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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Bob Saget
(Stand-up Comedian)

Bob Saget
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Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 9, 2022
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

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Ted Bundy
(Serial Killer)

Ted Bundy
197
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: January 24, 1989
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 
Diplo
(Co-Creator and Lead Member of the Electronic Dancehall Music Project ‘Major Lazer’)

Diplo
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 
Jill Scott
(Singer-songwriter)

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

 5 

Jesse Williams
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Birthdate: August 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 
Tamron Hall
(Broadcast journalist)

Tamron Hall
6
Birthdate: September 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luling, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 7 

Tom Sizemore
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Birthdate: November 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Daryl Hall
(Singer)

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

 9 
John Oates
(Musician, Best Known As Half of the Rock and Soul Duo 'Hall & Oates')

John Oates
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 10 

Kunal Nayyar
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Birthdate: April 7, 1948, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 
Samira Wiley
(Actress)

Samira Wiley
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Birthdate: April 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 12 

Mark Margolis
3
Birthdate: November 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 13 
Tim Heidecker
(Comedians)

Tim Heidecker
4
Birthdate: February 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 

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

 15 

Kathryn Morris
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Birthdate: January 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 16 
Bill Cosby
(Comedian)

Bill Cosby
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Birthdate: July 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 

Paul F. Tompkins
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Birthdate: September 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 18 

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

 19 

Robin Atkin Downes
1
Birthdate: September 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 

Robert Prosky
1
Birthdate: December 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 8, 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 21 
Kim Rhodes
(Actress)

Kim Rhodes
3
Birthdate: June 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 22 
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)

 23 

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

 24 

Veronica Hamel
1
Birthdate: November 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 25 
Zeeko Zaki
(Role portraying Special Agent Omar Adom 'O. A.' Zidan on Dick Wolf's FBI)

Zeeko Zaki
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Birthdate: January 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 26 
Todd Bowles
(American football coach)

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

 27 
Patricia Wettig
(Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor)

Patricia Wettig
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 28 
David Brenner
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)

David Brenner
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Birthdate: February 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 15, 2014

 29 
Eddie Jones
(Basketball player)

Eddie Jones
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 30 
Robby Anderson
(American football player)

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

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

 32 
Jimmy Pop
(Musician)

Jimmy Pop
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trappe, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 33 
P. J. Walker
(American football player)

P. J. Walker
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 34 
Jack Posobiec
(Best known for his pro-Donald Trump comments on Twitter)

Jack Posobiec
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States

 35 
Haason Reddick
(American football player)

Haason Reddick
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 
Muhammad Wilkerson
(American Football Player)

Muhammad Wilkerson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 37 
Joni Sledge
(Singer)

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

 38 
Isaiah Wright
(American football player)

Isaiah Wright
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 39 
Richard Brooks
(Screenwriter)

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

 40 
Laurie Simmons
(Photographer)

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

 41 
Hage Geingob
(Politician)

Hage Geingob
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Otjiwarongo, Namibia

 42 
Hiro Kanagawa
(Actor known for roles in Netflix's Altered Carbon and The Man in the High Castle)

Hiro Kanagawa
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 
Aaron McKie
(Basketball player)

Aaron McKie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 44 
Wendy Osefo
(Cast member of The Real Housewives of Potomac)

Wendy Osefo
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nigeria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 45 
Michiaki Takahashi
(Virologist)

Michiaki Takahashi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1928 AD
Birthplace: Ōsaka, Japan
Died: December 16, 2013

 46 
Grayson Hall
(Actress)

Grayson Hall
0
Birthdate: September 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 7, 1985
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 47 
C. Delores Tucker
(Politician)

C. Delores Tucker
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 2005

 48 

Barry Sullivan
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 6, 1994

 49 
Joe Klecko
(American football player)

Joe Klecko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 50 
Dion Dawkins
(American football player)

Dion Dawkins
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 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’.