List of famous alumni from Gallaudet University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Gallaudet University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Gallaudet University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Gallaudet 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 Gallaudet University.
This list includes Shoshannah Stern, Christy Smith and more graduates.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Gallaudet University?” and “Which celebrities are Gallaudet University alumni?”
- 1Irving King Jordan (born June 16, 1943 in Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania), in 1988, became the... more on Wikipedia
- 2Dr. Robert Davila (born July 19, 1932) served as the ninth president of Gallaudet University,... more on Wikipedia
- 3Christy Smith (born September 13, 1978, in Aspen, Colorado) originally from Basalt, Colorado... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Walnut Creek, California, USAShoshannah Stern (born July 3, 1980) is an American actress.
Birthplace: Garfield, New Jersey, USALinda Bove (born November 30, 1945) is a deaf American actress who performed as Linda the... more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 70 (1944-2014)
Birthplace: Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States of AmericaPhyllis Annetta Frelich (February 29, 1944 – April 10, 2014) was a deaf American actress.
Birthplace: USA, Connecticut, HartfordTyrone Giordano (born 1976) is a deaf American film, television, and stage actor. He is known... more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 76 (1861-1937)
Birthplace: Baltimore, MarylandGeorge William Veditz (August 13, 1861 – March 12, 1937) was a former president of National... more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 71 (1862-1933)
Birthplace: Fjälkinge, SwedenOlof Hanson (September 10, 1862 – September 8, 1933) was a deaf American architect.
- 10Andrew Jackson Foster (1925–1987) was a missionary to the deaf in Ghana, Rwanda and other... more on Wikipedia
- 11Doctor Ángel Ramos (born December 30, 1949) is current Principal of Hawaii School for the Deaf... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: United States of AmericaTroy Kotsur (born c. 1968) is a deaf American actor.
- 13Frank G. Bowe was the Dr. Mervin Livingston Schloss Distinguished Professor for the Study of... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Hamilton, CanadaGary Malkowski (born July 26, 1958) is a former Canadian provincial politician. He represented... more on Wikipedia
- 15Francis Maginn (1861–1918) was a Church of Ireland missionary who worked to improve living... more on Wikipedia
- 16Clayton Valli (May 25, 1951 – March 7, 2003) was an American prominent deaf linguist and... more on Wikipedia
- 17Heidi Zimmer is an American deaf mountaineer who has accomplished several notable firsts in... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Pasadena, Texas, United States of AmericaRussell Wayne Harvard (born April 16, 1981) is an American actor. He made his feature film... more on Wikipedia
- 19Ed Waterstreet (born May 5, 1943 in Algoma, Wisconsin) is the founder and artistic director of... more on Wikipedia
- 20Kevin Lee Cook is an American basketball coach, and former collegiate athlete, who is now the... more on Wikipedia