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Famous alumni from National Youth Theatre; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable National Youth Theatre alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished National Youth Theatre alumni is loosely ordered by relevance and sortable by column if you need to search by specific criteria. You can also search and filter the list to find a specific person or name. Please note that this directory is not just composed of graduates of this school; you can find any famous people who attended this school for at least a semester here. This list of successful alumni may even include a few celebrities who attended National Youth Theatre.

List is made up of many different graduates, including Ed Westwick and Matt Smith.

This list answers the questions “who are the most famous alumni from National Youth Theatre?” and “what is a list of big names that went to National Youth Theatre?”

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Ed Westwick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous National Youth Theatre Alumni
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Edward "Ed" Westwick is an English actor, musician and model, known for his role as Chuck Bass on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl. He has also appeared in films such as S. Darko, Chalet Girl, J. Edgar, and Romeo and Juliet. ...more

Age: 30

Birthplace: Stevenage, United Kingdom

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Matt Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous National Youth Theatre Alumni
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Matthew Robert "Matt" Smith is an English actor and director. He is best known for his role as the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, for which he received a BAFTA Award nomination in 2011. Smith initially aspired to be a professional footballer, but spondylolysis forced him out of the sport. After joining the National Youth Theatre and studying Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, he became an actor in 2003, performing in plays like Murder in the Cathedral, Fresh Kills, The History Boys, and On the Shore of the Wide World in London theatres. Extending his repertoire into West End theatre, he has since performed in the stage adaptation of Swimming ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Northampton, United Kingdom

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Thomas James Longley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous National Youth Theatre Alumni
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Thomas James Longley is an English actor and model. In 2004, he achieved some prominence garnering acclaim from The Times for his performance as Gabriel in a widely publicised revival of The Mystery Plays at Canterbury Cathedral. He has since appeared in the indie films Sparrow, Day and Night and Island. In 2011, he briefly modelled for Reiss. ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Canterbury, United Kingdom

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David Suchet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous National Youth Theatre Alumni
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David Suchet, CBE is an English actor, known for his work on British stage and television. He played Edward Teller in the TV serial Oppenheimer and received the RTS and BPG awards for his performance as Augustus Melmotte in the 2001 British serial The Way We Live Now. For his role as Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's Poirot he received a 1991 British Academy of Film and Television Arts nomination. ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom

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