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Old 02-03-2013, 19:56
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Magnus Magnusson was born in Iceland but was brought here at the age of 3

Lloyd Groseman was born in Boston USA but came here in the 70s hence that hilarious accent

Anyone think of any more
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:15
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Spike Milligan was born in India
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:18
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Pop tart Rita Ora was born in the old Yugoslavia.

Former England footballer John Barnes was born in Jamaica.
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:20
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Spike Milligan was born in India
so was Cliff Richard
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:23
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Sir Clifford of Richard born in Lucknow, India. Also Freddie Mercury born in Zanzibar. Pretty famous examples I suppose.
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:24
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Beaten to it!.
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:25
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Richard E Grant
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:31
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Boris Johnson was born in New York.
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:39
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Zoe Wanamaker was born in New York and came to Britain so her father could escape the McCarthy witchunts.
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:44
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Spike Milligan was born in India
and Joanna Lumley
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:47
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Magnus Magnusson was born in Iceland but was brought here at the age of 3

Lloyd Groseman was born in Boston USA but came here in the 70s hence that hilarious accent

Anyone think of any more
British celebs born abroad
Magnus Magnusson was not British.
Do you mean foreign celebs who now live/work here?
Do you mean British nationals who were born abroad?
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:59
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Boris Johnson was born in New York.
I'm not sure he was born on this planet
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:02
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Felicity Kendal was born in India
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:08
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Laura Robson was born in Melbourne, Australia.
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:25
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Swaziland wasn't it?
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:26
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Mo Farah - Somalia
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:26
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Boris Johnson was born in New York.
did not know that
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Old 02-03-2013, 21:35
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Carry On Films star Sid James was South African , and Dom Joly is Lebanese.

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Old 02-03-2013, 22:13
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Swaziland wasn't it?
Thanks, I remember a discussion on one of the very early QI episodes but couldn't recall where it was. And was too lazy to look it up myself!
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Old 02-03-2013, 22:17
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Emma Watson was born in Paris.
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Old 02-03-2013, 22:34
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Swaziland wasn't it?
Yes he was - that came up in Pointless this week - Famous Richards!
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Old 02-03-2013, 22:36
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Dominic Monaghan from Lost and the Lord of the Rings films was born in Germany
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Old 02-03-2013, 22:42
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Alan Whicker - Egypt
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Old 02-03-2013, 22:59
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Laura Robson was born in Melbourne, Australia.
Of the current top 5 British female tennis players only Anne Keovathong was born in Britain

1st. Heather Watson was born on Guernsey
2nd. Laura Robson
3rd. Johanna Konta (born in Sydney to Hungarian parents), she did a Rusedki and switched to playing for Britain previous represented the country of her birth.
4th Anne Keovathong (Hackney)
5th. Elena Baltacha (Kiev, moved to Britain when her father Sergei, a footballer signed for Ipswich in 1989)
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Old 02-03-2013, 23:09
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Felicity Kendal was born in India
Actually no she wasn't, she was born in Solihull, West Midlands. I've just finished reading her autobiography. But she was taken to India when she was very young and didn't come back to England till she was 18.
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