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Famous Siena College Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Siena College and be of some renown.

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

This list contains graduates like Wayne LaPierre and William Kennedy.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Siena College?” and “Which celebrities are Siena College alumni?”
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Ron Vawter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Actor

Age: Dec. at 46 (1948-1994)

Birthplace: USA, New York, Latham

Ron Vawter (December 9, 1948 – April 16, 1994) was an American actor and a founding member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group. Vawter performed in most of the group's works ...more
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William Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Age: 91

Birthplace: Albany, New York

William Joseph Kennedy (born January 16, 1928) is an American writer and journalist who won the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for his novel Ironweed. Many of his novels feature the interactions of members ...more
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Charles R. Boutin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Politician

Age: 76

Birthplace: Troy, New York, USA

Charles Boutin (born March 7, 1942) was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 34A.
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Charlie Taaffe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
American Football coach, Coach

Age: 68

Birthplace: Albany, New York

Charlie Taaffe (born April 20, 1950) is an American gridiron football coach. After retiring in 2014, he was hired by a company called Quarterback Country to run a year-round quarterback training ...more
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Roberto González ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Priest

Age: 68

Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey

Roberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M., is the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Puerto Rico and the current Archbishop of San Juan.
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George Deukmejian is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Politician

Age: 90

Birthplace: Menands, New York, United States of America

Courken George Deukmejian Jr. (Armenian: Կուրկեն Ջորջ Դեքմեջյան; ; June 6, 1928 – May 8, 2018) was an American politician from the Republican Party who was the 35th Governor of California from ...more
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Gerald B. H. Solomon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Gerald B. H. Solomon Businessperson, Politician

Age: Dec. at 71 (1930-2001)

Birthplace: Okeechobee, Florida, United States of America

Gerald Brooks Hunt Solomon (August 14, 1930 – October 26, 2001) was an American businessman and politician most notable for his long service as a member of the United States House of ...more
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Tim Christman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Baseball player, Baseball Coach

Age: 43

Birthplace: Oneonta, New York

Timothy Arthur Christman (born March 31, 1975) was a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher for the Colorado Rockies. He is an alumnus of Siena College. He endured several arm injuries during ...more
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Harry Joseph Flynn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Harry Joseph Flynn

Age: 85

Birthplace: Schenectady, New York

Harry Flynn may refer to: Harry Joseph Flynn (born 1933), bishop Harry Flynn (character), a villain character in the video game Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Harry Flynn (publishing), ...more
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Jack Cashill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Jack Cashill Journalist, Novelist, Author

Age: 71

Birthplace: USA, Newark, New Jersey

Jack Cashill (born December 15, 1947) is an American author, journalist, blogger and documentary producer. He is a weekly contributor to the WorldNetDaily Web site and Executive Editor of ...more
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Jack Quinn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Politician

Age: 67

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

John Francis "Jack" Quinn, Jr. (born April 13, 1951) was a former President of Erie Community College (ECC), and a former politician from the State of New York. He was a Republican ...more
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John Lannan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Long Beach, New York

John Edward Lannan (born September 27, 1984) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut with the Washington Nationals in 2007 against the ...more
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Billy Harrell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Billy Harrell Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania

William Harrell (July 18, 1928 – May 6, 2014) was a reserve infielder in Major League Baseball who played between 1955 and 1961 for the Cleveland Indians (1955, 1957–1958) and Boston Red Sox ...more
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Neil G. Theiss is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni

Birthplace: Fishkill, New York

Neil G. Theiss serves as Assistant Vice President of Supply Chain Management at SYSCO Corporation. He began his career in 1984 as a merchandiser for the company's Albany, New York operation and ...more
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Marcus Faison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Marcus Faison Basketball player

Age: 41

Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Marcus Vondell Faison (born February 18, 1978) is a Belgian-American former professional basketball player. He played Division I basketball for Siena College prior to his professional career. ...more
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Wayne LaPierre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 70

Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States of America

Wayne Robert LaPierre, Jr. (born November 8, 1949) is an American gun rights activist. LaPierre currently serves as the Chief Executive and Executive Vice President of the National Rifle
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Michael C. Finnegan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Michael C. Finnegan

Age: 64

Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, USA

Michael C. Finnegan (born 1955 in Peekskill, New York) is the managing director of investment banking for JPMorgan Chase. Finnegan is best known as the architect of former Governor George ...more
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Kenny Hasbrouck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Kenny Hasbrouck

Age: 32

Birthplace: Capitol Heights, Maryland

Kenny Hasbrouck (born Kenneth Hasbrouck on August 14, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for Scaligera Verona of the Italian Serie A2 Basket. He formerly played collegiately for ...more
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Matt Brady is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Matt Brady Basketball Coach, Coach

Age: 53

Birthplace: Haddon Heights, New Jersey

Matt Brady (born October 1, 1965) is an American college basketball coach who is currently an assistant coach for the Maryland men's basketball team. He is a former head coach at James Madison ...more
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Steven Lamy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Steven Lamy Professor
Steven Lamy is a professor of international relations and a Vice Dean for the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California. He is ...more
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John McEneny is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
John McEneny

Age: 75

Birthplace: Albany, New York

John "Jack" McEneny (born August 30, 1943 in Albany, New York) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He was a member of the New York State Assembly, representing about ...more
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Wendy Moniz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Actor

Age: 50

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Wendy Moniz Grillo (born January 19, 1969) is an American television actress, best known for her roles as Dinah Marler in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light, as Rachel McCabe in Nash Bridges, and ...more
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Kathleen M. Jimino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Kathleen M. Jimino Politician
Kathleen M. Jimino is the county executive of Rensselaer County, New York.
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Henry F. Zwack is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Henry F. Zwack

Age: 66

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Henry F. Zwack (born December 5, 1952) is a lawyer and politician, most notable for having served as Rensselaer County, New York county executive and as an Acting New York State Supreme Court ...more
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Edwin Ubiles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Siena College Alumni
Edwin Ubiles

Age: 32

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Edwin Ubiles is a Puerto Rican-American professional basketball player who curreently plays for Atenienses de Manatí of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional. He played college basketball at ...more