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Famous Alfred University Alumni

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

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Robert Klein and Robert Kalfin.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Alfred University?” and “Which celebrities are Alfred University alumni?”
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    Comedian, Television producer


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Robert Klein (born February 8, 1942) is an American stand-up comedian, singer, and actor. He had several comedy albums in the 1970s, was nominated for a Best Actor in a Musical Tony Award for 1979's...  more

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    Creig Valentine Flessel (February 2, 1912 – July 17, 2008) was an American comic book artist and an illustrator and cartoonist for magazines ranging from Boys' Life to Playboy. One of the earliest...  more
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    Poet, Teacher


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Marvin Hartley Bell (born August 3, 1937, in New York City) is an American poet and teacher who was the first Poet Laureate of the state of Iowa. Bell was raised in Center Moriches, Long Island. He...  more
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    BirthplacePortland, Maine

    Rodney O. Martin is chairman of AIG American General, which is the marketing name for the insurance companies and affiliates of AIG that comprise AIGs Domestic Life Insurance Operations....  more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Robert Herman Benmosche ( ben-moh-SHAY, May 29, 1944 – February 27, 2015) was the president and chief executive officer of American International Group (NYSE: AIG). He was appointed President &...  more
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    Historian, Author


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Richard Michael Dolan (; born July 1, 1962) is an American author, historian, publisher who specializes in the history of the UFO phenomenon, as well as analysis of conspiracy theories, United States...  more
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    BirthplaceNorwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

    Elizabeth "Betty" Woodman (née Abrahams; May 14, 1930 – January 2, 2018) was an American ceramic artist. Betty Woodman was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, and she attended the School for American...  more
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    John Bisbee (born 1965) is an American sculptor living and working in Brunswick Me. Bisbee received his B.F.A. from Alfred University and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He...  more
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    Theatre Director


    Robert Zangwill Kalfin (born 1933) is an American stage director and producer who has worked on and off Broadway and at regional theaters throughout the country. He is a former artistic director of...  more
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    Actor, Lawyer


    BirthplaceUSA, Paterson, New Jersey

    David Zeltner Chesnoff (born May 13, 1955) is an American criminal defense attorney based in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Chesnoff was a law partner of Las Vegas Mayor, Oscar B. Goodman. Chesnoff has...  more
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    Charles Loloma (January 7, 1921 – June 9, 1991) was an American artist of Hopi ancestry. He was arguably the most influential Native American, if not North American, jeweler of the twentieth century....  more
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    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Cathy Bissoon (born May 16, 1968) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Previously, she was a United States Magistrate Judge...  more
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    Akio Takamori (1950 – January 11, 2017) was a Japanese-American ceramic sculptor and was a faculty member at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington....  more
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    Karen Karnes (November 17, 1925 – July 12, 2016) was an American ceramist, best known for her earth-toned stoneware ceramics.[1] She was born in 1925 in New York City, where she attended art schools...  more
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    Kim Dickey is a ceramic artist. She is also Professor of Ceramics at the University of Colorado, in Boulder, Colorado. She obtained her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, in Providence,...  more
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    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceArea code 815, Area codes 815 and 779, Illinois, Kendall County, United States of America

    Thomas W. Reed II (born November 18, 1971) is an American attorney and politician who serves as the U.S. Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district. A Republican, Reed first joined the...  more
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    Walter McConnell is an American ceramic artist living and working in Belmont, New York. He is most recognized for his unfired ceramic installations addressing the relationship between nature and...  more
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    Peter Cuneo is an American businessman known for having served as President of Black & Decker Corporation, CEO of Remington Products and Marvel Comics, Chairman of the Alfred University Board of...  more
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    William Matthew O'Connor (September 22, 1970 – January 31, 2018) was an American artist whose work appeared in role-playing games, books, video games and concept art....  more
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    Annabeth Rosen (born 1957 Brooklyn, NY) is an American sculptor, and the Robert Arneson Endowed Chair at University of California, Davis,...  more
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    Clarence Winfred Spicer (November 30, 1875 – November 21, 1939) was an American automotive engineer and inventor best known for the first practical design and use of the universal joint in automotive...  more
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    Steven Zelin, also known as "The Singing CPA", is an independent singer/songwriter in New York City with a day job of a Certified Public Accountant. His music style spans humor, folk, and children's...  more