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Famous University Of York Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 8.9k views96 items

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

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

Items here include everything from James Callis to Harry Enfield.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of York?” and “Which celebrities are University of York alumni?”
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    Mary Christine Hamilton (née Holman; born 10 November 1949) is an English media personality...  more
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    Jonathan Anthony Stroud (born 27 October 1970) is a British writer of fantasy fiction, mainly...  more
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    Albert Owen (born 10 August 1959) is a Welsh Labour Party politician and Member of Parliament...  more
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    Anthony Horowitz

    Television director, Television producer
    Anthony Horowitz, OBE (born 5 April 1955) is an English novelist and screenwriter specialising...  more
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    Richard Coyle (born 27 February 1972) is an English actor....  more
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    Megan Crane

    Megan Crane (born c. 1973) is an American novelist who also writes as Caitlin Crews....  more
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    Rollo Armstrong

    Record producer
    Rowland Constantine O'Malley Armstrong (born 29 April 1966) is an English music producer and...  more
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    Harriet Harman

    Politician, Solicitor
    Harriet Ruth Harman (born 30 July 1950) is a British solicitor and Labour Party politician...  more
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    Charles Butler

    Catherine Butler (born 25 January 1963 in Romsey, Hampshire; formerly Charles Cadman Butler)...  more
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    Sir Colville Norbert Young (born 20 November 1932) is the Governor-General of Belize, and...  more
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    Hugh Bayley

    Sir Hugh Nigel Edward Bayley (born 9 January 1952) is a British Labour Party politician who...  more
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    Oona Tamsyn King, Baroness King of Bow (born 22 October 1967) is a British Labour politician...  more
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    Tanya Byron

    Clinical psychologist, Professor
    Tanya Byron (born 6 April 1967) is a British psychologist, writer, and media personality, best...  more
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    Neil Entwistle

    Neil Entwistle (born September 18, 1978) is an English man convicted of murdering his American...  more
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    Eduardo Reck Miranda (born 1963) is a Brazilian composer of chamber and electroacoustic pieces...  more
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    Geoffrey Keith Pullum (; born March 8, 1945) is a British-American linguist specialising in...  more
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    Paul Alexander Cyril Goodman (born 17 November 1959) is an English journalist and Conservative...  more
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    Justina Robson

    Novelist, Author
    Justina Robson (born 11 June 1968 in Leeds, England) is a science fiction author from Leeds,...  more
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    Graham Swift

    Novelist, Author
    Graham Colin Swift FRSL (born 4 May 1949) is an English writer. Born in London, England, he...  more
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    Keith John Charles Bradley, Baron Bradley, PC (born 17 May 1950, in Birmingham) is a British...  more
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    Beverley Naidoo

    Novelist, Author
    Beverley Naidoo is a South African author of children's books who lives in the U.K. Her first...  more
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    Brian Stableford

    Novelist, Author
    Brian Michael Stableford (born 25 July 1948) is a British science fiction writer who has...  more
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    Simon Stephens

    Writer, Playwright
    Simon Stephens (born 6 February 1971) is an English playwright. Having taught on the Young...  more
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    Fiona Shaw

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    Helen Dunmore

    Novelist, Writer
    Helen Dunmore FRSL (12 December 1952 – 5 June 2017) was a British poet, novelist, and short...  more