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Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students

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Famous alumni from SUNY Fredonia; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable SUNY Fredonia alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished SUNY Fredonia 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. Alumni range from Kevin Moore to Karl Holz. (13 items)
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Mary McDonnell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Actor

Age: 66

Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Mary Eileen McDonnell (born April 28, 1952) is an American film, stage, and television actress. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves ...more

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Tim Lake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Newsreader, TV Journalist

Age: 59

Timothy W. Lake (born December 27, 1959) is a television news anchor and historical narrative nonfiction author, currently at WTEN in Albany, New York. He was formerly the solo anchor of WCAU's ...more
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Karl Holz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Karl Holz

Age: 67

Birthplace: Hinzweiler, Germany

Karl Holz may refer to: Karl Holz (Nazi) (1895–1945), Nazi Party leader of Gau Franconia and an SA Gruppenführer Karl Holz (violinist) (1798–1858), Austrian violinist in the Schuppanzigh ...more
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Neil Postman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Cultural critic, Author

Age: Dec. at 72 (1931-2003)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Neil Postman (March 8, 1931 – October 5, 2003) was an American author, educator, media theorist and cultural critic, who is best known for his twenty books, including Amusing Ourselves to Death ...more
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Rockwell Blake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Rockwell Blake Singer

Age: 68

Birthplace: Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America

Rockwell Blake (born January 10, 1951) is an American operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in Rossini operas. He was the first winner of the Richard Tucker Award.
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Lucille Clifton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Poet, Educator, Author

Age: Dec. at 74 (1936-2010)

Birthplace: Depew, New York

Lucille Clifton (June 27, 1936 – February 13, 2010) was an American poet, writer, and educator from Buffalo, New York. From 1979 to 1985 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. Clifton was a finalist ...more

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Michael David is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Michael David

Age: 64

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada

Michael David may refer to: Michael David (painter) (born 1954), American painter Michael David (producer), Broadway producer one member of the duo Classixx
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David J. Weber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students

Age: Dec. at 70 (1940-2010)

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York

David Joseph Weber (December 20, 1940 – August 20, 2010) was an American historian whose research focused on the history of the Southwestern U.S. and its transition from Spanish and Mexican ...more
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Christine Goerke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students

Age: 50

Christine Goerke is a Grammy Award winning American dramatic soprano who has performed with many of the world's best opera companies, orchestras, and musical ensembles.
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Michael Marletta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Biochemist, Chemist

Age: 68

Birthplace: Rochester, New York

Michael A. Marletta is an American biochemist. He graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with an A.B. degree in biology and chemistry, and from the University of California, ...more
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Kevin Moore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Songwriter, Musician, Composer

Age: 51

Birthplace: Long Island, New York

Chroma Key is a band of Kevin Moore, known for his work with the bands OSI and Dream Theater. Although primarily a solo project, several other musicians have recorded as part of the band such as ...more
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Roberta Guaspari is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Roberta Guaspari Violinist, Teacher

Age: 71

Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States of America

Roberta Guaspari (born September 15, 1947) is an American violinist and music educator. She is known for her work in Harlem, New York, where she taught during the 1980s and 1990s to keep music ...more
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Robert McChesney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous SUNY Fredonia Alumni/Students
Robert McChesney Trombonist

Birthplace: Maryland

Bob McChesney is an LA based jazz and studio trombonist, famous for his use and mastery of the 'doodle - tongue,' a method of articulation on the trombone as well as his ultra fast and melodic ...more