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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?”
Jamie Dornan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
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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 Upon a Time and serial killer Paul Spector in the BBC Two crime drama series The Fall. He played the titular character, Christian Grey, in the film Fifty Shades of Grey. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Holywood, Bangor, United Kingdom

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Alister McGrath is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
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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 Religion in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford, and is Professor of Divinity at Gresham College. He was previously Professor of Theology, Ministry, and Education at King's College London and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion and Culture., Professor of Historical Theology at the University of Oxford, and was principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, until 2005. He is an Anglican priest and is ordained within the Church of England. Aside from being a faculty member at Oxford, ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom

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Chris Barrie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
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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 Arnold Rimmer in the sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf, as Gordon Brittas in the BBC sitcom The Brittas Empire and as Lara Croft's butler Hillary in the Tomb Raider franchise films. ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

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Ernest Walton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Methodist College Belfast Alumni
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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, and so became the first person in history to artificially split the atom, thus ushering the nuclear age. ...more

Age: Died at 92 (1903-1995)

Birthplace: Dungarvan, Republic of Ireland

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