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Wikipedia Jimmy Layne Webb is an American songwriter.
Wikipedia John Randolph "Jack" Webb (April 2 1920 ? December 23 1982) was an American actor, television producer, director and author, who is most famous for his role as Sergeant Joe Friday in the radio and television series "Dragnet".
Wikipedia Clifton Webb (November 19, 1889 ? October 13, 1966) was an American actor, dancer and singer.
Wikipedia Martha Beatrice Webb (n?e Potter; 22 January 1858? 30 April 1943) was an English sociologist, economist, socialist and reformer, usually referred to in association with her husband, Sidney Webb.
Wikipedia Captain Matthew Webb (19 January 1848?24 July 1883) was the first person to swim the English Channel without the use of artificial aids.
Wikipedia Chloe Webb (born June 25, 1956) is an American actress.
Wikipedia William Henry Webb, usually known as Chick Webb (February 10, 1905?June 16, 1939) was a jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader.
Wikipedia John Webb (1611-24 October 1672) was an English architect and scholar.
Wikipedia Steven John Webb, better known as Steve Webb, is a British politician, the Member of Parliament for Northavon and the Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
Wikipedia James Edwin Webb (October 7, 1906 ? March 27, 1992) was the second administrator of NASA, serving from February 14, 1961 to October 7, 1968.
Wikipedia Sir Aston Webb, RA, FRIBA (Clapham, London, (22 May 1849) - Kensington, London, (21 August 1930)) was an English architect, active in the late 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century.
Wikipedia James Laverne "Skeeter" Webb (November 4, 1909 ? July 8, 1986) was a Major League Baseball infielder who played twelve season in the major leagues with the St.
Wikipedia Mary Webb (25 March 1881 ? 8 October 1927), was an English romantic novelist and poet of the early 20th century, whose work is set chiefly in the Shropshire countryside and among Shropshire characters and people which she knew.
Wikipedia Marti Webb (born 13 December 1944, Cricklewood, North West London) is a musical actress from England, who appeared on stage in "Evita", before starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber's one woman show "Tell Me On A Sunday" in 1980.
Wikipedia Francis William Webb (21 May 1836?4 June 1906) was a British engineer responsible for the design and manufacture of locomotives for the London and North Western Railway (LNWR).
Wikipedia George James Webb, born on June 24, 1803 near Salisbury in Wiltshire, England, died on October 7, 1887 in Orange, New Jersey was a British-American composer.
Wikipedia Anthony Jerome Webb (born on July 13, 1963 in Dallas, Texas), better known as Spud Webb, is a retired American NBA professional basketball point guard.
Wikipedia Gary Webb (August 31, 1955 ? December 10, 2004) was a prize-winning American investigative journalist.
Wikipedia Sam Webb is an American politician and the current leader of Communist Party USA.
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Wikipedia Karrie Anne Webb (born 21 December 1974) is Australia's most successful female golfer, and one of the top players in the history of global women's golf.
Wikipedia "Another Philip Webb ? Philip Edward Webb was the architect son of leading architect Sir Aston Webb.
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Wikipedia Robert Webb (born 29 September 1972) is an English actor, comedian and writer, and one half of the Mitchell and Webb double act, alongside David Mitchell.
Wikipedia Harri Webb (7 September 1920 ? 31 December 1994) was an Anglo-Welsh poet, journalist and Welsh nationalist.
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Wikipedia Edwin Yates Webb (May 23, 1872 - February 7, 1955) was a Democratic U.
Wikipedia Simon Webb (June 10, 1949 - March 14, 2005) was a British chess player, an International Master, and a chess writer.
Wikipedia William Earl Webb (September 17, 1897 - May 23, 1965) was an American right fielder in Major League Baseball, playing from 1925 to 1933.
Wikipedia Charles Webb (born on June 9, 1939 in San Francisco, California) is the author of several novels, mainly known for his most famous work, "The Graduate" (1963), which was made into the enormously successful film "The Graduate" (1967).
Wikipedia Neil John Webb (born 30 July 1963 in Reading, Berkshire) is an English television pundit and former football player.
Wikipedia Alicia Nicole Webb (born May 4, 1979) is an American professional wrestling valet.
Wikipedia Walter Prescott Webb (April 3, 1888?March 8, 1963) was a 20th century U.
