READ Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni

Reference
2.5k views 40 items

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

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

This list has everything from Hugh Laurie to Tom Hollander.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Selwyn College, Cambridge?” and “Which celebrities are Selwyn College, Cambridge alumni?”

1
Hugh Laurie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Hugh Laurie Television director, Television producer, Musician James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE, known professionally as Hugh Laurie, is an English actor, writer, director, musician and comedian. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double ...more

2
Simon Hughes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Simon Hughes Politician Simon Henry Ward Hughes, PC MP is a British politician, was Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2010 to 2014, and since 2013 has been Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice. He has ...more

3
Ralph Chubb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Ralph Chubb Writer, Artist Ralph Nicholas Chubb was an English poet, printer, and artist. Heavily influenced by Whitman, Blake, and the Romantics, his work was the creation of a highly intricate personal mythology, one ...more

4
Malcolm Muggeridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Malcolm Muggeridge Journalist, Author, Actor Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge was a British journalist, author, media personality, and satirist. During World War II, he worked for the British government as a soldier and a spy. As a young man, ...more

5
Clive Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Clive Anderson Game Show Host, Barrister, Author Clive Anderson is an English television and radio presenter, comedy writer and former barrister. Winner of a British Comedy Award in 1991, Anderson began experimenting with comedy and writing ...more

6
Tom Hollander is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Tom Hollander Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Thomas Anthony "Tom" Hollander is an English actor. Hollander began his career in theater, winning the Ian Charleson Award in 1992 for his performance as Witwoud in The Way of the ...more

7
Robert Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Robert Harris Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter Robert Dennis Harris is an English novelist. He is a former journalist and BBC television reporter. Although he began his career in non-fiction, his fame rests upon his works of historical ...more

8
Wes Streeting is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Wes Streeting Social activist Wesley "Wes" Paul William Streeting is Deputy Leader of the London Borough of Redbridge, Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, and the Labour Party's Parliamentary Candidate for ...more

9
Barry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Barry Morgan Barry Cennydd Morgan has been the Archbishop of Wales since 2003. In April 2013 he became Patron of the Welsh language Wikipedia.

10
Richard May is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard May Judge Sir Richard George May was a British judge. May was born in London and educated at Haileybury. Following national service with the Durham Light Infantry, he studied law at Selwyn College, ...more

11
John Gummer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
John Gummer Politician John Selwyn Gummer, Baron Deben, PC is a British Conservative Party politician, formerly Member of Parliament for Suffolk Coastal, now a member of the House of Lords. He is Chairman of the UK's ...more

12
David Thomson, 3rd Baron Thoms... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
David Thomson, 3rd Baron Thomson of Fleet Businessperson David Kenneth Roy Thomson, 3rd Baron Thomson of Fleet is a Canadian media magnate. He is the son of the late Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet and his siblings are Taylor Thomson and ...more

Celebrities Who Never Had Plastic Surgery

13
Richard Harries, Baron Harries... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard Harries, Baron Harries of Pentregarth Bishop Richard Douglas Harries, Baron Harries of Pentregarth, FRSL is a retired bishop of the Church of England and former British Army officer. He was the 41st Bishop of Oxford from 1987 to 2006. ...more

14
Peter Singer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Peter Singer Judge, Barrister Sir Jan Peter Singer is a former British High Court Judge.

15
Adrian Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Adrian Smith Mathematician, Statistician Sir Adrian Frederick Melhuish Smith, FRS is a distinguished British statistician and formerly Principal of Queen Mary, University of London. From 1977–1990 he was Professor of Statistics and ...more

16
Graham Nelson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Graham Nelson Programmer, Mathematician Graham A. Nelson is a British mathematician and poet and the creator of the Inform design system for creating interactive fiction games. He has also authored several IF games, including the ...more

17
Robert Newman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Robert Newman Comedian, Novelist, Author Robert "Rob" Newman is a British comedian, author and political activist. In 1993 Newman and his then comedy partner David Baddiel became the first comedians to play and sell out the ...more

The Best Rock Vocalists

18
John Sentamu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
John Sentamu Cleric John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu is the 97th Archbishop of York, Metropolitan of the province of York and Primate of England. The position of Archbishop of York is the second most senior clerical ...more

19
Graham Stuart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Graham Stuart Graham Charles Stuart is a British Conservative Party politician. He was elected Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness in 2005, gaining reelection in 2010.

