Some Famous Downing College Alumni

 Michael Apted (1960) – Film director, producer, writer and actor
 Mike Atherton (1986) – Broadcaster, journalist and retired England international cricketer
 Quentin Blake (1953) – Cartoonist, illustrator and children's writer
 John Cleese (1960) – Actor, comedian, writer and film producer
 Terrance Dicks (1954) – Writer, script editor and television producer
 Andy Hamilton (1973) – Comedian, director and critic
 Howard Jacobson (1961) – Novelist
 Clive King (1941) – Author
 Thandie Newton (1992) – Actress
 Trevor Nunn (1959) – Theatre and film director
 Tim Parks (1974) – Novelist, translator and author
 Amol Rajan (2002) – Editor of The Independent
 Brian Redhead (1951) – Author, journalist and broadcaster
 Michael Winner (1953) – Film director and producer, and restaurant critic

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