Cockburn family

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  1. Olivia Wilde

    Olivia Wilde


    Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn; March 10, 1984) is an American actress, producer, and activist. She is well known for her television role as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on House (2007–12), and for her roles in Tron: Legacy (2010), Her (2013), Drinking Buddies (2013), Rush (2013), and her upcoming role in HBO's rock n roll drama, Vinyl (2016).

  2. Bruce Cockburn

    Bruce Cockburn


    Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC (/ˈkbərn/; born May 27, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist. His song styles range from folk to jazz-influenced rock and his lyrics cover a broad range of topics that reveal a passion for human rights, environmental issues, politics and spirituality.

  3. Stephanie Flanders

    Stephanie Flanders


    Stephanie Hope Flanders (born 5 August 1968) is a British former broadcast journalist who was the BBC economics editor for five years. In November 2013 she left the BBC for a role as J.P. Morgan Asset Management's chief market strategist for Britain and Europe. She is the daughter of British actor and comic singer Michael Flanders and activist Claudia Cockburn.

  4. Alexander Cockburn

    Alexander Cockburn


    Alexander Claud Cockburn (/ˈkbərn/ KOH-bərn; 6 June 1941 – 21 July 2012) was an Irish American political journalist and writer. Cockburn was brought up by British parents in Ireland but had lived and worked in the United States since 1972. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he edited the political newsletter CounterPunch. Cockburn also wrote the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation as well as one for The Week in London, syndicated by Creators Syndicate.

  5. Andrew Cockburn

    Andrew Cockburn


    Andrew Myles Cockburn (/ˈkbɜrn/ KOH-burn; born January 7, 1947) is an English-Irish journalist who has lived in the United States for many years.

  6. Leslie Cockburn

    Leslie Cockburn


    Leslie Corkill Redlich Cockburn (/ˈkbərn/ KOH-bərn; born September 2, 1952) is an American writer and filmmaker who has covered a wide variety of international stories in almost every part of the globe.

  7. Karen Cockburn

    Karen Cockburn


    Karen Cockburn (born October 2, 1980) is a Canadian trampoline gymnast. She won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the individual event. She won a gold medal at the 2003 Trampoline World Championships in Hannover, Germany in the same event and a bronze in the team event. At the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics she won a silver medal in the individual event.

  8. George Cockburn

    George Cockburn


    Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet GCB (22 April 1772 – 19 August 1853) was a Royal Navy officer. As a captain he was present at the battle of Cape St Vincent in February 1797 during the French Revolutionary Wars and commanded the naval support at the reduction of Martinique in February 1809 during the Napoleonic Wars. He also directed the capture and burning of Washington on 24 August 1814 as an advisor to Major General Robert Ross during the War of 1812. He went on to be First Naval Lord and in that capacity sought to improve the standards of gunnery in the fleet, forming a gunnery school at Portsmouth; later he ensured that the Navy had latest steam and screw technology and put emphasis of the ability to manage seamen without the need to resort to physical punishment.

  9. Hermione Cockburn

    Hermione Cockburn


    Hermione Cockburn (born 1973, Sussex, England) is a British television and radio presenter specialising in scientific and educational programmes.

  10. Laura Flanders

    Laura Flanders


    Laura Flanders (born December 5, 1961) is an English broadcast journalist living in the United States, who presents the weekly, long-form interview show The Laura Flanders Show.

  11. Henry Cockburn (footballer)

    Henry Cockburn (footballer)


    Henry Cockburn (14 September 1921 – 2 February 2004) was an English professional footballer, who played league football for Manchester United, Bury and Peterborough United. He represented England at international level, playing 13 times for his country. He also played once for the England B team.

  12. Sarah Caudwell

    Sarah Caudwell


    Sarah Caudwell was the pseudonym of Sarah Cockburn (27 May 1939 – 28 January 2000), a British barrister and writer of detective stories.

  13. Claud Cockburn

    Claud Cockburn


    Francis Claud Cockburn of Brook Lodge, Youghal, County Cork, Munster, Ireland (/ˈkbərn/ KOH-bərn; 12 April 1904 – 15 December 1981) was an Anglo-Scots journalist. His saying "believe nothing until it has been officially denied" is widely quoted in journalistic studies, although he doesn't claim credit for originating it. He was the second cousin, once removed, of novelists Alec Waugh and Evelyn Waugh.

