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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Oakland University and be of some renown.

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

Examples include David Hasselhoff and Robert Englund.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Oakland University?” and “Which celebrities are Oakland University alumni?”
David Hasselhoff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Oakland University Alumni
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David Michael Hasselhoff, nicknamed "The Hoff", is an American actor, singer, producer, and businessman. He is best known for his lead roles as Michael Knight in the popular 1980s US series Knight Rider and as L.A. County Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon in the series Baywatch. Hasselhoff also produced ...more

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Singer

Age: 64

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Credits: Click, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Piranha 3DD

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Regina Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Oakland University Alumni
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Regina Carter is an American jazz violinist. She is the cousin of jazz saxophonist James Carter. ...more

Profession: Musician, Jazz Violinist, Violinist, Teacher

Age: 50

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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Robert Englund is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Oakland University Alumni
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Robert Barton Englund is an American actor, voice-actor, singer, and director, best known for playing the fictional serial killer Freddy Krueger, in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream ...more

Profession: Television director, Actor, Voice acting, Singer, Film Director

Age: 69

Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States of America

Credits: A Nightmare on Elm Street, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, + more

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Elizabeth Reaser is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Oakland University Alumni
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Elizabeth Ann Reaser is an American film, television, and stage actress. Her work includes the films Stay, The Family Stone, Sweet Land, Against the Current, The Twilight Saga, Young Adult, and the TV series Saved, Grey's Anatomy, The Ex-List, The Good Wife, and True Detective. ...more

Profession: Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: Bloomfield Township, Michigan, United States of America

Credits: Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, True Detective, + more

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