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Famous alumni from Sedbergh School; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable Sedbergh School alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished Sedbergh School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance and sortable by column if you need to search by specific criteria. You can also search and filter the list to find a specific person or name. Please note that this directory is not just composed of graduates of this school; you can find any famous people who attended this school for at least a semester here. This list of successful alumni may even include a few celebrities who attended Sedbergh School.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including James Wilby and Adam Sedgwick.

This list answers the questions “who are the most famous alumni from Sedbergh School?” and “what is a list of big names that went to Sedbergh School?”

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Adam Sedgwick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
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Adam Sedgwick was one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale. Later, he proposed the Cambrian period, based on work which he did on Welsh rock strata. Though he had guided the young Charles Darwin in his early study of geology and continued to ...more

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Profession: Geologist

Age: Died at 88 (1785-1873)

Birthplace: Dent, Cumbria, United Kingdom

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John Fothergill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
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John Fothergill FRS was an English physician, plant collector, philanthropist and Quaker. ...more

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Profession: Physician

Age: Died at 68 (1712-1780)

Birthplace: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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James Wilby is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
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James Jonathon Wilby is an English film, television and theatre actor. ...more

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Profession: Actor

Age: 59

Birthplace: Yangon, Myanmar

Credits: Gosford Park, Howards End, Maurice, Regeneration, Jump Tomorrow, + more

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Simon Beaufoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
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Simon Beaufoy is a British screenwriter. Born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, he was educated at Malsis School in Cross Hills, Ermysted's Grammar School and Sedbergh School, he read English at St Peter's College, Oxford and graduated from Arts University Bournemouth. In 1997 he earned an ...more

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Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: 48

Birthplace: West Yorkshire, Eurasia, City of Bradford, United Kingdom, Keighley, + more

Credits: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Slumdog Millionaire, The Full Monty, 127 Hours, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, + more

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#76 on The Best-Ever Oscar Winners for Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

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