TV presenter Schofield has been a regular on British television for more than three decades, and continues to co-present This Morning. Although he was born in Lancashire, he grew up in Newquay and attended Trenance Infant School and Newquay Tretherras School. He still refers to Cornwall as his home.
Renowned actor Robert Shaw was well known for playing Quint, the shark-hunter, in Jaws, and played the villain in James Bond film 'From Russia With Love'. He had a turbulent and varied upbringing, living in Lancashire and Scotland, but studied at Truro Independent school in his early teens.
Although born in Westminster, Actress Thandie Newton spent much of her childhood in Penzance. She has been in countless films, from 'Run Fatboy Run' to 'The Pursuit of Happyness', but more recently she will be recognised for playing a part in the Westworld series, and for play Roz Huntley in BBC's Line of Duty.
Most of us have noticed that David Cameron and family are rather partial to visits to Cornwall, but did you know little Florence Cameron was born at the Royal Cornwall Hospital? She was several weeks premature and was born in the county during the Camerons' summer holiday. Her middle name is even Endellion after the Cornish village.