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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Queens College, City University of New York and be of some renown.

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

This list features graduates like Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Simon.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Queens College, City University of New York?” and “Which celebrities are Queens College, City University of New York alumni?”
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Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he ...more
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Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Raymond Albert "Ray" Romano is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter and voice actor, best known for his roles on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, for which he received ...more
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Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter
Paul Frederic Simon is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with ...more
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Carol Leifer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Carol Leifer is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress whose career as a stand-up comedian started in the 1970s when she was in college. David Letterman discovered her performing in ...more
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Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Television producer
Jonathan Kolia "Jon" Favreau is an American actor, director, screenwriter, voice artist, and comedian. As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Rudy, Very Bad Things, The ...more
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Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Commentator, Author, Radio personality
Michael Savage is an American radio host, author, activist, nutritionist, and political commentator. He is the host of The Savage Nation, a nationally syndicated talk show that aired on Talk ...more
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Ron Jeremy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Pornographic actor, Businessperson, Screenwriter
Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, known by the stage name Ron Jeremy. Jeremy has also appeared in films, including The Chase, Orgazmo, They Bite, The Boondock Saints, Crank: High Voltage, Detroit Rock City ...more
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Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Television director, Comedian, Television producer
Francine Joy "Fran" Drescher is an American film and television comedian, model, actress, producer, ordained minister, and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the ...more
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Joy Behar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Talk show host, Comedian, Actor
Joy Behar is an American comedian, writer, actress and was a co-host on the ABC talk show The View. She hosted The Joy Behar Show on HLN from 2009 to 2011 and Joy Behar: Say Anything! on Current ...more
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Richard Kline is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Television director, Actor
Richard Kline is an American actor and television director. He is best known for playing Larry Dallas on the ABC sitcom Three's Company.
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Adrien Brody is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Adrien Brody is an American actor. He received widespread recognition and acclaim after starring in Roman Polanski's The Pianist, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor at age 29, the ...more
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Carole King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Songwriter, Pianist, Musician
Carole King is a Grammy Award-winning New York born composer and singer-songwriter. Her career began in the 1960s when King, along with her then husband Gerry Goffin, wrote more than two dozen ...more
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Frank Kameny is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Politician
Franklin Edward "Frank" Kameny was an American gay rights activist. In 1957, Kameny was dismissed from his position as an astronomer in the U.S. Army's Army Map Service in Washington, ...more
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Hal Linden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Television director, Musician, Actor
Hal Linden is an American stage and screen actor, television director and musician. Linden began his career as a big band musician and singer in the 1950s. After a stint in the United States ...more
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Ellie Greenwich is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Record producer, Songwriter, Backing vocalist
Eleanor Louise "Ellie" Greenwich was an American pop music singer, songwriter, and record producer. She wrote or co-wrote "Be My Baby", "Christmas", "Da Doo ...more
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Alan Dugan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Poet
Alan Dugan was an American poet. His first volume Poems published in 1961 was a chosen by the Yale Series of Younger Poets and went on to win the National Book Award for Poetry and the Pulitzer ...more
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Sylvia Pressler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Judge
Sylvia Pressler was an American judge who served in a number of positions within the New Jersey judicial system. She is best known for deciding a landmark 1973 case which allowed girls to ...more
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Ted Alexandro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Comedian
Edward "Ted" Alexandro is a stand-up comedian from New York City. He has appeared on most late night talk shows and has had his own half hour specials on Comedy Central.
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Joan Nestle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Writer
Joan Nestle is a Lambda Award winning writer and editor and the co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives. She is openly gay and sees her work of archiving history as critical to her identity ...more
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Marie Maynard Daly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Chemist
Marie Maynard Daly was an American biochemist. She was the first African American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry.
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Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist
Marvin Frederick Hamlisch was an American composer and conductor. He is one of only twelve people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. He is one of ten people to win three or more Oscars in ...more
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Marcus Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Film Score Composer, Bassist, Record producer
Marcus Miller is an American jazz composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a bass guitarist. Throughout his career, Miller worked with trumpeter Miles Davis, pianist Herbie ...more
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Richard Ofshe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Sociologist, Teacher
Richard Jason Ofshe is an American sociologist and Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the advisory board of the False Memory Syndrome ...more
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Gary Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Publisher, Politician, Teacher
Gary Leonard Ackerman was a U.S. Representative from New York, serving from 1983 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party. On March 15, 2012, Ackerman announced that he would retire at ...more
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David Gries is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Computer scientist
David Gries is an American computer scientist at Cornell University, United States primarily known for his books, The Science of Programming and A Logical Approach to Discrete Math. He is ...more