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

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including Sting and Stephen Merchant.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Warwick?” and “Which celebrities are University of Warwick alumni?”

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Sting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known on stage as Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He was principal songwriter, lead ...more

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Brian Paddick, Baron Paddick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician, Police officer Brian Leonard Paddick, Baron Paddick is a British politician, and was the Liberal Democrat candidate for the London mayoral election, 2008 and the London mayoral election, 2012. He was, until ...more

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Paul W. S. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Paul William Scott Anderson is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who regularly works in science fiction movies and video game movies. He is primarily best known for directing, ...more

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Germaine Greer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Journalist, Professor, Screenwriter Germaine Greer is an Australian theorist, academic and journalist, who is regarded as having been a major feminist voice of the mid-20th century. She resides in the United Kingdom, where she is ...more

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Stephen Merchant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Television producer Stephen James Merchant is an English writer, director, radio presenter, comedian, and actor. He is best known for his collaborations with Ricky Gervais, as the co-writer and co-director of the ...more

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Ian Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Mathematician, Professor, Science writer Ian Nicholas Stewart FRS is an Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, England, and a widely known popular-science and science-fiction writer.

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Yakubu Gowon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician General Yakubu "Jack" Dan-Yumma Gowon was the head of state of Nigeria from 1966 to 1975. He took power after one military coup d'état and was overthrown in another. During his ...more

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George Saitoti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Mathematician, Businessperson, Politician George Kinuthia Saitoti, E.G.H. was a Kenyan politician, businessman and American- and British-trained economist, mathematician and development policy thinker. As a mathematician, Saitoti served ...more

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Kevin Taft is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Consultant Kevin Taft is a best-selling author, consultant, speaker, and former provincial politician in Alberta, Canada. He holds a Ph.D. in Business from the University of Warwick. He acquired extensive ...more

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Julian Rhind-Tutt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Film Producer, Actor Julian Alistair Rhind-Tutt is an English actor. He is best known for his starring role as Dr "Mac" Macartney in the comedy television series Green Wing, the second series of which ...more

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Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, PC is the eighth and current UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Before her appointment to the UN, she had been ...more

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Jonathan Coe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Novelist, Author Jonathan Coe is an English novelist and writer. His work has an underlying preoccupation with political issues, although this serious engagement is often expressed comically in the form of ...more

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Ian Pearson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Ian Phares Pearson is a British Labour Party politician who was a Member of Parliament from 1994 until 2010, representing Dudley West from 1994 until 1997, and then Dudley South from 1997 until ...more

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Zhiming Liu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Computer scientist Zhiming Liu is a computer scientist. He studied mathematics in Luoyang, Henan Province in China and obtained his first degree in 1982. He holds a master degree in Computer Science from the ...more

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Tahir Abbas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni

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Kim Howells is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician Kim Scott Howells is a Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Pontypridd from 1989 to 2010, and held a number of ministerial positions within the Government.

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Ruth Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Ruth Alexandra Elizabeth Jones, MBE is a Welsh TV actress and writer. She co-starred in and co-wrote the award-winning British TV comedy Gavin & Stacey, and has appeared in many television ...more

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Leslie Valiant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Computer scientist, Scientist Leslie Gabriel Valiant FRS is a British computer scientist and computational theorist. He is currently the T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Harvard ...more

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Timmy Mallett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Presenter, Artist Timmy Mallett is an English TV presenter, broadcaster and artist. As a child he attended Rose Hill Primary School in Marple, Cheshire. Mallett is known for his striking visual style, colourful ...more

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Jennie Bond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Journalist, Actor, Presenter Jennifer "Jennie" Bond is a British journalist and television presenter. Bond worked for fourteen years as the BBC's royal correspondent. She has most recently hosted Cash in the Attic ...more

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Wendy Alexander is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician Wendy Alexander is a retired Scottish politician and the former Member of the Scottish Parliament for Paisley North. She held various Scottish Government cabinet posts and was the leader of the ...more

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Richard Burden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician Richard Burden is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Birmingham Northfield since 1992.

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Hari Kunzru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Author Hari Mohan Nath Kunzru is a British Indian novelist and journalist of Kashmiri Pandit origin, author of the novels The Impressionist, Transmission, My Revolutions and Gods Without Men. His work ...more

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Luciano Floridi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Philosopher Luciano Floridi is currently Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, Oxford Internet Institute, Governing Body Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford, Senior ...more

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Constance Briscoe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Judge, Barrister, Writer Constance Briscoe is a former barrister, one of England's first black female recorders. In May 2014, she was jailed for three counts of intending to pervert the course of justice in R v Huhne ...more

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Trevor Cooper is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Actor Trevor "Trev" Cooper is an English actor.

