New York University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of New York University. The list includes people like Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, Kristen Bell, Anne Hathaway & Mark Ronson. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, writers, media personalities, miscellaneous and musicians etc.
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Angelina Jolie
(Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actress In Her Hey Days)
Angelina Jolie
306
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A fashion icon, acclaimed actress, influential humanitarian and Special Envoy for the UNHCR, Angelina Jolie is a highly noted celebrity in Hollywood. She has been hailed for her philanthropic efforts around the globe and praised for her power packed performances. Mother of six, of whom three are adopted, Angelina Jolie is a role model for the women of this generation.

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Anne Hathaway
(Academy Award-Winning Actress Known for Her Films: 'Les Misérables', 'The Devil Wears Prada', 'Rachel Getting Married')
Anne Hathaway
108
Birthdate: November 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

One of the highest-paid actresses in the world in the 2010s, Anne Hathaway is the recipient of many awards, including an Academy Award. She began acting as a teenager in the early 2000s and often portrayed princesses in her initial films. She started taking up versatile roles as her career progressed. She campaigns for gender equality and supports LGBTQA+ rights.

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Martin Scorsese
(Director, Producer and One of the Major Figures of the 'New Hollywood' Era)
Martin Scorsese
32
Birthdate: November 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States

Martin Scorsese is widely considered one of the most influential and significant film directors in the history of the American film industry. One of the most decorated film directors, Scorsese has nine Oscar nominations, the most for any living director. He has also founded many non-profit organizations like The Film Foundation and World Cinema Foundation.

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Meg Ryan
(One of the Top Actresses of 1990s & Early 2000s)
Meg Ryan
65
Birthdate: November 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Queen of American romantic comedy movies in 1990s, Meg Ryan is best recognised for her role in When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail, all of which earned her prestigious award nominations. After proving her mettle in romantic comedies Meg Ryan showed her versatility as actress by acting in other genre movies. She made her directorial debut with Ithaca.

 5 
Sarah Silverman
(Comedian, Actress, and Writer)
Sarah Silverman
74
Birthdate: December 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States

From hosting her comedy show The Sarah Silverman Program, to winning an Emmy and writing a best-selling autobiography, Sarah Silverman has done it all. The NYU drop-out started off as a writer for SNL. She has been an ardent Democratic supporter and often discusses controversial topics on her show.

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Elizabeth Olsen
(Best Known for Her Role of 'Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Superhero Films)
Elizabeth Olsen
135
Birthdate: February 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Elizabeth Olsen gained worldwide recognition for her performance as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch in films, such as Avengers: Endgame. Starting out as a child actress, she received singing and ballet lessons when she was a child. A New York University Tisch School of the Arts alumna, Elizabeth Olsen went on to establish herself as a successful actress.

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Timothée Chalamet
(American Actor Known for His Films: 'Call Me by Your Name' and 'Beautiful Boy')
Timothée Chalamet
243
Birthdate: December 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

From being a child artist for various commercials to becoming one of the youngest actors to be nominated for the prestigious Academy Award for Best Actor, Timothée Chalamet has achieved much during his short career till now. He shot to fame with the movies Call Me by Your Name and Lady Bird; however, before these he also appeared in the TV series, Homeland, and  the movie, Interstellar.

 8 
Donald Glover
(Rapper & Actor)
Donald Glover
75
Birthdate: September 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California, United States

The actor, rapper, writer and director, Donald Glover Jr became famous after playing the role of a college student In the sitcom, Community, from 2009 to 2013. He also stars in the FX series Atlanta. He has also acted in a number of commercially successful films. His albums have done well and he won a Grammy award for the single Redbone.

 9 
Pedro Pascal
(Actor)
Pedro Pascal
98
Birthdate: April 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Aubrey Plaza
(Actress Best Known for Her Roles in the Series: 'Parks and Recreation' and 'Legion')
Aubrey Plaza
71
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Aubrey Plaza is an American actress, writer, producer, and comedian. She is best known for her portrayal of April Ludgate in the sitcom Parks and Recreation for which she earned a couple of nominations at the ALMA Award. Plaza is also known for playing Allison in the 2020 film Black Bear which earned her the Imagen Award for Best Actress.

