East Coker - Notable Residents

Notable Residents

  • James Bree, actor
  • Trevor Peacock, actor (who plays Jim Trott in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley).
  • William Dampier, buccaneer, sea captain, explorer, author and scientific observer.
  • Gerald Basil Edwards, Guernsey-born author of The Book of Ebenezer Le Page.

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