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

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including Jeremy Irons and Chris Martin.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Sherborne School?” and “Which celebrities are Sherborne School alumni?”
Chris Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Sherborne School Alumni
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Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer-songwriter, the lead vocalist, and co-founder of the band Coldplay. ...more

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Pianist, + more

Age: 40

Birthplace: Exeter, United Kingdom

Credits: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Boyhood, The Amazing Spider-Man, Wedding Crashers

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#21 on Celebrities Who Get A Way Worse Rep Than They Deserve

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Evelyn Waugh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Sherborne School Alumni
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Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh, known as Evelyn Waugh, was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books; he was also a prolific journalist and reviewer of books. His best-known works include the early satires Decline and Fall and A Handful of Dust, the novel Brideshead Revisited, and the ...more

Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Age: Died at 63 (1903-1966)

Birthplace: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom

Credits: Brideshead Revisited, Brideshead Revisited, Bright Young Things, A Handful of Dust, The Loved One, + more

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#11 on The Best Catholic Authors

#25 on The Best Gay Authors

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Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Sherborne School Alumni
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Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts ...more

Profession: Mathematician, Logician, Computer scientist, Philosopher

Age: Died at 42 (1912-1954)

Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom

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#32 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

#56 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Sherborne School Alumni
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Jeremy John Irons is an English actor. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969, and has since appeared in many London theatre productions including The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the ...more

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Age: 68

Birthplace: Cowes, United Kingdom

Credits: The Lion King, Die Hard: With a Vengeance, The Man in the Iron Mask, Dead Ringers

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#59 on The Best Actors Working Today

#9 on The Best English Actors of All Time

#73 on The Best Actors in Film History

#17 on The Best Living English Actors

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