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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.