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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
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television ...more

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Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Spokesperson, Film Producer, Actor
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of real-life figures ...more

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Amanda Seyfried is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Model, Actor, Singer
Amanda Michelle Seyfried is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a model when she was 11, then at 15 began an acting career, starting off with uncredited roles and moving on ...more

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

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Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Activist, Television director, Screenwriter
Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV ...more

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Hunter Tylo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Model, Actor
Hunter Tylo is an American actress, author and former model. She is best known for her role as Dr. Taylor Hayes on The Bold and the Beautiful.

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G. Gordon Liddy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Pilot, Government agent, Politician
George Gordon Battle Liddy, better known as G. Gordon Liddy is a retired American lawyer best known as the chief operative in the White House Plumbers unit that existed from July–September 1971, ...more

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Vito Fossella is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Accountant, Politician, Attorney at law
Vito John Fossella, Jr. is a U.S. Republican politician from the state of New York who formerly represented the state's 13th Congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for six ...more

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Amanda Hearst is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Fashion Model
Amanda Randolph Hearst is an American socialite, activist, fashion model, and heiress to the Hearst Corporation, William Randolph Hearst's media conglomerate. She is an associate market editor ...more

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Robert Sean Leonard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor
Robert Lawrence Leonard, better known by his stage name Robert Sean Leonard, is an American actor, best known for his performance as Dr. James Wilson in the television series House, M.D. and as ...more

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David Copperfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor, Magician
David Copperfield is an American illusionist, and has been described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards ...more

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Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Announcer, Journalist, Voice acting
Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully is an American sportscaster, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team. He has been with the team since its days in ...more

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

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Susan Lucci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Author
Susan Victoria Lucci is an American actress, television host, author and entrepreneur, best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children. The character is considered ...more

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John N. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Naval Officer, Lawyer
John Newton Mitchell was the Attorney General of the United States from 1969 to 1972 under President Richard Nixon. Prior to that, he was a noted New York municipal bond lawyer, director of ...more

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John Benjamin Hickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
John Benjamin Hickey 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 performance as Felix ...more

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Patricia Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Patricia Davies Clarkson is an American actress. She has starred in many leading and supporting roles in films such as The Station Agent, The Green Mile, Far from Heaven, High Art, Dogville, ...more

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Vince Lombardi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Coach, American football player
Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi, was an American football player, coach, and executive. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the ...more

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Walter O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Businessperson
Walter Francis O'Malley was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979. He served as Brooklyn Dodgers chief legal ...more

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Michael Kay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Announcer, Sports commentator
Michael Neil Kay is the television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees, host of Centerstage on the YES Network, and the host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM in New York ...more

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Brien McMahon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Brien McMahon, born James O'Brien McMahon was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Senate from 1945 to 1952. McMahon was a major figure in the establishment of the ...more

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John Granville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
John M. Granville was an American diplomat who worked in South Sudan. On January 1, 2008, he was assassinated in a shooting in Khartoum, Sudan at the age of 33.

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Philip Abbott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Television director, Actor, Voice acting
Philip Abbott was an American character actor of film and television and an occasional voice actor.

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Michael Alig is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Actor
Michael Alig is an American former club promoter and musician. Alig became a prominent member of the Club Kids, a group of young New York City club goers that became a cultural phenomenon during ...more

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Sabina Gadecki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Fordham University Alumni
Model, Actor
Sabina Gadecki - Is an American actress and model. She was born in Chicopee, Massachusetts to Polish parents. She studied International Business and Communications at Fordham University, while ...more