Celebrities who have called Portsmouth home

Here are 17 celebrities who have called Portsmouth area home at one time or another 

FAMOUS faces have been calling Portsmouth home for over a century. 

From those who are born in the city or just chose to come and live here for a time. Here are 17 you might not know who have called Portsmouth home over the years. 

Actress and former Britain's Got Talent finalist, Bessie Cursons was born in Portsmouth in June 1995. She reached the final of the first season of BGT and has since starred in children's comedy-drama My Phone Genie

5. Bessie Cursons

Actress and former Britain's Got Talent finalist, Bessie Cursons was born in Portsmouth in June 1995. She reached the final of the first season of BGT and has since starred in children's comedy-drama My Phone Genie
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If the museum named in his honour hadn't given it away, legendary author Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in February 1812. 'He went on to write such great novels as Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities.

6. Charles Dickens

If the museum named in his honour hadn't given it away, legendary author Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in February 1812. 'He went on to write such great novels as Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities.
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Acclaimed author, essayist and journalist Christopher Hitchens was born in Portsmouth in April 1949.

7. Christopher Hitchens

Acclaimed author, essayist and journalist Christopher Hitchens was born in Portsmouth in April 1949.
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Honey Mitchell herself was born in Portsmouth! Eastenders star Emma Barton was born in the city in 1977 and attended Horndean Community School from 1989 to 1993 and later trained at the Guildford School of Acting.

8. Emma Barton

Honey Mitchell herself was born in Portsmouth! Eastenders star Emma Barton was born in the city in 1977 and attended Horndean Community School from 1989 to 1993 and later trained at the Guildford School of Acting.
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