12 famous faces who were born and brought up in Southport, including Lee Mack and Tommy Fleetwood

From actors and centenarians to musicians and European champions - we've picked out some of the most successful individuals from Southport.

Southport is renowned for having the second longest pier in the British Isles, inspiring Napoleon’s design for Paris’ boulevards, bikers gathering by Silcock's Golden Gallopers Carousel (maybe that one is a bit more local) and seaside holidays.

But did you know the Merseyside borough has produced top musicians, leading comedians, sport champions, film producers and many other famous faces too?

Here we take a look at 12 household names and successful celebrities that were born or raised in Southport.

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