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Some Famous People with the surname of Broadbent

Wikipedia John Edward "Ed" Broadbent, PC, CC (born March 21, 1936) is a Canadian social democratic politician and political scientist.
Wikipedia James "Jim" Broadbent (born 24 May 1949) is an English theatre, film and television actor.
Wikipedia Harry Lawton "Punch" Broadbent (July 13 1892 - March 5, 1971) was an ice hockey player for the Ottawa Senators, Montreal Maroons and the New York Americans, and generally regarded as one of the first true power forwards in National Hockey League (NHL) history.
Wikipedia Joseph Leslie Broadbent (3 June 1891 ? 16 March 1935) was a religious leader in the early stages of the Mormon fundamentalist movement.
Wikipedia Professor Jane Broadbent is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Roehampton University.
Wikipedia Arthur Broadbent was a first class cricketer who played 6 games for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Scotland from 1907 to 1912.
Wikipedia Mark Broadbent is a chef who competed on Great British Menu, and beat reigning champion of the north, Marcus Wareing, but failed to reach Paris.
Wikipedia Daniel James Broadbent (born 2 March 1990 in Leeds) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker.
Wikipedia Robert Gillespie Broadbent, known as Bob Broadbent (21 June 1924 ? 26 April 1993) was a cricketer who played first-class cricket for Worcestershire between 1950 and 1963.
Wikipedia Stephen Broadbent is a British sculptor, specialising in public art.