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

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

List ranges from John Cleese to Michael Redgrave, plus many for famous Clifton College alumni.

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


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John Cleese is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the ...more

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Michael Redgrave is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Theatre Director, Screenwriter, Actor Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave CBE was an English stage and film actor, director, manager and author.

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William Hanson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
William Hanson is an etiquette consultant, social commentator and broadcaster, based in Manchester and who has been hailed by Sky News as 'the UK's leading consultant in etiquette & ...more

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Alan Napier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Alan William Napier-Clavering was an English actor. After a decade in West End theatres, he had a long film career first in Britain and then in Hollywood. But Napier finally became widely known ...more

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Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, KT, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCIE, ADC was a British senior officer during the First World War. He commanded the British Expeditionary Force from 1915 to the end ...more

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Henry Newbolt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Poet Sir Henry John Newbolt, CH was an English poet, novelist and historian. He also had a very powerful role as a government adviser, particularly on Irish issues and with regard to the study of ...more

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Roy Fedden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Aerospace Engineer, Engineer Sir Alfred Hubert Roy Fedden MBE, FRAeS was an engineer who designed most of Bristol Engine Company's successful aircraft engine designs.

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William Birdwood, 1st Baron Bi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Field Marshal William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCVO, CIE, DSO was a British Army officer. He saw active service in the Second Boer War on the staff of Lord ...more

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Sir David Willcocks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Conductor, Composer Sir David Valentine Willcocks CBE, MC is a British choral conductor, organist, and composer. His son, Jonathan Willcocks, is also a composer.

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Francis Younghusband is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, KCSI, KCIE was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual writer. He is remembered for his travels in the Far East and Central Asia; ...more

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Roger Michell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Television director, Theatre Director, Film Director Roger Michell is an South African-born English theatre, television and film director.

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John Inverdale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
John Inverdale Presenter John Inverdale is an English broadcaster who works for the BBC and ITV. During his radio career, he has presented coverage of many major sporting events including the Olympic Games, Wimbledon, ...more

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W. O. Bentley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
W. O. Bentley Walter Owen Bentley, MBE was an English engineer who designed engines for cars and aircraft, raced cars and motorcycles, and founded Bentley Motors Limited in Cricklewood near London. He was ...more

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Josiah Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wed... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Josiah Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood Politician Colonel Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood, DSO, PC, DL sometimes referred to as Josiah Wedgwood IV was a British Liberal and Labour politician who served in government under Ramsay ...more

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James Bush is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
James Arthur Bush was an English sportsman who played first-class cricket for Gloucestershire and represented England at rugby union.

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Elliott O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Elliott O'Donnell Elliott O'Donnell was an author known primarily for his books about ghosts. He claimed to have seen a ghost, described as an elemental figured covered with spots, when he was five years old. He ...more

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George Lockwood Morris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
George Lockwood Morris Sir George Lockwood Morris, 8th Baronet was a Welsh industrialist and iron founder. He was also an international rugby union forward who won five caps for Wales. He played club rugby for ...more

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Charles Hooper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Charles Hooper Charles Alexander Hooper was an English rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cambridge University and Middlesex Wanderers and international rugby for England. In 1890 Hooper became one ...more

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Frederick Belson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Frederick Belson Frederick Charles Belson was an English international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Clifton and Bath, and county rugby for Somerset. Belson played international rugby for the ...more

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Edward Innes Pocock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Edward Innes Pocock Edward Innes Pocock was a Scottish rugby union player. Playing at three-quarters, Pocock gained two caps for Scotland while representing Edinburgh Wanderers at club level. A soldier by ...more

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Launcelot Percival is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Clifton College Alumni
Launcelot Percival Launcelot Jefferson Percival KVCO was an Anglican priest who in addition to various parish posts served in the Ecclesiastical Households of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V, King ...more