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Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.3k views107 items

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like Steve Coogan and Julie Walters.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Manchester Metropolitan University?” and “Which celebrities are Manchester Metropolitan University alumni?”
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  • 1
    Patrick Harvie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Patrick Harvie

    Politician

    Age47

    BirthplaceVale of Leven

    Patrick Harvie (born 18 March 1973) is the co-leader of the Scottish Green Party (with Lorna... more on Wikipedia
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    Steve Coogan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Steve Coogan

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age50

    BirthplaceMiddleton, United Kingdom

    Stephen John Coogan (; born 14 October 1965) is an English actor, comedian, and producer. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Mick Hucknall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Mick Hucknall

    Musician, Singer-songwriter

    Age60

    BirthplaceDenton, United Kingdom

    Michael James Hucknall (born 8 June 1960) is an English singer and songwriter. Hucknall... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    John Amaechi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    John Amaechi

    Basketball player, Athlete

    Age49

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    John Uzoma Ekwugha Amaechi, OBE (; born 26 November 1970) is an English psychologist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Kelvin Holdsworth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni
    Kelvin Holdsworth (born 21 October 1966) is a British priest of the Scottish Episcopal Church.... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Vernon Kay is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Vernon Kay

    Disc jockey, Presenter

    Age46

    BirthplaceBolton, United Kingdom

    Vernon Charles Kay (born 28 April 1974) is an English television presenter, radio DJ and... more on Wikipedia
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    Gethin Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Gethin Jones

    Television presenter, Actor

    Age42

    BirthplaceCardiff, United Kingdom

    Gethin Clifford Jones (born 12 February 1978) is a Welsh television presenter. An active rugby... more on Wikipedia
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    Peter Purves is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Peter Purves

    Actor, Presenter

    Age81

    BirthplacePreston, United Kingdom

    Peter Purves (born 10 February 1939) is an English television presenter and actor. He played... more on Wikipedia
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    Ossie Clark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Ossie Clark

    Fashion designer, Costume Designer

    AgeDec. at 54 (1942-1996)

    BirthplaceWarrington, United Kingdom

    Raymond "Ossie" Clark (9 June 1942 – 6 August 1996) was an English fashion designer who was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Tony Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Tony Cunningham

    Politician

    Age68

    BirthplaceWorkington, United Kingdom

    Sir Thomas Anthony Cunningham (born 16 September 1952) is a British Labour Party politician... more on Wikipedia
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    Sylvia Pankhurst is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni
    Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst (5 May 1882 – 27 September 1960) was an English campaigner for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Antony Sher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Antony Sher

    Theatre Director, Painter

    Age71

    BirthplaceCape Town, South Africa

    Sir Antony Sher, KBE (born 14 June 1949) is a British actor of South African origin, a... more on Wikipedia
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    Tom Hurndall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Tom Hurndall

    Photojournalist, Social activist

    AgeDec. at 23 (1981-2004)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Thomas "Tom" Hurndall (27 November 1981 – 13 January 2004) was a British photography student,... more on Wikipedia
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    John Thomson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    John Thomson

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age51

    BirthplaceSalford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

    John Patrick Thomson (born Patrick Francis McAleer on 2 April 1969) is an English comedian and... more on Wikipedia
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    David Threlfall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    David Threlfall

    Television director, Television producer

    Age66

    BirthplaceBurnage, United Kingdom

    David Threlfall (born 12 October 1953) is an English stage, film and television actor and... more on Wikipedia
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    Peter Saville is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Peter Saville

    Art Director, Designer

    Age64

    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    Peter Saville (born 9 October 1955) is an English art director and graphic designer. He came... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Richard Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Richard Griffiths

    Actor

    AgeDec. at 66 (1947-2013)

    BirthplaceThornaby-on-Tees, England

    Richard Thomas Griffiths (31 July 1947 – 28 March 2013) was an English actor of film,... more on Wikipedia

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    Jeff Hordley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Jeff Hordley

    Actor, Disc jockey

    Age50

    BirthplaceCrumpsall, United Kingdom

    Jeff Hordley (born Jeffrey Thomas Percy, 7 March 1970) is an English actor most notable for... more on Wikipedia
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    Gisela Stuart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Gisela Stuart

    Politician

    Age64

    BirthplaceVelden, Germany

    Gisela Stuart (née Gschaider; born 26 November 1955) is a former British Labour Party... more on Wikipedia
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    Julie Walters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Julie Walters

    Novelist, Actor

    Age70

    BirthplaceSmethwick, United Kingdom

    Dame Julia Mary Walters (born 22 February 1950) is an English actress and writer. She is the... more on Wikipedia

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    Burn Gorman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Burn Gorman

    Musician, Actor

    Age46

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Burn Hugh Winchester Gorman (born 1 September 1974) is an American-born English actor and... more on Wikipedia

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    Thomas Heatherwick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Thomas Heatherwick

    Designer, Architect

    Age50

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Thomas Alexander Heatherwick, CBE, RDI is an English designer and the founder of London-based... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Zoe Rixon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Zoe Rixon

    Singer

    Age41

  • 24
    John Forrester is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    John Forrester

    City council, Teacher

    AgeDec. at 83 (1924-2007)

    BirthplaceHanley, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

    John Stuart Forrester (17 June 1924 – 24 November 2007) was a British Labour Party... more on Wikipedia
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    Noreen Kershaw is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Manchester Metropolitan University Alumni

    Noreen Kershaw

    Television director

    Age69

    BirthplaceBury, United Kingdom

    Noreen Kershaw is an English television actress and director. She trained at the Manchester... more on Wikipedia
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