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Famous Dulwich College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Dulwich College and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Chiwetel Ejiofor and Raymond Chandler, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Dulwich College?” and “Which celebrities are Dulwich College alumni?”
  • 1
    Leslie Howard

    Leslie Howard

    Soldier, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 50 (1893-1943)

    BirthplaceForest Hill, London, London, United Kingdom

    Leslie Howard Steiner (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceForest Gate, England

    Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor ( CHOO-ə-tel EJ-ee-oh-for; born July 7, 1977) is a British... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Nigel Harman


    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Nigel Derek Harman (born 11 August 1973) is a British actor, best known for his role as... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Raymond Chandler

    Raymond Chandler

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 71 (1888-1959)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American-British novelist... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    P. G. Wodehouse

    P. G. Wodehouse

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 94 (1881-1975)

    BirthplaceGuildford, United Kingdom

    Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (, WOOD-howss; 15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Edward George, Baron George

    AgeDec. at 71 (1938-2009)

    BirthplaceCarshalton, United Kingdom

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  • 7
    Hamish Henderson

    Hamish Henderson

    Poet, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 83 (1919-2002)

    Hamish Scott Henderson (11 November 1919 – 9 March 2002; Scottish Gaelic: Seamas MacEanraig... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Michael Ondaatje

    Michael Ondaatje

    Poet, Novelist


    BirthplaceSri Lanka, Colombo

    Philip Michael Ondaatje, (; born 12 September 1943), is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    A. E. W. Mason

    A. E. W. Mason

    Politician, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 83 (1865-1948)

    BirthplaceDulwich, London, United Kingdom

    Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 – 22 November 1948) was an English author and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Rupert Penry-Jones

    Rupert Penry-Jones

    Actor, Presenter


    BirthplaceLondon, England

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  • 11
    C. S. Forester

    AgeDec. at 67 (1899-1966)

    BirthplaceCairo, Egypt

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  • 12
    Cyril Lowe

    AgeDec. at 92 (1891-1983)

    BirthplaceHolbeach, United Kingdom

    Cyril Nelson "Kit" Lowe, (7 October 1891 – 6 February 1983) was an English rugby union... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Yao Chin

    Yao Chin

    Actor, Broadcaster


    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Yao Chin is a British actor, journalist and presenter. Chin appeared in the film Doom. Yao... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Bob Monkhouse

    Bob Monkhouse

    Comedian, Actor

    AgeDec. at 75 (1928-2003)

    BirthplaceBeckenham, England

    Robert Alan Monkhouse (1 June 1928 – 29 December 2003) was an English entertainer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    John Marshall

    John Marshall


    AgeDec. at 82 (1876-1958)

    BirthplaceChester, England

    Sir John Hubert Marshall (19 March 1876, Chester, England – 17 August 1958, Guildford,... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Denis Gifford

    Cartoonist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 73 (1927-2000)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Denis Gifford (26 December 1927 – 18 May 2000) was a British writer, broadcaster, journalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Colin Tudge

    Science writer


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Colin Hiram Tudge (born 22 April 1943) is a British science writer and broadcaster. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    David Henry Wilson

    David Henry Wilson



    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

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  • 19
    Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Sailor, Explorer

    AgeDec. at 48 (1874-1922)

    BirthplaceKilkea, Republic of Ireland

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  • 20
    Nigel Farage

    Nigel Farage

    Spokesperson, Politician


    BirthplaceHerne, United Kingdom

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  • 21
    George Edward Moore

    AgeDec. at 85 (1873-1958)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    George Edward Moore (4 November 1873 – 24 October 1958) was an English philosopher. He was,... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Rory Cellan-Jones

    Rory Cellan-Jones

    Journalist, Economist


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Nicholas Rory Cellan-Jones (born 17 January 1958; "Cellan" pronounced [ˈkɛɬən]) is a British... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Raj Rajaratnam

    Raj Rajaratnam



    BirthplaceColombo, Sri Lanka

    Raj Rajaratnam (Tamil: ராஜ் ராஜரத்தினம்; born Rajakumaran Rajaratnam; June 15, 1957) is a Sri... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Nigel Hinton

    Nigel Hinton

    Novelist, Writer


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Nigel Hinton (born 1941 in London) is an English novelist, primarily of teenage fiction.
  • 25

    Gordon Jacob

    Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob CBE (5 July 1895 – 8 June 1984) was an English composer and... more on Wikipedia