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

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

List includes Kevin Kline, Eric Gordon and more.

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

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Kevin Kline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington 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 Bloomington 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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Hoagy Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington 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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Ryan Murphy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Ryan Murphy is an American film and television screenwriter, director and producer. Murphy is best known for creating/co-creating a number of television series including Popular, Nip/Tuck, Glee, ...more

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Wendell Willkie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington 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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John T. Chambers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Businessperson
John Thomas Chambers is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington 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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Zola Levitt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington 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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David Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Professor, Philosopher
David John Chalmers is an Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist specializing in the area of philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. He is Professor of Philosophy and Director of ...more

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Calbert Cheaney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Basketball player, Actor
Calbert Nathaniel Cheaney is a retired American basketball player and an assistant coach at Saint Louis University. At the conclusion of his collegiate basketball career, he was the all-time ...more

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Dan Crane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Politician, Dentist
Daniel Bever Crane is a dentist and a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as a Republican congressman from 1979 to 1985. In 1983, he was censured by the House. Crane, a ...more

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Jimmy Wales is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Trader, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia and the for-profit Wikia ...more

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Keith Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Politician, Professor, Political scientist
Keith Fitzgerald is a former Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 69th District for two terms from 2007 to 2010.

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Max Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader
Max Robinson was an American broadcast journalist, and ABC News World News Tonight co-anchor. He was the first African-American broadcast network news anchor in the United States and one of the ...more

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Mike Woodson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Basketball player, Coach
Michael Dean "Mike" Woodson is a former American basketball player and coach who currently serves as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA.

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Tavis Smiley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Commentator, Talk show host, Businessperson
Tavis Smiley is an American talk show host, author, liberal political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist. Smiley was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, and grew up in Bunker ...more

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Otis R. Bowen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Politician, Physician
Otis Ray Bowen was a U.S. politician and physician. He served as the 44th Governor of Indiana from 1973 to 1981 and as Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1985 to 1989.

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Adewale Ogunleye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
American football player
Adewale Ogunleye is a former American football defensive end who played eleven seasons in the National Football League. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He ...more

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Jeremi Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
American football player
Jeremi Ray Johnson is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the Bengals in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Western Kentucky.

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Antwaan Randle El is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
American football player
Antwaan Randle El is a former American football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for nine seasons. He attended Indiana University where he played college football ...more

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Gibran Hamdan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Gibran Hamdan American football player
Gibran Latif Hamdan is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League and NFL Europa. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the ...more

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Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Businessperson, Politician
Paul Henry O'Neill served as the 72nd United States Secretary of the Treasury for part of President George W. Bush's first term. He was fired in December 2002 for his public disagreement with ...more

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Meg Cabot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer
Meg Cabot is an American author of romantic and paranormal fiction for teens and adults and used to write under several pen names, but now writes exclusively under her real name, Meg Cabot. She ...more

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James D. Watson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Geneticist, Biologist, Physicist
James Dewey Watson is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick. Watson, Crick, and ...more

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Rod Paige is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Indiana University Bloomington Alumni
Politician
Roderick Raynor "Rod" Paige served as the 7th United States Secretary of Education from 2001 to 2005. Paige, who grew up in Mississippi, moved from classroom teacher to college dean ...more