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Famous alumni from SUNY Brockport; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable SUNY Brockport alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished SUNY Brockport alumni is alphabetical and sortable by column if you need to search by specific criteria. Please note that this directory is not just composed of graduates of this school; you can find any famous people who attended this school for at least a semester here. Examples of graduates on this list: Thomas Nicholson, Antoine Thompson and many more. (20 items)
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William Fichtner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 62

Birthplace: USA, New York, East Meadow

William Edward Fichtner Jr. (born November 27, 1956) is an American actor who has appeared in a number of films and TV series. He is known for his roles as Sheriff Tom Underlay on Invasion and ...more

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#830 of 1,139 The Best Actors in Film History #288 of 542 The Best TV Actors of All Time

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Gene Spafford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Computer scientist, Engineer

Age: 63

Eugene Howard Spafford (born 1956), commonly known as Spaf, is an American professor of computer science at Purdue University and a leading computer security expert.A historically significant ...more
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Gerald Jennings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students

Age: 70

Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States of America

Gerald David "Jerry" Jennings (born July 31, 1948) served as the 74th mayor of Albany, New York, the state capital. A Democrat, Jennings served five terms over 20 years.
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Stan Van Gundy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Coach

Age: 59

Birthplace: Indio, California

Stanley Alan Van Gundy (born August 26, 1959) is an American professional basketball coach and NBA analyst who most recently served as the head coach and president of basketball operations for ...more

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#39 of 71 The All Time Greatest NBA Coaches #7 of 31 The Best Pistons Coaches of All Time, Rankedlisted on Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative

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James Howard Kunstler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
James Howard Kunstler Author, Writer

Age: 70

Birthplace: New York City, New York

James Howard Kunstler (born October 19, 1948) is an American author, social critic, public speaker, and blogger. He is best known for his books The Geography of Nowhere (1994), a history of ...more
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Li-Young Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Poet, Writer

Age: 61

Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia

Li-Young Lee (李立揚, pinyin: Lǐ Lìyáng) (born August 19, 1957) is an American poet. He was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, to Chinese parents. His maternal great-grandfather was Yuan ...more
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John Faso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Politician

Age: 66

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States of America

John James Faso Jr. (born August 25, 1952) is an American attorney and politician who served as the U.S. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district from 2017 to 2019. Faso was ...more
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Antoine Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Politician

Age: 48

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Antoine Maurice Thompson (born March 1, 1970) is an American politician from Buffalo, New York. A Democrat, Thompson represented the 60th District in the New York State Senate from 2007 to 2011. ...more
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Joseph Griffo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Joseph Griffo Politician, Official

Age: 63

Birthplace: Oneida County, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, + more

Joseph A. "Joe" Griffo (born January 16, 1956) is a member of the New York Senate, representing the 47th district since 2007. The 47th district encompasses all of Lewis County, most of ...more
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Bill Brittain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Bill Brittain Writer

Age: 88

Birthplace: Rochester, New York

William E. "Bill" Brittain (December 16, 1930 – December 16, 2011) was an American writer. He is best known for work set in the fictional New England village of Coven Tree, including ...more
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Yendi Phillips is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students

Age: 33

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Yendi Amira Phillipps (born 8 September 1985) is a Jamaican TV host, model and beauty queen who was the winner of the Miss Jamaica World 2007 beauty pageant, as well as the Miss Jamaica Universe ...more
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Stacey Pensgen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Stacey Pensgen

Age: 36

Birthplace: Fairport, New York

Stacey Elizabeth Pensgen (born May 25, 1982) is an American former competitive figure skater who won the silver medal at the 2000 Four Continents Championships. As of August 10, 2016, she is the ...more
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Jack R. Fenton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Jack R. Fenton Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 91 (1916-2007)

Birthplace: Rochester, New York

Jack R. Fenton (August 7, 1916 – November 6, 2007) represented California's 51st State Assembly district and California's 59th State Assembly district 16 years in the California State Assembly. ...more
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Thomas Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Thomas Nicholson Health Educator, Epidemiologist

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Thomas Nicholson is a health educator and drug policy specialist. He was reportedly included on President Obama's shortlist of candidates for the appointment as the nation's "drug ...more
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Mike Foley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Mike Foley Politician

Age: 64

Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States of America

Mike Foley (born April 5, 1954) is an American politician serving as the 41st and current Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska since 2015. A Republican, Foley was previously elected to the Nebraska ...more
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Raymond J. McGrath is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Raymond J. McGrath Politician

Age: 76

Raymond Joseph (Ray) McGrath (born March 27, 1942) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives. He was a Republican from New York. McGrath was born in Valley Stream, New ...more
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George Boley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
George Boley Politician

Age: 70

Dr.George Eutychianus Saigbe Boley (born 7 December 1949) is a Liberian politician and former warlord. He is a member of the Krahn ethnic group. Boley was a junior minister in the administration ...more
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Elizabeth Streb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Choreographer, Dancer

Age: 69

Birthplace: Rochester, New York

Elizabeth Streb (born February 23, 1950) is an American choreographer, performer, and teacher of contemporary dance.
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Timothy P. Gordon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Timothy P. Gordon
Timothy P. Gordon was a member of the New York State Assembly. A member of the Independence Party, Gordon caucused with the Democrats in the Assembly. He was first elected in 2006 to represent ...more
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Andrew W. Saul is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous SUNY Brockport Alumni/Students
Andrew W. Saul