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List Rules People on this list must have gone to St Edmund Hall, Oxford and be of some renown.

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

This list below has everything from Terry Jones to Stewart Lee.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St Edmund Hall, Oxford?” and “Which celebrities are St Edmund Hall, Oxford alumni?”

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Stewart Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Stewart Lee Television director, Comedian, Television producer Stewart Lee is an English stand-up comedian, writer, director and musician. He made his name in the mid-1990s as one half of the radio duo Lee and Herring, a success followed through with ...more

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Terry Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Terry Jones Commentator, Television director, Poet Terence Graham Parry "Terry" Jones is a British comedian, screenwriter, actor, film director and author. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team.

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Charles Ritcheson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Charles Ritcheson Diplomat, Historian Charles Ray Ritcheson was an American historian, diplomat, and university administrator.

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Graham Steele is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Graham Steele Lawyer Graham Steele is a Canadian lawyer and former politician, having represented the constituency of Halifax Fairview in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 2001-2013 for the Nova Scotia New ...more

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Stuart Barnes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Stuart Barnes Sports commentator Stuart Barnes is a former English rugby union footballer, and now rugby commentator for Sky Sports. Barnes played fly-half for Newport RFC, Bristol, Bath; and represented England and the British ...more

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Michael Nazir-Ali is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Michael Nazir-Ali Michael James Nazir-Ali is a Pakistani-born British Anglican bishop. He was the 106th Bishop of Rochester in the Church of England from 1994 until his resignation in September 2009, taking a new ...more

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Al Murray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Al Murray Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Alastair James Hay "Al" Murray, is an English comedian and TV personality well known for his stand-up persona and quick repartee. His best-known character is "The Pub ...more

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John Wells is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
John Wells Actor John Campbell Wells was an English actor, writer and satirist, educated at Eastbourne College and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. The son of a clergyman, he was born in Ashford, Kent and died in Sussex. ...more

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Hugh McManners is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Hugh McManners Journalist, Television producer, Musician Joseph Hugh McManners is a British medical research charity director, author, television producer and presenter, journalist, and musician, and songwriter. He was born into an academic family in ...more

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Nicholas Evans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Nicholas Evans Journalist, Novelist, Film Producer Nicholas Evans is an English journalist, screenwriter television and film producer and novelist. Evans was born at in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, and educated at Bromsgrove School but before ...more

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Norman Wylie, Lord Wylie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Norman Wylie, Lord Wylie Politician Norman Russell Wylie, Lord Wylie PC was a Scottish Conservative and Unionist politician. Born in Elderslie, he was educated at Paisley Grammar School, St Edmund Hall, Oxford, and the ...more

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Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onsl... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow Politician Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow PC was a British Whig Member of Parliament, known as Sir Richard Onslow, 2nd Baronet from 1688 until 1716. He served as the Speaker of the House of Commons from ...more

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Amitav Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Amitav Ghosh Novelist, Author, Writer Amitav Ghosh, is a Bengali Indian author best known for his work in English fiction.

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Jon Shortridge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Jon Shortridge Politician Sir Jon Shortridge KCB is a British Civil Servant. He served as the Permanent Secretary of the Welsh Office in March 1999 and of the National Assembly for Wales on its creation in May 1999. He ...more

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Oronhyatekha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Oronhyatekha Physician Oronhyatekha, was a Mohawk physician, scholar, and a unique figure in the history of British colonialism. He was the first known aboriginal Oxford scholar; a successful CEO of a multinational ...more

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Anna Botting is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Anna Botting Journalist Anna Elizabeth Botting is an award winning British news presenter with Sky News, a broadcasting network based in the United Kingdom. She currently presents Sky News from 21:00-midnight from ...more

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Ken Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Ken Macdonald Barrister Kenneth Donald John Macdonald, Baron Macdonald of River Glaven, Kt QC was Director of Public Prosecutions of England and Wales. In that office he was ex officio head of the Crown Prosecution ...more

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Richard Gozney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Richard Gozney Diplomat Sir Richard Hugh Turton Gozney KCMG CVO KStJ is a British career diplomat. He was Governor and Commander in Chief of Bermuda from 12 December 2007 to 18 May 2012.

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Kevin Crossley-Holland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Kevin Crossley-Holland Poet, Author, Translator Kevin John William Crossley-Holland is an English translator, children's author and poet. His best known work may now be the Arthur trilogy, published around age sixty, for which he won the ...more

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Emma Brockes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Emma Brockes Journalist Emma Brockes is a British author and a contributor to The Guardian and The New York Times. She lives in New York. The daughter of a South-African born mother, Brockes read English at St Edmund ...more

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Emma Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Emma Kennedy Actor, Voice acting, Writer Emma Kennedy is an English actress, writer and television presenter.

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Mark Field is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Mark Field Politician, Lawyer Mark Christopher Field, is a German-born British Conservative Party politician and MP for the Cities of London and Westminster constituency.

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Gabriel Josipovici is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Gabriel Josipovici Professor, Novelist Gabriel David Josipovici FBA, FRSL is a British novelist, short story writer, critic, literary theorist, and playwright.

