Lancaster University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Lancaster University. The list includes people like James May, William James Mayo, Robert Fisk & Bill Taylor. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, writers, intellectuals & academics, musicians and physicians 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 James May

James May
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Famous As: TV Presenter
Birthdate: January 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bristol, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk
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Famous As: Journalist, Historian, Writer, War correspondent
Birthdate: July 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maidstone

 3 Roger Ashton-Griffiths

Roger Ashton-Griffiths
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Famous As: Actor best known for his role as Mace Tyrell in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones
Birthdate: January 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Hanif Kureishi

Hanif Kureishi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: December 5, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bromley, South London, England

 5 Lucy Briers

Lucy Briers
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England

 6 Audrey Azoulay

Audrey Azoulay
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France

 7 Simon Danczuk

Simon Danczuk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hapton, England
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 8 Ralph Ineson

Ralph Ineson
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Famous As: Actor who is known for playing the role of Chris Finch in the BBC television series The Office
Birthdate: December 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 9 Alan Milburn

Alan Milburn
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, England

 10 William James Mayo

William James Mayo
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician and Surgeon
Birthdate: June 29, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Sueur
Died: July 28, 1939

 11 Dean Sullivan

Dean Sullivan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 12 Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: July 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neyland, Wales

 13 Matthew Fort

Matthew Fort
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Food writer and critic
Birthdate: January 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United Kingdom

 14 Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Pianist
Birthdate: July 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Died: December 28, 2010

 15 Ursula Martinez

Ursula Martinez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1966 AD
Birthplace: England

 16 Rami Hamdallah

Rami Hamdallah
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anabta, West Bank

 17 Joseph Delaney

Joseph Delaney
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Preston, England

 18 John C. Hull

John C. Hull
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: March 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces

 19 Bruce Sewell

Bruce Sewell
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: United States

 20 Ahdaf Soueif

Ahdaf Soueif
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

 21 Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist known for his first book Ingenious Pain
Birthdate: April 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom

 22 Jon Moulton

Jon Moulton
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder and managing partner of the private equity firm Better Capital
Birthdate: October 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, England

 23 Ursula Holden-Gill

Ursula Holden-Gill
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: March 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries

 24 Ben Crystal

Ben Crystal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Ascot, England

 25 Dave Snowden

Dave Snowden
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Famous As: Management Consultant
Birthdate: April 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chipping Ongar,England

 26 Paul Magrs

Paul Magrs
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jarrow, County Durham, England

 27 Glen Duncan

Glen Duncan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England

 28 Allan Chapman

Allan Chapman
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: May 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Swinton, United Kingdom

 29 Maria Damanaki

Maria Damanaki
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Agios Nikolaos, Greece

 30 Lawrence Blair

Lawrence Blair
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Documentary filmmaker known for Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey
Birthdate: May 31, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surrey, England, United Kingdom

 31 Fadia Faqir

Fadia Faqir
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

 32 Irving Hexham

Irving Hexham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: April 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitehaven, England

 33 Jörg Rüpke

Jörg Rüpke
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: December 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herford, Germany

 34 Helen Southworth

Helen Southworth
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: City of Preston, Lancashire, England

 35 Martin J. Goodman

Martin J. Goodman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Leicester, England

 36 Trevor McMillan

Trevor McMillan
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist, Radiologist
Birthdate: October 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gateshead, United Kingdom

 37 Rob Holden

Rob Holden
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Famous As: Accountant
Birthdate: April 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manchester, England

 38 Austin Tate

Austin Tate
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Knottingley, England

 39 Nigel G. Stocks

Nigel G. Stocks
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: September 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, England

 40 Matt Donovan

Matt Donovan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio, United States

 41 D. F. Lewis

D. F. Lewis
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Established by the Royal Charter in 1964 is Lancaster University, which is a public research university in Lancashire, England. It is one of the 7 universities that has had the privilege to be rated in the top 10 across all national league tables of UK universities. The 360 acre campus was custom-designed integrate social, teaching and residential areas in the most ideal way possible. With the student body strength of over 12,000, the university comprises of nine colleges that provide the highest quality research, training and teaching. Having been regarded as one of the finest colleges in the United Kingdom, Lancaster finds itself consistently placed in all major league tables. It has been ranked among the top 10 by The Guardian, Times and Complete University Guide. As per the QS World University Rankings of the year 2016-17, Lancaster University is rated 129th in the world and The World University Rankings ranked it 137th in the world. It is considered as an elite institution and is sought-after and noticed due to its high levels of graduate employment. With alumni strength of over 13,000 in 183 countries globally, the former students of Lancaster University have lived up to its name through their professional achievers. James May, Alan Milburn, Andy Serkis and Ursula Martinez are some notable celebrities who attended the university. Presenting to you a complete list of famous personalities who were once students of Lancaster University.