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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Drake University and be of some renown.

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

List includes Jeremy Piven, Michael Emerson and more.

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

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Jeremy Piven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Jeremy Piven Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

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Steve Allen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Steve Allen Film Score Composer, Talk show host, Comedian

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Mark Doty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Mark Doty Poet, Author, Writer

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John August is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
John August Film Producer, Screenwriter, Script doctor

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Michael Emerson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Michael Emerson Illustrator, Theatre Director, Theatre teacher

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Ira Levin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Ira Levin Songwriter, Writer, Playwright

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Brian Wansink is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Brian Wansink Professor, Researcher, Psychologist

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Larry Zox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Larry Zox Painter, Printmaker, Artist

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Joseph Chaikin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Joseph Chaikin Theatre Director, Actor, Playwright

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Ronald Olson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Ronald Olson Anthropologist, Lawyer

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Chet Culver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Chet Culver Politician, Teacher

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Bill Bryson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Bill Bryson Journalist, Science writer, Writer

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Syleena Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Syleena Johnson Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Model

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Gregory Frost is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Gregory Frost Novelist, Author, Essayist

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Sam Wanamaker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Sam Wanamaker Television director, Theatre Director, Actor

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Jim Nussle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Jim Nussle Politician

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Neal Edward Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Neal Edward Smith Politician

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Seth Barnes Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni

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Robert Dana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Robert Dana Writer

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Zach Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Zach Johnson Golfer

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Robert J. Graziano is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Robert J. Graziano Businessperson

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Mark S. Cady is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Mark S. Cady Judge

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Terry Branstad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Terry Branstad Politician, Lawyer

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Darrell R. Lindsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Darrell R. Lindsey

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Susan Glaspell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Susan Glaspell Poet, Journalist, Biographer

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Jessie Taft is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni

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Johnny Bright is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Johnny Bright Canadian football player

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Cuthbert Hurd is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Cuthbert Hurd Computer scientist

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Julee Cruise is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Julee Cruise Songwriter, Actor, Singer

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Clarence "Pug" Manders American football player

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Roger Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Roger Williams Pianist

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Bill Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Bill Stevenson American football player

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Dan Turk is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Dan Turk American football player

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Roxanne Conlin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni

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Dennis McKnight is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Dennis McKnight Coach, American football player

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Doug Winslow is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Doug Winslow American football player

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Billy Cundiff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Billy Cundiff American football player

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Pat Dunsmore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Pat Dunsmore American football player

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Felix Wright is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Felix Wright American football player

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Karl Kassulke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Karl Kassulke American football player

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Robert D. Blue is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni

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Johnnie Carson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Johnnie Carson

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Gary L. Medd is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni

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Dennis R. Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni

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Jack Hatch is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Jack Hatch

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Ed Fallon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Ed Fallon Politician

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Rex Wockner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Rex Wockner Journalist

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Robert D. Ray is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Robert D. Ray

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Janet Petersen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni
Janet Petersen

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Steve Warnstadt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Drake University Alumni