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 Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell.
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Famous As: Inventor of Telephone
Birthdate: March 3, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: August 2, 1922

 2 Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood.
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Famous As: Writer, Environmental Activist
Birthdate: November 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 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)

 5 David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg.
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film producer, Film editor
Birthdate: March 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 Stana Katic

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

 7 Katherine Ryan

Katherine Ryan
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada
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 8 Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 9 Victor Garber

Victor Garber
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Stage actor
Birthdate: March 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 Scott Speedman

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

 11 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

 12 Frederick Banting

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

 13 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

 14 Caterina Scorsone

Caterina Scorsone
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: October 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 15 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)

 16 John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: October 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iona Station, Canada
Died: April 29, 2006

 17 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)

 18 Erving Goffman

Erving Goffman
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Famous As: Sociologist, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: June 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canada
Died: November 20, 1982

 19 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)

 20 Lester B. Pearson

Lester B. Pearson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 14th Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: April 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newtonbrook, Toronto, Canada
Died: December 27, 1972

 21 William Osler

William Osler.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: July 12, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
Died: December 29, 1919
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 22 Michael Wincott

Michael Wincott
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 Enrico Colantoni

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

 24 Sergio Marchionne

Sergio Marchionne
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: June 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Died: July 25, 2018

 25 Lyse Doucet

Lyse Doucet
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter
Birthdate: December 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bathurst

 26 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

 27 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)

 28 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)

 29 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

 30 Brian George

Brian George
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jerusalem

 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 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

 33 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)

 34 Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Canadian poet
Birthdate: September 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo

 35 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

 36 John Tory

John Tory.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Mayor of Toronto
Birthdate: May 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto

 37 Rohinton Mistry

Rohinton Mistry
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mumbai

 38 Alan Taylor

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

 39 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

 40 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

 41 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

 42 Atom Egoyan

Atom Egoyan
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, University teacher
Birthdate: July 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cairo

 43 Paul Bernardo

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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scarborough

 44 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

 45 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, Ontario

 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 Michael Ignatieff

Michael Ignatieff
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Historian, Politician, Novelist, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher
Birthdate: May 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto

 48 Bob Rae

Bob Rae
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: August 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ottawa

 49 Sue Johanson

Sue Johanson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Public Speaker
Birthdate: March 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 50 Farley Mowat

Farley Mowat
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belleville, Canada
Died: May 6, 2014
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