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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Richmond College and be of some renown.

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

This list has a variety of graduates, like Ally Walker and Ediriweera Sarachchandra, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Richmond College?” and “Which celebrities are Richmond College alumni?”
Gamini Haththotuwegama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Richmond College Alumni
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Gamini Kalyanadarsha Haththotuwegama was a Sri Lankan playwright, director, actor, critic and educator. He was widely known as the father of Sri Lanka's modern street theatre. He was among the most influential directors of post-independent Sri Lanka. ...more

Profession: Theatre Director, Actor, Critic, Playwright, Teacher

Age: Died at 70 (1939-2009)

Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka

Credits: Third Part of the Night

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Mahinda Rajapaksa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Richmond College Alumni
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Percy Mahendra "Mahinda" Rajapaksa was the 6th President of Sri Lanka and Commander in Chief of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces, who served from 19 November 2005 to 9 January 2015. A lawyer by profession, Rajapaksa was first elected to the Parliament of Sri Lanka in 1970, and served as Prime Minister ...more

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

Age: 71

Birthplace: Hambantota, Sri Lanka

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Ediriweera Sarachchandra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Richmond College Alumni
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Ediriweera Sarachchandra was an Sri Lankan playwright, novelist, poet, literary critic, essayist and social commentator. Considered Sri Lanka's premier playwright, he was a senior lecturer at the University of Peradeniya for many years and served as Sri Lankan Ambassador to France. ...more

Profession: Professor, Novelist, Writer, Playwright

Age: Died at 82 (1914-1996)

Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka

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C. W. W. Kannangara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Richmond College Alumni
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C. W. W. Kannangara


Christopher William Wijekoon Kannangara was a Sri Lankan lawyer and politician. Rising up the ranks of Sri Lanka's movement for independence in the early part of the 20th century, he became the first Minister of Education in the State Council of Ceylon, and was instrumental in introducing extensive ...more

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

Age: Died at 85 (1884-1969)

Birthplace: Sri Lanka