11 famous faces who were born and brought up in Crosby, including Anne Robinson and a World Cup winner

From TV stars and BAFTA winners to musicians and sport world champions - we've picked out some of the most successful individuals from Crosby.

Crosby has become renowned for Antony Gormley’s stunning art installation of 100 cast iron figures facing towards the sea on a sweeping two mile beach, Merchant Taylors' School, the Arancini at Pranzo (maybe that’s just me) and its vibrant independent scene.

But did you know the Merseyside borough has produced world champion sportsmen, TV stars, BAFTA winners and infamous historical figures?

Here we take a look at 11 household names and successful celebrities that were born or raised in Crosby.

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