Of course we couldn’t do a list with everyone who is famous who has lived in the borough, but here are some people you know – and some you may be surprised to know - lived, worked or was born in Bridlington and other towns along the coast.
1. Mark Herman
Film director and screenwriter Mark Herman, who is known for popular films The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Brassed Off and Little Voice, was born in Bridlington.
2. Charlie Heaton
The 26-year-old actor, known for his role as Jonathan Byers in the popular Netflix supernatural drama series Stranger Things, grew up in Bridlington.
3. David Hockney
He may have been born in West Yorkshire back in 1937, but artist David Hockney had a home and studio in Bridlington, alongside London and two in California. Pic: Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images
Photo: Emma McIntyre
4. A. E. Matthews
Born in Bridlington in 1869, Alfred Edward Matthews is a stage and film actor featured in the 1956 version of Around the World in 80 days, Doctor at Large and Carry On Admiral.