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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
Jerry Seinfeld 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
Ray Romano 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
Paul Simon 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
Carol Leifer 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
Jon Favreau 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, Swingers, Very Bad Things, ...more

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Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Michael Savage 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
Ron Jeremy Pornographic actor, Businessperson, Screenwriter Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, known by the stage name Ron Jeremy, is an American pornographic actor and filmmaker. Nicknamed "The Hedgehog", he was ranked by AVN at number one in their ...more

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Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Fran Drescher 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
Joy Behar 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
Richard Kline 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
Adrien Brody 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
Carole King 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
Frank Kameny 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
Hal Linden 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
Ellie Greenwich 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
Alan Dugan 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
Sylvia Pressler 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
Ted Alexandro 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
Joan Nestle 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
Marie Maynard Daly 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
Marvin Hamlisch 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
Marcus Miller 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
Richard Ofshe 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
Gary Ackerman 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
David Gries 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

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Tito Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Tito Muñoz Conductor Tito Arturo Muñoz is an American conductor and is Music Director of The Phoenix Symphony. He was previously Music Director of the Opéra national de Lorraine and Orchestre ...more

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Robert Moog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Robert Moog Businessperson, Inventor Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog, founder of Moog Music, was an American pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer. Moog's innovative electronic design is ...more

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Mary Murphy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Mary Murphy Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist Mary Murphy is a general assignment reporter at WPIX-TV in New York City, While a student at Queens College in Flushing, New York, Mary interned in the WCBS-TV newsroom and after graduating ...more

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Michael Berenbaum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Michael Berenbaum Scholar, Rabbi, Historian Michael Berenbaum is an American scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust. He served as Deputy Director of the President's Commission on ...more

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Stanley Milgram is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Stanley Milgram Professor, Psychologist, Scientist Stanley Milgram was an American social psychologist, best known for his controversial experiment on obedience conducted in the 1960s during his professorship at Yale. Milgram was influenced by ...more

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Mal Waldron is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Mal Waldron Jazz Pianist, Musician, Composer Malcolm Earl "Mal" Waldron was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. He started playing professionally in New York in 1950, after graduating from university. In the ...more

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Norm Roberts is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Norm Roberts Coach Norman Roberts is a men's college basketball coach. He is currently an assistant coach at Kansas and is the former head coach of the St. John's Red Storm.

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John Tantillo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
John Tantillo John Tantillo is an American branding and marketing consultant. He is credited with coining the term The O'Reilly Factor, which later became the title of Bill O'Reilly’s television show. A ...more

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Joseph Crowley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Joseph Crowley Politician Joseph Crowley is the U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He is the Vice-Chair of the Democratic Caucus, Chairman of the ...more

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Michael Stewart is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Michael Stewart Librettist, Playwright Michael Stewart was an American playwright and librettist for the stage.

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Nellie Y. McKay is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Nellie Y. McKay Professor, Author Nellie Yvonne McKay was an American academic and author who was the Evjue-Bascom Professor of American and African-American Literature at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she also ...more

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Lorenzo Thomas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Lorenzo Thomas Poet, Writer, Critic Lorenzo Thomas was an American poet and critic. He was born in the Republic of Panama and grew up in New York City, where his family immigrated in 1948.

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Toni Cade Bambara is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Toni Cade Bambara Novelist, Author, Writer Toni Cade Bambara, born Miltona Mirkin Cade was an African-American author, documentary film-maker, social activist and college professor.

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Eric Wolf is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Eric Wolf Anthropologist Eric Robert Wolf was an anthropologist, best known for his studies of peasants, Latin America, and his advocacy of Marxist perspectives within anthropology.

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Bobby Susser is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Bobby Susser Record producer, Songwriter Bobby Susser, and also known as Bob Susser, is a multi-award winning, American songwriter, record producer, and performer, best known for his young children's music. Among some of his several ...more

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Donna Orender is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Donna Orender Donna Orender is a sports executive and a former collegiate and professional basketball player. She was recently president of the WNBA. She grew up on Long Island, New York and was a five-sport ...more

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Nicholas Rescher is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Nicholas Rescher Philosopher Nicholas Rescher is a German-American philosopher at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the Chairman of the Center for Philosophy of Science and has formerly served as Chairman of the ...more

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Andrew Goodman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Andrew Goodman Andrew Goodman was one of three American civil rights activists murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer in 1964 by members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Ben Younger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Ben Younger Screenwriter, Film Director Ben Younger is an American screenwriter and film director.

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Kenneth Appel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Kenneth Appel Mathematician, Scientist Kenneth Ira Appel was an American mathematician who in 1976, with colleague Wolfgang Haken at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, solved one of the most famous problems in ...more

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Carolyn Leigh is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Carolyn Leigh Lyricist, Composer Carolyn Leigh was an American lyricist for Broadway, movies, and popular songs. She is best known as the writer with partner Cy Coleman of the pop standards "Witchcraft" and "The ...more

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Michael Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Michael Goldstein Businessperson Michael Goldstein, CPA has served as Chairman of the Toys R Us Childrens Fund since 2001. He was Chairman of Toys R Us, Inc., from February 1998 to June 2001.

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David A. Adler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
David A. Adler Author, Writer David Abraham Adler is an American writer of nearly 200 books for children and young adults, most notably the Cam Jansen mystery series, the "Picture Book of ..." series, and several ...more

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Howie Rose is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Howie Rose Announcer, Journalist, Actor Howard "Howie" Rose is an American sportscaster. He is the radio voice of the New York Mets on WOR, and the television announcer for the New York Islanders on MSG Plus. He also made an ...more

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Nestor Serrano is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni
Nestor Serrano Actor Nestor Serrano is an American film and television actor. He often portrays authority figures on both sides of the law. Serrano began his acting career in off-Broadway plays in the late 1970s. ...more