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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Tottenham, Greater London*

Famous residents and ex-residents.

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Cringing Cult of Celebrity
  • Ted Willis (Dixon of Dock Green) Dongola Road, just around the corner to Dave Clark (Do you love me - NO)
  • George Michael is from Palmers Green or a Greek place like that up the road from Tottenham.
  • George Michael is from Palmers Green or a Greek place like that up the road from Tottenham.
  • The late Bill Nicholson lived around White Hart Lane...long live the spurs hero
  • Winston Silcott is the most famous resident, that says it all.
  • how can u forget Lemar Obika of he songs "Another Day" & "50,50" he's from Tottenham too. even my x classmate Keisha White from St. Pauls is coming up! :-)
  • HARRY CHAMPION, Music Hall comic singer, ('I'm Enery the Eighth I am,'and 'Boiled Beef and Carrots'), was born and lived on the Roundway.
  • Batman, he lives on Broadwater Farm estate, completely bonkers and very loud!, but also harmless
  • Ex-Resident was the girl who played Deanna Troi in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Chas and Dave.eeeeeaaaaarrrrgggghhhh!!!!!
  • Les Bill Darren Glenn Joe
  • Shani Wallis (singer/actress) notable role Nancy in The Artful Dodger lived in Lordship Lane, Tottenham 'til her height of fame took her to the USA.
  • Robert the Bruce, Leslie Phillips, Bernie Grant, Britney Spears's Grandmother! Home of the Dave Clark 5!
  • Britney Spears' Grandmother & of course, the Dave Clark Five - a band that was once hailed as being better than the Beatles!
  • Dennis Spooner TV scriptwriter and creator of many 60's cult TV series such as Randall & Hopkirk (deceased), Department S, Man in a Suitcase, Jason King, was born and lived in Tottenham for the first 23 years of his life.
  • Tottenham Hotspur football team...That's a cheat really, none of them reside in Tottenham.
  • Kat Matthews of Family Affairs and many more
  • The 60's group - The Dave Clark Five were based at the Tottenham Royal and went on to sell over 60 million records with their "Tottenham Sound" .You can find out more about them by visiting their Fan Club Website at
  • Bernie Grant, local politician - became hugely popular with residents when he sided with the rioters who had beheaded the local bobby in the '80s.

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Last updated: 2014-12-18

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