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

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

Items include everything from Mark McKinney to Robert Joy.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Memorial University of Newfoundland?” and “Which celebrities are Memorial University of Newfoundland alumni?”

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Mark McKinney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Mark McKinney Television director, Comedian, Television producer Mark Douglas Brown McKinney is a Canadian comedian and actor, best known for his work in the sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall. Following the run of their television series and feature ...more

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Loyola Hearn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Loyola Hearn Businessperson, Politician, Teacher Loyola Hearn, PC is the out going Canadian Ambassador to Ireland. He served as a Member of the Canadian House of Commons from 2000 to 2008, and as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans from February ...more

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Gwynne Dyer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Gwynne Dyer Journalist, Author, Writer Gwynne Dyer, OC is a London-based independent Canadian journalist, syndicated columnist and military historian. Dyer was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and joined the Royal Canadian Naval ...more

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Harold Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Harold Williams Geologist Harold Williams M.Sc Ph.D FRSC was one of the premier field geologists in the history of Newfoundland geology and the foremost expert on the Appalachian Mountains of North America. An expert on ...more

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Fabian O'Dea is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Fabian O'Dea Lawyer Fabian Aloysius O'Dea, QC was a lawyer and the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland, Canada. He was the son of John V. O'Dea and May O'Dea. In 1950 O'Dea married Constance Margaret Ewing. ...more

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Danny Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Danny Williams Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer Daniel E. "Danny" Williams, QC, MHA is a Canadian politician, businessman and lawyer who served as the ninth Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador between November 6, 2003, and December ...more

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Rex Goudie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Rex Goudie Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer Rex Goudie is a Canadian singer-songwriter and was the runner-up of Canadian Idol 3.

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Derrick Dalley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Derrick Dalley Social Worker Derrick Dalley MHA, is a Canadian politician in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He currently serves as the Minister of Natural Resources in the provincial cabinet. Dalley has represented the ...more

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John Gosse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
John Gosse Geologist John C. Gosse of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia is a Canadian geomorphologist and leader in investigating the rate of landscape evolution via cosmogenic isotopes. In 1989, Gosse ...more

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Wynanne Downer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Wynanne Downer Politician, Teacher

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Rick Hillier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Rick Hillier Soldier General Rick Hillier OC, CMM, ONL, MSC, CD is a former Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Forces. He held this appointment from February 4, 2005, to July 1, 2008. He retired on July 1, ...more

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Bill Rompkey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Bill Rompkey Teacher William Hubert Rompkey, PC is a Canadian educator who served as Member of Parliament from 1972 to 1995 and a senator from 1995 to 2011.

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Siobhán Coady is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Siobhán Coady Politician Siobhán Coady is a Canadian businesswoman and politician from Newfoundland and Labrador. Coady was the Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of St. John's South–Mount Pearl from ...more

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Martin MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Martin MacDonald Martin MacDonald is an award-winning Canadian conductor.

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Rex Murphy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Rex Murphy Commentator, Writer Rex Murphy is a Canadian commentator and author, primarily on Canadian political and social matters.

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Robert Gellately is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Robert Gellately Historian Robert Gellately is a Newfoundland-born Canadian academic who is one of the leading historians of modern Europe, particularly during World War II and the Cold War era. He is Earl Ray Beck ...more

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Robert Joy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Robert Joy Actor Robert Joy is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles as Dr. Sid Hammerback in CSI: NY, Charlie Houx in Land of the Dead, Lizard in The Hills Have Eyes, Dave in Atlantic City, and Jim ...more

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Clyde Wells is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Clyde Wells Judge, Lawyer Clyde Kirby Wells, QC was the fifth Premier of Newfoundland from 1989 to 1996, and subsequently Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1999 to 2009. He remains a ...more

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Wayne Johnston is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Wayne Johnston Novelist, Author, Writer Wayne Johnston is a Canadian novelist. His fiction deals primarily with the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, often in a historical setting. He has been called "this continent's best ...more

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Ed Kavanagh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Ed Kavanagh Writer Ed Kavanagh is a Newfoundland and Labrador writer, musician, and teacher. Ed Kavanagh grew up in Kilbride, Newfoundland, and studied English at Memorial University of Newfoundland, music at ...more

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Alan Doyle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Alan Doyle Record producer, Songwriter, Musician Alan Thomas Doyle is a Canadian musician and actor, best known for his work as one of the lead singers of Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea.

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Christa Borden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Christa Borden Singer Christa Borden is a Canadian pop singer, known as the winner of the television reality series contest Popstars: The One in April 2003. As a child, Christa Borden spent much time performing in ...more

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Stephen Rowe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Stephen Rowe Poet Stephen Rowe is a Canadian poet.

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Séan McCann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Séan McCann Musician Séan McCann "The Shantyman" is a singer and musician in the band Great Big Sea. He announced plans to stop touring with the band at the end of December 2013.

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George Ivany is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
George Ivany J. W. George Ivany was President of the University of Saskatchewan from 1989 to 1999.

