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Famous State University Of New York At Stony Brook Alumni

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

Joy Behar and Colin Quinn are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to State University of New York at Stony Brook?” and “Which celebrities are State University of New York at Stony Brook alumni?”
  • Colin Quinn1

    Colin Quinn

    Television producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Colin Edward Quinn (born June 6, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. On...  more

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    #161 of 233 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time#66 of 94 The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

  • Diane Farr2

    Diane Farr

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


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

    Diane Farr (born September 7, 1969) is an American actress, producer, and writer. She is known...  more

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    #238 of 287 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2021, Ranked#95 of 194 Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists

  • Joy Behar3

    Joy Behar

    Talk show host, Comedian


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

    Josephine Victoria "Joy" Behar (; née Occhiuto; born October 7, 1942) is an American comedian,...  more

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    #11 of 131 The Most Annoying TV Hosts#3 of 160 The Most Ridiculous Political Pundits

  • Robert Gallucci4

    Robert Gallucci

    Political scientist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Robert L. Gallucci (born February 11, 1946) is an American academic and diplomat, who formerly...  more
  • Risa J. Lavizzo-mourey5

    Risa J. Lavizzo-mourey

    Businessperson, Physician


    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

    Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey (born 1954) is an American doctor and executive who served as President...  more
  • Sandy Pearlman6

    Sandy Pearlman

    Record producer, Songwriter


    Samuel Clarke "Sandy" Pearlman (August 5, 1943 – July 26, 2016) was an American music...  more
  • 7
    Bonnie Schneider is a national television meteorologist and the author of Extreme Weather,...  more
  • Ben Shneiderman8

    Ben Shneiderman

    Professor, Computer scientist


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Ben Shneiderman (born August 21, 1947) is an American computer scientist, a Distinguished ...  more
  • Laura Schlessinger9

    Laura Schlessinger

    Talk show host, Radio personality


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Laura Catherine Schlessinger (born January 16, 1947) is an American talk radio host and...  more
  • Jef Raskin10

    Jef Raskin

    Computer scientist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 62 (1943-2005)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Jef Raskin (born Jeff Raskin; March 9, 1943 – February 26, 2005) was an American...  more
  • 11

    Peter Bucknell

    Filmmaker, Violist


    Peter Wentworth Bucknell (born 1967) is a filmmaker, an author and classical violist residing...  more
  • Ashoke Sen12

    Ashoke Sen



    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Ashoke Sen, FRS (; born 1956) is an Indian theoretical physicist and distinguished professor...  more
  • 13

    Apostolos Gerasoulis

    Computer scientist


    BirthplaceIoannina, Greece

    Apostolos Gerasoulis is the co-creator of Teoma, an Internet search engine that powers...  more
  • Britta Merwin14

    Britta Merwin


    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    KCRA 3 Meteorologist ' ' ' Britta Merwin' ' ' joined the KCRA Weather Team in June 2010, She...  more
  • Joe Nathan15

    Joe Nathan

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Joseph Michael Nathan (born November 22, 1974) is an American former professional baseball...  more

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    #17 of 219 The Greatest Relief Pitchers of All Time#157 of 197 The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

  • Michael F. Shlesinger16

    Michael F. Shlesinger



    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Michael F. Shlesinger (born August 8, 1948, Brooklyn, New York) is a physicist notable for his...  more
  • Ashok Das17

    Ashok Das



    BirthplacePuri, India

    Ashok Das (born March 23, 1953) is an Indian American theoretical physicist, an author and...  more
  • Jill Nicolini18

    Jill Nicolini

    Journalist, Model


    BirthplaceFarmingville, New York, United States of America

    Jill Marie Nicolini (born January 10, 1978) is a reporter and former model, actress, and...  more
  • Lisa M. Weber19

    Lisa M. Weber



    Lisa M. Weber has been the President, Individual Business, for MetLife since 2004....  more
  • 20

    James DiGiovanna

    Film critic, Journalist



    James DiGiovanna is a film reviewer and filmmaker, and the author of a number of published...  more
  • 21
    Linda A. Capuano is vice president, Emerging Technology, for Marathon Oil Corporation. She...  more
  • Nick Mamatas22

    Nick Mamatas

    Novelist, Writer


    BirthplaceLong Island, New York

    Nick Mamatas (Greek: Νίκος Μαμματάς) (born February 20, 1972) is an American horror, science...  more
  • Joseph E. LeDoux23

    Joseph E. LeDoux

    Professor, Psychologist


    Joseph E. LeDoux (born December 7, 1949) is an American neuroscientist whose research is...  more
  • John L. Hennessy24
    John Leroy Hennessy (born September 22, 1952) is an American computer scientist, academician,...  more
  • 25

    Michael Stebbins

    Scientist, Science writer


    Michael Stebbins is an American geneticist and former Vice President of Science and Technology...  more