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Famous Providence College Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    Janeane Garofalo

    Janeane Garofalo

    Comedian, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNewton, New Jersey, USA

    Janeane Marie Garofalo (; born September 28, 1964) is an American actress, voice artist,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    John O'Hurley

    John O'Hurley

    Performer, Pianist


    BirthplaceKittery, Maine, USA

    John George O'Hurley Jr. (born October 9, 1954) is an American actor, voice actor, singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Gordon Fox

    Gordon Fox

    Politician, Lawyer


    Gordon Dennis Fox (born December 21, 1961) is an American attorney and politician from... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    J. Howard McGrath

    J. Howard McGrath

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 63 (1903-1966)

    BirthplaceWoonsocket, Rhode Island, United States of America

    James Howard McGrath (November 28, 1903 – September 2, 1966) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Patrick J. Kennedy


    BirthplaceEastern United States, Boston, Brighton, New England, United States of America

    Patrick Joseph Kennedy II (born July 14, 1967) is an American politician and mental health... more on Wikipedia
  • 6


    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island, United States of America

    Charles Joseph Fogarty, Jr., also known as Charlie Fogarty (born September 15, 1955) was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    AgeDec. at 86 (1928-2014)

    BirthplaceWorcester County, United States of America, Blackstone, United States, with Territories

    Fernand Joseph St Germain (January 9, 1928 – August 16, 2014) was an American politician from ... more on Wikipedia
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    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island, United States of America

    John C. Revens Jr. is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island Senate, representing the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Frank Caprio



    Francesco Caprio, known as Frank Caprio (born November 23, 1936) is the chief municipal judge... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Maureen McKenna Goldberg

    Maureen McKenna Goldberg is a justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.Goldberg is a 1978... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Francis Flaherty

    Francis X. Flaherty (born January 8, 1947) is an Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Chris Dodd

    Chris Dodd

    Politician, Lobbyist


    BirthplaceWillimantic, Connecticut, United States of America

    Christopher John Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and Democratic... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Lenny Wilkens

    Lenny Wilkens

    Basketball Coach, Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Leonard Randolph Wilkens (born October 28, 1937) is an American former basketball player and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14

    Herbert Hill

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceUlm, Germany

    Herbert Hill (born October 1, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Richard M. Daley

    Richard M. Daley

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceBridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA

    Richard Michael Daley (born April 24, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 54th... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Ronald H. Lataille

    Certified Public Accountant
    Ronald H. Lataille is senior vice president Investor Relations for Verizon, a position he has...
  • 17
    Danny Casolaro

    Danny Casolaro


    AgeDec. at 44 (1947-1991)

    BirthplaceMcLean, Virginia

    Joseph Daniel Casolaro (June 16, 1947 – August 10, 1991) was an American freelance writer who... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    John Thompson

    John Thompson

    Basketball player, Coach


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    John Robert Thompson Jr. (born September 2, 1941) is a former American college basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Kieran Lalor

    Kieran Lalor

    Politician, Lawyer

    BirthplaceWappingers Falls, New York, United States of America

    Kieran Michael Lalor (born January 23, 1976) is an American politician, entrepreneur and... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    John F. Killian



    John F. Killian is president of Verizon Business, responsible for serving the communications...
  • 21

    Hank Soar

    Umpire, American football player

    AgeDec. at 87 (1914-2001)

    BirthplaceAlton, Rhode Island

    Albert Henry Soar (August 17, 1914 – December 24, 2001) was an American football running back... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Raymond Flynn

    Raymond Flynn



    BirthplaceBoston, United States, with Territories, Massachusetts, Area code 857

    Raymond Leo Flynn (born July 22, 1939) is an American politician who served as 52nd Mayor of... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Jack Tretton is a member of the advisory boards for Genotaur, an artificial intelligence... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Robert Gallo

    Robert Gallo

    Scientist, Physician


    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

    Robert Charles Gallo (; born March 23, 1937) is an American biomedical researcher. He is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Hal Gill

    Hal Gill

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceConcord, Massachusetts

    Harold Priestley Gill, III (born April 6, 1975) is a retired American professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia