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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Alexander Skarsgård and James Patterson.

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

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James Patterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Television producer, Novelist, Film Producer James Patterson was born in March 22, 1947 and is one of the biggest bestselling authors and novelists of all times and an award winning American Author. Hes the author of 39 New York Times ...more

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Rudy Giuliani is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Public speaker, Businessperson, Politician Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani is an American lawyer, businessman, former politician, and public speaker from New York. Politically a Democrat and then an Independent in the ...more

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Dennis Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Comedian, Radio personality, Actor Dennis Day born Owen Patrick Eugene McNulty, was an American singer and radio, television and film personality of Irish descent.

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Mike Mazurki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Basketball player, Wrestler, Actor Mike Mazurki, born Mikhaił Mazurkiewicz, was an Austrian-born American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in over 100 films. His towering 6' 5" presence and intimidating face ...more

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Robert Shea is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Novelist Robert Joseph Shea was an American novelist and former journalist best known as co-author with Robert Anton Wilson of the science fantasy trilogy Illuminatus!. It became a cult success and was ...more

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Raymond Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Police officer Raymond Walter "Ray" Kelly was the longest serving Commissioner of the New York City Police Department in its history and the first person to hold the post for two non-consecutive ...more

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Peter J. Denning is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Computer scientist Peter James Denning is an American computer scientist and writer. He is best known for pioneering work in virtual memory, especially for inventing the working-set model for program behavior, ...more

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Henry Petroski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Professor, Civil engineer, Author Henry Petroski is an American engineer specializing in failure analysis. A professor both of civil engineering and history at Duke University, he is also a prolific author. Petroski has written ...more

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Anthony J. Horan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Lawyer Mr. Horan has served as Corporate Secretary of J.P. Morgan Chase Co. (JPMC) since 1996. He joined the legal department of a predecessor of JPMC in 1990, where his responsibilities included ...more

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Alexandra Chando is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Actor Alexandra Nicole Chando is an American actress. She is best known for playing Maddie Coleman in the television soap opera As the World Turns, and identical twins Emma Becker and Sutton Mercer in ...more

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Phil Amicone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Politician, Engineer Philip A. Amicone was the 41st Mayor of the City of Yonkers, New York. He took office on January 1, 2004, after serving eight years as Deputy Mayor. As Deputy Mayor he was involved in all phases ...more

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José M. Serrano is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
José M. Serrano Politician José Marco Serrano is a member of the New York State Senate, representing Mott Haven, Melrose, Highbridge, Morris Heights, Spanish Harlem, Yorkville, Roosevelt Island and part of the ...more

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Virgil Cantini is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Virgil David Cantini was an enamelist, sculptor and educator. He was well known for innovation with enamel and steel and received both local and national recognition for his work, including ...more

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Desmond Harrington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Actor Desmond Harrington is an American actor. He is known for movies such as The Hole, Wrong Turn and Ghost Ship. He joined the cast of the Showtime series Dexter in its third season as Det. Joseph ...more

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Ed Murawinski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Cartoonist Edward Murawinski is an American cartoonist. He is currently employed by the New York Daily News in New York City as a cartoonist and a member of the National Cartoonist Society. He attended ...more

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Mario Savio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Mario Savio was an American political activist and a key member in the Berkeley Free Speech Movement. He is most famous for his passionate speeches, especially the "put your bodies upon the ...more

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John J. Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Judge, Politician John Joseph Fitzgerald was a United States Representative from New York.

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Thomas Francis Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Lawyer Thomas Francis Smith was a lawyer and politician from New York.

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Arthur Lichte is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Arthur Lichte Arthur James Lichte was a four-star general in the United States Air Force.

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Austin Dowling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Austin Dowling Austin Dowling was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the first bishop of the Diocese of Des Moines and the second Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of ...more

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Chang Myon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Politician Chang Myon was a South Korean politician, educator, diplomat, journalist and social activist as well as a Roman Catholic youth activist. He was the fourth and last Vice President of the First ...more

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Jean Spence is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Businessperson Jean Spence is Executive Vice President of Research, Development Quality for Kraft Foods. She is responsible for all product and packaging development, research, nutrition, quality, food safety ...more

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Lawrence Tierney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Actor Lawrence Tierney, born Lawrence James Tierney, was an American actor known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and tough guys, roles that mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law. ...more

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George Mundelein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
George Mundelein George William Mundelein was an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Chicago from 1915 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1924.

