List of University of Leeds people

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This list of University of Leeds people is a selected list of notable past staff and students of the University of Leeds.

Students[edit]

Politics[edit]

Nambaryn Enkhbayar, President of Mongolia

Media[edit]

Andy Kershaw, journalist and radio D.J.

Arts[edit]

Mark Knopfler, musician

Music[edit]

Visual[edit]

  • Shona Auerbach, award-winning director/cinematograper of Dear Frankie
  • Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer (Textile Management, did not graduate)
  • Kay Mellor, television actress and scriptwriter (attended Bretton Hall, 1983)
  • Alistair McGowan, actor, comedian and impressionist (English, 1986)
  • Chris Pine, American Hollywood actor, studied as a year abroad student during his junior year (English).

Literary[edit]

Other[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Piers Sellers, NASA astronaut

Other[edit]

Staff[edit]

The following people have been members of staff at the University:

Zygmunt Bauman, sociologist

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lester, Paul (2008-11-24). "Synths, glitter and a cosmic disco vibe". The Guardian. Retrieved 2008-12-13. 
  2. ^ ""El tiempo entre costuras" interview". Vanity Fair Magazine ES. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  3. ^ BBC profile: Sir Roy Meadow

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