Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art. The list includes people like Alan Rickman, Albert Finney, Michael Sheen, Ralph Fiennes & Allison Janney. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, writers, singers, media personalities 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 Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Died: January 14, 2016
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins.
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Birthdate: December 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ipswich, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branagh.
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: December 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough.
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Famous As: British Politician
Birthdate: August 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: August 24, 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 5, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darjeeling, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: July 8, 1967

 7 Roger Moore

Roger Moore.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockwell, London, England
Died: May 23, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 Diana Rigg

Diana Rigg
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, UK
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 Allison Janney

Allison Janney.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 10 Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: December 14, 2013

 11 Joan Collins

Joan Collins.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 12 Albert Finney

Albert Finney.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Pendleton, England
Died: February 8, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Timothy Dalton

Timothy Dalton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Olivia Cooke

Olivia Cooke
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Famous As: Actress,Soundtrack,Producer
Birthdate: December 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 15 James Norton

James Norton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Oona Chaplin

Oona Chaplin.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 17 Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw
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Famous As: Stage actor, Television actor, Film actor, Voice actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clifton
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 18 John Rhys-Davies

John Rhys-Davies.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 5, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salisbury, United Kingdom
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 19 Clive Owen

Clive Owen.
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Birthdate: October 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Keresley
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 Michael Sheen

Michael Sheen.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 21 Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 Robert Reed

Robert Reed
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Died: May 12, 1992
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 23 Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Died: December 15, 1962
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 24 Jessie Buckley

Jessie Buckley.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Killarney, Ireland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 25 Nazanin Boniadi

Nazanin Boniadi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 26 Sally Hawkins

Sally Hawkins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dulwich, London, England, UK
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 27 Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter.
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Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Birthdate: October 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Metropolitan Borough of Hackney
Died: December 24, 2008

 28 Sophie Rundle

Sophie Rundle
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 29 Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cobh, County Cork, Ireland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 30 Rafe Spall

Rafe Spall
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 Robert Englund

Robert Englund
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 Michaela Coel

Michaela Coel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 Dean Norris

Dean Norris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 34 Olivia Thirlby

Olivia Thirlby
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 35 Ciarán Hinds

Ciarán Hinds.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chester, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 37 Janet McTeer

Janet McTeer.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 5, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne ,England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Timothy Spall

Timothy Spall
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Battersea, London, England, UK
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 39 Larry Linville

Larry Linville.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ojai, California, United States
Died: April 10, 2000
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 40 John Hurt

John Hurt.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27, 2017

 41 John Thaw

John Thaw
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Gorton, Manchester, England, UK
Died: February 21, 2002
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 Brian Epstein

Brian Epstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Businessperson, Impresario, Talent agent, Talent manager
Birthdate: September 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: August 27, 1967
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 43 Deborah Ann Woll

Deborah Ann Woll
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockwell, London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 45 Edward Fox

Edward Fox
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 46 David Hattersley Warner

David Hattersley Warner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 Jon Pertwee

Jon Pertwee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England, UK
Died: May 20, 1996
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 48 Matthew Rhys

Matthew Rhys.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 49 Mark Rylance

Mark Rylance.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ashford, United Kingdom
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 50 Roger Lloyd Pack

Roger Lloyd Pack
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: January 15, 2014
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
The Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art, also known as ‘RADA’, is one of the handful institutions around the world, which offers courses in performance art. For those interested in cinema and plays, pursuing a course at RADA could prove to be fruitful. The students are offered several facilities, such as exclusive studios for acting, sound designing and make up. This renowned institution was started back in 1904, by yesteryear actor Herbert Beerbohm Tree and has since evolved by leaps and bounds. Five theatres and a movie hall are situated in RADA’s premises, thus providing the students enough scope to exhibit their craft. The institution has produced several precious gems who have contributed immensely towards the field of art. Legendary actors like Anthony Hopkins, Peter O’Toole, Alan Rickman and filmmaker belong to the list of RADA’s notable alumni. Sir Richard Attenborough is considered a school of filmmaking by many cinema lovers. Many aspirants watch his films not merely for entertainment but for intellectual engagement and become better at their craft as well. Attenborough was also the president of the Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art and did everything possible for the betterment of the institution. Anthony Hopkins is best known for his role in the thriller ‘Silence Of The Lambs’. He has also acted in several other critically and commercially acclaimed flicks. Listed below are the names of several noteworthy icons of performance art who once studied at Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art. These individuals have earned several accolades for their outstanding achievements in the field of art.