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James Downey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
James Downey James Downey, OC is a Canadian academic. Born in Winterton, Newfoundland, Downey was a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland and of the University of London where, as a Rothermere ...more

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Brian Tobin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Brian Tobin Politician Brian Vincent Tobin, PC is a Canadian businessman and former politician. Tobin served as the sixth Premier of Newfoundland from 1996 to 2000. Tobin was also a prominent Member of Parliament and ...more

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Edward Riche is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Edward Riche Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Edward Riche is a Canadian writer. He lives in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Michael Crummey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Michael Crummey Novelist, Author, Writer Michael Crummey is a Canadian poet and writer. Born in Buchans, Newfoundland and Labrador, Crummey grew up there and in Wabush, Labrador, where he moved with his family in the late 1970s. He ...more

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Rhonda I. Zygocki is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Rhonda I. Zygocki Rhonda I. Zygocki is vice president of Policy, Government and Public Affairs for Chevron Corp. In this capacity, she oversees U.S. and international government relations, all aspects of ...more

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Lorraine Michael is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Lorraine Michael Politician Lorraine Michael, MHA is a social democratic Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. From May 2006 until March 2015, Michael had been the leader of the Newfoundland and ...more

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Michael Winter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Michael Winter Novelist, Writer Michael Winter is a Canadian writer, the author of five novels and three collections of short stories.

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Gerry Reid is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Gerry Reid Politician, Teacher Gerry Reid was the Leader of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador. He served as interim leader from 2005 to 2006, until Jim Bennett replaced him in February 2006. Reid was reelected as ...more

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Jacob McArthur Mooney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Jacob McArthur Mooney Jacob McArthur Mooney is a Canadian poet, blogger, and literary critic. He is the author of The New Layman's Almanac. The book, published by Toronto's McClelland & Stewart, Ltd., is notable ...more

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Kevin Major is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Kevin Major Author, Writer Kevin Major is a Canadian author who lives in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador with his wife. He writes for both young people and adults, including fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, ...more

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Lisa Moore is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Lisa Moore Novelist, Author, Writer Lisa Moore is a Canadian writer. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Moore studied art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Although she had intended to follow a career in ...more

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Steve Kent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Steve Kent Stephen Kent, MHA, is a Canadian politician in Newfoundland and Labrador. Kent is the Deputy Premier, Minister of Health and Community Services, Minister Responsible for the Office of Public ...more

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Darrell Power is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Darrell Power Darrell Power is a Canadian musician and former member of Great Big Sea. He performed vocals, bass, guitar, bones, mandolin, fiddle, accordion and harmonica. He left the band in 2003 in order to ...more

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Loyola Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Loyola Sullivan Loyola Sullivan served as Canada's Ambassador for Fisheries Conservation from 2007 until 2011 and is a former Member of the House of Assembly in Newfoundland and Labrador. Sullivan represented ...more

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Donna Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Donna Morrissey Novelist, Writer Donna Morrissey is a Canadian author. At age 16 Morrissey left her birthplace, The Beaches, a small outport on the west coast of Newfoundland. She lived in various places of Canada before ...more

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Shelley Posen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Shelley Posen I. Sheldon Posen is a Canadian folklorist, a member of Finest Kind, and a former writer of the 'Songfinder' column for Sing Out!. In the 1970s, while still a graduate student, he was the ...more

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Greg Malone is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Greg Malone Screenwriter, Actor David Gregory Malone is a Canadian impressionist and actor. He is well known for the CODCO television series and his impersonations of Barbara Frum, Jean Chrétien, and Queen Elizabeth II. ...more

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Anthony Stack is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Anthony Stack Brigadier General Anthony Stack, CD is a Brigadier General in service of the Canadian Forces. He is the Deputy Commander of the Land Force Atlantic Area.

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Brian Peckford is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Brian Peckford Teacher Alfred Brian Peckford, PC is a Canadian politician who served as the third Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador between March 26, 1979, and March 22, 1989. Peckford was born and raised in ...more

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Roger Grimes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Roger Grimes Roger D. Grimes is a Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Grimes was born and raised in the central Newfoundland town of Grand Falls-Windsor. Grimes is a former leader of ...more

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Margaret-Ann Blaney is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Margaret-Ann Blaney Margaret-Ann Blaney, is a Canadian journalist and politician. She was a member of Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1999 until May 2012, representing of Rothesay as member of the ...more

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Richard Greene is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Richard Greene Poet Richard Greene is a Canadian poet. His book Boxing the Compass won the Governor General's Award for English language poetry at the 2010 Governor General's Awards. A resident of Cobourg, Ontario, ...more

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Elizabeth Marshall is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Elizabeth Marshall Elizabeth Marshall QC is a Canadian politician and member of the Senate.

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Eddy Campbell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Eddy Campbell Mathematician Eddy Campbell is a Canadian mathematician, university professor, and university administrator. He currently serves as the president of the University of New Brunswick. H. E. A. Campbell earned ...more

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Jerome Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Memorial University Of Newfoundland Alumni
Jerome Kennedy Jerome Kennedy QC, MHA, is a Canadian lawyer and politician in Newfoundland and Labrador, who served in the cabinets of Premier Kathy Dunderdale and Danny Williams. Kennedy was elected in 2007, ...more