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11 celebrities born in Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 11:57 27 January 2016 | UPDATED: 09:46 28 January 2016

Amir Khan (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Amir Khan (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)

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From comedians and actors, to singers and physicists, Lancashire has produced endless talent over the years…

11. Amir Khan


Amir, a professional boxer and two-time former world champion, was the youngest British Olympic boxing medallist when he won silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics. But best of all, he was born and raised right here in Bolton, Lancashire. He was educated at Smithills School and he supports the Bolton Wanderers. Good lad!

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