Hofstra University

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Discover the notable alumni of Hofstra University. The list includes people like Christopher Walken, Francis Ford Coppola, Susan Sullivan, Robert Davi & Michael Franzese. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, writers, musicians, sportspersons and fashion etc.
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 1 
Christopher Walken
(Actor Best Known for His Films: 'The Deer Hunter', 'Catch Me If You Can' and 'Pulp Fiction’)
Christopher Walken
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Birthdate: March 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Francis Ford Coppola
(One of the Best and Most Infulential Filmmakers of the 20th-Century)
Francis Ford Coppola
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Birthdate: April 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
James Caan
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Sonny Corleone’ in the Film ‘The Godfather’)
James Caan
16
Birthdate: March 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 6, 2022
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Madeline Kahn
(Known for Her Comedic Roles in Films)
Madeline Kahn
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3, 1999
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Michael Franzese
(Motivational Speaker, Former Mobster and Member of Colombo Crime Family)
Michael Franzese
17
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 6 
Joe Morton
(Actor)
Joe Morton
1
Birthdate: October 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Rosemarie DeWitt
1
Birthdate: October 26, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 8 
Lainie Kazan
(Actress)
Lainie Kazan
4
Birthdate: May 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Robert Davi
(Actor and Singer)
Robert Davi
2
Birthdate: June 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Katie Nolan
(Television host)
Katie Nolan
3
Birthdate: January 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
 11 
Chris Weidman
(Mixed martial artist)
Chris Weidman
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baldwin, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Carol Alt
(Actress, Model)
Carol Alt
1
Birthdate: December 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Monica Horan
(American Actress)
Monica Horan
3
Birthdate: January 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Bernard Madoff
(Fraudster)
Bernard Madoff
40
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 14, 2021
 15 
Susan Sullivan
3
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Margaret Colin
2
Birthdate: May 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Philip Rosenthal
8
Birthdate: January 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: September 27, 2001
 18 
Mary Matalin
(American Political Consultant Who Worked Under Former Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush)
Mary Matalin
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Calumet City, Illinois, United States
 19 
Avi Arad
(CEO and founder of Marvel Studios)
Avi Arad
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ramat Gan, Israelr
 20 
Meredith Eaton
0
Birthdate: August 26, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Height: 4'0" (122 cm)
 21 
Ron Kovic
(Anti-War Activist)
Ron Kovic
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ladysmith, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Ellie Greenwich
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Songwriter, Record producer)
Ellie Greenwich
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 26, 2009
 23 
August Coppola
(Academic)
August Coppola
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 16, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: October 27, 2009
 24 
Peter Dante
1
Birthdate: December 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
David Paterson
(Politician)
David Paterson
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
 26 
Alan Colmes
(Radio personality, Journalist)
Alan Colmes
5
Birthdate: September 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 23, 2017
 27 
Raheem Morris
(American Football coach)
Raheem Morris
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
 28 
Gian Villante
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Gian Villante
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wantagh, New York
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 29 
Devale Ellis
(American Football Player, Actor)
Devale Ellis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Norm Coleman
(Politician)
Norm Coleman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn New York City, New York (state) New York, United States U.S.
 31 
Nelson DeMille
(Author of Action, Adventure and Suspense Novels)
Nelson DeMille
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States
 32 
Marques Colston
(American Football Player)
Marques Colston
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
Michael Lombardi
(American Football Player)
Michael Lombardi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
 34 
Peter Friedman
3
Birthdate: April 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 35 
Joey Styles
(Commentator)
Joey Styles
0
Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 36 
Giovanni Carmazzi
(American football player)
Giovanni Carmazzi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 37 
Zeke Upshaw
(Basketball player)
Zeke Upshaw
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 26, 2018
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 38 
Lisa Ortiz
(Voice actress)
Lisa Ortiz
1
Birthdate: December 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
Ken Singleton
(Baseball Player)
Ken Singleton
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 40 
Wayne Chrebet
(American football player)
Wayne Chrebet
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Garfield, New Jersey, United States
 41 
Speedy Claxton
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Speedy Claxton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hempstead, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 42 
Bob McKillop
(Basketball player)
Bob McKillop
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
 43 
Randy Levine
(Businessman)
Randy Levine
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 44 
Tim Cluess
(Basketball Coach)
Tim Cluess
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
 45 
Charles Jenkins
(Basketball player)
Charles Jenkins
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
Cynthia Gregory
(Prima Ballerina)
Cynthia Gregory
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: July 8, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 47 
Lance Schulters
(American football player)
Lance Schulters
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guyana
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Vivian Paley
(Educator, Writer)
Vivian Paley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 26, 2019
 49 
Marilyn French
(Novelist, Writer, Feminist, Social critic)
Marilyn French
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: May 2, 2009
 50 
Amaka Agugua-Hamilton
(Basketball Coach)
Amaka Agugua-Hamilton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Herndon, Virginia, United States