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

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

This list contains graduates like Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Laughton.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Stonyhurst College?” and “Which celebrities are Stonyhurst College alumni?”
Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Stonyhurst College Alumni
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Charles Laughton was an English stage and film actor and director. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In 1927, he was cast in a play with his future wife Elsa Lanchester, with whom he lived and worked until his ...more

Profession: Theatre Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Age: Died at 63 (1899-1962)

Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Credits: Spartacus, Witness for the Prosecution, Mutiny on the Bounty, Jamaica Inn

Also Ranked

#72 on The Best English Actors of All Time

#30 on The Greatest Artists With Only One Masterpiece

#43 on The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Arthur Conan Doyle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Stonyhurst College Alumni
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character ...more

Profession: Poet, Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Age: Died at 71 (1859-1930)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Credits: Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Lost World, Young Sherlock Holmes

Also Ranked

#16 on The Best Writers of All Time

#17 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#77 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#12 on The Best Short Story Writers of All Time

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Tim Hetherington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Stonyhurst College Alumni
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Timothy Alistair Telemachus "Tim" Hetherington was a British photojournalist. He produced books, films and other work that "ranged from multi-screen installations, to fly-poster exhibitions, to handheld device downloads" and was a regular contributor to Vanity Fair. He was best known for the ...more

Profession: Film Producer, Cinematographer, Photojournalist, Film Director, Photographer

Age: Died at 41 (1970-2011)

Birthplace: Birkenhead, Eurasia, United Kingdom, North West England, England, + more

Credits: Restrepo, Diary

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Thomas Francis Meagher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Stonyhurst College Alumni
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Thomas Francis Meagher

Thomas Francis Meagher was an Irish nationalist and leader of the Young Irelanders in the Rebellion of 1848. After being convicted of sedition, he was first sentenced to death, but received transportation for life to Van Diemen's Land in Australia. In 1852 he escaped and made his way to the United ...more

Profession: Politician

Age: Died at 44 (1823-1867)

Birthplace: Waterford, Republic of Ireland