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Famous College Of Charleston Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to College of Charleston and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Orlando Jones and Thomas Gibson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to College of Charleston?” and “Which celebrities are College of Charleston alumni?”
  • Erick Avari1


    BirthplaceIndia, Darjeeling

    Erick Avari (born 13 April 1952) is an American television, film and theater actor known... more on Wikipedia
  • Orlando Jones2

    Orlando Jones

    Businessperson, Comedian


    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama, United States of America

    Orlando Jones (born April 10, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is known... more on Wikipedia
  • Robert Mills3

    Robert Mills

    Architect, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 74 (1781-1855)

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Robert Mills, known for designing the Washington Monument, is sometimes called the first... more on Wikipedia
  • James B. Edwards4

    James B. Edwards

    Politician, Dentist


    BirthplaceHawthorne, Florida, United States of America

    James Burrows Edwards (June 24, 1927 – December 26, 2014) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia
  • Brett Gardner5

    Brett Gardner

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceHolly Hill, South Carolina

    Brett Michael Gardner (born August 24, 1983) is an American professional baseball outfielder... more on Wikipedia

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    #1645 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time#38 of 149 The Greatest New York Yankees Of All Time

  • Thomas Gibson6

    Thomas Gibson

    Television director, Actor


    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

    Thomas Ellis Gibson (born July 3, 1962) is an American actor and director. He portrayed... more on Wikipedia

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    #276 of 595 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures#268 of 461 The Best TV Actors of All Time

  • John C. Frémont7

    John C. Frémont

    Politician, Military Officer

    AgeDec. at 77 (1813-1890)

    BirthplaceSavannah, Georgia, USA

    John Charles Frémont or Fremont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Wes Knight8

    Wes Knight

    Wes Knight (born September 6, 1986) is a retired American soccer player.
  • Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve9
    Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (October 23, 1831 – January 9, 1924) was an American classical... more on Wikipedia
  • L. Mendel Rivers10

    L. Mendel Rivers

    Lucius Mendel Rivers (September 28, 1905 – December 28, 1970) was a Democratic U.S.... more on Wikipedia
  • Josh Strickland11

    Josh Strickland

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

    Joshua Strickland (born October 23, 1983) is an American singer and actor from Charleston,... more on Wikipedia
  • Paul Hamilton Hayne12

    Paul Hamilton Hayne


    AgeDec. at 56 (1830-1886)

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Paul Hamilton Hayne (January 1, 1830 – July 6, 1886) was a nineteenth-century Southern... more on Wikipedia
  • Anthony Johnson13

    Anthony Johnson

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Anthony Mark Johnson (born October 2, 1974) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Arthur Ravenel, Jr.14

    Arthur Ravenel, Jr.

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceBerkeley County, 29401, Area code 843, United States of America, United States

    Arthur Ravenel Jr. (born March 29, 1927) is a businessman and a Republican politician from... more on Wikipedia
  • Glenn F. McConnell15


    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

    Glenn Fant McConnell (born December 11, 1947) served as the president of the College of... more on Wikipedia
  • Jeff Beliveau16

    Jeff Beliveau

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceJohnston, Rhode Island

    Jeffrey Ryan Beliveau is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of... more on Wikipedia
  • Lu Parker17

    Lu Parker

    Journalist, Newsreader


    BirthplaceUSA, South Carolina, Anderson

    Frances Louise "Lu" Parker (born April 16, 1968) is an American journalist, Miss USA 1994... more on Wikipedia
  • Matt Czuchry18


    BirthplaceManchester, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Matthew Charles Czuchry (; born May 20, 1977) is an American actor. He is known for his roles... more on Wikipedia
  • Allison Munn19


    BirthplaceUSA, South Carolina, Columbia

    Allison Munn (born October 7, 1974) is an American actress. She played Caroline Dupree in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Edwin McCain20

    Edwin McCain

    Musician, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceGreenville, South Carolina, United States of America

    Edwin McCain (born January 20, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. His songs... more on Wikipedia
  • Burnet R. Maybank21

    AgeDec. at 55 (1899-1954)

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, United States of America

    Burnet Rhett Maybank (March 7, 1899 – September 1, 1954) was a U.S. Senator, the 99th Governor... more on Wikipedia
  • Laurie Waters22

    Laurie Waters


    BirthplaceGreenville, South Carolina

    News 4 Reporter ' ' ' Laurie Waters ' ' ' joined KMOV Channel 4 in 1989 as the primary...
  • Jimmy Carr23

    Jimmy Carr

    American football player

    AgeDied at 79 (1933-2012)

    BirthplaceWest Virginia

    James Henry Carr (March 25, 1933 – August 13, 2012) was an American football player who played... more on Wikipedia
  • Marco Sartor24

    Marco Sartor



    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    Marco Sartor (born 22 February) is an award-winning Uruguayan classical guitarist.
  • Jennifer Ferrin25


    BirthplaceLawrenceville, Georgia, United States of America

    Jennifer Ferrin (born February 25, 1979) is an American actress.