Goldsmiths College Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Goldsmiths College. The list includes people like Damien Hirst, Mary Quant, Dame Vivienne Westwood, Kalki Koechlin & Damon Albarn. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as musicians, film & theater personalities, fashion, singers and miscellaneous etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Dame Vivienne Westwood

Dame Vivienne Westwood
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: British fashion designer
Birthdate: April 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tintwistle

 2 Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitechapel
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 John Cale

John Cale
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Actor, Lyricist, Musician, Autobiographer, Model, Film actor, Television actor, Music arranger, Experimental musician, Pianist, Film score composer
Birthdate: March 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Garnant
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 Mary Quant

Mary Quant
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: February 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 Graham Sutherland

Graham Sutherland
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Famous As: Painter, Artist
Birthdate: August 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: February 17, 1980

 7 Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Talent agent, Record producer, Talent manager
Birthdate: January 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stoke Newington
Died: April 8, 2010
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 8 Liz Fraser

Liz Fraser
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England, UK
Died: September 6, 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 Antony Gormley

Antony Gormley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sculptor, Artist
Birthdate: August 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London

 10 Julian Clary

Julian Clary
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Famous As: Comedian, Novelist, Actor
Birthdate: May 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surbiton
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 11 Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chapelton, Jamaica

 12 Colin Welland

Colin Welland
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: November 2, 2015

 13 Bridget Riley

Bridget Riley
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 24, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Norwood

 14 Tena Stivicic

Tena Stivicic
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: September 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Yugoslavia

 15 Liam Gillick

Liam Gillick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: sculptor, painter
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: Aylesbury

 16 Anthony Joseph

Anthony Joseph
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

 17 Gary Hume

Gary Hume
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Sculptor
Birthdate: May 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tenterden

 18 Ross Raisin

Ross Raisin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Keighley, England

 19 Goldierocks

Goldierocks
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Famous As: Disc Jockey
Birthdate: October 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 20 Rebecca Warren

Rebecca Warren
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: England

 21 Pablo Bronstein

Pablo Bronstein
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ranked among the top 20 creative universities in the United Kingdom, Goldsmiths College offers 22 different degree programmes specializing in Arts and humanities subjects such as History of Art and Music. Situated in New Cross, south east London, the campus mesmerizes the crowd with its smell of gorgeous greenery. The university provides outstanding education to students from diversified cultures. The university has also placed itself among the top universities in the UK after the department of Media & Communications, Psychology, Anthropology Education, Sociology and History of London bagged the 1st, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 4th rankings respectively, as per the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Katy B and James Blake, Alex James and Graham Coxon (Blur), Antony Gormley, Sam Taylor-Wood, Margaret Howell, and many more are a few famous alumni of the Goldsmiths College. Steve McQueen, nominated for Golden Globe Awards for his best role in The Sand Pebbles, Love with the Proper Stranger, Comedy in The Reivers studied at the Goldsmiths College. Linton Kwesi Johnson, the only black poet to be published in the Penguin Modern Classics series earned a degree in sociology at Goldsmiths College, Samantha Sam, a film maker, photographer and visual artist came into limelight with her debut Nowhere Boy in 2009 also studied here. Continue scrolling to know more about the famous alumni of Goldsmiths College.