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Famous New York University Alumni

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Angelina Jolie, Lady Gaga and many other famous NYU Bobcats.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to New York University?” and “Which celebrities are New York University alumni?” Take a look some of the most famous NYU alumni.

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  • Woody Allen1

    Woody Allen

    Film Score Composer, Comedian

    Age84

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Heywood "Woody" Allen (born December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Alec Baldwin2

    Alec Baldwin

    Television producer, Film Producer

    Age62

    BirthplaceAmityville, New York, United States of America

    Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Billy Crystal3

    Billy Crystal

    Television presenter, Comedian

    Age72

    BirthplaceUpper East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America

    William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Angelina Jolie4

    Angelina Jolie

    Film Producer, Model

    Age45

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Angelina Jolie (; née Voight, formerly Jolie Pitt, born June 4, 1975) is an American actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lady Gaga5

    Lady Gaga

    Fashion designer, Record producer

    Age34

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Martin Scorsese6

    Martin Scorsese

    Television director, Television producer

    Age77

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Martin Charles Scorsese (, Italian: [skorˈseːze; -eːse]; born November 17, 1942) is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Anne Hathaway7

    Anne Hathaway

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age37

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. One of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sean Hannity8

    Sean Hannity

    Commentator, Author

    Age58

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American talk show host and conservative... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sarah Silverman9

    Sarah Silverman

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age45

    BirthplaceManchester, New Hampshire, USA

    Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actress,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Oliver Stone10

    Oliver Stone

    Television director, Soldier

    Age74

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American filmmaker, director, writer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Perez Hilton11

    Perez Hilton

    Actor, Writer

    Age42

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr. (born March 23, 1978), known professionally as Perez Hilton is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Alexis Bledel12

    Alexis Bledel

    Film Producer, Model

    Age39

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    Kimberly Alexis Bledel ( blə-DEL; born September 16, 1981) is an American actress and model.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Bai Ling13

    Bai Ling

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Age53

    BirthplaceChengdu, China

    Bai Ling (Chinese: 白灵, born October 10, 1966) is a Chinese-American actress known for her work... more on Wikipedia

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    #48 of 76 The Best Asian Actresses in Hollywood History#40 of 78 75+ Celebrities Who Are Cat People

  • Ashley Olsen14

    Ashley Olsen

    Fashion designer, Businessperson

    Age29

    BirthplaceSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Ashley Fuller Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American fashion designer, businesswoman,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Lucy Liu15

    Lucy Liu

    Painter, Film Producer

    Age51

    BirthplaceJackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Lucy Liu (born December 2, 1968) is an American actress, voice actress, director, and artist... more on Wikipedia
  • Meg Ryan16

    Meg Ryan

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age58

    BirthplaceFairfield, Connecticut, United States of America

    Meg Ryan (born Margaret Mary Emily Hyra; November 19, 1961) is an American actress and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mary-Kate Olsen17

    Mary-Kate Olsen

    Fashion designer, Businessperson

    Age29

    BirthplaceSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Mary-Kate Olsen (born June 13, 1986) is an American fashion designer, actress and producer.... more on Wikipedia
  • Steven J. Bensinger18
    Steven J. Bensinger has been Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Vice President of...
  • Alan Greenspan19

    Alan Greenspan

    Businessperson, Politician

    Age94

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Alan Greenspan (; born March 6, 1926) is an American economist who served as Chair of the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jamie Lynn Sigler20

    Jamie Lynn Sigler

    Actor, Singer

    Age39

    BirthplaceJericho, New York, United States of America

    Jamie-Lynn Sigler (born May 15, 1981) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Fred P. Hochberg21

    Fred P. Hochberg

    Fred Philip Hochberg (born February 3, 1952) is an American businessman and civic leader.... more on Wikipedia
  • Dakota Fanning22

    Dakota Fanning

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age21

    BirthplaceConyers, Georgia, United States of America

    Hannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994) is an American actress. She rose to prominence... more on Wikipedia

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  • Danielle Steel23

    Danielle Steel

    Novelist, Author

    Age73

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel (born August 14, 1947) is an American writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Selma Blair24

    Selma Blair

    Actor, Voice acting

    Age48

    BirthplaceSouthfield, Michigan, United States of America

    Selma Blair Beitner (born June 23, 1972) is an American actress. She played a number of small... more on Wikipedia

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  • Paul Levy25

    Paul Levy

    Real estate entrepreneur