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Some Famous People with the surname of Bradshaw

Wikipedia Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is a former American football quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL).
Wikipedia Benjamin Peter James Bradshaw (born 30 August 1960) is a British Labour politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Exeter since 1997, and currently serves in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
Wikipedia Myron C.
Wikipedia Claudette Bradshaw, PC, ONB (born April 8, 1949) is a former Canadian politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Moncton?Riverview?Dieppe, New Brunswick.
Wikipedia Christopher John (Chris) Bradshaw (born 1944 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician and business person.
Wikipedia John Bradshaw (b.
Wikipedia George Bradshaw (July 29, 1801 ? September 6, 1853) was an English cartographer, printer and publisher.
Wikipedia Joseph Bradshaw (1835 ? 21 March 1875), born in Pettigreen, Dromkeen, County Limerick, was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia William Bradshaw VC (12 February 1830 ? 9 March 1861), born in Thurles, County Tipperary, was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for valour in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia John Elliot Bradshaw (born June 29, 1933 in Houston, Texas) is an American educator, counselor, motivational speaker and author best known for his PBS television programs on topics such as addiction, recovery, codependency and spirituality.
Wikipedia Ken Bradshaw (born October 4, 1952 in Houston, Texas) is a professional surfer and winner of the 1982 Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Classic.
Wikipedia Dom Augustine Bradshaw (1575-1618) was a Benedictine monk.
Wikipedia Gillian Marucha Bradshaw (born May 14, 1956) is an American writer of historical fiction, historical fantasy, children's literature, science fiction, and contemporary science-based novels, who currently lives in Britain.
Wikipedia Keith Bradshaw (born Hobart, Tasmania 2 October 1963) is an Australian cricketer, accountant and administrator.
Wikipedia Francis Bradshaw (born 31 May 1884) was an English professional footballer and football club manager.
Wikipedia Ford Bradshaw (1908-March 3, 1934) was an American criminal bank robber and Depression-era outlaw.
Wikipedia Ahmad Bradshaw (born March 19, 1986) is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Michael Bradshaw (born 18 April 1933 in Plumstead, London) was an English/Canadian actor.
Wikipedia Harry Bradshaw (9 October 1913 ? 1990) was a leading Irish professional golfer of the 1940s and 1950s.
Wikipedia Darren Shaun Bradshaw (born March 19 1967 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire) is an English former professional footballer.
Wikipedia "For the football coach of the same name see Charlie Bradshaw (football coach).
Wikipedia Richard James Bradshaw, O.
Wikipedia Morris Bradshaw (born November 19, 1952 in Highland, Illinois) is a former American football player.
Wikipedia Craig Bradshaw (born July 28, 1983 in Lower Hutt) is a professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Jim Bradshaw (born January 13, 1939 in St.
Wikipedia James Bradshaw, born 20 March 1976 in Stamford, Lincolnshire in England, is a British actor best known for playing Gordon Grimley in the popular Granada TV series "The Grimleys", which ran for three series from 1999 (following the pilot in 1997.
Wikipedia Wesley Walker Bradshaw (November 26, 1897 ? April 10, 1960) was an American football player and coach.
Wikipedia William Bradshaw (1571?1618) was a moderate English Puritan, born in Market Bosworth.
Wikipedia Gary Bradshaw (born 30 December 1982 in Kingston upon Hull, England) is an English footballer, currently playing for North Ferriby United.
Wikipedia Paul William Bradshaw (born April 28 1956 in Altrincham) is an English former professional footballer, who played as a goalkeeper.
Wikipedia Melissa Bradshaw is a writer and journalist based in London.
Wikipedia Cathryn Bradshaw (born in Blackpool) is an English actress, perhaps best-known for her role in "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit".
Wikipedia Mark Daniel Bradshaw (born May 12, 1962 in Happy Camp, California) is a retired diver from the United States.
Wikipedia Gareth Bradshaw is a Gaelic footballer from County Galway.
Wikipedia Robert Haldane Bradshaw (1759?1835) was agent to Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater and, after the Duke's death, was the first Superintendent of the Bridgewater Trustees.
Wikipedia Kevin Bradshaw (born February 13, 1965 in Gainesville, Florida) is a retired American professional basketball player and current collegiate basketball coach.
Wikipedia Joe Bradshaw (1880 ? "date unknown") was an English football player and manager.
Wikipedia Granville Eastwood Bradshaw OBE, AFRAeS (1887-1969) was an English engineer and inventor who designed motorcycle and aero-engines.
Wikipedia William Craig Bradshaw (born August 14, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Terry Leon Bradshaw (born February 3, in) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who is currently the hitting coach for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, a minor league team in the Kansas City Royals organization.
Wikipedia Preston J.
Wikipedia James Benn Bradshaigh Bradshaw (1831 ? 1 September 1886) was a 19th century member of parliament in New Zealand.
Wikipedia William Bradshaw was an English professional footballer who played as a winger.
Wikipedia Ernest Bradshaw was an English professional footballer who played as a wing half.

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