The 28 Hottest Men And Women From Yorkshire

There must be something in the water. Something sexy.

1. Sean Bean, Sheffield


One does simply not just play Ned Stark, Boromir, Alec Trevelyan, and Richard Sharpe. One must first be born in Yorkshire.

ID: 3449355

2. Lena Headey, Huddersfield


Actress, best known for Game of Thrones, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and 300.

ID: 3456918

3. Matthew Lewis, Leeds

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DAILY REMINDER: Neville is hot now. You may need to sit down. Yorkshire wins.

ID: 3449474

4. Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sheffield

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Heptathlete. Current Olympic and former World and European Champion.

ID: 3456867

5. Alex Turner, Sheffield

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Singer and songwriter, Arctic Monkeys. I bet that you look good in the bedroom…

ID: 3450230

6. Corinne Bailey Rae, Leeds

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Grammy and MOBO-winning singer/songwriter.

ID: 3456842

7. Sir Patrick Stewart, Mirfield

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Actor, best known for roles in the X-Men movies, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Make. It. So.

ID: 3450057

8. Jodie Whittaker, Huddersfield

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Actress, best known for films Venus, and Attack the Block, and TV series Broadchurch and The Smoke.

ID: 3457017

9. James Frain, Leeds


Actor, best known for roles in The Tudors, True Blood, and Sleepy Hollow.

ID: 3449409

10. Jennifer Metcalfe, Bradford

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Actress, best known for her role in the TV soap Hollyoaks.

ID: 3457190

11. Andrew-Lee Potts, Bradford


Actor, best known for Primeval and the Syfy mini-series Alice. (Brother of Sarah-Jane Potts, below.)

ID: 3449821

12. Sarah-Jane Potts, Bradford

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Actress, best known for the film Kinky Boots and the soaps Holby City and Waterloo Road. (Sister of Andrew-Lee Potts, above.)

ID: 3456972

13. Edward Hogg, Doncaster

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Actor, best known for the films White Lightnin’ and Bunny & The Bull.

ID: 3449097

14. Maimie McCoy, Northallerton


Actress, best known for her role in TV series The Musketeers.

ID: 3457141

15. Oliver Sykes, Sheffield

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Singer, Bring Me the Horizon. Bring me breakfast in bed, more like.

ID: 3456775

16. Kimberley Walsh, Bradford

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Singer, Girls Aloud.

ID: 3456909

17. Jarvis Cocker, Sheffield

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Singer/songwriter/legend, Pulp.

ID: 3450334

18. Melanie Brown, Leeds

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Spice Girl and television presenter.

ID: 3456824

19. Dominic West, Sheffield


Actor, best known for his role as Jimmy McNulty in HBO’s The Wire.

ID: 3450453

20. Zöe Lucker, Huddersfield

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Actress, best known for roles in Footballer’s Wives, Eastenders, and Waterloo Road.

ID: 3456943

21. The Brownlee brothers, Leeds

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Triathletes. Alistair and Jonathan both won Olympic medals in London.

ID: 3450395

22. Jessica-Jane Clement, Sheffield

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Model, actress, and TV presenter, best known for starring in the The Real Hustle.

ID: 3456952

23. Jimi Mistry, Scarborough

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Actor, best known for films East is East and its sequel, and for his roles on TV soaps Eastenders and Coronation Street.

ID: 3450666

24. Natalie Anderson, Bradford

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Actress, best known for roles in Emmerdale and The Royal.

ID: 3457051

25. Richard Coyle, Sheffield

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Actor, best known for roles in Topsy-Turvy, Lorna Doone, and Going Postal, as well as television comedy Coupling.

ID: 3450767

26. Verity Rushworth, Bradford

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Actress, best known for her role on TV soap Emmerdale.

ID: 3457114

27. Gary Jarman, Wakefield

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Bassist, The Cribs.

ID: 3450255

28. Charlie Webster, Sheffield

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Sports TV presenter, covering football, superbikes, speedway, and boxing for the BBC, ITV4, Sky Sports, ESPN, Star Sports, Setanta Sports, and Channel 4.

ID: 3457220


It has been brought to BuzzFeed’s attention that Gary Jarman is in fact the better looking Jarman twin. Apologies for any offense this may have caused, especially if you’re Ryan Jarman.

ID: 3457637

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Dan Dalton is a staff writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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