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

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

Selma Blair and Steven Yeun are included on this list along with many more.

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

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Selma Blair is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Selma Blair Actor, Voice acting Selma Blair is an American film, television and theater actress. Since Blair made her professional acting debut in 1995, she has starred in a variety of film genres, including several commercial ...more

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Ty Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Ty Warner Businessperson H. Ty Warner is an American toy manufacturer, businessman, and former actor. He is the CEO, sole owner and founder of Ty Inc., which manufactures and distributes Beanie Babies, Beanie Baby 2.0s, ...more

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Julie Mehretu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Julie Mehretu Painter, Artist Julie Mehretu is an artist, best known for her densely layered abstract paintings and prints. She lives and works in New York City. Mehretu shares her New York studio with her partner, the ...more

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Colin Evans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Colin Evans Computer scientist Colin combines machine learning and semantic analysis to fight information entropy and noisy data. The results of his efforts appear as millions of facts in Freebase. Prior to joining Metaweb, ...more

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Bradley A. Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Bradley A. Smith Professor, Political scientist, Law professor Bradley A. Smith is an professor at Capital University Law School who served as Commissioner, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Federal Election Commission between 2000 and 2005. He is best ...more

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Mark Spitznagel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Mark Spitznagel Economist Mark Spitznagel is an American investor, author, and farmer. Spitznagel is known for his über-bearish “Austrian”-based stock market investing and pioneering “tail-hedging,” and most ...more

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Keith Alan Morris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Keith Alan Morris Screenwriter, Film Director Keith Alan Morris is an American writer/film director and producer. His most notable films include Gutter King, Flying Tiger, and The Clinic, all of which screened at the Cannes Film Fest ...more

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Kafū Nagai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Kafū Nagai Novelist Kafū Nagai is the pen name of Japanese author, playwright, essayist, and diarist Nagai Sōkichi. His works are noted for their depictions of life in early 20th-century Tokyo, especially among ...more

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Lisa Claypool is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni

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Jon Voss is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Jon Voss

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Alexander Lipsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Alexander Lipsey Judge, Politician Alexander "Sandy" Lipsey is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. As a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives, he represented the 60th District from ...more

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Andy Dominianni is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Andy Dominianni Journalist Andy Dominianni is an American television journalist who is currently the primary evening anchor at WWMT Newschannel 3 in Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo, Michigan. He has also served as an anchor at ...more

The Most Beautiful Royal Women Around the World

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Martin A. Larson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Martin A. Larson Martin A. Larson was an American populist freethinker and a writer specializing in theological history and the Essenes. Originally from a fundamentalist Evangelical background, he "rejected ...more

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Vic Braden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Vic Braden Tennis player Victor Kenneth Braden, Jr. was an American tennis player, instructor and television broadcaster for the sport.

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George Haines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
George Haines Coach George Frederick Haines was a swimmer and swimming coach who coached at the Santa Clara Swim Club, Stanford University and UCLA. He also coached for seven U.S. Olympic swim teams. He was ...more

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Kathryn Seidl Steed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Kathryn Seidl Steed

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Steven Yeun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Steven Yeun Actor Steven Yeun is an actor.

The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

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Frank Fausch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Frank Fausch Franklin Leo Fausch was a professional football player-coach for the Evansville Crimson Giants of the National Football League in 1921 and 1922. He was also the owner, co-founder, president and ...more

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Grant M. Hudson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Grant M. Hudson Grant Martin Hudson was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Hudson was born in Eaton Township, Lorain County, Ohio. He attended the common schools and graduated from Kalamazoo College, ...more

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Sean O. Cota is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Sean O. Cota Sean O'Brien Cota is an American businessman, financial commentator, and policy advisor on American energy and financial market transparency and reform measures. As the President of a third ...more

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Mark Crilley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Mark Crilley Novelist, Writer Mark Crilley is an American manga creator and children's book author/illustrator. He is the creator of Miki Falls, Akiko, and Brody's Ghost. He is also noted for his instructional videos for ...more

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Kenneth G. Elzinga is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Kenneth G. Elzinga Professor Kenneth G. Elzinga is the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia. His two major claims to fame are his antitrust expertise and his co-authorship of a highly ...more

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Marty Conrad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Marty Conrad Martin Henry "Marty" Conrad was a professional American football offensive lineman in the National Football League. He played four seasons for the Toledo Maroons, the Kenosha Maroons, ...more

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Peter Tippett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Peter Tippett Peter Tippett is an American physician, researcher, and inventor known for contributions to information security, clinical medicine, and technology. These contributions include the development ...more

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Roger Kramer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Roger Kramer Canadian football player Roger Kramer is a former professional Canadian football player who played nine seasons in the Canadian Football League for three different teams. He was named CFL All-Star in 1963 and 1964. He ...more

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Edward Cahill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Edward Cahill Edward Cahill was a justice of the Michigan Supreme Court in 1890. Cahill was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He studied at Kalamazoo College. He served in the Union Army in 1862 but was discharged ...more

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Jeffrey Crowley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Jeffrey Crowley Jeffrey S. Crowley is best known as a member of the Domestic Policy Council in the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama as the Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy from 2009 ...more

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Kate Segal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
Kate Segal Kate Segal is serving her third term as State Representative for the 62nd House District, which covers much of Calhoun County and includes the cities of Battle Creek, Springfield and Albion, and ...more

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William DeGrado is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Kalamazoo College Alumni
William DeGrado William F. "Bill" DeGrado, Ph.D., is the Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He ...more