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Famous Winchester College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Winchester College and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Joss Whedon to Saif Ali Khan, plus much more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Winchester College?” and “Which celebrities are Winchester College alumni?”
  • 1
    Lord Alfred Douglas

    AgeDec. at 75 (1870-1945)

    BirthplaceWorcestershire, United Kingdom

    Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (22 October 1870 – 20 March 1945) was a British poet and journalist... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Jack White
    Captain James Robert "Jack" White, DSO (22 May 1879 – 1946) was one of the co-founders of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Ian Gow

    Ian Gow

    Politician, Solicitor

    AgeDec. at 53 (1937-1990)

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Ian Reginald Edward Gow (; 11 February 1937 – 30 July 1990) was a British Conservative... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Patrick Gale

    Patrick Gale

    Novelist, Writer


    BirthplaceIsle of Wight, United Kingdom

    Patrick Evelyn Hugh Sadler Gale (born 31 January 1962) is a British novelist.
  • 5
    G. H. Hardy

    G. H. Hardy

    Mathematician, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 70 (1877-1947)

    BirthplaceCranleigh, United Kingdom

    Godfrey Harold Hardy (7 February 1877 – 1 December 1947) was an English mathematician, known... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Robert Conquest

    Robert Conquest

    Historian, Researcher


    BirthplaceMalvern, United Kingdom

    George Robert Acworth Conquest (15 July 1917 – 3 August 2015) was a British-American... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Nicholas Boles

    Nicholas Boles



    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Nicholas Edward Coleridge Boles (born 2 November 1965) is a British politician who has served... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Anthony Asquith

    Anthony Asquith

    Screenwriter, Film Director

    AgeDec. at 66 (1902-1968)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Anthony William Lars Asquith (; 9 November 1902 – 20 February 1968) was a leading English film... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Nicholas Udall
    Nicholas Udall (or Uvedale Udal, Woodall, or other variations) (1504 – 23 December 1556) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Joss Whedon

    Joss Whedon

    Comic book creator, Film Score Composer


    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Joseph Hill Whedon (; born June 23, 1964) is an American producer, director, screenwriter,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    George Mallory

    George Mallory

    Mountaineer, Teacher

    AgeDec. at 38 (1886-1924)

    BirthplaceMobberley, England

    George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Laird Cregar

    AgeDec. at 31 (1913-1944)

    BirthplaceUSA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Samuel Laird Cregar (July 28, 1913 – December 9, 1944) was an American stage and film actor.... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell (9 April 1906 – 18 January 1963) was a British politician and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    William Whitehead

    AgeDec. at 70 (1715-1785)

    BirthplaceCambridge, United Kingdom

    William Whitehead or Bill Whitehead may refer to: William Whitehead (poet) (1715–1785),... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Stephen Bicknell
    Stephen Bicknell (20 December 1957 – 18 August 2007) was a leading British organ builder and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Saif Ali Khan

    Saif Ali Khan

    Musician, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNew Delhi, India

    Saif Ali Khan (pronounced [ˈsɛːf əˈli ˈxaːn]; born Sajid Ali Khan on 16 August 1970) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Freeman Dyson

    Freeman Dyson

    Mathematician, Physicist


    BirthplaceCrowthorne, United Kingdom

    Freeman John Dyson (born 15 December 1923) is an American theoretical physicist and... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Hugh Dancy

    Hugh Dancy

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceStoke-on-Trent, Stoke-upon-Trent, United Kingdom

    Hugh Michael Horace Dancy (born 19 June 1975) is an English actor. He is best known for his... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe

    AgeDec. at 89 (1918-2007)

    BirthplaceHatfield, Hertfordshire, England

    George Patrick John Rushworth Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe, (4 April 1918 – 22 February 2007)... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Colin Clark

    Colin Clark

    Economist, Statistician

    AgeDec. at 84 (1905-1989)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Colin Grant Clark was a British and Australian economist and statistician who worked in both... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Tim Brooke-Taylor

    Tim Brooke-Taylor

    Comedian, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceBuxton, United Kingdom

    Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor OBE (born 17 July 1940) is an English comedian and actor. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Thomas Browne

    Thomas Browne

    Physician, Science writer

    AgeDec. at 77 (1605-1682)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Sir Thomas Browne (; 19 October 1605 – 19 October 1682) was an English polymath and author of... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon
    Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, (25 April 1862 – 7 September 1933), better known... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Charles Cripps, 1st Baron Parmoor

    AgeDec. at 89 (1852-1941)

    Charles Alfred Cripps, 1st Baron Parmoor, (3 October 1852 – 30 June 1941) was a British... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Geoffrey Howe

    Geoffrey Howe

    Politician, Barrister


    BirthplaceWales, Neath Port Talbot, Port Talbot, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

    Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe, Baron Howe of Aberavon, (20 December 1926 – 9 October 2015),... more on Wikipedia