60 Supporters of Crystal Palace FC (CPFC)

Crystal Palace Football Club (CPFC) four time play-off winners and the current FA Cup runners-up, are the greatest team the world have ever seen.
Here is a list of famous people (and a couple of people who once were on X-Factor) most of who are confirmed Crystal Palace supporters or have a soft spot for Palace, plus one or two who are currently unconfirmed.
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“ Neil Morrissey's two favourites things are supporting Crystal Palace and drinking Ale. Incidentally those are my two favourtie things to. Neil owns a Brewery which make bottles of Palace Ale which can be brought in various bars at Selhurst Park. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Eddie Izzard
Actor, Valkyrie
Best-known for his surreal and digressive stand-up, British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard was born on February 7, 1962, in Aden, Yemen, where his English parents -- Dorothy Ella, a nurse and midwife, and Harold John Izzard, an accountant -- worked for British Petroleum. Izzard worked as a street...
“ Eddie Izzard gave the wonderful quote of 'All I really want is for Crystal Palace to win every game from now until the end of time. That's all. I know that's a tough thing to ask but that really is what I want" after he was made an associate director of Crystal Palace Football Club in the summer of 2012 ” - Sparagmos
 
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Bill Nighy
Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born William Francis Nighy on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon. At school...
“ Bill Nighy is the Hon. President of Crystal Palace ladies team ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ One of two Inbetweeners to follow Crystal Palace (James Buckley being the other one). ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ There was an excellent article in the Palace fanzine Five Year Plan where James Buckley discussed his love for the Eagles. I have seen James Buckley at Selhurst Park. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Jim Piddock
Actor, Mascots
Jim Piddock is an actor, writer, and producer, who co-wrote, produced, and co-stars in the current Netflix original film "Mascots". He also co-created and co-starred in the 2013 HBO and BBC 2 series Family Tree with Christopher Guest. He was born in Rochester, Kent, England, to Celia Mary (O'Callaghan) and Charles Frederick Piddock...
“ Jim posted on a CPFC Supporters Forum a picture of his House in Hollywood with the Crystal Palace club chest waving on a ten foot high flagpole. He is even wearing a red and blue Crystal Palace tie in his official IMDB photo ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Like his father Timothy Spall, Rafe Spall has confirmed he is a Crystal Palace supporter, meaning he can stand in Block B and sing "When I was a Young Boy", ” - Sparagmos
 
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Paul Greengrass
Paul Greengrass started his filmmaking career with a super 8 camera he found in his art room in secondary school. Those short movies were animation horror films he made using old dolls, artist dummies, and the general art room clutter. After studying in Cambridge University he got into Granada Television...
“ Director Paul Greengrass supports Palace and has admitted he's tried to persuade Matt Damon to go to a Palace game, but for some bizarre reason Matt Damon thought going to Stamford Bridge was a better idea. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Peter Davison
Actor, Doctor Who
Peter Moffett, now better known by his stage name Peter Davison, was born on 13 April 1951 in the Streatham area of London. In 1961, he and his family - parents Sheila and Claude (an electrical engineer who hailed from British Guiana) and his sisters Barbara, Pamela and Shirley moved to Knaphill, Woking in Surrey...
“ Doctor Who No.5 grew up in Streatham and attended his first game in the 1960's ” - Sparagmos
 
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Timothy Spall
Timothy Leonard Spall was born in Battersea, London, to Sylvia R. (Leonard), a hairdresser, and Joseph L. Spall, a postal worker. He was raised in London. Spall auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in "Macbeth"...
“ Timothy Spall is a London boy and a long standing Crystal Palace supporter. As all good Crystal Palace supporters do, he convinced his son, Rafe, into following the Eagles too ” - Sparagmos
 
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Kellie Shirley
Actress, EastEnders
Kellie is a professional actress & works in Film, TV, Theatre & Radio. She has also co presented for BBC2 & Channel 5 - where she has been a regular panelist on 'The Wright Stuff'. Her recent Film work includes; Night in Hatton Garden (Working Title) Girl on a Bicycle (Warner Bros) & Everyone's Going to Die...
“ Kellie Shirley, is regularly spotted inside Selhrust Park. is from a family of Palace supporters. Her dad even coached youth squad ” - Sparagmos
 
