Film and TV star Sean Bean, of Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings fame, pictured at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital where he planted a tree to launch the Sheffield Leukaemia and Blood Disorder Appeal, 2007. He was born in Handsworth in April 1959.
Film and TV star Sean Bean, of Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings fame, pictured at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital where he planted a tree to launch the Sheffield Leukaemia and Blood Disorder Appeal, 2007. He was born in Handsworth in April 1959.

Remembering when these 10 famous Sheffield residents returned to their home city

Sheffield has stars in many walks of life, from comedy to drama, sport and especially music.

Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 3:00 pm

Here we celebrate just 10 of the Steel City’s famous sons and daughters in pictures – but if your favourites have been left out of this one, keeping looking because we’re going to do more.

You can also share your own stories and pictures of your friends, neighbours or schoolmates who became famous on our Retro and Memories - Sheffield Star Facebook page.

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a digital subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Nancy Fielder, editor

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