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

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

Items include everything from Joe Dante to Maurice Kanbar.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Philadelphia University?” and “Which celebrities are Philadelphia University alumni?”
Maurice Kanbar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Philadelphia University Alumni
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Maurice Kanbar is an American entrepreneur and inventor who lives in San Francisco, California. He is particularly well known for his creation of SKYY vodka, and is also noted for his extensive real estate investments. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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Richard J. Tornetta

Age: 37

Birthplace: West Norriton Township, Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Joe Dante is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Philadelphia University Alumni
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Joseph "Joe" Dante, Jr. is an American film director, producer, editor and actor. His films—notably Gremlins —often mix fantastical storylines with comedic elements. Dante's films include Piranha and The Howling, Gremlins and its sequel, Explorers, Innerspace, The 'Burbs, Matinee, Small Soldiers, and Looney Tunes: Back in Action. His work for television and cable includes immigration satire The Second Civil War and episodes of anthology series Masters of Horror and Amazing Stories, plus the remake of Hawaii Five-O. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Morristown, USA, New Jersey

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#21 on The Best Horror Directors in Film History

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Jay McCarroll is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Philadelphia University Alumni
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Jay McCarroll is a fashion designer who gained fame after winning the debut season of the competitive reality show Project Runway in 2005. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Lehman Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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#20 on The Best Project Runway Designers Ever

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