Carnegie Mellon University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Carnegie Mellon University. The list includes people like Andy Warhol, Jeff Goldblum, Ted Danson, Joe Manganiello & Ethan Hawke. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, scientists, miscellaneous, singers and engineers 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 Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22, 1987
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 2 John Forbes Nash Jr.

John Forbes Nash Jr.
6
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 23, 2015

 3 Holly Hunter

Holly Hunter
10
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 Victoria Pedretti

Victoria Pedretti
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 6 Ted Danson

Ted Danson
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut
7
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: April 11, 2007
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 8 Joe Manganiello

Joe Manganiello
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 9 Cote de Pablo

Cote de Pablo
8
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Josh Gad

Josh Gad
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 11 Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr.
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 Ming Na Wen

Ming Na Wen
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coloane, Coloane Village, Macao
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 14 Bennet Omalu

Bennet Omalu
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Neuropathologist, Forensic Pathologist
Birthdate: August 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nnokwa, Idemili South, Nigeria

 15 Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Michael McKean

Michael McKean
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 17 Renee Elise Goldsberry

Renee Elise Goldsberry
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 18 Pablo Schreiber

Pablo Schreiber
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ymir, Canada
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 19 James Cromwell

James Cromwell
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 20 Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 21 Laura San Giacomo

Laura San Giacomo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 22 Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: December 24, 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 Judith Light

Judith Light
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 24 David Hornsby

David Hornsby
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 25 Rene Auberjonois

Rene Auberjonois
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 8, 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 Stephanie Kwolek

Stephanie Kwolek
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: July 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 18, 2014

 27 George A. Romero

George A. Romero
2
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: February 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 16, 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 James Gosling

James Gosling
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Programmer, Inventor, Computer scientist
Birthdate: May 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary

 29 Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 30 Rob Marshall

Rob Marshall
1
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: October 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 31 Ellen Travolta

Ellen Travolta
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.

 32 Nancy Marchand

Nancy Marchand
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: June 18, 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 33 Robert Foxworth

Robert Foxworth
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: India

 35 Barbara Feldon

Barbara Feldon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bethel Park
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 Billy Porter

Billy Porter
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 37 Frank Gorshin

Frank Gorshin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 17, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 38 Ivan Sutherland

Ivan Sutherland
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: May 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States

 39 Christian Borle

Christian Borle
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 40 Sally Jessy Raphael

Sally Jessy Raphael
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Famous As: Journalist, Actor
Birthdate: February 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Easton

 41 Caroline McWilliams

Caroline McWilliams
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: February 11, 2010
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: April 5, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: January 28, 1986

 43 Rachel Keller

Rachel Keller
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 44 Dagmara Dominczyk

Dagmara Dominczyk
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kielce, Poland
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 45 Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Film actor, Television actor, Guitarist
Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

 46 David Tepper

David Tepper
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: September 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

 47 Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon
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Listed In:
Famous As: Writer, Essayist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Columnist, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: May 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

 48 George Hotz

George Hotz
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Blogger, Programmer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: October 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glen Rock, New Jersey

 49 Aaron Staton

Aaron Staton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 50 Edgar Mitchell

Edgar Mitchell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Astronaut, Aviator
Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hereford
Died: February 4, 2016
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
The Carnegie Mellon University, situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is one of the few notable educational institutions in the United States. The university is a brainchild of yesteryear American industrialist Andrew Carnegie and was started way back in 1900. Since then, this university has evolved significantly and has gained the reputation of being one of the best places to study. Several famous institutions are affiliated to the ‘Carnegie Mellon University’ and a wide range of courses are offered to students. ‘Dietrich College Of Humanities And Social Sciences’, ‘Mellon College Of Science’ and ‘Tepper School of Business’ are a few of these institutions. According to a popular internet source, more than 13,000 students from over a 100 nations are now pursuing their studies at Carnegie Mellon. The university has also grabbed attention in recent times for its notable alumni. Acclaimed artist Andy Warhol, actors Leslie Adom Jr and Zachary Quinto, as well as mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr are a few noteworthy names who once studied at this famous university. Andy Warhol is famous all over the world for his remarkable works of art and being the face of the ‘pop art’ movement. Mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., another alumnus of Carnegie Mellon, is known for his outstanding contributions towards the field of Mathematics, especially the changes he introduced to Differential Equations and Game Theory. We have compiled a list of several notable celebrities who once studied at the Carnegie Mellon University’, read on.