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Famous Keele University Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.4k views49 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Keele University and be of some renown.

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

This list is made up of a variety of graduates, including Alice Goodwin and Peter Moore.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Keele University?” and “Which celebrities are Keele University alumni?”
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    Peter Moore (born 1955) is a British/American business executive best known for his former positions as Senior VP of Global Sports Marketing at Reebok, President of Sega of America, and Corporate...  more
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    Age72

    BirthplaceLeighton Buzzard, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Jonathan G Dollimore (born 1948) is an English social theorist in the fields of Renaissance literature (especially drama), gender studies, queer theory (queer studies), art, censorship, history of...  more
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    Keith Ovenden

    Biographer, Novelist

    Age77

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Keith Ovenden (born 1943) is an English novelist and biographer. Ovenden was born and raised in London; he was educated at Wanstead County High School. He went on to study for degrees at the...  more
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    Clare Short

    Politician

    Age74

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Clare Short (born 15 February 1946) is a British Labour Party politician. She was the Member of Parliament for Birmingham Ladywood from 1983 to 2010; for most of this period she was a Labour Party...  more
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    Michael Mansfield

    Barrister, Lawyer

    Age78

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Michael Mansfield (born 12 October 1941) is an English barrister. A republican, vegetarian, socialist and self-described "radical lawyer", he has participated in prominent and controversial court...  more
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    Alun Michael

    Politician

    Age77

    BirthplaceBryngwran, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Alun Edward Michael (born 22 August 1943) is a British Labour politician serving as South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner since 2012. He served as Secretary of State for Wales from 1998 to 1999...  more
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    Tarique Ghaffur

    Police officer

    Age62

    BirthplaceJinja, Uganda

    GenderMale

    Tarique Ghaffur, CBE, QPM (; born 8 June 1958) is a former high-ranking British police officer in London's Metropolitan Police Service. His last post was that of Assistant Commissioner–Central...  more
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    Marina Lewycka

    Novelist, Author

    Age74

    BirthplaceKiel, Germany

    GenderFemale

    Marina Lewycka (born 12 October 1946) is a British novelist of Ukrainian origin....  more
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    Janet Fitch

    Novelist, Author

    Age64

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    GenderFemale

    Janet Fitch (born November 9, 1955) is most famously known as the author of the Oprah's Book Club novel White Oleander, which became a film in 2002. She is a graduate of Reed College. Fitch was born...  more
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    Adrian Pang

    Theatrical producer, Actor

    Age54

    BirthplaceMalacca, Malaysia

    GenderMale

    Adrian Pang Yeow Soon (born 8 January 1966) is a Malaysian-born Singapore former actor, host, and contracted artiste under FLY Entertainment and prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1990 to...  more
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    Jo Beverley

    Novelist, Writer

    Age73

    BirthplaceLancashire, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Mary Josephine Beverley (née Dunn; 22 September 1947 – 23 May 2016) was a prolific English-Canadian writer of historical and contemporary romance novels from 1988 to 2016.Her works are regarded as...  more
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    Eric Joyce

    Politician

    Age59

    BirthplacePerth, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Eric Stuart Joyce (born 13 October 1960) is a British politician and former military officer. He is a former member of parliament (MP) for Falkirk West and (from 2005) Falkirk. Joyce was an MP from...  more
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    Paul Clark

    Politician

    Age63

    BirthplaceGillingham, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Paul Gordon Clark (born 29 April 1957) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Gillingham from 1997-2010. During his time in government, Paul Clark served as...  more
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    Bob Dickinson

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    Age68

    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    John David Beckett Taylor, Baron Taylor of Warwick (born 21 September 1952) is a member of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. His full title is "The Lord Taylor of Warwick"....  more
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    Sue Robbie

    Presenter

    Age71

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Sue Robbie (b. Susan Robinson on 5 July 1949, London) grew up in North West England and was educated at Keele University, where she read English and Psychology. Before working in television, she was...  more
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    Lynda Ellen Waltho is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stourbridge from 2005 to 2010 succeeding Labour MP Debra Shipley who had stepped down due to...  more
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    Madeleine Moon

    Politician

    Age70

    BirthplaceSunderland, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Madeleine Moon (born 27 March 1950) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bridgend since the 2005 general election, succeeding Win Griffiths, who...  more
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    Don Foster

    Spokesperson, Politician

    Age73

    BirthplaceCity of Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Donald Michael Ellison Foster, Baron Foster of Bath, (born 31 March 1947), is a British Liberal Democrat politician who represented Bath, Somerset as its constituency MP from 1992 until 2015. From...  more
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    Ian Colin Taylor MBE (born 18 April 1945) is a former Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Esher from 1987 to 1997, and then for Esher and...  more
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    Peter Mond, 4th Baron Melchett

    Politician

    Age72

    GenderMale

    Peter Robert Henry Mond, 4th Baron Melchett (24 February 1948 – 29 August 2018), also known as Peter Melchett, was an English jurist and politician....  more
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    Priti Patel

    Politician

    Age48

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    GenderFemale

    Priti Sushil Patel (born 29 March 1972) is a British politician who has been Home Secretary since 24 July 2019 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Witham in Essex since 2010. She was International...  more
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    Adelaide Tambo

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 78 (1929-2007)

    BirthplaceVereeniging, South Africa

    GenderFemale

    Adelaide "Mama" Tambo (18 July 1929 – 31 January 2007) was a prominent anti-apartheid activist, political exile, and regarded as a hero of the liberation struggle against apartheid in South...  more
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    Sam Nolutshungu

    Samuel Clement Nolutshungu (15 April 1945 – 12 August 1997) was one of the foremost South African scholars, and an internationally acclaimed expert on South African politics. Born in King William's...  more
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    Jonathan Gledhill

    Jonathan Michael Gledhill (born 14 February 1949) is a retired Anglican bishop. He was the Bishop of Southampton from 1996 to 2003, and the Bishop of Lichfield from 2003 to 2015....  more