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Famous Seton Hall University Alumni

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

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

List features graduates like Chris Christie and Chuck Connors.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Seton Hall University?” and “Which celebrities are Seton Hall University alumni?”
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Chuck Connors is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Basketball player, Baseball player, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 71 (1921-1992)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Kevin Joseph Aloysius "Chuck" Connors (April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992) was an American actor, writer, and professional basketball and baseball player. He is one of only 13 athletes ...more

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Tom Ammiano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Politician, Actor

Age: 77

Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, United States of America

Tom Ammiano (born December 15, 1941) is an American politician and LGBT rights activist from San Francisco, California. Ammiano, a member of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, served as a ...more
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John P. Washington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Priest

Age: Dec. at 35 (1908-1943)

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

John Patrick Washington (July 18, 1908 – February 3, 1943) was a Roman Catholic priest and a lieutenant in the United States Army. He was one of the Four Chaplains, who gave their lives to save ...more
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Charlie Haas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Wrestler

Age: 46

Charles Doyle Haas II (born March 27, 1972) is an American retired professional and amateur wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in the 2000s ...more

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Robert Davi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Singer

Age: 65

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Astoria

Robert John Davi (born June 26, 1953) is an American actor, singer, and entertainer. Over the course of his acting career, Davi has performed in more than 130 films. Among his most recognized ...more
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X. J. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Editor, Poet, Translator

Age: 89

Birthplace: Dover, New Jersey

X. J. Kennedy (born Joseph Charles Kennedy on August 21, 1929, in Dover, New Jersey) is an American poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children's literature and textbooks on ...more
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Russ Haas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Wrestler

Age: Dec. at 27 (1974-2001)

Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma

Thomas Russell "Russ" Haas (March 11, 1974 – December 15, 2001) was an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his work alongside his older brother Charlie in Memphis ...more
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Dulé Hill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Dancer

Age: 43

Birthplace: East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, USA

Karim Dulé Hill (; born May 3, 1975) is an American actor and tap dancer. He played personal presidential aide and Deputy Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff Charlie Young on the NBC ...more

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Dick Vitale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Commentator, Coach, Sports commentator

Age: 79

Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America

Richard John "Dick" Vitale (; born June 9, 1939), also known as "Dickie V", is an American basketball sportscaster. A former head coach in the college and professional ranks, ...more

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Eddie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Basketball player

Age: Dec. at 25 (1982-2007)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eddie Jamaal Griffin (May 30, 1982 – August 17, 2007) was an American professional basketball player from Philadelphia. He last played for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves, who waived him on ...more

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Chris Christie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 56

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to ...more

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Robert Desiderio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Actor

Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Robert Desiderio (born September 9, 1951) is an American actor best known for his roles on television.
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Donald M. Payne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Politician, Educator

Age: Dec. at 78 (1934-2012)

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Donald Milford Payne (July 16, 1934 – March 6, 2012) was an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district from 1989 to 2012. He was a member of ...more
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Charles J. Watters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Chaplain

Age: Dec. at 40 (1927-1967)

Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey

Charles Joseph Watters (January 17, 1927 – November 19, 1967) was a Chaplain (Major) in the United States Army. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery exhibited while ...more
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Anthony Principi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Lawyer

Age: 74

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Anthony Joseph Principi (born April 16, 1944) was the fourth United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He was appointed by President George W. Bush on January 23, 2001, and resigned on ...more
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Craig Biggio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Baseball player, Coach

Age: 53

Birthplace: Smithtown, New York, United States of America

Craig Alan Biggio (; born December 14, 1965) is an American former second baseman, outfielder and catcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire hall of fame career from 1988 through ...more
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Nicholas Sacco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Politician

Age: 72

Nicholas J. Sacco (born November 17, 1946) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has been serving in the New Jersey State Senate since 1994, where he represents the 32nd Legislative ...more
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Jason Grilli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan

Jason Michael Grilli (born November 11, 1976) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida Marlins, Chicago White Sox, Detroit ...more

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Matthew John Rinaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Politician

Age: Dec. at 77 (1931-2008)

Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

Matthew John "Matt" Rinaldo (September 1, 1931 – October 13, 2008) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives ...more
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Terry Dehere is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Basketball player, Politician

Age: 47

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Lennox Dominique "Terry" Dehere (born September 12, 1971) is a former American Democratic Party politician, restaurateur, and retired NBA basketball player. Dehere was born in New York ...more
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Bob Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Lawyer

Age: 71

Bob Smith (born March 25, 1947) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has been serving in the New Jersey State Senate since 2002, where he represents the 17th Legislative District. ...more
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Thomas P. Giblin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Thomas P. Giblin Politician

Age: 72

Birthplace: New Jersey

Thomas P. Giblin (born January 15, 1947) is an American Democratic Party politician, who serves in the New Jersey General Assembly where he represents the 34th legislative district, having taken ...more
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Ellen Tauscher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician

Age: 67

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Ellen O'Kane Tauscher (November 15, 1951 – April 29, 2019) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who was the U.S. Representative for California's 10th congressional ...more
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Rick Cerone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 64

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Richard Aldo Cerone (born May 19, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball player from 1975 to 1992 for the Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee ...more
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Andre Barrett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Seton Hall University Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 37

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Andre Rashawd Barrett (born February 21, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Obras Sanitarias of the Liga Nacional de Básquet. He played college ...more