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Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 4.5k views68 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and be of some renown.

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

This list includes Alison Brie, David Tennant and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama?” and “Which celebrities are Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama alumni?”
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    Alison Brie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Alison Brie

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age37

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    Alison Brie Schermerhorn (born December 29, 1982) is an American actress. Brie starred as... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Alan Cumming is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Alan Cumming

    Film Score Composer, Entrepreneur

    Age55

    BirthplaceAberfeldy, United Kingdom

    Alan Cumming (born 27 January 1965) is a Scottish-American actor, singer, writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    David Tennant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    David Tennant

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age49

    BirthplaceBathgate, United Kingdom

    David John Tennant (born 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for his roles as... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ian McDiarmid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Ian McDiarmid

    Theatre Director, Actor

    Age76

    BirthplaceCarnoustie, United Kingdom

    Ian McDiarmid (; born 11 August 1944) is a Scottish actor and director best known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Jack Bruce is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Jack Bruce

    Bassist, Songwriter

    Age77

    BirthplaceBishopbriggs, United Kingdom

    John Symon Asher Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish musician, singer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    David McVicar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    David McVicar

    Theatre Director, Opera Director

    Age54

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Sir David McVicar (born 1966) is a Scottish opera and theatre director.
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    Sheena Easton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Sheena Easton

    Record producer, Songwriter

    Age61

    BirthplaceScotland, Bellshill

    Sheena Shirley Easton (née Orr; born 27 April 1959) is a Scottish singer and songwriter. She... more on Wikipedia

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    James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    James McAvoy

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age41

    BirthplacePort Glasgow, United Kingdom

    James McAvoy (; born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in... more on Wikipedia

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    Robert Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age59

    BirthplaceMaryhill, United Kingdom

    Robert Carlyle (born 14 April 1961) is a Scottish actor. His film work includes Trainspotting... more on Wikipedia

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    Colin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age34

    BirthplaceArmagh, United Kingdom

    Colin Morgan (born 1 January 1986) is an actor from Northern Ireland, best known for playing... more on Wikipedia
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    John Hannah is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    John Hannah

    Television producer, Actor

    Age58

    BirthplaceScotland, East Kilbride

    John David Hannah (born 23 April 1962) is a Scottish film and television actor. He came to... more on Wikipedia
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    Ian Richardson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Ian Richardson

    Actor, Voice acting

    AgeDec. at 73 (1934-2007)

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    Ian William Richardson, (7 April 1934 – 9 February 2007) was a Scottish actor of film, stage... more on Wikipedia
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    Laura Fraser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age44

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Laura Fraser (born 24 July 1976) is a Scottish actress. She is best known for portraying Door... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Tom Conti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Tom Conti

    Theatre Director, Novelist

    Age78

    BirthplacePaisley, United Kingdom

    Thomas Antonio Conti (born 22 November 1941) is a Scottish actor, theatre director, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Tony Curran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age50

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Tony Curran (born December 13, 1969) is a Scottish actor who has appeared in Underworld:... more on Wikipedia

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    #30 of 53 The Best Scottish Actors Working Today#28 of 61 The Best Scottish Actors of All Time

  • 16
    Henry Ian Cusick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age53

    BirthplaceTrujillo, Peru

    Henry Ian Cusick (born 17 April 1967) is a Scottish-Peruvian actor of television, film, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Ciarán McMenamin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age44

    BirthplaceEnniskillen, United Kingdom

    Ciarán McMenamin (born 1 October 1975) is a Northern Irish actor.
  • 18
    Patrick Doyle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Patrick Doyle

    Film Score Composer, Actor

    Age67

    BirthplaceUddingston, United Kingdom

    Patrick Doyle (born 6 April 1953) is a Scottish film composer. A longtime collaborator of... more on Wikipedia
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    Denise Coffey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Denise Coffey

    Actor, Writer

    Age83

    BirthplaceAldershot, United Kingdom

    Denise Coffey (born 12 December 1936) is an English actress, director and playwright. Coffey... more on Wikipedia
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    Lynn Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Lynn Ferguson

    Comedian, Actor

    Age55

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Lynn Ferguson Tweddle (born 11 April 1965) is a Scottish writer, actress, and story coach. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Greg Wise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Greg Wise

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age54

    BirthplaceNewcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    Matthew Gregory Wise (born 15 May 1966) is an English actor and producer. He has appeared in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Billy Boyd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Billy Boyd

    Musician, Actor

    Age52

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Billy Boyd (born 28 August 1968) is a Scottish actor and musician. He played Peregrin "Pippin"... more on Wikipedia
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    Michelle Gomez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Michelle Gomez

    Actor

    Age54

    BirthplaceGlasgow, United Kingdom

    Michelle Gomez (born November 23, 1966) is a Scottish actress. She is known for her comedy... more on Wikipedia
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    James Fleet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age66

    BirthplaceBilston, United Kingdom

    James Edward Fleet (born 11 March 1952) is a British actor. He is most famous for his roles as... more on Wikipedia
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    Daniela Nardini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama Alumni

    Age52

    BirthplaceLargs, Scotland

    Daniela Nardini (born 26 April 1968, Largs) is a Scottish actress of Italian ancestry, who... more on Wikipedia
PeopleThe Royal Conservatoire of Scotland