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Famous University Of Kent Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 10.2k views56 items

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

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

This list includes Rajon Rondo, Orlando Bloom and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Kent?” and “Which celebrities are University of Kent alumni?”
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  • 1
    Orlando Bloom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Age43

    BirthplaceCanterbury, United Kingdom

    Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom (born 13 January 1977) is an English actor. After making his... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Sarah Waters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Sarah Waters

    Novelist, Writer

    Age54

    BirthplaceEurasia, United Kingdom, Neyland

    Sarah Ann Waters (born 21 July 1966) is a Welsh novelist. She is best known for her novels... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Choman Hardi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Choman Hardi

    Painter, Poet

    Age46

    BirthplaceSulaymaniyah, Iraq

    Choman Hardi (Kurdish: چۆمان هەردی‎),(born 1974) is a contemporary Kurdish poet, translator... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ellie Goulding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Ellie Goulding

    Record producer, Guitarist

    Age33

    BirthplaceLyonshall, United Kingdom

    Elena Jane Goulding (born 30 December 1986) is an English singer and songwriter. Her career... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Ivo Daalder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni
    Ivo H. Daalder (born March 2, 1960 in The Hague, Netherlands), has served as President of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    David Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    David Mitchell

    Novelist, Author

    Age51

    BirthplaceSouthport, United Kingdom

    David Stephen Mitchell (born 12 January 1969) is an English novelist and screenwriter of... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Tom Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Tom Wilkinson

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age72

    BirthplaceLeeds, United Kingdom

    Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson (born 5 February 1948) is an English actor. He has twice been... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    David Lepper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    David Lepper

    Politician

    Age75

    BirthplaceRichmond, London, London, United Kingdom

    David Lepper (born 15 September 1945) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Alan Davies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Alan Davies

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age54

    BirthplaceLoughton, United Kingdom

    Alan Roger Davies (; born 6 March 1966) is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Kazuo Ishiguro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Kazuo Ishiguro

    Novelist, Author

    Age65

    BirthplaceNagasaki, Japan

    Sir Kazuo Ishiguro (born 8 November 1954) is a British novelist, screenwriter, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Ana Free is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Ana Free

    Songwriter, Musician

    Age33

    BirthplaceCascais, Portugal

    Ana Gomes Ferreira, known professionally as Ana Free, is a singer, musician, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Christopher Busby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Christopher Busby

    Chemist, Scientist

    Age75

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Christopher Busby (born 1 September 1945) is a British scientist primarily studying the health... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Paul Telfer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Age40

    BirthplaceScotland, Paisley

    Paul Telfer (born 30 October 1979) is a Scottish actor. He portrays the role of Xander... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Steve Hillage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Steve Hillage

    Guitarist

    Age69

    BirthplaceChingford, London, United Kingdom

    Stephen Simpson Hillage (born 2 August 1951) is an English musician, best known as a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    David Horsey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    David Horsey

    Journalist, Cartoonist

    Age69

    BirthplaceEvansville, Center Township, Indiana

    David Horsey (born 1951) is an editorial cartoonist and commentator in the United States. His... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Elizabeth Kucinich is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Elizabeth Kucinich

    Film Producer

    Age42

    BirthplaceNorth Ockendon, London, United Kingdom

    Elizabeth Jane Kucinich (née Harper; born 22 October 1977) is a British organic food and vegan... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Emily Thornberry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Emily Thornberry

    Politician, Barrister

    Age60

    BirthplaceSouth East England, Surrey, Eurasia, United Kingdom, England

    Emily Anne Thornberry (born 27 July 1960) is a British politician who has served as Shadow... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Tamsin Dunwoody is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Tamsin Dunwoody

    Politician

    Age62

    BirthplaceEngland

    Moyra Tamsin Dunwoody (born 3 September 1958), sometimes known as Tamsin Dunwoody-Kneafsey, is... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Jackie Clune is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Jackie Clune

    Comedian, Actor

    Age54

    BirthplaceHarlow, United Kingdom

    Jackie Clune (born 13 December 1965) is a British entertainer and writer. She became... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jane Hutt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Jane Hutt

    Politician

    Age70

    BirthplaceEpsom, United Kingdom

    Jane Hutt AM (born 15 December 1949) is a Welsh Labour politician and Minister in the Welsh... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Michael Baigent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Michael Baigent

    Author, Writer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1948-2013)

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, Oceania, Christchurch, South Island, Realm of New Zealand

    Michael Baigent (born Michael Barry Meehan, 27 February 1948 – 17 June 2013) was an author and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Steve Bassam, Baron Bassam of  is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Age67

    BirthplaceGreat Bentley, United Kingdom

    John Steven Bassam, Baron Bassam of Brighton, PC (born 11 June 1953) is a British Labour and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Andrew S.I.D. Lang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni
    Andrew Stuart Ian Donald Lang, PNF, FDI is a British mathematical physicist and Professor of... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Sarah Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Sarah Turner

    Film Producer, Screenwriter
    Sarah Turner is a film director and screenwriter.
  • 25
    Gavin Esler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Kent Alumni

    Gavin Esler

    Journalist, Novelist

    Age67

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow

    Gavin William James Esler (born 27 February 1953) is a Scottish journalist, television... more on Wikipedia
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