical order):


  • Cecil Aldin - artist and illustrator, lived in Chiswick from 1894 to 1904.[1]
  • Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam, known as M.I.A., British recording artist, songwriter, painter and director, born in Hounslow.
  • Sarah Ayton, Olympic gold medallist in the Yngling sailing class, 2004 and 2008. Lived in Ashford.
  • Marcus Akin - reality TV personality, karate practitioner, actor and writer, lives in Brentford.






  • Mo Farah - athlete. Current 10,000 metres Olympic champion and 5000 metres Olympic, World and European champion grew up in Hounslow.
  • Michael Flanders - entertainer, lived in Chiswick from 1971 to 1975.[1]
  • Stephen Fox - politician, had a country retreat in Chiswick from 1663.[1]
  • E. M. Forster - author, a blue plaque in Arlington Park Mansions commemorates the flat where he lived until his death in 1970.[1]






  • Freddie Mercury - British musician, singer, and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen, grew up in Feltham.
  • Joe Miller - actor, lived at Strand-on-the-Green from 1686 to 1738.[1]
  • Nancy Mitford - lived briefly at Strand-on-the-Green.[1]



  • Jimmy Page - English musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist of the rock band Led Zeppelin, born in Heston
  • Lucien Pissarro - artist.[1]
  • Donald Pleasence - actor, lived at Strand-on-the-Green from 1973 to 1985.[1]






  • Jack Wild - actor who played Artful Dodger in Oliver, grew up in Hounslow


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