Temple University Notable Alumni

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.

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 Bob Saget

Bob Saget.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 3 Daryl Hall

Daryl Hall.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 Jill Scott

Jill Scott.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 5 John Oates

John Oates.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: April 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Mark Margolis

Mark Margolis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Paul F. Tompkins

Paul F. Tompkins
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Robin Atkin Downes

Robin Atkin Downes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 9 Eric Wareheim

Eric Wareheim
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Audubon, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 10 Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 11 Todd Bowles

Todd Bowles
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 12 Norman Fell

Norman Fell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 14, 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Tim Heidecker

Tim Heidecker
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Famous As: Comedians
Birthdate: February 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 Robert Prosky

Robert Prosky
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 8, 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Patricia Wettig

Patricia Wettig
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Veronica Hamel

Veronica Hamel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 Jimmy Pop

Jimmy Pop
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trappe, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pompano Beach
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 19 Robby Anderson

Robby Anderson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 20 David Brenner

David Brenner.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: February 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 15, 2014

 21 Kim Rhodes

Kim Rhodes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 22 Laurie Simmons

Laurie Simmons
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: October 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Long Island

 23 Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 11, 1992

 24 P. J. Walker

P. J. Walker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 25 Joni Sledge

Joni Sledge
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: March 10, 2017

 26 Jason George

Jason George
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

 27 Hiro Kanagawa

Hiro Kanagawa
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Famous As: Actor, Seiyū
Birthdate: October 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sapporo

 28 Barry Sullivan

Barry Sullivan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 6, 1994

 29 Junior Galette

Junior Galette
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: March 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 30 C. Delores Tucker

C. Delores Tucker
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 2005

 31 Ben Bova

Ben Bova
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

 32 Molefi Kete Asante

Molefi Kete Asante
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Famous As: Writer, Philosopher, University teacher
Birthdate: August 14, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Valdosta

 33 Shirley M. Tilghman

Shirley M. Tilghman
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Molecular biologist, University teacher, Biochemist
Birthdate: September 17, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto

 34 Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansdale, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 13, 2011

 35 Dave Schulthise

Dave Schulthise
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 10, 2004

 36 Jeffrey Gitomer

Jeffrey Gitomer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: February 11, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Palm Beach

 37 F. Albert Cotton

F. Albert Cotton
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: April 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 20, 2007

 38 Reed Erickson

Reed Erickson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: October 13, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas
Died: January 3, 1992

 39 Irving Sandler

Irving Sandler
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Famous As: Art critic
Birthdate: July 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 2, 2018

 40 Samuel Dash

Samuel Dash
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 29, 2004

 41 T. J. DiLeo

T. J. DiLeo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 42 Michiaki Takahashi

Michiaki Takahashi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Virologist
Birthdate: 1928 AD
Birthplace: Ōsaka, Japan
Died: December 16, 2013

 43 Joseph Wolpe

Joseph Wolpe
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: April 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johannesburg
Died: December 4, 1997

 44 Shey Peddy

Shey Peddy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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’.