All People Famous Providence College Alumni

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

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

List features graduates like Janeane Garofalo, Lenny Wilkens and more!

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

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Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Janeane Garofalo is an American film actress, stand-up comedian, liberal political activist, and writer. Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on the Ben ...more

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John O'Hurley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Performer, Pianist, Game Show Host
John George O'Hurley is an American actor, voice actor, author and television personality. He is known for the role of J. Peterman on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld and was host of the game show Family ...more

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Gordon Fox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Gordon Dennis Fox is an American politician from Providence, Rhode Island and formerly the Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. A Democrat, he was first elected to the ...more

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J. Howard McGrath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
James Howard McGrath was an American politician and attorney from the U.S. state of Rhode Island. McGrath, a Democrat, served as U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island before becoming Governor, U.S. ...more

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Patrick J. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Politician
Patrick Joseph Kennedy II is an American politician. He is the former U.S. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district, serving from 1995 until 2011. He is a member of the ...more

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Charles J. Fogarty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Politician
Charles Joseph Fogarty, Jr., also known as Charlie Fogarty was the 67th Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. State of Rhode Island. He is a Democrat. Fogarty served two full terms as Lt. Governor, ...more

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Fernand St. Germain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Lawyer
Fernand Joseph St. Germain was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island. Born in Blackstone, Massachusetts, St. Germain attended parochial schools in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He graduated from ...more

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John C. Revens, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Lawyer
John C. Revens, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island Senate, representing the 31st District since 1990. He is currently President Pro Tempore. Revens previously served from 1974 ...more

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Frank Caprio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Judge
Judge Frank Caprio is the television judge on ABC's Caught in Providence. He is also the chief municipal judge in Providence, Rhode Island and the former Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of ...more

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Maureen McKenna Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Maureen McKenna Goldberg
Maureen McKenna Goldberg is a justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Goldberg is a 1978 graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Previously she graduated from St. Mary Academy – ...more

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Francis Flaherty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Francis Flaherty
Francis X. Flaherty is an associate justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court. The Supreme Court consists of one Chief Justice and four Associate Justices. Justice Flaherty was appointed to the ...more

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Chris Dodd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Politician, Lobbyist, Lawyer
Christopher John "Chris" Dodd is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut for a thirty-year period from ...more

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Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Basketball Coach, Basketball player, Coach
Leonard Randolph "Lenny" Wilkens is an American retired basketball player and coach in the National Basketball Association. He has been inducted three times into the Naismith Memorial ...more

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Herbert Hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Basketball player
Herbert Hill is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Gigantes de Guayana of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto. Hill attended Providence College. He stands 6 feet ...more

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Richard M. Daley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician
Richard Michael Daley is an American politician and former Mayor of Chicago, Illinois. Daley was elected mayor in 1989 and was re-elected five times until declining to run for a seventh term. At ...more

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Ronald H. Lataille is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Certified Public Accountant
Ronald H. Lataille is senior vice president Investor Relations for Verizon, a position he has held since November 1, 2005. He is the corporations primary liaison with the investment community ...more

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Danny Casolaro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Journalist
Joseph Daniel Casolaro was an American freelance writer who came to public attention in 1991 when he was found dead in a bathtub in room 517 of the Sheraton Hotel in Martinsburg, West Virginia, ...more

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John Thompson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Basketball player, Coach, Actor
John Robert Thompson, Jr. is an American former college basketball coach for the Georgetown Hoyas. He is now a professional radio and TV sports commentator. In 1984, he became the first ...more

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Kieran Lalor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Kieran Michael Lalor is an American politician, entrepreneur and author who founded Iraq Vets for Congress. He works in the defense industry, and is a former social studies teacher, and a U.S. ...more

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John F. Killian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Businessperson
John F. Killian is president of Verizon Business, responsible for serving the communications needs of large, global businesses and government markets. He was named president of Verizon Business ...more

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Hank Soar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Umpire, American football player
Albert Henry Soar was an American football running back and defensive back in the National Football League who went on to have a long career as an umpire in Major League Baseball. Soar played ...more

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Raymond Flynn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Politician
Raymond Leo Flynn, also known as Ray Flynn, served as Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1984 until 1993. He was later appointed United States Ambassador to the Holy See by President Bill

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Jack Tretton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Jack Tretton is the former President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment of America, a division of Sony Computer Entertainment, which is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. During his time with ...more

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Robert Gallo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Scientist, Physician
Robert Charles Gallo is an American biomedical researcher. He is best known for his role in the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus as the infectious agent responsible for acquired ...more

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Hal Gill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Ice Hockey Player
Harold Priestley Gill, III is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently an unrestricted free agent. Gill has previously played for six National Hockey League teams and was ...more