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

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

Sean Hannity and Chuck D are only the beginning of the graduates on this list.

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

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Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Sean Hannity Commentator, Author, Radio personality Sean Patrick Hannity is an American television host, author, and conservative political commentator. He is the host of The Sean Hannity Show, a nationally syndicated talk radio show that airs ...more

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Justin Bond is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Justin Bond Performer, Drag queen, Singer-songwriter Justin Vivian Bond is an American singer-songwriter, author, painter, performance artist, occasional actor, drag queen, and Radical Faerie. Described as "the best cabaret artist of his ...more

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Gary Dell'Abate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Gary Dell'Abate Radio producer, Film Producer, Actor Gary Patrick Angelo Dell'Abate, best known as Baba Booey, is an American radio producer, known for being the executive producer of The Howard Stern Show. His autobiography They Call Me Baba ...more

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Flavor Flav is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Flavor Flav Rapper, Television producer, Musician William Jonathan Drayton Jr., better known by his stage name Flavor Flav, is an American musician, rapper, actor, television personality, and comedian who rose to prominence as a member of the ...more

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Donald Clark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Donald Clark Psychologist Donald H. Clark is an American writer, teacher, consultant and clinical psychologist who has specialized in group and individual work with gay people since 1968. His writing includes fiction, ...more

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Jacqueline Woodson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Jacqueline Woodson Novelist, Author, Writer Jacqueline Woodson is an American writer of books for children and adolescents. She is best known for Miracle's Boys, which won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2001 and her Newbery Honor-winning ...more

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Charles A. Perkins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Charles A. Perkins Charles Albert Perkins was an American lawyer and reformer who was New York County District Attorney in 1915. While with the District Attorney's office, Perkins prosecuted many of the city's ...more

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Chuck D is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Chuck D Film Score Composer, Publisher, Record producer Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, better known by his stage name Chuck D, is an American rapper, author, and producer. He helped create politically and socially conscious rap music in the mid-1980s as ...more

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Gregory Meeks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Gregory Meeks Politician Gregory Weldon Meeks is the U.S. Representative for New York's 5th congressional district, formerly in the 6th District since 1998. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district formerly ...more

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Meredith Eaton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Meredith Eaton Psychologist, Actor Meredith Hope Eaton is an American actress. She is 4 feet tall and refers to herself as a "short-stature actress". She is known for portraying the attorney Emily Resnick on the CBS ...more

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Edolphus Towns is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Edolphus Towns Politician Edolphus Towns, Jr. is an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2013. A Democrat from New York, Towns was Chairman of the House Oversight and ...more

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Kelly Cass is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Kelly Cass Meteorologist Meteorologist ' ' ' Kelly Cass' ' ' is an On-Camera Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, She first appeared on air at The Weather Channel in January 2000. Before joining The Weather Channel, ...more

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Jonathan Larson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Jonathan Larson Lyricist, Author, Composer Jonathan Larson was an American composer and playwright noted for exploring the social issues of multiculturalism, addiction, and homophobia in his work. Typical examples of his use of these ...more

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Jennifer Michael Hecht is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Jennifer Michael Hecht Writer Jennifer Michael Hecht is a teacher, author, poet, historian, and philosopher. Hecht has seven published books, her scholarly articles have been published in many journals and magazines, and her ...more

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Malcolm Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Malcolm Smith Politician, Real estate development Malcolm A. Smith is an American politician. He was a Democratic member of the New York State Senate for the 14th district, a portion of southeast Queens that includes Hollis, St. Albans, Cambria ...more

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Karen Fraction is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Karen Fraction Actor Karen Elizabeth Fraction Hamilton was an American actress, dancer and model from Flint, Michigan. She is probably best remembered as Dr. Perry, the Chief Medical Officer in seaQuest 2032, and ...more

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Donna Orender is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Donna Orender Donna Orender is a sports executive and a former collegiate and professional basketball player. She was recently president of the WNBA. She grew up on Long Island, New York and was a five-sport ...more

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Steve Reid is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Steve Reid Musician, Drummer Steve Reid was an American musician.

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Kemble Scott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Kemble Scott Writer Kemble Scott is the pseudonym for fiction used by American journalist Scott James, writer of a weekly column about the San Francisco Bay Area that appears in The New York Times and The Bay ...more

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Robert B. Willumstad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Robert B. Willumstad Willumstad, 62, has been Chairman of the Board of AIG since November 2006. He is the co-founder of Brysam Global Partners, a New York-based private equity investment firm focused on emerging ...more

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Hype Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Hype Williams Screenwriter, Music video director, Film Director Harold "Hype" Williams is an American music video director and film director. Williams first displayed his work by tagging local billboards, storefronts, and playgrounds using HYPE as ...more

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Steven Cymbrowitz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Steven Cymbrowitz Politician, Lawyer Steven H. Cymbrowitz is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly representing Assembly District 45, which consists of Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach and Midwood, among other ...more

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Alice Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Alice Hoffman Novelist, Author, Writer Alice Hoffman is an American novelist and young-adult and children's writer, best known for her 1996 novel Practical Magic, which was adapted for a 1998 film of the same name. Many of her works ...more

