150 faces of Edinburgh: 15 of the most famous people from Edinburgh, from Iain Glen to JK Rowling

The most influential people from Edinburgh over the last century and a half

As part of celebrating 150 years of the Edinburgh Evening News, we’ve taken a look of the 150 most famous faces from our fair city. In alphabetical order, we are talking through these big names who have made an impact on Edinburgh and the world. We’ve already mentioned the likes of Greyfriars Bobby and David Tennant – so let’s have a look at the most influential Edinburgh names, from I to J.