Discover the notable alumni of Boston University. The list includes people like Martin Luther King Jr., Marisa Tomei, Sylvia Plath, Julianne Moore & Jessica Rothe. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, media personalities, activists, writers and leaders etc.
Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
15 January 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist
Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei
04 December 1964, American
Actress

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore
03 December 1960, American
Actress

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model
Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress

Jenna MarblesJenna Marbles
15 September 1986, American
YouTube personality, vlogger, comedian, and

Jessica RotheJessica Rothe
28 May 1987, American
Actress

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
09 June 1961, American
Playwright
Sheikh HasinaSheikh Hasina
28 September 1947, Bangladeshi
Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Kim RaverKim Raver
15 March 1969, German, American
Actress
Olympia DukakisOlympia Dukakis
20 June 1931, American
Actress

Kristine LeahyKristine Leahy
17 October 1986, American
TV Host

Russell HornsbyRussell Hornsby
15 May 1974, American
Actor
Ryan HaddonRyan Haddon
1971 AD, American
Journalist

Katie AseltonKatie Aselton
01 October 1978, American
Actress
Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

Cynthia WatrosCynthia Watros
02 September 1968, American
Actress

Nina GarciaNina García
03 May 1965, Colombian
Fashion Journalist
Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

Yunjin KimYunjin Kim
07 November 1973, American, South Korean
Actress
James RooseveltJames Roosevelt
23 December 1907, American
United States Congressman, US Military Officer,

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
09 November 1928, American
Poet

Christopher NowinskiChristopher Nowinski
24 September 1978, American
Former WWE Wrestler

Fred AllenFred Allen
31 May 1894, American
American comedian
Santiago Ramón y CajalSantiago Ramón y Cajal
01 May 1852, Spanish
Father of Modern Neuroscience
Breanne HillBreanne Hill
10 March 1990, American
Actress, Model

Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
27 November 1911, Filipino
Pediatrician

Orison Swett MardenOrison Swett Marden
1850 AD, American
Inspirational Author

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the
Marissa Mazzola-McMahonMarissa Mazzola-McMahon
04 July 1973, American
Film Producer

Fan S. NoliFan S. Noli
06 January 1882, Albanian
Prime Minister of Albania

Bill O'ReillyBill O'Reilly
10 September 1949, American
Talk Show Host & Radio Personality

Oscar Arias SanchezOscar Arias Sanchez
13 September 1940, Costa Rican
President of Costa Rica

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Will KopelmanWill Kopelman
07 July 1978, American
Art Consultant
Joan Chandos BaezJoan Chandos Baez
09 January 1941, American
Singer

Joan BaezJoan Baez
09 January 1941, American
Singer-songwriter, Street artist, Singer,
Jason AlexanderJason Alexander
23 September 1959, American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Film

Bill SimmonsBill Simmons
25 September 1969, American
Sports columnist, Podcaster

Jeff BaxterJeff Baxter
13 December 1948, American
Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter
Keiko FujimoriKeiko Fujimori
25 May 1975, Peruvian
Politician

Raja BellRaja Bell
19 September 1976, American
Basketball player
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
19 November 1966, American
Restaurateur

G. Willow WilsonG. Willow Wilson
31 August 1982, American
Journalist, Writer, Comics writer, Science fiction

Franz KlineFranz Kline
23 May 1910, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
29 June 1883, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Mark RosewaterMark Rosewater
25 May 1967, American
Game designer
Andy CohenAndy Cohen
02 June 1968, American
 

Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
14 September 1857, American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist

Joyce JillsonJoyce Jillson
26 December 1945, American
Astrologer, Television actor, Journalist

Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hadley Hemingway
22 November 1961, American
Actress
Óscar AriasÓscar Arias
13 September 1940, Costa Rican
Politician

The Boston College is a reputed institution in the beautiful Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States. With over 9000 under-graduates and close to 5000 graduates, Boston College is by far one of the most reputed institutions in the world. This institution is a member of the ‘Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’, being one of the oldest ‘Collegiate Gothic’ in the entire North America. As per the ‘U.S. News & World Report’ the Boston Collage is ranked a whopping 31 among the best national educational institutions. With about 9 schools and colleges, the Boston College offers a bachelor’s degree, master’s degrees, and the prestigious doctoral degrees. This institution has 26 outstanding athletic teams, where the best among the lot are chosen to represent the institution in the field of sports. The ‘Boston College's men's ice hockey’ team is one of the most celebrated hockey teams in the entire North America after winning 5 prestigious national awards. Most of the alumni of this collage have made a big name for themselves and are out on the way to make this world a better and a more competitive place to live in. Some of the famous alumni of this outstanding institution are, the fantastic football player, Doug Flutie and the famous American diplomat, John Kerry or for that matter, the very beautiful actress Amy Poehler. These celebrities have raised the bar of excellence expected for the other student in this institution. They sure are idols worth imitating and emulating.