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Famous Carnegie Mellon University Alumni

Updated June 16, 2020 33.7k views458 items

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

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

This is a list that features graduates like Cote de Pablo and Matt Bomer.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Carnegie Mellon University?” and “Which celebrities are Carnegie Mellon University alumni?”
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    Film Producer, Screenwriter

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    Television producer, Film Producer

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  • George Peppard11

    George Peppard

    Film Producer, Actor

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    Patrick Wilson

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    Jack Klugman

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    Barbara Feldon

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    Ken Goldberg

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    Shari Belafonte

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    Robert Dennard

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  • Michael McKean18

    Michael McKean

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  • Stephanie Kwolek19

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    Rob Marshall

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    Earl Wild

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