Marquette University

Discover the notable alumni of Marquette University. The list includes people like Dwyane Wade, Chris Farley, Jimmy Butler, Joseph McCarthy & Marcus Lemonis. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, business people, sportspersons, writers and film & theater personalities etc.
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Dwyane Wade
(Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played as a Shooting Guard)
Dwyane Wade
68
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

With an Olympic gold medal and three NBA championships, Dwyane Wade is one of the most decorated former American basketball players of the 21st century. Also a well-known philanthropist, Dwyane Wade founded The Wade's World Foundation in 2003; the foundation helps community-based organizations promote education and social skills for children. He also supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 2 
Chris Farley
(Actor and Comedian)
Chris Farley
80
Birthdate: February 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 18, 1997

A popular actor and comedian, Chris Farley's struggle with alcohol and drug addiction led to his suspension from the cast of Saturday Night Live (SNL) on many occasions. He eventually died of a drug overdose at the age of 33, much like his idol John Belushi, who too died of a drug overdose at the same age!

 3 
Doc Rivers
(Former Professional Basketball Player and Head Coach of the Philadelphia 76ers')
Doc Rivers
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Doc Rivers is a former American basketball player, who in his thirteen seasons played primarily for Atlanta Hawks and was known for his defence. After retirement, he picked up coaching responsibilities for Orlando Magic and in his first year was awarded NBA Coach of the Year. Later, he led Boston Celtics to NBA championship. He is currently the coach of Philadelphia 76ers.

 4 
Danny Pudi
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Comedy TV Series: ‘Community’ and ‘Mythic Quest’)
Danny Pudi
10
Birthdate: March 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Danny Pudi is best known for his TCA Award-nominated role of Abed Nadir in the series Community. He has also voiced the character Huey in the 2017 version of the animated series DuckTales and played Brad Bakshi in Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet. He is also a regular marathon runner.

 5 
Amy Madigan
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Field of Dreams’ and ‘The Lucky Spot’)
Amy Madigan
7
Birthdate: September 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Amy Madigan is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Sunny Mackenzie-Sobel in Twice in a Lifetime and her Golden Globe-winning role of Sarah Weddington in the TV film Roe vs. Wade. She has also appeared in Broadway and off-Broadway stage productions, such as A Streetcar Named Desire.
 6 
Marcus Lemonis
(Chairman and CEO of 'Camping World')
Marcus Lemonis
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Businessman Marcus Lemonis was born in Beirut, amidst a civil war, and was adopted by an American couple. He is now the CEO and chairman of enterprises such as Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises. He also gained fame for his appearance on the CNBC reality show The Profit.
 7 
Jae Crowder
(Basketball player)
Jae Crowder
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Villa Rica, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 8 
Joseph McCarthy
(U.S. Senator from the State of Wisconsin from 1947 to 1957)
Joseph McCarthy
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grand Chute, Wisconsin, United States
Died: May 2, 1957

Joseph McCarthy was an American politician who is remembered for his smear tactics; he falsely accused his adversaries as communists and Soviet spies for his own benefits. The practice of making such accusations of treason came to be known as McCarthyism, a term which is widely used today to refer to unsubstantiated and reckless accusations.

 9 
Tom Laughlin
(Actor)
Tom Laughlin
6
Birthdate: August 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Died: December 12, 2013
 10 
Dorothy Kamenshek
(Baseball Player)
Dorothy Kamenshek
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norwood, Ohio, United States
Died: May 17, 2010
 11 
Tom Snyder
(Radio personality, Journalist)
Tom Snyder
7
Birthdate: May 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milwaukee
Died: July 29, 2007
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Kathleen Zellner
(Lawyer)
Kathleen Zellner
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, USA
 13 
Wesley Matthews
(Basketball player)
Wesley Matthews
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Antonio San Antonio, Texas
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 14 
Ralph Metcalfe
(American Track and Field Sprinter and Politician)
Ralph Metcalfe
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: October 10, 1978
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Scott Walker
(45th Governor of Wisconsin)
Scott Walker
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
 16 
Nicholas D'Agosto
(Actor)
Nicholas D'Agosto
6
Birthdate: April 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Jeannie Gaffigan
(Actress)
Jeannie Gaffigan
2
Birthdate: March 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
 18 
Kristina Keneally
(Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Senate)
Kristina Keneally
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
 19 
Steve Novak
(Basketball player, Sports analyst)
Steve Novak
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 20 
Woody Herman
(Musician)
Woody Herman
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 16, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died: October 29, 1987
 21 
William Gates
(Basketball player)
William Gates
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Rick Majerus
(Basketball coach)
Rick Majerus
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 1, 2012
 23 
Maurice Lucas
(Basketball player)
Maurice Lucas
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 31, 2010
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 24 
Markus Howard
(Basketball player)
Markus Howard
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
George Allen
(American Football Coach)
George Allen
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nelson County, Virginia, United States
Died: December 31, 1990
 26 
Matthew Lesko
Matthew Lesko
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: May 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: United States of America
 27 
Gwendolynne Sophia Moore
(U.S. representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district since 2005)
Gwendolynne Sophia Moore
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, United States
 28 
Fred Hutchinson
(Baseball player)
Fred Hutchinson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: November 12, 1964
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
Len Kasper
(Announcer)
Len Kasper
0
Birthdate: January 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States
 30 
Hildegarde
(Singer)
Hildegarde
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adell, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 29, 2005
 31 
Butch Lee
(Former Puerto Rican Basketball Player Who Played as a Point Guard )
Butch Lee
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
Charlie Pierce
(Writer)
Charlie Pierce
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Worcester
 33 
John Neumeier
(Ballet dancer)
John Neumeier
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
 34 
Felix Perez Camacho
(7th Governor of Guam)
Felix Perez Camacho
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camp Zama, Japan
 35 
Don McNeill
(American radio entertainer)
Don McNeill
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galena, Illinois, United States
Died: May 7, 1996
 36 
Carlos Camacho
(1st Elected Governor of Guam)
Carlos Camacho
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hagåtña, Guam
Died: December 6, 1979
 37 
Barbara Christian
(Author)
Barbara Christian
0
Birthdate: December 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
Died: June 25, 2000
 38 
Loret Miller Ruppe
(Ambassador)
Loret Miller Ruppe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: August 7, 1996
 39 
Frances Tydingco-Gatewood
(Judge of the District Court of Guam)
Frances Tydingco-Gatewood
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States