Pennsylvania State University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Pennsylvania State University. The list includes people like Laurene Powell Jobs, Immortal Technique, David Bohm, Tom Ridge & Paul Berg. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, scientists, intellectuals & academics and singers etc.
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 1 
Keegan-Michael Key
(Known for Co-Creating & Starring in the Comedy Central Sketch Series 'Key & Peele')
Keegan-Michael Key
15
Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
John Aniston
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Victor Kiriakis’ on the TV Series ‘Days of Our Lives’)
John Aniston
3
Birthdate: July 24, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chania, Greece
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Ross Ulbricht
(Drug Trafficker)
Ross Ulbricht
19
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Texas
 4 
Jonathan Frakes
5
Birthdate: August 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 5 
Lex Luger
(Former Professional Wrestler and 5-Time WWE United States Heavyweight Champion)
Lex Luger
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Dan Bongino
(Commentator)
Dan Bongino
17
Birthdate: December 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Saquon Barkley
(American football player)
Saquon Barkley
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Franco Harris
(American Football Player)
Franco Harris
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Donald P. Bellisario
(Television producer and screenwriter who created and sometimes wrote episodes for the TV series)
Donald P. Bellisario
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cokeburg, Pennsylvania, United States
 10 
Valerie Plame
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.
 11 
Immortal Technique
(Hip Hop Singer)
Immortal Technique
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Joonas Suotamo
(Finnish Actor Best Known for Playing 'Chewbacca' in 'Star Wars' Film Series)
Joonas Suotamo
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Espoo, Finland
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 13 
Bruce Davison
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as ‘Willard Stiles’ in the Horror Film ‘Willard’)
Bruce Davison
1
Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Trace McSorley
(American football player)
Trace McSorley
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Lindsey Broad
(Actress)
Lindsey Broad
3
Birthdate: December 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Matt Rhule
(American Football coach)
Matt Rhule
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City New York, United States
 17 
John Doman
(Actor)
John Doman
1
Birthdate: January 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 18 
Phil Davis
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Phil Davis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Allen Robinson
(American football player)
Allen Robinson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
Chris Godwin
(American football player)
Chris Godwin
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
Adam McKay
(Comedian, Director, and Writer for the NBC Sketch Comedy Show ‘Saturday Night Live’)
Adam McKay
10
Birthdate: April 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 22 
Deborah Birx
(Physician)
Deborah Birx
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
 23 
Sean Lee
(American football player)
Sean Lee
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 24 
Mark Parker
(Entrepreneur)
Mark Parker
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie (city), New York Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.
 25 
Anthony Adams
(American football player)
Anthony Adams
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Jerry Greenfield
(Entrepreneur)
Jerry Greenfield
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 27 
Jack Ham
(American football player)
Jack Ham
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 23, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 28 
Guion Bluford
(Aerospace Engineer)
Guion Bluford
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 29 
Larry Johnson
(American Football player)
Larry Johnson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pomfret, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 30 
Patrick Fabian
3
Birthdate: December 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Harry J. Anslinger
(1st Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics)
Harry J. Anslinger
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 14, 1975
 32 
Carl Nassib
(American football player)
Carl Nassib
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 33 
Christian Hackenberg
(American football player)
Christian Hackenberg
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lehighton, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 34 
John Urschel
(Mathematician)
John Urschel
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Tamba Hali
(Football player)
Tamba Hali
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gbarnga, Liberia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 36 
NaVorro Bowman
(American football player)
NaVorro Bowman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: District Heights, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Odafe Oweh
(American football player)
Odafe Oweh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 38 
Kelly Ayotte
(Former United States Senator)
Kelly Ayotte
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S.
 39 
Matt Anderson
(Volleyball player)
Matt Anderson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 40 
Kerry Collins
(American footballer)
Kerry Collins
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 41 
Joe Brady
(American football coach)
Joe Brady
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Miami Lakes, Florida, United States
 42 
Ki-Jana Carter
(American football player)
Ki-Jana Carter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westerville, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Alex Eala
(Tennis Player)
Alex Eala
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 2005
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines
 44 
Mark Deklin
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 45 
Michael Robinson
(American football player)
Michael Robinson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond,Virginia, United States
 46 
Courtney Brown
(American Football Player)
Courtney Brown
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 47 
Hugh Rodham
(Businessman)
Hugh Rodham
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 2, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 7, 1993
 48 
K. J. Hamler
(American football player)
K. J. Hamler
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 49 
William J. Perry
(Mathematician)
William J. Perry
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 11, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, United States U.S.
 50 
Mike Gesicki
(American Football player)
Mike Gesicki
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manahawkin, Stafford Township, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
The famous Pennsylvania State University, located in the United States is one of the best educational institutions in the world and is popular especially among students who are looking for intensive research oriented courses. The campus of this esteemed institution is called the 'University Park' and is spread over 3.9 square kilometers. According to sources, the land which currently belongs to the institution was donated by a yesteryear politician named James Irvine. When it started back in 1855, this institution was relatively smaller in size and then known as ‘Farmers’ High School Of Pennsylvania’. Since then, this University has progressed by leaps and bounds. Several buildings are located on the ‘University Park’ campus, namely ‘Waring Commons’, ‘Warnock Commons’, ‘Redifer Commons’ and ‘Pollock Commons’. The alumni of this famous institution include several noteworthy names such as photographer Steve McCurry, pilot Guion bluford, comedian Keegan-Michael Key and Basketball player John Amaechi. Steve McCurry is famous for clicking remarkable award winning pictures which have got attention from people all over the world. His picture of the ‘Afghan Girl’, clicked in the 1980s, was published in the ‘National Geographic Magazine’ continues to haunt the world and is a favorite among many photography aspirants. Another notable alumnus of the ‘Pennsylvania State University’ is entrepreneur Bennett Cohen, co-owner of the renowned ice cream manufacturing giant ‘Ben & Jerry’s’. We have compiled a list of notable alumni of the renowned ‘Pennsylvania State University’ who have left a lasting impression on the minds of many with their accomplishments.