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* Arthur William à Beckett (1844–1909), English journalist and man of letters
* Christopher Beckett, 4th Baron Grimthorpe (1915–2003)
* Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905)
* Sir Edmund Beckett, 4th Baronet (1787–1874)
* Edward Beckett, 5th Baron Grimthorpe (born 1954)
* Ernest Beckett, 2nd Baron Grimthorpe (1856–1917)
* Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811–1856), English comic writer
* Gilbert Arthur à Beckett (1837–1891), English writer
* James Beckett statistician, author, editor, and publisher whose publications are well known in the hobby of sports card collecting
* John Beckett (disambiguation), various including:
** John Beckett (politician) (1894–1964), a British politician
** John Beckett (football) (1892–1981), American college football player
** John Archibald Beckett (1906–1947), Royal Air Force airman
** John Beckett (lawyer), Scottish lawyer and former Solicitor General for Scotland
** Sir John Beckett, 2nd Baronet, PC, FRS (1775–1847), British lawyer and Tory politician
** John S. Beckett (1927–2007), Irish musician, composer, and conductor
* Josh Beckett (b. 1980), a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
* Lenny Beckett (b. 1980), an Australian rugby union player
* Margaret Beckett (b. 1943)
* Ralph Beckett, 3rd Baron Grimthorpe
*Richard Beckett (1772–1809), English amateur cricketer and soldier
*Richard Beckett (author) (1936–1987), Australian author and journalist
* Samuel Beckett (1906–1989), a Nobel Prize–winning Irish writer
* Scotty Beckett (1929–1968), an American child actor who was a regular in the "Our Gang" series
* Thomas Becket (b. c. 1118), Archbishop of Canterbury
* Wendy Beckett (b. 1930), known as Sister Wendy, a South African nun famous for presenting art history documentaries
* William Beckett (disambiguation) various including:
** William Beckett (MP), English politician, Member of Parliament for Leeds and Ripon
** Ernest Beckett, 2nd Baron Grimthorpe (1856–1917), full name Ernest William Beckett, sometimes referred to as "William Beckett"
** William Beckett (singer) (born 1985), lead singer of The Academy Is...
** W. N. T. Beckett (1893–1941), British naval officer

Fictional people

* Carson Beckett, character on the television series "Stargate Atlantis"
* Cutler Beckett, main antagonist in the film series "Pirates of the Caribbean"
* Captain Maggie Beckett, from Sliders
* Dr. Samuel Beckett, a character on the television series "Quantum Leap"
* Nick Beckett, a character on the television series "Bugs"
* Beckett, an 800-year-old vampire of clan gangrel in ""
* Tom Beckett, the main character in the 1993 movie "Sniper"


* Beckett, New Jersey, USA
* Beckett Ridge, Ohio, USA


* Beckett Comics

See also

* Becket (disambiguation)

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