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Michael Jahn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Michael Jahn Journalist, Memoirist, Author Joseph Michael Jahn is an American journalist, author and memoirist. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and raised in Sayville, New York. He moved to New York City in 1966 and was educated at ...more

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Mike Windischmann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Mike Windischmann Michael "Mike" Windischmann is a retired American soccer defender who played in both the Major Indoor Soccer League and the American Soccer League. He earned fifty caps with the U.S. ...more

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Birdsall S. Viault is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Birdsall S. Viault Historian Birdsall S. Viault was Professor Emeritus of History at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina. He has also taught at Adelphi University, where he had previously attained his B.S. and ...more

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Paul Ekman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Paul Ekman Professor, Psychologist, Scientist Paul Ekman is an American psychologist who is a pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions. He has created an "atlas of emotions" with more than ten ...more

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Long Island Railroad Massacre is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Long Island Railroad Massacre The Long Island Rail Road massacre was a mass murder which resulted in Colin Ferguson being convicted of murdering six people and injuring nineteen others on the Long Island Rail Road in Garden ...more

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Roby Young is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Roby Young Reuven "Roby" Young is a former Israeli international footballer, and captain of Hapoel Haifa.

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Robert Montano is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Robert Montano Actor Robert Montano is an American film and television actor.

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Joseph Afful is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Joseph Afful Joseph Afful is a soccer player, who plays for the Brooklyn Knights of the USL Premier Development League.

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Michael Balboni is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Michael Balboni Politician, Lawyer Michael Balboni was the Deputy Secretary for Public Safety for the State of New York, who was the senior homeland security and law enforcement official in New York Governor David Paterson's ...more

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Gary Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Gary Sullivan Gary Sullivan is an American soccer defender who plays for the Long Island Rough Riders. He spent one season with the Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer.

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Bob Beamon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Bob Beamon Track and field athlete Robert "Bob" Beamon is an American former track and field athlete, best known for his world record in the long jump at the Mexico Olympics in 1968, which remained the world record for ...more

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Rhoda Blumberg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Rhoda Blumberg Writer Rhoda Blumberg is a writer.

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Robert K. Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Robert K. Sweeney Politician Robert K. "Bob" Sweeney is a New York Assemblyman elected in 1988 to represent the 11th district, which includes Lindenhurst, Copiague, Amityville, Wyandanch, and West Babylon. He is a ...more

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Tom J. Donohue is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Tom J. Donohue Businessperson Thomas J. Donohue Sr. is the President and CEO of the United States Chamber of Commerce located in Washington, D.C. The Chamber of Commerce supports pro-business causes and is the largest and ...more

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Carole Migden is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Carole Migden Politician Carole Migden is an American politician from San Francisco, California who represented the third district of the California State Senate from 2004 to 2008 and the 13th district of the California ...more

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Joseph W. Westphal is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Joseph W. Westphal Joseph W. Westphal is the current United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He served as the 30th United States Under Secretary of the Army from 2009-2014.

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David Debin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
David Debin Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor David Debin is an American writer and former producer. His father was a New York talent agent who discovered Michael Bennett and other well-known Broadway stars.

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Kenneth LaValle is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Kenneth LaValle Politician Kenneth P. LaValle represents District 1 in the New York State Senate, which comprises the five East End towns of Long Island, New York, and the eastern half of the Town of Brookhaven, New York. ...more

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Tom Pecora is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Tom Pecora Coach Tom Pecora is an American college basketball coach and most recently the head men's basketball coach at Fordham University. Born in Queens Village, New York, he graduated from Adelphi University ...more

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James Garner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
James Garner Soldier, Television producer, Film Producer James Garner was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, including such popular roles as Bret Maverick in the 1950s ...more

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Billy Phillips is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Billy Phillips Billy Phillips is a former U.S. soccer goalkeeper who played three seasons in the North American Soccer League, six in the Major Indoor Soccer League and later coached the Dallas Sidekicks for ...more

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Herb Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Herb Goldberg Psychologist, Writer Herb Goldberg, is the author of the book What Men Still Don't Know About Women, Relationships, and Love, previously authored The Hazards of Being Male: Surviving the Myth of Masculine Privilege, ...more

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Richard Neer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Richard Neer Richard Neer is an American disc jockey and sports radio personality who has been involved in, and has chronicled, key changes in both music and sports radio.

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Chris Armas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Chris Armas Chris Armas is a retired American soccer player. He is currently an assistant coach of the New York Red Bulls.

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Tim Holland is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Tim Holland Tim Holland was a world-champion backgammon player, highly paid teacher of the game, author of three backgammon books and successful gambler who has won more major backgammon tournaments than ...more

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Cynthia M. Rufe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Cynthia M. Rufe Judge Cynthia M. Rufe is a District Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W.

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Earlene Hill Hooper is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Adelphi University Alumni
Earlene Hill Hooper Politician, Social work Earlene Hill Hooper represents District 18 in the New York State Assembly, which includes large portions of Nassau County, New York. First chosen in a special election held on March 15, 1988, ...more