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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Queen's University of Belfast and be of some renown.

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

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Queen's University of Belfast?” and “Which celebrities are Queen's University of Belfast alumni?”

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Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Liam John Neeson, OBE is an Irish actor. In 1976, he joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast for two years. He then acted in the Arthurian film, Excalibur. Between 1982 and 1987, Neeson ...more

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Simon Callow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Theatre Director, Musician, Author
Simon Phillip Hugh Callow, CBE is an English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director.

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Mary McAleese is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Barrister
Mary Patricia McAleese served as the eighth President of Ireland from 1997 to 2011. She was the second female president and was first elected in 1997 succeeding Mary Robinson, making McAleese ...more

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John Bodkin Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Physician
John Bodkin Adams was an Irish general practitioner, convicted fraudster and suspected serial killer. Between 1946 and 1956, more than 160 of his patients died in suspicious circumstances. Of ...more

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Zöe Salmon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Actor, Presenter
Zöe Salmon is a British television presenter who hosted the children's television show Blue Peter from 23 December 2004 to 25 June 2008. She also appeared on Dancing on Ice in early 2009. ...more

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Peter Rice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Structural engineer, Engineer
Peter Rice was an Irish structural engineer. Born in 52 Castle Road, Dundalk in County Louth, he spent his childhood between the town of Dundalk, and the villages of Gyles' Quay and Inniskeen. ...more

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Stephen Rea is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Stephen Rea is an Irish film and stage actor. Rea has appeared in high profile films such as V for Vendetta, Michael Collins, Interview with the Vampire and Breakfast on Pluto. Rea was nominated ...more

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Paul Haller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Paul Haller
Ryushin Paul Haller, a Soto Zen roshi, is a former Abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center—a position he held from 2003 until February 2012. Leaving his homeland of Belfast in Northern Ireland in ...more

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Nigel Dodds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Barrister
Nigel Alexander Dodds, OBE, PC, MP is a barrister and Northern Irish unionist politician. He is Member of Parliament for Belfast North, and deputy leader of the Democratic Unionist Party. He has ...more

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Seamus Heaney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Poet, Educator, Author
Seamus Justin Heaney, MRIA was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer, and the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. In the early 1960s, he became a lecturer in Belfast ...more

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David Humphreys is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Rugby Player
David Humphreys MBE is a retired rugby union player. He played for 72 times for Ireland, scoring 560 points, including 6 tries, and at the time of his international retirement was Ireland's most ...more

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Jim Allister is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Barrister
James Hugh "Jim" Allister, QC is a unionist politician and senior barrister from Northern Ireland. He is the leader of the Traditional Unionist Voice political party, serving as MLA in ...more

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Peter Weir is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Barrister
Peter Weir MLA is a Northern Ireland unionist politician. A past chairman of the Young Unionists, Weir is a barrister by profession. He attended Bangor Grammar School and graduated from the ...more

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Alban Maginness is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Barrister
Alban Maginness is a politician from North Belfast in Northern Ireland. He completed his secondary education at St. Malachy's College, Belfast. He then attended the University of Ulster and ...more

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Lim Keng Yaik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Physician
Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik was a former Malaysian politician and former Minister of Energy, Water and Communications in the Malaysian cabinet. He was the national president of Parti Gerakan Rakyat ...more

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David Trimble is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Barrister
William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, PC, is a British politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2002, and the Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party from 1995 to ...more

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Patrick Kielty is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Presenter
Patrick Kielty is an Northern Irish comedian and television personality from Dundrum, County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Brian Hutton, Baron Hutton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Barrister
James Brian Edward Hutton, Baron Hutton, Kt, PC, QC is a former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and British Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.

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Colin Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Colin Ronald Michael Atkinson CBE was an English first-class cricketer, schoolmaster and the headmaster of Millfield School.

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Maurice Gibson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Judge, Barrister
The Rt Hon. Sir Maurice Gibson, P.C., was a Lord Justice of Appeal in Northern Ireland. He was killed, along with his wife Cecily, Lady Gibson by the Provisional Irish Republican Army. Sir ...more

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Roy Beggs, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Roy Beggs, Jr. Politician
Roy Beggs, Jr., MLA is a Northern Ireland Unionist politician, and the son of the politician Roy Beggs. He was born in Glenoe, where he still resides. He is also a Presbyterian. He is currently ...more

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Joseph Larmor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Mathematician, Politician, Physicist
Sir Joseph Larmor FRS was a physicist and mathematician who made innovations in the understanding of electricity, dynamics, thermodynamics, and the electron theory of matter. His most ...more

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John Morrow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Rev. Dr. John Morrow was a Presbyterian minister and peace activist in Northern Ireland. He was integral in the 1965 founding of the Corrymeela Community, a Christian group committed to ...more

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Martin O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Manager
Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill, OBE is a football manager and former player from Northern Ireland, who is currently the manager of the Republic of Ireland national football team. Starting his ...more

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H. Montgomery Hyde is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni
Politician, Barrister
Harford Montgomery Hyde, born in Belfast, was a barrister, politician, author and biographer, who lost his seat in the House of Commons as a result of campaigning for homosexual law reform.