Famous Northwestern University Alumni People

Famous Northwestern University Alumni

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List Criteria: People on this list must have gone to Northwestern University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Northwestern University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Northwestern University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Northwestern University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Northwestern University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Northwestern University.

A list made up of graduates like Zooey Deschanel and Cindy Crawford.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Northwestern University?” and “Which celebrities are Northwestern University alumni?”
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    Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

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    Pin-up girl, Fashion Model, Supermodel

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    Television Show Host, Comedian, Television producer

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    Editor, Publisher, Businessperson

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Comedian, Television producer, Actor

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    Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

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    Actor, Voice acting, Singer

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    Zach Braff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Zach Braff Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

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    Biochemist, Radiobiochemist

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    Jeri Ryan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Jeri Ryan Actor

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    Novelist, Drag queen, Actor

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    Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

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    Actor, Singer, Dancer

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    Television director, Theatre Director, Film Producer

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    Author, Actor

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    Samantha Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Samantha Harris Model, Actor, TV Personality

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    Charlton Heston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Charlton Heston Actor, Voice acting, Political Activist

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    Prosecutor, Politician, Lawyer

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    Comic book creator, Comedian, Ventriloquist

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    Character actor, Comedian, Actor

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    Craig Bierko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Craig Bierko Actor, Singer

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    Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

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    Jennifer Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Jennifer Jones Actor

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    Denis O'Hare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Denis O'Hare Actor

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    John Cameron Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    John Cameron Mitchell Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

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    Charles Horace Mayo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Charles Horace Mayo Physician

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    Nude Glamour Model

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    Clinton Kelly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Clinton Kelly

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    Diarist, Author, Composer

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    Chemist, Inventor

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    Laura Linney is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Laura Linney Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

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    Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

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    Actor, Singer

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    Politician, Soldier, Historian

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    Musician, Film Producer, Actor

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    Saul Bellow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Saul Bellow Novelist, Author, Essayist

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    Adlai Stevenson II is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Adlai Stevenson II Politician

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    Actor, Voice acting

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    Television director, Actor

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    Claude Akins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Claude Akins Actor, Voice acting

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    Journalist

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    Debi Thomas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Northwestern University Alumni

    Debi Thomas Physician, Surgeon

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    Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

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    Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

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