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Famous Queen's University Of Belfast Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.5k views197 items

List RulesPeople 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.

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like Liam Neeson and Ciarán Hinds.

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?”
  • Liam Neeson1

    Liam Neeson

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceBallymena, United Kingdom

    Liam John Neeson (born 7 June 1952) is an actor from Northern Ireland. He has been nominated...  more

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  • Simon Callow2

    Simon Callow

    Theatre Director, Musician


    BirthplaceStreatham, London, United Kingdom

    Simon Phillip Hugh Callow (born 15 June 1949) is an English actor, musician, writer, and...  more

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  • Mary McAleese3

    Mary McAleese

    Politician, Journalist


    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Mary Patricia McAleese (; née Leneghan; Irish: Máire Pádraigín Mhic Ghiolla Íosa; born 27 June...  more
  • John Bodkin Adams4

    AgeDec. at 84 (1899-1983)

    BirthplaceRandalstown, United Kingdom

    John Bodkin Adams (21 January 1899 – 4 July 1983) was a British general practitioner,...  more

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  • Zöe Salmon5

    Zöe Salmon

    Actor, Presenter


    BirthplaceBangor, United Kingdom

    Zöe Salmon (born 7 January 1980) is a Northern Irish television presenter who hosted the...  more
  • Peter Rice6

    Peter Rice

    Structural engineer, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 57 (1935-1992)

    BirthplaceDundalk, Republic of Ireland

    Peter Rice was an Irish structural engineer. Born in 52 Castle Road, Dundalk in County Louth,...  more
  • Stephen Rea7

    Stephen Rea

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Stephen Rea ( ray; born 31 October 1946) is an Irish film and stage actor. Rea has appeared in...  more

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  • Paul Haller8

    Paul Haller

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  • Nigel Dodds9

    Nigel Dodds

    Politician, Barrister


    BirthplaceLondonderry, United Kingdom

    Nigel Alexander Dodds (born 20 August 1958) is a Northern Irish barrister and unionist...  more
  • Seamus Heaney10

    Seamus Heaney

    Poet, Educator

    AgeDec. at 74 (1939-2013)

    BirthplaceCastledawson, United Kingdom

    Seamus Justin Heaney (; 13 April 1939 – 30 August 2013) was an Irish poet, playwright and...  more

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  • 11

    David Humphreys

    Rugby Player


    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    David Humphreys MBE (born 10 September 1971) is a retired rugby union player. He played 72...  more
  • 12

    Jim Allister

    Politician, Barrister


    BirthplaceCrossgar, Northern Ireland

    James Hugh Allister, , is an Ulster unionist politician and barrister from Northern Ireland....  more
  • Peter Weir13

    Peter Weir

    Politician, Barrister


    BirthplaceNorthern Ireland

    Peter Weir MLA (born 21 November 1968) is a Northern Ireland Democratic Unionist Party...  more
  • 14

    Alban Maginness

    Politician, Barrister


    BirthplaceBelfast, United Kingdom

    Alban Maginness (born 9 July 1950) is a politician from Holywood, County Down, in Northern...  more
  • Lim Keng Yaik15

    Lim Keng Yaik

    Politician, Physician

    AgeDec. at 73 (1939-2012)

    BirthplaceTapah, Malaysia

    Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik (Chinese: 林敬益; pinyin: Lín Jìngyì; Jyutping: Lam4 Keng3 Yik4;...  more
  • David Trimble16

    David Trimble

    Politician, Barrister


    BirthplaceBangor, United Kingdom

    William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, PC (born 15 October 1944), is a Northern Irish...  more
  • Patrick Kielty17

    Patrick Kielty

    Comedian, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceDundrum, United Kingdom

    Patrick Kielty (born 31 January 1971) is a comedian and television personality from Northern...  more
  • Brian Hutton, Baron Hutton18


    BirthplaceIreland, Europe, Northern Ireland, Eurasia, United Kingdom

    James Brian Edward Hutton, Baron Hutton, PC (born 29 June 1931) is a former Lord Chief Justice...  more
  • 19
    Colin Ronald Michael Atkinson (23 July 1931 – 25 June 1991) was an English first-class...  more
  • Maurice Gibson20

    Maurice Gibson

    Judge, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 74 (1913-1987)

    BirthplaceNorthern Ireland

    The Rt Hon. Sir Maurice Gibson, P.C. (1 May 1913 – 27 April 1987), was a Lord Justice of...  more
  • 21

    Roy Beggs, Jr.



    BirthplaceGlenoe, United Kingdom

    Roy Beggs Jr MLA (born 3 July 1962) is a Northern Ireland Unionist politician, and the son of...  more
  • Joseph Larmor22

    Joseph Larmor

    Mathematician, Politician

    AgeDec. at 85 (1857-1942)

    BirthplaceCounty Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Sir Joseph Larmor FRS FRSE DCL LLD (11 July 1857 – 19 May 1942) was an Irish physicist and...  more
  • John Morrow23
    Rev. Dr. John Morrow (28 June 1931 – 1 January 2009) was a Presbyterian minister and peace...  more
  • Martin O'Neill24


    BirthplaceKilrea, United Kingdom

    Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill, (born 1 March 1952) is a Northern Irish professional football...  more
  • 25

    H. Montgomery Hyde

    Politician, Barrister

    AgeDec. at 82 (1907-1989)

    Harford Montgomery Hyde (14 August 1907 – 10 August 1989), born in Belfast, Ireland, was a...  more