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

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

List features graduates like Amanda Seyfried, Donald Trump and more Fordham alumni! 

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

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Investor

Age: 72

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and ...more

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Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Spokesperson, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 64

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America

Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer. He has received two Golden Globe awards, one Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best ...more

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Amanda Seyfried is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 33

Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Amanda Michelle Seyfried (born December 3, 1985) is an American actress, model, and singer-songwriter. She began her career as a model when she was 11 and her acting career at 15 with recurring ...more

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Hilarie Burton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
VJ, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 36

Birthplace: Sterling, Virginia, United States of America

Hilarie Ros Burton (born July 1, 1982) is an American actress and producer. A former host of MTV's Total Request Live, she portrayed Peyton Sawyer on The WB/CW drama One Tree Hill for six ...more

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Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Activist, Television director, Screenwriter

Age: 83

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Alan Alda (born January 28, 1936) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he played Hawkeye Pierce in the war ...more

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Hunter Tylo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Model, Actor

Age: 56

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

Hunter Tylo (born Deborah Jo Hunter, July 3, 1962) is an American actress, author and former model. She is best known for her role as Taylor Hayes (1990–2002, 2004, 2005–13, 2014, 2018–) on The ...more

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G. Gordon Liddy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Pilot, Government agent, Politician

Age: 88

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

George Gordon Battle Liddy (born November 30, 1930), known as G. Gordon Liddy, is a former FBI agent, lawyer, talk show host, actor, and figure in the Watergate scandal as the chief operative in ...more

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Vito Fossella is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Accountant, Politician, Attorney at law

Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Amanda Hearst is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Fashion Model

Age: 35

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Amanda Randolph Hearst (born January 5, 1984) is an American socialite, activist, fashion model, and heiress to the Hearst Corporation, William Randolph Hearst's media conglomerate. She is an ...more
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Robert Sean Leonard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: USA, Westwood, New Jersey

Robert Lawrence Leonard (born February 28, 1969), better known by his stage name Robert Sean Leonard, is an American actor. He is known for playing Dr. James Wilson in the television series ...more
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David Copperfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor, Magician

Age: 62

Birthplace: Metuchen, New Jersey, USA

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Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Vin Scully Announcer, Journalist, Voice acting

Age: 91

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Mary Higgins Clark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 91

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney (December 24, 1927 - January 31, 2020), known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, was an American author of suspense novels. Each of her 51 books ...more
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Susan Lucci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Author

Age: 72

Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA

Susan Victoria Lucci (born December 23, 1946) is an American actress, television host, author and entrepreneur, best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children from ...more

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John N. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Naval Officer, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1913-1988)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

John Newton Mitchell (September 15, 1913 – November 9, 1988) was the 67th Attorney General of the United States (1969–1972) under President Richard Nixon. Prior to that, he had been a municipal ...more
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John Benjamin Hickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 55

Birthplace: Plano, Texas, United States of America

John Benjamin Hickey (born June 25, 1963) is an American actor with a career in stage, film and television. He won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for his ...more
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Patricia Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 59

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Patricia Davies Clarkson (born December 29, 1959) is an American actress. She has starred in numerous leading and supporting roles in a variety of films, ranging from independent features to ...more

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Vince Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Coach, American football player

Age: Died at 57 (1913-1970)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football player, coach, and executive in the National Football League (NFL). He is best known as the head coach of the ...more

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Walter O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Businessperson

Age: Dec. at 76 (1903-1979)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Walter Francis O'Malley (October 9, 1903 – August 9, 1979) was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979. In 1958, ...more
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Michael Kay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Announcer, Sports commentator

Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Michael Neil Kay (born February 2, 1961) is the television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees and host of CenterStage on the YES Network, and the host of The Michael Kay Show heard ...more
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Brien McMahon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 49 (1903-1952)

Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

Brien McMahon, born James O'Brien McMahon (October 6, 1903 – July 28, 1952) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Senate (as a Democrat from Connecticut) from ...more
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John Granville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni

Age: Dec. at 34 (1974-2008)

Birthplace: New York

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Philip Abbott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Television director, Actor, Voice acting

Age: Dec. at 75 (1923-1998)

Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Philip Abbott (March 20, 1924 – February 23, 1998) was an American character actor. He appeared in several films and numerous television series, including a lead role as Arthur Ward in the crime ...more
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Michael Alig is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor

Age: 52

Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States of America

Michael Alig (born April 29, 1966) is an American former club promoter, musician, and writer who served almost 17 years in prison for manslaughter. Alig was a founder and ringleader of the Club ...more
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Sabina Gadecki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Model, Actor

Age: 35

Birthplace: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sabina Gadecki (born September 28, 1982) is an American actress and model. She was born on September 28, 1982 in Chicopee, Massachusetts to Polish parents.She studied International Business and ...more