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Famous University Of Exeter Alumni

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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?”
  • 1
    Will Young

    Will Young

    Singer-songwriter, Actor


    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


    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


    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


    BirthplaceSurrey, United Kingdom

    Michael Berry may refer to: Michael Berry (athlete) (born 1991), American sprinter Michael... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Fiona Shackleton

    Fiona Shackleton

    Chef, Solicitor


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Fiona Sara Shackleton, Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia LVO (née Charkham; born 26 May 1956)... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Steven Culp


    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


    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



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

    Iwona Blazwick

    Visual Artist


    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


    BirthplaceJeddah, Saudi Arabia

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


    Film Score Composer, Record producer



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

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  • 13
    Stephen Dillane


    BirthplaceKensington, London, United Kingdom

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  • 14
    Caroline Lucas

    Caroline Lucas



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

    David Burrowes

    Politician, Solicitor


    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



    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


    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



    BirthplaceKayseri, Turkey

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

    Katie Hopkins



    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



    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


    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



    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



    BirthplaceLondon, Hornchurch, England

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