Western Michigan University

Discover the notable alumni of Western Michigan University. The list includes people like Tim Allen, Luther Vandross, Bruce Campbell, Page Kennedy & Oracene Price. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, singers, musicians, sportspersons and media personalities etc.
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Tim Allen
(Actor & Comedian Known for His Roles in the Sitcom 'Home Improvement' and 'Last Man Standing')
Tim Allen
81
Birthdate: June 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

Tim Allen is an actor who has had a major impact on the lives of many children because of his work on The Santa Clause and the Toy Story franchises, for which he was named a Disney Legend in 1999. He is also a respected comedian who deals with subjects, such as social awkwardness, politics, gender differences, and everyday life.

 2 
Terry Crews
(Actor, American Football Player)
Terry Crews
51
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States

Terrence Crews is an actor, comedian, activist and a body-builder. He’s also a former professional football player. He has starred in sitcoms like Everybody Hates Chris and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Plus, he has acted in many movies including the Expendables series. In 2017, Crews talked about a sexual assault on him by a Hollywood executive. He fiercely advocates for women's rights.

 3 
Luther Vandross
51
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: July 1, 2005

Luther Vandross was an American record producer and singer-songwriter. As a background vocalist, Vandross contributed to the success of several songs recorded by artists like David Bowie, Diana Ross, and Judy Collins. Regarded as a singer with one of the greatest voices in recorded history, Luther Vandross' works have influenced many artists like D'Angelo, Jaheim, Ne-Yo, John Legend, and Usher.

 4 
Bruce Campbell
(Famous for His Potrayal of Ash Williams in Sam Raimi's 'Evil Dead' Franchise)
Bruce Campbell
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Birthdate: June 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, United States

Bruce Campbell is an American actor, filmmaker, and writer. Best known for his portrayal of Ash Williams in the Evil Dead franchise, Campbell is also known for his work in several cult films like Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat, Maniac Cop, Crimewave, and Bubba Ho-Tep. Since 2014, he has been organizing the Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival.

 5 
Matt LaFleur
(American football coach)
Matt LaFleur
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States
 6 
Oracene Price
(Tennis coach)
Oracene Price
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
 7 
Wayne Static
(Musician)
Wayne Static
9
Birthdate: November 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, USA
Died: November 1, 2014
 8 
Brooke Elliott
(Actress, Singer)
Brooke Elliott
7
Birthdate: November 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fridley, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Kathleen Rose Perkins
(Actress)
Kathleen Rose Perkins
1
Birthdate: November 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Baltimore, Michigan, U.S.
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 10 
John Saunders
(Canadian-American Sports Journalist)
John Saunders
5
Birthdate: February 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: August 10, 2016

John Saunders was a sports journalist who worked for the popular cable sports channel ESPN from 1986 to 2016. During his career, Saunders anchored important events, such as the 1995 World Series of Major League Baseball (MLB). His book Playing Hurt: My Journey from Despair to Hope was published posthumously.

 11 
David Wayne
(Actor)
David Wayne
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Died: February 9, 1995
 12 
Greg Jennings
(American Football Player)
Greg Jennings
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Maverick Carter
(Businessperson, Basketball player)
Maverick Carter
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: North Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States
 14 
Lenda Murray
(American Professional Bodybuilder)
Lenda Murray
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 15 
Sean Chiplock
(Actor who is known voicing for English versions of anime and Japanese video games)
Sean Chiplock
2
Birthdate: June 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Page Kennedy
(Actor, Rapper)
Page Kennedy
6
Birthdate: November 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Dave Dombrowski
(Baseball manager)
Dave Dombrowski
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 18 
Laura Fenton
(American Racquetball Player)
Laura Fenton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Epico Colón
(Puerto Rican Wrestler)
Epico Colón
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Matt Cappotelli
(American Professional Wrestler)
Matt Cappotelli
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Caledonia, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
Jeff Mayweather
(Boxer)
Jeff Mayweather
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
 22 
Jim Bouton
(Baseball player)
Jim Bouton
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 10, 2019
 23 
Juliana Evans
(Actress)
Juliana Evans
1
Birthdate: July 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 24 
Chukwuma Okorafor
(Nigerian Professional American Football Offensive Tackle)
Chukwuma Okorafor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nigeria
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 25 
Jason Babin
(American football player)
Jason Babin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 26 
D'Wayne Eskridge
(American Football Player)
D'Wayne Eskridge
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winona, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Taylor Moton
(American football player)
Taylor Moton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 28 
Tom Nütten
(Football player)
Tom Nütten
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States
 29 
Tererai Trent
(Educator)
Tererai Trent
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Mashonaland West Province, Zimbabwe
 30 
Anna Sitar
(TikTok Star, Instagram Star)
Anna Sitar
4
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: March 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Melanie Müller
(Television personality)
Melanie Müller
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oschatz, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Ira Murchison
(Athlete)
Ira Murchison
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 28, 1994