Famous City College Of New York Alumni

List Rules
People on this list must have gone to City College of New York and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Woody Allen and Eli Wallach.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to City College of New York?” and “Which celebrities are City College of New York alumni?”
Ranked by
  • Woody Allen
    Film Score Composer, Comedian, Musician
    • Age: 87
    • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Heywood "Woody" Allen (born December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, and comedian whose career spans more than six decades. He began his career as a comedy writer in the 1950s, ...more
  • Tony Curtis
    Painter, Actor
    • Age: Dec. at 85 (1925-2010)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades but who achieved the height of his popularity in the 1950s and early ...more
  • Colin Powell
    Statesman, Politician, Soldier
    • Age: 85
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem
    Colin Luther Powell (April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021) was an American statesman, diplomat, and four-star general who served as the 65th United States secretary of state from 2001 to 2005. He was the ...more
  • Jackie Mason
    Rabbi, Comedian, Screenwriter
    • Age: 91
    • Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States of America
    Jackie Mason (born Yacov Moshe Hakohen Maza; June 9, 1928 – July 24, 2021) was an American stand-up comedian and film and television actor. His 1986 one-man show The World According to Me! won a ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 60 (1911-1972)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Greenwich Village
    Paul Goodman (September 9, 1911 – August 2, 1972) was an American novelist, playwright, poet, literary critic, and psychotherapist, although now best known as a social critic and anarchist ...more
  • Henry Kissinger
    Statesman, Businessperson, Politician
    • Age: 99
    • Birthplace: Fürth, Germany
    Henry Alfred Kissinger (; German: [ˈkɪsɪŋɐ]; born Heinz Alfred Kissinger; May 27, 1923) is an American politician, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant who served as United States Secretary of State ...more