University Of Iowa

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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.
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 1 
Tennessee Williams
(One of the Finest American Playwrights of the 20th-Century Best Known for His Work ‘The Glass Menagerie’ )
Tennessee Williams
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Died: February 25, 1983
 2 
Ashton Kutcher
52
Birthdate: February 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Gene Wilder
(Actor, Comedian)
Gene Wilder
34
Birthdate: June 11, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: August 29, 2016
 4 
Jake Johnson
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘Nick Miller’ in the TV Series ‘New Girl’)
Jake Johnson
12
Birthdate: May 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Brandon Routh
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Superman’ in the Film ‘Superman Returns’)
Brandon Routh
4
Birthdate: October 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Jean Seberg
(Known for Her Performance in the French Film ‘Breathless’)
Jean Seberg
8
Birthdate: November 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: August 30, 1979
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Tom Brokaw
(Journalist)
Tom Brokaw
8
Birthdate: February 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Albert Bandura
(One of the Most Influential Psychologists of All Time)
Albert Bandura
3
Birthdate: December 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mundare, Canada
Died: July 26, 2021
 9 
Terry O'Quinn
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Bob Stoops
(Football coach)
Bob Stoops
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
 11 
Alex Karras
(American Football Player, Sportscaster, and Actor)
Alex Karras
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: October 10, 2012
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Big E
(American Professional Wrestler and Former Powerlifter)
Big E
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Al Jarreau
(Musician)
Al Jarreau
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 12, 2017
 14 
Luka Garza
(Basketball player)
Luka Garza
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 27, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 15 
Jayaprakash Narayan
(Political Leader)
Jayaprakash Narayan
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bihar, India
Died: October 8, 1979
 16 
Colin Egglesfield
8
Birthdate: February 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
John Irving
(Novelist)
John Irving
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Exeter, New Hampshire, United States
 18 
Paul Rust
(Actor)
Paul Rust
1
Birthdate: April 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Le Mars, Iowa, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Cap Anson
(Baseball Player)
Cap Anson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1852
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: April 14, 1922
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Jim Caldwell
(American football coach)
Jim Caldwell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
 21 
B. J. Armstrong
(Basketball player)
B. J. Armstrong
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 22 
C. J. Beathard
(American Football player)
C. J. Beathard
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Franklin, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
James Tolkan
1
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calumet Township, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Mary Beth Hurt
1
Birthdate: September 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
 25 
Bix Beiderbecke
(Musician)
Bix Beiderbecke
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: August 6, 1931
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Ann Patchett
(Writer)
Ann Patchett
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 27 
Joe J. Walsh
(Politician)
Joe J. Walsh
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Barrington, Illinois, U.S.
 28 
Toby Huss
(Actor)
Toby Huss
1
Birthdate: December 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 29 
Connie Hawkins
(Basketball Player)
Connie Hawkins
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Died: October 6, 2017
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 30 
Peter Craig
(Novelist)
Peter Craig
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 31 
Chuck Grassley
(Politician)
Chuck Grassley
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Hartford, Iowa, USA
 32 
Jock Mahoney
1
Birthdate: February 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: December 14, 1989
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
Jim Yong Kim
(American Physician and Anthropologist Who Served as the 12th President of the World Bank (2012 - 2019))
Jim Yong Kim
1
Birthdate: December 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 34 
Marshal Yanda
(American football player)
Marshal Yanda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
 35 
Micah Hyde
(American Football Player)
Micah Hyde
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fostoria, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Dallas Clark
(American Football Player)
Dallas Clark
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 37 
Reza Aslan
(Scholar, Author Famous for His Translated Works ‘No God but God: The Origins’, ‘Evolution’, and ‘Future of Islam')
Reza Aslan
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
 38 
David Milch
(Screenwriter)
David Milch
0
Birthdate: March 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
 39 
Brooks Wheelan
(Stand-up Comedian)
Brooks Wheelan
1
Birthdate: August 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
 40 
John Sandford
(Novelist)
John Sandford
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
 41 
Joni Ernst
(Politician)
Joni Ernst
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Red Oak, Iowa Red Oak, Iowa, U.S.
 42 
Mike Daniels
(American Football Player)
Mike Daniels
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stratford, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 43 
Holiday Reinhorn
(Fiction Writer)
Holiday Reinhorn
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
 44 
Don Nelson
(Basketball Player)
Don Nelson
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 45 
Bret Bielema
(Head coach)
Bret Bielema
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Prophetstown, Illinois, United States
 46 
Bob Sanders
(American football player)
Bob Sanders
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 47 
Yaa Gyasi
(Novelist)
Yaa Gyasi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Mampong, Ghana
 48 
Desmond King
(American football player)
Desmond King
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
Jake Rudock
(American football player)
Jake Rudock
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Weston, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
Macdonald Carey
0
Birthdate: March 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: March 21, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)