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Dakota Fanning
(Actress, Youngest Nominee in SAG History)
Dakota Fanning
68
Birthdate: February 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia, United States

Dakota Fanning rose to fame as a child actor for her performance in the film, I Am Sam. Some of the other films in which she made her mark include New Moon and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. She has also appeared in successful television series; the science fiction series, Taken being one of them.

 12 
Andy Samberg
(Actor, Comedian and Former Cast Member of Comedy-Sketch Show 'Saturday Night LIve')
Andy Samberg
65
Birthdate: August 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States

The actor, comedian, writer and musician, Andy Samberg, is a member of the comedy music group The Lonely Island and has also acted in several films like Hot Rod, That's My Boy and Palm Springs. Plus, he has starred in television sitcoms like the Brooklyn Nine-Nine and has been part of Saturday Night Live as a featured player.

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Bryce Dallas Howard
(Actress and Director)
Bryce Dallas Howard
43
Birthdate: March 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Bryce Dallas Howard is an American actress and filmmaker, who attained fame after starring in the psychological thriller, The Village. Some of her other notable films are Lady in the Water, As You Like, Spiderman 3, Terminator Salvation, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. She is the daughter of famous and celebrated director and producer, Ron Howard.

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Mark Ronson
(DJ, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Mark Ronson
16
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Seven-time Grammy-winning music producer and DJ Mark Ronson shot to fame with Amy Winehouse’s album Back to Black and single Rehab, and his own single Uptown Funk, featuring Bruno Mars. He won both the Grammy and the Golden Globe for co-writing Shallow. He supports disadvantaged children and budding artists.
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Miles Teller
( Actor Known for His Films: 'Whiplash', 'Top Gun: Maverick' and 'Divergent' Film Series)
Miles Teller
47
Birthdate: February 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States

Miles Teller is an American actor best known for his impressive performance as Andrew Neiman in the 2014 award-winning film Whiplash. A self-made man, Teller pursued acting out of his own interest; he even studied method acting before starting his acting career. Apart from acting, he can also play musical instruments, such as the piano, guitar, drums, and alto saxophone.

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Natalia Dyer
(Actress)
Natalia Dyer
58
Birthdate: January 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Actress Natalia Dyer is best known for her role in the Netflix science fiction horror series Stranger Things. Interested in acting from a young age, she graduated from the performing arts high school Nashville School of the Arts before embarking on her career. She has appeared in many TV shows and films.

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Cole Sprouse
(Actor and Photographer Known for His TV Series ‘The Suite Life of Zack & Cody’)
Cole Sprouse
131
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy

American actor, Cole Sprouse, started acting as a child and a teenager. He is known for television series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Riverdale, and Friends. In the early days of his career, he mainly acted alongside his twin brother, Dylan Sprouse, in commercials, television shows and films. He has also acted in the film Five Feet Apart.

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Joel Coen
(Director, Writer and Producer Known for Films ‘No Country For Old Men’, ‘Fargo’, and ‘The Big Lebowski’)
Joel Coen
16
Birthdate: November 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States

Joel Coen is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. One-half of the popular sibling duo, the Coen Brothers, Joel Coen is best known for making such films as Fargo and Miller's Crossing along with his brother Ethan Coen. The duo has received several honors including multiple nominations for the Academy Award and the prestigious Palme d'Or.

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John F. Kennedy Jr.
(Son of John F. Kennedy)
John F. Kennedy Jr.
51
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 16, 1999

John F Kennedy Jr was the son of former US President John F Kennedy. He tragically died at a young age of 38 when the plane he was flying crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts in 1999. He was a lawyer and a journalist and had founded the trendy political magazine, George, which stopped publication in 2001.   

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Lucy Liu
(Famous for Her Role in TV Series 'Ally McBeal' and Two 'Charlie's Angels' films.)
Lucy Liu
28
Birthdate: December 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States

American actress, Lucy Liu, shot to fame with television series Ally McBeal and later proved her acting skills with films like Charlie's Angels, Kill Bill, Volume 1, Shanghai Noon and television series Elementary and Southland. Intelligent and multitalented, she has voiced animated films, turned producer/director, made her Broadway debut and last but not the least, is also a visual artist.

