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Famous Lancaster University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 14.8k views78 items

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Andy Serkis and Hanif Kureishi.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Lancaster University?” and “Which celebrities are Lancaster University alumni?”
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    Andy Serkis

    Andy Serkis

    Film Producer, Author

    Age56

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Andrew Clement Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English actor and film director. He is best... more on Wikipedia

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    Sarah Waters

    Sarah Waters

    Novelist, Writer

    Age54

    BirthplaceEurasia, United Kingdom, Neyland

    Sarah Ann Waters (born 21 July 1966) is a Welsh novelist. She is best known for her novels... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    James May

    James May

    Journalist, Author

    Age57

    BirthplaceBristol, England

    James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter and journalist. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ursula Martinez

    Ursula Martinez

    Actor, Writer

    Age54

    Ursula Martinez (born 1966), also known as Ursula Lea, is a London-based Anglo-Spanish British... more on Wikipedia
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    Owen Davies

    Owen Davies is a reader in Social History at the University of Hertfordshire. His main field... more on Wikipedia
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    Hanif Kureishi

    Hanif Kureishi

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    Age65

    BirthplaceBromley, United Kingdom

    Hanif Kureishi, CBE (born 5 December 1954) is a British playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Robert Fisk

    Robert Fisk

    Journalist, Author

    Age74

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom, Maidstone

    Robert Fisk (born 12 July 1946) is an English writer and journalist. He has been Middle East... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Joseph Delaney

    Joseph Delaney

    Novelist, Author

    Age75

    BirthplacePreston, United Kingdom

    Joseph Henry Delaney (born 25 July 1945) is a British author of fantasy books.
  • 9
    D. Bruce Sewell

    D. Bruce Sewell

    Businessperson
    Bruce Sewell is senior vice president and general counsel of Intel Corporation. His management...
  • 10
    Nigel G. Stocks

    Nigel G. Stocks

    Physicist

    Age56

    BirthplaceBradford, United Kingdom

    Nigel Geoffrey Stocks (born 6 September 1964) is an engineer and physicist, notable for... more on Wikipedia
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    Austin Tate

    Austin Tate

    Computer scientist

    Age69

    Austin Tate is Professor of Knowledge-based systems in the School of Informatics at the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Sir Alan Campbell (born 8 July 1957) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Allan Chapman

    Historian, Presenter

    Age74

    BirthplaceSwinton, United Kingdom

    Allan Chapman FRAS (born 30 May 1946) is a British historian of science.
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    Maria Damanaki

    Maria Damanaki

    Chemical engineer, Politician

    Age67

    BirthplaceAgios Nikolaos, Greece

    Maria Damanaki (Greek: Μαρία Δαμανάκη) is a Greek politician, including former president of... more on Wikipedia
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    Ahdaf Soueif

    Ahdaf Soueif

    Novelist, Author

    Age70

    BirthplaceCairo, Egypt

    Ahdaf Soueif (أهداف سويف) (born 23 March 1950) is an Egyptian novelist and political and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Alan Milburn

    Alan Milburn

    Politician

    Age62

    BirthplaceTow Law, United Kingdom

    Alan Milburn (born 27 January 1958) is a British Labour politician who was Member of... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Age53

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    Lucy Jane Briers (born 19 August 1967) is an English actress. Her film, television, and stage... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    Age63

    BirthplaceCity of Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom

    Helen Mary Southworth (born 13 November 1956) is a Labour Party politician in the United... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Ralph Ineson

    Ralph Ineson

    Actor, Teacher

    Age50

    BirthplaceLeeds, United Kingdom

    Ralph Michael Ineson (born 15 December 1969) is an English actor, best known as Dagmer... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Dean Andrews

    Dean Andrews

    Actor, Singer

    Age57

    BirthplaceRotherham, United Kingdom

    Dean Andrews (born 6 August 1963) is an English actor. He is known for his role as DS Ray... more on Wikipedia
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    Roger Ashton-Griffiths

    Roger Ashton-Griffiths

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age63

    BirthplaceEast of England, Eurasia, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, England

    Roger Ashton-Griffiths (born 19 January 1957) is an English character actor, screenwriter and... more on Wikipedia
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    D. F. Lewis

    D. F. Lewis

    Writer

    Age72

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    D. F. Lewis is an English author who had over one thousand short fictions published in print... more on Wikipedia
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    John Freeman

    John Freeman

    John Freeman (born 18 January 1943) is a British writer/editor/designer known for his work... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Petros Dermetzis
    Petros Dermetzis leads Workday's Development efforts with responsibility for the founding...
  • 25
    Antony Burgmans

    Antony Burgmans

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