22.3k readers

Famous Montclair State University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 22.3k views22 items

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

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

This list below has everything from Bruce Willis to Dania Ramirez and other famous Montclair state alumni!

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

Enjoy this list of Montclair State alums.
  • 1
    Businessperson, Television producer


    BirthplaceIdar-Oberstein, West Germany

    Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer. Born to a German mother and American father in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, he moved to the United States with his...  more

    Bruce Willis Once Bought Out Almost An Entire Idaho Town In The '90s#84 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#265 of 391 The 100+ Funniest People Of All Time

  • 2
    Film Score Composer, Poet

    AgeDec. at 70 (1926-1997)

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Irwin Allen Ginsberg (; June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American poet, philosopher and writer. He is considered to be one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation during the 1950s and...  more

    #420 of 1,172 The Best Writers of All Time#104 of 369 The Greatest Poets of All Time#55 of 105 The Most Influential Contemporary Americans

  • 3


    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Dania Jissel Ramirez (born November 8, 1979) is a Dominican television and film actress. Her credits include the roles of Maya Herrera in Heroes, Alex in Entourage, and Blanca during the last season...  more

    #90 of 122 The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time#100 of 207 Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

  • 4
    Basketball Coach, Journalist


    BirthplaceUSA, New Jersey, Hackensack

    Michael Robert Fratello (born February 24, 1947) is an American sports broadcaster and a professional basketball coach. Fratello is currently an analyst for NBA TV and for nationally televised games...  more
  • 5
    Political scientist, Author


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Warren Thomas Farrell (born June 26, 1943) is an American educator, activist and author of seven books on men's and women's issues. Farrell initially came to prominence in the 1970s as a supporter of...  more
  • 6
    Singer-songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Beatrice Melba Hill (born October 29, 1945), known by her stage name, Melba Moore is an American singer, actress, voice actress, and entertainer. Moore is the daughter of saxophonist Teddy Hill and...  more
  • 7
    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Wendy Coakley-Thompson (born Wendy Cecille Thompson on December 27, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York), is a mainstream fiction author. Coakley-Thompson's work is part of emerging millennial contemporary...  more
  • 8
    Politician, Teacher


    BirthplaceArea code 862, Area code 973, Area codes 862 and 973, Essex County, Contiguous United States

    Margaret "Marge" Roukema (née Scafati; September 19, 1929 – November 12, 2014) was an American politician who represented New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives for twenty-two years as a...  more
  • 9


    BirthplaceContiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, New Jersey

    Ernest Scott Garrett (born July 9, 1959) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district, serving from 2003 to 2017. He is a member of the...  more
  • 10
    Joan M. Voss (born August 21, 1940) is an American Democratic Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 2004 until 2012, representing the 38th Legislative District. Voss was...  more
  • 11
    Politician, Teacher


    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, United States of America

    Sharpe James (born February 20, 1936) is an American Democratic politician from New Jersey, who served as State Senator for the 29th Legislative District and was 35th Mayor of Newark, New Jersey....  more
  • 12


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Barbara A. Buono (born July 28, 1953) is an American politician who served in the New Jersey Senate from 2002-2014, where she represented the 18th Legislative District. She is a member of the...  more
  • 13
    Coach, American football player

    AgeDec. at 45 (1959-2005)

    BirthplaceNeptune City, New Jersey

    Samuel Davis Mills Jr. (June 3, 1959 – April 18, 2005) was an American football linebacker who played twelve seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the New Orleans Saints and Carolina...  more

    #259 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#48 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#27 of 154 The Greatest Linebackers of All Time

  • 14


    BirthplaceJackson, Mississippi

    Robert McNair Price (born July 7, 1954) is an American New Testament scholar who argues against the existence of a historical Jesus (the Christ myth theory). He taught theology and religious studies...  more
  • 15
    Andrew R. Ciesla (born July 24, 1953) is an American Republican Party politician who served in the New Jersey Senate, where he represented the 10th legislative district from 1992 to 2012. From 1994...  more
  • 16


    Connie Myers (born November 14, 1944) is an American Republican Party politician, who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1996 to 2006, where she represented the 23rd Legislative District....  more
  • 17
    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceHolmdel, New Jersey, United States of America

    Lorene Scafaria (born May 1, 1978) is an American screenwriter, playwright, actress, singer, and film director. She is best known for her work on the films Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and...  more
  • 18
    Ma Anand Sheela (born 28 December 1949 as Sheela Ambalal Patel in India, also known as Sheela Birnstiel) is an Indian-born American–Swiss former spokeswoman of the Rajneesh movement (aka Osho...  more
  • 19
  • 20
    Film Producer, Model


    BirthplaceNewport Beach, California, USA

    Camille Grammer-Meyer (née Donatacci) (born September 2, 1968) is an American television personality, most known for starring in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She started her career as a...  more

    #4 of 18 The Best Real Housewives of Beverly Hills#7 of 70 The Best Real Housewives of All Time#13 of 19 19 Celebrities Who Have Had Hysterectomies

  • 21
    Radio personality, Disc jockey


    BirthplaceUnion, New Jersey

    Steve Covino a.k.a. "el Covino", raised in Union Township, Union County, New Jersey, is a Television/Radio Talk Show Host/Disc Jockey heard daily on Sirius XM Satellite Radio....  more
  • 22
    Jane Holl Lute (born 1956) is the UN special envoy on the Cyprus dispute. She served as the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 through 2013, after having been confirmed by the U.S....  more