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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.