Boston University Notable Alumni

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr..
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: January 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Died: April 4, 1968

 2 Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 3 Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11, 1963

 4 Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 5 Joan Chandos Baez

Joan Chandos Baez.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bascom, Florida, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 7 Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 27, 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 9 Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly.
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Famous As: Talk Show Host & Radio Personality
Birthdate: September 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 10 Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 11 Alicia Witt

Alicia Witt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Zoe Perry

Zoe Perry
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 13 Jason Alexander

Jason Alexander
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 14 Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Jenna Marbles

Jenna Marbles.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTube personality, vlogger, comedian, and actress
Birthdate: September 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin.
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: June 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Jessica Rothe

Jessica Rothe.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 18 Geena Davis

Geena Davis.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wareham, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 19 Uzo Aduba

Uzo Aduba
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 20 Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 21 Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hemingway.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 22 Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 23 Rob Mariano

Rob Mariano
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: December 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 24 Katie Aselton

Katie Aselton.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milbridge, Maine
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 25 Kim Raver

Kim Raver.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 26 Michelle Hurd

Michelle Hurd
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 27 Ryan Haddon

Ryan Haddon.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1971 AD
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 28 Hong Chau

Hong Chau
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Thailand

 29 Adrienne Shelly

Adrienne Shelly
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: November 1, 2006
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 30 Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 31 Kristine Leahy

Kristine Leahy.
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: October 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 Aesop Rock

Aesop Rock
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Hip-Hop Artist
Birthdate: June 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Syosset, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 33 Michaela Watkins

Michaela Watkins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 34 Jeffrey Lurie

Jeffrey Lurie
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: September 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 35 Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States

 36 Jonathan Goldsmith

Jonathan Goldsmith
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 37 Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston
Died: January 17, 1996

 38 Ike Barinholtz

Ike Barinholtz
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 39 Noureen DeWulf

Noureen DeWulf
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 40 Craig Bierko

Craig Bierko
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rye Brook, New York, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 41 Cynthia Watros

Cynthia Watros.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lake Orion, Michigan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons
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Famous As: Sports columnist, Podcaster
Birthdate: September 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marlborough
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 43 Jaime Ray Newman

Jaime Ray Newman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 44 Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 31, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Meade, Maryland, United States

 45 Tipper Gore

Tipper Gore
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Advocate
Birthdate: August 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 46 Russell Hornsby

Russell Hornsby.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oakland, California
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 Tyler Seguin

Tyler Seguin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: January 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 48 Yunjin Kim

Yunjin Kim.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seoul
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 49 Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 4, 1974

 50 Sam Seder

Sam Seder
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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.