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Famous University Of Exeter Alumni

Updated June 30, 2020 19.1k views99 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Exeter and be of some renown.

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Thom Yorke and J. K. Rowling.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Exeter?” and “Which celebrities are University of Exeter alumni?”
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  • 1
    Will Young

    Will Young

    Singer-songwriter, Actor

    Age41

    BirthplaceWokingham, United Kingdom

    William Robert Young (born 20 January 1979) is a British singer-songwriter and actor from... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Thom Yorke

    Thom Yorke

    Guitarist, Songwriter

    Age51

    BirthplaceWellingborough, United Kingdom

    Thomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician and was born in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    J. K. Rowling

    J. K. Rowling

    Novelist, Film Producer

    Age55

    BirthplaceYate, United Kingdom

    Joanne Rowling ( "rolling"; born 31 July 1965), better known by her pen name J. K. Rowling,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Robert Bolt

    Robert Bolt

    Soldier, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 71 (1924-1995)

    BirthplaceSale, United Kingdom

    Robert Oxton Bolt, CBE (15 August 1924 – 21 February 1995) was an English playwright and a... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    Michael Berry

    Physicist, Scientist

    Age79

    BirthplaceSurrey, United Kingdom

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  • 6
    Fiona Shackleton

    Fiona Shackleton

    Chef, Solicitor

    Age64

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

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  • 7
    Steven Culp

    Age64

    BirthplaceLa Jolla, San Diego, California, USA

    Steven Bradford Culp (born December 3, 1955) is an American film and television actor. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Zara Phillips

    Zara Phillips

    Athlete, Equestrian

    Age39

    BirthplacePaddington, London, United Kingdom

    Zara Anne Elizabeth Tindall (née Phillips; born 15 May 1981) is a member of the British royal... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Santa Montefiore

    Santa Montefiore

    Novelist, Writer

    Age50

    BirthplaceEngland

    Santa Montefiore (born Palmer-Tomkinson; born 2 February 1970) is a British author.
  • 10

    Iwona Blazwick

    Visual Artist

    Age64

    Iwona Maria Blazwick OBE (born 14 October 1955) is an art critic and lecturer, and has been... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Al-Waleed bin Talal

    Al-Waleed bin Talal

    Businessperson, Investor

    Age65

    BirthplaceJeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud (Arabic: الوليد بن طلال بن عبدالعزيز آل... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Herbert

    Herbert

    Film Score Composer, Record producer

    Age48

    BirthplaceEngland

    Matthew Herbert (born 1972), also known as Herbert, Doctor Rockit, Radio Boy, Mr. Vertigo,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Stephen Dillane

    Age63

    BirthplaceKensington, London, United Kingdom

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  • 14
    Caroline Lucas

    Caroline Lucas

    Politician

    Age59

    BirthplaceMalvern, United Kingdom

    Caroline Patricia Lucas (born 9 December 1960) is a British Green Party politician who has... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Carol Shields

    Carol Shields

    Novelist, Author

    AgeDec. at 68 (1935-2003)

    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois

    Carol Ann Shields, (June 2, 1935 – July 16, 2003) was an American-born Canadian novelist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Daphne Fowler (née Bradshaw, previously Hudson; born 5 January 1939) is a game show champion... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    David Burrowes

    Politician, Solicitor

    Age51

    BirthplaceCockfosters, United Kingdom

    David John Barrington Burrowes (born 12 June 1969) is a British politician. He was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Andy Slaughter

    Andy Slaughter

    Politician

    Age60

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England

    Andrew Francis Slaughter (born 29 September 1960) is a British Labour Party politician who was... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    James Brokenshire

    Age52

    BirthplaceSouthend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    James Peter Brokenshire (born 7 January 1968) is a British politician who served as Secretary... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Abdullah Gül

    Abdullah Gül

    Politician

    Age69

    BirthplaceKayseri, Turkey

    Abdullah Gül ( (listen); Turkish: [abduɫˈɫah ˈɟyl]; born 29 October 1950) is a Turkish... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Katie Hopkins

    Katie Hopkins

    Businessperson

    Age45

    BirthplaceBarnstaple, United Kingdom

    Katie Olivia Hopkins (born 13 February 1975) is an English media personality, columnist, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Luke Kennard

    Luke Kennard

    Poet

    Age39

    BirthplaceKingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom

    Luke Kennard may refer to: Luke Kennard (poet) (born 1981), British poet and critic Luke... more on Wikipedia
  • 23

    Raymond St. Leger

    Professor, Scientist

    Age63

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Raymond J. St. Leger (born 1957, in London, England) is an American mycologist, entomologist... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Adrian Bailey

    Adrian Bailey

    Politician

    Age74

    BirthplaceSalisbury, United Kingdom

    Adrian Edward Bailey (born 11 December 1945) is a British Labour Co-operative politician, who... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Andrew Lansley

    Andrew Lansley

    Spokesperson

    Age63

    BirthplaceLondon, Hornchurch, England

    Andrew David Lansley, Baron Lansley, (born 11 December 1956) is a British Conservative... more on Wikipedia