Columbia College

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Discover the notable alumni of Columbia College. The list includes people like Pat Sajak, Becky Lynch, Jake Lloyd, Nelsan Ellis & John Jay. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, media personalities, leaders, film & theater personalities and writers etc.
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Lou Gehrig
(One of the Most Durable Players in American Professional Baseball and One of its Great Hitters)
Lou Gehrig
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yorkville, New York, United States
Died: June 2, 1941
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Georgia O'Keeffe
(American Modernist Artist Known for Her Flowers and New York Skyscrapers Paintings)
Georgia O'Keeffe
17
Birthdate: November 15, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States
Died: March 6, 1986
 3 
Amanda Peet
(Actress)
Amanda Peet
21
Birthdate: January 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 4 
James Cagney
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood)
James Cagney
11
Birthdate: July 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Died: March 30, 1986
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Nelsan Ellis
6
Birthdate: November 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harvey
Died: July 8, 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Ben Stein
(Writer, Actor, Lawyer)
Ben Stein
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Jake Lloyd
(Child Actor)
Jake Lloyd
18
Birthdate: March 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Jeremih
(Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Record producer, Rapper, Singer)
Jeremih
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Benjamin Guggenheim
(Businesspeople)
Benjamin Guggenheim
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 15, 1912
 10 
Sofia Vassilieva
6
Birthdate: October 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Dino Stamatopoulos
(Voice actor, Screenwriter)
Dino Stamatopoulos
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norridge
 12 
Ron Stallworth
(Police officer)
Ron Stallworth
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
 13 
Konrad Lorenz
(Austrian Zoologist, Ethologist, Ornithologist and Winner of 1973 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Konrad Lorenz
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 7, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 21, 1989
 14 
Arliss Howard
(Actor, Screenwriter, Director)
Arliss Howard
8
Birthdate: October 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Eddie Collins
(Baseball Player)
Eddie Collins
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1887
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Millerton, New York, United States
Died: March 24, 1951
 16 
Benjamin Cardozo
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1932 to 1938)
Benjamin Cardozo
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 24, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 9, 1938
 17 
Vladimir Pozner Jr.
(Journalist, TV Personality)
Vladimir Pozner Jr.
1
Birthdate: April 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 18 
John Vernou Bouvier III
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Hampton, New York, United States
Died: August 3, 1957
 19 
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
(Politician, Journalist, Diplomat)
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm
 20 
Sally Rand
(Actress)
Sally Rand
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elkton, Missouri, U.S.
Died: August 31, 1979
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 21 
Robert Schwentke
(screenwriter, film director)
Robert Schwentke
0
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Stuttgart
 22 
David Bromberg
(Musician, Singer)
David Bromberg
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 23 
Kim Smith
(Model)
Kim Smith
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odessa, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Hamilton Fish
(Politician)
Hamilton Fish
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: September 7, 1893
 25 
John Randolph of Roanoke
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1773
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hopewell, Virginia, United States
Died: May 24, 1833
 26 
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
0
Birthdate: September 12, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 11, 1968
 27 
Nicholas Murray Butler
(Philosopher, Educator)
Nicholas Murray Butler
2
Birthdate: April 2, 1862
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elizabeth
Died: December 7, 1947
 28 
Vinnie Ream
(Sculptor)
Vinnie Ream
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 12, 1914
 29 
Richard Axel
(American Molecular Biologist and Winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Richard Axel
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 30 
Joaquin Miller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Union County, Indiana, United States
Died: February 17, 1913
 31 
Erik Friedlander
(Jazz musician, Cellist)
Erik Friedlander
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 32 
Henry Demarest Lloyd
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1847
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 28, 1903
 33 
Gerald Green
(Writer)
Gerald Green
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: August 29, 2006
 34 
Brander Matthews
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1852
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 31, 1929
 35 
Ian Ballantine
(Publisher)
Ian Ballantine
0
Birthdate: February 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 9, 1995
 36 
James Lenox
(Philanthropist)
James Lenox
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 19, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 17, 1880
 37 
Evert Augustus Duyckinck
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1816
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 13, 1878
 38 
Edward Washburn Hopkins
(American Sanskrit-language Scholar and Professor)
Edward Washburn Hopkins
0
Birthdate: September 8, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 16, 1932
 39 
James Henry Hackett
0
Birthdate: March 15, 1800
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 28, 1871
 40 
Milton Handler
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1903 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: November 10, 1998
 41 
John M. Mason
(Preacher)
John M. Mason
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1770
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 26, 1829