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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Methodist College Belfast and be of some renown.

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

Jamie Dornan and Alister McGrath are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Methodist College Belfast?” and “Which celebrities are Methodist College Belfast alumni?”

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Jamie Dornan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Jamie Dornan Musician, Model, Actor James "Jamie" Dornan is a Northern Irish actor, model, and musician. He played Axel von Fersen in Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette, Sheriff Graham Humbert in the ABC series Once ...more

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Alister McGrath is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Alister McGrath Theologian, Professor Alister Edgar McGrath is a Northern Irish theologian, priest, intellectual historian, scientist, and Christian apologist. He currently holds the Andreas Idreos Professorship in Science and ...more

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Chris Barrie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Chris Barrie Actor, Voice acting, Writer Chris Barrie is a British actor, comedian and impressionist. He first achieved success as a vocal impressionist, notably in the ITV sketch show Spitting Image. He is best known for his roles as ...more

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Ernest Walton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Ernest Walton Physicist Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton was an Irish physicist and Nobel laureate for his work with John Cockcroft with "atom-smashing" experiments done at Cambridge University in the early 1930s, ...more

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Robin Eames is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Robin Eames Robin Henry Alexander Eames, Baron Eames OM was the Anglican Primate of All Ireland and Archbishop of Armagh from 1986 to 2006.

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Basil Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Basil Kelly Judge, Politician, Barrister Sir John William Basil Kelly, QC, PC, PC was a Northern Irish barrister, judge and politician.

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Eve Bunting is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Eve Bunting Novelist, Writer Anne Evelyn Bunting, better known as Eve Bunting, is a Northern Ireland-born American writer of more than 250 books. Her work covers a broad array of subjects and includes fiction and ...more

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Glenn Patterson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Glenn Patterson Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Glenn Patterson is a screenwriter.

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James Ellis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
James Ellis Actor, Translator, Writer James "Jimmy" Ellis was a Northern Irish actor and stage director with a career stretching over sixty years. Originally a stage actor and director in Northern Ireland, he moved to ...more

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Phil Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Phil Murphy Phil Murphy is an Irish Canadian rugby union footballer who plays at No 8. He previously played for London Irish and French side Perpignan. He has 18 caps for his native Canada, although he has ...more

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William May is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
William May Chartered Accountant, Politician William Morrison May was a unionist politician in Northern Ireland. May was born in Letterkenny, County Donegal, the son of William May JP, and educated at Methodist College, Belfast. In 1934 he ...more

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Freeman Wills Crofts is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Freeman Wills Crofts Novelist, Civil engineer Freeman Wills Crofts was an Irish mystery author during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction.

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Robert Greacen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Robert Greacen Poet Robert Greacen was an Irish poet and member of Aosdána. Born in Derry, Ireland, on 24 October 1920, he was educated at Methodist College Belfast and Trinity College Dublin. He died on 13 ...more

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Jeremy Davidson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Jeremy Davidson Rugby Player, Coach Jeremy Davidson is a rugby union lock who played club rugby for Dungannon, Ulster, London Irish and Castres Olympique. At international level he represented Ireland with 32 caps and also ...more

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John Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
John Hewitt John Harold Hewitt, who was born in Belfast, Ireland, was the most significant Belfast poet to emerge before the 1960s generation of poets that included Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon and Michael ...more

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Alice Milligan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Alice Milligan Alice Milligan was an Irish nationalist poet and writer, active in the Gaelic League.

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William Valentine Wood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
William Valentine Wood William Valentine Wood worked for much of his life on the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, rising to become its President. He was known for his ability with numbers.

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Basil Blackshaw is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Basil Blackshaw Artist Basil Blackshaw is a Northern Irish artist.

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Bertha McDougall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Bertha McDougall Bertha McDougall, OBE is the interim Commissioner for Victims and Survivors of the Troubles. She was appointed in October 2005 by Peter Hain to look at key areas relating to services for ...more

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Kathy Clugston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Kathy Clugston Journalist Kathy Clugston is a newsreader and continuity announcer on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra and the BBC World Service. Born in Belfast, Clugston attended Methodist College and then studied French ...more

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William Purdon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
William Purdon Major-General William Brooke Purdon DSO OBE MC was an Irish soldier, physician and medical administrator. Towards the end of his life he was a representative of the Northern Ireland Government ...more

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Frederick John Teggart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
Frederick John Teggart Frederick John Teggart was an Irish-American historian and social scientist, known for work on the history of civilizations.