Discover the notable alumni of Temple University. The list includes people like Bob Saget, John Oates, David Brenner, Adam McKay & Jill Scott. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics, musicians and singers etc.
Bob SagetBob Saget
17 May 1956, American
Stand-up Comedian
John OatesJohn Oates
07 April 1948, American
Guitarist

David BrennerDavid Brenner
04 February 1936, American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor

Adam McKayAdam McKay
17 April 1968, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

Michael SchoefflingMichael Schoeffling
10 December 1960, American
Actor

Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Jazz
Norman FellNorman Fell
24 March 1924, American
Actor

Paul F. TompkinsPaul F. Tompkins
12 September 1968, American
Comedian

Robert K. MertonRobert K. Merton
04 July 1910, American
Sociologist

Patricia WettigPatricia Wettig
04 December 1951, American
Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor
Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Photographer

Hiro KanagawaHiro Kanagawa
13 October 1963, Canadian, Japanese
Actor, Seiyū
Molefi Kete AsanteMolefi Kete Asante
14 August 1942, American
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher

Shirley M. TilghmanShirley M. Tilghman
17 September 1946, Canadian
Molecular biologist, University teacher,

Eddie JonesEddie Jones
20 October 1971, American
Basketball player
Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe
20 April 1915, American, South African
Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist,

Dave SchulthiseDave Schulthise
16 September 1956, American
 
Jeffrey GitomerJeffrey Gitomer
11 February 1946, American
Writer, Journalist

Irving SandlerIrving Sandler
22 July 1925, American
Art historian, Historian, University teacher,

The Temple University, situated in Pennsylvania, was founded in 1884 by a philanthropist named Russell Conwell. Several famous institutions are affiliated with this university, namely ‘Tyler School Of Art’, ‘Fox School Of Business’, ‘Beasley School Of Law’ and ‘Lewis Katz School Of Medicine’. The ‘Temple University’ is one of the best institutions to pursue doctoral studies in the whole of the United States. Quite recently, the institution received a funding of a whopping $225 Million. If sources are to be believed, as of 2016, more than 39000 students had joined the university to pursue various academic courses. According to a list published by the media firm ‘U.S News & World Report’, ‘Temple University’ is the 56th best university in the whole of USA. One of the reasons why many students around the world prefer studying at ‘Temple’ is its notable alumni. Noted American stand-up comedian and actor, Bill Cosby, is an alumnus of this great institution. His impeccable comic timing has helped Cosby fetch many awards and even a spot on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’. Other famous celebrities who studied at Temple include television presenter Tracy Davidson, American footballer Robby Anderson, actor Kunal Nayyar, singer Daryl Hall and acclaimed actor Tom Sizemore. Kunal Nayyar is now a heartthrob, thanks to his outstanding portrayal of the character Raj Koothrapalli in the sitcom ‘The Big bang Theory’. Tom Sizemore made his alma mater proud after receiving a nomination for a ‘Golden Globe’ award. He is best known for his roles in acclaimed flicks like ‘Saving Private Ryan’ and Black Hawk Down’. Here’s a list of noteworthy former students of ‘Temple University’.