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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Kirby Puckett and Danny Granger.

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

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Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Pilot, Astronaut Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. was a United States Air Force officer and the first African-American astronaut.

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Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Pilot, Astronaut Colonel Gary Eugene Payton, USAF, is an American former astronaut.

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Neil Flynn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting Neil Richard Flynn is an American actor and comedian, known for his role as Janitor in the NBC medical comedy-drama Scrubs. He currently portrays Mike Heck in the ABC sitcom The Middle.

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Patrick O'Bryant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Basketball player Patrick Fitzgerald O'Bryant is a Central African professional basketball player. The 7 ft 0 in, 250 lb center was selected out of Bradley University by the Golden State Warriors with the 9th ...more

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Charley Steiner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Announcer, Journalist, Radio Broadcaster Charles Harris "Charley" Steiner is an American sportscaster and broadcast journalist. He is currently the main play-by-play voice for the Los Angeles Dodgers Radio Network, paired

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Marcus Pollard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
American football player Marcus LaJuan Pollard is a former American football tight end and current Director of Player Development and Youth Football for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Ray LaHood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Politician, Teacher Raymond H. "Ray" LaHood is an American politician who served as United States Secretary of Transportation from 2009 until 2013. A Republican from Illinois, LaHood represented ...more

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John Shalikashvili is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
John Malchase David Shalikashvili was a Polish-born United States Army general who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Supreme Allied Commander from 1993 to 1997. He was born in ...more

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Kirby Puckett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Baseball player Anthony Kirby Puckett was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire 12-year Major League Baseball career playing as a center fielder for the Minnesota Twins. Puckett is the ...more

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Danny Granger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Basketball player Danny Granger, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association. He is mainly a small forward, though he also ...more

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Devon Michaels is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Pornographic actor, Actor Devon Michaels is an American pornographic actress. Michaels was raised with her two brothers near Peoria, Illinois. She attended Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, before making the ...more

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George Shaheen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Businessperson George T. Shaheen, an American businessman, was chief executive at management consulting firm Andersen Consulting from 1989 to 1999, before moving on to now-defunct online grocer Webvan. His ...more

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Anthony Parker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Basketball player Anthony Michael Parker is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association, as well as in Italy and Israel. After graduating from Bradley ...more

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Hersey Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Basketball player Hersey Hawkins is the father of Corey Hawkins.

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Ron Erickson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Politician Ron Erickson is a Democratic Party member of the Montana Senate. In 2009, he was elected for Senate District 47, representing Missoula, Montana. He was a member of the Montana House of ...more

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Jerry Hadley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Singer Jerry Hadley was an American operatic tenor. He received three Grammy awards for his vocal performances in the recordings of Jenůfa, Susannah, and Candide. Hadley was a leading American tenor ...more

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Robert H. Michel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Robert Henry "Bob" Michel is an American Republican Party politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives for 38 years. He represented central Illinois' 18th ...more

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Aaron Schock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Politician, Real estate entrepreneur Aaron Jon Schock was the United States Representative from Illinois's 18th congressional district, serving from 2009 until 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district is based in ...more

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Matthew F. Hale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Matthew F. Hale, more commonly known as Matt Hale, was the third Pontifex Maximus of the nontheistic and ethnocentric religion, Creativity, and the founder of the group formerly known as the ...more

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Joseph R. Holzapple is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Joseph R. Holzapple Joseph Randall Holzapple was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe from 1969 to 1971.

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David Thirdkill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Basketball player David Thirdkill is a retired American basketball player who was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the 1st round of the 1982 NBA Draft. A 6 ft 7 in small forward from the College of Southern Idaho ...more

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Ray Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
American football player "Rocket" Raymond LeRoy Ramsey was a professional American football player who played defensive back for the Chicago Cardinals. He remains the Cardinals all-time record holder for ...more

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Tom Fink is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Tom Fink Politician Thomas A. "Tom" Fink is a Republican politician in Alaska. He was Mayor of Anchorage from 1987 to 1994 and Speaker of the Alaska House of Representatives from 1973-1975. He is also a ...more

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Harry Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Harry Jacobs American football player Harry Edwards Jacobs is a former American college and professional football player. A linebacker, he played college football for Bradley University and in the American Football League for the ...more

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Bill Roehnelt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bradley University Alumni
Bill Roehnelt American football player William Edward Roehnelt was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins; and in the American Football League for the Denver ...more