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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Leeds Metropolitan University and be of some renown.

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

This list features graduates like Alexander Skarsgård and Andrew White.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Leeds Metropolitan University?” and “Which celebrities are Leeds Metropolitan University alumni?”

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Alexander Skarsgård is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Alexander Skarsgård Actor, Film Director Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård is a Swedish actor. He is best known for his roles as vampire Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood, Meekus in Zoolander and Brad Colbert in the HBO ...more

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Ricky Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Ricky Wilson Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer Charles Richard "Ricky" Wilson is the lead singer of English band Kaiser Chiefs, a five piece band from Menston and Guiseley in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Their successful songs include ...more

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Andrew White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Andrew White Guitarist, Musician Andrew White, also known as "Whitey" is the lead and rhythm guitarist of the English alternative rock band Kaiser Chiefs, and their principal songwriter.

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Frank Hadden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Frank Hadden Coach Frank Hadden is a Scottish rugby union coach. He is a former head coach of Scotland and Edinburgh Rugby. Hadden replaced Matt Williams and was appointed on 15 September 2005. Hadden coached the ...more

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Mohammad Sidique Khan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Mohammad Sidique Khan Mohammad Sidique Khan was the oldest of the four homegrown suicide bombers and believed to be the leader responsible for the 7 July 2005 London bombings, in which bombs were detonated on three ...more

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Colin Burgon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Colin Burgon Colin Burgon is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Elmet from 1997 to 2010.

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Mark Herman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Mark Herman Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Mark Herman is an English film director and screenwriter best known for writing and directing the 2008 film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

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Michael Clapham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Michael Clapham Michael Clapham is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Barnsley West and Penistone from 1992 to 2010.

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Mike Wood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Mike Wood Politician Michael Roy Wood is a British Labour politician, who was Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen from 1997 to 2015. He is a member of the left-wing Socialist Campaign Group, and is considered ...more

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Chris Newby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Chris Newby Screenwriter, Film Director Christopher Newby is a British film director and screenwriter. He studied at Leeds Polytechnic and The Royal College of Art in London. He has made several short films, including The Old Man and ...more

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Eric Pickles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Eric Pickles Politician Eric Jack Pickles is a Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar since 1992 and is the current Secretary of State for Communities and Local ...more

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Ian McGeechan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Ian McGeechan Rugby Player, Coach Sir Ian Robert McGeechan OBE is a Scottish former rugby union player and coach. His nickname is "Geech".

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Shehzad Tanweer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Shehzad Tanweer Shehzad Tanweer was one of four men who detonated explosives in three trains on the London Underground and one bus in central London during the 7 July 2005 London bombing. 52 people were killed ...more

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Tom Biggs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Tom Biggs Tom Biggs is a rugby union footballer for Worcester Warriors. His usual position is at wing. Biggs has featured in the Zurich Premiership, Powergen Cup and European Cup. He has a twin brother ...more

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Chris Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Chris Jones Christoper Rhys Jones born 27 May 1982 in St Helens was a rugby union and rugby league player. Jones' position of choice was as a centre but he could also operate on the wing. He used to play ...more

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Green Gartside is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Green Gartside Singer Green Gartside is a Welsh musician, and the frontman of the band Scritti Politti. Gartside has also worked with Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Eurythmics, Elvis Costello, Shabba Ranks, Mos Def, Kylie ...more

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Charlotte Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Charlotte Harris Charlotte Harris is a portrait artist who was born in Ashford, Kent in 1981 and currently works from her studio in Folkestone.

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Fad Gadget is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Fad Gadget Francis John "Frank" Tovey, known also by his stage name Fad Gadget, was a British avant-garde electronic musician and vocalist. He was a proponent of both new wave and early ...more

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Leslie Manfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Leslie Manfield Leslie "Les" Manfield DFC was a Welsh rugby union international. He was the second oldest Welsh international of all time, and at the time of his death, aged 91, the oldest living man ...more

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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Alex Blake Cricketer Alexander James Blake is an English cricketer. He currently plays for Kent. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. A student of the Kent Academy, Blake was called up to ...more

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Simon Bull is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Simon Bull Artist Simon Bull is an English-born artist now living in America.

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James Keinhorst is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
James Keinhorst James "Jimmy" Keinhorst is a German international rugby league player, playing for Leeds in the Super League and the German national rugby league team. He has also played for the ...more