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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Saint Louis University and be of some renown.

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

This list is made up of graduates like Robert Guillaume and David Giuntoli.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Saint Louis University?” and “Which celebrities are Saint Louis University alumni?”

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Robert Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Robert Guillaume is an American stage and television actor, known for his role as Benson on the TV-series Soap and the spin-off Benson, voicing the mandrill Rafiki in The Lion King and as Isaac ...more

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Andreas Katsulas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Actor Andrew "Andreas" Katsulas was an American actor known for his roles as Ambassador G'Kar in the science fiction television series Babylon 5, as the one-armed villain Sykes in the film ...more

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Ross Mirkarimi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Politician Ross Mirkarimi is the sheriff of San Francisco, California. Prior to being sheriff, he served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing District 5 from 2005 to 2011. Mirkarimi was ...more

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Richard Dooling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Richard Patrick Dooling is an American novelist and screenwriter. He is best known for his novel White Man's Grave, a finalist for the 1994 National Book Award for Fiction, and for co-producing ...more

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Bernie Machen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Professor James Bernard Machen is an American university professor and administrator. Machen is a native of Mississippi, and earned multiple academic degrees before becoming a university administrator and ...more

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1-800-GET-THIN is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
1-800-GET-THIN Surgeon

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James Gunn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Musician James Gunn is an American writer, director, producer, actor, and musician. His siblings include Sean and Matt Gunn. Gunn started his career as a screenwriter in the late 1990s, and has written ...more

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August Busch IV is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Businessperson August Adolphus Busch IV is the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch who ended the family control of the company in 2008 when it was sold to InBev.

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Brent Woodford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Certified Public Accountant, Businessperson

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Dennis O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Editor, Cartoonist, Writer Dennis J. "Denny" O'Neil is an American comic book writer and editor, principally for Marvel Comics and DC Comics from the 1960s through the 1990s, and Group Editor for the Batman ...more

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William A. Blase Jr is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Businessperson

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Walter J. Ong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Writer, Philosopher The Reverend Father Walter Jackson Ong, PhD, was an American Jesuit priest, professor of English literature, cultural and religious historian and philosopher. His major interest was in exploring ...more

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Martin L. Clardy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Martin Linn Clardy was a nineteenth-century politician, lawyer and railroad executive from Missouri.

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Steve Gerber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Cartoonist, Writer Stephen Ross "Steve" Gerber was an American comic book writer best known as co-creator of the satiric Marvel Comics character Howard the Duck. Other notable works include Man-Thing, ...more

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Patricia Murray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Businessperson Patricia Murray is senior vice president and director of Intel Corporations Human Resources. She is responsible for ensuring the company hires, develops and retains the best and brightest ...more

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Brian McBride is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Footballer Brian Robert McBride is a retired American soccer player who played for the Columbus Crew, Fulham F.C. and the Chicago Fire and is the fourth highest all-time leading goalscorer for the United ...more

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Larry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Basketball player Larry Darnell Hughes is an American former professional basketball player. He is a 6 ft 5 in and 184 lb shooting guard. Hughes attended Saint Louis University and was the eighth pick in the 1998 ...more

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Francis Wade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Francis Wade Francis C. Wade was an American Jesuit and professor of philosophy at Marquette University.

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Bill Clay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Politician William Lacy "Bill" Clay, Sr. is an American politician from Missouri. As Congressman from Missouri's First District, he represented portions of St. Louis in the U.S. House of ...more

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Garry Wills is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Journalist, Historian, Professor Garry Wills is a prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, journalist, and historian, specializing in American history, politics, and religion, especially the history of the Roman ...more

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Robert Derodes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Robert P. DeRodes is the Founder of DeRodes Enterprises, LLC and Chief Information Officer of Target Corporation.

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Catherine M. Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Catherine M. Coughlin is Senior Executive Vice President and Global Marketing Officer. Her telecommunications career has spanned 28 years.

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Henry Taylor Blow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Henry Taylor Blow Businessperson, Politician Henry Taylor Blow was a two-term U.S. Representative from Missouri and an ambassador to both Venezuela and Brazil.

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Julian Omidi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Surgeon 1-800-GET-THIN was an American marketing company with headquarters at Beverly Hills, California. It sold weight-loss products and was a vanity 800 number as well as a trademarked brand name used ...more

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George Michael is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, widely known by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Michael rose to superstardom during the ...more

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Miguel Antonio Otero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Miguel Antonio Otero Politician Miguel Antonio Otero was a prominent Spanish politician of the New Mexico Territory and instrumental in the economic development of the territory.

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Gene Kranz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Eugene Francis "Gene" Kranz is a retired NASA Flight Director and manager. Kranz served as a Flight Director, the successor to NASA founding Flight Director Chris Kraft, during the ...more

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Vedad Ibišević is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Soccer Player, Footballer Vedad Ibišević is a Bosnian footballer who plays as a striker for VfB Stuttgart in the German Bundesliga and the Bosnian national team. He has also played in Switzerland, the United States, and ...more

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Daniel Quinn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Environmentalist, Novelist, Author Daniel Quinn is an American writer and former publisher of educational texts best known for his novel Ishmael, which won the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship Award in 1991 and was published the ...more

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Rex Sinquefield is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Businessperson, Economist Rex Sinquefield is a retired American financial executive, active in Missouri politics and philanthropic causes.

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John Lesch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Attorney at law, Lawyer John Lesch is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents 66B, which includes portions of ...more

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William R. Haine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Lawyer William Haine has served as the Illinois State Senator for Illinois’s 56th district since his appointment in November 2002. The 56th district, concentrated in the Metro East area, includes all ...more

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Will John is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Will John Footballer Will John is an American soccer player who plays for MAS Fez in the Botola.

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Francis Leo Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Francis Leo Lawrence was an American educator and scholar specializing in French literature and university administrator. A graduate of Saint Louis University and Tulane University, Lawrence ...more

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Michael J. Garanzini is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Professor Reverend Michael J. Garanzini, S.J. is an American priest of the Society of Jesus religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Since June 2001, Garanzini has served as the ...more

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Steve Frank is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Steve Frank Businessperson, Lawyer Steve Frank was a U.S. soccer midfielder who spent six seasons in the North American Soccer League. He also earned one cap with the U.S. national team. He is currently the Executive Vice ...more

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Thomas Cahill is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Thomas Cahill Businessperson Thomas W. Cahill was an Irish American athlete, coach and businessman who was one of the founding fathers of soccer in the United States.

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Mike Sorber is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Mike Sorber Michael "Mike" Steven Sorber is a retired American soccer player and currently serves as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer. He played professionally ...more

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Jack Jewsbury is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Jack Jewsbury is an American soccer player who currently plays for Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer.

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Pat Leahy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
American football player Patrick Joseph Leahy was a placekicker for the New York Jets from 1974 to 1991. He is the team's all-time leading scorer, with 1,470 points, and scored 100 points or more seven different times ...more

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Mark Parkinson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Mark Parkinson Politician Mark A. Parkinson is a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing the 105th district.

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Robert Joseph is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Diplomat Robert G. Joseph is a senior scholar at the National Institute for Public Policy and professor at Missouri State University. He was the United States Special Envoy for Nuclear Nonproliferation, ...more

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Mike Roberts is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
TV Meteorologist Meteorologist ' ' ' Mike Roberts ' ' ' joined NewsChannel 5 in 1996, Prior to working at NewsChannel 5, Mike was a Meteorologist at KMOV-TV in St. Louis, MO and He was also a Meteorologist at ...more

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Thomas J Downey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Thomas J Downey Tom Downey is senior vice president of Communications for The Boeing Company, the world's largest aerospace company. He is a member of the company's Executive Council. Named to the position in ...more

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Anthony Bonner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Basketball player Anthony Bonner is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 1st round of the 1990 NBA Draft. He played six seasons in the NBA for the ...more

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Don Droege is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Don Droege Don Droege is a former U.S. soccer defender who played seven seasons in the North American Soccer League and three seasons in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also earned eight caps with the ...more

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William F. Quinn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Politician William Francis Quinn was the Governor of the Territory of Hawaii from 1957 to 1959 and the first Governor of the State of Hawaii from 1959 to 1962. Originally appointed to the office by ...more

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Arnie Arenz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Arnie Arenz American football player Arnold Henry Arenz was an American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Boston Redskins. He played college football at St. Louis University.

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Edward Wegman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Professor, Statistician Edward Wegman is an American statistician and a professor of statistics at George Mason University. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematical statistics and is a Fellow of the American Statistical ...more

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Jon Sobrino is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Saint Louis University Alumni
Priest, Theologian Jon Sobrino, S.J. is a Jesuit Catholic priest and theologian, known mostly for his contributions to liberation theology. He received worldwide attention in 2007 when the Vatican's Congregation ...more