University Of Iowa

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Iowa. The list includes people like Alex Karras, Holiday Reinhorn, James Tolkan, Chuck Grassley & Terry O'Quinn. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, miscellaneous, film & theater personalities, media personalities and sportspersons 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 Tom Brokaw

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: February 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Chuck Grassley

Chuck Grassley.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Hartford, Iowa, USA

 3 Terry O'Quinn

Terry O'Quinn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 Alex Karras

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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana
Died: October 10, 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 Joni Ernst

Joni Ernst.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Red Oak, Iowa Red Oak, Iowa, U.S.

 6 Bob Stoops

Bob Stoops
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football coach
Birthdate: September 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States

 7 Paul Rust

Paul Rust
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Le Mars, Iowa, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 C. J. Beathard

C. J. Beathard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: November 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Franklin, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 9 Cap Anson

Cap Anson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: April 17, 1852
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: April 14, 1922
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 10 Jock Mahoney

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: December 14, 1989
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 11 James Tolkan

James Tolkan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calumet, Michigan
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 12 Toby Huss

Toby Huss
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: August 6, 1931
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 Jim Yong Kim

Jim Yong Kim
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: December 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 15 Connie Hawkins

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Died: October 6, 2017
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 16 Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 17 Mary Beth Hurt

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States

 18 Brooks Wheelan

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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: August 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

 19 John Sandford

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

 20 David Milch

David Milch
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: March 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York

 21 Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 9, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

 22 Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Mampong, Ghana

 23 Liang Chow

Liang Chow
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sports coach, Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: January 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 24 Glenn Cunningham

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: August 4, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Kansas, United States
Died: March 10, 1988
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 25 Joe Haldeman

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 26 W. P. Kinsella

W. P. Kinsella
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Died: September 16, 2016

 27 Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 28 Holiday Reinhorn

Holiday Reinhorn.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Fiction Writer
Birthdate: March 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

 29 Charles Guggenheim

Charles Guggenheim
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: March 31, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: October 9, 2002

 30 Harry Kalas

Harry Kalas
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: March 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Naperville, Illinois, United States
Died: April 13, 2009

 31 Joe J. Walsh

Joe J. Walsh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Barrington, Illinois, U.S.

 32 Jane Smiley

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 33 Eddie Robinson

Eddie Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football coach
Birthdate: February 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jackson, Louisiana
Died: April 3, 2007

 34 Jim Caldwell

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: January 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beloit, Wisconsin, United States

 35 Peter Jok

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 36 James Van Allen

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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: September 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, Iowa, United States
Died: August 9, 2006

 37 Megan Gustafson

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Wing, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 38 George Gallup

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Famous As: Pollster
Birthdate: November 18, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jefferson, Iowa, United States
Died: July 26, 1984

 39 Peter Craig

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 40 Juan Felipe Herrera

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fowler, California, United States

 41 Wilbur Schramm

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 5, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: December 27, 1987

 42 Mark Strand

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Died: November 29, 2014

 43 Carole Simpson

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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: December 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 44 John Edgar Wideman

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 45 William Stafford

William Stafford
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hutchinson, Kansas, United States
Died: August 28, 1993

 46 Philip Levine

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 14, 2015

 47 Harry Gallatin

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roxana, Illinois, United States
Died: October 7, 2015

 48 Mildred Benson

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 10, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ladora, Iowa, United States
Died: May 28, 2002

 49 Oswald Veblen

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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 24, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Decorah, Iowa, United States
Died: August 10, 1960

 50 James Tate

James Tate
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: July 8, 2015