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Natasha Lyonne
(Known for Her Role of ‘Nicky Nichols’ on the Comedy Series ‘Orange Is the New Black’)
Natasha Lyonne
42
Birthdate: April 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Best known as Nicky Nichols from Orange Is the New Black and Nadia Vulvokov from Russian Doll, Emmy-nominated actor Natasha Lyonne began her career at age 6, with Pee-wee's Playhouse. Fans loved her as Jessica in the teen-comedy franchise American Pie. Natasha has struggled with legal issues and heroin addiction.
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Karlie Kloss
(American Fashion Model and Former Victoria's Secret Angel)
Karlie Kloss
26
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Former Victoria's Secret Angel Karlie Kloss was declared one of the top 30 models of the 2000s by Vogue Paris. Known as “the panther,” for her signature style of catwalk, Kloss has also hosted Project Runway. She supports STEM education through Kode with Klossy and also aids underprivileged children.
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Billie Lourd
(Known for Her Roles in the TV Series 'Scream Queens', 'American Horror Story' and 'Star Wars' Sequel Trilogy)
Billie Lourd
36
Birthdate: July 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
The only child of actor Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd gained fame for her performance as Chanel #3 in Scream Queens and her roles in American Horror Story. Fans loved her as Lieutenant Connix in the Star Wars films The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi and as Gigi in Booksmart.
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J. D. Salinger
(American Author Best Known for His Novel 'The Catcher in the Rye')
J. D. Salinger
25
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 27, 2010
J. D. Salinger is best remembered for his controversial novel The Catcher in the Rye, which was banned in many school libraries due to its sexual content. His other notable works include the anthology Nine Stories and the novella Hapworth. He spent much of his life in seclusion. 
 25 
Amal Clooney
(Lebanese-British Barrister Specialising in International Law and Human Rights & the Wife of Actor George Clooney)
Amal Clooney
88
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Amal Clooney is a Lebanese-British barrister, specializing in human rights and international law. Her clients include popular and influential personalities like Yulia Tymoshenko, Nadia Murad, and Julian Assange. Her work and philanthropic activities gained media coverage after her wedding to actor George Clooney. The Clooneys are well-known philanthropists and are founders of the Clooney Foundation for Justice.

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Rick Rubin
(Record Producer)
Rick Rubin
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lido Beach

A record producer, Rick Rubin is the former co-president of Columbia Records and a co-founder of Def Jam Recordings. By promoting the musical groups  Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, and Public Enemy, he helped popularize hip hop music. He has been named on Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World.

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M Night Shyamalan
(American Filmmaker Known for His Contemporary Supernatural Plots and Twist Endings)
M Night Shyamalan
27
Birthdate: August 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahé, Puducherry, India

M Night Shyamalan is a filmmaker who is known for making original films with twist endings and supernatural plots. Born in India to a doctor couple, he moved to USA with his parents when he was a baby. He was expected to pursue medicine like his parents, but he chose a different path and became a filmmaker, finding success in his chosen profession.  

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Rainn Wilson
(Best Known for His Role as 'Dwight Schrute' on the NBC sitcom 'The Office')
Rainn Wilson
42
Birthdate: January 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Rainn Wilson is an actor and writer who used his popularity to make his YouTube channel, SoulPancake, a success. Also a climate change advocate, Wilson made a documentary titled The Idiot’s Guide to Climate Change, based on his trip to Greenland. He is known for his charitable works and has adopted a vegan diet since adopting Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs.

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Matthew Gray Gubler
(Actor, Director, Model, Painter)
Matthew Gray Gubler
65
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Las Vegas

American actor, Matthew Gray Gubler, is best known for playing the character of Dr Spencer Reid in the popular and acclaimed television series Criminal Minds. He has also acted in films like 500 Days of Summer, Suburban Gothic and How to Be a Serial Killer. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for his role in the television series, The Beauty Inside.

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Oliver Stone
(Film Director and Producer Known for His Films "Platoon," "Born on the Fourth of July" and "JFK")
Oliver Stone
17
Birthdate: September 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Oliver Stone is a filmmaker best known for his trilogy of war films, which he made based on his own experience in the Vietnam War, where he served as an infantry soldier. Known for making controversial films based on political issues, he is often criticized for misrepresenting real-world events and promoting conspiracy theories in his films.