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Ronnie Corbett
Ronnie Corbett began his successful show business career in the early 1950s. Amongst many other things he performed on stage with Danny La Rue in a cacophony of well received variety and cabaret shows. It was whilst performing in these shows that Corbett attracted the attention of several top TV producers and executives who were impressed with his abilities as a stand up comedian...
“ The late, great Comedy Legend Ronnie Corbett was a Palace supporter. RIP Ronnie. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Bill Wyman
Wyman was born in Lewishman, Kent on 24th October 1936. When he was a child he started to play the organ with his father. His first real job was when he did his national service in the RAF Regiment. When he came back to England he got married and had a kid called Steven. Bill then took up a job as a carpenter and was in the meantime teaching himself bass guitar...
“ Was in the Rolling Stones for thirty years, leaving in December 1992 an event which was overlooked by many because December 1992 was the month when Crystal Palace won all five Premier League matches and dumped Liverpool out of the League Cup. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Was revealed to be a Palace supporter after the Famous Alan Mullary once went to Rome to sign him.

NOTE: This is clearly a joke! Idiots. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Reece Dinsdale
Dinsdale was born in Normanton West Yorkshire, England in 1959. He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in the late seventies and early eighties. This eventually led to him being cast as Albert in the Partners in Crime series, making his first appearance in the episode The Secret Adversary in 1982...
 
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“ Nigel used to sit near me at Selhurst Park but not watching Eastenders I hadn't a clue he was famous until my friend went to a game with me and got all excited at seeing Dennis from Eastenders ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ BBC New Journalist. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Richard Wattis
A balding, bespectacled, bird-like British comic actor, Richard Wattis was an invaluable asset to any UK comedy film or TV programme for nearly thirty years. Much associated with the Eric Sykes TV series for the latter part of his career. He was often seen in officious roles, such as snooty shop managers...
“ The late Richard Wattis was a Crystal Palace fan. I've been told he was often seen supporting the side in the 50s and 60s although as I wasn't born then I never saw him at Selhurst Park. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Maxi Jazz
Soundtrack, The Beach
“ Associate Director of Palace, organised a charity dance event at the end of the 2012-2013 season to raise funds for the Palace youth set up. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Was on The Bill, a TV show I never watched but apparantly based in the local area. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Jo Brand
Self, QI
“ Comedienne Jo Brand often appears on Comedy Shows run is association with the club ” - Sparagmos
 
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Susanna Reid
Susanna Reid was born on December 10, 1970 in England. She is a well known journalist and television presenter in the United Kingdom. She is known for presenting shows such as BBC Breakfast (2006 - 2013) and Good Morning Britain (2014 to date). She has also appeared as a contestant on the 2013 series of Strictly Come Dancing finishing runner up to Abby Clancy.
“ Susanna Reid (along with her husband and childen) are all big Crystal Palace supporters. Susanna gleefully sang the Wilfried Zaha "He's just too good for you" chant live on air after he had been called up to the England International Side. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Is suppose to remain neutral when annoucing football resutls but always fails to hide her grin whenever Palace have won. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Was at Old Trafford when the amazing Crystal Palace knocked Manchester United out of the cup in 2011 thanks to Darren Ambrose's wonder goal and every now and then mentions CPFC when tweeting. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ One time team captain on Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Often spotted at Selhurst Park. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Roy Hudd was born in Croydon, and was in attendence when Palace recorded their record 9-0 win against Barrow. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Born a few minutes walk from Selhurst Park, Simon Jordan sold his mobile phone business in 2000 to buy Crystal Palace and plunged millions of pounds of his own money into the club. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ One of Crystal Palace's all time leading goalscorers, Mark Bright now works as a BBC pundit. as much as he tried to be impartial he can't help his pro-Palaceness. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ David Haye may support Millwall, but his trainer Adam Booth is a Palace supporter, often spotted in the Holmesdale. In the summer of 2012 there was Amateur Boxing at Selhurst and Adam Booth was in attendence then. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Cricketer who often gets falsely accused of being a Chelski supporter.
I don't really like Cricket. A bit like how I really don't like Chelsea. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ The first ever winner of X Factor, which I'm pretty sure means he is the best is a Palace fan. Whilst most Palace fans sing on from the stands, he once got to sing on the pitch as the half time entertainment.
I once sat in the Director's box at Selhurst Park and Steve Brookstein was just in front of me. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Was in One True Voice the boy band created on ITV's Popstars programme at the same time as Girl's Aloud. Since then he appeared on The X-Factor, but his career high has to be when he took a penalty at half time on the pitch. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Matthew Wright
Miscellaneous Crew, The Wright Stuff
Matthew Wright went to Catholic school. He was not good at school sports, so his mother encouraged him to go to the Croydon Youth Theatre. He developed a deep and abiding love of Hawkwind when a school friend played him their 1977 compilation album "Masters of the Universe". At the age of 14 he appeared in Big Wheels and Sailor for the Children's Film Foundation...
“ From Croydon, Matthew Wright does occasionally mention Palace on his long running TV show. ” - Sparagmos
 
