Trinity College Dublin

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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.
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 1 
Dominic West
(Actor, Director and Musician Best Known for His Role as ‘Jimmy McNulty’ in the TV Series ‘The Wire’)
Dominic West
9
Birthdate: October 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Courtney Love
(Singer-Songwriter Who Co-Founded the Band ‘Hole’ and Also Served as its Lead Vocalist)
Courtney Love
28
Birthdate: July 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 3 
Hozier
(Irish Singer-Songwriter)
Hozier
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 4 
Andrew Scott
7
Birthdate: October 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 5 
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
 6 
Ruth Negga
(Irish Actress Known for Her Portrayal of 'Mildred Loving' in the Movie 'Loving')
Ruth Negga
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Birthdate: January 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Aisling Bea
(Irish Comedian and Actress Known for Her Comedy Series 'This Way Up')
Aisling Bea
11
Birthdate: March 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kildare, Ireland
 8 
Bram Stoker
(Irish Author Best Known for His Horror Novel ‘Dracula’)
Bram Stoker
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 20, 1912
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Nicholas Gonzalez
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Alex Santiago’ in TV Series ‘Resurrection Blvd’)
Nicholas Gonzalez
6
Birthdate: January 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Stjepan Hauser
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pula, Croatia
 11 
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
(Irish Mathematician and Astronomer Who Contributed to the Development of ‘Optics’, ‘Classical Mechanics’ and ‘Abstract Algebra’)
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 2, 1865
 12 
Maria Doyle Kennedy
(Actress Known for Playing Catherine of Aragon on the Series 'The Tudors')
Maria Doyle Kennedy
2
Birthdate: September 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 13 
Chris de Burgh
(Irish Art Rock and Pop Singer Known for His Hit 'The Lady in Red')
Chris de Burgh
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venado Tuerto, Argentina
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Leo Varadkar
(Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment of Ireland )
Leo Varadkar
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Mary Robinson
(7th President of Ireland (1990 - 1997))
Mary Robinson
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ballina, Ireland
 16 
Catherine FitzGerald
(Landscape architect)
Catherine FitzGerald
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
 17 
Tana French
(American-Irish Writer Best Known for Her Novels: ‘In the Woods’, ‘The Likeness’ and ‘Faithful Place’)
Tana French
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
 18 
David Benioff
(Writer, Director, and Producer Best Known as the Co-Creator of the Series ‘Game of Thrones’)
David Benioff
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Birthdate: September 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Princess Kako of Akishino
(Japanese Princess, Prince Akishino’s Daughter)
Princess Kako of Akishino
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
 20 
Tom Vaughan-Lawlor
1
Birthdate: November 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dundrum, Dublin, Ireland
 21 
Allen Leech
2
Birthdate: May 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Wolfe Tone
(Irish Revolutionary Figure and One of the Founding Members in Belfast and Dublin of the 'United Irishmen')
Wolfe Tone
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1763
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 19, 1798
 23 
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)
 24 
Daniel Weiss
(Television Producer)
Daniel Weiss
2
Birthdate: April 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Conor Cruise O'Brien
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sandymount, Dublin, Ireland
Died: December 18, 2008
 26 
Jason O'Mara
2
Birthdate: August 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sandycove, Dublin, Republic of Ireland Ireland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Lisa Hannigan
(Singer-songwriter)
Lisa Hannigan
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland
 28 
Ruairi O Connor
3
Birthdate: July 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Howth, County Dublin, Ireland
 29 
William C. Campbell
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ramelton, Ireland
 30 
John Millington Synge
(Irish Playwright, Poet and a Key Figure in the Irish Literary Revival)
John Millington Synge
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 24, 1909
 31 
Christopher Mitchum
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Birthdate: October 16, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Arthur Bell Nicholls
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Killead, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: December 3, 1906
 33 
Sheridan Le Fanu
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1814
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 7, 1873
 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 
Mary Lou McDonald
(Politician)
Mary Lou McDonald
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland
 37 
Aaron Heffernan
0
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
 38 
Ruth Bradley
(Irish Actress Best Known for Her TV Series: 'Primeval', 'Humans' and 'Love/Hate')
Ruth Bradley
4
Birthdate: January 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Charles Algernon Parsons
(Anglo-Irish Engineer Best Known for His Invention of the 'Compound Steam Turbine')
Charles Algernon Parsons
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Birthdate: June 13, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11, 1931
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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
 41 
Ernest Walton
(Irish Physicist and Winner of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Ernest Walton
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abbeyside, Ireland
Died: June 25, 1995
 42 
Stanley Townsend
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Birthdate: 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
 43 
John Boyne
(Writer)
John Boyne
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin
 44 
Melanie Clark Pullen
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ireland
 45 
Padraic Delaney
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Birthdate: November 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Adamstown, Ireland
 46 
Tony Ryan
(Irish Businessman, Co-Founder of 'Ryanair' Airlines and Part Owner of 'Tiger Airways')
Tony Ryan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland
Died: October 3, 2007
 47 
Pauline McLynn
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland
 48 
James Joseph Sylvester
(Former Mathematician who made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory, and combinatorics)
James Joseph Sylvester
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 3, 1814
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 15, 1897
Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg
1
Birthdate: February 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
 50 
Zlata Filipović
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina