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

List of famous alumni from Brunel University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Brunel University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Brunel University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Brunel University 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 Brunel University.

Items include everything from Archie Panjabi to Jo Brand.

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

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Roger Hammond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Roger Hammond Professional Road Racing Cyclist Roger Hammond is an English bicycle racer, specialising in cyclo-cross and road cycling. Hammond grew up in Chalfont St Peter in Buckinghamshire and attended Dr Challoner's Grammar School as a ...more

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Jo Brand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Jo Brand Nurse, Comedian, Screenwriter Josephine Grace "Jo" Brand is an English comedian, writer and actress. Starting her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene ...more

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Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Du... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, has been heir apparent to the crown of Luxembourg since his father's accession in 2000. He is expected to succeed to the throne as

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Shailesh Vara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Shailesh Vara Politician, Solicitor Shailesh Lakhman Vara is a British Conservative Party politician. He was elected Member of Parliament for North West Cambridgeshire in the 2005 general election, succeeding Brian Mawhinney as ...more

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Carl Barât is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Carl Barât Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter Carl Ashley Raphael Barât is an English musician, best known for being the co-frontman with Peter Doherty of the garage rock band The Libertines. He was the frontman and lead guitarist of ...more

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John Leech is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
John Leech Politician John Sampson Macfarlane Leech is a British Liberal Democrat politician. He has been the Member of Parliament for Manchester Withington since 2005. In the 2005–2010 Parliament he was a member of ...more

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John McDonnell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
John McDonnell Politician John Martin McDonnell is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Hayes and Harlington since 1997; he serves as Chair of the Socialist Campaign Group, the ...more

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Lee Mack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Lee Mack Comedian, Producer, Screenwriter Lee Gordon McKillop, known as Lee Mack is an English stand-up comedian and actor best known for writing and starring in the sitcom Not Going Out playing the main character, also called Lee. ...more

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Archie Panjabi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Archie Panjabi Actor, Voice acting Archana "Archie" Panjabi is a British actress, best known for her role as Kalinda Sharma on The Good Wife. Her portrayal has earned her a Primetime Emmy Award in 2010 and an NAACP ...more

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Richard Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Richard Hill Rugby Player Richard Anthony Hill MBE is a former rugby union footballer who played flanker for Saracens and England. Often portrayed as the 'silent assassin' at both club and international level, Hill was ...more

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David Crutcher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
David Crutcher Politician David Crutcher is a politician and small business man from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He graduated from Brunel University in England in 1962 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. In 1994 David ...more

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Mark Bagley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Mark Bagley Artist Mark Bagley is an American comic book artist. He has worked for Marvel Comics on such titles as The Amazing Spider-Man, Thunderbolts, New Warriors, and Ultimate Spider-Man and for DC Comics on ...more

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Audley Harrison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Audley Harrison Audley Harrison MBE is a retired British professional boxer from Harlesden, England who fought in the heavyweight division. At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney he became the first British fighter to ...more

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Ralph Miliband is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Ralph Miliband Ralph Miliband was a Belgian-born British sociologist who was known as a prominent Marxist author. He has been described as "one of the best known academic Marxists of his generation", ...more

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Rudi Vis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Rudi Vis Politician Rudolf Jan Vis was a Dutch-born British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Finchley and Golders Green from 1997 to 2010.

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Michael Olowokandi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Michael Olowokandi Basketball player, Actor, Athlete Michael Olowokandi is a retired professional basketball player. Born in Nigeria, he attended college on a basketball scholarship in the United States, and was the number one pick in the 1998 NBA ...more

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Allyn Condon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Allyn Condon Allyn Condon is an English former sprinter and bobsleigher. At the Vancouver Olympic Games in 2010 he became the seventh person to have competed for Great Britain in both the Summer and Winter ...more

Famous Actors Who Were Almost James Bond

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Joe Worsley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Joe Worsley Joseph Paul Richard Worsley MBE is a retired English rugby union player who played flanker for Wasps and England.

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Kelly Sotherton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Kelly Sotherton Athlete Kelly Jade Sotherton is an English former heptathlete and 400m sprinter. She was the bronze medallist at the 2004 Summer Olympics and was fourth at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She also was a ...more

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Oreke Mosheshe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Oreke Mosheshe Model, Presenter Oreke Mosheshe is a British actress, TV presenter and model, who can currently be found presenting Roulette on Live Roulette each week on Sky Digital channel 866.

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James Cracknell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
James Cracknell James Edward Cracknell, OBE is a British athlete, rowing champion and double Olympic gold medalist and prospective Conservative Party politician. Married to TV and radio presenter Beverley ...more

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John Tomlinson, Baron Tomlinso... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
John Tomlinson, Baron Tomlinson Politician John Edward Tomlinson, Baron Tomlinson, is a British Labour Co-operative politician. He is currently a life peer in the House of Lords, and was previously a Member of Parliament from 1974 to ...more

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Diana Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Diana Johnson Politician Diana Ruth Johnson is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Hull North since 2005; she was the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State with responsibility ...more

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Martin Mobberley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Martin Mobberley Writer Martin P. Mobberley is a British amateur astronomer, author, and former electronics engineer. He images a wide variety of objects, including comets, planets, novae, supernovae and asteroids from ...more

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Abiodun Oyepitan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Abiodun Oyepitan Track and field athlete Abiodun Adesola "Abi" Oyepitan is a British sprint athlete, who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres. She won the 100 m at the 2001 Summer Universiade and at the 2002 Commonwealth ...more

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Tony Adams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Tony Adams Footballer Tony Alexander Adams, MBE is an English football manager and former Arsenal player. Adams spent his entire playing career of 22 years as a defender at Arsenal. He is considered one of the ...more

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Anita Asante is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Anita Asante Footballer Anita Amma Ankyewah Asante is an English football defender or midfielder currently playing for FC Rosengård in Sweden's Damallsvenskan. She has made more than 65 appearances for the ...more

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Hajaz Akram is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Hajaz Akram Actor Hajaz Akram is a British actor. Principal and founder of the Academy of Asian and Ethnic Dramatic Arts, Akram has trained and worked as an actor, teacher and director for 20 years. He has ...more

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Neil Clark is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Neil Clark Journalist

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Lucy Verasamy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Lucy Verasamy Presenter Lucy May Verasamy is an English weather forecaster, currently employed by ITV Weather.

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Nick Abbot is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Nick Abbot Nick Abbot, a broadcaster for over 30 years and a radio talk show host for over 20 years, has presented on a number of radio stations in the UK. He currently presents the late-night show on ...more

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Matt Cairns is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Matt Cairns Matt Cairns is a former rugby union footballer who played at hooker for Harlequins and has been capped for the England national side as well as representing England in the Saxons and Sevens ...more

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Ben Gollings is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Ben Gollings Ben Gollings is a rugby union footballer who is currently unattached, having formerly played for England Sevens, and most recently Rugby Lions.

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Patricia Hodge is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Patricia Hodge Actor Patricia Ann Hodge is an English actress. She made her West End debut in 1972 and starred in the 1973 West End production of Pippin, directed by Bob Fosse. She received two Olivier Award ...more

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Bindya Solanki is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Bindya Solanki Actor Bindya Solanki is a British Asian actress. Solanki comes from Southend on Sea, the seaside town in Essex. Her parents are of Gujarati descent and emigrated to England in the 1960s. She attended ...more

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Claire Bertschinger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Claire Bertschinger Nurse Dame Claire Bertschinger DBE DL is an Anglo-Swiss nurse and activist in advocacy on behalf of suffering people in the developing world. Her work in Ethiopia in 1984 inspired Band Aid and ...more

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Claire Ward is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Claire Ward Politician Claire Margaret Ward is a British Labour Party politician. She served as the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Watford from 1997 to 2010, and was a Parliamentary Under Secretary of ...more

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Ranulph Glanville is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Ranulph Glanville Ranulph Glanville was an Anglo-Irish cybernetician, design researcher, theorist, educator and multi-platform artist/designer/performer, who was professor of research in Innovation Design ...more

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Eniola Aluko is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Eniola Aluko Soccer Player Eniola "Eni" Aluko is an English football forward who plays for Chelsea Ladies of the FA WSL. Aluko moved with her family to Birmingham when she was one year old. Since she grew up in ...more

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Thomas Fiddian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Thomas Fiddian

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Eoghan Hickey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Eoghan Hickey Eoghan Hickey is a professional rugby union player for Rugby Club Massy Essonne in Paris. He is 5'11.5 and 95 kg. During the 2005–06 Celtic League Hickey played for Leinster, transferring to ...more

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Anastasios Papaligouras is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Anastasios Papaligouras Lawyer Anastasios Papaligouras is a Greek lawyer and New Democracy politician and was Minister for Mercantile Marine and Island Policy. Born in Athens, Papaligouras studied law at the University of ...more

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Morakot Kittisara is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Morakot Kittisara Master of Ceremonies, Model, Actor Morakot Aimee Kittisara is a student, actress, model and host who won the Miss Thailand Universe pageant in 2004.

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Harriet Kelsall is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Harriet Kelsall Harriet Kelsall is an English jewellery designer who specialises in one-off bespoke engagement rings, wedding rings and eternity rings. She is a registered Gold and Silversmith and is one of the ...more

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Reza Moridi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Reza Moridi Reza Moridi, is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 2007. He represents the riding of Richmond Hill. He serves as a ...more

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Iwan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Iwan Thomas Actor, Athlete Iwan Gwyn Thomas MBE is a sprinter who represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Games in the 400 m, and Wales at the Commonwealth Games. Thomas is a former European and ...more

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Craig Gillies is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Craig Gillies Craig Gillies is a former English rugby union player. His final club was Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. He played as a lock. Gillies was born in Paisley and grew up in Tiverton, ...more

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Pekka Sauri is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Pekka Sauri Politician Pekka Markus Sauri is a Finnish psychologist and a Green League politician. He is currently the deputy mayor of Finland's capital city, Helsinki and chair of the Procura⁺ Campaign for ...more

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Catherine Murphy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Catherine Murphy Catherine Ann Murphy is a Welsh athlete who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece in the 4X400m relay. Born in Sheffield, she lives in London. Catherine announced her retirement ...more

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Perri Shakes-Drayton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Brunel University Alumni
Perri Shakes-Drayton Track and field athlete Peirresha Alexandra Shakes-Drayton is a British track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres hurdles and the 400 metres sprint. A knee injury at the 2013 World Championships forced ...more