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List Rules People 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?”

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Leslie Howard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Soldier, Film Producer, Actor Leslie Howard was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer. Probably best remembered for playing Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind, his other films include Berkeley Square, Of ...more

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Chiwetel Ejiofor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Chiwetelu Umeadi "Chiwetel" Ejiofor, OBE is an English actor of film, television, and theatre. After enrolling at the National Youth Theatre in 1995, and then subsequently gaining a ...more

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Nigel Harman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Actor Nigel Derek Harman is a British actor, most famous for his role as Dennis Rickman in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. He has worked mostly in theatre, with the stage being described as his ...more

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Raymond Chandler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Raymond Thornton Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter. In 1932, at age forty-four, Chandler decided to become a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company ...more

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P. G. Wodehouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Lyricist Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE was an English humourist whose body of work includes novels, short stories, plays, humorous verses, poems, song lyrics, and magazine articles. He enjoyed ...more

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Edward George, Baron George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Banker Edward Alan John George, Baron George, GBE, PC, DL, known as Eddie George, or "Steady Eddie", was Governor of the Bank of England from 1993 to 2003 and sat on the board of Rothschild.

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Hamish Henderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Poet, Songwriter, Soldier Hamish Scott Henderson, was a Scottish poet, songwriter, communist, soldier and intellectual. He has been referred to as the most important Scots poet since Robert Burns and was a catalyst for ...more

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Michael Ondaatje is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC, is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist and poet. He won the Booker Prize for his novel The English Patient.

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A. E. W. Mason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Politician, Novelist, Author Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel The Four Feathers.

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Rupert Penry-Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Actor, Presenter Rupert William Penry-Jones is an English actor, known for his role as Adam Carter in the BBC One spy drama series Spooks, as Clive Reader QC in BBC One legal drama Silk and policeman DI Joseph ...more

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C. S. Forester is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Novelist Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, known by his pen name Cecil Scott "C. S." Forester, was an English novelist who rose to fame with tales of naval warfare. His most notable works were the ...more

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Cyril Lowe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Pilot Cyril Nelson "Kit" Lowe MC DFC was an English rugby union footballer who held England's international try scoring record for over sixty years, First World War flying ace credited with ...more

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Yao Chin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Actor, Broadcaster Yao Chin is a British actor, journalist and presenter. Known for playing one of the leading roles in the Universal Pictures film Doom alongside Dwayne Johnson and Rosamund Pike, he is currently ...more

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Bob Monkhouse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Writer Robert Alan "Bob" Monkhouse, OBE was an English entertainer. He was a successful comedy writer, comedian and actor and was also well known on television as a presenter and game show

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John Marshall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Archaeologist Sir John Hubert Marshall, CIE was the Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India from 1902 to 1928. He was responsible for the excavation that led to the discovery of Harappa and ...more

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Denis Gifford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Cartoonist, Writer Denis Gifford was a British writer, broadcaster, journalist, comic artist and historian of film, comics, television and radio. In his lengthy career, he wrote and drew for British comics; wrote ...more

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Colin Tudge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Colin Tudge Science writer Colin Hiram Tudge is a British science writer and broadcaster. A biologist by training, he is the author of numerous works on food, agriculture, genetics, and species diversity. Tudge was born ...more

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David Henry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
David Henry Wilson Writer David Henry Wilson is an English writer. As an author he is best known for his children's stories such as the Jeremy James series. Wilson has also had a number of plays produced in the United ...more

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Sir Ernest Shackleton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Sailor, Explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE, FRGS was a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of ...more

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Nigel Farage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Spokesperson, Politician, Stock broker Nigel Paul Farage is a British politician and leader of the UK Independence Party since 2010, a position he also held from September 2006 to November 2009. Since 1999 he has been a Member of the ...more

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George Edward Moore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Philosopher George Edward "G. E." Moore OM, FBA was an English philosopher. He was, with Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Gottlob Frege, one of the founders of the analytic tradition in ...more

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Rory Cellan-Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Rory Cellan-Jones Journalist, Economist, Presenter Nicholas Rory Cellan-Jones is a British journalist for BBC News, specializing in economics and technology.

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Raj Rajaratnam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Entrepreneur Raj Rajaratnam is a Sri Lankan American former hedge fund manager and billionaire founder of the Galleon Group, a New York-based hedge fund management firm. On October 16, 2009, he was arrested ...more

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Nigel Hinton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Nigel Hinton Novelist, Writer Nigel Hinton is an English novelist.

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Gordon Jacob is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Gordon Jacob Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob CBE was an English composer. He is known for his wind instrument composition and his instructional writings.

