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Famous Merrimack College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Merrimack College and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Carl Yastrzemski, Charlie Day and many more.

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

    Television producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Charles Peckham Day (born February 9, 1976) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, director and musician. He is best known for playing Charlie Kelly on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia for...  more

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    Brian Christopher Mitchell (born 1953) is president of Brian Mitchell & Associates, LLC. He was previously the president of Bucknell University, serving from 2004 until 2010. From 1998 through 2004,...  more
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    Carl Yastrzemski

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceSouthampton, New York, United States of America

    Carl Michael Yastrzemski (; nicknamed "Yaz"; born August 22, 1939) is an American former Major League Baseball player. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. Yastrzemski played his...  more

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    Greg Classen

    Gregory Classen (born August 24, 1977 in Aylsham, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian-German professional ice hockey centre who is currently under contract with the Starbulls Rosenheim of the German DEL2...  more
  • 5

    Tom Herrion

    Basketball Coach


    BirthplaceOxford, Massachusetts

    Tom Herrion (born November 13, 1967) is an American college basketball assistant coach for South Florida. He also previously served as head basketball coach at Marshall University and at the College...  more
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    Richard F. Shaw

    Professor, Oceanographer
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    Bill Herrion

    Basketball Coach, Coach


    William Richard Herrion (born April 6, 1958) is an American college basketball coach. Since 2005, he has been the men's head coach with the University of New Hampshire. Prior to coming to UNH, he...  more
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    Laurie Faria Stolarz



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    Steven Angelo

    Steven V. Angelo (born June 8, 1952 in Somerville, Massachusetts) is a former state representative and Town Manager....  more
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    Brian Cresta

    Brian M. Cresta (born April 22, 1969 in Stoneham, Massachusetts) is an American politician who currently serves on the Middleton, Massachusetts Board of Selectmen. He previously served as a member of...  more
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    Stéphane Da Costa

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceParis, France

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    Barbara L'Italien

    Barbara A. L'Italien (born January 3, 1961) is an American politician from the state of Massachusetts, serving from January 2015 to 2019 as the State Senator from the 2nd Essex and Middlesex...  more
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    John F. Carney

    John F. Carney III was chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology from 2005 to 2011. Carney received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Merrimack College in 1963 and a...  more
  • 14

    Marc Lombardo

    Marc T. Lombardo is an American politician who represents the 22nd Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He is a former member of the Billerica, Massachusetts Board of...  more
  • 15

    Billy Costa

    Billy Costa (born December 24, 1951) is an American radio and television host in the Boston area....  more
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    Matt Jones

    Matt Jones is an American professional ice hockey forward. Born in Chanhassen, Minnesota and raised in Kentwood MI, Jones spent the first three years of his career in the USHL and NAHL. He then...  more
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    Christopher Fallon

    Christopher G. Fallon (born June 7, 1952 in Malden, Massachusetts) is an American politician who represented the 33rd Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2003 to...  more
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    Joe Cannata

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceWakefield, Massachusetts

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    Joe Exter

    Joe Exter is a retired American ice hockey goaltender. He is famous for playing two seasons with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers several months after being in a coma due to an on-ice collision....  more
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    Rob Ricci

    Rob Ricci (born December 12, 1984 in Brampton, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for the South Carolina...  more