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Ashley Olsen
(American Businesswoman, Fashion Designer and Former Actress)
Ashley Olsen
55
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Ashley Olsen is best known for appearing as Michelle Tanner, with her twin sister, Mary-Kate, in the hit sitcom Full House. The sisters starred in many projects of Dualstar Entertainment. They now own a number of fashion brands and have also co-written a book based on fashion.
 32 
Margaret Qualley
(Actress and Model)
Margaret Qualley
54
Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kalispell, Montana, United States
Daughter of actor Andie MacDowell, Margaret Qualley is best known as Jill Garvey from The Leftovers and as Pussycat from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Fans also loved her Emmy-nominated performance in Fosse/Verdon. A trained ballerina, she started modeling at 16 and has also worked with Chanel and Valentino.
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Forest Whitaker
(Best Known for His Role in 'The Last King of Scotland')
Forest Whitaker
22
Birthdate: July 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States
Forest Whitaker is best known for his Academy Award-winning performance as real-life dictator Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland. Fans also loved him in Rogue One and Ghost Dog. He is an advocate of the UN’s Global Goals and supports peace-building initiatives and programs that help war victims.
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Michael C. Hall
(Actor and Singer Best Known for His Role as ‘Dexter Morgan’ in the TV Series ‘Dexter’)
Michael C. Hall
21
Birthdate: February 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winner Michael C. Hall is best known as Dexter Morgan from Dexter. He also impressed audiences with his roles in the HBO series Six Feet Under and the film Kill Your Darlings. He has also performed on Broadway shows, narrated audiobooks, and sung for a band.
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Tiffany Haddish
(Stand-Up Comic and Actress - The First Black Female Stand-up Comic to Host 'Saturday Night Live')
Tiffany Haddish
49
Birthdate: December 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

African-American comedian and actress, Tiffany Haddish, gained fame with the ensemble comedy film Girls Trip. Earlier, a difficult childhood turned her towards comedy. After appearing in a comedy competition, sketch comedies and numerous minor roles in films and television, she made the heads turn with her brilliant performance in television series, Real Husbands of Hollywood, If Loving You Is Wrong and The Carmichael Show.

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Camila Mendes
(Actress and Singer)
Camila Mendes
51
Birthdate: June 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Camila Mendes is best known for her Teen Choice Award-winning performance as Veronica Lodge in the CW series Riverdale. She has also been seen in the films Palm Springs and The Perfect Date. Born to Brazilian parents, Camila is said to have faced racial discrimination during her audition days.
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Bridget Fonda
(Actress and Singer)
Bridget Fonda
18
Birthdate: January 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Bridget Fonda, daughter of Peter Fonda and niece of Jane Fonda, is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated performances in Scandal and No Ordinary Baby. The TV film In the Gloaming got her an Emmy nomination. Her other notable projects were Single White Female and Point of No Return.
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Rachel Brosnahan
30
Birthdate: July 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Danai Gurira
(Actress and Playwright)
Danai Gurira
42
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
Danai Gurira is best known as Michonne from The Walking Dead and as Okoye from the Marvel films Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. She earned a Tony nomination for writing the Broadway play Eclipsed. She has been a UN Goodwill Ambassador and promotes arts and women empowerment.
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Melissa Fumero
23
Birthdate: August 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Bergen, New Jersey, United States
Melissa Fumero is best known as Adriana Cramer from One Life to Live and Amy Santiago from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, winning an NHMC Impact Award for creating a “positive” image for Latinos, for the latter. She has also appeared in minor roles in All My Children, Gossip Girl, and CSI: NY.
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Haley Joel Osment
27
Birthdate: April 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A man of many talents, Haley Joel Osment is a popular actor and voice actor who can also play the guitar and piano. Also an avid golfer, Haley represented the American team under team leader Mark O'Meara at the 2005 All-Star Cup. He is one of those popular child actors who went on to have a successful career as an actor after growing up.

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Rooney Mara
(Actress Best Known for Her Films: 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and 'Carol')
Rooney Mara
40
Birthdate: April 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, New York, United States

Rooney Mara is a well-known actress who won the Cannes Film Festival Award for her performance in the movie Carol. Apart from being an actress, Rooney is also an animal rights activist. Also known for her charity work, Rooney supervises the Uweza Foundation, which supports programs for children in Nairobi. She is also the founder of Hiraeth Collective, a vegan clothing line.

