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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Chicago and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Chicago, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Chicago include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Chicago alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Chicago 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 University of Chicago.

Examples of graduates on this list include Misha Collins and Ed Asner.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Chicago?” and “Which celebrities are University of Chicago alumni?”

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Robin Harper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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Larry Ellison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Larry Ellison Businessperson, Investor Entrepreneur

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Harvey Levin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Harvey Levin Editor, Journalist Television producer

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Roger Ebert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Roger Ebert Film critic, Journalist Television producer

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David Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
David Rockefeller Statesman, Businessperson Banker

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Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Harry Morgan Salesperson, Television director Actor

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Will Geer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Will Geer Actor, Singer Botanist

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Paul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Paul Goodman Writer

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Kurt Vonnegut is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Kurt Vonnegut Novelist, Screenwriter Author

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Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Ed Asner Actor, Voice acting

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Nicholas Ray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Nicholas Ray Screenwriter, Actor Film Director

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Mary Anne Mohanraj is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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John Dewey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
John Dewey Psychologist, Philosopher

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Patricia Roberts Harris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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Harvey Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Harvey Fletcher Physicist, Inventor

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Carter G. Woodson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Carter G. Woodson Journalist, Historian Author

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Calvin Souther Fuller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Calvin Souther Fuller Chemist, Inventor

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Henry Cecil McBay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Henry Cecil McBay Chemist, Inventor

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Robert Weitbrecht is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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Lloyd Hall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Lloyd Hall Chemist, Inventor

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Jeb Stuart Magruder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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William Thetford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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Carl Sagan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Carl Sagan Physicist, Novelist Scientist

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Susan Sontag is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Susan Sontag Cultural critic, Novelist Screenwriter

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Edwin Hubble is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Edwin Hubble Physicist, Astronomer

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Anna Chlumsky is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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Ray Suarez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Ray Suarez Journalist, Author TV Journalist

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Allan Bloom is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Allan Bloom Professor, Writer Philosopher

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Ramsey Clark is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Ramsey Clark Politician, Lawyer

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Gary Gygax is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Gary Gygax Television producer, Author Writer

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Celeste Holm is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Celeste Holm Actor

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Abram Shulsky is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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Joi Ito is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Joi Ito Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist

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Steven Best is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Steven Best Philosopher

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Herbert Simon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Herbert Simon Psychologist, Scientist Economist

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Saul Bellow is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Saul Bellow Novelist, Author Essayist

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William Heirens is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni

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Katharine Burr Blodgett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Katharine Burr Blodgett Physicist, Inventor

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Adolfo Diz is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Adolfo Diz Economist

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Marilu Henner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Marilu Henner Film Producer, Author Actor

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Robert S. Mulliken is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Robert S. Mulliken Physicist, Chemist

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Charles H. Percy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Charles H. Percy Politician

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Mike Nichols is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Mike Nichols Theatre Director, Comedian Film Producer

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David Rubenstein is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
David Rubenstein Businessperson, Entrepreneur Lawyer

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Lewis Hine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Lewis Hine Photographer

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Jim Neal is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Jim Neal Businessperson, Politician Entrepreneur

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Theodore Hall is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Theodore Hall Scientist

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Glenway Wescott is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Glenway Wescott Novelist

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Lanford Wilson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Lanford Wilson Screenwriter, Author Playwright

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Fritz Weaver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Chicago Alumni
Fritz Weaver Actor, Voice acting