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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