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Lou Castro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Baseball player Luis Manuel Castro was born in Medellín, Colombia. He was the first Latin American born player to play in Major League Baseball in the United States, and the first Latin American since ...more

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L. Jay Oliva is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Lawrence Jay Oliva, known as L. Jay Oliva, was the 14th President of New York University. Born in Walden, New York he earned a B.A. from Manhattan College and a M.A. /Ph.D. from Syracuse ...more

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Barnard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Soldier, Actor Bernard Aloysius Kiernan "Barnard" Hughes was an American actor of television, theater and film. Hughes became famous for a variety of roles; his most-notable roles came after middle ...more

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William Edmund Barrett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
William Edmund Barrett Writer William Edmund Barrett was an American author. Born in New York City, he graduated from Manhattan College in 1922. He married Christine M. Rollman on February 15, 1925. He worked as an ...more

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John J. Delaney is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer John Joseph Delaney was a United States Representative from New York.

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Paul Mariani is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Poet, Professor, Author Paul Mariani is an American poet and a professor at Boston College.

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Dick Tuckey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Dick Tuckey American football player Richard James Kenneth Tuckey, Jr. was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Cleveland Rams and the Washington Redskins. He attended Manhattan College.

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Joseph A. Alutto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Joseph Anthony Alutto served two terms as interim president of Ohio State University located in Columbus, Ohio. He was formerly the dean of Ohio State's Max M. Fisher College of Business. Alutto ...more

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Frank Campanella is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Interpreter, Actor Frank Campanella was an American character actor.

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Al Sarrantonio is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Publisher, Novelist, Writer Al Sarrantonio is an American horror and science fiction author who has published, over the past 35 years, more than 45 books and 80 short stories. He has also edited numerous anthologies and ...more

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Bill Owens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer William Lewis “Bill” Owens was U.S. Representative, a post he held from 2009 to 2015. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district he represented, the state's largest and most rural, ...more

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Angelo D. Roncallo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Politician Angelo Dominick Roncallo was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Nassau County, New York. Roncallo was born in Port Chester, New York. He served in the United ...more

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James Cooley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Mathematician James William Cooley is an American mathematician. Cooley received a B.A. degree in 1949 from Manhattan College, Bronx, NY, an M.A. degree in 1951 from Columbia University, New York, NY, and a ...more

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Michael J. Flynn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Michael J. Flynn is an American professor emeritus at Stanford University.

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Patrick Joseph Hayes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Patrick Joseph Hayes Patrick Joseph Hayes was an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of New York from 1919 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1924.

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William N Dooley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
William N. Dooley is currently Senior Vice President, Financial Services for American International Group. Mr. Dooley was AIG Treasurer since 1992 and Vice President and Treasurer since 1996, ...more

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Jerry Girard is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Newsreader Jerry Gerard was an American radio personality and sports anchor, most notably at WPIX in New York City. Born as Gerard Alfred Suglin in Chicago and raised in The Bronx, New York, where he ...more

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James J. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
James J. Walsh Politician James Joseph Walsh was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in New York City, Walsh attended the public schools and St. James' Parochial School. He was graduated from Manhattan College in ...more

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Joseph M. Tucci is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Joseph M. Tucci Businessperson Joseph M. Tucci, more popularly known as Joe Tucci, is chairman of the board of directors, president and chief executive officer of EMC Corporation. Tucci has been EMC's chairman since January ...more

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Hugo Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Film Score Composer, Music Director Hugo Montenegro was an American orchestra leader and composer of film soundtracks. His best known work is derived from interpretations of the music from Spaghetti Westerns, especially his cover ...more

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Serphin Maltese is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Serphin Maltese Politician Serphin R. Maltese is a former Republican New York State Senator representing New York's 15th State Senate District, located in southern and central Queens. From 1986 to 1988, he was the ...more

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Eileen Murray is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Eileen Murray Businessperson Eileen Murray is an American financial services executive and is co-President and Chief Operating Officer at Bridgewater Associates. Murray has held executive positions at Morgan Stanley, Credit ...more

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Andrew Lawrence Somers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Politician Andrew Lawrence Somers was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended St. Teresa’s Academy in Brooklyn, Brooklyn College Preparatory School, Manhattan College, and New York University in New York ...more

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Andy Karl is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Andy Karl Baseball player Anton Andrew "Andy" Karl was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of five seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Braves. ...more

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Luis Flores is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Luis Alberto Flores is a Dominican professional basketball player from the Dominican Republic. He is a 6 ft 2 in and 205 lb guard. He grew up in the United States, in the predominantly Latino ...more

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Ángel Ramos is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Manhattan College Alumni
Ángel Ramos Dr. Ángel Ramos was the founder of the National Hispanic Council of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Superintendent of the Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind. He earn a doctorate from ...more