Well, three nobel laureates. Pretty good for a high-school
- * Kai Siegbahn
- Svante Arrhenius
- Dag Hammarskjöld
A co-founder of KaZaa, Skype and Joost
- Niklas Zennström
16th century Swedish king
- Gustav Vasa
Many prominent Swedish politicians, including a former head of IAEA (Hans Blix)
Has anyone famous attended your school? Watch
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M.I.A the one who sang Paper Planes
- 05-05-2012 16:59
(Original post by jamib0y)
- 05-05-2012 17:04
Andrew Feldman, Baron Feldman of Elstree - Conservative Party Chairman
Lance Anisfeld FCA, former Special Adviser to Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, now Company director
The Rt. Hon. Lord Brittan of Spennithorne, QC, DL
Roy W Brown, former President of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, now its Chief Representative to UN
The Rt. Hon. Lord Foulkes of Cumnock
The Rt. Hon. Lord Harris of Haringey, Labour politician and former President of the Cambridge Union
Daniel Levy, lobbyist and one of the architects of the Geneva Accord
David Lidington MP, Minister of State for Europe, Conservative MP
Ian Luder CBE, 681st Lord Mayor of the City of London
Sir Henry Phillips CMG, MBE (1914–2004), colonial administrator
Daniel Taub, Israeli Ambassador to the UK
Frederick Augustus Voigt, 1892–1957, most famous for his work with the Manchester Guardian and his opposition to dictatorship and totalitarianism on the Continent.
Frederick Augustus Voigt (1892-1957), journalist, famous for his campaigning against Hitler and Communist Russia
The Rt. Hon. Lord Wills
Lord Soper, Methodist Minister
Professor John Bamborough, Founder of Linacre College, Oxford
Andrew Donald Booth (1918–2009), computer pioneer
Dr. Alan J. Charig (1927–1997), paleontologist
Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, Fellow - Trinity College, Cambridge
Professor Geoffrey Crossick, Vice-Chancellor of the University of London
Professor Robin Frankin - Pembroke College, Cambridge
Sir Ralph Freeman (1880–1950), engineer and architect of the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Dr. Laurence Godfrey (born 1952), physicist, lecturer and technical consultant/expert witness in internet-related litigation
Professor David Latchman CBE, Master of Birkbeck, University of London
Professor Tim Mitchison FRS, Professor of Systems Biology at Harvard University
Professor Peter Parham FRS - Stanford University
Dr. Raj Persaud (born 1963), consultant psychiatrist and television personality
John Rutherford (born 1941), fellow in Spanish and director of the Centre for Galician Studies at The Queen's College, Oxford, translator of Don Quixote
Simon Schama CBE (born 1945), historian
Professor Michael Stratton FRS - Director of the Sanger Institute
Adam Thirlwell (born 1978), author, Fellow - All Souls' College, Oxford
Jon Turner QC, Barrister (qv. Georgia Turner (daughter))
Professor John Urry (born 1946), sociologist
Alexander S. Bermange (born 1976), composer and lyricist
Isidore Godfrey (1900–1977), conductor of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Isidore Godfrey, conductor
Chris Squire (born 1948), musician in progressive rock band Yes
Richard Wright (1943–2008), keyboardist, vocalist, songwriter for Pink Floyd
Darien Angadi (1949–1984), actor and boy soprano
David Baddiel (born 1964), comedian and novelist
Derek Bond, Derek William Douglas Bond MC (1920–2006) was a British actor, Officer (World War II), director and playwright
Simon Boswell (born 1952), film score composer
Michael John Bukht, OBE (1941–2011), the "Crafty Cook" from the BBC2 television show Food and Drink who went by the name Michael Barry
Sacha Baron Cohen (born 1971), comedian (aka Ali G, Borat, or Bruno)
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen - here shown as 'Borat', one of his comedic alter-egos - is a former student of the school
Dean Craig (born 1974), film writer Death at a Funeral
Paul Darrow (born 1941), actor
Adam Gee, BAFTA-winning interactive media producer
Jason Isaacs (born 1963), actor, played Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter series
Mark Kermode (born 1963), film critic
Michael Kustow (born 1939), producer, National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company, director of Institute of Contemporary Arts
Matt Lucas (born 1974), comedian
Oscar Moore (1960–1996), author. His partly autobiographical novel, A Matter of Life and Sex, made mention of the school.
Jay Rayner (born 1966), food critic, author
Sir Nicholas Serota (born 1946), Director of Tate Galleries (1988–present)
Brian Sewell (born 1936), "Britain's most famous and controversial art critic"
William Sutcliffe (born 1971), author of New Boy, a fictional book inspired by his experiences at the school.
Jonathan Scott-Taylor (born 1962), actor most notable for playling Damien Thorn in Damien: Omen II
Richard Wright (1943–2008), organist/keyboard player and founder member of Pink Floyd
Simon Dunitz - world-renowned dolphin trainer.
Barry Frankfurt (born 1977), Managing Director of Creative & Commercial Communications Ltd
Michael Green (born 1943), founder of Carlton Television
Jonny Newman (born 1977 in London), founder of English Folk Dance and Song Society
Sir Martin Sorrell (born 1945), Chief Executive of WPP plc (1986–present)
Simon Woolfson - major player in the UK Government Bond Market
Myles Anderson (born 1990), Professional Football Player, Blackburn Rovers F.C..
Damon Hill OBE (born 1960), F1 World Champion, racing driver.
Scott Spurling, professional Rugby player, Saracens FC.
Dotun Adebayo (born 1960), BBC journalist and presenter of Up All Night on BBC Radio 5 Live
Nick Goldsmith (born 1971), film and TV producer
Peter Kosminsky (born 1956), writer and film director
Zac Lichman (born 1980), Big Brother (UK) Contestant ('Ziggy') 2007 and member of boyband Northern Line
Dan Mazer (born 1971), TV producer
Robert Popper (born 1968), producer of the BAFTA award winning Peep Show and author of The Timewaster Letters, The Return of The Timewaster Letters and The Timewaster Diaries under the pseudonym of Robin Cooper
Ian Toynton (born 1946), television director, producer and editor.
Alan Whicker CBE (born 1925), journalist and broadcaster
The most famous probably Sasha Baron Cohen :P
- 05-05-2012 20:30
Don't know about you lot but scooby doo completed O-levels at my sixth form but he chose to be an actor.
I think my school has taken the victory.
- 05-05-2012 20:36
I can't think of anyone MAJOR who went to my school, but Prince Charles attended the same university I attend Oh and I did know (not very well though) Andrew from Big Brother 2010 (he was in the year above me).
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- 05-05-2012 21:25
Brian Jones from the rolling stones went to my school I went to for sixth form, we had an award named after him. And we had the guy who plays Peter in the Narnia films go to the sixth form of my previous school
- 06-05-2012 14:19
- 06-05-2012 14:30
Alesha Dixon! Also, Tom Lewis the golfer who won best amateur at the Open last year was in my class. Nick Faldo also went to the school round the corner from me. Clearly our town has a lot of golfing talent....
- 06-05-2012 15:46
- 07-05-2012 19:23
lets get this thread up and running.
- 07-05-2012 19:27
I used to sit next to conor maynard during science in year 10 and 11, he did that song 'can't say no'
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WES BROWN LOL. He plays for Sunderland now. Burnage high school.
- 28-05-2012 14:55
James Beattie went to my old primary school!
This was posted from The Student Room's iPhone/iPad App
- 28-05-2012 14:59
David Beckham and (Sir) Jonathan Ive Apparantly some of my teachers when I was there remembered one or the other...