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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Leeds and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Leeds, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Leeds include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Leeds alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Leeds are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Leeds.

List is made up of graduates like Chris Pine and Mark Knopfler.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Leeds?” and “Which celebrities are University of Leeds alumni?”

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Harold Shipman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Harold Shipman Physician

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Chris Pine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Chris Pine Actor, Voice acting

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Leslie Cheung is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Leslie Cheung Record producer, Songwriter, Screenwriter

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Mark Gatiss is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Mark Gatiss Comedian, Television producer, Novelist

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Mark Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Mark Knopfler Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist

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Piers Sellers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Piers Sellers Astronaut, Scientist

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Robin Skelton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Robin Skelton Writer

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Stephen Jay Gould is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Stephen Jay Gould Paleontologist, Biologist, Historian

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Richard Quest is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Richard Quest Journalist, TV Journalist, Presenter

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Little Boots is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Little Boots Pianist, Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey

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Emma Crosby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Emma Crosby Journalist, Presenter

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Simon Holledge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Simon Holledge Editor, Writer

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Jacqui Oatley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Jacqui Oatley Journalist, Sports commentator

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Jack Straw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Jack Straw Politician, Barrister

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Col Needham is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni

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Andrew Herbert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Andrew Herbert Computer scientist

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Paul Dacre is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Paul Dacre Editor, Journalist

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Abbi Tatton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Abbi Tatton Journalist, TV Journalist

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Irvine Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni

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Clare Short is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Clare Short Politician

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George Porter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
George Porter Chemist

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David Cox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
David Cox Mathematician, Statistician

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Barry Cryer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Barry Cryer Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

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Herbert Read is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Herbert Read Art critic

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Chelsy Davy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni

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Michael Daniels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Michael Daniels Lecturer, Psychologist

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Rolfe Kent is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Rolfe Kent Film Score Composer, Composer

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Mark Tucker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Mark Tucker Businessperson

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Steve Shill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Steve Shill Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Novelist, Author, Essayist

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Corinne Bailey Rae is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Corinne Bailey Rae Guitarist, Singer-songwriter

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Arthur Yap is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Arthur Yap Writer, Teacher

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Graham Allen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Graham Allen Politician

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Roy Hattersley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Roy Hattersley Politician, Journalist

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John Battle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
John Battle Politician

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Simba Makoni is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Simba Makoni Politician, Chemist

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Kalendu Patel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Kalendu Patel Businessperson

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Kay Mellor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Kay Mellor Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter

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Tony Fitzpatrick is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Tony Fitzpatrick Structural engineer, Engineer

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Hage Geingob is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Hage Geingob Politician

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Steve Vickers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Steve Vickers Programmer

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Diederick Santer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Diederick Santer Businessperson, Television producer

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Edmund Happold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Edmund Happold Structural engineer, Engineer

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Henry Gee is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Henry Gee Science writer

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Alan Campbell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni

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Karl P. N. Shuker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Karl P. N. Shuker Cryptozoologist, Media consultant, Author

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Wizard of New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni

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David Eaves is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni

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Alistair McGowan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
Alistair McGowan Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

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David Baulcombe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Leeds Alumni
David Baulcombe Professor, Botanist