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Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

Updated November 22, 2019 12.2k views129 items

List RulesPeople 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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  • 1
    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

    Age66

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Jerome Allen Seinfeld ( SYNE-feld; born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Ray Romano

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age62

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Raymond Albert Romano (born December 21, 1957) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    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

    Age78

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Carol Leifer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Carol Leifer

    Comedian, Television producer

    Age64

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, East Williston

    Carol Leifer ( LEE-fər; born July 27, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Jon Favreau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Jon Favreau

    Television director, Comedian

    Age53

    BirthplaceFlushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Jonathan Favreau (; born October 19, 1966) is an American actor, director, producer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Michael Savage

    Commentator, Author

    Age78

    Michael Alan Weiner (born March 31, 1942), better known by his professional name Michael... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Fran Drescher

    Television director, Comedian

    Age63

    BirthplaceKew Gardens, New York City, New York, USA

    Francine Joy Drescher (born September 30, 1957) is an American actress, comedian, writer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Joy Behar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Joy Behar

    Talk show host, Comedian

    Age78

    BirthplaceWilliamsburg, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Josephine Victoria "Joy" Behar (; née Occhiuto; born October 7, 1942) is an American comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Richard Kline is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Richard Kline

    Television director, Actor

    Age76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Richard Kline (born April 29, 1944) is an American actor and television director. He is best... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Adrien Brody is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Adrien Brody

    Film Producer, Actor

    Age47

    BirthplaceWoodhaven, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Adrien Brody (born April 14, 1973) is an American actor and producer. He received widespread... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Carole King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Carole King

    Songwriter, Pianist

    Age78

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter who has... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Frank Kameny is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Frank Kameny

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 86 (1925-2011)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Franklin Edward "Frank" Kameny (May 21, 1925 – October 11, 2011) was an American gay rights... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Hal Linden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Hal Linden

    Television director, Musician

    Age89

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Hal Linden (born March 20, 1931) is an American stage and screen actor, television director... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Ellie Greenwich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Ellie Greenwich

    Record producer, Songwriter

    AgeDec. at 69 (1940-2009)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Eleanor Louise Greenwich (October 23, 1940 – August 26, 2009) was an American pop music... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Alan Dugan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    AgeDec. at 80 (1923-2003)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Alan Dugan (February 12, 1923 – September 3, 2003) was an American poet.His first volume Poems... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Sylvia Pressler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    AgeDec. at 76 (1934-2010)

    Sylvia Pressler (April 10, 1934 – February 15, 2010) was an American judge who served in a... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Ted Alexandro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Age51

    BirthplaceBellerose, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Edward "Ted" Alexandro (born January 26, 1969) is a stand-up comedian from New York City. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Joan Nestle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Age80

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Joan Nestle (born May 12, 1940) is a Lambda Award winning writer and editor and a founder of... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Marie Maynard Daly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    AgeDec. at 82 (1921-2003)

    BirthplaceCorona, New York City, New York

    Marie Maynard Daly (April 16, 1921 – October 28, 2003) was an American biochemist. She was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Marvin Hamlisch

    Conductor, Film Score Composer

    AgeDec. at 68 (1944-2012)

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944 – August 6, 2012) was an American composer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Marcus Miller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Marcus Miller

    Film Score Composer, Bassist

    Age61

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Marcus Miller (born William Henry Marcus Miller Jr.; June 14, 1959) is an American jazz... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Richard Ofshe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Richard Ofshe

    Sociologist, Teacher

    Age79

    Richard Jason Ofshe (b.27 February 1941) is an American sociologist and professor emeritus of... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Gary Ackerman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Gary Ackerman

    Publisher, Politician

    Age77

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    Gary Leonard Ackerman (born November 19, 1942) is a retired American politician and former... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    David Gries is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    David Gries

    Computer scientist

    Age81

    BirthplaceFlushing, New York City, New York

    David Gries (born 26 April 1939 in Flushing, Queens, New York) is an American computer... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Tito Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Queens College, City University Of New York Alumni

    Tito Muñoz

    Conductor

    Age37

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Tito Arturo Muñoz (born July 14, 1983) is an American conductor and is Music Director of The... more on Wikipedia
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