McGill University

Discover the notable alumni of McGill University. The list includes people like Christopher Plummer, Mackenzie Davis, Burt Bacharach, Cameron Mathison & Jessalyn Gilsig. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, musicians 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 Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson
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Famous As: Clinical Psychologist
Birthdate: June 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Mackenzie Davis

Mackenzie Davis
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Famous As: Actress, Producer
Birthdate: April 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Zbigniew Brzezinski

Zbigniew Brzezinski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: United States National Security Advisor (1977-81)
Birthdate: March 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 26, 2017

 5 James Naismith

James Naismith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Inventer of Basketball
Birthdate: November 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Almonte, Mississippi Mills, Canada
Died: November 28, 1939

 6 Rachelle Lefevre

Rachelle Lefevre
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Famous As: Actress known for her portrayal of the vampire Victoria in the Twilight Saga
Birthdate: February 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer
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Famous As: Columnist
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: June 21, 2018
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 8 Samantha Bee

Samantha Bee
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: October 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 Laurie Holden

Laurie Holden
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Mia Kirshner

Mia Kirshner
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 11 Jessalyn Gilsig

Jessalyn Gilsig
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 12 Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: September 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 13 Hume Cronyn

Hume Cronyn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, Canada
Died: June 15, 2003
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 Cameron Mathison

Cameron Mathison
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 Wilfrid Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 7th Prime Minister of Canada (1896-1911)
Birthdate: November 20, 1841
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Lin-Laurentides, Canada
Died: February 17, 1919

 16 Moshe Safdie

Moshe Safdie
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect, urban designer, educator, theorist, and author who designed Habitat 67, a model housing complex and landmark in Montreal
Birthdate: July 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel

 17 Edgar Bronfman Sr.

Edgar Bronfman Sr.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: June 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: December 21, 2013

 18 Cas Anvar

Cas Anvar
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Famous As: Actor known for roles as Dr Singh in The Tournament, Alex Kamal in The Expanse
Birthdate: March 15, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Regina, Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 19 Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Canada (Since 2015)
Birthdate: December 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 David Berry

David Berry
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 21 Frances Oldham Kelsey

Frances Oldham Kelsey
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Pharmacologist
Birthdate: July 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cobble Hill, Canada
Died: August 7, 2015

 22 Michael Latifi

Michael Latifi
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Owner, Chairman and CEO of Sofina Foods Inc.
Birthdate: September 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Imperial State of Iran

 23 Claire Elise Boucher

Claire Elise Boucher
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 24 Gad Saad

Gad Saad
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Professor of marketing at Concordia University 1994 - 2020
Birthdate: October 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

 25 Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 26 Alessandro Juliani

Alessandro Juliani
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 27 Suroosh Alvi

Suroosh Alvi
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Famous As: Journalist and filmmaker known for co-founder of VICE Media
Birthdate: March 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

 28 Colin Ferguson

Colin Ferguson
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: July 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 29 Sophie Grégoire

Sophie Grégoire
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Famous As: Television host, Wife of Justin Trudeau
Birthdate: April 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 30 Jade Raymond

Jade Raymond
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Known for helping create the Assassin's Creed and Watch Dogs franchises
Birthdate: August 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 31 Chilly Gonzales

Chilly Gonzales
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Grammy-winning Canadian musician, songwriter, and producer
Birthdate: March 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 32 Irving Layton

Irving Layton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Targu Neamt, Romania
Died: January 4, 2006

 33 Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Chief Creative Officer of Archie Comics
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Washington, D.C. United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 34 Athena Karkanis

Athena Karkanis
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 Yoshua Bengio

Yoshua Bengio
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Famous As: Computer scientist, and Artificial intelligence researcher
Birthdate: March 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

 36 Evan Goldberg

Evan Goldberg
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: May 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 37 Kirsten Prout

Kirsten Prout
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 38 Hans Selye

Hans Selye
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Endocrinologist
Birthdate: January 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 16, 1982

 39 Dick Pound

Dick Pound
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Lawyer, First president of the World Anti-Doping Agency and vice-president of the International Olympic Committee
Birthdate: March 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Catharines, Canada

 40 Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zambia

 41 Alexandre Trudeau

Alexandre Trudeau
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: December 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa

 42 George Genereux

George Genereux
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sport shooter
Birthdate: March 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: April 10, 1989

 43 Sam Roberts

Sam Roberts
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rock singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westmount, Quebec, Canada

 44 Autumn Phillips

Autumn Phillips
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Peter Phillips' ex-wife, Actress
Birthdate: May 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 45 Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: February 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Canada
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 46 D. A. Carson

D. A. Carson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author and Theologian
Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 47 Charles Bronfman

Charles Bronfman
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman and philanthropist and is a member of the Canadian Jewish Bronfman family
Birthdate: June 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 48 Paul Desmarais

Paul Desmarais
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: January 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada
Died: October 8, 2013

 49 Donald O. Hebb

Donald O. Hebb
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Famous As: Psychologist best known for his theory of Hebbian learning, which he introduced in his classic 1949 work The Organization of Behavior
Birthdate: July 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: August 20, 1985

 50 Simcha Jacobovici

Simcha Jacobovici
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Famous As: Three-time Emmy winner for Outstanding Investigative Journalism
Birthdate: April 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Petah Tikva, Israel