List of Famous people born in Middle
Sir Barry Alan Crompton Gibb is a British-American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the group the Bee Gees, one of the most commercially successful groups in the history of popular music. With his younger brothers, twins Robin and Maurice Gibb, he formed a songwriting partnership beginning in 1955. He has lived in Britain, Australia, and the United States, holding dual UK–US citizenship.
Amy Jackson is a British actress and model best known for her work in Indian films. A former Miss Teen World, Jackson has appeared in over fifteen films She made made her US debut in 2017 with Warner Brothers production of DC Comics Supergirl as Imra Ardeen/ Saturn Girl. Jackson’s most notable roles include her debut into the industry as Amy Wilkinson in Madrasapattinam, Nila in India’s most costliest movie to date 2.0 and Sarah in action film Singh Is Bliing opposite Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar.
Maurice Ernest Gibb was a British musician, singer, songwriter and record producer who achieved fame as a member of the Bee Gees. Although his elder brother Barry Gibb and fraternal twin brother Robin Gibb were the group's main lead singers, most of their albums included at least one or two songs featuring Maurice's lead vocals, including "Lay It on Me", "Country Woman" and "On Time". The Bee Gees were one of the most successful rock-pop groups of all time.
Robin Hugh Gibb was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the pop group the Bee Gees with older brother Barry and fraternal twin brother Maurice. Robin Gibb also had his own successful solo career. Their younger brother Andy was also a singer.
Mark Simon Cavendish is a Manx professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Deceuninck–Quick-Step. As a track cyclist he specialises in the madison, points race, and scratch race disciplines; as a road racer he is a sprinter. He is considered one of the greatest road sprinters of all time, but is also known for his aggressive riding style that has led to various incidents.
Kieran Tierney is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a left-back or centre-back for Premier League club Arsenal and the Scotland national team.
Daniel Richard Kneen was a professional motorcycle racer from Douglas, Isle of Man.
Jamie Alexander Blackley is a British actor. He is known for his role as Adam Wilde in the film If I Stay.
George Horsley Wood
Thomas Brian Stowell RBV TH also known as Brian Mac Stoyll was a Manx radio personality, linguist, physicist and author. He was formerly Yn Lhaihder to the Parliament of the Isle of Man, Tynwald. He is considered one of the primary people behind the revival of the Manx language.
Arthur William Moore
Arthur William Moore, CVO, SHK, JP, MA was a Manx antiquarian, historian, linguist, folklorist, and former Speaker of the House of Keys in the Isle of Man. He published under the sobriquet A. W. Moore.
Christopher David Killip was a Manx photographer who worked at Harvard University from 1991 to 2017, as a Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies. Killip is known for his black and white images of people and places especially of Tyneside during the 1980s.
Greg Mansell is a British racing driver and road cyclist, currently racing in cycling's Halfords Tour Series, having previously competed in motorsports Formula Renault 3.5 Series. He is the son of Formula One world champion, Nigel Mansell, and younger brother of fellow racing driver Leo Mansell.
Peter Robert Kennaugh MBE is a Manx former professional racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 2010 and 2019 for Team Sky and Bora–Hansgrohe. In 2012 he won the gold medal as part of the Great Britain Team Pursuit team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, becoming the first Manxman in 100 years to win gold. On 5 April 2019, he announced that he was taking an indefinite break from professional cycling to focus on his mental health.
Professor Edward Forbes FRS, FGS was a Manx naturalist. In 1846, he proposed that the distributions of montane plants and animals had been compressed downslope, and some oceanic islands connected to the mainland, during the recent ice age. This mechanism, which was the first natural explanation to explain the distributions of the same species on now-isolated islands and mountain tops, was discovered independently by Charles Darwin, who credited Forbes with the idea. He also incorrectly deduced, the so-called azoic hypothesis, that life under the sea would decline to the point that no life forms could exist below a certain depth.
Mark Peter Christian is a Manx racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Eolo–Kometa.
Jonathan Bellis is a Manx former racing cyclist from Douglas, who rode professionally between 2008 and 2015 for the Saxo Bank–SunGard, An Post–Sean Kelly, Christina Watches–Dana and ONE Pro Cycling teams. He represented Great Britain on the track and the roads. Bellis briefly worked as a directeur sportif for UCI Women's Team Drops in 2019, but was suspended, after being convicted of assault.