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Famous Goldsmiths College Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 16.2k views126 items

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

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

Everything from Damon Albarn to Steve McQueen is included on this list.

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

    Brian Molko

    Guitarist, Songwriter

    Age47

    BirthplaceBrussels, Belgium

    GenderMale

    Brian Molko (born 10 December 1972) is a Scottish-American musician and songwriter who is lead...  more

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  • 2

    Damon Albarn

    Record producer, Songwriter

    Age52

    BirthplaceWhitechapel, London, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Damon Albarn (; born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record...  more

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  • 3

    Kerry McCarthy

    Politician

    Age55

    BirthplaceLuton, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Kerry Gillian McCarthy (born 26 March 1965) is a British Labour Party politician who has been...  more
  • 4

    Julian Clary

    Comedian, Novelist

    Age61

    BirthplaceSurbiton

    GenderMale

    Julian Peter McDonald Clary (born 25 May 1959) is an English comedian, actor, presenter and...  more
  • 5

    Darren Johnson

    Politician

    Age54

    BirthplaceSouthport, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Darren Paul Johnson (born 1966 in Southport, Lancashire) is a former English politician and...  more
  • 6
    Catherine Mary Jamieson (born 3 November 1956) is a Scottish Labour Party politician. Jamieson...  more
  • 7

    Antony Gormley

    Sculptor, Visual Artist

    Age70

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Sir Antony Mark David Gormley, (born 30 August 1950), is a British sculptor. His works...  more
  • 8

    Vivienne Westwood

    Fashion designer, Designer

    Age79

    BirthplaceTintwistle, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood (née Swire; born 8 April 1941) is a British fashion designer...  more
  • 9

    Amelia Warner

    Songwriter, Actor

    Age38

    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Amelia Warner (born Amelia Catherine Bennett; 4 June 1982) is an English actress, as well as a...  more
  • 10

    Age57

    BirthplacePaisley, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Anya Gallaccio (born 1963) is a British artist, who creates site-specific, minimalist...  more
  • 11

    Simon Patterson

    Visual Artist

    Age53

    BirthplaceLeatherhead, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Simon Patterson (born 1967) is an English artist and was born in Leatherhead, Surrey. He was...  more
  • 12

    Princess Beatrice of York

    Philanthropist

    Age32

    BirthplaceThe Portland Hospital for Women and Children, London, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Princess Beatrice of York (Beatrice Elizabeth Mary; born 8 August 1988) is a member of the...  more

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  • 13

    Age68

    BirthplaceClarendon Parish, Jamaica

    GenderMale

    Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ, born 24 August 1952) is a Jamaican dub poet who has been based...  more

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  • 14

    Damien Hirst

    Entrepreneur, Actor

    Age55

    BirthplaceBristol, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Damien Steven Hirst (; born 7 June 1965) is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art...  more
  • 15

    John Cale

    Film Score Composer, Record producer

    Age78

    BirthplaceGarnant, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer, songwriter...  more
  • 16

    Malcolm McLaren

    Impresario, Film Score Composer

    AgeDec. at 64 (1946-2010)

    BirthplaceStoke Newington, London, England

    GenderMale

    Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English impresario,...  more
  • 17

    Max Hattler

    Film Art Director, Film Producer

    Age44

    BirthplaceUlm, Germany

    GenderMale

    Max Hattler is a German video artist and experimental filmmaker. He created the kaleidoscopic...  more
  • 18

    Graham Coxon

    Painter, Guitarist

    Age51

    BirthplaceRinteln, Germany

    GenderMale

    Graham Leslie Coxon (born 12 March 1969) is an English musician, singer-songwriter and painter...  more
  • 19

    Alex James

    Bassist, Guitarist

    Age51

    BirthplaceBoscombe, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Steven Alexander James, FRSA (born 21 November 1968) is an English musician and songwriter, as...  more
  • 20

    Angus Fairhurst

    Artist, Photographer

    AgeDec. at 42 (1966-2008)

    BirthplacePembury, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Angus Fairhurst (4 October 1966 – 29 March 2008) was an English artist working in...  more
  • 21

    Age89

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Bridget Louise Riley (born 24 April 1931) is an English painter who is one of the foremost...  more
  • 22

    Merlyn Rees

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 86 (1920-2006)

    BirthplacePontypridd, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Merlyn Merlyn-Rees, Baron Merlyn-Rees (18 December 1920 – 5 January 2006), born Merlyn Rees,...  more
  • 23

    Mary Quant

    Fashion designer, Designer

    Age86

    BirthplaceBlackheath, London, London, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Dame Barbara Mary Quant, Mrs Plunket Greene, DBE, FCSD, RDI (born 11 February 1930) is an...  more
  • 24

    David Tattersall

    Cinematographer

    Age59

    BirthplaceBarrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    David Tattersall, BSC (born 14 November 1960) is a British cinematographer. He has worked on...  more
  • 25

    Neil Innes

    Film Score Composer, Musician

    Age75

    BirthplaceDanbury, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Neil James Innes (born 9 December 1944) is an English writer, comedian and musician. He...  more

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