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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Tilda Swinton and Claudia Winkleman.

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

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Tilda Swinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton of Kimmerghame is a British actress and fashion muse known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She has appeared in several films, including Burn ...more

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Sue Perkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor Susan Elizabeth "Sue" Perkins is an English comedienne, broadcaster, actress and writer, born in East Dulwich, London, England. Originally coming to prominence through her comedy ...more

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Haleh Afshar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Educator, Writer Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar OBE FAcSS is a British professor and a life peer in the House of Lords. She is a prominent Muslim feminist, and characterises herself as a Socialist and a Shi'a ...more

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Claudia Winkleman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Film critic, Journalist, Radio personality Claudia Anne Winkleman is a television presenter, film critic, radio personality and journalist, best known for her current work with the BBC. Since 2010 she has co-presented Strictly Come ...more

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Jocelyn Bell Burnell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Astronomer Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, DBE, FRS, PRSE FRAS is a Northern Irish astrophysicist. As a postgraduate student, she discovered the first radio pulsars while studying and advised by her thesis ...more

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Mishal Husain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Journalist Mishal Husain [məˈʃaːʕɪl ħʊˈseɪn], is a British-Pakistani news presenter for the BBC, currently appearing on Today, BBC World News and BBC Weekend News. She was previously a presenter on ...more

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Hattie Morahan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting Harriet Jane "Hattie" Morahan is an English television, film and stage actress.

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Jasodhara Bagchi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Writer Jasodhara Bagchi was a leading Indian feminist critic and activist.

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Sonia Ruseler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist, Presenter Sonia Ruseler, studied Social and Political Sciences at Cambridge University. She worked for BBC, ITN, and anchored for CNN International from 1993 to 2001. An Argentine and Dutch national, she ...more

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Julia King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Julia King Engineer Dame Julia Elizabeth King, DBE, FREng has been the Vice-Chancellor of Aston University since 2006.

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Frances Vernon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Novelist, Author Frances Vernon was a British novelist. She wrote her first novel Privileged Children at the age of sixteen. It won the Author's Club First Novel Award. She studied briefly at New Hall, Cambridge ...more

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Sarah Coakley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Sarah Coakley is an Anglican systematic theologian and philosopher of religion with wide interdisciplinary interests.

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Joanna MacGregor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Pianist, Presenter Joanna MacGregor OBE is a British concert pianist, conductor, composer and festival curator. She is Head of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music and a Professor of London University.

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Mary Allen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Mary Allen Journalist Mary Allen is a British writer, broadcaster, arts administrator and management consultant best known for her controversial and turbulent period as Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House.

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Mary Luckhurst is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Mary Luckhurst is Professor in Modern Drama at the University of York. She is also a playwright and director.

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Nicola Walker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Actor Nicola Walker is an English actress, best known for her starring roles in various British television programmes from the 1990s onwards, particularly as Ruth Evershed in the spy drama Spooks from ...more

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Jessica Rawson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Jessica Rawson Historian, Writer Dame Jessica Rawson, DBE, FBA is an English art historian, curator and academic administrator, specializing in Chinese art. After many years at the British Museum, she was Warden of Merton ...more

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Helen Cooper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Murray Edwards College Alumni
Helen Cooper Helen Cooper is Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at the University of Cambridge, and fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Helen Cooper studied at New Hall, Cambridge, graduating ...more