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

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

This list below has everything from Peter Boyle to Marian Rivera.

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

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Peter Boyle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Actor Peter Lawrence Boyle was an American actor, best known for his role as Frank Barone on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, and as a comical monster in Mel Brooks' film spoof Young Frankenstein. ...more

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Joe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball player, Coach Joseph Washington "Jellybean" Bryant is a retired American professional basketball player, current coach, and the father of Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant. Bryant was the ...more

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William Joseph Burns is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
William Joseph Burns William Joseph Burns retired from the U.S. Foreign Service on November 3, 2014, after a distinguished 33-year diplomatic career. He holds the highest rank in the Foreign Service, Career ...more

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Doug Overton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball player, Coach Douglas M. "Doug" Overton is an American retired professional basketball player and current coach.

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Adam Bagni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Sports commentator Adam Michael Bagni is an American journalist and sportscaster.

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Francis L. Bodine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Francis L. "Fran" Bodine is an American Democratic Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1994 to 2008, where he represented the 8th legislative district.

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Gary Neal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball player Gary Neal is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. Neal attended Aberdeen High School and Calvert ...more

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Charles Fuller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Screenwriter, Writer, Playwright Charles H. Fuller, Jr. is an American playwright, best known for his play, A Soldier's Play, for which he received the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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Michael J. Stack III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Lawyer Michael Joseph 'Mike' Stack III is an American politician who is the 33rd and current Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. A Democrat, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, ...more

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Lionel Simmons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball player Lionel James "L-Train" Simmons is a retired American professional basketball player.

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Dwight E. Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Teacher Dwight Evans is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 203rd District.

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John D. Caputo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Philosopher John D. Caputo is an American philosopher who is the Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion Emeritus at Syracuse University and the David R. Cook Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Villanova ...more

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Larry Foust is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball player Lawrence Michael "Larry" Foust was an American basketball player who spent 12 seasons in the NBA and was an 8-time All-Star. Foust attended South Catholic High School in Philadelphia, ...more

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Dennis M. O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Dennis M. O'Brien Politician Dennis Michael "Denny" O'Brien is a Republican member of the Philadelphia City Council. He represented the 169th Legislative District and was the 137th Speaker of the Pennsylvania ...more

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Francis P. Bottorff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Francis P. Bottorff

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Jack Conners is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Jack Conners Jack Conners is an American Democratic Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly, where he represented the 7th Legislative District from 1998 until his resignation in 2011. ...more

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Rasual Butler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball player, Actor Rasual Butler is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Washington Wizards of the NBA. He has previously played for the Miami Heat, New Orleans Hornets, Los ...more

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Ralph Lewis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Ralph Lewis Basketball player Ralph Adolphus Lewis is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'6" 200 lb guard and attended La Salle University.

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Steven Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Steven Smith Basketball player Steven Alexander Smith is an American professional basketball player who plays for Bourg-en-Bresse of the LNB Pro A. He is a 6'9" 250 lb. power forward.

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Naomi Halas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Professor, Electrical engineer, Engineer Naomi J. Halas is the Stanley C. Moore professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, and director of Laboratory for ...more

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Al Cantello is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Al Cantello Al Cantello is a retired American javelin thrower as a member of the United States Marine Corps. He is currently the coach of the men's distance running program at the United States Naval ...more

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Randy Woods is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Randy Woods Basketball player Randolph "Randy" Woods is a retired American professional basketball player.

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Kate M. Harper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Catherine M. "Kate" Harper is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She has represented the 61st Legislative District in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania since 2000 and ...more

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Jack McDevitt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Jack McDevitt is an American science fiction author whose novels frequently deal with attempts to make contact with alien races, and with archaeology or xenoarchaeology. His two main series are ...more

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Larry Cannon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Larry Cannon Lawrence T. "Larry" Cannon is a retired American basketball player, a former 6'5" guard born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At Lincoln High, he set scoring records that ...more

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Jeff Neubauer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Jeff Neubauer Basketball Coach, Coach Jeffrey Mark Neubauer is an American college basketball coach born in Gainesville, Florida and the current head men's basketball coach at Fordham University. He was hired on March 30, 2015. He ...more

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Roland Taylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Roland Taylor Roland Morris “Fatty” Taylor is an American former professional basketball player. A 6’0” guard born in Washington, D.C. and an alum of La Salle University, Taylor joined the American Basketball ...more

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Tim Legler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball player Timothy Eugene Legler is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the NBA. He is currently an ESPN basketball analyst.

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Joe Mihalich is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Joe Mihalich Basketball Coach, Coach Joe Mihalich is an American college basketball coach and the current head men's basketball coach at Hofstra University. Mihalich was named head coach on April 10, 2013. Prior to that, he led ...more

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Tom Curley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Tom Curley Thomas "Tom" Curley is the former President of the Associated Press, the world's largest news organization. He retired in 2012.

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Joe Verdeur is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Swimmer Joseph Thomas Verdeur was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.

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Tom Gola is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Thomas Joseph "Tom" Gola was an American basketball player and politician. He is widely considered one of the greatest NCAA basketball players of all-time.

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John McShain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
John McShain Businessperson John McShain was a highly successful American building contractor known as "The Man Who Built Washington." Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the son of Irish immigrants, John McShain ...more

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Karla Drenner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Karla Drenner Politician Dr Karla Lea Drenner is an American academic and politician from Georgia. A Democrat, she is a member of the Georgia House of Representatives representing the state's 85th district in Avondale ...more

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Jack George is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
John Edwin George, Jr. was an American professional basketball player. He was born in the Pittsburgh suburb of Swissvale, Pennsylvania. George attended St. John's College High School in ...more

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Gary Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Gary Smith Journalist Gary Smith is an American sportswriter. He is best known for his lengthy human interest stories in Sports Illustrated, where he has worked since 1983.

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Jim Brighters is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Jim Brighters

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Bernadette P. McPherson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Bernadette P. McPherson Politician Bernadette P. McPherson is an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey, who served on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 2003 to 2011, and served as the Board's ...more

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Jim Phelan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Coach Jim Phelan is a retired collegiate basketball coach. He is best known for his 49 year coaching career at Mount Saint Mary's University. Phelan was a 1951 graduate of La Salle University and ...more

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Bernie Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Bernie Williams Bernie Williams is a retired American basketball player who played at La Salle University for four years. In the 1969 NBA Draft, Williams was selected by the San Diego Rockets. He played with ...more

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Bill Raftery is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Announcer, Coach Bill Raftery is an American basketball analyst and former college basketball coach.

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Tom Quinn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Tom Quinn is a cinematographer, film editor, director and screenwriter.

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Larry Miller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Larry Miller Larry G. Miller is an American sports executive.

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Phil Haines is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Phil Haines Philip E. Haines is an American Republican politician who served in the New Jersey Senate from January 8, 2008 to October 18, 2010, where he represented the 8th legislative district. He resigned ...more

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Tom Murt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Tom Murt Thomas P. Murt is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 152nd legislative district. He was first elected in 2006. Tom Murt is a native of Hatboro, ...more

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Tom Piotrowski is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Tom Piotrowski Thomas Tracy "Tom" Piotrowski is a retired American professional basketball player. A 7'1" center from La Salle University, Piotrowski was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers ...more

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Joseph H. Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Joseph H. Rodriguez Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez is a United States federal judge. Born in Camden, New Jersey, Rodriguez received an A.B. from La Salle University in 1955 and an LL.B. from Rutgers University School of ...more

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Tom Houghton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Tom Houghton Lawyer Thomas D. "Tom" Houghton is a Democratic politician and former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He represented the 13th district from 2009 through 2010.

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Fran Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach Francis Joseph Dunphy is an American college basketball coach. He is currently the head men's basketball coach at Temple University. He succeeded John Chaney in 2006.

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Walter P. Lomax, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous La Salle University Alumni
Walter P. Lomax, Jr. Physician Walter P. Lomax, Jr. was a medical practitioner in Philadelphia neighborhood where he served for more than three decades. His practice grew from a private single physician office to a multi-site ...more