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

Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei
04 December 1964, American
Actress

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21 January 1956, American
Actress, Producer, Model

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore
03 December 1960, American
Actress

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director
Olympia DukakisOlympia Dukakis
20 June 1931, American
Actress

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
09 June 1961, American
Playwright

Jessica RotheJessica Rothe
28 May 1987, American
Actress

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress
Jenna MarblesJenna Marbles
15 September 1986, American
YouTube personality, vlogger, comedian, and

Sheikh HasinaSheikh Hasina
28 September 1947, Bangladeshi
Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hemingway
22 November 1961, Filipino, American
Actress

Kim RaverKim Raver
15 March 1969, German, American
Actress

Kristine LeahyKristine Leahy
17 October 1986, American
TV Host
Ryan HaddonRyan Haddon
1971 AD, American
Journalist

Cynthia WatrosCynthia Watros
02 September 1968, American
Actress
Russell HornsbyRussell Hornsby
15 May 1974, American
Actor

Katie AseltonKatie Aselton
01 October 1978, American
Actress

Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer
Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
09 November 1928, American
Poet
Jenny TaftJenny Taft
05 September 1987, American
Television Personality

Yunjin KimYunjin Kim
07 November 1973, American, South Korean
Actress

Santiago Ramón y CajalSantiago Ramón y Cajal
01 May 1852, Spanish
Father of Modern Neuroscience

Paul BernonPaul Bernon
24 November 1977, American
Film Producer
James RooseveltJames Roosevelt
23 December 1907, American
United States Congressman, US Military Officer,
Christopher NowinskiChristopher Nowinski
24 September 1978, American
Former WWE Wrestler

Camille GuatyCamille Guaty
28 June 1976, American
Actress

Fred AllenFred Allen
31 May 1894, American
American comedian

Breanne HillBreanne Hill
10 March 1990, American
Actress, Model
Nina GarciaNina García
03 May 1965, Colombian
Fashion Journalist

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Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
27 November 1911, Filipino
Pediatrician

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

Orison Swett MardenOrison Swett Marden
1850 AD, American
Inspirational Author

Marissa Mazzola-McMahonMarissa Mazzola-McMahon
04 July 1973, American
Film Producer
Bill O'ReillyBill O'Reilly
10 September 1949, American
Talk Show Host & Radio Personality

Fan S. NoliFan S. Noli
06 January 1882, Albanian
Prime Minister of Albania
Oscar Arias SanchezOscar Arias Sanchez
13 September 1940, Costa Rican
President of Costa Rica

Joan Chandos BaezJoan Chandos Baez
09 January 1941, American
Singer

Will KopelmanWill Kopelman
07 July 1978, American
Art Consultant
Jason AlexanderJason Alexander
23 September 1959, American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Film

Joan BaezJoan Baez
09 January 1941, American
Singer-songwriter, Street artist, Singer,
Ike BarinholtzIke Barinholtz
18 February 1977, American
Comedian

Jeff RossJeff Ross
13 September 1965, American
Stand-up comedian

Alicia WittAlicia Witt
21 August 1975, American
Actress

Michelle HurdMichelle Hurd
21 December 1966, American
Actress

Mark MansonMark Manson
09 March 1984, American
Writer
Michael ChiklisMichael Chiklis
30 August 1963, American
Actor

Ryan WhitneyRyan Whitney
19 February 1983, American
Ice Hockey Player

Adrienne ShellyAdrienne Shelly
24 June 1966, American
Actress

Tipper GoreTipper Gore
19 August 1948, American
Advocate
Rob MarianoRob Mariano
25 December 1975, American
Television personality

Hong ChauHong Chau
1979 AD, American
Actress
Neal StephensonNeal Stephenson
31 October 1959, American
Novelist

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

Andy Cohen (TV personality)Andy Cohen (TV personality)
02 June 1968, American
Talk Show Host
Michaela WatkinsMichaela Watkins
14 December 1971, American
Actress

Sam SederSam Seder
28 November 1966, American
Comedian
Estelle ParsonsEstelle Parsons
20 November 1927, American
Actress

Norman GreenbaumNorman Greenbaum
20 November 1942, American
Singer

Jaime Ray NewmanJaime Ray Newman
02 April 1978, American
Actress
Jeff BaxterJeff Baxter
13 December 1948, American
Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter

Ethan PhillipsEthan Phillips
08 February 1955, American
Actor
Maynard JacksonMaynard Jackson
23 March 1938, American
Mayor of Atlanta

Noah BeanNoah Bean
20 August 1978, American
Actor

Craig BierkoCraig Bierko
18 August 1964, American
Actor

Jonathan GoldsmithJonathan Goldsmith
26 September 1938, American
Actor
Noureen DeWulfNoureen DeWulf
28 February 1984, American
Actress
Sharon CunetaSharon Cuneta
06 January 1966, Filipino
singer

David GarrisonDavid Garrison
30 June 1952, American
Actor

James RubinJames Rubin
28 March 1960, American
Diplomats

Anthony RadziwillAnthony Radziwill
04 August 1959, Swiss, American
Producer
Jeffrey LurieJeffrey Lurie
08 September 1951, American
Producer

Robert B. ParkerRobert B. Parker
17 September 1932, American
Writer

Kim StanleyKim Stanley
11 February 1925, American
Actress

Judy SmithJudy Smith
27 October 1958, American
Crisis manager

Baron VaughnBaron Vaughn
18 December 1980, American
Comedian
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
19 November 1966, American
Restaurateur

Mike BarnicleMike Barnicle
15 October 1943, American
Journalist
Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
29 June 1883, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Juliana HatfieldJuliana Hatfield
27 July 1967, American
Musician

Robert MunschRobert Munsch
11 June 1945, Canadian, American
Author
Raja BellRaja Bell
19 September 1976, American
Basketball player

Keiko FujimoriKeiko Fujimori
25 May 1975, Peruvian
Politician
Alex KarpovskyAlex Karpovsky
23 September 1979, American
Film director

Harold RussellHarold Russell
14 January 1914, Canadian, American
Actor

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

Terry CarterTerry Carter
16 December 1928, American
Actor
Franz KlineFranz Kline
23 May 1910, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Óscar AriasÓscar Arias
13 September 1940, Costa Rican
Politician
Mark RosewaterMark Rosewater
25 May 1967, American
Game designer

Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
14 September 1857, American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist
Joyce JillsonJoyce Jillson
26 December 1945, American
Astrologer, Television actor, Journalist

William S. CohenWilliam S. Cohen
28 August 1940, American
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.