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Famous St. John's University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to St. John's University and be of some renown.

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

This list includes Metta World Peace, Chris Mullin and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St. John's University?” and “Which celebrities are St. John's University alumni?”
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    Bruce R. Bent is an American businessman credited with inventing the world's first money... more on Wikipedia
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    Ron Silver

    Ron Silver

    Film Producer, Social Worker

    AgeDec. at 63 (1946-2009)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ronald Arthur Silver (July 2, 1946 – March 15, 2009) was an American actor, director,... more on Wikipedia

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    Metta World Peace

    Metta World Peace

    Basketball player, Rapper


    BirthplaceQueensbridge, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Metta World Peace (born Ronald William Artest Jr.; November 13, 1979) is an American... more on Wikipedia

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    Darryl McDaniels

    Darryl McDaniels

    Film Score Composer, Record producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York, Harlem

    Darryl Matthews McDaniels (born May 31, 1964), better known by his stage name DMC, is an... more on Wikipedia

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    John Franco

    John Franco

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    John Anthony Franco (born September 17, 1960) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed... more on Wikipedia

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    Ron Brown

    Ron Brown


    AgeDec. at 55 (1941-1996)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Ronald Harmon Brown (August 1, 1941 – April 3, 1996) was an American politician. He served as... more on Wikipedia
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    Walter Berry

    Walter Berry

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Walter Berry (born May 14, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player. After... more on Wikipedia
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    Patricia Fili-Krushel
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  • 9
    Bob Sheppard

    Bob Sheppard

    Announcer, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 100 (1910-2010)

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, Richmond Hill, New York

    Robert Leo Sheppard (October 20, 1910 – July 11, 2010) was the long-time public address... more on Wikipedia
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    Raymond Kelly

    Raymond Kelly

    Police officer


    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Raymond Walter Kelly (born September 4, 1941) is the longest serving Commissioner in the... more on Wikipedia
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    Gerald Cardinale

    Politician, Dentist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Gerald Cardinale (born February 27, 1934) is an American Republican Party politician, who has... more on Wikipedia
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    Charles B. Rangel

    Charles B. Rangel

    Politician, Attorney at law


    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    Charles Bernard Rangel (; born June 11, 1930) is an American politician who was a U.S.... more on Wikipedia
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    Richie Powers

    Richie Powers

    Basketball Official, Newsreader

    AgeDec. at 68 (1930-1998)

    Richard F. "Richie" Powers (October 14, 1930 – July 31, 1998) was a professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Andrew Lanza

    Andrew Lanza

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    Andrew Joseph Lanza (born March 12, 1964) is an American lawyer and Republican politician. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Stephen Sommers

    Stephen Sommers

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    Stephen Sommers (born March 20, 1962) is an American film director and screenwriter, best... more on Wikipedia
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    Mario Cuomo

    Mario Cuomo

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Mario Matthew Cuomo (; Italian: [ˈkwɔːmo]; June 15, 1932 – January 1, 2015) was an American... more on Wikipedia
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    Daniel J. Murphy
    Daniel Joseph Murphy Sr. (March 24, 1922 – September 21, 2001) was a four-star admiral in the... more on Wikipedia
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    Jayson Williams

    Jayson Williams

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceRitter, South Carolina, United States of America

    Jayson Williams (born February 22, 1968) is an American former professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia

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    Roshown McLeod

    Roshown McLeod

    Basketball player, Coach


    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey

    Roshown McLeod (born November 17, 1975) is a retired American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
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    Gordon Damer

    Gordon Damer

    Sports commentator

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Gordon Damer is the host of This Week in Football, on the YES Network. Damer, who came to YES...
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    George Deukmejian


    BirthplaceMenands, Contiguous United States, New York, Albany County, United States of America

    Courken George Deukmejian Jr. (Armenian: Կուրկեն Ջորջ Դեքմեջյան; ; June 6, 1928 – May 8, 2018)... more on Wikipedia
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    Mike Francesa
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    Record producer, Rapper


    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

    Jaheim Hoagland (born May 26, 1978) is an American R&B singer better known by his stage name... more on Wikipedia
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    John McSherry

    John McSherry


    AgeDec. at 52 (1944-1996)

    John Patrick McSherry (September 11, 1944 – April 1, 1996) was an American umpire in Major... more on Wikipedia
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    James J. Schiro

    James J. Schiro



    James J. Schiro is Chief Executive Officer of Zurich Financial Services (Zurich). He joined... more on Wikipedia