University Of East Anglia Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of East Anglia (UEA). The list includes people like Kazuo Ishiguro, Matt Smith, John Rhys-Davies, Ian McEwan & Nina Conti. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics and leaders 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 Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Birthdate: November 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nagasaki, Japan

 2 Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film producer, Author
Birthdate: June 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aldershot

 3 Jack Davenport

Jack Davenport.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England

 4 Paul Whitehouse

Paul Whitehouse.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stanleytown, Wales

 5 Nina Conti

Nina Conti.
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Famous As: Comedian, Ventriloquist
Birthdate: June 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hampstead

 6 Richard J. Evans

Richard J. Evans
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Famous As: Historian, University teacher, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: September 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woodford Green

 7 Matt Smith

Matt Smith.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Selina Scott

Selina Scott
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: May 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Scarborough, England

 9 Iain Dale

Iain Dale
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: July 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 Naomi Alderman

Naomi Alderman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: London, England

 11 Mathias Cormann

Mathias Cormann
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eupen

 12 Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos

Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana

 13 Alex Sim-Wise

Alex Sim-Wise
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hatfield, Hertfordshire England

 14 Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: April 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bristol, England

 15 Jon Owen Jones

Jon Owen Jones
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maerdy, Welsh

 16 Larissa Lai

Larissa Lai
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1967 AD
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States

 17 Ivor Stanbrook

Ivor Stanbrook
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Willesden, London, England

 18 Össur Skarphéðinsson

Össur Skarphéðinsson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Biologist, Politician
Birthdate: June 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

 19 Hwee Hwee Tan

Hwee Hwee Tan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Singapore
UEA or University of East Anglia was established in 1963 in Norwich and is a public research university. With research as its core agenda, the university falls under the top 1% in the world as per the Times Higher Education World Rankings in the year 2015-16. It has also been included among the World Top 100 for its research excellence, according to the Leiden Ranking in 2016. The 26 schools of study offer over 300 courses in the areas of Arts & Humanities, Medicine, Science, Social Science and so on. The university is highly regarded for its master’s course in creative writing and has in fact given rise to many distinguished writers such as Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro, Anne Enright, Andrew Miller, and Tash Aw and so on. With emphasis on sustainability and diversity, the university has various networks and initiatives to ensure a harmonious campus life, wherein every student has equal opportunity while ensuring that it is accessible by the students of the future. Not only do are the students given numerous prospects to realize their personal and professional goals, but gratification is high among them. This is visible as the university has been ranked among the top 3 for student satisfaction, in the National Student Survey. The university has shaped and molded various achievers who have contributed immensely to society such as Sir Paul Nurse, Michael Houghton, Nick Barton and many such esteemed individuals. Keep reading to know all the celebrated personalities who once attended UEA.