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

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Bethany College?” and “Which celebrities are Bethany College alumni?”
William H. Macy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bethany College Alumni
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William Hall Macy, Jr. is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher, and director in theater, film and television. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he also appeared in summer action films. Macy has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". Macy was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. He has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and has been nominated for nine Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards in total. He is also a four-time Golden Globe Award nominee. Since 2011 he has played the main character in the Showtime ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

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Tom Poston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bethany College Alumni
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Thomas Gordon "Tom" Poston was an American television and film actor. He starred on television in a career that began in 1950. He appeared as a comic actor, game show panelist, comedy/variety show host, film actor, television actor, and Broadway performer. According to USA Today Life editor Dennis Moore, Poston appeared in more sitcoms than any other actor. In the 1980s, he played George Utley, opposite Bob Newhart's character on Newhart. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1921-2007)

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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James Schuyler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bethany College Alumni
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James Marcus Schuyler was an American poet whose awards include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 1980 collection The Morning of the Poem. He was a central figure in the New York School and is often associated with fellow New York School poets John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara, Kenneth Koch, and Barbara Guest. ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1923-1991)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Shane Douglas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bethany College Alumni
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Troy Allan Martin is an American professional wrestler and promoter, better known by his ring name Shane Douglas. In the course of his career, which has spanned over three decades, Douglas has wrestled in Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation before later working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as both a wrestler and a manager. Martin held 11 championships between ECW, WCW and the WWF and is a five-time world champion: a four time ECW World Heavyweight Champion and one time NWA World Heavyweight Champion. Within ECW, where he attained those world titles, Douglas was known by the nickname "The Franchise" in reference to his status ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: New Brighton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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#13 on The Best ECW Wrestlers of All Time

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