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Famous Seton Hall University Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • Chuck Connors1

    Chuck Connors

    Basketball player, Baseball player

    AgeDec. at 71 (1921-1992)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Kevin Joseph Aloysius "Chuck" Connors (April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Tom Ammiano2

    Tom Ammiano

    Politician, Actor


    BirthplaceMontclair, New Jersey, United States of America

    Tom Ammiano (born December 15, 1941) is an American politician and LGBT rights activist from... more on Wikipedia
  • John P. Washington3

    AgeDec. at 35 (1908-1943)

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    John Patrick Washington (July 18, 1908 – February 3, 1943) was a Roman Catholic priest and a... more on Wikipedia
  • Charlie Haas4

    Charlie Haas



    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    Charles Doyle Haas II (born March 27, 1972) is an American retired professional and amateur... more on Wikipedia

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  • Robert Davi5

    Robert Davi

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Astoria

    Robert John Davi (born June 26, 1953) is an American actor, singer, and entertainer. Over the... more on Wikipedia

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  • X. J. Kennedy6

    X. J. Kennedy

    Editor, Poet


    BirthplaceDover, New Jersey

    X. J. Kennedy (born Joseph Charles Kennedy on August 21, 1929, in Dover, New Jersey) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Russ Haas7

    Russ Haas


    AgeDec. at 27 (1974-2001)

    BirthplaceEdmond, Oklahoma

    Thomas Russell "Russ" Haas (March 11, 1974 – December 15, 2001) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Dulé Hill8

    Dulé Hill

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceEast Brunswick Township, New Jersey, United States of America

    Karim Dulé Hill (; born May 3, 1975) is an American actor and tap dancer. He played personal... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dick Vitale9

    Dick Vitale

    Commentator, Coach


    BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, United States of America

    Richard John "Dick" Vitale (; born June 9, 1939), also known as "Dickie V", is an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Eddie Griffin10

    Eddie Griffin

    Basketball player

    AgeDec. at 25 (1982-2007)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Eddie Jamaal Griffin (May 30, 1982 – August 17, 2007) was an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Chris Christie11

    Chris Christie

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA

    Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal... more on Wikipedia

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  • Robert Desiderio12


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Robert Desiderio (born September 9, 1951) is an American actor best known for his roles on... more on Wikipedia
  • Donald M. Payne13

    Donald M. Payne

    Politician, Educator

    AgeDec. at 78 (1934-2012)

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Donald Milford Payne (July 16, 1934 – March 6, 2012) was an American politician who was the... more on Wikipedia
  • Charles J. Watters14

    AgeDec. at 40 (1927-1967)

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey

    Charles Joseph Watters (January 17, 1927 – November 19, 1967) was a Chaplain (Major) in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Anthony Principi15


    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Anthony Joseph Principi (born April 16, 1944) was the fourth United States Secretary of... more on Wikipedia
  • Craig Biggio16

    Craig Biggio

    Baseball player, Coach


    BirthplaceSmithtown, New York, United States of America

    Craig Alan Biggio (; born December 14, 1965) is an American former second baseman, outfielder... more on Wikipedia
  • Nicholas Sacco17

    Nicholas Sacco



    Nicholas J. Sacco (born November 17, 1946) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has... more on Wikipedia
  • Jason Grilli18

    Jason Grilli

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceRoyal Oak, Michigan

    Jason Michael Grilli (born November 11, 1976) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19

    AgeDec. at 77 (1931-2008)

    BirthplaceElizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

    Matthew John "Matt" Rinaldo (September 1, 1931 – October 13, 2008) was an American Republican... more on Wikipedia
  • Terry Dehere20

    Terry Dehere

    Basketball player, Politician


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Lennox Dominique "Terry" Dehere (born September 12, 1971) is a former American Democratic... more on Wikipedia
  • Bob Smith21

    Bob Smith



    Bob Smith (born March 25, 1947) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has been... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Thomas P. Giblin



    BirthplaceNew Jersey

    Thomas P. Giblin (born January 15, 1947) is an American Democratic Party politician, who... more on Wikipedia
  • Ellen Tauscher23

    Ellen Tauscher

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Ellen O'Kane Tauscher (November 15, 1951 – April 29, 2019) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia
  • Rick Cerone24

    Rick Cerone

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    Richard Aldo Cerone (born May 19, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball player from 1975 to... more on Wikipedia
  • Andre Barrett25

    Andre Barrett

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Andre Rashawd Barrett (born February 21, 1982) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia