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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 Skarsgår... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Actor, Film Director
Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård (born 25 August 1976) is a Swedish actor. He is best known for his roles as vampire Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood, Meekus in Zoolander, the ...more

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Ricky Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer
Charles Richard "Ricky" Wilson (born 17 January 1978) is an English singer-songwriter, and the frontman of five-piece band Kaiser Chiefs. Before the formation of the band, in 2003, ...more
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Andrew White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Guitarist, Musician
Andrew Robert White (born 28 August 1974), also known as Whitey, is the lead and rhythm guitarist of the English alternative rock band Kaiser Chiefs.

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Frank Hadden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Coach
Frank Hadden (born 14 June 1954) 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. ...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 (20 October 1974 – 7 July 2005) 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 ...more
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Colin Burgon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Colin Burgon (born 22 April 1948) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) 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
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director
Mark Herman (born 1954) is a former 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 (born 15 May 1943) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) 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
Politician
Michael Wood may refer to: Michael M. Wood (21st century), American diplomat and ambassador Michael Wood (academic) (active since 1971), former chair of the Princeton University English ...more
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Chris Newby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Screenwriter, Film Director
Christopher Newby (born 1957, Leeds, England) 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 ...more
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Eric Pickles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Politician
Eric Jack Pickles, Baron Pickles PC (born 20 April 1952) is a British Conservative Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar from the 1992 general election to the ...more
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Ian McGeechan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Rugby Player, Coach
Sir Ian Robert McGeechan, OBE (born 30 October 1946) 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 (15 December 1982 – 7 July 2005) 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 ...more
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Tom Biggs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Tom Biggs
Tom Biggs (born 22 August 1984) is a retired rugby union footballer and a top lad, most recently he played for Worcester Warriors. His usual position was at wing. Biggs featured in the Zurich ...more
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Chris Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Chris Jones
Christopher Michael Jones (born 24 June 1980 in Manchester) is an English rugby union rugby player. He plays as a lock or flanker for Yorkshire Carnegie in the RFU Championship. His rugby union ...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 (born Paul Julian Strohmeyer; 22 June 1955) is a Welsh songwriter, singer and musician. He is the frontman of the band Scritti Politti. Gartside has also worked with Miles Davis, ...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
Francis John Tovey (8 September 1956 – 3 April 2002), 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 ...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 (10 November 1915 – 2 November 2006) was a Welsh rugby union international. He was the second oldest Welsh international of all time, and at the time of his ...more
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Alex Blake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
Cricketer
Alexander James Blake (born 25 January 1989) is an English professional cricketer who plays for Kent County Cricket Club. He is a left-handed batsman who bowls occasionally. Blake was born in ...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 (born March 6, 1958) is an English-born artist living in America.
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James Keinhorst is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Leeds Metropolitan University Alumni
James Keinhorst
Thomas James "Jimmy" Keinhorst (born 14 July 1990) is a German international rugby league footballer who plays as a centre or second-row forward for Hull Kingston Rovers in the Betfred ...more