More famous Teessiders and where they went to school

Our list of Teesside’s most famous names and the schools they went to got you talking.

And many of you got in touch to point out a few more of the great and the good from our area to extend our list. It shows just how many notable names hail from our region, from all walks of life.

Here’s the information you shared:

St Peter’s, South Bank

Footballers Luke Williams (Hartlepool United) and Charlie Whyke (Sunderland Football Club)

Postgate School, Great Ayton

Captain James Cook

Bertram Ramsey School,

Middlesbrough FC’s Ian Bailey

Arthur Head School, Thornaby

David Mills, the first £500k footballer

Sir William Turner, Redcar

Sir Rex Hunt, former governor of the Falkland Islands

Eston Grange

Ian Turner, goalkeeper in Southampton’s FA cup final win over Manchester United, 1976

Archibald School, Middlesbrough

Former Leeds United and England football manager Don Revie

Don Revie, Billy Bremner & Paul Reaney after winning the FA Cup

St Mary’s, Middlesbrough

Singer Chris Rea

Chris Rea in concert in 1993
(Image: Evening Gazette)

Teesside High School

Newsreader Pam Royle

Scared Heart, Redcar

Olympian Johanna Jackson

Nunthorpe School

Olympian Chris Tomlinson

Stokesley School

Cyclists Harry and Charlie Tanfield

Northfield, Billingham

Cricketer Mark Davies, Maximo Park lead singer Paul Smith, champion sprinter Richard Kilty

Maximo Park frontman Paul Smith
Maximo Park frontman Paul Smith
(Image: Katie Lunn)

English Martyrs, Hartlepool

Janick Gers, Iron Maiden guitarist and actor Kieran Bew

Egglescliffe School

Author Adele Parks

Sarah Metcalfe, Eston

Darts champ Glen Durrant.

Teesside Live – Redcar and Cleveland