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 Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei
26
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 2 Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore
31
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 3 Emily Deschanel

Emily Deschanel
14
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
55
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

 5 Geena Davis

Geena Davis
25
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wareham, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer Goodwin
18
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway
8
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bascom, Florida, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Paul Reubens

Paul Reubens
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 Michael Weatherly

Michael Weatherly
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 John Cazale

John Cazale
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Revere, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 12, 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard
10
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 12 Alicia Witt

Alicia Witt
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Jason Alexander

Jason Alexander
16
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 14 Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon
9
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 Jenna Marbles

Jenna Marbles
8
Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: September 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Zoe Perry

Zoe Perry
3
Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 17 Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly
13
Famous As: Conservative commentator
Birthdate: September 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 Jessica Rothe

Jessica Rothe
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 19 Uzo Aduba

Uzo Aduba
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 20 Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin
4
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: June 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 Marc Maron

Marc Maron
3
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: September 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor
11
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 24 Paul Michael Glaser

Paul Michael Glaser
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 25 Katya Zamolodchikova

Katya Zamolodchikova
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Drag Queen
Birthdate: May 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 26 Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hemingway
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 27 Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis
13
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 1, 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 28 Michelle Hurd

Michelle Hurd
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 29 Katie Aselton

Katie Aselton
1
Famous As: Actress Known for her Roles in 'The League' and 'Legion'
Birthdate: October 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milbridge, Maine, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 30 Kim Raver

Kim Raver
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 31 Howard Stern

Howard Stern
27
Famous As: Radio & TV Personality
Birthdate: January 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 32 Peter Scanavino

Peter Scanavino
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 Joshua Safdie

Joshua Safdie
0
Famous As: Known for writing and directing the crime thriller films Good Time
Birthdate: April 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States

 34 Ryan Haddon

Ryan Haddon
0
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 Adrienne Shelly

Adrienne Shelly
4
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)

 36 Nick Fuentes

Nick Fuentes
0
Famous As: Political commentator, Youtuber
Birthdate: August 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 37 Rob Mariano

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

 38 Dan Avidan

Dan Avidan
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, New Jersey, United States

 39 Aesop Rock

Aesop Rock
0
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)

 40 Estelle Parsons

Estelle Parsons
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 41 Hong Chau

Hong Chau
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Thailand

 42 Michaela Watkins

Michaela Watkins
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 43 Kristine Leahy

Kristine Leahy
1
Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: October 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 Ike Barinholtz

Ike Barinholtz
4
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 45 Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons
0
Famous As: Author, Podcaster
Birthdate: September 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 46 Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States

 47 Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri
38
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England

 48 Russell Hornsby

Russell Hornsby
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 49 Cynthia Watros

Cynthia Watros
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lake Orion, Michigan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 50 Noureen DeWulf

Noureen DeWulf
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 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.