Discover the notable alumni of Brandeis University. The list includes people like Angela Davis, Debra Messing, Tyne Daly, Thomas Friedman & Christie Hefner. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, scientists, media personalities and engineers etc.
Debra MessingDebra Messing
15 August 1968, American
Actresses
Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Tyne DalyTyne Daly
21 February 1946, American
Actress

Loretta DevineLoretta Devine
21 August 1949, American
Actress

Thomas FriedmanThomas Friedman
20 July 1953, American
Journalist & Author

Christie HefnerChristie Hefner
08 November 1952, American
Former CEO of Playboy
Simon SinekSimon Sinek
09 October 1973, British
Writer

Gates McFaddenGates McFadden
02 March 1949, American
Actress

Louise LasserLouise Lasser
11 April 1939, American
Actress
Marta KauffmanMarta Kauffman
21 September 1956, American
Writer

Mitchel David AlbomMitch Albom
23 May 1958, American
Writer
Steven CulpSteven Culp
03 December 1955, American
Actor

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972, Pakistani
Neuroscientist

Veronica TaylorVeronica Taylor
04 December 1965, American
Voice Actress

Alexander GouldAlexander Gould
04 May 1994, American
Actor

Jack AbramoffJack Abramoff
28 February 1958, American
Producer
Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,

Jeffrey LurieJeffrey Lurie
08 September 1951, American
Producer

Kathy AckerKathy Acker
18 April 1947, American
Author

Sidney BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
06 November 1948, American
Journalist
Jon LandauJon Landau
14 May 1947, American
record producer, music critic, talent manager,

Arjun AppaduraiArjun Appadurai
04 February 1949, Indian, American
anthropologist, sociologist
Elaine ShowalterElaine Showalter
21 January 1941, American
Literary critic

Patricia Hill CollinsPatricia Hill Collins
01 May 1948, American
Philosopher, Sociologist, University teacher,

Ha JinHa Jin
21 February 1956, Chinese, American
Writer
George SaitotiGeorge Saitoti
03 August 1945, Kenyan
Politician

Fatema MernissiFatema Mernissi
27 September 1940, Moroccan
Sociologist
Oscar HandlinOscar Handlin
29 September 1915, American
Historian

Allen GrossmanAllen Grossman
07 January 1932, American
Poet