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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like David Boreanaz and Ricki Lake.

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

Use this list of Ithaca alumni as your own personal Ithaca College directory and take a look at these famous Ithaca alums!
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David Boreanaz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

David Boreanaz (; born May 16, 1969) is an American actor, television producer, and director, known for playing the roles of vampire-turned-private investigator Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer ...more

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Ricki Lake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Talk show host, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 50

Birthplace: USA, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York

Ricki Pamela Lake (born September 21, 1968) is an American actress, television presenter and producer. Lake is best known for her lead role as Tracy Turnblad in the 1988 film Hairspray. She is ...more

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Bob Iger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 68

Birthplace: Oceanside, New York

Robert Allen Iger (; born February 10, 1951) is an American media executive and businessman who is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company. Before working for ...more
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Jessica Savitch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist

Age: Dec. at 36 (1947-1983)

Birthplace: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jessica Beth Savitch (February 1, 1947 – October 23, 1983) was an American television news presenter and correspondent, best known for being the weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News and daily ...more

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Gavin MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Actor

Age: 88

Birthplace: USA, New York, Mount Kisco

Gavin MacLeod (born Allan George See; February 28, 1931) is an American film and television character actor, ship's ambassador, and Christian activist and author, whose career spans six decades. ...more
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Kerry Butler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Actor, Singer

Age: 47

Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York City, New York, United States of America

Kerry Marie Butler (born June 18, 1971) is an American actress known primarily for her work in theatre.
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Gorilla Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Wrestler, Professional Wrestling Booker, Sports commentator

Age: Dec. at 62 (1937-1999)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Robert James Marella (June 4, 1937 – October 6, 1999), better known by his ring name of Gorilla Monsoon, was an American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker. Monsoon is ...more

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C. C. H. Pounder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Businessperson, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 66

Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana

Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder (born December 25, 1952), known professionally as CCH Pounder, is a Guyanese American actress who has appeared in numerous plays, films, made-for-television films ...more

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Allan Loeb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 49

Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois

Allan Loeb (born July 25, 1969) is an American screenwriter and film and television producer. He wrote the 2007 film Things We Lost in the Fire and created the 2008 television series New ...more
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Charlie Schlatter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 52

Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States of America

Charles Thomas "Charlie" Schlatter (born May 1, 1966) is an American actor and voice actor, who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is best known for playing Dr. ...more
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Robert E. Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni

Age: Dec. at 78 (1927-2005)

Birthplace: Utica, New York

Robert Edward "Bob" Brown (18 April 1927 – 29 November 2005) was an American ethnomusicologist who is credited with coining the term "world music". He was also well known for ...more
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David Newsom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 56

Birthplace: North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA

David Newsom (born March 10, 1962) is an American actor, producer and fine-art photographer. He is best known for his various critically acclaimed appearances in American television and for his ...more
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Aaron Lustig is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Actor

Age: 62

Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA

Aaron Lustig (born September 17, 1956) is an American film and television actor. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1997, for Best Supporting Actor on The Young and the Restless as Tim Reid, ...more
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David Muir is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Journalist

Age: 45

Birthplace: New York, United States of America

David Jason Muir (born November 8, 1973) is an American journalist and the anchor of ABC World News Tonight and co-anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20, part of the news department of the ABC ...more
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Sam Burtis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Bassist, Arranger, Educator

Age: 70

Birthplace: New York

Sam Burtis is a musician and plays the trombone.
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Mark Romanek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Screenwriter, Music video director, Film Director

Age: 59

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Mark Romanek (born September 18, 1959) is an American filmmaker whose directing work includes feature films, television, music videos and commercials. Romanek wrote and directed the 2002 film ...more
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Clay Enos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Photographer

Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Clay Enos is an American photographer. Enos was the set still photographer on the film adaption of Watchmen. Part of that work resulted in "Watchmen Portraits" published in February ...more
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Ruth Underwood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Percussionist

Age: 72

Ruth Underwood (born Ruth Komanoff, May 23, 1946) is a musician best known for playing xylophone, marimba, vibraphone and other percussion instruments in Frank Zappa and the Mothers of
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Andy Daly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: USA, New York, Mount Kisco

Andrew Daly (born April 15, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He starred as Forrest MacNeil on the Comedy Central series Review, and had a supporting role in the HBO comedy ...more

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Christopher Bateman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni

Age: 61

Birthplace: Somerville, New Jersey, United States of America

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Erinn Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Erinn Bartlett Actor

Age: 45

Birthplace: Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States of America

Erinn Anne Bartlett (born February 26, 1973) is an American actress who also competed in the Miss Teen USA pageant.
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Gavin DeGraw is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 42

Birthplace: South Fallsburg, Fallsburg, New York, United States of America

Gavin Shane DeGraw (born February 4, 1977) is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He rose to fame with the single "I Don't Want to Be" from his debut album Chariot which ...more

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Barbara Gaines is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Television producer

Age: 61

Birthplace: Hewlett, New York, United States of America

Barbara Gaines, a 1975 graduate of George W. Hewlett High School and 1979 graduate of Ithaca College with a BA in educational television, was Executive Producer of the Late Show with David ...more
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Ben Feldman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Ben Feldman (born May 27, 1980) is an American actor. He has done stage acting, including the Broadway play The Graduate along with Alicia Silverstone and Kathleen Turner. He also played a ...more
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Karl Ravech is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Ithaca College Alumni
Journalist

Age: 54

Birthplace: Needham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Karl Ravech (; born January 19, 1965) is an American journalist who works as the primary Baseball Tonight host for ESPN.