The City College Of New York

Discover the notable alumni of The City College Of New York. The list includes people like Assata Shakur, Hector Elizondo, Mark Duplass, Richard Schiff & Ross Martin. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, media personalities, intellectuals & academics, film & theater personalities and miscellaneous etc.
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Richard Schiff
(Actor)
Richard Schiff
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Birthdate: May 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ross Martin
(Actors)
Ross Martin
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Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gródek, Poland
Died: July 3, 1981
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Rosalind Cash
(Actress)
Rosalind Cash
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: October 31, 1995
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Bernard Mannes Baruch
(Financier)
Bernard Mannes Baruch
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 19, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Camden, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 20, 1965
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Roy Innis
(Activist)
Roy Innis
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands
Died: January 8, 2017
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Henry Steel Olcott
(Military Officer)
Henry Steel Olcott
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 2, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 17, 1907
 7 
Mark Duplass
(Director)
Mark Duplass
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Birthdate: December 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Sterling Morrison
(Guitarist)
Sterling Morrison
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: East Meadow, New York, United States
Died: August 30, 1995
 9 
Reginald Rose
(Screenwriter)
Reginald Rose
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Birthdate: December 10, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: April 19, 2002
 10 
Assata Shakur
(American Political Activist and Member of the Black Liberation Army Who Was Convicted in the First-Degree Murder)
Assata Shakur
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Assata Shakur is a former member of the revolutionary organization 'Black Liberation Army'. Sentenced to life for murder, Shakur escaped from the 'Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women' and was eventually granted political asylum in Cuba. She is the first woman to be added to FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list. Her life inspired the documentary film Eyes of the Rainbow.

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Milly Quezada
(Singer)
Milly Quezada
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
 12 
Henry Roth
(Novelist)
Henry Roth
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tysmenytsya, Ukraine
Died: October 13, 1995
 13 
Harold Rosenberg
(Writer)
Harold Rosenberg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 11, 1978
 14 
Irving Howe
(Literary Critic)
Irving Howe
0
Birthdate: June 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: May 5, 1993
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Bob Kahn
(Electrical engineer)
Bob Kahn
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 16 
Toni Cade Bambara
(Author)
Toni Cade Bambara
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 9, 1995
 17 
Nathaniel Kleitman
(American Physiologist Who is Regarded as the 'Father of Modern Sleep Research')
Nathaniel Kleitman
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chișinău, Moldova
Died: August 13, 1999

Nathaniel Kleitman was an American sleep researcher and physiologist. Referred to as the father of modern sleep research, Kleitman is best remembered for writing his 1939 book Sleep and Wakefulness. Nathaniel Kleitman is also remembered for his association with the University of Chicago, where he served as Professor Emeritus in Physiology.

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Ralph Ginzburg
(Author)
Ralph Ginzburg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 6, 2006
 19 
Irving Caesar
(Lyricist)
Irving Caesar
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 18, 1996
 20 
Herbert Croly
(Editor)
Herbert Croly
1
Birthdate: January 23, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: May 17, 1930
 21 
Pete La Roca
(Jazz Drummer)
Pete La Roca
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 20, 2012
 22 
Vincent Harding
(Historian)
Vincent Harding
2
Birthdate: July 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 19, 2014
 23 
Cleveland Abbe
(US Meteorologist Who Helped Develop the US Weather Bureau)
Cleveland Abbe
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 3, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 1916

US meteorologist Cleveland Abbe, who proposed the use of time zones, was also known for his contribution to the development of the US Weather Bureau, or the National Weather Service, through his daily weather maps and forecasts. Initially an astronomer, he also served as the director of the Cincinnati (Ohio) Observatory.

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Frederick Jelinek
(Researcher)
Frederick Jelinek
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Birthdate: November 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kladno, Czechia
Died: September 14, 2010
 25 
Charles Yanofsky
(American Geneticist Who Demonstrated the Colinearity of Gene and Protein Structures)
Charles Yanofsky
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 16, 2018

Although he is best known for demonstrating the colinearity of gene and protein structures, American geneticist Charles Yanofsky also had many other contributions to make. Spending the major part of his career at Stanford University, he helped to establish the one gene-one enzyme hypothesis, also making immense contribution to the mechanism of suppression and attenuation of expression of bacterial operons.

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George Weinberg
(Psychologist)
George Weinberg
1
Birthdate: May 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 20, 2017
 27 
Robert Lowie
(Anthropologist)
Robert Lowie
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Birthdate: June 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 21, 1957
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Jacob T. Schwartz
(Mathematician)
Jacob T. Schwartz
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 2, 2009
 29 
Henry Schultz
(Economist)
Henry Schultz
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Birthdate: September 4, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sharkawshchyna District, Belarus
Died: November 26, 1938
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Jerome Weidman
(Author)
Jerome Weidman
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: October 6, 1998
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Harold Cruse
(Critic)
Harold Cruse
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Birthdate: March 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: March 25, 2005
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Alvin Radkowsky
(Physicist)
Alvin Radkowsky
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 17, 2002
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Henry Wittenberg
(American Freestyle Wrestler)
Henry Wittenberg
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 9, 2010
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Richard Rogers Bowker
(Journalist)
Richard Rogers Bowker
1
Birthdate: September 4, 1848
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 12, 1933
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Maurice M. Rapport
(American Biochemist Best Known for His Work With the Neurotransmitter Serotonin)
Maurice M. Rapport
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 18, 2011

Maurice M. Rapport was a biochemist known for his work with the neurotransmitter serotonin. He collaborated with  Irvine H. Page and Arda A. Green to isolate and name the chemical. He also conducted important research in the fields of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and connective tissue diseases. He worked at the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research. 

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Dirk Weiler
(German Actor and Singer)
Dirk Weiler
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Birthplace: Neunkirchen, Germany
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David Lieber
(Rabbi)
David Lieber
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Poland
Died: December 15, 2008

Rabbi and scholar David Lieber was the man behind the Jewish summer camps known as Ramah camps. He is remembered for his 29-year stint as the president of the University of Judaism, now known as the American Jewish University. He also created the Torah commentary on Conservative Judaism, Etz Hayim.

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George S. Klein
(Psychologist)
George S. Klein
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Birthdate: July 15, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 11, 1971
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Irving Millman
(American Microbiologist and Virologist Whose Work Led to the Development of a Vaccine Against Hepatitis B)
Irving Millman
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 17, 2012

Irving Millman was an American microbiologist and virologist. He is best remembered for his work which led to the formation of a test to nose out hepatitis B. Irving Millman was also involved in a team that developed a vaccine, which is now commonly administered to the newborns around the world.