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

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

List includes Isiah Thomas, Kevin Kline and other famous Hoosiers

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

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Kevin Kline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Kevin Delaney Kline is an American actor. He has won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards, and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The ...more

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Mark Cuban is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Investor
Mark Cuban is an American businessman, investor, and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV. He is also ...more

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Lee Majors is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
Lee Majors is an American television, film and voice actor, best known for his roles as Heath Barkley in the TV series The Big Valley, as Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man and ...more

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Hoagy Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Songwriter, Pianist, Bandleader
Howard Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on ...more

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Scott A. Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Scott A. Jones is an American inventor. Scott graduated with honors from Indiana University in 1984, receiving a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

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John Mellencamp is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Painter, Musician, Singer-songwriter
John J Mellencamp, also known as John Cougar Mellencamp, is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock ...more

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Emilie Autumn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Harpsichordist, Actor
Emilie Autumn Liddell, better known by her stage name Emilie Autumn, is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and violinist. Autumn draws influence for her music—the style of which she has ...more

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Jane Pauley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Talk show host, Journalist, Newsreader
Margaret Jane Pauley, better known as Jane Pauley, is an American television anchor and journalist, and has been involved in news reporting since 1975. She is best known for her 13-year tenure ...more

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David Wolf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Astronaut, Physician
David Alexander Wolf is an American astronaut, medical doctor, electrical engineer. Wolf has been to space four times. Three of his spaceflights were short-duration Space Shuttle missions, the ...more

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Isiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Basketball Coach, Basketball player, Consultant
Isiah Lord Thomas III is a retired American basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association. The 12-time NBA All-Star was named one of ...more

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Jared Fogle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Spokesperson
Jared S. Fogle, also known as the Subway Guy, is a spokesman employed by Subway in its advertising campaigns. He is known for his significant weight loss, now known as the "Subway ...more

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Wendell Willkie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Lawyer
Wendell Lewis Willkie was a corporate lawyer in the United States and a dark horse who became the Republican Party nominee for president in 1940. A member of the liberal wing of the party, he ...more

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Steve Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Businessperson
Steve Bellamy is an entrepreneur in sports and entertainment best known for the founding of niche cable television networks including The Tennis Channel and The Ski Channel and for having an ...more

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Robert Gates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Statesman, Politician
Robert Michael Gates is an American statesman, scholar and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. Gates served for 26 years in the ...more

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John T. Chambers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Businessperson
John Thomas Chambers is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Announcer, Actor, Voice acting
Richard Alan "Dick" Enberg is an American sportscaster. Since 2009 he has provided play-by-play for telecasts of San Diego Padres baseball on Fox Sports San Diego, following a long ...more

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Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Commentator, Announcer, Film Producer
Joseph Francis "Joe" Buck is an American sportscaster and the son of legendary sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including ...more

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Chris Botti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Musician, Radio personality, Trumpeter
Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti, is an Italian-American trumpeter and composer. In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category. He was also nominated ...more

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Andreas Katsulas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Actor
Andrew "Andreas" Katsulas was an American actor known for his roles as Ambassador G'Kar in the science fiction television series Babylon 5, as the one-armed villain Sykes in the film ...more

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Sage Steele is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Sage Steele is an American television anchor who hosts the Friday and Sunday editions of NBA Countdown on ESPN and ABC. For 5 years prior to the NBA assignment, Steele was a full-time co-host of ...more

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Zola Levitt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Televangelist
Zola Levitt was a Jewish convert to evangelical Christianity who founded a church, Zola Levitt Ministries, in Dallas, Texas.

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Elizabeth Brewster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Writer
Elizabeth Winifred Brewster, CM was a Canadian poet and academic. Born in Chipman, New Brunswick, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick, a Master of Arts ...more

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Jamie Hyneman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Television producer, Special Effects Technician, Actor
James Franklin "Jamie" Hyneman is an American special effects expert and the co-host of the television series MythBusters alongside Adam Savage. He is also the owner of M5 Industries, ...more

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Larry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Military Officer
Larry Rudell Ellis is a retired United States Army general, who served as the Commander of U.S. Army Forces Command from November 19, 2001 until 2004, following his assignment as the Deputy ...more

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Jamie Moyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Indiana University Alumni
Baseball player
Jamie Moyer is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Over his 25-year career in Major League Baseball, Moyer pitched for the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, ...more