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Famous Drama Centre Alumni

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

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

A list made up of graduates like Michael Fassbender and Pierce Brosnan.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Drama Centre?” and “Which celebrities are Drama Centre alumni?”
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Russell Brand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Activist, Comedian, Television producer

Age: 43

Birthplace: Grays, United Kingdom

Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist. After beginning his career as a stand-up comedian and later becoming an MTV presenter, ...more

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Pierce Brosnan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Activist, Businessperson, Film Producer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Drogheda, Republic of Ireland

Pierce Brendan Brosnan (; born 16 May 1953) is an Irish–American actor, film producer, activist, architect and environmentalist. Born in Ireland, Brosnan became a naturalised American citizen. ...more

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Colin Firth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 58

Birthplace: Grayshott, United Kingdom

Colin Andrew Firth (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor who has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the ...more

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Michael Fassbender is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Businessperson, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany

Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is an Irish-German actor. His feature film debut was in the fantasy war epic 300 (2007) as a Spartan warrior; his earlier roles included various stage ...more

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Tom Hardy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Edward Thomas Hardy (born 15 September 1977) is an English actor and producer. After studying acting at the Drama Centre London, he made his film debut in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2001) ...more

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Simon Callow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Theatre Director, Musician, Author

Age: 69

Birthplace: England, London

Simon Phillip Hugh Callow (born 15 June 1949) is an English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director.

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Paul Bettany is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Guitarist, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 47

Birthplace: Shepherd's Bush, London, United Kingdom

Paul Bettany (born 27 May 1971) is an English-American actor. He is known for his voice role as J.A.R.V.I.S. and Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, specifically the films Iron Man (2008), ...more

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John Simm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: England, Leeds

John Ronald Simm (born 10 July 1970) is an English actor, director and musician. He has been nominated twice for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor, and is a Laurence Olivier Award nominee for best ...more
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Helen McCrory is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 47

Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Helen Elizabeth McCrory (born 17 August 1968) is a British actress. McCrory portrayed Cherie Blair in both The Queen (2006) and The Special Relationship (2010). She also portrayed Francoise in ...more
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Anne-Marie Duff is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: England, London

Anne-Marie Duff (born 8 October 1970) is an English actress. She rose to prominence playing Fiona Gallagher on the first two seasons of UK television series Shameless. She then played Queen ...more

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Frances de la Tour is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 74

Birthplace: Bovingdon, United Kingdom

Frances de la Tour, also Frances J. de Lautour, (born 30 July 1944) is an English actress, known for her role as Miss Ruth Jones in the television sitcom Rising Damp from 1974 until 1978. She is ...more
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Jaime Murray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Model, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Essex, United Kingdom

Jaime Murray (born 21 July 1976) is an English actress, known for playing Stacie Monroe in the BBC series Hustle (2004–2012), Lila West in the Showtime series Dexter (2007), Gaia in the Starz ...more
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Karl Theobald is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Comedian, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: Lowestoft, England

Karl Julian Theobald (born 5 August 1969) is an English actor and comedian. He has played 'Landlord' in Plebs and Martin Dear in Channel 4 sitcom Green Wing.
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Lambert Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Nanterre, France

Lambert Wilson (born 3 August 1958) is a French actor, singer and activist internationally best known for his portrayal of The Merovingian in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.
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Polly Walker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Polly Walker Actor

Age: 52

Birthplace: Warrington, United Kingdom

Polly Alexandra Walker (born 19 May 1966) is an English actress. She has starred in the films Enchanted April (1992), Patriot Games (1992), Sliver (1993), Restoration (1995), The Gambler (1997) ...more
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Helen Grace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Helen Grace (born 20 August 1971, in Hertfordshire) is an English actress perhaps best known for her controversial role as the incestuous Georgia Simpson on the Channel 4 soap Brookside.
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Jack Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Theatre Director, Jazz Pianist, Actor

Age: 78

Birthplace: England, Leeds

Jack Shepherd (born 29 October 1940) is an English actor, playwright, theatre director, saxophone player and jazz pianist. He is known for his television roles, most notably the title role in ...more
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Bradley James is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor

Age: 35

Birthplace: Exeter, United Kingdom

Bradley James (born 11 October 1983) is an English actor best known for portraying Arthur Pendragon in the BBC TV series Merlin.

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Tara Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor

Age: 51

Birthplace: Cuckfield, England

Tara Anne Cassandra Fitzgerald (born 18 September 1967) is a British actress who has appeared in feature films, television, radio and the stage. She won the New York Drama Desk Award for ...more
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Andrew Tiernan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 53

Birthplace: England

Andrew James Tiernan (born 30 November 1965) is a British actor & director.
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Geraldine James is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 68

Birthplace: Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Geraldine James, OBE (born 6 July 1950) is an English actress. For her role as Portia in the 1989 Broadway revival of The Merchant of Venice, she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best ...more
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Santiago Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Santiago Cabrera Actor, Artist

Age: 40

Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela

Santiago Cabrera (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo kaˈβɾeɾa]; born 5 May 1978) is a Venezuelan-born Chilean-British actor, most known for his roles as the character Isaac Mendez in the ...more
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James Aubrey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 63 (1947-2010)

Birthplace: Klagenfurt, Austria

James Aubrey Tregidgo (28 August 1947 – 6 April 2010), known professionally as James Aubrey, was an English stage and screen actor. He trained for the stage at the Drama Centre London. He made ...more
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Louisa Clein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Actor

Age: 40

Birthplace: England, Poole

Louisa Clein (born 6 July 1979) is an English actress, known for portraying the role of Maya Stepney in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
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Mimi Khalvati is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Drama Centre Alumni
Mimi Khalvati Writer

Age: 75

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Mimi Khalvati is an Iranian-born British poet.