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AnnaSophia Robb
(Best Known for Playing the Lead Role in the TV Series 'The Carrie Diaries')
AnnaSophia Robb
53
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

AnnaSophia Robb is an American model, actress, and singer. Robb started her acting career as a child artist before establishing herself as a successful actress. A multi-talented personality, AnnaSophia Robb quit gymnastics and dancing at a young age to focus on her career as an actress. She serves as an inspiration to young and aspiring actresses.

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Sterling K. Brown
(Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘The People V. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story’)
Sterling K. Brown
17
Birthdate: April 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Sterling K. Brown is best known as Christopher Darden from The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Randall Pearson from This Is Us. Named to TIME 100, he also became the first Black actor to win the Golden Globe for the “Best Actor in a TV Drama.” 
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Rudy Giuliani
(Former Mayor of New York City)
Rudy Giuliani
47
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Flatbush, New York, United States

American politician Rudy Giuliani, who served as the Mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001, received major attention and praise for his handling of crisis in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in his city. He was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year in December 2001 for his efforts. However, there have also been allegations of corruption against him.

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Regina Hall
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Brenda Meeks’ in ‘Scary Movie’ Film Series)
Regina Hall
39
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Regina Hall is best known as Brenda Meeks from the Scary Movie franchise and as Corretta Lipp from Ally McBeal. She appeared in the movies The Best Man and Think Like a Man and their respective sequels. She supports the Scleroderma Research Foundation and endorses Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamonds.
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Jack Dorsey
(The Co-Founder & Former CEO of 'Twitter')
Jack Dorsey
60
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

As the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey continues to influence the lives of millions around the world. Also a well-known philanthropist, Dorsey is credited with funding 600 public school projects in Missouri. A prolific donator, Jack Dorsey has donated $24 million as part of various relief efforts. He also donated $10 million to Boston University.

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Melissa Hart
(First Celebrity to Win the $1 Million Top Prize on TV Game Show 'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune')
Melissa Hart
17
Birthdate: April 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Smithtown, New York, United States
Melissa Joan Hart became a teen icon with her performances as Clarissa Darling in the Nickelodeon series Clarissa Explains It All and as Sabrina Spellman in the 1990s’ sitcom Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Fans also loved her as Mel in Melissa & Joey. She also co-owns a fashion line.
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Dylan Sprouse
(Known for His Role as ‘Zack Martin’ on the TV Sitcom ‘The Suite Life of Zack & Cody’)
Dylan Sprouse
56
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: rezzo, Italy

One half of the popular Sprouse twin, Dylan Sprouse is an actor and entrepreneur. Identifying himself as a Heathen, Dylan Sprouse co-founded All-Wise Meadery, the name of which is an allusion to Heathenry. Also a comic book enthusiast, the first issue of his comic book named Sun Eater would be released by DiGa Studios and Heavy Metal.

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Nick Robinson
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Simon Spier’ in the Film ‘Love, Simon’)
Nick Robinson
74
Birthdate: March 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Nick Robinson is an American actor known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums. He started his career as a child artist before going on to establish himself in the film, TV, and theater industry; in 2018, he was mentioned in Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list. 

Apart from its great reputation, the fact that it is situated in one of the world’s best cities, makes ‘New York University’ a favorite among students from all over the world. Popular magazines like ‘U.S News & World Report’ and ‘Times Higher Education’ have rated ‘New York University’ as one among the 35 top educational institutions in the world. Apart from two additional campuses at Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, several academic centers of the University are situated in cities like Madrid, Buenos Aires, Washington D.C and London. Many graduates of New York University have bagged the prestigious Pulitzer Prize, Nobel Prize and even Academy Award honors. Of course, the university is known for imparting education of impeccable quality, but there’s another reason why NYU is popular – its notable alumni. Some of the students who spent their academic years at ‘New York University’ are legendary filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen, Hollywood actresses Angelina Jolie and Anna Hathaway as well as pop icon Lady Gaga. Martin Scorsese is undoubtedly one of the greatest icons of cinema who has produced outstanding movies like ‘Taxi Driver’, ‘Departed’, ‘The Aviator’ and ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie has not just impressed the masses with her acting skills, but has also been praised for being socially responsible. Lady Gaga is the current poster girl of world music and has joined the league of several yesteryear greats like Michael Jackson and Madonna. Here’s a compilation consisting of the names of several noteworthy celebrities who have made New York University quite proud.