Fordham University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Fordham University. The list includes people like Donald Trump, Denzel Washington, Alan Alda, Adam Smith & Annie Parisse. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, film & theater personalities, miscellaneous, writers and business people 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 Donald Trump

Donald Trump.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 45th U.S. President
Birthdate: June 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Alan Alda

Alan Alda.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 4 Adam Smith

Adam Smith.
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Famous As: Economist and Philosopher
Birthdate: June 16, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Died: July 17, 1790

 5 Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: September 3, 1970

 7 Betty Gilpin

Betty Gilpin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 David Copperfield

David Copperfield.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American illusionist
Birthdate: September 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Metuchen, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 James B. Donovan

James B. Donovan.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Negotiator
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 19, 1970

 10 Raul Julia

Raul Julia
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floral Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: October 24, 1994

 11 Vin Scully

Vin Scully.
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 12 Annie Parisse

Annie Parisse.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 13 John O Brennan

John O Brennan.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former Director of CIA
Birthdate: September 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Bergen, New Jersey, United States

 14 Faith Evans

Faith Evans.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: June 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lakeland
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 15 G. Gordon Liddy

G. Gordon Liddy
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 16 Tommy Dorfman

Tommy Dorfman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 17 Karina Smirnoff

Karina Smirnoff
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: January 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kharkiv
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 Jerrold Nadler

Jerrold Nadler
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

 19 Michaela McManus

Michaela McManus.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 20 Ilyasah Shabazz

Ilyasah Shabazz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens

 21 John N. Mitchell

John N. Mitchell.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 67th Attorney General of the United States
Birthdate: September 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: November 9, 1988

 22 Michael Alig

Michael Alig
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Club promoter
Birthdate: April 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, USA

 23 Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo
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Famous As: Writer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Novelist, Essayist, Journalist
Birthdate: November 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City

 24 Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 31, 2020

 25 Julie White

Julie White
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, U.S.
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 26 Paddy Chayefsky

Paddy Chayefsky.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York,
Died: August 1, 1981

 27 Wellington Mara

Wellington Mara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sports executive
Birthdate: August 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: October 25, 2005

 28 Jazmin Grace Grimaldi

Jazmin Grace Grimaldi.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Albert II, Prince of Monaco's Daughter
Birthdate: March 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palm Springs, California, United States

 29 Julia Cameron

Julia Cameron
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film director, Novelist, Poet
Birthdate: March 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Libertyville

 30 Joel Steinberg

Joel Steinberg
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: May 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City

 31 Michael Kay

Michael Kay
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: February 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 32 Amanda Hearst

Amanda Hearst
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Socialite, Model
Birthdate: January 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 Virginia Williams

Virginia Williams
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 34 Kether Donohue

Kether Donohue
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 35 Tony Reali

Tony Reali
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 Rosa DeLauro

Rosa DeLauro
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.

 37 Tom Leykis

Tom Leykis
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Famous As: Radio personality
Birthdate: August 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Mike Breen

Mike Breen
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: May 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City

 39 Robert Munsch

Robert Munsch
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

 40 Bud Collyer

Bud Collyer
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Famous As: Voice actor, Actor
Birthdate: June 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: September 8, 1969

 41 William J. Casey

William J. Casey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Director of Central Intelligence Agency
Birthdate: March 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Elmhurst, New York, United States
Died: May 6, 1987

 42 Robert Mulligan

Robert Mulligan
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 20, 2008

 43 Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin
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Famous As: Sculptor, Painter, University teacher
Birthdate: August 28, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin

 44 Lorenzo Borghese

Lorenzo Borghese
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milan

 45 Walter O'Malley

Walter O'Malley
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Sports Executive
Birthdate: October 9, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, US
Died: August 9, 1979

 46 Frankie Frisch

Frankie Frisch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: September 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: March 12, 1973

 47 Virginia O'Brien

Virginia O
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 19, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 16, 2001

 48 Bryant Dunston

Bryant Dunston
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 49 Hubert Schiffer

Hubert Schiffer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: July 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Germany
Died: March 27, 1982

 50 John La Farge

John La Farge
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 31, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 14, 1910
Founded by the Catholic Diocese of New York in 1841, Fordham University is a private non-profit research university based out of New York. Being deemed 60th in the classification of ‘more selective’ universities by U.S. News & World Report, Fordham University has a combined enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. The university offers graduate, post graduate, doctoral and professional degrees wherein the academic ideals are drawn from its Jesuit influences. Fordham University offers various programs in the fields of Business, Law, Social Service, Arts & Science, Education, and Religion and so on. It has been deemed as a doctoral university with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Fordham University has also bagged the 60th place in the category of America’s Best Colleges: National Universities, as per the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Reports. Additionally, Fordham University is renowned for its curriculum which incorporates wisdom, critical and innovative thinking, creative problem-solving and integrity. All these core values are reflected in its principles, ideals and teachings. The campus is so diverse in ethnicity and culture that it is the perfect amalgamation of openhearted cultures from across the globe. Not only does it give foreign students the opportunity to study in the exquisite campus, but provides all its students with over 130 study abroad opportunities to hone their skills. Some of its esteemed alumni’s include Denzel Washington, Mary Higgins Clark, Vince Lombardi and Geraldine Ferraro. Keep reading to know more remarkable personalities who studied at Fordham University.