Wesleyan University

Discover the notable alumni of Wesleyan University. The list includes people like Lin-Manuel Miranda, The Undertaker, Michael Bay, Joss Whedon & Clark Gregg. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, musicians, intellectuals & academics and singers 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 Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Michael Bay

Michael Bay
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer
Birthdate: February 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football Player
Birthdate: April 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 Bradley Whitford

Bradley Whitford
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Clark Gregg

Clark Gregg
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 Dana Delany

Dana Delany
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Beanie Feldstein

Beanie Feldstein
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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 8 Mike White

Mike White
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: June 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 William Christopher

William Christopher
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: December 31, 2016

 10 Daniel Handler

Daniel Handler
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 11 John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Bandleader, composer
Birthdate: January 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Doncaster

 12 Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Street artist, Composer, Pianist, Musician, Playwright, Blogger, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 Kim Wayans

Kim Wayans
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 Emily Kinney

Emily Kinney
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: actor, musician, singer, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: August 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nebraska
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 15 Angela Yee

Angela Yee
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Famous As: She hosts the nationally syndicated morning show The Breakfast Club
Birthdate: January 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 16 Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Birthdate: June 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 17 Daniel Weiss

Daniel Weiss
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Famous As: Television Producer
Birthdate: April 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author of 27 thriller novels, best known as the creator of Jason Bourne from the original The Bourne Trilogy series.
Birthdate: May 25, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: March 12, 2001

 19 Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

 20 Santigold

Santigold
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 21 Willie Garson

Willie Garson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Highland Park, New Jersey
Died: September 21, 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 22 Kenneth Lonergan

Kenneth Lonergan
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Playwright, Director, Actor
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

 23 Alex Kurtzman

Alex Kurtzman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: September 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 24 Elisabeth Harnois

Elisabeth Harnois
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 25 Patricia Wettig

Patricia Wettig
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 Ruben Fleischer

Ruben Fleischer
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: October 31, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 27 William R. Moses

William R. Moses
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 28 Daniel Dennett

Daniel Dennett
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 29 Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: August 31, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 9, 1949

 30 Matthew Weiner

Matthew Weiner
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 31 Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.

Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston

 32 Candace Nelson

Candace Nelson
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Pastry Chef
Birthdate: May 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indonesia

 33 Akiva Goldsman

Akiva Goldsman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film producer, Film director, Writer
Birthdate: July 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City

 34 Bozoma Saint John

Bozoma Saint John
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Chief Brand Officer at Uber
Birthdate: January 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ghana

 35 Eric Mangini

Eric Mangini
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football coach
Birthdate: January 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States

 36 Jon Turteltaub

Jon Turteltaub
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 37 Ram Dass

Ram Dass
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Spiritual Teacher
Birthdate: April 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: December 22, 2019

 38 Indy Neidell

Indy Neidell
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Famous As: Actor, YouTuber best known for presenting the video series, The Great War on The Great War Channel
Birthdate: September 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States

 39 Emilio Q. Daddario

Emilio Q. Daddario
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 24, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newton Centre, Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 7, 2010

 40 David McClelland

David McClelland
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: May 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mount Vernon
Died: March 27, 1998

 41 Anuradha Sriram

Anuradha Sriram
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chennai

 42 John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pinedale, Wyoming, USA
Died: February 7, 2018

 43 Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belmont, Massachusetts, United States

 44 Jed Hoyer

Jed Hoyer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sports Administrator
Birthdate: December 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth, New Hampshire, United States

 45 Hari Kondabolu

Hari Kondabolu
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queens, New York (state) New York, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 46 David Jay

David Jay
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

 47 Bobbito Garcia

Bobbito Garcia
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: September 26, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City New York, New York, U.S.

 48 Anna Dewdney

Anna Dewdney
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Famous As: Author, illustrator
Birthdate: December 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: September 3, 2016

 49 Charles Olson

Charles Olson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 27, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 10, 1970
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 50 Prince Carlos, Duke of Parma

Prince Carlos, Duke of Parma
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: January 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nijmegen, Netherlands