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Famous Queen's University Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 15.3k views301 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Queen's University and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Liam Neeson, Ciarán Hinds and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Queen's University?” and “Which celebrities are Queen's University alumni?”
  • Elon Musk1

    Elon Musk

    Businessperson, Investor


    BirthplacePretoria, South Africa

    Elon Reeve Musk (; born June 28, 1971) is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer....  more

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    Things You Didn't Know About Elon Musk#614 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time

  • Lorne Greene2

    Lorne Greene

    Musician, Actor

    AgeDec. at 72 (1915-1987)

    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Lorne Hyman Greene, (born February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987) was a Canadian actor, radio...  more

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    #643 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#58 of 163 The Greatest Western Movie Stars

  • Andrew J. Feustel3

    Andrew J. Feustel

    Geophysicist, Astronaut


    BirthplaceLancaster, Pennsylvania

    Andrew Jay "Drew" Feustel (; born August 25, 1965) is an American/Canadian NASA astronaut and...  more
  • David Emerson4

    David Emerson

    Researcher, Economist


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    David Lee Emerson, (born September 17, 1945) is a Canadian politician, financial executive,...  more
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    Michael Adams

    Researcher, Writer


    BirthplaceWalkerton, Ontario, Canada

    Michael John Adams is a Canadian writer and public opinion researcher. He is co-founder of the...  more
  • Jeffrey Kofman6

    Jeffrey Kofman

    Journalist, TV Journalist


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Jeffrey Kofman (born May 20, 1959) is a former reporter and current university lecturer....  more
  • Gerald Bull7

    Gerald Bull

    Scientist, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 62 (1928-1990)

    BirthplaceNorth Bay, Canada

    Gerald Vincent Bull (March 9, 1928 – March 22, 1990) was a Canadian engineer who developed...  more
  • 8

    Ron Parker

    Ron Parker (born August 17, 1987) is an American football free safety who is a free agent. He...  more
  • Rachel Blanchard9


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Rachel Louise Blanchard (born March 19, 1976) is a Canadian television actress....  more

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    #1452 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History#41 of 49 The Hottest Canadian Actresses

  • Charlotte Whitton10

    AgeDec. at 79 (1896-1975)

    BirthplaceRenfrew, Canada

    Charlotte Elizabeth Whitton (March 8, 1896 – January 25, 1975) was a Canadian feminist and...  more
  • 11

    Dave Ullrich

    Record producer, Drummer
    Dave Ullrich (born c. 1970) is a Canadian musician and entrepreneur....  more
  • Martin Kreuzer12

    Martin Kreuzer

    Mathematician, Writer


    Martin Kreuzer (born 15 July 1962, Ihrlerstein, Germany) is a German Grandmaster of...  more
  • Joan Smith13

    Joan Smith

    Journalist, Author



    Joan Alison Smith (born 27 August 1953) is an English journalist, novelist, and human rights...  more
  • Sean Conway14
    Sean Conway (born July 24, 1951) is a former provincial politician in Ontario, Canada and a...  more
  • Peter Milliken15

    Peter Milliken

    Politician, Barrister


    BirthplaceCanada, Kingston, Ontario, Americas, Southern Ontario

    Peter Andrew Stewart Milliken (born November 12, 1946) is a Canadian lawyer and politician....  more
  • Craig MacTavish16

    Craig MacTavish

    Ice Hockey Player, Coach


    BirthplaceLondon, Canada

    Craig MacTavish (born August 15, 1958) is a Canadian professional ice hockey executive and...  more
  • David Allan Bromley17

    David Allan Bromley

    Physicist, Educator

    AgeDec. at 79 (1926-2005)

    BirthplaceWhitewater Region, Canada

    David Allan Bromley (May 4, 1926 – February 10, 2005) was a Canadian-American physicist,...  more
  • 18

    Carlisle Adams

    Educator, Computer scientist
    Carlisle M. Adams is a Canadian cryptographer and computer security researcher. Formerly...  more
  • David Johnston19

    David Johnston

    Professor, Author


    BirthplaceGreater Sudbury, Canada

    David Lloyd Johnston (born June 28, 1941) is a Canadian academic, author, and statesman who...  more
  • 20

    Grant Mitchell

    Businessperson, Lecturer


    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    Grant Mitchell (born July 19, 1951) is a Canadian politician and businessman. Formerly a...  more
  • 21

    James Edwin Hawley

    Educator, Geologist

    AgeDec. at 68 (1897-1965)

    BirthplaceKingston, Canada

    James Edwin (Ed) Hawley (September 27, 1897 – April 20, 1965) was a Canadian geologist and...  more
  • 22

    Douglas Gordon Jones

    Poet, Educator


    BirthplaceBancroft, Canada

    Douglas Gordon "D. G." Jones (January 1, 1929 – March 6, 2016) was a Canadian poet, translator...  more
  • 23

    George Grant

    Political scientist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 70 (1918-1988)

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    George Parkin Grant (13 November 1918 – 27 September 1988) was a Canadian philosopher and...  more
  • David H. Levy24

    David H. Levy

    Science writer, Astronomer


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    David H. Levy (born May 22, 1948) is a Canadian astronomer, science writer and discoverer of...  more
  • 25

    Jock Climie

    Footballer, Sports commentator


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Jock Climie is a Canadian retired Canadian Football League player who played the slotback...  more