Goldsmiths College Notable Alumni

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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.
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Dame Vivienne Westwood
(British fashion designer)
Dame Vivienne Westwood
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tintwistle
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Damon Albarn
(Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter)
Damon Albarn
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitechapel
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
John Cale
(Welsh Musician, Composer and Founding Member of the American Rock Band 'The Velvet Underground')
John Cale
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Garnant, Wales
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
Mary Quant
(Fashion Designer)
Mary Quant
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Damien Hirst
(Artist)
Damien Hirst
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Malcolm McLaren
(Singer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Talent agent, Record producer, Talent manager)
Malcolm McLaren
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stoke Newington
Died: April 8, 2010
 7 
Graham Sutherland
(Painter, Artist)
Graham Sutherland
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Birthdate: August 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: February 17, 1980
 8 
Liz Fraser
(Actress)
Liz Fraser
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Birthdate: August 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England, UK
Died: September 6, 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Antony Gormley
(Sculptor, Artist)
Antony Gormley
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
 10 
Julian Clary
(Comedian, Novelist, Actor)
Julian Clary
2
Birthdate: May 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surbiton
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Linton Kwesi Johnson
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chapelton, Jamaica
 12 
Bridget Riley
(Painter)
Bridget Riley
2
Birthdate: April 24, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Norwood
 13 
Colin Welland
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Colin Welland
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: November 2, 2015
 14 
Tena Stivicic
(Playwright)
Tena Stivicic
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zagreb, Yugoslavia
 15 
Liam Gillick
(sculptor, painter)
Liam Gillick
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: Aylesbury
 16 
Anthony Joseph
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
 17 
Gary Hume
(Painter, Sculptor)
Gary Hume
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tenterden
 18 
Ross Raisin
(Novelist)
Ross Raisin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Keighley, England
 19 
Goldierocks
(Disc Jockey)
Goldierocks
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Birthdate: October 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 20 
Rebecca Warren
(Sculptor)
Rebecca Warren
1
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: England
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Pablo Bronstein
0
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.