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

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Rick Savage, Pete Willis and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Tapton School?” and “Which celebrities are Tapton School alumni?”
Philip Hensher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tapton School Alumni
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Philip Michael Hensher FRSL is an English novelist, critic and journalist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Rick Savage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tapton School Alumni
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Richard "Rick" Savage is the bassist and one of the founding members of the English rock band, Def Leppard. He is called "Sav" to avoid confusion between him and the other Rick in the band, drummer Rick Allen. He and lead vocalist Joe Elliott are the only remaining original members of the band. The two of them, plus Allen, are also the only members of the band who have performed on every album. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Sebastian Coe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tapton School Alumni
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Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, CH, KBE, often referred to as Seb Coe or Lord Coe, is a British politician and former track and field athlete. As a middle-distance runner, Coe won four Olympic medals, including the 1500 metres gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984. He set eight outdoor and three indoor world records in middle-distance track events – including, in 1979, setting three world records in the space of 41 days – and the world record he set in the 800 metres in 1981 remained unbroken until 1997. Coe's rivalries with fellow Britons Steve Ovett and Steve Cram dominated middle-distance racing for much of the 1980s. Following Coe's retirement from athletics, he was a member ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

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Becky Lyne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tapton School Alumni
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Rebecca "Becky" Lyne, is an English middle-distance runner, specialising in 800 and 1,500 metre races. Lyne attended Tapton School in Sheffield. Professionally, Lyne teaches athletics to primary school children. She is a member of the Hallamshire Harriers running club. Lyne is coached by Dave Turnbull and is managed by Australian athletics agent Nic Bideau, to whom she partly credits her recent success. Her partner is British cross country international runner Steve Vernon. In 2002/03 she took a year out of studies at Loughborough University to attend Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom

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