Famous Sevenoaks School Alumni

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

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

This list includes Daniel Day-Lewis, Clive Dunn and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Sevenoaks School?” and “Which celebrities are Sevenoaks School alumni?”
Daniel Day-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Sevenoaks School Alumni
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Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is a retired English actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship. He has been hailed by many as one of the greatest and most widely respected actors of his generation, and one of the greatest actors of all time. He has earned numerous awards throughout his career, including three Academy Awards for Best Actor, making him the only male actor to have three wins in the Best Actor category and one of only three male actors to win three Oscars. He won four BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. Born and raised in London, Day-Lewis excelled on stage at the National Youth Theatre ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Actor

Age: 61

Birthplace: Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

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Ben Summerskill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Sevenoaks School Alumni
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Ben Jeffrey Peter Summerskill (born 6 October 1961 in Kent) is Chair of The Silver Line and Director of the Criminal Justice Alliance, a consortium of 135 charities working across the GB criminal justice pathway. He was the Chief Executive of the UK-based lesbian, gay and bisexual equality organisation Stonewall, the largest gay equality body in Europe, from 2003 to 2014. He has a twin sister, Clare, who is a performer. He has also worked as a businessman and journalist. Ben Summerskill is an occasional contributor to The Guardian, The Independent on Sunday, The Observer, The Times, Time Out and other publications. In 2015 he won a Lifetime Achievement Award at the British LGBT Awards In ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Journalist

Age: 57

Birthplace: Kent, United Kingdom

Elleston Trevor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Sevenoaks School Alumni
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Elleston Trevor

Elleston Trevor (17 February 1920 – 21 July 1995) was a British novelist and playwright who wrote under several pseudonyms. Born Trevor Dudley-Smith, he eventually changed his name to Elleston Trevor. Trevor worked in many genres, but is principally remembered for his 1964 adventure story The Flight of the Phoenix, written as Elleston Trevor, and for a series of Cold War thrillers featuring the British secret agent Quiller, written under the pseudonym Adam Hall. He also wrote as Simon Rattray, Howard North, Roger Fitzalan, Mansell Black, Trevor Burgess, Warwick Scott, Caesar Smith and Lesley Stone. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Novelist, Writer, Playwright

Age: Dec. at 75 (1920-1995)

Birthplace: Bromley, United Kingdom

Clive Dunn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Sevenoaks School Alumni
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Clive Robert Benjamin Dunn (9 January 1920 – 6 November 2012) was an English actor, comedian, artist, author, and singer. He played the elderly Lance Corporal Jones in the BBC sitcom Dad's Army. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Comedian, Novelist, Author, Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 92 (1920-2012)

Birthplace: England, London