20
Peter Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Peter Smith Judge Sir Peter Winston Smith, styled The Hon Mr Justice Peter Smith, is a Judge of the High Court of Justice in England and Wales, appointed to that office on 15 April 2002 and assigned to the ...more

21
William Laurie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
William Laurie Rower, Physician William George Ranald Mundell Laurie, known as Ran Laurie, was a British physician, rowing champion and Olympic gold medallist. His younger son is the actor and writer Hugh Laurie.

22
Nick Tanner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Nick Tanner Comedian, Actor

24 Celebrities Who Have Gorgeous Green Eyes

23
Mario Petrucci is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Mario Petrucci

24
Hugh B. Cott is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Hugh B. Cott Photographer Hugh Bamford Cott, was a British zoologist, an authority on both natural and military camouflage, and a scientific illustrator and photographer. Many of his field studies took place in Africa, ...more

25
D. R. Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
D. R. Thorpe D. R. Thorpe is an historian and biographer who has written biographies of three British Prime Ministers of the mid 20th century, Sir Anthony Eden, Sir Alec Douglas-Home and Harold Macmillan.

26
Karl Hudson-Phillips is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Karl Hudson-Phillips Politician, Lawyer Karl Terrence Hudson-Phillips, ORTT, QC was an Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago and a judge of the International Criminal Court. He was also lead counsel in the murder trial of Grenadian ...more

27
Tim Stevens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Tim Stevens Timothy John "Tim" Stevens is a British Anglican bishop. He is the current Bishop of Leicester; it was announced on 18 November 2014 that Stevens is to retire on 11 July 2015.

29 Celebrities Who Quit Being Famous

28
Nigel McCulloch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Nigel McCulloch Nigel Simeon McCulloch KCVO is an Anglican bishop. He is a retired Bishop of Manchester in the Church of England. He was appointed in August 2002, taking up duties later that year and was ...more

29
Reginald Hollis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Reginald Hollis Reginald Hollis was the 9th Anglican Bishop of Montreal from 1975 to 1990. Born on 18 July 1932 in Bedworth, UK, he died in Victoria. B.C. on November 9, 2010. He served in the Royal Air Force ...more

30
Keith Jones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Keith Jones Keith Brynmor Jones is an Anglican priest. He was the Dean of York from 2004 until 2012, and was Dean of Exeter from 1996.

31
Peter Gummer, Baron Chadlingto... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Peter Gummer, Baron Chadlington Businessperson Peter Selwyn Gummer, Baron Chadlington FCIPR FIoD FCinstM FRSA is an English businessman. He is President of David Cameron's Witney Conservative constituency association, and is a PR adviser and ...more

32
Richard Marlow is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard Marlow Richard Kenneth Marlow was an English choral conductor and organist. Born in Banstead, Surrey, he was Organ Scholar and later Research Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. He studied with ...more

33
John McCaffrey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
John McCaffrey John McCaffrey is a fundraising professional, based in the United Kingdom. From July 2012 until December 2013 he was the Labour Party's Director of Fundraising. In January 2014 he was appointed ...more

34
Lionel Charles Knights is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Lionel Charles Knights Lionel Charles Knights was an English literary critic, an authority on Shakespeare and his period. His essay How many children had Lady Macbeth? is a classic of modern criticism. He became King ...more

35
David Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
David Smith David L. Smith is a noted historian of the Early Modern period of British history, particularly political, constitutional, legal and religious history in the Stuart period. He is the author or ...more

36
Richard Baron is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Richard Baron Richard Baron is a philosopher living in London. He was educated at Aylesbury Grammar School and at Selwyn College, Cambridge. His first book, Projects and Values, argues for a foundationalist ...more

37
Ivan Lloyd-Phillips is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Ivan Lloyd-Phillips Dr Ivan Lloyd-Phillips was a British national who served in the Colonial Administrative Service. He was the son of Revd. A Lloyd-Phillips.

38
Nigel Newton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Nigel Newton Nigel Newton is the founder and Chief Executive of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, one of the largest publishing companies in the United Kingdom. Newton was joined by David Reynolds, Liz Calder and ...more

39
William Leake is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
William Leake William Ralph Martin-Leake was an English rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cambridge University and the Harlequins and international rugby for England. In 1890 Leake became one of ...more

40
Stephen Wall is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Selwyn College, Cambridge Alumni
Stephen Wall Diplomat Sir Stephen Wall, GCMG, LVO is a retired British diplomat who served as Britain's ambassador to Portugal and Permanent Representative to the European Union.