University Of Toronto Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Toronto. The list includes people like Donald Sutherland, Alexander Graham Bell, Margaret Atwood, Stana Katic & Lester B. Pearson. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, writers, lawyers & judges, film & theater personalities and intellectuals & academics 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 Steve Perry

Steve Perry
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanford, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic & Environmental Activist
Birthdate: November 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 3 Stana Katic

Stana Katic
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fareham, Hampshire, England

 5 Victor Garber

Victor Garber
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Canada (2006-15)
Birthdate: April 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leaside, Toronto, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: March 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Frederick Banting

Frederick Banting
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Co-Discoverer of Insulin
Birthdate: November 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alliston, New Tecumseth, Canada
Died: February 21, 1941

 9 Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 10 Maye Musk

Maye Musk
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Dietitian
Birthdate: April 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

 11 Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessmen
Birthdate: September 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Varaždin, Croatia

 12 William Lyon Mackenzie King

William Lyon Mackenzie King
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: December 17, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 22, 1950

 13 Scott Speedman

Scott Speedman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 14 Caterina Scorsone

Caterina Scorsone
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Famous As: Known for playing Dr. Amelia Shepherd on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy (2010–present)
Birthdate: October 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 15 Norman Jewison

Norman Jewison
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Famous As: Film director, Film producer, Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto

 16 Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sri Lanka

 17 Paul Shaffer

Paul Shaffer
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 Gail Kim

Gail Kim
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 19 Enrico Colantoni

Enrico Colantoni
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 20 Roberta Bondar

Roberta Bondar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astronaut & Neurologist
Birthdate: December 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

 21 David Sutcliffe

David Sutcliffe
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 8, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 Jonathan Crombie

Jonathan Crombie
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 15, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Lin Chi-ling

Lin Chi-ling
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Canadian writer
Birthdate: December 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Swanmore, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Died: March 28, 1944

 25 Peter Munk

Peter Munk
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest

 26 Mary Ainsworth

Mary Ainsworth
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: December 1, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glendale, Ohio, United States
Died: March 21, 1999

 27 William B. Davis

William B. Davis
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter, Film actor
Birthdate: January 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 28 John Roberts

John Roberts
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 29 Paul Hellyer

Paul Hellyer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Ufologist, Writer
Birthdate: August 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Waterford, Ontario

 30 Charles Coughlin

Charles Coughlin
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: October 25, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Died: October 27, 1979

 31 Amanda Obdam

Amanda Obdam
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phuket, Thailand
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 32 Ted Kotcheff

Ted Kotcheff
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: April 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

 33 David Shore

David Shore
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer, Lawyer
Birthdate: July 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London

 34 Sarah Gadon

Sarah Gadon
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Famous As: Actress who gained recognition for her roles in David Cronenberg's films A Dangerous Method (2011), Cosmopolis (2012), and Maps to the Stars (2014)
Birthdate: April 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 35 Norman Bethune

Norman Bethune
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: March 4, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gravenhurst, Canada
Died: November 12, 1939

 36 Alan Taylor

Alan Taylor
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 37 Rohinton Mistry

Rohinton Mistry
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bombay, India

 38 Lee Jae-yoon

Lee Jae-yoon
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Famous As: For his roles in the television dramas My Love By My Side (2011), Heartless City (2013), and Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2015–2016)
Birthdate: December 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 39 Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
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Famous As: Actor and Television host
Birthdate: August 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Daejeon, South Korea

 40 Jordan Claire Robbins

Jordan Claire Robbins
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Famous As: Actress best known for her role in The Umbrella Academy television series
Birthdate: January 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bermuda
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 41 Lyse Doucet

Lyse Doucet
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

 42 Gerald Bull

Gerald Bull
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Inventor
Birthdate: March 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ontario
Died: March 22, 1990

 43 Bob Rae

Bob Rae
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 25th Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations
Birthdate: August 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 Catherine McKenna

Catherine McKenna
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

 45 John McCrae

John McCrae
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 30, 1872
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 28, 1918

 46 Brian Kernighan

Brian Kernighan
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: January 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 47 Arthur Currie

Arthur Currie
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: December 5, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strathroy, Canada
Died: November 30, 1933

 48 Jasper Cho

Jasper Cho
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 49 Northrop Frye

Northrop Frye
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Famous As: Literary theorist and philosopher who was best remembered for being one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century.
Birthdate: July 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sherbrooke, Canada
Died: January 23, 1991

 50 Michael Wincott

Michael Wincott
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Famous As: Actor, Voice Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
In Ontario, Canada lies the University of Toronto, which is a public research university which was founded in 1827. The university is renowned for its programs in literary criticism and communication theory. Commonly known as U of T, University of Toronto has found itself in the top of Canada’s leading institutions, where learning, innovation and creative creation is honed and celebrated. With undergraduate, graduate and professional courses, the university has shown fruitful results in the past and strives to enhance the quality of its research and teachings, in the future. The academic programs include Arts and Science, Industrial Relations, Film Studies, Engineering, Renaissance Studies, Humanities and so on. This is supported by the state-of-the-art campus and the academic proficiency of its noteworthy faculty. With research being its core area of expertise, University of Toronto has been ranked the second in the world for research performance, by The University Ranking by Academic Performance. It has also been deemed as Canada’s top medical-doctoral university for eleven consecutive years, by Maclean’s magazine. This prestigious institution has an alumni list which includes several remarkable personalities who have left their mark in various areas of study. John Charles Fields, William Fredrick King, Preet Banerjee and Hart Hanson were all once students of the esteemed University of Toronto. It is a pleasant surprise as to how many prominent politicians, historians, businessmen, journalists and scientists had their humble beginnings in University Of Toronto. Take a look at the list, to find out.