Pennsylvania State University Notable Alumni

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.

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 Keegan-Michael Key

Keegan-Michael Key.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Laurene Powell Jobs

Laurene Powell Jobs.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs
Birthdate: November 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Milford, New Jersey, United States

 3 Deborah Birx

Deborah Birx.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: April 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

 4 Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 Jonathan Frakes

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 6 Valerie Plame

Valerie Plame
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.

 7 Donald P. Bellisario

Donald P. Bellisario
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Television producer, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: August 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington County
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 8 Joonas Suotamo

Joonas Suotamo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Espoo, Finland
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 9 Immortal Technique

Immortal Technique.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Hip Hop Singer
Birthdate: February 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lima
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 Trace McSorley

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Matt Rhule

Matt Rhule
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football coach
Birthdate: January 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City New York, United States

 12 Sean Lee

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 John Doman

John Doman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 14 Lindsey Broad

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Anthony Adams

Anthony Adams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Franco Harris

Franco Harris
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Allen Robinson

Allen Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 18 John Urschel

John Urschel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 19 Kelly Ayotte

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Senator
Birthdate: June 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S.

 20 Chris Godwin

Chris Godwin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 21 Kerry Collins

Kerry Collins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American footballer
Birthdate: December 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 22 Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: November 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pomfret, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 23 David Bohm

David Bohm.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: December 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 27, 1992

 24 Jerry Greenfield

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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 25 Mark Parker

Mark Parker
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: October 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie (city), New York Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.

 26 Patrick Fabian

Patrick Fabian
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 Guion Bluford

Guion Bluford
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Aerospace Engineer
Birthdate: November 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 28 Tom Ridge

Tom Ridge.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Governor of Pennsylvania, Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
Birthdate: August 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munhall

 29 Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: photojournalist, photographer, journalist
Birthdate: February 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darby

 30 Hugh Rodham

Hugh Rodham
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: April 2, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 7, 1993

 31 Charlie Dent

Charlie Dent
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 32 Mark Deklin

Mark Deklin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 Mike Gesicki

Mike Gesicki
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: October 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manahawkin, Stafford Township, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 34 William J. Perry

William J. Perry
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: October 11, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, United States U.S.

 35 Jef Raskin

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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University teacher, Mathematician
Birthdate: March 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 26, 2005

 36 Benjamin Bloom

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Famous As: Psychologist, School teacher, University teacher
Birthdate: February 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lansford
Died: September 13, 1999

 37 Roland G. Fryer, Jr.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
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Birthdate: June 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Daytona Beach

 38 Paul Berg

Paul Berg.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biochemist
Birthdate: June 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

 39 Jack Crawford

Jack Crawford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 40 Iris Marion Young

Iris Marion Young
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Famous As: Political scientist, Philosopher, University teacher
Birthdate: January 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 1, 2006

 41 Tim Shaw

Tim Shaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: March 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 Tamba Hali

Tamba Hali
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: November 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gbarnga, Liberia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 43 Vance Packard

Vance Packard
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Granville Summit, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 12, 1996

 44 Diane Ackerman

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Listed In:
Famous As: Poet, Author, Writer
Birthdate: October 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waukegan

 45 Julius J. Epstein

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Listed In:
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: August 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 30, 2000

 46 Miles Chamley-Watson

Miles Chamley-Watson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: December 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 47 Jigme Thinley

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Nepal
Birthdate: September 9, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bumthang, Bhutan

 48 Albert Kligman

Albert Kligman
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Dermatologist
Birthdate: March 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 9, 2010

 49 David Morrell

David Morrell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher
Birthdate: April 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kitchener

 50 Monica Aksamit

Monica Aksamit
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: February 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 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.