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Margherita Taylor
Shot to fame after winning "Search for a Star" competition on her local radio station, and has since established herself as one of Capital F.M's lead DJ's.
“ Radio DJ, who on matchday often says a good luck message to Palace. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Radio DJ, who often mentioned Palace in his shows. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Children's TV presenter often spotted at games ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Comedian often seen at Palace. Often spotted at games and also at some of the Beambacks at Selhurst the club puts on why all away tickets have sold out. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Current Palace chairman. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Labour MP for Streatham once worked in the Box Office at Selhurs Park. According the his Wikipedia page (his staff wrote) he is the British Barack Obama. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Big Palace fan, often ends up missing games due to BBC commitments when they send him to other ground. I did once see him holding two beers in the Glazier's Lounge before a game during the 2012-2013 season. ” - Sparagmos
 
48.
“ British 400m runner, who came out onto the pitch after the London 2012 Olympics. Local boy who runs for the Croydon Harriers Athletics club. ” - Sparagmos
 
49.
Chiwetel Ejiofor
English actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave, for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for playing Okwe in Dirty Pretty Things, the Operative in Serenity...
“ Local South London boy now an oscar nominated star, ” - Sparagmos
 
50.
Katy B
Soundtrack, The Sweeney
“ Better known as Katy B. confirmed on the Graham Norton show she supports Palace. Went to the Brit School in Selhurst just five minutes walk from the ground ” - Sparagmos
 
51.
Ben Haenow
Ben Haenow was born on 6 January 1985 in Croydon, England to parents Mick and Rosanna Haenow. He has an older brother named Alex. Their parents split when Ben was four years old, forcing his mother to work three jobs to make ends meet. When he was 14 years old, Ben suffered depression and drank a bottle of vodka a day until he was "sick and paralytic"...
 
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Doc Brown
Doc Brown is the stage name of Ben Bailey Smith, the younger brother of novelist Zadie Smith. He was born in December 1977 to Jamaican and English parentage and began his professional career as a rapper. Following the release of his short film 'Blighty' he moved into the realm of stand-up comedy, appearing in the So You Think You're Funny contest as well as supporting Ricky Gervais on tour...
“ Genius behind Glad All Over Again, the unofficial official 2016 FA Cup song. ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Sweden's entry in Eurovision 2016 spend a year at school in South London ” - Sparagmos
 
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“ Runner-up in Britain's Got Talent 2016 ” - Sparagmos
 
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Rob Beckett
Robert 'Rob' Beckett is an English comedian and presenter from South East London, best known for being a former co-host on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! Now! and for being a team captain on 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Rob burst began doing stand-up comedy in 2009 and in 2012 had his first solo show, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival...