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Famous State University Of New York At New Paltz Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.3k views22 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to State University of New York at New Paltz and be of some renown.

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

Examples include John Turturro and James L. Dolan.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to State University of New York at New Paltz?” and “Which celebrities are State University of New York at New Paltz alumni?”
  • 1

    John Turturro

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    John Michael Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an American character actor, writer and filmmaker known for his roles in the films Do the Right Thing (1989), Miller's Crossing (1990), Barton Fink...  more

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  • 2


    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Aida Turturro (born September 25, 1962) is an American actress best known for playing Janice Soprano, sister of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, on the HBO drama series The Sopranos (1999–2007)....  more

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  • 3

    Maurice Hinchey



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

    Maurice Dunlea Hinchey (October 27, 1938 – November 22, 2017) was a U.S. Representative from New York. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He retired at the end of his term in January 2013 after...  more
  • 4


    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Alternative NameMichael Badalucco

    Michael Badalucco (born December 20, 1954) is an American actor, best known for his role as lawyer Jimmy Berlutti on the ABC legal drama television series The Practice. In 1999, he won the Primetime...  more
  • 5

    Michael Gladis

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    Michael James Gladis (born August 30, 1977) is an American actor. He played Paul Kinsey in the television series Mad Men; he appeared in the series' first three seasons, and as a guest star in the...  more
  • 6


    BirthplaceHarlem, New York, USA

    Alternative NameTony Dennison, Anthony John Denison, Anthony Sarrero, A.J. Denison, Tony Denison

    Anthony John Sarrero (born September 20, 1949), also known by his stage name Anthony Denison (also credited as Anthony John Denison and Tony Denison), is an American actor....  more
  • 7

    Edward Renehan



    Edward John Renehan, Jr. is an American publisher, consultant and writer, and musician. He made headlines in 2008 when he was convicted of document theft....  more
  • 8

    Jason West



    BirthplaceLatham, New York, United States of America

    Jason West (born March 26, 1977) is a former mayor of the village of New Paltz, New York, who served from January 1, 2003 to May 31, 2007, and again from June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2015. A graduate of...  more
  • 9

    James L. Dolan



    James Lawrence Dolan (born May 11, 1955) is an American businessman who serves as executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company and executive chairman of MSG Networks. As the...  more

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  • 10


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Michael C. Williams (born July 25, 1973) is an American actor, famous for his role (using his own name) in the movie The Blair Witch Project. Williams also acted in the television program Law & Order...  more
  • 11

    Roseann Runte

    Roseann O'Reilly Runte, CM is President and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Previous to that, she was a university professor and the President and Vice-Chancellor of Carleton University...  more
  • 12

    Gary King

    Professor, Political scientist


    Gary King (born December 8, 1958) is an American political scientist and quantitative methodologist. He is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor and Director for the Institute for...  more
  • 13

    Zach Zarba

    Basketball Official


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Zachary Zarba (born 29 April 1975) is a professional basketball referee in the National Basketball Association. His first season was in 2004. He wore uniform number 58 until the 2012-2013 season,...  more
  • 14

    Berhanu Nega



    BirthplaceBishoftu, Ethiopia

    Berhanu Nega, Ph.D. (born December 6, 1958) is an Ethiopian politician and activist. He was the mayor elect of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in the 2005 Ethiopian general elections. He is a founding chairman...  more
  • 15

    Andrew Raia



    BirthplaceHuntington, New York, United States of America

    Andrew P. Raia (born May 8, 1968) represents the 12th district in the New York State Assembly, which comprises parts of the towns of Huntington, Babylon and Islip on Long Island. A Republican, Raia...  more
  • 16

    Robert Jackson

    Robert Jackson (born December 18, 1950) is an American politician in New York City. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the Senator for the New York State Senate's 31st District on the West Side...  more
  • 17

    Denis Fred Simon

  • 18

    David Wilcock

    Filmmaking, Lecturer


    BirthplaceRotterdam, New York, USA

    David Wilcock is an American New Age lecturer, author, and filmmaker. Originally from Rotterdam, New York, he is currently based in Los Angeles, California. Two of his books have appeared on The New...  more
  • 19

    Frank Skartados

    Public Relations, Farmer


    BirthplaceAstypalaia, Greece

    Frank Skartados (January 3, 1956 – April 15, 2018; Greek: Φρανκ Σκαρτάδος)) was a Greek-American politician and businessman. Skartados was a member of the Democratic Party. A resident of the Ulster...  more
  • 20

    Kevin Zraly

    Kevin Zraly is an American wine educator and the founder of the Windows on the World Wine School, who has been described as America's most famous and entertaining wine teacher....  more
  • 21

    Regina Calcaterra

    Regina M. Calcaterra (born 1966) is an American attorney and a New York Times best selling author. She is a partner at Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman and Herz and formerly served as Deputy General...  more
  • 22


    BirthplaceStaten Island, New York, USA

    Alternative NameVincent Guadagnino

    Vincent "Vinny" Guadagnino is an American reality television personality and actor. He is best known for his time on MTV's Jersey Shore....  more