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The 12 'most notable' people from Teesside include a Hollywood actor and a magician

Aug 31, 2022

The 12 'most notable' people from Teesside include a Hollywood actor and a magician A new study has compiled the list using information from Wikipedia and Wikidata Actor Jamie Bell, from Billingham, is among Teesside's "most notable" people. Here he attends a film screening in Hollywood, July 11, 2019 (Image: FilmMagic) Teesside has produced some iconic celebrities over the years, with actors, singers, comedians and more coming from our area. A new study published by Nature has identified the most notable people from cities, towns and villages around the world, including right here in Teesside. Geographer and map designer Topi Tjukanov has turned the data into an interactive map pinpointing exactly where each famous face is from. Although you’ll know many of the celebrities that come from Teesside, you may not know the exact area they’re from. Some of the below may be a complete surprise, with you never knowing they came from our neck of the woods. Each notable person included in the study was determined using information from Wikipedia and Wikidata. Each celebrity’s notability is based on a number of things, including the number of Wikipedia editions with each individual, the length of their biographies, the number of views for each between 2015 and 2018, and the amount of information retrieved on each person. Below is a selection of the "most notable people'' from Teesside. Of course, there are many more famous faces from our area, but what the survey shows is that a variety of talented people have come from our corner of the world. Billingham - Jamie Bell Jamie Bell (born 1986) is an actor who has starred in many iconic films since his brilliant performance in Billy Elliot. Jamie’s impressive acting resume includes King Kong, Fantastic Four and Rocketman. Thornaby - Richard Griffiths Richard Griffiths wins Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play at the 60th Annual Tony Awards for his performance in The History Boys, June 2006 (Image: WireImage/Getty Images) Actor Richard Griffiths OBE (1947-2013) had a hugely successful career acting in TV, film and on stage. Griffiths scooped up many awards for his performance in The History Boys, and played Uncle Vernon in the Harry Potter films. Marton - James Cook James Cook (1728-1779) was a captain in the British Royal Navy and is considered one of the greatest explorers and navigators of all time. Cook mapped the east coast of Australia, paving the way for British settlement there 18 years after his voyage. Middlesbrough - Chris Rea Chris Rea performing at the Tempodrom in Berlin, Germany. October 30, 2017 (Image: Redferns) Chris Rea (born 1951) is a rock and blues singer and guitarist known for his distinctive husky voice and slide guitar playing. Rea has produced 25 solo albums and his biggest hits include The Road to Hell (Part 2) and Fool (If You Think It's Over). Grindon - Charlotte Riley Charlotte Riley at Warner Bros Studios in London on April 6, 2021 (Image: Getty Images) Charlotte Riley (born 1981) is an actress best known for her role as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights. She starred alongside Tom Hardy who played Heathcliffe, and the pair later married in 2014. He is a regular face on Teesside as a result, most recently when he visited Saltburn . He also fought Danny Appleby , from Ormesby, in a Jiu-Jitsu tournament in Wolverhampton. Norton - Franc Roddam Franc Roddam (born 1946) is a film and TV director, screenwriter, producer and publisher. He’s best known as the creator of the television show Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and for directing the 1979 film Quadrophenia. Acklam - Bob Mortimer Bob Mortimer attends the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards in London on May 8, 2022 (Image: Jeff Spicer - Getty Images) Bob Mortimer (born 1959) is a comedian, actor and presenter. He is best known for his double act with Vic Reeves, Vic and Bob, and his TV show with Paul Whitehouse, Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing. Redcar - Chris Norman Chris Norman performing during a concert at the Tempodrom in Berlin on November 12, 2015 (Image: Redferns via Getty Images) Chris Norman (born 1950) is a soft rock singer who was the original lead singer of the band Smokie . Some of his biggest hits include Stumblin’ In, which was a duet with Suzi Quatro in 1978, Midnight Lady, and Baby I Miss You. Port Clarence - Claire Hamill Claire Hamill (born 1954) is a singer songwriter who has released 12 solo albums since 1971. Claire has also collaborated with the rock band Wishbone Ash, as well as Steve Howe from the rock band Yes. South Bank - Paul Daniels Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee photographed for Radio Times, September 22, 1988 (Image: Getty Images) Paul Daniels (1938-2016) was a magician and TV presenter who achieved international fame with his television programme The Paul Daniels Magic Show which ran on the BBC from 1979 to 1994. Debbie McGee also shot to fame on the show as Paul’s assistant, and the pair married in 1988. Normanby - Rob Smedley Rob Smedley on the Williams pit wall during practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, April 1, 2016 (Image: Getty Images) Fans of Formula 1 will know Rob Smedley (born 1973) well, as the engineer has been a part of the sport for several years. Smedley has worked within the Williams, Ferrari and Jordan F1 teams. Nunthorpe - Ben Gibson Ben Gibson (born 1993) is a professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for EFL Championship club Norwich City. Who is your favourite "notable" person from Teesside? Let us know in the comments section below.

Chris Norman Investments

1 Investments

Chris Norman has made 1 investments. Their latest investment was in Little Passports as part of their Angel - IV on January 1, 2011.

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/24/2011

Angel - IV

Little Passports

$0.26M

Yes

Date

1/24/2011

Round

Angel - IV

Company

Little Passports

Amount

$0.26M

New?

Yes

Co-Investors

Sources

Chris Norman Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Chris Norman has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Little Passports on December 02, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

12/2/2021

Acquired

$99M

3

Date

12/2/2021

Exit

Acquired

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

3

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