TV star Gail Porter shot to fame on shows such as Top of the Pops and Children in Need. She has opened up about her struggles with poor mental health and nervous breakdown and is now a motivational speaker. Gail was first diagnosed with alopecia in 2005 and has refused to wear wigs and hairpieces over the years.TV star Gail Porter shot to fame on shows such as Top of the Pops and Children in Need. She has opened up about her struggles with poor mental health and nervous breakdown and is now a motivational speaker. Gail was first diagnosed with alopecia in 2005 and has refused to wear wigs and hairpieces over the years.
TV star Gail Porter shot to fame on shows such as Top of the Pops and Children in Need. She has opened up about her struggles with poor mental health and nervous breakdown and is now a motivational speaker. Gail was first diagnosed with alopecia in 2005 and has refused to wear wigs and hairpieces over the years.

150 faces of Edinburgh: 15 of the most famous people from Edinburgh, from Gavin Hastings to Sir Harry Lauder

Here are some of the most famous and influential people from the Capital.

The Edinburgh Evening News is celebrating its 150th anniversary, and to mark the occasion, we’re naming the city’s most famous faces. We'll be looking at 150 lauded musicians, actors, writers, local heroes and more, who have earned a place in history – not just in Edinburgh, but across the world. We’ve already honoured some big names, from David Tennant to Eric Liddell. Going in alphabetical order, here are the most famous faces from Edinburgh, from G to H.