BERKSHIRE is known for many things: Windsor Castle, Legoland, Ascot Racecourse, The Madejski Stadium and Coral Reef, to name a few.

But did you know that there are also a number of celebrities - including some of of Hollywood's biggest A-listers - who have chosen to make it their home?

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Here are five famous faces who currently live in Reading and West Berkshire.

George Clooney

Reading Chronicle:

The sleepy village of Sonning, Reading, is home to one of Hollywood's best-loved actors.

In a recent interview with Berkshire Life, he said of his Berkshire home: "It is such a marvellous spot, a beautiful part of the Thames surrounded by countryside right by Sonning, which is a delight in itself and yet we would be only 40 miles from London. I couldn’t resist it."

Chris Tarrant

Reading Chronicle:

Most famous for game show 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?', which he presented from 1998 to 2014, Chris Tarrant was born in Reading, and has remained in Berkshire.

He currently lives in the village of Bucklebury.

The Middletons

Reading Chronicle:

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, also grew up in the county, and was born in Reading.

Her parents still live at Bucklebury Manor, a 7-bedroom Grade II-listed Georgian property.

The house's surrounding estate in the West Berkshire village covers 18 acres.

Theresa May

Reading Chronicle:

Former Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband also reside in Sonning.

May is a member of the Church of England and regularly worships at a local church (St Andrew's, Sonning) on Sundays.

She is also frequently spotted food shopping in Reading.

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Rudolph Walker

Reading Chronicle:

Actor Rudolph Walker, best known for his roles as Bill Reynolds in the ITV sitcom Love Thy Neighbour and Patrick Trueman in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, lives in Caversham Heights, Reading.

He is known to take an interest in local politics and is sometimes spotted at Reading Borough Council meetings.

Last year, he made an appearance as the council rejected an ‘overbearing’ two-storey extension proposal in west Reading.