Notable OBs

The history of the College would be non-existant without the stories of its alumni who were educated and grew up within its walls. It is people who make the College what it is today, and we are proud to share with you a few stories below of what our alumni have achieved throughout the College's 172 year history. 

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Born: October 3, 1911, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, died: May 2, 1995, Oxford - Distinguished, long-faced character actor, often of rumpled establishment figures.

Comedian, author, escort to fridges in Ireland... doesn't ride skateboards, apparently. Tony Hawks is a TV and radio comedian and bestselling author.

Emma is an Entrepreneur, a Motivational Speaker, a Business Mentor, Author and Business Turnaround Expert.

Art

Born: 16th February 1919, Liverpool, England Died: 2000, energetic artist who drew a debonair police hero for the Eagle comic, and created Albert RN, the dummy hero of a famed wartime escape.

Chris Terrill is a documentary maker with more than 100 films to his name. Terrill photographs, records and directs all his own films which range from the purely observational to the investigative.

Gabrielle left Brighton College in 2003 and went on to train at Identity Drama School. She then went on to win a place at the world renowned Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York. She has since starred in Feature Films 'Shank', 'Men Don't Lie' and soon to be released 'Demons Never Die'. She will also be starring as one of the leads in a new film 'Freshers'.

Sometimes credited as Thomas Charles Sanders II - he is the brother of actor George Sanders.

Duncan Watts is a serial entrepreneur, operating mainly in the leisure sector. He recently sold his most recent venture, Rocket Restaurants, and is about to embark on a number of new enterprises. He lives in London with his wife Anna, and his daughter Isabella.

Neville (Born: 1937, Calcutta) says he was something of a nomad before he founded one of the UK's top quality restaurant chains, the Groupe Chez Gerard plc which he sold in 2003.

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