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Famous Bucknell University Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 22.9k views116 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Bucknell University and be of some renown.

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

This list is made up of a variety of graduates, including Christy Mathewson and Edward Herrmann.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Bucknell University?” and “Which celebrities are Bucknell University alumni?”
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  • 1
    Edward Herrmann

    Edward Herrmann

    Spokesperson, Screenwriter

    Age77

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., USA

    Edward Kirk Herrmann (July 21, 1943 – December 31, 2014) was an American actor, director,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Kenneth Langone

    Kenneth Langone

    Businessperson

    Age85

    BirthplaceRoslyn Heights, New York

    Kenneth Gerard Langone Sr., KSG (Knight of the Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great)... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Leslie Moonves

    Leslie Moonves

    Businessperson, Actor

    Age71

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Leslie Roy Moonves (; born October 6, 1949) is an American media executive who served as the... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Christy Mathewson

    Christy Mathewson

    Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 45 (1880-1925)

    BirthplaceFactoryville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Christopher Mathewson (August 12, 1880 – October 7, 1925), nicknamed "Big Six", "The Christian... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Edward B. Lewis
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  • 6
    Norman Thomas

    Norman Thomas

    Activist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 84 (1884-1968)

    BirthplaceOhio, Marion, United States, with Territories, Marion County

    Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was an American Presbyterian... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Evan Coyne Maloney

    Evan Coyne Maloney

    Filmmaking, Screenwriter

    Age47

    Evan Coyne Maloney (born October 27, 1972), is an American documentary filmmaker, the editor... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Charles Brandes

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur

    Age77

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Charles H. Brandes is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is a disciple... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Ralph Waite

    Ralph Waite

    Television director, Politician

    AgeDec. at 86 (1928-2014)

    BirthplaceUSA, White Plains, New York

    Ralph Waite (June 22, 1928 – February 13, 2014) was an American actor and political activist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Ronald S. Baron

    Ronald Stephen Baron (born 1943) (also known as Ron Baron) is an American mutual fund manager... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    John Warren Davis

    John Warren Davis

    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 78 (1867-1945)

    BirthplaceElizabeth City, North Carolina, United States of America

    John Warren Davis (March 4, 1867 – February 21, 1945) was a United States Circuit Judge of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Theodore Beale

    Theodore Beale

    Novelist, Author

    Age52

    Theodore Robert Beale (born August 21, 1968), also known as Vox Day, is an American far-right... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Diane Allen

    Diane Allen

    Journalist, Newsreader

    Age72

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Diane B. Allen (born March 8, 1948 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American Republican Party... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    David Kahn

    David Kahn

    Journalist, Historian

    Age90

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    David Kahn (b. February 7, 1930) is a US historian, journalist and writer. He has written... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Alexander McDonald

    Alexander McDonald

    Businessperson, Banker

    AgeDec. at 71 (1832-1903)

    BirthplaceLock Haven, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Contiguous United States, United States of America

    Alexander McDonald may refer to: Alexander McDonald (Royal Marines officer) (c. 1745 – 1821),... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Ronald D. Liebowitz
    Ronald D. Liebowitz (born April 26, 1957) is the ninth President of Brandeis University... more on Wikipedia
  • 17

    Age78

    BirthplaceHillsdale, Michigan

  • 18
    C. K. Williams

    C. K. Williams

    Poet, Author

    Age83

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

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    Peter Balakian

    Peter Balakian

    Poet, Professor

    Age69

    BirthplaceTeaneck, New Jersey

    Peter Balakian (Armenian: Փիթըր Պալաքեան, born June 13, 1951) is an Armenian American poet,... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Philip Roth

    Philip Roth

    Novelist, Author

    Age87

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

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  • 21
    David Weinberger

    David Weinberger

    Author, Writer

    Age70

    BirthplaceRoslyn Heights, NY

    David Weinberger (born 1950) is an American technologist, professional speaker, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Tim Keller

    Tim Keller

    Orator, Author

    Age70

    BirthplacePennsylvania

    Timothy J. Keller (born September 23, 1950) is an American pastor, theologian, and Christian... more on Wikipedia
  • 23

    Marc Hauser

    Evolutionary Biologist, Professor

    Age60

    Marc D. Hauser (born October 25, 1959) is an American evolutionary biologist and a researcher... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Neal Blaisdell

    Neal Blaisdell

    Politician, Teacher

    AgeDec. at 73 (1902-1975)

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

    Neal Shaw Blaisdell (November 6, 1902 – November 5, 1975) served as Mayor of Honolulu from... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    David Jayne Hill

    David Jayne Hill

    Politician, Diplomat

    AgeDec. at 82 (1850-1932)

    BirthplacePlainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

    Rev. David Jayne Hill (June 10, 1850 – March 2, 1932) was an American academic, diplomat and... more on Wikipedia