Middlesex University

Discover the notable alumni of Middlesex University. The list includes people like Lady Sarah Chatto, Johnny Vegas, Dame Vivienne Westwood, Alan Carr & Adam Ant. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, musicians, singers, writers and media personalities etc.
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Helen Mirren
(The Only Performer to Have Achieved the 'Triple Crown of Acting' in Both the US and the UK)
Helen Mirren
42
Birthdate: July 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Helen Mirren is one of the most respected and decorated actresses from England. She has won several prestigious awards, including the Triple Crown of Acting. Before achieving greatness, Mirren fought drug addiction during her 20s. She has also said that she is a naturist at heart and was named by British Naturism as Naturist of the Year in 2004.

 2 
Dame Vivienne Westwood
(British fashion designer)
Dame Vivienne Westwood
14
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tintwistle

British fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood, is credited for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream. She attended a course on jewelry at the University of Westminster but left before graduating. She worked as a teacher for a while before turning to fashion designing. She eventually opened four boutiques in London.

 3 
Adam Ant
(Guitarist, Actor, Singer)
Adam Ant
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marylebone
 4 
Ray Davies
(Guitarist, Composer, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer)
Ray Davies
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Lady Sarah Chatto
(Daughter of Princess Margaret)
Lady Sarah Chatto
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington Palace, London

The daughter of Antony Armstrong-Jones and Princess Margaret, Lady Sarah Chatto is a member of the British royal family. She is currently 24th in the line of succession to the throne. A prolific painter, Lady Sarah's works are often exhibited at the Redfern Gallery. She also serves as the vice-president of the popular classical ballet company, The Royal Ballet.

 6 
Alan Carr
(Actor, Comedian, Film actor, Screenwriter)
Alan Carr
10
Birthdate: June 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Weymouth
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Marina Diamandis
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Albums: 'The Family Jewels', 'Electra Heart' and 'Froot')
Marina Diamandis
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brynmawr, Gwent, Wales
Welsh singer Marina Diamandis initially soared to fame as Marina and the Diamonds. Though she studied classic composition in university, she dropped out later to create her own music. She created the character Electra Heart to promote her album of the same name. She claims she is synesthetic.
 8 
Joe Joyce
(British Professional Boxer)
Joe Joyce
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 9 
Vic Reeves
(Comedian, Autobiographer, Singer)
Vic Reeves
4
Birthdate: January 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leeds
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Anish Kapoor
(British-Indian Sculptor Specializing in Installation Art and Conceptual Art)
Anish Kapoor
1
Birthdate: March 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, india

Born in India, sculptor Anish Kapoor initially studied engineering in Israel but soon quit his studies to study art in Britain. The Turner Prize-winning artist was the first living artist to earn a solo show at London’s Royal Academy of Arts. The Cloud Gate in Chicago remain his best-loved work.

 11 
Johnny Vegas
(English Comedian, Actor, Writer, and Director)
Johnny Vegas
9
Birthdate: September 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Johnny Vegas is an English actor and comedian. Characterized by his Lancashire accent, husky voice, surreal humor, and portly figure, Vegas has appeared in several TV series, such as Happiness, Ideal, and Benidorm. A multi-talented personality, Johnny Vegas has also received praise for his ceramic art and his work is showcased at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

 12 
David Gyasi
(Actor)
David Gyasi
0
Birthdate: January 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Roger Glover
(Bassist, Songwriter, Record producer)
Roger Glover
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brecon
 14 
Phil Tufnell
(Former English International Cricketer)
Phil Tufnell
0
Birthdate: April 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barnet, London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Matthew Marsden
(Actor)
Matthew Marsden
2
Birthdate: March 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Dermot O'Leary
(Radio personality, DJ)
Dermot O'Leary
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Colchester, Essex, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
John Diamond
(Journalist)
John Diamond
2
Birthdate: May 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hackney, London, England
Died: March 2, 2001
 18 
Lutalo Muhammad
(British Taekwondo Athlete)
Lutalo Muhammad
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Walthamstow, London, England
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
Victoria Stilwell
(Author)
Victoria Stilwell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
 20 
Mike Figgis
(English Film Director, Composer, and Screenwriter)
Mike Figgis
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Carlisle, United Kingdom

Mike Figgis is an English film director, composer, and screenwriter. He achieved popularity after the release of the 1995 American drama film Leaving Las Vegas, for which he received two nominations at the Academy Awards. Mike Figgis is credited with founding an independent filmmakers’ online community called Shooting People.

 21 
Alison Goldfrapp
(Musician)
Alison Goldfrapp
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Enfield Town Enfield, London, England
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 22 
Philippa Perry
(Psychotherapist, Novelist)
Philippa Perry
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warrington
 23 
Mian Muhammad Mansha
(Founder and CEO of the Lahore-based international conglomerate Nishat Group)
Mian Muhammad Mansha
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1941 AD
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
 24 
Andrea Levy
(Writer)
Andrea Levy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 14, 2019
 25 
Venkat Prabhu
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Playback singer)
Venkat Prabhu
3
Birthdate: November 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chennai
 26 
David Ausubel
(Psychologist)
David Ausubel
0
Birthdate: October 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: July 9, 2008
 27 
Carrie Gracie
(Journalist, Television producer, Presenter)
Carrie Gracie
1
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Bahrain

Scottish journalist Carrie Gracie, who gained fame as the BBC News China editor, made headlines when she quit BBC after 33 years over gender-based pay inequalities. Though she returned to BBC in 2020, she quit again shortly. She was married to Chinese musician Cheng Jin and is a mother of two.

 28 
Nick Leeson
(Derivatives Trader & Broker)
Nick Leeson
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 25, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Watford
 29 
Jo Enright
(comedian)
Jo Enright
1
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Birmingham
 30 
Andrew Miller
(Novelist known for his first book Ingenious Pain)
Andrew Miller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
 31 
Princess Nejla bint Asem
(Princess)
Princess Nejla bint Asem
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
 32 
CJ Ujah
(Sprinter)
CJ Ujah
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ponders End, Enfield, London
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Ralph Thomas
(Film director)
Ralph Thomas
0
Birthdate: August 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, England
Died: March 17, 2001
 34 
Montell Douglas
(British Sprinter and Record Holder for the 100 Metres at 11.05 Seconds)
Montell Douglas
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London Borough of Lewisham, United Kingdom
 35 
Natalie Payida Jabangwe
(Engineer)
Natalie Payida Jabangwe
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: England
 36 
Simeon Williamson
(Former British Track and Field Sprinter Specialised in the 100 Metres)
Simeon Williamson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Islington, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 37 
Nicholas Blincoe
(Novelist, Screenwriter)
Nicholas Blincoe
0
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Rochdale, England
 38 
Ellen Banda-Aaku
(Writer)
Ellen Banda-Aaku
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Woking, England
 39 
Naser Mestarihi
(Singer)
Naser Mestarihi
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Doha, Qatar