Wikipedia Veronica Webb (born February 25, 1965) is an American model, actress, writer, journalist and television personality.
Wikipedia Mohammed Alexander Russell Webb (November 9 1846, Hudson, New York ? October 1 1916, Rutherford, New Jersey) was an American writer and publisher.
Wikipedia Ulysses Sigel Webb (September 29, 1864 ? July 31, 1947) Born in West Virginia, an American lawyer and politician affiliated with the Republican Party.
Wikipedia General James Watson Webb (February 8 1802 - June 7 1884) was a United States diplomat, newspaper publisher and a New York politician in the Whig and Republican parties.
Wikipedia Alexander Stewart Webb (February 15, 1835 ? February 12, 1911) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War who won the Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Wikipedia Richard Webb (September 9 1915 ? June 19 1993) was a film, television and radio actor.
Wikipedia Roy Webb (October 3 1888 ? December 10 1982) was a film music composer.
Wikipedia Patrick Charles "Paddy" Webb (30 November 1884?23 May 1950) was a New Zealand trade unionist and politician.
Wikipedia David James Webb (born 9 April 1946) is an English former professional footballer and football manager.
Wikipedia Sir William Flood Webb KBE (21 January 1887 ? 11 August 1972) was a judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia.
Wikipedia Brandon Tyler Webb (born May 9, 1979, in Ashland, Kentucky), is a National Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks and was the 2006 National League Cy Young Award winner.
Wikipedia Lee Webb (born November 3, 1981 in Inglewood, California) is a National Football League fullback for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Wikipedia Sarah Kathleen Webb Gosling OBE (born 13 January 1977 in Ashford, Middlesex) is a British professional sailor and two-time Olympic gold medalist.
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Wikipedia Terri Sue Webb is an activist living in Bend, Oregon, who was one of few activists in the United States active in The Freedom to be Yourself (TFTBY or FTBY) campaign.
Wikipedia Carl Webb (born 20 March 1981 in Mount Isa, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the North Queensland Cowboys of the National Rugby League.
Wikipedia Howard Melton Webb (born 14 July 1971) is an English football referee who operates in the Premier League and has been a FIFA-listed referee since 2005.
Wikipedia Wayne Webb (born August 4, 1957) is the son of a Ten-pin bowling alley operator from Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA and was one of the world's best Ten-pin bowlers from the late 1970s to the end of the 1980s.
Wikipedia David Michael Webb, usually known as David Webb, is a well-known activist and share market analyst in Hong Kong.
Wikipedia Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960) was a collector of American antiques and founder of Shelburne Museum.
Wikipedia Jeffrey Leon Webb (born in January 31, 1982 in) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia Charley Webb (born Charlotte Anne Webb on 26 February 1988) is an English actress.
Wikipedia Daniel Webb (born 16 March 1992 in Greater Manchester, England) is a young British actor who played Aaron Livesy in the British TV show "Emmerdale".
Wikipedia John Webb (September 18, 1926 - September 18, 2008) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court (1986-1998).
Wikipedia Sir Thomas Clifton Webb KCMG (8 March 1889 ? 6 February 1962) was a New Zealand politician and diplomat.
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Wikipedia Se?n Michael Webb (born 4 January 1983 in Coalisland, County Tyrone) is a Northern Irish footballer currently playing for Shamrock Rovers.
Wikipedia Stephen Webb (born April 30, 1975 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada) is a retired National Hockey League player.
Wikipedia Rita Webb (25 February 1904 ? 30 August 1981) was an English character actress, mainly in comedy roles.
Wikipedia Daniel John Webb (born 2 July 1983 in Poole, England) is a much travelled footballer currently playing for Conference National side Salisbury City, where he plays as a striker.
Wikipedia Simon Webb is a composer, musical director, conductor, arranger and performer.
Wikipedia Violet Blanche Webb (later "Simpson", February 3, 1915 ? May 27, 1999) was an English athlete who competed for Great Britain in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics.
Wikipedia Alan Webb (born January 13, 1983, in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American track athlete.
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Wikipedia Jim Webb, of Whitesburg, Kentucky in Letcher County is an Appalachian poet, playwright, and essayist.
Wikipedia Leonard James Webb (born April 16, 1921) is a British World War II veteran who was present at the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945.
Wikipedia Simon Webb (born in County Mayo on January 19 1978) is a retired Irish footballer.