  14. Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn

    Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn


    Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn (/ˈkbərn/ KOH-bərn; Cockpen, Midlothian, 26 October 1779 – Bonaly, Midlothian, 26 April/18 July 1854) was a Scottish lawyer, judge and literary figure. He served as Solicitor General for Scotland between 1830 and 1834.

  15. George Bertram Cockburn

    George Bertram Cockburn


    George Bertram Cockburn OBE (8 January 1872 – 25 February 1931) was a research chemist who became an aviation pioneer. He represented Great Britain in the first international air race at Rheims and co-founded the first aerodrome for the army at Larkhill. He also trained the first four pilots of what was to become the Fleet Air Arm. During World War I he worked as a Government Inspector of Aeroplanes for the Royal Flying Corps at Farnborough and subsequently became Head of the Accidents Branch of the Department of the Controller-General of Civil Aviation at the Air Ministry.

  16. Bill Cockburn

    Bill Cockburn


    William Robb "Bill" Cockburn (3 May 1937 – August 1995) was an English professional association football player. After a five-year stint at Burnley without ever playing for the first team, he joined Gillingham in 1960 and went on to make 62 appearances in the Football League before dropping out of the professional game. He was born in Shotton.

  17. Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet

    Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet


    Sir Alexander James Edmund Cockburn, 12th Baronet, QC (24 September 1802 – 28 November 1880) was a Scottish jurist and politician who served as the Lord Chief Justice for 21 years. A notorious womaniser and socialite, he heard some of the leading causes célèbres of the nineteenth century.

  18. Claudia Cockburn

    Claudia Cockburn


    Claudia Cockburn Flanders (born Claudia Cockburn) OBE (New York, 11 February 1933 – London, 25 June 1998) was a disability activist who spent much of her working life in the United Kingdom. Her parents were the journalist Claud Cockburn and his first wife Hope Hale Davis. She married singer-songwriter Michael Flanders in 1959. Her stepmother was Jean Ross, the inspiration for Christopher Isherwood's character Sally Bowles.

  19. Jack Cockburn

    Jack Cockburn


    Jack Cockburn (26 December 1911 - 21 September 1990) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Essendon in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and for South Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).

  20. Alistair Cockburn

    Alistair Cockburn


    Alistair Cockburn /ˈælɨstər ˈkbərn/ (born 19 November 1953) is an American computer scientist, known as one of the initiators of the agile movement in software development.

  21. Richard Cockburn Maclaurin

    Richard Cockburn Maclaurin


    Richard Cockburn Maclaurin (/ˈkbərn/; June 5, 1870 – January 15, 1920) was a Scottish-born U.S. educator and mathematical physicist. He was made president of MIT in 1909, and held the position until his death in 1920.

  22. Patrick Cockburn

    Patrick Cockburn


    Patrick Oliver Cockburn (/ˈkbɜrn/ KOH-burn; born 5 March 1950) is an Irish journalist who has been a Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times and, since 1991, The Independent. He has also worked as a correspondent in Moscow and Washington and is a frequent contributor to the London Review of Books.

  23. Sir James Cockburn, 9th Baronet

    Sir James Cockburn, 9th Baronet


    Sir James Cockburn, 9th Baronet (21 March 1771 – 26 February 1852) was British Governor of Bermuda from 1811 to 1812, from 1814 to 1816 and from 1817 to 1819.

  24. David Cockburn

    David Cockburn


    David Cockburn (born 12 October 1949) studied philosophy at St Andrews and Oxford, and has taught at Swansea, the Open University, and, until 2010, has spent over 30 years at the University of Wales, Lampeter, where he teaches courses on the philosophy of mind, Spinoza, Wittgenstein among others. He held a British Academy Readership in 1994–96, during which he wrote Other Times. He also holds a deep interest and involvement in the human rights group Amnesty International.

  25. Sir William Cockburn, 11th Baronet

    Sir William Cockburn, 11th Baronet


    Sir William Cockburn, 11th Baronet (2 June 1773 - 30 April 1858, Kelston) was a Church of England clergyman. He was Dean of York (1823–1858) and was famously defended on a charge of simony by his nephew Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet in 1841.

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