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Famous Drama Centre Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 4.1k views35 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • Russell Brand1

    Russell Brand

    Activist, Comedian


    BirthplaceGrays, United Kingdom

    Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and...  more

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  • Pierce Brosnan2

    Pierce Brosnan

    Activist, Businessperson


    BirthplaceDrogheda, Republic of Ireland

    Pierce Brendan Brosnan (; born 16 May 1953) is an Irish–American actor, film producer,...  more

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  • Colin Firth3

    Colin Firth

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceGrayshott, United Kingdom

    Colin Andrew Firth (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor who has received an Academy...  more

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  • Michael Fassbender4

    Michael Fassbender

    Businessperson, Film Producer


    BirthplaceHeidelberg, Germany

    Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is an Irish-German actor. His feature film debut was in...  more

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  • Tom Hardy5


    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

    Edward Thomas Hardy (born 15 September 1977) is an English actor and producer. After studying...  more

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  • Simon Callow6

    Simon Callow

    Theatre Director, Musician


    BirthplaceStreatham, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Paul Bettany7

    Paul Bettany

    Guitarist, Film Producer


    BirthplaceShepherd's Bush, London, United Kingdom

    Paul Bettany (born 27 May 1971) is an English-American actor. He is known for his voice role...  more

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  • John Simm8

    John Simm

    Guitarist, Songwriter


    BirthplaceLeeds, United Kingdom

    John Ronald Simm (born 10 July 1970) is an English actor, director and musician. He has been...  more
  • Helen McCrory9

    Helen McCrory

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplacePaddington, London, United Kingdom

    Helen Elizabeth McCrory (born 17 August 1968) is a British actress. McCrory portrayed Cherie...  more
  • Anne-Marie Duff10


    BirthplaceChiswick, London, England

    Anne-Marie Duff (born 8 October 1970) is an English actress. She rose to prominence playing...  more

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  • Frances de la Tour11

    Frances de la Tour

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceBovingdon, United Kingdom

    Frances de la Tour, also Frances J. de Lautour, (born 30 July 1944) is an English actress,...  more
  • Jaime Murray12

    Jaime Murray

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceEssex, United Kingdom

    Jaime Murray (born 21 July 1976) is an English actress, known for playing Stacie Monroe in the...  more
  • Karl Theobald13

    Karl Theobald

    Comedian, Actor


    BirthplaceLowestoft, England

    Karl Julian Theobald (born 5 August 1969) is an English actor and comedian. He has played...  more
  • Lambert Wilson14

    Lambert Wilson

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceNeuilly-sur-Seine, Nanterre, France

    Lambert Wilson (born 3 August 1958) is a French actor, singer and activist internationally...  more
  • Polly Walker15

    Polly Walker



    BirthplaceWarrington, England

    Polly Alexandra Walker (born 19 May 1966) is an English actress. She has starred in the films...  more
  • Helen Grace16


    BirthplaceHertfordshire, United Kingdom

    Helen Grace (born 20 August 1971, in Hertfordshire) is an English actress perhaps best known...  more
  • Jack Shepherd17

    Jack Shepherd

    Theatre Director, Jazz Pianist


    BirthplaceEngland, Leeds

    Jack Shepherd (born 29 October 1940) is an English actor, playwright, theatre director,...  more
  • Bradley James18


    BirthplaceExeter, England

    Bradley James (born 11 October 1983) is an English actor best known for portraying Arthur...  more

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  • Tara Fitzgerald19


    BirthplaceCuckfield, England

    Tara Anne Cassandra Fitzgerald (born 18 September 1967) is a British actress who has appeared...  more
  • Andrew Tiernan20

    Andrew Tiernan

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceLadywood, United Kingdom

    Andrew James Tiernan (born 30 November 1965) is a British actor & director. ...  more
  • Geraldine James21

    Geraldine James

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceMaidenhead, United Kingdom

    Geraldine James, OBE (born 6 July 1950) is an English actress. For her role as Portia in the...  more
  • Santiago Cabrera22

    Santiago Cabrera

    Actor, Artist


    BirthplaceCaracas, Venezuela

    Santiago Cabrera (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo kaˈβɾeɾa]; born 5 May 1978) is a...  more
  • James Aubrey23

    AgeDec. at 63 (1947-2010)

    BirthplaceKlagenfurt, Austria

    James Aubrey Tregidgo (28 August 1947 – 6 April 2010), known professionally as James Aubrey,...  more
  • 24


    BirthplacePoole, England

    Louisa Clein (born 6 July 1979) is an English actress, known for portraying the role of Maya...  more
  • Mimi Khalvati25

    Mimi Khalvati



    BirthplaceTehran, Iran

    Mimi Khalvati is an Iranian-born British poet....  more