Carnegie Mellon University Notable Alumni

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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.
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 1 
Andy Warhol
(Artist, Director)
Andy Warhol
95
Birthdate: August 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22, 1987
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 2 
Holly Hunter
(Best Known for Role as ‘Ada McGrath’ in the Film ‘The Piano’)
Holly Hunter
18
Birthdate: March 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 3 
Ethan Hawke
(Famous For His Role in 'Before Trilogy')
Ethan Hawke
20
Birthdate: November 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
John Forbes Nash Jr.
(Mathematician)
John Forbes Nash Jr.
28
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 23, 2015
 5 
Victoria Pedretti
27
Birthdate: March 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 6 
Ted Danson
(Best Known for His Roles in the NBC Sitcom ‘Cheers’ and the CBS Sitcom ‘Becker’)
Ted Danson
9
Birthdate: December 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
Patrick Wilson
11
Birthdate: July 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Joe Manganiello
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Alcide Herveaux’ in the HBO Series 'True Blood')
Joe Manganiello
25
Birthdate: December 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 9 
Kurt Vonnegut
(Writer Known For His Satirical and Darkly Humorous Novels)
Kurt Vonnegut
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: April 11, 2007
 10 
Matt Bomer
(Actor)
Matt Bomer
24
Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Webster Groves, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Josh Gad
(Actor and Voice Artist Known for His Roles in the Films: 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Frozen' Series)
Josh Gad
20
Birthdate: February 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 12 
Cote de Pablo
(Actress, Singer and Co-Host of the Latin-American Talk Show ‘Entertainment Tonight’)
Cote de Pablo
15
Birthdate: November 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Gabriel Macht
(Actor and Producer Known for His Role as ‘Harvey Specter’ in the TV Series ‘Suits’)
Gabriel Macht
18
Birthdate: January 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Leslie Odom Jr.
12
Birthdate: August 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 15 
Ming Na Wen
(Actress and Model Best Known for Voicing ‘Mulan’ in the Animated Film ‘Mulan’ and its Sequel)
Ming Na Wen
8
Birthdate: November 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coloane Island, Macau
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 16 
Pablo Schreiber
(Best Known for His Roles in TV Series: ‘The Wire’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’)
Pablo Schreiber
6
Birthdate: April 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ymir, Canada
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 17 
Zachary Quinto
26
Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Bennet Omalu
(Forensic Pathologist Known for His Research in ‘Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy’ in American Football Players)
Bennet Omalu
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Idemili South, Nigeria
 19 
James Cromwell
(Academy Award-Nominated American Actor Known for His Character Roles)
James Cromwell
8
Birthdate: January 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 20 
Cherry Jones
(Actress)
Cherry Jones
17
Birthdate: November 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 21 
Renee Elise Goldsberry
4
Birthdate: January 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Michael McKean
(Known for Appearing in Television Series Like ‘Better Call Saul’ and ‘Laverne & Shirley’)
Michael McKean
6
Birthdate: October 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
George Peppard
3
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 8, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Albert Brooks
(Actor, Comedian and Director Known for His Films: 'Broadcast News' and 'Drive')
Albert Brooks
8
Birthdate: July 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
Laura San Giacomo
9
Birthdate: November 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 26 
Judith Light
(Actress)
Judith Light
10
Birthdate: February 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 27 
Jack Klugman
(Stage, Film and Television Actor)
Jack Klugman
8
Birthdate: April 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 24, 2012
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Stephanie Kwolek
10
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 18, 2014
 29 
David Hornsby
5
Birthdate: December 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Rene Auberjonois
(Actor & Director Best Known for His Role of 'Odo' on 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine')
Rene Auberjonois
5
Birthdate: June 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 8, 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
George A. Romero
(Film Director Known for His Iconic Horror Films: ‘Night of the Living Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead’)
George A. Romero
4
Birthdate: February 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 16, 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 32 
Mariette Hartley
(Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘The Incredible Hulk’ and ‘Goodnight, Beantown’)
Mariette Hartley
8
Birthdate: June 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Weston, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 33 
Blair Underwood
(Best Known for His Role as Attorney Jonathan Rollins in the NBC Legal Drama Series 'L.A. Law')
Blair Underwood
3
Birthdate: August 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 34 
James Gosling
(Programmer, Inventor, Computer scientist)
James Gosling
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary
 35 
Rob Marshall
(Director)
Rob Marshall
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Ian Harding
1
Birthdate: September 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 37 
Ellen Travolta
5
Birthdate: October 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States
 38 
Nancy Marchand
3
Birthdate: June 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: June 18, 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Ivan Sutherland
(Computer scientist)
Ivan Sutherland
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States
 40 
Frank Gorshin
5
Birthdate: April 5, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 17, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Barbara Feldon
6
Birthdate: March 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bethel Park
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Robert Foxworth
3
Birthdate: November 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Billy Porter
(Singer)
Billy Porter
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
 44 
Christian Borle
3
Birthdate: October 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 45 
Judith Resnik
(Engineer)
Judith Resnik
5
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 5, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: January 28, 1986
 46 
Dagmara Dominczyk
7
Birthdate: July 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kielce, Poland
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 47 
Caroline McWilliams
1
Birthdate: April 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: February 11, 2010
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 48 
Sally Jessy Raphael
(Journalist, Actor)
Sally Jessy Raphael
4
Birthdate: February 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Easton
 49 
Rachel Keller
(Actress)
Rachel Keller
3
Birthdate: December 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 50 
David Tepper
(Investor)
David Tepper
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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.