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Famous Miami University

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Miami University and be of some renown.

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

This list includes Paul Ryan, Ben Roethlisberger and more.

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

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  • 1

    Ben Roethlisberger

    Actor, Athlete
    Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger Sr. (; born March 2, 1982), nicknamed Big Ben, is an American...  more

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  • 2

    Nick Lachey

    Songwriter, Television producer
    Nicholas Scott Lachey ( lə-SHAY; born November 9, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and...  more

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  • 3

    Paul Ryan

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  • 4

    Tina Louise

    Author, Actor
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  • 5

    The Miz

    Media Personality, Announcer
    Michael Gregory Mizanin (born October 8, 1980) is an American professional wrestler, actor and...  more

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  • 6

    Christine Chubbuck

    Journalist, TV Journalist
    Christine Chubbuck (August 24, 1944 – July 15, 1974) was an American television news reporter...  more

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  • 7

    Enrique Iglesias

    Record producer, Musician
    Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born 8 May 1975) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and...  more

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  • 8

    Samuel Laws

    Samuel Spahr Laws (March 23, 1824 – January 9, 1921) was an American minister, professor,...  more
  • 9
    Mojo Nixon (born Neill Kirby McMillan, Jr.; August 2, 1957) is an American psychobilly...  more

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  • 10

    Alan Shepard

    Pilot, Astronaut
    Rear Admiral Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. (November 18, 1923 – July 21, 1998) was an American...  more
  • 11

    Benjamin Harrison

    Politician, Lawyer
    Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American politician and lawyer who...  more

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  • 12

    Art Clokey

    Screenwriter, Animator
    Arthur "Art" Clokey (born Arthur Charles Farrington; October 12, 1921 – January 8, 2010) was...  more
  • 13

    Katie Lee

    Cook, Author
    Katherine "Katie" Lee (born September 14, 1981) is an American cookbook author, television...  more

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  • 14

    C. Michael Armstrong

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  • 15

    Brian Pillman

    Wrestler, American football player
    Brian William Pillman (May 22, 1962 – October 5, 1997) was an American professional wrestler...  more

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  • 16

    Allan Sandage

    Scientist, Astronomer
    Allan Rex Sandage (June 18, 1926 – November 13, 2010) was an American astronomer. He was Staff...  more
  • 17

    John Shoemaker

    John Shoemaker (born August 18, 1956 in Chillicothe, OH, USA) is a former minor league...  more
  • 18
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  • 19

    P. J. O'Rourke

    Journalist, Screenwriter
    Patrick Jake O'Rourke (born November 14, 1947) is an American political satirist and...  more
  • 20

    John Shaw Billings

    Librarian, Physician
    John Shaw Billings was an American librarian and surgeon best known as the modernizer of the...  more
  • 21

    Whitelaw Reid

    Publisher, Politician
    Whitelaw Reid (October 27, 1837 – December 15, 1912) was an American politician and newspaper...  more
  • 22

    Patricia B. Morrison

    Patricia B. Morrison has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of...  more
  • 23

    Bo Schembechler

    American Football coach, American football player
    Glenn Edward "Bo" Schembechler Jr. ( SHEM-bek-lər; April 1, 1929 – November 17, 2006) was an...  more
  • 24

    Jim Kelly

    Actor, American football player
    James Edward Kelly (born February 14, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who...  more

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  • 25

    Ron Harper

    Basketball player, Coach
    Ronald Harper (born January 20, 1964) is an American retired professional basketball player...  more

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