Who is the most Wikipedia'd person from Letchworth

By Layth Yousif

20th Feb 2024 | Local News

Who is the most Wikipedia'd person from Letchworth. CREDIT: Unsplash
Who is the most Wikipedia'd person from Letchworth. CREDIT: Unsplash

There have been some notable names associated with the town of Letchworth over the years.

But of all the famous faces who can claim to be the most looked-up on Wikipedia relating to our town?

A People Map by the Pudding website reveals (see link below) which person is the most searched for on Wikipedia.

So what about Letchworth?

Well, the most searched name on Wikipedia relating to our town is the British-American film, television and theatre actor. actor JJ Feild.

Feild's best known role is when he co-starred in Captain America: The First Avenger as James Montgomery Falsworth.

Starting his television career in 1999, Feild played Fred Garland in Philip Pullman's The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North television adaptations. In 2007, he starred as Henry Tilney in the television film Northanger Abbey. The following year, he made his West End debut in a production of Ring Round the Moon. From 2014 to 2016, Feild portrayed Major John André in Turn: Washington's Spies.

Feild's film credits also include Telstar (2009), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Austenland (2013), and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017).

John Joseph Feild was born in Boulder, Colorado, to English writer and former musician Reshad Feild and his American wife.

Feild and his parents moved to London when he was six months old before later being educated at St Christopher School, Letchworth.

Wikipedia is often the go-to website on finding out facts about famous people - whether it's their age, what they've been in or where they are from.

Find out who is the most Wikipedia'd person from Hitchin and from Stevenage

This handy map of the UK lets you see the most Wikipedia'd person from each town.

     

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