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

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

A list made up of graduates like Tim Duncan, Chris Paul, and other Wake Forest alumni and Wake Forest basketball alumi. Let's go Demon Deacons!

Wake Forest is also known for its football and golf programs.

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

Take a look at this list of WFU alumni!

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Arnold Palmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Arnold Palmer Designer, Professional golfer, Architect

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Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Tim Duncan Basketball player

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Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Chris Paul Basketball player, Athlete

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Carroll O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Carroll O'Connor Television director, Comedian, Television producer

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Frank Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Frank Thompson Politician, Lawyer

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Jesse Helms is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Jesse Helms Politician, Journalist

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David Chase is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
David Chase Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter

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Carol Barbee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Carol Barbee Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

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Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Muggsy Bogues Basketball player, Coach, Actor

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Curtis Strange is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni

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Michael Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Michael Gerald Ford Politician

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Kay Hagan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Kay Hagan Lawyer

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Creigh Deeds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Creigh Deeds Politician, Lawyer

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Donna Edwards is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Donna Edwards Politician, Lawyer

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Bob Ehrlich is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Bob Ehrlich Politician, Lawyer

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Al Hunt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Al Hunt Editor, Journalist

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A. R. Ammons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
A. R. Ammons Poet, Author, Essayist

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Melissa Harris-Perry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Melissa Harris-Perry Professor, Political scientist, Writer

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Charlie Crist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Charlie Crist Politician, Lawyer

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Desmond Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Desmond Clark American football player

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Arvind Swamy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Arvind Swamy Actor

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Ryan Plackemeier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Ryan Plackemeier American football player

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Joseph J. Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Joseph J. Davis Judge, Politician, Lawyer

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Josh Howard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Josh Howard Basketball player

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Thomas Marshburn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Thomas Marshburn Astronaut, Physician

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Darius Songaila is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Darius Songaila Basketball player

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Marc Blucas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Marc Blucas Actor

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Phillip Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Phillip Griffiths Mathematician

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Betty Siegel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni

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Larry Kissell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Larry Kissell Teacher

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Lee Norris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Lee Norris Actor

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Loren Woods is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Loren Woods Basketball player

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Thomas Dixon, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Thomas Dixon, Jr. Politician, Novelist, Screenwriter

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Calvin Pace is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Calvin Pace American football player

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Fred Robbins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Fred Robbins American football player

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Joe Zelenka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Joe Zelenka American football player

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Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Jeff Teague Basketball player

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Cory Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Cory Sullivan Baseball player

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Hunter Kemper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Hunter Kemper Triathlete

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Justin Moose is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni

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Brian Carroll is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni

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Richard Burr is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Richard Burr Politician

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James Riley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
James Riley Footballer

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Jay Haas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Jay Haas Golfer

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Robert Burren Morgan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni

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Ryan Hoag is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Ryan Hoag American football player

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Ovie Mughelli is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Ovie Mughelli American football player

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Ben Mauk is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Ben Mauk American football player

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Al-Farouq Aminu is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni
Al-Farouq Aminu Basketball player

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Samuel Howard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Wake Forest University Alumni