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Adrian McKinty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Novelist Adrian McKinty is an Irish novelist. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1968 and grew up in Victoria Council Estate, Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He read law at the University of ...more

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James Franklin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Mathematician, Historian, Philosopher James Franklin is an Australian philosopher, mathematician and historian of ideas. He was educated at St. Joseph's College, Hunters Hill, New South Wales. His undergraduate work was at the ...more

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Natasha Law is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Illustrator, Painter, Graphic Designer Andrea Natasha Law is an English painter and graphic designer.

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A. L. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Novelist, Writer Alison Louise "A. L." Kennedy is a Scottish writer of novels, short stories and non-fiction, and stand-up comedian. She is known for her characteristically dark tone, a blending of ...more

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Kode9 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Musician, Disc jockey Steve Goodman, known as Kode9 is a Glasgow-born, London-based electronic music artist, DJ, and owner of the Hyperdub record label. An MC, The Spaceape, was a frequent collaborator. Initially ...more

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Celia Rees is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Celia Rees is an English author. Celia Rees was born in Solihull, West Midlands and attended Tudor Grange Grammar School for Girls. She studied History and Politics at Warwick University and has ...more

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Martyn Amos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Martyn Amos Computer scientist Martyn Amos is a Professor of Novel Computation in the School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University, and an expert on natural computation and DNA ...more

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Tim Loughton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Timothy Paul Loughton is a British Conservative Party politician, and has been Member of Parliament for East Worthing and Shoreham since the 1997 general election. Loughton was the Parliamentary ...more

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Alex Jennings is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Actor Alex Jennings is an English actor whose roles have included Prince Charles in The Queen.

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Vernon Coaker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician Vernon Rodney Coaker is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Gedling since 1997. He served as the Minister of State for Schools from 2009 to 2010 and he ...more

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Anne Fine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Screenwriter, Author, Writer Anne Fine, OBE FRSL is a British writer, best known for children's books although she also writes for adults. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and she was awarded an OBE in ...more

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Jenny Harrison is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Jenny Harrison Mathematician Jenny Harrison is a professor of mathematics at UC Berkeley. She specializes in geometric analysis and areas in the intersection of algebra, geometry, and geometric measure theory. She ...more

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Ness Wadia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Ness Wadia Businessperson Ness Wadia is an Indian businessman belonging to the Wadia family. He is currently the Managing Director of the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation, a company which has holdings in most of the ...more

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Valentine Strasser is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Valentine Strasser Politician, Soldier Valentine Esegragbo Melvine Strasser served as head of state of Sierra Leone from 1992 to 1996. He had been a junior military officer but in 1992, he became the world's youngest Head of State ...more

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Camila Batmanghelidjh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Psychotherapist Camila Batmanghelidjh, CBE is a British businesswoman, charity leader and author of Iranian and Belgian ancestry. She is best known as the founder and chief executive of Kids Company, a charity ...more

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Tom Goodman-Hill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Actor, Teacher Tom Goodman-Hill is an English actor of radio, film, stage and television.

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Annie Dalton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Novelist, Writer Annie Dalton, born 18 January 1948 in Dorset, is a British children's author, perhaps best known for writing the Agent Angel series, formerly known as the Angels Unlimited series, and now ...more

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Jon Cruddas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Politician Jonathan Cruddas is a British Labour Party politician who has been a Member of Parliament since 2001, first for Dagenham and then for Dagenham and Rainham. A graduate of Warwick University, ...more

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Nicholas Blincoe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Nicholas Blincoe is an English author, critic and screenwriter. He is the author of six novels, Acid Casuals, Jello Salad, Manchester Slingback, The Dope Priest, White Mice, Burning Paris. He ...more

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DJ Yoda is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Duncan Beiny, better known as DJ Yoda, is a hip hop turntablist who uses samples to create a cartoony musical style.

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Oliver Hart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Oliver Hart Economist Oliver Simon D'Arcy Hart is an economist and the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

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Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Matt Williams Physicist

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Pascal Lamy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Pascal Lamy is a French political consultant and businessman. He was the Director-General of the World Trade Organization until 1 September 2013. His appointment took effect on 1 September 2005 ...more

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Karen Taylor is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Warwick Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor Karen Taylor is an English actress and comedienne. She is a former finalist in the prestigious Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award and has fronted her own sketch show on BBC Three, entitled Touch Me, ...more