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Peter Lilley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Peter Bruce Lilley is a British Conservative Party politician who has been a Member of Parliament since 1983. He currently represents the constituency of Hitchin and Harpenden and, prior to ...more

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Graham Swift is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Graham Colin Swift FRSL is an English writer. Born in London, England, he was educated at Dulwich College, London, Queens' College, Cambridge, and later the University of York. Some of Swift's ...more

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Charles Voysey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Architect Charles Francis Annesley Voysey was an English architect and furniture and textile designer. Voysey's early work was as a designer of wallpapers, fabrics and furnishings in a simple Arts and ...more

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Jeremy Deller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Curator, Artist Jeremy Deller is an English conceptual, video and installation artist. Much of Deller's work is collaborative; it has a strong political aspect, in the subjects dealt with and also the ...more

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Clive Brook is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Actor Clifford Clive Hardman Brook was a British film actor. After making his first screen appearance in 1920, Brook emerged as a leading British actor in the early 1920s. After moving to the United ...more

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Kieran West is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Kieran Martin West, MBE is an English rower and Olympic champion who represented Great Britain.

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Sidney Gilchrist Thomas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Sidney Gilchrist Thomas Sidney Gilchrist Thomas was an English inventor.

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Lionel Barber is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Editor, Journalist, Editing Lionel Barber is an English journalist. Barber was appointed editor of the Financial Times in November 2005. Previously, he was the Financial Times' U.S. managing editor and before that, editor ...more

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Trevor Bailey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Journalist, Cricketer Trevor Edward Bailey CBE was an England Test cricketer, cricket writer and broadcaster. An all-rounder, Bailey was known for his skilful but unspectacular batting. As the BBC reflected in his ...more

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Nick Easter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Nick Easter Nick Easter is a rugby union rugby player who plays at No. 8 for Harlequins and England. He is the brother of Sale Sharks player Mark Easter and the nephew of author Anne Easter Smith. His ...more

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Martin Young is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Martin Young Journalist Martin Young is a television reporter and interviewer. Born in Glasgow, he attended Dulwich College and Caius College, Cambridge where he was President of the Marlowe Society and a member of ...more

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Nick Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Nick Lloyd Nick Lloyd was a professional rugby union player. He was educated at Dulwich College. He was selected for the Scottish squad for the 2004/05 qualifying through his paternal grandmother from ...more

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Tom Mercey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Tom Mercey Thomas "Tom" Mercey is a rugby union footballer who plays at prop for Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership. In 2007 he made his debut for the England Saxons having already ...more

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Andrew Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Andrew Sheridan is a retired English rugby union player and musician, who played as a loosehead prop. Sheridan is 1.95 m tall, which is unusually tall for a prop, and weighs 128 kg. He is known ...more

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Gordon Burns is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Journalist, Television producer, Actor Gordon Henry Burns is a Northern Irish born British journalist and broadcaster, best known as the host of Granada Television's popular game show The Krypton Factor for its original 18-year run. ...more

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Raza Jaffrey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Actor, Singer Raza Jaffrey is a British Indian actor and singer, best known for playing Zafar Younis on the BBC One spy drama series Spooks. In 2014, he played Pakistani Lieutenant Colonel Aasar Khan in ...more

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David Flatman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
David Flatman David Luke Flatman or 'Flats' is a former rugby player. He was a prop for Bath and the England national rugby union team. He is now head of communications at Bath rugby. He started playing rugby ...more

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Tony Sale is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Tony Sale Programmer, Curator . Anthony Edgar "Tony" Sale, FBCS was a British electronic engineer, computer programmer, computer hardware engineer, and historian of computing. He led the construction of a Colossus ...more

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William David Doherty is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
William David Doherty William David Doherty, M.A., M.Ch., F.R.C.S., known as George Doherty was a medical superintendent of Guy's Hospital, London, and a former captain of the Ireland national rugby union team.

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Stanley Portal Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Stanley Portal Hyatt Stanley Portal Hyatt was an English explorer, hunter, and writer. Hyatt left his comfortable family home and struck out around the world c. 1896. He arrived in Africa to seek his fortune during ...more

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G.A.M. Isherwood is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
G.A.M. Isherwood George Aldwyn Methuen Isherwood was a rugby union international who was part of the first official British and Irish Lions team that toured South Africa in 1910.

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Lionel Troughton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Lionel Troughton Lionel Holmes Wood Troughton was an English cricketer. Primarily a batsman, he was captain of Kent County Cricket Club between 1914 and 1923. Born in Seaford, East Sussex, Troughton attended ...more

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Rob Bonnet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Rob Bonnet Journalist Robert Bonnet is a BBC sports journalist. He has presented bulletins across the BBC News Channel and BBC World News and presents Extratime, an interview programme on BBC World and BBC News. ...more

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Mark Odejobi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
Mark Tunde O. Odejobi born 18 January 1988 in London, England is a rugby union player for Esher in the Aviva Championship. He previously played for London Wasps in the Premiership. He also had a ...more

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C. Walter Hodges is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Dulwich College Alumni
C. Walter Hodges Cyril Walter Hodges was an English artist and writer best known for illustrating children's books and for helping recreate Elizabethan theatre. He won the annual Greenaway Medal for British ...more