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Famous Westminster School Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 9.3k views628 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Westminster School and be of some renown.

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

These graduates, like Helena Bonham Carter and Alice Eve include images when available.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Westminster School?” and “Which celebrities are Westminster School alumni?”
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    Helena Bonham Carter

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    Nick Clegg

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    John Gielgud

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    Mika

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    Colin Turnbull

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    John Burgoyne

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    John Freeman

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    Arthur Dee

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    George Herbert

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    John Dryden

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    Ben Jonson

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    Tony Benn

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    Peter Ustinov

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    Louis Theroux

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    Peter Asher

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    George Rose

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    Jeremy Bentham

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