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Famous Radley College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Radley College and be of some renown.

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

This list is made up of graduates like Peter Cook and Freddie Stroma.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Radley College?” and “Which celebrities are Radley College alumni?”
  • 1

    Peter Wildeblood

    Journalist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 76 (1923-1999)

    BirthplaceAlassio, Italy

    Peter Wildeblood (19 May 1923 – 14 November 1999) was an Anglo-Canadian journalist, novelist, playwright and gay rights campaigner. He was one of the first men in the UK to publicly declare his...  more
  • 2

    Peter Cook

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 57 (1937-1995)

    BirthplaceTorquay, United Kingdom

    Peter Edward Cook (17 November 1937 – 9 January 1995) was an English satirist and comedic actor. He was a leading figure of the British satire boom of the 1960s, and associated with the...  more

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  • 3

    Owen Paterson



    BirthplaceWhitchurch, United Kingdom

    Owen William Paterson (born 24 June 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician who was the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from 2012 to 2014. He was first elected as...  more
  • 4


    BirthplaceJohannesburg, South Africa

    Andrew John Strauss (born 2 March 1977) is a former English cricketer who played all formats of the game internationally, captaining England in all formats. He played county cricket for Middlesex...  more
  • 5

    John X. Merriman


    AgeDec. at 85 (1841-1926)

    BirthplaceStreet, United Kingdom

    John Xavier Merriman (15 March 1841 – 1 August 1926) was the last prime minister of the Cape Colony before the formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910....  more
  • 6

    Freddie Stroma

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Frederic Wilhelm C.J. Sjöström (born 8 January 1987), known professionally as Freddie Stroma, is a British actor and model, best known for playing Cormac McLaggen in the Harry Potter film series and...  more
  • 7

    Ted Dexter

    Edward Ralph "Ted" Dexter, (born 15 May 1935) is a former England international cricketer. An aggressive middle-order batsman of ferocious power and a right-arm medium bowler, he captained Sussex...  more
  • 8

    Lawrence Turner


    AgeDec. at 68 (1908-1977)

    BirthplaceGoring-on-Thames, United Kingdom

    Henry Frederic Lawrence Turner (30 December 1908 – 17 December 1977) was a British Conservative Party politician. As an officer in the Royal Artillery during the Second World War, he survived three...  more
  • 9

    Nick Wood

    Nick Wood (born 9 January 1983, Swindon) is an English rugby union footballer, currently playing in the Aviva Premiership for Gloucester Rugby. He plays as a prop....  more
  • 10

    Andrew Harriman

    Andrew Tuoyo Harriman (born 13 July 1964) is a Nigerian born rugby union player who played as a wing for Harlequins and was capped for England as a full international. He was prominent as an exponent...  more
  • 11

    Chris Sheasby



    BirthplaceWindsor, United Kingdom

    Chris Sheasby (born 30 November 1966 in Windsor, Berkshire) is an English former international rugby union player, Eagles legend, commentator and coach....  more
  • 12

    Marc Edwards



    BirthplaceParis, France

    Marc Edwards (born 11 November 1980) is a Welsh-Chinese Television Presenter, formerly on China Central Television (中国中央电视台), France 24, London Live and Eurosport, and now on BBC News and BBC World...  more
  • 13

    George Freeman

    George William Freeman (born 12 July 1967) is a British Conservative Party politician who has served as Member of Parliament for Mid Norfolk since 2010. Freeman was appointed as Parliamentary...  more