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
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- Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American actor and singer. He has won an Academy Award and three Tony Awards and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee.Kline began his ...more
- Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958) is an American businessman and investor. He is the owner of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s Dallas Mavericks, co-owner of 2929 Entertainment and chairman ...more
- Lee Majors (born Harvey Lee Yeary; April 23, 1939) is an American film, television and voice actor. Majors is best known for portraying the characters of Heath Barkley in the American television ...more
- Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American singer, songwriter, and actor. American composer and author Alec Wilder described Carmichael as the "most ...more
- ChaCha was a human-guided search engine. It provided free, real-time answers to any question, through its website, or by using one of the company's mobile apps. The company, founded in 2006 by Scott ...more
- John J Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter, and actor. He is known for ...more
- Emilie Autumn Liddell (born on September 22, 1979), better known by her stage name Emilie Autumn, is an American singer-songwriter, poet, violinist, and actress. Autumn's musical style is described ...more
- Margaret Jane Pauley (born October 31, 1950), known as Jane Pauley, is an American television journalist and author, active in news reporting since 1972. She is the anchor of CBS Sunday Morning. ...more
- David Alexander Wolf (born August 23, 1956) is an American astronaut, medical doctor and electrical engineer. Wolf has been to space four times. Three of his spaceflights were short-duration Space ...more
- Isiah Lord Thomas III (born April 30, 1961) is an American former basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A point guard, the ...more
- Jared Scott Fogle (born August 23, 1977) is an American former spokesperson for Subway restaurants and convicted sex offender. After his significant weight loss attributed to eating Subway ...more
- Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer and corporate executive, and the 1940 Republican nominee for President. Willkie appealed ...more
- Steve Bellamy is an entrepreneur in sports and entertainment best known for the founding of niche cable television networks, including the Tennis Channel, The Surf Channel, The Skate Channel and The ...more
- Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is an American statesman, scholar, intelligence analyst, and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to ...more
- John Thomas Chambers (born August 23, 1949) is the former executive chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems.
- Richard Alan Enberg (January 9, 1935 – December 21, 2017) was an American sportscaster. Over the course of an approximately 60-year career, he provided play-by-play of various sports for several ...more
- Joseph Francis Buck (born April 25, 1969) is an American sportscaster and the son of sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including his roles ...more
- Christopher Stephen Botti ( BOH-tee; born October 12, 1962), is an American trumpeter and composer.In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category, for the album ...more
- Andrew "Andreas" Katsulas (May 18, 1946 – February 13, 2006) was an American film and television actor.
- Sage Marie Steele (born November 28, 1972) is an American television anchor who is the co-host of the 6pm (ET) SportsCenter on ESPN. She also hosts SportsCenter on the Road from various sporting ...more
- Zola Levitt was a Jewish convert to evangelical Christianity who founded a church, Zola Levitt Ministries, in Dallas, Texas.
- Elizabeth Winifred Brewster, (26 August 1922 – 26 December 2012) was a Canadian poet and academic.Born in Chipman, New Brunswick, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New ...more
- James Franklin Hyneman (born September 25, 1956) is an American special effects expert who is best known as the co-host of the television series MythBusters alongside Adam Savage. He is also the ...more
- 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 Chief of ...more
- Jamie Moyer (born November 18, 1962) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Over his 25-year career in Major League Baseball (MLB), Moyer pitched for the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, ...more