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Samira Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Samira Ahmed Journalist Samira Ahmed is a British freelance journalist, writer and broadcaster at the BBC, where she has presented Radio 4's PM, The World Tonight and Sunday. She also presented two Proms for BBC Four ...more

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Timothy Gorringe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Timothy Gorringe Writer The Reverend Professor Timothy Jervis Gorringe is St Luke's Professor of Theological Studies in the University of Exeter, England. Born in 1946, Timothy Gorringe was educated at St Edmund Hall, ...more

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John Spellar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
John Spellar Politician John Francis Spellar is a British Labour Party politician, and the Member of Parliament for Warley. He served as a Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office, before returning to the ...more

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Paul Farrelly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Paul Farrelly Politician, Journalist Christopher Paul Farrelly is a British Labour Party politician and journalist, who has been the Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme since 2001.

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John Newsom-Davis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
John Newsom-Davis Physician John Michael Newsom-Davis CBE, FRCP, FRS, FMedSci was a neurologist who played an important role in the discovery of the causes of, and treatments for, Myasthenia gravis, and of other diseases ...more

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David Cooksey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
David Cooksey Industrial Engineer Sir David James Scott Cooksey, GBE is a British businessman, venture capitalist and policy advisor. David Cooksey gained a degree in metallurgy at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. He ...more

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Steve Blinkhorn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Steve Blinkhorn Psychologist Stephen F. Blinkhorn is a British occupational psychologist and psychometrician, who continues to contribute to psychology and psychometric testing. Blinkhorn is known for publishing a number of ...more

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David Gauke is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
David Gauke Politician David Michael Gauke is a British Conservative Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament for South West Hertfordshire and current Financial Secretary to the Treasury.

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Linda Davies is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Linda Davies Novelist Linda Davies is a British author of financial thrillers. Linda Davies read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford graduating in 1985, then worked for seven years as an ...more

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Lionel Barber is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Lionel Barber Editor, Journalist, Editing Lionel Barber is an English journalist. Barber was appointed editor of the Financial Times in November 2005. Previously, he was the Financial Times' U.S. managing editor and before that, editor ...more

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Robin Day is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Robin Day Journalist, Actor, Presenter Sir Robin Day was a British political broadcaster and commentator. Day's obituary in The Guardian by Dick Taverne stated that "he was the most outstanding television journalist of his ...more

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Salman Khurshid is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Salman Khurshid Politician, Advocate Salman Khurshid is an Indian politician and was the Cabinet Minister of the Ministry of External Affairs. He belongs to the Indian National Congress. He is a lawyer, and a writer who has been ...more

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M. J. K. Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
M. J. K. Smith Michael John Knight Smith OBE, better known as M.J.K. Smith or Mike Smith was a bespectacled cricketer who was captain of Oxford University Cricket Club, Warwickshire County Cricket Club and the ...more

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Michael Rose is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Michael Rose General Sir Hugh Michael Rose KCB, CBE, DSO, QGM, often known as Mike Rose, is a retired British Army General. As well as Special Air Service Regiment commanding officer, he was Commander ...more

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Nicholas Pumfrey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Nicholas Pumfrey Judge Sir Nicholas Richard Pumfrey, styled The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Pumfrey, was a British barrister. He served as a High Court judge for 10 years, and was promoted to the Court of Appeal little more ...more

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Robert V. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Robert V. Jackson Robert Victor Jackson is a politician in the United Kingdom. He was a Member of the European Parliament from 1979 to 1984 and Member of Parliament for Wantage from 1983 to 2005, having been ...more

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Amanda Davies is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Amanda Davies Sports commentator Amanda Davies is a British sports presenter on CNN International.

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Herbert Sri Nissanka is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Herbert Sri Nissanka Lawyer Herbert Sri Nissanka, KC was a Ceylonese lawyer and statesmen. Elected to the first post independence parliament, he was one of the founding members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.

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Ian Serraillier is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Ian Serraillier Novelist Ian Serraillier was a British novelist and poet. He also retold legends from Rome, Greece and England, and was best known for his children's books, especially The Silver Sword, a wartime ...more

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Andrew Allam is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Andrew Allam Andrew Allam was an English academic and miscellaneous writer.

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Andrew Graham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Andrew Graham Andrew Graham is a political economist, a Director of the Scott Trust, which owns The Guardian and The Observer, a Senior Fellow of the Oxford Internet Institute, and Chair of the Academic ...more

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Andrew Steane is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Andrew Steane Physicist Andrew Martin Steane is Professor of physics at the University of Oxford. He is also a fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He was a student at St Edmund Hall, Oxford where he obtained his MA and ...more

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Roy Harris is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Roy Harris Roy Harris was Emeritus Professor of General Linguistics in the University of Oxford and Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall. He also held university teaching posts in Hong Kong, Boston and Paris ...more

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Patrick Garland is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Patrick Garland Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Patrick Ewart Garland was a British director, writer, and actor.

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Paul Howell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Paul Howell Paul Frederick Howell was a British politician who served as a Conservative Party Member of the European Parliament for Norfolk from 1979 to 1994.

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Peter Day is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Peter Day Peter Day is a broadcaster on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service.

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Derek Morris is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous St Edmund Hall, Oxford Alumni
Derek Morris Sir Derek Morris is former Chairman of the Competition Commission and was the Provost of Oriel College, Oxford until Moira Wallace replaced him in 2013. Morris was educated at Harrow County ...more