Wikipedia Donald Wayne Webb (born May 22, 1939 in Jefferson City, Missouri) is a former college and professional American football defensive back.
Wikipedia Marvin "Preach" Webb (born January 12, 1936) has been a public fixture and good-will ambassador of downtown Edwardsville, Illinois, for over 40 years.
Wikipedia Shirley Webb (born 28 September 1981) is a British hammer thrower and Gladiator.
Wikipedia Thomas Llewelyn Webb is a Lecturer in Social Psychology working at the University of Sheffield in the UK.
Wikipedia Nathan Webb, an early American Congregational Church minister, was born on April 9, 1705, at Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
Wikipedia James Rogers Webb (born April 13, 1952 in Jackson, Mississippi) is a former American football defensive lineman who played seven seasons in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Robert 'Bobby' Webb (born 29 November 1933 in Altofts, England) is a former footballer, whose career was cut short by a broken leg at the age of just 29.
Wikipedia Gary Webb (born April 19, 1949) is an American racing driver from Blue Grass, Iowa who won the NASCAR Weekly Series national championship in 2000.
Wikipedia Douglas Webb DFM, (12 September 1922 - 8 December 1996) was a British photographer who worked in the film and television industries.
Wikipedia Alison Webb (born October 25, 1961 in Montr?al, Quebec) is a retired judoka from Canada, who won the silver medal in the women's half-heavyweight (? 72 kg) competition at the 1987 Pan American Games.
Wikipedia Lawrence Webb is an academic administrator and politician from Falls Church, Virginia.
Wikipedia Lorna Webb (born 26 May 1983) is an English professional cyclist from Walsall, West Midlands, born in Runcorn.
Wikipedia Nick Webb (born May 6, 1986 in Bellingham, Washington) is an American soccer striker, who last played professionally for the Carolina Giants of the Puerto Rico Soccer League.
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Wikipedia Millard Webb (6 December, 1893 ? 21 April, 1935), was an American screenwriter and director.
Wikipedia Mason Webb (born May 6, 1986 in Bellingham, Washington) is an American former soccer central midfielder, who last played for Vancouver Whitecaps.
Wikipedia Michael Webb was born March 3, 1937 in Henley-on-Thames.
Wikipedia "Not to be confused with George Webb (cricketer, born 1857).
Wikipedia Douglas Edward Webb CVO OBE (8 October 1909?11 January 1988) was a British police officer in the London Metropolitan Police, who served as Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis from 1961 to 1966.
Wikipedia Danny Webb (born March 22, 1991 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent) is a British motorcycle racer.
Wikipedia Jonathan Philip Webb (born 5 January 1990) is an English footballer who plays for Leeds United as a centre back.
Wikipedia Benedict (Ben) Webb (born 1977) is a Dunedin, New Zealand-born artist, dividing his time between working in New Zealand and Germany.
Wikipedia Haley Vianne Webb (born November 25, 1985) is an American actress.
Wikipedia Alan Richard Webb (born 1 January 1963) is an English former football player.
Wikipedia Willie Fred (Bill) Webb (December 12, 1913 to June 1, 1994) was a Major League Baseball pitcher.
Wikipedia Rodney Scott Webb (June 21, 1935 - August 9, 2009) was a American federal judge.
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Wikipedia Sidney "Sid" Webb (February 1884 ? 1956) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham.
Wikipedia Matthew Leslie Webb (born 24 September 1976) is an English former professional footballer born in Bristol who played in the Football League for Birmingham City.
Wikipedia Admiral Sir Richard Webb KCMG CB (20 July 1870 ? 20 January 1950) was a British Royal Navy officer.
Wikipedia Isaac "Ike" Webb (10 October 1874 ? March 1950) was an English professional footballer who made 124 appearances in the Football League playing for Small Heath, West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland.
Wikipedia Charles Webb (4 March 1979 ? January 1939) was an English footballer who played at outside-left for various clubs in England and Scotland in the 1900s.
Wikipedia Nathan Webb (April 7, 1767-February 25, 1853) was a teacher, fireman, and public official in Boston, Massachusetts, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Wikipedia Oliver Webb (born March 20, 1991 in Manchester) is a British auto racing driver.
Wikipedia Allen Webb (born September 13, 1989 was a quarterback for the Kansas State Wildcats football team in 2004 and 2005 and previously was at Indiana.