People of Paisley: 13 famous faces who were born and brought up in Paisley

These are the famous faces who grew up in Paisley

Paisley is Scotland’s largest town that has a rich cultural history that has produced many famous faces over the years.

The story goes that the foundations of Paisley were built by Saint Mirin, who erected a chapel between the 6th and 7th century - turning the area into the West of Scotland’s central hub for Christianity.

An honourable mention goes to Doctor Who star David Tennant who attended Paisley Grammar School but was born in Bathgate. The town has also produced world-famous musicians, actors and artists.

If you would like to know more about the history and heritage of Paisley, you can check out the history of the area through old photographs by clicking here!

Here are 13 famous faces who were born and grew up in Paisley.

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