Boston University Notable Alumni

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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.
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 1 
Marisa Tomei
(Actress)
Marisa Tomei
35
Birthdate: December 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Julianne Moore
(Actress and Author Known for Her Films: ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’, ‘Boogie Nights’ and ‘Still Alice’)
Julianne Moore
38
Birthdate: December 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
Emily Deschanel
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Dr. Temperance Brennan’ in the TV Series ‘Bones’)
Emily Deschanel
19
Birthdate: October 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Ginnifer Goodwin
21
Birthdate: May 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Geena Davis
(Actress Known for Her Role in Films: 'The Accidental Tourist', 'Thelma & Louise' and 'The Fly')
Geena Davis
30
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wareham, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Faye Dunaway
(One of the Most Beautiful and Greatest Actresses of Her Generation)
Faye Dunaway
10
Birthdate: January 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bascom, Florida, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Stephanie McMahon
(Retired Professional Wrestler, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of WWE)
Stephanie McMahon
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Paul Reubens
(Actor, Comedian & Writer Known for His Role as ‘Pee-wee Herman’ in Film ‘Pee-wee's Big Adventure’)
Paul Reubens
15
Birthdate: August 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Michael Weatherly
(Best Known For His Portrayal of 'Anthony DiNozzo' on the Hit CBS Series 'NCIS')
Michael Weatherly
8
Birthdate: July 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
John Cazale
12
Birthdate: August 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Revere, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 12, 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Jason Alexander
19
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 12 
Alfre Woodard
(Actress)
Alfre Woodard
15
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 13 
Bill O'Reilly
(Conservative Political Commentator Best Known for Hosting Fox News Channel's ‘The O'Reilly Factor’)
Bill O'Reilly
14
Birthdate: September 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 14 
Alicia Witt
(Actress)
Alicia Witt
7
Birthdate: August 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Shane McMahon
(American Professional Wrestler, Founder and Executive Chairman of 'Ideanomics')
Shane McMahon
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Jenna Marbles
(YouTuber)
Jenna Marbles
13
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 17 
Zoe Perry
(Film actress)
Zoe Perry
4
Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Jessica Rothe
(Actress)
Jessica Rothe
4
Birthdate: May 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 19 
Uzo Aduba
(Actress)
Uzo Aduba
11
Birthdate: February 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 20 
Michael Chiklis
3
Birthdate: August 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Aaron Sorkin
(Playwright)
Aaron Sorkin
6
Birthdate: June 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 22 
Shraddha Kapoor
12
Birthdate: March 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 23 
Paul Michael Glaser
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as ‘Detective Dave Starsky’ in the TV Series ‘Starsky & Hutch’)
Paul Michael Glaser
5
Birthdate: March 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Olympia Dukakis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rose Castorini’ in the Film ‘Moonstruck’)
Olympia Dukakis
16
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 1, 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 25 
Marc Maron
(Stand-Up Comedian and Actor Best Known for the Podcast ‘WTF with Marc Maron’)
Marc Maron
4
Birthdate: September 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 26 
Katya Zamolodchikova
(American Drag Queen Known for Her Stint in 'RuPaul's Drag Race')
Katya Zamolodchikova
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 27 
Mariel Hemingway
10
Birthdate: November 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 28 
Michelle Hurd
(Actress)
Michelle Hurd
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
72
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 30 
Katie Aselton
(Actress Known for her Roles in 'The League' and 'Legion')
Katie Aselton
1
Birthdate: October 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milbridge, Maine, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 31 
Rob Mariano
(Television personality)
Rob Mariano
5
Birthdate: December 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 32 
Kim Raver
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Dr. Teddy Altman' in the Medical Drama 'Grey's Anatomy')
Kim Raver
0
Birthdate: March 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Howard Stern
(Best Known for His Radio Show 'The Howard Stern Show')
Howard Stern
28
Birthdate: January 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 34 
Adrienne Shelly
4
Birthdate: June 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: November 1, 2006
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 35 
Peter Scanavino
7
Birthdate: February 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Ryan Haddon
(Journalist and News Presenter Known for Her Shows: ‘The Roseanne Show’, ‘Chronicles from California’ and ‘Hollywood Heat’)
Ryan Haddon
2
Birthdate: April 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 37 
Nick Fuentes
(Political commentator, Youtuber)
Nick Fuentes
0
Birthdate: August 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 38 
Jeff Ross
(Stand-up comedian)
Jeff Ross
2
Birthdate: September 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Springfield Township, Union County, New Jersey Springfield, New Jersey, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Dan Avidan
(Musician)
Dan Avidan
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, New Jersey, United States
 40 
Estelle Parsons
2
Birthdate: November 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 41 
Hong Chau
(Actress)
Hong Chau
1
Birthdate: December 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Thailand
 42 
Joshua Safdie
(Known for writing and directing the crime thriller films Good Time)
Joshua Safdie
1
Birthdate: April 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States
 43 
Aesop Rock
(Hip-Hop Artist)
Aesop Rock
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Syosset, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 44 
Bill Simmons
(Author, Podcaster)
Bill Simmons
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Michaela Watkins
1
Birthdate: December 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 46 
Ike Barinholtz
(Comedian)
Ike Barinholtz
6
Birthdate: February 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 47 
Jhumpa Lahiri
(American Author Best Known for Her Books: ‘Interpreter of Maladies’ and ‘Unaccustomed Earth’)
Jhumpa Lahiri
39
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
 48 
Noureen DeWulf
1
Birthdate: February 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 49 
Kim Stanley Robinson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States
 50 
Jaime Ray Newman
1
Birthdate: April 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 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.