Trinity College Dublin

Discover the notable alumni of Trinity College Dublin. The list includes people like Jack Gleeson, Daniel Weiss, Tana French, Princess Kako of Akishino & Andrew Scott. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, leaders, miscellaneous and intellectuals & academics 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 

Dominic West
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Birthdate: October 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 
Hozier
(Irish Singer-Songwriter)

Hozier
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 3 
Samuel Beckett
(Irish Novelist Who Won the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature)

Samuel Beckett
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Foxrock, Ireland
Died: December 22, 1989

 4 
Courtney Love
(Singer-Songwriter Who Co-Founded the Band ‘Hole’ and Also Served as its Lead Vocalist)

Courtney Love
25
Birthdate: July 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 5 

Andrew Scott
6
Birthdate: October 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 6 
Ruth Negga
(Irish Actress Known for Her Portrayal of 'Mildred Loving' in the Movie 'Loving')

Ruth Negga
19
Birthdate: January 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 7 
Aisling Bea
(Comedian, Actress)

Aisling Bea
9
Birthdate: March 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kildare, Ireland
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 8 
Bram Stoker
(Author of Dracula)

Bram Stoker
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 20, 1912

 9 

Nicholas Gonzalez
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 
Leo Varadkar
(Tánaiste (Since 2020))

Leo Varadkar
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 11 

Stjepan Hauser
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pula, Croatia

 12 
Maria Doyle Kennedy
(Actress Known for Playing Catherine of Aragon on the Series 'The Tudors')

Maria Doyle Kennedy
1
Birthdate: September 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 

Sir William Rowan Hamilton
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 2, 1865

 14 
Chris de Burgh
(Singer-songwriter)

Chris de Burgh
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venado Tuerto, Argentina
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 

Jason O'Mara
1
Birthdate: August 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sandycove, Dublin, Republic of Ireland Ireland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 
Mary Robinson
(7th President of Ireland (1990 - 1997))

Mary Robinson
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ballina, Ireland

 17 
Tana French
(Novelist)

Tana French
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vermont, United States

 18 
Catherine FitzGerald
(Landscape architect)

Catherine FitzGerald
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland

 19 
Princess Kako of Akishino
(Japanese Princess, Prince Akishino’s Daughter)

Princess Kako of Akishino
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

 20 
David Benioff
(Writer, Director, and Producer Best Known as the Co-Creator of the Series ‘Game of Thrones’)

David Benioff
7
Birthdate: September 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 
Wolfe Tone
(Revolutionary)

Wolfe Tone
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1763
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 19, 1798

 22 
Lenny Abrahamson
(Film director known known for directing such praised independent films as Adam & Paul (2004), Garage (2007), What Richard Did (2012), and Frank (2014))

Lenny Abrahamson
0
Birthdate: November 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 23 

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor
1
Birthdate: November 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dundrum, Dublin, Ireland

 24 

Allen Leech
2
Birthdate: May 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 25 
Daniel Weiss
(Television Producer)

Daniel Weiss
2
Birthdate: April 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 

Conor Cruise O'Brien
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sandymount, Dublin, Ireland
Died: December 18, 2008

 27 
Ruth Bradley
(Actress)

Ruth Bradley
3
Birthdate: January 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 28 

Ruairi O Connor
3
Birthdate: July 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Howth, County Dublin, Ireland

 29 
John Millington Synge
(Playwright, Poet)

John Millington Synge
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 24, 1909

 30 

William C. Campbell
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ramelton, Ireland

 31 

Christopher Mitchum
2
Birthdate: October 16, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 32 

Aaron Heffernan
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 33 

Arthur Bell Nicholls
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Killead, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: December 3, 1906

 34 
John Connolly
(Novelist)

John Connolly
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 35 

Danielle Galligan
3
Birthdate: December 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 36 

Sheridan Le Fanu
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1814
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 7, 1873

 37 
Mary Lou McDonald
(Politician)

Mary Lou McDonald
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland

 38 

Stanley Townsend
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1969, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 39 
Ernest Walton
(Physicist)

Ernest Walton
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abbeyside, Ireland
Died: June 25, 1995

 40 
Lisa Hannigan
(Singer-songwriter)

Lisa Hannigan
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland

 41 

Charles Algernon Parsons
0
Birthdate: June 13, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11, 1931

 42 
J.P. Donleavy
(Novelist)

J.P. Donleavy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 11, 2017

 43 
James Hillman
(Psychologist)

James Hillman
0
Birthdate: April 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 27, 2011

 44 
Maia Dunphy
(Television producer known for Maia Dunphy's What Women Want)

Maia Dunphy
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dalkey, Ireland

 45 
Pamela Uba
(First black woman to win the Miss Ireland competition and represent Ireland for the Miss World competition)

Pamela Uba
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1995 AD
Birthplace: South Africa

 46 

Padraic Delaney
0
Birthdate: November 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Adamstown, Ireland

 47 
John Boyne
(Writer)

John Boyne
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin

 48 
Tony Ryan
(Businessman)

Tony Ryan
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland
Died: October 3, 2007

 49 

Pauline McLynn
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland

 50 

Eavan Boland
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland