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
Janeane Garofalo 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
John O'Hurley 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
Gordon Fox 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
J. Howard McGrath 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
Patrick J. Kennedy 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
Charles J. Fogarty 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
Fernand St. Germain 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
John C. Revens, Jr. 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
Frank Caprio 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
Chris Dodd 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
Lenny Wilkens 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
Herbert Hill 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
Richard M. Daley 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
Ronald H. Lataille 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
Danny Casolaro 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
John Thompson 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
Kieran Lalor 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
John F. Killian 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
Hank Soar 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
Raymond Flynn 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 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
Robert Gallo 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
Hal Gill 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

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Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Otis Thorpe Basketball player Otis Henry Thorpe is a retired American professional basketball player who played for several teams in the National Basketball Association. He was an NBA All-Star in 1992 and won an NBA ...more

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Thomas J. Dodd is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Thomas J. Dodd Politician, Lawyer Thomas Joseph Dodd was a United States Senator and Representative from Connecticut, He is the father of former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd and Thomas J. Dodd, Jr., who served as the United ...more

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Peter Farrelly is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Peter Farrelly Television producer, Novelist, Film Producer Peter John Farrelly is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and novelist. The Farrelly brothers are mostly famous for directing and producing gross-out humor romantic comedy films ...more

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John E. Fogarty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
John E. Fogarty Politician John Edward Fogarty was a Congressman from Rhode Island for 26 years.

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Ryan Gomes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Ryan Gomes Basketball player Ryan Anthony Gomes is an American professional basketball forward who last played for Laboral Kutxa of the Liga ACB. Gomes was named an All-American power forward at Providence College. Gomes ...more

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Anthony D. Galluccio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Anthony D. Galluccio Politician Anthony D. Galluccio is a former US Massachusetts State Senator, and a Democratic politician having won the seat vacated by Jarrett T. Barrios. He is a graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin ...more

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Nolan Schaefer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Nolan Schaefer Nolan Schaefer is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the SC Bern of the Swiss National League A.

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Colin McDonald is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Colin McDonald Ice Hockey Player Colin J. McDonald is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. He was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the second ...more

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David Angell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
David Angell Television producer, Screenwriter David Lawrence Angell was an American producer of sitcoms. Angell won multiple Emmy Awards as the creator and executive producer, along with Peter Casey and David Lee, of the comedy series ...more

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Jim Larrañaga is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Jim Larrañaga Basketball Coach, Coach James Larrañaga is an American college basketball coach and the head coach of the University of Miami men's basketball program. Prior to his time at Miami, he was most recently the men's ...more

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Brian Burke is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Brian Burke Lawyer Brian P. Burke is an American executive who is currently the President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames, and is a member of Rugby Canada’s board of directors . He most recently served ...more

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Marvin Barnes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Marvin Barnes Basketball player Marvin Jerome Barnes was an American professional basketball player. As a 6'8" forward, Barnes played at Providence College. In 1973, he was the first player to score 10 times on 10 field ...more

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Chris Terreri is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Chris Terreri Coach Christopher Arnold Terreri is an American former goaltender for several National Hockey League teams, most notably for the New Jersey Devils, with whom he played for twelve seasons. Terreri was ...more

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Jon DiSalvatore is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Jon DiSalvatore Ice Hockey Player Jonathan David DiSalvatore is a professional ice hockey player currently with EHC München of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. He was selected by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round of the 2000 ...more

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Dickey Simpkins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Dickey Simpkins Basketball player LuBara Dixon "Dickey" Simpkins is an American former professional basketball player best known for his tenure with the Chicago Bulls in the late 1990s. He is currently a scout for the ...more

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Richard J. Daronco is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Richard J. Daronco Judge Richard Joseph Daronco was a federal judge in the United States. Born in New York, New York, Daronco received a B.A. from Providence College in 1953. He received a LL.B. from Albany Law School ...more

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Austin Croshere is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Austin Croshere Basketball player Austin Nathan Croshere is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst for Fox Sports Indiana, which broadcasts Indiana Pacers games.

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Eric Murdock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Eric Murdock Basketball player Eric Lloyd Murdock is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Utah Jazz in the 1st round of the 1991 NBA Draft. Murdock grew up in Bridgewater Township, New ...more

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Eric Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Eric Williams Basketball player Eric C. Williams is an American former professional basketball player who, until 2007, had played in the National Basketball Association.

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Jimmy Walker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Jimmy Walker Basketball player James "Jimmy" Walker was an American professional basketball player. A 6'3" guard, he played nine seasons in the NBA as a member of the Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, and ...more

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M. Teresa Paiva-Weed is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
M. Teresa Paiva-Weed Lawyer M. Teresa Paiva-Weed is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island Senate, representing the 13th District since 2002 and the 49th District from 1992 to 2002. In November 2008, she was elected ...more

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Cammi Granato-Ferraro is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Cammi Granato-Ferraro Catherine Michelle "Cammi" Granato is a retired American female ice hockey player and one of the first women to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November 2010. Granato was ...more

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John McDonald is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
John McDonald Baseball player John Joseph McDonald is an American former professional baseball infielder. He played in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks, ...more

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Desiree Washington is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni

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Peter J. Barnes II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Providence College Alumni
Peter J. Barnes II Politician Peter J. Barnes, Jr. is an American Democratic Party politician, who has served as Chairman of the New Jersey State Parole Board since March 2007. He previously served in New Jersey's General ...more