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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Paisley Grammar School and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list include David Tennant and Michael Barratt.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Paisley Grammar School?” and “Which celebrities are Paisley Grammar School alumni?”
David Tennant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Paisley Grammar School Alumni
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David Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In addition to his appearances on screen, Tennant has worked as a voice actor and appeared in a critically acclaimed stage production of Hamlet. In January 2015, Tennant received the National Television Award for Special Recognition. ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Bathgate, United Kingdom

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Michael Barratt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Paisley Grammar School Alumni
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Michael Barratt is an English television presenter and announcer. He is mainly known for his lengthy period as the main presenter on Nationwide. ...more

Age: 90

Birthplace: England, Leeds

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Fred Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Paisley Grammar School Alumni
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Frederick Anderson "Fred" Goodwin, FRSE FCIBS is a Scottish chartered accountant and former banker who was Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group between 2001 and 2009. From 2000 to 2008 he presided over RBS's rapid rise to global prominence as the world's largest company by assets, and fifth-largest bank by stock market value and its even more rapid fall as RBS was forced into effective nationalisation in 2008. On 11 October 2008, Goodwin officially announced his resignation as chief executive and an early retirement, effective from 31 January 2009 – a month before RBS announced that its 2008 loss totalled £24.1 billion, the largest annual loss in UK corporate ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom

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Norman Russell Wylie, Lord Wylie PC was a Scottish Conservative and Unionist politician. Born in Elderslie, he was educated at Paisley Grammar School, St Edmund Hall, Oxford, and the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. He served in the Fleet Air Arm from 1942 to 1946. He was member of Parliament for Edinburgh Pentlands between October 1964 and February 1974. Between 1970 and 1974 he held the title of Lord Advocate, having briefly been Solicitor General for Scotland from April to October 1964. He was a Senator of the College of Justice from 1974 to 1990, and later served as a Justice of Appeal in the Republic of Botswana from 1994 to 1996. His son Neville Wylie is an Associate Professor of ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1923-2005)

Birthplace: Elderslie, United Kingdom

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