Denison University

Discover the notable alumni of Denison University. The list includes people like Steve Carell, Hal Holbrook, Woody Hayes, Jackie Radinsky & William Rehnquist. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, lawyers & judges, sportspersons and intellectuals & academics etc.
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Jennifer Garner
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Birthdate: April 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Active in the entertainment industry since the mid-1990s, actress Jennifer Garner gained international fame her supporting role in Pearl Harbor. The daughter of conservative middle-class parents, she was determined to achieve big things and decided to become an actress. Besides acting, she is also an entrepreneur and is the co-founder of a baby food company.

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Steve Carell
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role of 'Michael Scott' in the NBC Sitcom 'The Office')
Steve Carell
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Birthdate: August 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States

Recognized as "America's Funniest Man" by Life magazine, Steve Carell is an actor, comedian, and writer. He has starred in several hit comedy films and has received numerous awards, including a Golden Globe. Also popular as a comedic TV actor, he has ventured into production and direction as well. Besides comedy, he also plays dramatic roles.

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Hal Holbrook
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Birthdate: February 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S
Died: January 23, 2021

Actor, TV director, and writer, Hal Holbrook, has been active in the entertainment industry for seven decades. In his extensive career, he has appeared in hundreds of films, TV shows, and stage productions. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including five Primetime Emmy Awards. He was honored with the National Humanities Medal in 2003.

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William Rehnquist
(16th Chief Justice of the United States)
William Rehnquist
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 3, 2005
William Rehnquist had a 33-year career at the U.S. Supreme Court: as an associate justice for 14 years and as a chief justice for 19 years. He had served under Nixon and Ronald Reagan. He presided over Bill Clinton’s impeachment and was associated with cases such as Roe v. Wade.
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Michael Eisner
(American Businessman, Former Chairman and CEO of ‘The Walt Disney Company’)
Michael Eisner
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mount Kisco, New York, United States

Michael Eisner is an American businessman. From 1984 to 2005, Eisner served as the chief executive officer and chairman of The Walt Disney Company. For his contribution to the American entertainment industry, Eisner was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2012, he was made an inductee of the Television Academy Hall of Fame.

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John Davidson
(Actor)
John Davidson
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Birthdate: December 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Bobby Rahal
(American Former Auto Racing Driver and Team Owner)
Bobby Rahal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Medina, Ohio, United States

Bobby Rahal former auto racing driver. He won three championships and 24 races in the CART open-wheel series, including the 1986 Indianapolis 500, during his driving career. Following his retirement, he held managerial positions with the Jaguar Formula 1 team. At present, he runs the Bobby Rahal Automotive Group. Racecar driver Graham Rahal is his son. 

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Woody Hayes
(American Football Player and Coach)
Woody Hayes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clifton, Ohio, United States
Died: March 12, 1987
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James Frey
(Writer)
James Frey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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John Schuck
(Actor)
John Schuck
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Birthdate: February 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Franklin Cover
(Actor)
Franklin Cover
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Birthdate: November 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: February 5, 2006
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Jack Thompson (Activist)
Jack Thompson (Activist)
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland
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Richard Lugar
(States Senator)
Richard Lugar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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Dorothy Hart
(Actress)
Dorothy Hart
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Birthdate: April 4, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: July 11, 2004
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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MISSPSTAR
(Rapper, Dancer)
MISSPSTAR
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
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George Robert Stibitz
(Researcher)
George Robert Stibitz
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Birthdate: April 30, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 31, 1995
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Jackie Radinsky
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Birthdate: December 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Topanga Canyon, California
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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George Amos Dorsey
(Anthropologist)
George Amos Dorsey
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Birthdate: February 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hebron, Ohio, United States
Died: March 29, 1931
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Edgar J. Goodspeed
(Theologian)
Edgar J. Goodspeed
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 23, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, United States
Died: January 13, 1962
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Raymond Cecil Moore
(American Geologist and Paleontologist Known for His Work on Paleozoic Crinoids, Bryozoans, and Corals)
Raymond Cecil Moore
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 20, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Roslyn, Washington, United States
Died: April 16, 1974

Apart from teaching at the University of Kansas, Raymond Cecil Moore also made pioneering developments in the study of Paleozoic Era invertebrate organisms. He also contributed to the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology and books such as Historical Geology. He was also well-versed in a number of languages.