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

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

A list made up of graduates like Ben Kingsley and Jim Sturgess.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Salford?” and “Which celebrities are University of Salford alumni?”
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Salford Alumni
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Sir Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. He is known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He is also known for his performances in the films Schindler's List, Sexy Beast, Lucky Number Slevin, Shutter Island, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Hugo, and Iron Man 3. In 2013 he received the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles 'Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment'. Kingsley was knighted in 2002. In 2010, he was awarded a star on ...more

Age: 74

Birthplace: Snainton, England

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#23 on The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

#67 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#84 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#8 on The Best Living English Actors

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Peter Kay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Salford Alumni
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Peter John Kay is an English comedian. His last stand-up comedy tour was officially inaugurated into the Guinness World Records as the most successful of all time, playing to over 1.2 million people. He has written, produced, and acted in several award winning television and film projects. In addition, he has authored three books, the first of which—The Sound of Laughter—still remains the biggest selling British autobiography to date. ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Farnworth, United Kingdom

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#14 on The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

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Jim Sturgess is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Salford Alumni
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James Anthony "Jim" Sturgess is an English actor and singer-songwriter. His breakthrough role was appearing as Jude in the musical romance drama film Across the Universe. In 2008, he played the male lead role of Ben Campbell in 21, a film about five MIT students, who, by counting cards, take Las Vegas casinos for millions. Sturgess's co-stars in 21 include Kevin Spacey and Laurence Fishburne. In 2009, he played Gavin Kossef in the crime drama Crossing Over, appearing with Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd. In 2010, Sturgess starred in the film, The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir. Sturgess co-starred in the German epic science fiction film Cloud Atlas, which began filming in ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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L. S. Lowry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Salford Alumni
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Laurence Stephen "L.S." Lowry was an English artist born in Stretford, Lancashire. Many of his drawings and paintings depict Pendlebury, where he lived and worked for more than 40 years and also Salford and its surrounding areas. Lowry is famous for painting scenes of life in the industrial districts of North West England in the mid-20th century. He developed a distinctive style of painting and is best known for his urban landscapes peopled with human figures often referred to as "matchstick men". He painted mysterious unpopulated landscapes, brooding portraits and the unpublished "marionette" works, which were only found after his death. Due to his use of stylised figures and the lack of ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1887-1976)

Birthplace: Stretford, United Kingdom

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