Famous Radford University Alumni

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

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

Items include everything from Jayma Mays to Freema Agyeman.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Radford University?” and “Which celebrities are Radford University alumni?”
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    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceTennessee, USA, Bristol

    Jamia Suzette "Jayma" Mays (born July 16, 1979) is an American actress and singer. She is known for playing Emma Pillsbury on the Fox musical series Glee, her recurring role as Charlie Andrews on the  ...more

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    Scott Long

    Scott Long (born June 5, 1963 in Radford, Virginia) is a US-born activist for international human rights, primarily focusing on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. He  ...more
  • 3


    BirthplaceLondon, England, UK

    Freema Agyeman (; born Frema Agyeman; 20 March 1979) is an English actress who is known for playing Martha Jones in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who and its spin-off series Torchwood, and  ...more

    #89 of 185 The Best Living English Actresses#151 of 214 The Greatest Black Actresses Of All Time

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    American Football coach, Coach


    BirthplaceMount Airy, North Carolina

    Franklin Mitchell Beamer (born October 18, 1946) is a retired American college football coach, most notably for the Virginia Tech Hokies, and former college football player. Beamer was a cornerback  ...more

    #22 of 133 The Best College Football Coaches of All Time#62 of 63 The Best NFL Head Coaches to Have a Beer With

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    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Dante Deneen Washington (born November 21, 1970, in Baltimore, Maryland) is a retired American soccer striker and currently a TV soccer color analyst. Washington played college soccer at Radford  ...more
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    Anne B. Crockett-Stark

    Anne B. "Annie B." Crockett-Stark (born December 12, 1942) is an American politician. Since 2006, she has been a Republican member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 6th District in  ...more
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    Randal J. Kirk



    BirthplacePleasanton, California

    Randal J. Kirk (born March 1, 1954) is an American businessman and investor in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Kirk is the chairman and chief executive officer of Intrexon (NYSE: XON), a  ...more
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    Steve Robinson

    Basketball Coach


    BirthplaceRoanoke, Virginia

    Steve Arnette Robinson (born October 29, 1957) is an American college basketball coach. He is an assistant men's basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Robinson served  ...more
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    June Atkinson

    June St. Clair Atkinson (born August 19, 1948) was elected North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction on November 3, 2004, in a race that was decided by the North Carolina General Assembly  ...more
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    Paul Creighton

    Paul Creighton (born July 4, 1970) is a retired American mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Renzo Gracie who competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting  ...more
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    Comedian, Television producer


    BirthplaceGlade Hill, Virginia, USA, Virginia

    Barry Joe Ratcliffe (born March 6, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, and television and film producer in reality and commercials.  ...more
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    Artsiom "Art" Parakhouski (born October 6, 1987) is a Belarusian professional basketball player who last played for Partizan NIS Belgrade of the Basketball League of Serbia and EuroCup. Standing at 6  ...more
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    Mimi Knoop

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    Sergio Pena

    Sergio Peña may refer to: Sergio Peña (Peruvian footballer) (born 1995), Peruvian footballer for C.D. Tondela on loan from Granada CF Sergio Peña (Honduran footballer) (born 1987), Honduran  ...more
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    Ashley Kelejian



    BirthplaceMechanicsville, VA