University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. The list includes people like Larry Ellison, Roger Ebert, Jesse Jackson, Jack Welch & Donna Mills. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, writers, activists, business people and film & theater personalities etc.
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 1 
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Actress and Singer)
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
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Birthdate: November 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lombard, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Jack Welch
(Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric)
Jack Welch
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S
Died: March 1, 2020
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
James Brady
(White House Press Secretary)
James Brady
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Centralia, Illinois, USA
Died: August 4, 2014
 4 
Dorothy Day
(American Social Activist, Journalist, and Anarchist)
Dorothy Day
3
Birthdate: November 8, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 29, 1980
 5 
Steve Chen
(One of the Co-Founders of the Video-Sharing Website ‘YouTube’)
Steve Chen
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Arden Cho
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘Kira Yukimura’ in the TV Series ‘Teen Wolf’)
Arden Cho
4
Birthdate: August 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 7 
Shanola Hampton
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Veronica Fisher’ in the TV Series ‘Shameless’)
Shanola Hampton
6
Birthdate: May 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Dave Eggers
(American Writer Known for His Best Selling Memoir 'A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius')
Dave Eggers
4
Birthdate: March 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Dan Savage
(One of the World's Most Influential Sex Columnists)
Dan Savage
2
Birthdate: October 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 10 
Betsy Brandt
(Actress)
Betsy Brandt
2
Birthdate: March 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Jeffrey Jordan
(Basketball player)
Jeffrey Jordan
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Ryan McPartlin
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Devon Woodcomb’ in the TV Series ‘Chuck’)
Ryan McPartlin
1
Birthdate: July 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 13 
Suze Orman
(Author, Television Personality, Motivational Speaker)
Suze Orman
8
Birthdate: June 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Stephen Tobolowsky
5
Birthdate: May 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Mike Cernovich
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kewanee, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
David A. Johnston
(American Volcanologist Who was Caught in the Midst of the Eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980)
David A. Johnston
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 18, 1980
 17 
Martin Eberhard
(Entrepreneur)
Martin Eberhard
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
 18 
Marc Andreessen
(Best Known as Co-Author of 'Mosaic', the First Widely Used Web Browser)
Marc Andreessen
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
 19 
Godfrey
(Comedian)
Godfrey
4
Birthdate: July 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Jon Corzine
(Politician)
Jon Corzine
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taylorville, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 21 
Jeff George
(Football Player)
Jeff George
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 22 
Iris Chang
(Journalist)
Iris Chang
1
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 9, 2004
 23 
Rafael Correa
(45th President of Ecuador (2007 - 2017))
Rafael Correa
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
 24 
Bobby Mitchell
(American football player)
Bobby Mitchell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
Died: April 5, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Jesse Jackson Jr.
(Politician)
Jesse Jackson Jr.
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
 26 
Neel Kashkari
(Investment banker, Politician)
Neel Kashkari
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
 27 
Kelvin Hayden
(American football cornerback)
Kelvin Hayden
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Jeremy Stoppelman
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Arlington County, Virginia, United States
 29 
Fidel V. Ramos
(President of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998)
Fidel V. Ramos
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lingayen, Philippines
Died: July 31, 2022
 30 
Brian Cook
(Basketball player)
Brian Cook
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lincoln, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 31 
David Blackwell
(Statistician)
David Blackwell
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Birthdate: April 24, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Centralia, Illinois
Died: July 8, 2010
 32 
Rajeev Ram
(Tennis player)
Rajeev Ram
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
Sewall Wright
(Geneticist)
Sewall Wright
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 21, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melrose, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 3, 1988
 34 
John McNaughton
(Film director)
John McNaughton
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Birthdate: January 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 35 
John Robert Schrieffer
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Died: July 27, 2019
 36 
George Carruthers
(Inventor, physicist, engineer and space scientist)
George Carruthers
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Birthdate: October 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: December 26, 2020
 37 
Charles David Keeling
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 20, 2005
 38 
Bob Richards
(Athlete)
Bob Richards
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Marcus Liberty
(Basketball player)
Marcus Liberty
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 40 
Katalin Zamiar
(Martial artist, Sportswriter)
Katalin Zamiar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 41 
Irna Phillips
(Scriptwriter)
Irna Phillips
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Birthdate: July 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 23, 1973
 42 
Susan Lindquist
(American Molecular Biologist Who Made Key Discoveries Concerning Protein Folding)
Susan Lindquist
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 5, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 27, 2016
 43 
James Augustine
(Basketball Player)
James Augustine
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Midlothian, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 44 
Edwin G. Krebs
(Biochemist)
Edwin G. Krebs
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lansing, Iowa, United States
Died: December 21, 2009
 45 
Joseph Stein
(Librettist)
Joseph Stein
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: October 24, 2010
 46 
Lorado Taft
(Sculptor)
Lorado Taft
0
Birthdate: April 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Elmwood, Illinois, United States
Died: October 30, 1936
 47 
Maryanne Amacher
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kane, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 22, 2009
William Keepers Maxwell Jr.
0
Birthdate: August 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lincoln, Illinois, United States
Died: July 31, 2000
 49 
Max Abramovitz
(Architect)
Max Abramovitz
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 12, 2004
 50 
Alex Legion
(Basketball player)
Alex Legion
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)